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

March 2019

T 0740/12 (HIV chimeric gene/CIGB) of 18.5.2018

Online on

21.03.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/48

Application no.

02703488.3

Keywords

Main request - admission into the proceedings (yes)
Added matter (no)
Scope of protection extended (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

RECOMBINANT POXVIRUS FOR CHIMERIC PROTEINS OF THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T074012.20180518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 503.752K)
T 0678/13 (Suppression Listeria fermented meat/HANSEN) of 16.1.2019

Online on

21.03.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12R 1/01
A23B 4/12
A23L 1/314
A23L 1/03

Application no.

05731459.3

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 2, 3 and 6 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary requests 1, 1A, 4, 5 and 7 - admitted into the proceedings (no);
New documentary evidence - admitted into the proceedings (no);

Application title

METHOD FOR REDUCING THE CONTENT OF PATHOGENIC ORGANISMS PRESENT IN FOOD MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T067813.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.731K)
T 0280/15 () of 7.3.2019

Online on

21.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.3.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 31/44

Application no.

05405280.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Kostenverteilung zugunsten der Beschwerdegegnerin (ja)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben des Beschwerdeführers/Patentinhabers

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung von Milchschaum oder von warmen Milchgetränken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T028015.20190307

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352.305K)
T 0472/15 (Feuille hybride / OBERTHUR FIDUCIAIRE) of 20.12.2018

Online on

21.03.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.12.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 27/00
D21H 21/40

Application no.

07823579.3

Keywords

Admissibilité de la requête de transfert de l'opposition: non
Recevabilité des documents tardifs: non
Nouveauté (requête principale) : non
Requête auxiliaire 1: pas d'objection soulevée par la requérante

Application title

Feuille hybride, notamment de sécurité, formée d'un assemblage d'une partie fibreuse et d'une partie plastique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047215.20181220

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 371.144K)
T 1884/15 (Contrôleur de moteur électrique/ROBERTSHAW) of 6.3.2019

Online on

21.03.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.3.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G05B 19/04
D06F 33/02
H02M 7/00

Application no.

04816396.8

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

CONTROLEUR DE MOTEUR ELECTRIQUE POUR APPAREIL ELECTROMENAGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T188415.20190306

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305.764K)
T 0437/16 (Reinigungsmittel/Henkel) of 9.1.2019

Online on

21.03.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/20
C11D 3/37
C11D 17/00

Application no.

08860636.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043716.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.188K)
T 0438/16 (Reinigungsmittel/Henkel) of 11.1.2019

Online on

21.03.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 1/22

Application no.

08803450.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - Alle Anträge
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Relevant (ja)

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043816.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 414.508K)
T 0387/14 () of 13.2.2019

Online on

20.03.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/12
B29C 49/66

Application no.

07785618.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR BLASFORMUNG VON BEHÄLTERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038714.20190213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 547.949K)
T 0605/14 (Anti-angiopoietin-2 antibodies/MEDIMMUNE) of 7.6.2018

Online on

20.03.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
C07K 16/28
C12N 15/13
C12N 15/85

Application no.

05854387.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - inventive step (no)

Application title

Antibodies directed to angiopoietin-2 and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T060514.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.637K)
T 1452/15 (Cooling fan/BORGWARNER) of 10.1.2019

Online on

20.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/32
F04D 29/38

Application no.

01918835.8

Keywords

Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - 2nd auxiliary request (no) 3rd auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

COOLING FAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145215.20190110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.716K)
T 2699/17 () of 22.1.2019

Online on

20.03.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 9/00

Application no.

05101327.4

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by surgery
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

A cap for use in a process for the retraction of sulcus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T269917.20190122

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.311K)
T 0192/18 () of 6.2.2019

Online on

20.03.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23H 7/08
B21C 37/04
C23C 2/06
C23C 2/26
C23C 2/38

Application no.

12162062.9

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

Electrode wire for electro-discharge machining and method for manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T019218.20190206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 497.140K)
T 2236/18 (Missing statement of grounds/ARKEMA FRANCE) of 13.3.2019

Online on

20.03.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/38
C07C 17/383
C07C 17/386
C01B 7/19
C07C 17/25

Application no.

07811541.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PROCESSES FOR SEPARATION OF FLUOROOLEFINS FROM HYDROGEN FLUORIDE BY AZEOTROPIC DISTILLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T223618.20190313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.207K)
T 0332/13 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

19.03.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 43/11
C11D 1/722

Application no.

03747126.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Nichtzulassung des Hauptantrages - (verneint)
Zurückverweisung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

C10-ALKANOLALKOXYLAT-GEMISCHE UND IHRE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T033213.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 386.418K)
T 0455/14 (Wind Turbine/SIEMENS) of 29.11.2018

Online on

19.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06
F03D 11/00

Application no.

07704711.6

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

WIND TURBINE ROTOR BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T045514.20181129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.986K)
T 0818/15 () of 13.2.2019

Online on

19.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/02
A47L 9/06

Application no.

04721133.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ACCESSORY FOR VACUUM-CLEANER HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081815.20190213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.827K)
T 0972/15 (OFDM-based carrier aggregation/OFINNO) of 14.3.2019

Online on

19.03.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

12725965.3

Keywords

Right to be heard - request for decision according to the state of the file
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Multicarrier OFDM transmission using carrier aggregation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097215.20190314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.122K)
T 1106/15 () of 14.3.2019

Online on

19.03.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.3.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

07846608.3

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ERKENNUNG VON VERSCHMUTZUNGEN UND/ODER FARBABNUTZUNGEN IM BEREICH VON FARBÜBERGÄNGEN AUF WERTDOKUMENTEN UND MITTEL ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T110615.20190314

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415.015K)
T 1768/16 () of 22.2.2019

Online on

19.03.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/32

Application no.

09170439.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Air conditioning system for a car

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T176816.20190222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.165K)
T 1521/12 (Detektion der Richtung eines Magnetfeldes / MELEXIS TECHNOLOGIES) of 26.11.2018

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R 33/07
G01D 5/14

Application no.

01202840.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Sensor für die Detektion der Richtung eines Magnetfeldes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T152112.20181126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 444.920K)
T 0656/13 (Processor and interface/CAMBRIDGE CONSULTANTS) of 5.3.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/30
G06F 13/16

Application no.

08016826.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Processor and interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065613.20190305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.986K)
T 0725/13 (Aktivierung der Selbstheilungskräfte/HERBALUX) of 30.1.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

10177404.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Gerät zum Aktivieren der Selbstheilungskräfte bei Patienten, sowie Verwendungen hierfür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T072513.20190130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294.633K)
T 0195/14 (Switch command/HTC) of 12.2.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

08103963.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Devices with multiple functions, and methods for switching functions thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T019514.20190212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.151K)
T 0757/14 () of 15.1.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/40
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/314
A23L 1/22
A23L 1/325
A23L 1/237
A23P 1/02
A23P 1/08

Application no.

02754595.3

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

SOFT BOUILLON TABLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T075714.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.605K)
T 1178/14 () of 26.2.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 13/22
C11D 13/18
C11D 9/44

Application no.

06125515.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - Auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

Method for manufacturing a shaped article

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T117814.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.626K)
T 1987/14 (Hörvorrichtung/SIVANTOS) of 26.2.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

08100194.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hilfsantrag 2 - (ja)
Nichtzulassung wegen verspäteter Einreichtung - Hilfsanträge 2a und 3 - (ja)

Application title

Hörvorrichtung mit automatischer Ausrichtung des Richtmikrofons und entsprechendes Verfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198714.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 378.691K)
T 2268/14 (Food analyser/DINAMICA GENERALE) of 20.12.2018

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/02
A01K 5/00

Application no.

08159612.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

System for controlling the loading of one or more foods into a self-propelled mixing unit by means of a mechanical shovel mounted to a motor vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226814.20181220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.130K)
T 1492/15 (Aqueous slurries / Omya International) of 12.12.2018

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/67
D21H 17/68
D21H 19/38
D21H 19/40
D21H 21/52
C09C 1/02

Application no.

09170864.4

Keywords

Inventive step (Main Request and 1st and 2nd Auxiliary Request)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Evidence filed with the statement of grounds of appeal and the reply thereto
Evidence - admitted
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Aqueous slurries comprising fine calcium carbonate particles for their use in paper coatings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T149215.20181212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.727K)
T 1577/15 () of 14.12.2018

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/00
C08L 9/02
C08L 15/00

Application no.

03769113.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - main request
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - main request
Late filed documents not admitted by opposition division - incorrect exercise of discretion - no

Application title

HYDROGENATED NITRILE RUBBER COMPOSITES WITH IMPROVED PROCESSABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157715.20181214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.638K)
T 1674/15 () of 1.3.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 25/00
G01F 15/00

Application no.

07836452.8

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - after amendment
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

FLOW MEASUREMENT DIAGNOSTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167415.20190301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.190K)
T 0849/16 (Neuheit (nein)) of 8.2.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 25/06
B62D 29/04
B60J 10/00

Application no.

07002241.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Dachrahmen für ein Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T084916.20190208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 246.674K)
T 0854/16 () of 29.1.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 7/02

Application no.

10154601.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first to seventh auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Method for attaching a double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape comprising a release liner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085416.20190129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.520K)
T 2099/16 (Membrane bioreactor/PALO ALTO) of 29.1.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/38
C02F 3/12

Application no.

11194681.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Membrane bioreactor (MBR) configurations for wastewater treatment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T209916.20190129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.040K)
T 0831/17 (Haar oder München als Ort der mündlichen Verhandlung) of 25.2.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.2.2019

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

Rechtliches Gehör am richtigen Ort
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - durch die Beschwerdekammer
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde
Mündliche Verhandlung - vor der Beschwerdekammer
Recht auf mündliche Verhandlung - auch bei ersichtlich unzulässiger Beschwerde?

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083117.20190225

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.213K)
T 0047/18 (Detection instrument/BIOMERIEUX) of 6.2.2019

Online on

18.03.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/34
C12Q 1/02
C12Q 1/04
G01N 35/00
G01N 35/04

Application no.

10728944.9

Keywords

New objections under Articles 84 and 123(2) EPC - discretion of the board to admit (yes) - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Combined detection instrument for culture specimen containers and instrument for identification and/or characterization of a microbial agent in a sample

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T004718.20190206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.413K)
T 1763/13 (Buffer status reporting/INNOVATIVE SONIC) of 11.12.2018

Online on

15.03.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 28/06

Application no.

09000013.4

Keywords

Priority - (no)
Novelty - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for performing buffer status reporting (BSR)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T176313.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450.223K)
T 1774/14 (SARADC for IR detector/LEONARDO) of 22.10.2018

Online on

15.03.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 1/46
H03M 1/12
H03M 1/68
H03M 1/80

Application no.

10707272.0

Keywords

Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Statement of grounds of appeal - main request (not admitted)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

IR detector system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177414.20181022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.616K)
T 1973/15 () of 12.3.2019

Online on

15.03.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.3.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 9/12
B65B 51/04
A22C 11/00

Application no.

06776080.1

Keywords

"Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Einstellung des Beschwerdeverfahrens"

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM UNTERTEILEN EINES VERPACKUNGSSCHLAUCHS IN VERPACKUNGSEINHEITEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T197315.20190312

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 227.290K)
T 1750/16 (Compositions cosmétique contenant un mélange de tensioactifs, un mé … of 31.1.2019

Online on

15.03.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

31.1.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

04291871.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Recevabilité de la requête principale et de la requête subsidiaire (non)
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de Recours (non)

Application title

Compositions cosmétique contenant un mélange de tensioactifs, un mélange de polymères cationiques et une silicone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175016.20190131

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 377.212K)
T 1680/17 (Fulvestrant/ASTRAZENECA) of 24.1.2019

Online on

15.03.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/565
A61P 35/00
A61K 47/14
A61K 47/44
A61K 9/08

Application no.

10180667.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Fulvestrant formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168017.20190124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 630.906K)
T 1062/13 (Decision tree/EISAI) of 18.1.2019

Online on

14.03.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/48

Application no.

04729294.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF CREATING DISEASE PROGNOSIS MODEL, METHOD OF PREDICTING DISEASE PROGNOSIS USING THE MODEL, DEVICE FOR PREDICTING DISEASE PROGNOSIS USING THE MODEL, ITS PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106213.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.851K)
T 1398/13 (Turbidimetric immunoassay for cystatin C/GENTIAN AS) of 25.10.2018

Online on

14.03.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543

Application no.

06849520.9

Keywords

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

Application title

TURBIDIMETRIC IMMUNOASSAY FOR ASSESSING HUMAN CYSTATIN C

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139813.20181025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.637K)
T 1848/13 () of 30.11.2018

Online on

14.03.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 15/00

Application no.

09173619.9

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

Method for producing ruthenium complex

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T184813.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.929K)
T 0816/14 (Ultrafiltration of OMVs/NOVARTIS) of 23.8.2018

Online on

14.03.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095
B01D 61/14
C12R 1/36
C07K 16/12

Application no.

04744126.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Ultrafiltration and ultracentrifugation for preparing outer membrane vesicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081614.20180823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.599K)
T 0564/15 () of 22.2.2019

Online on

14.03.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20
H01L 21/02

Application no.

06256351.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Polycrystalline silicon layer, flat panel display using the same, and methods of fabricating the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T056415.20190222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.172K)
T 0139/16 (Anti-HER2 antibody formulations / HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 7.2.2019

Online on

14.03.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/19
A61K 39/395
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26
C07K 16/32
A61K 47/42
A61K 9/00

Application no.

10737891.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Admission of documents in first instance proceedings - proper exercise of discretion (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

SUBCUTANEOUS ANTI-HER2 ANTIBODY FORMULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T013916.20190207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.149K)
T 0311/13 () of 28.2.2019

Online on

13.03.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02H 7/26
H02H 1/00

Application no.

02405104.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 8 - nicht vom Umfang der Beschwerde umfasst
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 10 bis 13
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - divergierende Anspruchsfassungen
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 9 (nein)

Application title

Empfang von digital codierten Schutzsignalen in einem Fernauslösegerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031113.20190228

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.309K)
T 0347/14 () of 28.1.2019

Online on

13.03.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65C 9/04
B65C 9/06
B65C 9/40

Application no.

07725411.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

STELLANTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034714.20190128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460.224K)
T 0654/14 (Verfahren zur Herstellung von Antikörperfragmenten/WACKER CHEMIE) of 30.1.2019

Online on

13.03.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12P 21/02
C07K 14/245
C12N 1/21

Application no.

06121094.4

Keywords

Zweiter Hilfsantrag - Erfordernisse des EPÜ erfüllt (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur fermentativen Herstellung von Proteinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065414.20190130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 522.740K)
T 1223/15 () of 5.2.2019

Online on

13.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/00
A47J 31/06
A47J 31/40
A47J 31/44

Application no.

06716590.2

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING A BEVERAGE SUITABLE FOR CONSUMPTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T122315.20190205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.874K)
T 0671/14 () of 7.3.2019

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 13/04

Application no.

03777814.9

Keywords

Oral proccedings - announcement of non-attendance treated as withdrawal of the request
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

MODULAR PAINTING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T067114.20190307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.005K)
T 1086/14 () of 5.2.2019

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B28D 5/00
H01L 21/78

Application no.

11174244.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 2a (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1, Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Hilfsantrag 3 - Nicht ins Verfahren zugelassen

Application title

Einkristall

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108614.20190205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377.541K)
T 0420/15 () of 4.12.2018

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/75
C08G 18/38
G02C 7/02

Application no.

06782343.5

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYTHIOURETHANE-BASED POLYMERIZABLE COMPOSITION AND OPTICAL RESIN OBTAINED FROM THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T042015.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478.212K)
T 0522/15 () of 7.3.2019

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

02776295.4

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD FOR MAKING AN ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH PRINTED ELASTOMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052215.20190307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.644K)
T 0727/15 () of 4.12.2018

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/04
C08G 18/75
C08G 18/38
C08G 18/48

Application no.

06782344.3

Keywords

Main request - reversion to claims as granted after maintenance in more restricted form - admissible - (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)- Auxiliary requests 1-3
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no) - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required - Auxiliary request 4

Application title

POLYURETHANE/THIOURETHANE-BASED OPTICAL RESIN AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T072715.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.812K)
T 0869/15 () of 6.12.2018

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 2/02
C23C 2/06
C23C 2/40

Application no.

05812469.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM SCHMELZTAUCHBESCHICHTEN EINES BANDES AUS HOEHERFESTEM STAHL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T086915.20181206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.810K)
T 1627/15 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/76
B63B 25/16

Application no.

04765794.5

Keywords

Anwendbares Recht
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

DÄMMELEMENT AUS MINERALFASERN FÜR DEN SCHIFFSBAU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162715.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.333K)
T 1628/15 () of 23.11.2018

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/76

Application no.

04790111.1

Keywords

Anwendbares Recht
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

WÄRMEDÄMM-VERBUNDSYSTEME SOWIE DÄMMELEMENT, INSBESONDERE DÄMMELEMENT HIERFÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162815.20181123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 560.283K)
T 1687/16 () of 22.2.2019

Online on

12.03.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/10
A61L 15/24
C08F 6/06
C08J 3/28

Application no.

10715791.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ABTRENNUNG METALLISCHER VERUNREINIGUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168716.20190222

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.404K)
T 0898/12 () of 6.3.2019

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16

Application no.

00982045.7

Keywords

Main and first to fourth auxiliary requests - clarity (no)
Fifth auxiliary request - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Sixth auxiliary request - clarity (no)

Application title

A device for transmission of signal units

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089812.20190306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.985K)
T 0842/14 (PCR anti-foam reagents/QIAGEN) of 23.1.2019

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

03767188.0

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - Novelty (no);
Auxiliary request 2 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary request 3 - clarity (no);
Auxiliary request 4 - sufficiency of disclosure (no);
Auxiliary request 5 - admitted into the proceedings (no);
Auxiliary request 6 - clarity (no), sufficiency of disclosure (no);

Application title

IMPROVED COMPOSITIONS FOR IN VITRO AMPLIFICATION OF NUCLEIC ACIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T084214.20190123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553.535K)
T 0990/14 (Haptic device using electrostrictive polymers actuators/IMMERSION) of 7.12.2018

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/00

Application no.

01939443.6

Keywords

-

Application title

HAPTIC DEVICES USING ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099014.20181207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.338K)
T 0885/15 (Bone remodeling/DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY) of 4.3.2019

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61P 19/08
C07K 14/705
A61K 31/7088
A61K 38/17
A61K 39/395
A61K 48/00

Application no.

07710624.3

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Polynucleotide and polypeptide sequences involved in the process of bone remodeling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T088515.20190304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.630K)
T 1326/15 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/76
C03C 13/06

Application no.

04765796.0

Keywords

Anwendbares Recht
Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - zugelassen (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Dämmstoffelement aus Mineralfaserfilz für den klemmenden Einbau zwischen Balken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T132615.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 881.656K)
T 1882/15 () of 21.2.2019

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01C 1/00
A01H 1/02
A01C 1/02
A01H 4/00
C12Q 1/68
G01N 1/04
A01H 1/04

Application no.

10184375.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Automated seed sampler and methods of sampling and testing seeds

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T188215.20190221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231.079K)
T 0562/16 (CF Magnus/Building wireless control system) of 5.12.2018

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28

Application no.

05012617.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Wireless building control architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T056216.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.811K)
T 0972/16 () of 21.2.2019

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24B 13/00
A24B 15/28
A23L 27/00

Application no.

08844115.9

Keywords

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

Application title

SMOKELESS ORAL TOBACCO COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097216.20190221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.017K)
T 0712/17 (GDA-Sprühpulver/BASF) of 7.2.2019

Online on

11.03.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 2/16
C07C 227/00
C11D 3/33
C11D 7/32
C11D 11/02
C11D 17/00

Application no.

10723027.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES SPRÜHPULVERS ENTHALTEND EIN ODER MEHRERE GLYCIN-N,N-DIESSIGSÄURE-DERIVATE UND VERWENDUNG DES SPRÜHPULVERS ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON PRESSAGGLOMERATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T071217.20190207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374.561K)
T 1338/12 (Depôt micro-organisme/SEDERMA) of 14.12.2018

Online on

08.03.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.12.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12P 21/00
A61K 8/99

Application no.

02702466.0

Keywords

Suffisance de l'exposé - depôt de matière biologique (non);
Correction d'une erreur (non);
Principe de la bonne foi et de la protection de la confiance légitime (non);

Application title

COMPOSITION COSMETIQUE CONTENANT UN MELANGE DE PROTEINES OBTENU PAR FERMENTATION DE MICRO-ORGANISMES DE LA FAMILLE THERMUS THERMOPHILUS.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133812.20181214

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 481.991K)
T 0217/14 () of 21.2.2019

Online on

08.03.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 71/10

Application no.

07123676.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - first and third auxiliary requests
Late-filed auxiliary requests - fourth auxiliary request

Application title

Activation for Switching Apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T021714.20190221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.399K)
T 0015/16 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

08.03.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 57/04
F28D 15/02
F04D 29/28

Application no.

10007631.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Getriebe für industrielle Anwendungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001516.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 291.669K)
T 0061/17 () of 5.3.2019

Online on

08.03.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 43/02

Application no.

06707732.1

Keywords

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

Application title

EASY OPEN CONTAINER AND METHOD OF SEALING THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006117.20190305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.286K)
T 2158/13 (Method for detecting pathogens/Fio Corporation) of 19.2.2019

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/04
C12M 1/34
C12Q 1/68
C12Q 1/70
G01N 33/53
G01N 33/569
G01N 33/58
G01N 21/25
G01N 21/27
G01N 33/543

Application no.

07719377.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - clarity and support by the description (no)
Amendments - all claim requests
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all claim requests

Application title

METHOD FOR DETECTING PATHOGENS USING MICROBEADS CONJUGATED TO BIORECOGNITION MOLECULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T215813.20190219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.365K)
T 0683/14 () of 4.12.2018

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 19/147
H04N 19/46
H04N 19/129
H04N 19/61
H04N 19/11
H04N 19/13
H04N 19/12
H04N 19/124

Application no.

10153812.2

Keywords

Presence of a substantive error, not a procedural error
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Adaptive coding of the prediction error in hybrid video coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068314.20181204

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.825K)
T 1225/14 () of 16.5.2018

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 31/7052
A61K 47/44
A61P 31/00
A61P 31/04
A61P 27/02

Application no.

06744536.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

UTILISATION DE L'AZITHROMYCINE POUR LA FABRICATION D'UN MEDICAMENT DE TRAITEMENT DES INFECTIONS OCULAIRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122514.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 362.227K)
T 2180/14 (Lactic acid/TORAY) of 25.1.2019

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 7/56
B01D 61/02
B01D 61/14
B01D 71/56
C12N 15/09

Application no.

08777309.9

Keywords

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

Application title

LACTIC ACID PRODUCTION METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T218014.20190125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.853K)
T 2224/14 () of 1.2.2019

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 7/00
A22C 11/02

Application no.

06025483.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt-und Hilfsanträge 1-4 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Umverteilen von pastösem Füllgut

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222414.20190201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.769K)
T 0027/15 () of 11.1.2019

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 27/12
B65B 63/02

Application no.

10158378.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of packaging a compressed filter tow bale

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T002715.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.055K)
T 1964/15 () of 30.1.2019

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/00

Application no.

03815540.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR KRANLOSEN MONTAGE EINES ROTORBLATTES EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196415.20190130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.127K)
T 2224/15 (Mood-based feedback/IMMERSION) of 15.2.2019

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
A63F 13/02
H04M 1/725

Application no.

09796859.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for generating mood-based haptic feedback

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222415.20190215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.311K)
T 1853/16 (Combination therapy of breast cancer/GENENTECH) of 7.2.2018

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
C07K 16/32
A61K 39/395
A61K 45/06
A61K 31/7068

Application no.

98963840.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Treatment with anti-ErbB2 antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T185316.20180207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 612.356K)
T 1719/17 (Intercept processing/MICROSOFT) of 26.2.2019

Online on

07.03.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/455
G06F 9/46

Application no.

06110963.3

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

Systems and methods for multi-level intercept processing in a virtual machine environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171917.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.580K)
J 0016/18 (Missing statement of grounds/ Ibex Bionomics LLC) of 4.3.2019

Online on

06.03.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

4.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00
A01P 21/00

Application no.

16769844.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

ENHANCER COMPOSITIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:J001618.20190304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.877K)
T 0989/13 () of 20.2.2019

Online on

06.03.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61B 17/12

Application no.

07254329.1

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval to the text of the patent as granted - revocation of the patent

Application title

Percutaneous catheter directed intravascular occlusion devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098913.20190220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.954K)
T 0166/14 () of 28.2.2019

Online on

06.03.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/80
A01P 1/00

Application no.

04255357.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Synergistic microbicidal combinations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016614.20190228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249.874K)
T 0499/14 () of 9.1.2019

Online on

06.03.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 15/00

Application no.

06003929.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes); third auxiliary request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - third auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Powder inhaler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T049914.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.767K)
T 0795/15 () of 21.2.2019

Online on

06.03.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/35
G02F 1/39

Application no.

11723587.9

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 2 to 4
Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - result to be achieved
Claims - auxiliary requests 5 and 6

Application title

OPTICAL PARAMETRIC GENERATOR BASED ON A SLANT- STRIPE PERIODICALLY POLED NONLINEAR MATERIAL WITH OPTIMISED LATERAL OUTPUT COUPLING OF A TERAHERTZ SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T079515.20190221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.266K)
T 2346/15 () of 17.1.2019

Online on

06.03.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64F 5/00
G06K 7/00

Application no.

07843683.9

Keywords

added subject-matter (yes)
extended scope of protection (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR AUTOMATED SAFETY DEVICE INSPECTION USING RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T234615.20190117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.888K)
T 1671/15 (Secure printing/DAI) of 26.2.2019

Online on

05.03.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12
B41J 29/38

Application no.

06766454.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Printing system and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167115.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.393K)
T 0413/16 () of 12.2.2019

Online on

05.03.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/30
D06F 37/20
H02K 11/00

Application no.

06813646.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)
Substantial procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

MOTOR AND CONTROLLER ASSEMBLY FOR A HORIZONTAL AXIS WASHING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041316.20190212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.019K)
T 0689/16 () of 7.11.2018

Online on

05.03.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 23/04

Application no.

09716444.6

Keywords

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

Application title

GEHÄUSEBEFESTIGUNG AN SNAP-IN-VENTIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068916.20181107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431.769K)
T 0691/18 () of 26.2.2019

Online on

05.03.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 3/20
G10K 9/12
B60Q 5/00
G10K 9/18

Application no.

06705638.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Interlocutory revision - department of first instance should have rectified decision (yes)

Application title

Method and circuit of the electronic horn driving signal frequency adjusted by capacitance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069118.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 253.094K)
T 0215/13 (Reactor simulation / GLOBAL NUCLEAR FUEL-AMERICAS) of 11.1.2019

Online on

04.03.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21C 1/00
G21D 1/00

Application no.

05257693.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for calculating rod average criteria

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T021513.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.923K)
T 1178/13 (Antenna assembly with two radiating patterns / Sony Ericsson) of 19.2.2019

Online on

04.03.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/24
H01Q 1/38
H01Q 5/00
H01Q 21/30

Application no.

08805079.4

Keywords

Amendments - disclosure in drawings (no)

Application title

ANTENNA ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T117813.20190219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.599K)
T 2233/13 () of 14.2.2019

Online on

04.03.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03B 5/18

Application no.

06023742.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity and support
Claims - all requests (no)

Application title

Low Cost Multi-octave-band Tunable Oscillator Having Low and Uniform Phase Noise

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T223313.20190214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.870K)
T 0324/14 () of 18.2.2019

Online on

04.03.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 3/68

Application no.

06739337.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted shortly before oral proceedings

Application title

High Power Doherty Amplifier Using Multi-Stage Modules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T032414.20190218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.061K)
T 0602/14 () of 17.12.2018

Online on

04.03.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/02
H04W 16/04
H04W 28/06
H04W 12/06
H04L 5/02

Application no.

11005004.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for data symbol and control symbol multiplexing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T060214.20181217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.447K)
T 1254/14 (Mixed-Mode Interaction/AERITAS) of 16.1.2019

Online on

04.03.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
G06F 17/30
H04M 3/493

Application no.

10180417.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Mixed-Mode Interaction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T125414.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.894K)
T 0422/17 (Nasslack-Overspray Abtrennvorrichtung/Dürr) of 14.1.2019

Online on

04.03.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/10
B01D 46/24
B01D 46/00
B01D 46/52
B05B 15/12

Application no.

10177199.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Abtrennen von Nasslack-Overspray

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T042217.20190114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394.303K)
T 2288/13 (Determination of usable bus width / Memory Technologies LLC) of 18.1.2019

Online on

01.03.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/28
H04L 1/24
G06F 11/267

Application no.

04733859.5

Keywords

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

Application title

MEMORY BUS CHECKING PROCEDURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T228813.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.821K)
T 0596/14 (Refrigerating machine oil/Nippon Mitsubishi Oil Corporation) of 25.2.2019

Online on

01.03.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 171/00
C10M 105/32
C10M 105/48
C09K 5/04

Application no.

99850140.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Refrigerating machine oil used with carbon dioxide as refrigerant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T059614.20190225

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249.640K)
T 1392/15 (WATER-ABSORBING AGENT/Nippon Shokubai) of 22.1.2019

Online on

01.03.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/26
A61F 13/53
A61L 15/18
A61L 15/60

Application no.

04807229.2

Keywords

(Main Request and Auxiliary Requests 1 to 11) Inventive step - no - obvious alternative
(Auxiliary Request 12) Inventive step - yes

Application title

WATER-ABSORBING AGENT, MANUFACTURE METHOD THEREOF, AND ABSORBENT AND ABSORBENT ARTICLE MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T139215.20190122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474.950K)
T 0174/16 (Request for postponement/NANO TECHNOLOGIES) of 1.2.2019

Online on

01.03.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 13/00
B22F 9/14
B22F 1/00

Application no.

07834895.0

Keywords

Decision to refuse request to postpone oral proceedings reasonable and taking all relevant factors of the circumstances of the case into account (no)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

CRISTALLINE METALIC NANOPARTICLES AND COLLOIDS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T017416.20190201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.120K)
T 0370/16 () of 11.1.2019

Online on

01.03.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/00
B64C 9/14
B64C 9/34

Application no.

06784553.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main and auxiliary requests 1 to 7
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - "additional" auxiliary request

Application title

AEROSPACE VEHICLE YAW GENERATING SYSTEMS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037016.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.363K)

February 2019

T 1648/13 (Video editing/CORE WIRELESS) of 12.11.2018

Online on

28.02.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/031
G06F 3/048
H04N 5/262
G11B 27/34
G06T 5/00

Application no.

05821645.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - prior European application

Application title

Method and apparatus for video editing on small screen with minimal input device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T164813.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.489K)
T 0069/14 (EURO-CELTIQUE / OXYCODONE HYDROCHLORIDE) of 11.1.2019

Online on

28.02.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 489/00
C07D 489/08

Application no.

05730345.5

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (no) - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING OXYCODONE HYDROCHLORIDE HAVING LESS THAN 25 PPM 14-HYDROXYCODEINONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006914.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.599K)
T 0489/14 (Pedestrian simulation/CONNOR) of 22.2.2019

Online on

28.02.2019

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, 655.438K)
T 1856/14 () of 7.2.2019

Online on

28.02.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 3/00
B62K 19/34

Application no.

10003306.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Bottom bracket assembly for a bicycle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T185614.20190207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.771K)
T 0457/16 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

28.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60B 3/02
B21D 53/30

Application no.

07728263.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag HA1 (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER LUFTREIFENFELGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T045716.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 331.598K)
T 2286/16 (Curable binder/Johns Manville) of 12.2.2019

Online on

28.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/587
D04H 3/12
D04H 1/64
C08B 37/00
C08L 5/00
C03C 25/32

Application no.

10742068.9

Keywords

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

Application title

CURABLE BINDER COMPRISING AMINE SALT OF INORGANIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T228616.20190212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.751K)
T 1000/14 () of 17.1.2019

Online on

27.02.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/92

Application no.

05817337.8

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF A BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE OF UNKNOWN QUANTITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T100014.20190117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.826K)
T 1455/14 () of 30.11.2018

Online on

27.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 47/16

Application no.

06114575.1

Keywords

Procedural violation - Opposition Division's correction of an error
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Late-filed evidence - admitted
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

Pipe fitting

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145514.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 898.301K)
T 1526/14 () of 25.10.2018

Online on

27.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 31/04

Application no.

07802549.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Farbdosiereinrichtung eines Druckwerks und Verfahren zur Steuerung der Farbdosiereinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T152614.20181025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425.016K)
T 0932/16 (Compositions for the treatment of dermatological diseases, and uses … of 26.11.2018

Online on

27.02.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 33/06
A61K 33/12
A61P 17/00

Application no.

08462004.6

Keywords

Request for video conference (No)
Request for postponement of oral proceedings (No)
Inventive step - All requests (No)

Application title

Compositions for the treatment of dermatological diseases, and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093216.20181126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.710K)
T 1589/16 (Uplink resource indication/HUAWEI) of 6.2.2019

Online on

27.02.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/04

Application no.

11166102.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Method, base station, and user terminal for implementing uplink resource indication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T158916.20190206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.054K)
T 0765/13 (Anpassung einer intelligenten Einheit/PHOENIX) of 15.2.2019

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 9/445
H04L 29/08

Application no.

03767812.5

Keywords

Neuheit Hauptantrag und 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein) 2. Hilfsantrag

Application title

ORTSGEBUNDENE ANPASSUNG EINER INTELLIGENTEN EINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T076513.20190215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366.880K)
T 0872/13 (Factor VII Glycoforms/NOVO NORDISK) of 28.8.2018

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/00
C07K 14/745
C12N 9/64

Application no.

05766825.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Acceleration of proceedings - (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal or reply thereto: admitted
Late-filed evidence - submitted at a late stage of appeal proceedings and complex: not admitted
Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes/no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

O-LINKED GLYCOFORMS OF FACTOR VII AND METHOD TO MANUFACTURE THEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087213.20180828

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 728.793K)
T 1317/13 (anti-IL-1beta therapy/NOVARTIS) of 9.2.2018

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/24
A61P 37/06
C07K 14/545

Application no.

08760116.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

New indications for anti-IL-I-beta therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131713.20180209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.168K)
T 0067/14 (Increasing yield of bacterial culture / CHR. HANSEN) of 21.2.2019

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/38
C12N 1/20
A23C 19/032

Application no.

06700045.5

Keywords

"Main Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)"

Application title

USE OF COMPOUNDS INVOLVED IN BIOSYNTHESIS OF NUCLEIC ACIDS TO INCREASE YIELD OF BACTERIAL CULTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006714.20190221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.017K)
T 1984/14 () of 24.10.2018

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26D 3/00
B26D 5/00

Application no.

02715280.0

Keywords

Evidence - standard of proof
Evidence - hearing witness
Evidence - balance of probabilities
Novelty - (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRECISION CUTTING OF GRAPHICS AREAS FORM SHEETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T198414.20181024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.662K)
T 0458/15 (Influenza vaccine formulations/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 5.2.2019

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145
C12N 7/04

Application no.

02724176.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Influenza vaccine formulations for intradermal delivery

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T045815.20190205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251.370K)
T 0808/15 (GM-CSF antagonist/KALOBIOS) of 12.2.2019

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24
A61K 39/395
A61P 19/10

Application no.

09702831.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods of treating bone-loss disorders using a GM-CSF antagonist

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080815.20190212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259.316K)
T 0362/18 (GnRH antagonist/FERRING) of 15.2.2019

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/08
A61K 38/09
A61P 35/00

Application no.

12165896.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Method of treating prostate cancer with the GnRH antagonist degarelix

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036218.20190215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236.578K)
T 1475/18 () of 20.2.2019

Online on

26.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 231/02
C07C 233/18
C07C 233/20
C07C 233/47
C07C 233/49
C07C 303/22
C07C 309/15

Application no.

12740365.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

GENERAL METHOD FOR PREPARING FATTY ACYL AMIDO BASED SURFACTANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T147518.20190220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.369K)
T 1325/13 () of 4.2.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/50

Application no.

01129025.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Änderungen - 3. Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - 7. Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Elektrische Heizvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132513.20190204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.968K)
T 1389/13 (YKL-40 monoclonal antibodies/BIO-Y) of 10.7.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/18
A61K 39/395
A61P 35/00
A61P 35/04
A61P 29/00
A61P 1/16
A61K 38/08
A61K 38/10
A61P 37/00
A61K 39/00
C07K 14/47

Application no.

06706064.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Main request, AR1-6 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
AR7,9 - admission into proceedings (no)
AR8 - extended scope (yes)
Apportionment of costs (no)

Application title

YKL-40 monoclonal antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138913.20180710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 512.394K)
T 1889/13 () of 27.11.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/10
A61L 24/04
B01F 13/00
B01F 15/02
B65D 25/08
A61K 9/00
B01F 3/12
A61L 33/12

Application no.

