Decisions in 2019

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2019 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2019

December 2019

T 0318/14 (Double patenting) of 7.2.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (yes)

Application title

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ALLERGIC DIARRHOEA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031814.20190207

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 797 KB)
T 0405/14 (Self-testing sensor / William L. Smith) of 25.9.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09169121.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Self-testing sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040514.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 0657/14 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 17/00

Application no.

04811148.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Process and apparatus for manufacturing crumb and powder rubber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065714.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

No PDF available
T 0972/14 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08163803.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Beleuchtungseinrichtung für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097214.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1871/14 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07755651.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Lighting device and lighting method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187114.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 2041/14 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/20

Application no.

08105486.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lichtgitter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T204114.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)
T 2179/14 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

07731004.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Procédé de fabrication d'un film multicouche

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T217914.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 549 KB)
T 0061/15 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 59/06

Application no.

08014852.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006115.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 812 KB)
T 0335/15 () of 29.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

08872152.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T033515.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 439 KB)
T 0975/15 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08705531.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Security System with Product Power Capability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097515.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1134/15 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

04724978.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Elektromagnetischer Energiewandler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T113415.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 396 KB)
T 0998/16 (Echinocandin formulations/ LILLY) of 5.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05009311.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Echinocandin pharmaceutical formulations containing micelle-forming surfactants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099816.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1529/16 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 9/00

Application no.

04761911.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152916.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1470/17 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/00

Application no.

01932635.4

Keywords

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

Application title

LOW THERMAL STRESS BALANCE BAR FOR A CORIOLIS FLOWMETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T147017.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 1492/17 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 23/223
G01V 5/00

Application no.

99948188.0

Keywords

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

Application title

X-RAY FLUORESCENCE ELEMENTAL ANALYZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T149217.20191216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 240 KB)
T 1499/17 (Pathway recognition/UC) of 10.12.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11874850.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T149917.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252 KB)
T 2910/18 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

20.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06709000.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T291018.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 0541/13 (PCR detection system/LGC GENOMICS) of 6.2.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

06252796.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Detection system for PCR assay

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054113.20190206

Distribution

D

Decision

No PDF available
T 0723/14 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 27/12

Application no.

01901845.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Flexographic Printing Elements with Improved Air Bleed

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T072314.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 741 KB)
T 1033/14 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/00
B22F 3/105

Application no.

04013326.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103314.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 1740/14 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06806251.2

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG ORGANISCHER PEROXIDE MITTELS MIKROREAKTIONSTECHNIK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174014.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302 KB)
T 2202/14 (Phaseolus vulgaris extracts as appetite suppressants) of 5.11.2018

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06829580.7

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

ETHANOL-PRECIPITATED PHASEOLUS VULGARIS EXTRACTS, THEIR USE AND FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T220214.20181105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2321/14 (Aerosolsuspensionen / BOEHRINGER) of 7.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05761637.7

Keywords

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

Application title

AEROSOLSUSPENSIONSFORMULIERUNGEN MIT TG 227 EA ALS TREIBMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232114.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 451 KB)
T 0548/15 (Crystalline taxol/BOSTON) of 9.9.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10175858.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Dosage form comprising taxol in crystalline form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054815.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0706/15 () of 13.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 3/74

Application no.

04001720.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Top Plate for Cooker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T070615.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0229/16 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10007077.0

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T022916.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284 KB)
T 0496/16 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

10162543.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Pultrusionsverfahren, pultrudiertes Halbzeug und seine Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T049616.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1096/16 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

13156361.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Shift mechanism, transmission and vehicle equipped therewith

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T109616.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1814/16 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 10/32

Application no.

07754328.8

Keywords

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

Application title

STACKS OF PRE-MOISTENED WIPES WITH UNIQUE FLUID RETENTION CHARACTERISTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T181416.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0430/17 (Dentalkomposite / KULZER) of 12.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 6/027
A61K 6/083

Application no.

08012655.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Dentalkomposite mit niedriger Schrumpfspannung und hoher Biegefestigkeit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043017.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1021/17 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

03776834.8

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR KOPPLUNG ZWEIER WELLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T102117.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 1191/17 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/322
E06B 9/68

Application no.

09007981.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Sonnenschutzanlage mit Notraffvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119117.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315 KB)
T 1998/17 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/02
C09J 7/04

Application no.

09175415.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Quereinreißbares Gewebeklebeband mit hoher Abriebfestigkeit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199817.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419 KB)
T 2893/18 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10719080.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T289318.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 3023/18 (Entitlement to reduced appeal fee) of 6.12.2019

Online on

19.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

13710146.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING POLYPROPYLENE BLENDS FOR THERMOPLASTIC INSULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T302318.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 1713/14 () of 26.7.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

05707282.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171314.20190726

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 587 KB)
T 1413/16 (Peptide with reduced dimer formation/CIRCASSIA) of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08788347.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Peptide with reduced dimer formation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T141316.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1805/16 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/22

Application no.

10007394.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Elektrische Heizvorrichtung, insbesondere Kfz-Zusatzheizung sowie Kfz-Klimagerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T180516.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 260 KB)
T 2043/16 () of 5.12.2019

Online on

18.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61B 12/00
E05B 47/00

Application no.

08748346.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Personenbeförderungsanlage mit Verriegelungsüberwachung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T204316.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 276 KB)
T 1603/13 () of 25.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 53/00

Application no.

07736091.5

Keywords

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

Application title

The Izuogu machine (the self-sustaining emagnetodynamic machine)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160313.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0372/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes II/QUALCOMM) of 1.7.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013220.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037214.20190701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 0403/14 () of 20.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11181543.7

Keywords

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

Application title

High speed image capturing apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040314.20191120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468 KB)
T 0447/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes I/QUALCOMM) of 29.5.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013222.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044714.20190529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0449/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes IV/QUALCOMM) of 12.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013219.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044914.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0585/14 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/10

Application no.

02702082.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM WITH SECONDARY CHANNEL REBROADCASTING WITHIN A LOCAL AREA NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058514.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 0834/14 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/28

Application no.

03814606.4

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUSES FOR PUMPING CASSETTE-BASED THERAPIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083414.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 604 KB)
T 1217/14 (Handling MBMS dynamic scheduling information/INNOVATIVE SONIC) of 3.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 4/06

Application no.

10006369.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for handling MBMS dynamic scheduling information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121714.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1484/14 (Multi-point probes / Capres) of 24.7.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 1/073

Application no.

03704319.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ELECTRICAL FEEDBACK DETECTION SYSTEM FOR MULTI-POINT PROBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148414.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 1485/14 (Multi-point probe / Capres) of 24.7.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 1/073
G01R 3/00

Application no.

06009611.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148514.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 1729/14 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/14

Application no.

07020732.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor und Verfahren zu dessen Betrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T172914.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349 KB)
T 2097/14 (Systematic chain reaction codes III/QUALCOMM) of 12.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H04L 1/00

Application no.

10013221.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Systematic encoding and decoding of chain reaction codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T209714.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0819/15 () of 6.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06751199.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081915.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0927/15 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

04025369.2

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Im Schalen abgefülltes Heimtiernahrungsprodukt mit wenigstens zwei phasengetrennten Schichten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T092715.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1021/15 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C 18/14
B27L 11/02

Application no.

08801388.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T102115.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 1061/15 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

07724201.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Betriebsschaltung für Leuchtdioden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106115.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1809/15 (Input apparatus with tactile feedback / Kyocera) of 17.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11170994.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Input apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T180915.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282 KB)
T 0538/16 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07805733.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T053816.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1014/16 (Detergency performance reduction / UNILEVER) of 23.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11160937.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of laundering fabric

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T101416.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1145/16 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
A47J 31/06

Application no.

09804027.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS OF BREWING TEA LEAVES CONTAINED IN A CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T114516.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1179/16 (Disinfection composition/Amity Ltd.) of 18.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09718705.8

Keywords

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

Application title

CLEANING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T117916.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 1686/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

10765447.7

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED FILLING SYSTEM FOR VEHICULAR FLUID CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168616.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2452/16 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06823555.5

Keywords

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

Application title

ROOM TEMPERATURE CURABLE SILICON GROUP-CONTAINING POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T245216.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476 KB)
T 2700/16 (Partikuläres wasserunlösliches Polyamid / HENKEL) of 10.9.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37

Application no.

09730592.4

Keywords

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

Application title

FARBSCHÜTZENDES WASCH- ODER REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T270016.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1477/17 (Re-establishment of rights/CARDIAC) of 16.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0408
A61B 5/0428

Application no.

08754224.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH MONITORING DEVICE AND CONNECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T147717.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2473/17 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 11/06

Application no.

09010163.5

Keywords

Admissibility of new main request (no)

Application title

Array of aircraft seats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T247317.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258 KB)
T 1548/19 () of 5.12.2019

Online on

17.12.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/10

Application no.

12174628.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and devices for generating an action item summary

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T154819.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223 KB)
R 0007/17 () of 13.6.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

13.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 5/16

Application no.

10164448.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Ducted pre-swirl stator assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R000717.20190613

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 91 KB)
T 0650/15 () of 26.11.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07804695.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Thermostat valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065015.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1457/15 (Immobilization of enzymes/Danisco) of 5.10.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 11/04
C12N 11/14

Application no.

04813931.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Immobilization of enzymes by template-directed silicate precipitation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145715.20191005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 1118/17 (Antiperspirant/ COLGATE) of 9.12.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10769131.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

ANTIPERSPIRANT THAT REDUCES/ELIMINATES YELLOWING ON CLOTHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T111817.20191209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0317/19 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11760353.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031719.20191022

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1642/19 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

16.12.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/10

Application no.

01401217.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

TLB with resource ID field

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164219.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224 KB)
T 0610/14 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

03808617.9

Keywords

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

Application title

A dressing assembly for a closed wound or incision

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061014.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1487/14 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05101238.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Variable-capacity FIFO store with an expulsion station

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148714.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0337/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08
H02M 1/42

Application no.

10167549.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

LED-Ansteuerung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T033715.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0450/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09725744.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T045015.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0747/15 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04003911.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T074715.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463 KB)
T 1041/16 () of 24.7.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 1/00
B29C 70/44

Application no.

06836474.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SINGLE PIECE FUSELAGE BARREL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104116.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1712/16 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 71/00

Application no.

12151468.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Naked collation package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171216.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 498 KB)
T 1713/16 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 71/00

Application no.

12151466.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Naked collation package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171316.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499 KB)
T 1876/16 (Silicon carbide wafer/Cree) of 9.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10154952.5

Keywords

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

Application title

High purity semi-insulating single crystal silicon carbide wafer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187616.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2004/16 (MLT/SMLT ports management/AVAYA) of 16.10.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

10162774.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200416.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 0120/17 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08017845.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012017.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 3028/18 () of 2.12.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

06737222.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ACCESS PORT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T302818.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 1655/19 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

13.12.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/10

Application no.

01401215.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

TLB operation based on task-id

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T165519.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223 KB)
T 2749/17 () of 29.10.2019

Online on

12.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10712858.9

Keywords

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

Application title

FASTENERS WITH CONFORMING SLEEVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274917.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1899/14 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07840163.5

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING OXYMORPHONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T189914.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 1946/14 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07830188.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

NONAQUEOUS INKJET INK AND INK SET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194614.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0062/15 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06813996.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence
Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

LIQUID SULFONYLUREA HERBICIDE FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006215.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1510/15 () of 7.11.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 17/32
G07F 17/34

Application no.

11450001.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und System zur Auszahlung von Guthaben durch Spielautomaten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151015.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1588/16 () of 4.7.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 25/04
B62D 29/00

Application no.

09779100.8

Keywords

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

Application title

STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T158816.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 2243/16 (Aluminium alloy product/Arconic) of 17.10.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/10

Application no.

03783507.1

Keywords

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

Application title

ALUMINUM ALLOY PRODUCT HAVING IMPROVED COMBINATIONS OF PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224316.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2583/16 (Industrieanlage mit einem sicherheitsrelevanten Bereich/Primetals) of 2.10.2019

Online on

10.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21B 7/00
G01S 17/00

Application no.

07786792.7

Keywords

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

Application title

INDUSTRIEANLAGE MIT EINEM SICHERHEITSRELEVANTEN BEREICH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T258316.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 2510/13 (Neisserial bacterium/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 11.12.2018

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/21

Application no.

04804357.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VACCINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T251013.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 1589/15 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/68
B65G 47/91

Application no.

07700153.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR TRANSFERRING OF ITEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T158915.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 651 KB)
T 1673/15 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/34
G03F 7/36

Application no.

00964947.6

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THERMAL PROCESSING OF A PHOTOSENSITIVE ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167315.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0418/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06754213.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UM EINE VERZAHNUNG AUS SINTERMATERIAL HERZUSTELLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041816.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 266 KB)
T 2163/16 (Apparatus comprising a centrifugal pump and a gas separation … of 17.9.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 9/00
B01D 19/00

Application no.

06405227.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216316.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1051/17 (Recycled aluminium casting/Casa Maristas Azterlan) of 18.10.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10382360.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105117.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 2624/17 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/01

Application no.

08794636.4

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T262417.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0195/19 () of 18.10.2019

Online on

09.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05715732.3

Keywords

-

Application title

HOCH ABRIEBFESTES BAND FÜR DIE BANDAGIERUNG VON KABELBÄUMEN IN AUTOMOBILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T019519.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0032/15 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

00810733.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Bioreaktor mit Einmalpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003215.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 0901/15 () of 30.10.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/02
C02F 1/461

Application no.

07750291.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090115.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 1317/15 (Recombinantly produced human factor VIII/OCTAPHARMA) of 19.6.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09782080.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Recombinantly produced human factor VIII and IX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T131715.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 2004/15 (Implant Containing Destructurized Starch / DE STAAT DER NEDERLANDEN) of 2.12.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/36

Application no.

08723872.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

IMPLANT CONTAINING DESTRUCTURIZED STARCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200415.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 1505/16 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/07

Application no.

