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

September 2020

T 0002/16 (Sicherheitselement/L Kurz Stiftung) of 27.8.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B29/00
D21H21/44

Application no.

08707598.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T000216.20200827

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410 KB)
T 0188/16 (Strassenmautsystem /Kapsch TrafficCom) of 25.6.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B15/00

Application no.

09450193.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erster Hilfsantrag - Klarheit (nein)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Fahrzeuggerät für ein Strassenmautsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T018816.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0404/16 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M1/36

Application no.

06838361.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CITRATE ANTICOAGULATION SYSTEM FOR EXTRACORPOREAL BLOOD TREATMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T040416.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 605 KB)
T 1170/16 () of 1.9.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/514
A61F13/53
A61F13/15
A61F13/532
A61F13/535
B05C1/08
B05C11/10
B05C19/04
B32B37/00
G06F17/50

Application no.

05016289.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for producing sandwich structures with particulate material pattern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117016.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 1797/16 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41J2/165

Application no.

09005738.1

Keywords

Zulassung der Hilfsanträge 1 und 2, eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung (ja)
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund (ja)
Neuheit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1: nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (Hilfsantrag 2: nein)
Klarheit (Hilfsantrag 2: ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 2: ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Reinigung von Wischelementen für einen Tintendruckkopf

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T179716.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar
T 0264/17 () of 22.9.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L27/18
A61L27/54
C08L71/02

Application no.

12794927.9

Keywords

Neuheit - zweite (bzw. weitere) medizinische Verwendung
Neuheit - Stoff oder Stoffgemisch im Sinne von Artikel 54(4) bzw. 54(5) EPÜ

Application title

SYNTHETISCHES SCHMIERMITTEL ZUR VERWENDUNG ALS SYNOVIALFLÜSSIGKEITSERSATZ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T026417.20200922

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 1004/18 () of 15.9.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K11/04

Application no.

08011494.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Verspätet eingereichte Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 - Zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Frontendmodul für Fahrzeuge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100418.20200915

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317 KB)
T 2562/18 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M1/36

Application no.

11153847.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the original
application and the parent application as filed - auxiliary
request 1 (yes) - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Citrate anticoagulation system for extracorporeal blood treatments

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T256218.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 727 KB)
T 0777/19 () of 6.7.2020

Online on

28.09.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B17/122
A61B17/128
A61B17/00
A61B17/12

Application no.

15158361.4

Keywords

Subject-matter extends beyond content of original or earlier application - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4B (yes) - auxiliary request 5 (no)
Claims - clarity and support in the description
Claims - auxiliary request 5 (yes)
Amendments - extension of the scope of protection of the patent (no)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 5 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5 (yes)

Application title

MEDICAL DEVICE FOR CAUSING HEMOSTASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077719.20200706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 724 KB)
T 1568/15 (Phase cut dimmer / Tridonic) of 10.6.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B33/08

Application no.

10766043.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

PHASE CUT DIMMING OF LEDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T156815.20200610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0752/16 (Relatives Extinktions-Minimum) of 27.8.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D21/02

Application no.

08801762.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein): Umformulierung der objektiven Aufgabe
Zulassung von nach der Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Anspruchssätzen - Hilfsanträge 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 3 (nein): keine "außergewöhnlichen Umstände"

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur kontinuierlichen Aufbereitung belasteter Fluide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T075216.20200827

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2778/17 () of 16.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L1/12
G01L3/10
G01L5/10
G01M5/00

Application no.

12854092.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

STRESS MONITORING DEVICE OF MAGNETO-ELASTIC AND MAGNETO-ELECTRIC EFFECT TYPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T277817.20200916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0534/18 (Liquid nicotine formulation / McNeil AB) of 18.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/00
A61K31/465

Application no.

09002569.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

A liquid pharmaceutical formulation comprising nicotine for the administration to the oral cavity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053418.20200918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0702/18 (VOC-reduzierte Reinigungslösung und Konzentrat / CHEMISCHE WERKE … of 1.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D3/43
C09D9/00
C09D9/04

Application no.

11727630.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 1A und 2A : (ja)
Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus - Hauptantrag sowie Hilfsanträge 1 und 1A : (ja)
Mangelnde Klarheit - Hilfsantrag 2 : (ja)
Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus - Hilfsantrag 2A : (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 2A : (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2A : (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2A : (ja)

Application title

VOC-reduzierte, mildalkalische wässrige Reinigungslösung mit nichtionischen Tensiden sowie dessen Konzentrat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070218.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 433 KB)
T 1430/19 (High amylose durum wheat grains/BARILLA) of 2.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/10
A21D2/18
C08B30/00

Application no.

08425721.1

Keywords

Main request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

High amylose durum wheat grains, meal and starch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143019.20200902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 2873/19 () of 22.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B39/00
A61M39/00
F16L11/04
A61M25/00
A61M5/00
A61J1/20
F16L11/10
B65B3/04
A61M39/08
A61M39/12
B65B3/00

Application no.

16197448.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung - Rückerstattung der zusätzlich entrichteten Recherchengebühr (nein)

Application title

SCHLAUCHSET UND ABFÜLLNADEL ZUR VERWENDUNG IN EINEM SCHLAUCHSET ZUM ABFÜLLEN EINES FLIESSFÄHIGEN MEDIUMS, INSBESONDERE EINES PHARMAZEUTIKUMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T287319.20200922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365 KB)
T 3279/19 () of 17.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N21/95

Application no.

10751799.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR DETEKTION VON RISSEN IN HALBLEITERSUBSTRATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T327919.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2044/15 () of 21.9.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

05722457.8

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

APPLICATION-BASED VALUE BILLING IN A WIRELESS SUBSCRIBER NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204415.20200921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 0822/16 () of 21.9.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/12
B42D15/00

Application no.

02790486.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)
Reformatio in peius

Application title

WERTDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T082216.20200921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2351/17 () of 21.9.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27B31/06
B27G1/00
B27M1/08

Application no.

10177849.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Ausrichten von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T235117.20200921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367 KB)
T 0686/18 (Geschäumte Polymermasse/TESA) of 14.7.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J9/32
C09J7/00
C09J7/02
C09J5/08
C08K7/22
B29C44/22
C08K5/00

Application no.

11188670.1

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Hauptantrag: Neuheit - (ja)
Hauptantrag: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) (rückschauende Betrachtungsweise)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung schäumbarer Polymermassen, Verfahren zur Herstellung geschäumter Polymermassen daraus, geschäumte Polymermassen und Klebeband damit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068618.20200714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401 KB)
T 0595/16 (Kontrollbedüftiges Fahrzeug/TOLLCOLLECT) of 14.9.2020

Online on

23.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B15/00

Application no.

01273553.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

KONTROLLVERFAHREN ZUR STRASSENGEBÜHRENERFASSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T059516.20200914

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0911/16 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

23.09.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G49/04
B01J35/10
B01J23/85

Application no.

03785754.7

Keywords

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

Application title

HYDROPROCESSING OF HYDROCARBON USING A MIXTURE OF CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091116.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1609/16 (Process to reduce acidity of crude oil/Saudi Arabian Oil Company et … of 9.9.2020

Online on

23.09.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G31/08
B01J21/06
C10G75/00

Application no.

08858300.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS TO REDUCE ACIDITY OF CRUDE OIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T160916.20200909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0602/15 () of 17.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V8/10

Application no.

05016032.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Optischer Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060215.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0984/15 (Configuring proximity indication/HTC) of 8.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W36/14

Application no.

11000052.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes): no direct and unambiguous link between separate sections of a technical specification
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (no): obvious improvement of a technical specification

Application title

Methods and system to configure proximity indication in wireless communication systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098415.20200908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0012/16 (Animal models/KYMAB) of 15.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K67/027
C07K16/00
C07K16/46
C12N15/85

Application no.

10734546.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Animal Models and Therapeutic Molecules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T001216.20200915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 1376/17 () of 3.6.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D1/06

Application no.

03814464.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

WINDTURBINENROTORBLATT MIT VERRINGERTER SCHALLEMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137617.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2402/17 () of 8.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01B5/008
G01B21/04

Application no.

11717500.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsantrag (ja)
Anspruch: Relation zwischen relativen Begriffen - Klarheit (ja)

Application title

BETRIEB EINER KOORDINATENMESSMASCHINE ODER EINER WERKZEUGMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T240217.20200908

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0490/18 (Multi-language input with accents on touch screen / Samsung) of 16.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/0488

Application no.

14191284.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Multi-language input method and multi-language input apparatus using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T049018.20200916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1322/18 (Re-establishment of rights/Mignon Belle) of 17.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M21/02
A61G7/05
A61M21/00
A61N5/06

Application no.

10835717.9

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Appeal deemed not to have been filed

Application title

SLEEP INDUCTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T132218.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 2288/18 () of 3.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60P3/20
H04L12/24
H04B5/00
H04B7/00
B60H1/00
B60H1/32
F25D29/00
B65D88/74
H04L29/08
H04W4/02

Application no.

10797532.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PERFORMANCE AND POSITION MONITORING OF A MOBILE HVAC&R UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228818.20200903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0344/15 (Gapmer antisense compound/IONIS) of 11.9.2020

Online on

21.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/113

Application no.

07811872.6

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR MODULATING GENE EXPRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034415.20200911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 0452/14 (Integrating charts in documents / MICROSOFT) of 13.2.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00
G06F17/00
G06F17/21

Application no.

06802783.8

Keywords

Inventive step - handling user action with non-visible instance of spreadsheet (no
Inventive step - obvious)

Application title

INTEGRATING CHARTS IN DOCUMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045214.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 2110/14 (Optimizing translation lookaside buffer entries / QUALCOMM … of 4.6.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F12/10

Application no.

06739038.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (yes
Inventive step - after amendment)
Inventive step - contiguity check of individual entries at each TLB miss (yes
Inventive step - non-obvious modification)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OPTIMIZING TRANSLATION LOOKASIDE BUFFER ENTRIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211014.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0770/15 (RFID Tag / Sato Holdings) of 18.6.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K7/14

Application no.

04077912.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

A method for applying a RFID tag carrying label on an object

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077015.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 0848/15 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q40/00

Application no.

06700549.6

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING A RISK OF LOSSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T084815.20200624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 1154/16 () of 13.8.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F3/02
C08G18/10
C08G18/48
C08G18/76

Application no.

08777456.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

SHOE PRESS BELT FOR PAPER MAKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115416.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0996/17 () of 26.8.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D21/00

Application no.

07016524.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zum drahtlosen Austausch von Daten und Funksystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T099617.20200826

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 622 KB)
T 1547/17 () of 11.9.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B57/00
F02B41/10
F02M25/07
F02D23/02
F02B37/24
F02D41/00
F02D41/14

Application no.

08705768.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR REDUCING DIESEL ENGINE EMISSIONS, AND DIESEL ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154717.20200911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1230/18 () of 7.7.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D65/10
B01D69/02
G01N15/08

Application no.

10171837.7

Keywords

Claims - all requests
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method for improved scaling of filters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T123018.20200707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1449/18 () of 3.9.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N15/02
B01D45/04
B01D45/12
B01D21/00
B01D21/26
B01L3/00

Application no.

12156921.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - essential features

Application title

Systems and methods for particle focusing in microchannels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T144918.20200903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 2214/14 (New onset diabetes/UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH) of 8.9.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/11

Application no.

07813820.3

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met

Application title

MICROSPHERE-BASED COMPOSITION FOR PREVENTING AND/OR REVERSING NEW-ONSET AUTOIMMUNE DIABETES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T221414.20200908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2022/15 () of 20.8.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/32
H03M7/36

Application no.

06798249.6

Keywords

All requests - inventive step (no)

Application title

DYNAMIC IMAGE ENCODING DEVICE AND DYNAMIC IMAGE DECODING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T202215.20200820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1769/16 (Adaptive directional audio signals/CIRRUS) of 30.7.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R3/00
H04R1/40
H04R25/00

Application no.

04761108.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for producing adaptive directional signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T176916.20200730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 0243/17 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D223/16
C07B37/10
C07B43/06

Application no.

09290466.3

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours
Document produit tardivement
Activité inventive
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention

Application title

Procédé de synthèse de la 7,8-diméthoxy-1,3-dihydro-2H-3-benzazépin-2-one, et son application à la synthèse de l'ivabradine et de ses sels d'addition avec un acide pharmaceutiquement acceptable

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024317.20200720

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 638 KB)
T 0487/17 () of 10.9.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F7/09
D06F37/22
D06F37/20

Application no.

09786334.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity in opposition proceedings
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FRICTION SHOCK ABSORBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048717.20200910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 1832/16 () of 3.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/15
A61F13/20

Application no.

07736086.5

Keywords

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

Application title

LEG CUT-OUT STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T183216.20200903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 254 KB)
T 2493/16 (HIV-1 primers/BIOMERIEUX) of 7.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q1/70

Application no.

10183902.5

Keywords

Auxiliary request 2 upheld at first instance (sole request) - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Nucleic acid sequences that can be used as primers and probes in the amplification and detection of all subtypes of HIV-1

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249316.20200907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2721/16 (HIV-1 primers/BIOMERIEUX) of 7.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q1/70

Application no.

04077617.1

Keywords

Auxiliary request 1 upheld at first instance (sole request) - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method for using nucleic acid sequences as primers and probes in the amplification and detection of all subtypes of HIV-1

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T272116.20200907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1255/18 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K3/22
C08K3/34
C08K9/04
C09D5/08
C09D7/12

Application no.

12003913.6

Keywords

Divisional application - subject matter extends beyond the content of the earlier application (yes) (all requests)
Auxiliary requests 4 to 7 submitted after notification of the summons to oral proceedings - admitted into the proceedings (yes) - exceptional circumstances

Application title

Coating compositions exhibiting corrosion resistance properties, related coated substrates, and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T125518.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 1353/19 () of 9.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.9.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08G83/00
C08G69/26
C08G69/08
C08G69/14
C08L101/00
C08L77/02
C08L77/06

Application no.

11711914.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

COMPOSITION POLYAMIDE DE HAUTE VISCOSITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135319.20200909

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 335 KB)
T 2362/13 (Logistics central station/SCHNEIDER LOGISTICS) of 1.9.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/60

Application no.

01977530.3

Keywords

Inventive step - providing different user interfaces and functions to different classes of users
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation of non-technical requirements)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INTERFACING WITH A SHIPPING SERVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236213.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0020/16 (OspC-Dimere/EUROIMMUN) of 11.2.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07K14/20
G01N33/569

Application no.

08021660.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsäntrage 6 und 7Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 8 (nein)
Hilfsantrag 10 - zugelassen (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrang 11Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Polypeptide und Verfahren zur spezifischen Detektion von Antikörpern bei Patienten mit einer Borrelieninfektion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002016.20200211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496 KB)
T 0967/16 (Oxcarbazepine Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/ACADEMIA SINICA PHARMIGENE) of 4.8.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q1/68

Application no.

07797432.7

Keywords

Main request (claims as granted) - inventive step (no);
Auxiliary requests 1 to 7 - withdrawn;
Auxiliary request 8 - admission in appeal (no);

Application title

METHOD FOR PREDICTING A RISK OF ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS BY DETERMINATION OF HLA-B 1502

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T096716.20200804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 0746/18 (Cinacalcet formulations / K.H.S. PHARMA HOLDING GMBH) of 4.9.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/16
A61K9/20
A61K31/137

Application no.

12007638.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Immediate release formulations of cinacalcet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T074618.20200904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 2352/18 ("La Jurisprudence des Chambres de recours", Neuvième é … of 25.8.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.8.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B61L25/02

Application no.

15161677.8

Keywords

Nouveauté (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - irrecevables

Application title

Procédé de calcul d'un intervalle de positions d'un véhicule ferroviaire sur une voie ferrée et dispositif associé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T235218.20200825

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 488 KB)
T 1168/15 () of 3.7.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M5/32
A61M5/315
A61M5/145

Application no.

05799659.7

Keywords

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

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE WITH A PROCESSOR FOR COLLECTING EJECTION INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T116815.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 608 KB)
T 0681/16 (Radio head device/ALCATEL) of 4.9.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B1/04
H03G3/30
H04B1/18

Application no.

11290161.6

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): no request for oral proceedings
Added subject-matter - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no): no substantiation

Application title

Radio head device and method of operating a radio head device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068116.20200904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 1030/19 (Tetraploid corn salad/NUNHEMS) of 30.8.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H1/08
A01H5/12

Application no.

10793168.5

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (no)

Application title

Tetraploid corn salad

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103019.20200830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282 KB)
T 1341/19 (High amylose durum wheat grains/BARILLA) of 3.9.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/10
A21D2/18
C08B30/04
A23L1/16

Application no.

12195780.7

Keywords

Sole claim request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

High amylose durum wheat grains, meal and starch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T134119.20200903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 0763/16 (Buffer state reports/NOKIA) of 3.9.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W4/00
H04L12/56

Application no.

07705514.3

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Apparatus, method and computer program product providing threshold-based buffer state reports from user equipment to a wireless network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T076316.20200903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1487/17 (Danisco/enzyme-substrate) of 29.7.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/386
C11D17/00

Application no.

09756878.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Admissibility of appeal
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - could-would approach
Late filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR CO-FORMULATED ENZYME AND SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148717.20200729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1247/18 (Search-based application development framework/ORACLE INTERNATIONAL) of 4.9.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

07759453.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (decision under appeal provides no suitable basis for assessing inventive step)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Search-based application development framework

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T124718.20200904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 3142/19 (Analyzing Cytological Specimens/HOLOGIC) of 1.9.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K9/00

Application no.

14722003.2

Keywords

Amendments - combination of optional features
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REVIEWING AND ANALYZING CYTOLOGICAL SPECIMENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T314219.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1452/14 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

08.09.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/16
H04N7/24

Application no.

09720027.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AN ENTERTAINMENT DEVICE USING A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T145214.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1875/16 (Secured synchronisation message/ABB) of 28.7.2020

Online on

08.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L29/06

Application no.

10165325.1

Keywords

Novelty - main and sixth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - first to fifth auxiliary requests (no)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius: seventh auxiliary request not to be challenged

Application title

Secure clock synchronization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187516.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 2337/16 (Steuerelektronik/PHOENIX) of 15.6.2020

Online on

08.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B19/05

Application no.