02790278.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

A HEMOSTATIC KIT, A METHOD OF PREPARING A HEMOSTATIC AGENT AND A METHOD OF PROMOTING HEMOSTASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T188913.20181127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.400K)
T 2066/13 () of 8.2.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03H 1/00

Application no.

07803248.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 2, 3, und 4 (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 6 - Verfahrensökonomie

Application title

Dämpfungselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T206613.20190208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 268.712K)
T 0076/14 (Method and a system for tracing food items/MAREL) of 8.1.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/00

Application no.

04799397.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request and second auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - fifth auxiliary request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary requests A and 1A to 7A (yes)
Admissibility of late filed seventh auxiliary request (no)

Application title

A method and a system for tracing food items

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T007614.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.608K)
T 0892/14 () of 26.11.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 11/16

Application no.

02747394.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Patent wie erteilt (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Patent wie in geänderter Fassung aufrecht erhalten (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - neuer Einspruchsgrund (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VISKOSITÄTS-MESSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T089214.20181126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441.256K)
T 1169/14 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07B 1/46
B07B 1/56
B07B 1/40

Application no.

05821876.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Patentansprüche - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM KLASSIEREN EINES TEILCHENFÖRMIGEN WASSERABSORBIERENDEN HARZES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116914.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.359K)
T 1412/14 (Display settings/GE) of 12.2.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

06827752.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ANATOMY LABELING ON A PACS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T141214.20190212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.002K)
T 0799/15 () of 30.11.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 65/14

Application no.

11158709.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Bremsbelag für eine selbstverstärkende Scheibenbremse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T079915.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1.898M)
T 0878/15 (Factor H binding protein/NOVARTIS) of 14.2.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095

Application no.

10713516.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Adjuvanting meningococcal factor H binding protein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T087815.20190214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.943K)
T 1155/15 () of 17.1.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/00
B81C 1/00

Application no.

04785662.0

Keywords

Conciseness in the number of independent claims (yes, amended claims)
Novelty and inventive step (yes, amended claims)

Application title

MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS HAVING TRENCH ISOLATED CONTACTS, AND METHODS FOR FABRICATING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T115515.20190117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.372K)
T 1158/15 () of 7.12.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/90
A61L 31/10

Application no.

01998009.3

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)

Application title

DEVICE FOR IN VIVO DELIVERY OF BIOACTIVE AGENTS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T115815.20181207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.704K)
T 1169/15 () of 17.1.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B81C 1/00

Application no.

04785661.2

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step (yes, amended claims)

Application title

MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR ENCAPSULATING AND FABRICATING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116915.20190117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.363K)
T 1823/15 () of 19.2.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07G 1/00
G01G 19/42

Application no.

11773509.2

Keywords

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

Application title

CASH TILL LOAD CELL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T182315.20190219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.427K)
T 1917/15 () of 23.1.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 17/06
G03F 7/20
H01L 21/027

Application no.

06713513.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty: main and first auxiliary request (no), second auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step: second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

PROJECTION OPTICAL SYSTEM, EXPOSURE EQUIPMENT AND DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191715.20190123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.165K)
T 0094/16 () of 12.12.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/64

Application no.

04006276.2

Keywords

Neuheit
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Lamellenkupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T009416.20181212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.463K)
T 0370/17 () of 14.12.2018

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J 3/08
A23J 3/30
A23J 3/32
A23J 3/34
A23L 1/305
A23L 1/29

Application no.

08847863.1

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD FOR DECREASING BITTERNESS AND IMPROVING TASTE OF PROTEIN-FREE AND HYDROLYZED INFANT FORMULAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037017.20181214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.824K)
T 0414/17 () of 15.1.2019

Online on

25.02.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/00
A47L 15/42

Application no.

11185162.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - request defining subject of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - yes
Admissibility of opposition - allegation of prior use
Admissibility of opposition - substantiation
Admissibility of opposition - yes
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - point of law of fundamental importance
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - no
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance
Appeal decision - yes

Application title

A method for assembling a front panel for a domestic appliance and a corresponding front panel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041417.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.395K)
T 1523/13 () of 14.12.2018

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09B 67/00
A23L 1/27
A23L 2/58
D06P 3/54
A61K 31/525
C09D 11/00
A23L 1/303
C12P 25/00
A23L 1/275

Application no.

02006873.0

Keywords

Änderungen
Ausreichende Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Farbstoff-Gemisch, seine Herstellung sowie Verwendung in Lebensmitteln, Pharmazeutika und Kosmetika

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T152313.20181214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 618.141K)
T 0215/14 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/10
C09J 175/04
C08K 3/04
C08K 3/26

Application no.

02720361.1

Keywords

Beweismittel mit der Beschwerdebegründung und von Beschwerdegegner vor der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereicht
Beweismittel - zugelassen
Hauptantrag - Neuheit anerkannt
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Effekt nicht nachgewiesen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Unformulierung der Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Hilfsanträge nicht zugelassen - Keine Rechtfertigung für die späte Einreichung - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen

Application title

KLEBSTOFF, GEFÜLLT MIT OBERFLÄCHENBEHANDELTER KREIDE UND RUSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021514.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 516.941K)
T 0544/14 () of 25.7.2018

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29D 22/00
F16F 9/04

Application no.

07003465.7

Keywords

Zulassung des mündlichen Vortrags des technischen Experten der Beschwerdegegnerin (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Membran und Luftfeder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T054414.20180725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 559.118K)
T 0029/15 () of 17.12.2018

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/74

Application no.

07120020.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

Reclosable opening device for packages of pourable food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002915.20181217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.986K)
T 0352/15 (Enzym/Substrat System/HENKEL) of 15.2.2019

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12P 3/00
A61K 8/22

Application no.

06806492.2

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Enzym/Substrat System zur Generierung von Wasserstoffperoxid enthaltend Sorbitol Oxidase aus Streptomyces coelicolor und Sorbitol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T035215.20190215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 230.688K)
T 0403/15 () of 5.2.2019

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16
A61F 2/14
A61F 2/00

Application no.

07763272.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

ULTRA VIOLET, VIOLET, AND BLUE LIGHT FILTERING POLYMERS FOR OPHTHALMIC APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040315.20190205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.213K)
T 0168/16 () of 29.1.2019

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 77/00
C08K 5/00
C08K 5/5313

Application no.

05780044.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (no)

Application title

HALOGEN-FREE FLAME RETARDANT POLYAMIDE COMPOSITION WITH IMPROVED ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016816.20190129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.519K)
T 0301/16 () of 21.11.2018

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/14

Application no.

06851620.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

LIFT AUGMENTATION SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T030116.20181121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.194K)
T 0774/18 () of 22.1.2019

Online on

22.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08H 1/00
A61K 8/65
A61K 38/00
C08J 3/14
C08L 89/00

Application no.

11812644.0

Keywords

Clarity (yes) after amendment
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

COLLAGEN POWDER AND/OR COLLAGEN-DERIVED POWDER, AND PRODUCTION METHOD FOR SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077418.20190122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.192K)
R 0010/17 () of 22.10.2018

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/55
A61K 31/56
A61K 31/57
A61K 31/58
A61K 9/00
A61P 37/08
A61P 27/14
A61P 11/06

Application no.

03738280.1

Keywords

Admissibility of petition - (yes)
Right to be heard fundamentally violated – (no)
Petition for review – clearly unallowable

Application title

Combination of azelastine and fluticasone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R001017.20181022

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.601K)
T 0434/14 () of 29.11.2018

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 1/05
A61B 1/005
G02B 23/24

Application no.

06001311.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter - auxiliary request IV (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request IV (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request IV (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request II (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request IV (yes)

Application title

Variable direction of view instrument with distal image sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043414.20181129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.920K)
T 0871/14 () of 18.1.2019

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 13/06
A47J 31/40
B67D 1/00

Application no.

08798790.5

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUSES FOR PROVIDING A SELECTABLE BEVERAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T087114.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.687K)
T 1109/14 (Clavier à écran tactile/ABDERRAHIM) of 18.12.2018

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

06743774.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

CLAVIER UNIVERSEL A ECRAN TACTILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T110914.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 326.582K)
T 0293/16 (Aminoglycosides/ INSMED) of 8.1.2019

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127
A61K 31/407
A61K 31/4709
A61K 31/704
A61K 31/496
A61K 31/545
A61K 9/00

Application no.

06787716.7

Keywords

Inventive step - Main and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Sustained release of antiinfective aminoglycosides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T029316.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.551K)
T 0931/16 (Catalyseur d'hydrogénation / IFP) of 28.1.2019

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.1.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 21/02
B01J 21/04
B01J 23/755
B01J 35/00
B01J 37/08
C10G 45/36
C01F 7/02
C01F 7/44

Application no.

09716931.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Catalyseur d'hydrogénation sélective et son procédé de préparation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093116.20190128

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 381.354K)
T 1408/16 (Transparent film/NATIONAL INSTITUTE) of 16.1.2019

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 33/40
C08J 5/18
C08L 101/00
B01D 71/02
B28B 1/30
B28C 1/00
B29D 7/01
B01D 67/00

Application no.

06782207.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Novelty - burden of proof on applicant (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

TRANSPARENT FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T140816.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.867K)
T 1849/17 (Search engine with user feedback/PINTEREST) of 12.2.2019

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

06738810.8

Keywords

Clarity - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Alleged technical effect not established
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

SEARCH ENGINE THAT APPLIES FEEDBACK FROM USERS TO IMPROVE SEARCH RESULTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184917.20190212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.900K)
T 2745/17 (Cesium/aluminum fluoride/Sentes) of 9.1.2019

Online on

21.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01F 7/54
B23K 35/36
B23K 35/362

Application no.

09176931.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable
Amendments - main request (no)
Amendments - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A method for production of cesium aluminum fluoride

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274517.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.923K)
J 0021/09 (Zuständigkeit der Juristischen Beschwerdekammer/BAUER MASCHINEN GMBH) of 1.8.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

1.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E02D 17/13

Application no.

07001768.6

Keywords

Zuständigkeit der Juristischen Beschwerdekammer
Nichtrückzahlung von weiteren Recherchengebühren
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

Bodenabtragsvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J002109.20110801

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 143.288K)
J 0021/09 (Competence of the Legal Board of Appeal/BAUER MASCHINEN GMBH) of 1.8.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

1.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E02D 17/13

Application no.

07001768.6

Keywords

Competence of the Legal Board of Appeal
Further search fees not refunded
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J002109.20110801

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.833K)
J 0021/09 (Compétence de la chambre de recours juridique/BAUER MASCHINEN GMBH) of 1.8.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

1.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E02D 17/13

Application no.

07001768.6

Keywords

Compétence de la chambre de recours juridique
Non-remboursement de nouvelles taxes de recherche
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J002109.20110801

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 33.057K)
J 0008/10 () of 5.10.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Aufnahme eines Rechtsanwalts in einen Zusammenschluss von Vertretern (nein)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J000810.20111005

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.533K)
J 0008/10 () of 5.10.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Legal practitioner as member of association of representatives (no)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J000810.20111005

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.762K)
J 0008/10 () of 5.10.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Admission d'un avocat dans un groupement de mandataires (non)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J000810.20111005

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.049K)
J 0025/10 (Katheter mit linearen Elektrodenanordnungen/MEDTRONIC VASCULAR) of 21.7.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

07865305.2

Keywords

Teilweise Rückerstattung der Prüfungsgebühr (bejaht)
Beginn der Sachprüfung
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (bejaht)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J002510.20110721

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.157K)
J 0025/10 (Catheters having linear electrode arrays/MEDTRONIC VASCULAR) of 21.7.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

07865305.2

Keywords

Partial refund of the examination fee (yes)
Start of substantive examination
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Catheters having linear electrode arrays and their method of use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J002510.20110721

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 128.608K)
J 0025/10 (Cathéters ayant des réseaux d'électrodes linéaires/MEDTRONIC … of 21.7.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

07865305.2

Keywords

Remboursement partiel de la taxe d'examen (oui)
Début de l'examen quant au fond
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (oui)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J002510.20110721

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 22.593K)
J 0004/11 () of 25.11.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/00

Application no.

08012193.2

Keywords

Teilanmeldung
Anhängige frühere Anmeldung (verneint)
Fiktion der Zurücknahme einer Anmeldung
Antrag auf Wiedereinsetzung
Antrag auf Befassung der Großen Beschwerdekammer (verneint)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J000411.20111125

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.052K)
J 0004/11 () of 25.11.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/00

Application no.

08012193.2

Keywords

Divisonal application
Pending earlier application (no)
Deemed withdrawal of application
Request for re-establishment
Request for referral of question to Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

Water containing soluble fiber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J000411.20111125

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 172.315K)
J 0004/11 () of 25.11.2011

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/00

Application no.

08012193.2

Keywords

Demande divisionnaire
Demande antérieure en instance (non)
Demande réputée retirée
Requête en restitutio in integrum
"Requête en saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours (non)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:J000411.20111125

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 49.910K)
T 0373/12 (Prüfung der Klarheit von geänderten Ansprüchen durch die … of 2.4.2014

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.4.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/78
B29C 33/40
B28B 1/00

Application no.

05851833.3

Keywords

Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer
Befugnis der Einspruchsabteilungen und der Beschwerdekammern zur Prüfung von Klarheitseinwänden

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T037312.20140402

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.872K)
T 0373/12 (Examination of clarity of amended claims by opposition divisions and … of 2.4.2014

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.4.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/78
B29C 33/40
B28B 1/00

Application no.

05851833.3

Keywords

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal
Authorisation of opposition divisions and boards of appeal to examine clarity objections

Application title

NOVEL ENHANCED COATING FOR PROSTHETIC LINERS PROCESSES, PRODUCTS AND IMPROVED UMBRELLAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T037312.20140402

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.179K)
T 0373/12 (Examen, par les divisions d'opposition et les chambres de recours … of 2.4.2014

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.4.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/78
B29C 33/40
B28B 1/00

Application no.

05851833.3

Keywords

Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours
Divisions d'opposition et chambres de recours autorisées ou non à examiner des objections pour manque de clarté

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T037312.20140402

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.464K)
T 1860/13 (Multiple image security features / L-1 Secure Credentialing) of 9.1.2019

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/02
B42D 15/10

Application no.

02805222.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

MULTIPLE IMAGE SECURITY FEATURES FOR IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186013.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.508K)
T 0309/15 () of 17.1.2019

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06C 3/06
B29C 53/24
B29C 53/28
B29C 55/18
D04H 1/72

Application no.

06822474.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request 2 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (no), auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

SHEET PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PROCESS OF PRODUCING SHEET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030915.20190117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.434K)
T 0479/15 () of 15.2.2019

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/12
B22D 11/22

Application no.

08857319.1

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR STEUERUNG ODER REGELUNG EINER TEMPERATUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047915.20190215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 301.213K)
T 0961/15 () of 8.1.2019

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/025
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/36
F01N 9/00
B01D 53/96
B01D 53/90
B01D 53/94

Application no.

09749541.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM REGENERIEREN EINES ABGASREINIGUNGSFILTERS SOWIE VERDAMPFER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T096115.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374.370K)
T 0987/15 () of 23.11.2018

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/00
C08J 5/18
C09D 123/00

Application no.

09706968.6

Keywords

Late-filed experimental evidence - admitted (no)
Main request allowable:
- sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
- inventive step (yes)

Application title

COATED BIAXIALLY ORIENTED FILM VIA IN-LINE COATING PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T098715.20181123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.079K)
T 1341/15 () of 25.1.2019

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/26

Application no.

07120220.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Connection mechanism for balance weight

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T134115.20190125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.751K)
T 1357/15 () of 29.1.2019

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 17/16
F21V 21/02

Application no.

09175947.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Leuchte mit einer in ihrem Hohlraum gehaltenen Tragplatte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T135715.20190129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289.562K)
T 1810/15 (Polysaccharid enthaltende Zusammensetzung / HENKEL) of 7.2.2019

Online on

20.02.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/50

Application no.

09772336.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Dokument D6 - fehlender substantiierter Vortrag

Application title

Feste, Textil-pflegende Zusammensetzung mit einem Polysaccharid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T181015.20190207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.207K)
T 1989/12 (Calendar-based profile switching / MICROSOFT) of 26.4.2018

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/02

Application no.

01130078.7

Keywords

Admissibility (main request) (no - unsubstantiated grounds)
Statement of grounds of appeal - reference to submission before the first instance
Inventive step (auxiliary request)
Inventive step - calendar-based profile switching (no
Inventive step - obvious)

Application title

System and method for optimizing user notifications for small computer devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T198912.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.922K)
T 0065/14 () of 13.12.2018

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/49
A61Q 17/04

Application no.

06122723.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein) - Änderungen zulässig (ja) - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Kosmetische Zubereitung mit 1,2-Alkandiol(e) und Triazin(en)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T006514.20181213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 388.199K)
T 0980/14 () of 11.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20

Application no.

08776083.1

Keywords

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

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098014.20190111

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 597.468K)
T 1301/14 (Erfinderische Tätigkeit) of 8.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24F 11/047

Application no.

07003286.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Volumenstromregler, insbesondere für klima- und lüftungstechnische Anlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130114.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.527K)
T 1437/14 () of 16.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/50

Application no.

05801291.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SPÜLGUTTRÄGER FÜR EINE GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T143714.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.391K)
T 1951/14 () of 17.12.2018

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/00
A47J 31/34
A47J 31/44
A47J 31/54

Application no.

07754583.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

BEVERAGE MAKER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195114.20181217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.752K)
T 0255/15 () of 16.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 19/00

Application no.

05729513.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

DRUCKAUFNEHMER MIT AUSTAUSCHBAREM PROZESSANSCHLUSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T025515.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 430.815K)
T 1360/15 (Storage management/MICROSOFT) of 25.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
G06F 12/00

Application no.

08731525.5

Keywords

Clarity - (yes, after amendments)
Added subject-matter - (no, after amendments)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Selectively utilizing a plurality of disparate solid state storage locations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136015.20190125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.365K)
T 1469/15 () of 25.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/211
A63F 13/219
A63F 13/24

Application no.

07117585.5

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Game operating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T146915.20190125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.371K)
T 1497/15 (Maximum bandwidth/SAMSUNG) of 9.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00

Application no.

09170472.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main, first, second, fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Admission of third auxiliary request - (no): "fresh case"

Application title

Transmission of sounding reference signals in TDD communication systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T149715.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 504.704K)
T 1006/16 () of 14.12.2018

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60G 17/052
B60T 17/06

Application no.

07108812.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Pneumatic spring installation for commercial vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100616.20181214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.890K)
T 2553/17 () of 18.1.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B02C 25/00
B02C 18/22

Application no.