08721997.8

Keywords

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

Application title

SLIDE MECHANISM OF VEHICLE SEAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150516.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2008/16 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01B 69/00

Application no.

09165934.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zur Einsatzsteuerung von landwirtschaftlichen Maschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200816.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2537/16 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01K 1/12
A01J 5/007

Application no.

10745559.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

MELKSTATION UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN DERSELBEN AUF DER GRUNDLAGE VON MILCHFLUSSDATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T253716.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 0184/17 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
A47J 31/06

Application no.

09795444.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS OF BREWING TEA LEAVES CONTAINED IN A CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T018417.20191023

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 2037/18 (Keine negative Darlegungslast im Einspruchsschriftsatz) of 16.10.2019

Online on

06.12.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61F 1/10

Application no.

10757172.1

Keywords

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

Application title

WAGENKASTEN FÜR EIN SCHIENENFAHRZEUG MIT KUPPLUNGS-BEFESTIGUNGSEINRICHTUNG UND HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN DAFÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203718.20191016

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1656/13 (Antibodies for identifying and/or isolating haematopoietic stem cells … of 19.9.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
C12N 5/07

Application no.

03019221.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T165613.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 2296/13 (Detection of complex malware/KASPERSKY) of 5.11.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

11193638.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for detection of complex malware

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T229613.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0340/14 (Detection of previously unknown malware/KASPERSKY) of 5.11.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

10176516.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for detection of previously unknown malware

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034014.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1181/15 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 5/06
B62D 27/02

Application no.

07858033.9

Keywords

-

Application title

BÖRDELFALZVERKLEBUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118115.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 437 KB)
T 1270/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06819464.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ORAL TOLERANCE PROMOTION WITH GLYCATED PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127015.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2290/15 (Nanocarriers/ MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE) of 28.11.2018

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00

Application no.

11075205.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Vaccine nanotechnology

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229015.20181128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0856/16 (Data searching/VÄÄNÄNEN) of 2.12.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

12197388.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and means for data searching and language translation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085616.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 2139/16 (Delayed locking/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 16.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04003415.9

Keywords

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

Application title

A method to delay locking of server files on edit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213916.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0393/18 (Carrier particles/ GILEAD) of 17.10.2019

Online on

05.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09739981.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039318.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 0205/16 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B77/18
B65F1/14

Application no.

10014917.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Schublade für einen Küchenschrank

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T020516.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1633/16 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

09177977.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Nouveaux copolymères éthyléniques, compositions les comprenant et procédé de traitement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T163316.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 457 KB)
T 1677/16 () of 29.11.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28D9/00
F28F3/04

Application no.

09749869.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Condenseur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167716.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 307 KB)
T 0999/17 (BEVELLED FOAM / Coloplast) of 10.9.2019

Online on

04.12.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L26/00
A61L15/42
A61F13/00

Application no.

06791423.4

Keywords

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

Application title

BEVELLED FOAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099917.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463 KB)
T 0102/13 (Human Tregs/ARGOS THERAPEUTICS) of 30.11.2018

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/07

Application no.

02727397.8

Keywords

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

Application title

CD4+CD25+ REGULATORY T CELLS FROM HUMAN BLOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010213.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 549 KB)
T 1911/14 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
H04L 12/28

Application no.

02784823.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191114.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 702 KB)
T 1364/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06715627.3

Keywords

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

Application title

EDGE REPLACEMENT CUTTER TIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136416.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1181/17 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

12706461.6

Keywords

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

Application title

VERBUNDFOLIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118117.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0250/18 (FORMULATION LIQUIDE, STABLE, PRETE A L'EMPLOI DE KETOPROFENE/Maco … of 13.11.2019

Online on

03.12.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

10773649.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T025018.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 256 KB)
T 2213/14 (Release agent for vitamin D/ROCHE) of 12.9.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/82

Application no.

06805885.8

Keywords

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

Application title

RELEASE REAGENT FOR VITAMIN D COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T221314.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 0002/15 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03738882.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS INCLUDING MICRO-ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS (MEMS)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000215.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0240/15 (Broadcast Service Guide/SAMSUNG) of 10.7.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/18

Application no.

10013045.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T024015.20190710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 0894/15 (Adaptive turbo decoding/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 28.10.2019

Online on

02.12.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

00935678.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089415.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)

November 2019

T 0899/14 () of 11.12.2018

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/00
A61K 45/06

Application no.

06717499.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

SURFACTANT TREATMENT REGIMEN FOR TREATING OR PREVENTING BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T089914.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0692/15 (Actuator freeplay monitor/BOEING) of 22.10.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/4065
G05B 23/02

Application no.

07749681.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ACTUATOR FREEPLAY MONITOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069215.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 0866/15 (Communicating with a network of printers/XEROX) of 12.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
G06F 9/46

Application no.

10171606.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T086615.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1131/15 (Succinylacetone/PERKIN) of 29.8.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08755064.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DETECTING SUCCINYLACETONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T113115.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1695/15 (Click haptic feedback/KYOCERA) of 5.6.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041

Application no.

09834408.8

Keywords

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

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169515.20190605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267 KB)
T 1860/15 (Wireless communication system/ERICSSON) of 7.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10707369.4

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186015.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432 KB)
T 1062/16 (Oral care product / COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 23.9.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09709387.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ORAL CARE PRODUCT AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106216.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270 KB)
T 0319/17 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09849210.1

Keywords

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

Application title

AIR CONDITIONING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031917.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0891/17 (Goal modules/PHILIPS) of 25.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07709904.2

Keywords

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

Application title

SELF-ADAPTIVE CARE PLAN GOAL MODULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089117.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 1537/17 () of 18.7.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 34/06
E21B 23/06

Application no.

09275009.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Electronic completion installation valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153717.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 2568/17 (Haptic effect synchronisation/IMMERSION) of 25.6.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/00
G06F 3/01

Application no.

06826378.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYNCHRONIZATION OF HAPTIC EFFECT DATA IN A MEDIA TRANSPORT STREAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T256817.20190625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262 KB)
T 0815/18 (Data payload splitting/ALCATEL) of 28.5.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07301243.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081518.20190528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 1107/19 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

29.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/574
G01N 33/68

Application no.

14717703.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

METHODS AND ARRAYS FOR USE IN BIOMARKER DETECTION FOR PROSTATE CANCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T110719.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220 KB)
T 0365/14 (GLYCOPROTEIN VI/MILLENNIUM PHARMACEUTICALS) of 2.10.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

00946953.7

Keywords

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

Application title

GLYCOPROTEIN VI AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036514.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1578/15 (Playlist generation/SONY) of 11.9.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

06251322.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Information processing system, information generating apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T157815.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 0167/16 (Optical inspection of tobacco products/G.D) of 23.10.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418
A24C 5/34

Application no.

09177471.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016716.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1232/16 (Audio-related device/HARMAN) of 25.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 7/00

Application no.

05006736.2

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for communication among audio-related device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123216.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1270/16 (Titanium dioxide/Advanced Materials) of 15.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09712701.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127016.20191115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 2023/16 (Combinations of FSH and hCG/FERRING) of 8.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/24
A61P 15/08

Application no.

04735774.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Unitary combination of FSH and hCG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T202316.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247 KB)
T 2574/16 (Integrated management system/BOEING) of 21.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

08018638.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Integrated management system for technical information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T257416.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 2687/16 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/218

Application no.

11761730.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T268716.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 2773/17 (Hair dye composition/HOYU) of 26.9.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10001713.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T277317.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0816/19 () of 29.10.2019

Online on

28.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11773305.5

Keywords

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

Application title

NON-LINEAR MICROSCOPE COMPRISING MODE LOCKED SEMICONDUCTOR DISK LASER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081619.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 0947/14 (Auswählen von Daten für eine Speicherung/VODAFONE) of 22.11.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/14

Application no.

09169683.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Auswählen von Daten für eine Speicherung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T094714.20191122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1695/14 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05825303.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Heizeinrichtung für ein Induktionsgargerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169514.20190717

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 556 KB)
T 1996/14 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 15/00
B23K 35/00

Application no.

05752876.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199614.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0629/16 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315
A61M 5/24

Application no.

09783840.3

Keywords

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

Application title

DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T062916.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 2329/16 () of 26.6.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10807652.2

Keywords

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

Application title

SNOW GROOMER AND RELATIVE CONTROL METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232916.20190626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1325/19 (Enhancing immune responses/BAVARIAN NORDIC) of 12.11.2019

Online on

27.11.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/12

Application no.

13717720.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and compositions for enhancing vaccine immune responses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132519.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246 KB)
T 0603/14 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05826507.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Electric Cable Comprising a Foamed Polyolefin Insulation and Manufacturing Method Thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060314.20190904

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 1170/15 (Image processing of hand gestures for issuing commands / Sony) of 23.10.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/03

Application no.

08252314.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Image processing for issuing commands

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T117015.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 1538/15 () of 15.11.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 4/00

Application no.

08735022.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VERSORGUNGSMEDIENMENGENERFASSUNGSSYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES VERSORGUNGSMEDIENMENGENERFASSUNGSSYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153815.20191115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311 KB)
T 0051/16 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01K 1/00

Application no.

04818125.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005116.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0613/16 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/48

Application no.

09781060.0

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES WASSERFÜHRENDEN HAUSHALTSGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061316.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429 KB)
T 0645/16 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

04744941.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter
Late-filed requests

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T064516.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 0374/17 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

26.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01F 15/07

Application no.

09748355.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A BALE-WRAPPING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037417.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
D 0003/18 () of 27.5.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

DBA

Decision date

27.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:D000318.20190527

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 85 KB)
T 1403/15 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

09004241.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Verwendung von Elektrolyten zur Stärkung der Barrierefunktion der Haut

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T140315.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278 KB)
T 1947/15 () of 20.11.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

08291244.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194715.20191120

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 269 KB)
T 1980/15 () of 13.11.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357

Application no.

11156643.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198015.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 2137/15 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 3/00

Application no.

10183845.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Bioreaktor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213715.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387 KB)
T 0319/16 (Imaging Diagnostics By Combining Contrast Agents / NANOPET) of 19.11.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08774183.1

Keywords

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

Application title

IMAGING DIAGNOSTICS BY COMBINING CONTRAST AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031916.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1538/16 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 3/02
A24D 3/04

Application no.

09703354.2

Keywords

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

Application title

TOBACCO SMOKE FILTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153816.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1844/16 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/04

Application no.

09764325.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184416.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0299/17 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

11154907.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Brosse a cheveux électrique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T029917.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 395 KB)
T 0300/17 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

08787905.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

BROSSE A CHEVEUX ELECTRIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030017.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1629/17 (Radial bed vessel/PRAXAIR) of 10.9.2019

Online on

25.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 8/02
B01D 53/047

Application no.

11757700.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

PROCESS USING A RADIAL BED VESSELS HAVING UNIFORM FLOW DISTRIBUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T162917.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
D 0001/18 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

DBA

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:D000118.20190926

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 979 KB)
T 2075/14 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

08843061.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for selecting an audio and/or video service received

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207514.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1198/15 (Multi-level LDPC coding/QUALCOMM) of 6.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/27
H03M 13/11

Application no.

04715077.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119815.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0377/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 255/07

Application no.

05707029.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON LINEAREM PENTENNITRIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037716.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1060/16 (Papierschicht mit offene Zwischenräume / PARADOR) of 29.8.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

09707694.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PAPIERSCHICHT ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES FLÄCHIGEN, BEDRUCKTEN ODER BEDRUCKBAREN BAUTEILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106016.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1084/16 () of 18.8.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04753717.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Tissue products comprising a cleansing composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108416.20190818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247 KB)
T 1518/16 (Resizable formula bar I/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 18.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

06111605.9

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Scrollable and re-sizeable formula bar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151816.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481 KB)
T 0059/17 (Converted media control messages/ROVI) of 9.10.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07775225.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Interactive media content delivery using a separate backchannel communications network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005917.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0118/17 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 3/24
B67C 3/20

Application no.

13188183.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Devices and methods for packaging beverages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T011817.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 2495/17 (Resizable formula bar II/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 18.9.2019

Online on

22.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

11007779.9

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Scrollable and re-sizeable formula bar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T249517.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464 KB)
T 0544/13 (Address geocoding/PITNEY BOWES) of 31.7.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

31.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 5/02

Application no.

02739540.9

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GEOCODING DIVERSE ADDRESS FORMATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054413.20190731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1241/13 (Continuous biometric authentication/FUJITSU) of 25.7.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05252731.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Data processing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124113.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1795/13 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 3/45

Application no.

09748606.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179513.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1181/14 (Positionsbestimmung/SICK) of 11.11.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

11162838.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur sicheren Erfassung und Positionsbestimmung von Objekten und Sicherheitsvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118114.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 640 KB)
T 2197/14 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315

Application no.

04716589.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219714.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473 KB)
T 0341/15 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/60
B65D 85/10

Application no.

08750997.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034115.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0788/15 () of 20.5.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

04763409.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Sicherheitspapier zur Herstellung von Wertdokumenten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T078815.20190520

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1355/15 () of 26.6.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 7/12

Application no.

06110188.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Druckwerk einer Druckmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T135515.20190626

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 741 KB)
T 1482/15 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/20

Application no.

12158983.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for controlling brightness in portable terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148215.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0717/16 () of 9.11.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/30

Application no.

00116751.9

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Druckwerk

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T071716.20191109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 223 KB)
T 0665/17 () of 12.7.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

05701144.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Gitterbild mit mehreren variierten Gitterfeldern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T066517.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0101/19 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

21.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

14159520.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Product for dressing a wound

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010119.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0907/12 (Cigarette packaging/Jt INTERNATIONAL S.A:) of 28.3.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

08165904.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of cigarette packaging and cigarette packaging system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090712.20190328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 1066/14 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/08

Application no.

05806045.0

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS FOR RENAL NEUROMODULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106614.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248 KB)
T 0661/15 (Vardenafilhaltige Arzneiform / BAYER) of 29.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/22
A61K 31/53

Application no.