08707499.3

Keywords

Bindungswirkung der vorangegangenen Beschwerdekammer-Entscheidung - (nein): keine abschließende Entscheidung zur erfinderischen Tätigkeit und neuer Sachverhalt
Berücksichtigung von durch die Einspruchsabteilung zugelassenen Beweismittel - Dokumente ED1 und ED2 (ja): Nicht-Berücksichtigung würde Art. 12(2) VOBK 2020 entgegenstehen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein): Juxtaposition

Application title

Steuer- und/oder Datenübertragungsmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T233716.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0349/17 () of 12.8.2020

Online on

07.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B7/32
C09D7/14
C09D175/04

Application no.

06803385.1

Keywords

Late submitted material - document admitted by first instance (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instantce - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING COATING COMPOSITIONS WITH CUSTOMIZABLE PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034917.20200812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1436/17 (Hot formed steel part/Tata) of 1.7.2020

Online on

07.09.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D8/00
C21D8/02
C22C38/22
C22C38/28
C22C38/38
C22C38/02
C22C38/04
C22C38/12
C22C38/14
C21D1/673
C21D9/48
C21D9/46

Application no.

11772882.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD OF HOT FORMING A STEEL BLANK AND THE HOT FORMED PART

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143617.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0165/18 (Verfahren zur Bildung einer Filtermatte/HYDAC FILTERTECHNIK) of 9.7.2020

Online on

07.09.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D29/11
B29C65/08
B29C65/16

Application no.

10781621.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BILDUNG EINER FILTERMATTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T016518.20200709

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0870/14 (Meningococcal Hib vaccine/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 20.7.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/095
A61K39/102
A61K39/09

Application no.

08075538.2

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 8: inventive step - (no)

Application title

Combined meningitis vaccines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T087014.20200720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468 KB)
T 1399/16 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41N1/08
B41N3/03

Application no.

10188553.1

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Lithoband für die elektrochemische Aufrauung sowie Verfahren zu dessen Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T139916.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 643 KB)
T 1935/17 (Pool of storage/DELL) of 12.8.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/06
G06F11/14

Application no.

10010835.6

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Virtual disk drive system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193517.20200812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2432/17 () of 1.9.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C25/00
B02C2/00

Application no.

05803668.2

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings without oral proceedings - (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

A METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A CRUSHER AND A CRUSHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T243217.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 0601/19 () of 1.9.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D5/00
C23C14/00
C09D5/28

Application no.

14730738.3

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

GLANZGRADEINSTELLUNG VON KUNSTSTOFFSUBSTRATEN MIT METALLISCHEM FINISH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060119.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 2839/19 () of 4.8.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L5/00
C08L3/00
C03C25/32
C07H5/04
C08F251/02
C08L51/02
C09D105/00
E04B1/78
E04B1/84
B29C70/68
C03C17/28
F16L59/02
F16L59/14
C09D167/04

Application no.

12198249.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Binders and materials made therewith

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T283919.20200804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252 KB)
T 0460/17 () of 24.7.2020

Online on

03.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G18/40
C08G18/62
C08G18/79
C09D175/04

Application no.

10152208.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Two-component polyurethane clear coat kit system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T046017.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1602/17 () of 31.8.2020

Online on

03.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

31.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H1/64
C03C25/32
C08B37/00
C08L5/00
C09J179/00
D04H3/12

Application no.

11009802.7

Keywords

Priority - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Article 100(c)- validly invoked as gorund of opposition - no
Interpretation of the claims - unduly broad (Appellant); unduly narrow (Respondent)

Application title

Improved spunbond polyester mat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T160217.20200831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 495 KB)
T 3218/19 (Light emitting devices/PRINCETON) of 20.8.2020

Online on

03.09.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L21/00
C09K11/06
H05B33/14
H01L51/50
H01L51/30

Application no.

10180580.2

Keywords

Main request: added subject-matter - no
Remittal to opposition division for further prosecution - yes

Application title

Very high efficiency organic light emitting devices based on electrophosphorescence

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T321819.20200820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1338/16 (Contention-free parallel LDPC decoder/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.09.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M13/11
H03M13/00

Application no.

09832102.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - not admitted
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes
Amendments - auxiliary request 4)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 4 (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes after amendment
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request 5)

Application title

Contention-free parallel processing multimode LDPC decoder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T133816.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 1636/17 (Optimal flight/BOEING) of 17.8.2020

Online on

02.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G5/00
G01C21/20
G06Q10/04

Application no.

13182817.0

Keywords

Main request - Novelty - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests 3 to 5 - Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Optimized flight plan management system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T163617.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0344/15 (Gapmer antisense compound/IONIS) of 26.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/113

Application no.

07811872.6

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR MODULATING GENE EXPRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034415.20200826

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 255 KB)
T 1353/15 () of 27.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

01916492.0

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CUSTOMIZING PET FOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135315.20200827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1031/16 (Myoblasts for treating the urinary sphincter muscle / UNIVERSITY OF … of 24.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K35/34
C12N5/0775
A61P13/02

Application no.

08169379.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - all requests (yes)

Application title

Use of myoblasts in the manufacture of a medicament for treating stress urinary incontinence

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103116.20200824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 604 KB)
T 1817/16 () of 4.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B7/02
E21B19/083
E21B19/14
E21B19/15

Application no.

06821780.1

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (yes)

Application title

WELL DRILLING MACHINE WITH NEW DRILL PIPE LOADER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T181716.20200804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 2461/16 () of 17.7.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B15/10
F25B27/00

Application no.

09785156.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MODULAR COOLING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T246116.20200717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0650/17 () of 18.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D5/08
F02C7/18
F01D11/02

Application no.

03751268.8

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

GAS TURBINE SEALING AIR SUPPLY SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T065017.20200818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0292/20 (Combination for treating HCV patients / ABBVIE) of 13.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/454
A61K31/4985
A61K31/7056
A61P31/22

Application no.

14725812.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COMBINATION OF DIRECT ACTING ANTIVIRAL AGENTS AND RIBAVIRIN FOR TREATING HCV PATIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029220.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)

August 2020

T 2090/16 (Programmable control of a hearing aid/STARKEY) of 30.6.2020

Online on

28.08.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

11250440.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 4 (no)
Admission of late-filed requests - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 2', 3 and 5 (no): no exceptional circumstances

Application title

System for programming special function buttons for hearing assistance device applications

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T209016.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0277/17 (Cyanocobalamin/PAR) of 20.8.2020

Online on

26.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/714
A61K9/08
A61K47/10

Application no.

06785533.8

Keywords

Clarity - main request and auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 4 (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 5 and 6 (no)
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee - (no) - late withdrawal of the request for oral proceedings

Application title

CYANOCOBALAMIN LOW VISCOSITY AQUEOUS FORMULATIONS FOR INTRANASAL DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027717.20200820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0617/16 (Multi-mode base station/QUALCOMM) of 10.7.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B7/26
H04W52/02

Application no.

11174472.8

Keywords

Admissibility of prior-art document admitted by the opposition division - (yes): denial would contravene Art. 12(2) RPBA 2020
Inventive step - all requests (no): juxtaposition of obvious features

Application title

Multi-mode base station method and apparatus for use in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T061716.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480 KB)
T 0670/16 (Gebührenguthaben/KAPSCH) of 17.8.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B15/00

Application no.

01988918.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Verspätet eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ERHEBUNG VON NUTZUNGSGEBÜHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T067016.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2210/16 (Verringern des Mikrofonrauschens/SIVANTOS) of 25.6.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

12190794.3

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein): im Anspruch angegebener technischer Effekt nicht für alle unter den Schutzbereich fallenden und technisch sinnvollen Ausführungsarten erzielbar

Application title

Hörvorrichtung mit einer Einrichtung zum Verringern eines Mikrofonrauschens und Verfahren zum Verringern eines Mikrofonrauschens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T221016.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2072/17 () of 10.7.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D11/00
G01N25/72

Application no.

12182635.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur thermischen Überprüfung des Bauzustandes von Windkraftanlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T207217.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0533/15 (Transmitter arrangement / Philips) of 13.7.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R33/34
G01R33/3415
G01R33/561

Application no.

08737988.9

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND RF TRANSMITTER ARRANGEMENT FOR GENERATING RF FIELDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053315.20200713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0891/15 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/00
H04N5/222

Application no.

04780741.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DIGITAL MEDIA DISTRIBUTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089115.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1504/15 () of 29.5.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

29.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/445
H04N5/781

Application no.

11162898.8

Keywords

Main request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
First and second auxiliary requests - mixture of technical and non-technical features (yes), inventive step (no)

Application title

A receiving device and method for presenting information about available programming

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150415.20200529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 527 KB)
T 1826/15 () of 18.8.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N1/60

Application no.

07808525.5

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONVERTING AT LEAST ONE FIRST-SPECTRUM IMAGE INTO A SECOND-SPECTRUM IMAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182615.20200818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1267/16 (diabetes/EPSHTEIN) of 6.12.2019

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K41/00
C07K16/28
C07K16/40

Application no.

11773314.7

Keywords

All claim requests - clarity (no)
Postponement of oral proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - violation (no)

Application title

A combination pharmaceutical composition and methods of treating diabetes and metabolic disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T126716.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505 KB)
T 2294/16 () of 16.7.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C25/138

Application no.

09173532.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - common general knowledge (admitted)
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Extension of scope of protection - interpretation of claims as granted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Tyre-changing machine for fitting and removing vehicle wheels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T229416.20200716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1504/17 () of 17.8.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F13/211
A63F13/40

Application no.

11176961.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system and information processing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150417.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0623/16 () of 17.8.2020

Online on

20.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J1/62
H01J63/04
C09K11/06
H01J29/32
H05B33/14
H01J1/74

Application no.

02734378.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - completeness of disclosure
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Essential features

Application title

HIGH EFFICIENCY MULTI-COLOR ELECTRO-PHOSPHORESCENT OLEDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T062316.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 1050/19 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

20.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S8/00
F21V21/40
F21V23/04
F21W131/205

Application no.

10181051.3

Keywords

Antrag auf mündliche Verhandlung - nicht verspätet
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Beweismittel erstinstanzlich zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - nicht zugelassen
Teile der Entscheidung in gekürzter Form (Zustimmung der Beteiligten)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Operationsleuchte mit steriler Bedieneinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105019.20200720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
J 0012/18 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/08
A61B5/087
G01F1/68

Application no.

17195173.4

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

CONDUIT CONNECTOR FOR A PATIENT BREATHING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001218.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
J 0013/18 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/06
A61M16/08

Application no.

17179765.7

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

PATIENT INTERFACE AND ASPECTS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001318.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
J 0014/18 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/06
A61M16/00
A61M16/08

Application no.

16174992.4

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

INTERFACE COMPRISING A ROLLING NASAL BRIDGE PORTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001418.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
J 0007/19 (Withdrawal of application/Nitto Denko) of 15.1.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C17/34
G09F9/30
B32B17/06
B32B7/12
G02F1/1333
H01L51/50
H05B33/02
H05B33/10

Application no.

09734244.8

Keywords

"Request for correction of a withdrawal of an application (not allowed)"

Application title

TRANSPARENT SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J000719.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
J 0010/19 (Unterbrechung des Verfahrens wegen Insolvenz des Patentinhabers) of 13.7.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L31/18
H01L31/0216
H01L31/068

Application no.

08850615.9

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINER SOLARZELLE MIT EINER OBERFLÄCHENPASSIVIERENDEN DIELEKTRIKUMDOPPELSCHICHT UND ENTSPRECHENDE SOLARZELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001019.20200713

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
J 0003/20 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/00
A61M16/10
A61M16/20
A61M16/08

Application no.

18183683.4

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR SUPPLYING GASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J000320.20200519

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1224/15 (Structure multicouche a base de polyamide / ARKEMA FRANCE) of 21.7.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B27/34
C08K5/20
B29C45/16

Application no.

05775238.8

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Recevabilité des requêtes subsidiaires (requêtes subsidiaires 3 et 6 - oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1, 2, 4 et 5
Modifications - oui) (requête subsidiaire 6
Modifications - non)
Nouveauté (requête subsidiairie 3
Nouveauté - non) (requête subsidiaire 6
Nouveauté - oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

STRUCTURE MULTICOUCHE A BASE DE POLYAMIDE POUR RECOUVRIR DES SUBSTRATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T122415.20200721

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 452 KB)
T 2098/16 () of 5.8.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C13/00

Application no.

04000286.7

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Patentansprüche - Merkmal des erteilten Anspruchs
Patentansprüche - nicht zu prüfen
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Herstellung von Zahnersatz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T209816.20200805

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1877/19 () of 13.8.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B3/091
A47C4/04
A47C11/00

Application no.

14001369.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Klappgestell für Bänke oder Tische

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187719.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1503/16 () of 12.8.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J3/28
F03D7/02
F03D1/06
H02J3/38

Application no.

07722543.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Reply to the appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Wind turbine with a protection system for an electric generator and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150316.20200812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1412/17 () of 3.7.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J31/54

Application no.

11727180.9

Keywords

Novelty - Main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

ADVANCED HEATING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T141217.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2472/17 (Non-invasive collection of colorectal mucocellular layer/DIAGNODUS) of 13.8.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/50
G01N33/574

Application no.

12730009.3

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR NON-INVASIVE COLLECTION OF COLORECTAL MUCOCELLULAR LAYER AND DISEASE DETECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T247217.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 0892/18 () of 28.7.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F13/06
G07F17/32

Application no.

06786488.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

SYSTEM FOR WIRELESS GAMING WITH LOCATION DETERMINATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089218.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 0633/16 () of 10.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03H1/18
G09F3/02
B31D1/02

Application no.

04747491.1

Keywords

documents E6 to E10 filed with statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Wikipedia extracts cited by appellant - admitted (no)
appellant's new line of attack - alleged lack novelty based on E3 - admitted (yes)
appellant's new line of arguments - admitted (yes)
main request - claim 1 - novelty (yes)
main request - claim 1 - inventive step (no)
auxiliary requests 1 and 1a - claim 1 - added subject-matter (yes)
auxiliary request 1b filed after oral proceedings have been arranged - admitted (yes)
auxiliary request 1b - claims 1 and 6 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

FORGERY PREVENTING LABEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063316.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520 KB)
T 1689/16 () of 29.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F6/20
A61B17/12
A61N1/36

Application no.

09822269.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)

Application title

AN APPARATUS FOR TEMPORARY MALE CONTRACEPTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168916.20200729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 2253/16 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60M1/30

Application no.

10152165.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Definition des Anspruchsgegenstandes durch Bezugnahme auf weiteren Gegenstand
Beschwerdevorbringen - im Verfahren berücksichtigt (nein) - nicht ausreichend substantiiert
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - unberücksichtigt geblieben (ja) - keine außergewöhnlichen Umstände

Application title

Stromschiene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225316.20200708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 439 KB)
T 0206/17 () of 7.8.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K5/16
C08L75/08
C09J175/08
C08L101/10
C09J201/10
C08K5/57
C09K3/10

Application no.

12183144.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (no)- effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Auxiliary requests not properly substantiated - not be taken into account

Application title

Curable composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020617.20200807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 618 KB)
T 2530/17 () of 22.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08F10/02
C08F2/00

Application no.

12707885.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Faits produits tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

POLYMERISATION RADICALAIRE DE L'ETHYLENE AMORCEE PAR DES PEROXYDES ORGANIQUES A HAUTE PRODUCTIVITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T253017.20200722

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 456 KB)
T 1400/19 () of 14.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63B35/12
B63H1/20

Application no.

11807145.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A PROPULSION UNIT FOR A MARINE VESSEL AND A MARINE VESSEL HAVING A PROPULSION UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T140019.20200714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 2158/15 () of 28.7.2020

Online on

14.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B25/06
G08B29/06
G08B29/08
G01R31/02

Application no.

09700171.3

Keywords

Beschwerdebegründung - vollständiger Sachvortrag eines Beteiligten
Beschwerdebegründung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge I bis VIII (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge I bis VIII (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge Ia und Va
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Überwachungsvorrichtung für ein Meldesystem, Meldesystem und Verfahren zur Überwachung des Meldesystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215815.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0942/17 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

14.08.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F214/26
C08F2/24
C08J9/00

Application no.

10828382.1

Keywords

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

Application title

AQUEOUS POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE EMULSION AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF, AQUEOUS POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE DISPERSION OBTAINED USING THE EMULSION, POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE FINE POWDER, AND STRETCH-EXPANDED BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T094217.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 575 KB)
T 2232/16 () of 10.8.2020

Online on

13.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L25/07
H01L23/373

Application no.

09790134.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GROUNDING SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T223216.20200810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1503/18 (Electronic device using pen input device, determining tilt / Samsung) of 30.7.2020

Online on

13.08.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/0354
G06F3/0488

Application no.

13175799.9

Keywords

Time limits - interruption in the delivery of mail
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

Input method and electronic device using pen input device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150318.20200730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 2214/15 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

11.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B25/04
G01R11/00
G01R21/00

Application no.

09729412.8

Keywords

Lack of support - main, first and second auxiliary request - (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests - second auxiliary request (yes) - third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Device State Detecting Device, Device State Detecting Method, Device State Detecting Server, Device State Detecting System, Liver Abnormality Detecting Device, Liver Abnormality Detecting System, Liver Abnormality Detecting Method, and Device State Database Maintaining Server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T221415.20200721

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 0492/17 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

11.08.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N25/02
A01N25/30
A01N43/56
A01N43/80
A01P13/00

Application no.

09783537.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen

Application title

ZUSAMMENSETZUNG ZUR VERBESSERUNG DER WIRKSAMKEIT VON HERBIZIDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T049217.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 516 KB)
T 0201/18 () of 27.7.2020

Online on

11.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/506
A61P35/00

Application no.

09704256.8

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF OPTIMIZING THE TREATMENT OF PROLIFERATIVE DISEASES MEDIATED BY THE TYROSINE KINASE RECEPTOR KIT WITH IMATINIB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020118.20200727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 0796/15 () of 3.8.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M1/00

Application no.

08846963.0

Keywords

Rücknahme des Patents im Beschwerdeverfahren - nicht möglich
Auslegung des Antrags
Antrag auf Widerruf des Patents durch den Patentinhaber

Application title

PRÜFEINHEIT FÜR WUNDDRAINAGEAUFLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T079615.20200803

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 246 KB)
T 2101/15 () of 22.8.2019

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/155
A61K31/40
A61P3/10
A61K9/20
A61K9/48
A61K31/4439

Application no.

06815305.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request, auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2

Application title

FORMULATION COMPRISING METFORMIN AND VILDAGLIPTIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210115.20190822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 2149/15 () of 19.6.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V8/12

Application no.