12156911.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Beweisaufnahme - Augenschein
Beweisaufnahme - nicht entscheidundserheblich

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Zerkleinern von Teilen beliebiger Art

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T255317.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.654K)
T 1288/18 () of 12.2.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 10/30
A23K 50/00

Application no.

09769822.9

Keywords

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

Application title

FEED COMPRISING RAPESEED MEAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T128818.20190212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.359K)
T 1927/18 () of 11.2.2019

Online on

19.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

11.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/23
C07C 21/18
C07B 61/00

Application no.

11798222.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING 2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUOROPROPENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192718.20190211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.144K)
T 1167/13 () of 3.12.2018

Online on

18.02.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 1/00

Application no.

04784759.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

System and Method for Remotely Detecting Electric Arc Events in a Power System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116713.20181203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.459K)
T 2259/13 () of 31.1.2019

Online on

18.02.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

31.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/335
H04N 5/217

Application no.

08726425.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR STABILIZING IMAGE SENSOR BLACK LEVEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T225913.20190131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.040K)
T 0300/14 (Dental primer/MINNESOTA) of 15.11.2018

Online on

18.02.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/083

Application no.

97946677.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Dental primer compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T030014.20181115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.968K)
T 0383/15 () of 5.11.2018

Online on

18.02.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/04
A23G 1/10

Application no.

03760598.7

Keywords

Main request: sufficiency of disclosure (yes), novelty (yes)
remittal for further prosecution

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR LIQUEFYING OF A POWDERY FAT BASED PRODUCT PARTICULARLY IN THE PRODUCTION OF CHOCOLATE AND THE LIKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038315.20181105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.206K)
T 1938/15 (Montelukast/ KRKA) of 8.11.2018

Online on

18.02.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/20
A61K 31/47

Application no.

06830764.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition containing montelukast

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193815.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.753K)
T 1301/18 (Wireless retransmission /TEXAS INSTRUMENTS) of 13.2.2019

Online on

18.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28
H04L 12/56
H04L 1/18

Application no.

01000270.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Wireless communication with efficient retransmission operation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130118.20190213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.780K)
G 0002/07 (Broccoli/PLANT BIOSCIENCE) of 9.12.2010

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

99915886.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlagen (bejaht) - anzuwendendes Recht
Artikel 33 (1) b) EPÜ und materielles Patentrecht - Vertrauensschutz
Regel 26 (5) EPÜ und Artikel 2 (2) der Biotechnologierichtlinie als erschöpfende Definitionen (bejaht) - 'Kreuzung' und 'Selektion' - natürliche Phänomene aufgrund einer Rechtsfiktion (verneint)
Entstehungsgeschichte des Artikels 2 (2) der Biotechnologierichtlinie - widersprüchliche Bedeutung der Vorschrift - keine Heinweise zur Auslegung des Begriffs 'im Wesentlichen biologisches Verfahren zur Züchtung von Pflanzen' in Artikel 53 b) EPÜ
Bedeutung dieses Ausschlusses: Züchtung von Pflanzen versus Pflanzensorten - 'production' versus 'Züchtung' und 'obtention' (nicht entschieden)
Auslegung von 'im Wesentlichen biologisch':
Analogie zu Artikel 52 (4) EPÜ 1973 (verneint) - Ansatz der computerbezogenen Erfindungen (verneint) - Ansatz von T 320/87: vom Stand der Technik abhängige Kriterien (verneint)
systematischer Kontext von Artikel 53 b) EPÜ - Entstehungsgeschichte des SPÜ und des EPÜ 1973
Schlussfolgerungen aus der Entstehungsgeschichte:
Ausschluss von Verfahren, die auf der geschlechtlichen Kreuzung ganzer Genome und der anschließenden Selektion von Pflanzen basieren (bejaht)
Hinzufügen eines technischen Schritts, der der Ausführung der Verfahrensschritte dient - nicht ausreichend zur Überwindung des Patentierungsverbots
Aufnahme eines Schritts in dieses Verfahren, der selbst das Genom der erzeugten Pflanze modifiziert - nicht von der Patentierbarkeit ausgeschlossenes Verfahren"

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000207.20101209

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 156.212K)
G 0002/07 (Broccoli/PLANT BIOSCIENCE) of 9.12.2010

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

99915886.8

Keywords

Admissibility of referrals - yes" - "Applicable law
Article 33(1)(b) EPC and substantive patent law" - "Protection of "legitimate" expectations
Rule 26(5) EPC and Article 2(2) Biotech Directive as exhaustive definitions - yes" - ""Crossing and "selection" natural phenomena by way of a legal fiction - no
Legislative history of Article 2(2) Biotech Directive" - "Contradictory meaning of the provision" - "No guidance on the interpretation of the term "essentially biological process for the production of plants in Article 53(b) EPC
Meaning of that exclusion: production of plants vs. plant varieties - production vs. "Züchtung" and "obtention" (not decided)
"Interpretation of 'essentially biological'":
The Article 52(4) EPC 1973 analogy (no) - the computer-related inventions approach(no) - the T 320/87 approach - criteria linked to the state of the art (no)
The systematic context of Article 53(b) EPC - the legislative history of the SPC and the EPC 1973
"Conclusions from legislative history":
"Exclusion of processes based on sexual crossing of whole genomes and on subsequent selection of plants (yes)
Addition of technical step serving the performance of the process steps - not sufficient to escape exclusion
Inclusion within that process of a step by itself modifying the genome of the plant produced - process not excluded from patentability

Application title

Method for selective increase of the anticarcinogenic glucosinolates in Brassica species

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000207.20101209

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 172.051K)
G 0002/07 (Broccoli/PLANT BIOSCIENCE) of 9.12.2010

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

99915886.8

Keywords

Recevabilité des saisines (oui) - Droit applicable
Article 33(1)b) CBE et droit matériel des brevets - Protection de la confiance 'légitime'
Règle 26(5) CBE et article 2(2) de la directive 'Biotechnologie' en tant que définitions exhaustives (oui) - Le 'croisement' et la 'sélection', des phénomènes naturels par le biais d'une fiction juridique (non
Genèse de l'article 2(2) de la directive 'Biotechnologi' - Signification contradictoire de la disposition - Absence de repère pour l'interprétation des termes 'procédé essentiellement biologique d'obtention de végétaux' visés à l'article 53b) CBE
Signification de cette exclusion : obtention de végétaux/variétés végétales - 'production'/'Züchtung' et 'obtention' (question non tranchée)
Interprétation des termes 'essentiellement biologique':
Analogie avec l'article 52(4) CBE 1973 (non) - approche suivie pour les inventions liées à des ordinateurs (non) - approche suivie dans la décision T 320/87 - critères liés à l'état de la technique (non)
Contexte systématique de l'article 53b) CBE - genèse de la Convention sur le brevet de Strasbourg et de la CBE 1973
Conclusions découlant de la genèse des textes légaux :
Exclusion des procédés fondés sur le croisement par voie sexuée de génomes complets et sur la sélection ultérieure de végétaux (oui)
Ajout d'une étape technique contribuant à l'exécution des étapes d'un procédé - insuffisant pour échapper à l'exclusion
Introduction dans ce procédé d'une étape modifiant de façon autonome le génome du végétal obtenu - procédé non exclu de la brevetabilité

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000207.20101209

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 197.085K)
G 0001/08 (Tomaten/STAAT ISRAEL) of 9.12.2010

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlagen (bejaht) - anzuwendendes Recht
Artikel 33 (1) b) EPÜ und materielles Patentrecht - Vertrauensschutz
Regel 26 (5) EPÜ und Artikel 2 (2) der Biotechnologierichtlinie als erschöpfende Definitionen (bejaht) - 'Kreuzung' und 'Selektion' - natürliche Phänomene aufgrund einer Rechtsfiktion (verneint)
Entstehungsgeschichte des Artikels 2 (2) der Biotechnologierichtlinie - widersprüchliche Bedeutung der Vorschrift - keine Heinweise zur Auslegung des Begriffs "im Wesentlichen biologisches Verfahren zur Züchtung von Pflanzen" in Artikel 53 b) EPÜ
Bedeutung dieses Ausschlusses: Züchtung von Pflanzen versus Pflanzensorten - 'production' versus 'Züchtung' und 'obtention' (nicht entschieden)
Auslegung von 'im Wesentlichen biologisch':
Analogie zu Artikel 52 (4) EPÜ 1973 (verneint) - Ansatz der computerbezogenen Erfindungen (verneint) - Ansatz von T 320/87: vom Stand der Technik abhängige Kriterien (verneint)
Systematischer Kontext von Artikel 53 b) EPÜ - Entstehungsgeschichte des SPÜ und des EPÜ 1973
Schlussfolgerungen aus der Entstehungsgeschichte:
Ausschluss von Verfahren, die auf der geschlechtlichen Kreuzung ganzer Genome und der anschließenden Selektion von Pflanzen basieren (bejaht)
Hinzufügen eines technischen Schritts, der der Ausführung der Verfahrensschritte dient - nicht ausreichend zur Überwindung des Patentierungsverbots
Aufnahme eines Schritts in dieses Verfahren, der selbst das Genom der erzeugten Pflanze modifiziert - nicht von der Patentierbarkeit ausgeschlossenes Verfahren

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000108.20101209

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 155.769K)
G 0001/08 (Tomatoes/STATE OF ISRAEL) of 9.12.2010

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

Admissibility of referrals - yes - Applicable law
Article 33(1)(b) EPC and substantive patent law - Protection of "legitimate" expectations
Rule 26(5) EPC and Article 2(2) Biotech Directive as exhaustive definitions - yes - Crossing and "selection" natural phenomena by way of a legal fiction - no
Legislative history of Article 2(2) Biotech Directive - Contradictory meaning of the provision - No guidance on the interpretation of the term "essentially biological process for the production of plants in Article 53(b) EPC"
Meaning of that exclusion: production of plants vs. plant varieties - production vs. "Züchtung" and "obtention" (not decided)"
Interpretation of 'essentially biological':
The Article 52(4) EPC 1973 analogy (no) - the computer-related inventions approach(no) - the T 320/87 approach - criteria linked to the state of the art (no)
The systematic context of Article 53(b) EPC - the legislative history of the SPC and the EPC 1973
Conclusions from legislative history:
Exclusion of processes based on sexual crossing of whole genomes and on subsequent selection of plants (yes)
Addition of technical step serving the performance of the process steps - not sufficient to escape exclusion
Inclusion within that process of a step by itself modifying the genome of the plant produced - process not excluded from patentability

Application title

Method for breeding tomatoes having reduced water content and product of the method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000108.20101209

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.834K)
G 0001/08 (Tomates/ETAT D'ISRAEL) of 9.12.2010

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

Recevabilité des saisines (oui) - Droit applicable
Article 33(1)b) CBE et droit matériel des brevets - "Protection de la confiance "légitime"
"Règle 26(5) CBE et article 2(2) de la directive "Biotechnologie" en tant que définitions exhaustives (oui) - Le "croisement" et la "sélection", des phénomènes naturels par le biais d'une fiction juridique (non)
"Genèse de l'article 2(2) de la directive "Biotechnologie" - Signification contradictoire de la disposition - Absence de repère pour l'interprétation des termes "procédé essentiellement biologique d'obtention de végétaux" visés à l'article 53b) CBE"
Signification de cette exclusion : obtention de végétaux/variétés végétales - "production"/"Züchtung" et "obtention" (question non tranchée)
Interprétation des termes "essentiellement biologique" :
Analogie avec l'article 52(4) CBE 1973 (non) - approche suivie pour les inventions liées à des ordinateurs (non) - approche suivie dans la décision T 320/87 - critères liés à l'état de la technique (non)
Contexte systématique de l'article 53b) CBE - genèse de la Convention sur le brevet de Strasbourg et de la CBE 1973
Conclusions découlant de la genèse des textes légaux :
Exclusion des procédés fondés sur le croisement par voie sexuée de génomes complets et sur la sélection ultérieure de végétaux (oui)
Ajout d'une étape technique contribuant à l'exécution des étapes d'un procédé - insuffisant pour échapper à l'exclusion
Introduction dans ce procédé d'une étape modifiant de façon autonome le génome du végétal obtenu - procédé non exclu de la brevetabilité

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000108.20101209

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 194.398K)
T 0408/14 () of 10.12.2018

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 19/22
B65B 53/02
B65B 51/32

Application no.

06725264.3

Keywords

Right to be heard - violation (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1-3 - novelty and/or inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests 4-7 - admission and remittal to the opposition division (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FINISHING PACKETS HAVING RESPECTIVE OVERWRAPPINGS OF HEAT-SHRINK MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040814.20181210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 629.025K)
T 0717/14 (Polymer electrolyte fuel cell/Panasonic) of 13.12.2018

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 8/24
H01M 8/02
H01M 8/04

Application no.

03251897.9

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Polymer electrolyte fuel cell, method of manufacturing the same and inspection method therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T071714.20181213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.690K)
T 0911/15 (ACK/NACK detection with softer handover/LG) of 19.12.2018

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18
H04Q 7/38

Application no.

05740146.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Inventive step having regard to D1 - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Packet data transmitting method and mobile communication system using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091115.20181219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.920K)
T 1380/15 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16G 1/28

Application no.

04787615.6

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - claim 1
Amendments - no intermediate generalisation
Amendments - claim 22
Amendments - not allowable
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Amendments - not allowable
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1,5,6 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 3,4 (no)

Application title

Use of a toothed belt in oil and relative timing control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138015.20181122

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.665K)
T 0038/16 (Method of protecting teeth against erosion/The Procter & Gamble … of 6.11.2018

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/00
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/24
A61K 8/81
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

10173204.8

Keywords

Main request - Amendments (Yes)

Application title

Method of protecting teeth against erosion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003816.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.595K)
T 2092/17 () of 16.11.2018

Online on

15.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/95

Application no.

10008434.2

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes)

Application title

Heart valve delivery system with valve catheter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209217.20181116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.277K)
T 0046/13 () of 9.11.2018

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 17/95
H03K 17/945
H01R 13/66

Application no.

03020297.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - procedural economy

Application title

Proximity sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004613.20181109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.859K)
T 1090/14 (Biocompatible matrix/LEUKOCARE) of 25.9.2018

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 17/02
C07K 17/14
G01N 33/543
A61K 47/48

Application no.

07724940.7

Keywords

Main and Auxiliary Requests 1 and 2 - Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary Requests 3 to 10 - taken into consideration - (no)

Application title

Biocompatible Three Dimensional Matrix for the Immobilization of Biological Substances

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T109014.20180925

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.683K)
T 1433/14 (Peptide Influenza Vaccine/BOGOCH) of 2.10.2018

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/005

Application no.

02736514.7

Keywords

Main and auxiliary requests I to III - Inventive step - (no)

Application title

"Replikin" peptides and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T143314.20181002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474.157K)
T 0958/15 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02C 7/143

Application no.

03812183.6

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Haupt- und Hilfsanträge (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs - Haupt- und Hilfsanträge (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG DER FLÜSSIGKEITSEINSPRITZUNG IN EINEN ZUSTRÖMKANAL EINER KRAFT- ODER ARBEITSMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T095815.20181205

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.305K)
T 2297/15 (Phosphatfreies Geschirrspülmittel/HENKEL) of 17.12.2018

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

07820020.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

HOCHKONZENTRIERTES ENZYM-GRANULAT UND WASCH- ODER REINIGUNGSMITTEL, ENTHALTEND SOLCH EIN HOCHKONZENTRIERTES ENZYM-GRANULAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229715.20181217

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.223K)
T 2383/15 () of 24.1.2019

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 22/10
C08K 5/01
C08F 20/06
C08K 3/26
C08K 3/22
C08K 5/03
A61L 15/60

Application no.

06731728.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (main request and auxiliary requests 1-3; no)
Requests filed with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (auxiliary requests 4-8; no)

Application title

PRODUCTION PROCESS OF WATER-ABSORBENT RESIN BASED ON A POLYACRYLIC ACID OR ITS SALT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T238315.20190124

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.601K)
T 0024/16 () of 20.11.2018

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C08F 2/12
C08F 2/14
C08F 6/00
C08F 6/20

Application no.

08803367.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SLURRY PHASE POLYMERISATION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002416.20181120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.635K)
T 0815/16 (Maschinengeschirrreiniger/Dalli-Werke) of 4.12.2018

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 1/72
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/37
C11D 1/08
C11D 1/06
C11D 1/90
C11D 1/75
C11D 1/88

Application no.

04023137.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Maschinengeschirrreiniger mit verbesserten Spüleigenschaften

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081516.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.920K)
T 1949/17 (Übertragung von Programmcode/KNORR-BREMSE) of 22.1.2019

Online on

14.02.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

09740650.8

Keywords

Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - besondere Gründe gegen Zurückverweisung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ÜBERTRAGUNG VON PROGRAMMCODES AN EINEN SPEICHER EINES STEUERGERÄTES, INSBESONDERE FÜR KRAFTFAHRZEUGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194917.20190122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.161K)
G 0004/08 (Verfahrenssprache/MERIAL) of 16.2.2010

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.2.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/00

Application no.

02759818.4

Keywords

Verfahrenssprache

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000408.20100216

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 58.367K)
G 0004/08 (Language of the proceedings/MERIAL) of 16.2.2010

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.2.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/00

Application no.

02759818.4

Keywords

Language of the proceedings

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000408.20100216

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.744K)
G 0004/08 (Langue de la Procédure/ MERIAL) of 16.2.2010

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.2.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/00

Application no.

02759818.4

Keywords

Langue de la Procédure

Application title

Vaccin contre le virus de la fièvre du Nil.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000408.20100216

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 102.204K)
T 0293/13 (Agomélatine/SERVIER) of 6.2.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.2.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 31/165
A61P 25/22

Application no.

07290420.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Utilisation de l'agomélatine pour l'obtention de médicaments destinés au traitement du Trouble Anxiété Généralisée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T029313.20190206

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 229.198K)
T 1269/13 () of 21.1.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 5/14
H02K 5/167

Application no.

08251645.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, first to fifth and seventh auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - sixth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Electric motor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T126913.20190121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.448K)
T 1382/13 (Processing Video Data / EUCLID DISCOVERIES) of 25.1.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00

Application no.

05776551.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Description - technical problem and solution cannot be understood
Description - no clear disclosure of one way of carrying out the invention

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING VIDEO DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T138213.20190125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.537K)
T 1959/13 (Datenverarbeitungseinrichtung / SIX FINANCIAL INFORMATION AG) of 22.1.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

04712117.3

Keywords

Patentierbare Erfindung - Hierarchische Datenstruktur für Meldungen für den Finanzbereich (nein
Patentierbare Erfindung - Datenstruktur)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Übertragung von Finanzdaten als Delta-Daten (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Implementierung von nicht-technischen Merkmalen)

Application title

DATENVERARBEITUNGSEINRICHTUNG, DATENSTRUKTUR UND VERFAHREN FÜR DIE AUSLIEFERUNG VON FINANZINFORMATIONEN FÜR EINE FINANZINFORMATIONSDATENBANK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T195913.20190122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.870K)
T 2116/13 () of 14.11.2018

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 35/02

Application no.

