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.

February 2023

T 2153/18 (Banner advertisements/SAMSUNG) of 25.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/02

Application no.

14846739.2

Keywords

Inventive step - retrieving advertisement-related information from a server responsive to user request (no)

Application title

ADVERTISEMENT METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T215318.20230125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 2623/18 (Hydrophilic filtration during manufacture of vaccine adjuvants/ … of 21.11.2022

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/107
A61K 39/12
A61K 39/39

Application no.

13157613.4

Keywords

Admission of the main request (Yes)
Admission of a new document (Yes)
Admission of arguments regarding clarity (No)
Admission of arguments regarding inventive step (Yes)
Main request - Inventive step (No)

Application title

Hydrophilic filtration during manufacture of vaccine adjuvants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262318.20221121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 1361/19 () of 11.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/146

Application no.

10156350.0

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T136119.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1398/19 (Nisshin/Purified palm oil) of 27.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/10
A23D 9/02
B01J 20/12

Application no.

12820381.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PURIFIED GLYCERIDE COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING PURIFIED GLYCERIDE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T139819.20230127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1428/19 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24C 3/12
F23N 5/20

Application no.

12181945.2

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Late-filed request - request not examined by the opposition division
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 1a, 2, 2a
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 3
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary requests 1a, 2a
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Claims - auxiliary request 3
Inventive step - non-obvious solution
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3

Application title

Method of operating a gas burner of a cooking appliance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T142819.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 588 KB)
T 2091/19 () of 18.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/28
A61L 27/16
A61L 27/56

Application no.

09807104.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

CUSTOMIZED IMPLANTS FOR BONE REPLACEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T209119.20230118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252 KB)
T 3296/19 (Non-hydrogenated hardstock fat/UNILEVER) of 20.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11C 3/10
A23D 9/00

Application no.

06791577.7

Keywords

Main Request: Added Matter - (no); Sufficiency of Disclosure - (yes); Novelty - (yes); Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

NON-HYDROGENATED HARDSTOCK FAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T329619.20230120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 0044/20 (Teriflunomide formulations / SANOFI-AVENTIS) of 13.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 31/277

Application no.

10752585.9

Keywords

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

Application title

(Z)-2-CYANO-3-HYDROXY-BUT-2-ENOIC ACID-(4'-TRIFLUORMETHYLPHENYL)-AMIDE TABLET FORMULATIONS WITH IMPROVED STABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T004420.20230113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459 KB)
T 0186/20 () of 19.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 3/10
G01D 5/04
G01L 5/22
B62D 15/02

Application no.

13197053.5

Keywords

Pauschaler Verweis auf das Vorbringen in der ersten Instanz - nicht berücksichtigt
Zulassung erstmals im Beschwerdeverfahren eingereichter Dokumente
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Application title

Vorrichtung mit einer Drehmomentsensoreinrichtung und optional einer Lenkwinkelsensoreinrichtung für ein Kraftfahrzeug, und Verfahren zum Herstellen einer Drehmomentsensoreinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T018620.20230119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 440 KB)
T 0706/21 (HEAVY OIL UPGRADING/Chevron) of 19.1.2023

Online on

03.02.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 65/02
C10G 45/00
C10G 69/02

Application no.

06845094.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4
Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

PROCESS FOR UPGRADING HEAVY OIL USING A HIGHLY ACTIVE SLURRY CATALYST COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T070621.20230119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1919/17 (Wingtip protection / Honeywell International) of 27.1.2023

Online on

02.02.2023

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 13/93
G08G 5/04

Application no.

13184623.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary requests
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Statement of grounds of appeal - no substantiation for second, third and fourth auxiliary requests

Application title

Systems and methods for performing wingtip protection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T191917.20230127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2064/19 () of 19.12.2022

Online on

02.02.2023

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 3/38
H02J 7/35

Application no.

10175112.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsanträge berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Energiesteuerungsvorrichtung für ein Energienetz mit einer Steuereinheit zum Steuern eines Energieflusses zwischen der Energieerzeugungseinheit, der Energiespeichereinheit, der Lasteinheit und/oder dem Energienetz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T206419.20221219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322 KB)
T 0649/20 (Monitoring thrombin inhibition/HAEMONETICS) of 13.10.2022

Online on

02.02.2023

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/86

Application no.

07762319.7

Keywords

Amendment to case - amendment admitted (no: auxiliary request 3)
Novelty - availability to the public
Inventive step - (no: auxiliary requests 1 and 2)

Application title

PROTOCOL FOR MONITORING DIRECT THROMBIN INHIBITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064920.20221013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0907/20 () of 25.11.2022

Online on

02.02.2023

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/08
C08F 2/00
C08F 210/16
C08J 5/18

Application no.

13713186.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exercise of discretion
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

MULTIMODAL POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T090720.20221125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1368/20 () of 13.1.2023

Online on

02.02.2023

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01C 21/36
G06F 3/0481
G06F 3/0482

Application no.

08773949.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES BEDIENSYSTEMS UND BEDIENSYSTEM FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T136820.20230113

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 1403/20 (Ink to text conversion/MICROSOFT) of 17.11.2022

Online on

02.02.2023

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

14730385.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Ink to text representation conversion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140320.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0596/21 (Azeotrope-like compositions/HONEYWELL) of 3.1.2023

Online on

02.02.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04
C08J 9/00
C09K 3/30

Application no.

05738906.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)

Application title

AZEOTROPE-LIKE COMPOSITIONS OF TETRAFLUOROPROPENE AND PENTAFLUOROPROPENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T059621.20230103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2158/14 (Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus / Toshiba Medical Systems) of 25.1.2023

Online on

01.02.2023

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 7/52

Application no.

09004040.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request I (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests II and III (no)
Admissibility of requests

Application title

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T215814.20230125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 0889/18 () of 12.1.2023

Online on

01.02.2023

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/472
A61F 13/475
A61F 13/536
A61F 13/537
A61F 13/15

Application no.

10169545.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of novelty (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Absorbent article having nonwoven lateral zones

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T088918.20230112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 2282/19 () of 15.11.2022

Online on

01.02.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 25/29

Application no.

05739976.8

Keywords

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

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT UND VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T228219.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 536 KB)
T 1512/21 () of 27.1.2023

Online on

01.02.2023

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 1/04
B65G 1/137
B65G 47/57
B65G 1/127
B65G 1/06

Application no.

11190626.9

Keywords

Amendments - deletion of features (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Decision in writing - cancellation of oral proceedings (yes)

Application title

Vertical conveyor system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T151221.20230127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)

January 2023

T 1684/17 () of 14.11.2022

Online on

31.01.2023

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21F 5/02
D21F 5/18

Application no.

11007162.8

Keywords

Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung der Verfahrensökonomie abträglich (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Yankeezylinders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168417.20221114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2685/19 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

31.01.2023

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01T 13/46
H01T 13/54

Application no.

12717578.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fristgerecht eingelegt (ja)
Beschwerdeführer erkennbar (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag I und Ibis (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung räumt aufgeworfene Fragen aus
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Hilfsantrag IIbis (nein)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag IIIbis (nein)

Application title

Zündkerze mit Endteil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T268519.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 485 KB)
T 1491/20 () of 25.11.2022

Online on

31.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 7/042
F02C 7/045
F02C 7/047
F04D 29/68
F04D 19/00
F04D 29/54
F04D 29/58
F04D 29/66

Application no.

15185896.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH PARTIAL INLET VANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T149120.20221125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1776/20 (IC comprising a USB connector with reduced EMI / Mediatek) of 11.1.2023

Online on

31.01.2023

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/38

Application no.

14833448.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND ASSOCIATED APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T177620.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1238/21 (Alpha-amylase variants/DANISCO) of 25.1.2023

Online on

31.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/43

Application no.

08846486.2

Keywords

Main request - allowable

Application title

Alpha-amylase variants with altered properties

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T123821.20230125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 2546/18 () of 21.12.2022

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 17/02
G05B 23/02

Application no.

05254976.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System for gas turbine health monitoring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T254618.20221221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0084/19 (Methods for determining the presence or risk of developing FSHD/FRED … of 21.10.2022

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C12N 15/11
A61K 48/00
G01N 33/68

Application no.

11818806.9

Keywords

Appeal deemed validly filed - (yes)
Main request - admission (yes), sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Amended auxiliary request 1 after summons - admission/cogent reasons (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - admission (yes), requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Methods for determining the presence or risk of developing facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T008419.20221021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 561 KB)
T 0331/19 () of 16.12.2022

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 57/02
F16H 57/04
F16H 57/027

Application no.

13702363.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - keine technische Wirkung

Application title

GETRIEBEGEHÄUSE, GETRIEBEEINHEIT MIT EINEM SOLCHEN GETRIEBEGEHÄUSE UND GETRIEBEMOTOR MIT EINER SOLCHEN GETRIEBEEINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033119.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 0563/19 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 50/18

Application no.

12881587.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NETWORK-BASED ISSUE RESOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T056319.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1199/19 () of 16.1.2023

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07B 1/46
B07B 1/12
B01D 29/44
B01D 33/073
D21D 5/16

Application no.

08734932.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Hauptantrag - Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfsanträge I bis IV und VI bis XIV - zugelassen (nein)
Hilfsantrag V - erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

SIEBVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T119919.20230116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 442 KB)
T 1584/19 (Antineoplastic combinations / WYETH) of 16.11.2022

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/517
A61K 31/7068
A61K 45/06
A61P 35/00

Application no.

09791127.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Antineoplastic combinations of 4-anilino-3-cyanoquinolines and capecitabine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158419.20221116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 2852/19 () of 26.1.2023

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/02
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

14868146.3

Keywords

Patentable invention - technical and non-technical features
Patentable invention - method for doing business
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Oral proceedings cancelled after withdrawal of request for oral proceedings, decision according to the state of the file

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DYNAMIC EVENT ATTENDANCE MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T285219.20230126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 0151/20 () of 24.1.2023

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 7/00
H02K 7/116

Application no.

13753155.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Getriebemotor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T015120.20230124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0297/20 (Power-grid GUI/HITACHI) of 17.1.2023

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02
G05B 15/02

Application no.

09780007.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first to sixth auxiliary requests (no): presentation of information on a GUI
Inventive step - "GAMBRO test" not passed
Admittance of requests submitted after summons - seventh and eighth auxiliary requests (no): at least no clear allowability

Application title

Power grid visualization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T029720.20230117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656 KB)
T 0423/20 (Glaskorrosion/BASF) of 17.1.2023

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/33
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/39
C11D 11/00

Application no.

12762614.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

FORMULIERUNGEN, IHRE VERWENDUNG ALS ODER ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON GESCHIRRSPÜLMITTELN UND IHRE HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T042320.20230117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 2164/22 () of 24.1.2023

Online on

30.01.2023

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/38
C12P 21/00
C12N 5/00
C07K 16/00

Application no.

18194714.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods For Increasing Mannose Content Of Recombinant Proteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T216422.20230124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 1041/17 (Soil/moisture resistant secure document/CRANE) of 22.12.2022

Online on

27.01.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 21/16
D21H 21/40

Application no.

07838720.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 11) - (yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request 12)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A soil and/or moisture resistant secure document

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T104117.20221222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 2076/19 () of 30.11.2022

Online on

27.01.2023

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 65/14
F16D 65/00
F16D 65/18
F16D 121/14

Application no.

15003114.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

SCHEIBENBREMSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T207619.20221130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2316/19 (Emulsifier system/NESTLÉ) of 11.1.2023

Online on

27.01.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 29/10

Application no.

13817687.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Protection conferred extended - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

EMULSIFIER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T231619.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2841/19 (Business service context/BMC SOFTWARE) of 25.10.2022

Online on

27.01.2023

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

13716557.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Requesting and displaying a business service context from a virtual database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T284119.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1088/20 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

27.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44

Application no.

11791532.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

SIMPLE USER-INTERFACE FOR A BEVERAGE MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T108820.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 498 KB)
T 2034/20 () of 29.11.2022

Online on

27.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
B65D 85/804

Application no.

13732572.6

Keywords

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

Application title

BREWING SYSTEM WITH ADAPTABLE SEALING ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203420.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0066/21 () of 2.12.2022

Online on

27.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01D 41/127
A01F 25/18

Application no.

16195680.0

Keywords

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

Application title

AGRICULTURAL MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T006621.20221202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1005/18 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24

Application no.

05806479.1

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant (no)

Application title

INTERACTIVE VIDEO COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100518.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1511/18 (Antigen-binding molecule/CHUGAI) of 27.10.2022

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
C12N 15/10
G01N 33/68
A61K 39/00
C07K 16/24

Application no.

09729337.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Antigen-binding molecule capable of binding to two or more antigen molecules repeatedly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151118.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 253 KB)
T 0073/19 (Austausch eines Kartenbetriebssystems/GIESECKE) of 18.1.2023

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 9/445
G06F 21/57
G06F 21/44
H04L 29/06
G06K 19/07

Application no.

13730810.2

Keywords

Anspruchsauslegung
Zulassung verspätet vorgelegter Dokumente (teilweise ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1-6 (nein)
Wiedervorlage von im Einspruchsverfahren vorgelegten Hilfsanträgen - Nichtzulassungsermessen (in diesem Fall nein)
Zurückverweisung zur weiteren Entscheidung über die Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM AUSTAUSCH DES BETRIEBSSYSTEMS EINES RESSOURCENBESCHRÄNKTEN TRAGBAREN DATENTRÄGERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T007319.20230118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467 KB)
T 0827/19 () of 1.12.2022

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/14
A61L 29/16

Application no.

11758026.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COATING PROCESS FOR DRUG DELIVERY BALLOONS USING HEAT-INDUCED REWRAP MEMORY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082719.20221201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1779/19 (Chlorine deposition/Kemira/Valmet) of 11.1.2023

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 10/04
B01D 53/68
F22G 3/00
F23J 7/00
F23J 15/00

Application no.

06755414.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR PREVENTING CHLORINE DEPOSITION ON THE SUPERHEATER OF A BOILER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T177919.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 2474/19 () of 23.1.2023

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/04
G07D 7/00

Application no.

09762206.2

Keywords

Correction of withdrawal of appeal - relevant person committing the error - actual intention of the relevant person - relevant error within the meaning of Rule 139, first sentence, EPC - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

DOCUMENT HANDLER CAPABLE OF PROTECTING A BUILT-IN SENSOR FROM EXTRANEOUS SUBSTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T247419.20230123

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0218/20 () of 15.12.2022

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 9/26
F02C 7/236

Application no.

12160237.9

Keywords

Claims - lack of clarity after amendment (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Amendment to case - reasons for submitting amendment in appeal proceedings (yes)
Amendment to case - procedural economy

Application title

Dual pump fuel flow system for a gas turbine engine and method of controlling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T021820.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461 KB)
T 0427/20 () of 16.12.2022

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 9/26
F02C 7/236

Application no.

12160235.3

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Claims - interpretation of ambiguous terms
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Requests violating the principle of the prohibition of reformatio in peius (yes) - not admitted

Application title

Fuel flow control system and method for controlling two positive displacement pumps

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042720.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 1671/22 (Sterilerhitzung von Lebensmitteln/HIPP & CO) of 23.1.2023

Online on

26.01.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 3/005
A23L 3/10

Application no.

12008338.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STERILERHITZUNG VON LEBENSMITTELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T167122.20230123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 234 KB)
T 0859/17 () of 26.10.2022

Online on

25.01.2023

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F17C 7/00

Application no.

03002915.1

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

System and method for dispensing pressurized gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T085917.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589 KB)
T 2647/17 () of 30.11.2022

Online on

25.01.2023

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 1/04
G03B 42/08

Application no.

11004521.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsanträge 3 bis 5
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Hilfsanträge 3 bis 5

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Auslesen von insbesondere flexiblen Speicherfolien

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T264717.20221130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1303/18 (UCB PHARMA / ROTIGOTINE POLYMORPH) of 21.11.2022

Online on

25.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 333/20
A61K 31/381
A61P 25/00

Application no.

08853236.1

Keywords

Earliest priority - identity of invention (no)
Amendment to appeal case (yes)
New allegation of fact - admitted (no)
Novelty - public prior use (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4 (no)

Application title

POLYMORPHIC FORM OF ROTIGOTINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T130318.20221121

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 639 KB)
T 3257/19 (Mobility protocol type/QUALCOMM) of 20.1.2023

Online on

25.01.2023

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

09709100.3

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): cancellation of hearing following appellant's announcement of non-attendance
Standard-related document D11 prior art under Art. 54(2) EPC - (yes)
Inventive step - main, 1st and 2nd auxiliary requests (no)
Clarity - third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Policy control for encapsulated data flows

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T325719.20230120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0165/20 () of 26.10.2022

Online on

25.01.2023

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
C08L 23/08

Application no.

14716660.7

Keywords

Admittance of evidence (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

POLYMER FILMS HAVING IMPROVED HEAT SEALING PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T016520.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 2050/20 () of 3.11.2022

Online on

25.01.2023

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/35
A61K 8/40
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/49
A61Q 17/04

Application no.

07730186.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ERHÖHUNG DES LICHTSCHUTZFAKTORS EINER KOSMETISCHEN UND/ ODER DERMATOLOGISCHEN ZUBEREITUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T205020.20221103

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 498 KB)
T 0051/21 (Coating method/LECLANCHE) of 5.1.2023

Online on

25.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/14
H01M 2/16
H01M 10/052

Application no.

14163569.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Electrochemical cells with glass containing separators

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T005121.20230105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 1672/20 () of 19.1.2023

Online on

24.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 45/00
G04G 21/00
G06F 1/16
G07C 5/08

Application no.

16194256.0

Keywords

Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND METHODS WITH WEARABLE DEVICE ALERTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T167220.20230119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0264/21 (Wesentliche Verfahrensmängel/SIEMENS) of 19.1.2023

Online on

24.01.2023

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

14198598.6

Keywords

Angefochtene Entscheidung - ausreichend begründet (nein)
Angefochtene Entscheidung - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Grundlage der Entscheidung - vom Anmelder vorgelegte oder gebilligte Fassung der Anmeldung (nein)
Grundlage der Entscheidung - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - entspricht der Billigkeit wegen eines wesentlichen Verfahrensmangels

Application title

Verfahren und System zur gemeinsamen Auswertung eines medizinischen Bilddatensatzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T026421.20230119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0163/16 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

08001812.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T016316.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 634 KB)
T 2019/18 () of 20.1.2023

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/34

Application no.

13704647.0

Keywords

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

Application title

REDUCED LOOK-UP TABLE FOR LM MODE CALCULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T201918.20230120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481 KB)
T 2333/18 () of 12.1.2023

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/08
E21B 19/00

Application no.

14193668.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Trigger joint

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T233318.20230112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0359/19 () of 25.10.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 69/00

Application no.

05853122.9

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

IMPROVED ANTHRAQUINONE colourant COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035919.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0525/19 (Gel co-réticulé de polysaccharides/Laboratoires Vivacy) of 9.12.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61L 27/20
A61L 27/52
A61L 27/50
A61L 27/48
C08B 37/08
C08J 3/075
C08J 3/24
C08L 5/08

Application no.

08356103.5

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modification après signification - raisons convaincantes (non)

Application title

Gel co-réticulé de polysaccharides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T052519.20221209

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 326 KB)
T 1049/19 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/02
G06F 21/62

Application no.

11827473.7

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - skilled person
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO DETERMINE IMPRESSIONS USING DISTRIBUTED DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T104919.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 0114/20 (Décomposition du N2O/RHODIA) of 24.10.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01D 53/86
B01J 21/06
B01J 23/10

Application no.

09817288.5

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Priorité - base dans le document de priorité (oui)
Nouveauté - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - effet supplémentaire (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE DECOMPOSITION DU N2O UTILISANT UN CATALYSEUR A BASE D'UN OXYDE DE CERIUM ET DE LANTHANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T011420.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0516/20 () of 20.12.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01B 23/02
A01B 15/02

Application no.

14705071.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - in zulässiger Weise vorgebracht und aufrechterhalten (ja)
Änderung nach Ablauf der in einer Mitteilung nach R. 100 (2) EPÜ gesetzten Frist - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ablauf der in einer Mitteilung nach R. 100 (2) EPÜ gesetzten Frist - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

SCHARSPITZE BZW. WERKZEUGKOMBINATION MIT EINER SCHARSPITZE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T051620.20221220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0670/20 (Pharmaceutcial composition/SANKYO) of 2.12.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28
A61K 31/444
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/32
A61K 47/36
A61K 47/38
A61P 7/02
A61K 9/20
A61P 9/10

Application no.

08720658.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Inventive step - bonus effect (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T067020.20221202

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 0823/20 () of 22.12.2022

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01C 23/00
A01M 7/00

Application no.

11188169.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Fahrbare Vorrichtung zum Ausbringen von flüssigen und/oder festen Wirkstoffen und Verfahren zur Steuerung der Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082320.20221222

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1289/20 () of 9.1.2023

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 3/04
H02K 3/50
H02K 3/28

Application no.

11873200.7

Keywords

Inventive step - Main request (yes)

Application title

Main electric motor for railway vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T128920.20230109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1005/21 () of 11.1.2023

Online on

23.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00
B60H 1/24

Application no.

13157354.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Air conditioning system for motor vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T100521.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2240/18 () of 10.1.2023

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 13/018
A41D 13/05

Application no.

13169898.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)

Application title

Garment adapted to be associated with an inflatable protection element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T224018.20230110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 2771/18 (Content tracking/TETRA LAVAL) of 11.1.2023

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/08
G06Q 50/28

Application no.

10802517.2

Keywords

Inventive step - labelling a package with cross-referenced information from a database (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTENT TRACKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T277118.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0174/19 () of 23.11.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.11.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01K 7/42
G01K 13/02

Application no.

09801510.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Renvoi - motifs particuliers justifiant le renvoi

Application title

PROCEDE ET SYSTEME D'ESTIMATION D'UNE TEMPERATURE DE VEINE DANS UN TURBOREACTEUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017419.20221123

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0296/19 () of 10.10.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/00

Application no.

14159100.8

Keywords

Abridged reasons for decision - explicit consent of the parties
Claims - clarity
Novelty
Inventive step
Amendments

Application title

Treated coated article and process of treating a coated article

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T029619.20221010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322 KB)
T 0561/19 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 21/18
C07C 19/10
C07C 17/25
C07C 17/20
C07C 17/383
B01D 3/00

Application no.

12732057.0

Keywords

Extent of the appeal - claims 6 to 8 not part of the proceedings
Late filed objection against claims 6 to 8 - not admitted
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Amendments - allowable
Inventive step - yes
Different aportionment of costs - yes

Application title

LOW TEMPERATURE PRODUCTION OF 2-CHLORO-3,3,3-TRIFLUOROPROPENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T056119.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 1078/19 () of 16.1.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 1/06
C07H 1/08
C07H 15/24
C07H 15/256

Application no.

11840896.2

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR THE ENRICHMENT OF REBAUDIOSIDE B AND/OR REBAUDIOSIDE D IN STEVIA-DERIVED GLYCOSIDE COMPOSITIONS USING ADSORB-DESORB CHROMATOGRAPHY WITH A MACROPOROUS NEUTRAL ADSORBENT RESIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T107819.20220116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 2037/19 () of 18.1.2023

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/08
C08F 210/16
C08F 210/18
C08F 10/00
C08F 10/02
C08J 5/18

Application no.

10729769.9

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - opposition proceedings
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

ETHYLENE-BASED POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T203719.20230118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 2455/19 (Soluble immunobinders/ESBATECH) of 6.9.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
C07K 16/24

Application no.

09768694.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed request - submitted shortly before oral proceedings (auxiliary requests 1 to 4)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings (auxiliary request 5)
Exceptional circumstances justified by cogent reasons (no)

Application title

Solubility optimization of immunobinders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T245519.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 2703/19 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 2/232
B65B 55/02
B67C 7/00
A61L 2/238

Application no.

11176772.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Behandeln von Verpackungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T270319.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 461 KB)
T 3165/19 (PCSK9 antibody for reducing cardiovascular risk/SANOFI) of 9.1.2023

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/40
A61K 39/395
A61P 9/00

Application no.

15712241.7

Keywords

Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)
Amendment after summons - change of case (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal (yes)

Application title

Methods for reducing cardiovascular risk

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T316519.20230109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0335/20 (Progranulin for use in treating dementia/MAYO FOUNDATION) of 29.9.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/6809
C12Q 1/6883

Application no.

13174869.1

Keywords

Auxiliary request 1: priority - partial priority (yes); inventive step (no)
auxiliary request 2: allowable (yes)

Application title

Detecting and treating dementia

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033520.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 510 KB)
T 0397/20 () of 18.11.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/46
D01F 6/30
D01F 6/04
D01D 5/42

Application no.