09100159.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214915.20200619

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1613/16 (Multilayer structure/A. Schulman, Inc.) of 24.7.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B27/08
B32B27/32
B29C51/14

Application no.

12171722.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - all claim requests
Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - auyiliary request I

Application title

Multilayer structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161316.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1650/19 () of 5.8.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25J5/00
B25J9/00
B25J9/16
B25J11/00
G05D1/02

Application no.

13151003.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Beacon collision avoidance method for a mobile robot system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165019.20200805

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0769/15 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B17/30

Application no.

05798826.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Electric bushing and a method of manufacturing an electric bushing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T076915.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1135/15 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07B17/02

Application no.

04292729.3

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (non)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (oui)
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (oui)

Application title

Procédé d'impression pour machine à affranchir compacte et machine à affranchir associée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T113515.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2042/15 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B6/00

Application no.

06781500.1

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

METHOD OF CONTROLLING X-RAY DIAGNOSIS DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204215.20200624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 0289/16 () of 18.6.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B17/00

Application no.

09305638.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Continuation of the appeal procedure after withdrawal of the opposition

Application title

Postal indicia generating system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T028916.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0400/16 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B17/04

Application no.

05750101.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admissibility of a late-filed document (no)

Application title

SUTURE DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T040016.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0014/20 () of 24.7.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B31/02
B65B59/04

Application no.

16164932.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben eines Beteiligten
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERPACKUNG VON LEBENSMITTELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T001420.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1734/14 (Quiescent current diagnostics device / Rosemount Inc.) of 9.1.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R31/28
G08C19/02

Application no.

04757422.3

Keywords

Amendments - main request, sixth and eighth auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed first, second and third auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, ninth auxiliary request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - sixth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

PROCESS DEVICE WITH QUIESCENT CURRENT DIAGNOSTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T173414.20200109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0694/15 (Visualisation / Counterflo) of 4.6.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R19/145
G01R13/02
G02B6/44
H05B33/12
G01R13/40
H01B7/36
H01R13/66
H01R13/717

Application no.

06716969.8

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - problem and solution

Application title

VISUALISATION ARRANGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069415.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1842/15 (FVIII/vWF for the treatment of a bleeding event/CSL BEHRING) of 10.10.2019

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/37
A61P 7/04

Application no.

09777111.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 11 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
auxiliary request 12 - novelty (yes), sufficiency of disclosure (no)
auxiliary request 12A - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Von Willebrand Factor or Factor VIII and von Willebrand Factor for the treatment of coagulopathy induced by inhibitors of thrombocytes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184215.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 694 KB)
T 1418/17 () of 17.7.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23P19/06
F16B37/06

Application no.

09008497.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag zugelassen
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Entscheidung teilweise in gekürzter Form
Öffentliche Zugänglichkeit einer offenkundigen Vorbenutzung

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Einpressen von Befestigungselementen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T141817.20200717

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 495 KB)
T 0452/19 (Brassica oleracea plants with improved nutritional value/SEMINIS … of 22.7.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/10
A01H1/04
C12Q1/68
C12N15/11

Application no.

13184376.5

Keywords

Sole claim request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

Brassica oleracea plants with improved nutritional value

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045219.20200722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1028/19 (Plants with an intense fruit phenotype/NUNHEMS) of 27.7.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/08
C07K14/415
C12Q1/68

Application no.

14766735.6

Keywords

Main request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

Plants with an intense fruit phenotype

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T102819.20200727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1961/14 (Main counter ions/AJINOMOTO) of 30.7.2020

Online on

04.08.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P13/08

Application no.

01120248.8

Keywords

Main request (patent as granted) - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division - (yes)

Application title

Method for producing basic amino acid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196114.20200730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0115/17 () of 23.7.2020

Online on

04.08.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24F7/06
F24F11/00
F24F11/02
F24F11/04

Application no.

12172716.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Rücknahme des Einspruchs
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Steuerung des Volumenstroms eines Ventilators

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011517.20200723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350 KB)
T 0170/19 (Shampoo Containing A Gel Network / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 24.7.2020

Online on

03.08.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/34
A61K8/86
A61Q5/02
A61K8/36
A61K8/04

Application no.

08856247.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for remitting the case

Application title

SHAMPOO CONTAINING A GEL NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T017019.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)

July 2020

T 1994/16 () of 28.7.2020

Online on

31.07.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H69/00
B65H63/06

Application no.

09775790.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und zweiter Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Kombination technischer und nicht-technischer Merkmale
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - erster Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

QUALITÄTSUBERWACHUNG VON SPLEISSEN IN EINEM LÄNGLICHEN TEXTILEN PRÜFGUT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199416.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0568/17 (Database transactions/OPEN TEXT SOFTWARE) of 28.7.2020

Online on

31.07.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

09755851.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - not rendered obvious by document D1
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method for performing transactions on data and a transactional database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T056817.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0882/18 (Glasbauelement/SIKA) of 3.7.2020

Online on

31.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C17/30
C03C27/04
E04F13/14
C09D183/04
C08G77/16

Application no.

13710340.4

Keywords

-

Application title

GLASBAUELEMENT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T088218.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0915/15 (Sicherheitsdokument/LEONHARD KURZ) of 26.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B29/00
D21H21/44

Application no.

08707586.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12 - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Hilfsanträge 13 und 14 - Zulassung (nein)

Application title

SICHERHEITSDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091515.20200626

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1041/15 () of 27.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B7/00

Application no.

08019720.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Koordination und/oder Durchführung von Unterrichtzwecken dienenden Lehreinheiten mit optischen und/oder akustischen Lehrinhalten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T104115.20200727

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353 KB)
T 1561/15 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M16/00
A61M16/12
G09B23/28
A61H31/00

Application no.

07400032.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Abgabe von Sauerstoff im Rahmen einer Reanimation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T156115.20200624

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 463 KB)
T 1994/15 () of 27.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J1/15
G05D23/27

Application no.

10737667.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HEATING A TIP APEX OF A CHARGED PARTICLE SOURCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199415.20200727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0891/16 () of 26.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F17/32

Application no.

04765712.7

Keywords

main request - added subject-matter (yes)
auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter (yes)
late-filed auxiliary request 1a - admitted (no) - article 13(1) RPBA 2020 in combination with article 25(1) RPBA 2020

Application title

DOORFRAME FOR GAMING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089116.20200626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1372/16 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D183/04
C04B41/49
C08J3/03

Application no.

05850021.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

HIGH-VISCOSITY AQUEOUS EMULSIONS OF FUNCTIONAL ALKOXYSILANES, CONDENSED OLIGOMERS THEREOF, ORGANOPOLYSILOXANES, THEIR PREPARATION AND USE FOR SURFACE TREATMENT OF INORGANIC MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137216.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 1504/16 (System for manufacturing frozen edible products/GRAM) of 17.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G9/14
A23G9/16
A23G9/20
A23C3/00

Application no.

05772325.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests - admission (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FROZEN EDIBLE PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150416.20200717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0717/19 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L15/04
C10M103/06
C10M169/02
C25D5/26
C25D7/00
C10N10/12
C10N40/00
C10N50/08
C10N50/10

Application no.

06797658.9

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval of the text of the patent

Application title

Threaded joint for steel pipes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T071719.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 0949/13 (Taxol to avoid restenosis/BOSTON SCIENTIFIC) of 19.12.2019

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/535

Application no.

94907364.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - continuation of proceedings without duly summoned parties

Application title

THERAPEUTIC INHIBITORS OF VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T094913.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0552/16 () of 25.6.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F3/20
H03F3/21
H03F1/02
H03F1/56
H03F1/07
H03F3/195
H03F1/42

Application no.

08793032.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

Broadband power amplifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T055216.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1987/16 (Controlling gene expression/BASF) of 17.6.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/82
C12N15/85
C12N15/79
A01H5/00

Application no.

06754739.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Improved methods controlling gene expression

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T198716.20200617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0193/17 (Electrode surface coating/SECOND SIGHT MEDICAL PRODUCTS) of 1.7.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D3/50
A61N1/05

Application no.

06815176.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PLATINUM ELECTRODE SURFACE COATING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019317.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0354/17 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C1/00
C08C19/20
C08C19/25
C08C19/44
C08F2/26
C08F36/06
C08F2/38

Application no.

12193785.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Interpretation of the claims - explicit wording thereof - no reason to construe differently

Application title

Functionalized polymer, rubber composition with such a polymer and pneumatic tire

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T035417.20200708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1678/17 (TACTILE PRESENTATION DEVICE / Kyocera) of 30.6.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/041
G09G3/00

Application no.

11800338.3

Keywords

Time limits - interruption in the delivery of mail
Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

TACTILE PRESENTATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING TACTILE PRESENTATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T167817.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2421/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47K3/022

Application no.

06450099.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zur Schaffung einer Einstiegsöffnung in bestehende Badewannen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T242117.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310 KB)
T 2514/19 () of 7.7.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K25/20
B62K25/28

Application no.

14723175.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

BICYCLE REAR SUSPENSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T251419.20200707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 3269/19 () of 23.7.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S4/22
F21V23/00
F21Y115/10

Application no.

15003605.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

BELEUCHTUNGSLEISTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T326919.20200723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1888/14 () of 15.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

15.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/24

Application no.

09729744.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request and auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - fourth and fifth auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT REPLACEMENT IN LIVE PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T188814.20200715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 1355/18 (Belitzement/HeidelbergCement AG) of 9.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B111/00
C04B7/345

Application no.

12004620.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Anlass zu neuen Einwänden
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Belitzements mit hoher Reaktivitaet und geringem Calcium/Silicat-Verhaeltnis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135518.20200709

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353 KB)
T 2329/18 () of 17.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B1/80
E04C2/16

Application no.

07090044.4

Keywords

Entscheidung nach Aktenlage
Angefochtene Entscheidung ausreichend begründet (nein)
Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)
Änderungen zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Dämmstoffplatte bzw. -matte aus einem Holzwerkstoff-Bindemittel-Gemisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232918.20200717

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 516 KB)
T 2457/18 () of 16.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03F5/04
E03C1/22
E03C1/20

Application no.

08103885.3

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Ablaufgarnitur für Duschen oder Badewannen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T245718.20200716

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1111/14 (Human hepatocytes/OREGON UNIVERSITY) of 21.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/85

Application no.

08770211.4

Keywords

Main request - added matter - (no)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Exception to patentability - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF EXPANDING HUMAN HEPATOCYTES IN VIVO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T111114.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 2087/15 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B7/00

Application no.

07834775.4

Keywords

Inventive step - claim 8 of sole request (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF COMPUTER GENERATED EXAMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T208715.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 1003/16 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/04

Application no.

08758982.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT ZUR ABSICHERUNG VON WERTDOKUMENTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100316.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1957/16 () of 15.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04C2/04

Application no.

03739044.0

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTIMICROBIAL WALLBOARD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T195716.20200715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2431/16 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D23/06
F25D25/02

Application no.

11738202.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

KÄLTEGERÄT MIT EINER TRAGSCHIENE FÜR EINEN FACHBODEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T243116.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2039/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04G27/00

Application no.

13173479.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Modulartig aufgebauter Treppengerüstturm und Treppengerüstmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203917.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 2088/18 (Credentials for a connected thermostat/HONEYWELL) of 29.6.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W12/06
H04L12/24

Application no.

12175131.7

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held as a videoconference in accordance with appellant's request
Inventive step - all requests (no): juxtaposition of obvious features

Application title

Provisioning credentials for embedded wireless devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T208818.20200629

Distribution

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T 3196/19 (Anti-PD-1 antibody/DANA-FARBER GENETICS INSTITUTE) of 15.5.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/12
C07K14/705
C12N5/10
A61K38/17
A61K39/395
G01N33/50
C07K16/28

Application no.

10075561.0

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 7 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary requests 8 to 14 - admitted into the appeal proceedings (no);
Appellant's right to be heard - violation (no);

Application title

Assays for screening anti-pd-1 antibodies and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T319619.20200515

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 585 KB)
T 1214/20 (Re-establishment of rights) of 16.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B33/08
G09G3/20
H03K7/00

Application no.

14750518.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal fee (not paid)
Admissibility of appeal - appeal deemed not to have been filed
Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Re-establishment of rights - system for monitoring time limits
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the professional representative
Re-establishment of rights - principle of proportionality

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LED LIGHTING BY DISTRIBUTED PWM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T121420.20200716

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
W 0024/03 () of 15.1.2004

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.1.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61C 8/00
A61C 1/14
A61B 17/16

Application no.

-

Keywords

Unité d'invention

Application title

Outil de préparation osseuse utilisable notamment en médecine dentaire et dispositif pour sa mise en oeuvre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002403.20040115

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 433 KB)
W 0030/04 (Piperazines/UCB) of 29.11.2004

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D295/14

Application no.

-

Keywords

Lack of unity 'a posteriori' (no)

Application title

New piperazine derivatives and their use as synthesis intermediates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W003004.20041129

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
W 0023/07 (Nahrungsergänzungsmittel/CHEM. FABRIK BUDENHEIM KG) of 11.11.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.11.2008

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K33/06

Application no.

-

Keywords

Uneinheitlichkeit (ja): Einzige allgemeine Idee nicht neu

Application title

Nahrungsergänzungsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W002307.20081111

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 527 KB)
W 0039/07 (Isoxazoles and oxadiazoles/NOVARTIS) of 6.8.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.8.2008

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D261/08

Application no.

-

Keywords

Misleading form inviting the applicant to pay the protest fee although his limited protest was allowed by the review panel - Refund of the protest fee

Application title

3,5-Di(aryl or heteroaryl)isoxazoles and 1,2,4-oxadiazoles as S1PI receptor agonists, immunosuppresive and anti-inflammatory agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W003907.20080806

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
W 0002/08 () of 22.8.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.8.2008

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B1/02
B65B65/00

Application no.

-

Keywords

Mangelnde Einheitlichkeit a posteriori - ja

Application title

FORM-, FILL-, SEALMASCHINE SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN, BEFÜLLEN UND SCHLIEßEN VON SÄCKEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W000208.20080822

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 972 KB)
W 0026/08 (Sélection de cellules/CELOGOS) of 11.8.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.8.2008

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N5/06

Application no.

-

Keywords

Unité d'invention (non)

Application title

Méthode d'extraction et de sélection de cellules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W002608.20080811

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 647 KB)
W 0001/82 () of 9.3.1982

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.3.1982

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1982:W000182.19820309

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 114 KB)
W 0001/83 () of 12.7.1983

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.7.1983

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:W000183.19830712

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 2612/17 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

23.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F1/10

Application no.

08827627.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

TABLE WITH INDICATORS AND SMART CARD HOLDER FOR AUTOMATED GAMING SYSTEM AND GAMING CARDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T261217.20200720

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 2312/18 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

23.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D471/10
A61K31/438
A61P1/08

Application no.

07774640.2

Keywords

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

Application title

HYDROCHLORIDE SALT OF 8-[{1-(3,5-BIS-(TRIFLUOROMETHYL) PHENYL) -ETHOXY}-METHYL]-8-PHENYL-1,7-DIAZA-SPIRO[4.5]DECAN-2-ONE AND PREPARATION PROCESS THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T231218.20200720

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 0578/16 (Negotiating SDP versions/HUAWEI) of 14.7.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L29/06

Application no.

07816566.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (no)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes): "special reasons"
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no): change in composition of opposition division per se not a procedural violation

Application title

A method and system for negotiating the session description protocol version

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T057816.20200714

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0901/16 (Estimation of synthetic audio prototypes/BOSE) of 16.7.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04S3/02

Application no.

11776678.2

Keywords

Late-filed request admissible
Late-filed request - (yes)
Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Novelty - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Estimation of synthetic audio prototypes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T090116.20200716

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0922/16 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/00

Application no.

09780856.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR PRÜFUNG DER ECHTHEIT EINES DOKUMENTS, COMPUTERPROGRAMMPRODUKT, PRÜFGERÄT UND DATENVERARBEITUNGSSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T092216.20200630

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326 KB)
T 2112/17 (Dipositif d'affichage par guides d'ondes/LUO) of 17.7.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F3/023
G09F13/18
H01H9/18
H01H13/83

Application no.

09740737.3

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCÉDÉ D'AFFICHAGE ET UN CLAVIER LES METTANT EN OEUVRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211217.20200717

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 309 KB)
T 2735/18 (NFC-based multimedia distribution/SONY ERICSSON) of 30.6.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M1/725

Application no.

07841506.4

Keywords

Admission into the appeal proceedings - main and first auxiliary request (no): "fresh case"
Added subject-matter - second and third auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

Multimedia distribution using a near field communication capable wireless communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T273518.20200630

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0740/18 (Fabric laundering method / UNILEVER) of 16.4.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/00
C11D3/37
C11D3/386

Application no.

12707100.9

Keywords

Inventive step (main request and auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 5) : (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 3 and 4 : (no)

Application title

Method of laundering fabric

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T074018.20200416

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 1414/18 (Refund of a further search fee/HTC) of 15.7.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W72/04

Application no.

14178323.3

Keywords

Unity of invention - (yes): single invention
Refund of further search fee - (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (yes): ex officio

Application title

Method for configuring timing resource in device to device communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T141418.20200715

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1843/18 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F1/16
E05F5/00
E05F5/02

Application no.

09761739.3

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja): Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1; unzulässige Erweiterung (nein): Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

SCHIEBETÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184318.20200616

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2406/18 (Composite oxide catalyst / MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL) of 16.6.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J27/228
B01J37/00
C07C51/235
C07C57/055
C07B61/00
B01J23/887
B01J23/888

Application no.

04773122.9

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests) : no
Inventive step - no effect convincingly shown over the closest prior art

Application title

Process for producing composite oxide and composite oxide catalyst

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T240618.20200616

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2640/18 (Parallel chromatography) of 18.5.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J47/14
B01D15/18
G01N30/28
G01N30/46

Application no.

11763151.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A PARALLEL SEPARATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T264018.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1069/15 () of 17.6.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41A21/44
F41A25/06

Application no.

08017594.6

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Klein- oder mittelkalibrige Maschinenkanone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T106915.20200617

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 653 KB)
T 0704/16 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F1/00
C22C38/54

Application no.

11757707.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESSABLE HIGH THERMAL NEUTRON ABSORBING FE-BASE ALLOYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070416.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2017/16 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D21/08
F25D17/06

Application no.

10720591.6

Keywords

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

Application title

A COOLING DEVICE HEATED TO PREVENT FROSTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T201716.20200708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 2182/17 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B11/193
A23L11/00
C08B11/20
C08L1/28
A23L29/219

Application no.

12728340.6

Keywords

Documents not admitted by opposition division - not admitted - discretion exercised in appropriate manner
New document submitted on appeal - not admitted - lack of justification
New document submitted on appeal - admitted - legitimate and direct submission
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FOOD COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CELLULOSE ETHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T218217.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 2987/19 () of 10.7.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F15/16
H04N21/2662
H04N21/24
H04N21/2385
H04L29/06
H04L12/825
H04N21/845

Application no.

11765154.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

MANAGING STREAMING BANDWIDTH FOR MULTIPLE CLIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T298719.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227 KB)
T 1317/14 (Prüfverfahren für eine Integrität eines Quelltextes/BECKHOFF … of 18.6.2020

Online on

17.07.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F11/28
G06F21/00

Application no.

11776752.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Allgemeine Auswahl der Prüfsummenverfahren und Bildung einer prädizierten Prüfsumme
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - Zulassung (nein)

Application title

PRÜFVERFAHREN FÜR EINE INTEGRITÄT EINES QUELLTEXTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T131714.20200618

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0315/16 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

17.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B13/18

Application no.

09775573.0

Keywords

Ermessensfehler - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - eindeutig gewährbar (nein) - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

SPEICHERVORRICHTUNG FÜR BINDEDRAHT EINER SCHNÜRMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T031516.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1406/16 () of 26.5.2020

Online on

17.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D11/043

Application no.

09784060.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - öffentliche Zugänglichmachung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND STRANGGIESSANLAGE ZUM HERSTELLEN VON DICKEN BRAMMEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T140616.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0514/17 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

16.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/381
A61K31/4162
A61K31/502
A61K31/5517
A61P25/28

Application no.

10763011.3

Keywords

Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR TREATING COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS IN DOWN SYNDROM SUBJECTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T051417.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 744 KB)
T 1335/17 (Onalespib combinations/ASTEX) of 30.6.2020

Online on

16.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/403

Application no.

07824118.9

Keywords

Main request - admitted (yes) - added subject-matter (no) - novelty (yes) - remittal (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMBINATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T133517.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0111/20 (Admissibility/Bayer CropScience LP) of 18.6.2020

Online on

16.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N25/24
A01N43/40
A01N47/40
A01N51/00
A01N25/26
A01N25/30
A01N25/28

Application no.

14733396.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

COMPOSITIONS, ADDITIVES, AND METHODS FOR MITIGATING OR CONTROLLING SEED DUST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011120.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0437/17 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

15.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C1/02
E02F3/36
E02F3/40

Application no.

08829092.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - deletion of features (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Oral proceedings - before board of appeal
Oral proceedings - postponement (no)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
The mere general reference to the COVID-19 pandemic and health risks with travel in Germany to and from the Boards of Appeal does not amount to serious reasons justifying the fixing of a new date for oral proceedings.

Application title

BUCKET TYPE JAW CRUSHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043717.20200708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1174/15 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

14.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B1/12
A61L2/18

Application no.

09158261.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Behandeln und Analysieren von Kanälen in Instrumenten, insbesondere in Endoskopen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117415.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392 KB)
T 2127/16 (Anti-ADDL antibodies/MERCK) of 9.6.2020

Online on

14.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/18
G01N33/50
G01N33/68

Application no.

05820737.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Anti-ADDL antibodies and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T212716.20200609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 1971/17 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

14.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K7/23

Application no.

10720343.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF DEGARELIX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T197117.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 546 KB)
T 1834/16 (compositions comprenant un colorant fluorescent/L'OREAL) of 7.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K8/44
A61Q5/10
A61Q19/02
A61K8/49

Application no.

04290864.0

Keywords

Requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 2 et 4 : Activité inventive -(non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1,3 et 5 produites avec les motifs du recours: non fondées
requête subsidiaire 6: Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Utilisation de compositions comprenant un colorant fluorescent et un tensioactif amphotère ou non ionique particuliers pour colorer avec un effet eclaircissant des matières kératiniques humaines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T183416.20200707

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0449/17 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H3/00
A61L9/12

Application no.

09002431.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Zuführung von Geruchsstoffen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044917.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1091/17 (Clinical statistics/PHILIPS) of 4.6.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F19/00

Application no.

08868858.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Features relating to presentation of information
Presentation of information in diagnostic tasks

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REFINING SIMILAR CASE SEARCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T109117.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 2371/17 (Animated 3D-GUI/SAMSUNG) of 7.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/048

Application no.

06122715.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Three-dimensional motion graphical user interface and apparatus and method of providing same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T237117.20200707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0633/18 (High-strength pressed member/JFE) of 22.6.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C38/00
B21D22/20
C21D1/18
C21D9/00
C22C38/60
C21D9/46
C21D8/02
C21D1/22
C22C38/02
C22C38/04
C22C38/06

Application no.

11752999.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

HIGH-STRENGTH PRESSED MEMBER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063318.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0197/20 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F19/00
G06Q10/04
G06Q10/06
G01S19/19

Application no.

12765793.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PROVIDING REAL-TIME SEGMENT PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019720.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 0917/20 () of 6.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/12

Application no.

11788747.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ACTIVATION CODE PROVIDED WITH DISCRETE INCREMENT OF PAPER SUBSTRATE FOR ACTIVATING REMOTELY ACCESSIBLE PRINTER CONTROLLER SOFTWARE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091720.20200706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
D 0003/19 () of 1.7.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000319.20200701

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 194 KB)
T 2295/14 (Remote method invocation/BUSINESS OBJECTS SOFTWARE) of 1.7.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/54

Application no.

11008415.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Transparent distribution and decoupling of modules using asynchronous communication and scopes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T229514.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0102/15 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q10/00
H04M1/57

Application no.

06777650.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUM ÜBERTRAGEN EINER ADRESSE IN EIN ELEKTRONISCHES FORMULAR FÜR EINEN TEILNEHMER EINER KOMMUNIKATIONSVERBINDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T010215.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0138/16 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F23N1/02
F23N5/00
F23N5/12

Application no.

03000375.0

Keywords

Einspruchsgrund - mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Regelung eines Gasbrenners

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T013816.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0943/16 (Tier assignments/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 25.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06F17/00
G06F9/50

Application no.

08868759.5

Keywords

Inventive step - claimed subject-matter not rendered obvious by D1
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for remitting the case (yes)

Application title

Determining quality of tier assignments

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T094316.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0110/18 (Zinced Steel sheet/Nippon Steel) of 12.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C38/00
C23C2/06
C22C38/02
C22C38/04
C22C38/06
C21D9/46
C23C2/28
C23C2/02
C22C18/04
C22C18/00

Application no.

06782398.9

Keywords

Correction of error - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes) -25%

Application title

HIGH-STRENGTH HOT-DIP ZINCED STEEL SHEET EXCELLENT IN MOLDABILITY AND SUITABILITY FOR PLATING, HIGH-STRENGTH ALLOYED HOT-DIP ZINCED STEEL SHEET, AND PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING THESE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011018.20200612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 1501/15 (Chipkarte/GIESECKE) of 29.6.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K19/07
G06K7/00

Application no.

10011624.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Chipkarte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150115.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371 KB)
T 2360/15 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B8/00
G09B23/00

Application no.

07826255.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - common general knowledge

Application title

MEDICAL SYSTEM WITH COMPREHENSIVE REPORT SIMULATION FEATURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236015.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1250/16 (Alkaline phosphatase/ALLOKSYS LIFE SCIENCE) of 29.11.2019

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K38/46
A61P29/00
A61P37/04
A61P41/00
A61P1/00
A61P11/00
A61P17/00
A61P9/00
A61P1/16
A61P39/00

Application no.

09715588.1

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Late filed auxiliary request - admitted into proceedings (no)

Application title

Alkaline phosphatase for increasing the activity of the immune system of a mammal at risk of inflammatory diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T125016.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 2609/16 () of 6.7.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H33/66

Application no.

08011061.2

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande antérieure telle qu'elle a été déposée (oui)

Application title

Appareillage électrique de coupure multipolaire muni d'un mécanisme d'entraînement et de modules de coupure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T260916.20200706

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 269 KB)
T 1037/19 (PCV2 immunogenic compositions/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 3.7.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K14/01
A61K39/12

Application no.

10174465.4

Keywords

Agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor - appeal dismissed

Application title

PCV2 immunogenic compositions for use in a method of preventing PCV2 infection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103719.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259 KB)
T 0140/17 () of 3.7.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B26D7/08

Application no.

07003846.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Dokumente sowie darauf gestützte Argumentationslinien - zugelassen (nein)
korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja) - im Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumentationslinien - zugelassen (nein)
Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Neuheit (ja)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Anteilige Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja) - 25 % der gezahlten Beschwerdegebühr

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Bearbeiten von Werkstücken mittels Ultraschall sowie Verfahren zum Betreiben einer derartigen Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014017.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 499 KB)
T 0218/17 () of 7.4.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C13/00
B32B1/08
B32B27/20
B32B5/18

Application no.

06021304.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

Food casings capable of transferring a functional additive from a porous inner layer onto an encased food product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T021817.20200407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0477/17 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G3/02
F16G3/09

Application no.

11745958.6

Keywords

-

Application title

STAHLSEILFÖRDERGURT MIT EINEM VERBINDUNGSSCHARNIER ZUM KOPPELN ZWEIER GURTENDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T047717.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326 KB)
T 2152/17 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D3/64
F16F15/124

Application no.

12007229.3

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Elastische Wellenkupplung mit adaptiver Charakteristik

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215217.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 240 KB)
T 2153/14 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T7/00

Application no.

08762935.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING MULTIPLE SERIES OF BIOLOGICAL IMAGES OBTAINED FROM A PATIENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215314.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 1879/16 (Pressure compensation apparatus/NOKIA) of 17.6.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R1/22

Application no.

09804590.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings before the board
Oral proceedings - held by videoconference
Added subject-matter - all requests (yes)

Application title

Apparatus incorporating an adsorbent material, and methods of making same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187916.20200617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1109/17 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B13/14
B21B29/00

Application no.

12184124.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Cold-rolling mill, tandem rolling system, reversing rolling system, modification method of rolling system, and operating method of cold-rolling mill

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T110917.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 1316/17 () of 20.5.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G18/12
C08G18/62
C08G18/40
C09J175/04

Application no.

04753154.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) Main request and auxiliary requests I-III
Amendments - allowable (no) Auxiliary requests IV-VII

Application title

MOISTURE CURING REACTIVE POLYURETHANE HOT MELT ADHESIVES MODIFIED WITH ACRYLIC POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T131617.20200520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1990/15 (Value holding apparatus/PANASONIC) of 18.6.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B15/00
G07F7/08

Application no.

04732017.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

VALUE HOLDING SYSTEM, VALUE HOLDING METHOD, VALUE HOLDING PROGRAM, AND TRANSACTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199015.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1378/16 (Internet connection through a NAT or firewall/NOKIA) of 8.5.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L29/06
H04L29/12

Application no.

06765540.7

Keywords

Oral proceedings before the board
Oral proceedings - converted into a videoconference with the appellant's consent
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System, terminal, method and computer program product or establishing a transport-level connection with a server located behind a network address translator and/or firewall

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137816.20200508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 2300/17 () of 1.7.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M37/22
F02M37/00
B62K11/00
B62J37/00
B01D35/00

Application no.

14188294.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Saddle riding type vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230017.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0942/18 () of 1.7.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B19/38

Application no.

11158576.6

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision reasoned (no)

Application title

Electric shaver

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T094218.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0776/16 (Reducing mannose content/AMGEN) of 30.10.2019

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P21/00

Application no.

07717002.5

Keywords

Main request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Admission of auxiliary requests I, II, IIa, III and IIIa into the proceedings (yes)
All auxiliary requests - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

METHODS FOR MODULATING MANNOSE CONTENT OF RECOMBINANT PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077616.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454 KB)
T 2328/16 () of 18.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M51/06
F02M61/16
F02M63/00

Application no.

11196257.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Kraftstoffeinspritzkomponente

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232816.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1203/17 () of 25.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C19/26
E01C19/28
F01P5/02
F01P3/18
E02D3/026
E02D3/032
E02D3/046
E02D3/02
F02B29/04
F02M25/07

Application no.

12708810.2

Keywords

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

Application title

BODENVERDICHTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T120317.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 0498/19 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C23/88
B66C23/90
B66C15/06

Application no.

13820710.5

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR MELDUNG VON KIPPGEFAHR EINES KRANS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T049819.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281 KB)
T 1365/20 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G15/08
G03G21/18

Application no.

18166572.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PROCESS CARTRIDGE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T136520.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 2258/15 (PTK7 antibodies/SQUIBB) of 16.1.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/30
C07K16/40
A61P35/00

Application no.

06848508.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Human monoclonal antibodies to protein tyrosine kinase 7 (PTK7) and their use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225815.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 2164/16 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B7/23

Application no.

09007167.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Tor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216416.20200130

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 514 KB)
T 1351/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G18/32
C08G18/36
C08G18/48
C09J175/04

Application no.

11807904.5

Keywords

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

Application title

KLEBSTOFF FÜR ROTORBLÄTTER FÜR WINDKRAFTANLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135117.20200629

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 2724/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G18/67
C08G18/75
C08F222/10
C09D175/16
C08F220/18

Application no.

10731499.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

BINDEMITTEL ZUR HERSTELLUNG SCHNELL ÜBERROLLBARER FAHRBAHNMARKIERUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T272417.20200629

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0674/20 () of 25.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F9/24
B66F9/075

Application no.

17174238.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINES FLURFÖRDERZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T067420.20200625

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2039/14 (Certificate-stamp identifying system / NEC) of 19.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K9/66
G07D7/00

Application no.

07023162.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Amendments - main request
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Certificate stamp identifying system and certificate stamp identifying method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203914.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1142/15 () of 26.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q20/00

Application no.

11250498.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - not admitted

Application title

Method and device for conducting trusted remote payment transactions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T114215.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1294/15 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/02

Application no.

10799779.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT DEVICE, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT SYSTEM, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT METHOD, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T129415.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2366/15 () of 26.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F17/12
G06Q10/00

Application no.

02736449.6

Keywords

Main Requst - not admissible (reformatio in peius)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FACILITATING DELIVERY AND RETURN SERVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236615.20200626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 2044/16 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C5/24
A24D3/02

Application no.

10173019.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Bilden eines Filterstrangs der tabakverarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204416.20200624

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1744/18 (THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INGENOL-3-ANGELATE/LEO … of 25.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/06
A61K9/107
A61K47/10
A61P35/00

Application no.

06820561.6

Keywords

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

Application title

THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INGENOL-3-ANGELATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174418.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 2282/18 () of 19.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D3/14
A24D3/18
A24B15/28
A24D3/06
A24D3/04

Application no.

13717982.6

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

SMOKING ARTICLE MOUTHPIECE WITH COOLING AGENT INCLUSION COMPLEX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228218.20200619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)

June 2020

T 0738/15 (Gene silencing/CSIRO) of 30.10.2019

Online on

30.06.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/82
C12N15/11

Application no.

99910592.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods and Means for Obtaining Modified Phenotypes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T073815.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 715 KB)
T 1845/18 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

30.06.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K8/38
B01F17/00
C09K8/518
C09K8/528
C09K8/536
C09K8/54
C09K8/584
C09K8/594
C09K8/70
C09K8/94
C11D1/00
C23F11/00

Application no.

15194729.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTIFUNCTIONAL FOAMING COMPOSITION WITH WETTABILITY MODIFYING, CORROSION INHIBITORY AND MINERAL SCALE INHIBITORY/DISPERSANTS PROPERTIES FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE AND ULTRA HIGH SALINITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184518.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0320/20 (Missing statement of grounds) of 15.6.2020

Online on

30.06.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K49/10

Application no.

16194654.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING A PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION OF CONTRAST AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T032020.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0680/16 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22F1/00
C22C1/04
C22C24/00
H01M10/052
H01M4/04

Application no.

11767963.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hauptantag - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Neuheit der Verwendung
Neuheit - zweite (bzw. weitere) nicht medizinische Verwendung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

STABILISIERTES, REINES LITHIUMMETALLPULVER UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068016.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1501/17 (Lapse of patent) of 23.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D215/48
A61K31/282
A61K31/47
A61P35/00
A61K45/06

Application no.

08846814.5

Keywords

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

Application title

COMBINATION OF ANTI-ANGIOGENIC SUBSTANCE AND ANTI-TUMOR PLATINUM COMPLEX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150117.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 2038/17 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H7/04
F41H7/02
F41H5/007
B60R21/013

Application no.

11001197.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Schutzsystem für ein Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203817.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 542 KB)
T 2830/18 (Aluminiumlegierung/AMAG) of 16.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22F1/05
C22C21/08

Application no.

01890265.0

Keywords

Beschränkungsverfahren - Beschränkung des Europäischen Patents
Beschränkungsverfahren - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Ausscheidungshärten einer Aluminiumlegierung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T283018.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 3029/18 (Wiedereinsetzung in die Beschwerdefrist) of 3.6.2020

Online on

29.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D9/04
F02D9/10
F02D11/06
F02D11/10
F16K1/22

Application no.

09003474.5

Keywords

Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - (ja)
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Sorgfaltspflicht bei Einsatz von Hilfspersonen
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - alle gebotene Sorgfalt (ja)
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Grundsatz der Verhältnismäßigkeit
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - einmaliges Versehen in einem zuverlässigen System zur Fristenüberwachung

Application title

Abgasklappenantrieb für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T302918.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1612/14 () of 18.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03K3/00
H04L25/02

Application no.

10016003.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Schaltungsanordnung zur Übertragung von Signalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161214.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1426/15 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/00

Application no.

05019772.2

Keywords

Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 2, 3, 4: Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Hilfsanträge 1, 2a: Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfsanträge 3a, 4a: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsanträge 2b, 2c: spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T142615.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 482 KB)
T 1632/15 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/335
H04N3/15

Application no.

06251681.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Identifying a photoelectric sensor array size

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T163215.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0876/16 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C70/08
B32B1/08
F16L9/12
B29C65/48
C09J5/06
F16L11/08
F16L9/133
B29K27/18
B29L23/00

Application no.

07009577.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Rotationssymmetrischen Hohlkörpers aus einer faserverstärkten Kunststoffarmierung und einer mit PVE modifizierten PTFE-Auskleidung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T087616.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 474 KB)
T 2884/18 (Kumulativ darzulegenden Tatsachen) of 28.5.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J10/50
B60J10/74
B60J10/763
B60J10/27

Application no.