06706994.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ARZNEIFORMEN MIT VERBESSERTEN PHARMAKOKINETISCHEN EIGENSCHAFTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T066115.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1182/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05736563.7

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTILAYER STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118215.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1793/15 (Accessing online content/NINTENDO) of 28.8.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06Q 50/00

Application no.

11798647.1

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for accessing online content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179315.20190828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 1073/16 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09722098.2

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

LONG-FIBER-REINFORCED RESIN COMPOSITION AND MOLDED ARTICLE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T107316.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 2649/16 (ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING STRONTIUM OR … of 10.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04780650.0

Keywords

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

Application title

ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING STRONTIUM OR CALCIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T264916.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2071/18 (Composition de lavage des matières kératiniques et procédé de … of 23.10.2019

Online on

20.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

07106722.7

Keywords

Absence de mémoire exposant les motifs du recours

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207118.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 224 KB)
T 0071/14 () of 6.8.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/30
C07C 255/07

Application no.

04727882.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T007114.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0229/14 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 7/167
H04N 7/26

Application no.

08871552.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T022914.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1687/15 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 17/16
F04D 29/16

Application no.

05004554.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Mehrstufiges Sauggebläse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168715.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 0043/16 () of 22.8.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

07730186.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T004316.20190822

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359 KB)
T 0365/16 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02779650.7

Keywords

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

Application title

CALIBRATION OF A PROBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036516.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 0856/17 (Gold sequences/MICRO) of 7.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09752992.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for receiver synchronization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085617.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 2199/18 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

19.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 25/16
B31B 7/00

Application no.

12753784.3

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTAINER AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219918.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1563/12 (Two types of tracking data/UPS) of 26.3.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

26.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

05815046.7

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRACKING ITEMS USING WIRELESSLY-ENABLED DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T156312.20190326

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0961/13 (Memory module with reduced access granularity/RAMBUS) of 11.11.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09167223.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Memory module with reduced access granularity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T096113.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 1339/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/20
F16P 3/14

Application no.

97810416.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Lichtschranke oder Lichtvorhang mit Ausrichthilfe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T133914.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 442 KB)
T 1988/14 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01962294.3

Keywords

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

Application title

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE RESISTIVITY TOOL WITH TILTED ANTENNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198814.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 0434/15 (Plerixafor/GENZYME) of 25.6.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02750370.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS TO MOBILIZE PROGENITOR/STEM CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043415.20190625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1887/15 () of 24.10.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09166566.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Electromagnetic wave resistivity tool with tilted antenna

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T188715.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 0195/16 (Generation of codebooks/SAMSUNG) of 7.11.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00
H04L 1/00

Application no.

08012611.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T019516.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2570/16 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 17/28
B60K 6/46

Application no.

11716596.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)

Application title

TRACTOR WITH HYBRID POWER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T257016.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0660/19 (Offensichtlich unzulässige Beschwerde) of 30.10.2019

Online on

18.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T066019.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 256 KB)
T 1320/15 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09000166.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Camshaft apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132015.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 1454/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05808839.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

EXHAUST SYSTEM COMPRISING EXOTHERM-GENERATING CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145415.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1988/15 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/786
H01L 21/77

Application no.

09170486.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198815.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1224/16 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

09160105.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Atraumatic prosthetic heart valve prosthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T122416.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 821 KB)
T 1788/16 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/38

Application no.

09156718.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Windscreen wiper device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178816.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 2051/16 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

05804236.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTI SIPHON TANK INLET AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205116.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516 KB)
T 1684/18 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

07016036.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Schiffsantrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168418.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 258 KB)
T 2492/18 (Request for continuation of opposition proceedings ignored) of 4.11.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 1/72
F02K 1/76

Application no.

02252519.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Lock for the turbofan engine thrust reverser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T249218.20191104

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257 KB)
T 0987/19 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G 7/05
A61G 7/10

Application no.

15305982.9

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

PATIENT POSITIONING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098719.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 1448/14 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 85/804
A47J 31/40

Application no.

07728201.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144814.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 445 KB)
T 0884/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/031
G03F 7/32

Application no.

07025187.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for preparation of lithographic printing plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T088415.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1406/15 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/00
B21D 51/38

Application no.

04075710.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Tin lid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T140615.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0589/16 (Centrifugally cast layer/Hitachi) of 29.8.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05783460.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058916.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 2631/16 (Treatment of xerostomia/ COLGATE) of 7.10.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09707366.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF XEROSTOMIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T263116.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0839/17 () of 13.8.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29

Application no.

05737679.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LIQUID CONCENTRATED FORMULA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083917.20190813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1222/19 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284
G01F 23/296

Application no.

07857786.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T122219.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274 KB)
T 0609/15 (Customer equipment profile for HVAC controls/LENNOX) of 7.11.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 15/02

Application no.

10188813.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Customer equipment profile system for HVAC controls

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060915.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 0936/16 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00
C09K 11/77

Application no.

01272546.1

Keywords

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

Application title

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093616.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 2009/16 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 25/00

Application no.

11000192.2

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - ja

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200916.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2224/16 (IMPLEMENTING A MULTIPLE DISPLAY MODE / NOKIA) of 8.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11800238.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING A MULTIPLE DISPLAY MODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222416.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 1553/13 (Unzulässigkeit einer Beschwerde bei Entrichtung der Beschwerdegebühr … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1553/13 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Beschwerde nicht fristgerecht eingelegt

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155313.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 244 KB)
T 1553/13 (Unzulässigkeit einer Beschwerde bei Entrichtung der Beschwerdegebühr … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1553/13 (Inadmissibility of an appeal where the appeal fee is paid after … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Notice of appeal filed after expiry of appeal period
Appeal fee paid after expiry of appeal period
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25 KB)
T 1553/13 (Irrecevabilité d'un recours en cas de paiement de la taxe de … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Formation du recours après l'expiration du délai de recours
Paiement de la taxe de recours après l'expiration du délai de recours
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28 KB)
T 2037/16 (Method of removing solvent from polymer solution/JSR) of 8.8.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 1/14
B01D 3/38
C08F 6/10
C08F 6/12
C08C 2/06

Application no.

03741152.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF REMOVING SOLVENT FROM POLYMER SOLUTION AND SOLVENT REMOVING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203716.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2195/16 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 77/60

Application no.

10787124.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

KINETISCH STABILE CHLORIERTE POLYSILANE UND DEREN HERSTELLUNG UND VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219516.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 2732/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/05
C08K 5/12
C07C 67/08
C07C 69/44
C07C 69/80
C08K 5/11

Application no.

99973824.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Parameter
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung im Stand der Technik
Neuheit - Beweislast

Application title

GEMISCH VON DIESTERN DER ADIPIN- ODER PHTHALSÄURE MIT ISOMEREN NONANOLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T273216.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2733/16 (Individual-centric/CENTRIFYHEALTH) of 10.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07853641.4

Keywords

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

Application title

INDIVIDUAL HEALTH RECORD SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T273316.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 2031/17 (Selecting Edge Node/HUAWEI) of 21.5.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
H04L 29/06
H04W 12/08
H04L 29/12

Application no.

12792378.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHOD, DEVICE, AND EDGE NODE CONTROLLER FOR SELECTING EDGE NODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203117.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 2508/18 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 7/00
B32B 17/00
B32B 27/00
C08J 5/00
C09J 7/00
C09J 123/04

Application no.

09761958.9

Keywords

Main request: clarity of parameter and of functional features - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 4: admission - (no)

Application title

A REMOVABLE DOUBLE-SIDED ADHESIVE ANCHOR FOR TEMPORARILY SECURING AN OBJECT IN PLACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T250818.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 2052/19 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

06726754.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205219.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228 KB)
T 0305/13 (Class II mannosidase/GLICOFY) of 26.2.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/00

Application no.

04713372.3

Keywords

Main request - meets the requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

EXPRESSION OF CLASS II MANNOSIDASE AND CLASS III MANNOSIDASE IN LOWER EUKARYOTIC CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030513.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476 KB)
T 1462/14 (Contactless circuit/WISeKey Semiconductors) of 1.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/07

Application no.

09792908.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes
Amendments - main request; no
Amendments - auxiliary request)
Deletion of features essentiality test
Skilled person vs lawyer

Application title

CONTACTLESS INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T146214.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 0767/16 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16

Application no.

09743477.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - partial problems
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

ASPHERIC TORIC INTRAOCULAR LENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T076716.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 0821/16 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/14
B01D 53/62
B01D 53/78
B01D 53/96
C01B 31/20

Application no.

05720741.7

Keywords

Late-filed allegation of fact - admitted (no)
Main request - admitted (yes), novelty (no)
Auxiliary request - admitted (yes), added matter (no), clarity (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECOVERING CO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082116.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 905 KB)
T 1603/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/52
B23Q 16/02

Application no.

10774132.4

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

RUNDSCHALTTISCH MIT DIREKTEM ANTRIEB DER TRANSPORTKURVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160316.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349 KB)
T 1918/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/30
E05F 15/622
E05F 15/63

Application no.

04103917.3

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

Scherenanordnung, geeignet zum motorisch betriebenen Einstellen, Ausstellen oder Halten eines Flügels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191816.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315 KB)
T 1956/16 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/13

Application no.

10191930.6

Keywords

Novelty - Main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Adaptation of the description - Second auxiliary request (Yes)

Application title

Aerogel, and composition and method for manufacture of the aerogel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T195616.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2227/16 (Reference signal patterns/ACER) of 31.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00
H04L 27/26
H04W 72/04

Application no.

11170716.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes, after amendments)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Method for reference signal pattern allocation and related communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222716.20191031

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0169/19 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 43/18
B65B 43/28
B65B 7/20

Application no.

13194530.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Aufrichten eines Faltschachtelzuschnittes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016919.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270 KB)
T 2345/14 (Performing a process on a workpiece/ROLLS-ROYCE) of 27.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/401
G05B 19/402
B23B 49/00
B23K 26/02

Application no.

08019235.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Performing a process on a workpiece

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T234514.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0619/15 (Informationssignalspektrum/IZT) of 19.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/28

Application no.

08802354.4

Keywords

Prüfung des Einspruchs - Aufrechterhaltung des Patents in geändertem Umfang

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM EMPFANGEN EINES INFORMATIONSSIGNALS MIT EINEM INFORMATIONSSIGNALSPEKTRUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061915.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 0967/15 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/12
C08K 5/103
C09D 5/02
C09J 11/06
C09K 3/10

Application no.

07748204.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

A WATERBORNE BINDER COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T096715.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2371/15 (Progressive delivery of multimedia objects/SLIPSTREAM) of 17.10.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/02
H04L 12/16

Application no.

06790752.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROGRESSIVE DELIVERY OF MULTIMEDIA OBJECTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T237115.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 0899/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 53/00
A01N 27/00
A01N 35/06
A01N 43/30
A01N 43/90
A01N 49/00
A01N 65/00
A01P 7/04

Application no.

07848379.9

Keywords

Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

INSECTICIDAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089916.20190903

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 1862/17 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 21/20

Application no.

14172532.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Transportabschnitt einer Horizontalfördereinrichtung mit mindestens einem verstellbaren Führungselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186217.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 280 KB)
T 0919/15 () of 8.7.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 57/20

Application no.

99942831.1

Keywords

-

Application title

HERBIZIDE MITTEL FÜR TOLERANTE ODER RESISTENTE SOJAKULTUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T091915.20190708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 580 KB)
T 1045/15 (Testing device for magnetic tape cassettes/FUJIFILM RECORDING MEDIA) of 30.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 15/07
G11B 15/68
G11B 23/04
G11B 23/087

Application no.

08007024.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Testing device for magnetic tape cassettes with a passive RFID chip, comprising a reading device for RFID and for a barcode and an evaluation device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104515.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1082/15 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22B 5/00
A22B 7/00
A22C 17/00

Application no.

08002022.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for processing items such as pieces of meat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108215.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1838/15 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 14/06
C23C 14/00
C23C 30/00
C23C 14/02
C23C 14/58
C23C 14/32

Application no.

10010250.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)

Application title

Werkstück mit AlCr-haltiger Hartstoffschicht und Verfahren zur Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T183815.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0818/16 (Time series search engine/SPLUNK) of 10.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07853813.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Time series search engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081816.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1044/16 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/30

Application no.

04772002.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - solution not suggested by the state of the art (ex post facto analysis)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AROMATIC POLYCARBONATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104416.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 578 KB)
T 1576/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/42

Application no.

07006905.9

Keywords

Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Gehäuse für Radialgebläse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T157616.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371 KB)
T 1738/16 (Allergen extract/ALK-ABELLÓ) of 16.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/36

Application no.

06005128.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for producing an allergen extract

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T173816.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245 KB)
T 2139/14 () of 30.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142
G06F 19/00

Application no.

08022100.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 3 (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Portable drug administration device switchable between two different administration modes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213914.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2169/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10170545.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no); first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Wearable artificial kidney with regeneration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216914.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 2196/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10170546.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no); first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Dialysis machine with regeneration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219614.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 0828/15 () of 3.4.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C70/34

Application no.

06769909.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method of manufacturing curved composite structural elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082815.20190403

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1247/15 () of 7.5.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D15/00

Application no.

05739640.0

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Wertdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124715.20190507

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1299/15 () of 23.5.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L55/165

Application no.

08785286.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Übergang der Beweislast
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Plausibilität

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Sanieren von Rohrleitungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T129915.20190523

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 257 KB)
T 1785/16 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H29/60
B65H29/62
A61F13/15

Application no.

08719714.1

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval of the text of the patent as granted

Application title

Method for selective folding or redirecting of cut web products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178516.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 240 KB)
T 0378/17 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/18
A23G1/00

Application no.

10075150.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 7 - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - added matter (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for continuous tempering of chocolate mass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037817.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 0381/17 () of 9.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/18
A23G1/00

Application no.