08734667.2

Keywords

Admittance of documents (yes)
Novelty - All requests (yes)
Inventive step - Main request (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request I (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary requests IV and V (no)
Admittance of auxiliary requests I-VII (yes)
Clarity - Auxiliary requests II and III (no)
Clarity - Auxiliary requests VI and VII (no)

Application title

FIBRES, TAPES OR FILAMENTS COMPRISING A POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039720.20221118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0702/20 (Sparsely connected neural network/MITSUBISHI) of 7.11.2022

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 3/04

Application no.

14882049.1

Keywords

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

Application title

HIERARCHICAL NEURAL NETWORK DEVICE, LEARNING METHOD FOR DETERMINATION DEVICE, AND DETERMINATION METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070220.20221107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 0950/20 () of 11.1.2023

Online on

20.01.2023

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

11009904.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Coriolis-Massedurchflussmessgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T095020.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0166/18 (Augmenting capabilities of a host device/GOOGLE) of 19.12.2022

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50

Application no.

13763365.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

AUGMENTING CAPABILITIES OF A HOST DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T016618.20221219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 1571/19 (Feed composition for fish/EWOS) of 9.11.2022

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 50/80
A23K 20/00

Application no.

13803287.5

Keywords

Sufficiency (yes): therapeutic effect rendered plausible by the tests shown in the patent; no counter-evidence that the effect cannot be attained
Novelty (yes): no convincing evidence that the invention was made available to the public by public prior use or oral disclosure
Inventive step (yes): claimed therapeutic use not obvious over the cited prior art

Application title

FEED COMPOSITION FOR FISH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157119.20221109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479 KB)
T 2686/19 (Controlling media rendering/III HOLDINGS 2) of 16.1.2023

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

08877327.0

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for controlling media rendering in a network using a mobile device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T268619.20230116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 0625/20 () of 7.12.2022

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.12.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02C 7/045
B64D 29/06
F02C 7/057
F02K 3/062
B64D 33/02

Application no.

14703117.3

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modification des moyens invoqués dans le cadre du recours
Modification des moyens invoqués - modification surmontant les questions soulevées (oui)
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête subsidiaire (oui)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

MANCHE D'ENTRÉE D'AIR ACOUSTIQUEMENT OPTIMISÉE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T062520.20221207

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1127/20 (Inhibitory anti-IL-21 antibody/MABTECH) of 7.11.2022

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24

Application no.

15808674.4

Keywords

primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision - appeal case directed to requests on which decision was based (no)

Application title

Composition, kit and method for inhibition of il-21 mediated activation of human cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112720.20221107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273 KB)
T 1821/20 (Rühreinrichtung/Uts Biogastechnik) of 19.12.2022

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 1/107
B01F 7/00
B01F 15/00
C12M 1/00
C12M 1/06

Application no.

14802828.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

RÜHREINRICHTUNG FÜR EINEN FERMENTER EINER BIOGASANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER RÜHREINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T182120.20221219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0804/21 () of 22.12.2022

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D 45/00
F02P 5/152
F02P 5/153
F02D 35/02

Application no.

16886542.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

KNOCKING DETECTION METHOD, IGNITION PERIOD CONTROL METHOD, AND IGNITION PERIOD CONTROL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080421.20221222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 2057/21 (High energy liquid enteral nutritional composition/NUTRICIA) of 13.12.2022

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/52
A61K 35/20
A23L 33/115
A23L 33/125
A23L 33/16
A23L 33/19
A23L 33/21
A23L 33/00

Application no.

13189113.7

Keywords

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

Application title

High energy liquid enteral nutritional composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T205721.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0043/22 () of 13.1.2023

Online on

19.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 405/14
C07D 405/12
C07D 307/92
A61K 31/343
A61P 35/00

Application no.

16714015.1

Keywords

Reimbursement of appeal fee

Application title

WATER-SOLUBLE PRODRUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T004322.20230113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0273/17 (Carte avec affichage électronique) of 27.6.2022

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 19/077

Application no.

08717373.8

Keywords

Modification occasionnée par un motif d'opposition
Nouveauté - après modification
Activité inventive - amélioration non évidente
Modification après signification
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - (non)

Application title

CARTE INCORPORANT UN AFFICHAGE ELECTRONIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T027317.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 725 KB)
T 2585/18 (Exendin-4 sustained release composition/ALKERMES) of 10.10.2022

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/22
A61K 38/26
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50
A61K 47/34
A61K 31/573

Application no.

11180259.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Polymer-based sustained release device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T258518.20221010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 538 KB)
T 2006/19 () of 10.1.2023

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 7/04

Application no.

03775221.9

Keywords

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

Application title

SCHUTZANORDNUNG GEGEN MINEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T200619.20230110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 3220/19 () of 26.10.2022

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 55/04
H02K 7/00
H02K 9/20

Application no.

13847789.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Field rotor for superconducting rotating machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T322019.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0170/20 (Bioactive bone graft substitute/Orthovita) of 12.12.2022

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/10
A61L 27/46
A61L 27/58

Application no.

15155133.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

Bioactive bone graft substitute

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017020.20221212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282 KB)
T 0652/20 (Aerosol device / L'OREAL) of 15.11.2022

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/02
A61K 8/89
A61K 8/34

Application no.

13723054.6

Keywords

Amendment to case - amendment within meaning of Art. 12(4) RPBA 2020
Amendment to case - admitted (no)
Admittance of new items of evidence
Inventive step - main request (no), auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

AEROSOL DEVICE BASED ON SEBUM-ABSORBING POWDER AND A PARTICULAR WATER-INSOLUBLE MINERAL COMPOUND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065220.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 2029/20 (Prädiktionsanalyse für eine Hörvorrichtung/SIVANTOS) of 13.1.2023

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

09178221.9

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja): mündliche Verhandlung nicht sachdienlich
Widerruf des Patents - (ja): keine gebilligte Fassung

Application title

Hörvorrichtung mit automatischer Algorithmenumschaltung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T202920.20230113

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 245 KB)
T 0746/21 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

18.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/02

Application no.

12779208.3

Keywords

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

Application title

ENHANCED INTERCONNECT FOR DOWNHOLE TOOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T074621.20221213

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1548/17 () of 12.1.2023

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21F 1/00

Application no.

07847940.9

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen verfahren
Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zum Stellungnahme (ja)
Neuheit - Hautantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

GEWEBEBAND FÜR EINE MASCHINE ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON BAHNMATERIAL, INSBESONDERE PAPIER ODER KARTON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T154817.20230112

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 1484/18 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315
A61M 5/31

Application no.

13700569.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE WITH A SLIDING SCALE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148418.20221208

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 0468/19 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 7/02
E21B 15/00

Application no.

06716983.9

Keywords

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

Application title

SENSOR ASSEMBLY IN A GEARBOX FOR POSITIONING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046819.20221206

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 0830/19 (System for making beverages/CAFFITALY) of 17.11.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/36
A47J 31/36
B65D 85/804

Application no.

13716425.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Mere reduction of the number of claim requests from 71 filed with the grounds of appeal to 11 filed two days before the oral proceedings (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR MAKING BEVERAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T083019.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1426/19 () of 20.11.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 489/08

Application no.

14704633.8

Keywords

Procedural Violation (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF MORPHINAN-6-ONE COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T142619.20221120

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 1449/19 () of 25.10.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/22
B21B 27/00

Application no.

07110866.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Berichtigung von Mängeln (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Gründe warum Änderung im Beschwerdeverfahren erfolgt (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Beweismittel
Änderung des Vorbringens - Gebot der Verfahrensökonomie
Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (nein)
Neuheit - nicht ausreichend bewiesen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Flachprodukt aus einem Metallwerkstoff, insbesondere einem Stahlwerkstoff, Verwendung eines solchen Flachprodukts sowie Walze und Verfahren zur Herstellung solcher Flachprodukte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T144919.20221025

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 646 KB)
T 1644/19 () of 22.11.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01D 25/20

Application no.

08101810.3

Keywords

Revendications - caractéristiques essentielles
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Modifications - généralisation intermédiaire
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)

Application title

Moteur comprenant un système de lubrification et procédé de lubrification de secours pour moteur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T164419.20221122

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1827/19 (Off-taste modulation/Nestlé) of 21.11.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 29/30
A23L 33/125

Application no.

13707169.2

Keywords

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

Application title

NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS HAVING A MODULATED OFF-TASTE INTENSITY AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T182719.20221121

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 2771/19 () of 2.11.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 21/04
C22C 21/02
C22C 21/08
C22F 1/00
C22F 1/043
C22F 1/05

Application no.

13744215.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (no)
Prohibition of the reformation in peius (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

ALUMINiUM ALLOY FORGED MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T277119.20221102

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 724 KB)
T 0303/20 (Article and method for forming article/General Electric) of 19.10.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 19/05
C22F 1/10

Application no.

15156338.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Article and method for forming article

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T030320.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1009/20 () of 16.12.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02P 9/00

Application no.

14712979.5

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTROLLED SPARK IGNITED FLAME KERNEL FLOW

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100920.20221216

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1459/20 (Blechformteil/BMW) of 9.11.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 9/48
C22C 38/02
B21D 22/02
B62D 29/00
C21D 1/673
C23C 24/08

Application no.

13750297.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Kombinationserfindung (ja)
Weitere Einwände wegen mangelnder erfinderischer Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN UND FERTIGUNGSANLAGE ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES WARMUMGEFORMTEN ODER PRESSGEHÄRTETEN BLECHFORMTEILS MIT EINER METALLISCHEN KORROSIONSSCHUTZBESCHICHTUNG, SOWIE HIERMIT HERGESTELLTES BLECHFORMTEIL UND FAHRZEUGKAROSSERIE MIT SOLCHEM BLECHFORMTEIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145920.20221109

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 0011/21 () of 1.12.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/06
B23C 5/22

Application no.

12706328.7

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

MILLING CUTTER WITH A TANGENTIAL CUTTING INSERT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001121.20221201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0277/21 () of 9.12.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 25/02
F02D 19/02
F02D 19/06
F02M 21/02
F02F 1/00

Application no.

16184417.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung zugelassen (ja)

Application title

GASZUFÜHRSYSTEM UND ZYLINDERLINER FÜR EINE HUBKOLBENBRENNKRAFTMASCHINE, HUBKOLBENBRENNKRAFTMASCHINE, SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER HUBKOLBENBRENNKRAFTMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T027721.20221209

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 414 KB)
T 0678/21 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 44/00
E21B 47/00

Application no.

11779923.9

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING A PACKAGE OF SENSORS TO ENHANCE SUBTERRANEAN OPERATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T067821.20221213

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
T 0776/21 () of 28.11.2022

Online on

17.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 23/06

Application no.

12796526.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

THE SPLIT BLENDED WINGLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T077621.20221128

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
J 0009/21 () of 23.11.2022

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

23.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61P 35/00
G01N 33/68
G01N 33/574

Application no.

09007539.1

Keywords

Interruption of proceedings (yes)
Patent proprietor prevented by legal reasons from continuing the proceedings (yes)
Competence of the Legal Division to declare interruption (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Cancer therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J000921.20221123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0360/18 (Fibrinogen-Formulierungen/CSL BEHRING) of 14.6.2022

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 38/17
A61P 7/00

Application no.

03016766.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)

Application title

Lagerungsstabile, flüssige Fibrinogen-Formulierung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T036018.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)
T 0920/18 () of 11.1.2023

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/04
A01N 25/12
A01N 25/28
A01N 43/40
A01N 43/653
A01N 43/70
A01N 43/90
A01P 13/00

Application no.

11815244.6

Keywords

Novelty
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

PESTICIDE COMPOSITIONS OF MESO-SIZED PARTICLES WITH ENHANCED ACTIVITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T092018.20230111

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2866/18 () of 4.10.2022

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28F 9/04

Application no.

06846060.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - prior disclosure
Novelty - implicit features (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

HEAT EXCHANGER DESIGN FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE AND MANUFACTURABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T286618.20221004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520 KB)
T 0172/19 () of 11.1.2023

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/16
A61B 17/82

Application no.

13713282.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

BONE FIXATION MEMBER SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T017219.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0630/19 () of 2.12.2022

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 45/02
B21B 39/08

Application no.

11828709.3

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no/yes)

Application title

MANUFACTURING DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR HOT-ROLLED STEEL STRIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063019.20221202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0728/19 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 25/06
B65G 43/00
B65G 54/02
H02K 41/03
H02P 29/02
B65G 25/04
H02K 11/00

Application no.

12848407.8

Keywords

Admittance of document (yes) - admitted in opposition proceedings
Grounds for opposition - inventive step
Grounds for opposition - does not prejudice maintenance of patent

Application title

Linear Conveyor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072819.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 2108/19 (Animal feed additive/NUTRECO) of 6.12.2022

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 20/158
A23K 50/70
A23K 50/75
A23K 50/30
A23K 50/80

Application no.

10702358.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

ANIMAL FEED ADDITIVE AND ANIMAL FEED COMPRISING ALKYL ESTERS OF MEDIUM CHAIN FATTY ACIDS, AND THEIR USE IN ANIMAL FEED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T210819.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 2416/19 () of 27.10.2022

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 3/00
C11C 3/12
C10L 1/02
C07C 9/00
C10L 1/06
C11B 3/00

Application no.

14713797.0

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendment after summons

Application title

RENEWABLE HYDROCARBON COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T241619.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0043/20 (Pharmaceutical compositions / VIFOR) of 10.1.2023

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 33/26

Application no.

08848615.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T004320.20230110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 1425/22 (No grounds of appeal) of 11.1.2023

Online on

16.01.2023

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 23/19
F24D 19/10

Application no.

16183491.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (no): missing statement of grounds

Application title

Heat exchanger system and method for detecting a relocation of a temperature sensor in a heat exchanger system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T142522.20230111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 2794/17 (Heizungsanordnung mit PTC-Element / Mahle Behr) of 22.9.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/50
H05B 3/14

Application no.

03292475.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - ja, trotz fehlendem Beispiel
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Heizungsanordnung mit PTC-Element, insbesondere für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T279417.20220922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2725/18 () of 4.1.2023

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.1.2023

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06T 7/20

Application no.

12766317.7

Keywords

-

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈME D'ACQUISITION ET DE TRAITEMENT D'IMAGES POUR LA DÉTECTION DU MOUVEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T272518.20230104

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 365 KB)
T 2826/18 () of 15.12.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 13/00

Application no.

07301758.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 1 to 5
Late-filed request - lack of substantiation
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed substantiation - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

Method of selecting a semi-finished ophthalmic lens according to a given spectacle frame

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T282618.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 0674/19 () of 2.12.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/32
H04N 1/41
H04N 7/26
H04N 7/34
H04N 7/50

Application no.

08839649.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

IMAGE ENCODING DEVICE AND DECODING DEVICE, IMAGE ENCODING METHOD AND DECODING METHOD, PROGRAM FOR THE DEVICES AND THE METHODS, AND RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T067419.20221202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 0873/19 (Relational database for business objects/HASSO-PLATTNER-INSTITUT) of 22.9.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11155687.4

Keywords

Inventive step - sole request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Relational database for storing business objects and method for operating the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087319.20220922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1137/19 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/00
H02B 13/065

Application no.

12809686.4

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step (yes)
Late-filed objection - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ELECTRICAL APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T113719.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453 KB)
T 1163/19 () of 24.11.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 25/00

Application no.

13779529.0

Keywords

-

Application title

SICHERHEITSMERKMAL FÜR EIN WERT- UND/ODER SICHERHEITSPRODUKT MIT FARBVERLAUFSSTRUKTUR UND DAS SICHERHEITSMERKMAL AUFWEISENDES WERT- UND/ODER SICHERHEITSDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116319.20221124

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1170/19 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22C 1/02
B22C 1/04
B22C 1/26

Application no.

10752733.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - zufällige Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - unschädliche Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

GIESSEREIADDITIV AUF GRAFITBASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T117019.20220923

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 408 KB)
T 1296/19 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 25/02
C07C 231/02
C07C 235/74
C08K 5/20
C09D 7/12
C11D 7/50

Application no.

09704290.7

Keywords

Activité inventive
Revendications - clarté
Priorité

Application title

UTILISATION D'ESTERAMIDES, NOUVEAUX ESTERAMIDES ET PROCEDES DE PREPARATION D'ESTERAMIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129619.20221208

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 428 KB)
T 2219/19 () of 12.12.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 163/00
C10M 139/00
C10M 159/20
C10N 30/04
C10N 40/25

Application no.

08738775.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

LUBRICANT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221919.20221212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440 KB)
T 2902/19 () of 9.1.2023

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 498/04
A61M 15/00

Application no.

13864376.2

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

8'-HYDROXY-DIHYDROERGOTAMINE COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T290219.20230109

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 0486/20 () of 7.12.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 3/06

Application no.

14004268.0

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Wärmegedämmter Behälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T048620.20221207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371 KB)
T 1727/20 (Soot filter/BASF) of 21.12.2022

Online on

13.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/00
B01D 53/94
B01J 23/44
B01J 35/00
B01J 37/02
F01N 3/035
F01N 3/10
F01N 13/00
B01J 23/42

Application no.

11746943.7

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED CATALYZED SOOT FILTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T172720.20221221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305 KB)
T 1515/16 () of 28.10.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/00
C03B 9/193
C03B 9/197
C03B 9/31
C03B 9/32
C03B 9/325
C03B 9/347

Application no.

08834164.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A NARROW NECK GLASS CONTAINER WITH INTERNAL EMBOSSMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151516.20221028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 556 KB)
T 0040/17 (Non-digestible oligosaccharides/NUTRICIA) of 9.1.2023

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/702
A23L 1/29
A61P 37/04
A61P 31/00
A61P 37/08
A61P 17/00
A61P 11/06
A61K 39/39

Application no.

10734842.7

Keywords

Apportionment of costs - abuse of procedure

Application title

Mixture of non-digestible oligosaccharides for stimulating the immune system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T004017.20230109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 2442/17 () of 17.10.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 3/00
E04C 3/30
B66B 11/04

Application no.

05825117.4

Keywords

Correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

ELEVATOR LOAD BEARING ASSEMBLY HAVING A JACKET WITH MULTIPLE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T244217.20221017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2580/17 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 11/20
G06T 17/00

Application no.

10763260.6

Keywords

Main request and main request beta - Inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request, first auxiliary request beta, second auxiliary request, second auxiliary request beta - Clarity (no)
Remittal to the first-instance department (no)

Application title

DRAWING GRAPHICAL OBJECTS IN A 3D SUBSURFACE ENVIRONMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T258017.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 2555/18 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/00
A61L 15/20
A61L 15/52
A61L 15/58

Application no.

05732235.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PARTICLES FOR SOFT TISSUE AUGMENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T255518.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1922/19 () of 22.11.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36
G02F 1/133
G09G 3/20
G09G 3/34

Application no.

14860719.5

Keywords

Novelty - main and third auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - seventh and eighth auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed first, second, fourth and fifth auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Examination procedure - sixth auxiliary request
Examination procedure - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Remittal - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192219.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 697 KB)
T 1973/19 () of 14.12.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 9/06
C08K 3/36
C09J 11/04
C09J 7/02

Application no.

13176092.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

Klebeband, insbesondere doppelseitiges Klebeband, und dessen Verwendung zum Bekleben unpolarer Oberflächen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197319.20221214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393 KB)
T 3248/19 () of 2.12.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/47
A24C 5/32

Application no.

13183015.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Antrag
Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung zugelassen (ja)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Einwand
Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung zugelassen (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Fördern von stabförmigen Artikeln der Tabak verarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T324819.20221202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 3287/19 () of 29.11.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315

Application no.

11724422.8

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (no)

Application title

DRIVE ASSEMBLY, DRIVE COMPONENT AND DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T328719.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0531/20 () of 5.12.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 7/047
F02C 7/14

Application no.

07114905.8

Keywords

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

Application title

De-icing of turbine engine inlet and cooling of lubricant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053120.20221205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 0974/20 (HVT-vectored ND-IBD vaccine/INTERVET) of 23.9.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12
A61K 39/17
A61K 39/295
C07K 14/005
C12N 15/86
A61K 39/00

Application no.

15817860.8

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Improved HVT-vectored ND-IBD vaccine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T097420.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 795 KB)
T 1436/20 (DNA-encoded libraries/X-CHEM) of 15.12.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C40B 40/06

Application no.

13816635.0

Keywords

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

Application title

DNA-ENCODED LIBRARIES HAVING ENCODING OLIGONUCLEOTIDE LINKAGES NOT READABLE BY POLYMERASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T143620.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272 KB)
T 2012/20 (Ammonia-adding system/Jiangnan) of 11.11.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/34
B01D 53/50

Application no.

17177646.1

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (yes)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

AUTOMATIC AMMONIA-ADDING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AMMONIA-BASED DESULFURIZATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T201220.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 0131/21 () of 10.11.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 33/035
E21B 33/038
E21B 33/076
E21B 43/013
E21B 41/10

Application no.

15826146.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T013121.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 1386/21 () of 21.11.2022

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 1/00
F28F 3/04
F28F 3/08

Application no.

14790060.9

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD OF BRAZING A PLATE HEAT EXCHANGER USING SCREN PRINTED BRAZING MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138621.20221121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1624/21 (14-3-3 eta antibodies/UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA) of 2.1.2023

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

2.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/18
A61K 39/395
A61P 19/02
G01N 33/53
C07K 16/00
G01N 33/543

Application no.

17159000.3

Keywords

Novelty - burden of proof, standard of proof
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

14-3-3 eta antibodies and uses thereof for the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T162421.20230102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 2093/21 () of 9.1.2023

Online on

12.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 43/22
C09K 8/58
C09K 8/582

Application no.

14813826.6

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Amendment to case - request
Amendment to case - amendment within meaning of Art. 12(4) RPBA 2020
Amendment to case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to case - complexity of amendment (no)
Amendment to case - amendment clearly identified (yes)
Amendment to case - suitability of amendment to address issues (yes)

Application title

BIOLOGICAL AUGMENTATION OF LOW SALINITY WATER FLOODING TO IMPROVE OIL RELEASE USING NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T209321.20230109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 2225/18 () of 15.12.2022

Online on

11.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20
A61M 5/30
A61K 9/00

Application no.

10710141.2

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)

Application title

HAZARDOUS AGENT INJECTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T222518.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1844/19 (Laines minérales/Saint Gobain) of 13.10.2022

Online on

11.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.10.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C03C 13/06
C03C 13/00
C03C 3/078
C03C 3/087

Application no.

07823797.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale, requêtes subsidiaires 1, 2, 3, 5 (non)
Activité inventive - requêtes subsidiaires 4, 6, 7 (non)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS POUR LAINES MINERALES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T184419.20221013

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 403 KB)
T 2428/19 (RANKL Antagonist/ORIENTAL YEAST) of 9.11.2022

Online on

11.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 35/00
A61P 37/04

Application no.

12765137.0

Keywords

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

Application title

CANCER IMMUNOPOTIENTING AGENT CONTAINING RANKL ANTAGONIST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T242819.20221109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262 KB)
T 0623/20 (Chabazite zeolite/Tosoh) of 19.10.2022

Online on

11.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 39/48
B01J 39/14
B01J 20/18
B01J 29/70
B01D 53/02
B01J 20/28

Application no.

09834841.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Late-filed evidence - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

CHABAZITE-TYPE ZEOLITE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T062320.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2046/20 () of 30.11.2022

Online on

11.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 6/00
B60W 50/16
B62D 5/04
B62D 1/04
B62D 1/06

Application no.

12802449.4

Keywords

Appeal admissible (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - requests expressly specified (yes)
Grounds for opposition - main request
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

SENSOR SYSTEM FOR STEERING WHEEL FOR VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T204620.20221130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 0752/21 () of 15.11.2022

Online on

11.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 5/04
F21V 5/08
F21V 14/06

Application no.

16196994.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)

Application title

INNEN- ODER AUSSENLEUCHTE, INSBESONDERE STRASSENLEUCHTE, MIT VERLAGERBARER FREIFORMLINSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075221.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1444/21 () of 16.12.2022

Online on

11.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47G 19/22
B05B 7/22
B05D 1/02
B28B 11/00
B28B 21/00
B28B 21/72
C03C 17/00
C03C 17/02
C03C 1/00

Application no.

10723201.9

Keywords

Fondement de décision - texte ou consentement au texte retiré par le titulaire du brevet
Fondement de décision - brevet révoqué

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION D'UN RÉCIPIENT EN VERRE ET RÉCIPIENT CORRESPONDANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T144421.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 238 KB)
J 0013/19 (Berechtigung zur Zahlung der ermäßigten Beschwerdegebühr) of 3.1.2023

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.1.2023

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/00
G02B 27/58

Application no.

14161303.4

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren
Berechtigung zur Zahlung der ermäßigten Beschwerdegebühr (nein)
Beschwerdegbühr nicht vollständig entrichtet - Beschwerde gilt als nicht eingelegt

Application title

Lichtmikroskop und Verfahren zum Untersuchen einer mikroskopischen Probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:J001319.20230103

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 0717/15 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

10006455.9

Keywords

Objections examined by the opposition division -
admitted (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071715.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 712 KB)
T 1455/18 (Sensing connection of a USB device to an image forming apparatus in … of 3.1.2023

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

3.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32

Application no.

13176269.2

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method of sensing connection of usb device in power save mode and image forming apparatus for performing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T145518.20230103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 0699/19 (Anti-NGF antibodies/RINAT) of 5.4.2022

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
A61K 39/395
A61P 25/04

Application no.

10176627.7

Keywords

Priority - basis in priority document (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Novelty - enabling disclosure
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Anti-NGF antibodies and methods using same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069919.20220405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 648 KB)
T 1250/19 () of 25.10.2022

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 5/02

Application no.

13708660.9

Keywords

-

Application title

SCHUTZELEMENT ZUM SCHUTZ GEGEN BALLISTISCHE GESCHOSSE UND MILITÄRISCHES FAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T125019.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332 KB)
T 3267/19 (Registering a mobile user/BARCLAYS) of 15.12.2022

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/34
G06Q 20/40

Application no.

13702216.6

Keywords

"Fourth" to "seventh" auxiliary requests - filed in response to the summons to oral proceedings - admitted (yes) - inventive step (no)
"Eighth" auxiliary request - filed during oral proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

REGISTERING A MOBILE USER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T326719.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 0104/20 (PCV2 ORF2 protein/Ceva) of 15.12.2022

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12
C07K 14/01

Application no.

12751536.9

Keywords

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

Application title

SYNTHETIC CAPSID PROTEINS AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T010420.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 0171/20 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

10.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 1/02
B41M 3/00

Application no.

12796202.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - completeness of disclosure
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR COATING A PAPER WRAPPER FOR SMOKING ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017120.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1427/17 (Runtime extension framework/SIEMENS) of 22.11.2022

Online on

09.01.2023

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

07795841.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

RUNTIME EXTENSION FRAMEWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T142717.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 0425/21 () of 14.11.2022

Online on

09.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K 5/01
B62K 5/027
B62K 5/08
B62K 5/10
B62D 9/02

Application no.

18200898.7

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - after amendment
Remittal - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

MOTOR VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042521.20221114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 2001/21 () of 2.1.2023

Online on

09.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.1.2023

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62J 6/00
B62K 21/12

Application no.

16726427.4

Keywords

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

Application title

A COMPACT LAMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2023:T200121.20230102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 0705/18 () of 6.10.2022

Online on

05.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20
A61M 5/32

Application no.

10179733.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

Injection device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070518.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 0561/21 (Omitted DAI bits/SISVEL) of 16.12.2022

Online on

05.01.2023

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/04
H04L 5/00
H04W 72/12
H04L 1/18

Application no.

14839485.1

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

Transmission methods and apparatuses in TDD-FDD combined system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T056121.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0702/21 () of 9.11.2022

Online on

05.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/30
A61M 5/20
A61M 5/28
A61M 5/32
A61M 5/46
A61M 5/48

Application no.

06719329.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - Main request (yes) - Auxiliary request II (no)
Novelty - Auxiliary request I (no)
Novelty - Auxiliary request II (yes)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Clarity - Auxiliary request II (yes)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request II (yes)

Application title

PREFILLED NEEDLE ASSISTED SYRINGE JET INJECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070221.20221109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444 KB)
T 1668/21 (Einteiliger Kolben/FISCHER) of 20.12.2022

Online on

05.01.2023

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 16/02
G05D 16/06

Application no.

20152900.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 2 (nein): "einteilig" und "integral" breit auszulegen
Zulassung von nach der Ladung eingereichten Anspruchsänderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein): zumindest keine eindeutige Gewährbarkeit

Application title

Druckreduzierventil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T166821.20221220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2475/18 () of 27.10.2022

Online on

04.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/20
A61M 5/24
A61M 5/50

Application no.

09710102.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Änderungen - Festlegung des Schutzbereichs für Artikel 123(3) EPÜ gemäß Artikel 69 EPÜ
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

VERABREICHUNGSVORRICHTUNG MIT BLOCKIERBAREM BETÄTIGUNGSELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T247518.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332 KB)
T 1724/20 () of 11.11.2022

Online on

04.01.2023

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 39/00
F01D 5/04
F02B 37/24
F01D 1/22
F02C 6/12
F01D 5/14
F01D 25/24

Application no.

12890828.2

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

RADIAL TURBINE ROTOR BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T172420.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 0825/21 (Tin tetrachloride/Segura Ruiz) of 5.10.2022

Online on

04.01.2023

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01G 19/08
C03C 17/00
C03C 17/245

Application no.

12382072.2

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Stabilized non smoking tin tetrachloride

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082521.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 1295/18 () of 3.11.2022

Online on

03.01.2023

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61M 5/142
G06F 19/00

Application no.

10702137.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

MEDICAL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION FOR GLYCEMIC CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129518.20221103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 3005/18 (Bid tracking database/BLACKBERRY) of 28.10.2022

Online on

03.01.2023

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

09176410.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 4 (no)
Inventive step - exchanging, processing and storing bid-related information (no
Inventive step - not technical scheme on notorious hardware)

Application title

Method, system and apparatus for managing a bid tracking database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T300518.20221028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0444/19 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

03.01.2023

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 1/10
E05F 15/00
E05F 15/53
E05F 15/72
E05F 3/10
E05F 3/22

Application no.

00122101.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Antriebseinrichtung für eine Tür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044419.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1572/19 () of 9.11.2022

Online on

03.01.2023

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 1/62

Application no.

03027997.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)

Application title

Abdichtungsanordnung für Fugen zwischen einem Bauteil und einer Wand und Profilleiste für eine solche Abdichtungsanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157219.20221109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 0996/20 () of 2.11.2022

Online on

03.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 9/065
B66C 23/80
B66F 9/075

Application no.

14721006.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - clarity of disclosure
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Amendment to case - admissibly raised and maintained (yes)

Application title

A LIFT TRUCK EQUIPPED WITH STABILIZER MEANS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T099620.20221102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 501 KB)
T 0768/21 (VERRE FEUILLETE/ST GOBAIN) of 8.11.2022

Online on

03.01.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 17/10
B64C 1/14
B60J 7/043

Application no.

14805975.1

Keywords

Activité inventive

Application title

VERRE FEUILLETÉ MINCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T076821.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 439 KB)
T 1381/18 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/95
A61F 2/00
A61F 2/24

Application no.

12193316.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Two-part package for medical implant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138118.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269 KB)
T 0562/19 (PAPER COMPRISING MICROFILAMENTS/Teijin Aramid) of 7.12.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 13/26
D21H 15/06
D21H 15/08

Application no.

11807929.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PAPER COMPRISING MICROFILAMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T056219.20221207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 1022/19 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/28

Application no.

09767267.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

DIALYSIS SYSTEM HAVING AUTOMATED EFFLUENT SAMPLING AND PERITONEAL EQUILIBRATION TEST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T102219.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1120/19 (Solenis/Paper with starch) of 17.11.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 21/36
D21H 17/28
D21H 17/37

Application no.

11758382.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - unambiguously derivable (no)
Auxiliary request substantiated (yes)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR INCREASING THE ADVANTAGES OF STARCH IN PULPED CELLULOSIC MATERIAL IN THE PRODUCTION OF PAPER AND PAPERBOARD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112019.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 466 KB)
T 1945/19 () of 30.11.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 33/10

Application no.

13766783.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 9 (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

JOURNAL BEARING AND METHOD OF FACILITATING HYDRODYNAMIC OIL FLOW, LOAD CAPACITY AND OPTIMIZATION OF BEARING PERFORMANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T194519.20221130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 2502/19 (Climate control devices/SIEMENS) of 19.12.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 23/19
F24F 11/00

Application no.

13773914.0

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - first and second auxiliary requests (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation

Application title

Social learning softthermostat for commercial buildings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T250219.20221219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2769/19 () of 14.10.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61J 1/05
A61M 5/172
A61J 1/14
A61M 5/38

Application no.

10191221.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes/no)
Late-filed objection - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (no/yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (yes/no)
Objection withdrawn in first-instance proceedings, resubmitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (no)
Objection sufficiently substantiated (yes) - admitted (yes)

Application title

Container for storing medical or pharmaceutical liquids

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276919.20221014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 713 KB)
T 0039/21 () of 21.12.2022

Online on

02.01.2023

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00
A61M 15/00
A61L 9/03
A61M 15/06
F22B 1/28
H05B 6/06
A61M 11/04
H05B 6/10

Application no.

15725173.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment to case - reasons for submitting amendment in appeal proceedings (yes)
Amendment to case - amendment admitted (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED VAPORIZER DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003921.20221221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)

December 2022

T 1794/16 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

10006462.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Added subject-matter - (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T179416.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 665 KB)
T 2256/17 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 19/70
H04N 19/88
H04N 21/44

Application no.

14724585.6

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED RTP PAYLOAD FORMAT DESIGNS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T225617.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1248/18 (Sicherheitspapier/G+D) of 28.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 21/42

Application no.

12769595.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES SICHERHEITSPAPIERS UND MIKROLINSENFADEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124818.20221128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 2941/18 () of 7.10.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/5313
C08L 77/00
C08K 7/14
C08J 5/08
C08J 5/04

Application no.

13170801.8

Keywords

Berichtigung der Bezeichnung einer Einsprechenden (ja)
Hilfsantrag 5 - zugelassen - hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Einwand mangelnder erfinderischer Tätigkeit - zugelassen (ja)
Hilfsantrag 5 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) naheliegende Alternative
Hilfsantrag 8 - nicht zugelassen - rechtfertigende Gründe für die Änderungen (nein)

Application title

Glasfaserverstärkte flammgeschützte Polyamidformmassen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T294118.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 532 KB)
T 1473/19 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B6/00
H01F38/18
H04B5/00

Application no.

11749363.5

Keywords

New evidence filed on appeal - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)
Correction of error - (no)

Application title

CONTACTLESS ROTARY JOINT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147319.20220930

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521 KB)
T 1742/19 (Pharmaceutical composition containing an anti-nucleating agent/ MERCK … of 10.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/48
A61K 31/513

Application no.

05852790.4

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1-5 - Sufficiency of disclosure (No)
Auxiliary request 6 - Sufficiency of disclosure (Yes)
Auxiliary request 6 - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING AN ANTI-NUCLEATING AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174219.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 1943/19 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01D 13/02
H01L 23/34

Application no.

13716999.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG SYNTHETISCHER FÄDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T194319.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
T 2530/19 (Hearing aid's gain model/SONOVA) of 25.10.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03G 3/30
H03G 3/32
H04R 25/00

Application no.

10752598.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no), second auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficient disclosure - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Method and system for providing hearing assistance to a user

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T253019.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2599/19 () of 14.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

07871714.7

Keywords

Admittance of main and sole request (no) - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

A VIBRATING FLOW DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING A VIBRATING FLOW DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T259919.20221114

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1182/20 (Synergistic antimicrobial agents/NEVADA NATURALS) of 10.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/3508
A23L 3/3526
A23B 4/12
A01N 37/02
C07C 233/00

Application no.

12876407.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Synergistic antimicrobial agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118220.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 1121/21 () of 26.9.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 9/04
C09C 3/08
C08J 3/20

Application no.

06749347.8

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (no)
Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Opponent identifiable

Application title

TREATED FILLER AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112121.20220926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433 KB)
T 1784/22 () of 20.12.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/122
A61B 17/128

Application no.

02775909.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

THROUGH THE SCOPE ENDOSCOPIC HEMOSTATIC CLIPPING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178422.20221220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 0256/16 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/00
B27N 5/00

Application no.

05783838.5

Keywords

Admittance of documents D7 to D16 (no)
Admittance of auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)
Unallowable extension (yes: main request; no: auxiliary request 1)
Apportionment of costs (no)

Application title

Method for manufacturing products based on wood powder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T025616.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 731 KB)
T 2726/17 (Warning radar system / Airbus Helicopters Deutschland) of 16.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 13/94
G01S 13/90

Application no.

12400052.2

Keywords

Filing of Notice of Appeal via Web-form filing, sufficient time for informing appellant
Principles of legitimate expectations and of good faith
Inventive step - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 1 to 4 (no)

Application title

An obstacle and terrain warning radar system for a rotorcraft

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T272617.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0436/18 () of 28.10.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 11/00

Application no.

