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.

January 2020

T 1968/14 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

22.01.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/11

Application no.

07722204.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Klarheit - (nein)

Application title

TRAGBARES DIAGNOSTISCHES SYSTEM FÜR GLEICHGEWICHTSFUNKTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196814.20191216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.939K)
T 0757/15 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

22.01.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/00
A61M 16/10

Application no.

08396014.6

Keywords

Admittance of a document filed with the statement of grounds of appeal (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Admittance of first auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Arrangement for detecting a leak in anesthesia system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T075715.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.885K)
T 0817/15 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

22.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 1/00
G01N 35/04
B65G 1/04
G01N 35/00
G01N 35/02
B65G 1/137

Application no.

04000422.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Automatisches Lagersystem und Klimaschrank mit automatischem Lagersystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081715.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.498K)
T 0379/16 (EPICHLORHYDRIN PRODUCTION/TECHNIP) of 19.11.2019

Online on

22.01.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 303/08
C08G 59/04

Application no.

06121391.4

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Process for producing epichlorhydrin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037916.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.295K)
T 0832/16 () of 7.11.2019

Online on

22.01.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/08
F01N 3/20
B01D 53/94

Application no.

04714777.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 3 - request clearly allowable (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 4
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request 4 (yes)

Application title

EXHAUST-GAS PURIFICATION SYSTEM FOR THE SELECTIVE CATALYTIC REDUCTION OF NITROGEN OXIDES IN THE LEAN EXHAUST GAS OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES AND METHOD OF EXHAUST-GAS PURIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083216.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.451K)
T 2138/14 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44
H04N 5/445
G06F 3/048

Application no.

09826393.2

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Techniques for implementing a cursor for televisions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213814.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.743K)
T 0054/16 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/34
A24D 1/02

Application no.

10158697.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge

Application title

Verfahren zur optischen Kontrolle eines Umhüllungspapierstreifens der Tabak verarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005416.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 560.312K)
T 0228/16 () of 16.1.2020

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45C 11/00
A61L 12/04
A61L 12/08

Application no.

04765064.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND CONTAINER FOR STERILIZING AND STORING SOFT CONTACT LENSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T022816.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.686K)
T 0970/16 (Soil release benefits / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 22.10.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

08869755.2

Keywords

Admissibility of opponent 1' appeal (no) - missing statement of grounds
Sufficiency of the disclosure (all requests) : (no)

Application title

USE OF A CELLULASE TO IMPART SOIL RELEASE BENEFITS TO COTTON DURING A SUBSEQUENT LAUNDERING PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097016.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.510K)
T 1054/16 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 19/04
F04D 29/66
F16F 15/02

Application no.

11155766.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Vibration damper for vacuum pumps

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105416.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.000K)
T 1487/16 (HÖCHSTDISPERGIERBARE SILICAS/EVONIK DEGUSSA) of 12.6.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B82Y30/00
C01B33/193
C08K3/36

Application no.

04700701.8

Keywords

Priorität - dieselbe Erfindung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - unerwartete Verbesserung

Application title

HÖCHSTDISPERGIERBARE SILICAS FÜR GUMMIANWENDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148716.20190612

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420.026K)
T 1643/16 () of 2.12.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/48

Application no.

05819348.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE MIT EINER SORPTIONSTROCKENVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN DERSELBEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164316.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.442K)
T 0122/17 () of 16.1.2020

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/28

Application no.

10003653.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Lüfterrad

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T012217.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.449K)
T 1196/17 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 18/00

Application no.

13190334.6

Keywords

Main request - admissibility - sufficiently substantiated (no)
Auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes) - clarity (no) - sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

Variable scale sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T119617.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.029K)
T 1311/17 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22B 3/08

Application no.

08742803.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STUNNING POULTRY WITH GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T131117.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.262K)
T 2242/17 (Calcium carbonate/FP-Pigments Oy) of 13.11.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01F 11/18
C09C 1/02
B82Y 30/00

Application no.

05763248.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING OF A CALCIUM CARBONATE PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224217.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.459K)
T 1090/18 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/00

Application no.

07703226.6

Keywords

Right to be heard - opposition procedure
Right to be heard - change of composition of the opposition division
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

CAN END FOR A CAN AND SUCH CAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T109018.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.746K)
T 2948/18 (Plant maintenance/SIEMENS) of 25.11.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/00

Application no.

01957609.9

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Reimbursement of international search fee - (board not competent)
Inventive step - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Plant maintenance technology architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T294818.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.205K)
T 1599/14 (Dispositif de sécurisation / Oberthur) of 4.10.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 19/073

Application no.

06778867.9

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en œuvre (oui)
État de la technique le plus proche

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE SECURISATION ACTIVE POUR DISPOSITIF ELECTRONIQUE SANS CONTACT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T159914.20191004

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 379.766K)
T 1818/14 (User interface for appliance/ELECTROLUX) of 2.12.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

10009869.8

Keywords

Document D4 made available to the public (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - main request
Admissibility of auxiliary requests (no) - either not substantiated or prima facie not allowable

Application title

User interface and appliance of household or industrial type

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T181814.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.761K)
T 0132/15 () of 6.12.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 85/00

Application no.

10164150.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Stromwandlereinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T013215.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 434.203K)
T 2240/15 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 11/00
C22C 21/08
C22F 1/04

Application no.

05791238.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

Method for producing plural panel automotive members

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224015.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.316K)
T 1332/16 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 5/16
E04B 1/94
A62C 2/06

Application no.

04025822.0

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Feuerabschlusselement und Verfahren zur Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T133216.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.849K)
T 2119/16 () of 18.12.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01G 13/24
G01G 13/02
B65G 33/32

Application no.

06706101.0

Keywords

Inventive step (main request: no)
Admission of amended requests filed during appeal proceedings (auxiliary requests: no)

Application title

WEIGHING ARRANGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T211916.20191218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.068K)
T 2693/16 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 220/06
C08F 6/06
C08J 3/28

Application no.

09768037.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) Hauptantrag

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ABTRENNUNG METALLISCHER VERUNREINIGUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T269316.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299.971K)
T 0731/17 (Object persistence/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 15.1.2020

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04779551.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Object persistence in a database store

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T073117.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.237K)
T 0574/18 (Catalytic oxychlorination/Albermarle) of 17.10.2019

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 27/122
C07C 17/156
B01J 27/138
C07C 19/045

Application no.

06792834.1

Keywords

Late-filed new main request - admissible - yes - filed in reaction to the Board's communication
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

CATALYTIC OXYCHLORINATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T057418.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.516K)
T 2538/18 () of 13.1.2020

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/88

Application no.

05027593.2

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal of the case and reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Enhanced video metrology tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T253818.20200113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.179K)
T 1214/14 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04H 60/43

Application no.

09170818.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Channel registering apparatus and channel registering method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121414.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.073K)
T 1262/15 () of 7.11.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 1/28

Application no.

06763730.6

Keywords

Unzulässige Verallgemeinerung (nein)
Stand der Technik - Öffentliche Zugänglichkeit einer Bedienungsanleitung (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR LASER-MIKRODISSEKTION MIT EINER KONTINUIERLICHEN VERÄNDERUNG DER SCHNITTPARAMETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T126215.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 454.459K)
T 1618/15 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 1/28

Application no.

04791269.6

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Alle Anträge: nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR AUTOMATISCHEN ERZEUGUNG VON LASER-SCHNITTLINIEN IN DER LASER-MIKRODISSEKTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T161815.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 424.335K)
T 1442/16 (Cabrera ECG/PHILIPS) of 30.8.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05777582.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests I, II, III and IVa (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Amendments - auxiliary requests IV, V , VI and Va
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request VIa (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF MEDICAL MONITORING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144216.20190830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.172K)
T 0680/17 (Trend notification/LIFESCAN) of 12.11.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61B 5/00
A61B 5/145

Application no.

13151120.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Analyte testing method and system with high and low blood glucose trends notification

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T068017.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.474K)
T 2144/17 (Hard surface cleaning composition/The Procter & Gamble Company) of 24.10.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/825
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/36
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/43
C11D 17/04

Application no.

06124062.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Liquid hard surface cleaning compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T214417.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.467K)
T 2789/17 () of 25.11.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60S 1/48

Application no.

11794697.0

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF D'ESSUIE-GLACE ET DE LAVE-GLACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T278917.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 312.005K)
T 1076/18 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 4/00
F21V 19/00
F21V 29/00
F21V 17/16
F21Y 101/02
F21Y 103/00

Application no.

11764521.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung

Application title

LEUCHTMODULANORDNUNG MIT EINER LED AUF EINER PLATINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T107618.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.789K)
T 0071/19 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 1/00

Application no.

14198300.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Anzeigeeinrichtung für Sichtfelder eines Nutzfahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T007119.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259.951K)
T 2322/19 (Missing statement of grounds/GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS … of 14.1.2020

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/23

Application no.

08844265.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Optimum distance spectrum feedforward tail-biting convolutional codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232219.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.350K)
T 1713/13 () of 28.10.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/10

Application no.

07785682.1

Keywords

Unzureichende substantiierung in der Beschwerdebegründung - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachter Einwand - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

BLUTPUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171313.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 855.729K)
T 1511/14 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 21/02
H05B 37/02

Application no.

07108143.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Zulässigkeit verspäteter Einwände und Beweismittel (nein)

Application title

Leuchte mit "Melatonin-schonender" Wirkung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151114.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425.500K)
T 0101/15 (PROCESS FOR SYNTHESIZING PEROXIDES / Arkema) of 7.11.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 409/24
C07C 409/34
C07C 409/38
C07C 409/04
C07C 409/10
C07C 409/22

Application no.

07728595.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR SYNTHESIZING SELECTED ORGANIC PEROXIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010115.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.903K)
T 0998/15 () of 13.1.2020

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/02
B08B 3/08

Application no.

10425291.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Multi-purpose truck for re-establishment of safe and practicable road conditions, after car accidents, through cleaning of the road platform

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T099815.20200113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231.032K)
T 1919/15 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01D 5/14

Application no.

09718837.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requêtes subsidiaires 1
Activité inventive - 3 (non)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée
Modifications - requête subsidiaire 4 (oui)

Application title

AUBE AVEC PLATEFORME 3D COMPORTANT UN BULBE INTERAUBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191915.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 467.160K)
T 0390/16 (PROCEDE DE FABRICATION DE L'HEXAMETHYLENE DIAMINE/Rhodia Opé … of 24.9.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 209/48
C07C 211/12

Application no.

07788893.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Modifications - requêtes subsidiaires: extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE FABRICATION DE L'HÈXAMÈTHYLÈNE DIAMINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039016.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 339.957K)
T 1502/16 (Hot work steel/Rovalma) of 15.10.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/44

Application no.

09382044.7

Keywords

Transfer of opposition - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Hot work tool steel with outstanding toughness and thermal conductivity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150216.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.382K)
T 0298/17 () of 17.9.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 407/00
C07C 409/00
C08F 4/34
C08F 4/38

Application no.

10737342.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - all requests

Application title

STORAGE STABLE AND SAFE PEROXIDE EMULSIONS WITH A HIGH ACTIVE OXYGEN CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T029817.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.904K)
T 1687/17 () of 9.1.2020

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/20
E01C 21/00
E01C 23/06

Application no.

10000332.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Form der Entscheidung - gekürzte Form

Application title

Stabilisierer oder Recycler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168717.20200109

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 250.031K)
T 1723/17 () of 26.11.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/12
A61L 9/03

Application no.

10766370.0

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS OF EMITTING A VOLATILE MATERIAL FROM A DIFFUSER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T172317.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.638K)
T 1965/18 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 9/048
B60R 9/10

Application no.

14165400.4

Keywords

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

Application title

A tensioning device for a bicycle support assembly or a load carrier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196518.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.354K)
T 2186/15 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07B 1/46

Application no.

07820483.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Anträge - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM KLASSIEREN WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T218615.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.257K)
T 0423/16 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 7/04
D03D 13/00
D03D 15/00

Application no.

10187787.6

Keywords

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

Application title

High abrasion resistance tape

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T042316.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.231K)
T 0957/16 () of 13.11.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 9/24

Application no.

07810937.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (main request : yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (auxiliary request : yes)
Late submitted material - prior use
Late submitted material - evidence admitted
Late submitted material - (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

GREENHOUSE AND FORCED GREENHOUSE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T095716.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 510.528K)
T 1212/16 (Surface treatment of paper / BLANKOPHOR) of 10.10.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/07
D21H 17/09
D21H 17/51
C07D 251/00
C09K 11/06
D21H 21/30

Application no.

10171451.7

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Composition and process for whitening paper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121216.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.116K)
T 1540/16 () of 18.10.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 35/024
F02M 35/08
B23D 45/16

Application no.

08159684.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Power cutter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T154016.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.225K)
T 1821/16 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 1/00

Application no.

08799131.1

Keywords

-

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING PORTION CONTROL PROGRAMMING IN A PRODUCT FORMING DISPENSER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182116.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.457K)
T 2068/16 () of 25.11.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24C 5/47
A24D 1/02
A24D 3/04

Application no.

10717644.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

SMOKING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T206816.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.091K)
T 2095/16 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/16
B01D 53/94

Application no.

06732932.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A UREA-COMPRISING AQUEOUS STREAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T209516.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.780K)
T 0123/17 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47G 23/06

Application no.

09776408.8

Keywords

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)

Application title

COMBINATION OF TRAYS, IN PARTICULAR FOR CATERING PURPOSES ONBOARD AIRCRAFTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012317.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.956K)
T 0734/17 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/272
B60R 21/274

Application no.

12161507.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1a (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance for inventive step of auxiliary request 2 (no) for adaptation of the description (yes)
Inventive Step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Gas generator for inflating a gas bag of a vehicle occupant restraint system and method of inflating a gas bag

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T073417.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 466.452K)
T 1744/17 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 153/00
C09J 153/02

Application no.

07844895.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (no)

Application title

BLENDS OF BLOCK COPOLYMER AND ACRYLIC ADHESIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174417.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.335K)
T 1926/19 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45B 25/00
A45B 25/14
A45B 25/16

Application no.

05783984.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

A SWITCH USED FOR AN UMBRELLA CAPABLE OF OPERATION BY ONE HAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192619.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.383K)
T 2105/19 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/02
A23L 1/30
A23G 1/00

Application no.

01944475.1

Keywords

Inadmissible appeal - Missing statement of grounds

Application title

AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR EXTRACTING COCOA PROCYANIDINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210519.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.608K)
T 0343/16 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

14.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/04
C08K 5/00
C08L 23/10

Application no.

07253139.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal- Yes
Admissibility of appeal - reference to statement of grounds of other appellant permissible

Application title

Article comprising polypropylene composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034316.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.302K)
T 0834/16 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

14.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 23/06

Application no.

09155959.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - Wechsel des Gegenstandes
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1a
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1a

Application title

Rastanordnung für eine Getriebe-Schaltkupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083416.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 463.053K)
T 0544/15 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04B 43/00

Application no.

05758995.4

Keywords

Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Late-filed requests (main and first auxiliary request)
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Inventive step yes (second auxiliary request)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

PERISTALTIC PUMP TUBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054415.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.590K)
T 0231/16 (ACIDIC CLEANING COMPOSITION / Colgate-Palmolive) of 25.9.2019

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 1/00

Application no.

06801588.2

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

ACIDIC CLEANING COMPOSITION CONTAINING A HYDROPHILIZING POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023116.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.614K)
T 1346/16 (PULP FLOW SPLITTER/ANDRITZ) of 7.10.2019

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 7/06
D21C 9/02
D21C 9/10
D21C 5/02
D21F 1/06

Application no.

06725884.8

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AN APPARATUS FOR DISTRUIBUTING A PULP FLOW

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T134616.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.422K)
T 1952/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/09
C07C 67/327
C07C 51/50

Application no.

02254650.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for decomposition of Michael type adduct

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T195216.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.056K)
T 0409/17 (Perlglanzpigmente/Eckart GmbH) of 18.10.2019

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/00

Application no.

08007357.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Perlglanzpigmente auf Basis von feinen und dünnen Substraten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040917.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428.416K)
T 0524/17 (Brass and Goss textures/ARCONIC) of 11.10.2019

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/00
C22F 1/04

Application no.

08797870.6

Keywords

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

Application title

RECRYSTALLIZED ALUMINUM ALLOYS WITH BRASS TEXTURE AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052417.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.563K)
T 1039/13 (Updating information/EQUIFAX) of 11.12.2019

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02792279.8

Keywords

Inventive step - information supplier receiving and updating information buyer's database (no
Inventive step - non technical requirement)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING AND UPDATING INFORMATION RELATING TO ECONOMIC ENTITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103913.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.496K)
T 1102/15 (ROTIERENDE ADSORPTIONSVORRICHTUNG) of 24.9.2019

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/06
B01D 53/26

Application no.

09177948.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Adsorptionstrocknungsvorrichtung sowie Adsorptionstrocknungsverfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T110215.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 620.400K)
T 1732/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 211/90

Application no.

07788151.4

Keywords

Inventive step
Late-filed facts
Late-filed auxiliary requests

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING AMORPHOUS LERCANIDIPINE HYDROCHLORIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T173216.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.581K)
T 2405/16 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08C 19/02
C08F 236/12
C08L 15/00
C08K 5/14

Application no.

09770243.5

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes: all requests)
Inventive step - (no: all requests)

Application title

NITRILE GROUP-CONTAINING HIGHLY SATURATED COPOLYMER RUBBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T240516.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.103K)
J 0008/19 () of 29.11.2019

Online on

09.01.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Correction of error - form for payment of appeal fee (yes)
Divisional application - pending earlier European patent application (no)

Application title

N.N.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:J000819.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.538K)
T 1657/16 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

09.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/12
C08G 63/78
C08L 67/00

Application no.

06732230.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - main request
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request
Auxiliary requests filed with rejoinder to statements of grounds of appeal but not motivated - admittance - no

Application title

BIOMASS-RESOURCE-DERIVED POLYESTER AND PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T165716.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.887K)
T 0805/17 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

09.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00

Application no.

04725595.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

Rohling zur Herstellung zahnmedizinischer Rekonstruktionen und Herstellungsverfahren desselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080517.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 563.345K)
T 1711/16 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

08.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/26
C08L 63/02
C08K 9/04

Application no.

09806065.0

Keywords

Documents admitted - discretionary decision of the opposition division overturned
Document admitted - legitimate and timely reaction
Main request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary request - novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - comparative examples suitable starting point for assessing inventive step
Admittance second to nineteenth auxiliary requests (no) - absence of / late substantiation

Application title

NANOCALCITE COMPOSITES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171116.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517.705K)
R 0008/18 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 101/14
C08K 3/10
A61F 13/53
A61L 15/60

Application no.

04746711.3

Keywords

Obligation to raise objections - objection raised (no)
Petition for review - fundamental violation of the right to be heard (no)
Petition for review - clearly unallowable

Application title

WATER ABSORBENT RESIN COMPOSITION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R000818.20191014

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.179K)
T 1776/13 (Improving personalization of advertising/SAMSUNG) of 25.7.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

09179420.6

Keywords

Inventive step - improved personalisation of advertisements based on ratings of peers (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - reduction of network traffic (no
Inventive step - speculative and bonus effect)

Application title

Method and system for improving personalization of advertising for mobile devices using peer rating

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T177613.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.737K)
T 1960/13 (Manipulationssicherheit eines Endgerätes / GIESECKE+DEVRIENT MOBILE … of 7.11.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G06F 21/00

Application no.

09015883.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - portabler Datenträger (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemein bekannt)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Manipulationssicherheit eines Endgeräts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196013.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319.919K)
T 2437/13 (Coronavirus/AMSTERDAM INSTITUTE) of 19.6.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 7/00
C07K 14/165
A61K 39/215
C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/569
C07K 16/10

Application no.

04077342.6

Keywords

New main request - admission into the proceedings (yes)
Admission of documents D12 and D49 to D51 (no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Coronavirus, nucleic acid, protein and methods for the generation of vaccine, medicaments and diagnostics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T243713.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 584.023K)
T 1862/15 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/50

Application no.

06785389.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no) arbitrary selection

Application title

BROADBAND LIGHT TANDEM OLED DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186215.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.572K)
T 0141/16 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

05291019.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Bicycle shift operating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T014116.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462.562K)
T 0151/16 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/236

Application no.

07864591.8

Keywords

Late-filed requests: admitted (no)
Late-filed request - none

Application title

CONFECTIONERY COMPOSITIONS INCLUDING AN ELASTOMERIC COMPONENT AND A SACCHARIDE COMPONENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T015116.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.002K)
T 0166/17 (HAPTIC MONITORING SYSTEM USING MULTIPLE SENSORS / Immersion) of 19.12.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01

Application no.

09802061.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party announced
Summons to oral proceedings - oral proceedings cancelled

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING A HAPTIC MONITORING SYSTEM USING MULTIPLE SENSORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016617.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.133K)
T 0775/17 (Transportprotein/IPSEN) of 10.5.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07K 14/195
C07K 14/33
A61K 38/00

Application no.

10011509.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4 - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Carrier zum Targeting von Nervenzellen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077517.20190510

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436.944K)
T 0515/19 (Business impact management/BMC SOFTWARE) of 12.12.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
H04L 12/24
G06F 11/34

Application no.

01965508.3

Keywords

Clarity - both requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS AND BUSINESS IMPACT MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T051519.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.859K)
T 1215/19 (Missing grounds of appeal) of 20.12.2019

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/498
H05K 1/11

Application no.

00307694.0

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for increasing device reliability of a BGA package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121519.20191220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.296K)
T 1308/13 (Customised shared environment/DISNEY) of 17.12.2019

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06T 11/00

Application no.

10000283.1

Keywords

Inventive step - customising a shared enviornment
Inventive step - translation of interaction data (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

System and method for customized experiences in a shared online environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130813.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.344K)
T 1249/14 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 25/00
B42D 25/29
B42D 25/324

Application no.

05735248.6

Keywords

Vorliegen einer unzulässigen Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - nicht eindeutig gewährbar
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitselement in Form eines mehrschichtigen Folienkörpers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124914.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1.227M)
T 0701/15 () of 2.5.2019

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16K 31/06
H01F 7/14

Application no.

07723761.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Ventil mit einem elektromagnetischen Antrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T070115.20190502

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 483.442K)
T 1362/15 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/28
F01N 11/00
F01N 3/08
F01N 13/00
F01N 13/18

Application no.

05773234.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - admissibility (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - auxiliary requests 2 to 4 (no)

Application title

CATALYTIC CONVERTER AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136215.20191008

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.874K)
T 1943/15 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/00
F16L 15/06
E21B 17/042

Application no.

09796619.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - open-ended range (point 2.5)
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - dimensions from drawings (point 4)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Tubular connection with self locking threading used in the oil industry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194315.20191021

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.330M)
T 1249/16 (MPLS network routing policy/HUAWEI) of 19.11.2019

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/723

Application no.

06817845.8

Keywords

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

Application title

A STRATEGIC ROUTING DEVICE AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124916.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.677K)
T 1473/15 (OFDM frame power control/HUAWEI) of 29.8.2019

Online on

02.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04B 7/04

Application no.

09804964.6

Keywords

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

Application title

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BASE STATION DEVICE, MOBILE STATION DEVICE, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T147315.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.333K)
T 1624/16 () of 10.7.2019

Online on

02.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 13/74
B60T 17/22

Application no.

07123489.2

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no)
Appealed decision sufficiently reasoned
Appealed decision - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method and device for controlling the intervention of the electric parking brake of a vehicle, in condition of dynamic functioning

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T162416.20190710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483.430K)

December 2019

T 0318/14 (Double patenting) of 7.2.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/30
A61P 37/08
A61P 1/12

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (yes)

Application title

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ALLERGIC DIARRHOEA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031814.20190207

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 797.104K)
T 0405/14 (Self-testing sensor / William L. Smith) of 25.9.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P 3/487
G01P 3/488
G01P 21/02

Application no.