13814538.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (nein)

Application title

DICHTUNGSPROFIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T288418.20200528

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 446 KB)
T 3286/19 (Recours irrecevable/INRIA) of 23.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K9/64
G06T7/00
A61N2/02
A61B5/05

Application no.

10703314.4

Keywords

-

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCÉDÉ D'AIDE À LA LOCALISATION CÉRÉBRALE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T328619.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 234 KB)
T 0126/20 (Appeal inadmissible/TEXAS INSTRUMENTS) of 17.6.2020

Online on

26.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/48

Application no.

09155494.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Interrupt- related circuits, systems and processes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T012620.20200617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238 KB)
T 0989/15 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F31/02
B41F31/26
B41N7/06
B23K26/08

Application no.

08836787.5

Keywords

Late-filed requests filed after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (main request, first to third auxiliary requests: no; fourth auxiliary request: yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

A method for printing a substrate using an anilox roll, an anilox roll for a printing method and a printing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098915.20200305

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 0344/16 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F13/00
B41K3/10
B41K3/12

Application no.

10168523.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Numbering device for typographic numbering having a releasable indexing mechanism

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034416.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0682/16 (Non-human organism/INTREXON) of 5.6.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/63
C12N15/85
C12N15/12
C12N15/62
C07K14/705
C07K14/72
A01H5/00
C12Q1/68
G01N33/68

Application no.

02714955.8

Keywords

Admission joint opposition and appeal (yes);
Main request - admission in appeal (yes);
Main request - overcomes all grounds of opposition (yes);
Main request - remittal to the first instance (yes);

Application title

NOVEL ECDYSONE RECEPTOR/INVERTEBRATE RETINOID X RECEPTOR-BASED INDUCIBLE GENE EXPRESSION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068216.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 0789/16 (Non-human organism/INTREXON) of 5.6.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/63
C12N15/85
C12N15/12
C12N15/62
C07K14/705
C07K14/72
A01H5/00
C12Q1/68
G01N33/68

Application no.

02714990.5

Keywords

Admission joint opposition and appeal (yes);
Main request - admission in appeal (yes);
Main request - overcomes all grounds of opposition (yes);
Main request - remittal to the first instance (yes);

Application title

CHIMERIC RETINOID X RECEPTORS AND THEIR USE IN A NOVEL ECDYSONE RECEPTOR-BASED INDUCIBLE GENE EXPRESSION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078916.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1713/17 () of 29.5.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F2/00
C08F2/06
C08F2/18
C08F2/22

Application no.

12729029.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein: alle Anträge)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR KONTINUIERLICHEN HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171317.20200529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0123/18 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F13/00
B41K3/12
B41K3/10
B41F33/00

Application no.

12185299.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (main request, auxiliary requests I, II, III, IIIa
Amendments - yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (auxiliary request IIIb
Amendments - no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Numbering device for typographic numbering having independent driving means

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012318.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462 KB)
T 0249/18 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

25.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N27/327

Application no.

12183629.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Multi-electrode biosensor system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024918.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1151/17 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

24.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R1/00

Application no.

13151456.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung der Erfindung
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (NEIN)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hilfsantrag - (NEIN)

Application title

Sichtsystem für Nutzfahrzeuge zur Darstellung von gesetzlich vorgeschriebenen Sichtfeldern eines Hauptspiegels und eines Weitwinkelspiegels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115117.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0132/19 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

24.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60K6/48
B60K6/547
B60W20/00
B60W40/12

Application no.

15185799.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE DÉTERMINATION DU MODE CINÉMATIQUE D'UNE TRANSMISSION HYBRIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T013219.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 318 KB)
T 3221/19 (Appeal inadmissible/NXP) of 19.6.2020

Online on

24.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/06
G06F9/44
G06F11/08
G06F11/10

Application no.

12874768.0

Keywords

-

Application title

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING DATA IN A CALL STACK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T322119.20200619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 1012/15 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

23.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B44C3/02
B44F9/02

Application no.

08008164.9

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval of the text of the patent

Application title

Floor panel, method for manufacturing floor panels and transfer foil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101215.20200615

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249 KB)
T 0005/16 (Anti TNF antibody for use in adjunctive therapy to methotrexate in … of 21.11.2019

Online on

23.06.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/395
A61K31/505
A61P19/02
A61P37/06
A61K38/17
C07K14/705

Application no.

08005013.1

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary request I: amendments - allowable (no)
auxiliary request II - admitted (no)

Application title

TNF antagonists for use in adjunctive therapy to methotrexate in the treatment of autoimmune diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000516.20191121

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499 KB)
T 0800/16 (Cardiac troponin as biomarker for heart disease/ROCHE) of 3.3.2020

Online on

23.06.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/68

Application no.

07114174.1

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Cardiac troponin as an indicator of advanced coronary artery disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T080016.20200303

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305 KB)
T 1684/15 () of 3.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D85/46
B65D85/62
B65D81/05

Application no.

12738200.0

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND PACKAGE FOR FLAT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168415.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1216/16 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M1/00
A61M27/00

Application no.

07794746.3

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICE FOR WOUND THERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T121616.20200615

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 2141/16 (Reduction of risk of obesity/NESTLE) of 16.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L1/30
A61K35/74
A61P3/04

Application no.

08716883.7

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Main request - inventive step (yes)
Decision in written proceedings after withdrawal of request for oral proceedings by both parties
Reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% (yes)

Application title

PROBIOTICS FOR REDUCTION OF RISK OF OBESITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214116.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 0954/17 () of 10.3.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N23/083

Application no.

10162321.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - after amendment
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

X-ray inspection device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T095417.20200310

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1082/17 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

22.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R25/14

Application no.

09757635.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Connectors with brushes and pins which slide along electrical guides for home, business or industrial installations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T108217.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251 KB)
T 1150/13 (Linking data/TRA) of 26.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

09157878.1

Keywords

Inventive step - protection of privacy by linking customer data with a key instead of personally identifiable information (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Postponement of oral proceedings - representative unable to identify authorised person (no - reason in sphere of appellant)
Exclusion from file inspection - details of arrangements for providing instructions to a representative (no - not prejudicial to appellant's legitimate interest)

Application title

Analyzing return on investment of advertising campaigns using cross-correlation of multiple data sources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115013.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0698/14 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L21/04
H01L29/06
H01L29/417
H01L33/38

Application no.

10182703.8

Keywords

Added subject matter beyond the content of parent application - after amendment - (no)
Claims - Support in the description
Claims - after amendment
Claims - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Silicon carbide dimpled substrate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069814.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 2280/15 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G53/30
B65G53/14
B22F9/08

Application no.

09770482.9

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OUTPUT OF GRANULATE FROM THE BOTTOM OF A TANK THAT IN ADDITION TO GRANULATE HOLDS LIQUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228015.20200616

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0073/17 () of 15.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J9/16
G05B19/423

Application no.

11741080.3

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Anteilige Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja) - 25 % der gezahlten Beschwerdegebühr
Voraussetzungen nach Regel 103 (4) a) EPÜ i.d.F. ab 01.04.2020 erfüllt (ja) - Rücknahme der Beschwerde in der Entscheidungsphase
Voraussetzungen nach Regel 103 (4) c) EPÜ i.d.F. ab 01.04.2020 erfüllt (nein) - keine ausdrückliche Rücknahme des Antrages auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM PROGRAMMIEREN ODER VORGEBEN VON BEWEGUNGEN ODER ABLÄUFEN EINES INDUSTRIEROBOTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T007317.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 563 KB)
T 0565/17 (Cross-system analytics/SAP) of 15.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06F19/28

Application no.

14183888.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Cross system analytics for in memory data warehouse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T056517.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1963/17 (Layered catalyst composite / BASF) of 28.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J23/46
B01J23/44
B01J37/02
B01D53/94

Application no.

12736476.8

Keywords

Replacement of the original description: not allowable
Compliance with the requirements of Article 84 EPC (all requests): no - Wording "substantially simultaneoulsy" unclear

Application title

Three-way conversion catalyst with alumina-free rhodium layer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196317.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1770/18 (Lithiumsilikat Glaskeramik Restauration/Ivoclar) of 25.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C3/095
C03C10/12
A61K6/027
A61K6/02

Application no.

13179985.0

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lithiumsilikat-Glaskeramik und -Glas mit Gehalt an ZrO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T177018.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2063/18 (Lithiumsilikat Glaskeramik/Ivoclar) of 25.5.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C10/12
A61K6/027
A61K6/02
C03C3/095

Application no.

13179987.6

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lithiumsilikat-Glaskeramik und -Glas mit Gehalt an ZrO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T206318.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2636/18 (Herstellung von Lyocellfasern/List Technology) of 10.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01D5/06
D01D13/02

Application no.

13722303.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON FORMKÖRPERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T263618.20200610

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2986/18 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

19.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D65/46
B65D1/26
B65D3/22
B65D1/28
B65D25/36
B65D81/38

Application no.

11177853.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

Verpackungsbehälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T298618.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300 KB)
T 2133/14 (Implant revision/CODMAN) of 3.6.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/445
A61N1/372

Application no.

09250414.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Implant revision recognition by exchanging the revision data during transmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T213314.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 2262/16 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J31/52

Application no.

10748090.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

BEVERAGE MACHINE FOR A NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T226216.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0846/17 (Unit dose detergent/ DIVERSEY) of 4.6.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D17/00
C11D17/04
C11D7/54

Application no.

06110656.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Unit dose detergent for cleaning a coffee machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T084617.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2519/17 (ORAL COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF/Colgate-Palmolive Company) of 15.5.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/25
A61Q11/00

Application no.

09747658.4

Keywords

Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (Yes)
Main request - Clarity (Yes)
Remittal to the examining division

Application title

ORAL COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T251917.20200515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0161/18 (Äquivalenter Aortendruck/ARC SEIBERSDORF) of 12.5.2020

Online on

18.06.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F19/00

Application no.

06804383.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BESTIMMUNG DES HERZZEITVOLUMENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T016118.20200512

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 1304/19 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

17.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B21/04

Application no.

11782526.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

The localization and activation of alarm of persons in danger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T130419.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1075/15 (Error management in a safety unit/OMRON) of 26.5.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B19/05

Application no.

06007864.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter - all requests (yes)

Application title

Input device of a safety unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T107515.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2688/16 (REINIGUNGSMITTEL / Henkel AG & Co. KGaA) of 10.3.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D3/33
C11D3/37

Application no.

07847823.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T268816.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2444/17 () of 5.6.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N27/16

Application no.

09151052.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Temperature and humidity compensated single element pellistor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T244417.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2796/17 (Adsorptionsmittelgranulat/Chemiewerk Bad Köstritz GmbH) of 12.3.2020

Online on

16.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J20/18
B01D53/04

Application no.

09717626.7

Keywords

Erst mit der Beschwerdeerwiderung eingereichter 1. Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen (erstmals während der mündlichen Verhandlung geltend gemacht) zugelassen (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - kein zulässiger Einwand erhoben

Application title

ADSORPTIONSMITTELGRANULAT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T279617.20200312

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2330/15 (Tunable multichannel headphone/PAN) of 8.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R3/00
H04R3/06
H04R1/28
H04S3/00

Application no.

12185789.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (no, after amendments)
Clarity - main request (yes, after amendments)
Remittal to the examining division - (yes): "special reasons" (ruling on novelty and inventive step for the first time on appeal would constitute an undue burden)

Application title

Tunable multichannel headphone and method for assembling the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T233015.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 2272/16 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N27/87

Application no.

06775800.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde nicht ausreichend begründet

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ZERSTÖRUNGSFREIEN PRÜFUNG VON ROHREN AUF OBERFLÄCHENFEHLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227216.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325 KB)
T 2411/16 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N29/46
G01N29/04

Application no.

06775801.1

Keywords

Beschwerde zulässig (nein) - Beschwerde nicht ausreichend begründet

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ZERSTÖRUNGSFREIEN PRÜFUNG VON ROHREN AUF OBERFLÄCHENFEHLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T241116.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0410/17 () of 29.5.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/06
A61L15/60
A61L15/22
C08F2/01
B01J19/00
C07C51/41

Application no.

09780113.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041017.20200529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423 KB)
T 1822/17 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K21/12
B62K21/26

Application no.

11178302.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 3b
Berücksichtigung - (nein) - Hilfsanträge 4, 5, 6a, 7 bis 10

Application title

Fahrradgriff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182217.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1847/17 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B2/74
A47G5/00
F16M11/20

Application no.

11772315.5

Keywords

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

Application title

AN ARRANGEMENT WITH A BASE PLATE AND A COVERING HOOD FOR A SCREEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184717.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1278/18 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

15.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25C1/24
F25C1/04

Application no.

07108409.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Water spillage management for in the door ice maker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T127818.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1241/14 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P7/00
H02P7/29
H02P7/28
B25F5/00

Application no.

08773840.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Ansteuervorrichtung für einen Elektromotor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T124114.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274 KB)
T 1717/15 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D201/04
C07D201/06

Application no.

03000846.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Procsess for producing laurolactam from cyclododecanone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171715.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2131/15 () of 13.3.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B13/24

Application no.

03724161.9

Keywords

Amendments - main request and first and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

System and method for managing assets using a portable combined electronic article surveillance system and barcode scanner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T213115.20200313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 2253/15 () of 8.6.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G3/34
G09G3/20

Application no.

04781635.0

Keywords

Novelty - after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

METHODS FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225315.20200608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 0411/17 (Automatic adaptation to acoustic environments in a hearing aid/SONOVA … of 19.5.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

06120253.7

Keywords

Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Novelty - second auxiliary request (yes)
Admission of second auxiliary request not admitted by the opposition division - (yes): sufficient time for the opponent to deal with the request
Remittal to opposition division - (yes): "special reasons" (ruling on inventive step for the first time on appeal would constitute an undue burden)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Hearing device and method of operating a hearing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041117.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 1160/17 (Soluble unit dose articles comprising a cationic polymer / The … of 5.6.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/22
C11D3/37
C11D10/04
C11D17/00
C11D17/04
C11D1/04
C11D3/20

Application no.

10167234.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Soluble unit dose articles comprising a cationic polymer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T116017.20200605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574 KB)
T 0908/19 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

12.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G1/04
C05F9/04

Application no.

12002101.9

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late submitted material - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

A METHOD OF TRANSPORTING COMPOST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T090819.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 2279/16 () of 3.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L29/78
H01L29/739
H01L29/872
H01L29/06
H01L29/40

Application no.

11756731.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TRENCH DMOS DEVICE WITH IMPROVED TERMINATION STRUCTURE FOR HIGH VOLTAGE APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227916.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 2355/16 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H3/66
B60K6/547

Application no.

15187090.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)

Application title

GETRIEBE FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG, SOWIE ANTRIEBSSTRANG FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T235516.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 0418/17 (Therapeutic Oral Composition / COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K6/00
A61K8/25
A61K8/44
A61K9/00
A61Q11/00

Application no.

10727321.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

THERAPEUTIC ORAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041817.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0438/17 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B7/16
C23C4/06
C23C4/12
C23C24/04
C23C24/08
B05B7/14

Application no.

12002884.0

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum thermischen Spritzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043817.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 234 KB)
T 0244/20 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

09.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G63/00
B65G67/60
B66C13/48
B66C19/00
G06Q10/08

Application no.

13169146.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Method and system for predicting working progress of a gantry crane

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024420.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228 KB)
T 1750/13 (Scheduling opportunity previewer/Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC) of 1.10.2019

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

09755574.2

Keywords

Inventive step - previewing a scheduling opportunity in a mini-calendar format (no
Inventive step - presentation of information)

Application title

SCHEDULING OPPORTUNITY PREVIEWER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175013.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1798/13 (Forecasting the value of a structured financial product/SWISS … of 25.5.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q40/00

Application no.

05796344.9

Keywords

Inventive step - improving a weather forecast (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

A METHOD AND A COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR FORECASTING THE VALUE OF A STRUCTURED FINANCIAL PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T179813.20200525

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 1005/15 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K1/34
C07K1/36
A61M1/02
A61M1/00

Application no.

09731947.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Two-stage ultrafiltration/diafiltration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100515.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 671 KB)
T 2177/15 () of 27.5.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B5/04

Application no.

03722683.4

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Revendications - fondement sur la description (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Modifications - extension de la protection (non)
Arguments produits tardivement - recevable (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1, 2, 4 et 7 produites tardivement - économie de procédure
Activité inventive - requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 3, 5 et 6 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 8 (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE PULVERISATION DE PRODUIT DE REVETEMENT LIQUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T217715.20200527

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 730 KB)
T 0630/16 (Détection simultanée d'un antigène et d'un anticorps/BIO-RAD) of 26.11.2019

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01N33/576
G01N33/569
C07K16/10
C07K16/42
C07K14/005

Application no.

03749938.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - acte et mémoire de recours
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (non), requête auxiliaire 2 (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée
Modifications - requête auxiliare 1 (oui)
Activité inventive - requête auxilaire 2 (non)
Requêtes auxiliaires produites tardivement - recevable (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE DETECTION SIMULTANEE D'UN ANTIGENE ET D'UN ANTICORPS D'UN MICROORGANISME INFECTIEUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T063016.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 557 KB)
T 1402/17 (galvanische Abscheidung/Enthone) of 3.6.2020

Online on

08.06.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D3/58
C25D3/60

Application no.

02022718.7

Keywords

Vor der Einspruchsabteilung zurückgenommenen Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Elektrolyt zur galvanischen Abscheidung von Bronzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T140217.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0097/14 (Asynchronous web service/ORACLE) of 25.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F15/16

Application no.

02756343.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violation - opportunity to comment (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes
Appeal decision - the Board cannot decide the case on the merits because the search was not complete)

Application title

WEB SERVICE DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM FOR ASYNCHRONOUS WEB SERVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T009714.20200525

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1702/14 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C57/06
B29C57/00
F16L9/12
B29C61/02

Application no.

03077403.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Apparatus and method for post-forming thermoplastic ducts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T170214.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1703/16 () of 7.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B1/00

Application no.

08769222.4

Keywords

-

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING AND RETENTION OF CATHETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T170316.20200507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 1867/17 (Stylet pour mesure de pression/INGENICO) of 14.2.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F3/033
G06F3/0354

Application no.

13730278.2

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Modifications - admises (oui)
Requête produite tardivement - justification du retard (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance

Application title

STYLET DE SAISIE DE DONNÉES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T186717.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2012/17 (Customised application/INTELLIPOCKET) of 2.6.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06F21/00
H04L29/08
G06Q30/02
G07F7/10

Application no.

11849211.5

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Providing a customized application to a user terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T201217.20200602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 2327/17 (Authenticated encryption of audio data/BOSCH) of 21.2.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L9/00

Application no.

10713889.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 and 5 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 3 and 4 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTHENTICATED ENCRYPTION OF AUDIO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232717.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 2382/17 () of 7.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02F5/12
E02F5/10
B63B35/03

Application no.

04740592.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TRENCHING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T238217.20200507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 0367/18 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04G5/04

Application no.

12181171.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Gerüstverankerung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T036718.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2936/19 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

05.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G7/04

Application no.

13766682.2

Keywords

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

Application title

LIGHTING DEVICE CAPABLE OF PROVIDING HORTICULTURE LIGHT AND METHOD OF ILLUMINATING HORTICULTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T293619.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 1986/16 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J31/36
A47J31/44
A47J31/52

Application no.

12171460.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Brüheinrichtung eines Kaffeeautomatens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T198616.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2113/16 (Chipmischung/ZWEIFEL) of 20.5.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23B7/02
A23B7/03
A23L1/216
A23L1/217
A23L1/31
A23L1/325
A23L1/212
A23B4/03

Application no.

10015938.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr in Höhe von 25%
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Chipmischung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211316.20200520

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1011/17 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/4709
A61K31/496
A61P35/02

Application no.

12160638.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Treatment of imatinib resistant leukemia using 4-amino-quinoline-3-carbonitriles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101117.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2675/17 () of 26.5.2020

Online on

03.06.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D29/00
A01G23/08
B60W10/06

Application no.

06820104.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A POWER SOURCE OF A FORESTRY MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T267517.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1684/16 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D215/54
A61K31/4709

Application no.

06774184.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - amendments
New allegation of facts
Inventive step

Application title

CRYSTALLINE FORMS OF 4-[(2,4-DICHLORO-5-METHOXYPHENYL)AMINO]-6-METHOXY-7-[3-(4-METHYL-1-PIPERAZINYL)PROPOXY]-3-QUINOLINECARB-ONITRILE AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168416.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 1059/18 (Cell changing in heterogeneous networks/HUAWEI) of 27.5.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W36/04
H04W36/32
H04W36/00
H04W48/12
H04W48/20
H04W24/02
H04W84/04

Application no.

12800854.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method and device for cell changing in heterogeneous network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105918.20200527

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0036/19 (Entering free form information in URL address/SPRING VENTURES) of 13.9.2019

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

10000433.2

Keywords

Application pending for more than 20 years - legitimate interest of applicant in grant decision (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Third auxiliary request - inventive step over documents discussed in appeal proceedings (yes) - remittal to department of first instance (yes)

Application title

WWW addressing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003619.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 514 KB)
T 0648/19 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S45/60
F21S45/49
F21S45/10
F21S41/19
F21S41/147
F21S41/16
F21S41/14
F21S45/43

Application no.

13714533.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FAHRZEUGSCHEINWERFER MIT LASERLICHTQUELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T064819.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0989/19 (Fehlende Unterschrift auf Entscheidungs-Formblatt) of 25.5.2020

Online on

02.06.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

16159081.5

Keywords

Form der Entscheidung - fehlende Unterschrift eines zuständigen Bediensteten auf Formblatt 2048.2
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör: Notwendigkeit einer beantragten mündlichen Verhandlung
Rechtliches Gehör - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung, System und Verfahren zum Trocknen von Hörhilfegeräten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098919.20200525

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)

May 2020

T 1850/16 (An antibody which is monovalent for CD40L/DOMANTIS) of 18.2.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/28
A61K39/395
A61P37/06

Application no.

05784064.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests I to VI - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Compositions monovalent for CD40L binding and methods of use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T185016.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1900/16 () of 17.4.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B17/00

Application no.

08001906.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method and system for mitigating errors when processing print stream data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T190016.20200417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0025/17 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F2/01
A61L15/60
B01J19/26
C08F2/04
C08F2/44
A61L15/24
C08K5/00

Application no.

06793089.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Verfahren - nicht naheligende Alternative
Vorrichtung - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

POLYMERISATIONSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002517.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 449 KB)
T 1232/17 (Polling by using non-acknowledged packets /INNOVATIVE SONIC) of 6.2.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L12/64

Application no.

06008830.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Priority - same invention (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for polling transmission status in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T123217.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1967/17 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/06
C08F2/38

Application no.

12708775.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

NIEDERMOLEKULARE PHOSPHORHALTIGE POLYACRYLSÄUREN UND DEREN VERWENDUNG ALS DISPERGIERMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196717.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0615/19 (Composition à réductibilité élevée / RHODIA) of 6.3.2020

Online on

29.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J37/03
B01J37/08
B01J21/06
B01J23/10
B01J23/63
B01J35/10
B01J37/00
B01D53/94
C01G25/00

Application no.

07727063.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Composition à base d'oxyde de zirconium et de cérium à réductibilité élevée et à surface spécifique stable, procédé de préparation et utilisation dans le traitement des gaz d'échappement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T061519.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 396 KB)
D 0004/18 () of 5.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000418.20200505

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507 KB)
T 1956/15 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01V5/00

Application no.

09772762.2

Keywords

Procédure orale - déclaration de non-comparution considérée comme retrait de la requête tendant à recourir à une procédure orale
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 2 et 3 non prises en considération par la Chambre - article 12(4) RPCR 2007 en combinaison avec l'article 12(2) RPCR 2007 et l'article 25(2) RPCR 2020

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET DISPOSITIF POUR DÉTECTER LA PRÉSENCE, DANS UNE CHARGE, D'OBJETS SUSPECTS RENFERMANT AU MOINS UN MATÉRIAU À POIDS ATOMIQUE DONNÉ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T195615.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1531/16 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B5/12
B65B21/06
B65G61/00
B65B65/00
B65G47/08

Application no.

11181230.1

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren ohne mündliche Verhandlung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Zusammenstellen eines Gebindes aus befüllten Behältern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153116.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0869/17 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

28.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65F1/06
B32B27/08
B32B27/32

Application no.

11166232.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Waste packaging device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T086917.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 0958/14 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

27.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C49/04
B29C69/00
B29C47/16
B29C47/22
B29C51/02
B29C47/06
B29C51/12
B29C49/20

Application no.

07820890.7

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Process for manufacturing a plastic hollow body from a parison

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T095814.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0112/16 () of 8.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L23/38
H01L35/28

Application no.

05856066.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MICROELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY WITH BUILT-IN THERMOELECTRIC COOLER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011216.20200508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0635/18 (Viable blood/HAEMONETICS) of 13.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F19/00

Application no.

10012933.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method for ensuring the viability of blood to be transfused

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063518.20200513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 1916/19 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/31
A61K8/34
A61K8/35
A61K8/37
A61K8/49
A61K8/81
A61K8/86
A61Q17/00

Application no.

11719581.8

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

SKIN TREATMENT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191619.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2592/19 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

26.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M26/32
F28D21/00
F28F1/40
F28D7/16
F28F3/02

Application no.

12769434.7

Keywords

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

Application title

HEAT EXCHANGER FOR GASES, ESPECIALLY ENGINE EXHAUST GASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T259219.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0005/17 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K33/06
A61K33/12
A61P17/00

Application no.

09781176.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS FOR THE PROPHYLAXIS AND TREATMENT OF DERMATOLOGICAL/MUCOSAL DISEASES, AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T000517.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 0385/17 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B19/38

Application no.

12160136.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Electric hair grooming appliance including touchscreen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T038517.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0251/18 (PS-Schaumstoffe mit geringem Metallgehalt/BASF) of 14.5.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J9/00

Application no.

09738211.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Rücknahme der Anträge auf mündliche Verhandlung durch beide Parteien
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

PS-SCHAUMSTOFFE MIT GERINGEM METALLGEHALT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T025118.20200514

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 2202/19 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

25.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D85/816

Application no.

12808853.1

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings without holding oral proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for remitting the case (no)

Application title

CAPSULE FOR THE PREPARATION OF BEVERAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T220219.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0784/16 () of 15.5.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01P3/08

Application no.

03356125.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Gicleur a projections multiples pour refroidissement de moteur, et moteurs equipés de tels gicleurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078416.20200515

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 279 KB)
T 2169/16 () of 28.2.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/557
A61K31/7072
A23L1/30
A23L1/304
A23L1/302
A61P25/28

Application no.

08766834.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Improving memory in subjects with mini-mental state examination of 24-26

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216916.20200228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 0902/17 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/15
A61F13/20
B32B25/04
B32B25/14
B32B27/12
B32B27/32
C08J5/18
C08L23/16
B32B25/10

Application no.

09703318.7

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes) (ex post facto analysis) - sufficiency (yes) - inventive step (no) (obvious alternative)
Auxiliary requests I to IV - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests V - extension beyond the scope of application as filed (yes)

Application title

ELASTOMERIC MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T090217.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483 KB)
T 0314/18 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C27/06
A47C27/07

Application no.

12198084.1

Keywords

Alleged public prior use - witness offered but not heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Backfolded pocket mattress

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T031418.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 3170/19 () of 15.5.2020

Online on

20.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D65/40
B32B27/32

Application no.

14176477.9

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings without holding oral proceedings

Application title

Thin film for waste packing cassettes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T317019.20200515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 0655/14 (Process for preparing recombinant polypeptides/SANDOZ AG) of 11.5.2020

Online on

19.05.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N1/21
C12P21/02

Application no.

04764305.1

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF RECOMBINANT POLYPEPTIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T065514.20200511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 1718/14 () of 13.5.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

13.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/26
H04N7/50

Application no.

06815754.4

Keywords

Admissission into appeal proceedings - main request - (no)
Admission into appeal proceedings - auxiliary requests II-B and II-C - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests I, II-A and II-C (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed- auxiliary requests I, II-A and II-D- (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

REDUNDANT DATA ENCODING METHODS AND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171814.20200513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2694/16 () of 8.5.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.5.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C49/46
B29C49/68
B29C49/06
B29C49/64
A61L2/20

Application no.

11726373.1

Keywords

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Procédé de recyclage d'air comportant un agent stérilisant et installation de fabrication de récipients comportant un circuit de recyclage d'air

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T269416.20200508

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 934 KB)
T 2710/16 (Speichereffizientes Suchen eines Anfragedatenelementes/SIEMENS) of 10.2.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

09010241.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum speichereffizienten Suchen mindestens eines Anfragedatenelementes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T271016.20200210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0910/17 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C49/78
B29C49/12
B29C49/06

Application no.

09716999.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Blasformung von Behältern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091017.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419 KB)
T 1505/17 (Transposition gestures/HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES) of 17.2.2020

Online on

18.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/24

Application no.

12742291.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 2 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1 and 3 (no)

Application title

Method and device for graphical management of form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150517.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
G 0003/19 (Pepper (follow-up to “Tomatoes II” and “Broccoli II”)) of 14.5.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

14.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

referred point of law re-phrased – yes
admissibility of referral by the President of the European Patent Office – yes, after re-phrasing
uniform application of the law - yes
point of law of fundamental importance - yes
different decisions by two Boards of Appeal – yes
application of Article 112(1)(b) EPC by analogy - no
rules of interpretation
hierachy of norms
conflicting provisions - no of laws
dynamic interpretation of Article 53(b) EPC – yes
impact of Rule 28(2) EPC on interpretation of Article 53(b) EPC – yes
exception to patentability of product claims or product-by-process claims directed to plants, plant material or animals, if the claimed product is exclusively obtained by means of an essentially biological process or if the claimed process features define an essentially biological process – yes
applicability of the exception to European patents granted before 1 July 2017 and pending European patent applications filed before that day – no

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:G000319.20200514

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 612 KB)
T 2147/15 () of 12.5.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D19/40
B65D77/04

Application no.

12161093.5

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren ohne mündliche Verhandlung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Eckfusses für ein palettenartiges Untergestell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214715.20200512

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0283/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F27B1/00
F27D17/00
C04B7/44

Application no.

09781767.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SCHACHTOFEN ZUM BRENNEN VON STÜCKIGEM MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T028316.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447 KB)
T 0009/17 (Zubereitung mit Fliessgrenze / BEIERSDORF) of 19.2.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K8/44
A61K8/46
A61K8/81
A61Q19/10

Application no.

04765528.7

Keywords

Mangelnde Klarheit (alle Anträge) : (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (alle Anträge) : (ja)

Application title

Schäumende Zubereitungen mit Fliessgrenze

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T000917.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 0847/17 (HEAVY FEED HYDROPROCESSING/ Albemarle) of 21.2.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J23/24
B01J35/10
C10G49/04

Application no.

03782317.6

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

HEAVY FEED HYDROPROCESSING USING A MIXTURE OF CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T084717.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 1539/17 () of 29.4.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B96/06
A47B57/42
A47G29/02
A47B57/16
A47F5/08

Application no.

11752750.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

A RACK SYSTEM AND BRACKET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153917.20200429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 1545/18 (CONDITIONING COMPOSITION FOR HAIR/Kao Germany GmbH) of 6.5.2020

Online on

15.05.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/898
A61Q5/02
A61Q5/12

Application no.

10795245.9

Keywords

Main request (former auxiliary request) - Novel and inventive

Application title

CONDITIONING COMPOSITION FOR HAIR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154518.20200506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1606/14 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K5/22
F04D13/06
H02K3/52

Application no.

06010873.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag V (nein)
Klarheit - Hilfsanträge I, VII, VIII, IX (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge III, IV, VI hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Pumpenaggregat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160614.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 491 KB)
T 2162/15 (Urine progenitor cells/WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY) of 4.2.2020

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K35/22
C12N5/08
C12N5/06

Application no.

08754571.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

PROGENITOR CELLS FROM URINE AND METHODS FOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216215.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1872/16 (IL-13 antibodies for the treatment of severe asthma/GLAXO) of 23.7.2019

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/24
A61P37/02
A61P37/08

Application no.

11181891.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure of further medical use
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 4, 5 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (no)

Application title

Chimeric and humanised monoclonal antibodies against interleukin-13

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187216.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 519 KB)
T 1914/16 (Ciclesonide/COVIS) of 20.2.2020

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/57
A61K31/58
A61K9/00

Application no.

04766791.0

Keywords

main request - allowable

Application title

USE OF CICLESONIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191416.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0608/19 (Bewegliche Führung eines Stuhls/GORACON ENGINEERING GMBH) of 17.3.2020

Online on

14.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C9/02
A47C1/023

Application no.

13003584.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fristgerecht eingelegt (nein)
Wiedereinsetzung - erforderliche Sorgfalt - (nein)
Ausnahme von der Akteneinsicht
Kostenerstattung - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Abstützung und zur beweglichen Führung eines Stuhles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060819.20200317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307 KB)
D 0009/18 () of 7.5.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000918.20200507

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 207 KB)
T 1584/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C29/00
G01B3/00
G01B7/00
G01D5/347
F16C29/06

Application no.

08015177.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Führungsschiene mit absoluter Massverkörperung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T158416.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1825/16 (Process for preparing granules/NOVOZYMES A/S) of 7.5.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N9/98
C11D3/386
A23K1/165

Application no.

00943685.8

Keywords

Main and auxiliary request 1 - Article 123(2) - (no)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 6 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 6 - Article 123(2) (no)
Auxiliary requests 7 and 8 - admitted (no)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR PREPARING AN ENZYME CONTAINING GRANULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182516.20200507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0584/17 () of 10.2.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N29/024
G01N29/32
G01F1/66

Application no.

07765679.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Dokumente - zugelassen (ja)
Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 3 - zugelassen (ja) - Neuheit und erfindersiche Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verwendung einer Vorrichtung in einer Anlage zur Erzeugung von Biogas und Verfahren zur Ultraschallbestimmung der Konzentrationen von Komponenten eines Biogasgemisches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T058417.20200210

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 553 KB)
T 1177/17 (Fucosyllactose for treating and/or preventing viral infections / … of 13.2.2020

Online on

13.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/702
A23L1/29
A23L1/09
A23L1/30
A61P31/12
A61P31/16
A61P31/18
A61P31/22

Application no.

10734570.4

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Fucosyllactose as breast milk identical non-digestible oligosaccharide for treating and/or preventing viral infections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117717.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0622/14 (Keramikprallkörper / Storz Medical AG) of 6.11.2019

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N7/00
A61B17/22
A61H1/00
B06B1/18

Application no.

08003840.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Behandlung biologischer Körpersubstanzen mit mechanischen Druckwellen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T062214.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496 KB)
T 1650/14 (Rotation parameter/SIEMENS GAMESA) of 17.2.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P3/22
G01P3/44
F03D7/04
G01P15/18

Application no.

08009630.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Wind turbine and method determining at least one rotation parameter of a wind turbine rotor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165014.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 619 KB)
T 0372/15 () of 4.5.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F7/095
B41C1/10
G03F7/34
G03F7/36
G03F7/09
G03F7/11
G03F1/00

Application no.

02251567.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (yes)

Application title

A process for making a flexographic printing plate and a photosensitive element for use in the process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T037215.20200504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2024/15 () of 6.5.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/16
G06F21/00

Application no.

10152534.3

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Preventing the use of modified receiver firmware in receivers of a conditional access system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T202415.20200506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 0890/17 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

12.05.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/15
A61F13/20
B32B25/04
B32B25/14
B32B27/12
B32B27/32
C08J5/18
C08L23/16
B32B25/10

Application no.

13155905.6

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Novelty - multiple selections
Novelty - objection based on hindsight knowledge of the patent in suit
Inventive step (yes) objection not substantiated

Application title

Elastomeric materials

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089017.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0938/14 (Ex vivo human skin model/SYMRISE AG, CUTECH SRL) of 30.1.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N5/07

Application no.

08157036.8

Keywords

New main and auxiliary requests 1 and 3 - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - inventive step - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Ex vivo human skin model

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T093814.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481 KB)
T 1071/17 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C49/00
B29K105/00

Application no.

11774024.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (main request
Amendments - no)
Inventive step (main request
Inventive step - no, auxiliary request III
Inventive step - yes)
Reformatio in peius (auxiliary requests I and II - yes)

Application title

Process for producing injection stretch blow molded polyolefin containers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T107117.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1912/17 (FREE SPACE POINTING DEVICES WITH TILT COMPENSATION / IDHL) of 31.1.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/01
G06F3/033

Application no.

05744089.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - closest prior art discloses features in combination

Application title

FREE SPACE POINTING DEVICES WITH TILT COMPENSATION AND IMPROVED USABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191217.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2496/17 (Accessing spreadsheet objects/PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES) of 6.5.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/24
G06F17/27

Application no.

12179096.8

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for accessing rich objects via spreadsheets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249617.20200506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0509/18 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K28/06
B60W50/14
A61B5/18
G06K9/00

Application no.

12765209.7

Keywords

sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING DRIVER ALERTNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T050918.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 3074/19 (Missing statement of grounds/INTEL) of 5.5.2020

Online on

11.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C16/34
G11C16/30

Application no.

14774103.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Auto-suspend and auto-resume operations for a multi-die NAND memory device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T307419.20200505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227 KB)
T 0369/15 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B29/06
B41M5/50
D21H17/20
D21H17/33
D21H19/76
D21H19/84

Application no.

08716179.0

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Hilfsantrag 1
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja, siehe Punkt 3.1)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Rüge nach Regel 106 EPÜ - (zurückgewiesen, siehe Punkt 4)

Application title

Verfahren zum Herstellen eines flächigen, bedruckten Bauteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036915.20191002

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 665 KB)
T 0487/16 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01M13/04
B04B5/08
B04B9/10
B01D45/14

Application no.

03736402.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Late filed inventive step objection - could have been filed before the opposition division (yes) - objection admitted (no)
Document admitted by the opposition division upon which the decision was based - not to be excluded from appeal proceedings

Application title

A METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR CLEANING OF CRANKCASE GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048716.20200430

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0695/16 () of 5.5.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D83/22

Application no.

12164862.0

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Sprayhead for a spray device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069516.20200505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2256/16 (SURFACE ACTIVE BLEACH/The Procter & Gamble Company) of 7.2.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/386
C11D1/74
C11D1/66
C11D3/20
C11D3/22

Application no.

07751097.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

SURFACE ACTIVE BLEACH AT DYNAMIC PH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225616.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440 KB)
T 2368/16 (Ionic liquid supported catalyst/IONIQA) of 7.2.2020

Online on

08.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J31/18
C08J11/28
B01J31/16

Application no.

14753318.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - multiple selections from lists of converging alternatives
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

POLYMER DEGRADATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236816.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0786/15 () of 3.2.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D143/04
B05D7/24
C09D5/16
C09D7/12

Application no.

07832304.5

Keywords

Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

STAIN-PROOF COATING COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF THE COMPOSITION, STAIN-PROOF COATING FILM FORMED BY USING THE COMPOSITION, COATED ARTICLE HAVING THE COATING FILM ON THE SURFACE, AND STAIN-PROOFING TREATMENT METHOD FOR FORMING THE COATING FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078615.20200203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520 KB)
T 1601/15 () of 4.12.2019

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C45/28

Application no.

06829241.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1; ja: Hilfsantrag 2)

Application title

Betätigungsvorrichtung für Verschlussnadeln in Spritzgießvorrichtungen mit Nadelverschlussdüsen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160115.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 810 KB)
T 0446/16 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L2/00

Application no.

03003632.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel

Application title

Verfahren zur Abtrennung von Viren aus einer Proteinlösung durch Nanofiltration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T044616.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0756/16 (Anti-IL-23 antibodies/JANSSEN) of 28.2.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/395
G01N33/567
C07H21/04
C12P21/06
C07K16/24

Application no.

06800000.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Anti-IL-23 antibodies, compositions, methods and uses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T075616.20200228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2114/16 (Paper Furnish/UPM-Kymmene Corporation) of 11.2.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H17/67
D21H11/18

Application no.

10719950.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - main request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - main request
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - main request

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING FURNISH, FURNISH AND PAPER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211416.20200211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 485 KB)
T 0629/18 () of 28.4.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H15/38

Application no.

13700991.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TOROIDAL TRANSMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T062918.20200428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 1616/18 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G5/06
A61G5/10

Application no.

13800671.3

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICES FOR ENABLING MOVEMENT OF A WHEELCHAIR ON STAIRS AND A WHEELCHAIR INCLUDING THE DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161618.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 3032/19 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

07.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G5/00

Application no.

15196868.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds
Request for oral proceedings only for discussion on the merits, not admissibility

Application title

Systems and Method for Wirelessly and Securely Updating a Terrain Awareness Warning System Database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T303219.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0986/14 (Textilinformationsträger / ASTRA) of 8.1.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F3/02
G06K19/00
G06K19/077
H04B5/00

Application no.

07012087.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift (fehlerhaft)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verfahrensökonomie

Application title

Informationsträger für Textilien

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098614.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1676/14 (Befestigung einer Dachantenne / Hirschmann) of 28.1.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q1/32
H01Q1/12

Application no.

06742554.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Auslegung mehrdeutiger Bergriffe

Application title

BEFESTIGUNG EINER DACHANTENNE EINES FAHRZEUGES MIT EINEM KLEMMTEIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T167614.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1749/14 (MOBILE PERSONAL POINT-OF-SALE TERMINAL/MAXIM) of 3.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q20/00
G07F7/08

Application no.

09810380.7

Keywords

Inventive step - personalized mobile POS terminal
Inventive step - distinguishing features provide for a technical contribution
Inventive step - no mere automation of constraints imposed by business related aspects
Inventive step - structural and functional modifications of the closest prior art required
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

MOBILE PERSONAL POINT-OF-SALE TERMINAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174914.20200403

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0700/15 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42C11/04

Application no.

05405604.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Anträge - (nicht zugelassen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1, 1a, 2, 2a, 3, 3a (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 4 (nicht zulässig)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Einrichtung für das Anreiben einer Buchdecke an den beleimten Aussenflächen von Buchblocks mit separatem Antrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070015.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 638 KB)
T 0581/16 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28F9/02
F16L39/00

Application no.

04029971.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Dispositif de raccordement entre un échangeur de chaleur et ses conduits d'admission et de sortie de liquide et son procédé de montage correspondant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T058116.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 336 KB)
T 1845/16 () of 10.3.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05B65/20
B61D19/00
E05B65/12
E05B65/22

Application no.

09727371.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Reformatio in peius - Ausnahme vom Verschlechterungsverbot - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)

Application title

VERRIEGELUNG FÜR AUSSENSCHWINGTÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184516.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 0806/17 () of 29.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A62B33/00
A62B99/00

Application no.

06026770.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

Lawinenrettungsgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T080617.20200429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1089/17 (Ambiguous queries on online social networks/FACEBOOK) of 7.2.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06Q50/00

Application no.

13197982.5

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Structuring ambiguous structured search queries on online social networks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T108917.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511 KB)
T 0433/18 () of 29.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C29/12
F04C2/344

Application no.

06745359.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

VACUUM PUMP FOR VEHICLE MOTORS AND A ONE-WAY VALVE FOR SAID VACUUM PUMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043318.20200429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2618/18 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

06.05.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B88/00
A47B88/04

Application no.

13005939.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Fehlende Klarheit durch Fremdbezug (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Einstellung eines mittels einer Führungseinheit bewegbaren Möbelteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T261818.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345 KB)
T 2045/16 () of 27.1.2020

Online on

05.05.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B13/06
F26B21/12
F26B17/12
F26B9/06

Application no.

08169234.5

Keywords

Admissibility of the requests on file (no)

Application title

High-efficiency system for dehumidifying and/or drying plastic materials

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204516.20200127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1002/17 () of 23.4.2020

Online on

05.05.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G9/30
B01F7/00
A23G9/12
A23G9/22

Application no.

08167234.7

Keywords

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

Application title

A machine for producing and dispensing liquid or semi-liquid consumer food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100217.20200423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0467/15 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

04.05.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B6/06

Application no.

08844102.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 2
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)
Kostenverteilung - unbillig hohe Anzahl von Hilfsanträgen
Kostenverteilung - (nein)
Anordnung der Kostenverteilung - aufgehoben

Application title

Kochvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046715.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 476 KB)
T 1443/15 (Lenalidomide polymorph/CELGENE) of 5.3.2020

Online on

04.05.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/445
C07D401/04

Application no.

04783095.5

Keywords

Main request - admitted (yes) - added subject-matter (no) - remitted (yes)
Late-filed objections - admitted (no)

Application title

POLYMORPHIC FORMS OF 3-(4-AMINO-1-OXO-1,3 DIHYDRO-ISOINDOL-2-YL)-PIPERIDINE-2,6-DIONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T144315.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1004/17 () of 28.4.2020

Online on

04.05.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B53/075
B24B53/12

Application no.

09000293.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Prototypen- und Kleinserienfertigung von Zahnrädern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100417.20200428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339 KB)

April 2020

T 1653/14 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/12
H04N7/26
H04N7/30
G06T3/40
G06T9/00
H04N7/50

Application no.

12160433.4

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Divisional application - main request and auxiliary request I (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request and auxliliary request I (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request II (no)

Application title

Method for improving compressed image chroma information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165314.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 1654/14 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/12
H04N7/26
H04N7/30
G06T3/40
G06T9/00
H04N7/50

Application no.

12161254.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for improving compressed image chroma information including extended quantization parameter range function

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165414.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0547/15 () of 22.4.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/06
A62B9/06

Application no.

06704770.4

Keywords

clarity (yes)
novelty (yes)
inventive step (yes)

Application title

RESPIRATORY MASKS WITH GUSSETED CUSHIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T054715.20200422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 2350/15 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B17/04
A61B17/062

Application no.

02761831.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of novelty (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of inventive step (no)
Apportionment of costs - (yes)

Application title

SUTURING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T235015.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0750/16 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L5/10
E04G15/06

Application no.

11002284.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Durchführung zum Einbau in ein Wand- oder Bodenelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T075016.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0819/16 (Cucumis/NUNHEMS) of 19.11.2019

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/00

Application no.

03078990.3

Keywords

Main request (patent as granted) - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request - admitted in proceedings (no)

Application title

Resistance to powdery mildew infection and absence of necrosis in cucumber, Cucumis sativus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081916.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2526/16 () of 13.2.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B61G5/02

Application no.

06290690.4

Keywords

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Rame de train articulée et voiture permettant de constituer une telle rame

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T252616.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 336 KB)
T 2617/16 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05B63/20
E05B63/00

Application no.

11151046.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Verriegelungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T261716.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411 KB)
T 2676/16 (Cyclic shift and sequence hopping/NOKIA) of 24.4.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04J11/00
H04L27/26

Application no.

08736378.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Coordinated cyclic shift and sequence hopping for Zadoff-Chu, modified Zadoff-Chu, and block-wise spreading sequences

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T267616.20200424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 0151/17 () of 26.2.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L23/20
B60C1/00
C08L53/00
C08L53/02
B60C5/14

Application no.

11004001.1

Keywords

Inventive step - Main request and auxiliary requests 1-7 (no)
Amendments - Auxiliary request 8
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Polymer sheet for inner liner and pneumatic tire using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T015117.20200226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444 KB)
T 1112/17 () of 9.4.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C8/00

Application no.

10161786.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Dental superstructure, and a method of manufacture thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T111217.20200409

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273 KB)
T 0076/18 (Cement admixtures/Nippon Shokubai) of 3.4.2020

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B24/26
C04B24/32
C08L51/00
C08L71/02
C08F216/14
C08F290/06
C08G65/26

Application no.

00125128.9

Keywords

Requests and evidence filed with statement of grounds - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Cement admixtures and its use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T007618.20200403

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 0363/18 (Treatment of hematologic malignancies/BIOGEN) of 30.7.2019

Online on

30.04.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/395
A61P35/02

Application no.

09002504.0

Keywords

All requests - claim 1 - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Treatment of hematologic malignancies associated with circulating tumor cells using chimeric anti-CD20 antibody

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T036318.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432 KB)
T 1930/14 (Antibody Purification/HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 28.11.2019

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/395
C07K16/00
G01N30/34
C07K1/18

Application no.

06753791.0

Keywords

Novelty - main and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Auxiliary requests 2 and 4 to 6 - Admission (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 7 - allowable (yes)

Application title

Method for the purification of Antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T193014.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 635 KB)
T 0898/15 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B2/02
E04B2/14

Application no.

04716513.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM VERBINDEN VON BAUSTEINEN ZUR BILDUNG EINES BAUSTEINVERBUNDES SOWIE BAUSTEINVERBUND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089815.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419 KB)
T 1615/15 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D15/10
B42D15/00

Application no.

07789183.6

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Photonic crystal security device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161515.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0129/16 (Multicast method in optical networks/ZTE) of 22.4.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q11/00
H04L12/18

Application no.

09847264.0

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings after cancellation of oral proceedings
Added subject-matter - main and first auxiliary requests (yes): intermediate generalisation
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Multicast processing method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T012916.20200422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 2595/16 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25B43/00

Application no.

10151858.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)
Document produit tardivement - modifications après fixation de la date de la procédure orale

Application title

Dispositif de stockage présentant un moyen destiné à provoquer des turbulences.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T259516.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 498 KB)
T 0229/17 (Stable Phenylephrine compositions) of 5.8.2019

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/137
A61P11/02

Application no.

07735602.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - improvement not credible

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND KITS OF PHENYLEPHRINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T022917.20190805

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494 KB)
T 1077/17 (Immunoglobulin purification/Hoffmann-La Roche) of 26.2.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/00
C07K16/24
C07K16/32

Application no.

08758815.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - justification for late filing (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

IMMUNOGLOBULIN PURIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T107717.20200226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464 KB)
T 1625/17 () of 22.4.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G18/38
C08L63/00
C08L63/02
C08L75/00
C09D163/00
C09D163/02
C09D175/02
C09D175/04

Application no.

09749928.9

Keywords

New evidence admitted on appeal - direct and appropriate response to the contested decision
Handout of slides made available during presentation - availability to the public (yes)
Inventive step (no) (main request, 5th and 10 th auxiliary requests)
Unsubstantiated 1st to 4th, 6th to 9th and 11th to 14th auxiliary requests - not admitted into the proceedings

Application title

NOVEL FAST CURING ULTRA HIGH SOLIDS LOW VOC COATING SYSTEM FOR AGGRESSIVE CORROSIVE ENVIRONMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T162517.20200422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 508 KB)
T 0641/18 (Dihydroimidazolones for treating dogs / BOEHRINGER) of 24.2.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/5377
A61K31/515
A61P25/08
A61P25/22

Application no.

14191084.4

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Use of dihydroimidazolones for the treatment of dogs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T064118.20200224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1831/18 (Polymeric compositions comprising therapeutic agents in crystalline … of 16.4.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/00
A61K47/48
A61K31/196
A61K31/337
A61K31/427
A61K31/454
A61K31/4745
A61K31/485
A61K31/565
A61K31/65
A61L27/54
A61L31/16
A61L33/00
A61K9/50

Application no.

06256581.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal by opponent
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1, 2, 4-6 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter, auxiliary requests 3, 7 (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim, auxiliary requests 4-7 (yes)

Application title

Polymeric compositions comprising therapeutic agents in crystalline phases, and methods of forming the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T183118.20200416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 1060/19 (Incorrect appeal fee/DASSAULT) of 11.2.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06G7/50
G06F17/50

Application no.

12855099.3

Keywords

Payment of the appropriate fee for appeal in time (no)
Re-establishment of rights (no)
Payment of the appropriate fee for appeal in time (no)
Re-establishment of rights (no)

Application title

COMPUTER SIMULATION OF PHYSICAL PROCESSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T106019.20200211

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 598 KB)
T 3041/19 (ERK inhibitors/MERCK) of 16.4.2020

Online on

29.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/415
C07D401/14
C07D405/14
C07D413/14
C07D409/14
C07D417/14
C07D471/04
A61K31/444
A61K31/454
A61K31/4545
A61K31/5377
A61K45/06

Application no.

11836905.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

NOVEL COMPOUNDS THAT ARE ERK INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T304119.20200416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 1376/15 () of 21.4.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N3/15

Application no.

09735547.3

Keywords

Clarity - main request and auxiliary request (no)
Extension beyond the content of the application as filed - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

IR DETECTOR SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137615.20200421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1602/15 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F9/06
B41F9/02
B41F11/02
B41F15/42

Application no.

07020523.2

Keywords

Compliance with the requirements of the EPC (not contested)

Application title

Liquid supply apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T160215.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 0072/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C53/56
F16L59/02
F16L59/14

Application no.

09749542.8

Keywords

Public availability of prior use proven (no)
Public prior use - (at least) implicit obligation to maintain secrecy (yes)

Application title

Pipe section and method for its production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T007216.20200220

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553 KB)
T 0102/16 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B22D11/10
B22D11/117
B22D21/00

Application no.

10707100.3

Keywords

Modifications - admises (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Nouveauté - requête subsidiaire (oui)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE COULÉE POUR ALLIAGES D'ALUMINIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T010216.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 749 KB)
T 0852/16 () of 10.2.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23G1/12
C23G1/22
C23G5/02
B41N1/08
B41N3/03

Application no.

06725588.5

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (yes)
Grounds for opposition - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

CONDITIONING OF A LITHO STRIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T085216.20200210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1480/16 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61B9/00
B61B12/12
B61B13/12

Application no.

11450110.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4 (nein)
Zulassung des in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Hilfsantrags 5 - (ja)
Änderung des Vorbringens durch Streichung der Verfahrensansprüche - (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 5
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 5 (ja)

Application title

Anlage zur Beförderung von Personen und Verfahren zum Betrieb dieser Anlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148016.20200205

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 468 KB)
T 1530/16 () of 7.4.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23G5/04
B23G5/10

Application no.

98105579.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Schneidkopf

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153016.20200407

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1550/17 () of 22.4.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N27/407

Application no.

08250632.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Gas sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T155017.20200422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1621/17 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

28.04.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01F25/20

Application no.

04100532.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for removing a quantity of fodder from a stock thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T162117.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
R 0011/18 () of 26.11.2019

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L33/00

Application no.

02013075.3

Keywords

Petition for review – inadmissible
Violation of right to be heard (no)
Objection under Rule 106 raised (no)

Application title

A III nitride film and III nitride multilayer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R001118.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273 KB)
T 2302/14 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/24
H03M7/40
H04N7/34
H03M13/07
H03M13/35

Application no.

09152752.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed second and third auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Image encoding method and apparatus thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230214.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 0275/15 () of 20.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B1/00
A61B5/00
A61B5/15

Application no.

01950550.2

Keywords

-

Application title

ANALYTE MONITOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027515.20200420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0513/15 () of 13.2.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D133/06

Application no.

07774203.9

Keywords

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

Application title

FOOD CANS COATED WITH A COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ACRYLIC POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T051315.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0955/15 () of 21.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/10
A61M16/20

Application no.