10075151.0

Keywords

Added matter: auxiliary request 1 - no
Sufficiency of disclosure: auxiliary request 1
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Novelty: auxiliary request 1
Novelty - yes
Inventive step: auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Method and apparatus for continuous tempering of chocolate mass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038117.20190809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 0586/13 (Kernschmelze-Rückhalteeinrichtung / AREVA) of 11.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G21C9/016

Application no.

06754548.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

WANNENARTIGE KERNSCHMELZE-RÜCKHALTEEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058613.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0474/14 (Event distribution in messaging systems/ERICSSON) of 29.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/50

Application no.

08867678.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Form of decision - decision sufficiently reasoned (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR EVENT DISTRIBUTION IN MESSAGING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047414.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1191/14 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/06

Application no.

02719480.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - all requests (no)

Application title

PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER SYSTEMS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119114.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0815/15 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D5/34
G11B27/10
G06F17/30
G11B27/00

Application no.

03781849.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR SYNCHRONIZING VINYL RECORD ALBUM WITH EXTERNAL SOURCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081515.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0838/16 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 13/00
F25B 40/00

Application no.

09011733.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Refrigeration/air conditioning equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083816.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1199/16 (Inter-cell feedback III/QUALCOMM) of 27.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04

Application no.

13167292.5

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 2a (no): reformulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119916.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1440/16 (Inter-cell feedback II/QUALCOMM) of 23.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04

Application no.

13167293.3

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1a (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no): re-formulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1b (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144016.20190823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1441/16 (Inter-cell feedback I/QUALCOMM) of 23.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04
H04L 5/00

Application no.

09747718.6

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1a (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no): re-formulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1b (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144116.20190823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 0245/17 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

09732839.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTI SIPHON TANK INLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T024517.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)
T 0587/17 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/06
A61L15/60
C08F6/00
C08J3/24
C08K5/42
C08K5/53

Application no.

11707684.4

Keywords

Synergismus nicht für gesamte beanspruchte Breite glaubhaft - naheliegende Ausführungsformen vom beanspruchten Gegenstand eingeschlossen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL MIT VERBESSERTER FARBSTABILITÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058717.20190904

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1259/12 (Version control/ORACLE) of 21.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G06F 17/30

Application no.

03722758.4

Keywords

Inventive step - actively presenting the user with a choice (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Inventive step - removing "group awareness" (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Appeal proceedings - new document cited by the Board
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T125912.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 612 KB)
T 0131/15 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

02258600.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus for sensing optical characteristics of a banknote

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T013115.20191010

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 1757/15 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/28
F01N 3/021
F01N 13/14

Application no.

10157320.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of winding holding sealing material and method of manufacturing exhaust gas purifying apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175715.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0406/16 (Composition de teinture d'oxydation / L'Oreal) of 4.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/86
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

06015350.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Composition de teinture d'oxydation pour fibres kératiniques

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040616.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 439 KB)
T 1759/16 () of 28.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/36
G01N 21/00
G01B 9/04
G01B 11/00

Application no.

08867252.2

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM, DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175916.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2367/16 (Alkali metal alloy - silica gel composition / LEFENFELD) of 31.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/04
B01J 37/02
B01J 35/02
B01J 37/08
B01J 20/04
B01J 20/10
B01J 20/32
C01B 3/00
C07C 2/86
C07D 333/76

Application no.

12175978.1

Keywords

Admissibility (New Main Request, New First Auxiliary Request, Second Auxiliary Request) : no - late filed and not prima facie allowable
Admissibility (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : yes
Clarity (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : yes
Added matter (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : no
Remittal: yes

Application title

Silica gel compositions containing alkali metals and alkali metal alloys

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T236716.20190731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2569/16 () of 2.9.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05F 15/12

Application no.

07107270.6

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Inspection of files - Exclusion of documents from file inspection (yes)

Application title

Drive device for operating a vehicle door

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T256916.20190902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 0636/17 () of 29.5.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 13/12
B60L 5/38
B60M 1/30
B66C 19/00
B60L 5/08

Application no.

12709860.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag X, Xa,VI
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag IV
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Hilfsantrag IVa

Application title

STROMABNEHMERSYSTEM, KRANANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM ZUSTELLEN EINES STROMABNEHMERWAGENS ZU EINER STROMSCHIENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T063617.20190529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0879/17 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/08

Application no.

08802953.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

SCHALLISOLIERUNG, INSBESONDERE FÜR DEN KRAFTFAHRZEUGINNENRAUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T087917.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 2729/17 (Feeding back channel states/ZTE) of 29.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04L 5/00
H04L 25/03

Application no.

11797482.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Right to be heard - intention not to attend the scheduled oral proceedings: cancellation of oral proceedings

Application title

Method and terminal for feeding back channel state information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T272917.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)

October 2019

T 2164/13 (Protected distribution/QUALCOMM) of 26.9.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07757500.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PROTECTED DISTRIBUTION OF APPLICATIONS AND MEDIA CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216413.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0385/14 (In vitro differentiated cardiomyocytes/AXIOGENESIS) of 11.9.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/0735

Application no.

05740642.3

Keywords

Decision under appeal set aside
Remittal of the case to the opposition division for further prosecution

Application title

ASSAY FOR DRUG DISCOVERY BASED ON IN VITRO DIFFERENTIATED CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038514.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 0570/14 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/064
A61B 17/068
A61B 17/04
A61B 17/11

Application no.

07113565.1

Keywords

Opposition admissible (yes)
Extent of the opposition limited (yes)
Admissibility of requests 2a, 2b (yes)
Extension beyond the application as filed or the earlier application as filed - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 2a, 2b - (yes)
Extension beyond the application as filed or the earlier application as filed - auxiliary request 2c - (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 2c - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2c
Inventive step - (yes)
Power to examine non-opposed claims (no)

Application title

Endoscopic fundoplication devices for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T057014.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1306/14 () of 6.8.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315

Application no.

06707250.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes), sixth auxiliary request (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure
Grounds for opposition - sixth auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings - admitted (yes)
Minutes of oral proceedings - essentials of oral proceedings

Application title

DOSE SETTING MECHANISM FOR AN INJECTION DEVICE CAPABLE OF PRESETTING A MAXIMUM DOSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130614.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 763 KB)
T 0048/15 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/30
A01N 25/24
B01F 17/00
C11D 1/65
C11D 1/655

Application no.

06754770.3

Keywords

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

Application title

AGROCHEMICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING NAPHTHALENE SULFONATE DERIVATIVES AND NITROGEN-CONTAINING SURFACTANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T004815.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 1328/15 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 43/02
B65D 77/20

Application no.

08021268.1

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Rücknahme des (Hilfs-) Antrages auf mündliche Verhandlung durch die unterliegende Partei
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Behälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132815.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288 KB)
T 2575/19 () of 18.10.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
G07F 7/10

Application no.

12005325.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Communication device, information processing device, program, and reader/writer providing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T257519.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
D 0005/18 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

DBA

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:D000518.20190711

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72 KB)
T 1450/14 (Mesylatsalz / BOEHRINGER) of 24.7.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 401/12

Application no.

07115663.2

Keywords

Zulassung spät eingereichter Tatsachen und Beweismittel in das Verfahren (teilweise verneint)
Hauptantrag - erste Priorität (anerkannt)
Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Zulassung eines spät eingereichten Hilfsantrags in das Verfahren (verneint)

Application title

3-[(2-{[4-(Hexyloxycarbonylamino-imino-methyl)-phenylamino]methyl}-1-methyl-1H-benzimidazol-5-carbonyl)-pyridin-2-yl-amino]-propionsäure-ethylester Methansulfonat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145014.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 507 KB)
T 0087/15 () of 20.5.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/80
A01N 25/22
A01P 1/00

Application no.

07252147.9

Keywords

Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Microbicidal composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T008715.20190520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 0432/15 (Lipid acyltransferase dough baked product/DUPONT NUTRITION … of 18.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54
C12N 15/55
C12N 9/10
C12N 9/18
A23L 1/03
A23L 1/035
A21D 8/04

Application no.

06014353.4

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 2 to 5 - admission (no);
Auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter (yes);

Application title

Method for the in situ production of an emulsifier in a foodstuff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043215.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0442/15 (Lipid acyltransferase egg-based dairy product/DUPONT NUTRITION … of 21.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54
C12N 15/55
C12N 9/10
C12N 9/18
A23L 1/03
A23L 1/035

Application no.

06014355.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary requests 2 to 7 - admission (no);

Application title

Method for the in situ production of an emulsifier in a foodstuff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044215.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1747/15 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/14
F01D 9/02
F01D 9/04

Application no.

09169493.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Gas Turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174715.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 0116/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07848741.0

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary request 2
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

APPARATUS COMPRISING LEAN BURN IC ENGINE AND AN EXHAUST SYSTEM THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T011616.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 0461/16 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 1/52

Application no.

09000310.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Tor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046116.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 267 KB)
T 2339/16 () of 5.6.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21K 99/00
G02B 17/00

Application no.

06706019.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Einspruchsgründe - (nicht zugelassen)

Application title

LICHT EMITTIERENDES MODUL MIT LED UND PASSSTIFTEN FÜR DIE MONTAGE EINES OPTISCHEN ELEMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T233916.20190605

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 284 KB)
T 1906/17 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 1/04
B05B 1/34
B05B 1/32
E03C 1/04

Application no.

05815941.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Beweisaufnahme - Begutachtung durch Sachverständigen nicht substantiiert und nicht erforderlich

Application title

STRAHLAUSTRITTSELEMENT FÜR SANITÄRARMATUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T190617.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365 KB)
T 2413/17 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 1/36
B66C 1/22

Application no.

09704422.6

Keywords

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

Application title

HOOK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T241317.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 0852/13 (Formulation stabilisée contenant du dimère de paracétamol/NGUYEN-XUAN … of 2.4.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.4.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 31/167
A61K 9/08

Application no.

04711333.7

Keywords

Requête principale et première requête subsidiaire: produites tardivement - justification du retard (non)- clairement admissible (non)
Deuxième, troisième et sixième requêtes subsidiaires: Modifications étendant la protection conférée du brevet (oui)
Quatrième et cinquième requêtes subsidiaires: Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

FORMULATION LIQUIDE INJECTABLE DE PARACETAMOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085213.20190402

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 442 KB)
T 2272/13 (Portable device inventory tracking/SAP SE) of 25.10.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

12157737.3

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - technical features not properly assessed (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Portable device inventory tracking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T227213.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1503/14 (Oral zu applizierende Darreichungsform / BOEHRINGER) of 25.7.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50
A61K 31/4439
A61P 7/02

Application no.

03743368.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

ORAL ZU APPLIZIERENDE DARREICHUNGSFORM FÜR 3- [(2-{[4-(HEXYLOXYCARBONYLAMINO-IMINO-METHYL)-PHENYLAMINO]-METHYL}-1-METHYL-1H-BENZIMIDAZOL-5-CARBONYL)-PYRIDIN-2-YL-AMINO] -PROPIONSÄURE-ETHYLESTER ODER DESSEN SALZE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150314.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1801/14 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/30
H04N 7/36
H04N 7/24

Application no.

03813911.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 und 2
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Datenreduktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T180114.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307 KB)
T 0521/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 25/00

Application no.

03736759.6

Keywords

Novelty - after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

PROCESS CONNECTION ADAPTER FOR A METER CALIBRATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052115.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 1048/16 (Traitement capillaire / L'ORÉAL) of 19.9.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/04
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/895
A61K 8/92

Application no.

06300077.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Procédé de traitement capillaire et utilisation dudit procédé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104816.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 292 KB)
T 2100/12 (Minicircle vector/MAYRHOFER) of 7.11.2018

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/63

Application no.

04730974.5

Keywords

Admission of new evidence (no)
Main request - fulfils requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

MINICIRCLE VECTOR PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210012.20181107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 551 KB)
T 1745/13 (Heterogeneous processor pool/CITRIX) of 1.10.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/455

Application no.

09775012.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING VIRTUALIZATION OF A HETEROGENEOUS PROCESSOR POOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174513.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 0259/14 () of 18.10.2018

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4704
A61K 31/46
A61K 31/137
A61K 31/439
A61P 11/06

Application no.

04741123.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MEDICAMENTS FOR INHALATION COMPRISING AN ANTICHOLINERGIC AND A BETAMIMETIC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025914.20181018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0288/15 () of 30.7.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B19/00
A61L2/18

Application no.

09002027.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 6 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Aufbereitung medizinischer und/oder chirurgischer Instrumente und Apparate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T028815.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467 KB)
T 0959/15 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47L13/40
D04H1/435
D04H1/498
D04H1/4291
D04H1/4374
D04H5/03
D04H1/492
B32B5/26
D04H5/02
A47L13/16

Application no.

06020789.1

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 3 (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - requête subsidiaire 3bis
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

Non-tissé comprenant une nappe en filaments continus, son procédé de fabrication et son application en tant que chiffon d'essuyage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T095915.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 485 KB)
T 0973/15 (Summarising photos/CYBERLINK) of 24.7.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

09177618.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Systems and methods for summarizing photos based on photo information and user preference

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097315.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 0185/17 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/42

Application no.

12193324.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

System, package, apparatus and method for dosing coffee beans

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T018517.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 0831/17 (Haar oder München als Ort der mündlichen Verhandlung) of 21.10.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L29/06
H04L29/08
H04W28/06
H04W80/00
H04W80/02
H04W80/04
H04W88/18

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Einwendungen Dritter - Rechtsstellung des Dritten
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083117.20191021

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251 KB)
T 0015/18 (Coding coefficients generation/CODE ON NETWORK CODING Coduing) of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L1/00

Application no.

13819210.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DETERMINISTIC DISTRIBUTED NETWORK CODING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T001518.20191022

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 281 KB)
T 0590/18 (Gultigkeit des Formblattes EPA Form 1010 Beschwerde eingereight - … of 9.8.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/632
E05F 15/70

Application no.

07107049.4

Keywords

Beschwerde gilt als nicht eingelegt bei Nichtzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr

Application title

Schiebeturanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T059018.20190809

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277 KB)
T 1185/15 () of 4.7.2019

Online on

24.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/00
A23G1/21

Application no.

03751140.9

Keywords

Opposition division's decision not to admit document overruled (yes)
Added matter: main request (no)
Novelty: main request (yes)
Inventive step: main request (yes)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE CONDENSATE AND/OR FROST FORMATION IN CHOCOLATE SHELL MOULDING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118515.20190704

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 494 KB)
T 2774/17 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

24.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D25/06

Application no.

10728130.5

Keywords

Klarheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

BAUKASTENSYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES DACHMODULS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T277417.20190920

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 256 KB)
R 0001/18 () of 30.9.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/00
E04H 6/14
G07B 15/00

Application no.

10181612.2

Keywords

Paiement de la taxe hors délai
Requête en restitutio in integrum - réputée non formée
Requête en révision - réputée non formée

Application title

Procédé et système de transport collectif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R000118.20190930

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1201/10 (Personalised interactive automated marketing/JEAN-LUC ROCHET) of 20.5.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/60

Application no.

02747302.4

Keywords

Inventive step - use of code to identify a product (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERSONALISED INTERACTIVE AUTOMATED ELECTRONIC MARKETING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120110.20190520

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 1372/11 (Issuing machine and issuing system/SATO) of 24.10.2018

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

24.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

06011945.0

Keywords

Inventive step - server-side authentication of hardcopy certificates based on combination of random pattern and cryptographic checksum (yes
Inventive step - non-obvious combination)

Application title

Issuing machine and issuing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T137211.20181024

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 1082/13 (Computer implemented system offering replacement services for … of 31.1.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

31.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

06118708.4

Keywords

Inventive step - forwarding a UDDI request for a tax calculation to another service after a timeout (no
Inventive step - part of business requirement)
Inventive step - automatically choosing a replacement system (no
Inventive step - common general knowledge)

Application title

A computer system and computer implemented method for applying tax legislation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108213.20190131

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1239/15 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01G19/00

Application no.

08020623.8

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Parallel path weight measurement system for sheet handling devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123915.20191008

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 2381/16 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L23/10
C08J5/18
B32B27/32

Application no.

04741240.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (no) - no case presented for these

Application title

POLYOLEFIN ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T238116.20191014

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 1647/17 (Pipettiervorrichtung/Eppendorf) of 20.9.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L3/02

Application no.

12001439.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Pipettiervorrichtung und Verfahren zu ihrer Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164717.20190920

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1797/15 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 37/66

Application no.

07703793.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR UNTERDRÜCKUNG DES EINFLUSSES VON WALZENEXZENTRIZITÄTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179715.20190711

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0600/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E04G 21/02

Application no.

04290846.7

Keywords

Priorité - base dans le document de priorité (non)
Nouveauté - (non)
Modifications - extension de la revendication (oui)

Application title

Plate-forme de lavage pour benne à béton

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060016.20190903

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 481 KB)
T 1201/16 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05C5/02

Application no.

10191188.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Liquid dispenser having individualized process air control

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120116.20191017

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0697/17 (SQL extensions/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 17.10.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04779537.2

Keywords

Patentable invention - computer implemented invention
Patentable invention - technical character of the invention
Patentable invention - (yes)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

SQL language extensions for modifying collection-valued and scalar valued columns in a single statement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069717.20191017

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 0158/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 3/06
H05B 3/50
B60H 1/22

Application no.

06125375.3

Keywords

Modifications - généralisation intermédiaire

Application title

Optimisation d'un dispositif de chauffage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T015815.20191016

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1386/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

12704914.6

Keywords

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

Application title

GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T138615.20190912

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 2344/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D05C 15/18
D05C 15/34

Application no.

03813805.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Admission of auxiliary requests filed with statement of grounds of appeal (no)

Application title

YARN FEED SYSTEM FOR TUFTING MACHINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T234415.20190912

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 0638/16 (Dextrose equivalent/BASF) of 11.7.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 19/44

Application no.

08745036.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - closest prior art

Application title

PAPER COATING OR BINDING FORMULATIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T063816.20190711

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0910/16 (UNITIZED DOSE COMPOSITION / Procter & Gamble) of 17.7.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 17/04
C11D 1/74
C11D 3/00
C11D 3/12
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/382
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/42

Application no.

07753553.2

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

LIQUID TREATMENT UNITIZED DOSE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T091016.20190717

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 1030/16 (Système d'interface d'accès/ENABLON) of 4.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01965330.2

Keywords

Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - toutes les requêtes (non)

Application title

Système d'interface d'accès aux données d'une base de données

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103016.20190904

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2080/16 (Pharmaceutical compositions for inhalation/Vectura Limited) of 10.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/28

Application no.

07123922.2

Keywords

Opponent's appeal admissible - Yes
Main request - Sufficiency of disclsoure (Yes)
Main request - Novelty (Yes)
Main request - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions for inhalation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208016.20190910

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 559 KB)
T 1990/19 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/10
G06F 9/445

Application no.

06794012.2

Keywords

"Mémoire exposant les motifs du recours non déposé - recours irrecevable"

Application title

PERSONNALISATION DE CARTE A PUCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199019.20191016

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 221 KB)
T 1453/14 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

03749989.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Amendments according to Rule 80
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Request to record a statement in the minutes of oral proceedings (refused)

Application title

Blood purifying device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145314.20190717

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 1234/15 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/00
F03D 11/04
E02D 27/42

Application no.

05716518.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - frühere europäische Anmeldung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM ERRICHTEN EINES TURMES SOWIE WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123415.20190918

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1886/15 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 47/30
B21C 47/32

Application no.

05702268.3

Keywords

Public prior use
Late-filed request

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FORMING COILS OF ROLLED OR DRAWN LONG PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T188615.20190808

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2106/15 (Polymer conjugate/DAKO) of 5.6.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543

Application no.

04817923.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR IMMUNO-HISTOCHEMICAL DETECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210615.20190605

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 426 KB)
T 2185/15 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

11180924.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Request to record a statement in the minutes of oral proceedings (refused)

Application title

Medical device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T218515.20190717

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 0318/16 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 43/11
B21D 43/00

Application no.

08716451.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR LAGEAUSRICHTUNG VON PLATTENFÖRMIGEN TEILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031816.20191014

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281 KB)
T 0722/16 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 37/18
F02B 37/22
F02B 37/24

Application no.

04743317.2

Keywords

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

Application title

TURBOCHARGER APPARATUS HAVING AN EXHAUST GAS SEALING SYSTEM FOR PREVENTING GAS LEAKAGE FROM THE TURBOCHARGER APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T072216.20190906

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 2178/16 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16D 69/04
F16D 65/092

Application no.

09425173.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Sintered material friction shoes for disc brakes of railway wheeled vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T217816.20191010

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221 KB)
T 2400/16 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 71/00
F02B 75/04
F02D 15/02
F02D 41/30

Application no.

06735815.0

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A FOUR-CYLINDER, FOUR-CYCLE, FREE PISTON, PREMIXED CHARGE COMPRESSION IGNITION, INTERNAL COMBUSTION RECIPROCATING PISTON ENGINE WITH A VARIABLE STROKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T240016.20190918

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2743/16 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/30

Application no.

09011431.5

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben eines Beteiligten
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen

Application title

Regenschutzschiene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274316.20190904

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251 KB)
T 0783/19 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 25/00
B62D 29/00
B62D 25/20
B62D 21/15

Application no.

08864311.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

INTEGRATED REINFORCING CROSSMEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T078319.20191008

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222 KB)
T 1164/13 () of 5.8.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 3/74

Application no.

05758848.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR FUNKPEILUNG MEHRERER SPEKTRAL ÜBERLAPPENDER FUNKSTATIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116413.20190805

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455 KB)
T 0696/14 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/84

Application no.

07709682.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SILICON CARBIDE DIMPLED SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069614.20191014

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 1278/14 (Tagging microorganisms/DUPONT NUTRITION BIOSCIENCES) of 30.7.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07777180.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Tagged microorganisms and methods of tagging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127814.20190730

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 1926/14 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/03
A61K 8/04
A61Q 5/06
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/60

Application no.

05857846.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

CLEAR, TOW-PHASE, FOAM-FORMING AEROSOL HAIRSTYLING PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192614.20190627

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 0569/15 (Measuring analytes in biological fluids/ASCENSIA) of 4.9.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/00
C12Q 1/54
C12Q 1/32
C12Q 1/26
C12Q 1/28

Application no.

05854033.7

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
First auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

SIZE SELF-LIMITING COMPOSITIONS AND TEST DEVICES FOR MEASURING ANALYTES IN BIOLOGICAL FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T056915.20190904

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1241/15 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 71/00
B65D 85/16

Application no.

09744956.5

Keywords

-

Application title

MULTILAYER FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124115.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465 KB)
T 1702/15 (Influenza vaccines against pandemic strains/NOVARTIS) of 30.4.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145
A61K 39/39

Application no.

11162713.9

Keywords

Clarity - sole request (no)

Application title

Adjuvanted influenza vaccines including cytokine-inducing agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T170215.20190430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1322/17 (Ibandronate/ATNAHS) of 19.3.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61P 19/10
A61K 31/663
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/28
A61K 31/675

Application no.

07014362.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Bisphosphonic acids for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132217.20190319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 2385/17 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 9/20
B66F 9/075
B66F 9/24

Application no.

12187324.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Not substantiated auxiliary requests - not to be taken into account

Application title

A MATERIALS HANDLING VEHICLE HAVING A CONTROL APPARATUS FOR VARYING A SPEED LIMIT OF A STEER MOTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T238517.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 2657/18 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01L 51/00
B81C 1/00

Application no.

10354042.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Procédé de réalisation de motifs localisés

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T265718.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 230 KB)
T 1562/19 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/39

Application no.

03291505.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Accessing video memory in programming language representation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T156219.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 1248/12 (Privacy preserving data mining/CROSSIX) of 12.3.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/30

Application no.

05718937.5

Keywords

Inventive step - de-identifying data (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

A PRIVACY PRESERVING DATA-MINING PROTOCOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124812.20190312

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1992/14 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/778
H01L 21/338
H01L 29/207
H01L 29/20

Application no.

11153386.5

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no, after amendment)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Transistors with fluorine treatment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199214.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1212/15 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 11/58
G07F 11/60
A61J 7/00
G06F 19/00

Application no.

08747509.1

Keywords

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

Application title

AUTOMATED MEDICATION HANDLING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121215.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0807/16 (Exhaust gas cleaning/Proventia) of 2.8.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 3/04
B01F 5/04
B01F 5/06
F01N 3/20
B01F 5/00

Application no.

11193509.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Method and device for exhaust gas cleaning

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080716.20190802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1342/16 (HYDROPHILIC FILTRATION DURING MANUFACTURE OF VACCINE ADJUVANTS / … of 10.10.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10252044.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - appeal not allowable

Application title

Hydrophilic filtration during manufacture of vaccine adjuvants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T134216.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0355/17 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 11/08

Application no.

09778695.8

Keywords

Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

KÜHLERGRILLANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T035517.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 260 KB)
T 1208/17 () of 12.6.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/46

Application no.

06016651.9

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, first to third auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - fourth and fifth auxiliary requests
Remitted with the order to maintain the patent on the basis of auxiliary request 6

Application title

Absorbent articles including odour control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120817.20190612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1720/17 (Cationic polymer/P&G) of 12.9.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12
A61Q 19/10
A61K 8/25
A61K 8/46
A61Q 5/00
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/02
A61K 8/04
C11D 1/52
C11D 3/04
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/37
C11D 17/00

Application no.

02773955.6

Keywords

Amendments main request and auxiliary requests 1,3,6,7,9
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) auxiliary requests 2,4,5,8,10,11
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITION CONTAINING A CATIONIC POLYMER AND WATER INSOLUBLE SOLID MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T172017.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2529/17 (Ruban de sécurité/OBERTHUR) of 9.7.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 21/42
D21H 21/44
D21H 21/48

Application no.

07858556.9

Keywords

-

Application title

FEUILLE DE SECURITE COMPRENANT UN SUBSTRAT FIBREUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T252917.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2038/14 (Using geographic information from natural language text/ROBERT BOSCH) of 19.6.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

09175016.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Location based system utilizing geographical information from documents in natural language

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203814.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0852/15 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02F 1/365
H01S 3/067
G02B 6/02

Application no.

11730355.2

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Revendications - clarté (non)
Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

SOURCE SUPERCONTINUUM IMPULSIONNELLE A DUREE D'IMPULSION VARIABLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085215.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 359 KB)
T 0158/16 () of 30.7.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

10184036.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Cardiac valve prosthesis having internal cover for preventing regurgitation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T015816.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 0873/17 (Hard shell capsule/Encap) of 12.9.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 13/02

Application no.

07848591.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

HARD SHELL CAPSULE FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T087317.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270 KB)
T 1439/19 (WIDESPREAD GENE DELIVERY/ASSOCIATION INSTITUT DE MYOLOGIE|) of 8.10.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/864
A61K 48/00

Application no.

13729777.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

WIDESPREAD GENE DELIVERY OF GENE THERAPY VECTORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T143919.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222 KB)
T 0052/14 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
G06T 3/40

Application no.

10197420.2

Keywords

Admission of amended claims into the proceedings - main and first to fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - fifth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Coding and decoding of multiview videos

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005214.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0026/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61L 1/18

Application no.

09090001.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Abwägung absehbarer Vor- und Nachteile

Application title

Schienenfahrzeug mit einer Induktionsschleife zur Gewährleistung einer niederohmigen elektrischen Verbindung zwischen Rädern des Schienenfahrzeugs und Fahrschienen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T002615.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0399/16 (Warmwalzstich/HYDRO ALUMINIUM) of 29.7.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22F 1/05
C22C 21/02
C22C 21/08

Application no.

09164221.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag III (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag I - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein) - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag III (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag III (ja)

Application title

AlMgSi-Band für Anwendungen mit hohen Umformungsanforderungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039916.20190729

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1447/16 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04B 41/06
F04B 25/00
F04B 27/02
F04C 23/00

Application no.

07784621.0

Keywords

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

Application title

MEHRSTUFIGER VERDICHTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144716.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 2281/17 (Balancing workload across multiple cells in cellular printing … of 10.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

11185865.0

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Scope of protection sought does not encompass clearly trivial cases

Application title

System and methods of balancing workload across multiple cells in cellular manufacturing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T228117.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269 KB)
T 2081/12 (Reading secure information from IC chip / FELICA NEWORKS) of 3.5.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

09155361.0

Keywords

Inventive step - using a script rather than an application for reading secure information from an IC chip
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - obvious)

Application title

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program and information processing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208112.20190503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 1537/13 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/50
G06T 5/00
G06T 5/20

Application no.

09251080.9

Keywords

Priority - transfer of priority right
Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Adaptive filtering for bit-depth scalable video codec

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153713.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 2156/14 () of 28.5.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 57/20

Application no.

99944357.5

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

HERBIZIDE MITTEL FÜR TOLERANTE ODER RESISTENTE BAUMWOLLKULTUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T215614.20190528

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 528 KB)
T 0518/16 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08C 1/12
C08C 2/00
C08F 6/10
C08L 9/02

Application no.

10157844.1

Keywords

Documents submitted with the statement of grounds (admitted in part)
Documents submitted shortly before the oral proceedings (not admitted)
Main request - Inventive step (no) - obvious purification step
Auxiliary request belated - prima facie allowable - admitted into the proceedins

Application title

Process for the production of water and solvent-free nitrile rubbers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T051816.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 491 KB)
T 0712/16 () of 16.7.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 9/008
A61F 9/01
B23K 26/06
B23K 26/00
A61F 9/009

Application no.

04735284.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - offenbarter Disclaimer
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM PRÄZISEN BEARBEITEN VON MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T071216.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 551 KB)
T 1147/16 (Tigecycline Compositions / WYETH) of 11.7.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/19
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/12
A61K 31/65
A61K 9/08

Application no.

06737947.9

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim, main request, auxiliary requests 1-3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 4-8 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 9 (yes)

Application title

TIGECYCLINE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T114716.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1782/16 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/16
B29C 37/00
B32B 27/40
B32B 27/36

Application no.

10785452.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON POLYURETHAN-VERBUNDBAUTEILEN SOWIE DIE VERWENDUNG DIESER VERBUNDBAUTEILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178216.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 519 KB)
T 2088/16 (Composition injectable a base d'acide hyaluronique ou l'un de … of 23.7.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/00
A61K 9/08
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/18
A61K 8/03
A61Q 19/08
A61P 17/00

Application no.

09768146.4

Keywords

Modifications - admises (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Composition injectable a base d'acide hyaluronique ou l'un de ses sels, de polyols et de lidocaïne, stérilisée à la chaleur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208816.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 471 KB)
T 2431/12 (Antibody purification/LONZA BIOLOGICALS) of 11.10.2018

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/06
C07K 1/36
C07K 17/02
B01D 15/36
C07K 14/31
B01D 15/38

Application no.

04715906.6

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I to III, VII and IX - extended scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary request IV - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request V - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests VI and X - unallowable amendment (yes)

Application title

Antibody purification by Protein A and ion exchange chromatography

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T243112.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 523 KB)
T 2474/13 (Stroke/NONO) of 26.2.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/07
A61K 38/08
A61K 38/09
A61K 38/10
A61K 38/16
C07K 14/00
C07K 7/04
C07K 7/06
C07K 7/08
C07K 5/00
A61P 25/00
A61P 9/10

Application no.

07796769.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and compositions for treating stroke with fever

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T247413.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 0124/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01P 7/04
E02F 9/22
F15B 21/04

Application no.

09008470.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag B1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag B3 (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag B2
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument erstinstanzlich zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Änderung des Vorbringens - nicht zugelassen - siehe Punkte 6 - 6.3

Application title

Selbstfahrende Maschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012416.20190903

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 464 KB)
T 0225/16 (Oxyntomodulin/IMPERIAL) of 28.8.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
A61P 3/04

Application no.

02758573.6

Keywords

Basis of decision - agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor

Application title

Oxyntomodulin for preventing or treating excess weight

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T022516.20190828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0898/16 () of 9.7.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 69/04
F16D 69/02

Application no.

08871858.0

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

REIBBELAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089816.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 343 KB)
T 2072/16 (Power-headroom reports/INNOVATIVE) of 3.7.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00

Application no.

10003062.6

Keywords

Priority - "same invention" (no)
Novelty - main, auxiliary requests 1 to 4 and 12 to 14 (no)
Admission of auxiliary requests filed with grounds of appeal - (no)
Admission of auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings - (no)
Substantial procedural violation in opposition proceedings - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for power headroom reporting

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207216.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 457 KB)
T 2541/17 (Wassertank und Wasserfilterpatrone/Aquis) of 9.7.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 27/08
A47J 31/44

Application no.

07818019.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

TANK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T254117.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0767/18 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 9/73
H04N 9/67

Application no.

13716288.9

Keywords

Debit order for payment of appeal fee - valid means for filing notice of appeal (no)
Existence of appeal (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR WHITE BALANCE OF AN IMAGE CONSIDERING THE COLOURING OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T076718.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 0489/14 (Fußgängersimulation/CONNOR) of 22.2.2019

Online on

09.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03793825.5

Keywords

Patentierbare Erfindung – Simulationsverfahren
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T048914.20190222

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 88 KB)
T 0489/14 (Pedestrian simulation/CONNOR) of 22.2.2019

Online on

09.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03793825.5

Keywords

Patentable invention - simulation method
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Application title

Simulation of the movement of an autonomous entity through an environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T048914.20190222

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 655 KB)
T 0489/14 (Simulation de flux de piétons/CONNOR) of 22.2.2019

Online on

09.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03793825.5

Keywords

Invention brevetable – procédé de simulation
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T048914.20190222

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 89 KB)
T 0990/15 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 81/32
B01F 15/02
B01F 5/10
B01F 15/06
A45D 44/00
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

07785984.1

Keywords

Beschwerdeentscheidung - Prüfungsumfang
Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES KOSMETISCHEN ARTIKELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099015.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 301 KB)
T 1821/15 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/00

Application no.

09741913.9

Keywords

Late-filed arguments: (admitted; no new case)
Main request: sufficiency (yes), priority (no), novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests: admitted (yes)
New first auxiliary request: sufficiency (yes), priority (yes), novelty (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Application title

COMPOSITIONS OF EXPANDABLE VINYL AROMATIC POLYMERS WITH AN IMPROVED THERMAL INSULATION CAPACITY, PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION AND EXPANDED ARTICLES OBTAINED THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T182115.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 518 KB)
T 1898/15 (Glycosyl hydrolase and benefit agent / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 2.7.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/50
C11D 17/00

Application no.

08869542.4

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Laundry detergent composition comprising a glycosyl hydrolase and a benefit agent containing delivery particle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T189815.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 2051/15 (Seamless handover/ERICSSON) of 5.9.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 4/00
H04L 1/18
H04W 36/02

Application no.

08779269.3

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SEAMLESS HANDOVER IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205115.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0105/16 () of 16.7.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/56
A61F 13/60
A61F 13/62
A61F 13/66

Application no.

04775299.3

Keywords

Evidence - public prior use
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests clearly allowable (no)

Application title

AN ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010516.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 0534/16 (Enzyme and fabric hueing agent / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 2.7.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/12

Application no.

08869916.0

Keywords

Admissibility of the new ground of opposition under article 100(b) EPC : no
Inventive step (main request) : no
Inventive step - improvement not plausible across the entire breadth of claim 1 (auxiliary request 1) : yes

Application title

Enzyme and fabric hueing agent containing compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T053416.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 0694/16 () of 15.5.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/304
A23L 1/305
A61K 31/14
A61K 31/202
A61K 31/7072

Application no.

08766831.5

Keywords

Main request: sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 4: added matter (no), sufficiency of disclosure (yes), novelty (yes), priority right (yes)

Application title

FOOD COMPOSITION FOR PRODROMAL DEMENTIA PATIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069416.20190515

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 704 KB)
T 0060/17 () of 30.9.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D9/00
F03D11/00
F03D11/04

Application no.

07723881.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (ja)

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE MIT STEUERBAREM DRACHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006017.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0657/17 (Interlocutory revision/ABBOTT) of 1.10.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/48

Application no.

03729689.4

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - competence of the Board of Appeal to decide (no)

Application title

METHOD AND/OR SYSTEM FOR ANALYZING BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES USING A COMPUTER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065717.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250 KB)
T 1032/97 () of 5.9.2001

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21B 1/00

Application no.

92901743.2

Keywords

Inadmissibility of a request aimed at the revision of a final decision of a board of appeal

Application title

Energy/matter conversion methods and structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T103297.20010905

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 142 KB)
T 2083/13 (Acessing locked files/LENOVO) of 9.9.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
G06F 11/14

Application no.

04257684.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system of accessing a target file in a computer system with an operating system with file locking implemented at file-open time

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208313.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1774/15 (PROCEDE DE FABRICATION D'AMINES / Rhodia) of 6.6.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.6.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 209/48
C07C 211/12

Application no.

07823502.5

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE FABRICATION D'AMINES PAR HYDROGENATION DE COMPOSES NITRILES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T177415.20190606

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 536 KB)
T 1647/16 () of 30.8.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 11/02

Application no.

10768178.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Angefochtene Entscheidung - ausreichend begründet (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM BEFÜLLEN SCHLAUCH- ODER BEUTELFÖRMIGER VERPACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164716.20190830

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407 KB)
T 2634/16 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/00
G01N 29/00
F01D 21/00

Application no.

06124337.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method and system for assessing life of cracked dovetail in turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T263416.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 0503/14 () of 21.5.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20

Application no.

07733015.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed -main and first auxiliary request (yes), third auxiliary request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T050314.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 694 KB)
T 1843/14 () of 19.6.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 27/00
A61M 1/00

Application no.

10155630.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of application or earlier application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Control of vacuum level rate of change

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184314.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 2249/14 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/04

Application no.

10251881.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Partial thickness rotator cuff repair system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224914.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464 KB)
T 0937/15 (Antibody having a TCR-like specificity/TECHNION) of 4.4.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/28

Application no.

09001632.0

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests I to VII: amendments - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests VIII and IX: amendements - extension of scope (yes)

Application title

Antibody having a T-cell receptor-like specificity, yet higher affinity, and the use of same in the detection and treatment of cancer, viral infection and autoimmune disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093715.20190404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 1773/15 (Input device with haptic feedback / Kyocera) of 30.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09834407.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T177315.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 2078/15 (Event-driven console/ALCON) of 29.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10776896.2

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings

Application title

EVENT DRIVEN CONFIGURATION OF A SURGICAL SYSTEM CONSOLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207815.20190729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 2322/15 (High intensity fragrances / TAKASAGO) of 14.5.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/35
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/49
A61Q 13/00
C11B 9/00

Application no.

09169071.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

High intensity fragrances

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232215.20190514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1129/16 (Intrathecal delivery/BIOMARIN) of 22.8.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/43
C12N 9/00
C12N 9/04
C12N 9/24
C12N 9/36
C12N 9/44

Application no.

04782579.9

Keywords

Main request - meets requirements of EPC (yes)

Application title

Delivery of therapeutic compounds to the brain and other tissues

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T112916.20190822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 1851/16 () of 24.6.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A43C 15/16
A43B 13/26

Application no.

07252009.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Footwear sole

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T185116.20190624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 2086/16 (Zahncreme / Henkel) of 19.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61Q 11/00
A61K 8/368
A61K 8/27
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/42
A61K 8/67
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/97
A61K 8/34

Application no.

13188214.4

Keywords

Klarheit der Ansprüche (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

Feinschaumige Zahncreme mit verbessertem Mundgefühl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208616.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288 KB)
T 2321/16 (Bleaching agents/ P&G) of 16.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/22
A61Q 11/00
A61K 8/19

Application no.

04815090.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Emulsion composition for delivery of bleaching agents to teeth

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232116.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2444/16 () of 9.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
B65D 85/804

Application no.

12174373.6

Keywords

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

Application title

System, capsule and method for preparing a beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T244416.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 2677/16 (Drug target/QIAGEN) of 1.8.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

03706023.3

Keywords

Modelling disease-related pathways - technical character (no)
Drug target discovery - technical purpose (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DRUG DISCOVERY METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T267716.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1966/17 (Air-drying device/Nabtesco) of 4.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/26
F16J 15/06
B60T 17/00

Application no.

10808266.0

Keywords

Objection of partiality - not admitted
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 4, 6, 7
Amendments - allowable (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 3 and 5 (no)
Late filed auxiliary request 8 - request clearly allowable (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

STRUCTURE FOR AN EXTERNAL COVER OF AN AIR-DRYING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196617.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480 KB)
T 0772/19 (Missing statement of grounds) of 30.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/10
A61K 51/04

Application no.

14165008.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Process for preparing a pharmaceutical formulation of contrast agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077219.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225 KB)
G 0002/19 (Rechtliches Gehör und richtiger Verhandlungsort) of 16.7.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Anspruch eines Dritten im Sinne von Artikel 115 EPÜ auf mündliche Verhandlung bei Beschwerde wegen Deutlichkeitsmängeln erteilter Patentansprüche - nein
Prüfung der Zulässigkeitsgründe für eine Vorlage nach Artikel 112 (1) a) EPÜ durch die Große Beschwerdekammer
Aufschiebende Wirkung der Beschwerde eines Dritten im Sinne von Artikel 115 EPÜ wegen Deutlichkeitsmängeln erteilter Patentansprüche – nein
Offensichtliche Unzulässigkeit eines Rechtsbehelfs – liegt vor, wenn eine zur Rechtsmitteleinlegung nicht befugte Person (hier: Dritter im Sinne von Artikel 115 EPÜ) einen nach dem EPÜ nicht anerkannten Beschwerdegegenstand verfolgt (hier: Beseitigung von Deutlichkeitsmängeln des Patentanspruchs im Sinne von Artikel 84 EPÜ).
Mündliche Beschwerdekammerverhandlungen in Haar - zulässig

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:G000219.20190716

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 87 KB)
T 1532/13 () of 28.2.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 3/14
B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10
G07D 7/00
G06K 19/14
G09F 3/00

Application no.

99910166.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Hauptantrag)

Application title

Bedrucktes Wertdokument mit einem lumineszierenden Echtheitsmerkmal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153213.20190228

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 386 KB)
T 2263/13 (Logging out inactive printer users/CANON) of 20.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

08154370.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Information-processing apparatus, method for controlling information-processing apparatus, and storage medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T226313.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0740/14 () of 13.9.2018

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/501
A61K 31/4412
A61K 31/4427
A61K 31/444
A61K 31/4166
A61P 9/00

Application no.

05716238.0

Keywords

Claim request - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - second (or further) medical use (yes)
Documents - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PIMOBENDAN TO BE USED FOR THE REDUCTION OF HEART SIZE IN MAMMALS SUFFERING FROM HEART FAILURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T074014.20180913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553 KB)
T 1297/15 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/00

Application no.

08716362.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MAST FÜR EINE WINDTURBINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T129715.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0646/16 (Conduite flexible/Technip) of 31.7.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C21D 9/08
C21D 9/46
C21D 9/52
C22C 38/00
C22C 38/42
C22C 38/44
F16L 58/08
F16L 58/16
F16L 11/08

Application no.

09802556.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

CONDUITE FLEXIBLE POUR LE TRANSPORT D'HYDROCARBURES À HAUTE RÉSISTANCE À LA CORROSION ET SON PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T064616.20190731

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1362/16 (Micronised tadalafil comprising formulations/ICOS) of 23.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4985
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/48
A61P 15/10

Application no.

00926368.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Pharmaceutical formulation comprising a beta-carboline and its use for treating sexual dysfunction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136216.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 0164/17 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 1/00
G06F 15/00
G06M 11/04
G01D 9/00
G06Q 10/08

Application no.

13168571.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for providing sensor data using a sensor web

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016417.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1716/19 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/50

Application no.

07852463.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

METHOD FOR RHO-DOMAIN FRAME LEVEL BIT ALLOCATION FOR EFFECTIVE RATE CONTROL AND ENHANCED VIDEO CODING QUALITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171619.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222 KB)
T 2011/12 (Efficient calculation of sets of distinct result/SAP) of 2.9.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

07009345.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Efficient calculation of sets of distinct result

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T201112.20190902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 1534/13 () of 28.2.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 3/14
B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10
G07D 7/00
G06K 19/14
G09F 3/00

Application no.

99907459.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Hauptantrag)

Application title

Bedrucktes Wertdokument mit einem lumineszierenden Echtheitsmerkmal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153413.20190228

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345 KB)
T 2073/13 (TEETHRIDGE AND FANG / 5-7 CORPORATION) of 13.9.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 8/00
A61C 13/00

Application no.

08700743.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - conciseness (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ARTIFICAL TEETHRIDGE AND FANG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207313.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1058/14 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232
H04N 5/235

Application no.

10151652.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Image capturing device, image capturing method, and image capturing program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105814.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1113/14 () of 20.8.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00
G06T 1/00

Application no.

07738595.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Face-image registration device, face-image registration method, face-image registration program, and recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T111314.20190820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322 KB)
T 0524/15 () of 29.3.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

06711441.3

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no: main request; yes: auxiliary request 7)
Admissibility (no: first auxiliary request)

Application title

Embossing roller, embossing device including said roller and paper article produced with said embossing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052415.20190329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 2134/15 (Multicast control channel acquisition/INNOVATIVE SONIC) of 25.9.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/00

Application no.

10012958.4

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request
Admissibility (no) - second to fourth auxiliary requests (no substantiation)
Main request withdrawn (proprietor's appeal withdrawn)

Application title

Method and apparatus of multicast control channel acquisition in wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213415.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)

September 2019

T 0122/14 (Storage virtualization controller/INFORTREND) of 27.8.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06

Application no.

05027918.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - diverging versions of claims

Application title

SAS storage virtualization controller, subsystem and system using the same, and method therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012214.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266 KB)
T 0398/14 (Early response/TOSHIBA) of 25.7.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
G06F 3/08

Application no.

05011740.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Mobile electronic equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039814.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1375/14 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/74
H05B 6/06

Application no.

10158908.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Detektieren von Kochgeschirrelementen auf einem Matrix-Kochfeld

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T137514.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 257 KB)
T 0491/15 () of 30.7.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 183/04

Application no.

06706647.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag bereits erstinstanzlich vorgebracht aber nicht Grundlage der Entscheidung der Einspruchsabteilung
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

ANTIADHÄSIVE BESCHICHTUNG VON BAUTEILEN ZUR VERHINDERUNG VON ÖLKOHLEANBACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T049115.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1395/15 () of 9.7.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/305

Application no.

05795459.6

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS HAVING IMPROVED QUALITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T139515.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0340/16 (Logikbaustein/PHOENIX CONTACT) of 13.8.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

10000398.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1
Zulässigkeit (nein) - Hilfsantrag 2

Application title

Verfahren und Kommunikationssystem zum Konfigurieren eines einen Logikbaustein enthaltenden Kommunikationsmoduls

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034016.20190813

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0472/16 (Hearing aid with tap control/INTRICON) of 6.8.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00
H04R 3/00
H04R 1/10

Application no.

09807215.0

Keywords

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

Application title

A SWITCH FOR A HEARING AID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047216.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2166/13 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/34
C07C 255/04
C07C 255/07

Application no.

05715209.2

Keywords

Alle Anträge: Klarheit (ja) - Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HYDROCYANIERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216613.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1460/14 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/10

Application no.

06806456.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)
Patentansprüche - Auslegung von Begriffen
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND BEDIENEINHEIT ZUM KONFIGURIEREN UND ÜBERWACHEN EINER EINRICHTUNG MIT FUNKTIONALER SICHERHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T146014.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0424/15 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 1/16
G01L 23/10
G01L 23/22
G01L 5/16

Application no.

04708296.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde der Patentinhaberin (ja)
Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag I (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge II
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - VI
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

MESSSENSOR MIT VORSPANNVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T042415.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 529 KB)
T 0845/15 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/221
A61F 2/95
A61F 2/24

Application no.

04757521.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MINIMALLY-INVASIVE HEART VALVE WITH CUSP POSITIONERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T084515.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 0981/15 () of 29.8.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/12
G07D 7/00

Application no.

08801534.2

Keywords

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

Application title

GITTERBILD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098115.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345 KB)
T 2239/15 (MPEG INPUT DOCUMENTS / Fraunhofer - Dolby) of 19.6.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/02
G10L 21/02
G10L 21/04

Application no.

11707400.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - availability to the public
MPEG standards
Principle of good faith and legitimate expectations

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING AN INPUT AUDIO SIGNAL USING CASCADED FILTERBANKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T223915.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 466 KB)
T 2320/15 () of 27.8.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/22
B26B 21/56

Application no.

07735227.6

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)

Application title

RAZORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232015.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0383/16 (DETERGENT COMPRISING ANIONIC DYE POLYMER / Unilever) of 13.6.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06P 1/00
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/37
D06L 3/12

Application no.

10721409.0

Keywords

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

Application title

DETERGENT COMPOSITION COMPRISING ANIONIC DYE POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038316.20190613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0584/16 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

05755549.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - Declaration of non-attendance and reliance on written arguments amounts to withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request - Amendments - Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING METAMERISM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058416.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1189/16 () of 24.5.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64D 23/00
A63G 31/00
G01M 9/02

Application no.

09782436.1

Keywords

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

Application title

FREIFALLSIMULATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118916.20190524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 524 KB)
T 0316/17 (System for conditioning a liquid/BRITA) of 12.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/42
B01J 39/04
B01J 47/02
C02F 1/00

Application no.

12716037.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR CONDITIONING A LIQUID SUCH AS WATER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031617.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 0377/17 (Druckfestes Porenbetonmaterial/XELLA) of 2.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/18

Application no.

09161131.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Nacharbeitbarkeit (nein)
Antrag auf Erstellen eines unabhängigen Gutachtens (abgelehnt)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Beweisaufnahme - Begutachtung durch Sachverständigen (nein)
Beweisaufnahme - Zeugenvernehmung (nein)

Application title

Porenbetonmaterial sowie Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037717.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 448 KB)
T 0868/18 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357
H01J 31/12

Application no.

06847717.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds of appeal does not deal with all reasons for refusing the application

Application title

DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING FIELD EMISSION UNIT WITH BLACK MATRIX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T086818.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 2824/18 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 6/48
B60K 6/365

Application no.

11708194.3

Keywords

Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

KRAFTFAHRZEUG MIT KOMBINIERTEM ANTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T282418.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 269 KB)
T 2457/13 (Laying-out a business park/HOFMAN) of 25.1.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

09167747.6

Keywords

Declaration of non-establishment of the Search Report
Patentable invention - method of laying out business park (no
Patentable invention - mental act)
Inventive step - arranging valves in a ring main to enable exchange of wastewater for space heating between users (not notorious)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method for laying-out a business park and a business park

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T245713.20190125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 0463/16 () of 4.6.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

10164361.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Minimally-invasive heart valve with cups positioners

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046316.20190604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 550 KB)
T 2365/16 () of 3.7.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61D 1/06
B61D 35/00
A61G 3/00

Application no.

08105729.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, 2, 4
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 3

Application title

Doppelstock-Schienenfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T236516.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0540/17 () of 17.9.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

08763224.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLES COMPRISING LOW BASIS WEIGHT FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054017.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 2748/17 () of 13.6.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/304
A23L 1/305
A61K 31/14
A61K 31/202
A61K 31/7072
A23L 1/302

Application no.

11181091.7

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - Added matter (yes)
Second auxiliary request - Admission (no)

Application title

Food composition for prodromal dementia patients

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274817.20190613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0939/15 (Synergistic microbicidal compositions/ROHM and HAAS) of 12.9.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06
A01N 43/80
A01N 25/30
A01N 37/02

Application no.

08172107.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Synergistic microbicidal compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093915.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227 KB)
T 1273/15 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 26/00
G02F 1/167
C09B 67/00

Application no.

04794510.0

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

ELECTROPHORETIC MEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127315.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1854/15 () of 27.8.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/16
G02B 21/00

Application no.

07010431.0

Keywords

Erweiterung über den Inhalt der ursprünglich eingereichten Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Mikroskop mit erhöhter Auflösung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T185415.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 569 KB)
T 0009/16 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 9/12

Application no.

04029086.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Motorized front derailleur mounting member

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000916.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 0452/15 () of 23.5.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 5/00
B29C 49/04
C09J 7/04

Application no.

09005587.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Kaschieren eines partikelarmen Folienschlauches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T045215.20190523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 291 KB)
T 1042/15 () of 26.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 4/08
A23G 3/50
A23G 9/44
A23G 4/06

Application no.

07841527.0

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed requests (yes)
Amendments occasioned by a ground for opposition (yes)
Added subject-matter (yes): main request and auxiliary requests 2, 4, 6
Extension of the scope of protection (yes): auxiliary requests 1, 3, 5, 7

Application title

INDULGENT GUM BASE AND CHEWING GUM COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104215.20190726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 2119/15 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/26
B65D 51/24

Application no.

10164907.7

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary requests - (yes)
Admissibility of late-filed documents - (yes)
Late-filed document - remittal to the department of first instance
Late-filed document - (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 2, 3, 5 and 6 - novelty or inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests 1, 4, 7 and 8 - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 9 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Packaging assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T211915.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 569 KB)
T 2327/16 () of 12.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/38

Application no.

08846680.0

Keywords

Main request: novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests 1-5: clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 6: admissibility (no)

Application title

INSTANT BEVERAGE PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232716.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2640/16 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13

Application no.

12702106.1

Keywords

Amended main request : Added subject-matter (no) - Clarity (no)
First auxiliary request : Inventive step (no)
Second auxiliary request : Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC DEVICES HAVING REDUCED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO NEWTON RINGS, AND/OR METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T264016.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 1202/17 (Kochfläche für Induktion/Schott) of 18.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C 3/087
C03C 3/097
C03C 10/12

Application no.

11735995.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)

Application title

GLASKERAMIK ALS KOCHFLÄCHE FÜR INDUKTIONSBEHEIZUNG MIT VERBESSERTER FARBIGER ANZEIGEFÄHIGKEIT UND WÄRMEABSCHIRMUNG, VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER SOLCHEN KOCHFLÄCHE UND IHRE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120217.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1520/15 () of 4.7.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 279/20
C07D 279/22
A61K 31/5415
A61P 31/00
A61P 25/00
A61P 7/00

Application no.

11191740.7

Keywords

Nouveauté
Demande divisionnaire - extension de l'objet de la demande
Revendications - clarté

Application title

Procédé de préparation de composés diaminophenothiazinium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152015.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1789/15 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 123/06
C08L 23/06

Application no.

07024738.2

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

Process for coating a pipe with high throughput using multimodal ethylene copolymer, and coated pipes obtained thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178915.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 513 KB)
T 2060/15 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 27/411
G01N 33/20

Application no.

06024496.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, 1. und 2. Hilfsantrag
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - 3. Hilfsantrag
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Messsonde zur Messung in Metall- oder Schlackeschmelzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T206015.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427 KB)
T 0001/16 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02F 9/22

Application no.

05711086.8

Keywords

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

Application title

AN ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR A WORK VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000116.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0177/16 (Fluoridation and mineralisation of teeth / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 5.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/21
A61K 8/81
A23G 4/06
A23G 4/08
A23G 4/12
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

03796993.8

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Method of enhancing fluoridation and mineralization of teeth

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T017716.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0351/16 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45D 34/02
B05B 11/00

Application no.

05732206.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

REFILL PERFUME BOTTLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T035116.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 648 KB)
T 0469/16 () of 19.7.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 71/00
A61K 31/58
A61P 5/44

Application no.

10754274.8

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

Pregnane derivatives condensed in the 16,17 position with an N-substituted isoxazolidine ring as anti-inflammatory agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046916.20190719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1239/16 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/42
A47L 15/46

Application no.

05709020.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A DISHWASHER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123916.20190904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 0821/17 () of 18.6.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 1/02
F28D 1/047
E21B 36/00

Application no.

10730573.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

SUBSEA COOLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082117.20190618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1386/17 (Dental compositions / 3M) of 17.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/027
A61K 6/083
C03C 17/32

Application no.

06776521.4

Keywords

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

Application title

DENTAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A SURFACE-MODIFIED FILLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T138617.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223 KB)
T 2588/17 () of 13.8.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B65D 77/00

Application no.

10181784.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Resealable food container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T258817.20190813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 0537/19 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 31/501

Application no.

14824382.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

IMPROVED PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF PIMOBENDAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T053719.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220 KB)
T 1519/19 () of 9.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 29/02
G01R 13/02

Application no.

08806253.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PULSE ANALYZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151919.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220 KB)
T 2359/15 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

20.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 15/28

Application no.

12008343.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsantrag 2 eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Überwachen von Kontakten eines sich drehenden Bauteils einer Textilmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T235915.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 424 KB)
T 1871/16 (Allergen peptide fragments/ANERGIS) of 11.4.2019

Online on

20.09.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/35
A61K 39/36
A61P 37/08
C07K 14/415
C07K 14/435

Application no.

10011428.9

Keywords

All claim requests - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Allergen peptide fragments and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187116.20190411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1085/17 () of 21.5.2019

Online on

20.09.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/81
A61K 8/02
A61Q 13/00
D06M 13/00
C11D 3/50
A61K 8/11
A61Q 5/02

Application no.

06300921.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests
Change of venue of oral proceedings - not allowed

Application title

Encapsulation of bulky fragrance molecules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108517.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0804/15 (Antibody/UNIVERSITY OF EXETER) of 16.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/14
G01N 33/558

Application no.

10700449.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Antibody

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080415.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 1282/15 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/28
F01D 9/02
F01D 25/24
C03C 17/23
C03C 17/25
C09K 3/18

Application no.

06022506.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)

Application title

Steam turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T128215.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0057/16 () of 19.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 9/00
H02J 3/38
H02J 3/50

Application no.

11175580.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and arrangement for operating a wind farm within voltage limit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005716.20190719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0064/16 (Database navigation/DASSAULT SYSTEMES) of 16.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 3/03

Application no.

04293051.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for graphically navigating among stored objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006416.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 0273/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/42
A47L 15/24

Application no.

08156113.6

Keywords

Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (ja)
Zurückverweisung - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der Einspruchsabteilung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Gewerbliche Geschirrspülmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T027316.20190903

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0699/16 () of 24.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 25/08
F04D 33/00

Application no.

08788433.4

Keywords

Appealed decision - reasoned (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Novelty - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

A FAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069916.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1484/16 () of 3.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 6/00
B01J 8/00
B01J 19/18

Application no.

05792293.2

Keywords

Amendments - all requests
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

ENERGY EFFICIENT POLYOLEFIN PRODUCTION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148416.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1537/18 (Microalgae/CUTECH) of 16.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/97

Application no.

11787628.4

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

EXTRACTS OF MICROALGAE AND THEIR APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153718.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259 KB)
T 0109/13 (Alzheimer's diagnosis/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY) of 5.4.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

08827578.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

IMPROVED ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010913.20190405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 0235/13 (Composition for treating short stature disorders/NAKAO) of 10.4.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/00
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/22
A61P 19/00
A61P 43/00
C12Q 1/02
G01N 33/15
G01N 33/50
C07K 14/47
C12N 15/00
C12N 15/09

Application no.

05728903.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR INCREASING BODY HEIGHT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023513.20190410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 1556/14 (nab-Paclitaxel combinations/ABRAXIS) of 12.8.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/337
A61K 31/555
A61K 38/22
A61K 31/7068
A61P 35/00

Application no.

06735710.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COMBINATIONS AND MODES OF ADMINISTRATION OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS AND COMBINATION THERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T155614.20190812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251 KB)
T 0008/15 (Enzymvermittelte Fluoreszenzmarkierung in der STED-Mikroskopie/LEICA) of 18.2.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/50
G01N 33/533
G01N 33/68

Application no.

07115163.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination

Application title

Verfahren zur räumlich hochauflösenden Untersuchung von einer mit einer fluoreszierenden Substanz markierten Struktur einer Probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000815.20190218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 508 KB)
T 0235/15 (Tube feeding/NESTLÉ) of 17.6.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06
A23L 1/29
A61P 3/02
A23L 1/303
A23L 1/304
A23L 1/305

Application no.

07821451.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 7 - Method for treatment by therapy - (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Auxiliary request 8 - admitted (no)

Application title

LONG-TERM ENTERAL FEED FOR MAINTENANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023515.20190617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1168/16 () of 10.7.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

09777267.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

WIND TURBINE BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116816.20190710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 556 KB)
T 2300/16 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60W 40/08
B60W 40/10
B60W 40/06
B60W 40/12

Application no.

09765161.6

Keywords

Amendments - added feature combines with the originally claimed invention to form a single general inventive concept

Application title

METHOD FOR FORECASTING THE EVOLUTION OF THE MAGNITUDE OF A DATA FOR A VEHICLE JOURNEY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T230016.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0583/17 (Uniform films / MONOSOL RX LLC) of 18.7.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4545
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/70
A61K 9/16
A61K 45/00

Application no.

11157819.1

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment

Application title

Uniform films for rapid dissolve dosage form incorporating taste-masking compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058317.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 1843/17 () of 30.8.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/32
G02B 21/00

Application no.

04023496.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Lichtrastermikroskop mit punktförmiger Lichtquellenverteilung und Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184317.20190830

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0336/19 (Reimbursement of appeal fee) of 28.8.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/32
H04L 29/06
G06F 21/35
G06F 1/14
G06K 19/07
H04L 29/08
G06F 21/34

Application no.

15853646.6

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REAL-TIME VERIFICATION OF CLOCK SYNCHRONISATION-BASED DYNAMIC PASSWORD ANTI-COUNTERFEITING TAG VALIDITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T033619.20190828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250 KB)
T 0639/13 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/122
A61B 17/128

Application no.

02775909.1

Keywords

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

Application title

THROUGH THE SCOPE ENDOSCOPIC HEMOSTATIC CLIPPING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063913.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 530 KB)
T 0825/13 (Java virtual machine/ORACLE AMERICA) of 20.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01937489.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

A Java**(TM) virtual machine configurable to perform as a web server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082513.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1454/13 () of 1.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/40
H01L 21/268

Application no.

04780967.8

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main and 1st auxiliary requests (yes)
Amendments - 2nd auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - 2nd auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

LOCALIZED ANNEALING OF METAL-SILICON CARBIDE OHMIC CONTACTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145413.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 1504/13 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62B 3/06
B62D 51/00
B62D 51/04
B66F 9/06

Application no.

08164776.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no), auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

A tiller arm for a tiller arm truck

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T150413.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 0170/14 () of 7.5.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

07250382.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Surgical Instrument with electronic safety-interlocks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T017014.20190507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 742 KB)
T 0594/14 () of 9.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 21/04

Application no.

11169827.0

Keywords

Amendments - main and first auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - second auxiliary request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Method and system for fall detection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T059414.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 0607/14 () of 26.6.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

07700165.9

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTAINER FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060714.20190626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656 KB)
T 1159/14 () of 6.8.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/298
H05B 41/292

Application no.

08164248.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Electronic connection device for a lamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T115914.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 1184/14 (STRIP COIL ARRAY / PHILIPS) of 9.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/34
G01R 33/3415

Application no.

09730146.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DOUBLE LAYER MULTI ELEMENT RF STRIP COIL ARRAY FOR SAR REDUCED HIGH FIELD MR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118414.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 1658/14 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21J 5/02
B21J 5/00
B22D 31/00

Application no.

01420234.5

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - avec les motifs du recours

Application title

Procede de fabrication de pieces moulees puis forgees comprenant un ou des evidements et installation de mise en oeuvre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T165814.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2227/14 (Polynucleotide arrays/ILLUMINA) of 31.1.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
B01J 19/00

Application no.

07008271.4

Keywords

Admission main request (yes)
Admission objections under Articles 76(1), 100(b), 123(2) EPC, Rule 80 EPC (no)
Main request - extension of protection (no); clarity (yes); novelty (yes); inventive step (yes)
Apportionment of costs and refund of appeal fee (no)
Remittal for adaptation of the description (yes)

Application title

Methods of sequencing polynucleotide arrays, and preparation methods therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222714.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 586 KB)
T 0063/15 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09B 5/62
C09B 67/22

Application no.

05701347.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

SCHWARZE PERYLENPIGMENTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006315.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1428/15 () of 7.2.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60H 3/06

Application no.

08842311.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

SYSTEME DE CHAUFFAGE/CLIMATISATION A REGENERATION DE FILTRE POUR VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE ET PROCEDE DE CONTROLE ET FILTRE ASSOCIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142815.20180207

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 260 KB)
T 0792/16 (Serially transmitting graphics data / ATI) of 9.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/14

Application no.

00306738.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Inventive step - obvious modification
Examination procedure - amendments
Examination procedure - consent of examining division (no)
Examination procedure - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Auxiliary request - identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for serially transmitting graphics data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T079216.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 2426/16 (Sensing patterns for a touch screen/SAMSUNG) of 12.9.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/044

Application no.

10150110.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Inventive step - (no): no synergistic technical effect
Right to be heard - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Application title

Touch screen panel and method for fabricating the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T242616.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1734/17 (Managing multiple subscriptions in a UICC/GEMALTO) of 21.5.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 8/18
H04M 1/67

Application no.

11810811.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE SUBSCRIPTIONS IN A UICC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T173417.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 2469/17 (Polysaccharide derivatives/ DOW) of 4.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/36
A61K 9/20

Application no.

12714149.7

Keywords

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

Application title

NOVEL POLYSACCHARIDE DERIVATIVES AND DOSAGE FORMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T246917.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1506/19 () of 9.9.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 50/00

Application no.

15000582.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Steuerung einer Konferenz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150619.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 220 KB)
T 2049/12 (Data structure for defining transformations / MICROSOFT) of 9.5.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 99/00
G06F 17/00

Application no.

07750851.3

Keywords

Inventive step - computer program defining data transformations declaratively (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

DECLARATIONS FOR TRANSFORMATIONS WITHIN SERVICE SEQUENCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T204912.20190509

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 1486/14 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/27

Application no.

09006138.3

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Tip assembly having at least three components for hot runner nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148614.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506 KB)
T 1824/14 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 5/00
G07C 5/08
G06Q 30/02

Application no.

12152304.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Tire management system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T182414.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1965/14 () of 16.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/103
A61B 5/11

Application no.

10000149.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Posture assessment and feedback device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196514.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252 KB)
T 0315/15 () of 13.3.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 13/14

Application no.

09178912.3

Keywords

Added matter (yes: main request; no: auxiliary request 1)
Clarity (no: auxiliary request 1)
Admissibility of the request (no: auxiliary request 2)

Application title

Device, method and kit of parts for forming a press-fit connection with a tube

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031515.20190313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 2 MB)
T 2307/15 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 5/10
B65B 15/04
B65B 61/02
B65B 61/26
B65D 75/32
A61J 1/03

Application no.

10716052.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE COMMISSIONING OF PIECE GOODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T230715.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0563/16 (Modellgestütztes AOD-Verfahren/Primetals) of 18.6.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21C 5/00
C21C 5/46
F27D 19/00
F27D 21/00

Application no.

02450259.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung einer Metallschmelze an Hand eines dynamischen Prozessmodells, inklusiv Korrekturmodell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T056316.20190618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1481/16 (Anti-CD6 monoclonal antibody/CENTRO DE INMUNOLOGIA MOLECULAR) of 16.4.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
C07K 16/28

Application no.

07855983.8

Keywords

Main request - EPC requirements met (yes)

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition, comprising an anti-CD6 monoclonal antibody used in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148116.20190416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1927/16 () of 3.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

11185961.7

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Verfahren zur chirurgischen Behandlung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Starten einer Hämodialyse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192716.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353 KB)
T 1530/17 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 1/00
C03B 35/16
F27D 25/00
B65G 45/10
F27B 9/30

Application no.

11705032.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

ROLLER CLEANING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153017.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272 KB)
T 2162/17 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00
B62D 25/08

Application no.

10767968.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

SUCTION UNIT OF A VEHICLE'S AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216217.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 2132/14 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

13.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/187
H01R 13/26

Application no.

07254357.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds does not address all main reasons for the decision

Application title

Electrical connector assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213214.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259 KB)
T 0427/15 () of 17.6.2019

Online on

13.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.6.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C23C 2/02
C23C 2/26
C25D 5/02
C25D 5/10
C25D 5/56
C25D 1/00
G03F 7/00
G03F 7/40

Application no.

09807920.5

Keywords

Procédure orale - droit d'être entendu pendant la procédure orale
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (requête principale
Modifications - oui)
Motifs d'opposition - nouveau motif d'opposition (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - extension de l'objet du brevet (requête subsidiaire
Motifs d'opposition - non)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (requête subsidiaire
Motifs d'opposition - non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION DE PIÈCES MÉTALLIQUES MULTI-NIVEAUX PAR LA TECHNIQUE LIGA-UV

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T042715.20190617

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 450 KB)
T 1689/14 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 1/00

Application no.

08103611.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - patent in amended form (yes)

Application title

Method for estimating the type of broadcast for minimizing the time for channel installation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168914.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1690/14 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 1/00

Application no.

08162759.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and circuit for saving power of remote control according to user position

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169014.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision