Decisions in 2018

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2018 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2018

December 2018

T 2596/12 (Prasugrel tablets comprising hydroxypropyl cellulose/DAIICHI UBE) of 25.5.2018

Online on

12.12.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4365
A61K 9/20
A61P 7/02

Application no.

07850164.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - improvement not credible
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION HAVING IMPROVED STORAGE STABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T259612.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.729K)
T 0281/15 () of 5.10.2018

Online on

12.12.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/16
C08J 9/232

Application no.

04722422.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Expandable resin beads of styrene-modified linear low-density polyethylene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028115.20181005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.591K)
T 0289/15 (Procédé de récupération pétrolière assistée / IFP) of 29.11.2018

Online on

12.12.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09K 8/588

Application no.

12290192.9

Keywords

Revendications - caractérisation par des paramètres manquant de clarté

Application title

Procédé optimisé de récupération pétrolière assistée avec préservation des polymères par ajout de composés sacrificiels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028915.20181129

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 265.483K)
T 0339/15 () of 17.10.2018

Online on

12.12.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/42
A23G 3/50
A23G 3/54
A23G 4/20

Application no.

06734067.9

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Amended claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Coated confectionary product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T033915.20181017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.726K)
R 0002/18 (Petition for review) of 24.9.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/422
H04N 21/4788
H04N 21/475
H04N 21/4782
H04N 21/442
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/482
H04N 21/41
H04N 5/445

Application no.

03077693.4

Keywords

Petition for review – clearly unallowable
Fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC (Article 112a(2)(c) EPC) - no

Application title

Interactive television program guide with remote access

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000218.20180924

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.891K)
T 0875/12 () of 5.10.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

03703673.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2a
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1, 2b, 3a, 3b
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for preventing overloads of power distribution networks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087512.20181005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.945K)
T 1862/12 (Inspecting Articles / KIMBERLEY-CLERK) of 9.10.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21K 5/04
A61F 13/15

Application no.

03713756.9

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - diverging versions of claims
Late-filed auxiliary requests - new issue
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - technical problem not solved within whole area claimed
Inventive step - arbitrary modification

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MAKING AND INSPECTING PRE-FASTENED ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T186212.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.240K)
T 0713/13 () of 4.12.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/00

Application no.

08162637.6

Keywords

Main request and first to sixth auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Amendments - seventh to tenth auxiliary requests
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Instantaneous traffic monitoring system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T071313.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.981K)
T 1615/13 () of 19.9.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/00

Application no.

07007698.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for administering oxygen or air with added oxygen, for respiratory therapies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161513.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.353K)
T 1757/13 () of 23.11.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 3/18
H02P 21/00

Application no.

08169057.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Vorsteuerung eines Voltage Source Converters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175713.20181123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.817K)
T 0433/14 (Increasing neurogenesis/NEWRON) of 29.5.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
A61P 25/00
A61K 38/23
A61K 38/27
A61K 38/22

Application no.

03772495.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1-9 and 20 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 22 - admitted (no)

Application title

Compounds and methods for increasing neurogenesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043314.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.596K)
T 0435/14 () of 16.10.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 23/473
H01L 23/467
H01L 23/46

Application no.

04030201.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - ausführbare Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Mikrokühlkörper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043514.20181016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415.414K)
T 2303/16 () of 8.11.2018

Online on

11.12.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/15
A61M 5/32

Application no.

05741659.6

Keywords

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

Application title

SQUEEZE-ACTIVATED MEDICAL PUNCTURING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230316.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.504K)
T 0637/13 (Protein arrays/SENGENICS) of 20.6.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543
G01N 33/68
B01J 19/00
C07K 1/00

Application no.

01902520.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Oral proceedings - held in absence of the parties

Application title

METHODS OF GENERATING PROTEIN EXPRESSION ARRAYS AND THE USE THEREOF IN RAPID SCREENING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063713.20180620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.869K)
T 0967/13 () of 4.12.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/0967
G08G 1/0969
G01C 21/26

Application no.

09004919.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Telematics terminal and method for controlling vehicle using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T096713.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.602K)
T 1164/14 (STADA/ Pharmazeutische Zusammensetzung) of 8.11.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/42

Application no.

05005536.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag: erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verwendung von Antioxidantien zur Herstellung einer pharmazeutischen oder kosmetischen Zusammensetzung zum Schutz der Haut gegen Schädigung durch Infrarot-Strahlung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116414.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.230K)
T 1570/14 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D04H 1/46
D04H 3/10

Application no.

06755513.6

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Nouveauté - usage antérieur public (non)
Nouveauté - insuffisamment prouvé
Priorité - (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - audition de témoin
Preuves produites tardivement - report de la procédure orale nécessaire (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Moyens invoqués tardivement
Motifs d'opposition - nouveau motif d'opposition (oui) non admis

Application title

TAMBOUR POUR MACHINE DE FABRICATION D'UN NON TISSE A MOTIFS ET NON TISSE OBTENU.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157014.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 550.979K)
T 0123/15 (Phosphatfreies Geschirrspülmittel / HENKEL) of 15.10.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 1/72

Application no.

07847827.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1): nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4: nein - verspätet eingereicht

Application title

Reinigungsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T012315.20181015

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.598K)
T 1203/15 (Phosphatfreies Geschirrspülmittel / HENKEL) of 15.10.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 1/72

Application no.

07847827.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1): nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4: nein - verspätet eingereicht

Application title

Reinigungsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120315.20181015

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372.150K)
T 0014/16 () of 6.11.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23P 6/00
C21D 9/50

Application no.

05253365.0

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

Methods for repairing gas turbine engine components

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001416.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.027K)
T 0208/16 () of 11.10.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/14
B60D 1/06

Application no.

09163417.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T020816.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294.926K)
T 0726/16 (Double extrusion / ALLERGAN) of 30.10.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07017089.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (yes)

Application title

Ocular implant made by a double extrusion process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T072616.20181030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.596K)
T 0921/16 () of 6.11.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08H 5/04
C10G 1/00
C10L 1/02
C10L 5/44
C08L 1/02
C08L 97/02
C08J 3/28

Application no.

09075137.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Processing biomass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T092116.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.410K)
T 1144/17 (Production of HF/DAIKIN) of 12.11.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 7/19
C01F 11/46

Application no.

10797026.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING HYDROGEN FLUORIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T114417.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.607K)
T 2348/17 () of 19.10.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

02804403.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Remittal to the Opposition Division

Application title

IMPLANTABLE PROSTHETIC VALVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234817.20181019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445.772K)
T 1321/18 (Missing statement of grounds II/TEXAS INSTRUMENTS) of 5.12.2018

Online on

10.12.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 29/50
G11C 29/02
H01L 23/34
G11C 5/14

Application no.

06770997.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus and methods for maintaining integrated circuit performance at reduce power

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T132118.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.805K)
T 2559/12 (Wireless IC device / MURATA MANUFACTURING) of 5.10.2018

Online on

07.12.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/50
G06K 19/07
G06K 19/077
H01Q 1/38
H01Q 1/46
H01Q 9/16
H04B 5/02

Application no.

10158746.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

Wireless IC device and component for wireless IC device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T255912.20181005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.156K)
T 0244/14 () of 20.11.2018

Online on

07.12.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 31/18
H01L 23/544

Application no.

07726561.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

SOLARZELLENMARKIERVERFAHREN UND SOLARZELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024414.20181120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360.745K)
T 0328/14 () of 17.10.2018

Online on

07.12.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00
B41J 3/407

Application no.

09159718.7

Keywords

Right to be heard - opposition procedure (not violated)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the earlier application as filed (no)
Amendments - extension of the protection (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Claims - clarity, main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Production line for manufacturing of flat wood-based panels with a printed upper surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T032814.20181017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441.114K)
T 1384/15 (Class-action prediction/SWISS RE) of 17.9.2018

Online on

07.12.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

08154400.9

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for aggregation and monitoring of multimedia data stored in a decentralized way

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138415.20180917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.688K)
T 2260/15 () of 6.11.2018

Online on

07.12.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 9/00

Application no.

08100065.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Configurable digital badge holder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226015.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.685K)
T 1047/16 (Titainium diboride powders/ALCOA) of 19.11.2018

Online on

07.12.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 35/04

Application no.

10773822.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

METHODS OF MAKING TITANIUM DIBORIDE POWDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104716.20181119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.385K)
T 1556/17 (Web-page retrieval/TNO) of 5.10.2018

Online on

07.12.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01943217.8

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

A method and a system for retrieving data of a data network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T155617.20181005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.940K)
T 2301/13 () of 23.10.2018

Online on

06.12.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32

Application no.

06025840.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Display device and method of driving the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230113.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.964K)
T 0664/14 () of 10.10.2018

Online on

06.12.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 65/46
B65D 81/32

Application no.

08701831.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DOSAGE ELEMENT AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A DOSAGE ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066414.20181010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.307K)
T 0724/14 () of 26.10.2018

Online on

06.12.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 9/00

Application no.

08709102.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR UNLOCKING A LOCK BY USE OF MONITORING OF CURRENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T072414.20181026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.907K)
T 2035/15 () of 6.11.2018

Online on

06.12.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 95/00
C08K 3/32
C08K 9/08

Application no.

98913369.9

Keywords

Documents submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - obvious measures (all requests)

Application title

ASPHALT COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF PREPARATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203515.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.216K)
T 0044/17 (Nonaqueous electrochemical cell/ Energizer) of 26.9.2018

Online on

06.12.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 6/16

Application no.

03757346.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

NONAQUEOUS ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL WITH IMPROVED ENERGY DENSITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004417.20180926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.658K)
T 1293/18 () of 30.11.2018

Online on

06.12.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06F 19/00

Application no.

07776655.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PATIENT CUSTOMIZED THERAPEUTIC REGIMENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T129318.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.767K)
J 0002/18 () of 27.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/22
B29C 70/46
B29C 70/48
B29C 70/54
B29C 70/86
B29C 70/88
B60B 5/00
B60B 27/02
B29K 307/04

Application no.

12250099.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal

Application title

Manufacturing method and structure of bicycle wheel hub

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000218.20181127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238.662K)
R 0001/17 (Überprüfungsantrag/IFM ELECTRONIC) of 10.7.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01F 23/284

Application no.

97109195.4

Keywords

Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein) – Äußerungsrecht gewährleistet – aktive Rolle der Parteien erforderlich
Überprüfungsantrag als unbegründet zurückgewiesen

Application title

Mit Mikrowellen arbeitendes Füllstandsmessgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000117.20180710

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.559K)
T 0084/14 () of 13.8.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/12
A61B 17/00

Application no.

10005062.4

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Multi-layer braided structures for occluding vascular defects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T008414.20180813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.044K)
T 0189/14 () of 5.7.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 27/22
A61L 27/30
A61L 27/50
A61L 27/54

Application no.

08708969.4

Keywords

Beschwerde des Patentinhabers nicht zulässig - Priorität - dieselbe Erfindung (nein)
Alle Anträge: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON LAGERFÄHIGEN IMPLANTATEN MIT EINER ULTRAHYDROPHILEN OBERFLÄCHE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018914.20180705

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.999K)
T 0471/14 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 5/20
C09K 5/10
C23F 11/10

Application no.

06708473.1

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör verletzt (nein)
Alle Anträge: Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

GLYZERINHALTIGE GEFRIERSCHUTZMITTELKONZENTRATE MIT KORROSIONSSCHUTZ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047114.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.902K)
T 1250/14 (Sicherheitsmodul/WAGO) of 9.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/418
G05B 19/042

Application no.

07021991.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 4 (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitsmodul und Automatisierungssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125014.20181109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.935K)
T 1761/14 () of 27.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

02704664.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features

Application title

PAYMENT INSTRUMENT AUTHORIZATION TECHNIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T176114.20181127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.151K)
T 0732/15 (Separable CRC/ADAPTEC) of 19.9.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/00
H03M 13/09
H04L 1/00
H04L 29/06
H03M 13/11

Application no.

02791409.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - first and second auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Separable cyclic redundancy check

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073215.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.886K)
T 0956/17 (Weather and environmental sensor network/LOCATOR) of 13.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
G01W 1/00
G06Q 10/00
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

06718140.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

INTERACTIVE ADVISORY SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T095617.20181113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.248K)
T 1325/17 (Location-based dating/LOCATOR) of 13.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/16
G06Q 10/00
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

07718070.1

Keywords

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

Application title

INTERACTIVE ADVISORY SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T132517.20181113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.834K)
T 0525/18 (Oxidation catalyst/JOHNSON MATTHEY) of 7.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 37/02
B01J 37/03
B01J 35/00
B01J 20/18
B01J 23/42
B01J 23/44
B01D 53/94
B01J 29/06
B01J 29/068
B01J 29/74
B01J 29/76
B01J 35/04
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/28

Application no.

12773358.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

OXIDATION CATALYST FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE EXHAUST GAS TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052518.20181107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.058K)
T 1660/13 () of 16.11.2018

Online on

04.12.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01T 13/32
H01T 13/20

Application no.

07004484.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Zündkerze

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166013.20181116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296.357K)
T 0531/14 () of 7.11.2018

Online on

04.12.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 35/00
B01L 9/00
B01L 3/00

Application no.

05106506.8

Keywords

Novelty - auxiliary request 6 (14:50 hours) (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 6 (14:50 hours) (yes)

Application title

Handling unit for microfluidic devices with clamping means

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T053114.20181107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470.837K)
T 0591/15 () of 26.10.2018

Online on

04.12.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 1/46

Application no.

05850981.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - late-filed request (admitted)

Application title

PROCESS AND RELATED PLANT FOR PRODUCING STEEL STRIPS WITH SOLUTION OF CONTINUITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059115.20181026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.770K)
T 1125/15 () of 18.9.2018

Online on

04.12.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 13/16
H02G 11/00

Application no.

07723528.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ENERGIEFÜHRUNGSKETTE AUS METALL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112515.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.974K)
T 1385/16 () of 28.11.2018

Online on

04.12.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 17/06
B60H 1/00
F25D 19/00
B60H 1/32
F25D 17/04

Application no.

07810724.0

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

EVAPORATOR AIR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR TRAILER REFRIGERATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138516.20181128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.166K)
T 1999/16 () of 27.11.2018

Online on

04.12.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 5/04

Application no.

11156737.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Instandsetzung eines Verbundpanzerungselements sowie Reparatur-Set zur Durchführung der Instandsetzung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T199916.20181127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.875K)
T 0888/17 (PROCESS FOR PREPARING BEADLETS OF LIPOPHILIC NUTRIENTS/OmniActive … of 5.11.2018

Online on

04.12.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/10
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50

Application no.

04770702.1

Keywords

Request for correction of the minutes (No)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC
Adaptation of the description (Yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING BEADLETS OF LIPOPHILIC NUTRIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088817.20181105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.445K)
T 1614/13 () of 27.11.2018

Online on

03.12.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03B 7/14
H03B 7/08
H01L 29/88
H03F 3/12

Application no.

04815338.1

Keywords

Claims - all requests
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method and Apparatus for Effecting High-Frequency Amplification or Oscillation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161413.20181127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.899K)
T 0754/16 (MICROFLUIDIZED OIL-IN-WATER EMULSIONS AND VACCINE COMPOSITIONS/Zoetis … of 20.11.2018

Online on

03.12.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39

Application no.

04722345.8

Keywords

Substantial violation of the procedure by the opposition division (Yes)
Refund of the appeal fees (No)
Main request - Product by process - Novelty (No)
Auxiliary requests 1-3 - Novelty (No)
Auxiliary request 4 - Remittal to the opposition division

Application title

MICROFLUIDIZED OIL-IN-WATER EMULSIONS AND VACCINE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T075416.20181120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476.756K)
T 2419/17 () of 19.11.2018

Online on

03.12.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 27/00
G01N 22/02

Application no.

05775204.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

HIGH-RESOLUTION, NONDESTRUCTIVE IMAGING OF DIELECTRIC MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T241917.20181119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.701K)

November 2018

T 0401/12 (Kontaktloser Datenträger / GIESECKE & DEVRIENT) of 22.11.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/077
G06K 19/14
G06K 7/00
G06K 7/10

Application no.

04727008.7

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Verfahrensökonomie (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

KONTAKTLOSER DATENTRÄGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040112.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 482.730K)
T 2594/12 (Tablets comprising prasugrel hydrochloride/DAIICHI UBE) of 25.5.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4365
A61K 9/20
A61P 7/02

Application no.

07850168.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING LOW-SUBSTITUTED HYDROXYPROPYLCELLULOSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T259412.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.361K)
T 0676/13 () of 22.10.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 25/08
G08G 1/123

Application no.

06018924.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1, 4
Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsverfahren
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)
Patentansprüche - Hilfsanträge 2, 3

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Benachrichtigung von Notrufabfragestellen der Polizei, der Feuerwehr oder der Rettungsdienste über eingegangene Notrufe mit Ortungsinformationen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T067613.20181022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400.583K)
T 0299/14 () of 18.10.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21F 11/08
D21H 21/42
D21H 21/44
D21H 27/30
D21H 27/32
D21H 21/40

Application no.

08827561.5

Keywords

Moyens de preuve produits avec les motifs du recours
Moyens de preuve - recevabilité (oui)
Document produit tardivement dans la procédure de recours
Document produit tardivement - justification du retard (non)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION D'UN MATÉRIAU EN FEUILLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029914.20181018

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 521.813K)
T 0342/14 () of 12.10.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

08788463.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Clarity - first auxiliary request (no)
Oral proceedings - opportunity to present comments (yes)

Application title

SCANNING TERAHERTZ PROBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T034214.20181012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.484K)
T 1120/14 () of 2.10.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 11/16

Application no.

07001076.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)

Application title

Hub transmission for a bicycle and method for shifting such a hub transmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112014.20181002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.070K)
T 1957/14 (Quantitative trait loci/ SYNGENTA) of 17.1.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C12N 15/82

Application no.

08701583.0

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - clarity (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 4 and 5
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

Maize plants characterised by quantitative trait loci (QTL)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195714.20180117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483.800K)
T 0963/15 () of 12.10.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/305
A23L 1/29
A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18
A61K 38/00
A61K 31/195

Application no.

04739936.5

Keywords

Main, 1st-11th auxiliary request - added matter (yes)

Application title

AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTATION FOR A HEALTHY MICROBIOTA ECOSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T096315.20181012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.559K)
T 1129/15 (Sample processing/APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS) of 24.9.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 7/00

Application no.

07812273.6

Keywords

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

Application title

COOLING IN A THERMAL CYCLER USING HEAT PIPES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112915.20180924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.003K)
T 1890/15 (Epoxidation with catalyst on a fluoride-minaralised carrier/SHELL) of 19.12.2017

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 301/10

Application no.

05815008.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Oral submission by an accompanying person (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AN OLEFIN OXIDE, A 1,2-DIOL, A 1.2-DIOL ETHER, OR AN ALKANOLAMINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T189015.20171219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.074K)
T 2273/16 (Fliesenkleber/DOW GLOBAL) of 22.10.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 24/38

Application no.

01104579.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verwendung von Polysacchariden oder Polysaccharidderivaten, die nach Vergelung und Heiss-Dampf-Mahltrocknung mittels Gas- oder Wasserdampftrocknung hergestellt wurden, in Baustoffgemischen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227316.20181022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.042K)
T 2441/16 (Therapy Control / MEDTRONIC) of 19.9.2018

Online on

30.11.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

09733481.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

PSYCHIATRIC DISORDER THERAPY CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T244116.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.920K)
T 0827/13 (Providing cloud storage/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 26.11.2018

Online on

29.11.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

10163521.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Client, brokerage server and method for providing cloud storage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082713.20181126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.484K)
T 1590/15 (Efavirenz/ MSD) of 25.10.2018

Online on

29.11.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28
A61K 9/20
A61K 31/535

Application no.