05775780.9

Keywords

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

Application title

OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T095515.20200421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1007/15 () of 21.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06T7/00
G01N21/956

Application no.

05742834.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BEURTEILUNG EINER QUALITÄT EINER VON EINER DRUCKMASCHINE PRODUZIERTEN DRUCKSACHE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100715.20200421

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1083/15 () of 6.3.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/32
H04N7/26
H04N7/36
H04N7/46
H04N7/50

Application no.

09171879.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Filtering strength determination method, moving picture coding and decoding method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T108315.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 1663/15 (Yeast display systems/NOVARTIS) of 28.10.2019

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/10
C12N15/81
C40B40/08

Application no.

09774904.8

Keywords

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

Application title

YEAST DISPLAY SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T166315.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1959/15 (Inhibitors of epoxide hydrolase for cardiomyopathy/THE REGENTS OF THE … of 2.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/185
A61K31/336
C12N15/113
A61K45/06

Application no.

06772386.6

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of appeal proceedings (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

USE OF CIS-EPOXYEICOSATRIENOIC ACIDS AND INHIBITORS OF SOLUBLE EPOXIDE HYDROLASE TO REDUCE CARDIOMYOPATHY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T195915.20200402

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0149/16 (Adhesives for bonding composites/IPS) of 10.3.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J4/06

Application no.

02797024.3

Keywords

Sole request by respondent consisting only of claim 1 held allowable by the opposition division - no objections by appellant (allowable: yes)

Application title

ADHESIVES FOR BONDING COMPOSITES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014916.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 0982/16 (Sensor array/OXFORD NANOPORE TECHNOLOGIES) of 24.1.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/487

Application no.

10716404.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party

Application title

LIPID BILAYER SENSOR ARRAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098216.20200124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1020/16 (Smokeless Tobacco/REYNOLDS) of 28.1.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24B15/28
A24B13/00
A24B3/04

Application no.

10152287.8

Keywords

Main request: Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1, 2 to 4 - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1a - admitted (no)

Application title

Smokeless Tobacco Compositions And Methods For Treating Tobacco For Use Therein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T102016.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479 KB)
T 2112/16 () of 17.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N3/00
F01N3/24
F01N13/00
F02D35/00

Application no.

08827129.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 2, 3 and 5 to 14
Late-filed request - procedural economy
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 1A and 4
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 1A and 4
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

EXHAUST EMISSION CONTROL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211216.20200417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 2121/16 () of 20.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03K17/082

Application no.

10192542.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Schaltungsanordnung für Leistungshalbleiterbauelemente

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T212116.20200420

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0658/17 (Method for manufacturing an electrical steel sheet/JFE) of 6.2.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C38/00
B23K15/00
B23K26/00
C21D8/12
C22C38/04
C22C38/60
H01F1/16

Application no.

11814305.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)

Application title

GRAIN-ORIENTED MAGNETIC STEEL SHEET AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T065817.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 1061/17 (SYSTEM TIMEOUT RESET BASED ON AUDIO VIDEO MEDIA DETECTION / Google) of 19.2.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/14
G06F1/32
G09G5/00

Application no.

11811495.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

SYSTEM TIMEOUT RESET BASED ON MEDIA DETECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T106117.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1395/17 (Compositions contenant un dérivé de triazine / L'OREAL) of 14.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.4.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q17/04
A61K8/37
A61K8/49

Application no.

05291121.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Compositions contenant un dérivé de triazine et un dérivé arylalkyl benzoate; utilisation en cosmétique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T139517.20200414

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 620 KB)
T 1490/17 (Al alloy for lithographic sheet/NOVELIS) of 20.2.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C21/00
C22C21/10
B41N1/08

Application no.

02758588.4

Keywords

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

Application title

AI ALLOY FOR LITHOGRAPHIC SHEET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T149017.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1969/17 (High-strength steel sheet/JFE) of 14.2.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D8/00
C21D6/00
C21D8/02
C21D9/46
C22C38/00
C22C38/02
C22C38/06
C21D1/22
C22C38/04

Application no.

11752998.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING HIGH-STRENGTH STEEL SHEET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196917.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 2146/17 () of 23.1.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L15/32
A61L15/38
A61L26/00
A61L24/10

Application no.

11192607.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request and first to fourth auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - fifth auxiliary request

Application title

Gelatin-transglutaminase hemostatic dressings and sealants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214617.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0310/18 () of 10.2.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B37/04

Application no.

11723741.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)

Application title

FASTENING UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T031018.20200210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 1739/18 (Services in virtual network/WMware) of 17.4.2020

Online on

24.04.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L12/28
H04L9/00
G06F9/455
G06F9/50

Application no.

13832887.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A FRAMEWORK FOR NETWORKING AND SECURITY SERVICES IN VIRTUAL NETWORKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T173918.20200417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)
T 0864/15 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

23.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/76
G11B27/10
H04N7/24
H04N9/82

Application no.

10717339.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER RECORDING AND RENDERING PROGRAMS FORMED FROM SPLICED SEGMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T086415.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 0605/17 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

23.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F15/12
F16F15/131

Application no.

09154686.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen

Application title

Torsionsschwingungsdämpfer, insbesondere für den Antriebsstrang eines Fahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060517.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452 KB)
T 0919/17 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

23.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F2/95

Application no.

03012920.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Controlled deployment delivery system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091917.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 0467/18 () of 15.4.2020

Online on

23.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C9/00
A61K6/00
A61K6/10

Application no.

03006052.9

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Verfahren zur chirurgischen Behandlung
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - Kategoriewechsel
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)

Application title

Dentalset für die Sulkus-Retraktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T046718.20200415

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403 KB)
T 1680/16 (Multimedia session call/HUAWEI) of 16.4.2020

Online on

22.04.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L29/06

Application no.

08846806.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A multimedia session call control method and the application server thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168016.20200416

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 244 KB)
T 0256/17 () of 17.4.2020

Online on

22.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B17/06
G02F1/1333

Application no.

08739654.5

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings after cancellation of oral proceedings
Late-filed line of attack - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING GLASS PLATE AND GLASS PLATE PRODUCING EQUIPMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T025617.20200417

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 0677/17 (Augmented reality, detecting position of apparatus / Sony) of 13.2.2020

Online on

22.04.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/01
A63F13/12
G06T19/00

Application no.

10818085.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)

Application title

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T067717.20200213

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 1396/15 () of 15.4.2020

Online on

21.04.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B5/12
H04R25/00

Application no.

11154032.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Hörtestverfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T139615.20200415

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0914/16 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

21.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03H1/04

Application no.

03705133.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A HOLOGRAM BY PICOSECOND LASER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091416.20200305

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 1065/17 (Combining structured XPS documents comprising print settings / Canon) of 6.3.2020

Online on

21.04.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/12

Application no.

09851660.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

DOCUMENT PROCESSING DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T106517.20200306

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1323/17 () of 16.4.2020

Online on

21.04.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L9/00
C08K3/04
C08K3/34
C08K3/36
B60C1/00
C08L7/02
C08K3/22
C08K3/00

Application no.

10767129.9

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure
Novelty - no
Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests - not substantiated - not admitted

Application title

RUBBER COMPOSITION AND PNEUMATIC TIRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T132317.20200416

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 2342/17 () of 16.4.2020

Online on

21.04.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D7/02

Application no.

10706992.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE UND ENERGIEÜBERTRAGUNGSEINRICHTUNG FÜR EINE WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T234217.20200416

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406 KB)
T 2310/15 (Controlled energy distribution / GOJI Ltd.) of 8.4.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B6/68
A61M1/36

Application no.

09793619.9

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ENERGY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T231015.20200408

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0450/16 () of 15.4.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L29/423
H01L29/778
H01L29/40
H01L29/417

Application no.

06821723.1

Keywords

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

Application title

SINGLE VOLTAGE SUPPLY PSEUDOMORPHIC HIGH ELECTRON MOBILITY TRANSISTOR (PHEMT) POWER DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045016.20200415

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0953/16 (Secure provisioning of a wireless device/BLACKBERRY) of 14.4.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W12/08
H04W12/02
H04Q3/00
H04L29/06

Application no.

10165524.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first auxiliary request (no): juxtaposition of well-known features
Admission of auxiliary requests filed after notification of summons - (no): no exceptional circumstances

Application title

Method and system for secure provisioning of a wireless device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T095316.20200414

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1828/16 () of 15.4.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B61/02
B41M1/04
B41M1/30
C11D17/04

Application no.

10720971.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD FOR PRINTING WATER-SOLUBLE FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182816.20200415

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 0304/17 (Antibody that binds IL-17A/F and inhibits induction of IL-8 and IL-6/ … of 10.1.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K14/54
C12N15/24
C07K16/24
A61K38/20
A61K39/395
G01N33/53

Application no.

04754234.5

Keywords

Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissible (yes)
Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3: amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

IL-17 A/F heterologous polypeptides and therapeutic uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T030417.20200110

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 562 KB)
T 0480/17 (Wärmebehandlungsverfahren/General Electric) of 3.4.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22F1/10
C22C19/05

Application no.

07114884.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Wärmebehandlung von Nickel-Basis-Superlegierungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048017.20200403

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0625/17 () of 8.4.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M105/14
C10M105/40
C10M125/16
C10M129/08
C10M129/74
C10M177/00
C10N30/06
C10N40/12
C10N40/25
C10N50/00
C10N70/00
C10N80/00

Application no.

07742613.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LOW-FRICTION LUBRICATION ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T062517.20200408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 1173/17 (Diesel particulate filter/BASF) of 4.2.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D53/94
F01N3/08
F01N3/10
F01N3/022
F01N3/035

Application no.

06844299.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 2, 5, 8, 11-14
Amendments - allowable (no)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTERS HAVING ULTRA-THIN CATALYZED OXIDATION COATINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117317.20200204

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462 KB)
T 1746/17 (Content protection/QUALCOMM) of 4.3.2020

Online on

20.04.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06K9/00
H04L9/00

Application no.

04781683.0

Keywords

Basis of decision - interpretation of the appellant's requests
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 2 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (no)

Application title

Methods and apparatus for content protection in a wireless network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174617.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0731/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

17.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25G3/38
A47L13/258

Application no.

09013656.5

Keywords

Verspätet eingereichte Entgegenhaltung - Zugelassen (nein)
Verspätet eingereichter Hilfsantrag 6 - Zugelassen (ja)
Hilfsantrag 6 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Gelenkanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T073116.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 269 KB)
T 2173/16 (UTILISATION DE COLORANTS NATURELS / L'OREAL) of 8.1.2020

Online on

17.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K8/34
A61K8/35
A61K8/49
A61Q5/06

Application no.

07858616.1

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

UTILISATION DE COLORANTS NATURELS POUR LA COLORATION DES CHEVEUX HUMAINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T217316.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2541/16 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

17.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C17/25
C07C21/18
C07B61/00
C07B39/00

Application no.

08852480.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING FLUORINE-CONTAINING OLEFIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T254116.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1432/17 (Fc variants/ XENCOR) of 13.12.2019

Online on

17.04.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/00
A61K39/00
C07K16/32
C07K16/28

Application no.

11188573.7

Keywords

All requests - admitted into the proceedings (no)

Application title

Optimized Fc variants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T143217.20191213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0292/18 (OPTIMUM PARTICLE SIZED HYBRID COMPOSITE/Kerr Corporation) of 7.4.2020

Online on

17.04.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K6/083

Application no.

99925867.6

Keywords

All requests - Sufficiency of disclosure (No)

Application title

OPTIMUM PARTICLE SIZED HYBRID COMPOSITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029218.20200407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 2214/18 (Treatment of inflammation / KOMINOX) of 8.4.2020

Online on

17.04.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K33/36
A61P35/00
A61P29/00

Application no.

14166070.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Sodium meta arsenite for use in the treatment of pain and/or inflammation associated with cancer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T221418.20200408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 2319/14 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C201/08
C07C205/06

Application no.

09011636.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Vergleichsversuche
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - unerwartete Verbesserung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Bonuseffekt (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur kontinuierlichen Herstellung von Nitrobenzol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T231914.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 396 KB)
T 0557/15 () of 24.1.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B3/86
H05B3/84

Application no.

07766117.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1 et 2 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 4 (oui)
Requête produite tardivement - requête subsidiaire 3 aurait pu être produite en première instance (oui)
Document produit tardivement - justification du retard (non)

Application title

Dispositif pour déposer un mince fil métallique sur une surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T055715.20200124

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 466 KB)
T 1540/15 () of 8.4.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L25/065
H01L23/538

Application no.

02745704.3

Keywords

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

Application title

SINGLE PACKAGE CONTAINING MULTIPLE INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154015.20200408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0285/16 (Process of co-producing HFC-1225YE and HFC-1234YF / Honeywell) of 5.3.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C17/23
C07C17/354
C07C17/38
C07C17/25
C07C21/18

Application no.

09155177.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Process of co-producing HFC-1225YE and HFC-1234YF via 4-step reactions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T028516.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 1264/16 (Notch filter/STMICROELECTRONICS) of 22.1.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M7/00

Application no.

07301367.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for notch filtering a digital signal, and corresponding electronic device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T126416.20200122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 2668/16 () of 8.4.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B3/56

Application no.

08861800.4

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BEFESTIGUNG EINER PLATTE ODER GLASSCHEIBE IN EINEM RAHMENELEMENT SOWIE DICHTUNGSELEMENT ZUR VERWENDUNG IN EINEM SOLCHEN VERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T266816.20200408

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 245 KB)
T 2439/17 () of 9.4.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L27/00
A61L31/14
A61B17/68
A61B17/04
A61F2/44

Application no.

09777806.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (ja)
Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Existenz des Einsprechenden als juristische Person
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

IMPLANTAT AUS MAGNESIUM UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T243917.20200409

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332 KB)
T 2743/17 (Protofibril specific antibodies/BIOARCTIC NEUROSCIENCE) of 9.1.2020

Online on

16.04.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/18
A61K39/395
A61P25/28
C07K14/47

Application no.

05753672.4

Keywords

Main request - grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no)

Application title

Antibodies specific for soluble amyloid beta peptide protofibrils and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T274317.20200109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 1656/14 () of 10.3.2020

Online on

15.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N13/00

Application no.

09153591.4

Keywords

Main request, first to third auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Fourth auxiliary request - inventive step (no)
Fifth auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for converting 2D motion pictures for stereoscopic 3D exhibition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165614.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 2495/16 (Commande de store par souris/SOMFY) of 8.4.2020

Online on

15.04.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.4.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F3/048
G06F3/033
E06B9/30

Application no.

11804573.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Modifications - admises (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCÉDÉ DE COMMANDE D'UN ÉCRAN MOBILE A LAMES ORIENTABLES MOTORISÉ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249516.20200408

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305 KB)
T 0247/17 () of 11.2.2020

Online on

15.04.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L31/00

Application no.

03815251.8

Keywords

Admittance of documents (yes)
Novelty - Main Request (no)
Amendments - First and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as originally filed (yes)

Application title

POLYMERIZABLE COMPOSITE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024717.20200211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1021/18 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

15.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S3/109
H01S3/108
H01S3/13
H01S3/136
H01S3/081
H01S3/107
H01S3/0941
H01S3/16
H01S3/08
H01S3/06

Application no.

13177766.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Control of relaxation oscillations in intracavity optical parametric oscillators

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T102118.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0720/15 () of 13.3.2020

Online on

14.04.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B17/00
A61B17/12

Application no.

08250524.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes), auxiliary request 1 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 - admitted (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)

Application title

Percutaneous catheter directed intravascular occlusion devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T072015.20200313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 503 KB)
T 2169/15 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

14.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F7/10

Application no.

12157590.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Personal identification number distribution device and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216915.20200128

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0019/16 (DHA supplementation/NESTLE) of 9.12.2019

Online on

14.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/202
A61P3/04

Application no.

07729358.7

Keywords

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

Application title

MATERNAL SUPPLEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T001916.20191209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 2085/16 () of 7.4.2020

Online on

14.04.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D25/06
F04D25/08
F04D29/68
F04F5/16
F04F5/46

Application no.

08788450.8

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

A FAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T208516.20200407

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 2497/16 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

14.04.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D5/08
F01D5/30
F01D11/00
F01D25/12

Application no.

08425486.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Sealing element for a gas turbine, a gas turbine including said sealing element and method for cooling said sealing element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249716.20200204

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450 KB)
T 0318/17 () of 6.3.2020

Online on

14.04.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L9/14

Application no.

09160485.0

Keywords

-

Application title

Filterbeutel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T031817.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367 KB)
T 2035/13 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N25/04
A01N31/14

Application no.

04714772.3

Keywords

-

Application title

PESTICIDES FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203513.20200128

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459 KB)
T 0968/14 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/232

Application no.

02025035.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Programmable and reconfigurable camera control unit for video systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T096814.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 1159/15 () of 6.4.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

10007106.7

Keywords

Mixture of technical and non-technical features
Features - technical (yes) - notorious (no)
Prior art search should have been carried out
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for remitting the case (yes)

Application title

Model determination system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115915.20200406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1715/15 (Arrays on surfaces/ILLUMINA) of 27.2.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P19/34
C12Q1/68

Application no.

09774581.4

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)
Request for reimbursement of appeal fee (refused)

Application title

USING POPULATIONS OF BEADS FOR THE FABRICATION OF ARRAYS ON SURFACES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171515.20200227

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444 KB)
T 1222/16 () of 6.4.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B15/12

Application no.

08784920.4

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Aufhebung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Ermessen der Einspruchsabteilung
Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfanträge - nicht zugelassen (unbegründet)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM ABSCHEIDEN VON OVERSPRAY EINES FLÜSSIGEN BESCHICHTUNGSMATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T122216.20200406

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368 KB)
T 2129/16 (Sterol separation from tall oil pitch/RAISIO NUTRITION) of 29.1.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B13/00
C11B3/12
C07J9/00
C07B63/00

Application no.

09716095.6

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal: yes
Admissibility of auxiliary request 5b: yes
Added subject-matter (auxiliary request 5b) : no
Inventive step (auxiliary request 5b): yes

Application title

Process for separating sterols and acids from tall oil pitch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T212916.20200129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2591/16 (FIBER MADE FROM PP IMPACT COPOLYMER/EXXON) of 24.1.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F6/30
C08L23/12

Application no.

01903387.7

Keywords

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

Application title

FIBERS AND FABRICS PREPARED WITH PROPYLENE IMPACT COPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T259116.20200124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 1818/17 (Plaque de plâtre/SINIAT) of 5.2.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC