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

July 2020

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

D

Decision

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

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Decision

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

Decision

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Distribution

D

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

D

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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, 567 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

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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

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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

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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

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

B32B13/14
E04C2/04
E04B1/94

Application no.

01954089.7

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Requête produite tardivement - peu avant la procédure orale
Requête produite tardivement - recevable (oui)
Objection d'activité inventive produite pour la première fois en procédure orale - non recevable

Application title

PLAQUE DE PLÂTRE ET SA PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T181817.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0552/18 (Alpha-alumina powder/SUMITOMO) of 11.2.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01F7/44
C30B29/20
C01F7/02

Application no.

07807447.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed
Minutes of oral proceedings - request to record statement in the minutes

Application title

ALPHA-ALUMINA POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T055218.20200211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492 KB)
T 0827/18 (Remote sensor monitoring/SIPCO) of 10.3.2020

Online on

09.04.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B25/00
H04L29/08
H04L12/26
H04Q9/00

Application no.

01959658.4

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Referral of questions to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no): conditions for referral not fulfilled

Application title

Wireless communication networks for providing remote monitoring of devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T082718.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1551/15 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

08.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 163/00

Application no.

08832886.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TITANIUM COMPOUNDS AND COMPLEXES AS ADDITIVES IN LUBRICANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T155115.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0041/17 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

08.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 213/81
A61K 31/44
A61P 35/00

Application no.

05797740.7

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

THERMODYNAMICALLY STABLE FORM OF BAY 43-9006 TOSYLATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T004117.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445 KB)
T 0144/17 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

08.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R5/04
B62D25/08

Application no.

11425131.7

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Trunk of a motor vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014417.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0177/17 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

08.04.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D7/04

Application no.

09776199.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CONTROL OF WIND PARK NOISE EMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T017717.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 1900/17 (Fabric Conditioners/Unilever) of 17.1.2020

Online on

08.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D1/835
C11D3/00

Application no.

11773710.6

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - (partly) admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS RELATING TO FABRIC CONDITIONERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T190017.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1928/17 (Superabsorbierende Zusammensetzung mit Tanninen/EVONIK) of 6.3.2020

Online on

08.04.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 7/14
C08F 220/06
A61L 15/00

Application no.

08802558.0

Keywords

Verstoß gegen den Grundsatz des rechtlichen Gehörs
Unzureichende Begründung

Application title

SUPERABSORBIERENDE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG MIT TANNINEN ZUR GERUCHSKONTROLLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T192817.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0753/18 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

08.04.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q5/04
A61K8/46
A45D7/02

Application no.

05300250.7

Keywords

Admission des essais comparatifs (oui)
Activité inventive - Requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - Requête subsidiare 1 (non)
Requête subsidiaire 2 - Admissible (oui)
Activité inventive - Requête subsidiaire 2 (oui)-

Application title

Procédé de traitement capillaire et utilisation dudit procédé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T075318.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363 KB)
D 0014/19 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D001419.20200205

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 1585/15 () of 26.2.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/80

Application no.

04255358.6

Keywords

Amendments

Application title

Synergistic microbicidal combinations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T158515.20200226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1685/15 () of 26.2.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/80

Application no.

04257945.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Synergistic microbicidal combination

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168515.20200226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257 KB)
T 0154/16 () of 9.3.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B04B 9/12
B04B 9/14

Application no.

10726451.7

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Argumentationslinie - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ZENTRIFUGE MIT EINEM SCHMIERMITTELSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T015416.20200309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0502/16 () of 2.4.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 11/32
B65B 19/22
B65B 51/10

Application no.

10732423.8

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings after cancellation of oral proceedings
Main request - Novelty (yes)
Main request - Inventive step (yes)

Application title

WRAPPING METHOD AND UNIT FOR FOLDING A SHEET OF WRAPPING MATERIAL ABOUT A GROUP OF CIGARETTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T050216.20200402

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0555/16 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 5/42
B24B 21/02
B24B 35/00
B24B 41/00
B24B 41/04

Application no.

12152051.4

Keywords

Hilfsantrag 2 - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 2A, 2B, 2C
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Anträge eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Hilfsanträge 2A, 2B, 2C - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Feinbearbeitung einer bezogen auf eine Werkstückachse eines Werkstücks exzentrisch angeordneten Werkstückumfangsfläche

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T055516.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1203/16 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 79/00

Application no.

09752342.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF ASSEMBLING AN EASY OPEN CAN END

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T120316.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 1375/16 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/514
A61F 13/539

Application no.

10724174.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests 5 to 7 (yes)

Application title

ATTACHMENT AREAS FOR WEARABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137516.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 2555/16 () of 23.1.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61C 3/00
B61C 17/04
B61D 1/06

Application no.

08786529.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge

Application title

SCHIENENFAHRZEUG MIT EINER ANTRIEBSEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T255516.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287 KB)
T 2682/16 (Wasch- oder Reinigungsmittel mit optischem Aufheller und Farbü … of 12.2.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/42

Application no.

08786371.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichten Vergleichsversuche : (ja)
Zulässigkeit eines mit der Beschwerdeerwiderung eingereichten Dokuments : (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) : (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 1 bis 9 : (nein)

Application title

Farbschützendes Wasch- oder Reinigungsmittel mit optischem Aufheller

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T268216.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403 KB)
T 2735/16 () of 16.1.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16D 65/46
F16D 65/18
F16D 55/224
F16D 66/02
B60T 11/04
B62K 23/02
B62L 1/00
B62L 3/00
F16C 1/10

Application no.

01924728.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - request defining subject of appeal
Grounds for opposition - discretion of opposition division
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition, Article 100(b) EPC(yes)
Inventive step - Main request (No)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - res iudicata
Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - support in the description (no)
Claims - remittal

Application title

BALL BEARING MECHANICAL DISC BRAKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T273516.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0643/17 () of 2.4.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 77/04
B65D 77/06

Application no.

12195586.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Aufhebung des Termins zur mündlichen Verhandlung - (ja)

Application title

Transport- und Lagerbehälter für Flüssigkeiten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T064317.20200402

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0886/17 (Displaying review information in priority order/Rakuten) of 6.3.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06Q30/02

Application no.

12802228.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - all requests
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

Information processing device, information processing method, information processing program, and storage medium having information processing program stored thereon

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T088617.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1270/17 () of 1.4.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.4.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 15/12

Application no.

06806005.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM ABTRENNEN VON NASSLACK-OVERSPRAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T127017.20200401

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1984/17 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/03
B62D 25/20

Application no.

12306023.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Anordnung zur Stromversorgung von in einem Kraftfahrzeug angeordneten elektrischen Verbrauchern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T198417.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 0193/20 () of 13.3.2020

Online on

07.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D67/00
B01D69/12
H01M8/10

Application no.

13181664.7

Keywords

Withdrawal of appeal
Reimbursement of appeal fee in full
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - partial reimbursement (yes)

Application title

A method for preparing a composite membrane

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019320.20200313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 0375/15 (Peptide sequences/PEPTCELL) of 16.7.2019

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/11
A61K 39/145

Application no.

07712678.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests I to V, VIB, VII-IX, XIV: extension of subject-matter (yes)
auxiliary request XV: extension of scope (yes)
auxiliary requests X to XIII, XVIA, XVIB: admitted (no)

Application title

Peptide sequences and compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037515.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 640 KB)
T 1161/15 () of 31.1.2020

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 47/00

Application no.

05731057.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag BE1 (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag BE3 (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag BE2
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag BE3 (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)

Application title

Meldegerät für eine Sicherheitsschaltung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T116115.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 388 KB)
T 0300/16 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/40
A23C 11/00

Application no.

07821936.7

Keywords

Admission of late-filed documents (no)
Main and auxiliary requests : inventive step (no)

Application title

SOLUBLE FOAMING BEVERAGE POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T030016.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 1666/16 () of 23.1.2020

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 14/22
B29B 9/12
B29C 45/00
B29K 27/12

Application no.

05795766.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Novelty (yes)
Parametric condition not shown to be fulfilled by prior art - no reversal of the burden of proof
Prior use - ability of the skilled person to analyse and reproduce the product whose sale is invoked not demonstrated
New prior art and accompanying evidence in order to demonstrate lack of novelty submitted with statement of grounds for appeal- not addmited in the absence of appropriate justification
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - objection based on unrealistic closest prior art (ex post facto analysis)

Application title

POLYVINYLIDENE FLUORIDE RESIN POWDER FOR MELT MOLDING AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MOLDING FROM THE RESIN POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T166616.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 531 KB)
T 2398/16 () of 13.1.2020

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 18/00
A61F 13/62

Application no.

02706055.7

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter

Application title

DIRECT HOOK ENGAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T239816.20200113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 1209/17 (Magnesium alloy/Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials) of 20.2.2020

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 23/02
B22D 21/04

Application no.

11842453.0

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - improvement not credible
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

MAGNESIUM ALLOY HAVING EXCELLENT IGNITION RESISTANCE AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T120917.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 2493/17 () of 31.3.2020

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02G 5/02
F01K 23/06
F01N 3/04
F01N 5/02
F28D 7/16

Application no.

11733642.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)

Application title

SYSTEM ZUR NUTZUNG VON ABWÄRME EINES VERBRENNUNGSMOTORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249317.20200331

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367 KB)
T 2603/18 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

06.04.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01L 1/047

Application no.

13154654.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Antrag auf Nichtzulassung einer Entgegenhaltung

Application title

Verstellbare Nockenwelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T260318.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405 KB)
T 0485/14 (Hall sensor/MELEXIS) of 11.10.2019

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/06
G01R 33/07
G01R 33/00

Application no.

08021165.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)

Application title

Hall sensor array

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T048514.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 2340/15 (Soluble oat flour/QUAKER OATS) of 20.2.2020

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/00
A23L 1/10
A23L 1/164
A23L 2/52
A23P 1/12
A23L 1/105

Application no.

09740225.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Auxiliary request - allowable (yes)

Application title

SOLUBLE OAT OR BARLEY FLOUR AND METHOD OF MAKING UTILIZING ENZYMES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T234015.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0956/16 (Process for foil ripening of cheese/DSM IP) of 3.3.2020

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 19/16

Application no.

08837198.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity in opposition proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR FOIL RIPENING OF CHEESE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T095616.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1012/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 61/06
B01D 61/10

Application no.

09764573.3

Keywords

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

Application title

OPTIMIZED WORK EXCHANGER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101216.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 1327/16 () of 13.2.2020

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 263/20
C07C 265/14

Application no.

06781144.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method for concentrating and treating polyisocyanate residues

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T132716.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 2342/16 (Stable protein formulations/BMS) of 11.2.2020

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 38/00
A61K 47/26
C07K 14/705

Application no.

06846683.8

Keywords

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

Application title

STABLE PROTEIN FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T234216.20200211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 0412/17 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 3/109
H01S 3/108
H01S 3/082
H01S 3/081
H01S 3/107
G02F 1/39

Application no.

09784820.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CONTROL OF RELAXATION OSCILLATIONS IN INTRACAVITY OPTICAL PARAMETRIC OSCILLATORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041217.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 2511/17 () of 31.3.2020

Online on

03.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21S 8/02
B60Q 3/02
F21V 21/04
F21V 21/30

Application no.

13783541.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Fresh grounds for opposition in appeal proceedings - not admitted

Application title

RECESSED LIGHTING FIXTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T251117.20200331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
D 0002/19 () of 30.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000219.20200330

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0707/15 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02B 1/20
H02B 11/04
H01H 33/66

Application no.

02726482.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed evidence - colour copy of D4
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed fact - D5 not admitted in first instance proceedings - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Vacuum Switch Unit and Switch Gear

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070715.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 1173/15 (LDPC encoding/SATURN LICENSING) of 12.2.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/19

Application no.

06745483.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first to third auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Encoding apparatus and encoding method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117315.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1266/15 () of 9.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 1/08
B60Q 1/00

Application no.

04795574.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Monitoring system for a mobile storage tank

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T126615.20200309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 2057/15 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 39/64

Application no.

09778446.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassen
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Schleifringeinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T205715.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 0029/17 () of 27.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64F 1/30

Application no.

13004629.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Fluggastbrücke oder -treppe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002917.20200327

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0811/17 () of 24.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/702
A61P 1/06
A61P 1/14

Application no.

10751504.1

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (yes)

Application title

PREBIOTIC OLIGOSACCHARIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T081117.20200324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2428/17 (DESIGN OF RE-TARGETED TOXIN CONJUGATES/Ipsen Bioinnovation Limited) of 19.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/48

Application no.

04768450.1

Keywords

All requests - Novelty (No)
Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy
Exceptions to patentability - Auxiliary requests 1 and 3

Application title

DESIGN OF RE-TARGETED TOXIN CONJUGATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T242817.20200319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0205/18 (Highly-stable fertilizer/SADEPAN) of 5.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C05G 3/00
C05C 9/02

Application no.

01124513.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

Method for making a highly-stable liquid nitrogenous fertilizer for controllably releasing nitrogen and the fertilizer made thereby

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020518.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 1359/13 (Parallel processing at an Internet site/SRC LABS) of 19.9.2019

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173

Application no.

02731698.3

Keywords

Admissibility of requests filed with grounds of appeal (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WEB SERVER WITH A RECONFIGURABLE PROCESSOR OPERATING UNDER SINGLE OPERATION SYSTEM IMAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T135913.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1435/13 (Interrupt controller/MICROCHIP) of 16.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/24

Application no.

07872357.4

Keywords

Inventive step - adding a conventional group interrupt controller to one using coalescing (no
Inventive step - routine design)
Inventive step - adding additional group interrupt controllers using coalescing with different time windows (yes
Inventive step - not obvious over D1)

Application title

INTERRUPT CONTROLLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143513.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2318/13 (Method for obtaining cash at cardless teller machines, using a … of 26.9.2019

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G07F 19/00

Application no.

04742050.0

Keywords

Inventive step - providing central module to process requests between different banking entities (no
Inventive step - part of business requirements)

Application title

METHOD FOR OBTAINING CASH AT CARDLESS TELLER MACHINES, USING A PAYMENT ORDER VIA SMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T231813.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1041/14 (Providing a license for accessing protected content on a user device/ … of 5.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

09004727.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Method, system, license server for providing a license to a user for accessing a protected content on a user device and software module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T104114.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1426/14 (Re-establishment of rights/CODIGITAL) of 21.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

10732735.5

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for paying the renewal fee
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Competence of the Board of Appeal to decide

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING COLLABORATIVE CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T142614.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0337/16 () of 26.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 15/00
B60R 25/00

Application no.

09450094.9

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Fortsetzung des Beschwerdeverfahrens (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur nutzungsspezifischen Initialisierung von Fahrzeuggeräten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T033716.20200326

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2242/16 (Alkalilegierung/Nano-X) of 21.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22C 1/00
C22C 24/00
B01J 23/02
B01J 23/04
B01J 35/00
B01J 37/02
B01J 21/06

Application no.

10714562.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ALKALI- UND ERDALKALILEGIERUNGEN UND VERWENDUNG DER ALKALI- UND ERDALKALILEGIERUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T224216.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2483/16 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20
H01L 21/02
C30B 25/02
C30B 29/52
H01L 21/8238

Application no.

10183272.3

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

Semiconductor heterostructures having reduced dislocation pile-ups and related methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T248316.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0016/17 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 21/00
F26B 3/28
F26B 15/12

Application no.

08019768.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Coating film drying method and coating film drying apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T001617.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456 KB)
T 0146/17 (Procter&Gamble/Pouches) of 8.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/43

Application no.

05028022.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

Dishwashing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014617.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 0702/17 () of 26.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/00
G06K 19/07
G01R 27/02

Application no.

11801238.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

FIELD-PORTABLE IMPEDANCE READER AND METHOD FOR QUANTITATING PARAMETERS IN AN ENVIRONMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070217.20200326

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0710/17 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16F 15/131

Application no.

09803825.0

Keywords

Citation à une procédure orale - continuation de la procédure en l'absence de la partie régulièrement citée
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - alternative évidente

Application title

DOUBLE VOLANT AMORTISSEUR A LIMITEUR DE BASCULEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T071017.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 269 KB)
T 2450/17 (Spachtelmasse mit Leichtzuschlag/HENKEL) of 10.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/02
C04B 111/40

Application no.

06706787.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Auslegung mehrdeutiger Bergriffe
Spät eingereichter Antrag - geänderte Passage in der Beschreibung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen in der Beschreibung bzgl. Standes der Technik
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

SPACHTELMASSE MIT LEICHTZUSCHLAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T245017.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2712/17 (Verfahren für Aluminiumband/Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH) of 11.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22F 1/04
C22F 1/047
C22C 21/06
C22C 21/00
B41N 1/08

Application no.

07023245.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Aluminiumband für lithografische Druckplattenträger und dessen Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T271217.20200311

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326 KB)

March 2020

T 1877/16 (Cheese and method for its manufacturing/VALIO) of 13.2.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/304
A23C 19/02
A23C 19/05
A23C 19/068
A23C 19/09

Application no.

10773642.3

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

CHEESE AND METHOD FOR ITS MANUFACTURING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187716.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0433/17 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 15/00

Application no.

12002061.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Klammerstab zur Befestigung von Dämmplatten an Holzständern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043317.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1965/17 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 220/28

Application no.

13195047.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Late submitted ground of opposition - admitted (no) - not prima facie highly relevant
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - closest state of the art
Inventive step - none of teachings invoked suitable
Inventive step - main request
Late filed ground - not admitted - correct exercise of discretion - (yes)

Application title

UV-curable composition and pressure sensitive adhesive having breathability derived therefrom, as well as method for manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196517.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0770/18 () of 25.3.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.3.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23B 27/00
B23B 29/02
B23C 5/00

Application no.

11305810.1

Keywords

Revendications - clarté après modification (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Nouveauté - après modification
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Porte-outil tel que tête à aléser, mandrin à pince ou porte-fraise intégrant un dispositif d'amortissement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077018.20200325

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1050/18 () of 11.3.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/235

Application no.

09807790.2

Keywords

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

Application title

DISC RECLINER WITH REDUCED BACKLASH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105018.20200311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1374/19 () of 25.3.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/20
A61K 31/425

Application no.

10181264.2

Keywords

Revocation of the patent in opposition appeal proceedings at the request of the patent proprietor

Application title

SOLID PHARMACEUTICAL DOSAGE FORM COMPRISING AN HIV PROTEASE INHIBITOR SOLID DISPERSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137419.20200325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 0401/14 (Reversible cell staining/IBA GmbH) of 20.12.2019

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/50
C12N 5/06

Application no.

01986941.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

REVERSIBLE MHC MULTIMER STAINING FOR FUNCTIONAL PURIFICATION OF ANTIGEN-SPECIFIC T CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040114.20191220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1657/14 (SAFETY-RELEVANT INFORMATION ON A DISPLAY/DEUTA) of 18.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/00
G06F 11/07

Application no.

10730168.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - the narrow concept of novelty under the EPC excludes equivalents of features which are explicitly disclosed
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extent of opposition
Grounds for opposition - withdrawal of oppositions

Application title

METHOD FOR REPRESENTATION OF SAFETY-RELEVANT INFORMATION ON A DISPLAY AND APPARATUS FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165714.20200318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 0143/16 (Enhancing ability to learn in a puppy/IAMS) of 16.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16

Application no.

04789251.8

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I to VII - Extension of protection (yes)
Auxiliary request VIII - Non patentable subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND KITS FOR ENHANCING ABILITY TO LEARN IN A PUPPY OR KITTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014316.20200316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0693/16 (VLANs configuration in an automation system/ABB) of 14.11.2019

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
G05B 19/418
H04L 12/46

Application no.

08105067.6

Keywords

Main request- amendments - deletion of features (yes)
Document - implicit obligation to maintain secrecy (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Configuration of a process control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069316.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0020/17 () of 13.2.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/04
C08K 7/00

Application no.

08804922.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1-4
Auxiliary reuqest filed during oral proceedings - admitted- no - opponents not in position to address issues raised
Admittance of documents by opposition division - discretionary decision - taken according to correct principles

Application title

HEAT-PROCESSABLE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002017.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 635 KB)
T 1486/17 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 1/00
G01B 9/00
G02B 17/06
G02B 27/02
G02B 27/30

Application no.

03731448.1

Keywords

Clarity and support by the description (no)
Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SENSING AND ANALYZING A WAVEFRONT OF AN OPTICALLY TRANSMISSIVE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148617.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1823/17 (Pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori … of 3.2.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/24
A61K 31/315
A61K 31/4164
A61K 31/43
A61K 31/4439
A61K 31/549
A61K 31/7048
A61K 45/06
A61P 1/04
A61P 31/04

Application no.

12008098.1

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I to IV - Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request V - Admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori associated diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182317.20200203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 0765/18 (Cemented carbide-metallic alloy composites/KENNAMETAL) of 28.1.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 29/08

Application no.

13172168.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Cemented carbide-metallic alloy composites

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T076518.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0867/18 (Predetermined standard/KYOCERA) of 5.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 3/01

Application no.

10811447.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T086718.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270 KB)
T 1031/14 (Electronic vouchers/I-MOVO) of 3.12.2019

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

06808671.9

Keywords

Inventive step - cash voucher string comprising a non-cash value related number, issuer id and a pos id (no
Inventive step - cognitive data)

Application title

ELECTRONIC VOUCHERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103114.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1803/14 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/268

Application no.

08794515.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

MULTI-PREVIEW CAPABILITY FOR VIDEO PRODUCTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T180314.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1863/14 (Electronic vouchers/I-MOVO) of 3.12.2019

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

10011926.2

Keywords

Inventive step - voucher redemption request comprising an alphanumeric string having a cash value, issuer id and a redemption message (no
Inventive step - cognitive data)

Application title

Electronic vouchers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186314.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1136/15 () of 23.3.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 3/52
C08K 3/36
C08K 3/38

Application no.

08705506.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Insulating Tape having a Multi-layered Platelet Structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T113615.20200323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0194/16 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/56

Application no.

04771892.9

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed requests 1, 2 and 3
Late-filed request - diverging versions of claims

Application title

DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLE AND PROCESS FOR MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019416.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 2 MB)
T 0482/16 () of 23.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/08
B01J 23/85
B01J 35/10

Application no.

07729938.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

CATALYTIC HYDRODEOXYGENATION OF AN OXYGENATE FEEDSTOCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048216.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1443/16 (Azelastine-mometasone/CIPLA) of 17.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09075101.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests III, V, VI (no)
Admission - auxiliary requests I, II, IV (no)

Application title

Combination of azelastine and mometasone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T144316.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 1936/16 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 21/15
B62D 29/00

Application no.

09814121.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Zulassung neuer Angriffslinie in mündl. Verhandlung - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)

Application title

VERSTÄRKTE STRUKTUR EINES FAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193616.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 595 KB)
T 1993/16 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/02
F01N 3/10
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/24
B01D 53/94
B01J 29/74

Application no.

05790571.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 19 (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING EXHAUST EMISSION FROM INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199316.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 2538/16 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K 3/00
B62J 1/00
B62K 9/02

Application no.

11009298.8

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Kleinkind-Roller

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T253816.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0452/17 (Catalytic secondary reforming/Casale) of 23.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 5/00
B01F 5/04
B01J 8/02
C01B 3/38
B01J 8/04

Application no.

04790745.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - neighbouring field
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

CATALYTIC SECONDARY REFORMING PROCESS AND REACTOR FOR SAID PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045217.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 3216/19 () of 24.3.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/48
H01L 25/065

Application no.

07784074.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PACKAGED SYSTEM OF SEMICONDUCTOR CHIPS HAVING A SEMICONDUCTOR INTERPOSER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T321619.20200324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238 KB)
T 3262/19 () of 24.3.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/528
H01L 23/485
H01L 21/60

Application no.

06814056.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

METHOD FOR FABRICATING LOW RESISTANCE, LOW INDUCTANCE INTERCONNECTIONS IN HIGH CURRENT SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T326219.20200324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238 KB)
T 0141/15 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

26.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

08016170.6

Keywords

Exception to patentability - therapeutic and surgical treatment (yes)

Application title

Method to determine the Kt/V parameter in kidney substitution treatments based on a non-linear fitting procedure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014115.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1548/15 (Crystalline taxol/BOSTON) of 10.3.2020

Online on

26.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/335
A61L 31/16
A61P 7/00
A61F 2/06
A61K 31/337
A61K 31/4035
A61K 31/407
A61L 31/14
A61K 31/04
A61K 31/131
A61K 31/135
A61K 31/165
A61K 31/17
A61K 31/365
A61K 31/40
A61K 31/4025
A61K 31/519
A61K 31/551
A61K 31/704
A61K 47/48

Application no.

09004768.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Implantable device comprising taxol in crystalline form for the inhibition or prevention of restenosis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154815.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 0308/17 (Methods for refolding of recombinant antibodies/AMGEN) of 11.9.2019

Online on

26.03.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 1/113
C07K 16/28

Application no.

05811874.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests I to IX, XI and XII (no)
Admissibility of requests - auxiliary requests X, XIa, XIIa and XIII to XIX (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Methods for refolding of recombinant antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030817.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507 KB)
D 0010/19 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D001019.20200205

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 204 KB)
D 0012/19 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D001219.20200218

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 193 KB)
G 0001/18 (Einlegung der Beschwerde) of 18.7.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Als eingelegt geltende Beschwerde
Zulässige Beschwerde
Beschwerdegebühr – Rückzahlung

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:G000118.20190718

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352 KB)
G 0001/18 (Filing an appeal) of 18.7.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Appeal deemed filed
Appeal admissible
Appeal fee – reimbursement

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:G000118.20190718

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0140/15 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61B 5/026

Application no.

08749811.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein); Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Zulassung ins Verfahren von Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Zulassung ins Verfahren von verspätetem Einwand (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR TRANSKUTANEN BESTIMMUNG VON BLUTGASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014015.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 465 KB)
T 0476/15 () of 22.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 27/02
F16K 37/00
F16K 1/22
B64D 37/32

Application no.

06253009.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Shrouded valve apparatus and related methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T047615.20200122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 962 KB)
T 1285/15 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 3/14

Application no.

03772406.9

Keywords

Admission of late filed documents (yes)
Admission of a late filed attack (no)
Remittal (no)
Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Added matter (yes: main request A; no: auxiliary request 0A)
Novelty (yes: auxiliary request 0A)
Inventive step (yes: auxiliary request 0A)

Application title

Security Device and its Production Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T128515.20191118

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1389/15 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/66
H02H 7/22
H02H 11/00
G01R 27/20

Application no.

10803074.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 5 (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 5 (ja)

Application title

Selbstüberwachende Anschlussleitung und Betriebsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T138915.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0297/16 (SIP conferencing system/HUAWEI) of 23.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
H04M 3/56
H04L 12/18
H04L 29/12
H04L 29/06

Application no.

07721649.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

A method, device and system for implementing the session service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029716.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0330/16 () of 10.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/04
D06F 37/42
D06F 35/00

Application no.

06011421.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

Method for operating a domestic appliance, especially a home dryer or a washing machine, and domestic appliance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T033016.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2453/16 (Synchronizing user revisions to a shared object/MICROSOFT LLC) of 31.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

05112294.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for synchronizing multiple user revisions to a shared object

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T245316.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0002/17 () of 8.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 13/00
B41F 33/00
B41K 3/12

Application no.

07789741.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - resubmitted with the statement of grounds of appeal (admitted)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request I (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request II (yes)

Application title

Numbering device for typographic numbering

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T000217.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656 KB)
T 0305/17 (Methods of vaccine administration/ZOETIS SERVICES) of 12.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/02
A61K 39/175
A61K 39/10
A61K 39/23
A61K 39/12
A61K 39/295
A61K 39/155

Application no.

07825750.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods of vaccine administration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T030517.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 0787/17 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
G02B 5/18
G02B 27/22
G02B 3/00

Application no.

10728614.8

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag; ja: Hilfsantrag 1)

Application title

Mehrschichtkörper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T078717.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0800/17 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

12715731.1

Keywords

Amendments of application
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

HUMAN ASSISTED MILKING ROBOT AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T080017.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0905/17 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 11/14
F16L 11/16
F16L 11/04
F16L 11/08

Application no.

01974060.4

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Armoured, flexible pipe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090517.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 864 KB)
T 1014/17 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 83/06

Application no.

12713120.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein: D27-D31)
Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Erweiterung von Patentansprüchen (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Spät vorgebrachte Einwände - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

WÄSSRIGE DISPERSIONEN VON ORGANOSILICIUMVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101417.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 468 KB)
T 1000/19 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 20/06
C08L 33/04
C08K 3/34
D21H 17/19
C08F 220/06
C08F 222/02
C08F 222/04
C08F 2/38

Application no.

11848633.1

Keywords

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

Application title

STABLE POLYACRYLIC ACIDS, THEIR MANUFACTURE AND THEIR USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100019.20200320

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0038/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16P 3/10

Application no.

08786151.4

Keywords

Mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichte Beweismittel (zugelassen)
Beweismittel - Begutachtung durch Sachverständigen (nicht erforderlich)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Schutz von Personen bei ihrer Arbeit an einer Servopresse sowie Servopresse mit Personenschutzeinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003815.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 539 KB)
T 0247/15 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02703183.0

Keywords

Mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCHEDULING ONLINE TARGETED CONTENT DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024715.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1525/15 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

00940748.7

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Embossing method for the production of multi-ply web material, and product made in this way

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T152515.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 677 KB)
T 0252/16 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E21B 17/01
F16L 11/08

Application no.

04786274.3

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Méthode d'évacuation des gaz de perméation d'une conduite tubulaire flexible et conduite adaptée à sa mise en ½uvre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T025216.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1059/16 (Sub-carriers numbers signalling/AVAGO) of 16.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00

Application no.

12002702.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

Downclocking with adaptive sub-carriers for single user, multiple user, multiple access and/or MIMO wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105916.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257 KB)
T 1627/16 (Volatile memory in hearing aids/OTICON) of 21.2.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

09172644.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Admission of late-filed auxiliary requests - (no): not convergent and/or not clearly allowable
Admission of auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings - (no): returning to previous claims and not clearly allowable

Application title

A listening system comprising a charging station with a data memory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T162716.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1721/16 () of 19.3.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/3065
H01L 21/00

Application no.

06117783.8

Keywords

Clarity - after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

Etching method and etching apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T172116.20200319

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0023/17 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 77/02
C08L 77/06
B29C 67/00

Application no.

11714254.7

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Beweismittel zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge

Application title

POLYMERPULVER AUF DER BASIS VON POLYAMIDEN, VERWENDUNG IN EINEM FORMGEBENDEN VERFAHREN UND FORMKÖRPER, HERGESTELLT AUS DIESEM POLYMERPULVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002317.20200130

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402 KB)
T 0280/17 (PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CROSS-LINKED GELATIN MICROBEADLETS/BASF … of 5.3.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16

Application no.

04721495.2

Keywords

Appeal admissible - Yes
Amended main request admissible - No

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CROSS-LINKED GELATIN MICROBEADLETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T028017.20200305

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0397/17 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/02
B60J 7/043

Application no.

11176299.3

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Roof system for a vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T039717.20200121

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0325/15 (Diagnosis of stroke/BIO-RAD) of 12.12.2019

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
G01N 33/74
C07K 14/58

Application no.

09781380.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Novelty - (main request: no)
Inventive step - (auxiliary request: no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE IN VITRO DIAGNOSIS OF STROKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T032515.20191212

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 2202/15 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 13/04
B41J 3/407

Application no.

05788705.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR APPLYING IMAGES TO A SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T220215.20200207

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 591 KB)
T 0175/16 (Circuit-switched fallback in LTE/ERICSSON) of 18.2.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/14

Application no.

11192773.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request III (no)
Admission into appeal proceedings - auxiliary requests I, II and IV (no): fresh case

Application title

Circuit switched fallback in evolved packet system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T017516.20200218

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0320/16 () of 18.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/38
B26B 21/52

Application no.

05797884.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Decision in written proceedings after cancellation of oral proceedings

Application title

VIBRATING WET SHAVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T032016.20200318

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0828/16 (Verarbeitung von Terahertzwellen/TELEKOM) of 16.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 10/12

Application no.

09732829.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Verarbeitung von Terahertzwellen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T082816.20200316

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1169/16 () of 8.1.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/00
F03D 11/04
E04H 12/08
E04H 12/34
F03D 1/00
B66B 9/00

Application no.

09012887.7

Keywords

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

Application title

A wind turbine tower elevator and a method for assembling a wind turbine tower

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T116916.20200108

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 1258/16 (Abiraterone prednisone combination for treatment of prostate cancer/ … of 6.2.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/573
A61P 35/00
A61K 31/58
A61K 45/06

Application no.

07837326.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Compositions for treating cancer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T125816.20200206

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270 KB)
T 1450/16 (Acoustic port of a hearing device/SHURE) of 17.1.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/10

Application no.

11193846.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main and second auxiliary request (no): selection of closest prior art to be made by the deciding body (T 855/15 followed)
Admission of late-filed first auxiliary request - (no): not clearly allowable

Application title

Earphone for sound reproduction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T145016.20200117

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 2020/16 () of 11.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 25/08
B60K 15/035
F02D 41/00
B60W 20/00
B60K 6/20

Application no.

08012618.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - combination invention (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Evaporative emission control in battery powered vehicle with gasoline engine powered generator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T202016.20200311

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0546/17 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

10734669.4

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR UNTERDRUCKTHERAPIE VON WUNDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T054617.20200305

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 242 KB)
T 0662/17 () of 9.1.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03B 7/08

Application no.

13750562.4

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag I und II (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - -Hilfsantrag IIIa (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

ANORDNUNG ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG EINER HYGIENESPÜLUNG IN EINER WASSERINSTALLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T066217.20200109

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 828 KB)
T 2704/18 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/58
B60T 13/74

Application no.

14787200.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)

Application title

ELEKTROMECHANISCH UND HYDRAULISCH BETÄTIGBARE KRAFTFAHRZEUGBREMSE MIT WAHLWEISER SELBSTHEMMUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T270418.20200304

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429 KB)
T 0209/15 () of 31.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/34

Application no.

06121820.2

Keywords

Late filed ground for opposition - admitted (no)
Late filed document - admitted (no)
Discretionary decision - revised (no)
Late filed line of argument of lack of inventive step - admitted (no)
Late filed line of argument of lack of novelty - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

A needle mount and use of the needle mount for mounting a needle assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020915.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 833 KB)
T 1546/15 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/14
E21B 33/038

Application no.

08164976.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Pressure compensator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154615.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 1485/17 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 37/00

Application no.

13773343.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

SIGNAL CAPTURE METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE DETECTION OF LOW FREQUENCY ELECTRIC SIGNALS IN LIQUIDS AND BIOLOGICAL MATTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148517.20200217

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1518/17 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/12
C08F 297/08

Application no.

11734139.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no) (all requests)
Multiple documents as closest state of the art- need to show inventive step with respect to each
Late submitted material - document admitted (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted
Late-filed auxiliary requests - (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - response to findings of decision (auxiliary request I)

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T151817.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 1964/17 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/14

Application no.

10715556.6

Keywords

Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts or evidence
Late-filed facts - held inadmissible (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196417.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460 KB)
J 0006/19 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/46
C02F 1/76
C02F 1/50

Application no.

15848194.5

Keywords

Withdrawal of an application - Correction of error after publication (No) - Telephone call - Protection of legitimate expectations (No)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OXIDATION OF AMMONIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J000619.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0136/16 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 1/14
B66B 1/18

Application no.

04106222.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Beförderung von Personen in einem Gebäude

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T013616.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 476 KB)
T 0939/16 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29B 9/16
B29B 9/06
C08G 63/00
C08G 63/90

Application no.

06791670.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 7: nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (D8: nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - erneut eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (Hilfsanträge 1-3: ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (Hilfsantrag 8: nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERRINGERUNG DES ACETALDEHYDGEHALTES VON POLYESTERGRANULAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T093916.20200218

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 619 KB)
T 1010/16 (Sounding reference signal triggering/ERICSSON) of 5.12.2019

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00
H04L 27/26

Application no.

10774301.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR DYNAMICALLY TRIGGERING THE TRANSMISSION OF SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL IN A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T101016.20191205

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 1880/16 (Ammonia synthesis gas/thyssenkrupp) of 8.1.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 3/02
C01B 3/38
C01B 3/48
C01C 1/04

Application no.

08853299.9

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AMMONIA SYNTHESIS GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T188016.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0223/18 (Product insert update/BIO-RAD) of 18.2.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

11778166.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AUTOMATICALLY UPDATED PRODUCT INSERTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T022318.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 0113/19 (Composition a base d'oxyde de zirconium/Rhodia) of 17.1.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01G 25/00
B01D 53/94
B01J 23/10
B01J 21/00

Application no.

03761645.5

Keywords

Modifications - admises (oui)
Modifications - nouvelle plage
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - plage sans limite supérieure
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION A BASE D OXYDE DE ZIRCONIUM ET D OXYDES DE CERIUM, DE LANTHANE ET D UNE AUTRE TERRE RARE, SON PROCEDE D E PREPARATION ET SON UTILISATION COMME CATALYSEUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011319.20200117

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0418/15 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 3/08

Application no.

07150496.3

Keywords

Inventive step - seventh auxiliary request (yes)
New ground for opposition in appeal proceedings - no consent of the patent proprietor

Application title

Mail sorting and sequencing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041815.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 1533/15 (COATING OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE CANS) of 10.1.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 151/08
B65D 17/00

Application no.

05825629.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed items of evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

COATING COMPOSITIONS FOR CANS AND METHODS OF COATING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153315.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656 KB)
T 1566/15 (Random access in a telecommunications system/ERICSSON) of 20.2.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 74/08

Application no.

08874734.0

Keywords

Novelty - patent as granted (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2A, 5A and 6 (no)
Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary request 7 (no): divergent and not clearly allowable

Application title

Methods and apparatuses for performing random access in a telecommunications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T156615.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2281/16 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

11725362.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERBESSERTE KLIMAANLAGENSTEUERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T228116.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 269 KB)
T 0272/17 () of 18.12.2019

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63G 7/02

Application no.

12195733.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag I (ja)
Zulassung des Hilfsantrags I - mit Beschwerdeerwiderung als Hilfsantrag IV eingereicht (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag I (ja)

Application title

Kampfmittelräumgerät zum Räumen von Kampfmitteln, wie Seeminen, unter Wasser, Kampfmittelräumkombination mit unbemanntem Unterwasserfahrzeug und derartigem Kampfmittelräumgerät sowie Verfahren hierzu

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T027217.20191218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 546 KB)
T 1336/17 () of 13.1.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 163/00

Application no.

04012885.2

Keywords

Main request and first to third auxiliary requests - Inventive step (no)
Fourth auxiliary request - Prohibition of reformatio in peius

Application title

Epoxy adhesive composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T133617.20200113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 2069/17 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/05
G01N 21/64
G02B 21/00

Application no.

09743421.1

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - admitted (no)
Late-filed second auxiliary request - justification for late filing (yes) - admitted (yes) - inventive step (no)

Application title

COMPENSATOR FOR MULTIPLE SURFACE IMAGING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T206917.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 2140/17 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 13/08

Application no.

06721687.9

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

ANCHOR ASSEMBLY FOR FASTENER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214017.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 2383/17 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/48
F01P 11/10
F01P 5/06

Application no.

12007422.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik muss gattungsgemäß sein

Application title

Baumaschine mit Maschinenkomponenten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T238317.20200305

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371 KB)
T 2659/17 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23D 47/04
B25B 5/06

Application no.

09000326.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Beweismittel - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Beweismittel - Zeugenvernehmung
Beweismittel - schriftliche Erklärung an Eides statt
Beweismittel - Maßstab bei der Beweiswürdigung
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (nein)
Neuheit - nicht ausreichend bewiesen
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - stillschweigende Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Plattenaufteilanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T265917.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0278/15 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02M 1/12
H02M 1/44

Application no.

03737935.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Spät eingereichte Anträge - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Stromkompensierte Drossel und Schaltungsanordnung mit der stromkompensierten Drossel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027815.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0394/15 () of 26.2.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20
A61M 5/32

Application no.

08848709.5

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of parties
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds
of appeal - admitted (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

AUTO INJECTOR WITH AUTOMATIC NEEDLE RETRACTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T039415.20200226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1088/15 () of 19.12.2019

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/00
C08F 8/00
C23C 22/00

Application no.

06724403.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STROMFREIEN APPLIKATION VON LACKSCHICHTBILDENDEM KORROSIONSSCHUTZMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108815.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1727/15 (PBX mobility system with multiple call legs/BLACKBERRY) of 11.3.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/58

Application no.

09153698.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary requests (no): should have been filed before the first instance or not clearly allowable

Application title

PBX mobility system with multiple call legs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T172715.20200311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2111/15 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

11000919.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Display apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211115.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 0641/17 () of 6.3.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 77/02
B65D 77/30
B65D 85/10

Application no.

10732286.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

ZIGARETTENPACKUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN VON ZIGARETTENPACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T064117.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 0781/17 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/06
C07D 519/00
H01L 51/50

Application no.

10835884.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING MATERIAL AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078117.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2014/19 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 43/02
B65D 43/16

Application no.

14306112.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T201419.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245 KB)
T 2305/14 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 1/38

Application no.

07113031.4

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - invention to be performed over whole range claimed
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Control system for positioning of marine seismic streamers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230514.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0043/15 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 1/38

Application no.

07113039.7

Keywords

Amendments - generalization of a specific feature
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed (yes)

Application title

Control system for positioning of marine seismic streamers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T004315.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 1191/15 () of 21.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10004110.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)

Application title

Dialysis apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T119115.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1471/16 (Hyaluronidase/HALOZYME) of 24.1.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/26

Application no.

13184202.3

Keywords

Main request - admission (yes);
Main request - fulfils all requirements of the EPC (yes);

Application title

Large-scale production of soluble hyaluronidase

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T147116.20200124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 1982/16 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 1/38
B63B 21/66

Application no.

07113028.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Control system for the positioning of marine seismic streamers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T198216.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0851/18 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 25/10
F16D 25/12
F16D 25/0638

Application no.

12759630.2

Keywords

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

Application title

STATOR FÜR EINE REIBUNGSKUPPLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T085118.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 2554/18 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 88/02

Application no.

13005922.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur lösbaren Kopplung einer Innenlade an einer Außenlade eines Möbels sowie Möbel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T255418.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 388 KB)
T 3003/18 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/38

Application no.

14166143.9

Keywords

Admission of amended request filed during oral proceedings (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Compliance of amendments to the description with Rule 80, under consideration of Article 101(3) EPC (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (amended claims, yes)

Application title

Fiber optic plug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T300318.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 572 KB)
T 0466/15 () of 19.12.2019

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/01

Application no.

04776021.0

Keywords

Amendments extending beyond the content of the application documents as filed (yes)
Admittance of late filed auxiliary request (no) - does not overcome all problems, introduces new problems

Application title

System and Method for Evaluating Vehicle and Operator Performance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046615.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1379/15 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 3/34
F04C 29/00
F04C 18/356
H02K 3/52

Application no.

08711458.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Insulator for Motor, Stator, Motor and Compressor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137915.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1942/15 (Automatische Bestimmung des Hörerwunsches/SIVANTOS) of 30.1.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

07117099.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja): glaubhafter technischer Effekt
Zulassung ins Verfahren - spät eingereichter Stand der Technik (nein): keine angemessene Reaktion und nicht prima facie relevant

Application title

Verfahren zum zeitgesteuerten Einstellen einer Hörvorrichtung und entsprechende Hörvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T194215.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 417 KB)
T 1735/16 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/20
G09G 5/10
G09G 3/34

Application no.

09730656.7

Keywords

Added subject matter - no
Clarity - after amendment (yes)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - after amendment (yes)

Application title

METHODS FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T173516.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2240/17 (Patching system/COMMSCOPE) of 9.3.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 1/14

Application no.

05853191.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Telecommunications patching system that utilizes RFID tags to detect and identify patch cord interconnections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T224017.20200309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243 KB)
T 2289/13 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 17/46
G01S 7/486

Application no.

01127862.9

Keywords

Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

Method and device for detection of an object, with background elimination

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228913.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1062/15 (OFDM pilot subcarriers transmission/TOSHIBA) of 17.7.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04L 25/02
H04B 7/10
H04L 5/02

Application no.

05251501.2

Keywords

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

Application title

OFDM Signal transmission method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106215.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 1430/15 () of 24.2.2020

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02N 11/00

Application no.

10700896.3

Keywords

Main request - insufficient disclosure
Auxiliary request - added subject-matter

Application title

Energy Transducer and Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143015.20200224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1523/16 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00
A61C 1/00

Application no.

99125490.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulassung in das Verfahren (ja)
Hilfsantrag c' - Neuheit - (ja)
Hilfsantrag c' - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Zahnersatz und dentalen Hilfsteilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152316.20191216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1915/16 () of 18.12.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/00
E05F 15/20
E05F 15/14

Application no.

07113038.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb einer automatischen Schiebetüranlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191516.20191218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389 KB)
T 2412/16 () of 6.3.2020

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/296

Application no.

05858608.2

Keywords

Klarheit und Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR AUSWERTUNG UND KORREKTUR VON MESSSIGNALEN EINES NACH DEM LAUFZEITVERFAHREN ARBEITENDEN FÜLLSTANDSMESSGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T241216.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311 KB)
T 2445/16 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/042
F16L 15/00

Application no.

09176859.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Threaded joint sealed to [ultra high] internal and external pressures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T244516.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 1549/16 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03C 1/046

Application no.

11007130.5

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Verfahren zur therapeutischen Behandlung
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

Verfahren zur Applikation eines Wirkstoffs in Duschwasser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154916.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 1988/16 (Matériau en feuille avec fenêtre / OBERTHUR FIDUCIAIRE) of 12.12.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 27/30
D21H 21/42
D21H 21/44
D21H 27/32
D21F 11/08
D21H 21/40

Application no.

08827310.7

Keywords

Admissibilité d'un élément de preuve tardif (no) - appartenance à l'etat de la technique pas supporté
Activité inventive (oui)
Activité inventive - pas d'objection soulevée par la requérante

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION D'UN MATÉRIAU EN FEUILLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198816.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2639/16 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/00
A47J 31/40

Application no.

12151548.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Chocolate beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T263916.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0266/17 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 31/00
A01K 45/00

Application no.

09787794.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

TRANSPORTING UNIT FOR LIVE POULTRY ON BOARD OF A TRUCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T026617.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0297/17 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 26/00

Application no.

01944809.1

Keywords

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

Application title

COATING SYSTEM FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE STAINLESS STEEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029717.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 1297/17 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61K 9/12
G01M 17/10
G01H 1/00
B61L 23/00

Application no.

01985425.6

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM ÜBERWACHEN DES FAHRVERHALTENS VON SCHIENENFAHRZEUGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T129717.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287 KB)
T 2208/17 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04D 12/00
B32B 27/40
B32B 27/12
B32B 5/02
B32B 5/08
B32B 3/06
B32B 3/08

Application no.

11188793.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Wasserdichte Unterdeckbahn für ein geneigtes Dach

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T220817.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317 KB)
T 2475/17 () of 9.3.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

03740215.3

Keywords

Vorliegen wesentlicher Verfahrensfehler (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Erzeugen eines Gitterbildes, Gitterbild und Sicherheitsdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T247517.20200309

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0667/18 (Common vital sign/PHILIPS) of 20.2.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05799470.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MESSAGE INTEGRITY FOR SECURE COMMUNICATION OF WIRELESS MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T066718.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 1534/18 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B81C 1/00

Application no.

09761542.1

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN FÜR EIN MIKROMECHANISCHES BAUELEMENT BESTEHEND AUS EINEM TRÄGER UND EINEM HALBLEITERCHIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153418.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2069/18 (Berührungsempfindlicher Bildschirm, der zwei gleichzeitige Berü … of 21.1.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/038

Application no.

05025836.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Rückzahlung von Jahresgebühren (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Berührungsempfindlicher Bildschirm, der zwei gleichzeitige Berührungspunkte erkennt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T206918.20200121

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390 KB)
T 2864/18 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04H 6/18
E04H 6/24
E04H 6/30
E04H 6/36

Application no.

15732380.9

Keywords

Correction of errors in decisions
Correction of error - grant decision

Application title

TRANSFERRING CARRIAGE OF VEHICLES FOR AUTOMATIC MECHANICAL PARKING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T286418.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 0522/19 (Katalytisch beschichteter Partikelfilter/Umicore) of 3.3.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.3.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01D 46/24
F01N 3/035
B01J 37/02
B01J 23/40
B01J 23/42
B01J 23/44

Application no.

05774993.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

KATALYTISCH BESCHICHTETES PARTIKELFILTER UND VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG SOWIE SEINE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052219.20190303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2277/19 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61B 17/04
A61B 17/064
A61B 17/06
A61B 17/08
A61B 17/10

Application no.

12739909.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appellant not adversely affected by decision to grant a patent

Application title

SYSTEMS FOR SEALING A TISSUE WALL PUNCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T227719.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1313/14 () of 16.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/00
G02B 21/22

Application no.

06018707.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
First auxiliary request - sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Second auxiliary request - extension of conferred scope of protection (yes)

Application title

Medical stereo observation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T131314.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1745/14 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 253/34
C07C 255/07

Application no.

05701203.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON 3-PENTENNITRIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174514.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0532/15 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00
G06K 9/20
H04N 5/272

Application no.

10186448.6

Keywords

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

Application title

An automated test method including transparent black regions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053215.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1932/15 (Low-fat food/AJINOMOTO) of 6.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/305
A23C 9/152
A23D 9/007
A23L 1/22
A23L 1/24
A23L 1/227
A23L 1/228

Application no.

08752255.3

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 3 - clarity (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LOW-FAT FOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193215.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0388/16 (Pet food composition/HILL'S) of 31.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/00
A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

04758686.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PET FOOD COMPOSITION AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T038816.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 0986/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/00

Application no.

07252552.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for cooling an animal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098616.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1050/16 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 5/44

Application no.

05722177.2

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance as main request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 3 and 10
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests 2 and 4 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (yes)

Application title

A PANT-TYPE ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105016.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 1274/16 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61G 11/16

Application no.

03703244.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

TRAIN PROVIDED WITH ENERGY ABSORBING STRUCTURE BETWEEN VEHICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127416.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1384/16 () of 24.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/22
A23L 1/236
A23L 1/308
A23G 3/42
A23G 1/40

Application no.

08748937.3

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 8 - Extension of the scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 7 and 9 to 17 - Admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

REDUCING THE SENSORY COOLING EFFECT OF POLYOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T138416.20200124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 1867/16 (Co-Processed Carbohydrate System / SPI PHARMA) of 18.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/14
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50

Application no.

02787055.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

CO-PROCESSED CARBOHYDRATE SYSTEM AS A QUICK-DISSOLVE MATRIX FOR SOLID DOSAGE FORMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T186716.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1908/16 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 15/00

Application no.

09012518.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and system for weighing products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T190816.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 2255/16 (COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MACROMOLECULAR ASSEMBLIES / MALVERN … of 21.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/14
A61K 8/55
A61K 8/97
A61Q 19/00
A61K 9/107
G01N 33/68
A61K 47/48

Application no.

07824940.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MACROMOLECULAR ASSEMBLIES OF LIPID AND SURFACTANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225516.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 1677/17 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03F 5/04

Application no.

08020387.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Ablaufvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T167717.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293 KB)
T 2406/17 () of 8.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/20
B66F 9/22
B66F 9/075

Application no.

13157621.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 (nein)

Application title

Hubvorrichtung eines Flurförderzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T240617.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2172/15 (Sequencing/ILLUMINA) of 5.2.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C12N 15/11
C40B 40/06

Application no.

10770456.1

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Remittal to the opposition division

Application title

Sequencing methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T217215.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0123/16 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/06
G02B 21/32
G02B 21/00

Application no.

07009066.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Illuminating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T012316.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0184/16 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 19/06

Application no.

04771314.4

Keywords

Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure
Objection under Rule 106 EPC

Application title

NOVEL COMPOUNDS HAVING INHIBITORY ACTIVITY AGAINST SODIUM-DEPENDANT TRANSPORTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T018416.20191212

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529 KB)
T 1902/16 (Triggered release/Unilever) of 9.12.2019

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 17/00

Application no.

09726019.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DETERGENT COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ENZYME TRIGGERED RELEASE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T190216.20191209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 2690/16 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 110/06
C08F 2/06
C08F 4/6592

Application no.

08873769.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)- main request, auxiliary request
Admittance of documents to proceedings - yes
Incorrect application of problem solution approach - elements of solution in definition of problem

Application title

ISOTACTIC POLYPROPYLENE PRODUCED FROM SUPERCRITICAL POLYMERIZATION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T269016.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 2306/18 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

13713055.5

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR MAKING ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230618.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 534 KB)
T 3247/19 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/355
B65B 57/10
B65B 61/00
B65B 5/02
B65D 5/28

Application no.

16190898.3

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY PACKAGING ITEMS VARYING IN SIZE AND NUMBER FOR SHIPMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T324719.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
D 0007/19 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000719.20200218

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 249 KB)
T 1921/13 (Authentication of products / INEXTO) of 15.10.2019

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 17/00

Application no.

05792643.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Grounds for opposition - invention not sufficiently disclosed over whole breadth of claim
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MARKING, TRACKING AND AUTHENTICATION OF PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192113.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 1609/15 () of 5.12.2019

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67C 3/00

Application no.

08701033.6

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR REINIGUNG VON GETRÄNKEABFÜLLANLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160915.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1751/15 (Steam-to-carbon ratio control/MICRO MOTION) of 13.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D11/02
G01F1/84
C01B3/34

Application no.

02737293.7

Keywords

Admitting of main request filed at oral proceedings - (no): returning to an earlier version
Added subject-matter - all other requests (yes)

Application title

Steam to carbon ratio control in steam reforming of hydrocarbons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T175115.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2183/15 (Selection and sorting of services/NOKIA) of 12.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/20
H04H 1/00

Application no.

04794208.1

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS, SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR SERVICE SELECTION AND SORTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T218315.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0779/16 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 29/12

Application no.

09781015.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

VAKUUMPUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077916.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1178/16 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/08
A01J 7/04
A01J 7/02
B08B 9/00
F16K 7/17

Application no.

07103689.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

Milking equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117816.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1815/16 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C 18/08
F04C 18/16

Application no.

10747261.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DRY SCREW DRIVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T181516.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0101/17 () of 29.1.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 13/20
A47L 13/16
A47L 13/24

Application no.

10171437.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Cleaning element and cleaning tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T010117.20200129

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1386/18 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/22
B03C 3/40
B03C 3/38

Application no.

10840300.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METAL BELT-PLATE STRUCTURE REACTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T138618.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2931/19 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0488
A61B 5/0492
A61M 16/04
A61N 1/05
A61B 5/00
A61M 16/08
A61M 39/08

Application no.

13812262.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ENDOBRONCHIAL TUBE APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T293119.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 1236/15 () of 22.1.2020

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18
C08L 29/04
C11D 17/04

Application no.

03025704.2

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests - admissibility (no)

Application title

Water-soluble film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T123615.20200122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0284/16 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/56

Application no.

06713261.3

Keywords

-

Application title

FILM FORMING COMPOSITION AND ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T028416.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454 KB)
T 0036/17 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/20
B23C 5/22

Application no.

11177659.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Indexable, double-sided cutting insert and cutting tool including such an insert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003617.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 0609/17 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C09J 123/10
B32B 27/32

Application no.

04755558.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (all requests: no)

Application title

TACKIFIED AMORPHOUS-POLY-ALPHA-OLEFIN-BONDED STRUCTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060917.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0991/17 () of 4.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60G 17/052
F16K 31/06

Application no.

11787798.5

Keywords

Zulassung eines verspätet eingereichten Dokuments - (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

DRUCKLUFTVERSORGUNGSANLAGE UND PNEUMATISCHES SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099117.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 481 KB)
T 1047/17 (TREATMENT OF INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS WITH HIGH DOSE CHONDROITIN SULFATE … of 17.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 31/737
A61P 13/10
A61K 33/14
A61K 9/00

Application no.

04711966.4

Keywords

Admission of documents (yes)
Admission of requests (yes)
Main request - Novelty (Yes)
All requests - Inventive step (No)

Application title

TREATMENT OF INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS WITH HIGH DOSE CHONDROITIN SULFATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104717.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 0756/18 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65B 3/00
B65B 31/02

Application no.

11711610.3

Keywords

Droit d'être entendu - vice substantiel de procédure (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - équitable en raison d'un vice substantiel de procédure
Renvoi à la première instance - vice majeur dans la procédure de première instance (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET UNITE D'EMPLISSAGE STERILE D'UN CONTENEUR ELEMENTAIRE FINAL AVEC UN CONTENU DESTINE AU DOMAINE BIOPHARMACEUTIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T075618.20191216

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1977/19 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 7/50

Application no.

15173027.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Footrest device for armchairs or sofas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T197719.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 1524/15 (Sequencing method/ILLUMINA) of 5.12.2019

Online on

04.03.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07705178.7

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - added subject-matter - (yes)
Auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request 7 - requirements of the EPC met - (yes)

Application title

Method for sequencing a polynucleotide template

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152415.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 653 KB)
T 1049/17 (Method of converting NOx/JOHNSON MATTHEY) of 4.12.2019

Online on

04.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01J 23/72
B01J 29/072
B01J 29/76

Application no.

09737470.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Amendments - pointer to the claimed selection (no)
Amendments - main and first auxiliary requets
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - second auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - second auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - second auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A METHOD OF CONVERTING NITROGEN OXIDES WITH TRANSITION METAL-CONTAINING ALUMINOSILICATE ZEOLITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104917.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0395/15 () of 29.1.2020

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/327
C12Q 1/00
G01N 33/487

Application no.

04813255.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request: yes)
Consideration of an auxiliary request submitted during first-instance proceedings (first auxiliary request: yes)
Clarity of claims (first and second auxiliary requests: no)
Admission of amended claims filed during oral proceedings (third auxiliary request: no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING ELECTROCHEMICAL ANALYTE SENSORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T039515.20200129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 1296/15 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 11/79
C09K 11/67

Application no.

10803