03076054.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Efavirenz compressed tablet formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159015.20181025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.606K)
T 1628/18 (Web-data integration/SIEMENS ÖSTERREICH) of 26.11.2018

Online on

29.11.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

13162170.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Computer implemented method for integrating data from the Web from different sources by using SPARQL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162818.20181126

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.469K)
T 0970/13 (Flexible request-response cycles/SAP) of 23.11.2018

Online on

28.11.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

03005712.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and computer system for enabling flexible request-response cycles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097013.20181123

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.096K)
T 2387/13 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

28.11.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 11/12
F16L 11/16

Application no.

07846449.2

Keywords

Admissibility of auxiliary request 9 (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no; all requests)

Application title

A flexible pipe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T238713.20180418

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.222K)
T 0555/14 () of 19.9.2018

Online on

28.11.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01C 9/02
A01B 49/06

Application no.

06708189.3

Keywords

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

Application title

KOMBINIERTE LANDWIRTSCHAFTLICHE MASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T055514.20180919

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 816.746K)
T 2262/15 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

28.11.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 8/17
B60T 8/32
B60T 8/88
B60T 17/08

Application no.

08707449.8

Keywords

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

Application title

BREMSANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM STEUERN EINER BREMSANLAGE FÜR EIN NUTZFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226215.20181009

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.506K)
T 0443/17 () of 13.11.2018

Online on

28.11.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B66F 9/075
B60G 9/02
B60G 17/005

Application no.

06290336.4

Keywords

Faits produits tardivement - avec les motifs du recours
Requête produite tardivement - recevable (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Dispositif de contrôle du basculement pour chariot élévateur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044317.20181113

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 349.135K)
T 1553/13 (Inadmissibility of an appeal where the appeal fee is paid after … of 20.2.2014

Online on

27.11.2018

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

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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

27.11.2018

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

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A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.576K)
T 1910/13 () of 21.11.2018

Online on

27.11.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/15
H04N 7/18
G10L 19/00
G10L 19/14

Application no.

10178971.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus, method, and computer program for supporting video conferencing in a communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191013.20181121

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.760K)
T 0263/14 () of 7.10.2018

Online on

27.11.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/402
A61K 31/4704
A61K 31/428
A61P 11/00

Application no.

05749635.8

Keywords

Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by patent proprietors (no)

Application title

COMBINATIONS OF GLYCOPYRROLATE AND BETA2 ADRENOCEPTOR AGONISTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026314.20181007

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235.690K)
T 0756/14 (Optoelektronischer Sensor - Rückzahlung weiterer Recherchegebühren/ … of 21.9.2018

Online on

27.11.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/02

Application no.

07119594.5

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - fehlende Möglichkeit zur Stellungnahme vor Zwischenentscheidung über Nichtrückzahlung sämtlicher weiterer Recherchengebühren
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor sowie Verfahren zur Erfassung und Abstandsbestimmung eines Objekts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T075614.20180921

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.882K)
T 2059/15 () of 8.11.2018

Online on

27.11.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07C 5/00
G07C 5/08

Application no.

08786433.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

TACHOGRAPH, ANORDNUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR DATEN-ÜBERTRAGUNG ÜBER EINE BENUTZERFREUNDLICHE SCHNITTSTELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205915.20181108

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300.301K)
T 2482/12 (Optoelektronischer Sensor/SICK) of 21.9.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/02

Application no.

07119594.5

Keywords

Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung - gleiche oder entsprechende besondere technische Merkmale
Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor sowie Verfahren zur Erfassung und Abstandsbestimmung eines Objekts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T248212.20180921

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384.976K)
T 2360/13 () of 20.11.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/00

Application no.

01996074.9

Keywords

Inventive step: yes (amended claims)

Application title

REMOTE CORIOLIS FLOWMETER SIZING AND ORDERING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T236013.20181120

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.405K)
T 1046/14 (Icon manipulations on touch screen/OPTIS CELLULLAR) of 13.9.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

07006748.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Method of displaying object and terminal capable of implementing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104614.20180913

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.205K)
T 1521/14 () of 20.9.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 43/11
C11D 1/825

Application no.

03718790.3

Keywords

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

Application title

ALKOXYLATGEMISCHE UND DIESE ENTHALTENDE WASCHMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T152114.20180920

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312.178K)
T 1809/14 (Agent de coloration /L'Oréal) of 26.9.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61Q 5/08
A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/22
A61K 8/31
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/44

Application no.

10194754.7

Keywords

Moyens invoqués tardivement - document admis (oui)
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (non)
Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Agent de coloration et/ou de décoloration des fibres kératiniques en deux parties, comprenant un corps gras et un agent séquestrant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T180914.20180926

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 430.271K)
T 0652/15 () of 27.9.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23K 9/12

Application no.

08168171.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)

Application title

Procédé de soudage à l'arc par court-circuit avec électrode fusible

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065215.20180927

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305.387K)
T 0820/15 (Pilot training patterns/COHERENT) of 18.9.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03

Application no.

09755804.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings held in the absence of the appellant
Unsearched subject-matter - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Transmission of multimedia streams to mobile devices with variable training information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082015.20180918

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.593K)
T 1301/15 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/44
B21D 51/38
B65D 51/14

Application no.

10165997.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable
Amendments - main request , auxiliary requests 1,3 (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Late submitted material - document admitted (no)

Application title

A metal closure with separate disc and ring from a single closure blank

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130115.20181009

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.535K)
T 0006/16 () of 9.11.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03D 9/08

Application no.

04021610.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument erstinstanzlich zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)

Application title

Wasserklosett

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000616.20181109

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.696K)
T 1113/18 () of 26.10.2018

Online on

26.11.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 39/395
A61K 9/127
C12N 15/13
A61P 29/00
A61P 35/00

Application no.

11824164.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ANTI-HUMAN FOLATE RECEPTOR BETA ANTIBODIES AND METHODS OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T111318.20181026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.467K)
T 0715/13 () of 20.9.2018

Online on

23.11.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/00

Application no.

06757934.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

STEREOPROJECTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T071513.20180920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.303K)
T 1465/13 () of 5.11.2018

Online on

23.11.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41G 3/26

Application no.

02729392.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Combat Simulation wherein Target Objects are Associated to Protecting Object by means of a Local Co-operation Between the Target Objects and the Relevant Protecting Objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146513.20181105

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.683K)
T 1314/14 () of 25.9.2018

Online on

23.11.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D01G 25/00
D01G 15/46
D04H 1/70
D04H 1/72

Application no.

09370008.6

Keywords

Nouveauté - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - requêtes clairement admissibles (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - recevables (non)

Application title

Dispositif ou système tampon et système de production d'une bande de non-tissé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131414.20180925

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 376.526K)
T 2013/14 (Cleansing composition / KAO) of 20.9.2018

Online on

23.11.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/42
A61Q 5/02

Application no.

03029668.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

Hair cleansing composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T201314.20180920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.358K)
T 1376/16 (TOTAL / PRODUCTION OF NAPHTHA / CRACKING OF NAPHTHA) of 18.9.2018

Online on

23.11.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 3/00
C11C 3/12
C11C 3/00
C11C 3/02

Application no.

10730483.4

Keywords

Late-filed main request - request filed at the oral proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF BIO-NAPHTHA FROM COMPLEX MIXTURES OF NATURAL OCCURRING FATS&OILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T137616.20180918

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.081K)
T 0482/13 (Peptide YY/CURIS) of 12.11.2018

Online on

22.11.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/22
C12N 5/071
G01N 33/50
A61P 3/06
A61P 3/08
A61P 5/48

Application no.

00913417.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Peptide YY (PYY) for treating glucose metabolic disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T048213.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238.053K)
T 2507/16 (Gasentwicklungszelle/Simatec) of 30.10.2018

Online on

22.11.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01M 4/42
H01M 4/62
H01M 6/06
H01M 12/06

Application no.

09179207.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Elektrochemische Gasentwicklungszelle, insbesondere quecksilberfreie Wasserstoffentwicklungszelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T250716.20181030

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297.406K)
T 0339/17 (Heissleimauftragssystem/BAUMER) of 11.10.2018

Online on

22.11.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 23/24
B05C 5/02

Application no.

07786592.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

HEISSLEIMAUFTRAGSSYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUR REGELUNG UND ÜBERWACHUNG DES HEISSLEIMAUFTRAGSSYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T033917.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.510K)
T 1568/13 () of 17.10.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

99902737.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Digital television system which selects images for display in a video sequence

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T156813.20181017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.194K)
T 0840/14 () of 26.10.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 15/08

Application no.

07103031.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Steuereinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084014.20181026

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.992K)
T 1594/14 () of 6.11.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/16
A61M 39/04

Application no.

07009566.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Medizinisches Arbeitsmittel, medizinische Baugruppe mit einem derartigen Arbeitsmittel sowie Verwendung eines derartigen medizinischen Arbeitsmittels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159414.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306.245K)
T 1663/14 () of 18.10.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01C 15/00
G01S 5/16

Application no.

04002857.3

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Bestimmung der räumlichen Lage und Position eines Reflektorstabes in Bezug zu einem Messpunkt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166314.20181018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 469.711K)
T 2003/14 () of 13.9.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

07849179.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING STABILIZED ABSORBENT STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200314.20180913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.965K)
T 0104/15 (Populating data entry fields/BLACKBERRY) of 15.11.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/16

Application no.

10178511.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the appellant
Inventive step - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary requests (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution - (no): introduction of new evidence alone does not necessitate remittal

Application title

User interface for integrating applications on a mobile communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010415.20181115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.771K)
T 2376/15 () of 26.10.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

10425244.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension of protection (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Automotive air-conditioning system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237615.20181026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.922K)
T 0964/17 (Filteranordnung/MAHLE INTERNATIONAL) of 18.10.2018

Online on

21.11.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/52
B01D 46/00
B01D 46/10
B01D 46/42

Application no.

11724649.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Streichung in der Beschreibung einer den zitierten Stand der Technik betreffenden Passage
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FILTERANORDNUNG, INSBESONDERE LUFTFILTERANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T096417.20181018

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.501K)
T 1840/15 (Trimeric NadA/NOVARTIS) of 28.6.2018

Online on

20.11.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095
C07K 14/22
A61P 31/04

Application no.

10181233.7

Keywords

Main request - subject-matter extends beyond the content of the earlier application (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - non-obvious alternative
Remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

Polypeptide-vaccines for broad protection against hypervirulent meningococcal lineages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T184015.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.943K)
T 1946/17 () of 14.11.2018

Online on

20.11.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/14

Application no.

07811466.7

Keywords

Appealed decision - reasoned (no)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Lighting Device and Lighting Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T194617.20181114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.511K)
T 0839/14 () of 14.9.2018

Online on

19.11.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 25/00
F04B 13/00
F04B 17/03

Application no.

04766691.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - late-filed ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - discretion of opposition division
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

DOSING PUMP FOR A LIQUID FUEL ADDITIVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083914.20180914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.268K)
T 0066/15 (Hörhilfegerätesystem/SIVANTOS) of 23.8.2018

Online on

19.11.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

05106572.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Hörhilfegerätesystem sowie Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Hörhilfegerätesystems bei Audio-Empfang

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T006615.20180823

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364.910K)
T 0595/15 () of 1.10.2018

Online on

19.11.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

10150058.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Deskinner for poultry parts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059515.20181001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.328K)
T 2158/16 (Luftfilter mit Vorabscheider/Mann + Hummel) of 24.10.2018

Online on

19.11.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/00
B01D 46/24
B01D 46/52

Application no.

12180399.3

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Luftfilter mit Vorabscheider

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215816.20181024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305.376K)
T 2650/16 (Verfahren zur gleichmäßigen Dampferzeugung/THYSSENKRUPP) of 6.11.2018

Online on

19.11.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 8/06
C07C 5/42

Application no.

10714568.2

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR GLEICHMÄSSIGEN DAMPFERZEUGUNG AUS DER ABWÄRME EINER ALKANDEHYDRIERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T265016.20181106

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.437K)
T 1519/17 () of 25.10.2018

Online on

19.11.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07G 1/14
G07F 13/02
G06Q 20/00

Application no.

05075146.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request
Inventive step - (no)
Late-substantiated auxiliary request - admitted (yes)

Application title

Vending control apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151917.20181025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.251K)
T 1045/12 (Data communication system/CANON) of 23.10.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

06256350.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Data communication system, device, and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104512.20181023

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.214K)
T 2587/12 (Voltage Limiter / NXP) of 12.10.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/07

Application no.

06765688.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

TRANSPONDER WITH AN IMPROVED VOLTAGE LIMITER CIRCUIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T258712.20181012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.509K)
T 0867/13 (Pompe disease/DUKE UNIVERSITY) of 6.3.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/47
A61P 21/00

Application no.

01951000.7

Keywords

Main (sole) request - inventive step (no)

Application title

Treatment of glycogen storage disease type II

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T086713.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 560.073K)
T 1163/13 () of 8.11.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 13/00
G05B 23/02

Application no.

01972030.9

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - vom Patentinhaber vorgelegte oder gebilligte Fassung (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Anzeige des Betriebsverhaltens von Anlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116313.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 238.866K)
T 0529/14 () of 15.10.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B29C 59/00

Application no.

06776875.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

EASY-TO-OPEN PACKAGING COMPRISING A LAMINATE AND PRODUCTION METHOD OF SAID LAMINATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052914.20181015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.577K)
T 0588/14 () of 28.9.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/28
F04D 29/44

Application no.

04717095.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

RADIALLÜFTERRAD, LÜFTEREINHEIT UND RADIALLÜFTERANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058814.20180928

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 343.907K)
T 0711/14 () of 17.10.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61D 17/00
A01K 29/00

Application no.

06013184.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Management von milchgebenden Tieren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T071114.20181017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.590K)
T 0733/14 (UNIFORM FILMS FOR RAPID DISSOLVE DOSAGE FORM INCORPORATING TASTE- … of 16.10.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/16

Application no.

02801042.9

Keywords

Auxiliary request 4 - Admission into the proceedings (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division

Application title

UNIFORM FILMS FOR RAPID DISSOLVE DOSAGE FORM INCORPORATING TASTE-MASKING COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073314.20181016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.407K)
T 1242/14 () of 11.10.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/42
H01H 35/42
A61F 13/20

Application no.

03754582.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Late-filed document - reliance on document in party's case (no)

Application title

DISPOSABLE ARTICLES HAVING A FAILURE DETECTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T124214.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.407K)
T 0813/18 () of 9.11.2018

Online on

16.11.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 3/16
B66C 13/14

Application no.

12001151.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Kran

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081318.20181109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.321K)
T 0101/13 () of 21.9.2018

Online on

15.11.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/53
C12M 1/00
G01N 33/574
G01N 33/68

Application no.

07836742.2

Keywords

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

Application title

ORGAN-SPECIFIC PROTEINS AND METHODS OF THEIR USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010113.20180921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.019K)
T 0727/14 (Simulationen in einer erweiterten Realität/SIEMENS) of 16.10.2018

Online on

15.11.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

04804510.8

Keywords

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

Application title

System und Verfahren zur Durchführung und Visualisierung von Simulationen in einer erweiterten Realität

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T072714.20181016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.526K)
T 2318/14 (Emergency information prompt report system/TOSHIBA) of 9.8.2018

Online on

15.11.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

06019049.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Emergency information prompt report system using a broadcast system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231814.20180809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.966K)
T 0226/17 () of 4.10.2018

Online on

15.11.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B26D 3/16
A24C 5/28

Application no.

10075385.4

Keywords

Beitritt des vermeintlichen Patentverletzers - zulässig (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Schneiden eines kontinuierlich geführten Strangs in strangförmige Artikel variabler Länge sowie Strangmaschine mit einer solchen Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022617.20181004

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 421.795K)
T 2270/18 () of 12.11.2018

Online on

15.11.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/06

Application no.

14190892.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Sheet packaging material for producing sealed packages for pourable food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227018.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.090K)
T 1431/12 () of 8.2.2018

Online on

14.11.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

04722573.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Zulässigkeit einer Korrektur der Entscheidung (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)
Möglichkeit des Vortrags einer Begleitperson (ja, mit Beschränkungen)
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4 (ja)
Neuheit (nein: Hilfsanträge 2 bis 6)

Application title

Druckmaschine und Verfahren zum Betrieb einer Druckmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T143112.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 680.518K)
T 1688/12 () of 2.10.2018

Online on

14.11.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 47/00

Application no.

08102402.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Offenbarung im Internet (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Modulare Sicherheitssteuerung und Sicherheits-Relaismodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T168812.20181002

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 472.448K)
T 1235/14 () of 10.10.2018

Online on

14.11.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01C 5/06
A01C 7/00
A01B 49/06

Application no.

04723262.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissible (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED SEED DRILL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T123514.20181010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.243K)
T 0068/16 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

14.11.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/08
F16J 15/12
F01N 13/18

Application no.

09734391.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Metallic Flat Gasket

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T006816.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.418K)
T 2128/16 () of 18.10.2018

Online on

14.11.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60W 40/04
B60W 30/08
G08G 1/16

Application no.

08842777.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, 2
Neuheit - (nein)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hilfsantrag 3 - (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 4, 5
Patentansprüche - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUM ERHÖHEN DER SICHERHEIT IN EINEM KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T212816.20181018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.970K)
T 2506/13 () of 6.11.2018

Online on

13.11.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 21/04

Application no.

06820114.4

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Method and System for Guarding a Person in a Building

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T250613.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.255K)
T 2004/14 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

13.11.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/514
A61F 13/535
A61F 13/472
A61F 13/532

Application no.

00978178.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH FLUID IMPERMEABLE BACKSHEET PORTION BENEATH MAIN ABSORPTION AREA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200414.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.624K)
T 0162/15 () of 18.9.2018

Online on

13.11.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
B32B 1/00

Application no.

04788541.3

Keywords

Inventive step - problem and solution
Inventive step - partial objective technical problems
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T016215.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.340K)
T 0448/15 () of 8.11.2018

Online on

13.11.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/18
C08L 23/16

Application no.

06782584.4

Keywords

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

Application title

COPOLYMER RUBBER, RUBBER COMPOSITIONS AND RUBBER MOLDINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044815.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.722K)
T 0526/15 (Laundry domestic method/UNILEVER) of 21.9.2018

Online on

13.11.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/72
C11D 1/83
C11D 3/42
C11D 10/04

Application no.

10150161.7

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Surfactant ratio in dye formulations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052615.20180921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.537K)
T 1119/17 (Dental surface adhesion enhancing agent/COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 8.11.2018

Online on

13.11.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/22
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/891
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

11808085.2

Keywords

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

Application title

ORAL CARE WHITENING COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T111917.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.928K)
T 0430/15 () of 2.10.2018

Online on

12.11.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/16
C08J 5/18

Application no.

06827206.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (main request: no; first auxiliary request: yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (first auxiliary request: yes)
Inventive step - (first auxiliary request: yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (yes and no)

Application title

HETEROGENEOUS, COMPOSITIONALLY PHASE SEPARATED, ETHYLENE ALPHA-OLEFIN INTERPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043015.20181002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 540.768K)
T 0613/15 () of 17.9.2018

Online on

12.11.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 7/00

Application no.

99959104.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ATTACHMENT DEVICES AND METHODS FOR A DENTAL APPLIANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T061315.20180917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.920K)
T 1923/15 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

12.11.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/02

Application no.

08168247.8

Keywords

-

Application title

Mechanically joinable rectangular floorboards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T192315.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.499K)
T 1933/15 () of 12.10.2018

Online on

12.11.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/007

Application no.

04785373.4

Keywords

Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

CONTROL OF PULSE DUTY CYCLE BASED UPON FOOTSWITCH DISPLACEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193315.20181012

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.078K)
T 2278/15 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

12.11.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 14/06

Application no.

10010192.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hautpantrag und Hilfsanträge 1-16, 18 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 17a, 19-21 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Polyvinylchlorid (PVC) Harzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227815.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 501.112K)
T 2287/16 (Secured personal data handling system/OS NEW HORIZON) of 9.10.2018

Online on

12.11.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/32
G06F 21/62

Application no.

11752936.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Substantial procedural violation (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

A SECURED PERSONAL DATA HANDLING AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228716.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.726K)
T 0137/13 (Content sharing / ENERGETIC POWER) of 20.9.2018

Online on

09.11.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/00

Application no.

05739789.5

Keywords

Inventive step - allowing a user to experience content by selecting a playlist/webpage being experienced by another user (no Inventive step - obvious)

Application title

A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENHANCED MESSAGING AND COMMERCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T013713.20180920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.828K)
T 1192/15 () of 30.10.2018

Online on

09.11.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/32
B60H 1/00

Application no.

02765397.1

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - adaptation of the description and figures

Application title

AIR CONDITIONER FOR VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T119215.20181030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.333K)
T 0674/17 () of 10.10.2018

Online on

09.11.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 20/00
A23C 20/02
A23L 1/314
A23L 1/317

Application no.

10703814.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant

Application title

EMULSION-LIKE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T067417.20181010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.479K)
T 0815/17 (Replaceable synaptic weight storage/QUALCOMM) of 5.11.2018

Online on

09.11.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 3/063

Application no.

11733755.0

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Right to two instances (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REPLACEABLE SYNAPTIC WEIGHT STORAGE IN NEURO-PROCESSORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081517.20181105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.629K)
T 0969/17 (Schmutztopf/MAHLE) of 20.9.2018

Online on

09.11.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 35/153
B01D 35/16
B01D 36/00
F02M 37/22

Application no.

10751600.7

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

FILTEREINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T096917.20180920

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 291.898K)
T 1305/17 (User interface modification/CORIZON) of 10.10.2018

Online on

09.11.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

10.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
G06F 9/445

Application no.

10012512.9

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Methods for user interface generation and application modification

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130517.20181010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.532K)
T 1785/18 () of 5.11.2018

Online on

09.11.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38

Application no.

03291922.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Processor-processor synchronization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T178518.20181105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.275K)
T 2370/13 () of 11.10.2018

Online on

08.11.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/34

Application no.

10013691.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Liquid crystal display apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237013.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.349K)
T 0059/16 (Clostridial toxin/ ALLERGAN) of 11.9.2018

Online on

08.11.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/32
A61K 38/48

Application no.

06816283.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity in opposition proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

NON-PROTEIN STABILIZED CLOSTRIDIAL TOXIN PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005916.20180911

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.704K)
T 0758/13 () of 27.9.2018

Online on

07.11.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/02

Application no.

09786635.4

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

3D DISPLAY HANDLING OF SUBTITLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T075813.20180927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.934K)
T 0298/15 () of 4.9.2018

Online on

07.11.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/76
D04H 1/00

Application no.

08749004.1

Keywords

-

Application title

WÄRMEDÄMM-VERBUNDSYSTEM ZUR DÄMMUNG VON AUSSENFASSADEN VON GEBÄUDEN MIT EINER DÄMMSCHICHT AUS FASSADENDÄMMPLATTEN SOWIE VERWENDUNG EINER FASSADENDÄMMPLATTE ALS BESTANDTEIL DES WÄRMEDÄMM-VERBUNDSYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029815.20180904

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372.372K)
T 1619/15 () of 2.11.2018

Online on

07.11.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

2.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 19/00
G01C 19/56
G01C 21/16
G01C 25/00
G01P 9/04

Application no.

05790599.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

ANGULAR VELOCITY SENSOR UNIT AND ANGULAR VELOCITY SENSOR DIAGNOSING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161915.20181102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.880K)
T 1993/18 () of 31.10.2018

Online on

07.11.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

31.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/436
H04N 21/462
H04N 21/4627

Application no.

15158533.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and systems of playing multi-license media content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T199318.20181031

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.754K)
T 0188/15 (Plant protein hydrolysate/NOVO NORDISK) of 31.10.2018

Online on

06.11.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/00
C12P 21/02

Application no.

06708017.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PRODUCTION OF A POLYPEPTIDE IN A SERUM-FREE CELL CULTURE LIQUID CONTAINING PLANT PROTEIN HYDROLYSATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018815.20181031

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238.188K)
T 0882/15 () of 17.9.2018

Online on

06.11.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/74
B65D 5/06

Application no.

09168013.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Multilayer sheet packaging material for producing sealed packages of pourable food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088215.20180917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.738K)
T 1203/13 () of 26.9.2018

Online on

05.11.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 5/04

Application no.

05807583.9

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Systems and methods employing a collision avoidance system to enhance pilot awareness

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120313.20180926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257.693K)
T 0142/15 () of 23.8.2018

Online on

05.11.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/06
A61K 47/10
A61K 31/56
A61K 31/573
A61K 31/59
A61K 31/593
A61K 47/06
A61K 9/00

Application no.

00901483.8

Keywords

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

Application title

NON-AQUEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION FOR DERMAL USE TO TREAT PSORIASIS COMPRISING A VITAMIN D, A CORTICOSTEROID AND A SOLVENT COMPONENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T014215.20180823

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.315K)
T 0615/13 (Gestion du temps/VIACCESS) of 26.10.2018

Online on

02.11.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

08843803.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

PROCEDE DE GESTION DU TEMPS D'EXPLOITATION D'UN CONTENU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T061513.20181026

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 338.313K)
T 2175/14 (ROBOTIC DEVICE/POLY-CLIP) of 31.7.2018

Online on

02.11.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418
A22C 15/00

Application no.

09012519.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Robotic device for inserting or removing rod-like elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T217514.20180731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.233K)
T 0556/16 () of 14.9.2018

Online on

02.11.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63B 1/06

Application no.

06716749.4

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - main request
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary requests

Application title

A FORESHIP ARRANGEMENT FOR A VESSEL OF THE DEPLACEMENT TYPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T055616.20180914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.678K)
T 2343/16 (Medical Solution / GAMBRO) of 8.10.2018

Online on

02.11.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 33/42
A61P 7/08
A61K 9/08

Application no.

05793316.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MEDICAL SOLUTION, METHOD FOR PRODUCING AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234316.20181008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.406K)

October 2018

T 0041/14 () of 18.10.2018

Online on

31.10.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 1/04

Application no.

10000025.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Umlenkvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004114.20181018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.278K)
T 1896/15 (PROCESS FOR PRODUCING A SOLID DISPERSION / ABBOTT) of 9.10.2018

Online on

31.10.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
B29C 47/00
B29C 47/60
B29C 31/00
B29C 47/10
B29C 47/38
B29C 47/40
B29C 47/64
B29C 47/76
B29C 47/82

Application no.

07726820.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - submitted during oral proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING A SOLID DISPERSION OF AN ACTIVE INGREDIENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189615.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.351K)
T 1095/16 () of 27.9.2018

Online on

31.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

05768558.8

Keywords

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

Application title

KLIMAANLAGE, INSBESONDERE KRAFTFAHRZEUG-KLIMAANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T109516.20180927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.430K)
T 1542/14 () of 24.10.2018

Online on

30.10.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03D 9/08

Application no.

04021611.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Wasserklosett

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T154214.20181024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428.191K)
T 1237/15 () of 14.9.2018

Online on

30.10.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 201/10

Application no.

07810197.9

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Silane functional adhesive composition and method of bonding a window to a substrate without a primer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T123715.20180914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.876K)
T 0033/16 () of 12.10.2018

Online on

30.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 15/54
B60T 17/00

Application no.

10002670.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Relaisventil, Geräuschdämpfer, Ventileinrichtung und Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003316.20181012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375.591K)
T 0392/16 () of 19.10.2018

Online on

30.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 11/00
B60C 11/12

Application no.

09170104.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

Pneumatic tire

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T039216.20181019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.115K)
T 0975/17 () of 16.10.2018

Online on

30.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 25/00
G01F 1/84

Application no.

03749230.3

Keywords

Admission of amended claims (yes)
Added subject-matter (no, amended claims)
Clarity (yes, amended claims)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CORRECTING OUTPUT INFORMATION OF FLOW MEASUREMENT APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097517.20181016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.379K)
T 2282/17 () of 5.10.2018

Online on

30.10.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/00
B65D 75/28
B65D 75/56
B65D 75/58

Application no.

10815762.9

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision reasoned (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (yes)

Application title

FLEXIBLE CONTAINER WITH FITMENT AND HANDLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228217.20181005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.484K)
T 1733/12 () of 12.10.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 5/46
B65G 1/04
B60M 3/06

Application no.

05734875.7

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - zur Prüfung weiterer Stand der Technik

Application title

Regallagersystem mit Energierückkopplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173312.20181012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316.997K)
T 0631/13 () of 9.8.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

06009537.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Catheter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063113.20180809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.188K)
T 2206/13 () of 26.7.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 9/12

Application no.

06004024.3

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Assembly of a bicycle frame and a low profile derailleur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T220613.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 955.246K)
T 1136/14 () of 25.9.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/06
A61B 5/05

Application no.

10000362.3

Keywords

Novelty (no)

Application title

Medical positioning system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113614.20180925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.666K)
T 0612/15 () of 11.9.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 35/04

Application no.

08801809.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

MONTAGESCHRAUBE UND BEFESTIGUNGSANORDNUNG MIT EINEM HOHLKAMMERPROFIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T061215.20180911

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.837K)
T 1310/15 () of 13.9.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 3/154
B25B 11/00

Application no.

08763830.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Amendments to a party's case on the day of the oral proceedings
Amendments - admitted (no)

Application title

MONOLITHIC MAGNETIC APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR MAKING SAID MONOLITHIC MAGNETIC APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131015.20180913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.080K)
T 1873/15 () of 18.9.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 69/00

Application no.

09735078.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

SCHLAGZÄHMODIFIZIERTE POLYCARBONAT-ZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN MIT HOHER HYDROLYSEBESTÄNDIGKEIT UND HELLEM ROHTON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T187315.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452.382K)
T 1981/15 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/60
H01L 23/02
H01L 23/12
H01P 1/00
H01P 5/02
H01L 23/66

Application no.

08720878.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Languages of the EPO - translation into official language of the EPO

Application title

HIGH FREQUENCY PACKAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T198115.20181009

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.306K)
T 0778/17 (GPU idle period/ERICSSON) of 23.10.2018

Online on

29.10.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50
G06F 9/48
G06T 1/20
G06T 15/00

Application no.

10004490.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Technique for GPU command scheduling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T077817.20181023

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.622K)
T 1872/12 (Resource grid/ORACLE) of 18.10.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
H04L 12/24

Application no.

04255302.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A system and method for automatically establishing a resource grid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T187212.20181018

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T 0662/15 (USING OF ORGANIC SOLVENTS IN WET GRANULATION OF MOXIFLOXACIN/Abdi … of 18.9.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 31/395

Application no.

08807939.7

Keywords

-

Application title

USING OF ORGANIC SOLVENTS IN WET GRANULATION OF MOXIFLOXACIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066215.20180918

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.046K)
T 1124/15 () of 7.9.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/15

Application no.

06005546.4

Keywords

Änderungen der Anmeldung
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Gerät zum Polymerisieren von polymerisierbarem Dentalmaterial sowie Verfahren zur Bestimmung des Polymerisationsgrades

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112415.20180907

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Decision

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T 1263/15 () of 21.8.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/26
B21D 22/30
B65D 1/16
B65B 1/46

Application no.

05714143.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Basis of proceedings - statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)

Application title

BOTTOM PROFILE FOR DRAWN AND IRONED CAN BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126315.20180821

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.505K)
T 1425/15 () of 23.10.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01N 21/64
G01N 21/47

Application no.

09174241.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Activité inventive - après modification

Application title

Procédé et dispositif de mesure de caractéristiques optiques d'un objet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142515.20181023

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 704.729K)
T 1457/16 () of 24.9.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/02
A61L 15/16

Application no.

05713798.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

TRANSDERMAL SYSTEMS CONTAINING MULTILAYER ADHESIVE MATRICES TO MODIFY DRUG DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145716.20180924

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.612K)
T 0918/17 () of 22.10.2018

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26.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/03

Application no.

13190479.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Self-adjusting connector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091817.20181022

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.594K)
T 1902/17 (SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM/LEONARDO) of 12.10.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 7/02

Application no.

08717416.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T190217.20181012

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.609K)
T 1387/18 () of 16.10.2018

Online on

26.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/41
H04N 21/485
H04N 5/445
G06F 3/048
G09F 9/00
G09G 5/00
G09G 5/377

Application no.

12863600.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal

Application title

Display device, display control method, and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138718.20181016

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.327K)
T 1626/18 () of 15.10.2018

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26.10.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/3185

Application no.

02290839.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Configurable scan path structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162618.20181015

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.795K)
T 0929/14 () of 4.9.2018

Online on

25.10.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00
A61B 19/08

Application no.

08167095.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Integration von chirurgischem Instrument und Anzeigevorrichtung zur Unterstützung der bildgeführten Chirurgie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T092914.20180904

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.555K)
T 1949/15 () of 20.9.2018

Online on

25.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/00

Application no.

07021437.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

Process for the preparation of polyether-ester polyols

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T194915.20180920

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 423.543K)
T 2492/16 (Ethylene oxide/SD LIZENZVERWERTUNGSGESELLSCHAFT) of 11.9.2018

Online on

25.10.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 301/10

Application no.

08797735.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR INITIATING A HIGHLY SELECTIVE ETHYLENE OXIDE CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T249216.20180911

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.340K)
T 2543/12 (Application integration/REAL ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT) of 25.7.2018

Online on

24.10.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

01202210.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Server-based computer environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T254312.20180725

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.481K)
T 1315/13 (Cancer biomarker Cyr61/CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION) of 29.5.2018

Online on

24.10.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/53

Application no.

06735465.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Novelty - (no)
Admission of requests for which claims were not formulated - (no)

Application title

CYR61 AS A BIOMARKER FOR DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSIS OF CANCERS OF EPITHELIAL ORIGIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131513.20180529

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.472K)
T 0642/14 (Epichlorohydrin production/SOLVAY) of 7.5.2018

Online on

24.10.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 303/08
C08G 59/04

Application no.

06121086.0

Keywords

Notification - letter deemed to be delivered
Summons to oral proceedings - continuation of proceedings without duly summoned party
Late-filed document admitted
Novelty - all requests (no)
Product-by-process features

Application title

Process for producing organic compounds from glycerol, the glycerol coming from renewable raw material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T064214.20180507

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.038K)
T 0876/14 (Electronic token device/ONESPAN) of 11.10.2018

Online on

24.10.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
G06K 5/00
H04L 29/06

Application no.

01910964.4

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - completeness of disclosure
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

FIELD PROGRAMMABLE SMART CARD TERMINAL AND TOKEN DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087614.20181011

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.313K)
T 1933/14 () of 5.10.2018

Online on

24.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01F 15/08

Application no.

10161386.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

Round baler with electrically driven roller

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193314.20181005

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.704K)
T 0621/15 () of 14.9.2018

Online on

24.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 5/36

Application no.

02777164.1

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Doppelpatentierung - (nein)

Application title

Staubsauger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T062115.20180914

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 462.189K)
T 2166/16 () of 17.10.2018

Online on

24.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 1/06

Application no.

08761264.4

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A FUSELAGE CELL OF AN AIRPLANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T216616.20181017

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.923K)
T 0148/11 (Memory channel / INTEL CORPORATION) of 23.1.2018

Online on

23.10.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/16

Application no.

04753015.9

Keywords

Inventive step - fail-over circuit for redirecting signals (no
Inventive step - known in the art)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

MEMORY CHANNEL WITH BIT LANE FAIL-OVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T014811.20180123

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.669K)
T 0658/12 (Network order system and network server/FUJIFILM) of 18.10.2018

Online on

23.10.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

07008777.0

Keywords

Remittal - examination of novelty and inventive step (yes - technical features not assessed)
Substantial procedural violation - features incorrectly assessed as non-technical (no
Substantial procedural violation - error of judgement)

Application title

Network order system and network server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065812.20181018

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.119K)
T 1932/14 () of 26.9.2018

Online on

23.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 13/00

Application no.

07002927.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Nahrungsmittelhülle mit einer Bindemittelschicht, die übertragbare Additive enthält

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193214.20180926

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.311K)
T 0346/15 () of 13.9.2018

Online on

23.10.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 13/04
G09F 13/14
G02F 1/1335 7
E04B 9/00

Application no.

06812715.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed document
Observations by third parties - admissibility of a new document (no)

Application title

DISPLAY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T034615.20180913

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 497.564K)
T 1131/16 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

23.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/02
B60R 13/04

Application no.

09405154.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein), Neuheit (ja), Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Herstellen eines Bauteils mit einem flächigen Dekorelement und Bauteil mit einem flächigen Dekorelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113116.20180906

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.782K)
T 0332/17 () of 20.9.2018

Online on

23.10.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18
A23K 1/00
A61K 35/74

Application no.

00992099.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 4 (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment auxiliary requests 5 to 7 (no)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of party

Application title

PET FOOD COMPOSITION FOR TREATING HELICOBACTER SPECIES IN PETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T033217.20180920

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.170K)
R 0004/18 (Decision, existence of) of 10.10.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

10.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 7/00

Application no.

09735962.4

Keywords

Petition for review – inadmissible
No decision by Board of Appeal

Application title

Lipid-containing compositions and methods of use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000418.20181010

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.312K)
T 0990/13 () of 11.7.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

01993120.3

Keywords

Main request - lack of novelty (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for automatic generation of query search terms for a program recommender

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099013.20180711

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.250K)
T 0880/15 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/00
B60T 8/32
B60T 13/66
B60T 13/68
B60T 13/74
B60T 17/02

Application no.

09009817.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Trailer electronic braking system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088015.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.453K)
T 1162/15 () of 11.7.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 25/04

Application no.

08158598.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Apportionment of costs - not equitable

Application title

Reinforcing member for vehicle center pillar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116215.20180711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.982K)
T 2351/15 () of 10.8.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.8.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23K 26/08

Application no.

09741361.1

Keywords

Activité inventive

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE SOUDAGE LASER DE TYPE CO2 AVEC BUSE À JET DYNAMIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235115.20180810

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 306.495K)
T 0295/16 (Tensioactifs pour plaques de plâtre/Siniat) of 18.9.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 24/16
C04B 28/14
C04B 28/10

Application no.

01969896.8

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - recevable (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (oui)
Modifications - admises (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION DE TENSIOACTIFS POUR PLAQUES DE PLATRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029516.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 596.634K)
T 0587/16 () of 11.10.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01C 21/34
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

09775128.3

Keywords

Exposé suffisant de l'invention (non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ POUR LA MISE EN PLACE D'UNE SÉQUENCE DE DONNÉES PERMETTANT LA GÉNÉRATION D'UN VOYAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058716.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 341.228K)
T 2230/16 (Freeze-thaw cycles/VALSPAR SOURCING) of 24.7.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 41/63
C04B 41/71
E04C 2/06

Application no.

07710405.7

Keywords

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

Application title

COATING SYSTEM FOR CEMENT COMPOSITE ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223016.20180724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.191K)
T 2471/16 () of 23.5.2018

Online on

22.10.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/573
A61K 31/593
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/06
A61K 47/06
A61K 47/10
A61P 17/06

Application no.

11196067.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition for dermal use comprising calcipotriol and betamethasone for treating psoriasis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T247116.20180523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 503.422K)
T 0982/13 () of 13.9.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/00

Application no.

08861393.0

Keywords

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

Application title

TRANSPORT OF STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DATA OVER A DISPLAY INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T098213.20180913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.936K)
T 1185/13 () of 21.9.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

02255213.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - presentation of information)
inventive step - (no - no credible technical effect)

Application title

Television system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T118513.20180921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.482K)
T 1799/13 (Carotenoids oleaginous Yarrowia fungus/DSM) of 7.8.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 23/00
A23L 1/275
C12N 15/80
C12R 1/645

Application no.

06748522.7

Keywords

New set of claims filed with statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (no)

Application title

PRODUCTION OF CAROTENOIDS IN OLEAGINOUS YEAST AND FUNGI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T179913.20180807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.051K)
T 0773/14 (Method for programming a hearing aid system/STARKEY) of 21.8.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

01942849.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - no
Inventive step - auxiliary request II-B
Inventive step - yes
Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary request II-B - yes

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FITTING HEARING AIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T077314.20180821

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.087K)
T 0917/14 () of 21.9.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/42
D06F 39/10

Application no.

03000076.4

Keywords

Amendments - deletion of features (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request
Amendments - intermediate generalization (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Clarity, Sufficiency - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A screen filter for a liquid-conducting device, in particular a dishwashing machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091714.20180921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.653K)
T 1655/14 () of 12.10.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 21/34

Application no.

03255659.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for streamlined representation of roads in a geographic database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T165514.20181012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.698K)
T 1974/14 () of 25.9.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 5/00
C09J 9/00
B05C 5/02
B27G 11/00

Application no.

07107166.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - verspätet eingereichter Antrag (zugelassen)
Klarheit der Beschreibung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Verbinden von (Holz-)Bauteilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T197414.20180925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.451K)
T 0553/15 () of 17.9.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 37/22

Application no.

09166288.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Filtereinrichtung für Dieselkraftstoff eines Kraftfahrzeug-Verbrennungsmotors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T055315.20180917

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323.536K)
T 0785/18 (Missing statement of grounds/TEXAS INSTRUMENTS) of 15.10.2018

Online on

19.10.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 5/02
G11B 20/10

Application no.

04101390.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Apparatus and method for applying write signals for driving a write head

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T078518.20181015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.187K)
T 2420/12 (Collision warning / MOBILEYE) of 2.8.2018

Online on

18.10.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

2.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G06K 9/32
G06T 7/20
B60W 30/08
G08G 1/16
G05D 1/02

Application no.

08150604.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)

Application title

Collision warning system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T242012.20180802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.098K)
T 2319/15 (Liquid treatment composition/P&G) of 27.9.2018

Online on

18.10.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/42

Application no.

07104506.6

Keywords

Amendment to the patent specification occasioned by a ground for opposition (yes) - late-filed request (admitted) - Amendment allowable (yes) - new page 2 of the patent specification
Extension of the subject-matter of Claim 1 as granted beyond the content of the application as originally filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Main Request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - Main Request
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Inventive step - Main Request

Application title

Liquid treatment composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231915.20180927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.101K)
T 2368/12 (Botulinum toxin/ALLERGAN) of 5.6.2018

Online on

17.10.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/48
A61P 21/00

Application no.

01966482.0

Keywords

Main request, first and second auxiliary request - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Third and fourth auxiliary reques - amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed fifth auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Botulinum toxin for use in the treatment of acute injuries to skeletal muscles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T236812.20180605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.504K)
T 1564/14 () of 14.9.2018

Online on

17.10.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 47/18
B65D 47/20
A61F 9/00
A61J 1/14
B05B 11/04
B05B 11/00

Application no.

09734605.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Nouveauté - requête subsidiaire 1 (oui)
Faits produits tardivement - recevable (non)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE DISTRIBUTION DE LIQUIDE SOUS FORME DE GOUTTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T156414.20180914

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 415.412K)
T 1334/15 (Feuille absorbante/SCA) of 10.9.2018

Online on

17.10.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 27/00

Application no.

07731292.4

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)

Application title

FEUILLE ABSORBANTE DELITABLE MULTIPLIS, ROULEAU ET PROCEDE DE FABRICATION ASSOCIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133415.20180910

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 308.359K)
T 1626/16 () of 28.9.2018

Online on

17.10.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 9/087
G03G 9/097
G03G 9/08

Application no.

10169036.0

Keywords

Amendments - correction of error
Amendments - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended
Amendments - no
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - yes (main request and first and second auxiliary requests)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - no (third auxiliary request)
Remittal for further prosecution

Application title

Electrophotographic toner and method of preparing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162616.20180928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.980K)
T 0505/13 (Adaptive web browser/NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES) of 6.6.2018

Online on

16.10.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03712163.9

Keywords

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

Application title

An adaptive web browser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T050513.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.769K)
T 0760/13 () of 31.8.2018

Online on

16.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

31.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/405
G06K 15/10

Application no.

02002141.6

Keywords

Admission of amended claims filed with the statement of grounds of appeal (no)

Application title

Multiple marker inkjet printing for increased print speed

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T076013.20180831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.095K)
T 2136/13 () of 4.7.2018

Online on

16.10.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 41/083

Application no.

08009705.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Multi-layer piezoelectric device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213613.20180704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.668K)
T 1627/14 (Sensorvorrichtung für Förderer/ROCKWELL) of 13.6.2018

Online on

16.10.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J 9/16
G05B 19/4061

Application no.

08707735.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Sensorvorrichtung sowie Anlage mit einem Förderer und einer Sensorvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162714.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 537.056K)
T 1934/14 () of 8.10.2018

Online on

16.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04746711.3

Keywords

Correction of minutes of oral proceedings

Application title

WATER ABSORBENT RESIN COMPOSITION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193414.20181008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.348K)
T 1080/17 (Drospirenon/BAYER) of 2.7.2018

Online on

16.10.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07J 53/00

Application no.

09100011.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Drospirenon (6ß, 7ß; 15ß,16ß-Dimethylene-3-oxo-17alpha-pregn-4-ene-21,17-carbolactone, DRSP)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T108017.20180702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 651.729K)
T 1118/13 () of 21.8.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/34

Application no.

05762877.8

Keywords

Admissibility of modified claims (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admissibility of a further objection (no)

Application title

Apparatus for testing a filter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T111813.20180821

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460.866K)
T 2115/13 (Azetidines/EXELIXIS) of 13.7.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 205/04
C07D 205/06
C07D 401/06
C07D 401/12
C07D 401/14
C07D 403/04
C07D 403/06
C07D 403/12
C07D 405/12
C07D 409/06
C07D 409/12
C07D 413/12
C07D 413/14
C07D 417/12
C07D 471/04

Application no.

06825554.6

Keywords

-

Application title

AZETIDINES AS MEK INHIBITORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROLIFERATIVE DISEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211513.20180713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 903.034K)
T 0225/14 (ECOLAB / MEAT DISINFECTION BY CHLOROUS ACID) of 7.9.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N59/00

Application no.

06786199.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

OXIDATION METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022514.20180907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.762K)
T 0254/14 () of 2.10.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284

Application no.

01938202.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 1 - vor der Einspruchsabteilung zurückgenommener Antrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)

Application title

FÜLLSTANDSMESSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025414.20181002

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352.017K)
T 0404/14 () of 20.9.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/762
H01L 21/20

Application no.

09164802.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge

Application title

Glass-based soi structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040414.20180920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.945K)
T 1308/14 (Wohnungsstation für eine Tür-Kommunikationsanlage/RITTO) of 18.9.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 11/02
H04M 1/02
H02G 3/16

Application no.

03005879.6

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Wohnungsstation für eine Tür-Kommunikationsanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130814.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312.599K)
T 2267/14 () of 23.7.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

06023608.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for taking down poultry from shackles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226714.20180723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.118K)
T 0554/15 () of 26.7.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 3/66

Application no.

09778739.4

Keywords

Patentansprüche - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Patentansprüche - Verhältnis von Art. 83 zu Art. 84 EPÜ
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)

Application title

GETRIEBEEINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T055415.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.657K)
T 0622/15 () of 11.9.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/00
C08L 63/00
C09D 163/00

Application no.

08168009.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsanträge eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - nicht gerechtfertigt, sie nich zuzulassen
Hilfsanträge eingereicht nach der Beschwerdebegründung - nicht gerechtfertigt, sie nicht zuzulassen
Hilfsantrag eingereicht am Ende der mündlichen Verhandlung - nicht zugelassen

Application title

Hitzehärtende Epoxidharzzusammensetzungen einsetzbar als Rohbauklebstoff oder Strukturschaum

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T062215.20180911

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 488.854K)
T 0756/15 () of 10.7.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/08
C08F 255/02
C08F 2/34
C08F 297/00

Application no.

07863496.1

Keywords

Admissiblity of the appeal of opponent 1 (no)
Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - inventive step (no) - obvious alternative
Auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - novelty (no) - burden of proof not shifted to the opponents
Auxiliary request 6 - inventive step (yes) - unexpected improvement - new objection of inventive step at the end of oral proceedings (not admitted)

Application title

HIGH-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS, METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME, INJECTION MOLDED ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM, AND METHOD OF MAKING SUCH ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T075615.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 651.794K)
T 0877/15 () of 10.7.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 22/34

Application no.

07105237.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Product-by-Process-Anspruch
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Mittel zur Herstellung von Korrosionsschutzschichten auf Metalloberflächen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087715.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.680K)
T 0017/16 () of 2.8.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 41/02
B29C 57/04

Application no.

08761637.1

Keywords

Amendments

Application title

METHOD AND TOOL FOR EXPANDING A PIPE END

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001716.20180802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.464K)
T 1648/17 (Long reach optical amplification device/ZTE) of 12.9.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/297

Application no.

10850600.7

Keywords

Admissibility of requests (no)

Application title

Long reach optical amplification device, passive optical network and method for transmitting optical signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T164817.20180912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.899K)
T 0925/18 () of 8.10.2018

Online on

15.10.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/04
A61B 17/06

Application no.

12177242.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Knotless suture constructs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T092518.20181008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.877K)
T 1868/16 (Everolsimus/NOVARTIS) of 8.11.2017

Online on

12.10.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/436
A61P 35/00
A61P 35/04
A61K 38/31
A61K 45/06

Application no.

10175197.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests submitted with reply to the statment of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Late filed auxiliary request 6 - admitted (no)
Sufficeincy of disclosure - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

mTOR inhibitors in the treatment of endocrine tumors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T186816.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 602.548K)
T 0312/12 (Amino acid production/AJINOMOTO) of 31.8.2018

Online on

11.10.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/20
C12N 15/11
C07K 14/245

Application no.

05005783.5

Keywords

Main request (granted claims) - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - broadening of claim (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes); admitted (no)
Opponent's right to be heard - opposition procedure (yes)

Application title

Method for producing L-amino acid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T031212.20180831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.320K)
J 0001/18 (Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr) of 16.8.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00
H04B 10/80
A61B 5/0428

Application no.

17172357.0

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr

Application title

MESSEINRICHTUNG ZUR BESTIMMUNG PHYSIOLOGISCHER MESSWERTE EINES PATIENTEN UND SENSOREINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000118.20180816

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 233.910K)
T 1037/14 () of 24.9.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

03076522.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Method for filleting slaughtered poultry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T103714.20180924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.597K)
T 1280/14 () of 23.3.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

07703280.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Gebotene Verfahrensökonomie - Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nicht zugelassen - siehe Entscheidungspunkt 3)

Application title

Sicherheitselement mit einer optisch variablen Struktur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128014.20180323

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 506.284K)
T 1755/14 () of 26.7.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23P 1/04
B01J 13/02
C12N 1/16
A23K 1/16
A23L 1/00
A23G 3/00
A61K 9/16

Application no.

02788615.9

Keywords

Transfer of opposition (no)
Correction of opponent's name (yes) - objective intention (yes)
Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)

Application title

MICROCAPSULES AND ORAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175514.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.051K)
T 0022/15 () of 25.9.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01M 11/02
G02C 7/04

Application no.

03783457.9

Keywords

Fresh ground for opposition not admitted into proceedings by the opposition division - subsequent agreement of the patentee for admitting fresh ground
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

AUTOMATED INSPECTION OF TINTED OPHTHALMIC PARTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002215.20180925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.937K)
T 1593/15 () of 8.8.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 5/02

Application no.

07736654.0

Keywords

Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissible (yes)
Right to be heard - violation (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Fresh ground for opposition introduced in appeal proceedings - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

YANKEE CYLINDER FOR A PAPER PRODUCING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159315.20180808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515.012K)
T 2316/15 (Transdermal formulation/ LTS) of 12.7.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/485

Application no.

10012336.3

Keywords

Documents submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Transdermal formulation comprising an opioid analgesic and an aloe composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231615.20180712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.686K)
T 1465/16 () of 25.9.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/68
E04B 1/16

Application no.

13189617.7

Keywords

-

Application title

Fugenblech

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146516.20180925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316.450K)
T 2528/16 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01C 11/22
E03F 1/00
E03F 3/04

Application no.

04255634.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Surface drainage arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252816.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521.231K)
T 0802/17 () of 5.10.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61K 8/02
A61L 15/22
A61L 15/28
A61L 27/20

Application no.

10165551.2

Keywords

Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Nichtzulassung von Anträgen
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

Schichtförmige perforierte Biomatrices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T080217.20181005

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315.675K)
T 1445/18 () of 4.10.2018

Online on

10.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173
H04N 5/445

Application no.

10162785.9

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

Method for providing information relating to objects shown in a video

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T144518.20181004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.194K)
T 0831/12 () of 5.7.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04N 7/52
H04N 5/60

Application no.

03256946.9

Keywords

Amendments - main request and first, second and seventh auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - third, fourth, fifth and sixth auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Clarity - eighth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Language selection in digital broadcasting receiver

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083112.20180705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.090K)
T 2276/12 () of 23.8.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/04

Application no.

06123455.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Three-dimensional display device and driving method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227612.20180823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.473K)
T 2253/13 () of 17.7.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/34

Application no.

08164517.8

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Image display device and method capable of adjusting brightness

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T225313.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.365K)
T 0045/14 () of 21.9.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284

Application no.

01956572.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR BESTIMMUNG DES FÜLLSTANDES EINES FÜLLGUTS IN EINEM BEHÄLTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004514.20180921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.087K)
T 0469/14 () of 12.9.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D01G 25/00
D01G 15/46

Application no.

98954520.7

Keywords

Modifications - suppression d'une caractéristique (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIFS POUR PRODUIRE UNE NAPPE TEXTILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T046914.20180912

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 341.775K)
T 1385/14 () of 19.7.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/00

Application no.

07108950.2

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Claims - interpretation of ambiguous terms
Amendments - deletion of definition from description
Amendments - restriction of claim (no)

Application title

Absorbent article with printed layer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138514.20180719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.670K)
T 1854/14 () of 4.10.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357

Application no.

08726525.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

BACKLIGHT UNIT WITH VERTICAL INTERIOR REFLECTORS AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T185414.20181004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.808K)
T 2251/14 () of 10.7.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/302
A23L 1/308

Application no.

06846849.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter - no
Admittance of late-filed document - no
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Application title

METHOD FOR MODIFYING GUT FLORA IN ANIMALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T225114.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.962K)
T 0687/15 () of 12.9.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/04
C08L 23/08

Application no.

09171400.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request
Auxiliary requests filed with statement of grounds of appeal but not motivated - admittance - no

Application title

A composition to improve cold flow properties of fuel oils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068715.20180912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.839K)
T 2075/15 () of 3.9.2018

Online on

09.10.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B44C 5/04
B30B 15/06

Application no.

10004832.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Werkstoffplatte mit Dekorschicht und Prägung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207515.20180903

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 234.440K)
T 0144/11 (Security rating System / SATO MICHIHIRO) of 14.8.2018

Online on

08.10.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

03012362.4

Keywords

Inventive step - objective calculation of the safety rating of an investment (no
Inventive step - part of business requirement)
Inventive step - including count of transmissions of rating information in the rating (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation of business requirement)
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (no)

Application title

Security rating system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T014411.20180814

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.672K)
T 0650/13 (Adaptive data compression/GOOGLE) of 2.10.2018

Online on

08.10.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 7/30

Application no.

02700074.4

Keywords

Novelty - claims 1 and 8 of the main request (yes)
Inventive step - claims 1 and 8 of the main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for adaptive data compression

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065013.20181002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.135K)
T 0644/14 (Veterinary compositions/ ZOETIS) of 5.7.2018

Online on

08.10.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/06
A61K 9/10
A61P 31/04

Application no.

03775738.2

Keywords

Apportionment of costs - (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Veterinary compositions for treating mastitis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T064414.20180705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481.368K)
T 1608/14 () of 11.7.2018

Online on

08.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 7/00
A23P 1/10

Application no.

03761866.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND MOULDING DEVICES FOR MOULDING THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160814.20180711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.618K)
T 1655/13 (Data management/LOUREIRO) of 21.6.2018

Online on

05.10.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

02777607.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Data management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T165513.20180621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.475K)
T 2103/15 (Border crossing during data input/MICROSOFT) of 11.9.2018

Online on

05.10.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

07009695.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings held in the absence of the appellant
Added subject-matter - (yes)

Application title

Mobile terminal with touch screen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210315.20180911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277.544K)
T 1924/16 () of 29.5.2018

Online on

05.10.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

09172381.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request and first to sixth auxiliary requests
Late-filed seventh auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Refrigerant compositions and use thereof in low-temperature refrigeration systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T192416.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.398K)
T 2074/12 (USER-INTERFACE FEATURES FOR COMPUTERS WITH CONTACT SENSITIVE DISPLAYS … of 28.9.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16

Application no.

03793432.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

USER-INTERFACE FEATURES FOR COMPUTERS WITH CONTACT SENSITIVE DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207412.20180928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.810K)
T 1448/13 (Cyclic referencing management/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 5.9.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 17/22

Application no.

05789801.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Cyclic referencing management method and apparatus, parsing method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T144813.20180905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.550K)
T 2279/13 () of 13.7.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 27/21
A47J 27/00
F24C 5/10

Application no.

03739294.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

HEATING VESSEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227913.20180713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.072K)
T 0008/14 () of 11.9.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 7/02
G02C 13/00
A61B 3/10
B24B 13/00

Application no.

04796886.2

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL LENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000814.20180911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.224K)
T 0588/15 () of 31.8.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 9/54
F02C 6/08
F02C 9/52

Application no.

07001010.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (main and auxiliary requests 1 to 8 yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (auxiliary requests 9 and 10 yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Control method and control system of gas turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058815.20180831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.137K)
T 2076/15 () of 28.9.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01J 3/42
G01J 3/02
G01J 1/42

Application no.

13162144.3

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit: ja (geänderte Ansprüche)
Antrag auf Rückzahlung einer Recherchengebühr: nicht zulässig

Application title

Spektrometer und Verfahren zum Betrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207615.20180928

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404.951K)
T 0265/16 () of 18.9.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 23/06

Application no.

07110323.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Neuheit - mehrfache Auswahl
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Kolben mit Kolbenmulde für eine Brennkraftmaschine und Verfahren zur Gemischbildung unter Verwendung einer Einspritzeinrichtung und eines derartigen Kolbens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026516.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313.125K)
T 0408/18 () of 24.9.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/48
G05G 1/10

Application no.

11009536.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Straßenfertiger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040818.20180924

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 224.355K)
T 1669/18 () of 28.9.2018

Online on

04.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02B 27/01

Application no.

13745658.8

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

DISPOSITIF D'AFFICHAGE, NOTAMMENT POUR VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166918.20180928

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 227.585K)
T 0914/12 (Mobile terminal device / SONY CORPORATION) of 22.5.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

04717846.2

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - converging versions of claims (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Inventive step - IC chip identification for electronic payment (no
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features)

Application title

MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, MOBILE TERMINAL METHOD, MOBILE TERMINAL PROGRAM, PROVIDING SERVER DEVICE, PROVIDING SERVER METHOD, AND PROVIDING SERVER PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091412.20180522

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.643K)
T 1653/12 (MAGNETIC SENSOR / Alps Electric) of 7.9.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/09
H01L 27/22
H01L 43/08
H01L 43/12

Application no.

08704136.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)
Impossibility of meaningful search (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

MAGNETIC SENSOR AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T165312.20180907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.699K)
T 1754/13 () of 29.8.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/40
A23F 5/08

Application no.

06015331.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for delivering faster a short coffee extract from capsule

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175413.20180829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.788K)
T 2307/13 () of 18.9.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/778

Application no.

06740668.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no) (all requests)

Application title

GROUP III NITRIDE EPITAXIAL LAYERS ON SILICON CARBIDE SUBSTRATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230713.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.285K)
T 0969/14 (Pharmaceutical formulations for dry powder inhalers/Vectura Limited) of 5.6.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/72
A61K 9/14

Application no.

07110708.0

Keywords

Transfer of partial priority (yes)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1-3 - Validity of the priority (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1-3 - Novelty under Article 54(3) EPC (no)
Auxiliary request 4 - Admission into the proceedings (no)

Application title

Pharmaceutical formulations for dry powder inhalers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T096914.20180605

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.162K)
T 1356/14 () of 18.9.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/48
D06F 58/24
A47L 15/42

Application no.

05801270.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135614.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 303.242K)
T 2232/14 (Formulierung mit Überzug / HEXAL) of 26.9.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/36
A61K 9/26
A61K 9/62

Application no.

04790997.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Neuheit - Product-by-Process-Merkmal in Verfahrensanspruch (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4 (nein)

Application title

PHARMAZEUTISCHE WIRKSTOFFHALTIGE FORMULIERUNG MIT ÜBERZUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223214.20180926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344.736K)
T 1806/15 () of 17.7.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/00
C08L 27/06

Application no.

09710365.9

Keywords

Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - no reason to be held inadmissible
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A REPLACEMENT PLASTICIZER SYSTEM FOR PHTHALATE-PLASTICIZED FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T180615.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 508.459K)
T 1926/15 () of 4.9.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 77/06
F16L 11/04

Application no.

05794788.9

Keywords

Novelty - Main request and auxiliary requests 1-4 and 7 (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary requests 5 and 6 (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request 8 (yes)

Application title

FLEXIBLE SEMICRYSTALLINE POLYAMIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T192615.20180904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507.578K)
T 0287/16 (Exfoliated graphite sheet/TOYO TANSO) of 12.7.2018

Online on

02.10.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 31/04

Application no.

05765549.0

Keywords

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

Application title

EXFOLIATED GRAPHITE SHEET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028716.20180712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.853K)
T 0390/13 () of 14.8.2018

Online on

01.10.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 9/30

Application no.

01122899.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Windenergieanlage sowie Windenergieanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T039013.20180814

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369.117K)
T 1305/14 (Vaccination of cats against H3N8 influenza A virus/INTERVET) of 19.9.2018

Online on

01.10.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/145
A61K 39/395

Application no.

07871240.3

Keywords

Sole Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Feline Influenza Vaccine and Method of Use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130514.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.045K)
T 1916/14 () of 17.7.2018

Online on

01.10.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/10

Application no.

07757012.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SUBJECTIVE REFRACTION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CORRECTING LOW AND HIGHER ORDER ABERRATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191614.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.448K)
T 2093/14 (Verfahren zur Reinigung von G-CSF/MYLAN) of 26.9.2018

Online on

01.10.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07K 14/435

Application no.

06777781.3

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Reinigung von G-CSF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209314.20180926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.471K)
T 2091/15 () of 20.9.2018

Online on

01.10.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 3/10
G01F 15/06

Application no.

05755574.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

OVAL GEAR METER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209115.20180920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.132K)

September 2018

T 2145/11 (Multidosis-Trockenpulverinhalator / JAGOTEC) of 26.7.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 15/00

Application no.

02025796.0

Keywords

Res judicata - (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Stammanmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Multidosis-Trockenpulverinhalator mit Pulverreservoir

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T214511.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.725K)
T 0115/13 (Discriminatory diagnosis of tuberculosis/RUTGERS) of 11.4.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/02
A61K 39/04
A61K 38/00
C07H 21/02
C07H 21/04
C07K 1/00
C12P 21/06
C12N 1/00
C12N 1/12

Application no.

00928851.5

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Late-filed evidence
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PROTEINS EXPRESSED BY MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS AND NOT BY BCG AND THEIR USE AS DIAGNOSTIC REAGENTS AND VACCINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T011513.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.174K)
T 2090/14 (Recombinat human C1 inhibitor/PHARMING) of 22.6.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/57
A61P 1/18
A61P 9/00
A61P 11/00
A61P 17/02
A61P 19/02
A61P 29/00
A61P 31/00

Application no.

04748575.0

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

C1 inhibitor with short half-life for transient treatment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209014.20180622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.426K)
T 2342/14 () of 29.8.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 27/10

Application no.

05809725.4

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR SUPPLYING LUBRICATING OIL IN COLD ROLLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234214.20180829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.524K)
T 0666/15 () of 13.8.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 4/08

Application no.

06848930.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

CHEWING GUM CONTAINING STYRENE-DIENE BLOCK COPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066615.20180813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.208K)
T 1972/15 () of 5.7.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60H 1/00
B29C 45/26
B29L 31/44
B29L 31/00

Application no.

10153883.3

Keywords

Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)
Activité inventive - (oui)
élargissement de la protection (non)

Application title

Installation de chauffage, ventilation et/ou climatisation avec canal d'air modifié selon version et procédé de fabrication d'un corps de boîtier pour ladite installation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T197215.20180705

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 279.096K)
T 1038/16 () of 6.7.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/0522
A23L 1/305
A61K 31/718
A23L 1/29
A61P 1/04
A61K 38/01

Application no.

09736944.1

Keywords

Claims - unclear characterization by parameters

Application title

NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION WITH ANTI-REGURGITATION PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T103816.20180706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.887K)
T 0212/17 () of 17.7.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 19/032
A23C 19/068
A23C 19/05

Application no.

09170938.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for producing cheese using a nisin-producing direct vat set culture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021217.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 556.201K)
T 0254/17 () of 3.8.2018

Online on

28.09.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16
A61P 13/12
A61P 5/14

Application no.

08005444.8

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant

Application title

Improving weight control of elderly pets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025417.20180803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.905K)
T 1565/11 (Process control / FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS, INC.) of 3.7.2018

Online on

27.09.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G05B 23/02

Application no.

08165064.0

Keywords

Inventive step - labelling groups of measurement data (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - provision of separate measurement data store (no
Inventive step - obvious modification)
Inventive step - provision of global location for the saving of data properties of interest (no
Inventive step - obvious design measure)

Application title

Methods and apparatus to standardize data properties in a process control environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T156511.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.727K)
T 0336/13 () of 14.8.2018

Online on

27.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

07784380.3

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance of the first auxiliary request (no)

Application title

UNIVERSAL MOBILE PRINT AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T033613.20180814

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.443K)
T 1308/16 () of 27.4.2018

Online on

27.09.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/66

Application no.

08873289.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 7 (nein)

Application title

BREMSANLAGE FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130816.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427.065K)
T 1878/16 () of 18.9.2018

Online on

27.09.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/1455
A61B 5/00
G06F 19/00

Application no.

09785999.5

Keywords

Lapse of the patent in all desginated Contracting States - termination of appeal proceedings

Application title

SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS USING BASIS FUNCTIONS AND WAVELET TRANSFORMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T187816.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227.251K)
T 1985/16 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

27.09.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01K 13/00

Application no.

99945647.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Admission of documents (no)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)
Procedural violations: Remittal (no), reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

Application title

TEMPORAL ARTERY TEMPERATURE DETECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T198516.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 560.923K)
T 0055/17 () of 24.7.2018

Online on

27.09.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

00920207.8

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Main request - claim 1 - added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

WOUND THERAPY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005517.20180724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.364K)
T 1692/17 () of 24.7.2018

Online on

27.09.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61F 13/00
A61L 15/42

Application no.

10174741.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter of the patent as granted extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary requests - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application - first to third (yes) - fourth (no)
Fourth auxiliary request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Process for making a porous pad for use in a wound therapy device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T169217.20180724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.986K)
T 0893/14 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

26.09.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/072
H01L 31/068
H01L 31/18

Application no.

08013467.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Barrier layers in inverted metamorphic multijunction solar cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T089314.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.710K)
T 1208/14 () of 28.6.2018

Online on

26.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 11/04
H04N 7/26
H04N 5/44
H04N 5/14

Application no.

11164454.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Image information encoding method and encoder, and image information decoding method and decoder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120814.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.112K)
T 2324/12 (Persistent Security/HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT CO.) of 20.9.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07839061.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PERSISTENT SECURITY SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T232412.20180920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.556K)
T 1088/13 () of 21.8.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24

Application no.

05780538.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and device for motion estimation and compensation for panorama image

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T108813.20180821

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.375K)
T 1253/13 () of 28.8.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

02724528.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Automatic selection of favorite media selections of a user of an media presentation device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125313.20180828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.828K)
T 1495/14 () of 30.8.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 13/02
G06Q 20/00
B67D 5/14

Application no.

09712665.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A VEHICLE RECORDING AND BILLING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T149514.20180830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.080K)
T 1720/14 () of 19.6.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 31/03
H05K 5/02
H02K 5/10

Application no.

03010923.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

Ventilation member and vented housing using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172014.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 943.516K)
T 1195/15 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/005
H05B 3/00
A23L 1/01

Application no.

11718527.2

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICE FOR COOKING BY MEANS OF ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T119515.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.258K)
T 2122/15 () of 23.7.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 7/00

Application no.

10817719.7

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

ALTERING TEMPERATURE IN A MAMMALIAN BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T212215.20180723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267.754K)
T 0092/16 () of 25.6.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 7/02
B32B 3/30
B32B 25/08
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/36
B32B 27/30

Application no.

10846306.8

Keywords

Main, 1st, 3rd auxiliary request - clarity (no - unclear definition of parameter)
2nd auxiliary request - added matter (yes - deletion of essential feature)
4th auxiliary request - clarity (yes); added matter (no); remittal for further prosecution

Application title

WATER-REPELLENT FILM AND AUTOMOTIVE PART EQUIPPED WITH SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T009216.20180625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 458.802K)
T 2279/17 (Touch display with tactile sensation/FUJITSU) of 25.7.2018

Online on

25.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/01

Application no.

13874859.5

Keywords

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

Application title

DRIVE CONTROL APPARATUS, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227917.20180725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.835K)
T 0678/12 (Affiliate advertising/ SONY) of 6.3.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
G06Q 10/00
G06Q 20/00

Application no.

08721179.3

Keywords

Inventive step - commission object person information for identifying a person who receives a commission
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - non technical)
Inventive step - introductory ID for identifying a lead in a commission scheme (no
Inventive step - non technical)

Application title

ADVERTIZEMENT WEBSITE CONNECTING PROGRAM, MEMORY MEDIUM, INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, AND SERVER DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T067812.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.759K)
T 0221/14 () of 19.9.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 69/00

Application no.

07115862.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Verpackungsentleerstation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022114.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 291.213K)
T 1365/14 () of 21.6.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/44

Application no.

04785233.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - request not examined by the opposition division
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Apportionment of costs - not equitable

Application title

CAN SHELL FOR A CAN END

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T136514.20180621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.793K)
T 2183/14 () of 9.8.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/00

Application no.

04762910.0

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
New auxiliary request 1 - fulfils the requirements of the EPC

Application title

CONFECTIONERY PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T218314.20180809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.889K)
T 0310/15 (Gas phase synthesis of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene /Honeywell) of 18.9.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/087
C07C 17/21
C07C 17/25
C07C 21/18
C07C 19/08

Application no.

08168778.2

Keywords

Basis of decision - agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor

Application title

Gas phase synthesis of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene from 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T031015.20180918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237.747K)
T 0161/16 () of 20.7.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 5/443
A61F 5/448

Application no.

06004694.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

Ostomy appliance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T016116.20180720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.240K)
T 1142/16 () of 18.7.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/14
B66F 9/22

Application no.

10734979.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Offenkundige Vorbenutzung - nicht ausreichend nachgewiesen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

GABELTRÄGER FÜR EINEN GABELSTAPLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T114216.20180718

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.373K)
T 1808/16 () of 31.7.2018

Online on

24.09.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/165
A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

03717271.5

Keywords

New main request: Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal: yes

Application title

Method and dietary composition for improving lipid digestibility

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T180816.20180731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.141K)
T 1399/13 () of 11.7.2018

Online on

21.09.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 14/06
C08F 4/32
C08F 6/00

Application no.

02796654.8

Keywords

Priority - Main request (no)
Novelty - Main request (no)
Novelty - Auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Amendments and clarity of disclaimer
Amendments - Auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

ADDITION OF ORGANIC INITIATORS DURING THE PRESSURE DROP IN VINYL CHLORIDE MONOMER POLYMERIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139913.20180711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 577.452K)
T 1554/13 () of 4.9.2018

Online on

21.09.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/146
G01D 18/00
H01L 21/28

Application no.

03816807.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

CONDUCTIVE ADHESIVE BONDED SEMICONDUCTOR SUBSTRATES FOR RADIATION IMAGING DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T155413.20180904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.069K)
T 0182/14 (Hörgerät mit akustischem Dämpfer/SIVANTOS) of 17.4.2018

Online on

21.09.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

09151479.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Verlegung (nein)

Application title

Hörgerät mit akustischem Dämpfer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018214.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317.483K)
T 1338/14 () of 12.7.2018

Online on

21.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 5/50

Application no.

08716178.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 4 (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Herstellen eines flächigen, bedruckten Bauteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133814.20180712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 483.512K)
T 1055/15 (MATERIAU COUPE-FEU/Compart) of 3.7.2018

Online on

21.09.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09K 21/14
C08L 75/04
C09K 21/02

Application no.

05793574.4

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

MATERIAU COUPE-FEU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T105515.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363.727K)
T 1517/15 (Stable compositions/PG Company) of 17.9.2018

Online on

21.09.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22
C11D 3/386
C11D 17/00

Application no.

10167235.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Stable compositions comprising cationic cellulose polymer and cellulase

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151715.20180917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230.312K)
T 0664/18 () of 17.9.2018

Online on

21.09.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/08

Application no.

00403538.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Cache with tag entries having additional qualifier fields

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066418.20180917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.009K)
T 1627/09 (Desaturases II/WASHINGTON) of 14.9.2018

Online on

20.09.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/10

Application no.

99965105.2

Keywords

"Notice of self-recusation by two board members"
"Replacement of the members by their alternates - (yes)"
ECHRRudnichenko v. Ukraineno. 2775/07
ECHRMicallef v. Maltano. 17056/06
OGH (Austrian Supreme Court) 4 Ob 186/11y EFSlg 131.987

Application title

DESATURASES AND METHODS OF USING THEM FOR SYNTHESIS OF POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162709.20180914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.013K)
T 0823/13 (Reproducing device/SONY) of 4.7.2018

Online on

20.09.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/00
G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10
H04N 5/91
H04N 5/93

Application no.

06715071.4

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Reproducing device and method, program, recording medium, data structure, and recording medium manufacturing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082313.20180704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.000K)
T 0630/14 (Programmable controler/OMRON) of 13.9.2018

Online on

20.09.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

01105909.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Programmable controller

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063014.20180913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.021K)
T 0495/12 (Bread improver/DUPONT) of 3.5.2018

Online on

19.09.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 10/00
A21D 8/04
A21D 2/16
A21D 2/22
A21D 2/08
A21D 2/02

Application no.

02774763.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Late-filed evidence - not admitted
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes: auxiliary request 7)
Claims - clarity after amendment (no: auxiliary request 6; yes: auxiliary request 7)
Amendments - allowable (yes: auxiliary request 7)

Application title

A LIQUID BREAD IMPROVER, THE USE AND THE PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T049512.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460.829K)
T 1061/13 (Tablet uniformity/DAIICHI) of 26.7.2018

Online on

19.09.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4365
A61K 9/20
A61P 7/02

Application no.

07850166.5

Keywords

-

Application title

SOLID MEDICINAL PREPARATION CONTAINING MANNITOL OR LACTOSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106113.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.972K)
T 1318/13 (Anti-PTH antibodies/QUEST) of 18.1.2018

Online on

19.09.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/26
C12P 21/08
G01N 33/53
G01N 33/543
G01N 33/74

Application no.

02752184.8

Keywords

Main and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - novelty (no)
Late filed auxiliary request 4 - admitted (no)

Application title

Parathyroid hormone antibodies and related methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131813.20180118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.971K)
T 1858/14 () of 6.8.2018

Online on

19.09.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/137

Application no.

09169213.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur visuellen Unterstützung von Kommissioniervorgängen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T185814.20180806

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354.010K)
T 0684/16 (Antimicrobial compositions/ISP INVESTMENTS INC.) of 3.7.2018

Online on

19.09.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A01N 25/34
A61L 9/01

Application no.

05728244.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Antimicrobial compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068416.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.049K)
T 0934/16 () of 12.9.2018

Online on

19.09.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 26/08
H04N 1/047
G06K 7/10
G06K 9/42

Application no.

02780468.1

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Admissibility of first and second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

LINEAR IMAGER RESCALING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093416.20180912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.291K)
T 1427/18 (Key derivation during inter-network handover/NOKIA) of 14.9.2018

Online on

19.09.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 12/04
H04W 36/14

Application no.

10851202.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Key derivation during inter-network handover

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142718.20180914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.114K)
T 0934/13 (Information processing server, and information processing method / … of 20.6.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

06797440.2

Keywords

Inventive step - cashback scheme using electronic wallet and emails (no
Inventive step - obvious implentation of business method)
Inventive step - narrowing down target information for an advertisement request (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - cashback information includes a link (no
Inventive step - obvious implentation of non-technical feature)
Inventive step - sending collected cashback identification information to the cashback provider using batch processing (no
Inventive step - obvious implentation of non-technical feature)

Application title

INFORMATION PROCESSING SERVER, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093413.20180620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.536K)
T 1211/14 () of 28.6.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 11/04
H04N 7/26
H04N 5/44
H04N 5/14

Application no.

11164433.2

Keywords

Claims - main request
Claims - clarity (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Image information encoding method and encoder, and image information decoding method and decoder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121114.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.723K)
T 1212/14 () of 28.6.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 11/04
H04N 7/26
H04N 5/44
H04N 5/14

Application no.

11164405.0

Keywords

Claims - main request and auxiliary request 2
Claims - clarity (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 3 and 4
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5 (yes)

Application title

Image information encoding method and encoder, and image information decoding method and decoder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121214.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.574K)
T 1001/15 (Triggering migration to a network access agent/ALCATEL-LUCENT) of 2.8.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

2.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/22

Application no.

10013869.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Registration of transfer (no)

Application title

Triggering migration to a network access agent

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100115.20180802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.018K)
T 1068/15 (Migration of a network access agent/ALCATEL-LUCENT) of 2.8.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

2.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

07749997.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Registration of transfer (no)

Application title

Triggering migration of a network access agent associated with an access terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106815.20180802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.167K)
T 1779/15 (Node upgrade/ALCATEL) of 4.9.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
G06F 9/445

Application no.

05300066.7

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the appellant
Inventive step - (no): juxtaposition of obvious measures

Application title

Enabling communication node capabilities on a pay-per-use basis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177915.20180904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.452K)
T 0777/16 () of 30.8.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/14
C08F 4/659
C08F 10/00
C08F 2/00

Application no.

07727516.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (all requests: no)
Auxililary requests submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - not held inadmissible

Application title

SLURRY POLYMERISATION PROCESS OF ETHYLENE IN THE PRESENCE OF LOW AMOUNT OF SCAVENGER.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T077716.20180830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.509K)
T 1067/17 (Dental composition/ KERR) of 19.6.2018

Online on

18.09.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/00
A61K 6/08

Application no.

04254247.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods of providing two-part self-adhering dental compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106717.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.005K)
T 1914/12 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 65/00
B29C 65/50
F17C 13/00

Application no.

06831349.3

Keywords

Clarté (oui)
Extension au-delà du contenu de la demande d'origine (non)
Suffisance de description (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Pouvoir discrétionnaire quant à la recevabilité d'arguments tardifs (non)
Renvoi à la division d'opposition (oui)
Exclusion de certains documents de l'inspection publique (oui)

Application title

Procédé de collage d'une bande de nappe souple sur un support

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191412.20180613

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 600.666K)
T 0979/14 () of 4.9.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/551

Application no.

02709388.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

TUCKED FASTENER FOR IMPROVED FASTENER PERFORMANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097914.20180904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.168K)
T 2087/14 (Metadata display/PHILIPS) of 11.7.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/34
G11B 27/034
G06F 17/30
G06F 3/048
G06F 3/0482

Application no.

09786604.0

Keywords

Amendments - main and first auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Displaying music metadata in a plurality of hierarchical levels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T208714.20180711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.976K)
T 0286/15 () of 7.9.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01F 15/08

Application no.

10175443.0

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Application title

Implement initiated control of tractor power take-off (PTO).

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028615.20180907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.696K)
T 2036/15 () of 10.7.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 31/12
G01N 29/26

Application no.

05744017.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs
Neuheit

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ULTRASCHALL-PRÜFEN DER SCHWEIßNAHT LÄNGSNAHTGESCHWEIßTER ROHRE AUF LÄNGSFEHLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203615.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289.880K)
T 2321/15 (REHYDRATABLE PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT/Biocompatibles UK Limited) of 14.6.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 9/16
A61K 47/30
A61K 47/48

Application no.

07786813.1

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step (yes)
Unrecognized problem

Application title

REHYDRATABLE PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T232115.20180614

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.751K)
T 0861/16 (Adaption de la description par la division d'opposition sans … of 11.9.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B61C 3/00
B61D 1/06

Application no.

09173405.3

Keywords

Fondement de décision - texte proposé ou accepté par le titulaire du brevet (non)
Fondement de décision - vice substantiel de procédure (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (oui)

Application title

Automotrice de transport de voyageurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T086116.20180911

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 287.186K)
T 1823/16 (Network Adapter/SONY ERICSSON) of 28.6.2018

Online on

17.09.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/10

Application no.

09779319.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Re-establishment of rights - independent cross-check (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

NETWORK ADAPTER, METHOD&COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T182316.20180628

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.316K)
T 1734/13 () of 18.7.2018

Online on

14.09.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/00
A01F 29/00

Application no.

08154449.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for separating and mixing feed for live-stock

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173413.20180718

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.086K)
T 2226/13 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

14.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 63/04
F16L 59/02
F16L 59/06

Application no.

01118516.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Verfahrensmangel, der eine Zurückverweisung rechtfertigt (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 5A, 8A und 11A (ja)
Neuheit von Anspruch 6 des Hilfsantrags 11A (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Prüfung (ja)

Application title

Folienumhüllter, evakuierter Wärmedämmkörper und Herstellungsverfahren für diesen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222613.20180309

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 463.027K)
T 1640/14 () of 17.7.2018

Online on

14.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 18/26

Application no.

07846811.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Application title

Wickelvorrichtung zum Wickeln von Bändern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T164014.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 454.842K)
T 1127/15 () of 12.6.2018

Online on

14.09.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/22

Application no.

07111268.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Schott für einen PKW

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112715.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.639K)
T 1177/16 (Substitut de lanoline/Aldivia) of 6.9.2018

Online on

14.09.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C11C 3/00
A61K 7/48
A61K 47/00
C10M 159/00
C09D 11/00
C14C 9/02

Application no.

02762506.0

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - recevable (oui) (nouvelle requête principale)
Modifications - admises (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui) (continuation de la procédure d'examen)

Application title

SUBSTITUT DE LANOLINE, SON PROCEDE D'OBTENTION ET SES APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T117716.20180906

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 299.004K)
T 1278/16 () of 20.7.2018

Online on

14.09.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/26
B21D 17/02

Application no.

05013807.2

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for deforming thin walled bodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127816.20180720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.885K)
T 2524/16 () of 20.6.2018

Online on

14.09.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60G 21/00
A63C 17/02
B62K 5/04
B63B 15/00
B64C 39/08

Application no.

09761915.9

Keywords

Revendications - clarté (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE SUSPENSION D'UN MOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252416.20180620

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 276.715K)
T 1959/12 (Software anti-tamper measures/INSIDE SECURE) of 4.9.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/24

Application no.

09729198.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

AN ANTI-TAMPER SYSTEM EMPLOYING AUTOMATED ANALYSIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195912.20180904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.893K)
T 2214/12 (Extracted planogram / ACCENTURE) of 5.7.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

08828590.3

Keywords

Inventive step - planogram representing the current state of an inventory environment
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - presentation of information)

Application title

PLANOGRAM EXTRACTION BASED ON IMAGE PROCESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T221412.20180705

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.904K)
T 0995/14 (Displaying time variant tabular data/SAP) of 7.6.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24
G06F 17/18

Application no.

02015347.4

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

A method and computer based system for displaying of time variant tabular data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099514.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.498K)
T 0512/15 () of 16.5.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F21V 7/00
F21S 8/10
B60Q 1/14

Application no.

05291396.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Dispositif d'éclairage et/ou de signalisation pour véhicule automobile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T051215.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 405.859K)
T 1033/15 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24F 1/01
F24F 13/20
F24F 1/00
F24F 3/04

Application no.

07021873.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Einrichtung zum Heizen, Kühlen und/oder Lüften eines Raumes eines Gebäudes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T103315.20180503

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 442.518K)
T 1204/15 (Wasch- oder Reinigungsmittel mit Fliessgrenze / HENKEL) of 1.8.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/20
C11D 17/00

Application no.

06707517.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des spät eingereichten Vorbringens (Einwand fehlender Neuheit) (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Klares Wasch- oder Reinigungsmittel mit Fliessgrenze

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120415.20180801

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.019K)
T 1305/15 (Zeta Potential of hollow fiber membrane / Asahi Kasei Medical) of 9.7.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/18
B01D 69/08
B01D 69/12
B01D 71/44
B01D 71/68

Application no.

04818557.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - all requests (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Ill-defined parameter not reliably measurable (reasons 4.14-4.17)

Application title

HOLLOW FIBER MEMBRANE FOR BLOOD PURIFICATION AND BLOOD PURIFICATION APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130515.20180709

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.633K)
T 0507/16 (AMORPHOUS ADSORBENT/Clariant International Ltd) of 7.8.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/28
B01J 20/12
C11C 1/08
C11B 3/10

Application no.

07819665.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (main request and second auxiliary request)
Sufficiency of disclosure - no
Amendments not allowable (first and third auxiliary requests)
Amendments - broadening of claim
Amendments - yes
Amendment not allowable (fourth auxiliary request) - lack of clarity

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING AMORPHOUS ADSORBENT AND ITS USE IN THE BLEACHING OF FATS AND/OR OILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T050716.20180807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.577K)
T 2248/16 () of 5.9.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24D 19/00
F24D 19/10
B01J 47/00
C02F 1/00
C02F 1/48
G05D 21/02
C02F 103/02
C02F 1/42
B01J 47/02
B01J 49/00

Application no.

11007225.3

Keywords

Veröffentlichungsfehler in der Patentschrift - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - beschwerter Verfahrensbeteiligter (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und System zum Konditionieren von Wasser für wasserführende Kreislaufsysteme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T224816.20180905

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.852K)
T 1716/17 (VelocImmune mouse II/REGENERON) of 10.9.2018

Online on

13.09.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

10.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/00

Application no.

02709544.7

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds - admissibility of the appeal (no)

Application title

METHODS OF MODIFYING EUKARYOTIC CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171617.20180910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.820K)
T 2018/11 (RAID scores - I/DELL) of 17.7.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06

Application no.

07797739.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments - appeal proceedings

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RAID MANAGEMENT, REALLOCATION, AND RESTRIPING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T201811.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.797K)
T 0470/12 (Array sensors/ILLUMINA) of 21.8.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

99931904.9

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
Fresh auxiliary requests - not admitted
Auxiliary request 5 - reformatio in peius

Application title

Decoding of array sensors with microspheres

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047012.20180821

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.179K)
T 1877/13 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21B 27/10

Application no.

05818097.7

Keywords

Document produit tardivement - recevable (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE D'ALIMENTATION EN LUBRIFIANT LORS D'UN LAMINAGE A CHAUD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T187713.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 318.318K)
T 2326/13 (RAID scores - II/DELL) of 17.7.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
G06F 11/10

Application no.

11002785.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments - appeal proceedings

Application title

System and method for RAID management, reallocation and restriping

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T232613.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.841K)
T 2459/13 () of 28.8.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 23/31
H01L 23/00
H01L 23/485

Application no.

01982175.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM SCHUTZ ELEKTRONISCHER ODER MIKROMECHANISCHER BAUTEILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T245913.20180828

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 351.657K)
T 1088/14 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/48

Application no.

09006978.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Straßenfertiger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T108814.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 456.461K)
T 0299/15 (Fehlende Substantiierung des Einspruchsgrunds der erfinderischen Tä … of 25.4.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28F 9/02
F28F 9/18
F28D 1/053

Application no.

07012127.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Gewölbter Bodenteil für einen Sammelkasten eines Wärmeaustauschers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029915.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.906K)
T 0910/15 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

12.09.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/14
C07C 409/34
C07C 407/00

Application no.

09757299.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
(alle Anträge)

Application title

ZUBEREITUNG ZUR INITIIERUNG VON RADIKALISCHEN REAKTIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091015.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340.020K)
T 1080/12 () of 4.9.2018

Online on

11.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/46
H04N 7/26

Application no.

08154350.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Frame rate enhancement by repeating the current image if a fade-in/out is detected

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T108012.20180904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.076K)
T 0987/13 () of 4.7.2018

Online on

11.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/00
H04N 7/173

Application no.

09168631.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A method and system for delivery of data to an end user

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T098713.20180704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.193K)
T 1293/14 () of 13.4.2018

Online on

11.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 5/06

Application no.

01906899.8

Keywords

Admissibiliy of main request - yes
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Self aligning transport mechanism for media of variable media widths

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T129314.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.990K)
T 1416/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

11.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

07425604.1

Keywords

Novelty (main request) - no
Admittance of the first to third auxiliary requests - yes
Inventive step: first auxiliary request - no, second auxiliary request - yes

Application title

A paper material with an improved embossed pattern and method for the production thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141614.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 502.741K)
T 2361/15 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

11.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 1/09

Application no.

10008169.4

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal - yes
Admittance of a new alleged public prior use in appeal - no
Admittance of amendments to the appellant's case after it has filed its grounds of appeal - no

Application title

Piston for engine having stable behavior of piston ring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T236115.20180611

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.880K)
T 1458/16 () of 29.8.2018

Online on

11.09.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 67/02
C08K 5/00
C08G 63/672
D01F 6/62
D01F 6/84

Application no.

98941706.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

POLYESTER RESIN COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145816.20180829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.310K)
T 0527/15 () of 26.6.2018

Online on

10.09.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 5/04
B27G 13/08

Application no.

10000837.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Bearbeitungswerkzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052715.20180626

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 286.225K)
T 1459/15 (Crossing document edges/APPLE) of 21.6.2018

Online on

10.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

08713567.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 8 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 3, 9 and 11 (no)
Admission of auxiliary requests 2 and 4 to 6 - (no)
Extension of scope of protection - auxiliary request 7 (yes)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 9 and 10 (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 10 (yes)

Application title

List scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145915.20180621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.040M)
T 2164/15 (Changing display images/SATURN) of 24.8.2018

Online on

10.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

24.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/14
G06F 3/048
H04N 5/445
H04N 21/478

Application no.

11175838.9

Keywords

Support by the description - main request (no), auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Input method and input apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T216415.20180824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.003K)
T 2282/15 () of 5.9.2018

Online on

10.09.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 19/08

Application no.

10154249.6

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

Rudder for a ship

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228215.20180905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.728K)
T 0253/18 () of 5.9.2018

Online on

10.09.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 5/245
G01D 5/36

Application no.

06114414.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for generating an origin signal of an encoder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025318.20180905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.723K)
T 0686/14 () of 7.5.2018

Online on

07.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

03706485.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 3 (nein)
Änderungen im Anspruch
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 2
Änderungen - mangelnde Klarheit
Spät eingereichte Druckschrift - zugelassen (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 3a - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Sicherheitselement und Sicherheitsdokument mit einem solchen Sicherheitselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068614.20180507

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460.013K)
T 0904/14 (Location aware product placement/NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES) of 27.6.2018

Online on

07.09.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/00

Application no.

01934225.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Location aware product placement and advertising

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T090414.20180627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.139K)
T 0256/15 (COMPACT FLUID LAUNDRY DETERGENT COMPOSITION/Procter & Gamble) of 4.7.2018

Online on

07.09.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 3/43
C11D 10/04

Application no.

07794543.4

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

COMPACT FLUID LAUNDRY DETERGENT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025615.20180704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 523.285K)
T 1514/16 (Stahlbauteil/Thyssen) of 26.7.2018

Online on

07.09.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 3/56
C25D 5/48
C25D 5/50
C25D 1/18

Application no.

10706201.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES MIT EINEM METALLISCHEN, VOR KORROSION SCHÜTZENDEN ÜBERZUG VERSEHENEN STAHLBAUTEILS UND STAHLBAUTEIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151416.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 388.102K)
T 0590/18 (Gültigkeit des Formblattes EPA Form 1010) of 4.7.2018

Online on

07.09.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/632
E05F 15/70

Application no.

07107049.4

Keywords

Gültigkeit des Formblattes EPA Form 1010
Beschwerdegebühr (entrichtet) - nein
Begründung von Vertrauensschutz - Voraussetzungen
Vertrauensschutz durch Homepage des Amtes - nein
Vorlage an die Grosse Beschwerdekammer - Nein
Vertrauensschutz durch Veröffentlichungen auf Homepage des Amtes - nein

Application title

Schiebetüranlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059018.20180704

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 437.132K)
T 0511/14 (DKK-1 antibodies/MEDIMMUNE) of 12.6.2018

Online on

06.09.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/18
A61K 39/395
A61P 19/00

Application no.

08725133.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Antibodies Specific for Dkk-1

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T051114.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.586K)
T 2191/15 (Fabric Treatment Composition/Unilever) of 26.7.2018

Online on

06.09.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/50

Application no.

08787323.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - Main Request (yes) First Auxiliary Request

Application title

FABRIC TREATMENT COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219115.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444.442K)
D 0024/17 () of 22.8.2018

Online on

05.09.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

22.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D002417.20180822

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.913K)
T 1274/12 (Error Recovery Timeout/EFI) of 21.8.2018

Online on

05.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

08016797.6

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Printing method and apparatus having multiple raster image processors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127412.20180821

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248.634K)
T 1323/13 () of 31.8.2018

Online on

05.09.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

31.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 5/222

Application no.

06829375.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und erster bis vierter Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Bewegen einer auf einem Schwenk-/Neigekopf angeordneten Kamera entlang einer vorgegebenen Bewegungsbahn

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T132313.20180831

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.958K)
T 1696/14 (Virtual keypad switching for portrait/landscape modes/SAMSUNG) of 19.7.2018

Online on

05.09.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/14
G06F 1/16
H04M 1/725
G06F 3/048

Application no.

09750790.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DISPLAY MODE SWITCHING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MOBILE TERMINAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T169614.20180719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.942K)
T 0474/15 () of 28.8.2018

Online on

05.09.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/20

Application no.

08017768.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - unentrinnbare Falle (ja)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

Sauggerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047415.20180828

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 343.143K)
T 1684/14 () of 28.8.2018

Online on

04.09.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 47/08

Application no.

10003258.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

A tamper-evident closure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T168414.20180828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.080K)
T 1335/16 (Thread-based memory access/QUALCOMM) of 31.7.2018

Online on

04.09.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

31.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38
G06F 12/06
G06F 12/08

Application no.

03774703.7

Keywords

Inventive step over documents relied upon in the decision under appeal
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THREAD-BASED MEMORY ACCESS IN A MULTITHREADED PROCESSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133516.20180731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.006K)
T 0647/12 () of 6.7.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

05004881.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Dialysemaschine mit einer Einrichtung zur Bestimmung der Dialysedosis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T064712.20180706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.396K)
T 2170/12 () of 31.1.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/54
B32B 3/02
F03D 1/06

Application no.

05769632.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 7 (yes)
Non-patent literature - availability to the public (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 7 (yes)

Application title

A method of cutting off laminate layers, eg a glass-fibre or carbon-fibre laminate layer in the blade of a wind turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T217012.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.565K)
T 0004/14 (Oxyntomodulin/IMPERIAL) of 25.5.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/17

Application no.

04701379.2

Keywords

All requests - sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

Modification of feeding behaviour and weight control by oxyntomodulin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000414.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.607K)
T 0021/14 () of 20.8.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 9/16
B29C 71/00
C08F 6/00

Application no.

07024555.0

Keywords

-

Application title

Removing volatile compounds from polymer pellets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002114.20180820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.947K)
T 0080/14 () of 28.6.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 255/07

Application no.

05707028.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1-7: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HYDROCYANIERUNG VON BUTADIEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T008014.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.573K)
T 0614/14 (Titration of tapentadol/GRÜNENTHAL) of 31.5.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/137
A61P 25/04

Application no.

08749016.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TITRATION OF TAPENTADOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T061414.20180531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.466K)
T 2187/14 () of 19.4.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 11/103
B22D 11/00

Application no.

04737866.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings

Application title

METHOD FOR CASTING COMPOSITE INGOT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T218714.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.535K)
T 0025/15 () of 27.7.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36

Application no.

09796115.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - party adversely affected by decision
Novelty - main request (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 1 clarity (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

CAPSULE, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREPARING A PREDETERMINED QUANTITY OF BEVERAGE SUITABLE FOR CONSUMPTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002515.20180727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.069K)
T 0411/15 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/06
C08K 5/00
B29C 49/00

Application no.

05825220.6

Keywords

Claims - lack of clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - all requests (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)

Application title

Process for preparing bottles from injection stretch blow moulding of compositions of polypropylene and non-sorbitol nucleating agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T041115.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.140K)
T 1101/15 () of 29.8.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08C 19/02
C08C 19/08
C08L 15/00

Application no.

09163917.9

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Zulässigkeit - Neuheit - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Verwendung von ganz oder teilweise hydrierten Nitrilkautschuken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T110115.20180829

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.880K)
T 1401/16 () of 24.8.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/32

Application no.

09736456.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - opportunity to comment (no)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Energised seal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140116.20180824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.305K)
T 2368/17 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/49
A61Q 5/08
A61K 8/31
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

11700956.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

AUFHELLMITTEL MIT LIPOPHILEM ACYLPYRIDINIUM-KOMPLEX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T236817.20180611

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308.783K)
T 2650/17 () of 27.8.2018

Online on

03.09.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/12
B29C 49/00

Application no.

08715858.0

Keywords

Unzulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung nicht eingereicht

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur fortlaufenden Herstellung eines Verbundrohres mit Rohrmuffe und Verbundrohr

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T265017.20180827

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 227.297K)

August 2018

T 2489/11 (Panning and scrolling/HTC) of 2.8.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

08103901.8

Keywords

Amendments - appeal proceedings
Claims - clarity (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Electronic devices with touch-sensitive navigational mechanisms, and associated methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T248911.20180802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.279K)
T 0383/14 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01D 46/28
A23N 15/02
B07B 13/07

Application no.