07015018.0

Keywords

Added matter (yes: main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4)
Admittance of auxiliary requests 5 to 8 (no)

Application title

Intaglio printing press

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043618.20221028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0450/18 () of 11.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

-

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Beschwerdeverfahren - Besorgnis der Befangenheit - (nein)
Verweis des Verfahrens in Hauptsache an Beschwerdekammer mit anderer Besetzung und anderer Geschäftsstelle - (nein)
Kostenverteilung zulasten der (der mündlichen Verhandlung fernbleibenden) Einsprechenden
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T045018.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 562 KB)
T 1280/18 (Managing data/SAMSUNG) of 15.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

15174165.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128018.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2075/18 (Optical skin treatment / Koninklijke Philips N.V.) of 23.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/06
A61B 18/20
H05B 41/34
H05B 41/30
A61B 18/00

Application no.

11773563.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SKIN TREATMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T207518.20221123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2907/18 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/496
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/49

Application no.

10828107.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Remittal - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

DISPOSABLE WEARING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T290718.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447 KB)
T 1213/19 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/00

Application no.

12724706.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Method for producing a three-dimensional object

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121319.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 491 KB)
T 2213/19 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/06
E05D 15/00

Application no.

14003192.3

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1: Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2: Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsanträge 3-9: Ermessen Vorbringen nicht zuzulassen - Voraussetzungen des Art. 12 (3) VOBK 2020 erfüllt (nein)

Application title

Halteschiene zur Aufnahme einer Glasscheibe, Glasscheibe und Befestigungsverfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221319.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2950/19 () of 7.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

09739629.5

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

VERY HIGH FREQUENCY VIBRATORY FLOW METER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T295019.20221207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0221/20 () of 7.10.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 11/00
B41F 5/02
B41F 5/06
B41F 23/08
B41F 13/004
B41F 11/02
B41F 13/00
B41F 13/70
B65H 29/22
B65H 43/04
B65H 5/06

Application no.

13848246.8

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Admittance - auxiliary requests 1 and 2, documents K7 and K8 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Combination printer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022120.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1348/20 (Ecolab/alkali-acid system) of 1.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 3/04
C11D 3/20
C11D 7/06
C11D 7/08
C11D 7/10
C11D 7/26

Application no.

12788936.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

NON-PHOSPHATE DETERGENTS AND NON-PHOSPHORIC ACIDS IN AN ALTERNATING ALKALI/ACID SYSTEM FOR WAREWASHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134820.20221201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 1604/20 (Mobile terminal/LG ELECTRONICS) of 11.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

16167913.9

Keywords

Divisional application - main request
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Divisional application - new auxiliary request
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Admissibility - late filed new auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

MOBILE TERMINAL AND USER INTERFACE OF MOBILE TERMINAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T160420.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1617/21 () of 25.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00

Application no.

18173918.6

Keywords

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

Application title

TOBACCO-CONTAINING SMOKING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T161721.20221125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
D 0001/19 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D000119.20221213

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 215 KB)
D 0018/19 () of 22.11.2021

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

22.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:D001819.20211122

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
R 0004/21 (Antrag auf Überprüfung) of 19.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25B 5/12

Application no.

15770794.4

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung (offensichtlich unbegründet)
Verstoß gegen Art. 112a (2) c) (nein)

Application title

KNIEHEBELSPANNVORRICHTUNG, INSBESONDERE ZUR VERWENDUNG IM KAROSSERIEBAU DER KFZ-INDUSTRIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000421.20221219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 481 KB)
T 2803/18 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/42
G08B 19/00
G08B 23/00
G06N 5/04
G06N 99/00

Application no.

11794955.2

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR ANALYSING EVENTS FROM SENSOR DATA BY OPTIMIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T280318.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0009/19 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

07110130.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Laundry washing machine dispenser for detergent products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000919.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 733 KB)
T 1134/19 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/04
B29C 45/32
B29C 45/16

Application no.

10181792.2

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zulassung - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Spritzgiessvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T113419.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 504 KB)
T 1526/19 (Modifying search results based on context/LENOVO) of 15.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

16173805.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Modifying search results based on context characteristics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152619.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1974/19 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16B 7/04
F16L 3/133
F16L 3/24

Application no.

14290055.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - mémoire de recours
Recevabilité du recours - déposé dans les délais (oui)
Droit d'être entendu - procédure d'opposition
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Système de fixation d'un corps sur une paroi

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197419.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2249/19 () of 22.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/68
F16F 15/12
F16D 13/75
F16D 21/06

Application no.

06753290.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht in Frage gestellt
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

KUPPLUNGSAGGREGAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T224919.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281 KB)
T 3212/19 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B22D 11/049
B22D 11/20

Application no.

13706576.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (oui)
Objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les objections sur lesquelles la décision était fondée

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE REFROIDISSEMENT A DOUBLE JET POUR MOULE DE COULEE SEMI-CONTINUE VERTICALE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T321219.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 542 KB)
T 0659/20 (Distribution of market data/REFINITIV) of 14.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/04
H04L 9/32

Application no.

14860317.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Request filed after summons - auxiliary request (not admitted)

Application title

FAIR CREDIT SCREENED MARKET DATA DISTRIBUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065920.20221214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1058/20 (Alcohol production / Jupeng) of 4.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10J 3/66
C12P 7/08
C10J 3/02

Application no.

09767101.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
amendment of the party's appeal case - new request limited to one alternative (yes)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR SEQUESTERING CARBON DIOXIDE INTO ALCOHOLS VIA GASIFICATION AND FERMENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T105820.20221104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0650/21 () of 15.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01C 11/14
E01C 11/08

Application no.

15162038.2

Keywords

Admissibility of patent proprietor's appeal - statement of grounds - filed within time limit (no)
Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Admissibility of appeal - Prohibition of reformatio in peius
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed (yes)

Application title

STRUCTURAL JOINT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065021.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0695/21 () of 3.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 25/50
G05D 1/02
B63H 25/42
B63H 5/125

Application no.

15152584.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Abridged reasons for decision - agreement with finding of department of first instance
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (no)

Application title

Ship emergency stopping

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069521.20221103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2243/22 (A polypeptide/MICREOS) of 14.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/36

Application no.

16172568.4

Keywords

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

Application title

A polypeptide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T224322.20221214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269 KB)
T 1108/18 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 38/18
H01F 27/36

Application no.

08728478.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)

Application title

Shielded Power Coupling Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110818.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548 KB)
T 1683/18 () of 15.12.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41N 1/08

Application no.

07759824.1

Keywords

Valid filing of the appeal (yes)
Admittance of improved translation (yes)
Added matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (no)
Admittance of auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Manufacturing process to produce litho sheet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168318.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 2911/19 (Beta-glucosidase/NOVOZYMES) of 8.6.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 19/04
C12P 7/06

Application no.

05736399.6

Keywords

Patent as granted - added matter - (no)
Admittance of experimental data not admitted in opposition proceedings - (no)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - dismissed
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Validity of the priority - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Admittance of late-filed evidence and lines of attack - (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR DEGRADING OR CONVERTING PLANT CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T291119.20220608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 732 KB)
T 2924/19 (Methods of creating and screening DNA-encoded libraries/X-CHEM) of 14.12.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C40B 40/08
C40B 70/00

Application no.

10741877.4

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS OF CREATING AND SCREENING DNA-ENCODED LIBRARIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T292419.20221214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249 KB)
T 0448/20 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/14
C08L 23/00
C08L 23/26
H01B 1/00
H01B 3/44

Application no.

14802774.1

Keywords

Late-filed objection raised after summons
Late-filed objection - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

MOISTURE-AND PEROXIDE-CROSSLINKABLE POLYMERIC COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044820.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1621/20 (Physical-section-versus-virtual-section cross-referencing mechanism/ … of 28.11.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
G06F 17/30

Application no.

10151426.3

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method for performing storage virtualization in a storage system architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T162120.20221128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 0383/21 (Switching another USB port into a charging port/Microchip) of 16.12.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

15724834.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - appealed decision reasoned (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - request for oral proceedings withdrawn (yes)

Application title

PORT DISCONNECT CHARGING FUNCTION FOR USB HUB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038321.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1261/19 (Smallpox vaccine/BAVARIAN NORDIC) of 12.10.2022

Online on

19.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/285
A61K 39/145
A61K 39/29
A61K 39/12
A61P 37/04

Application no.

06707039.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opponent's appeal (no)
Late-filed objection - admitted into the proceedings (no)
Main request - novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

Use of a modified poxvirus for the rapid induction of immunity against a poxvirus or other infectious agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T126119.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 0108/20 () of 2.12.2022

Online on

19.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 31/44
A47J 31/52

Application no.

14165354.3

Keywords

Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung im Sinne des Art. 12 (4) VOBK 2020
Änderung des Vorbringens - in zulässiger Weise vorgebracht und aufrechterhalten (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Could-would approach
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Bedien- und Anzeigevorrichtung für einen programmgesteuerten Getränkebereiter und Getränkebereiter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T010820.20221202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1612/20 (Two thresholds for signaling data/ROCHE) of 18.11.2022

Online on

19.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

16153000.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR OPERATING A MEDICAL SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, MEDICAL SYSTEM, AND CONTROL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T161220.20221118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1924/15 (Plasma Arc Torch / Hypertherm) of 8.4.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05H 1/28
H05H 1/34

Application no.

04759383.5

Keywords

Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissible (yes)
Novelty (no)
Novelty - public prior use (yes)
Novelty - burden of proof
Amendment to appeal case - state of the proceedings

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALIGNMENT OF COMPONENTS OF A PLASMA ARC TORCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192415.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 524 KB)
T 1158/17 (Routing electronic message/ESCHER GROUP) of 12.12.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06Q 50/00

Application no.

09783613.4

Keywords

Technical contribution - routing an electronic message and ensuring its integrity (yes - no mere automation of an administrative scheme)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC BUSINESS POSTAL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T115817.20221212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 2007/17 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/20
A61B 17/00
A61K 39/00
A61K 39/145
A61K 9/14
A61M 37/00

Application no.

11767067.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SOLUBLE NEEDLE ARRAYS FOR DELIVERY OF INFLUENZA VACCINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T200717.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 1141/18 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61B 5/0484
A61B 5/0488
A61B 5/16
G01R 33/48

Application no.

13798992.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Diagnostizierverfahren
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - (nein)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ÜBERPRÜFUNG DER VALIDITÄT VON REAKTIONEN EINER PERSON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T114118.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 1545/20 (ELECTRONIC PERSONAL INTERACTIVE DEVICE / Poltorak) of 9.12.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30
G10L 15/00
H04L 12/28
G10L 13/033

Application no.

11781329.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC PERSONAL INTERACTIVE DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T154520.20221209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0158/21 () of 4.11.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/646

Application no.

10184050.2

Keywords

Correction of error - set of claims
Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (no)
Amendments - amended claims relating to unsearched subject-matter
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - Interlocutory revision

Application title

Electrical connector with improved crosstalk compensation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T015821.20221104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0781/15 (Antenneneinrichtung / Continental) of 29.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q 1/32
H01Q 5/00

Application no.

10719939.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 3 (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 3 (nein)

Application title

ANTENNENEINRICHTUNG FÜR DIE FAHRZEUGKOMMUNIKATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078115.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 2049/18 (Kochfeld / BSH) of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/06

Application no.

11707358.5

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr
Antrag auf Antragsbindung (abgelehnt wegen fehlender rechtlicher Grundlage)

Application title

KOCHFELD MIT ZUMINDEST EINER KOCHZONE SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES KOCHFELDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T204918.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 2113/18 (Automated external defibrillator with integrated modem /Qualcom Inc.) of 24.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/39

Application no.

10760166.8

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED MOBILE STATION MODEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211318.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2384/18 () of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 31/00
A61M 25/01

Application no.

09810642.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (yes)

Application title

CATHETER CONTROL SYSTEM AND GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238418.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470 KB)
T 2474/18 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61J 3/00
B65B 59/00
B65B 31/02

Application no.

11008865.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Oral proceedings - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Application title

Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T247418.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 2711/18 () of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 9/25
F03D 7/02
H02J 3/16
H02J 3/38

Application no.

11195355.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for determining a voltage bounding range

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T271118.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0178/19 (Multipurpose solutions for contact lens/DEMO) of 15.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 12/08
C11D 3/382
C11D 3/48
A01N 65/12

Application no.

11386025.8

Keywords

Novelty - multiple selection
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Multipurpose solutions for contact lens care comprising chamomile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017819.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0334/19 () of 23.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

11178825.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)
Claims - functional features (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Device and method for bringing into position and arranging a carcass part of slaughtered poultry on or in a product carrier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033419.20221123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0503/19 (ANHYDROUS CONVERSION OF METHANE / Veolia North America) of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 303/06
C07C 309/04
C07C 29/00
C07C 31/04
C01B 3/34

Application no.

03778140.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ANHYDROUS CONVERSION OF METHANE AND OTHER LIGHT ALKANES INTO METHANOL AND OTHER DERIVATIVES, USING RADICAL PATHWAYS AND CHAIN REACTIONS WITH MINIMAL WASTE PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T050319.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 0784/19 (Canine immunoglobulins/ZOETIS) of 23.5.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
C07K 16/46

Application no.

12723733.7

Keywords

Sole request - Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Late-filed evidence - no reasons for submitting with the statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

Therapeutic canine immunoglobulins and methods of using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078419.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 558 KB)
T 1119/19 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 293/00
G02B 1/04
C08J 7/00
B82Y 30/00
C08L 53/00
C08F 220/58

Application no.

13728602.7

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTACT LENSES COMPRISING WATER SOLUBLE N-(2 HYDROXYALKYL) (METH)ACRYLAMIDE POLYMERS OR COPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111919.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1589/19 (Competing antibodies/IMMUNEX) of 10.3.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61P 19/02
A61P 31/04
C07K 14/715

Application no.

15168899.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Divisional application - main request and auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)
Basis of proceedings - decision under appeal

Application title

Use of interleukin-4 receptor antibodies and compositions thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158919.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1116/20 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/58

Application no.

15180919.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (nein)
Mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für Vorlage erst im Beschwerdeverfahren (nein)

Application title

HYBRIDBREMSSYSTEM FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG UND VERFAHREN ZUM ANSTEUERN EINES HYBRIDBREMSSYSTEMS FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111620.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 556 KB)
T 0387/21 (Solid dispersion of Rotigotine / UCB BIOPHARMA) of 28.10.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/381

Application no.

10796399.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

POLYVINYLPYRROLIDONE FOR THE STABILIZATION OF A SOLID DISPERSION OF THE NON-CRYSTALLINE FORM OF ROTIGOTINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038721.20221028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 2014/21 (Simulation accuracy/YOKOGAWA) of 7.12.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 17/02
G05B 23/02

Application no.

17192593.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no): improvement of simulation accuracy not credible over the whole scope of the claim

Application title

Plant simulation device and plant simulation method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T201421.20221207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0793/18 (Two factor authentication/ADVANCED NEW TECHNOLOGIES) of 9.12.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/42
G06F 21/43

Application no.

14741712.5

Keywords

Inventive step - use of alphanumeric instead of QR verification code (no
Inventive step - obvious alternative)

Application title

TWO FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T079318.20221209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1356/18 () of 9.12.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 4/06
A61Q 3/02

Application no.

10750001.9

Keywords

Interruption of proceedings (no)
Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

REMOVABLE COLOR GEL BASECOAT FOR ARTIFICIAL NAIL COATINGS AND METHODS THEREFORE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T135618.20221209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 1512/19 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

09789714.4

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - main request (yes)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - amendment overcomes issues raised
Amendment after summons - main request (no)

Application title

A FLOW METER INCLUDING A BALANCE MEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151219.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 3038/19 (Stable formulations of Neisseria Meningitidis rLP2086 antigens / … of 6.9.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/34
A61K 47/44
G01N 33/569

Application no.

11757949.0

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1-9 (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - auxiliary request 10 (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)

Application title

STABLE FORMULATIONS OF NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS rLP2086 ANTIGENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T303819.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 0103/20 (Antibody formulation/MILLENIUM) of 24.11.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/14
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26
A61K 9/00

Application no.

12722973.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Formulation for anti- 4 7 antibody

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T010320.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256 KB)
T 0199/20 (ALK-inhibitors/TAKEDA) of 4.11.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/505
A61K 31/513

Application no.

09751617.3

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - formulation of the objective technical problem

Application title

PHOSPHOROUS DERIVATIVES AS KINASE INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T019920.20221104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 0714/20 (Pedestrian detection/HITACHI) of 1.12.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G06T 7/00
B60R 1/00
G08G 1/16
H04N 5/235
H04N 7/18

Application no.

14757497.4

Keywords

Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment to case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to case - Article 12(4) and 12(6) RPBA 2020

Application title

OBJECT SENSING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071420.20221201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0236/18 () of 6.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

10759895.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

GEHÄUSE MIT VERSCHLUSSKLAPPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023618.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)
T 2036/18 () of 20.9.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/02
C05G 3/00
C05C 9/00

Application no.

11790996.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition do not preclude the maintenance of the patent as granted

Application title

FLUID BED GRANULATION OF UREA AND RELATED APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203618.20220920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0232/19 (Process of treating hair/Rhodia Operations) of 6.12.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/02

Application no.

10702089.3

Keywords

Admission of new evidence (No)
Main Request - Sufficiently disclosed, novel and inventive

Application title

Process of treating hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023219.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0322/19 () of 11.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

10799241.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING TETRAFLUOROPROPENE AND DIFLUOROMETHANE AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T032219.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2345/19 (Power system/Brilliant Light Power) of 26.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/86
H01M 4/94
H01M 4/96
H01M 8/18
H01M 8/22
H01M 14/00
H01M 8/06

Application no.

12715500.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

H2O - BASED ELECTROCHEMICAL HYDROGEN - CATALYST POWER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234519.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 2476/19 () of 21.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/64
B29C 49/78
B29C 49/68

Application no.

14173929.2

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Rücknahme der Beschwerde

Application title

Heizeinrichtung und Heizverfahren für Blasmaschine sowie Blasmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T247619.20221121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2601/19 () of 11.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/14

Application no.

07703196.1

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung des Anmeldungsgegenstandes (nein)
Unzureichende Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

MESSANORDNUNG MIT MAGNET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T260119.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 469 KB)
T 0005/20 () of 16.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03B 13/08
F03B 3/02

Application no.

10732669.6

Keywords

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

Application title

SCHACHTKRAFTWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000520.20221116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0430/20 (Goji Limited / Spatially controlled energy delivery) of 25.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/68
H05B 6/70

Application no.

15161925.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1
Inventive step - 4 (no)
Remittal - (no)
Discretion not to admit submission - requirements of Art. 12(3) RPBA 2020 met
Discretion not to admit submission - auxiliary requests 5
Discretion not to admit submission - 11 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 12
Late-filed auxiliary requests - 33
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

SPATIALLY CONTROLLED ENERGY DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043020.20221125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 491 KB)
T 0948/20 () of 22.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 27/08

Application no.

15150903.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vibrationszuführsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T094820.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1688/20 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 3/10
B05B 5/04

Application no.

16155743.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - selection of numerical ranges
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ROTARY ATOMIZING ELECTROSTATIC APPLICATOR AND SHAPING AIR RING FOR THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168820.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 2164/21 (Method for producing a stabilised antibody/CHUGAI) of 9.9.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/09
C07K 1/00
C07K 16/36
C12P 21/08
A61K 39/395
C12N 15/10
C07K 1/107
C07K 14/705
C07K 16/00

Application no.

19185595.6

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
auxiliary request 1 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Method for stabilizing proteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216421.20220909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 1834/22 (Mobile device analysis/Nanobiosym) of 8.12.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

14722884.5

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOBILE DEVICE ANALYSIS OF NUCLEIC ACIDS AND PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183422.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 1110/19 () of 29.11.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/44
D21F 1/00

Application no.

09792180.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PERMEABLE BELT FOR NONWOVENS PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111019.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 1485/19 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 5/50

Application no.

13706334.3

Keywords

Withdrawal of appeal when application no longer pending
Reimbursement of the appeal fee in part (no)

Application title

FILTERING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SUPPRESSION OF NON-STATIONARY REVERBERATION IN ULTRASOUND IMAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148519.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273 KB)
T 2954/19 (Ulipristal acetate tablets / LABORATOIRE HRA) of 6.12.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 31/56

Application no.

09764855.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - Main request and auxiliary requests I to V (no)

Application title

ULIPRISTAL ACETATE TABLETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T295419.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0605/20 (Peptide formulations/NOVO NORDISK) of 11.11.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 38/26
A61K 38/28
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/20
A61K 47/26

Application no.

04797453.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - selection invention
Inventive step - formulation of the technical problem

Application title

PROPYLENE GLYCOL-CONTAINING PEPTIDE FORMULATIONS WHICH ARE OPTIMAL FOR PRODUCTION AND FOR USE IN INJECTION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060520.20221111

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476 KB)
T 0732/21 (MRI-Safe Implantable Disk Magnet/MED-EL) of 28.9.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36
A61N 1/372

Application no.

16189856.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MRI-SAFE DISK MAGNET FOR IMPLANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T073221.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 2340/17 () of 21.9.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 51/42
B65B 47/02

Application no.

07818306.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Heizplatte mit einer Vielzahl von Heizpatronen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234017.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2503/18 () of 15.9.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/06

Application no.

10784259.3

Keywords

Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (no)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2ter
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 3ter
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 3ter and 4 (no)

Application title

Threaded connection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T250318.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1513/19 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 19/176
H04N 19/147
H04N 19/61
H04N 19/124
H04N 19/149
H04N 19/126
H04N 19/186

Application no.

13738936.7

Keywords

All requests - priority (no)
Main request and first auxiliary request - novelty (no)
Second auxiliary request - admittance under Article 13(2) RPBA 2020 (no)
Third auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Application title

CHROMA QUANTIZATION PARAMETER EXTENSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151319.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486 KB)
T 1783/19 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 5/00
B61D 17/22

Application no.

15163033.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

ÜBERGANGSSCHUTZ FÜR GELENKIG MITEINANDER VERBUNDENE SCHIENENFAHRZEUG-WAGENKÄSTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178319.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2119/19 () of 10.11.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 11/00
B42D 15/00
G06K 7/10
G06K 19/14
H04W 12/00
G06K 19/06

Application no.

11718740.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Auswahl aus einem Bereich
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)

Application title

KOMBINATION VON LUMINESZENZSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211919.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455 KB)
T 2279/19 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04
C08F 10/00
F16L 9/12

Application no.

09790097.1

Keywords

Documents submitted with statement of grounds - not admitted
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T227919.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0031/20 () of 11.10.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 1/08
F02K 1/52

Application no.

09167793.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Variable slope exhaust nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003120.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1010/20 (Saving digital content by person-based clustering/SAMSUNG) of 27.10.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/40
G06F 17/30
G06K 9/00

Application no.

08778382.5

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method of saving digital content classified by person-based clustering

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101020.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1228/20 (Soluble foaming beverage powder/NESTLÉ) of 7.10.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/40
A23C 11/00

Application no.

12162948.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Soluble foaming beverage powder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122820.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1776/18 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/66
A23L 33/00
A23L 33/185
A23J 3/14
A23J 3/16

Application no.

12769275.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Legal basis for not admitting late-filed requests
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

POWDERED NUTRITIONAL FORMULATIONS INCLUDING SPRAY-DRIED PLANT PROTEIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177618.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 596 KB)
T 0638/19 (Disulfide-crosslinked hydrogels/BIOREGEN) of 13.9.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/573
C08B 37/00
C08J 3/075
A61P 19/00

Application no.

11823038.2

Keywords

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

Application title

LOW-MODIFICATION BIOCOMPATIBLE HIGH POLYMER SULFHYDRYL-MODIFIED DERIVATIVES, CROSS-LINKED MATERIAL THEREOF, AND USES OF SAID MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063819.20220913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 0813/19 (Anti-activin A antibodies/AMGEN) of 7.7.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
A61K 39/395
C12N 15/13
A61P 5/06
A61P 9/10
A61P 35/00
A61P 37/00
A61P 43/00

Application no.

12154124.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

Anti-activin A antibodies and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T081319.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553 KB)
T 0814/19 (Olaparib solid dispersion/KUDOS) of 19.10.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/502
A61K 47/32
A61K 9/20

Application no.

09740728.2

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION 514

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T081419.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1038/19 (Rekombinates Verfahren zur Herstellung von PUFAs/BASF) of 6.9.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23D 9/00
C12P 7/64
A23L 33/115
C12N 15/82
C11B 1/00
C12N 9/02
A23D 9/02

Application no.

09176083.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1B bis 1D, 2A bis 2D, 3A bis 3C, 4A bis 4C - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Hilfsantrag 6A - Erfordermisse des EPÜ erfüllt - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung mehrfach ungesättigter Fettsäuren in transgenen Organismen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T103819.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 849 KB)
T 3099/19 () of 24.11.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 11/06
G06T 7/00
B66B 9/08

Application no.

13713554.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAMME FOR EXTRACTING INFORMATION ABOUT A STAIRCASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T309919.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 3183/19 (LLR combination/NTT) of 29.11.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04J 99/00
H04B 7/04
H04B 7/022

Application no.

15746734.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main and 1st auxiliary request (no): obvious modification
Admittance of requests filed after summons - 2nd and 3rd auxiliary requests: no exceptional circumstances justified with cogent reasons + "fresh case"

Application title

Base station device, wireless communication system, and communication method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T318319.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 1098/20 (MESSAGE USER INTERFACES FOR CAPTURE AND TRANSMITTAL OF MEDIA CONTENT … of 7.11.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/10

Application no.

15728307.8

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

MESSAGE USER INTERFACES FOR CAPTURE AND TRANSMITTAL OF MEDIA AND LOCATION CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T109820.20221107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0837/18 (Heating with multifrequency microwaves / Goji limited) of 16.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/80

Application no.

12173921.3

Keywords

Divisional application
General principles - prohibition venire contra factum proprium (request for remittal not admitted)

Application title

Method and system for heating with multi-frequency microwaves

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T083718.20221116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 508 KB)
T 1385/18 (Audio signal decoder / Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) of 8.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14
G10L 19/02

Application no.

10771705.0

Keywords

Priority - main request (partial)
Priority - auxiliary request 0 (yes)
Documents - availability to the public (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 0
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal - (yes)
MPEG standards

Application title

AUDIO SIGNAL ENCODER, AUDIO SIGNAL DECODER, METHOD FOR ENCODING OR DECODING AN AUDIO SIGNAL USING AN ALIASING-CANCELLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138518.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432 KB)
T 0260/19 (Fragments bioactifs de l'IL-33/CNRS) of 12.11.2021

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07K 14/54
C07K 16/24

Application no.

12705692.7

Keywords

Preuves déposées tardivement (article 13(2) RPCR) - raisons convaincantes (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requéte auxiliaire 3 (oui)

Application title

Nouveaux fragments d'IL-33 superactifs et leurs utilisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T026019.20211112

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 607 KB)
T 2886/19 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/16
C08F 4/6592
C08L 23/08

Application no.

14710696.7

Keywords

Late-filed facts - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)
Late-filed facts - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

POLYMER RESINS WITH IMPROVED PROCESSABILITY AND MELT FRACTURE CHARACTERISTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T288619.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1320/20 (Porous polymer systems/Cytosorbents) of 10.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/26
B01J 20/28
B32B 3/26
C08J 9/00
B82Y 30/00

Application no.

11823877.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

SIZE SELECTIVE POLYMER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T132020.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1917/20 (Re-establishment of rights/MineRP IP) of 17.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/06
G06Q 10/08
G06Q 50/02

Application no.

15878306.8

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights (no - no special circumstances, no isolated error)

Application title

A SYSTEM AND A METHOD FOR LIFE OF MINE PLANNING AND COST CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T191720.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
R 0005/22 () of 24.11.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/50

Application no.

14172398.1

Keywords

Violation of right to be heard (no)
"surprise" reasoning in decision (no) - no causal link to decision (obiter dictum) - point 6 reasons

Application title

Controlled release pharmaceutical compositions comprising a fumaric acid ester

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000522.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 2760/17 () of 28.9.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/12
B29C 49/46
B29C 49/06

Application no.

11822820.4

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - (ja)
Ausführbarkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument und darauf gestützte Einwände
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR BLASFORMUNG VON STERILEN BEHÄLTERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276017.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496 KB)
T 1129/18 (Wind Speed determination system/Hubbell Inc) of 9.11.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P 5/10
H01R 4/50
H02G 1/02

Application no.

14776115.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step - Main Request (No)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request 2a (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 1 (no), auxiliary requests 2, 2a (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - Auxiliary request 2 (no), Auxiliary request 2a (yes)
Definition by reference to another entity (not clear)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING WIND SPEEDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112918.20221109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 2985/18 (Verfahren zum Betreiben eines autonomen Flurförderfahrzeugs/KUKA) of 11.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/93
B66F 17/00
B66F 9/06

Application no.

11709103.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - berücksichtigt (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 1 und 3 bis 6
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - berücksichitgt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES AUTONOMEN FLURFÖRDERFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T298518.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 0696/19 (Piston ring/NISSAN) of 4.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 9/26
C22C 38/00

Application no.

12006986.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - bonus effect (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

Piston ring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069619.20221004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1855/19 () of 29.11.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 41/16
B65B 41/18
B65B 51/32
B65B 57/04
B65B 59/00
B65B 9/02

Application no.

15166670.8

Keywords

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

Application title

FOLIENHANDLINGANORDNUNG, VERPACKUNGSMASCHINE UND DEREN BETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185519.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332 KB)
T 1017/20 (RAILWAY SYSTEMS USING ACOUSTIC MONITORING / Siemens Mobility) of 5.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 29/32
B61L 29/18
B61L 25/02
B61L 23/06

Application no.

10752138.7

Keywords

Main request - admitted in first-instance proceedings (no)
Main request - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)
Main request - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Main request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

RAILWAY SYSTEMS USING ACOUSTIC MONITORING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101720.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1075/20 () of 10.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 21/18
B65B 21/20
B65B 35/36
B65B 5/06
B65B 5/08
B65B 5/10

Application no.

15189611.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM UMGANG MIT ARTIKELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T107520.20221010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1162/20 (Sealing composition/Bona) of 27.9.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 41/49
C08G 18/10
C09J 175/00

Application no.

09007575.5

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

A sealing composition, a method for preparing a sealing composition and the use of such a sealing composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116220.20220927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0470/21 (Catalyst Carrier/Saint Gobain) of 27.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 21/04
B01J 21/12
B01J 35/10
B01J 37/00

Application no.

06772283.5

Keywords

Right to be heard - violation (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment to case - amendment overcomes objection (no)

Application title

A CATALYST CARRIER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047021.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1766/16 (Alimentation en puissance d'éléments électriques / Brandt) of 12.7.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 6/04

Application no.

09290981.1

Keywords

Activité inventive (non) pas d'e problème technique identifiable

Application title

Procédé d'alimentation en puissance d'au moins un élément électrique et appareil de cuisson mettant en ½uvre le procédé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T176616.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 492 KB)
T 0607/18 (Dilemma des Fachmanns - nicht in Kombination ausführbare … of 22.11.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/96

Application no.

10159067.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Verbinden von Kunststoff-Hohlkammerprofilen im Eckbereich

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060718.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0873/18 () of 26.8.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 17/107

Application no.

12183529.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 6, 9 bis 11, 13, 3A, 9A und 13A
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Reformatio in peius - Hilfsanträge 7, 8, 12, 14, 15

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Detektieren von Streulichtsignalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087318.20220826

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 482 KB)
T 1111/19 () of 21.11.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 13/18
F01N 13/08
F01N 1/08

Application no.

13156077.3

Keywords

Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - (nein)
Berichtigung von Mängeln - offensichtlicher Fehler
Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

SCHALLDÄMPFER-EINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111119.20221121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 3084/19 () of 14.11.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/00
H02M 3/158
H03K 17/567
H03K 17/74

Application no.

11807435.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and third auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - first and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Power converter circuits including high electron mobility transistors for switching and rectification

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T308419.20221114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
D 0016/21 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D001621.20220303

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 271 KB)
D 0018/21 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D001821.20220303

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 261 KB)
T 1242/18 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 53/00
H05B 3/58
B60S 1/48

Application no.

06022243.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - nach Rücknahme der Beschwerde in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - anteilig (ja)

Application title

Beheizbarer Steckverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124218.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2215/18 (Aqueous cosmetic compositions comprising alkylcellulose/ DIOR) of 2.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/891
A61Q 1/04
A61Q 19/00

Application no.

11757646.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I-VI - Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary requests VII-XIII - Admission into the proceedings (Yes)
Auxiliary request VII - Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (No)
Auxiliary request VII - Broadening of the claim (No)
Auxiliary requests VII-XIII - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary requests XIV-XX - Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (Yes)
Auxiliary request XXI - Admission into the proceedings (No)

Application title

AQUEOUS COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING ALKYLCELLULOSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221518.20220902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506 KB)
T 2250/18 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/20
A61B 17/00
A61B 18/18
A61B 19/00
A61N 5/06

Application no.

09718363.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PHOTO-EPILATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T225018.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 568 KB)
T 2467/18 (Plasma arc torch failure detection / HYPERTHERM) of 23.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05H 1/34
B23K 9/095

Application no.

11760590.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)

Application title

FAILURE EVENT DETECTION IN A PLASMA ARC TORCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T246718.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0289/19 () of 6.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10N 30/02
C10N 30/06
C10N 30/00
C10N 40/25

Application no.

13744498.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

LUBRICATING OIL COMPOSITION FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T028919.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 466 KB)
T 0767/19 (Rubusosid/SYMRISE) of 8.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 27/00
A23L 11/30

Application no.

11165566.8

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

VERWENDUNG VON RUBUSOSID ZUM VERRINGERN ODER UNTERDRÜCKEN VON BESTIMMTEN UNANGENEHMEN GESCHMACKSEINDRÜCKEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T076719.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1096/19 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/20
A61B 18/18
A61N 5/06

Application no.

12161368.1

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Industrial application - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment of appeal's case after summons - cogent reasons (no) - admitted (no)
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

PHOTO-EPILATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T109619.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 1151/19 () of 26.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 1/60
F16B 5/02

Application no.

07748494.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Fastener for fixing a door or window frame to the border of an opening in a building

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T115119.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1484/19 (Methods for evaluating peptide mixtures/MOMENTA) of 29.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

07761581.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS OF EVALUATING PEPTIDE MIXTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148419.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 1820/19 (Process for preparing a pharmaceutical formulation of contrast agents … of 8.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/10
A61K 51/04

Application no.

14165006.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Process for preparing a pharmaceutical formulation of contrast agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T182019.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473 KB)
T 0229/20 (Stabilizing proteins/MERZ) of 24.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/19
A61K 47/14
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/32
A61K 47/36

Application no.

11767935.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision - appeal case directed to arguments on which decision was based (no)

Application title

FORMULATION SUITABLE FOR STABILIZING PROTEINS, WHICH IS FREE OF MAMMALIAN EXCIPIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022920.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0530/20 () of 26.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63G 7/00
B60R 21/00
B60R 22/00

Application no.

06753628.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Reply to statement of grounds of appeal - reasons set out clearly and concisely (no)

Application title

AMUSEMENT DEVICE SEAT ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053020.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0554/20 (High milk solid chocolate composition/MONDELEZ) of 21.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00
A23G 1/30
A23G 1/46

Application no.

06790790.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - evidence and auxiliary request
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

HIGH MILK SOLID CHOCOLATE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055420.20221021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 1294/20 (PREPREG AND COMPOSITE MATERIALS/TORAY) of 30.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/24
C08K 7/06
C08L 101/00

Application no.

13169274.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A PREPREG AND CARBON FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129420.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1402/20 (Shared key exchange using proxy/NTT) of 21.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
G09C 1/00
H04L 9/30

Application no.

16737330.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

KEY-EXCHANGE METHOD, KEY-EXCHANGE SYSTEM, KEY DEVICE, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140220.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521 KB)
T 1539/20 (Performance monitoring/INETCO SYSTEMS) of 24.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/34
H04L 12/26
H04L 12/24

Application no.

12814717.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - all requests (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - all requests (no)

Application title

Method and system for monitoring performance of an application system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153920.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1240/21 (Time decay I/PHILIPS) of 25.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0485
G06F 3/0488

Application no.

13184226.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Touch-screen image scrolling system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124021.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 1534/21 (Time decay II/PHILIPS) of 26.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0485
G06F 3/0488

Application no.

13184227.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Touch-screen image scrolling system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153421.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0822/19 () of 18.10.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 17/107

Application no.

11871783.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Photoelectric Smoke Detector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082219.20221018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0981/19 (CO2 RECOVERY DEVICE / Mitsubishi et al.) of 6.10.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/14
B01D 53/62
B01D 19/00

Application no.

14853394.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

CO2 RECOVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098119.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1557/19 (Composition for inducing regulatory T cells/THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO) of 22.11.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
C12N 1/00
C12Q 1/02
G01N 33/50

Application no.

11728077.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Composition for inducing proliferation or accumulation of regulatory T cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T155719.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 0211/20 (Reinigungsmittel/Henkel) of 18.11.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 1/72
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/39
C11D 3/20

Application no.

09763945.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Ermessensfehler in erster Instanz (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T021120.20221118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278 KB)

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