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

January 2019

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

Distribution

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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