Decisions in 2020

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2020 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2020

January 2020

T 2138/14 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09826393.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Techniques for implementing a cursor for televisions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213814.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/34
A24D 1/02

Application no.

10158697.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zur optischen Kontrolle eines Umhüllungspapierstreifens der Tabak verarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005416.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04765064.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND CONTAINER FOR STERILIZING AND STORING SOFT CONTACT LENSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T022816.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

08869755.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097016.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11155766.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Vibration damper for vacuum pumps

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105416.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B82Y30/00
C01B33/193
C08K3/36

Application no.

04700701.8

Keywords

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

Application title

HÖCHSTDISPERGIERBARE SILICAS FÜR GUMMIANWENDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148716.20190612

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/48

Application no.

05819348.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE MIT EINER SORPTIONSTROCKENVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN DERSELBEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164316.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/28

Application no.

10003653.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Lüfterrad

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T012217.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 18/00

Application no.

13190334.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Variable scale sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T119617.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22B 3/08

Application no.

08742803.3

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STUNNING POULTRY WITH GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T131117.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05763248.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING OF A CALCIUM CARBONATE PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224217.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/00

Application no.

07703226.6

Keywords

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

Application title

CAN END FOR A CAN AND SUCH CAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T109018.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.01.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/00

Application no.

01957609.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Plant maintenance technology architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T294818.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 19/073

Application no.

06778867.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE SECURISATION ACTIVE POUR DISPOSITIF ELECTRONIQUE SANS CONTACT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T159914.20191004

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

10009869.8

Keywords

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

Application title

User interface and appliance of household or industrial type

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T181814.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 85/00

Application no.

10164150.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Stromwandlereinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T013215.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05791238.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for producing plural panel automotive members

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224015.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

04025822.0

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Feuerabschlusselement und Verfahren zur Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T133216.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06706101.0

Keywords

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

Application title

WEIGHING ARRANGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T211916.20191218

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

09768037.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) Hauptantrag

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ABTRENNUNG METALLISCHER VERUNREINIGUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T269316.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04779551.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Object persistence in a database store

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T073117.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06792834.1

Keywords

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

Application title

CATALYTIC OXYCHLORINATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T057418.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/88

Application no.

05027593.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Enhanced video metrology tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T253818.20200113

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04H 60/43

Application no.

09170818.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Channel registering apparatus and channel registering method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121414.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 1/28

Application no.

06763730.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T126215.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 1/28

Application no.

04791269.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T161815.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05777582.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF MEDICAL MONITORING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144216.20190830

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

13151120.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T068017.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06124062.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Liquid hard surface cleaning compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T214417.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60S 1/48

Application no.

11794697.0

Keywords

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

Application title

DISPOSITIF D'ESSUIE-GLACE ET DE LAVE-GLACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T278917.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

11764521.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung

Application title

LEUCHTMODULANORDNUNG MIT EINER LED AUF EINER PLATINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T107618.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 1/00

Application no.

14198300.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Anzeigeeinrichtung für Sichtfelder eines Nutzfahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T007119.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.01.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/23

Application no.

08844265.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Optimum distance spectrum feedforward tail-biting convolutional codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232219.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/10

Application no.

07785682.1

Keywords

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

Application title

BLUTPUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171313.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 21/02
H05B 37/02

Application no.

07108143.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Leuchte mit "Melatonin-schonender" Wirkung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151114.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07728595.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR SYNTHESIZING SELECTED ORGANIC PEROXIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010115.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/02
B08B 3/08

Application no.

10425291.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T099815.20200113

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01D 5/14

Application no.

09718837.9

Keywords

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

Application title

AUBE AVEC PLATEFORME 3D COMPORTANT UN BULBE INTERAUBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191915.20191112

Distribution

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 209/48
C07C 211/12

Application no.

07788893.1

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCEDE DE FABRICATION DE L'HÈXAMÈTHYLÈNE DIAMINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039016.20190924

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Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/44

Application no.

09382044.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Hot work tool steel with outstanding toughness and thermal conductivity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150216.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10737342.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T029817.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

10000332.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Stabilisierer oder Recycler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168717.20200109

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/12
A61L 9/03

Application no.

10766370.0

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS OF EMITTING A VOLATILE MATERIAL FROM A DIFFUSER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T172317.20191126

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D

Decision

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

Online on

16.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 9/048
B60R 9/10

Application no.

14165400.4

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196518.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07B 1/46

Application no.

07820483.1

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM KLASSIEREN WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T218615.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10187787.6

Keywords

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

Application title

High abrasion resistance tape

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T042316.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 9/24

Application no.

07810937.8

Keywords

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

Application title

GREENHOUSE AND FORCED GREENHOUSE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T095716.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10171451.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Composition and process for whitening paper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121216.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08159684.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Power cutter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T154016.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 1/00

Application no.

08799131.1

Keywords

-

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182116.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10717644.8

Keywords

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

Application title

SMOKING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T206816.20191125

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D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/16
B01D 53/94

Application no.

06732932.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A UREA-COMPRISING AQUEOUS STREAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T209516.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47G 23/06

Application no.

09776408.8

Keywords

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

Application title

COMBINATION OF TRAYS, IN PARTICULAR FOR CATERING PURPOSES ONBOARD AIRCRAFTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012317.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/272
B60R 21/274

Application no.

12161507.4

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T073417.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 153/00
C09J 153/02

Application no.

07844895.8

Keywords

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

Application title

BLENDS OF BLOCK COPOLYMER AND ACRYLIC ADHESIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174417.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05783984.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192619.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01944475.1

Keywords

Inadmissible appeal - Missing statement of grounds

Application title

AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR EXTRACTING COCOA PROCYANIDINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210519.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07253139.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Article comprising polypropylene composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034316.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 23/06

Application no.

09155959.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Rastanordnung für eine Getriebe-Schaltkupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083416.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04B 43/00

Application no.

05758995.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PERISTALTIC PUMP TUBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054415.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 1/00

Application no.

06801588.2

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

ACIDIC CLEANING COMPOSITION CONTAINING A HYDROPHILIZING POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023116.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06725884.8

Keywords

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

Application title

AN APPARATUS FOR DISTRUIBUTING A PULP FLOW

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T134616.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02254650.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for decomposition of Michael type adduct

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T195216.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/00

Application no.

08007357.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Perlglanzpigmente auf Basis von feinen und dünnen Substraten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040917.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.01.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/00
C22F 1/04

Application no.

08797870.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052417.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02792279.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103913.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/06
B01D 53/26

Application no.

09177948.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Adsorptionstrocknungsvorrichtung sowie Adsorptionstrocknungsverfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T110215.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 211/90

Application no.

07788151.4

Keywords

Inventive step
Late-filed facts
Late-filed auxiliary requests

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING AMORPHOUS LERCANIDIPINE HYDROCHLORIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T173216.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09770243.5

Keywords

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

Application title

NITRILE GROUP-CONTAINING HIGHLY SATURATED COPOLYMER RUBBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T240516.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.01.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

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

Application title

N.N.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:J000819.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06732230.5

Keywords

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

Application title

BIOMASS-RESOURCE-DERIVED POLYESTER AND PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T165716.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.01.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00

Application no.

04725595.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

Rohling zur Herstellung zahnmedizinischer Rekonstruktionen und Herstellungsverfahren desselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080517.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.01.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09806065.0

Keywords

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

Application title

NANOCALCITE COMPOSITES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171116.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04746711.3

Keywords

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

Application title

WATER ABSORBENT RESIN COMPOSITION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R000818.20191014

Distribution

B

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

09179420.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T177613.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G06F 21/00

Application no.

09015883.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Manipulationssicherheit eines Endgeräts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196013.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04077342.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T243713.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/50

Application no.

06785389.5

Keywords

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

Application title

BROADBAND LIGHT TANDEM OLED DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186215.20191024

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

05291019.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Bicycle shift operating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T014116.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/236

Application no.

07864591.8

Keywords

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

Application title

CONFECTIONERY COMPOSITIONS INCLUDING AN ELASTOMERIC COMPONENT AND A SACCHARIDE COMPONENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T015116.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01

Application no.

09802061.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016617.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

10011509.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Carrier zum Targeting von Nervenzellen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077517.20190510

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01965508.3

Keywords

Clarity - both requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS AND BUSINESS IMPACT MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T051519.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.01.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/498
H05K 1/11

Application no.

00307694.0

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for increasing device reliability of a BGA package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121519.20191220

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06T 11/00

Application no.

10000283.1

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for customized experiences in a shared online environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130813.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05735248.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Sicherheitselement in Form eines mehrschichtigen Folienkörpers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124914.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16K 31/06
H01F 7/14

Application no.

07723761.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Ventil mit einem elektromagnetischen Antrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T070115.20190502

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05773234.9

Keywords

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

Application title

CATALYTIC CONVERTER AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136215.20191008

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09796619.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Tubular connection with self locking threading used in the oil industry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194315.20191021

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

03.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/723

Application no.

06817845.8

Keywords

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

Application title

A STRATEGIC ROUTING DEVICE AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124916.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.01.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04B 7/04

Application no.

09804964.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T147315.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.01.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 13/74
B60T 17/22

Application no.

07123489.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T162416.20190710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483.430K)

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