08358006.8

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
(voir motif 3.5)

Application title

Table de tri à rouleaux trieurs, pour l'élimination des corps étrangers restant mêlés aux produits de la récolte de petits fruits

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038314.20180613

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 315.098K)
T 0055/15 () of 16.7.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14
A47L 9/10

Application no.

08007225.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Staubsaugerfilterbeutel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005515.20180716

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 331.704K)
T 2332/15 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01B 29/17

Application no.

05734048.1

Keywords

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

Application title

RAILWAY RAIL HANDLING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T233215.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516.920K)
T 0576/16 () of 15.6.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24J 2/52

Application no.

09785670.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Supporting frame for constructing a building including a thermal panel and a photovoltaic panel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T057616.20180615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.951K)
T 0827/16 (Scrambling digital content/MICROSOFT) of 24.7.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

12001602.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Anti-virus method for scrambled digital content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082716.20180724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.718K)
T 1353/16 () of 26.7.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24B 1/02

Application no.

08105923.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Heating apparatuses such as pellet-fired stoves and thermostoves

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135316.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.232M)
T 1403/16 (Discontinuation of the opposition proceedings / re-establishment of … of 27.8.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 31/00
B41F 31/02
B41F 31/10

Application no.

01109388.7

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights in opposition proceedings
Re-establishment of rights - loss of rights being the direct consequence of the failure to observe time limit (no)
Re-establishement of rights - time limit under Rule 84(1) EPC (no)
Late-filed request - failure of observe the two-month time limit under Rule 84(1) EPC

Application title

Inking apparatus for printing press

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140316.20180827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.511K)
T 2351/16 () of 27.6.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41C 1/04

Application no.

08158524.2

Keywords

Compliance with Article 76(1) EPC (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

A precursor plate for the manufacture of intaglio printing plates for intaglio printing of sheets of security papers and a method of manufacturing an engraved plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235116.20180627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.496K)
T 0118/18 () of 27.8.2018

Online on

31.08.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 50/22
G06F 19/00

Application no.

12796828.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING MEDICATION ADHERENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T011818.20180827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.249K)
T 0847/14 () of 9.8.2018

Online on

30.08.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 10/00
A21D 8/04
B65D 81/20
A23L 3/3418
C12N 1/18
C12N 1/04
A23L 3/3445

Application no.

05759763.5

Keywords

Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

PACKAGED POWDER COMPOSITION FOR BAKERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084714.20180809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.244K)
T 0323/15 () of 29.5.2018

Online on

30.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 31/02

Application no.

02714862.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

LOAD INDICATING MEMBER WITH IDENTIFYING MARK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T032315.20180529

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.727K)
T 1583/15 (Peptides conjugates/ AFFIBODY) of 7.6.2018

Online on

30.08.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/48
C12N 15/62

Application no.

10185522.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Use of serum albumin binding peptides conjugates for the preparation of a medicament

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T158315.20180607

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.143K)
T 1745/12 (Temozolomide/JIANGSU) of 4.6.2018

Online on

29.08.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/41
A61K 31/395
A61K 9/24
A61P 35/00
A61K 9/00

Application no.

03753238.9

Keywords

Main request: inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1-8
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no) 9-12
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

CONTROLLED RELEASES SYSTEM CONTAINING TEMOZOLOMIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T174512.20180604

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.739K)
T 1423/11 (Programme sécurisé / GEMALTO) of 12.7.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.7.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 12/14

Application no.

97400088.7

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - recours suffisamment motivé (non)

Application title

Procédé de mise en oeuvre d'un programme sécurisé dans une carte à microprocesseur et carte à microprocesseur comportant un programme sécurisé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142311.20180712

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 247.268K)
T 2048/11 (Transaktionsserver/SWISSRE) of 12.4.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

04738102.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - besondere Gründe gegen Zurückverweisung

Application title

TRANSAKTIONSSERVER UND COMPUTERPROGRAMMPRODUKT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T204811.20180412

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375.026K)
T 2376/11 (Process state information / ALACATEL-LUCENT) of 8.3.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/00

Application no.

05735535.6

Keywords

Inventive step - pushing of process state information to the user space (no
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features)

Application title

MANAGING PROCESS STATE INFORMATION IN AN OPERATING SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237611.20180308

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.741K)
T 0436/12 (Matching electronic proposals to electronic requests/GENESYS) of 31.5.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

31.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

06024090.0

Keywords

Inventive step - matching requests with bids (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - entering requests and bids with template (no
Inventive step - inevitable)

Application title

System and methods for matching electronic proposals to electronic requests

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043612.20180531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.804K)
T 0657/12 (Electronic training / ESPEED) of 22.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

04255492.3

Keywords

Inventive step - trading rules (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - effect of reduction in number of messages (no
Inventive step - not credible)

Application title

Trading application program interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065712.20180622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.608K)
T 0830/12 () of 21.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/387
H04N 1/053

Application no.

03009197.9

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for processing read-out images

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083012.20180621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.978K)
T 2179/12 (Coffres-forts dématerialisés/ALMERYS) of 18.7.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.7.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 21/24

Application no.

08826806.5

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (non)
Invention brevetable - (non)

Application title

GESTION ET PARTAGE DE COFFRES-FORTS DEMATERIALISES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T217912.20180718

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 381.513K)
T 2423/12 () of 14.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/58

Application no.

08012169.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - procedural economy

Application title

Magnetic resonance imaging using preparation scan for optimizing pulse sequence

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T242312.20180614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.792K)
T 1123/13 (Viral vaccines/ZOETIS) of 12.4.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12
A61K 39/295
C07K 14/18

Application no.

04801973.1

Keywords

Late-filed main request - admitted (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 15 - extension of scope of protection (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 16 to 19 and 21 to 23
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Safe mutant viral vaccines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112313.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.848K)
T 1514/13 () of 19.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

07823802.9

Keywords

première et deuxième requêtes auxiliaires - activité inventive (non)
troisième requête auxiliaire - recevable (non)

Application title

CABINE DE SANTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151413.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 430.555K)
T 1975/13 () of 27.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/103

Application no.

00941251.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SKIN IMAGING AND ANALYSIS METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T197513.20180627

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.665K)
T 0252/14 () of 11.7.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

03787613.3

Keywords

Neuheit (Hauptantrag: ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag: nein)
Zulassung von Anträgen (Hilfsanträge: nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ANALYSE VON FARBABWEICHUNGEN VON BILDERN MIT EINEM BILDSENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025214.20180711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452.415K)
T 0005/15 (Medical control loop/CAREFUSION) of 9.7.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05791269.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main, first to third auxiliary requests (yes)
Admission of fourth and fifth auxiliary requests filed during oral proceedings - (no)

Application title

System and method for dynamically adjusting patient therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000515.20180709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.961K)
T 0446/15 () of 19.7.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/26

Application no.

03026418.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Deformation of thin walled bodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044615.20180719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.394K)
T 0681/15 (Detergent composition/P&G) of 29.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/22
C11D 3/30

Application no.

09170174.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - Main Request and Auxiliary Requests 1, 3, 3A, 7, 7A, 8, 8A, 10, 10A and 11
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no) Auxiliary Requests 2 and 2A
Amendments - Shifting, extension, of the protection conferred (yes)
Amendments - Auxiliary Requests 4, 4A, 5, 5A, 6, 6A, 9 and 9A

Application title

Detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068115.20180629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 551.914K)
T 1401/15 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 13/12

Application no.

08014338.1

Keywords

Neuheit

Application title

Spreizdübel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140115.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400.916K)
T 1444/15 (Re-establishment of rights) of 8.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/05

Application no.

09820881.2

Keywords

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

Application title

DYNAMIC BIPLANE ROENTGEN STEREOPHOTOGRAMMETRIC ANALYSIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T144415.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.430K)
T 2362/15 () of 16.8.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 1/20
C21D 1/46
C21D 9/00
B60G 7/00
B60G 9/00

Application no.

09761038.0

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendments

Application title

HARDENING OF FLEXIBLE TRAILING ARMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T236215.20180816

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.851K)
T 0219/16 () of 19.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
H01B 3/44
C08L 23/12

Application no.

09752955.6

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTIPHASE POLYMERIC COMPOSITION USEFUL FOR PREPARING CABLE INSULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021916.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.555K)
T 0277/16 (Location-based computer access/GOOGLE) of 26.6.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/31
G06F 21/62

Application no.

12189827.4

Keywords

Inventive step - yes
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features

Application title

Location-based security system for portable electronic device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027716.20180626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.952K)
T 0911/17 () of 30.7.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/32
B25B 23/142

Application no.

10012322.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Instrument for cutting tissue

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091117.20180730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227.937K)
T 2478/17 () of 25.7.2018

Online on

28.08.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/40
G06Q 20/34
G06Q 20/38
H04L 29/06
G06Q 20/08
G06Q 20/32

Application no.

13825813.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR E-COMMERCE PAYMENT INTELLIGENT ACCESS CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T247817.20180725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.565K)
T 0536/13 () of 13.8.2018

Online on

27.08.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 19/10
H02K 1/27

Application no.

07013885.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by applicant (no)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Reluctance type rotating machine with permanent magnets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T053613.20180813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249.777K)
T 2225/13 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

27.08.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 25/00

Application no.

06736194.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Unity of invention - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (no)

Application title

FLOW METER AND METHOD FOR DETECTING A CABLE FAULT IN A CABLING OF THE FLOW METER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222513.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.890K)
T 1609/13 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315

Application no.

08708028.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INJECTION BUTTON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160913.20180611

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.709K)
T 2234/13 (Magnetic ferrite/HITACHI) of 10.7.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 1/11
C01G 51/00
C04B 35/26
C04B 35/40
G11B 5/706

Application no.

06843243.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

OXIDE MAGNETIC MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223413.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.199K)
T 2235/13 (Sintered magnet/HITACHI) of 10.7.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 5/706
C01G 49/00
C01G 51/00
H01F 1/113
C04B 35/26

Application no.

11005769.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Oxide magnetic material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223513.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.266K)
T 0184/14 () of 10.7.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 18/14
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/22

Application no.

06707558.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein); Hilfsantrag 3 (ja)

Application title

Endoskopisches Chirurgiegerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018414.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401.895K)
T 0322/15 () of 20.7.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 1/22
C07C 49/825
C07C 49/835
C07C 49/84

Application no.

08152668.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik

Application title

Verwendung von 4-Hydroxychalkonderivaten zur Maskierung eines unangenehmen Geschmacks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T032215.20180720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.754K)
T 2363/15 () of 17.7.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 35/00
C21D 1/673
C21D 9/46

Application no.

04741163.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES PRESSGEHÄRTETEN BAUTEILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T236315.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 292.283K)
T 2378/15 () of 29.6.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/11
A47B 43/00

Application no.

11002433.8

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Verfahren zur Schallreduzierung in Büroräumen mit einer Schallabsorption im Schrankmöbel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237815.20180629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.207K)
T 1555/16 (Optimisation of chemical loop/GE) of 31.7.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 3/56
C01B 3/10
C10J 3/00
C10J 3/72
F23C 10/00
G05B 19/02

Application no.

11707237.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING CHEMICAL LOOPING PROCESSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T155516.20180731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.213K)
T 0310/17 (Electronic control system/PIAGGIO) of 17.7.2018

Online on

20.08.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 9/00
B62K 5/00
G05B 19/05

Application no.

05108109.9

Keywords

Novelty (no)
Admissibility of late-filed requests - not clearly allowable, divergent, including unsearched subject-matter
Re Rule 106 - alleged violation of the right to be heard (no)

Application title

Electronic control system for operating groups of a vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T031017.20180717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.828K)
T 0661/13 () of 29.6.2018

Online on

17.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 10/00

Application no.

02780070.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

CHAOLOGIC BRAIN FUNCTION DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066113.20180629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277.692K)
T 0182/17 () of 12.7.2018

Online on

17.08.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/18
C09D 5/14
A01N 43/40

Application no.

98904827.7

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (no
Late-filed argument - change of case at the oral proceedings)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Discoloration prevention in pyrithione-containing coating compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018217.20180712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.050K)
T 0407/12 (Reductive alkylation/JOHNSON MATTHEY) of 10.4.2018

Online on

16.08.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 489/08
C07D 221/28
C07D 489/02

Application no.

05782842.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)

Application title

PREPARATION OF OPIATE ANALGESICS BY REDUCTIVE ALKYLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040712.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.818K)
T 1645/13 (Dual-specific ligand/DOMANTIS) of 27.3.2018

Online on

16.08.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/46
C12N 15/13
C12N 15/79
C12N 5/10
G01N 33/68
G01N 33/577
G01N 33/542

Application no.

02748987.1

Keywords

Novelty of all requests
Novelty - (no)
Requests could have been filed in first instance proceedings - (yes)

Application title

Dual-specific ligand and its use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T164513.20180327

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.792K)
T 2299/15 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

16.08.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/41
A61Q 5/06
A61Q 5/12
A61Q 5/00

Application no.

07798125.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method for inhibiting fading and enhancing color intensity of color-treated hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229915.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.712K)
T 0525/13 () of 22.6.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/68
H05B 6/80

Application no.

00903274.9

Keywords

Priority - Right of priority invalid
Inventive step - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Combination oven with manual entry of control algorithms

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052513.20180622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.744K)
T 0848/13 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07C 5/342

Application no.

03450252.6

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur optimierten Sortierung von Altpapier und Altkarton

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084813.20180611

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.841K)
T 0933/13 () of 28.6.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 3/20
H02H 11/006

Application no.

08019653.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

A detection circuit and a method for detecting a wrong power line connection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093313.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.384K)
T 2466/13 () of 5.6.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16L 59/02

Application no.

03760735.5

Keywords

Validité formelle du transfert du droit de priorité (oui)
Divulgation de la même invention (partiellement)
Activité inventive (non : requête principale, requête subsidiaire 1 ; oui : requête subsidiaire 2)

Application title

Panneau d'isolation pour conduit de distribution

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T246613.20180605

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 697.214K)
T 0405/15 () of 30.5.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/58
F16D 13/71

Application no.

03725185.7

Keywords

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

Application title

KUPPLUNGSANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040515.20180530

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339.189K)
T 0469/15 (Process For Making A Water-Soluble Pouch/Procter & Gamble) of 26.7.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04
B65D 65/46

Application no.

08101442.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Process For Making A Water-Soluble Pouch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T046915.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.936K)
T 1640/15 () of 21.6.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/20
B60Q 5/00

Application no.

06705817.2

Keywords

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

Application title

GENERATORTRÄGER FÜR EIN FAHRERAIRBAGMODUL ZUM EINBAUEN IN EIN LENKRAD EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T164015.20180621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362.317K)
T 1065/16 () of 26.6.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41J 3/407

Application no.

10752316.9

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - nein
Mangelnde Ausführbarkeit - nein
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - ja
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr an Beschwerdeführerin I - ja

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Behandeln von Packmitteln

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106516.20180626

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 454.966K)
T 1093/17 () of 9.7.2018

Online on

14.08.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 9/15
B65B 67/12

Application no.

02748973.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

METHOD OF LOADING A SPOOL FOR A WASTE STORAGE DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T109317.20180709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.175K)
G 0003/08 (Computerprogramme) of 12.5.2010

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.5.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000308.20100512

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 109.098K)
G 0003/08 (Programmes d'ordinateur) of 12.5.2010

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.5.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000308.20100512

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 109.850K)
G 0002/13 () of 25.3.2015

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

99915886.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlagen der Beschwerdekammern – bejaht
Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung - bejaht
Auswirkungen des Artikels 53 b) EPÜ auf die Gewährbarkeit eines Erzeugnisanspruchs oder eines Product-by-Process-Anspruchs, der auf Pflanzen oder Pflanzenmaterial gerichtet ist
Im Wesentlichen biologisches Verfahren zur Züchtung von Pflanzen
Auslegung des Patentierungsausschlusses
Auslegungsregeln
Dynamische Auslegung – verneint
Rechtliche Erosion des Patentierungsausschlusses - verneint

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000213.20150325

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 16.002K)
G 0002/13 () of 25.3.2015

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

99915886.8

Keywords

Mots-clés :
Recevabilité des saisines de la chambre de recours – oui
Question de droit d'importance fondamentale – oui
Effet de l'article 53b) CBE sur l'admissibilité d'une revendication de produit ou d'une revendication de produit caractérisé par son procédé d'obtention ayant pour objet des végétaux ou une matière végétale
Procédé essentiellement biologique d'obtention de végétaux
Interprétation de l'exclusion de la brevetabilité
Règles d'interprétation
Interprétation dynamique - non
Érosion juridique de l'exception à la brevetabilité - non

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000213.20150325

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 16.128K)
R 0008/17 (Violation of right to be heard/HOLLISTER) of 18.6.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/01

Application no.

01114582.8

Keywords

Raising of objection under Rule 106 EPC (no) - petition clearly inadmissible in part
Violation of right to be heard (no) - surprise reasoning (no) - ignoring of essential arguments (no) - petition clearly unallowable in part

Application title

A ready-to-use urinary catheter assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000817.20180618

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.063K)
T 1553/12 () of 3.7.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 11/00

Application no.

08725959.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request, first auxiliary request, auxiliary request 1A (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - third and fourth auxiliary request (no)
Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant

Application title

VOICE-CONTROLLED COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD HAVING AN ACCESS DEVICE OR BADGE APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T155312.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.886K)
T 0436/14 (Online aktualisierbares Bediengerät für einen Umrichter/LENZE) of 21.3.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

04020441.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge A.1, B, F und H
Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja) - Hilfsanträge C, D, E' und G

Application title

Online aktualisierbares Bediengerät (BAE) für einen Umrichter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043614.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419.537K)
T 1972/14 () of 3.7.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/305

Application no.

05819164.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

USE OF INFANT FORMULA WITH REDUCED PROTEIN CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T197214.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.577K)
T 2274/14 () of 28.6.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A61K 31/00

Application no.

08766833.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (no, all requests)

Application title

Lipid composition for improving brain function

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227414.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.320K)
T 0181/15 () of 26.6.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/131

Application no.

06805292.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

DREHMOMENTÜBERTRAGUNGSEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018115.20180626

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.742K)
T 0428/15 () of 30.5.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/38
C08G 75/06
G02B 1/04

Application no.

05765070.7

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Experimental report submitted with statement of grounds of appeal - admitted

Application title

POLYMERIZABLE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T042815.20180530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 541.603K)
T 1966/15 (Frame control encoder/decoder/QUALCOMM) of 7.8.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04J 11/00
H04B 1/00
H04L 1/00
H04L 1/04
H04L 27/26
H03M 13/29

Application no.

01939932.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests - intermediate generalisation

Application title

FRAME CONTROL ENCODER/DECODER FOR ROBUST OFDM FRAME TRANSMISSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196615.20180807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.699K)
T 2070/15 () of 4.7.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 10/02

Application no.

06724465.7

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BREMSKENNLINIENEINSTELLUNG EINES RETARDERS FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207015.20180704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423.563K)
T 0571/16 () of 7.8.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66D 1/30
B66D 1/34
B66D 1/48
A47C 17/84
A61G 7/012
G05D 3/20

Application no.

09804071.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)

Application title

DEVICE FOR LIFTING BED STRUCTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T057116.20180807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251.407K)
T 1629/16 () of 3.7.2018

Online on

13.08.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/00

Application no.

10181765.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Resealable food container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162916.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.950K)
J 0004/17 (Resumption of proceedings for grant) of 16.5.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/11
A61P 13/00

Application no.

03781836.6

Keywords

Stay of proceedings for grant
Resumption of proceedings for grant

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions including low dosages of Desmopressin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000417.20180516

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.989K)
J 0005/17 (Resumption of proceedings for grant) of 16.5.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/11
A61P 13/00

Application no.

11000464.5

Keywords

Stay of proceedings for grant
Resumption of proceedings for grant

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions including low dosages of Desmopressin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000517.20180516

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.684K)
J 0006/17 (Resumption of the proceedings for grant) of 16.5.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/11
A61P 13/00

Application no.

11000465.2

Keywords

Stay of the proceedings for grant
Resumption of the proceedings for grant

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions including low dosages of Desmopressin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000617.20180516

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.782K)
J 0007/17 (resumption of the proceedings for grant) of 16.5.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/11
A61P 13/00

Application no.

11000466.0

Keywords

Stay of the proceedings for grant
Resumption of the proceedings for grant

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions including low dosages of desmopressin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000717.20180516

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.895K)
J 0008/17 (Resumption of proceedings for grant) of 16.5.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/11
A61P 13/00

Application no.

11000467.8

Keywords

Stay of proceedings for grant
Resumption of proceedings for grant

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions including low dosages of desmopressin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000817.20180516

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.710K)
J 0009/17 (Resumption of the proceedings for grant) of 16.5.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/11
A61P 13/00

Application no.

11000468.6

Keywords

Stay of proceedings for grant
Resumption of proceedings for grant

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions including low dosages of Desmopressin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J000917.20180516

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.904K)
T 2570/11 (IL-17 inhibition/UCB) of 12.7.2017

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 47/48
A61P 37/00

Application no.

04798568.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method for the treatment of multiple sclerosis by inhibiting IL-17 activity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T257011.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 508.396K)
T 1805/14 () of 4.6.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 7/00
B05B 13/06
B05B 12/00

Application no.

04011308.6

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - angefochtene Entscheidung ausreichend begründet (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Hohlraumkonservierung und Vorzerstäuber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T180514.20180604

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.550K)
T 2148/14 () of 5.6.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 110/02
C08F 210/16
C08F 10/00
C08L 23/06
C08L 23/08
C08F 10/02
C08J 5/18

Application no.

06724350.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)- main request
Inventive step - (no) (main request)
Late-filed argument - not admitted
Late-filed argument - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Auxiliary requests 1,2 and 3-7 admitted - (no) - no explanation or substantiation given
Auxiliary request 8 - filed at the oral proceedings - admitted - (no) - associated argument not previously presented in appeal proceedings

Application title

MOLDING COMPOSITION COMPRISING POLYETHYLENE FOR PREPARING FILMS AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE MOLDING COMPOSITION IN THE PRESENCE OF A MIXED CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T214814.20180605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.547K)
T 0498/15 () of 5.7.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/00
C08F 20/06

Application no.

08707886.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) (both requests)

Application title

PRODUCTION OF SUPERABSORBENT POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T049815.20180705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.320K)
T 1291/15 (Method for optimizing fluoride uptake of teeth by applying a liquid … of 12.6.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/16
A61K 7/18

Application no.

03027318.9

Keywords

Auxiliary request 6 - Admission into the proceedings (yes)
Clarity - All requests (no)

Application title

Method for optimizing fluoride uptake of teeth by applying a liquid dentifrice composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T129115.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.025K)
T 1748/15 (Oral care composition/ GLAXO) of 8.5.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/19
A61K 8/21
A61K 8/27
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

08735787.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - meets the requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

Oral care composition comprising particulate zinc oxide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T174815.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.775K)
T 2296/15 () of 19.6.2018

Online on

10.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 33/58
F16C 19/26
F16C 33/34

Application no.

05783315.4

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

CYLINDRICAL ROLLER BEARING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229615.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.226K)
T 0515/13 (Organic/inorganic composite separator/LG and Toray) of 19.7.2018

Online on

09.08.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/14
H01M 2/16

Application no.

08712357.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ORGANIC/INORGANIC COMPOSITE SEPARATOR HAVING POROUS ACTIVE COATING LAYER AND ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE CONTAINING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T051513.20180719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.407K)
T 0623/15 () of 14.6.2018

Online on

09.08.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/34

Application no.

02758484.6

Keywords

Documents submitted with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal - admitted
Main request - novelty acknowledged - obvious modification - lack of inventive step
Late-filed evidence - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
First to third auxiliary requests - lack of inventive step
Fourth auxiliary request submitted during the oral proceedings - not admitted

Application title

PROCESS FOR MAKING RIGID URETHANE-MODIFIED POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T062315.20180614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.522K)
T 0976/15 () of 3.7.2018

Online on

09.08.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 1/30
B66B 3/00

Application no.

04724394.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request, auxiliary requests 1, 11, 15 (yes), auxiliary request 16 (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

CONTROL DEVICE OF ELEVATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097615.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.834K)
T 1611/15 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

09.08.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06
C08J 5/18
C08F 10/00

Application no.

08861098.5

Keywords

Inventive step - Main request and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - Fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

COPOLYMERS OF PROPYLENE WITH HEXENE-1 AND BLOWN FILMS OBTAINED FROM THEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161115.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.935K)
T 0872/17 (Kommunikationsverbindung/GRUBER) of 25.6.2018

Online on

09.08.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 3/42
H04W 12/02
H04W 4/12
H04L 29/12
H04L 29/06

Application no.

12772060.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER KOMMUNIKATIONSVERBINDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087217.20180625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.847K)
T 1000/18 () of 1.8.2018

Online on

09.08.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.8.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 3/12
C02F 1/78

Application no.

06808062.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

PROCEDE D'EPURATION D'EAUX USEES AVEC AJOUT D'AGENT OXYDANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100018.20180801

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 221.138K)
T 2563/11 (Doppelpatentierung) of 5.9.2017

Online on

08.08.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/487
A61B 5/00

Application no.

10197027.5

Keywords

Verbot der Doppelpatentierung
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Elektrochemischer Sensor zur Ermittlung einer Analyt-Konzentration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T256311.20170905

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 518.285K)
R 0009/17 () of 4.6.2018

Online on

07.08.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

4.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/426
C07C 237/40
C07D 213/81
C07D 213/82
C07D 231/38
C07D 233/90
C07D 239/42
C07D 263/48
C07D 277/56
C07D 409/12
C07D 417/12

Application no.

00922102.9

Keywords

Admissibility of petition: yes
Right to be heard fundamentially violated: no
Petition for review: clearly unallowable

Application title

CYCLIC PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000917.20180604

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.572K)
T 2335/12 (Hydrolysed soy-based medium for producing botulinum toxin/ALLERGAN) of 6.7.2018

Online on

07.08.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/64
C12N 1/20
C12P 21/02

Application no.

04782286.1

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed experimental evidence - (no)
Inventive step: main request and auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - (no)
Amendments: auxiliary requests 2 and 3 allowable
Amendments - (no)

Application title

Animal product free media and processes for obtaining a botulinum toxin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T233512.20180706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.496K)
T 2391/13 (Mobile communication device/NOKIA) of 26.7.2018

Online on

07.08.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/00
H04B 1/38
H01Q 1/38
H01Q 21/08
H01Q 1/48
H01Q 1/24
H01Q 1/44
H01Q 9/04
H04M 1/60

Application no.

10151117.8

Keywords

Non-compliance with Article 123(2) EPC - all requests

Application title

Mobile communication device and related construction method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T239113.20180726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.232K)
T 1207/15 () of 24.7.2018

Online on

07.08.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21L 4/04
F21V 21/088
F21V 21/40

Application no.

09743456.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FLASHLIGHT WITH INTEGRATED CLAMP HANDLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120715.20180724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.134K)
T 0272/18 () of 31.7.2018

Online on

07.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 6/387
F16H 37/08
B60K 6/365
B60K 6/48

Application no.

11819125.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

TRANSMISSION MODULE FOR A HYBRID DRIVE AS WELL AS DRIVE PROVIDED WITH THE TRANSMISSION MODULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027218.20180731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.839K)
T 1561/14 () of 29.6.2018

Online on

06.08.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02C 9/28
F02C 9/32
F02C 9/54

Application no.

08009564.9

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Gasturbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T156114.20180629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436.222K)
T 0100/16 (Ocular implant / ALLERGAN) of 10.7.2018

Online on

06.08.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10185774.6

Keywords

Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Ocular implant obtained by double extrusion process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010016.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.381K)
T 0765/12 (Strontium/MOKWALO) of 14.6.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61P 19/10

Application no.

05750580.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING STRONTIUM AND VITAMIN D AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T076512.20180614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.992K)
T 1157/14 () of 8.6.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/02

Application no.

09176329.2

Keywords

Mangelnde Ausführbarkeit - nein
Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Application title

Dichtungsprofil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T115714.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 557.393K)
T 2137/14 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/01

Application no.

08158691.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung einer Bearbeitungsmaschine mit einem Betonteil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213714.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.821K)
T 0149/15 (Testosterone gel/UNIMED) of 8.5.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/568
A61K 9/06
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/14
A61K 47/32
A61P 15/00

Application no.

06836341.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Priority - partial priority (yes)
Priority - embodiments in the divisional application do not belong to the prior art
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED TESTOSTERONE GEL AND METHOD OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T014915.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462.045K)
T 0195/15 () of 15.6.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/04
C22C 38/06
C21D 9/46
C21D 8/04

Application no.

00915519.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

STEEL SHEET FOR ULTRA-THIN TWO-PIECE CANS HAVING EXCELLENT ANTI-WRINKLING PROPERTIES AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T019515.20180615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.874K)
T 0837/15 () of 28.6.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61D 17/18
B60R 13/02
B62D 31/02

Application no.

09177664.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Innenbekleidungssystem für Fahrzeuge im Personenverkehr

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083715.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 303.382K)
T 1056/15 () of 30.5.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K 23/06

Application no.

04806903.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Undisclosed subject-matter - (no)
Clarity (claim 1) - (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)

Application title

COLLAPSIBLE CONTROL LEVER DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T105615.20180530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.812K)
T 2007/15 (Strukturierter SCR-Katalysator / UMICORE) of 30.7.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 23/38
B01J 37/02
B01D 53/94
F01N 3/28
B01J 21/06
B01J 23/22
B01J 23/30
B01J 23/72
B01J 23/745
B01J 29/00
B01J 29/064
B01J 35/00

Application no.

07764577.8

Keywords

Anforderungen des Artikels 84 EPÜ erfüllt (ja) - nach Änderung

Application title

Strukturierter SCR-Katalysator zur Reduktion von Stickoxiden im Abgas von Magermotoren unter Verwendung von Ammoniak als Reduktionsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200715.20180730

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.689K)
T 0946/18 () of 30.7.2018

Online on

03.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 6/04
A61G 13/00

Application no.

10735323.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

TABLE HAVING A CENTRAL CELLULAR HONEYCOMB STRUCTURE THERMALLY FUSED IN A SANDWICH CONFIGURATION BETWEEN TWO FIBRE-REINFORCED POLYPROPYLENE FACE SHEETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T094618.20180730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249.395K)
T 2051/13 (On-board mobile communication/ERICSSON) of 12.6.2018

Online on

02.08.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/185

Application no.

05823688.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)

Application title

AIRBORNE ONBOARD BASE TRANSCEIVER STATION FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205113.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.993K)
T 2215/14 () of 22.3.2018

Online on

02.08.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C08F 297/08

Application no.

02792963.7

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPACT-RESISTANT POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T221514.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589.426K)
T 0528/15 (SIMULATED MOVING BED / NOVASEP) of 29.6.2018

Online on

02.08.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01D 15/18
B01D 15/36
B01D 15/38

Application no.

07788903.8

Keywords

Nouveauté - brevet tel que délivré (oui)
Activité inventive - brevet tel que délivré (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE SEPARATION SEQUENCE MULTICOLONNES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052815.20180629

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 374.979K)
T 1354/15 (RNA interference mediators II/WHITEHEAD INSTITUTE) of 1.3.2018

Online on

02.08.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/713
C12N 15/113

Application no.

10184660.8

Keywords

Admission of new evidence - (no)
Disclaimer - added matter - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

RNA sequence-specific mediators of RNA interference

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135415.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.389K)
T 1582/15 () of 14.6.2018

Online on

02.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 25/60
F16F 9/36

Application no.

07861210.8

Keywords

inventive step (yes)

Application title

AIRCRAFT SHOCK STRUT HAVING IMPROVED CYLINDER AND BEARINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T158215.20180614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.001K)
T 1545/16 () of 6.6.2018

Online on

02.08.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 21/11
B62D 21/15

Application no.

10747175.7

Keywords

Wiedereinsetzung in Frist zur Einreichung der Beschwerdebegründung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

HILFSRAHMEN FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T154516.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420.982K)
T 2145/13 (RINAT/Treatment of post-surgical pain) of 12.4.2018

Online on

01.08.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
G01N 33/53

Application no.

03779091.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)

Application title

Methods for treating post-surgical pain by administering an antibody against nerve growth factor and compositions containing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T214513.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.136K)
T 0251/14 () of 24.5.2018

Online on

01.08.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/36

Application no.

04257498.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Air-bubble-monitoring medication assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025114.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.346K)

July 2018

J 0010/17 (Restoration of the right of priority/FIVE3 GENOMICS) of 7.5.2018

Online on

30.07.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
G06F 19/22

Application no.

13845204.0

Keywords

Restoration of the right of priority under the PCT (no)
Legitimate expectations (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TUMOR CLONALITY ANALYSIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J001017.20180507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.299K)
T 1614/14 () of 12.7.2018

Online on

30.07.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 13/00
F01N 3/28

Application no.

09250807.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Honeycomb structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161414.20180712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.862K)
T 1634/14 () of 24.7.2018

Online on

30.07.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01K 23/06
F02C 3/28

Application no.

02758324.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINES BRENNERS EINER GASTURBINE SOWIE KRAFTWERKSANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T163414.20180724

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.173K)
G 2301/15 (Request for a proposal of removal from office) of 17.9.2015

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

17.9.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Request from the Administrative Council for a proposal that a member of the boards of appeal be removed from office under Article 23(1) EPC
Composition of the Enlarged Board of Appeal in proceedings under Article 23(1) EPC
Requirements in terms of reasons and substantiation to be fulfilled by a request under Article 12a(5) RPEBA
Reimbursement of all the respondent's procedural costs proposed

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G230115.20150917

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.467K)
G 2302/15 (Request for a proposal of removal from office) of 11.2.2016

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

11.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Case terminated by the withdrawal of the request from the Administrative Council for a proposal that a member of the boards of appeal be removed from office under Article 23(1) EPC
Reimbursement of all the respondent's procedural costs proposed
Publication (yes)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G230215.20160211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.966K)
G 2301/16 (Request for a proposal of removal from office) of 14.6.2016

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Decision on the request of the Administrative Council under Article 23(1) EPC to make a proposal to remove the respondent from office: The Enlarged Board decides to make no proposal
Petitioner party to adversarial proceedings (yes)
Publication (yes)
Reimbursement of all the respondent's procedural costs proposed
Violation of Article 23(3) EPC, judicial independence, by Office President’s letter of 10 June 2016 (yes)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G230116.20160614

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 96.141K)
T 0665/13 () of 19.6.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/027
G02B 19/00
G03F 7/20

Application no.

05768370.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Illumination optical apparatus, method of adjusting the illumination optical apparatus, exposure system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066513.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528.716K)
T 2447/13 () of 5.7.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 19/02
G09B 7/02

Application no.

01956652.0

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T244713.20180705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.295K)
T 0022/14 (Test enabled application execution/QUALCOMM) of 22.6.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 15/00
G06F 1/00

Application no.

02759376.3

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Test enabled application execution

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002214.20180622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.052K)
T 0092/14 (Compression and mixing for hearing assistance devices/STARKEY) of 13.2.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

09161628.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Compression and mixing for hearing assistance devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T009214.20180213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.609K)
T 0314/14 () of 27.6.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02F 3/00
F16J 9/08

Application no.

05814203.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - Vortrag nicht substantiert
Ausführbarkeit - Anspruch 1 (ja)
Neuheit - Anspruch 1 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Anspruch 1 (ja)

Application title

KOLBENFENSTER MIT SCUPPERSOLTS UND FREIGUSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T031414.20180627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 378.726K)
T 0381/14 () of 6.7.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 89/00

Application no.

06120486.3

Keywords

Haupt -und Hilfsantrag 1 - Neuheit Anspruch 1 (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - erfind Tätigkeit Anspruch 1 (nein) - Vortrag nicht substantiiert

Application title

Aufsammeleinrichtung für landwirtschaftliche Erntemaschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038114.20180706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 254.292K)
T 0761/14 (SKIN CARE COMPOSITIONS/JOHNSON & JOHNSON) of 5.6.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/64
A61Q 19/00

Application no.

00976694.0

Keywords

Main request: Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

SOY DEPIGMENTING AND SKIN CARE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T076114.20180605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.530K)
T 0215/15 (PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FLUOROPROPENES/Honeywell) of 17.5.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/25

Application no.

04817444.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FLUOROPROPENES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021515.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.905K)
T 2052/15 (Asychronous antivirus processing/KASPERSKY) of 19.6.2018

Online on

27.07.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

10176515.4

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Asynchronous processing of events for malware detection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205215.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.332K)
T 1815/14 () of 23.7.2018

Online on

26.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 1/00

Application no.

00954487.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM PUMPEN GROSSER FÖRDERMENGEN EINER FLÜSSIGKEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181514.20180723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 256.770K)
T 0506/16 (Correction of patent/DOW GLOBAL) of 20.6.2018

Online on

26.07.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 10/0565
H01M 10/052
C08G 81/02

Application no.

10705476.9

Keywords

Correction of error - grant decision
Correction of error - request (rejected)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

HIGHLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER ELECTROLYTES AND SECONDARY BATTERIES INCLUDING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T050616.20180620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.203K)
T 1467/13 () of 6.6.2018

Online on

25.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/39
A24C 5/18

Application no.

03769456.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja) (Entscheidungsgründe 3.1, 3.2)
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM AUFBEREITEN VON TABAK BEI DER HERSTELLUNG VON ZIGARETTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146713.20180606

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 478.079K)
T 0173/14 () of 15.6.2018

Online on

25.07.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J 19/00

Application no.

10177605.2

Keywords

Mit der Beschwerdebegründung neu eingereichter Einspruchsgrund - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Industrieroboter mit einem Gewichtsausgleichssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017314.20180615

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.691K)
T 0558/14 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

25.07.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 15/60
C08F 8/44
C08J 3/24

Application no.

07724419.2

Keywords

Änderungen der Anmeldung
Änderungen - geänderte Ansprüche mit Bezug auf nicht recherchierte Gegenstände

Application title

HERSTELLUNG VON HOCHPERMEABLEN, SUPERABSORBIERENDEN POLYMERGEBILDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T055814.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299.685K)
T 0404/15 () of 4.7.2018

Online on

25.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/50

Application no.

01982433.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

EINRICHTUNG ZUR VERBESSERUNG DER TROCKNUNGSLEISTUNG EINER GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040415.20180704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.326K)
T 2141/15 (Granulate for detergent composition / UNILEVER) of 25.4.2018

Online on

25.07.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22
C11D 3/50
C11D 7/26

Application no.

05715860.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - Main Request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - First Auxiliary Request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - First Auxiliary Request
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - First Auxiliary Request

Application title

GRANULATE FOR USE IN A CLEANING PRODUCT AND PROCESS FOR ITS MANUFACTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T214115.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 512.779K)
D 0013/17 () of 12.2.2018

Online on

24.07.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

12.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001317.20180212

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.937K)
D 0016/17 () of 12.2.2018

Online on

24.07.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

12.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001617.20180212

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.546K)
D 0021/17 () of 16.7.2018

Online on

24.07.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

16.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D002117.20180716

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.653K)
R 0006/17 (Petition partially clearly inadmissible and partially clearly … of 28.5.2018

Online on

24.07.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

28.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60Q 3/04
B60K 37/00

Application no.

05017320.2

Keywords

Obligation to raise objections – objections raised (yes/no)
Fundamental violation of the right to be heard (no)
Review of substantive law excluded

Application title

Vehicle interior illumination structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000617.20180528

Distribution

B

Decision