09169121.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Exclusion of an item of pror art as "closest prior art" in the presence of a more promising starting point (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Self-testing sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040514.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.264K)
T 0657/14 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 17/00

Application no.

04811148.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Process and apparatus for manufacturing crumb and powder rubber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065714.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

No PDF available
T 0972/14 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/10
F21V 5/02
B60Q 1/00
B60Q 1/26

Application no.

08163803.3

Keywords

Klarheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit und Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (teilweise)

Application title

Beleuchtungseinrichtung für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097214.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.018K)
T 1871/14 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/16
H05B 33/08
F21Y 101/02

Application no.

07755651.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request first and auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request first and auxiliary request (no)
Amendments of application
Amendments - second auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Lighting device and lighting method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187114.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.801K)
T 2041/14 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/20

Application no.

08105486.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lichtgitter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T204114.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340.477K)
T 2179/14 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 55/28
B29C 71/02
B32B 27/08
B29L 9/00

Application no.

07731004.3

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Requête produite tardivement (non)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Modifications - extension de la protection (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Procédé de fabrication d'un film multicouche

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T217914.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 548.654K)
T 0061/15 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 59/06

Application no.

08014852.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Ansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Änderungen - durch Einspruchsgrund veranlasst (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)

Application title

Magazin für Speicherstäbe für die Aufnahme wurstförmiger Produkte und Verfahren zum Zuführen der Speicherstäbe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006115.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 811.565K)
T 0335/15 () of 29.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01R 4/02
H01R 4/58
B60R 16/03

Application no.

08872152.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Modifications - divulgation dans les dessins
Modifications - généralisation intermédiaire

Application title

Assemblage comportant une batterie et un conducteur reliés par un plot, notamment traversant une cloison

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T033515.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 438.754K)
T 0975/15 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 13/14
A47F 7/024
E05B 45/00
E05B 73/00
G09F 3/14
H02G 11/00

Application no.

08705531.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - aux. request 3 (over D1 yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - aux. request 3 (yes)
Amendments - allowable
Amendments - aux. request 3 (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to first instance (yes)

Application title

Security System with Product Power Capability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097515.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.193K)
T 1062/15 (OFDM pilot subcarriers transmission/TOSHIBA) of 17.7.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05251501.2

Keywords

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

Application title

OFDM Signal transmission method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106215.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.888K)
T 1134/15 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 35/02
H01L 41/113
H01F 7/14
H01F 7/06

Application no.

04724978.4

Keywords

Mangelnde Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Mangelnde Deutlichkeit, neue Sachverhalte - Hilfsantrag 1
Neue Sachverhalte - Hilfsantrag 2
Hilfsantrag 3 nicht zugelassen - hätte im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren eingereicht werden können

Application title

Elektromagnetischer Energiewandler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T113415.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 395.859K)
T 0998/16 (Echinocandin formulations/ LILLY) of 5.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/107
A61K 9/19
A61P 31/10

Application no.

05009311.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Echinocandin pharmaceutical formulations containing micelle-forming surfactants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099816.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.575K)
T 1529/16 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 9/00

Application no.

04761911.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MEHRSCHICHTIGES PIEZOELEKTRISCHES MESSELEMENT UND EIN DRUCK- ODER KRAFTSENSOR UMFASSEND EIN SOLCHES MESSELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152916.20191128

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400.016K)
T 1470/17 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/00

Application no.

01932635.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LOW THERMAL STRESS BALANCE BAR FOR A CORIOLIS FLOWMETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T147017.20191210

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.925K)
T 1492/17 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 23/223
G01V 5/00

Application no.

99948188.0

Keywords

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

Application title

X-RAY FLUORESCENCE ELEMENTAL ANALYZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T149217.20191216

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239.564K)
T 1499/17 (Pathway recognition/UC) of 10.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/26
G06F 19/12
G06F 19/24
G06F 19/00

Application no.

11874850.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

PATHWAY RECOGNITION ALGORITHM USING DATA INTEGRATION ON GENOMIC MODELS (PARADIGM)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T149917.20191210

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252.438K)
T 2910/18 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 21/18
G05B 23/02
H04L 12/28

Application no.

06709000.1

Keywords

Late-filed main request - procedural economy
Amendments - auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Accessory controlling and tracking the operation of household appliances and entertainment equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T291018.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.747K)
T 0541/13 (PCR detection system/LGC GENOMICS) of 6.2.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

06252796.5

Keywords

Main request - added matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - not admitted

Application title

Detection system for PCR assay

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054113.20190206

Distribution

D

Decision

No PDF available
T 0723/14 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 27/12

Application no.

01901845.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Flexographic Printing Elements with Improved Air Bleed

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T072314.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 741.064K)
T 1033/14 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/00
B22F 3/105

Application no.

04013326.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Optimal dimensional and mechanical properties of laser sintered hardware by thermal analysis and parameter optimization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103314.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.984K)
T 1740/14 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 309/24
C07C 407/00
C07C 409/16

Application no.

06806251.2

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG ORGANISCHER PEROXIDE MITTELS MIKROREAKTIONSTECHNIK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174014.20191008

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.329K)
T 2202/14 (Phaseolus vulgaris extracts as appetite suppressants) of 5.11.2018

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 36/48
A23L 1/305
A23L 1/30

Application no.

06829580.7

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

ETHANOL-PRECIPITATED PHASEOLUS VULGARIS EXTRACTS, THEIR USE AND FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T220214.20181105

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.229K)
T 2321/14 (Aerosolsuspensionen / BOEHRINGER) of 7.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/12
A61K 31/46
A61P 11/06

Application no.

05761637.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Hilfsanträge - eingereicht mit Beschwerdeerwiderung - zugelassen (ja)
Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4 - Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Hilfsantrag 5 - Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Hilfsantrag 5 - Neuheit (ja)
Hilfsantrag 5 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

AEROSOLSUSPENSIONSFORMULIERUNGEN MIT TG 227 EA ALS TREIBMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232114.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 451.392K)
T 0548/15 (Crystalline taxol/BOSTON) of 9.9.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/335
A61L 31/16
A61P 7/00
A61F 2/06
A61K 31/16

Application no.

10175858.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 7 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 8 (no)

Application title

Dosage form comprising taxol in crystalline form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054815.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.612K)
T 0706/15 () of 13.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 3/74

Application no.

04001720.4

Keywords

Late-filed requests not admitted
Late-filed request - no justification for late filing, introduction of substantive aspects not previously discussed, need to remit upon admittance likely, Board had not suggested in summons that claims amended in a certain way would be likely to be admitted
No reimbursement of the appeal fee - not equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

Top Plate for Cooker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T070615.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.880K)
T 0229/16 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04B 1/18
D02G 3/40
D03D 15/08
D03D 15/00
D03D 1/00
D04B 21/16

Application no.

10007077.0

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

A penetration-resistant fabric manufacturing method which prevents yarn breakage during the manufacturing process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T022916.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.441K)
T 0496/16 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29B 15/12
B29C 70/52
C08G 63/91
C08G 69/48
C08J 5/10

Application no.

10162543.2

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Pultrusionsverfahren, pultrudiertes Halbzeug und seine Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T049616.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.793K)
T 1096/16 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 63/18
F16H 63/30
F16H 61/32
F16H 3/00
F16H 3/16

Application no.

13156361.1

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)

Application title

Shift mechanism, transmission and vehicle equipped therewith

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T109616.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.271K)
T 1814/16 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 10/32

Application no.

07754328.8

Keywords

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

Application title

STACKS OF PRE-MOISTENED WIPES WITH UNIQUE FLUID RETENTION CHARACTERISTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T181416.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.895K)
T 0430/17 (Dentalkomposite / KULZER) of 12.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 6/027
A61K 6/083

Application no.

08012655.0

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Dentalkomposite mit niedriger Schrumpfspannung und hoher Biegefestigkeit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043017.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329.610K)
T 1021/17 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/131
F16D 3/04
F16D 3/72

Application no.

03776834.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR KOPPLUNG ZWEIER WELLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T102117.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334.495K)
T 1191/17 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/322
E06B 9/68

Application no.

09007981.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Sonnenschutzanlage mit Notraffvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119117.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315.157K)
T 1998/17 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/02
C09J 7/04

Application no.

09175415.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Quereinreißbares Gewebeklebeband mit hoher Abriebfestigkeit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199817.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 418.836K)
T 2893/18 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16
C11C 3/02

Application no.

10719080.3

Keywords

Party status to appeal proceedings
Exclusion from file inspection
Admissibility of appeal - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING C1 TO C7 ORGANIC ACID MONOGLYCERIDES AND GLYCEROL,THEIR PREPARATION AND USE AS ANTIBACTERIALS AND ANTI-MOULD AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T289318.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.476K)
T 3023/18 (Entitlement to reduced appeal fee) of 6.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/00
C08L 23/12
H01B 3/44
B29C 47/88

Application no.

13710146.5

Keywords

Payment of reduced appeal fee - Appeal treated as not filed
Admissibility of appeal

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING POLYPROPYLENE BLENDS FOR THERMOPLASTIC INSULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T302318.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.479K)
T 1713/14 () of 26.7.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A21D 10/00
A21D 2/26
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/16
A21D 13/00
A21D 8/04
A23L 1/237

Application no.

05707282.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Suffisance de l'exposé - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

AGENT EXHAUSTEUR DE GOÛT, PÂTES BOULANGÈRES, PRODUITS DE PANIFICATION ET CÉRÉALIERS LE COMPRENANT, SON UTILISATION COMME SUBSTITUT DE NACL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171314.20190726

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 586.906K)
T 1413/16 (Peptide with reduced dimer formation/CIRCASSIA) of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/35
C07K 14/415
C07K 14/435

Application no.

08788347.6

Keywords

Main request: amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 6: taken into account by the board (no)

Application title

Peptide with reduced dimer formation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T141316.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.192K)
T 1805/16 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/22

Application no.

10007394.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Elektrische Heizvorrichtung, insbesondere Kfz-Zusatzheizung sowie Kfz-Klimagerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T180516.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259.547K)
T 2043/16 () of 5.12.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61B 12/00
E05B 47/00

Application no.

08748346.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Personenbeförderungsanlage mit Verriegelungsüberwachung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T204316.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275.767K)
T 1603/13 () of 25.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 53/00

Application no.

07736091.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - perpetual motion machine

Application title

The Izuogu machine (the self-sustaining emagnetodynamic machine)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160313.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.416K)
T 0372/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes II/QUALCOMM) of 1.7.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013220.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037214.20190701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.254K)
T 0403/14 () of 20.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232
H04N 5/225
H04N 101/00
H04N 5/783
H04N 7/01

Application no.

11181543.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Amended claims submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (no)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

High speed image capturing apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040314.20191120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467.785K)
T 0447/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes I/QUALCOMM) of 29.5.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013222.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044714.20190529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.976K)
T 0449/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes IV/QUALCOMM) of 12.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013219.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims 7 to 9
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044914.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.636K)
T 0585/14 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/10

Application no.

02702082.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM WITH SECONDARY CHANNEL REBROADCASTING WITHIN A LOCAL AREA NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058514.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.031K)
T 0834/14 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/28

Application no.

03814606.4

Keywords

Main request - clarity (yes)
Main request - added matter (no)
Main request - extension of protection (no)

Application title

APPARATUSES FOR PUMPING CASSETTE-BASED THERAPIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083414.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 604.304K)
T 1217/14 (Handling MBMS dynamic scheduling information/INNOVATIVE SONIC) of 3.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 4/06

Application no.

10006369.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for handling MBMS dynamic scheduling information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121714.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.339K)
T 1484/14 (Multi-point probes / Capres) of 24.7.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 1/073

Application no.

03704319.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - not admitted
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - neighbouring field (no)

Application title

ELECTRICAL FEEDBACK DETECTION SYSTEM FOR MULTI-POINT PROBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148414.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.724K)
T 1485/14 (Multi-point probe / Capres) of 24.7.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 1/073
G01R 3/00

Application no.

06009611.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - not admitted
Inventive step (no)

Application title

Nano-drive for high resolution positioning and for positioning of a multi-point probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148514.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.609K)
T 1729/14 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/14

Application no.

07020732.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor und Verfahren zu dessen Betrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T172914.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349.464K)
T 2097/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes III/QUALCOMM) of 12.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013221.6

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Claims - clarity objections (overcome)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T209714.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.090K)
T 0819/15 () of 6.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 55/165
F16L 55/18
B29C 63/36

Application no.

06751199.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Air inversion and steam cure of cured in place liners apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081915.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.683K)
T 0927/15 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23K 1/10
A23K 1/18
B65D 85/72
B65B 25/06

Application no.

04025369.2

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Im Schalen abgefülltes Heimtiernahrungsprodukt mit wenigstens zwei phasengetrennten Schichten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T092715.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306.324K)
T 1021/15 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C 18/14
B27L 11/02

Application no.

08801388.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant/respondent
Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings
Text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Wood chipping machine with peripheral sieving and disintegration device and method for producing wood chips

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T102115.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.055K)
T 1061/15 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

07724201.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Betriebsschaltung für Leuchtdioden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106115.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.526K)
T 1809/15 (Input apparatus with tactile feedback / Kyocera) of 17.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 3/023
H01H 36/00
H03M 11/04
H03M 11/02
G06F 3/01

Application no.

11170994.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - need for additional search (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - procedural economy

Application title

Input apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T180915.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.188K)
T 0538/16 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 5/008
G01B 7/008
G01B 21/04

Application no.

07805733.8

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR COMPENSATING MEASUREMENT ERRORS CAUSED BY DEFORMATIONS OF A MEASURING MACHINE BED UNDER THE LOAD OF A WORKPIECE AND MEASURING MACHINE OPERATING ACCORDING TO SAID METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T053816.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.120K)
T 1014/16 (Detergency performance reduction / UNILEVER) of 23.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/386
C11D 11/00

Application no.

11160937.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) (main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2)
Admissibility of auxiliary request 3 - (no)

Application title

Method of laundering fabric

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T101416.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.357K)
T 1145/16 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
A47J 31/06

Application no.

09804027.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

PROCESS OF BREWING TEA LEAVES CONTAINED IN A CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T114516.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.315K)
T 1179/16 (Disinfection composition/Amity Ltd.) of 18.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 1/645
C11D 3/10
C11D 3/48

Application no.

09718705.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - improvement not credible
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

CLEANING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T117916.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.397K)
T 1686/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

10765447.7

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED FILLING SYSTEM FOR VEHICULAR FLUID CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168616.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.430K)
T 2452/16 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 71/02
C08K 5/57
C08L 83/08

Application no.

06823555.5

Keywords

Inventive step - Main request and 8th auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - 11th auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

ROOM TEMPERATURE CURABLE SILICON GROUP-CONTAINING POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T245216.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476.349K)
T 2700/16 (Partikuläres wasserunlösliches Polyamid / HENKEL) of 10.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37

Application no.

09730592.4

Keywords

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

Application title

FARBSCHÜTZENDES WASCH- ODER REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T270016.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.642K)
T 1477/17 (Re-establishment of rights/CARDIAC) of 16.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0408
A61B 5/0428

Application no.

08754224.7

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH MONITORING DEVICE AND CONNECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T147717.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.475K)
T 2473/17 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 11/06

Application no.

09010163.5

Keywords

Admissibility of new main request (no)

Application title

Array of aircraft seats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T247317.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257.534K)
T 1548/19 () of 5.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/10

Application no.

12174628.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and devices for generating an action item summary

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T154819.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.742K)
R 0007/17 () of 13.6.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

13.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 5/16

Application no.

10164448.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Ducted pre-swirl stator assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R000717.20190613

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 91.310K)
T 0650/15 () of 26.11.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 31/00
F16K 11/08
F01P 7/16

Application no.

07804695.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request and first, fourth and fifth auxilary requests (no)
Amendments - extension of scope of protection
Amendments - second, third, sixth and seventh auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

Thermostat valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065015.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.743K)
T 1457/15 (Immobilization of enzymes/Danisco) of 5.10.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 11/04
C12N 11/14

Application no.

04813931.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Immobilization of enzymes by template-directed silicate precipitation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145715.20191005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.340K)
T 1118/17 (Antiperspirant/ COLGATE) of 9.12.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/26
A61K 8/28
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/97
A61Q 15/00

Application no.

10769131.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

ANTIPERSPIRANT THAT REDUCES/ELIMINATES YELLOWING ON CLOTHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T111817.20191209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.547K)
T 0317/19 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/228
H04N 7/18
G06F 19/00

Application no.

11760353.0

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A SINGLE USE IMAGING DEVICE FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031719.20191022

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.243K)
T 1642/19 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/10

Application no.

01401217.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

TLB with resource ID field

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164219.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.522K)
T 0610/14 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

03808617.9

Keywords

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

Application title

A dressing assembly for a closed wound or incision

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061014.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.957K)
T 1487/14 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/51
A24C 5/31
B65B 19/30

Application no.

05101238.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Variable-capacity FIFO store with an expulsion station

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148714.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.181K)
T 0337/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08
H02M 1/42

Application no.

10167549.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

LED-Ansteuerung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T033715.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338.469K)
T 0450/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 175/16
C08G 18/67
C08J 7/04
C09D 4/06
C09D 7/12

Application no.

09725744.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR COATING A PLASTIC SUBSTRATE, COATING FILM FORMED THEREFROM, AND FORMED BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T045015.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.946K)
T 0747/15 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/10
A61B 3/11
A61F 9/013
A61F 9/01

Application no.

04003911.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for determining and ablating a corneal tissue volume of a receiving cornea for corneal lamellar grafting transplantation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T074715.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462.699K)
T 1041/16 () of 24.7.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 1/00
B29C 70/44

Application no.

06836474.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Clarity of amendment to granted claim - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - extension of scope of protection (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SINGLE PIECE FUSELAGE BARREL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104116.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.297K)
T 1712/16 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 71/00

Application no.

12151468.1

Keywords

Main and first to fourth auxiliary requests: admission into the appeal proceedings - (yes)
Main and first to fourth auxiliary requests: sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Naked collation package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171216.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 498.269K)
T 1713/16 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 71/00

Application no.

12151466.5

Keywords

New main request: admission into the appeal proceedings - (no)
First and second auxiliary requests: admission into the appeal proceedings - (yes)
First and second auxiliary requests: sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Naked collation package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171316.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499.345K)
T 1876/16 (Silicon carbide wafer/Cree) of 9.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C30B 29/36
C30B 23/00
C30B 33/00
H01L 21/324

Application no.

10154952.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no) (main request, first group of auxiliary requests)
Amendments - allowable (no) (second group of auxiliary requests)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

High purity semi-insulating single crystal silicon carbide wafer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187616.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.192K)
T 2004/16 (MLT/SMLT ports management/AVAYA) of 16.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

10162774.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for providing fast reroute of a unicast packet within a network element to an available port associated with a multi-link trunk

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200416.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259.992K)
T 0120/17 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C 18/12
F04C 28/06
F04C 28/28

Application no.

08017845.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Operation control device for vacuum pump and method for stopping operation thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012017.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.272K)
T 3028/18 () of 2.12.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

06737222.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

ACCESS PORT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T302818.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260.732K)
T 1655/19 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/10

Application no.

01401215.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

TLB operation based on task-id

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T165519.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.357K)
T 2749/17 () of 29.10.2019

Online on

12.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 45/02
F16B 4/00
F16B 19/05

Application no.

10712858.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Clarity - auxiliary requests I-VI (no)

Application title

FASTENERS WITH CONFORMING SLEEVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274917.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.668K)
T 1899/14 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/42
A61K 31/44
C07D 489/08

Application no.

07840163.5

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING OXYMORPHONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T189914.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.650K)
T 1946/14 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00
B41J 2/01
B41M 5/00

Application no.

07830188.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

NONAQUEOUS INKJET INK AND INK SET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194614.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.606K)
T 0062/15 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/30
A01N 47/36
A01N 43/70
A01P 13/02

Application no.

06813996.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence
Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

LIQUID SULFONYLUREA HERBICIDE FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006215.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.869K)
T 1510/15 () of 7.11.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 17/32
G07F 17/34

Application no.

11450001.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale

Application title

Verfahren und System zur Auszahlung von Guthaben durch Spielautomaten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151015.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.194K)
T 1588/16 () of 4.7.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 25/04
B62D 29/00

Application no.

09779100.8

Keywords

Novelty (no)
Admission of auxiliary requests 6,7,9,10 (late filed or not admitted in opposition proceedings) (no)

Application title

STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T158816.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.945K)
T 2243/16 (Aluminium alloy product/Arconic) of 17.10.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/10

Application no.

03783507.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (yes)

Application title

ALUMINUM ALLOY PRODUCT HAVING IMPROVED COMBINATIONS OF PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224316.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.236K)
T 2583/16 (Industrieanlage mit einem sicherheitsrelevanten Bereich/Primetals) of 2.10.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21B 7/00
G01S 17/00

Application no.

07786792.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - öffentliche Zugänglichmachung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

INDUSTRIEANLAGE MIT EINEM SICHERHEITSRELEVANTEN BEREICH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T258316.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.302K)
T 2510/13 (Neisserial bacterium/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 11.12.2018

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/21

Application no.

04804357.4

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 8 - clarity (no)

Application title

VACCINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T251013.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.136K)
T 1589/15 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/68
B65G 47/91

Application no.

07700153.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed line of attack - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR TRANSFERRING OF ITEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T158915.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 650.694K)
T 1673/15 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/34
G03F 7/36

Application no.

00964947.6

Keywords

Withdrawal of opposition during appeal
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Patent maintained amended

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THERMAL PROCESSING OF A PHOTOSENSITIVE ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167315.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.127K)
T 0418/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22F 5/08
B21H 5/02
F16H 55/08
B22F 7/06

Application no.

06754213.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UM EINE VERZAHNUNG AUS SINTERMATERIAL HERZUSTELLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041816.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 266.255K)
T 2163/16 (Apparatus comprising a centrifugal pump and a gas separation … of 17.9.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 9/00
B01D 19/00

Application no.

06405227.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A gas separation apparatus, a front wall and a separation rotor thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216316.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.740K)
T 1051/17 (Recycled aluminium casting/Casa Maristas Azterlan) of 18.10.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/04
C22F 1/043
C22C 1/02
C22C 1/03

Application no.

10382360.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for obtaining improved mechanical properties in recycled aluminium castings free of platelet-shaped beta-phases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105117.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.611K)
T 2624/17 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/01

Application no.

08794636.4

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE DC BIAS OF AN ELECTRO-OPTIC SWITCH DRIVEN WITH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE RF VOLTAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T262417.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.224K)
T 0195/19 () of 18.10.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 7/12
C09J 7/04
B32B 25/20
B32B 25/12
B32B 25/14
B32B 25/10

Application no.

05715732.3

Keywords

-

Application title

HOCH ABRIEBFESTES BAND FÜR DIE BANDAGIERUNG VON KABELBÄUMEN IN AUTOMOBILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T019519.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 413.140K)
T 0032/15 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 3/00
C12M 1/00
C12M 3/06
C12M 1/08

Application no.

00810733.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Bioreaktor mit Einmalpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003215.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.160K)
T 0901/15 () of 30.10.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/02
C02F 1/461

Application no.

07750291.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING, APPLYING AND NEUTRALIZING AN ELECTROCHEMICALLY ACTIVATED LIQUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090115.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.981K)
T 1317/15 (Recombinantly produced human factor VIII/OCTAPHARMA) of 19.6.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/755
C07K 14/745
A61K 38/00

Application no.

09782080.7

Keywords

Main request: novelty (no);
Auxiliary requests 1 to 7: could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes), admitted (no)

Application title

Recombinantly produced human factor VIII and IX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T131715.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.820K)
T 2004/15 (Implant Containing Destructurized Starch / DE STAAT DER NEDERLANDEN) of 2.12.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/36

Application no.

08723872.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

IMPLANT CONTAINING DESTRUCTURIZED STARCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200415.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.190K)
T 1505/16 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/07

Application no.

08721997.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Public availability of prior use - (yes)
Novelty - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

SLIDE MECHANISM OF VEHICLE SEAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150516.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.286K)
T 2008/16 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01B 69/00

Application no.

09165934.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Einsatzsteuerung von landwirtschaftlichen Maschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200816.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312.880K)
T 2537/16 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01K 1/12
A01J 5/007

Application no.

10745559.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

MELKSTATION UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN DERSELBEN AUF DER GRUNDLAGE VON MILCHFLUSSDATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T253716.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.806K)
T 0184/17 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
A47J 31/06

Application no.

09795444.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition

Application title

PROCESS OF BREWING TEA LEAVES CONTAINED IN A CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T018417.20191023

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.183K)
T 2037/18 (Keine negative Darlegungslast im Einspruchsschriftsatz) of 16.10.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61F 1/10

Application no.

10757172.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Neuheit - öffentliche Zugänglichmachung
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - Darlegungslast für Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

WAGENKASTEN FÜR EIN SCHIENENFAHRZEUG MIT KUPPLUNGS-BEFESTIGUNGSEINRICHTUNG UND HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN DAFÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203718.20191016

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389.049K)
T 1656/13 (Antibodies for identifying and/or isolating haematopoietic stem cells … of 19.9.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
C12N 5/07

Application no.

03019221.5

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary request 1: amendments - undisclosed disclaimer - allowable (no)

Application title

Antibodies for identifying and/or isolating at least one cell population which is selected from the group comprising haematopoietic stem cells, neuronal stem cells, neuronal precursor cells, mesenchymal stem cells and mesenchymal precursor cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T165613.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.728K)
T 2296/13 (Detection of complex malware/KASPERSKY) of 5.11.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

11193638.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for detection of complex malware

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T229613.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.719K)
T 0340/14 (Detection of previously unknown malware/KASPERSKY) of 5.11.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

10176516.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for detection of previously unknown malware

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034014.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.312K)
T 1181/15 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 5/06
B62D 27/02

Application no.

07858033.9

Keywords

-

Application title

BÖRDELFALZVERKLEBUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118115.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 437.150K)
T 1270/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J 3/08
A23L 1/29
A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18
A23L 1/305

Application no.

06819464.6

Keywords

main request: sufficiency of disclosure (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

ORAL TOLERANCE PROMOTION WITH GLYCATED PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127015.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.443K)
T 2290/15 (Nanocarriers/ MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE) of 28.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00

Application no.

11075205.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Vaccine nanotechnology

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229015.20181128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.977K)
T 0856/16 (Data searching/VÄÄNÄNEN) of 2.12.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

12197388.7

Keywords

All requests - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method and means for data searching and language translation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085616.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.853K)
T 2139/16 (Delayed locking/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 16.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04003415.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request and first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - second, third and fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed request - fifth auxiliary request (not admitted)

Application title

A method to delay locking of server files on edit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213916.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.356K)
T 0393/18 (Carrier particles/ GILEAD) of 17.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 31/47
A61K 31/513
A61K 31/5377
A61K 45/06
A61P 31/18
A61P 43/00

Application no.

09739981.0

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

THE USE OF SOLID CARRIER PARTICLES TO IMPROVE THE PROCESSABILITY OF A PHARMACEUTICAL AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039318.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.519K)
T 0205/16 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B77/18
B65F1/14

Application no.

10014917.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Schublade für einen Küchenschrank

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T020516.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362.394K)
T 1633/16 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08F220/26
C08F220/06
C08F220/38
A61K8/81
A61Q5/02
A61Q5/06

Application no.

09177977.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Nouveaux copolymères éthyléniques, compositions les comprenant et procédé de traitement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T163316.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 456.521K)
T 1677/16 () of 29.11.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28D9/00
F28F3/04

Application no.

09749869.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Condenseur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167716.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 307.146K)
T 0999/17 (BEVELLED FOAM / Coloplast) of 10.9.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L26/00
A61L15/42
A61F13/00

Application no.

06791423.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request A-4 (yes) -non obvious alternatives
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

BEVELLED FOAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099917.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462.808K)
T 0102/13 (Human Tregs/ARGOS THERAPEUTICS) of 30.11.2018

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/07

Application no.

02727397.8

Keywords

Patent as granted - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

CD4+CD25+ REGULATORY T CELLS FROM HUMAN BLOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010213.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548.880K)
T 1911/14 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
H04L 12/28

Application no.

02784823.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING DATA INFORMATION BETWEEN TWO PORTABLE MEDICAL APPARATUSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191114.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 701.778K)
T 1364/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B27/14
B23B51/00
B23C5/16
C23C28/00
C23C30/00

Application no.

06715627.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests 1
Novelty - 3 (no)
Novelty - prior European application
Novelty - auxiliary request 4 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

EDGE REPLACEMENT CUTTER TIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136416.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.628K)
T 1181/17 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 7/06
B65D 65/40
B65D 77/20

Application no.

12706461.6

Keywords

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

Application title

VERBUNDFOLIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118117.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.764K)
T 0250/18 (FORMULATION LIQUIDE, STABLE, PRETE A L'EMPLOI DE KETOPROFENE/Maco … of 13.11.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 47/12
A61K 31/167
A61K 31/192
A61K 9/08

Application no.

10773649.8

Keywords

Requête subsidiaire - Nouveauté (oui)
Renvoi devant la division d'examen

Application title

FORMULATION LIQUIDE, STABLE, PRETE A L'EMPLOI DE KETOPROFENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T025018.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 256.140K)
T 2213/14 (Release agent for vitamin D/ROCHE) of 12.9.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/82

Application no.

06805885.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

RELEASE REAGENT FOR VITAMIN D COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T221314.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.394K)
T 0002/15 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/068
A61B 17/115
A61B 17/28
A61B 17/072
A61B 19/00

Application no.

03738882.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - first, fifth, sixth
auxiliary requests (yes)
broadening of claim - second, third auxiliary requests (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS INCLUDING MICRO-ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS (MEMS)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000215.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.192K)
T 0240/15 (Broadcast Service Guide/SAMSUNG) of 10.7.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/18

Application no.

10013045.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and system for transmitting and receiving access information for a broadcast service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T024015.20190710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.488K)
T 0894/15 (Adaptive turbo decoding/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 28.10.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/20
H03M 13/29
H03M 13/00

Application no.

00935678.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus and method for adaptive map channel decoding in radio telecommunication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089415.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.229K)

November 2019

T 0899/14 () of 11.12.2018

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/00
A61K 45/06

Application no.

06717499.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

SURFACTANT TREATMENT REGIMEN FOR TREATING OR PREVENTING BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T089914.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.433K)
T 0692/15 (Actuator freeplay monitor/BOEING) of 22.10.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/4065
G05B 23/02

Application no.

07749681.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Inventive step starting out from E1
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

ACTUATOR FREEPLAY MONITOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069215.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.489K)
T 0866/15 (Communicating with a network of printers/XEROX) of 12.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
G06F 9/46

Application no.

10171606.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)

Application title

System and method for communicating with a network of printers using a mobile device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T086615.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.976K)
T 1131/15 (Succinylacetone/PERKIN) of 29.8.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/185
A61K 31/41
G01N 33/68

Application no.

08755064.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DETECTING SUCCINYLACETONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T113115.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.228K)
T 1695/15 (Click haptic feedback/KYOCERA) of 5.6.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041

Application no.

09834408.8

Keywords

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

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169515.20190605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267.054K)
T 1860/15 (Wireless communication system/ERICSSON) of 7.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 74/08
H04W 72/04
H04W 72/12

Application no.

10707369.4

Keywords

Priority - basis in priority document (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186015.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.783K)
T 1062/16 (Oral care product / COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 23.9.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61K 8/20
A61Q 11/00
A61K 31/198
A61K 33/16
A61P 1/02

Application no.

09709387.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ORAL CARE PRODUCT AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106216.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.477K)
T 0319/17 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 1/00
F24F 5/00
F25B 29/00
F25B 25/00
F25B 13/00
F24F 3/06

Application no.

09849210.1

Keywords

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

Application title

AIR CONDITIONING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031917.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.818K)
T 0891/17 (Goal modules/PHILIPS) of 25.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07709904.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) (Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 15)
Claims - clarity (no) (Auxiliary requests 16 to 18)

Application title

SELF-ADAPTIVE CARE PLAN GOAL MODULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089117.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.204K)
T 1537/17 () of 18.7.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 34/06
E21B 23/06

Application no.

09275009.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Electronic completion installation valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153717.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.038K)
T 2568/17 (Haptic effect synchronisation/IMMERSION) of 25.6.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/00
G06F 3/01

Application no.

06826378.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYNCHRONIZATION OF HAPTIC EFFECT DATA IN A MEDIA TRANSPORT STREAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T256817.20190625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.447K)
T 0815/18 (Data payload splitting/ALCATEL) of 28.5.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00
H04L 12/28
H04L 12/66
H04W 4/00
H04W 4/26

Application no.

07301243.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - diverging versions of claims
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter

Application title

System and method for improving the use of radio spectrum in transmission of data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081518.20190528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.542K)
T 1107/19 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/574
G01N 33/68

Application no.

14717703.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

METHODS AND ARRAYS FOR USE IN BIOMARKER DETECTION FOR PROSTATE CANCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T110719.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.121K)
T 0365/14 (GLYCOPROTEIN VI/MILLENNIUM PHARMACEUTICALS) of 2.10.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/00
C07K 14/00
C07K 14/47
C07K 16/18

Application no.

00946953.7

Keywords

Main description request - Article 123(2) EPC (no)
Auxiliary description request not admitted

Application title

GLYCOPROTEIN VI AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036514.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.553K)
T 1578/15 (Playlist generation/SONY) of 11.9.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

06251322.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Information processing system, information generating apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T157815.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.496K)
T 0167/16 (Optical inspection of tobacco products/G.D) of 23.10.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418
A24C 5/34

Application no.

09177471.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

A method of setting up and managing the inspection device in a machine for manufacturing tobacco products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016716.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.340K)
T 1232/16 (Audio-related device/HARMAN) of 25.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 7/00

Application no.

05006736.2

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - decision not reasoned
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - claim 1
Remittal (yes)

Application title

System and method for communication among audio-related device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123216.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.289K)
T 1270/16 (Titanium dioxide/Advanced Materials) of 15.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/86
B01J 21/06
B01J 23/28
B01J 23/40
B01J 23/42
B01J 23/50
B01J 23/52
B01J 23/72
B01J 23/755
B01J 35/10
B01J 37/00
B01J 37/28
C01G 23/047
C01G 23/053

Application no.

09712701.3

Keywords

Exception according to Rule 43(2)(c) EPC (yes)

Application title

TITANIUM DIOXIDE CATALYST STRUCTURE FOR PROCESSES UP TO 1000 °C AND THE MANUFACTURING THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127016.20191115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.637K)
T 2023/16 (Combinations of FSH and hCG/FERRING) of 8.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/24
A61P 15/08

Application no.

04735774.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Unitary combination of FSH and hCG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T202316.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246.578K)
T 2574/16 (Integrated management system/BOEING) of 21.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

08018638.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Integrated management system for technical information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T257416.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.114K)
T 2687/16 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/218

Application no.

11761730.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)
Request for change of date of oral proceedings (refused)

Application title

A PORTABLE VIDEO-TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICE, DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, IN PARTICULAR AUDIO/VIDEO DATA, AND THEIR APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T268716.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.295K)
T 2773/17 (Hair dye composition/HOYU) of 26.9.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/38
A61K 8/44
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

10001713.6

Keywords

Late submitted material - document admitted by first instance (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Powder hair dye composition based on sodium percarbonate and storage package therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T277317.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.098K)
T 0816/19 () of 29.10.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 5/14
H01S 5/183
G02B 21/00
G02B 21/16
H01S 3/081
H01S 3/11

Application no.

11773305.5

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - examination procedure
Right to be heard - violation (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case

Application title

NON-LINEAR MICROSCOPE COMPRISING MODE LOCKED SEMICONDUCTOR DISK LASER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081619.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.460K)
T 0947/14 (Auswählen von Daten für eine Speicherung/VODAFONE) of 22.11.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/14

Application no.

09169683.1

Keywords

Mangelnde Offenbarung der Erfindung - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Auswählen von Daten für eine Speicherung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T094714.20191122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.879K)
T 1695/14 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/06
H05B 6/04
H05B 6/12

Application no.

05825303.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 04, (nein)
Zulassung Hilfsantrag I (14. Juni 2019), Hilfsanträge I-III, V (MV 13:30), Hilfsantrag VI (MV 17:15) - (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Application title

Heizeinrichtung für ein Induktionsgargerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169514.20190717

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 556.444K)
T 1996/14 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 15/00
B23K 35/00

Application no.

05752876.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (request 1) and auxiliary requests 2 and 2b (no)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 3 to 6 (no)

Application title

Rotor for electric motor, compressor unit provided with rotor, method for producing a rotor for an electric motor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199614.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.805K)
T 0629/16 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315
A61M 5/24

Application no.

09783840.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Lack of clarity (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T062916.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.940K)
T 2329/16 () of 26.6.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 55/112
B62D 55/116
E01H 4/02
B60G 5/01
B60G 11/56
B60G 17/04
B62D 55/06

Application no.

10807652.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal - adaption of the description (yes)

Application title

SNOW GROOMER AND RELATIVE CONTROL METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232916.20190626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.805K)
T 1325/19 (Enhancing immune responses/BAVARIAN NORDIC) of 12.11.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/12

Application no.

13717720.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and compositions for enhancing vaccine immune responses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132519.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245.988K)
T 0603/14 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 7/02
H01B 13/14
C08J 9/10

Application no.

05826507.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - objection based on non-claimed technical effect and inconclusive comparative tests
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - features disclosed individually but not in combination, alleged result to be achieved is structural feature which cannot be ignored in the assessment, comparative tests do not demonstrate that feature is disclosed in prior art documents
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - could/would, inconclusive comparative tests
Admissibility (no) - late-filed objection of lack of inventive step based on documents forming a basis of the appeal proceedings raised for the first time in oral proceedings without justification for its late submission

Application title

Electric Cable Comprising a Foamed Polyolefin Insulation and Manufacturing Method Thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060314.20190904

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441.611K)
T 1170/15 (Image processing of hand gestures for issuing commands / Sony) of 23.10.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/03

Application no.

08252314.3

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

Image processing for issuing commands

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T117015.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.025K)
T 1538/15 () of 15.11.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 4/00

Application no.

08735022.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERSORGUNGSMEDIENMENGENERFASSUNGSSYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES VERSORGUNGSMEDIENMENGENERFASSUNGSSYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153815.20191115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.939K)
T 0051/16 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01K 1/00

Application no.

04818125.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR BEREITSTELLUNG VON INFORMATIONEN ÜBER DIE MELKPLATZBELEGUNG EINES MELKSYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005116.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340.418K)
T 0613/16 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/48

Application no.

09781060.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES WASSERFÜHRENDEN HAUSHALTSGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061316.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428.675K)
T 0645/16 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

04744941.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter
Late-filed requests

Application title

IMPLANTABLE PROSTHETIC DEVICES PARTICULARLY FOR TRANSARTERIAL DELIVERY IN THE TREATMENT OF AORTIC STENOSIS, AND METHODS OF IMPLANTING SUCH DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T064516.20190913

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.897K)
T 0374/17 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01F 15/07

Application no.

09748355.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A BALE-WRAPPING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037417.20191014

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.706K)
D 0003/18 () of 27.5.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

DBA

Decision date

27.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:D000318.20190527

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 85.470K)
T 1403/15 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/20
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/86
A61Q 17/00
A61Q 19/00

Application no.

09004241.7

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Teilanmeldung - nach Änderung
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (ja)

Application title

Verwendung von Elektrolyten zur Stärkung der Barrierefunktion der Haut

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T140315.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278.046K)
T 1947/15 () of 20.11.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D03D 15/00
A61F 2/95
A61F 2/86
D03D 13/00
D03D 15/10
D03D 3/02

Application no.

08291244.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Système permettant d'obturer un anévrisme ou analogue dans un vaisseau sanguin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194715.20191120

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 268.593K)
T 1980/15 () of 13.11.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357

Application no.

11156643.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A backlight unit for a liquid crystal display and a method of making the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198015.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.149K)
T 2137/15 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 3/00

Application no.

10183845.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Bioreaktor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213715.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.485K)
T 0319/16 (Imaging Diagnostics By Combining Contrast Agents / NANOPET) of 19.11.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/04
A61K 51/04
A61K 49/06

Application no.

08774183.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of appellant/patent proprietor
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request I (no)
Late-filed request - request withdrawn before the opposition division
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

IMAGING DIAGNOSTICS BY COMBINING CONTRAST AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031916.20191119

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.960K)
T 1538/16 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 3/02
A24D 3/04

Application no.

09703354.2

Keywords

Remittal to the opposition division - (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

TOBACCO SMOKE FILTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153816.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.729K)
T 1844/16 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/04

Application no.

09764325.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SCALDING DIFFERENT PARTS OF A POULTRY CARCASS WITH VARYING INTENSITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184416.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.749K)
T 0299/17 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45D 20/50
A46B 13/02
A45D 20/08

Application no.

11154907.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Brosse a cheveux électrique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T029917.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 394.628K)
T 0300/17 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45D 20/50
A45D 20/08
A46B 13/02
A45D 20/48

Application no.

08787905.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

BROSSE A CHEVEUX ELECTRIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030017.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 405.573K)
T 1629/17 (Radial bed vessel/PRAXAIR) of 10.9.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 8/02
B01D 53/047

Application no.

11757700.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

PROCESS USING A RADIAL BED VESSELS HAVING UNIFORM FLOW DISTRIBUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T162917.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.455K)
D 0001/18 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

DBA

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:D000118.20190926

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 979.094K)
T 2075/14 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

08843061.6

Keywords

Inventive step - second and third auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Method for selecting an audio and/or video service received

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207514.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.107K)
T 1198/15 (Multi-level LDPC coding/QUALCOMM) of 6.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/27
H03M 13/11

Application no.

04715077.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - revised main request (yes)
Novelty - prior art cited by Examining Division (yes)
Inventive step - prior art cited by Examining Division (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for performing low-density parity-check (LDPC) code operations using a multi-level permutation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119815.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.525K)
T 0377/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 255/07

Application no.

05707029.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON LINEAREM PENTENNITRIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037716.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.556K)
T 1060/16 (Papierschicht mit offene Zwischenräume / PARADOR) of 29.8.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 7/00
D21H 19/38
D21H 19/76
D21H 23/70
D21H 27/00
B44C 5/04
B41M 5/52
D21H 27/26

Application no.

09707694.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Hauptantrags - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

PAPIERSCHICHT ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES FLÄCHIGEN, BEDRUCKTEN ODER BEDRUCKBAREN BAUTEILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106016.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369.800K)
T 1084/16 () of 18.8.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/18
A61K 8/88
A61Q 19/10
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/02
A61K 8/72

Application no.

04753717.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Tissue products comprising a cleansing composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108416.20190818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.301K)
T 1518/16 (Resizable formula bar I/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 18.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

06111605.9

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Scrollable and re-sizeable formula bar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151816.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.804K)
T 0059/17 (Converted media control messages/ROVI) of 9.10.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28
H04L 29/06
H04N 5/76
H04N 7/173
H04N 21/2668
H04N 21/436
H04N 21/443
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/4722
H04N 21/482
H04N 21/61
H04N 21/6377
H04N 21/6587

Application no.

07775225.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendments)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes, after amendments)

Application title

Interactive media content delivery using a separate backchannel communications network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005917.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.350K)
T 0118/17 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 3/24
B67C 3/20

Application no.

13188183.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Devices and methods for packaging beverages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T011817.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.268K)
T 2495/17 (Resizable formula bar II/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 18.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

11007779.9

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Scrollable and re-sizeable formula bar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T249517.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464.017K)
T 0544/13 (Address geocoding/PITNEY BOWES) of 31.7.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

31.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 5/02

Application no.

02739540.9

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GEOCODING DIVERSE ADDRESS FORMATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054413.20190731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.748K)
T 1241/13 (Continuous biometric authentication/FUJITSU) of 25.7.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05252731.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Data processing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124113.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.267K)
T 1795/13 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 3/45

Application no.

09748606.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Self auto-calibration of analog circuits in a mixed signal integrated circuit device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179513.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.734K)
T 1181/14 (Positionsbestimmung/SICK) of 11.11.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/02
G01S 17/93
G01N 21/53

Application no.

11162838.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur sicheren Erfassung und Positionsbestimmung von Objekten und Sicherheitsvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118114.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 640.494K)
T 2197/14 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315

Application no.

04716589.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 5 - (yes)
Extension beyond the application as filed - auxiliary request 5 - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN AND RELATING TO DRIVE MECHANISMS SUITABLE FOR USE IN DRUG DELIVERY DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219714.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.345K)
T 0341/15 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/60
B65D 85/10

Application no.

08750997.2

Keywords

Discretionary decision of first instance to admit late-filed documents - overruled (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

PACKAGE OF TOBACCO ARTICLES HAVING AN INNER PACKAGE WITH A COVER FLAP FIXED TO A HINGED LID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034115.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.199M)
T 0788/15 () of 20.5.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

04763409.2

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja: Hauptantrag)
Mangelnde Klarheit (ja: alle Hilfsanträge)

Application title

Sicherheitspapier zur Herstellung von Wertdokumenten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T078815.20190520

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354.927K)
T 1355/15 () of 26.6.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 7/12

Application no.

06110188.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Druckwerk einer Druckmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T135515.20190626

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 741.114K)
T 1482/15 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/20

Application no.

12158983.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for controlling brightness in portable terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148215.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.403K)
T 0717/16 () of 9.11.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/30

Application no.

00116751.9

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Druckwerk

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T071716.20191109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 222.612K)
T 0665/17 () of 12.7.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

05701144.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Änderung der Beschreibung - zulässig (ja)

Application title

Gitterbild mit mehreren variierten Gitterfeldern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T066517.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.543K)
T 0101/19 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

14159520.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Product for dressing a wound

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010119.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.885K)
T 0907/12 (Cigarette packaging/Jt INTERNATIONAL S.A:) of 28.3.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

08165904.7

Keywords

Inventive step - use of package code instead of carton code (no
Inventive step - not technical and obvious)

Application title

Method of cigarette packaging and cigarette packaging system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090712.20190328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.061K)
T 1066/14 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/08

Application no.

05806045.0

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS FOR RENAL NEUROMODULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106614.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.555K)
T 0661/15 (Vardenafilhaltige Arzneiform / BAYER) of 29.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/22
A61K 31/53

Application no.

06706994.8

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

ARZNEIFORMEN MIT VERBESSERTEN PHARMAKOKINETISCHEN EIGENSCHAFTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T066115.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.022K)
T 1182/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/34
B32B 1/08
B65D 1/09
F16L 11/04

Application no.

05736563.7

Keywords

Late-filed requests : admitted
Late-filed evidence : not admitted
Main request : inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request : inventive step (no)
Second auxiliary request : inventive step (no)

Application title

MULTILAYER STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118215.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.247K)
T 1793/15 (Accessing online content/NINTENDO) of 28.8.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06Q 50/00

Application no.

11798647.1

Keywords

Inventive step over cited prior art
Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

System and method for accessing online content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179315.20190828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.136K)
T 1073/16 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/04
C08L 23/02
C08L 23/12

Application no.

09722098.2

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

LONG-FIBER-REINFORCED RESIN COMPOSITION AND MOLDED ARTICLE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T107316.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.737K)
T 2649/16 (ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING STRONTIUM OR … of 10.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/26
A61K 8/28
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/44
A61Q 15/00

Application no.

04780650.0

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary request 1 not admitted into the proceedings
Auxiliary request 2 - Admitted into the proceedings
Auxiliary request 2 - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING STRONTIUM OR CALCIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T264916.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.279K)
T 2071/18 (Composition de lavage des matières kératiniques et procédé de … of 23.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/06
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/895
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

07106722.7

Keywords

Absence de mémoire exposant les motifs du recours

Application title

Composition de lavage des matières kératiniques et procédé de traitement cosmétique mettant en oeuvre ladite composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207118.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 224.006K)
T 0071/14 () of 6.8.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/30
C07C 255/07

Application no.

04727882.5

Keywords

Angefochtene Entscheidung - begründet (ja)
Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ISOMERISIERUNG VON CIS-2-PENTENNITRIL ZU TRANS-3-PENTENNITRIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T007114.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339.320K)
T 0229/14 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 7/167
H04N 7/26

Application no.

08871552.9

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)
Vice substantiel de procédure - (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈME DE DISTRIBUTION SÉCURISÉE DE DONNÉES AUDIOVISUELLES PAR MARQUAGE TRANSACTIONEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T022914.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 343.594K)
T 1687/15 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 17/16
F04D 29/16

Application no.

05004554.1

Keywords

Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)

Application title

Mehrstufiges Sauggebläse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168715.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399.075K)
T 0043/16 () of 22.8.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

07730186.9

Keywords

Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 6: fehlerhafte Ausübung des Ermessens durch die Einspruchsabteilung - alle Anträge ins Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen
Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung - ja

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T004316.20190822

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.901K)
T 0365/16 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 21/04
G01B 5/004
G01B 7/004
G01B 11/00

Application no.

02779650.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

CALIBRATION OF A PROBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036516.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.264K)
T 0856/17 (Gold sequences/MICRO) of 7.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04L 5/00
H04J 11/00

Application no.

09752992.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendments)
Clarity - (yes, after amendments)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes, after amendments)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Method and system for receiver synchronization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085617.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.046K)
T 2199/18 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 25/16
B31B 7/00

Application no.

12753784.3

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Amendments of application
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no) no substantiation

Application title

CONTAINER AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219918.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.570K)
T 1563/12 (Two types of tracking data/UPS) of 26.3.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

26.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

05815046.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - use of wifi instead of cellular tracking at fixed location (no
Inventive step - obvious alternative)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRACKING ITEMS USING WIRELESSLY-ENABLED DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T156312.20190326

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.363K)
T 0961/13 (Memory module with reduced access granularity/RAMBUS) of 11.11.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 7/10
G06F 13/16
G06F 13/42
H05K 1/18
G11C 5/04

Application no.

09167223.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Memory module with reduced access granularity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T096113.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.692K)
T 1339/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/20
F16P 3/14

Application no.

97810416.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Mündliche Verhandlung - in Abwesenheit des Beschwerdeführers E und des Beschwerdegegners abgehalten

Application title

Lichtschranke oder Lichtvorhang mit Ausrichthilfe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T133914.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 442.110K)
T 1988/14 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 3/28
G01V 3/30
G01V 3/38

Application no.

01962294.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - prior European application
Novelty - non-enabling disclosure
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - non-enabling disclosure
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE RESISTIVITY TOOL WITH TILTED ANTENNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198814.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.573K)
T 0434/15 (Plerixafor/GENZYME) of 25.6.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/33
A61K 31/555
A61K 38/19
A61P 43/00

Application no.

02750370.5

Keywords

Main request: amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary request 1: exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by surgery

Application title

METHODS TO MOBILIZE PROGENITOR/STEM CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043415.20190625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.145K)
T 1887/15 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 3/28
G01V 3/30
G01V 3/38

Application no.

09166566.1

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application (no)
Novelty - prior European application
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

Electromagnetic wave resistivity tool with tilted antenna

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T188715.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.300K)
T 0195/16 (Generation of codebooks/SAMSUNG) of 7.11.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00
H04L 1/00

Application no.

08012611.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no): obvious alternative solution
Admission of auxiliary request filed prior to oral proceedings - (no): fresh case

Application title

Transmission of a CCFI or of PCFICH in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T019516.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.026K)
T 2570/16 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 17/28
B60K 6/46

Application no.

11716596.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)

Application title

TRACTOR WITH HYBRID POWER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T257016.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.629K)
T 0660/19 (Offensichtlich unzulässige Beschwerde) of 30.10.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 29/08
H04W 28/06
H04W 80/00
H04W 80/02
H04W 80/04
H04W 88/18

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Einwendungen Dritter - Kein Beschwerderecht
Mündliche Verhandlung - Antrag auf mündliche Verhandlung (ungültig)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T066019.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.946K)
T 1320/15 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01L 1/047
F01L 1/053
F16H 53/02

Application no.

09000166.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no); auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Camshaft apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132015.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.219K)
T 1454/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/023
F01N 3/035
B01D 53/94
F01N 3/08
F01N 3/20

Application no.

05808839.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

EXHAUST SYSTEM COMPRISING EXOTHERM-GENERATING CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145415.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.224K)
T 1988/15 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/786
H01L 21/77

Application no.

09170486.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198815.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.279K)
T 1224/16 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

09160105.4

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)- auxiliary request 1
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - new auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - new auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Atraumatic prosthetic heart valve prosthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T122416.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 820.793K)
T 1788/16 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/38

Application no.

09156718.0

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Windscreen wiper device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178816.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.590K)
T 2051/16 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

05804236.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Evidence of alleged public prior use
Evidence - not sufficiently proven
Amendments - main request
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - first auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Admissibility of first auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (yes)
Admissibility of new line of attack on inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

ANTI SIPHON TANK INLET AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205116.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515.900K)
T 1684/18 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63H 21/17
B63H 23/24
H02P 3/00
B60L 15/00

Application no.

07016036.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Argumentationslinien - Argumentationslinien hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Schiffsantrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168418.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 258.086K)
T 2492/18 (Request for continuation of opposition proceedings ignored) of 4.11.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 1/72
F02K 1/76

Application no.

02252519.0

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of opposition proceedings
Unambigous request ignored by the Opposition Division
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

Lock for the turbofan engine thrust reverser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T249218.20191104

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.925K)
T 0987/19 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G 7/05
A61G 7/10

Application no.

15305982.9

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

PATIENT POSITIONING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098719.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236.991K)
T 1448/14 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 85/804
A47J 31/40

Application no.

07728201.0

Keywords

Invention brevetable - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Modification occasionnée par un motif d'opposition - (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)

Application title

CONDITIONNEMENT POUR L'INFUSION D'UNE MATIERE A INFUSER AVEC DEUX SENS SPECIFIQUES D'UTILISATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144814.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 444.771K)
T 0884/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/031
G03F 7/32

Application no.

07025187.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for preparation of lithographic printing plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T088415.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.312K)
T 1406/15 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/00
B21D 51/38

Application no.

04075710.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Tin lid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T140615.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.190K)
T 0589/16 (Centrifugally cast layer/Hitachi) of 29.8.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 37/00
B21B 27/00
B21B 27/02
B22D 13/02
B22D 19/16
C22C 37/06
F16C 13/00

Application no.

05783460.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

CENTRIFUGALLY CAST EXTERNAL LAYER FOR ROLLING ROLL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058916.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.227K)
T 2631/16 (Treatment of xerostomia/ COLGATE) of 7.10.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61K 8/21
A61K 8/24
A61K 8/19
A61Q 11/00
A61K 31/198
A61P 1/02
A61K 8/20

Application no.

09707366.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF XEROSTOMIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T263116.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.648K)
T 0839/17 () of 13.8.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29

Application no.

05737679.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LIQUID CONCENTRATED FORMULA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083917.20190813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.450K)
T 1222/19 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284
G01F 23/296

Application no.

07857786.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdegebühr (nicht vollständig entrichtet)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde gilt als nicht eingelegt
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Sorgfaltspflicht des zugelassenen Vertreters
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - alle gebotene Sorgfalt (nein)
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Sorgfaltspflicht bei Einsatz von Hilfspersonen
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - alle gebotene Sorgfalt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ERMITTLUNG UND ÜBERWACHUNG DES FÜLLSTANDS EINES MEDIUMS IN EINEM BEHÄLTER NACH EINEM LAUFZEITMESSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T122219.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.681K)
T 0609/15 (Customer equipment profile for HVAC controls/LENNOX) of 7.11.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 15/02

Application no.

10188813.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Customer equipment profile system for HVAC controls

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060915.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.937K)
T 0936/16 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00
C09K 11/77

Application no.

01272546.1

Keywords

Amendments - generalization of a specific feature
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093616.20191015

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.515K)
T 2009/16 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 25/00

Application no.

11000192.2

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - ja

Application title

Verfahren zur Ermittlung einer Kenngröße für die Korrektur von Messwerten eines Coriolis-Massedurchflussmessgeräts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200916.20191025

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.443K)
T 2224/16 (IMPLEMENTING A MULTIPLE DISPLAY MODE / NOKIA) of 8.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/14
G06F 1/16
H04M 1/02

Application no.

11800238.5

Keywords

Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING A MULTIPLE DISPLAY MODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222416.20191008

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.010K)
T 1553/13 (Unzulässigkeit einer Beschwerde bei Entrichtung der Beschwerdegebühr … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Einlegung der Beschwerde nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Zahlung der Beschwerdegebühr nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.077K)
T 1553/13 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Beschwerde nicht fristgerecht eingelegt

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155313.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243.867K)
T 1553/13 (Unzulässigkeit einer Beschwerde bei Entrichtung der Beschwerdegebühr … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Einlegung der Beschwerde nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Zahlung der Beschwerdegebühr nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.077K)
T 1553/13 (Inadmissibility of an appeal where the appeal fee is paid after … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Notice of appeal filed after expiry of appeal period
Appeal fee paid after expiry of appeal period
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.407K)
T 1553/13 (Irrecevabilité d'un recours en cas de paiement de la taxe de … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Formation du recours après l'expiration du délai de recours
Paiement de la taxe de recours après l'expiration du délai de recours
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.576K)
T 2037/16 (Method of removing solvent from polymer solution/JSR) of 8.8.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 1/14
B01D 3/38
C08F 6/10
C08F 6/12
C08C 2/06

Application no.

03741152.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF REMOVING SOLVENT FROM POLYMER SOLUTION AND SOLVENT REMOVING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203716.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.888K)
T 2195/16 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 77/60

Application no.

10787124.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

KINETISCH STABILE CHLORIERTE POLYSILANE UND DEREN HERSTELLUNG UND VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219516.20191002

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.940K)
T 2732/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/05
C08K 5/12
C07C 67/08
C07C 69/44
C07C 69/80
C08K 5/11

Application no.

99973824.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Parameter
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung im Stand der Technik
Neuheit - Beweislast

Application title

GEMISCH VON DIESTERN DER ADIPIN- ODER PHTHALSÄURE MIT ISOMEREN NONANOLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T273216.20190926

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391.032K)
T 2733/16 (Individual-centric/CENTRIFYHEALTH) of 10.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07853641.4

Keywords

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

Application title

INDIVIDUAL HEALTH RECORD SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T273316.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.694K)
T 2031/17 (Selecting Edge Node/HUAWEI) of 21.5.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
H04L 29/06
H04W 12/08
H04L 29/12

Application no.

12792378.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD, DEVICE, AND EDGE NODE CONTROLLER FOR SELECTING EDGE NODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203117.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.562K)
T 2508/18 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 7/00
B32B 17/00
B32B 27/00
C08J 5/00
C09J 7/00
C09J 123/04

Application no.

09761958.9

Keywords

Main request: clarity of parameter and of functional features - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 4: admission - (no)

Application title

A REMOVABLE DOUBLE-SIDED ADHESIVE ANCHOR FOR TEMPORARILY SECURING AN OBJECT IN PLACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T250818.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.553K)
T 2052/19 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

06726754.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205219.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.438K)
T 0305/13 (Class II mannosidase/GLICOFY) of 26.2.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/00

Application no.

04713372.3

Keywords

Main request - meets the requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

EXPRESSION OF CLASS II MANNOSIDASE AND CLASS III MANNOSIDASE IN LOWER EUKARYOTIC CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030513.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.531K)
T 1462/14 (Contactless circuit/WISeKey Semiconductors) of 1.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/07

Application no.

09792908.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes
Amendments - main request; no
Amendments - auxiliary request)
Deletion of features essentiality test
Skilled person vs lawyer

Application title

CONTACTLESS INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T146214.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.109K)
T 0767/16 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16

Application no.

09743477.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - partial problems
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

ASPHERIC TORIC INTRAOCULAR LENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T076716.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.596K)
T 0821/16 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/14
B01D 53/62
B01D 53/78
B01D 53/96
C01B 31/20

Application no.

05720741.7

Keywords

Late-filed allegation of fact - admitted (no)
Main request - admitted (yes), novelty (no)
Auxiliary request - admitted (yes), added matter (no), clarity (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECOVERING CO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082116.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 905.003K)
T 1603/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/52
B23Q 16/02

Application no.

10774132.4

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

RUNDSCHALTTISCH MIT DIREKTEM ANTRIEB DER TRANSPORTKURVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160316.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348.908K)
T 1918/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/30
E05F 15/622
E05F 15/63

Application no.

04103917.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Scherenanordnung, geeignet zum motorisch betriebenen Einstellen, Ausstellen oder Halten eines Flügels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191816.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315.439K)
T 1956/16 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/13

Application no.

10191930.6

Keywords

Novelty - Main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Adaptation of the description - Second auxiliary request (Yes)

Application title

Aerogel, and composition and method for manufacture of the aerogel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T195616.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.946K)
T 2227/16 (Reference signal patterns/ACER) of 31.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00
H04L 27/26
H04W 72/04

Application no.

11170716.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes, after amendments)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Method for reference signal pattern allocation and related communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222716.20191031

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.551K)
T 0169/19 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 43/18
B65B 43/28
B65B 7/20

Application no.

13194530.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Aufrichten eines Faltschachtelzuschnittes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016919.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.031K)
T 2345/14 (Performing a process on a workpiece/ROLLS-ROYCE) of 27.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/401
G05B 19/402
B23B 49/00
B23K 26/02

Application no.

08019235.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Performing a process on a workpiece

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T234514.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.062K)
T 0619/15 (Informationssignalspektrum/IZT) of 19.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/28

Application no.

08802354.4

Keywords

Prüfung des Einspruchs - Aufrechterhaltung des Patents in geändertem Umfang

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM EMPFANGEN EINES INFORMATIONSSIGNALS MIT EINEM INFORMATIONSSIGNALSPEKTRUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061915.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.264K)
T 0967/15 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/12
C08K 5/103
C09D 5/02
C09J 11/06
C09K 3/10

Application no.

07748204.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

A WATERBORNE BINDER COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T096715.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.109K)
T 2371/15 (Progressive delivery of multimedia objects/SLIPSTREAM) of 17.10.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/02
H04L 12/16

Application no.

06790752.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROGRESSIVE DELIVERY OF MULTIMEDIA OBJECTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T237115.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.385K)
T 0899/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 53/00
A01N 27/00
A01N 35/06
A01N 43/30
A01N 43/90
A01N 49/00
A01N 65/00
A01P 7/04

Application no.

07848379.9

Keywords

Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

INSECTICIDAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089916.20190903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.193K)
T 1862/17 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 21/20

Application no.

14172532.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Transportabschnitt einer Horizontalfördereinrichtung mit mindestens einem verstellbaren Führungselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186217.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 280.202K)
T 0919/15 () of 8.7.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 57/20

Application no.

99942831.1

Keywords

-

Application title

HERBIZIDE MITTEL FÜR TOLERANTE ODER RESISTENTE SOJAKULTUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T091915.20190708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 579.636K)
T 1045/15 (Testing device for magnetic tape cassettes/FUJIFILM RECORDING MEDIA) of 30.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 15/07
G11B 15/68
G11B 23/04
G11B 23/087

Application no.

08007024.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Testing device for magnetic tape cassettes with a passive RFID chip, comprising a reading device for RFID and for a barcode and an evaluation device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104515.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.672K)
T 1082/15 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22B 5/00
A22B 7/00
A22C 17/00

Application no.

08002022.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for processing items such as pieces of meat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108215.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.408K)
T 1838/15 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 14/06
C23C 14/00
C23C 30/00
C23C 14/02
C23C 14/58
C23C 14/32

Application no.

10010250.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)

Application title

Werkstück mit AlCr-haltiger Hartstoffschicht und Verfahren zur Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T183815.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.207K)
T 0818/16 (Time series search engine/SPLUNK) of 10.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07853813.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Time series search engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081816.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.580K)
T 1044/16 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/30

Application no.

04772002.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - solution not suggested by the state of the art (ex post facto analysis)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AROMATIC POLYCARBONATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104416.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 577.706K)
T 1576/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/42

Application no.

07006905.9

Keywords

Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Gehäuse für Radialgebläse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T157616.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.164K)
T 1738/16 (Allergen extract/ALK-ABELLÓ) of 16.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/36

Application no.

06005128.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for producing an allergen extract

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T173816.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 244.823K)
T 2139/14 () of 30.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142
G06F 19/00

Application no.

08022100.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 3 (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Portable drug administration device switchable between two different administration modes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213914.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.339K)
T 2169/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10170545.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no); first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Wearable artificial kidney with regeneration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216914.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.427K)
T 2196/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10170546.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no); first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Dialysis machine with regeneration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219614.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.466K)
T 0828/15 () of 3.4.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C70/34

Application no.

06769909.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method of manufacturing curved composite structural elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082815.20190403

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.660K)
T 1247/15 () of 7.5.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D15/00

Application no.

05739640.0

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Wertdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124715.20190507

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306.156K)
T 1299/15 () of 23.5.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L55/165

Application no.

08785286.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Übergang der Beweislast
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Plausibilität

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Sanieren von Rohrleitungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T129915.20190523

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 256.869K)
T 1785/16 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H29/60
B65H29/62
A61F13/15

Application no.

08719714.1

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval of the text of the patent as granted

Application title

Method for selective folding or redirecting of cut web products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178516.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239.576K)
T 0378/17 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/18
A23G1/00

Application no.

10075150.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 7 - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - added matter (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for continuous tempering of chocolate mass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037817.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.421K)
T 0381/17 () of 9.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/18
A23G1/00

Application no.

10075151.0

Keywords

Added matter: auxiliary request 1 - no
Sufficiency of disclosure: auxiliary request 1
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Novelty: auxiliary request 1
Novelty - yes
Inventive step: auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Method and apparatus for continuous tempering of chocolate mass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038117.20190809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.495K)
T 0586/13 (Kernschmelze-Rückhalteeinrichtung / AREVA) of 11.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G21C9/016

Application no.

06754548.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

WANNENARTIGE KERNSCHMELZE-RÜCKHALTEEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058613.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.157K)
T 0474/14 (Event distribution in messaging systems/ERICSSON) of 29.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/50

Application no.

08867678.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Form of decision - decision sufficiently reasoned (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR EVENT DISTRIBUTION IN MESSAGING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047414.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.153K)
T 1191/14 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/06

Application no.

02719480.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - all requests (no)

Application title

PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER SYSTEMS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119114.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.369K)
T 0815/15 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D5/34
G11B27/10
G06F17/30
G11B27/00

Application no.

03781849.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR SYNCHRONIZING VINYL RECORD ALBUM WITH EXTERNAL SOURCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081515.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.067K)
T 0838/16 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 13/00
F25B 40/00

Application no.

09011733.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Refrigeration/air conditioning equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083816.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.231K)
T 1199/16 (Inter-cell feedback III/QUALCOMM) of 27.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04

Application no.

13167292.5

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 2a (no): reformulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119916.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.597K)
T 1440/16 (Inter-cell feedback II/QUALCOMM) of 23.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04

Application no.

13167293.3

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1a (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no): re-formulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1b (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144016.20190823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.389K)
T 1441/16 (Inter-cell feedback I/QUALCOMM) of 23.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04
H04L 5/00

Application no.

09747718.6

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1a (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no): re-formulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1b (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144116.20190823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.814K)
T 0245/17 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

09732839.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTI SIPHON TANK INLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T024517.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.996K)
T 0587/17 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/06
A61L15/60
C08F6/00
C08J3/24
C08K5/42
C08K5/53

Application no.

11707684.4

Keywords

Synergismus nicht für gesamte beanspruchte Breite glaubhaft - naheliegende Ausführungsformen vom beanspruchten Gegenstand eingeschlossen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL MIT VERBESSERTER FARBSTABILITÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058717.20190904

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.496K)
T 1259/12 (Version control/ORACLE) of 21.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G06F 17/30

Application no.

03722758.4

Keywords

Inventive step - actively presenting the user with a choice (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Inventive step - removing "group awareness" (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Appeal proceedings - new document cited by the Board
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T125912.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 612.458K)
T 0131/15 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

02258600.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for sensing optical characteristics of a banknote

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T013115.20191010

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.479K)
T 1757/15 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/28
F01N 3/021
F01N 13/14

Application no.

10157320.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of winding holding sealing material and method of manufacturing exhaust gas purifying apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175715.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.910K)
T 0406/16 (Composition de teinture d'oxydation / L'Oreal) of 4.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/86
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

06015350.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

Composition de teinture d'oxydation pour fibres kératiniques

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040616.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 439.385K)
T 1759/16 () of 28.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/36
G01N 21/00
G01B 9/04
G01B 11/00

Application no.

08867252.2

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM, DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175916.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.869K)
T 2367/16 (Alkali metal alloy - silica gel composition / LEFENFELD) of 31.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/04
B01J 37/02
B01J 35/02
B01J 37/08
B01J 20/04
B01J 20/10
B01J 20/32
C01B 3/00
C07C 2/86
C07D 333/76

Application no.

12175978.1

Keywords

Admissibility (New Main Request, New First Auxiliary Request, Second Auxiliary Request) : no - late filed and not prima facie allowable
Admissibility (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : yes
Clarity (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : yes
Added matter (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : no
Remittal: yes

Application title

Silica gel compositions containing alkali metals and alkali metal alloys

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T236716.20190731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.239K)
T 2569/16 () of 2.9.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05F 15/12

Application no.

07107270.6

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Inspection of files - Exclusion of documents from file inspection (yes)

Application title

Drive device for operating a vehicle door

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T256916.20190902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.120K)
T 0636/17 () of 29.5.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 13/12
B60L 5/38
B60M 1/30
B66C 19/00
B60L 5/08

Application no.

12709860.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag X, Xa,VI
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag IV
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Hilfsantrag IVa

Application title

STROMABNEHMERSYSTEM, KRANANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM ZUSTELLEN EINES STROMABNEHMERWAGENS ZU EINER STROMSCHIENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T063617.20190529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.124K)
T 0879/17 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/08

Application no.

08802953.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

SCHALLISOLIERUNG, INSBESONDERE FÜR DEN KRAFTFAHRZEUGINNENRAUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T087917.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316.301K)
T 2729/17 (Feeding back channel states/ZTE) of 29.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04L 5/00
H04L 25/03

Application no.

11797482.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Right to be heard - intention not to attend the scheduled oral proceedings: cancellation of oral proceedings

Application title

Method and terminal for feeding back channel state information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T272917.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.015K)

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