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.

July 2020

T 2258/15 (PTK7 antibodies/SQUIBB) of 16.1.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/30
C07K16/40
A61P35/00

Application no.

06848508.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Human monoclonal antibodies to protein tyrosine kinase 7 (PTK7) and their use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225815.20200116

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 2164/16 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B7/23

Application no.

09007167.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Tor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216416.20200130

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 514 KB)
T 1351/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G18/32
C08G18/36
C08G18/48
C09J175/04

Application no.

11807904.5

Keywords

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

Application title

KLEBSTOFF FÜR ROTORBLÄTTER FÜR WINDKRAFTANLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135117.20200629

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 2724/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G18/67
C08G18/75
C08F222/10
C09D175/16
C08F220/18

Application no.

10731499.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

BINDEMITTEL ZUR HERSTELLUNG SCHNELL ÜBERROLLBARER FAHRBAHNMARKIERUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T272417.20200629

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0674/20 () of 25.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F9/24
B66F9/075

Application no.

17174238.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINES FLURFÖRDERZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T067420.20200625

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2039/14 (Certificate-stamp identifying system / NEC) of 19.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K9/66
G07D7/00

Application no.

07023162.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Amendments - main request
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Certificate stamp identifying system and certificate stamp identifying method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203914.20200519

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1142/15 () of 26.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q20/00

Application no.

11250498.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - not admitted

Application title

Method and device for conducting trusted remote payment transactions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T114215.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1294/15 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/02

Application no.

10799779.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT DEVICE, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT SYSTEM, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT METHOD, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T129415.20200528

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2366/15 () of 26.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F17/12
G06Q10/00

Application no.

02736449.6

Keywords

Main Requst - not admissible (reformatio in peius)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FACILITATING DELIVERY AND RETURN SERVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236615.20200626

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 2044/16 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C5/24
A24D3/02

Application no.

10173019.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Bilden eines Filterstrangs der tabakverarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204416.20200624

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1744/18 (THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INGENOL-3-ANGELATE/LEO … of 25.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/06
A61K9/107
A61K47/10
A61P35/00

Application no.

06820561.6

Keywords

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

Application title

THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INGENOL-3-ANGELATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174418.20200625

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 2282/18 () of 19.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D3/14
A24D3/18
A24B15/28
A24D3/06
A24D3/04

Application no.

13717982.6

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

SMOKING ARTICLE MOUTHPIECE WITH COOLING AGENT INCLUSION COMPLEX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228218.20200619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)

June 2020

T 0738/15 (Gene silencing/CSIRO) of 30.10.2019

Online on

30.06.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/82
C12N15/11

Application no.

99910592.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Industrial application - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Application title

Methods and Means for Obtaining Modified Phenotypes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T073815.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 715 KB)
T 1845/18 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

30.06.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K8/38
B01F17/00
C09K8/518
C09K8/528
C09K8/536
C09K8/54
C09K8/584
C09K8/594
C09K8/70
C09K8/94
C11D1/00
C23F11/00

Application no.

15194729.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTIFUNCTIONAL FOAMING COMPOSITION WITH WETTABILITY MODIFYING, CORROSION INHIBITORY AND MINERAL SCALE INHIBITORY/DISPERSANTS PROPERTIES FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE AND ULTRA HIGH SALINITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184518.20200623

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0320/20 (Missing statement of grounds) of 15.6.2020

Online on

30.06.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K49/10

Application no.

16194654.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING A PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION OF CONTRAST AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T032020.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0680/16 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22F1/00
C22C1/04
C22C24/00
H01M10/052
H01M4/04

Application no.

11767963.9

Keywords

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

Application title

STABILISIERTES, REINES LITHIUMMETALLPULVER UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068016.20200305

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1501/17 (Lapse of patent) of 23.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D215/48
A61K31/282
A61K31/47
A61P35/00
A61K45/06

Application no.

08846814.5

Keywords

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

Application title

COMBINATION OF ANTI-ANGIOGENIC SUBSTANCE AND ANTI-TUMOR PLATINUM COMPLEX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150117.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 2038/17 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H7/04
F41H7/02
F41H5/007
B60R21/013

Application no.

11001197.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Schutzsystem für ein Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203817.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 542 KB)
T 2830/18 (Aluminiumlegierung/AMAG) of 16.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22F1/05
C22C21/08

Application no.

01890265.0

Keywords

Beschränkungsverfahren - Beschränkung des Europäischen Patents
Beschränkungsverfahren - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Ausscheidungshärten einer Aluminiumlegierung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T283018.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 3029/18 (Wiedereinsetzung in die Beschwerdefrist) of 3.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D9/04
F02D9/10
F02D11/06
F02D11/10
F16K1/22

Application no.

09003474.5

Keywords

Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - (ja)
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Sorgfaltspflicht bei Einsatz von Hilfspersonen
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - alle gebotene Sorgfalt (ja)
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Grundsatz der Verhältnismäßigkeit
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - einmaliges Versehen in einem zuverlässigen System zur Fristenüberwachung

Application title

Abgasklappenantrieb für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T302918.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1612/14 () of 18.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03K3/00
H04L25/02

Application no.

10016003.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Schaltungsanordnung zur Übertragung von Signalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161214.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1426/15 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/00

Application no.

05019772.2

Keywords

Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 2, 3, 4: Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Hilfsanträge 1, 2a: Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfsanträge 3a, 4a: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsanträge 2b, 2c: spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T142615.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 482 KB)
T 1632/15 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/335
H04N3/15

Application no.

06251681.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Identifying a photoelectric sensor array size

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T163215.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0876/16 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C70/08
B32B1/08
F16L9/12
B29C65/48
C09J5/06
F16L11/08
F16L9/133
B29K27/18
B29L23/00

Application no.

07009577.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Rotationssymmetrischen Hohlkörpers aus einer faserverstärkten Kunststoffarmierung und einer mit PVE modifizierten PTFE-Auskleidung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T087616.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 474 KB)
T 2884/18 (Kumulativ darzulegenden Tatsachen) of 28.5.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J10/50
B60J10/74
B60J10/763
B60J10/27

Application no.

13814538.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (nein)

Application title

DICHTUNGSPROFIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T288418.20200528

Distribution

C

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar
T 3286/19 (Recours irrecevable/INRIA) of 23.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K9/64
G06T7/00
A61N2/02
A61B5/05

Application no.

10703314.4

Keywords

-

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCÉDÉ D'AIDE À LA LOCALISATION CÉRÉBRALE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T328619.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

PDF pas disponible
T 0126/20 (Appeal inadmissible/TEXAS INSTRUMENTS) of 17.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/48

Application no.

09155494.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Interrupt- related circuits, systems and processes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T012620.20200617

Distribution

D

Decision

No PDF available
T 0989/15 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F31/02
B41F31/26
B41N7/06
B23K26/08

Application no.

08836787.5

Keywords

Late-filed requests filed after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (main request, first to third auxiliary requests: no; fourth auxiliary request: yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

A method for printing a substrate using an anilox roll, an anilox roll for a printing method and a printing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098915.20200305

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 0344/16 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F13/00
B41K3/10
B41K3/12

Application no.

10168523.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (main request
Amendments - yes, auxiliary request
Amendments - no)

Application title

Numbering device for typographic numbering having a releasable indexing mechanism

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034416.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0682/16 (Non-human organism/INTREXON) of 5.6.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/63
C12N15/85
C12N15/12
C12N15/62
C07K14/705
C07K14/72
A01H5/00
C12Q1/68
G01N33/68

Application no.

02714955.8

Keywords

Admission joint opposition and appeal (yes);
Main request - admission in appeal (yes);
Main request - overcomes all grounds of opposition (yes);
Main request - remittal to the first instance (yes);

Application title

NOVEL ECDYSONE RECEPTOR/INVERTEBRATE RETINOID X RECEPTOR-BASED INDUCIBLE GENE EXPRESSION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068216.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 0789/16 (Non-human organism/INTREXON) of 5.6.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/63
C12N15/85
C12N15/12
C12N15/62
C07K14/705
C07K14/72
A01H5/00
C12Q1/68
G01N33/68

Application no.

02714990.5

Keywords

Admission joint opposition and appeal (yes);
Main request - admission in appeal (yes);
Main request - overcomes all grounds of opposition (yes);
Main request - remittal to the first instance (yes);

Application title

CHIMERIC RETINOID X RECEPTORS AND THEIR USE IN A NOVEL ECDYSONE RECEPTOR-BASED INDUCIBLE GENE EXPRESSION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078916.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1713/17 () of 29.5.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F2/00
C08F2/06
C08F2/18
C08F2/22

Application no.

12729029.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein: alle Anträge)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR KONTINUIERLICHEN HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171317.20200529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0123/18 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F13/00
B41K3/12
B41K3/10
B41F33/00

Application no.

12185299.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (main request, auxiliary requests I, II, III, IIIa
Amendments - yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (auxiliary request IIIb
Amendments - no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Numbering device for typographic numbering having independent driving means

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012318.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462 KB)
T 0249/18 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N27/327

Application no.

12183629.0

Keywords

Amendments of application
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Multi-electrode biosensor system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024918.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

No PDF available
T 1151/17 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

24.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R1/00

Application no.

13151456.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung der Erfindung
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (NEIN)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hilfsantrag - (NEIN)

Application title

Sichtsystem für Nutzfahrzeuge zur Darstellung von gesetzlich vorgeschriebenen Sichtfeldern eines Hauptspiegels und eines Weitwinkelspiegels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115117.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0132/19 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

24.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60K6/48
B60K6/547
B60W20/00
B60W40/12

Application no.

15185799.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE DÉTERMINATION DU MODE CINÉMATIQUE D'UNE TRANSMISSION HYBRIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T013219.20200615

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 318 KB)
T 3221/19 (Appeal inadmissible/NXP) of 19.6.2020

Online on

24.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/06
G06F9/44
G06F11/08
G06F11/10

Application no.

12874768.0

Keywords

-

Application title

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING DATA IN A CALL STACK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T322119.20200619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 1012/15 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

23.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B44C3/02
B44F9/02

Application no.

08008164.9

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval of the text of the patent

Application title

Floor panel, method for manufacturing floor panels and transfer foil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101215.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249 KB)
T 0005/16 (Anti TNF antibody for use in adjunctive therapy to methotrexate in … of 21.11.2019

Online on

23.06.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/395
A61K31/505
A61P19/02
A61P37/06
A61K38/17
C07K14/705

Application no.

08005013.1

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary request I: amendments - allowable (no)
auxiliary request II - admitted (no)

Application title

TNF antagonists for use in adjunctive therapy to methotrexate in the treatment of autoimmune diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000516.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499 KB)
T 0800/16 (Cardiac troponin as biomarker for heart disease/ROCHE) of 3.3.2020

Online on

23.06.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/68

Application no.

07114174.1

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Cardiac troponin as an indicator of advanced coronary artery disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T080016.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305 KB)
T 1684/15 () of 3.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D85/46
B65D85/62
B65D81/05

Application no.

12738200.0

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND PACKAGE FOR FLAT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168415.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1216/16 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M1/00
A61M27/00

Application no.

07794746.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DEVICE FOR WOUND THERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T121616.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 2141/16 (Reduction of risk of obesity/NESTLE) of 16.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L1/30
A61K35/74
A61P3/04

Application no.

08716883.7

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Main request - inventive step (yes)
Decision in written proceedings after withdrawal of request for oral proceedings by both parties
Reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% (yes)

Application title

PROBIOTICS FOR REDUCTION OF RISK OF OBESITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214116.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 0954/17 () of 10.3.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N23/083

Application no.

10162321.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - after amendment
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

X-ray inspection device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T095417.20200310

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1082/17 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R25/14

Application no.

09757635.9

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - termination of appeal proceedings
Lapse of patent in all designated states - Patent proprietor sole appellant

Application title

Connectors with brushes and pins which slide along electrical guides for home, business or industrial installations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T108217.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251 KB)
T 1150/13 (Linking data/TRA) of 26.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

09157878.1

Keywords

Inventive step - protection of privacy by linking customer data with a key instead of personally identifiable information (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Postponement of oral proceedings - representative unable to identify authorised person (no - reason in sphere of appellant)
Exclusion from file inspection - details of arrangements for providing instructions to a representative (no - not prejudicial to appellant's legitimate interest)

Application title

Analyzing return on investment of advertising campaigns using cross-correlation of multiple data sources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115013.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0698/14 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L21/04
H01L29/06
H01L29/417
H01L33/38

Application no.

10182703.8

Keywords

Added subject matter beyond the content of parent application - after amendment - (no)
Claims - Support in the description
Claims - after amendment
Claims - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Silicon carbide dimpled substrate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069814.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 2280/15 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G53/30
B65G53/14
B22F9/08

Application no.

09770482.9

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OUTPUT OF GRANULATE FROM THE BOTTOM OF A TANK THAT IN ADDITION TO GRANULATE HOLDS LIQUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228015.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0073/17 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J9/16
G05B19/423

Application no.

11741080.3

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Anteilige Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja) - 25 % der gezahlten Beschwerdegebühr
Voraussetzungen nach Regel 103 (4) a) EPÜ i.d.F. ab 01.04.2020 erfüllt (ja) - Rücknahme der Beschwerde in der Entscheidungsphase
Voraussetzungen nach Regel 103 (4) c) EPÜ i.d.F. ab 01.04.2020 erfüllt (nein) - keine ausdrückliche Rücknahme des Antrages auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM PROGRAMMIEREN ODER VORGEBEN VON BEWEGUNGEN ODER ABLÄUFEN EINES INDUSTRIEROBOTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T007317.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 563 KB)
T 0565/17 (Cross-system analytics/SAP) of 15.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06F19/28

Application no.

14183888.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Cross system analytics for in memory data warehouse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T056517.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1963/17 (Layered catalyst composite / BASF) of 28.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J23/46
B01J23/44
B01J37/02
B01D53/94

Application no.

12736476.8

Keywords

Replacement of the original description: not allowable
Compliance with the requirements of Article 84 EPC (all requests): no - Wording "substantially simultaneoulsy" unclear

Application title

Three-way conversion catalyst with alumina-free rhodium layer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196317.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1770/18 (Lithiumsilikat Glaskeramik Restauration/Ivoclar) of 25.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C3/095
C03C10/12
A61K6/027
A61K6/02

Application no.

13179985.0

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lithiumsilikat-Glaskeramik und -Glas mit Gehalt an ZrO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T177018.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2063/18 (Lithiumsilikat Glaskeramik/Ivoclar) of 25.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C10/12
A61K6/027
A61K6/02
C03C3/095

Application no.

13179987.6

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lithiumsilikat-Glaskeramik und -Glas mit Gehalt an ZrO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T206318.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2636/18 (Herstellung von Lyocellfasern/List Technology) of 10.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01D5/06
D01D13/02

Application no.

13722303.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON FORMKÖRPERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T263618.20200610

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2986/18 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D65/46
B65D1/26
B65D3/22
B65D1/28
B65D25/36
B65D81/38

Application no.

11177853.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Verpackungsbehälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T298618.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300 KB)
T 2133/14 (Implant revision/CODMAN) of 3.6.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/445
A61N1/372

Application no.

09250414.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

Implant revision recognition by exchanging the revision data during transmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T213314.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 2262/16 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J31/52

Application no.

10748090.7

Keywords

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

Application title

BEVERAGE MACHINE FOR A NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T226216.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0846/17 (Unit dose detergent/ DIVERSEY) of 4.6.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D17/00
C11D17/04
C11D7/54

Application no.

06110656.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Unit dose detergent for cleaning a coffee machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T084617.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2519/17 (ORAL COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF/Colgate-Palmolive Company) of 15.5.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/25
A61Q11/00

Application no.

09747658.4

Keywords

Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (Yes)
Main request - Clarity (Yes)
Remittal to the examining division

Application title

ORAL COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T251917.20200515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0161/18 (Äquivalenter Aortendruck/ARC SEIBERSDORF) of 12.5.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F19/00

Application no.

06804383.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BESTIMMUNG DES HERZZEITVOLUMENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T016118.20200512

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 1304/19 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

17.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B21/04

Application no.

11782526.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

The localization and activation of alarm of persons in danger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T130419.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1075/15 (Error management in a safety unit/OMRON) of 26.5.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B19/05

Application no.

06007864.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter - all requests (yes)

Application title

Input device of a safety unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T107515.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2688/16 (REINIGUNGSMITTEL / Henkel AG & Co. KGaA) of 10.3.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D3/33
C11D3/37

Application no.

07847823.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T268816.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2444/17 () of 5.6.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N27/16

Application no.

09151052.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Temperature and humidity compensated single element pellistor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T244417.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2796/17 (Adsorptionsmittelgranulat/Chemiewerk Bad Köstritz GmbH) of 12.3.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J20/18
B01D53/04

Application no.

09717626.7

Keywords

Erst mit der Beschwerdeerwiderung eingereichter 1. Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen (erstmals während der mündlichen Verhandlung geltend gemacht) zugelassen (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - kein zulässiger Einwand erhoben

Application title

ADSORPTIONSMITTELGRANULAT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T279617.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2330/15 (Tunable multichannel headphone/PAN) of 8.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R3/00
H04R3/06
H04R1/28
H04S3/00

Application no.

12185789.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (no, after amendments)
Clarity - main request (yes, after amendments)
Remittal to the examining division - (yes): "special reasons" (ruling on novelty and inventive step for the first time on appeal would constitute an undue burden)

Application title

Tunable multichannel headphone and method for assembling the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T233015.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 2272/16 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N27/87

Application no.

06775800.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde nicht ausreichend begründet

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ZERSTÖRUNGSFREIEN PRÜFUNG VON ROHREN AUF OBERFLÄCHENFEHLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227216.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325 KB)
T 2411/16 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N29/46
G01N29/04

Application no.

06775801.1

Keywords

Beschwerde zulässig (nein) - Beschwerde nicht ausreichend begründet

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ZERSTÖRUNGSFREIEN PRÜFUNG VON ROHREN AUF OBERFLÄCHENFEHLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T241116.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0410/17 () of 29.5.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/06
A61L15/60
A61L15/22
C08F2/01
B01J19/00
C07C51/41

Application no.

09780113.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041017.20200529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423 KB)
T 1822/17 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K21/12
B62K21/26

Application no.

11178302.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 3b
Berücksichtigung - (nein) - Hilfsanträge 4, 5, 6a, 7 bis 10

Application title

Fahrradgriff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182217.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1847/17 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B2/74
A47G5/00
F16M11/20

Application no.

11772315.5

Keywords

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

Application title

AN ARRANGEMENT WITH A BASE PLATE AND A COVERING HOOD FOR A SCREEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184717.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1278/18 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25C1/24
F25C1/04

Application no.

07108409.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Water spillage management for in the door ice maker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T127818.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1241/14 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P7/00
H02P7/29
H02P7/28
B25F5/00

Application no.

08773840.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Ansteuervorrichtung für einen Elektromotor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T124114.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274 KB)
T 1717/15 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D201/04
C07D201/06

Application no.

03000846.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Procsess for producing laurolactam from cyclododecanone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171715.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2131/15 () of 13.3.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B13/24

Application no.

03724161.9

Keywords

Amendments - main request and first and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

System and method for managing assets using a portable combined electronic article surveillance system and barcode scanner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T213115.20200313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 2253/15 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G3/34
G09G3/20

Application no.

04781635.0

Keywords

Novelty - after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

METHODS FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225315.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 0411/17 (Automatic adaptation to acoustic environments in a hearing aid/SONOVA … of 19.5.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

06120253.7

Keywords

Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Novelty - second auxiliary request (yes)
Admission of second auxiliary request not admitted by the opposition division - (yes): sufficient time for the opponent to deal with the request
Remittal to opposition division - (yes): "special reasons" (ruling on inventive step for the first time on appeal would constitute an undue burden)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Hearing device and method of operating a hearing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041117.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 1160/17 (Soluble unit dose articles comprising a cationic polymer / The … of 5.6.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/22
C11D3/37
C11D10/04
C11D17/00
C11D17/04
C11D1/04
C11D3/20

Application no.

10167234.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Soluble unit dose articles comprising a cationic polymer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T116017.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574 KB)
T 0908/19 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G1/04
C05F9/04

Application no.

12002101.9

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late submitted material - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

A METHOD OF TRANSPORTING COMPOST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T090819.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 2279/16 () of 3.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L29/78
H01L29/739
H01L29/872
H01L29/06
H01L29/40

Application no.

11756731.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TRENCH DMOS DEVICE WITH IMPROVED TERMINATION STRUCTURE FOR HIGH VOLTAGE APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227916.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 2355/16 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H3/66
B60K6/547

Application no.

15187090.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)

Application title

GETRIEBE FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG, SOWIE ANTRIEBSSTRANG FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T235516.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 0418/17 (Therapeutic Oral Composition / COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K6/00
A61K8/25
A61K8/44
A61K9/00
A61Q11/00

Application no.

10727321.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

THERAPEUTIC ORAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041817.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0438/17 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B7/16
C23C4/06
C23C4/12
C23C24/04
C23C24/08
B05B7/14

Application no.

12002884.0

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum thermischen Spritzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043817.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 234 KB)
T 0244/20 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G63/00
B65G67/60
B66C13/48
B66C19/00
G06Q10/08

Application no.

13169146.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Method and system for predicting working progress of a gantry crane

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024420.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228 KB)
T 1750/13 (Scheduling opportunity previewer/Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC) of 1.10.2019

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

09755574.2

Keywords

Inventive step - previewing a scheduling opportunity in a mini-calendar format (no
Inventive step - presentation of information)

Application title

SCHEDULING OPPORTUNITY PREVIEWER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175013.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1798/13 (Forecasting the value of a structured financial product/SWISS … of 25.5.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q40/00

Application no.

05796344.9

Keywords

Inventive step - improving a weather forecast (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

A METHOD AND A COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR FORECASTING THE VALUE OF A STRUCTURED FINANCIAL PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T179813.20200525

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 1005/15 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K1/34
C07K1/36
A61M1/02
A61M1/00

Application no.

09731947.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Two-stage ultrafiltration/diafiltration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100515.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 671 KB)
T 2177/15 () of 27.5.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B5/04

Application no.

03722683.4

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Revendications - fondement sur la description (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Modifications - extension de la protection (non)
Arguments produits tardivement - recevable (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1, 2, 4 et 7 produites tardivement - économie de procédure
Activité inventive - requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 3, 5 et 6 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 8 (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE PULVERISATION DE PRODUIT DE REVETEMENT LIQUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T217715.20200527

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 730 KB)
T 0630/16 (Détection simultanée d'un antigène et d'un anticorps/BIO-RAD) of 26.11.2019

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01N33/576
G01N33/569
C07K16/10
C07K16/42
C07K14/005

Application no.

03749938.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - acte et mémoire de recours
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (non), requête auxiliaire 2 (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée
Modifications - requête auxiliare 1 (oui)
Activité inventive - requête auxilaire 2 (non)
Requêtes auxiliaires produites tardivement - recevable (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE DETECTION SIMULTANEE D'UN ANTIGENE ET D'UN ANTICORPS D'UN MICROORGANISME INFECTIEUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T063016.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 557 KB)
T 1402/17 (galvanische Abscheidung/Enthone) of 3.6.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D3/58
C25D3/60

Application no.

02022718.7

Keywords

Vor der Einspruchsabteilung zurückgenommenen Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Elektrolyt zur galvanischen Abscheidung von Bronzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T140217.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0097/14 (Asynchronous web service/ORACLE) of 25.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F15/16

Application no.

02756343.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violation - opportunity to comment (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes
Appeal decision - the Board cannot decide the case on the merits because the search was not complete)

Application title

WEB SERVICE DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM FOR ASYNCHRONOUS WEB SERVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T009714.20200525

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1702/14 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C57/06
B29C57/00
F16L9/12
B29C61/02

Application no.

03077403.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus and method for post-forming thermoplastic ducts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T170214.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1703/16 () of 7.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B1/00

Application no.

08769222.4

Keywords

-

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING AND RETENTION OF CATHETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T170316.20200507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 1867/17 (Stylet pour mesure de pression/INGENICO) of 14.2.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F3/033
G06F3/0354

Application no.

13730278.2

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Modifications - admises (oui)
Requête produite tardivement - justification du retard (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance

Application title

STYLET DE SAISIE DE DONNÉES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T186717.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2012/17 (Customised application/INTELLIPOCKET) of 2.6.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06F21/00
H04L29/08
G06Q30/02
G07F7/10

Application no.

11849211.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Providing a customized application to a user terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T201217.20200602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 2327/17 (Authenticated encryption of audio data/BOSCH) of 21.2.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L9/00

Application no.

10713889.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 and 5 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 3 and 4 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTHENTICATED ENCRYPTION OF AUDIO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232717.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 2382/17 () of 7.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02F5/12
E02F5/10
B63B35/03

Application no.

04740592.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TRENCHING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T238217.20200507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0367/18 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04G5/04

Application no.

12181171.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Gerüstverankerung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T036718.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2936/19 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G7/04

Application no.

13766682.2

Keywords

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

Application title

LIGHTING DEVICE CAPABLE OF PROVIDING HORTICULTURE LIGHT AND METHOD OF ILLUMINATING HORTICULTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T293619.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 1986/16 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J31/36
A47J31/44
A47J31/52

Application no.

12171460.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Brüheinrichtung eines Kaffeeautomatens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T198616.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2113/16 (Chipmischung/ZWEIFEL) of 20.5.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23B7/02
A23B7/03
A23L1/216
A23L1/217
A23L1/31
A23L1/325
A23L1/212
A23B4/03

Application no.

10015938.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr in Höhe von 25%
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Chipmischung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211316.20200520

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1011/17 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/4709
A61K31/496
A61P35/02

Application no.

12160638.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Treatment of imatinib resistant leukemia using 4-amino-quinoline-3-carbonitriles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101117.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2675/17 () of 26.5.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D29/00
A01G23/08
B60W10/06

Application no.

06820104.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A POWER SOURCE OF A FORESTRY MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T267517.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1684/16 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D215/54
A61K31/4709

Application no.

06774184.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - amendments
New allegation of facts
Inventive step

Application title

CRYSTALLINE FORMS OF 4-[(2,4-DICHLORO-5-METHOXYPHENYL)AMINO]-6-METHOXY-7-[3-(4-METHYL-1-PIPERAZINYL)PROPOXY]-3-QUINOLINECARB-ONITRILE AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168416.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 1059/18 (Cell changing in heterogeneous networks/HUAWEI) of 27.5.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W36/04
H04W36/32
H04W36/00
H04W48/12
H04W48/20
H04W24/02
H04W84/04

Application no.

12800854.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method and device for cell changing in heterogeneous network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105918.20200527

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0036/19 (Entering free form information in URL address/SPRING VENTURES) of 13.9.2019

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

10000433.2

Keywords

Application pending for more than 20 years - legitimate interest of applicant in grant decision (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Third auxiliary request - inventive step over documents discussed in appeal proceedings (yes) - remittal to department of first instance (yes)

Application title

WWW addressing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003619.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 514 KB)
T 0648/19 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S45/60
F21S45/49
F21S45/10
F21S41/19
F21S41/147
F21S41/16
F21S41/14
F21S45/43

Application no.

13714533.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FAHRZEUGSCHEINWERFER MIT LASERLICHTQUELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T064819.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0989/19 (Fehlende Unterschrift auf Entscheidungs-Formblatt) of 25.5.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

16159081.5

Keywords

Form der Entscheidung - fehlende Unterschrift eines zuständigen Bediensteten auf Formblatt 2048.2
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör: Notwendigkeit einer beantragten mündlichen Verhandlung
Rechtliches Gehör - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung, System und Verfahren zum Trocknen von Hörhilfegeräten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098919.20200525

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)

May 2020

T 1850/16 (An antibody which is monovalent for CD40L/DOMANTIS) of 18.2.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/28
A61K39/395
A61P37/06

Application no.

05784064.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests I to VI - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Compositions monovalent for CD40L binding and methods of use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T185016.20200218

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1900/16 () of 17.4.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B17/00

Application no.

08001906.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method and system for mitigating errors when processing print stream data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T190016.20200417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0025/17 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F2/01
A61L15/60
B01J19/26
C08F2/04
C08F2/44
A61L15/24
C08K5/00

Application no.

06793089.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Verfahren - nicht naheligende Alternative
Vorrichtung - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

POLYMERISATIONSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002517.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 449 KB)
T 1232/17 (Polling by using non-acknowledged packets /INNOVATIVE SONIC) of 6.2.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L12/64

Application no.

06008830.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Priority - same invention (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for polling transmission status in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T123217.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1967/17 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/06
C08F2/38

Application no.

12708775.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

NIEDERMOLEKULARE PHOSPHORHALTIGE POLYACRYLSÄUREN UND DEREN VERWENDUNG ALS DISPERGIERMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196717.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0615/19 (Composition à réductibilité élevée / RHODIA) of 6.3.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J37/03
B01J37/08
B01J21/06
B01J23/10
B01J23/63
B01J35/10
B01J37/00
B01D53/94
C01G25/00

Application no.

07727063.5

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Activité inventive : (oui)

Application title

Composition à base d'oxyde de zirconium et de cérium à réductibilité élevée et à surface spécifique stable, procédé de préparation et utilisation dans le traitement des gaz d'échappement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T061519.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 396 KB)
D 0004/18 () of 5.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000418.20200505

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507 KB)
T 1956/15 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01V5/00

Application no.

09772762.2

Keywords

Procédure orale - déclaration de non-comparution considérée comme retrait de la requête tendant à recourir à une procédure orale
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 2 et 3 non prises en considération par la Chambre - article 12(4) RPCR 2007 en combinaison avec l'article 12(2) RPCR 2007 et l'article 25(2) RPCR 2020

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET DISPOSITIF POUR DÉTECTER LA PRÉSENCE, DANS UNE CHARGE, D'OBJETS SUSPECTS RENFERMANT AU MOINS UN MATÉRIAU À POIDS ATOMIQUE DONNÉ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T195615.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1531/16 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B5/12
B65B21/06
B65G61/00
B65B65/00
B65G47/08

Application no.

11181230.1

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren ohne mündliche Verhandlung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Zusammenstellen eines Gebindes aus befüllten Behältern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153116.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0869/17 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65F1/06
B32B27/08
B32B27/32

Application no.

11166232.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Waste packaging device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T086917.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 0958/14 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

27.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C49/04
B29C69/00
B29C47/16
B29C47/22
B29C51/02
B29C47/06
B29C51/12
B29C49/20

Application no.

07820890.7

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Process for manufacturing a plastic hollow body from a parison

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T095814.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0112/16 () of 8.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L23/38
H01L35/28

Application no.

05856066.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MICROELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY WITH BUILT-IN THERMOELECTRIC COOLER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011216.20200508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0635/18 (Viable blood/HAEMONETICS) of 13.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F19/00

Application no.

10012933.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method for ensuring the viability of blood to be transfused

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063518.20200513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 1916/19 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/31
A61K8/34
A61K8/35
A61K8/37
A61K8/49
A61K8/81
A61K8/86
A61Q17/00

Application no.

11719581.8

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

SKIN TREATMENT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191619.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2592/19 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M26/32
F28D21/00
F28F1/40
F28D7/16
F28F3/02

Application no.

12769434.7

Keywords

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

Application title

HEAT EXCHANGER FOR GASES, ESPECIALLY ENGINE EXHAUST GASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T259219.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0005/17 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K33/06
A61K33/12
A61P17/00

Application no.

09781176.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS FOR THE PROPHYLAXIS AND TREATMENT OF DERMATOLOGICAL/MUCOSAL DISEASES, AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T000517.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 0385/17 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B19/38

Application no.

12160136.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Electric hair grooming appliance including touchscreen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T038517.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0251/18 (PS-Schaumstoffe mit geringem Metallgehalt/BASF) of 14.5.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J9/00

Application no.

09738211.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Rücknahme der Anträge auf mündliche Verhandlung durch beide Parteien
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

PS-SCHAUMSTOFFE MIT GERINGEM METALLGEHALT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T025118.20200514

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 2202/19 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D85/816

Application no.

12808853.1

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings without holding oral proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for remitting the case (no)

Application title

CAPSULE FOR THE PREPARATION OF BEVERAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T220219.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0784/16 () of 15.5.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01P3/08

Application no.

03356125.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Gicleur a projections multiples pour refroidissement de moteur, et moteurs equipés de tels gicleurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078416.20200515

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 279 KB)
T 2169/16 () of 28.2.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/557
A61K31/7072
A23L1/30
A23L1/304
A23L1/302
A61P25/28

Application no.

08766834.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Improving memory in subjects with mini-mental state examination of 24-26

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216916.20200228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 0902/17 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/15
A61F13/20
B32B25/04
B32B25/14
B32B27/12
B32B27/32
C08J5/18
C08L23/16
B32B25/10

Application no.

09703318.7

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes) (ex post facto analysis) - sufficiency (yes) - inventive step (no) (obvious alternative)
Auxiliary requests I to IV - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests V - extension beyond the scope of application as filed (yes)

Application title

ELASTOMERIC MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T090217.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483 KB)
T 0314/18 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C27/06
A47C27/07

Application no.

12198084.1

Keywords

Alleged public prior use - witness offered but not heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Backfolded pocket mattress

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T031418.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 3170/19 () of 15.5.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D65/40
B32B27/32

Application no.

14176477.9

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings without holding oral proceedings

Application title

Thin film for waste packing cassettes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T317019.20200515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 0655/14 (Process for preparing recombinant polypeptides/SANDOZ AG) of 11.5.2020

Online on

19.05.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N1/21
C12P21/02

Application no.

04764305.1

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF RECOMBINANT POLYPEPTIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T065514.20200511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 1718/14 () of 13.5.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

13.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/26
H04N7/50

Application no.

06815754.4

Keywords

Admissission into appeal proceedings - main request - (no)
Admission into appeal proceedings - auxiliary requests II-B and II-C - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests I, II-A and II-C (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed- auxiliary requests I, II-A and II-D- (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

REDUNDANT DATA ENCODING METHODS AND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171814.20200513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2694/16 () of 8.5.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C49/46
B29C49/68
B29C49/06
B29C49/64
A61L2/20

Application no.

11726373.1

Keywords

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Procédé de recyclage d'air comportant un agent stérilisant et installation de fabrication de récipients comportant un circuit de recyclage d'air

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T269416.20200508

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 934 KB)
T 2710/16 (Speichereffizientes Suchen eines Anfragedatenelementes/SIEMENS) of 10.2.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

09010241.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum speichereffizienten Suchen mindestens eines Anfragedatenelementes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T271016.20200210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0910/17 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C49/78
B29C49/12
B29C49/06

Application no.

09716999.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Blasformung von Behältern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091017.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419 KB)
T 1505/17 (Transposition gestures/HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES) of 17.2.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/24

Application no.

12742291.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 2 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1 and 3 (no)

Application title

Method and device for graphical management of form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150517.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
G 0003/19 (Pepper (follow-up to “Tomatoes II” and “Broccoli II”)) of 14.5.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

14.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

referred point of law re-phrased – yes
admissibility of referral by the President of the European Patent Office – yes, after re-phrasing
uniform application of the law - yes
point of law of fundamental importance - yes
different decisions by two Boards of Appeal – yes
application of Article 112(1)(b) EPC by analogy - no
rules of interpretation
hierachy of norms
conflicting provisions - no of laws
dynamic interpretation of Article 53(b) EPC – yes
impact of Rule 28(2) EPC on interpretation of Article 53(b) EPC – yes
exception to patentability of product claims or product-by-process claims directed to plants, plant material or animals, if the claimed product is exclusively obtained by means of an essentially biological process or if the claimed process features define an essentially biological process – yes
applicability of the exception to European patents granted before 1 July 2017 and pending European patent applications filed before that day – no

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:G000319.20200514

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 567 KB)
T 2147/15 () of 12.5.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D19/40
B65D77/04

Application no.

12161093.5

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren ohne mündliche Verhandlung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Eckfusses für ein palettenartiges Untergestell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214715.20200512

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0283/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F27B1/00
F27D17/00
C04B7/44

Application no.

09781767.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SCHACHTOFEN ZUM BRENNEN VON STÜCKIGEM MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T028316.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447 KB)
T 0009/17 (Zubereitung mit Fliessgrenze / BEIERSDORF) of 19.2.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K8/44
A61K8/46
A61K8/81
A61Q19/10

Application no.

04765528.7

Keywords

Mangelnde Klarheit (alle Anträge) : (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (alle Anträge) : (ja)

Application title

Schäumende Zubereitungen mit Fliessgrenze

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T000917.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 0847/17 (HEAVY FEED HYDROPROCESSING/ Albemarle) of 21.2.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J23/24
B01J35/10
C10G49/04

Application no.

03782317.6

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

HEAVY FEED HYDROPROCESSING USING A MIXTURE OF CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T084717.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 1539/17 () of 29.4.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B96/06
A47B57/42
A47G29/02
A47B57/16
A47F5/08

Application no.

11752750.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

A RACK SYSTEM AND BRACKET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153917.20200429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 1545/18 (CONDITIONING COMPOSITION FOR HAIR/Kao Germany GmbH) of 6.5.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/898
A61Q5/02
A61Q5/12

Application no.

10795245.9

Keywords

Main request (former auxiliary request) - Novel and inventive

Application title

CONDITIONING COMPOSITION FOR HAIR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154518.20200506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1606/14 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K5/22
F04D13/06
H02K3/52

Application no.

06010873.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag V (nein)
Klarheit - Hilfsanträge I, VII, VIII, IX (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge III, IV, VI hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Pumpenaggregat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160614.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 491 KB)
T 2162/15 (Urine progenitor cells/WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY) of 4.2.2020

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K35/22
C12N5/08
C12N5/06

Application no.

08754571.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

PROGENITOR CELLS FROM URINE AND METHODS FOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216215.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1872/16 (IL-13 antibodies for the treatment of severe asthma/GLAXO) of 23.7.2019

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/24
A61P37/02
A61P37/08

Application no.

11181891.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure of further medical use
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 4, 5 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (no)

Application title

Chimeric and humanised monoclonal antibodies against interleukin-13

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187216.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 519 KB)
T 1914/16 (Ciclesonide/COVIS) of 20.2.2020

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/57
A61K31/58
A61K9/00

Application no.

04766791.0

Keywords

main request - allowable

Application title

USE OF CICLESONIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191416.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0608/19 (Bewegliche Führung eines Stuhls/GORACON ENGINEERING GMBH) of 17.3.2020

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C9/02
A47C1/023

Application no.

13003584.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fristgerecht eingelegt (nein)
Wiedereinsetzung - erforderliche Sorgfalt - (nein)
Ausnahme von der Akteneinsicht
Kostenerstattung - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Abstützung und zur beweglichen Führung eines Stuhles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060819.20200317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307 KB)
D 0009/18 () of 7.5.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000918.20200507

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 207 KB)
T 1584/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C29/00
G01B3/00
G01B7/00
G01D5/347
F16C29/06

Application no.

08015177.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Führungsschiene mit absoluter Massverkörperung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T158416.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1825/16 (Process for preparing granules/NOVOZYMES A/S) of 7.5.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N9/98
C11D3/386
A23K1/165

Application no.

00943685.8

Keywords

Main and auxiliary request 1 - Article 123(2) - (no)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 6 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 6 - Article 123(2) (no)
Auxiliary requests 7 and 8 - admitted (no)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR PREPARING AN ENZYME CONTAINING GRANULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182516.20200507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0584/17 () of 10.2.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N29/024
G01N29/32
G01F1/66

Application no.

07765679.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Dokumente - zugelassen (ja)
Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 3 - zugelassen (ja) - Neuheit und erfindersiche Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verwendung einer Vorrichtung in einer Anlage zur Erzeugung von Biogas und Verfahren zur Ultraschallbestimmung der Konzentrationen von Komponenten eines Biogasgemisches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T058417.20200210

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 553 KB)
T 1177/17 (Fucosyllactose for treating and/or preventing viral infections / … of 13.2.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/702
A23L1/29
A23L1/09
A23L1/30
A61P31/12
A61P31/16
A61P31/18
A61P31/22

Application no.

10734570.4

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Fucosyllactose as breast milk identical non-digestible oligosaccharide for treating and/or preventing viral infections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117717.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0622/14 (Keramikprallkörper / Storz Medical AG) of 6.11.2019

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N7/00
A61B17/22
A61H1/00
B06B1/18

Application no.

08003840.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Behandlung biologischer Körpersubstanzen mit mechanischen Druckwellen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T062214.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496 KB)
T 1650/14 (Rotation parameter/SIEMENS GAMESA) of 17.2.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P3/22
G01P3/44
F03D7/04
G01P15/18

Application no.

08009630.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Wind turbine and method determining at least one rotation parameter of a wind turbine rotor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165014.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 619 KB)
T 0372/15 () of 4.5.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F7/095
B41C1/10
G03F7/34
G03F7/36
G03F7/09
G03F7/11
G03F1/00

Application no.

02251567.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (yes)

Application title

A process for making a flexographic printing plate and a photosensitive element for use in the process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T037215.20200504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2024/15 () of 6.5.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/16
G06F21/00

Application no.

10152534.3

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Preventing the use of modified receiver firmware in receivers of a conditional access system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T202415.20200506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 0890/17 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/15
A61F13/20
B32B25/04
B32B25/14
B32B27/12
B32B27/32
C08J5/18
C08L23/16
B32B25/10

Application no.

13155905.6

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Novelty - multiple selections
Novelty - objection based on hindsight knowledge of the patent in suit
Inventive step (yes) objection not substantiated

Application title

Elastomeric materials

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089017.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0938/14 (Ex vivo human skin model/SYMRISE AG, CUTECH SRL) of 30.1.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N5/07

Application no.

08157036.8

Keywords

New main and auxiliary requests 1 and 3 - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - inventive step - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Ex vivo human skin model

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T093814.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481 KB)
T 1071/17 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C49/00
B29K105/00

Application no.

11774024.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (main request
Amendments - no)
Inventive step (main request
Inventive step - no, auxiliary request III
Inventive step - yes)
Reformatio in peius (auxiliary requests I and II - yes)

Application title

Process for producing injection stretch blow molded polyolefin containers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T107117.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1912/17 (FREE SPACE POINTING DEVICES WITH TILT COMPENSATION / IDHL) of 31.1.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/01
G06F3/033

Application no.

05744089.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - closest prior art discloses features in combination

Application title

FREE SPACE POINTING DEVICES WITH TILT COMPENSATION AND IMPROVED USABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191217.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2496/17 (Accessing spreadsheet objects/PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES) of 6.5.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/24
G06F17/27

Application no.

12179096.8

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for accessing rich objects via spreadsheets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249617.20200506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0509/18 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K28/06
B60W50/14
A61B5/18
G06K9/00

Application no.

12765209.7

Keywords

sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING DRIVER ALERTNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T050918.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 3074/19 (Missing statement of grounds/INTEL) of 5.5.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C16/34
G11C16/30

Application no.

14774103.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Auto-suspend and auto-resume operations for a multi-die NAND memory device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T307419.20200505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227 KB)
T 0369/15 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B29/06
B41M5/50
D21H17/20
D21H17/33
D21H19/76
D21H19/84

Application no.

08716179.0

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Hilfsantrag 1
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja, siehe Punkt 3.1)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Rüge nach Regel 106 EPÜ - (zurückgewiesen, siehe Punkt 4)

Application title

Verfahren zum Herstellen eines flächigen, bedruckten Bauteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036915.20191002

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 665 KB)
T 0487/16 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01M13/04
B04B5/08
B04B9/10
B01D45/14

Application no.

03736402.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Late filed inventive step objection - could have been filed before the opposition division (yes) - objection admitted (no)
Document admitted by the opposition division upon which the decision was based - not to be excluded from appeal proceedings

Application title

A METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR CLEANING OF CRANKCASE GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048716.20200430

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0695/16 () of 5.5.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D83/22

Application no.

12164862.0

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Sprayhead for a spray device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069516.20200505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2256/16 (SURFACE ACTIVE BLEACH/The Procter & Gamble Company) of 7.2.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/386
C11D1/74
C11D1/66
C11D3/20
C11D3/22

Application no.

07751097.2

Keywords

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

Application title

SURFACE ACTIVE BLEACH AT DYNAMIC PH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225616.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440 KB)
T 2368/16 (Ionic liquid supported catalyst/IONIQA) of 7.2.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J31/18
C08J11/28
B01J31/16

Application no.

14753318.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - multiple selections from lists of converging alternatives
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

POLYMER DEGRADATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236816.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0786/15 () of 3.2.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D143/04
B05D7/24
C09D5/16
C09D7/12

Application no.

07832304.5

Keywords

Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

STAIN-PROOF COATING COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF THE COMPOSITION, STAIN-PROOF COATING FILM FORMED BY USING THE COMPOSITION, COATED ARTICLE HAVING THE COATING FILM ON THE SURFACE, AND STAIN-PROOFING TREATMENT METHOD FOR FORMING THE COATING FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078615.20200203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520 KB)
T 1601/15 () of 4.12.2019

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C45/28

Application no.

06829241.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1; ja: Hilfsantrag 2)

Application title

Betätigungsvorrichtung für Verschlussnadeln in Spritzgießvorrichtungen mit Nadelverschlussdüsen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160115.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 810 KB)
T 0446/16 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L2/00

Application no.

03003632.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel

Application title

Verfahren zur Abtrennung von Viren aus einer Proteinlösung durch Nanofiltration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T044616.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0756/16 (Anti-IL-23 antibodies/JANSSEN) of 28.2.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/395
G01N33/567
C07H21/04
C12P21/06
C07K16/24

Application no.

06800000.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Anti-IL-23 antibodies, compositions, methods and uses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T075616.20200228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2114/16 (Paper Furnish/UPM-Kymmene Corporation) of 11.2.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H17/67
D21H11/18

Application no.

10719950.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING FURNISH, FURNISH AND PAPER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211416.20200211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 485 KB)
T 0629/18 () of 28.4.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H15/38

Application no.

13700991.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TOROIDAL TRANSMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T062918.20200428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 1616/18 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G5/06
A61G5/10

Application no.

13800671.3

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICES FOR ENABLING MOVEMENT OF A WHEELCHAIR ON STAIRS AND A WHEELCHAIR INCLUDING THE DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161618.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 3032/19 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G5/00

Application no.

15196868.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds
Request for oral proceedings only for discussion on the merits, not admissibility

Application title

Systems and Method for Wirelessly and Securely Updating a Terrain Awareness Warning System Database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T303219.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0986/14 (Textilinformationsträger / ASTRA) of 8.1.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F3/02
G06K19/00
G06K19/077
H04B5/00

Application no.

07012087.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift (fehlerhaft)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verfahrensökonomie

Application title

Informationsträger für Textilien

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098614.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1676/14 (Befestigung einer Dachantenne / Hirschmann) of 28.1.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q1/32
H01Q1/12

Application no.

06742554.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Auslegung mehrdeutiger Bergriffe

Application title

BEFESTIGUNG EINER DACHANTENNE EINES FAHRZEUGES MIT EINEM KLEMMTEIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T167614.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1749/14 (MOBILE PERSONAL POINT-OF-SALE TERMINAL/MAXIM) of 3.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q20/00
G07F7/08

Application no.

09810380.7

Keywords

Inventive step - personalized mobile POS terminal
Inventive step - distinguishing features provide for a technical contribution
Inventive step - no mere automation of constraints imposed by business related aspects
Inventive step - structural and functional modifications of the closest prior art required
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

MOBILE PERSONAL POINT-OF-SALE TERMINAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174914.20200403

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0700/15 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42C11/04

Application no.

05405604.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Anträge - (nicht zugelassen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1, 1a, 2, 2a, 3, 3a (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 4 (nicht zulässig)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Einrichtung für das Anreiben einer Buchdecke an den beleimten Aussenflächen von Buchblocks mit separatem Antrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070015.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 638 KB)
T 0581/16 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28F9/02
F16L39/00

Application no.

04029971.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Dispositif de raccordement entre un échangeur de chaleur et ses conduits d'admission et de sortie de liquide et son procédé de montage correspondant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T058116.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 336 KB)
T 1845/16 () of 10.3.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05B65/20
B61D19/00
E05B65/12
E05B65/22

Application no.

09727371.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Reformatio in peius - Ausnahme vom Verschlechterungsverbot - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)

Application title

VERRIEGELUNG FÜR AUSSENSCHWINGTÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184516.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 0806/17 () of 29.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A62B33/00
A62B99/00

Application no.

06026770.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

Lawinenrettungsgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T080617.20200429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1089/17 (Ambiguous queries on online social networks/FACEBOOK) of 7.2.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06Q50/00

Application no.

13197982.5

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Structuring ambiguous structured search queries on online social networks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T108917.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511 KB)
T 0433/18 () of 29.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C29/12
F04C2/344

Application no.

06745359.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

VACUUM PUMP FOR VEHICLE MOTORS AND A ONE-WAY VALVE FOR SAID VACUUM PUMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043318.20200429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2618/18 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B88/00
A47B88/04

Application no.

13005939.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Fehlende Klarheit durch Fremdbezug (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Einstellung eines mittels einer Führungseinheit bewegbaren Möbelteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T261818.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345 KB)
T 2045/16 () of 27.1.2020

Online on

05.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B13/06
F26B21/12
F26B17/12
F26B9/06

Application no.

08169234.5

Keywords

Admissibility of the requests on file (no)

Application title

High-efficiency system for dehumidifying and/or drying plastic materials

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204516.20200127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1002/17 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

05.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G9/30
B01F7/00
A23G9/12
A23G9/22

Application no.

08167234.7

Keywords

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

Application title

A machine for producing and dispensing liquid or semi-liquid consumer food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100217.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0467/15 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

04.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B6/06

Application no.

08844102.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 2
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)
Kostenverteilung - unbillig hohe Anzahl von Hilfsanträgen
Kostenverteilung - (nein)
Anordnung der Kostenverteilung - aufgehoben

Application title

Kochvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046715.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 476 KB)
T 1443/15 (Lenalidomide polymorph/CELGENE) of 5.3.2020

Online on

04.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/445
C07D401/04

Application no.

04783095.5

Keywords

Main request - admitted (yes) - added subject-matter (no) - remitted (yes)
Late-filed objections - admitted (no)

Application title

POLYMORPHIC FORMS OF 3-(4-AMINO-1-OXO-1,3 DIHYDRO-ISOINDOL-2-YL)-PIPERIDINE-2,6-DIONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T144315.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1004/17 () of 28.4.2020

Online on

04.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B53/075
B24B53/12

Application no.

09000293.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Prototypen- und Kleinserienfertigung von Zahnrädern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100417.20200428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339 KB)

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