05708211.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHODS OF KILLING NEMATODES COMPRISING THE APPLICATION OF A TERPENE COMPONENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211613.20181114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.716K)
T 0274/14 () of 15.11.2018

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/16
A61B 17/32

Application no.

09180367.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

Retrograde cutter with rotating blade

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027414.20181115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.835K)
T 2262/14 () of 12.12.2018

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/02
C22C 38/00
C22C 38/18
C22C 38/24
C23C 4/08
F01D 5/06
F01D 25/00
C23C 4/12
C23C 4/18

Application no.

06757200.8

Keywords

Late-filed main request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - amendments allowable (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

ROTOR FOR STEAM TURBINE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226214.20181212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.113K)
T 0696/15 () of 11.12.2018

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47F 3/00

Application no.

07724817.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Patentansprüche - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR ZURSCHAUSTELLUNG VON GEGENSTÄNDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T069615.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 309.936K)
T 1261/15 () of 16.10.2018

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04F 13/08

Application no.

04790655.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

BAUELEMENT ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON BODEN- ODER WANDVERKLEIDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126115.20181016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.814K)
T 1794/15 (Data communication/BLUTRO) of 8.1.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/40
G06F 19/00
G06Q 20/00
G06F 17/30
G06F 21/20

Application no.

09797279.8

Keywords

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

Application title

A data communication method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179415.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.478K)
T 1333/16 (Monitoring Thrombin Inhibition/CORA HEALTHCARE) of 14.11.2018

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/86

Application no.

07762319.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PROTOCOL FOR MONITORING DIRECT THROMBIN INHIBITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133316.20181114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.213K)
T 2050/16 () of 22.1.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/54

Application no.

10182390.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205016.20190122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278.508K)
T 2687/17 () of 18.1.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 13/16
H02G 11/00
H05F 1/00

Application no.

05737999.2

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Antrag auf mündliche Verhandlung
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (ja)

Application title

ENERGIEFÜHRENGSKETTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T268717.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460.650K)
T 1933/18 (Missing statement of grounds/BLACKBERRY) of 8.2.2019

Online on

13.02.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

06121099.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Schema updating for synchronizing databases connected by wireless interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T193318.20190208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.624K)
G 0001/09 (Anhängige Anmeldung/SONY) of 27.9.2010

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.9.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/273

Application no.

05027368.9

Keywords

Anhängige Anmeldung - Definition
Teilanmeldung
Beschwerdefrist

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000109.20100927

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.786K)
G 0001/09 (Pending application/SONY) of 27.9.2010

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.9.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/273

Application no.

05027368.9

Keywords

Pending application - Definition
Divisional application
Appeal period

Application title

Device diagnostics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000109.20100927

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 155.471K)
G 0001/09 (Demande en instance/SONY) of 27.9.2010

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.9.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/273

Application no.

05027368.9

Keywords

Demande en instance - Définition
Demande divisionnaire
Délai de recours

Application title

Device diagnostics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000109.20100927

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.324K)
G 0001/10 (Antrag auf Berichtigung des Patents/FISHER-ROSEMOUNT) of 23.7.2012

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

23.7.2012

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

99115002.0

Keywords

Antrag auf Berichtigung des Patents nach Regel 140 EPÜ unzulässig

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2012:G000110.20120723

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.988K)
G 0001/10 (Request to correct patent/FISHER-ROSEMOUNT) of 23.7.2012

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

23.7.2012

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

99115002.0

Keywords

Request under Rule 140 EPC to correct patent inadmissible

Application title

System for use in a field device management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2012:G000110.20120723

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 153.454K)
G 0001/10 (Requête en rectification d'un brevet/FISHER-ROSEMOUNT) of 23.7.2012

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

23.7.2012

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

99115002.0

Keywords

Irrecevabilité d'une requête formulée en vertu de la règle 140 CBE aux fins de rectification d'un brevet

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2012:G000110.20120723

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 45.037K)
T 0399/14 () of 22.1.2019

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/37
A61K 8/66
A61Q 13/00
C11D 3/386
C11D 3/50

Application no.

08805064.6

Keywords

Alle Anträge: Ausreichende Offenbarung -(nein)

Application title

VERBESSERUNG DER DUFTWIRKUNG VON RIECHSTOFF-ESTERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039914.20190122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323.022K)
T 1257/14 () of 23.11.2018

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 11/12
B65B 51/02
B65B 53/02
B65D 75/00

Application no.

09740057.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER VERPACKUNGSEINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125714.20181123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 435.969K)
T 0136/15 () of 23.10.2018

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/04
A61L 29/14

Application no.

06117208.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Urinary catheter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T013615.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.532K)
T 0592/15 (Polymeric core-shell nanoparticles/BRIDGESTONE) of 26.11.2018

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01D 7/00

Application no.

07813483.0

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Main and auxiliary requests include three independent method claims - appellant's burden to show compliance with Rule 43(2) EPC (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - introduce new objections (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Request to postpone the taking of the decision on the allowability of the appeal at least until a divisional application is filed (refused)

Application title

POLYMERIC CORE-SHELL NANOPARTICLES WITH INTERPHASE REGION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059215.20181126

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.850K)
T 0922/15 () of 9.1.2019

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/137
A23C 9/133

Application no.

08774413.2

Keywords

Amendments (Main request and auxiliary requests 1-3)
Amendments - Added subject-matter (yes)
Oral proceedings - Continuation in the absence of duly summoned party

Application title

NOVEL FUNCTIONAL FOOD PRODUCT CONTAINING A SPECIFIC FIBRE MIXTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T092215.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.416K)
T 1430/16 (Widget-Konfiguration/FERAG) of 31.1.2019

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 9/44
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

11761472.7

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein, nach Änderung)
Klarheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung zur weiteren Entscheidung - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Konfiguration einer grafischen Benutzerschnittstelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T143016.20190131

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334.958K)
T 1533/17 () of 8.11.2018

Online on

12.02.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 2/26
C23C 2/28
B21D 22/02
C21D 8/02
C22C 38/32
C22C 38/38
C23C 2/12

Application no.

09701846.9

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 6 and 7 clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 6a - admitted (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING STAMPED PRODUCTS, AND STAMPED PRODUCTS PREPARED FROM THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153317.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 526.218K)
G 0002/10 (Disclaimer/SCRIPPS) of 30.8.2011

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

98920015.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage (bejaht)"
Auslegung der Vorlagefrage - Begriff "Disclaimer" - Gegenstand statt Ausführungsform
G 1/03 und G 2/03 betreffen Disclaimer für offenbarten Gegenstand (verneint)
Allgemeine Definition für die Prüfung nach Artikel 123 (2) EPÜ - Anwendung auf Disclaimer für offenbarten Gegenstand (bejaht)
Referenzpunkt: im Patentanspruch verbleibender Gegenstand
Technische Beurteilung der Gesamtumstände des Falls erforderlich - gleicher Test wie für positive Merkmale
Durch Disclaimer ausgeklammerter Gegenstand als Teil der Erfindung offenbart - nicht relevant
Wichtigkeit eines einheitlichen Offenbarungskonzepts und einer einheitlichen Bestimmung der daraus ableitbaren Rechte

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:G000210.20110830

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 86.926K)
G 0002/10 (Disclaimer/SCRIPPS) of 30.8.2011

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

98920015.9

Keywords

Admissibility of referral (yes)
Construction of referred question - term disclaimer - subject-matter instead of embodiment
G 1/03 and G 2/03 relating to disclaimers for disclosed subject-matter (no)
General definition for assessment under Article 123(2) EPC - applicable to disclaimers for disclosed subject-matter (yes)
Point of reference: subject-matter remaining claimed
Technical assessment of overall circumstances of the case required - same test as for positive features
Disclaimed subject-matter disclosed as part of the invention - not relevant
Importance of uniform concept of disclosure and uniform determination of rights derivable therefrom

Application title

Enzymatic DNA molecules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:G000210.20110830

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.986K)
G 0002/10 (Disclaimer/SCRIPPS) of 30.8.2011

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

98920015.9

Keywords

Saisine recevable (oui)
Interprétation de la question soumise - terme "disclaimer" - objet plutôt que mode de réalisation
G 1/03 et G 2/03 relatives aux disclaimers excluant un objet divulgué (non)
Définition générale pour apprécier la conformité avec l'article 123(2) CBE - applicable aux disclaimers excluant un objet divulgué (oui)
Référence : objet restant revendiqué
Evaluation de tous les aspects techniques du cas d'espèce requise - même critère que pour les caractéristiques positives
Objet exclu par disclaimer divulgué comme faisant partie de l'invention - sans pertinence
Importance d'un concept uniforme de divulgation et d'une définition uniforme des droits qui en découlent

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2011:G000210.20110830

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 84.638K)
T 0612/12 (Measuring analytes in fluids/PA KNOWLEDGE) of 9.1.2019

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/487

Application no.

05708362.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR MEASURING CLINICALLY RELEVANT ANALYTES IN FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061212.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.157K)
T 1675/13 (Diagnostic des méningites bactériennes/HOPITAUX DE PARIS) of 11.10.2018

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01N 33/68
G01N 33/569

Application no.

06841938.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Requête subsidiaire produite tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

DISTINCTION DES MENINGITES BACTERIENNES ET VIRALES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T167513.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 350.194K)
T 2192/13 () of 20.12.2018

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 513/04
A61K 31/4365
A61P 9/00

Application no.

12151962.3

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

(7aS, 2'S)-2-Oxoclopidogrel as anti-thrombotic compound

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219213.20181220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.851K)
T 0285/14 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4412
A61P 11/00
A61K 31/135
A61K 31/15
A61K 31/44

Application no.

10250379.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Pirfenidone therapy avoiding fluvoxamine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028514.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 541.123K)
T 0329/15 () of 27.9.2018

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/48
B29C 49/06
B29C 49/12

Application no.

08152903.4

Keywords

Inventive step (yes: main request)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

A process for making a stretch-blow moulded container having an integrally moulded handle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T032915.20180927

Distribution

D

Decision

No PDF available
T 0477/15 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 4/10
A23G 4/08
A23G 4/06
A23G 4/12
A23G 4/20
A61K 9/00

Application no.

00989548.3

Keywords

Main request: novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 1: added subject-matter (yes)
New auxiliary request 2: clarity (yes), added subject-matter (no), inventive step (yes)

Application title

RELEASE OF LIPOPHILIC ACTIVE AGENTS FROM CHEWING GUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047715.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.893K)
T 0525/15 () of 14.9.2018

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/02
B29C 49/48

Application no.

08862603.1

Keywords

Exercise of discretion by the opposition division (not overruled)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

A preform and a mold stack for producing the preform

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052515.20180914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.760K)
T 0237/16 () of 15.1.2019

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 2/18
A61L 2/22
A61L 9/01
A61L 9/14
A61L 101/22

Application no.

09772979.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR DISINFECTING A ROOM AND OBJECTS CONTAINED THEREIN AND DISINFECTING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023716.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.246K)
T 1013/16 (Method for monitoring parts of a spray dryer/GEA) of 28.11.2018

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 2/04
B01J 2/16
F26B 3/12
G01N 21/85

Application no.

09764176.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

A METHOD OF MONITORING A SPRAY DRYER AND A SPRAY DRYER COMPRISING ONE OR MORE INFRARED CAMERAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T101316.20181128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.005K)
T 1438/17 () of 1.2.2019

Online on

11.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64G 1/28
G01C 19/06

Application no.

11177611.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - Main request, first and second auxiliary request
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Shell rotor assembly for use in a control moment gyroscope and method of making the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T143817.20190201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.983K)
T 2380/12 (Disassociated images/SYMANTEC) of 20.12.2018

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

03746118.3

Keywords

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

Application title

USING DISASSOCIATED IMAGES FOR COMPUTER AND STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T238012.20181220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.324K)
T 1261/13 () of 16.11.2018

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/02

Application no.

01983474.6

Keywords

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

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126113.20181116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 469.522K)
T 0415/14 () of 15.1.2019

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B30B 9/30

Application no.

03756031.5

Keywords

Revendications - clarté (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF COMPACTEUR DE DECHETS CONTENUS DANS DES CONTENEURS ET PROCEDE D'UTILISATION D'UN TEL DISPOSITIF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041514.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 1.147M)
T 0508/14 () of 9.7.2018

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.7.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65H 3/06
B65H 3/52

Application no.

09151544.5

Keywords

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Dispositif de sélection d'articles de courrier à filière réglable

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T050814.20180709

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 723.698K)
T 1185/14 () of 23.11.2018

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 41/127
A01D 43/08

Application no.

09164484.9

Keywords

Neuheit - gegenüber früherer europäischer Anmeldung (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Landwirtschaftliche Erntemaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T118514.20181123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.569K)
T 1408/14 () of 28.11.2018

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 7/18
B24B 1/00
A47L 13/16
B24D 11/00
B24D 13/14

Application no.

10184142.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A method for cleaning a polished hard floor surface of stone or stone-like material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140814.20181128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.310K)
T 1698/14 () of 19.12.2018

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/16
A47L 5/24

Application no.

07733479.5

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

HANDHELD CLEANING APPLIANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T169814.20181219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.031K)
T 0170/15 () of 31.1.2019

Online on

08.02.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/472
B65D 75/20
B65D 33/20
A61F 13/551
A61F 15/00
B65D 75/58
A61F 13/84

Application no.

01996017.8

Keywords

-

Application title

PACKAGE FOR ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T017015.20190131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.635K)
G 0001/11 (Nichtrückzahlung von weiteren Recherchengebühren/BAUER) of 19.3.2014

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.3.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E02D 17/13

Application no.

07001768.6

Keywords

Beschwerde gegen eine Entscheidung der Prüfungsabteilung, mit der dem Antrag auf Rückerstattung von Recherchegebühren gemäß Regel 64(2) EPÜ nicht stattgegeben wurde - Zuständigkeit einer technischen Beschwerdekammer

Application title

Bodenabtragsvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000111.20140319

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 165.680K)
G 0001/11 (Non-refund of further search fees/BAUER) of 19.3.2014

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.3.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E02D 17/13

Application no.

07001768.6

Keywords

Appeal against decision of examining division refusing request for refund of search fees under Rule 64(2) EPC – Competence of technical board of appeal

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000111.20140319

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.745K)
G 0001/11 (Non-remboursement de nouvelles taxes de recherche /BAUER) of 19.3.2014

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.3.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E02D 17/13

Application no.

07001768.6

Keywords

Recours contre une décision de la division d'examen de ne pas faire droit à une requête en remboursement de taxes de recherche au titre de la règle 64(2) CBE – Compétence d'une chambre de recours technique

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000111.20140319

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 43.491K)
G 0001/12 () of 30.4.2014

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.4.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 65/08
B01D 61/22
C02F 1/44

Application no.

99955620.2

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours
Identité du requérant
Dépôt de l'acte de recours au nom d'une personne non admise à former le recours - erreur alléguée concernant l'identité
Irrégularité relevant de la règle 101(2) CBE et de la règle 99(1)a) CBE
Correction d'une erreur au titre de la règle 139, première phrase CBE

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000112.20140430

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 88.369K)
T 1832/13 () of 6.12.2018

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 39/20
A61J 1/20
A61M 5/32

Application no.

03717852.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FLUID TRANSFER IN AN INFUSION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T183213.20181206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271.713K)
T 2157/13 () of 26.10.2018

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

05766440.1

Keywords

New objection - not admitted
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

BLOOD PURIFICATION APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215713.20181026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462.223K)
T 1949/14 () of 10.1.2019

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/03

Application no.

05738158.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG FÜR DIE ANALYSE ODER ABSORPTIONSMESSUNG AN EINER KLEINEN MENGE EINES FLÜSSIGEN MEDIUMS MIT HILFE VON LICHT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194914.20190110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429.400K)
T 0945/15 (Reinigungsmittelformkörper/HENKEL) of 12.11.2018

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

07803452.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

WASCH- ODER REINIGUNGSMITTELABGABESYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T094515.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394.459K)
T 1132/15 () of 27.11.2018

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/32
A61L 15/60

Application no.

02719706.0

Keywords

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

Application title

WASSERABSORBIERENDES MITTEL, VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG UND SEINE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113215.20181127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.515K)
T 1202/15 (ANIONIC SURFACTANT POWDER / Kao Corporation) of 14.1.2019

Online on

07.02.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/29
C07C 303/24
C07C 305/10
C11D 1/02
C11D 17/06

Application no.

03705032.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ANIONIC SURFACTANT POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120215.20190114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.543K)
G 0001/12 () of 30.4.2014

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.4.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 65/08
B01D 61/22
C02F 1/44

Application no.

99955620.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde
Identität der Beschwerdeführerin
Beschwerde im Namen einer nicht beschwerdeberechtigten Person eingelegt - angeblicher Fehler hinsichtlich der Identität
Mangel im Sinne der Regeln 101 (2) und 99 (1) a) EPÜ
Mängelberichtigung nach Regel 139 Satz 1 EPÜ

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000112.20140430

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 84.836K)
G 0001/12 () of 30.4.2014

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.4.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 65/08
B01D 61/22
C02F 1/44

Application no.

99955620.2

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal
Identity of the appellant
Notice of appeal filed in name of person not entitled to appeal - Error alleged in identity
Deficiency under Rule 101(2) and 99(1)(a) EPC
Correction of an error under Rule 139, first sentence EPC

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000112.20140430

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.916K)
G 0002/12 () of 25.3.2015

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlagen der Beschwerdekammern – bejaht
Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung - bejaht
Auswirkungen des Artikels 53 b) EPÜ auf die Gewährbarkeit eines Erzeugnisanspruchs oder eines Product-by-Process-Anspruchs, der auf Pflanzen oder Pflanzenmaterial gerichtet ist
Im Wesentlichen biologisches Verfahren zur Züchtung von Pflanzen
Auslegung des Patentierungsausschlusses
Auslegungsregeln
Dynamische Auslegung - verneint
Rechtliche Erosion des Patentierungsausschlusses - verneint

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000212.20150325

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 121.576K)
G 0002/12 () of 25.3.2015

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

admissibility of referrals by the board of appeal - yes
point of law of fundamental importance - yes
effect of Article 53(b) EPC on the allowability of a product claim or a product-by-process claim directed to plants or plant material
essentially biological process for the production of plants
interpretation of exclusion from patentability
rules of interpretation
dynamic interpretation - no
legal erosion of the exception to patentability - no

Application title

Method for breeding tomatoes having reduced water content and product of the method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000212.20150325

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 209.513K)
G 0002/12 () of 25.3.2015

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

Recevabilité des saisines de la chambre de recours – oui
Question de droit d'importance fondamentale – oui
Effet de l'article 53b) CBE sur l'admissibilité d'une revendication de produit ou d'une revendication de produit caractérisé par son procédé d'obtention ayant pour objet des végétaux ou une matière végétale
Procédé essentiellement biologique d'obtention de végétaux
Interprétation de l'exclusion de la brevetabilité
Règles d'interprétation
Interprétation dynamique - non
Érosion juridique de l'exception à la brevetabilité - non

Application title

Method for breeding tomatoes having reduced water content and product of the method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000212.20150325

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 186.141K)
G 0001/16 (Disclaimer III) of 18.12.2017

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit nicht offenbarter Disclaimer
Anwendbarkeit des in G 2/10 definierten Goldstandard-Offenbarungstests auf nicht offenbarte Disclaimer (verneint)
Anwendbarkeit der in den Entscheidungen G 1/03 und G 2/03 aufgestellten Kriterien (bejaht)
Abfassung nicht offenbarter Disclaimer - darf keinen technischen Beitrag zum beanspruchten Gegenstand der Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung leisten

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:G000116.20171218

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372.989K)
G 0001/16 (Disclaimer III) of 18.12.2017

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Allowability of undisclosed disclaimers
Applicability of the gold standard disclosure test as defined in decision G 2/10 to undisclosed disclaimers – no
Applicability of criteria as defined in decisions G 1/03 and G 2/03 – yes
Drafting of undisclosed disclaimers – no technical contribution to the claimed subject-matter of the application as filed may be provided

Application title

Complexes of form L2IrX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:G000116.20171218

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 193.478K)
G 0001/16 (Disclaimer III) of 18.12.2017

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Admissibilité des disclaimers non divulgués
Applicabilité aux disclaimers non divulgués du critère de divulgation de la norme de référence tel que défini dans la décision G 2/10 – non
Applicabilité des critères définis dans les décisions G 1/03 et G 2/03 – oui
Rédaction des disclaimers non divulgués – aucune contribution technique ne peut être apportée à l'objet revendiqué de la demande telle que déposée

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:G000116.20171218

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 372.989K)
T 1116/13 (Parallel concatenated trellis-coded modulation/TEXAS INSTRUMENTS) of 17.12.2018

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/29
H03M 13/25
H03M 13/47

Application no.

01000393.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

Parallel concatenated trellis-coded modulation with asymmetric signal mapping

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T111613.20181217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.079K)
T 2262/13 () of 18.1.2019

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00

Application no.

10186189.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Evaluating optical coherence tomography information for an anatomical structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T226213.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.608K)
T 1790/14 () of 14.12.2018

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 15/00
B65G 47/61

Application no.

07015072.7

Keywords

Neuheit - aufrechterhaltener Anspruch 1 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - aufrechterhaltener Anspruch 1 (ja)

Application title

Übergabevorrichtung für an Halteschlaufen hängende Verpackungseinheiten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T179014.20181214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393.681K)
T 0193/15 (Anpassbare Chipkarte/SWISSCOM) of 25.10.2018

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06
G06K 19/073
G07F 7/10

Application no.

99974203.4

Keywords

Neuheit (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge

Application title

Anpassbare Chipkarte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T019315.20181025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352.313K)
T 2197/15 (Composition de teinture d'oxydation / L'OREAL) of 23.11.2018

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/31
A61K 8/92
A61K 8/49
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

09179885.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Composition de teinture d'oxydation des fibres kératiniques comprenant un corps gras et un dérivé 4,5-diaminopyrazole

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219715.20181123

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 345.509K)
T 0656/16 () of 6.12.2018

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24D 3/02

Application no.

10004627.5

Keywords

Beitritt des vermeintlichen Patentverletzers - Zulässigkeit des Beitritts während des Beschwerdeverfahrens
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Aufbereiten von Filtertowmaterial sowie Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Filtern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065616.20181206

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402.748K)
T 0691/16 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24D 3/02

Application no.

10011454.5

Keywords

Beitritt des vermeintlichen Patentverletzers - Zulässigkeit des Beitritts während des Beschwerdeverfahrens
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Teilanmeldung - nach Änderung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Aufbereiten von Filtertowmaterial sowie Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Filtern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T069116.20181205

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 471.802K)
T 1633/18 (Computer implemented searching/GRAPESHOT) of 12.12.2018

Online on

06.02.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07732950.6

Keywords

Filing of appeal via Web-Form Filing Service - legitimate expectations
Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Computer implemented searching

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T163318.20181212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.150K)
G 0002/13 () of 25.3.2015

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

99915886.8

Keywords

admissibility of referrals by the board of appeal - yes
point of law of fundamental importance - yes
effect of Article 53(b) EPC on the allowability of a product claim or a product-by-process claim directed to plants or plant material
essentially biological process for the production of plants
interpretation of exclusion from patentability
rules of interpretation
dynamic interpretation - no
legal erosion of the exception to patentability - no

Application title

Method for selective increase of the anticarcinogenic glucosinolates in Brassica species

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000213.20150325

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 213.700K)
T 2546/12 (Whey protein hydrolysate/CAMPINA) of 19.7.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/01
A23J 3/34
A23L 1/305
C12P 21/06
C12S 3/24
A61P 3/04

Application no.

03705492.1

Keywords

All requests: sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Use of tryptophan rich peptides from whey protein hydrolysate for treating overweight and obesity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T254612.20180719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.711K)
T 1758/13 () of 7.11.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/32

Application no.

05772204.3

Keywords

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

Application title

CHIRURGISCHES SCHNEIDINSTRUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175813.20181107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.762K)
T 2030/14 (Befestigungsflansch/Waiweldai) of 11.12.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/24
F16L 23/032

Application no.

06017704.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Befestigungsflansch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203014.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.698K)
T 0589/15 () of 19.12.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 55/28

Application no.

05791246.1

Keywords

Novelty - (all requests: yes)
Inventive step - (main request and auxiliary requests 2 to 8: no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no)

Application title

POLYLACTIC ACID BLOWN FILM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058915.20181219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.170K)
T 0917/15 () of 8.1.2019

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/894
G01N 15/08

Application no.

06843323.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

METHOD OF DETECTING POROUS MATERIAL DEFECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T091715.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.937K)
T 1104/15 (Side entry housing/DONALDSON) of 7.12.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/52

Application no.

10178236.5

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Air filter housing having side-entry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T110415.20181207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.772K)
T 1209/15 (Oxycodone/ EUROCELTIQUE) of 11.10.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28
A61K 31/485
A61P 25/04

Application no.

06708567.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

DOSAGE FORM CONTAINING OXYCODONE AND NALOXONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120915.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.361K)
T 0667/16 () of 6.12.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 1/00
C08K 5/01
C08L 9/06

Application no.

04102689.9

Keywords

Inventive step (main request, third auxiliary request : no)
Clarity (first, second, fourth to seventh auxiliary request : no)

Application title

Pneumatic tire having a component containing a process oil with low PCA content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066716.20181206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.070K)
T 1063/18 (Extreme dark green, blocky peppers/SYNGENTA) of 5.12.2018

Online on

05.02.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/08
C12N 15/82
A01H 1/04
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

12756468.0

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the examining division - (yes)

Application title

New pepper plants and fruits with improved nutritional value

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106318.20181205

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476.353K)
T 0417/15 () of 23.1.2019

Online on

04.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61M 5/172

Application no.

03078678.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Telemetered characteristic monitor system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041715.20190123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.826K)
T 1603/15 (Polyamide yarns/Invista Technologies) of 7.11.2018

Online on

04.02.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/60
D01F 6/80
D01D 5/16

Application no.

08847642.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - Main Request, First and Second Auxiliary Requests
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - filed in reaction to the Board's communication
Third Auxiliary Request - admissible (yes) - inventive step (yes)

Application title

HIGH TENACITY LOW SHRINKAGE POLYAMIDE YARNS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160315.20181107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.969K)
T 2109/15 () of 12.9.2018

Online on

04.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 7/00
F16H 39/40

Application no.

07015157.6

Keywords

Von der Einsprechenden besorgte Übersetzer - (zulässig)
Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung - (nein)
Zulassung neuer Dokumente und Angriffslinien - (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge I bis IV (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag V (ja)
Klarheit - Hilfsantrag V (ja)
Ausführbarkeit - Hilfsantrag V (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Quersperre für MAN-Hydrodrive

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210915.20180912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 599.919K)
T 0898/17 () of 29.11.2018

Online on

04.02.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21D 1/30

Application no.

12737459.3

Keywords

Independent claim 1 - clarity (yes) - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

ROTOR REFINER PLATE ELEMENT FOR COUNTER-ROTATING REFINER HAVING CURVED BARS AND SERRATED LEADING EDGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T089817.20181129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.853K)
T 0041/18 () of 28.1.2019

Online on

04.02.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/10
C08G 18/12
C08G 18/48
C08G 18/22

Application no.

06802760.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PREPARATION OF AMINO-SILANE TERMINATED POLYMER BY USING ORGANIC BISMUTH CATALYST AND CURED POLYMER THEREFROM BY USING NON-TIN CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T004118.20190128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.865K)
T 2099/12 (Automatic event coordination / GET WELL NETWORK) of 21.11.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06F 9/44

Application no.

06720382.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - automatic event coordination
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - obvious automation of non-technical steps normally carried out by a human)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COORDINATING THE FLOW OF EVENTS IN A HEALTH CARE SETTING USING WORKFLOW MODULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209912.20181121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.702K)
T 1148/13 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/66

Application no.

10181358.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first, second and third auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Channel switch frame

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T114813.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.909K)
T 1149/13 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/66

Application no.

10181435.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Channel switch frame

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T114913.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.370K)
T 0347/15 () of 19.9.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B41M 3/14

Application no.

04742772.9

Keywords

Recours contre la décision de première instance - pas d'objections soulevées (requête principale)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en ½uvre (requêtes auxiliaires 1 à 7
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - non)
Recevabilité des requêtes auxiliaires 8 à 11 - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)
Transfert du statut d'opposante - (refusé)

Application title

Document de sécurité et son procédé de fabrication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T034715.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 492.044K)
T 0752/15 (Performance analysis of a wind farm/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 19.10.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/048

Application no.

09150837.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Method and system for analyzing performance of a wind farm

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T075215.20181019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.899K)
T 0785/15 () of 8.11.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F42B 12/40

Application no.

08701601.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - analyse a posteriori
Preuves produites tardivement - avec les motifs du recours
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

PROJECTILE BALISTIQUE NON-LÉTHAL À MARQUAGE LUMINEUX DE LA ZONE D'IMPACT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T078515.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 367.990K)
T 2268/15 (AKA-based security keys/ERICSSON) of 30.11.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
H04W 12/02

Application no.

08784926.1

Keywords

Validity of priority claim - (yes, after amendments)
Inventive step - (yes, after amendments)

Application title

Cryptographic key generation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226815.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444.133K)
T 2309/15 () of 8.11.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/68
B60T 17/04
B60T 17/08

Application no.

08019164.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Bremsanlage für ein Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230915.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311.352K)
T 2352/16 () of 12.11.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 33/10
B29C 44/44
B29C 44/58

Application no.

14185371.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Hilfsantrag 2
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 2
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235216.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.133K)
T 1213/17 () of 17.10.2018

Online on

01.02.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G 12/00

Application no.

07785745.6

Keywords

Priority - validity of priority date (no)
Public prior use (yes) - obligation to maintain secrecy (no)
Late-filed objection - admitted (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MEDICAL SURGERY ROOM WITH COLOURED LIGHTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121317.20181017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496.939K)

January 2019

T 0301/12 (Attenuated pestivirus/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 30.5.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 7/04
A61K 39/00
A61K 39/187

Application no.

05741681.0

Keywords

Patent as granted - inventive step (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (yes)

Application title

VACCINE COMPRISING AN ATTENUATED PESTIVIRUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T030112.20180530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 549.965K)
T 1508/13 (D-Psicose/KAWAGA UNIVERSITY) of 23.10.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/7004
A23L 1/30
A61P 3/04
A61P 3/06
A61P 3/10
C07H 3/02

Application no.

07739883.2

Keywords

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

Application title

UTILIZATION OF THE FUNCTION OF RARE SUGAR AS PROMOTER FOR THE MIGRATION OF GLUCOKINASE FROM NUCLEUS TO CYTOPLASM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T150813.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.807K)
T 2399/13 () of 28.1.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/05

Application no.

06744335.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LAYER-SELECTIVE LASER ABLATION PATTERNING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T239913.20180128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.988K)
T 0352/14 () of 16.11.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/44
G01M 3/32

Application no.

08388008.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Application title

Method, apparatus and system for detecting leak in a VARTM process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T035214.20181116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252.607K)
T 0536/14 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 55/179

Application no.

04788823.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Device and method for repairing pipe using hydrophilic seals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T053614.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.653K)
T 0808/14 () of 8.1.2019

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

05024336.9

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method of bootstrapping a temporary public-key infrastructure from a cellular telecommunication authentication and billing infrastructure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080814.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.947K)
T 1677/14 () of 4.12.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49

Application no.

02808255.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no), auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary requests 6 to 7 (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING DISPOSABLE WEARING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T167714.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.559K)
T 2191/14 () of 12.11.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/02
F16H 1/28
F16H 1/46
H02K 7/116

Application no.

09180594.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 4
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

Compact geared drive train for wind turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219114.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 602.199K)
T 2194/14 () of 4.12.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 43/10
B44D 3/12
B65D 51/16

Application no.

06813081.4

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

CONTAINER WITH A REMOVABLE LID AND METHOD FOR APPLYING THE LID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219414.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266.057K)
T 0376/15 (Triple therapy for diabetes type 2/SANOFI) of 8.10.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/155
A61K 38/26
A61K 38/28
A61K 45/06

Application no.

09175877.1

Keywords

Main request:
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Lixisenatide as add-on therapy to insulin glargine and metformin for treating type 2 diabetes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037615.20181008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.961K)
T 0478/15 () of 8.1.2019

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

11170659.4

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method of secure authentication and billing for goods and services using a cellular telecommunication and an authorization infrastructure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047815.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.400K)
T 0692/16 () of 6.12.2018

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24D 3/02

Application no.

10004625.9

Keywords

Beitritt des vermeintlichen Patentverletzers - Zulässigkeit des Beitritts während des Beschwerdeverfahrens
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Aufbereiten von Filtertowmaterial sowie Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Filtern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T069216.20181206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 418.128K)
T 2264/17 () of 15.1.2019

Online on

31.01.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/015
B60N 2/00
B60N 2/56

Application no.

10189883.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Seat having occupant detection circuit isolation from seat heating circuit using a common mode choke

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T226417.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.677K)
T 1553/13 (Unzulässigkeit einer Beschwerde bei Entrichtung der Beschwerdegebühr … of 20.2.2014

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.077K)
T 1617/13 () of 30.11.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

04255325.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Peristaltic pump apparatus for an extracorporeal blood circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161713.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 660.134K)
T 1830/13 (Methods for treating hematological malignacies/CORIXA) of 5.12.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/00
C12N 5/00
C07H 21/00

Application no.

08010015.9

Keywords

Admission of late filed document (yes)
Fresh case (yes)
Remittal to first instance (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods for the detection, diagnosis and therapy of hematological malignancies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T183013.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.815K)
T 2047/13 () of 14.11.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

03723571.0

Keywords

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

Application title

CATHETER ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T204713.20181114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.384K)
T 2409/13 (CDR-Repaired Antibodies/GENENTECH) of 6.9.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/46

Application no.

05723312.4

Keywords

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

Application title

CDR-Repaired Antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T240913.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 584.578K)
T 0437/14 () of 17.10.2016

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinausgehender Gegenstand
Änderungen - nicht offenbarter Disclaimer
Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung
Abweichungen in der Rechtsprechung
Ausreichende Offenbarung
Neuheit gegenüber einem Übergangsprodukt und nicht gegenüber einem Zwischenprodukt aus dem Stand der Technik (Nr. 5.4 der Entscheidungsgründe)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Wirksamkeit des Prioritätsanspruchs

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043714.20161017

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455.212K)
T 0437/14 () of 17.10.2016

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Fundamental question of law
Divergence in case law
Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty over transient rather than intermediate product in prior art (point 5.4 of the reasons)
Inventive step
Validity of priority claim

Application title

Complexes of form L2IrX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043714.20161017

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 880.347K)
T 0437/14 () of 17.10.2016

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - objet s'étendant au-delà du contenu de la demande antérieure
Modifications - disclaimer non divulgué
Question de droit d'importance fondamentale
Divergence dans la jurisprudence
Suffisance de l'exposé
Nouveauté par rapport à un produit éphémère plutôt qu'intermédiaire de l'état de la technique (point 5.4 des motifs)
Activité inventive
Validité d'une revendication de priorité

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043714.20161017

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 455.212K)
T 0868/14 () of 12.11.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 7/18
A47L 13/16
B24D 11/00
B24D 13/14

Application no.

05811584.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for maintaining a hard, smooth floor surface comprising a polymer material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T086814.20181112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.451K)
T 1616/14 () of 21.1.2019

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 5/28

Application no.

06005423.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Prüfen der Bremse eines Motors eines Roboters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T161614.20190121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329.491K)
T 2314/14 () of 28.9.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/14
A61Q 5/08
A61Q 5/10
A61Q 5/06

Application no.

05009413.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

Micelle thickening systems for hair colourant and bleaching compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231414.20180928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.390K)
T 0412/15 () of 23.1.2019

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/18

Application no.

03774969.4

Keywords

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

Application title

BIOBASED DEICING/ANTI-ICING FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041215.20190123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.326K)
T 1190/15 () of 24.1.2019

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 25/00
G01F 1/84

Application no.

03796938.3

Keywords

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

Application title

FLOW METER TYPE IDENTIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119015.20190124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.409K)
T 2089/15 (TFO-Betrieb/IPCOM) of 20.11.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G10L 19/00
H04L 1/00
H04W 28/06
H04W 76/02

Application no.

97119761.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - (Hilfsantrag 5 nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Übertragen von Daten, insbesondere von GSM-Daten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T208915.20181120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.963K)
T 2326/15 () of 10.1.2019

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45D 44/02
G06F 19/00
G06F 17/50

Application no.

06002827.1

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Methods for simulating custom hair color results and thereby selecting and formulating custom hair coloring compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232615.20190110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.165K)
T 2542/16 () of 15.11.2018

Online on

30.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/24
B65B 55/00
B65B 25/00
A01N 25/00
C11D 1/00
C11D 1/72
A01N 25/30

Application no.

10780131.8

Keywords

Amendments - main request and first auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - second auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

WETTING AGENTS FOR ASEPTIC FILLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T254216.20181115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.149K)
T 0503/12 (Tumour marker/DIADEXUS) of 7.9.2018

Online on

29.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C07K 16/08

Application no.

99946662.6

Keywords

Admission of auxiliary requests 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request, auxiliary requests 4 and 5
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests 6 and 7
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Method of diagnosing, monitoring, staging, and imaging various cancers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T050312.20180907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.473K)
T 0346/14 () of 9.11.2018

Online on

29.01.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 51/20
B65D 75/58
B65D 83/08

Application no.

07007889.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verschluss eines Folienbeutels zum Verpacken von Hygiene-Feuchttüchern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T034614.20181109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.835K)
T 0206/15 (Composition tinctoriale/l'OREAL) of 13.11.2018

Online on

29.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/87
A61K 8/73
A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/86
A61K 8/41

Application no.

04291095.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires non motivées - non admises

Application title

Composition tinctoriale comprenant le 2-chloro 6-méthyl 3-amino phénol et un polymère associatif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T020615.20181113

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 286.710K)
T 0990/17 () of 11.10.2018

Online on

29.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/41
A61K 8/49
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

10705150.0

Keywords

Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (no)
Correction of error - main request, first and second auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - third to fifth auxiliary requests

Application title

HAIR DYEING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099017.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.922K)
T 1824/17 (Solifenacin composition / TIEFENBACHER) of 15.1.2019

Online on

29.01.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/20
A61K 31/4725

Application no.

12001737.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition comprising solifenacin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T182417.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.092K)
T 1172/18 () of 24.1.2019

Online on

29.01.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/5387
H02P 9/00
H02J 3/40

Application no.

09178256.5

Keywords

"Missing statement of grounds"

Application title

Electrical System And Control Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T117218.20190124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.904K)
T 0634/13 (Alert Signal / VALEO RYTHEON SYSTEMS) of 6.11.2018

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 13/93
G01S 13/58
G01S 13/34
G01S 13/44

Application no.

07867331.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING AN ALERT SIGNAL IN A DETECTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063413.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.636K)
T 1816/14 () of 23.10.2018

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10B 57/04

Application no.

99933142.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING METALLURGICAL COKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181614.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.312K)
T 2291/14 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/04
H01L 29/78
H01L 29/24

Application no.

06738542.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

METHODS OF FABRICATING SILICON CARBIDE DEVICES HAVING SMOOTH CHANNELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229114.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.902K)
T 2312/14 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/04
H01L 29/78
H01L 29/08

Application no.

10196317.1

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Methods of fabricating silicon carbide devices having channel regions with a smooth surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231214.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.792K)
T 1847/15 () of 11.1.2019

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23C 15/00
F23M 5/08
F24H 1/43

Application no.

03757573.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MULTIPLE PLATE COMBUSTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184715.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.161K)
T 0655/16 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24D 3/02

Application no.

10004626.7

Keywords

Beitritt des vermeintlichen Patentverletzers - Zulässigkeit des Beitritts während des Beschwerdeverfahrens
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Aufbereiten von Filtertowmaterial sowie Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Filtern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065516.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.660K)
T 2107/17 (Lizenzierung von Softwarekomponenten/BOSCH) of 8.1.2019

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 21/10
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

13701406.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUM LIZENZIEREN EINER VIELZAHL VON SOFTWAREKOMPONENTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210717.20190108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.561K)
T 1894/18 (Composition photoprotectrice comprenant une phase aqueuse et une cire … of 15.11.2018

Online on

28.01.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/81
A61Q 17/04

Application no.

06116097.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - Absence du mémoire de recours

Application title

Composition photoprotectrice comprenant une phase aqueuse et une cire apolaire de bas point de fusion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189418.20181115

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 220.746K)
G 0001/13 (Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts/SASOL TECHNOLOGY II) of 25.11.2014

Online on

25.01.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.11.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 33/00
B01J 23/75
C07C 1/04
B01J 37/02

Application no.

99906328.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage (bejaht)
Einsprechendes Unternehmen hört nach nationalem Recht auf zu existieren
Rückwirkendes Wiederaufleben des einsprechenden Unternehmens nach nationalem Recht
Anerkennung des rückwirkenden Wiederauflebens des einsprechenden Unternehmens nach nationalem Recht durch das EPA (bejaht)
Fortsetzung des Einspruchsverfahrens durch das wieder aufgelebte einsprechende Unternehmen (bejaht)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (bejaht)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000113.20141125

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 59.973K)
G 0001/13 (Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts/SASOL TECHNOLOGY II) of 25.11.2014

Online on

25.01.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.11.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 33/00
B01J 23/75
C07C 1/04
B01J 37/02

Application no.

99906328.2

Keywords

Admissibility of referral (yes)
Opponent company ceasing to exist under national law
Retrospective restoration of opponent company to existence under national law
Recognition by EPO of retrospective restoration of opponent company to existence under national law (yes)
Opposition proceedings to be continued by restored opponent company (yes)
Admissibility of appeal (yes)

Application title

Process for producing fischer-tropsch catalysts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000113.20141125

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 169.660K)
G 0001/13 (Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts/SASOL TECHNOLOGY II) of 25.11.2014

Online on

25.01.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.11.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 33/00
B01J 23/75
C07C 1/04
B01J 37/02

Application no.

99906328.2

Keywords

Recevabilité de la saisine (oui)
Société ayant fait opposition qui a cessé d'exister en vertu du droit national
Rétablissement rétroactif de l'existence de la société ayant fait opposition en vertu du droit national
Reconnaissance par l'OEB du rétablissement rétroactif de l'existence de la société ayant fait opposition en vertu du droit national (oui)"
Poursuite de la procédure d'opposition par la société ayant fait opposition qui a été rétablie (oui)"
Recevabilité du recours (oui)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000113.20141125

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 56.875K)
T 0438/14 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

25.01.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 25/66
H04N 5/33

Application no.

04793809.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND IR-CAMERA FOR DETERMINING THE RISK OF CONDENSATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043814.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.838K)
T 0719/14 () of 20.11.2018

Online on

25.01.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/00

Application no.

06005233.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method for the preparation of beverages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T071914.20181120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.682K)
T 0940/14 () of 22.11.2018

Online on

25.01.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/06
A61B 19/00
G02B 21/00
A61B 5/00
G01B 9/02

Application no.

07019793.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zulassung - Hilsanträge 1 bis 8 (nein) - vollständiger Sachvortrag in der Beschwerdeerwiderung (nein) - fehlende Begründung

Application title

Operationsmikroskop mit OCT-System und Operationsmikroskop-Beleuchtungsmodul mit OCT-System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T094014.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 542.848K)
T 2377/17 (Parallel additions and subtractions/PHILIPS) of 3.12.2018

Online on

25.01.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

3.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/14
G06F 9/30

Application no.

99902775.8

Keywords

Inventive step - sole request (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - excessive length of proceedings before department of first instance (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Data processing device for executing in parallel additions and subtractions on packed data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237717.20181203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.747K)
T 1277/12 () of 18.1.2019

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/22

Application no.

03739465.7

Keywords

Novelty (no) (all requests)

Application title

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE STABILITY OF EMULSIONS AND STABILIZED EMULSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127712.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.187K)
T 2017/12 () of 24.2.2014

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.2.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173

Application no.

01989207.4

Keywords

Verspätete Einlegung der Beschwerde und verspätete Einreichung der Beschwerdebegründung
Verspätete Zahlung der Beschwerdegebühr
Fälligkeit von zwei Wiedereinsetzungsgebühren für zwei versäumte Fristen
Wiedereinsetzung - nein
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T201712.20140224

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.954K)
T 2017/12 () of 24.2.2014

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.2.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173

Application no.

01989207.4

Keywords

Late filing of notice of appeal and grounds of appeal
Late payment of appeal fee
Two fees for re-establishment due for two missed time limits
Re-establishment of rights - no
Referral of question to the Enlarged Board

Application title

Domain name acquisition and management system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T201712.20140224

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 156.125K)
T 2017/12 () of 24.2.2014

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.2.2014

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173

Application no.

01989207.4

Keywords

Dépôt tardif de l'acte de recours et du mémoire exposant les motifs du recours
Paiement tardif de la taxe de recours
Deux taxes de restitutio in integrum exigibles pour deux délais non observés
Restitutio in integrum (non)
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T201712.20140224

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 40.314K)
T 2353/12 () of 30.10.2018

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

07867967.7

Keywords

Non-attendance at oral proceedings
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

DETECTING BLOCK ARTIFACTS IN CODED IMAGES AND VIDEO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235312.20181030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.403K)
T 0695/13 (Antenna structure / INVENSYS METERING SYSTEMS) of 11.12.2018

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/24
H01Q 1/38
H01Q 9/42
H01Q 1/36

Application no.

04250287.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Printed circuit board antenna structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T069513.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.133K)
T 2435/13 (Clubroot resistant plants/SYNTGENTA) of 5.7.2018

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
A01H 1/00
C12N 15/11

Application no.

03766293.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - essentially biological process for the production of plants (yes)
Auxiliary requests 3 to 5 - clarity (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Clubroot resistant Brassica oleracea plants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T243513.20180705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.489K)
T 0580/16 () of 9.1.2019

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61J 1/00
B65D 83/00
A61J 1/05
A61M 5/142

Application no.

04762944.9

Keywords

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

Application title

RESERVOIR DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED MOUNTING MEANS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058016.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227.879K)
T 2415/17 (INFINEUM / LUBRICATING COMPOSITION) of 7.12.2018

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10M 141/12

Application no.

02257527.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Clarity (no)

Application title

Lubricating oil composition with a reduced phosphorus content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T241517.20181207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.730K)
T 2685/17 () of 11.1.2019

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
G09B 19/00
A61F 13/15

Application no.

09772934.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS FOR ASSISTING CAREGIVERS IN FACILITATING TOILET TRAINING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T268517.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.796K)
T 1697/18 (Missing statement of grounds of appeal) of 18.1.2019

Online on

24.01.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/02
A01N 37/18

Application no.

07003635.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Biocide compositions comprising a dialkylamide of a hydroxycarboxylic acid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169718.20190118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.619K)
T 1394/13 (Pre-treatment of HCV samples/ADVANCED LIFE SCIENCE INSTITUTE) of 19.9.2018

Online on

23.01.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/576
G01N 33/531
C12N 7/00
C12N 5/18
C07K 16/10
G01N 33/53

Application no.

04793357.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD OF DETECTING HEPATITIS C VIRUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139413.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.558K)
T 2142/13 () of 16.1.2019

Online on

23.01.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 5/00
F21S 8/00
F21Y 101/02
F21W 111/00

Application no.

05109416.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)

Application title

Flugbefeuerungseinrichtung an Windenergieanlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T214213.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.549K)
T 1008/14 (Screening drilling mud/Axiom) of 8.11.2018

Online on

23.01.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 33/03
B07B 1/46
E21B 21/00
E21B 21/06
B01D 35/20
C09K 8/00

Application no.

07020020.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Apparatus and method for screening drilling mud

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100814.20181108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.436K)
T 2212/14 () of 14.1.2019

Online on

23.01.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 8/00
G01S 7/52
G01S 15/89
A61B 8/14
G01N 29/26
G10K 11/34

Application no.

07870159.6

Keywords

Admissibility of the request (no)

Application title

TRANSDUCER ARRAY IMAGING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T221214.20190114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271.719K)
T 1161/17 () of 14.1.2019

Online on

23.01.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/498
A61K 9/00
A61K 31/335
A61K 31/52
A61K 31/542
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/32
A61P 27/02
A61P 27/06

Application no.

10727317.9

Keywords

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

Application title

AQUEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING BORATE-POLYOL COMPLEXES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116117.20190114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.801K)
T 2271/12 (Smooth continuous movement/SAMSUNG) of 13.11.2018

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033
G06F 9/44

Application no.

08164917.0

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

User interfaces and methods for manipulating and viewing digital documents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227112.20181113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.344K)
T 1314/13 (Method for purifying bacterial CPS/PFIZER) of 19.10.2018

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 19/04
C12P 19/26
C08B 37/00

Application no.

98966468.5

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request C - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Procedures for the extraction and isolation of bacterial capsular polysaccharides for use as vaccines or linked to proteins as conjugates vaccines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131413.20181019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456.885K)
T 2088/14 () of 2.11.2018

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 35/00
D06F 33/00

Application no.

08803243.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

A WASHING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T208814.20181102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.420K)
T 0284/15 (Content sharing system/ACCENTURE) of 13.11.2018

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

08425815.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
New objection at oral proceedings - right to be heard respected (yes)

Application title

Enhanced content sharing framework

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028415.20181113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.397K)
T 0159/16 (High Concentration Antibody Formulation / CHUGAI) of 11.12.2018

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 47/18
A61K 39/395
A61P 43/00

Application no.

08866971.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

HIGH CONCENTRATION ANTIBODY-CONTAINING LIQUID FORMULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T015916.20181211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.653K)
T 0436/16 (Industrial vehicle/TOYOTA) of 22.11.2018

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05G 1/62
G05G 1/58
B60N 2/46
B60N 2/24

Application no.

03007178.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - main request and auxiliary requests 7 to 11
Clarity (no) - auxiliary request 12

Application title

Arrangement of operating members for industrial vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043616.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.363K)
T 1361/17 (Purification of virus or viral antigens/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 15.1.2019

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 7/02

Application no.

10703444.9

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

Purification of virus or viral antigens by density gradient ultracentrifugation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136117.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.871K)
T 1746/18 () of 16.1.2019

Online on

22.01.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/68

Application no.

09748557.7

Keywords

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

Application title

CROSSLINKED CATION EXCHANGE POLYMERS, COMPOSITIONS AND USE IN TREATING HYPERKALEMIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174618.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.978K)
J 0007/18 () of 16.1.2019

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 11/41
G11C 11/412
H01L 27/11
H01L 21/8244

Application no.

06789566.4

Keywords

Withdrawal of the appeal
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

SRAM CELL WITH SEPARATE READ-WRITE CIRCUITRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:J000718.20190116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230.868K)
T 1932/13 () of 16.11.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/93
H04N 5/781

Application no.

01986977.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for special reproduction modes of a digitally encoded video data stream

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193213.20181116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.910K)
T 0131/14 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16
H04N 5/50

Application no.

05808871.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Speeding up channel change

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T013114.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.828K)
T 1151/14 (Viewing substitute media while fast forwarding/ROVI GUIDES) of 27.9.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/00
G11B 27/036
H04N 21/432
H04N 21/458
H04N 21/6587
H04N 21/81
H04N 5/76

Application no.

07862633.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Systems and methods for viewing substitute media while fast forwarding past an advertisement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T115114.20180927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 491.342K)
T 1156/14 () of 20.11.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A42B 3/14

Application no.

08837406.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1A, 2D
Claims - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 2C and 3C (yes)
Late filed auxiliary requests 3D, 4C, 4D - admitted (no)

Application title

HEAD SUSPENSION HAVING TRANSITION ARMS AND REAR SUPPORT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T115614.20181120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.261K)
T 0660/15 () of 23.10.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 33/02
F16L 15/04
E21B 17/042
F16L 15/00

Application no.

05781434.5

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - transfer of opponent status (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

THREADED JOINT FOR STEEL PIPES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066015.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.983K)
T 0867/15 () of 23.10.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/40

Application no.

09013219.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Einbaubohle und Straßenfertiger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T086715.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348.947K)
T 0128/16 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
B29C 47/00
B29D 7/01
B32B 27/32
B65D 65/38
C08J 5/18
C08K 5/098

Application no.

07816131.2

Keywords

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

Application title

BARRIER FILM FOR FOOD PACKAGING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T012816.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 544.153K)
T 2567/16 (Client recursively transforming itself/AIRSCAPE) of 5.12.2018

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

06705012.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING COMPUTING BETWEEN SERVER AND CLIENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T256716.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.771K)
T 1354/17 () of 11.1.2019

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/22

Application no.

03725564.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TANGENTIAL CUTTING INSERT AND MILLING CUTTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T135417.20190111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.460K)
T 0623/18 (Admissibility of the opposition/ABB) of 7.1.2019

Online on

21.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/455
G05B 19/418

Application no.

13163147.5

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

System and method for automated virtual commissioning of an industrial automation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T062318.20190107

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.414K)
T 1085/13 (Amorphous Lercanidipine Hydrochloride / Recordati) of 9.11.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 211/90
A61K 31/435
A61P 9/12

Application no.

06723128.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AMORPHOUS LERCANIDIPINE HYDROCHLORIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T108513.20181109

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 557.395K)
T 0926/15 (MANUFACTURING OF PRINTING PAPER / Valmet Technologies) of 30.11.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 25/06

Application no.

02702435.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN MANUFACTURING OF PRINTING PAPER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T092615.20181130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.358K)
T 1329/15 () of 9.11.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/24
A47L 9/16
A47L 9/10
A47L 9/28

Application no.

08004652.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Hand held vacuum cleaner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T132915.20181109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420.495K)
T 1330/15 () of 9.11.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/24
A47L 9/16
A47L 9/10
A47L 9/28

Application no.

10002985.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Hand held vacuum cleaner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133015.20181109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.732K)
T 1456/15 () of 11.10.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 16/40
C23C 16/02
C23C 16/32
C23C 28/04

Application no.

04101245.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

A transparent high-temperature resistant and protective coating for domestic appliances and method for its deposition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145615.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.680K)
T 0264/16 (Pitolisant/BIOPROJET) of 27.9.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4453
A61P 25/16
A61P 25/28

Application no.

06744466.1

Keywords

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

Application title

TREATMENT OF SYMPTOMS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE WITH NON-IMIDAZOLE ALKYLAMINES HISTAMINE H3-RECEPTOR LIGANDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026416.20180927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.113K)
T 1405/16 () of 14.1.2019

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/00
C07C 17/21
C07C 17/23

Application no.

06849866.6

Keywords

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

Application title

DIRECT CONVERSION OF HCFC 225CA/CB MIXTURE TO HFC 245CB AND HFC 1234YF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T140516.20190114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.506K)
T 1513/16 () of 15.1.2019

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/74
B65D 5/06

Application no.

10727389.8

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

SEALED PACKAGE FOR POURABLE FOOD PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151316.20190115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231.620K)
T 1843/16 (In-place video preview/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 14.12.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/034
G11B 27/10

Application no.

14172615.8

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Multimedia apparatus with "slide-show" accompanied audio output

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T184316.20181214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.283K)
T 0445/17 () of 24.10.2018

Online on

18.01.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61K 9/08
B61L 23/04

Application no.

11003757.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Schienenprüfvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044517.20181024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282.085K)
T 1440/14 () of 27.11.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/00
F03D 1/06

Application no.

08700900.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR MOVING A WIND TURBINE COMPONENT, SUCH AS A WIND TURBINE HUB, FROM A TRANSPORTATION POSITION TO A WIND TURBINE ASSEMBLY POSITION IN OR ON THE NACELLE, THE MAIN SHAFT OR THE HUB, A HANDLING UNIT, A WIND TURBINE HUB AND USE HEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T144014.20181127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.028K)
T 1609/14 () of 21.11.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 31/54

Application no.

05707877.6

Keywords

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

Application title

KAFFEEMASCHINE MIT DURCHLAUFERHITZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160914.20181121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.101K)
T 0453/15 (Connection re-establishment in a wireless communication system/HTC) of 4.12.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 76/02

Application no.

09008214.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - patent as granted and first and second auxiliary requests
Added subject-matter (no), extension of protection (no) - third auxiliary request

Application title

Methods for synchronizing PDCP operations after RRC connection re-establishment in a wireless communication system and related apparatuses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T045315.20181204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.067K)
T 0996/15 () of 17.10.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/08
C08G 18/42
C08G 18/67
C09D 175/16

Application no.

10001017.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit- Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (ja)
Zusammen mit Beschwerdebegründung eingereichte Versuchasdaten - zugelassen - (ja)

Application title

Wässrige Beschichtungssysteme auf Basis physikalischer trockener Urethanacrylate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099615.20181017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 472.850K)
T 1302/15 () of 3.12.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 3/04

Application no.

10161319.8

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

Filtered cigarette incorporating an adsorbent material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130215.20181203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.827K)
T 0523/16 () of 20.12.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 5/00
B60C 5/10
B60C 5/12
B60C 15/02

Application no.

07796043.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PNEUMATIC SEALING RING HAVING AN INNER TUBE AND EXPANDABLE LINER FOR A TUBE-TYPE TIRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052316.20181220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.709K)
T 0874/16 () of 7.12.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 25/00

Application no.

04784375.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - essential features missing
Admissibility - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

COMPENSATION METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A CORIOLIS FLOW METER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087416.20181207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.577K)
T 2006/16 () of 7.1.2019

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.1.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E04B 7/08
E04C 3/42
B27H 1/00
B27M 3/00
E04C 3/16
E04C 3/12

Application no.

12002843.6

Keywords

Demande divisionnaire - éléments s'étendant au-delà du contenu de la demande antérieure (non)
Demande divisionnaire - après modification

Application title

Procédé de réalisation d'un élément de structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200616.20190107

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 279.829K)
T 2535/16 (Trust level determination/KASPERSKY) of 20.11.2018

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/57
G06F 21/62

Application no.

13172224.1

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for protecting cloud services from unauthorized access and malware attacks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T253516.20181120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.396K)
T 1530/18 () of 9.1.2019

Online on

17.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 9/00

Application no.

12730956.5

Keywords

-

Application title

LAME D'ECHANGEUR DE CHALEUR A ZONE DE CONTOURNEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153018.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 221.909K)
T 0117/13 (Adjuvanted split influenza vaccines/SEQIRUS) of 11.9.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39
A61K 39/145

Application no.

06808434.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) for main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4 and 6
Late-filed request - auxiliary request 5 not examined by the examining division

Application title

EMULSIONS WITH FREE AQUEOUS-PHASE SURFACTANT FOR ADJUVANTING SPLIT INFLUENZA VACCINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T011713.20180911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.338K)
T 1017/13 () of 23.10.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16
B01F 15/04

Application no.

05763218.4

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

An apparatus and process for on-line preparation of a medical liquid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T101713.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.273K)
T 2042/13 (Managing power in a computer system/LG) of 4.12.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32

Application no.

03018715.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for managing power in computer system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T204213.20181204

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.765K)
T 0775/14 (PROCEDE DE PURIFICATION D'HEXAMETHYLENE DIAMINE/RHODIA OPERATIONS … of 16.10.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.10.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 209/84

Application no.

08805046.3

Keywords

Nouveauté - divulgation erronée (non)
Requête produite tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE PURIFICATION D'HEXAMETHYLENE DIAMINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T077514.20181016

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 335.904K)
T 0968/15 () of 5.10.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/10

Application no.

07842847.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL COMMUNICATION OF A WELDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T096815.20181005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.133K)
T 1164/15 (Printer colorant usage/IPC) of 12.12.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

10742055.6

Keywords

Oral proceedings held in the absence of the party
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no): claimed apparatus defined as "black box"
Inventive step - (no): juxtaposition of obvious features

Application title

System, method and software for reducing printer colorant usage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116415.20181212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.827K)
T 2373/15 () of 26.9.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 25/50

Application no.

09250914.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Damping arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237315.20180926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.243K)
T 0530/16 () of 28.11.2018

Online on

16.01.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 11/04

Application no.

09169199.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Fahrzeugluftreifen für Nutzfahrzeuge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T053016.20181128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.282K)
T 2534/12 (Spacer grid / WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY) of 19.12.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21C 3/352
G21C 3/356

Application no.

07005107.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Bi-alloy spacer grid and associated methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T253412.20181219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.970K)
T 0472/13 () of 5.12.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 4/02
H01R 43/02

Application no.

02024843.1

Keywords

Offenkundige Vorbenutzung (nein) - nicht schlüssig vorgetragen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lötbarer koaxialer Steckverbinder und Verfahren zu dessen Montage auf einem Koaxialkabel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047213.20181205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326.716K)
T 0795/13 (Modified glycoproteins/GLYCOFI) of 10.1.2019

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

10.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/00

Application no.

04025648.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods for producing modified glycoproteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T079513.20190110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238.142K)
T 2200/13 (Microfluidic system/Fio Corporation) of 26.10.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/04
C12M 1/34
C12Q 1/68
C12Q 1/70
G01N 33/53
G01N 33/569
G01N 33/58
G01N 21/25
G01N 21/27
G01N 33/543

Application no.

07855599.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - Main Request
Claims - Clarity and Support by the description (no)
Claims - Main Request

Application title

MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM AND METHOD TO TEST FOR TARGET MOLECULES IN A BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T220013.20181026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.722K)
T 2258/13 (Passerelle résidentielle/ORANGE) of 26.11.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 9/44
H04L 12/24
H04L 12/66
H04L 29/08

Application no.

09165701.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Gestion de passerelle residentielle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T225813.20181126

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 311.055K)
T 0123/14 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 5/00

Application no.

05781717.3

Keywords

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

Application title

One-Pass Carrier Delivery Sequence Sorter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T012314.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.933K)
T 0431/14 () of 13.12.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 1/02

Application no.

08834323.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Elektronisches Bauteil mit einer Leiterplatte, Mauterfassungsgerät, Telematikgerät und System mit diesem Bauteil, und Verfahren zur Integration einer Kommunikationseinheit auf einer Leiterplatte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043114.20181213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334.664K)
T 2294/14 () of 4.10.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25B 43/00

Application no.

06014775.8

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung des Gegenstands der Anmeldung - (nein)
Unzureichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Entnahmevorrichtung für Trocknungsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229414.20181004

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455.903K)
T 0014/15 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 17/00
A61F 13/00
A61L 15/60

Application no.

08786783.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 7 (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)

Application title

WUNDPFLEGEARTIKEL MIT ABSORBIERENDER HÜLLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001415.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428.541K)
T 1000/15 () of 19.11.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 31/02
A01N 47/46
A01N 47/14
A01N 47/08
A01N 43/88
A01N 29/02

Application no.

04717087.3

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS FOR CONTROLLING PLANT-INJURIOUS ORGANISMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100015.20181119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.814K)
T 1416/15 (Korrosionserscheinigung an Maschinenteilen / HENKEL) of 7.12.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 1/10
C11D 1/62
C11D 3/00
C11D 3/02
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/28
C11D 3/30
C11D 3/36
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/39

Application no.

08717747.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (alle Anträge) : nein

Application title

Bleichmittelhaltiges Wasch- oder Reinigungsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141615.20181207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296.159K)
T 1777/15 (Dynamic multifactor authentication/ONESPAN) of 31.10.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 12/06
H04L 29/06

Application no.

06820602.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Decision on costs (no)

Application title

System and method for dynamic multifactor authentication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177715.20181031

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.153K)
T 0101/16 () of 25.10.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/01
B60T 7/22

Application no.

05104926.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Auslösung einer Notbremsung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010116.20181025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306.197K)
T 1678/16 (Behandlung von Schwefeloxide enthaltenden Abgasen/ReNabi) of 14.11.2018

Online on

15.01.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/50
B01D 53/75
B01D 53/78
B01D 53/83
B01D 53/96
C01D 7/00
C01F 11/46
F23J 15/04

Application no.

10725012.8

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BEHANDLUNG VON SCHWEFELOXIDE ENTHALTENDEN ABGASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T167816.20181114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416.912K)
T 0633/13 (Arachidonic acid Mortierella alpina/DSM) of 17.10.2018

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 7/64
C11B 1/00

Application no.

01974095.0

Keywords

Admissibility of opponent/appellant II's appeal (yes)
Main request (granted claims) and first auxiliary request - novelty (no)
Second auxiliary request - admitted - novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

ISOLATION OF MICROBIAL OILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063313.20181017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445.634K)
T 1619/14 (Erstmaliges Bestreiten bisher unbestrittener Tatsachen in mündlicher … of 22.11.2018

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

07724155.2

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - erstmaliges Bestreiten bisher unbestrittener Tatsachen in mündlicher Verhandlung
Verspätetes Vorbringen - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

PRIMÄRVERBAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161914.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.750K)
T 1661/15 () of 2.8.2018

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.8.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00
B41F 13/02

Application no.

06013562.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Hauptantrag)

Application title

Verfahren zur Druckkorrektur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166115.20180802

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 538.890K)
T 0037/16 () of 25.10.2018

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/053
C22C 21/10

Application no.

03808403.4

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

ALUMINUM-ZINC-MAGNESIUM-COPPER ALLOY EXTRUSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003716.20181025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.640K)
T 0088/16 () of 2.10.2018

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/44
A61F 2/46

Application no.

07025241.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Stackable interlocking intervertebral support system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T008816.20181002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.458K)
T 0814/16 () of 28.8.2018

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/08
A61L 29/14

Application no.

09776220.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - patent as granted
Auxiliary request A. Sufficiency (yes). Novelty (yes). Inventive step (yes).

Application title

BUFFERED SWELLING MEDIA FOR RADIATION STERILIZED HYDROPHILIC COATINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081416.20180828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.748K)
T 1333/17 () of 9.10.2018

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C14B 1/58
C14B 15/06
C14B 1/26

Application no.

13151713.8

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Claims- extended extent of protection

Application title

A pelt board

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133317.20181009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.127K)
T 1622/18 (Glycosylated protein expression/CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION) of 9.1.2019

Online on

14.01.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/10
C12P 19/18
C07K 16/12
C12P 21/00

Application no.

09701421.1

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

GLYCOSYLATED PROTEIN EXPRESSION IN PROKARYOTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T162218.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.578K)
R 0003/18 () of 12.11.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 55/08
B27K 3/36

Application no.

06824382.3

Keywords

Reliance on, and substantiation of, any fundamental procedural defect: no
Petition for review clearly inadmissible

Application title

WOOD TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000318.20181112

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.992K)
T 1631/12 (Selection of error correction scheme/NXP) of 23.10.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00
H04L 5/14

Application no.

06118723.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)
Right to be heard - violation (no)

Application title

Method of identifying an improved configuration for a communication system using coding gain and an apparatus therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T163112.20181023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.351K)
T 1334/13 (Browsing image data/HTC) of 6.11.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

10165327.7

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - main request (not admitted)
Late-filed request - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - seventh and eighth auxiliary requests (not admitted)
Inventive step - first to fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - fifth and sixth auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - fifth and sixth auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

Methods for browsing image data and systems using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133413.20181106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 455.921K)
T 1810/13 () of 24.10.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 167/00

Application no.

02747741.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Novelty - (no)
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (no)

Application title

BISPHENOL A DIGLYCIDYL ETHER-FREE COATING COMPOSITION FOR METAL SUBSTRATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181013.20181024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.560K)
T 0212/14 () of 14.5.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16K 1/50

Application no.

08716101.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag; ja: Hilfsantrag)

Application title

Regulierventil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021214.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 730.207K)
T 0332/14 () of 21.6.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/18
B41J 2/185

Application no.

08718682.1

Keywords

Inventive step (no: all requests)

Application title

Ink Jet Printing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T033214.20180621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 539.369K)
T 1067/14 (Absence de mémoire de recours) of 19.12.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.12.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A21D 8/04
A21D 13/00

Application no.

04719993.0

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

LEVAIN PANAIRE, SON UTILISATION ET PRODUITS DE BOULANGERIE CUITS SUSCEPTIBLES D'ÊTRE OBTENUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106714.20181219

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 227.739K)
T 1458/14 () of 29.8.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.8.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

07012006.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Ink cartridge and inkjet printer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145814.20180829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 571.191K)
T 1335/15 (Tetrafluoropropene preparation / HONEYWELL) of 7.1.2019

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 21/18
B01J 27/10
C07C 17/04
C07C 19/08
C07C 17/20
C07C 17/25
C07C 21/18

Application no.

04778595.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for the manufacture of 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T133515.20190107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.978K)
T 1281/16 () of 6.9.2018

Online on

11.01.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 58/10
F16L 55/164

Application no.

07716240.2

Keywords

Added matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Methods and systems for coating and sealing inside piping systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128116.20180906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450.565K)
T 0526/13 () of 12.12.2018

Online on

10.01.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02G 13/00
F03D 11/00

Application no.

03819021.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - submitted with grounds of appeal was in effect examined by the opposition division
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Member for potential equalising

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052613.20181212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.522K)
T 2276/13 (Prioritising a listing of information providers/YELLOWPAGES.COM) of 22.11.2018

Online on

10.01.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 17/60

Application no.

04253389.3

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for prioritising a listing of information providers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227613.20181122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.438K)
T 0659/15 (Geschirrspülmittel/Henkel) of 22.10.2018

Online on

10.01.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/00
C11D 3/37
C11D 11/00
C11D 3/06
C11D 3/20

Application no.

08759944.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Bonuseffekt (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabenerfindung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

REINIGUNGSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065915.20181022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349.921K)
T 0027/16 (Mikroemulsionen/Henkel) of 10.10.2018

Online on

10.01.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.10.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/00

Application no.

05701327.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 2
Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Patentansprüche - nicht zulässiger Einwand gegen in erteilten Ansprüchen enthaltenen Merkmale

Application title

MIKROEMULSIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002716.20181010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 493.808K)
T 0853/18 () of 13.12.2018

Online on

10.01.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 83/08
C08G 77/388

Application no.

13171270.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (all requests: no)

Application title

Silicone hydrogel composition and silicone hydrogel contact lenses made from the composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T085318.20181213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.379K)
T 0846/13 () of 10.12.2018

Online on

09.01.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 15/00
F21S 8/08
G08G 1/00

Application no.

05760570.1

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - broadening and shift of scope of protection
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Change of representative does not normally justify late filing

Application title

Lighting Apparatus with Integrated Warning Equipment and Data Collection Equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084613.20181210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.297K)
T 2495/13 () of 18.12.2018

Online on

08.01.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 71/10
H01H 9/34

Application no.

09157330.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Current Path Arrangement for a Circuit Breaker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T249513.20181218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.596K)
T 1171/15 () of 21.12.2018

Online on

04.01.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.12.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 23/28
A61B 19/00

Application no.

09761752.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

OPHTHALMOSKOP-SIMULATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T117115.20181221

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.567K)
T 1143/17 () of 29.11.2018

Online on

04.01.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.11.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09J 123/08

Application no.

05825989.6

Keywords

Requête principale - Extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui) - Suppression de l'indication de certaines utilisations
Requête Subsidiaire produit avec le motifs de recours - Irrecevable (non) - Extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Renvoi à la division d'opposition (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION ADHÉSIVE A BASE DE COPOLYMERES ETHYLENIQUES, UTILISABLE POUR EXTRUSION-COUCHAGE ET EXTRUSION-LAMINATION SUR DIVERS SUPPORTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T114317.20181129

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 450.134K)
T 1226/13 () of 19.9.2018

Online on

03.01.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.9.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/30
G02B 27/10
G02B 27/28
G01N 21/64
G01N 21/47
G01N 15/14
G02B 21/06

Application no.

03016370.3

Keywords

Berichtigung des Namens der Einsprechenden (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Anordnung zur einstellbaren Veränderung von Beleuchtungslicht und/oder Probenlicht bezüglich seiner spektralen Zusammensetzung und/oder Intensität

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122613.20180919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 810.022K)
T 1954/13 (Re-establishment of rights) of 27.10.2017

Online on

03.01.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/46
A61K 39/21
C07K 16/10
C07K 16/18

Application no.

10163081.2

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Appeal deemed not filed
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Antibodies with simultaneous subsite specificities to protein and lipid epitopes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T195413.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.748K)
T 0246/15 (Vardenafil enthaltende Arzneimittel / BAYER) of 13.11.2018

Online on

03.01.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/28
A61K 31/53
A61P 15/10
A61K 9/20
C07D 487/04

Application no.

03763695.8

Keywords

Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (ja)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag - Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag - Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag - Neuheit (ja)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VARDENAFIL HYDROCHLORID TRIHYDRAT ENTHALTENDE ARZNEIMITTEL UND DEREN HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024615.20181113

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 579.583K)
T 1112/15 () of 16.11.2018

Online on

03.01.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/00
C08K 5/053
C08L 23/08
C04B 24/02

Application no.

07118690.2

Keywords

Beschwerde Zulässigkeit (Ja)
Hilfsantrag eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - zugelassen
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit (Ja)
Verspäteter Einwand der mangelnder Ausführbarkeit - nicht zugelassen
Zurückverweisung (Ja)

Application title

Geminitensid enthaltende Dispersionspulverzusammensetzungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T111215.20181116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 498.758K)
T 0520/13 (Advertisement selection / MICROSOFT) of 2.10.2018

Online on

02.01.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
H04M 1/725
H04M 1/247

Application no.

08154799.4

Keywords

Inventive step - providing targeted advertising based on the user's state (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - selecting an advertisement locally at the client device (no
Inventive step - obvious trade off)

Application title

Providing relevant advertisements or other content based on a communications identifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052013.20181002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.402K)
T 1585/14 () of 14.11.2018

Online on

02.01.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.11.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/48

Application no.

04740598.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T158514.20181114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.669K)

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