Decisions in 2021

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2021 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2021

December 2021

D 0002/20 () of 8.12.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

DBA

Decision date

8.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:D000220.20211208

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
R 0003/20 () of 2.9.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

EBA

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 13/74
B60T 17/22

Application no.

07123489.2

Keywords

Objection under Rule 106 EPC raised (no)
Petition for review clearly inadmissible (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:R000320.20210902

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 1943/16 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 25/06
B62D 25/04
B62D 29/00

Application no.

07101896.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Admissibility of first auxiliary request - (yes)
Late-filed evidence of prior use
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

Method for manufacturing a pillar for a vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T194316.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486 KB)
T 2033/16 () of 17.12.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/20
G09G 3/32

Application no.

09831339.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

LOW POWER CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD FOR EMISSIVE DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T203316.20211217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 0838/17 (Distance measurement / Hokuyo Automatic) of 29.9.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 17/10
G01S 7/487

Application no.

07115689.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - Novelty and inventive step in view of the same document
Grounds for opposition - linked grounds (yes)
Discretionary decision of opposition division reverted (yes)
Late-filed facts and evidence
Late-filed facts - considered (yes)
Auxiliary request submitted after summons - considered (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Distance measuring apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T083817.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 2044/17 (PCSK9 E670G mutants/KYMAB) of 15.3.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.3.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/40

Application no.

14199053.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

Antibodies for use in treating conditions related to specific PCSK9 variants in specific patients populations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T204417.20210315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0049/18 () of 11.11.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 31/056
H01L 31/0687
H01L 31/0304
H01L 31/0216

Application no.

14002885.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Monolithische Mehrfach-Solarzelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T004918.20211111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 382 KB)
T 0050/18 () of 11.11.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 31/0216
H01L 31/0304
H01L 31/0687
H01L 31/056

Application no.

10182110.6

Keywords

Angefochtene Entscheidung - ausreichend begründet (ja)
Angefochtene Entscheidung - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Monolithische Mehrfach-Solarzelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T005018.20211111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1459/18 () of 30.11.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/26
H01J 49/24
H01J 49/06

Application no.

12738830.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Remittal - (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

A MASS SPECTROMETRY APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T145918.20211130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 2721/18 () of 11.11.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 31/056
H01L 31/0687
H01L 31/0304
H01L 31/0216

Application no.

15001551.9

Keywords

Angefochtene Entscheidung - ausreichend begründet (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Monolithische mehrfach-solarzelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T272118.20211111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 408 KB)
T 0110/19 (FSH/FERRING) of 20.12.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/59
A61K 38/24
A61K 38/00

Application no.

14178729.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Recombinant FSH including alpha 2,3- and alpha 2,6-sialylation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T011019.20211220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266 KB)
T 0819/19 (COMMUNICATION RELAY DEVICE FOR TRAIN / Mitsubishi) of 14.12.2021

Online on

23.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60L 3/00
H04L 12/40
H04L 12/46
H04L 29/12

Application no.

08740001.6

Keywords

Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Right to be heard - violation (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

COMMUNICATION RELAY DEVICE FOR TRAIN AND COMMUNICATION RELAY METHOD FOR TRAIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T081919.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 0250/16 (Adjuvanted priming influenza vaccine/SEQIRUS) of 21.9.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145

Application no.

08854338.4

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

Vaccination with multiple clades of H5 influenza A virus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T025016.20210921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 2487/17 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 163/00
C09J 175/00
C08L 63/00
C08L 75/04
C09J 175/04

Application no.

11709967.1

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Hilfsantrag 2 - neuer Neuheitseinwand - Zulässigkeit (nein)

Application title

Formgedächtnis-Material auf Basis eines Strukturklebstoffs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T248717.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452 KB)
T 2585/17 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 163/00
C09J 175/00
C08G 59/42

Application no.

11709970.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 4 - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsanträge 4a bis 4c - Zulässigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 4d - Zulässigkeit (ja)
Hilfsantrag 4d - Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Formgedächtnis-Material auf Basis eines Strukturklebstoffs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T258517.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 501 KB)
T 0194/18 () of 5.10.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/95
A61F 2/966
A61F 2/01
A61F 2/24
A61F 2/958

Application no.

05792374.0

Keywords

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

Application title

DELIVERY SYSTEM WHICH FACILITATES HYDRATION OF AN INTRALUMINAL MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T019418.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 1700/18 () of 10.11.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/38

Application no.

12722967.2

Keywords

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

Application title

FEMORAL COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T170018.20211110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 1035/19 (Reinforced polypropolyene foam/BOREALIS) of 1.10.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/00
C08J 9/08

Application no.

05028435.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

GLASS FIBRE REINFORCED POLYPROPYLENE FOAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T103519.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 1286/19 (Dispersion comprising nanoparticles/STORA ENSO) of 29.10.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/215
C08J 3/03
C08K 13/04
D21B 1/12
D21D 1/20
C08L 1/02
C09D 101/02
D21C 9/00
D21H 11/18
D21H 15/02

Application no.

12843796.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Claim interpretation and content of the description
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING A DISPERSION COMPRISING NANOPARTICLES AND A DISPERSION PRODUCED ACCORDING TO THE PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T128619.20211029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0662/20 (Präventive Wartung/BAUMER) of 5.11.2021

Online on

22.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 23/24
B05C 5/02

Application no.

07786592.1

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 6.2, 7 bis 10 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 6.4 und 6.5 (nein): naheliegende Auswahl aus zwei gleichwertigen Alternativen

Application title

Heißleimauftragssystem und Verfahren zur Regelung und Überwachung des Heißleimauftragssystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T066220.20211105

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 517 KB)
T 1205/15 () of 18.11.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 45/02

Application no.

05822734.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)

Application title

COOLING DEVICE FOR THICK STEEL PLATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T120515.20211118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 2275/16 () of 24.11.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 21/04

Application no.

09713244.3

Keywords

Neues Vorbringen im Beschwerdeverfahren - (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

MONTAGEVORRICHTUNG FÜR DECKENEINBAU- BZW. DECKENANBAULEUCHTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T227516.20211124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 489 KB)
T 0818/17 () of 10.12.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00
A61F 13/00

Application no.

08749054.6

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents auf Antrag des Patentinhabers

Application title

FLACHDRAINAGE FÜR WUNDBEHANDLUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T081817.20211210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 232 KB)
T 2230/17 () of 20.10.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072
A61B 17/28

Application no.

11250406.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Surgical instrument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T223017.20211020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 790 KB)
T 1989/18 (Adaptation of the description/HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 16.12.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C12N 15/67

Application no.

12810245.6

Keywords

Adaptation of the description to claims - allowable (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)

Application title

Expression vector element combinations, novel production cell generation methods and their use for the recombinant production of polypeptides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T198918.20211216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322 KB)
T 2235/18 () of 14.12.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 29/06
H04R 29/00

Application no.

11790863.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Sprachdurchsageanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T223518.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 541 KB)
T 2246/18 () of 22.10.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 9/16
F02K 1/16
F02K 3/06
F04D 29/66

Application no.

09250625.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Fan flutter management system in a turbofan engine with variable area fan nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T224618.20211022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0048/19 () of 29.9.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06
C08J 5/18
C08L 23/14
B29C 45/00

Application no.

12809784.7

Keywords

Discretion not to admit submission - requirements of Art. 12(3) RPBA 2020 met (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROPYLENE COPOLYMER FOR INJECTION MOLDED ARTICLES OR FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T004819.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1249/19 () of 25.10.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/08
C23C 16/40
C23C 16/02
C23C 16/36
C23C 16/56
B23B 27/14
C23C 30/00

Application no.

14174143.9

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Coated cutting tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T124919.20211025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 503 KB)
T 2339/19 () of 7.12.2021

Online on

21.12.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 23/04
G01V 5/00

Application no.

13198625.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - request not examined by the examining division
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Stationary CT apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T233919.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
J 0006/21 (Revocation of debit order) of 15.12.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/73
A61B 5/00
A61B 5/0402

Application no.

18875354.5

Keywords

request for restoration of the right of priority
payment of fee
revocation of debit order - incorrect debiting of fees

Application title

HEART POSITION ESTIMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J000621.20211215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 0500/16 () of 30.9.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 215/227
A61K 31/47
A61P 35/00

Application no.

10701175.1

Keywords

Inventive step
Novelty
Sufficiency of disclosure
Late-filed facts

Application title

MALATE SALT OF N- (4- { [ 6, 7-BIS (METHYLOXY) QUINOLIN-4-YL]OXY}PHENYL-N' - (4 -FLUOROPHENYL) CYCLOPROPANE-1,1-DICARBOXAMIDE, AND CRYSTALLINE FORMS THEREOF FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T050016.20210930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 641 KB)
T 1786/16 () of 28.9.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/02

Application no.

08105512.1

Keywords

Zulassung eines neuen Einwands in der Beschwerdebegründung (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Zulassung eines Hilfsantrags eingereicht während der mündlichen Verhandlung (nein)
Begründetheit der Rüge (nein)

Application title

Anzeigevorrichtung für Bedruckstoffe verarbeitende Maschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T178616.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 594 KB)
T 1313/17 () of 9.11.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01G 21/00
D01H 13/32

Application no.

09767925.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING A MANUFACTURING PROCESS IN A TEXTILE PLANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T131317.20211109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1920/17 () of 23.11.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 5/06
B66B 5/00

Application no.

12169035.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment to appeal case - auxiliary requests 1 to 6
Amendment to appeal case - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 7
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Elevator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T192017.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 815 KB)
T 1978/17 (Sichere Erkennung/SICK) of 16.12.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

16.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 9/00
G06T 7/00

Application no.

16152709.8

Keywords

Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)

Application title

OPTOELEKTRONISCHER SENSOR UND VERFAHREN ZUR SICHEREN ERKENNUNG VON OBJEKTEN EINER MINDESTGRÖSSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T197817.20211216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 386 KB)
T 2066/17 () of 22.11.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 5/445

Application no.

11799357.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A CONVEX SUPPORTING DEVICE FOR AN OSTOMY APPLIANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T206617.20211122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2193/17 () of 3.12.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 75/10
D06F 75/12
D06F 75/26

Application no.

11805224.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

STEAM IRONING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T219317.20211203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 706 KB)
T 0460/18 () of 18.10.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

11714148.1

Keywords

Request submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Lack of clarity (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

DELIVERY-AND-FLUID-STORAGE BRIDGES FOR USE WITH REDUCED-PRESSURE SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T046018.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 573 KB)
T 0465/18 (Protein formulation/Arecor Limited) of 1.10.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/10
A61K 47/12
A61K 9/00
A61K 38/47

Application no.

12157010.5

Keywords

Admission of documents
Main request - Extension of subject-matter (No)
Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (Yes)
Main request - Novelty (Yes)
Main request - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

Protein formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T046518.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 627 KB)
T 0693/18 () of 25.11.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 13/08
B60K 13/04
F01N 3/20

Application no.

12704875.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - analyse a posteriori

Application title

VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE COMPORTANT UNE LIGNE D'ECHAPPEMENT DONT LES MOYENS ACOUSTIQUES SONT DISPOSES EN AVANT DU TRAIN ARRIERE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T069318.20211125

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1287/18 () of 24.9.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/12
C08F 2/00

Application no.

12707091.0

Keywords

Interpretation of respondent's requests as cross-appeal (no)
Auxiliary request correctly admitted in first instance proceedings - impugned decision based on it - part of the appeal proceedings (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - admissibility (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITION WITH LOW CLTE AND REDUCED OCCURRENCE OF FLOW MARKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T128718.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 599 KB)
T 1760/18 () of 19.11.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02B 27/58

Application no.

12741269.0

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non),
Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non),
Nouveauté - (oui),
Activité inventive - (oui),
Modification après signification - circonstances exceptionnelles (non),
Modification après signification - prise en compte (non),

Application title

MÉTHODE ET DISPOSITIF OPTIQUE POUR LA LOCALISATION D'UNE PARTICULE EN SUPER RÉSOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T176018.20211119

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 507 KB)
T 1766/18 () of 15.12.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 11/04
B60K 11/08

Application no.

11782253.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 not admitted by the Opposition Division - admitted (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

ADJUSTMENT DEVICE FOR AIR INLET, METHOD FOR ADJUSTING AN AIR INLET WITH AN ADJUSTMENT DEVICE, MOTOR VEHICLE PROVIDED WITH AN AIR INLET HAVING AN ADJUSTMENT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T176618.20211215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 2413/18 (FTY720 compositions / NOVARTIS) of 7.12.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/70
A61K 31/137

Application no.

12155251.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Compositions comprising sphingosine I phosphate (sip) receptor modulators

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T241318.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 2610/18 () of 14.12.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46D 1/00
B24D 13/04
B24D 13/10
A46B 13/00
A46B 7/00
B60S 3/06
A46B 7/10
B24D 13/06

Application no.

14704890.4

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

ROTARY BRUSH, FOR MOTOR VEHICLE WASHING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T261018.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281 KB)
T 0272/19 (Channel-based buffer reporting/MITSUBISHI) of 14.12.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/12
H04W 8/20

Application no.

12174711.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main and 1st auxiliary request (no): most obvious implementation option

Application title

Transmission timing control per communication service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T027219.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0932/19 () of 21.9.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 31/04
A61L 31/10
A61L 31/14

Application no.

13005164.2

Keywords

Hauptanträge und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 9 - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Medizinisches Implantat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T093219.20210921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0933/19 (Trusted recording in a road toll system / Kapsch) of 25.10.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 15/06

Application no.

14193479.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - essential features missing
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for trusted recording in a road toll system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T093319.20211025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 0311/20 () of 18.10.2021

Online on

20.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

15192606.0

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Amendment to appeal case after notification of the summons (no)
Lack of clarity (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

DELIVERY-AND-FLUID-STORAGE BRIDGES FOR USE WITH REDUCED-PRESSURE SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031120.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 659 KB)
R 0009/20 () of 29.10.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L23/20
B60C1/00
C08L53/00
C08L53/02
B60C5/14

Application no.

11004001.1

Keywords

Petition for review – clearly unallowable
Fundamental violation of right to be heard (no)

Application title

Polymer sheet for inner liner and pneumatic tire using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:R000920.20211029

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2199/15 () of 22.9.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31B 1/88
B31B 1/16
B31B 1/74

Application no.

07388009.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Clarity (not open to examination)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and system for manufacturing a packaging unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T219915.20210922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 685 KB)
T 0082/16 () of 23.9.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 35/04
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/35
A61Q 19/00

Application no.

07845624.1

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T008216.20210923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 567 KB)
T 1402/16 () of 8.10.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10

Application no.

09716371.1

Keywords

Zulassung der Anträge (ja: Hauptantrag; nein: Hilfsantrag)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitselement und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T140216.20211008

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422 KB)
T 1527/16 (Infant nutrition comprising hydrolysed proteins for preventing … of 11.10.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/305
A61P 3/04

Application no.

06757833.6

Keywords

Nutritional composition - claim construction
Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 3 - Inventive Step (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - Admission (no)

Application title

INFANT NUTRITION WITH HYDROLYSED PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T152716.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2056/17 (Combination lacosamide-levetiracetam/UCB) of 3.11.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4015
A61K 31/165
A61P 25/08
A61K 38/04
A61K 38/05
A61K 45/06
A61K 31/19
A61K 31/195
A61K 31/35
A61K 31/4166
A61K 31/53
A61K 31/55
A61K 31/40
B65D 81/32

Application no.

13004798.8

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - novelty of second medical use (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - no examination (reformatio in peius)

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition comprising lacosamide and levetiracetam for use in the treatment of epilepsy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T205617.20211103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 2252/17 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/02

Application no.

11722120.0

Keywords

Late-filed main request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

WOUND DRESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T225217.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2333/17 (Détection d'engins explosifs improvisés (EEI) / MBDA France) of 11.10.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01S 13/74
G01S 13/04
F41H 11/16
F41H 11/136

Application no.

12290073.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - combinaison non évidente de caractéristiques connues,
synergie (requête principale - non)

Application title

Système intégré de lutte contre des engins explosifs improvisés

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T233317.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 378 KB)
T 0377/18 (Regorafenib in solid dispersion/BAYER) of 7.9.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/44
A61K 31/4415
A61K 9/14
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/20
A61P 35/00

Application no.

05792486.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account
Amendment after summons - (no)
Admission of TIPA - (no)

Application title

NEW PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING 4-(4-(3-(4-CHLORO-3-TRIFLUOROMETHYL-PHENYL)-UREIDO)-3-FLUORO-PHENOXY)-PYRIDINE-2-CARBOXYLIC ACID FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPER-PROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T037718.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 0842/18 () of 17.9.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61B 5/05
C12M 1/00
C12M 1/40
C12M 1/42
C25B 9/00
G01N 27/26
G01N 33/52
G01N 33/49

Application no.

11182622.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Analyte sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T084218.20210917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 2211/18 () of 10.12.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 21/18
B65G 47/57
B65G 47/71

Application no.

12171803.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Conveyor system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T221118.20211210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0171/19 () of 23.11.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61P 25/00
A61P 25/24
A61P 25/18

Application no.

12712189.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INJECTABLE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A WATER-INSOLUBLE ANTI-PSYCHOTIC, SORBITAN LAURATE AND POLYSORBATE 20

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T017119.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 512 KB)
T 2049/19 (Ticagrelor formulation/ASTRAZENECA) of 23.8.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/519
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/48

Application no.

07794121.9

Keywords

Inventive step - no (all requests)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS, SUITABLE FOR ORAL ADMINISTRATION, COMPRISING A TRIAZOLO [4, 5-D]PYRIMIDIN DERIVATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T204919.20210823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 545 KB)
T 1062/20 (Levothyroxin / GLOBOPHARM) of 30.11.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/20

Application no.

04730797.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 3 (nein)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Bindung Beschwerdeentscheidung - Hilfsanträge 2 und 4 von Einspruchsabteilung nicht zugelassen
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

FESTE PHARMAZEUTISCHE ZUBEREITUNG ENTHALTEND LEVOTHYROXIN- UND/ODER LIOTHYRONINSALZE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T106220.20211130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423 KB)
T 1209/20 (Automatic installation method for video wall / ATEN) of 29.11.2021

Online on

17.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/14
G09G 3/20

Application no.

15152978.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Automatic installation method for video wall and related system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T120920.20211129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1039/16 () of 3.12.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/12

Application no.

11703346.4

Keywords

Unity of invention - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INFLATABLE PROSTHESES AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T103916.20211203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0970/17 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 39/02
A61M 39/04
A61M 5/158
A61M 5/162
A61M 5/32
A61M 39/08
A61M 39/00

Application no.

10183394.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Admittance of claim requests - (yes / no)
Admittance of documents filed in appeal - (yes / no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed
Amendments - (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - (no)
Amendments - extension of the scope of the patent ("aliud")
Amendments - (no)
Novelty - (yes, after amendment)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted
Late-filed objection - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Infusion apparatuses and related methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T097017.20211014

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1000 KB)
T 1584/17 () of 8.12.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/422

Application no.

12004758.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and device for diagnosing interference noise problems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T158417.20211208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 2238/17 (PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈMES DE PAIEMENT/Rossi, Jean-Yves) of 23.11.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

07848326.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - "processus N2P"
Activité inventive - (non, idée purement commerciale),
Modifications - admises (oui),
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non).

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈMES DE PAIEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T223817.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 390 KB)
T 2289/17 (Dry powder formulations / NOVARTIS) of 30.11.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/00
A61P 11/00
A61K 45/06
A61M 15/00
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50
A61K 31/40
A61K 31/56
A61K 31/58
A61K 31/4704

Application no.

12705203.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DRY POWDER FORMULATIONS OF PARTICLES THAT CONTAIN TWO OR MORE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS FOR TREATING OBSTRUCTIVE OR INFLAMMATORY AIRWAYS DISEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T228917.20211130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0496/18 () of 14.12.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00
A61M 25/00

Application no.

06826283.1

Keywords

Admissibility of request (no)

Application title

CONVERSION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T049618.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0877/18 () of 6.10.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/02

Application no.

06703268.0

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - amendment of the main request overcomes issues raised (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (yes)
Novelty - Main request (no)
Novelty - First auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - Fifth auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - First auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

COPOLYMERS AND FILMS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T087718.20211006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499 KB)
T 2103/18 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 1/00
A61B 5/00

Application no.

12718390.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

CLASSIFICATION OF TUMOR TISSUE WITH A PERSONALIZED THRESHOLD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T210318.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0158/19 (Ensemble/CONSTELLIUM) of 13.10.2021

Online on

16.12.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 21/00
F28D 1/04
F28F 13/12
F28F 21/08
B32B 15/01

Application no.

12728629.2

Keywords

Correction d'erreurs - (oui),
Modification des moyens invoqués dans le cadre du recours
Modification des moyens invoqués - pertinence de la modification pour résoudre les questions soulevées (oui),
Modification après signification - circonstances exceptionnelles (oui),
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (oui),
Revendications - clarté après modification (oui),
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non),
Modifications - admises (oui),
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui),

Application title

ENSEMBLE PLAQUÉ EN ALLIAGES D'ALUMINIUM POUR TUBE D'ECHANGEUR THERMIQUE A PLACAGE INTERNE PROTECTEUR ET A PERTURBATEUR BRASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T015819.20211013

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 427 KB)
T 0549/14 () of 20.9.2021

Online on

15.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 37/12

Application no.

06008940.6

Keywords

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

Application title

A quick connector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T054914.20210920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 489 KB)
T 0354/16 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

15.12.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/32
G06F 17/30
H04N 1/00
H04N 1/21

Application no.

06709729.5

Keywords

Main request, admittance (yes)
Main request, novelty (no)
First and second auxiliary requests filed at the oral proceedings, admittance (no)

Application title

STORING INFORMATION FOR ACCESS USING A CAPTURED IMAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T035416.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 639 KB)
T 0619/17 (Information processing device/FELICA NETWORKS) of 10.9.2021

Online on

15.12.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/00
G06F 3/048
G06F 9/445
G06F 3/0484
H04M 1/725
H04W 4/00
G06F 17/30
G06F 9/54

Application no.

12764470.6

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment after summons - all requests (admitted)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Information processing device and method, and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T061917.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0668/17 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

15.12.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/00

Application no.

07826674.9

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (no)
Main request - novelty - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - inventive step - (no)
Other auxiliary requests - clarity (no)

Application title

CREATING THREE DIMENSIONAL GRAPHICS DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T066817.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 514 KB)
T 0417/18 (DYNAMISCHES SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUR AUTOMATISIERTEN ÜBERPRÜFUNG UND … of 7.12.2021

Online on

15.12.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

05849817.1

Keywords

Patentierbare Erfindung - technischer Charakter der Erfindung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (kann nicht abschließend bewertet werden)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik (ist zu recherchieren)

Application title

DYNAMISCHES SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUR AUTOMATISIERTEN ÜBERPRÜFUNG UND ÜBERMITTLUNG VON SCHADENSMELDUNGEN UND SCHADENSANSPRÜCHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T041718.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 395 KB)
T 2091/18 () of 9.11.2021

Online on

15.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 43/24
A61K 9/70

Application no.

13700903.1

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Gitterverlustreduktion bei Pflasterherstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T209118.20211109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 491 KB)
T 0509/16 () of 16.11.2021

Online on

14.12.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/472
H04N 21/482
H04N 21/45
H04N 5/445

Application no.

10002919.8

Keywords

Claims - interpretation of ambiguous terms
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

Electronic program guide for indicating availability of past programs in the future

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T050916.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 2190/16 (Self-assembling peptides/MIT VERSITECH) of 26.11.2021

Online on

14.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/10
A61P 7/04

Application no.

06751519.7

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked
Reimbursement of appeal fee - withdrawal of appeal

Application title

Self-assembling peptides for promoting hemostasis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T219016.20211126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265 KB)
T 1125/18 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

14.12.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 77/02
C08L 77/06
C08K 7/24
C08K 5/00
C08K 3/04
C08K 5/17
C08L 33/08
C08L 77/12

Application no.

11782083.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Hilfsantrag - Änderung nach Ladung - zugelassen - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

ZUSAMMENSETZUNG AUS POLYAMIDEN MIT NIEDRIGER KONZENTRATION AN CARBONSÄUREAMIDGRUPPEN UND ELEKTRISCH LEITFÄHIGEM KOHLENSTOFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T112518.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 2787/18 (BASF/ZSM-34) of 20.9.2021

Online on

14.12.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/56
B01J 29/80
B01J 37/02
B01D 53/94

Application no.

11806374.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

COPPER CONTAINING ZSM-34, OFF AND/OR ERI ZEOLITIC MATERIAL FOR SELECTIVE REDUCTION OF NOX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T278718.20210920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 0554/19 (Inactivity counter/APPLE) of 26.11.2021

Online on

14.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

15771747.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests I to III (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests IV to VII
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment to appeal case - auxiliary requests VIII to XI
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)

Application title

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND WORKOUT MONITOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T055419.20211126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0466/20 () of 14.7.2021

Online on

14.12.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 15/12
G01N 15/14
G01N 33/49

Application no.

08001713.0

Keywords

Admissibility of both appeals - (yes)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - (dismissed)
Flaw in the decision under appeal - (yes) - change in the composition of the opposition division - written decision issued on behalf of an opposition division whose chairman was not present at the first oral proceedings and on the first day of the second oral proceedings
Remittal - (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings
Remittal to an opposition division in a different composition and under the responsibility of another Director of the opposition division
Remittal - (no)
Remittal to an opposition division in a different
composition - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Reimbursement of both appeal fees - (yes)

Application title

Sample analyzer and computer program product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T046620.20210714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 936 KB)
T 1649/16 () of 7.12.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 63/46
C08G 65/40

Application no.

06765256.0

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Polyether and its use for lining

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T164916.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0432/17 () of 26.11.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/505
A61F 13/496

Application no.

05759252.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor
Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked

Application title

A PANT-TYPE ABSORBENT ARTICLE HAVING AN ELASTIC WAISTBAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T043217.20211126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245 KB)
T 1379/17 (Document validity/KOFAX) of 7.12.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00

Application no.

10741580.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - second auxiliary request, added matter (no)
Claims - second auxiliary request, clarity (yes)
Remittal - admittance of third and fourth auxiliary request (not to be decided upon)
Substantial procedural violation (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR DETERMINING DOCUMENT VALIDITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T137917.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1770/17 () of 23.11.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00
A61C 13/275

Application no.

07001159.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Zahnersatz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T177017.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 2159/17 () of 1.12.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 47/71
B65G 47/82
B07C 5/34

Application no.

10157071.1

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Ausleiten von Objekten von einer sich bewegenden Transporteinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T215917.20211201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 435 KB)
T 2301/17 () of 7.12.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01N 3/28
F01N 3/20
F01N 13/02

Application no.

10807707.4

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - activité inventive (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

LIGNE D'ÉCHAPPEMENT AVEC DISPOSITIF D'INJECTION DE RÉACTIF GAZEUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T230117.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 340 KB)
T 2398/17 () of 10.11.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 7/02
A01G 7/04

Application no.

09744494.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GROWING A PLANT IN AN AT LEAST PARTLY CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T239817.20211110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 2629/17 (Flexible TDD in HetNet/NOKIA) of 30.11.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 52/14
H04W 52/24
H04W 28/02
H04J 3/02
H04L 5/22

Application no.

13787061.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SETUP AND MAINTENANCE FRAMEWORK FOR FLEXIBLE TIME DIVISION DUPLEX OPERATION IN HETEROGENEOUS NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T262917.20211130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0173/18 () of 4.10.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
A47J 31/40
A47J 31/44
A47J 31/58

Application no.

11719510.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

CONTROLLED MOTORIZED BREWING UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T017318.20211004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 0318/18 () of 11.10.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 31/00

Application no.

12813027.5

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Remittal - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PLANT GROWTH SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031818.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0869/18 (PROCESS FOR PRODUCING 2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUOROPROPENE/DAIKIN) of 22.6.2021

Online on

13.12.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/20
C07C 17/25
C07C 21/18

Application no.

11802160.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
main and auxiliary request 1 - inventive step (no)
auxiliary request 2 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING 2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUOROPROPENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T086918.20210622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445 KB)
T 1425/16 (Optoelektronischer Sensor / Sick) of 6.12.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 7/481
G01S 17/48
G01V 8/20
G01N 21/47
G01S 17/02

Application no.

09166248.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein), 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T142516.20211206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1532/17 () of 29.11.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 17/00
B65D 17/50
B65D 43/16
B65D 43/22

Application no.

11714726.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zugelassen (nein)

Application title

BEHÄLTERVERSCHLUSSVORRICHTUNG UND DAMIT AUSGESTATTETER BEHÄLTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T153217.20211129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 462 KB)
T 1699/17 (Modulation of EGFR with miRNA/UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA) of 4.8.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/7105
A61K 48/00
A61K 31/711
A61P 35/00
C12N 15/113

Application no.

07800215.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Method of modulation of expression of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) involving miRNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T169917.20210804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 2608/17 () of 24.11.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/44

Application no.

10156531.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Razor cartridge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T260817.20211124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1564/18 (Programmable memory repair scheme/RAMBUS INC.) of 17.9.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 29/00

Application no.

09730954.6

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

Programmable memory repair scheme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T156418.20210917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1651/18 () of 11.10.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/008
G06T 1/00
A61B 3/14
A61G 15/02
A61G 15/10
A61F 9/009

Application no.

11796256.3

Keywords

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

Application title

IMAGE-GUIDED DOCKING FOR OPHTHALMIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T165118.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 2466/18 () of 8.11.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14
A47L 9/12
C08L 29/04
A01N 25/34
D06M 15/03
D21H 21/36

Application no.

09013175.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Fachmann
Antrag auf schriftliche Fortsetzung - nicht gewährbar

Application title

Staubsaugerfilterbeutel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T246618.20211108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409 KB)
T 2682/18 (Compositions for treating depression / GENTELON) of 12.8.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/7076
A61K 31/455
A61K 31/4415
A61K 31/519
A61K 31/495
A61P 25/18

Application no.

11742864.9

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING DEPRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T268218.20210812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0580/19 (Procalcitonin for diagnosis of infections / B.R.A.H.M.S.) of 9.8.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/74
G01N 33/68

Application no.

10187310.7

Keywords

All requests - sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

Procalcitonin for the diagnosis of bacterial infections and guidance of antibiotic treatment in patients with acute stroke or transient ischemic attack

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T058019.20210809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2002/19 () of 25.11.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 55/08
B65B 43/46
A61L 2/08
B67C 7/00
G21K 5/08

Application no.

12193692.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichter Einwand - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung, Anlage und Verfahren mit innengreifendem Halteelement zur Behältersterilisation mittels Elektronenstrahlen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T200219.20211125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 448 KB)
T 1050/20 () of 7.12.2021

Online on

10.12.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357
G02B 26/08
G02B 27/22
H04N 13/02
H04N 13/04

Application no.

14803599.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Admissibility of first and second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

RAYS TRIDIMENSIONAL CAPTURE CAMCORDER AND TELEVISION TO PRODUCE A REAL IMAGE FORMED IN THE FRONT AND IN THE BACK SURFACE OF SAID TELEVISION; PARALLEL RAYS FILTER DEVICES; LEVELED LIQUID CRYSTALS OR OPTICAL CELLS MOVEMENT OR PARALLEL RAYS FILTER WITH A SET OF MOVING LENSES INCLUDING MULTI FOCAL FLEXIBLE LENSES; METHODS FOR OBTAINING THESES SAID DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T105020.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
J 0007/20 () of 3.9.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03F 5/04

Application no.

09701716.4

Keywords

Legal incapacity of the representative (no)
Interruption of review proceedings under Article 112a EPC (no)
Opponents status as parties to appeal proceedings (yes)
Fresh case on appeal (no)
Legal Board of Appeal competent to review decisions by Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)
Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal required (no)

Application title

DRAIN WITH ADJUSTING FRAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J000720.20210903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 482 KB)
T 0099/16 () of 8.9.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/26
B65D 69/00
B65D 73/00
B65D 1/24
B65D 51/18

Application no.

10155973.0

Keywords

Discretion of opposition division to admit late-filed evidence - overrule (no)
Basis of proceedings - decision under appeal
Main request - inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests - amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)

Application title

Cap and container assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009916.20210908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 2188/17 () of 24.9.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/28

Application no.

04712153.8

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - First to third auxiliary requests admitted (yes) - Fourth to seventh auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - main to third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

TWO CHAMBER-TYPE PRE-FILLED SYRINGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T218817.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 638 KB)
T 2532/17 () of 14.9.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 71/02
C11D 11/00
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/50
C11D 17/04
C08K 7/22
C11D 3/37
C08K 9/10

Application no.

10779153.5

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no) - obvious modification
Auxiliary requests not substantiated with the rejoinder - Additional observations concerning the auxiliary requests (not admitted)

Application title

LAUNDRY SCENT ADDITIVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T253217.20210914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462 KB)
T 2796/18 (Solanum lycopersicum plants having pink fruits/NUNHEMS) of 3.12.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/08
A01H 1/04

Application no.

14702508.4

Keywords

Main request: exceptions to patentability (no);
remittal to the examining division for further prosecution (yes)

Application title

Solanum lycopersicum plants having pink fruits

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T279618.20211203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305 KB)
T 2898/18 (Antibody binding to alpha-synuclein/PROTHENA) of 4.5.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.5.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/18

Application no.

06800177.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Prevention and treatment of synucleinopathic and amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T289818.20210504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0378/19 (Pet food/HILL'S) of 6.10.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 40/25
A23K 50/42

Application no.

11745645.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - invetive step objection based on a new combination of documents
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

PET FOOD COMPOSITIONS HAVING ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T037819.20211006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 1376/19 (SUCCESSIVELY ACTIVATED ILLUMINATION SOURCES / SMART Technologies) of 21.9.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/042

Application no.

11732602.5

Keywords

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

Application title

INTERACTIVE SYSTEM WITH SUCCESSIVELY ACTIVATED ILLUMINATION SOURCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T137619.20210921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 1891/20 (Switching subscriptions/THALES) of 15.11.2021

Online on

09.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 8/18

Application no.

14824813.1

Keywords

Admissibility of intervention - (yes): coordination of procedural acts by opponents and/or interveners is not vexatious or illegitimate
Admissibility of appeals
Admissibility of appeal - (yes): distinction between admissibility of an appeal vs. admittance of late-filed submissions
Abuse of procedure - (no): referring to evidence provided by other parties is no "abuse of procedure"
Inventive step - main request (no)
Admittance of claim request filed after summons - (no): no exceptional circumstances
Apportionment of costs - (no)
Exclusion of documents from file inspection - annexes 3 and 4 (yes): prejudicial to the parties' legitimate personal or economic interests

Application title

Method for accessing a service and a corresponding device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T189120.20211115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 669 KB)
T 0179/16 (Sustained release risperidone formulation / DURECT) of 15.11.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/519
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/14
A61K 47/22
A61K 47/34
A61K 45/00

Application no.

11162857.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1-2 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (auxiliary request 3: yes, auxiliary request 4: no)

Application title

Sustained release small molecule drug formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T017916.20211115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0325/16 () of 10.9.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 19/06
A61K 31/7068
A61P 35/00

Application no.

10774734.7

Keywords

Amendments
Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty
Inventive step
Late-filed facts
Late-filed case law

Application title

NOVEL STABLE CRYSTAL OF 1-(2'-CYANO-2'-DEOXY-BETA -D-ARABINOFURANOSYL)CYTOSINE MONOHYDROCHLORIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T032516.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528 KB)
T 0522/17 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 11/00
F01D 11/12

Application no.

08250742.7

Keywords

-

Application title

Gas turbine engine with an abradable seal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T052217.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 883 KB)
T 1079/17 () of 3.12.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 19/00
A63B 24/00

Application no.

13199673.8

Keywords

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

Application title

A method for optimizing running performance for an individual

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T107917.20211203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 1709/17 (Cosmetic compositions/Symrise) of 16.11.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 13/00
A61K 8/85

Application no.

12198009.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Cosmetic compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T170917.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 1813/17 () of 22.10.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C 7/00
F04C 29/12
F04C 19/00
F04C 27/00

Application no.

11718129.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LIQUID RING PUMP AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A LIQUID RING PUMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T181317.20211022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0573/18 (Substantial procedural violation/MEDIALOGIC) of 15.11.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/00
G06F 3/06

Application no.

11876838.1

Keywords

Reimbursement of appeal fee - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (yes)

Application title

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T057318.20211115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 0601/18 () of 26.10.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 15/02
G05D 1/02
B66F 9/06
B66F 9/075
B62D 6/00
G08C 17/02

Application no.

12706413.7

Keywords

Extended subject-matter (no)
Extendend scope of protection (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

OBJECT TRACKING AND STEER MANEUVERS FOR MATERIALS HANDLING VEHICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T060118.20211026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0615/18 (Invalid signature by a team manager/ROCKWELL) of 3.12.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

07114841.5

Keywords

Signature of a person extraneous to the opposition division on behalf of the second examiner - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fees
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Structured data support using metadata and a type library in a control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T061518.20211203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1906/18 () of 21.10.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 25/20
B62D 21/10
B62D 29/00

Application no.

14179222.6

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Karosseriestruktur, insbesondere Bodenstruktur, für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T190618.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2327/18 (Galvanikbad/COVENTYA) of 29.10.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 17/00
C25D 3/56

Application no.

09152660.8

Keywords

Teilanmeldung
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen - Streichen eines Disclaimers, der in der Anmeldung wie ursprünglich eingereicht ausdrücklich als "Nicht-Teil" der Erfindung offenbart ist

Application title

Alkalisches Galvanikbad mit einer Filtrationsmembran

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T232718.20211029

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 2794/19 (Sorghum herbicide-resistant AHAS/ADVANTA) of 8.9.2021

Online on

08.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
C12N 15/52
C12N 9/88
A01H 5/00
A01H 5/10
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

17176837.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Sorghum plants having a mutant polynucleotide encoding the large subunit of mutated acetohydroxy acid synthase protein and increased resistance to herbicides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T279419.20210908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0155/15 (Laserscanner / SICK) of 1.10.2021

Online on

07.12.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 7/481
G02B 5/10

Application no.

10159752.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor und Verfahren zur Erzeugung von Informationen über Objekte in einem Überwachungsbereich

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T015515.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2340/16 () of 16.9.2021

Online on

07.12.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 9/46
B01J 23/89
C07C 2/36
C08F 110/02
C08F 4/62
C08F 4/70
C07C 2/32
C08F 4/69
B01J 31/18
C08F 10/00

Application no.

09815514.6

Keywords

Inventive step
Non-enabling disclosure
Erroneous disclosure

Application title

ETHYLENE TETRAMERIZATION CATALYSTS COMPRISING P-N-P LIGANDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T234016.20210916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 765 KB)
T 1262/17 (Jowat/Hochglanzfolie) of 12.10.2021

Online on

07.12.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/00
B05D 7/06

Application no.

07002472.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Vorhersehbarer Nachteil/Triviale Vereinfachung

Application title

Verfahren zur Kaschierung von Kunststofffolien auf Holzwerkstoffsubstraten zur Erzeugung von Hochglanzoberflächen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T126217.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0334/18 () of 30.9.2021

Online on

07.12.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F42B 1/032

Application no.

11745999.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - neighbouring field
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Amendment to appeal case (no)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN AND RELATING TO OIL WELL PERFORATORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T033418.20210930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 2083/18 () of 16.9.2021

Online on

07.12.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/70
C08G 18/66
D01D 5/04

Application no.

12757850.8

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYURETHANE ELASTIC FIBERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T208318.20210916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 0075/19 (Coated recyclable paper / PREMIUM BOARD FINLAND) of 20.10.2021

Online on

07.12.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 19/24
D21H 19/58
D21H 19/82
D21H 23/22

Application no.

09756797.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Coated recyclable paper or paperboard and methods for their production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T007519.20211020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1156/19 (METHOD OF IODIDE REMOVAL / Purolite Corporation) of 25.11.2021

Online on

07.12.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 47/00
B01J 39/04
C07C 51/47
C07C 409/26

Application no.

09840158.1

Keywords

Claims - unclear characterization by parameters

Application title

METHOD OF IODIDE REMOVAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T115619.20211125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 2698/16 () of 9.11.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/46
H04N 7/50

Application no.

12701213.6

Keywords

Third and fourth auxiliary requests - amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
All requests - inventive step - (no)

Application title

SINGLE REFERENCE PICTURE LIST CONSTRUCTION FOR VIDEO CODING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T269816.20211109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 0291/18 () of 30.11.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/496

Application no.

04785653.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

A DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLE AND METHOD OF FORMING THE ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T029118.20211130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0841/18 (Feedback-based character switching/KYOCERA) of 4.11.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/247
G06F 3/023
G06F 3/041
H03M 11/04
H03M 11/10
H03M 11/12

Application no.

08827312.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Admittance - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no): giving rise to further objections
Clarity - auxiliary request 4 (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary requests 5 to 9 (yes)

Application title

Portable terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T084118.20211104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 2353/18 () of 20.10.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B28C 5/38
C04B 28/14
C04B 38/10

Application no.

11161718.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for manufacturing gypsum products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T235318.20211020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 2378/18 () of 30.11.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 1/28
G01N 33/574
G01N 15/14

Application no.

12197989.2

Keywords

Decision on the state of the file - reasoned (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Improved methods and devices for cellular analysis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T237818.20211130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0104/19 (Protocol similarity/PLASTICELL) of 12.11.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10759696.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING CELL CULTURE DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T010419.20211112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281 KB)
T 0167/19 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 15/04
B60T 15/14
B60T 13/68

Application no.

09760583.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR DEACTIVATING AN ELECTRONIC PARK BRAKE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T016719.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0564/19 (Barley lipoxygenase/CARLSBERG) of 1.12.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10
C12C 1/18
C12C 7/00
C12C 12/00
C12N 15/01

Application no.

09801148.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

Barley with reduced lipoxygenase activity and beverage prepared therefrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T056419.20211201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273 KB)
T 0768/20 () of 21.10.2021

Online on

06.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 7/00

Application no.

13757848.0

Keywords

Amendment extending beyond the content of the original application (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (refused)

Application title

Multi-layer printing process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T076820.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 918 KB)
T 1410/15 () of 5.11.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H 39/00

Application no.

08354086.4

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - nouveauté (oui)
Modification de moyens invoqués - recevable (non)

Application title

Court-circuiteur électrique comprenant un actionneur pyrotechnique autonome et ensemble de protection contre les arcs internes comportant un tel court-circuiteur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T141015.20211105

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 372 KB)
T 0075/16 () of 3.11.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

3.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/91
H04N 5/272
G11B 27/034

Application no.

10195472.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Distributed scalable media environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T007516.20211103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0326/16 () of 3.11.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

3.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/91
H04N 5/272
G11B 27/034
G06F 17/30

Application no.

10195448.5

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Distributed scalable media environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T032616.20211103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 1608/16 (Detection of MRSA strains/BIOMERIEUX) of 29.11.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

29.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/48

Application no.

08868000.4

Keywords

Main Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

DETECTION OF METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T160816.20211129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 547 KB)
T 1646/16 () of 18.10.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 9/00
B41F 13/46
B41F 15/08
B41F 9/02
B41F 21/10
B41F 23/04

Application no.

07108717.5

Keywords

Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Admission of a late-filed objection under Article 123(2) EPC after a change of representative (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A printing press with an intaglio printing unit, a stencil printing unit and a drying device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T164616.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 964 KB)
T 0341/17 () of 10.11.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61F 13/00

Application no.

09770662.6

Keywords

Novelty
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

ANISOTROPIC DRAPES AND SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T034117.20211110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0472/17 () of 19.10.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

07253788.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Surgical instrument including a locking assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T047217.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 849 KB)
T 1428/17 (Power substation gateway/ABB) of 21.10.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 13/00

Application no.

11157128.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request and auxiliary requests 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7a, 7b and 8 (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation
Admittance of late-filed requests - auxiliary requests 3 and 3a (no): "fresh case"

Application title

IEC 61850 substation gateway

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T142817.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 1551/17 (Subsea data communications/SIEMENS) of 28.10.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 3/54
E21B 47/12
G08C 19/16

Application no.

11165917.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Subsea data communication system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T155117.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 0119/18 () of 13.10.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 53/00

Application no.

12006361.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Hilfsanträge 2-4 ausreichend substantiiert (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 5 (ja)

Application title

Steckverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T011918.20211013

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 511 KB)
T 0256/18 (Lixisenatide in combination with sulfonylurea/SANOFI) of 14.10.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
A61K 31/64
A61P 3/08

Application no.

12712106.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Prevention of hypoglycaemia in diabetes mellitus type 2 patients

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T025618.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258 KB)
T 1624/19 () of 12.11.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/20
G01D 3/08
G01P 3/487

Application no.

04030527.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Positionsdetektor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T162419.20211112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 2179/19 (MIXING SYSTEM/Meiji) of 5.11.2021

Online on

03.12.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 15/04
B01F 3/08
G05D 11/13

Application no.

13751179.6

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

PROPORTIONAL MIXING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T217919.20211105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 1688/16 (MS-based determination of microbial resistance/ERASMUS UNIVERSITY … of 13.10.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/02
G01N 33/569
G01N 33/68

Application no.

10755006.3

Keywords

New main request - requirements of the EPC met - (yes)

Application title

Methods for determining antibiotic resistance in microorganisms

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T168816.20211013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0173/17 () of 12.11.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/02
G01N 21/35

Application no.

07019590.4

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Arrangement and method for feeding animals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T017317.20211112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0560/17 () of 25.10.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16L 58/18

Application no.

11752284.7

Keywords

Nouveauté (oui),
Activité inventive (non : requêtes principale et subsidiaire 1 ; oui : requête subsidiaire 2)

Application title

Manchon tubulaire de jonction en matière plastique pour conduite comportant un chemisage interne

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T056017.20211025

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 708 KB)
T 1136/17 () of 19.10.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/042
F16L 15/06

Application no.

05855438.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Claims - interpretation of ambiguous terms
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Remittal - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)

Application title

THREADS WITH PERTURBATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T113617.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 549 KB)
T 1639/17 (Darstellung einer Fahrzeugumgebung/CONTI) of 6.10.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 9/00
G08G 1/16

Application no.

13727037.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 3 bis 5
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR DARSTELLUNG EINER FAHRZEUGUMGEBUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T163917.20211006

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2216/17 (Sorghum herbicide-resistant AHAS/ADVANTA) of 8.9.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
C12N 15/52
C12N 9/88
A01H 5/00
A01H 5/10
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

12712662.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Sorghum plants having a mutant polynucleotide encoding the large subunit of mutated acetohydroxyacid synthase protein and increased resistance to herbicides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T221617.20210908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281 KB)
T 0119/19 () of 29.9.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01B 5/00
A01C 5/06

Application no.

12792108.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

AGRICULTURAL ROW UNIT APPARATUS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T011919.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445 KB)
T 0420/19 (Barley derived beverages/CARLSBERG) of 8.6.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12C 1/18
C12C 12/00
C12N 15/82
C12N 9/10

Application no.

09771493.5

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - Retroactive effect of the new interpretation of Article 53(b) EPC
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Barley and malt-derived beverages with low dimethyl sulfide level

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T042019.20210608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 1355/19 (Facilitating communication between incompatibile devices and/or … of 29.11.2021

Online on

02.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28
H04L 29/12

Application no.

11195203.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Communication, monitoring and control architecture and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T135519.20211129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0758/16 () of 16.9.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/145
A61B 5/1486
G01N 33/487

Application no.

06736006.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - third auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - third auxiliary request- added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

ANALYTE SENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T075816.20210916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 1884/16 (Sorafenib in combination with other cytostatic or cytotoxic agents/ … of 23.11.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/44
A61K 31/535
A61K 31/65
A61K 31/435
A61K 31/505
A61K 31/47

Application no.

06023696.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Aryl urea compounds in combination with other cytostatic or cytotoxic agents for treating human cancers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T188416.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2626/16 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/22
B26B 21/28
B26B 21/56

Application no.

10741351.0

Keywords

Inventive step - patent as maintained by the opposition division (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes) at 25% due to withdrawal of the appeal before the decision is announced at the oral proceedings

Application title

UNITARY RAZOR BLADE AND SHAVING RAZOR CARTRIDGE USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T262616.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0504/18 (Linking an address/BLACKBERRY) of 18.6.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

09159130.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - fourth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

System and method for linking an address

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T050418.20210618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 2511/18 (Buskoppler und Dongle-Modul/BECKHOFF) of 17.11.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G06F 21/12

Application no.

14714970.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, erster und zweiter Hilfsantrag (nein)
Zulassung eines mit der Beschwerde eingereichten Antrags - dritter Hilfsantrag (nein): hätte bereits vorher eingereicht werden können und "fresh case"

Application title

Modul für einen Datenbus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T251118.20211117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1328/19 (Detection of unauthorized network usage/MAXXIAN) of 25.11.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/22
H04L 9/00

Application no.

04789739.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING AND PREVENTING UNAUTHORIZED SIGNAL USAGE IN A CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T132819.20211125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 1896/19 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27D 5/00
B29C 63/00
B29C 63/48
B29K 311/14
B29K 305/02

Application no.

09158457.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Beschichten von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T189619.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 1958/19 () of 21.10.2021

Online on

01.12.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 63/10
B65D 65/46
B29D 29/00

Application no.

11153390.7

Keywords

vorrangiges Ziel des Beschwerdeverfahrens - Beschwerdevorbringen ist auf Argumente gerichtet, die Entscheidung zugrunde liegen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte tatsachenbezogene Einwände - zugelassen (nein)
Rügepflicht - Einwand zurückgewiesen
Antrag auf Schriftsatznachlass - zurückgewiesen

Application title

Umreifungsbänder aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T195819.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)

November 2021

T 0318/14 (Double patenting) of 24.11.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/30
A61P 37/08
A61P 1/12

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Double patenting (yes)

Application title

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ALLERGIC DIARRHOEA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031814.20211124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252 KB)
T 1273/16 () of 15.9.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10
G09F 3/02

Application no.

10736810.2

Keywords

Extension beyond content of application as filed (yes: main request)
Admittance of the auxiliary requests (yes)
Extension of the scope of protection (yes: all auxiliary requests)

Application title

Anti-counterfeit device for valuable documents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T127316.20210915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574 KB)
T 1568/16 () of 5.10.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 13/14

Application no.

10195099.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3 (ja)
Klarheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)

Application title

Axialpressfitting

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T156816.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 529 KB)
T 0823/17 () of 13.9.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70
B65H 35/00
B65H 37/00
A61F 13/02

Application no.

12743174.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Schutzfolienwechsler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T082317.20210913

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2117/17 () of 30.9.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 7/06

Application no.

10401095.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Leergutrücknahmeeinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T211717.20210930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0071/18 (Stoffgemische/SYMRISE) of 8.11.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 29/30
A23L 29/212
A23L 29/00
A23L 27/00
A23L 27/20
A23F 3/30

Application no.

12160230.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Beschwerdebegründung und Erwiderung
Beschwerdebegründung - vollständiger Sachvortrag eines Beteiligten
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

Stoffgemische

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T007118.20211108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0659/19 () of 24.11.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31B 1/25
B31B 7/00
B31F 1/08

Application no.

11702582.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 10 (no), auxiliary request 11 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1A (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 11 (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings (yes)

Application title

Container for foodstuff made from an aluminium-free planar composite with a covered hole as part of a closure system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T065919.20211124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 563 KB)
T 1297/19 (MICROCAPSULES CONTAINING MICROORGANISMS / Devan Chemicals NV) of 11.11.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/386
A01N 25/26

Application no.

10722642.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MICROCAPSULES CONTAINING MICROORGANISMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T129719.20211111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1487/19 () of 17.11.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4035
A61P 25/00

Application no.

09767450.1

Keywords

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

Application title

USE OF ISOINDOLES FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEUROBEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T148719.20211117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 1962/19 () of 30.9.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00
F24H 1/00

Application no.

14178446.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T196219.20210930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 3208/19 (Predictive disturbance compensation/OMRON) of 11.11.2021

Online on

30.11.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 13/04
G05B 19/404

Application no.

17157354.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and 2nd auxiliary request (no): no credible technical effect
Admittance of requests filed after summons - 1st auxiliary request (no): no exceptional circumstances and cogent reasons

Application title

Model predictive control device, control method of model predictive control device, information processing program and recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T320819.20211111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1227/17 (E-mail read status indication/UNIFY) of 19.11.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/10

Application no.

12783107.1

Keywords

Inventive step - setting read flag when both message and attachment have been opened (no
Inventive step - administrative rule)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING E-MAIL MESSAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T122717.20211119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 2122/17 () of 26.10.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 51/52
H01L 27/32

Application no.

11764774.3

Keywords

Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - (ja)
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Änderungen zulässig (ja)
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Ermessen der Einspruchsabteilung
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - verspätet eingereichter Antrag (zugelassen)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Verhältnis von Art. 83 zu Art. 84 EPÜ
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

LEUCHTELEMENT MIT OLED-MODULEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T212217.20211026

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 825 KB)
T 1241/18 () of 11.11.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 3/05
H02H 7/26
H02H 3/44
H02H 7/30

Application no.

10751689.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - Appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - Main request (no)
Auxiliary requests filed with the statement of grounds of appeal - Sufficiently substantiated (no)
Appeal decision - Remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Breaker failure protection of HVDC circuit breakers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T124118.20211111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1408/18 (Online TAN-Verfahren/STAR FINANZ) of 16.11.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 20/38

Application no.

13156542.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Verwendung von unterschiedlichen Kommunikationskanälen (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (Hilfsanträge)
Zurückverweisung - Mangelnde Berücksichtigung technischer Merkmale durch die erste Instanz (ja
Zurückverweisung - Nachrecherche erforderlich)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtungen zum Durchführen einer Transaktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T140818.20211116

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2423/18 (MICA binding agents/INNATE PHARMA) of 22.7.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 35/00
C07K 16/28

Application no.

13704064.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

MICA binding agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T242318.20210722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0117/19 () of 29.10.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10

Application no.

11750042.1

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (no)

Application title

POLYPROPYLENE RESIN SUITABLE FOR SOFT NONWOVEN APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T011719.20211029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0122/19 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A62B 17/00

Application no.

13734670.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erwiderung auf die Beschwerdebegründung - vollständiger Sachvortrag eines Beteiligten

Application title

BATTERIEBETRIEBENES GEBLÄSEFILTERSYSTEM FÜR DEN EINSATZ IN EXPLOSIONSGEFÄHRDETEN BEREICHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T012219.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0460/19 () of 8.11.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25B 39/04
F25B 40/02

Application no.

06754089.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Beschwerdeerwiderung - vollständiges Beschwerdevorbringen eines Beteiligten
Beschwerdeerwiderung - nein

Application title

KONDENSATOR FÜR EINE KLIMAANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T046019.20211108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0799/19 (Cinematographic image interface/BLUE CINEMA) of 11.10.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G03B 5/06
H04N 13/04

Application no.

14723500.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR MAKING AN AUDIO-VISUAL INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T079919.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 0929/19 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04H 15/64
E04H 15/20
E04D 5/14
E04D 5/10

Application no.

11787882.7

Keywords

Änderung des Vorbringens - Eignung der Änderung zur Behandlung der Fragestellungen (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

GEBÄUDEUMHÜLLUNGSELEMENT MIT THERMISCHEM ISOLIERELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T092919.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1212/19 () of 24.11.2021

Online on

29.11.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 37/084
F16L 37/32
E03C 1/04

Application no.

13182057.3

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Application title

Auslaufarmatur umfassend einen als Tischkaraffe ausgebildeten Auslaufkörper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T121219.20211124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 472 KB)
T 2220/16 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

26.11.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

07818382.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR VORGABE EINER DIALYSIERFLÜSSIGKEITSRATE ODER BLUTFLUSSRATE FÜR EINE EXTRAKORPORALE BLUTBEHANDLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T222016.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364 KB)
T 2405/18 () of 23.11.2021

Online on

26.11.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 301/10
B01J 23/54
B01J 23/89
B01J 29/068
B01J 35/10
B01J 23/68

Application no.

10736166.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ETHYLENE OXIDE CATALYST WITH OPTIMIZED CESIUM CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T240518.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265 KB)
T 2453/18 (Risperidone / INDIVIOR) of 22.11.2021

Online on

26.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/34
A61K 31/519
A61P 25/18
A61P 25/00

Application no.

08725543.6

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - closest prior art

Application title

SUSTAINED DELIVERY FORMULATIONS OF RISPERIDONE COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T245318.20211122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2696/18 () of 23.11.2021

Online on

26.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 7/00
B60L 11/18

Application no.

14181699.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal - first to third auxiliary request
Statement of grounds of appeal - insufficient substantiation
Late-filed facts - fourth auxiliary request
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Amendments - fourth auxiliary request
Amendments - claims relating to unsearched subject-matter

Application title

Charging station having battery cell balancing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T269618.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281 KB)
T 1294/19 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

26.11.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 43/00
B21C 47/34

Application no.

13425097.6

Keywords

Late-filed facts - evidence
Late-filed facts - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete appeal case
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for handling long rolled products coming from different strands of a rolling mill

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T129419.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409 KB)
T 0578/17 (Antibodies with reduced core fucosylation/SEATTLE GENETICS) of 18.11.2021

Online on

25.11.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C12N 5/02
C07K 16/00

Application no.

09739983.6

Keywords

Late submitted material - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)

Application title

Methods and compositions for making antibodies and antibody derivatives with reduced core fucosylation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T057817.20211118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 773 KB)
T 0976/17 (ÜBERPRÜFEN DER DATENANZEIGE IN EINEM SICHERHEITSKRITISCHEN SYSTEM/ … of 5.10.2021

Online on

25.11.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/16
G06F 11/22
G09G 5/00

Application no.

13720972.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Spezifizierung einer Mustererkennung als funktionelles Merkmal
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM ÜBERPRÜFEN DER DATENANZEIGE IN EINEM SICHERHEITSKRITISCHEN SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T097617.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1825/17 () of 18.11.2021

Online on

25.11.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 5/00
B66B 1/30

Application no.

07730571.2

Keywords

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

Application title

ELEVATOR SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T182517.20211118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 2692/17 () of 16.11.2021

Online on

25.11.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 1/04
F02C 3/107
F02K 3/06

Application no.

12861657.0

Keywords

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

Application title

GAS TURBINE ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T269217.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 1270/18 (Zulassung verspätet eingereichter Anträge) of 3.11.2021

Online on

25.11.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 1/28

Application no.

05810771.5

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - mündliche Verhandlung vor der Einspruchsabteilung
Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Verfahrensökonomie
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

ZAHNRIEMEN MIT ZAHNAUFLAGE AUS GEWEBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T127018.20211103

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345 KB)
T 3245/19 () of 22.11.2021

Online on

25.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357

Application no.

16163975.2

Keywords

Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

DISPLAY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T324519.20211122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 0769/19 (NAVIGATION USING A 2-DIMENSIONAL CONTROLLER / BlackBerry) of 8.9.2021

Online on

24.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

05745168.4

Keywords

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

Application title

NAVIGATION OF AN N-DIMENSIONAL HIERARCHICAL STRUCTURE USING A 2-DIMENSIONAL CONTROLLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T076919.20210908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 1593/16 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 21/04

Application no.

04798549.4

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal (yes)
Admission of requests submitted in reply to the statement of grounds of appeal (yes)
Amended subject-matter extending beyond the content of the application as filed (main request and fifth auxiliary request: yes)
Clarity of claims (second auxiliary request: no)
Substantial procedural violation and reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)
Remittal (no)

Application title

METHOD OF ERROR COMPENSATION IN A COORDINATE MEASURING MACHINE WITH AN ARTICULATING PROBE HEAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T159316.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 2579/16 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/77
G01N 21/86
G01N 33/543
A61B 5/00

Application no.

10180848.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Late-filed request - procedural economy
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

Analyte concentration detection devices and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T257916.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 0362/17 (Trigger words / Google) of 8.9.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 15/28

Application no.

12773459.8

Keywords

Main request- Amendments during oral proceedings - suitability to overcome objections (no)
Previous main request and auxiliary request 1 - Amendments after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2 and 3 - Amendments on appeal - considered (yes)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - clarity (no), amendments allowable (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTINUAL SPEECH RECOGNITION AND DETECTION IN MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T036217.20210908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 0368/17 () of 27.9.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21C 9/04
A21C 15/00
A23P 20/13

Application no.

05109024.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Amendment after summons
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Device for coating food products with a particulate material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T036817.20210927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2518/17 () of 13.10.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

12164268.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Principle of no reformatio in peius

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING A CARCASS PART OF SLAUGHTERED POULTRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T251817.20211013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0132/18 () of 16.11.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.11.2021

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.

09075100.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Combination of azelastine and ciclesonide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T013218.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1428/18 (Temperature prediction for containers/GEBO) of 9.11.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/00
A23L 3/04

Application no.

13182539.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main and fifth auxiliary requests (no)
Clarity - second and third auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

System and method for temperature control in a temperature processing machine for food product containers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T142818.20211109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 2856/18 () of 24.9.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

14182231.2

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Conveying assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T285618.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 2998/18 () of 10.9.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01D 43/10
A01D 43/08

Application no.

11728299.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CRACKER ROLLER ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T299818.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0299/19 (AUTOMATIC DISHWASHING COMPOSITION/Reckitt) of 9.9.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/30
C11D 3/00
C11D 11/00
C11D 17/04

Application no.

12722479.8

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

IMPROVED COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T029919.20210909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0501/19 () of 2.9.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 12/44

Application no.

14157982.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Mähdrescher mit einer Reinigungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T050119.20210902

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 309 KB)
T 2042/19 (DNA detection method/DOW AGROSCIENCES) of 24.9.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

13861906.9

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary request 1: novelty - (no);
auxiliary requests 2 to 6: inventive step - (no);
auxiliary requests 7 to 10: admitted - (no).

Application title

DNA detection methods for site specific nuclease activity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T204219.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 2790/19 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61C 9/50

Application no.

11720750.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

ANTRIEB FÜR SCHIENENFAHRZEUGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T279019.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0678/20 () of 15.10.2021

Online on

23.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

15.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/48

Application no.

15160896.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Multi-level inverter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T067820.20211015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 2090/15 () of 20.7.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 133/56
C10N 30/10
C10N 30/12
C10N 40/25
C10N 40/26
C10N 70/00
C10N 60/14

Application no.

10171303.0

Keywords

Novelty of use
Novelty - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Use of an ashless borated dispersant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T209015.20210720

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 1762/16 (Alimentation de deux inducteurs / Groupe Brandt) of 15.9.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 6/06
H05B 6/12

Application no.

09290980.3

Keywords

Activité inventive - caractéristique technique dépourvue d'effet technique

Application title

Procédé d'alimentation en puissance de deux inducteurs et appareil de cuisson mettant en oeuvre ledit procédé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T176216.20210915

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1344/17 () of 26.10.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 31/14

Application no.

11717168.6

Keywords

Neuer Hauptantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR ABDECKUNG UND/ODER REKONSTRUKTION EINER KNOCHENDEFEKTSTELLE UND VERFAHREN ZU DEREN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T134417.20211026

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1306/18 (Aclidinium for the treatment of COPD / ALMIRALL) of 14.9.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/72
A61K 31/46
A61K 45/06
A61K 9/00

Application no.

09719213.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)

Application title

INHALATION COMPOSITION CONTAINING ACLIDINIUM FOR TREATMENT OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T130618.20210914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2448/18 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 13/06
F04D 29/02
F04D 29/42
H02K 5/128
H02K 5/22

Application no.

11002071.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Heizungsumwälzpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T244818.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0045/19 (Same parameters values across all programs/JOHNSON&JOHNSON) of 21.10.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

08770891.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DATABASE DESIGN FOR COLLECTION OF MEDICAL INSTRUMENT PARAMETERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T004519.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 255 KB)
T 1165/19 (Multiphase filter/Holingsworth) of 27.9.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

09752519.0

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Novelty - public prior use
Novelty - burden of proof
Correction of error - (yes)
Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (no)

Application title

MULTI-PHASE FILTER MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T116519.20210927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 1620/19 (Carbonisation/Suez) of 30.9.2021

Online on

22.11.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 11/10
F23G 5/027
F23G 7/00
C02F 11/12
C02F 1/66
F23G 5/00

Application no.

14767107.7

Keywords

Droit d'être entendu - procédure d'opposition,
Droit d'être entendu - non-comparution à la procédure orale,
Droit d'être entendu - possibilité de prendre position (oui),
Droit d'être entendu - vice substantiel de procédure (non),
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non),
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - vice substantiel de procédure (non),
Renvoi - (non),
Requête produite tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (non),
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non),
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui),
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui),
Absence de réaction de l'opposante à une objection lui notifiée avant procédure orale devant la division d'opposition, à laquelle elle n'a pas comparu, comme annoncé (point 2.3 des motifs de la décision)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE CARBONISATION HYDROTHERMALE OPTIMISÉ ET INSTALLATION POUR SA MISE EN OEUVRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T162019.20210930

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2474/17 (Glass articles/CORNING) of 4.11.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 3/078
C03C 3/085
C03C 3/087
C03C 3/091
C03C 21/00
C03C 3/062
C03C 3/064
C03C 3/093

Application no.

09789083.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - videoconference
Oral proceedings - COVID-19
Priority - (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

STRENGTHENED GLASS ARTICLES AND METHODS OF MAKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T247417.20211104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2619/17 () of 21.10.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/16

Application no.

06805368.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

DREHSCHWINGUNGSDÄMPFER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T261917.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0304/18 () of 23.7.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 133/08
B41N 6/02

Application no.

10155470.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Haftklebemassen zur Verklebung von Druckplatten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T030418.20210723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0442/18 () of 7.9.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 9/00

Application no.

12712841.1

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step - (yes)
New line of attack after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Debate re-openend during oral proceedings (no)

Application title

Tap changer with an improved monitoring system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T044218.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1985/18 () of 19.10.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/28
B32B 15/01
B23K 35/02

Application no.

06806063.1

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

MULTI-LAYERED BRAZING SHEET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T198518.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 2030/18 (Glass articles/CORNING) of 4.11.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 21/00
C03C 3/093
C03C 3/064
C03C 3/085
C03C 3/087
C03C 3/091
C03C 3/078

Application no.

12180124.5

Keywords

Oral proceedings - videoconference
Oral proceedings - COVID-19
Priority - (no)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Strengthened glass articles and methods of making

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T203018.20211104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 3020/18 () of 13.10.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03B 3/10
F03B 13/06
F03B 13/08

Application no.

12815708.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

WASSERKRAFTANLAGE MIT EINEM VERZWEIGUNGSTEIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T302018.20211013

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 388 KB)
T 0280/19 (Testosterone formulations/FERRING) of 16.11.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/06
A61K 47/10
A61P 5/26
A61K 31/568
A61K 31/58
A61K 9/00

Application no.

12700406.7

Keywords

Admission of a document (Yes)
Main request - Amendments (Yes)
Main request - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

TESTOSTERONE FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T028019.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 615 KB)
T 0306/19 (Disambiguation scheme for reduced keyboard/BLACKBERRY) of 6.9.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

06123889.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for automatically preferring a diacritical version of a linguistic element on a handheld electronic device based on linguistic source and associated apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T030619.20210906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 0536/19 (Prebaked Anode / Norsk Hydro) of 22.9.2021

Online on

19.11.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25C 7/00
C25C 3/08
C25C 3/12

Application no.

06747669.7

Keywords

Amendments - disclosure in drawings

Application title

A METHOD AND A PREBAKED ANODE FOR ALUMINIUM PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T053619.20210922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 0199/16 () of 14.10.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 30/04
G06Q 10/06

Application no.

12158807.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe-Lösungs-Ansatz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht kurz vor der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Benutzungsdatenerfassung eines Flurförderzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T019916.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 828 KB)
T 1302/16 (Anti-microRNA oligomers/ROCHE) of 15.11.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/113

Application no.

08801378.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Micromirs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T130216.20211115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 2054/16 () of 21.9.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27D 5/00
B27D 1/02

Application no.

10180222.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Beschichten eines Werkstücks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T205416.20210921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 1739/17 (Multimedia data in hybrid networks/SAMSUNG) of 15.11.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04N 21/236
H04N 21/643

Application no.

12839590.2

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of hearing following appellant's announcement of non-attendance
Admittance of request filed with the grounds of appeal - main request - (no): "fresh case"

Application title

Apparatus and method for transmitting multimedia data in hybrid network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T173917.20211115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1892/17 () of 27.8.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 1/14
H02J 3/28
H02J 13/00

Application no.

12715903.6

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment of appeal case after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Optimized load management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T189217.20210827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0227/18 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

07150164.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Systems, methods, and computer program products for supporting multiple applications and multiple instances of the same application on a wireless smart device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T022718.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 0484/18 (Sélection de fonctions de décodage/ORANGE) of 8.9.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H03M 7/30

Application no.

08806035.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - après modification (oui),
Revendications - clarté (oui
Revendications - après modification),

Application title

Sélection de fonctions de décodage distribuée au décodeur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T048418.20210908

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 369 KB)
T 1160/18 (Controlled release pharmaceutical compositions comprising a fumaric … of 6.9.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/50

Application no.

14172398.1

Keywords

All requests - Basis in the parent application (No)
Admission of auxiliary requests 2A, 5A-7A, 9A-12A (Yes)

Application title

Controlled release pharmaceutical compositions comprising a fumaric acid ester

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T116018.20210906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 619 KB)
T 1804/18 () of 5.11.2021

Online on

18.11.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

12815737.7

Keywords

Faits produits tardivement - auraient pu être produits en première instance (oui)
Objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les objections sur lesquelles la décision était fondée (non)
Modification après signification - prise en compte (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET APPAREIL DE SEPARATION D'AIR PAR DISTILLATION CRYOGENIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T180418.20211105

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 459 KB)
T 1483/15 (Method for cell cultivation/BAXALTA) of 1.7.2021

Online on

17.11.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02
C12N 7/02
C12N 1/16
C12N 1/20

Application no.

10004393.4

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request (AR-MRd) - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Animal protein-free media for cultivation of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T148315.20210701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 524 KB)
T 0328/17 () of 12.11.2021

Online on

17.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/267
H01L 29/778
H01L 21/335
H01L 21/84
H01L 21/20
H01L 21/18

Application no.

06799911.0

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

GALLIUM NITRIDE MATERIAL STRUCTURES INCLUDING SUBSTRATES AND METHODS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T032817.20211112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0394/18 () of 16.11.2021

Online on

17.11.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 47/31
B65G 43/10

Application no.

12001352.9

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Übergeben von Artikeln in einem Transportsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T039418.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1595/18 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

17.11.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00
A61M 15/06

Application no.

11820510.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation
Reimbursement of appeal fee - opportunity to comment (no)

Application title

INHALATION DEVICE INCLUDING SUBSTANCE USAGE CONTROLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T159518.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 0692/17 (System zur Optimierung von Abhol- und/oder Lieferfahrten/Deutsche … of 28.9.2021

Online on

16.11.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G01C 21/36

Application no.

10165227.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Teilprobleme (keine Synergie)

Application title

System zur Optimierung von Abhol- und/oder Lieferfahrten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T069217.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1086/17 (LED-Leuchte mit variabler Farbtemperatur / Tridonic) of 25.10.2021

Online on

16.11.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

10770809.1

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

BETRIEB EINER LED-LEUCHTE MIT VARIABLEM SPEKTRUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T108617.20211025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 515 KB)
T 2042/17 (Méthode et système d'amélioration des systèmes d'encaissement … of 12.10.2021

Online on

16.11.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06Q 30/06

Application no.

13728475.8

Keywords

Activité inventive - module de liaison (non
Activité inventive - combinaison évidente de caractéristiques connues)
Revendications (requêtes subsidiaires 6 à 8
Revendications - clarté (non)

Application title

METHODE ET SYSTEME D'AMELIORATION DES SYSTEMES D'ENCAISSEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T204217.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0281/18 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

16.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/89
G01N 21/85

Application no.

08170085.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Dokumente zum Nachweis des Fachwissens - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - fehlende Begründung in Beschwerdeerwiderung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Erfassen und Erkennen von Objekten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T028118.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1365/18 () of 22.10.2021

Online on

16.11.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/72
C08G 18/76
C08G 18/79
G02B 1/04

Application no.

11731403.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

POLYISOCYANATGEMISCHE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T136518.20211022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 534 KB)
T 0744/19 () of 10.11.2021

Online on

16.11.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 18/00
A61F 13/62

Application no.

10008299.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Disclosure in Drawings

Application title

Direct hook engagement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T074419.20211110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2099/19 () of 2.9.2021

Online on

16.11.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24C 5/32
A24F 47/00

Application no.

15167334.0

Keywords

Late filed facts and evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING A PROCESSING STEP ON CIGARETTE PARTS OF AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T209919.20210902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 2168/17 (Combination therapy 2/GENENTECH) of 20.4.2021

Online on

15.11.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.4.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
A61K 39/395

Application no.

10009416.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Combination therapy for B cell disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T216817.20210420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 1919/18 () of 17.9.2021

Online on

15.11.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/04
C09D 11/10
C09D 11/00
B29D 11/00
G02C 7/04

Application no.

10155212.3

Keywords

Main request - subject-matter extends beyond content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary Request 1 - subject-matter extends beyond the content of the application as filed (no) - Auxiliary Request 1 allowable (yes) - absence of reaction of the respondent

Application title

Colored ink for pad transfer printing of silicone hydrogel lenses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T191918.20210917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 0462/19 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

15.11.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03B 7/04
E03B 7/09
F24D 17/00

Application no.

07022601.4

Keywords

Priorität - Hauptantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Ermessensfehler in erster Instanz (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichter Einwand - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Trink- und Brauchwassersystem sowie Verfahren zum Betrieb eines solchen Systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T046219.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 516 KB)
T 0488/19 (Enregistrement de conférence web/CEGEDIM) of 1.10.2021

Online on

15.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04L 12/18
H04M 3/42
H04L 29/06
H04L 29/12
H04M 3/533
H04N 7/15

Application no.

09757724.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non),

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈME D'ENREGISTREMENT AUTOMATIQUE D'UNE SESSION DE COMMUNICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T048819.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 287 KB)
T 1264/19 (Kalanchoe cut flowers/KNUD JEPSEN) of 24.6.2021

Online on

15.11.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 3/02
A01H 5/02

Application no.

15702213.8

Keywords

Priority - identity of invention (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Bouquet of cut flowers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T126419.20210624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492 KB)
T 3272/19 () of 8.11.2021

Online on

15.11.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/04

Application no.

10185812.4

Keywords

Minutes of oral proceedings - request to record statement in the minutes (refused)

Application title

ACRYLIC BLENDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T327219.20211108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 0519/21 () of 9.11.2021

Online on

15.11.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 19/20
A61B 5/00

Application no.

15196783.3

Keywords

Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (no)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

DIFFERENTIAL MAPPING OF A BODY ORGAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T051921.20211109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2608/16 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24
A61F 2/82
A61F 2/95

Application no.

08847674.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

COLLAPSIBLE/EXPANDABLE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES WITH NON-EXPANDING STENT POSTS AND RETRIEVAL FEATURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T260816.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1233/17 () of 5.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/03
A61K 8/35
A61K 8/37
A61L 9/01
A61Q 15/00
C11C 5/00
C11D 17/00
A61L 9/05
A61L 9/12
A61L 9/14
C11D 3/50
C11D 7/26
C11D 3/00
A61K 8/49

Application no.

08305104.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Malodour reducing composition and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T123317.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 1396/17 (Wipak/Verpackung) of 18.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/00
B32B 25/00
B32B 23/00
A23B 4/00

Application no.

06011092.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Haltbarmachen von Waren in einer Kunststoff-Folienverpackung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T139617.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1894/17 (Rivastigmine TTS / NOVARTIS) of 19.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/27

Application no.

14163637.3

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Transdermal therapeutic system comprising rivastigmine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T189417.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1618/18 () of 8.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/483

Application no.

13275200.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Power converter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T161818.20211008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 0015/19 () of 19.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 19/00
G07C 1/30

Application no.

09768855.0

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

ELECTRONIC PARKING DISC COMPRISING MOVEMENT DETECTION MEANS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T001519.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 0076/19 (Composition comprising two structured phases/COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 18.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/50
C11D 17/00
C11D 17/04
C11D 1/94

Application no.

12726951.2

Keywords

Novelty (main request)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (main request)
Inventive step - (yes)
New line of reasoning for inventive step submitted for the first time during appeal - not admitted

Application title

Multiphase surfactant fragrance composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T007619.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 0090/19 () of 15.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 9/06

Application no.

07875149.2

Keywords

Inventive step - synergy (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

THERMOPLASTIC POLYCARBONATE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009019.20211015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 1338/19 (Touch-Pad für ein Kraftfahrzeug / BMW) of 2.9.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/033
G06F 3/042
G06F 3/044
B60K 37/06
H03K 17/96

Application no.

11180887.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)

Application title

Eingabevorrichtung zur Steuerung eines elektronischen Geräts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T133819.20210902

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2742/19 (LONG-ACTING GLP-1/GLUCAGON RECEPTOR AGONISTS/Prolor Biotech Inc.) of 25.10.2021

Online on

12.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
C07K 14/605
A61P 3/10
A61P 7/12

Application no.

12793107.9

Keywords

Main request - Amendments (Yes)
Remittal to the examining division

Application title

LONG-ACTING GLP-1/GLUCAGON RECEPTOR AGONISTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T274219.20211025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1465/15 (Method for cell cultivation/BAXALTA) of 29.6.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

29.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02
C12N 7/02
C12N 1/16
C12N 1/20

Application no.

10004392.6

Keywords

Main request, Auxiliary Requests 1 and 2 - added matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - requirements of the EPC met

Application title

Animal protein-free media for cultivation of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T146515.20210629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 582 KB)
T 1476/15 (Media for cell cultivation/BAXALTA) of 30.6.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02
C12N 7/02
C12N 1/16
C12N 1/20

Application no.

10004394.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Animal protein-free media for cultivation of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T147615.20210630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0878/16 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/202

Application no.

07793176.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

IMAGE COMPENSATION APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T087816.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1293/16 () of 27.9.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21F 5/00
D21F 5/20
D21G 9/00

Application no.

10700855.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe gegen Zurückverweisung (nein)

Application title

STEUERUNG DER ERWEITERTEN TROCKENPARTIE EINER PAPIERMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T129316.20210927

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0093/18 () of 14.9.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/20
G07D 7/00
G06F 17/14

Application no.

10757478.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Patent revoked

Application title

AUTHENTICATION OF SECURITY DOCUMENTS, IN PARTICULAR OF BANKNOTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009318.20210914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1023/18 (Isovaleryl spiramycin I producing strain/SHEN YANG FUYANG MEDICINE … of 8.11.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/21
C12N 15/63
C12N 15/76
C12R 1/465
C12P 19/62

Application no.

11809152.9

Keywords

Main Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED STRAIN WSJ-IA FOR PRODUCING ISOVALERYL SPIRAMYCIN I.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T102318.20211108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 2042/18 () of 15.10.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 21/16
G01C 21/30
G01S 5/02
G01S 5/14
G01S 19/22
G01S 19/49

Application no.

07747469.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Late-filed objection - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Right to be heard - opposition procedure
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Right to be heard - appeal procedure
Right to be heard - violation (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

Positioning device, method and program with absolute positioning and relative positioning modes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T204218.20211015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 2263/18 (Extraction method/FUJITSU) of 11.10.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

15156933.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Extraction method and device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T226318.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2558/18 () of 8.11.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 17/02

Application no.

03008932.0

Keywords

Bindung der Prüfungsabteilung bei Zurückverweisung mit genau bezeichneten Unterlagen (Ansprüche, Beschreibung, Zeichnungen) an diese Unterlagen im Rahmen von Regel 71 (3) EPÜ (ja)
Anwendbarkeit von Regel 71 (6) EPÜ in diesem Fall (nein)

Application title

Reifenprüfgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T255818.20211108

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 775 KB)
T 1948/19 () of 4.10.2021

Online on

11.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

13753661.1

Keywords

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

Application title

SICHERHEITSDOKUMENT MIT MEHRFARBIGEM UND ZWEISEITIGEM SICHERHEITSMERKMAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T194819.20211004

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353 KB)
T 2833/18 (Handling of a "Timer_Status_Periodic" timer for an RLC of a … of 19.8.2021

Online on

10.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/16
H04L 1/18
H04L 29/08

Application no.

07000931.1

Keywords

Novelty - state of the art
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Method for handling timers after an RLC reset or re-establishment in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T283318.20210819

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 2834/18 (Handling of a "Timer_Discard" timer for an RLC of a UMTS … of 19.8.2021

Online on

10.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/16
H04L 1/18
H04L 29/08

Application no.

07000933.7

Keywords

Novelty - state of the art
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Method for handling timers after an RLC reset or re-establishment in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T283418.20210819

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 0098/19 (MONITORING A RAIL SYSTEM / Bombardier) of 17.8.2021

Online on

10.11.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 27/00

Application no.

07818218.5

Keywords

Internal priority - double patenting - not a ground of opposition
Late submitted material - document admitted by first instance (no)
Late submitted material - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Late submitted material - document admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING A RAIL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009819.20210817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 2921/18 (Risperidone microsphere compositions/SHANDONG-LUYE) of 12.10.2021

Online on

09.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 31/519
A61K 47/34
A61P 25/18
A61K 9/14
A61K 9/19

Application no.

12777430.5

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

RISPERIDONE SUSTAINED RELEASE MICROSPHERE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T292118.20211012

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 0406/17 (Composition with a botulinum neurotoxin / MERZ PHARMA) of 21.10.2021

Online on

08.11.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/48
A61K 47/36

Application no.

05765454.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITION WHIT A BOTULINUM NEUROTOXIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T040617.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2275/17 (Evonik/Composite) of 7.9.2021

Online on

08.11.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/08
B32B 25/08

Application no.

09015803.1

Keywords

Amendment - allowable (no), opponent is given the benefit of doubt because proprietor has not dicharged its burden of proof.
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)

Application title

Composite material and method for preparation thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T227517.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 2026/18 () of 6.10.2021

Online on

08.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00
G02B 3/00
G07D 7/20
G07D 7/00

Application no.

11705995.6

Keywords

Request regrouping different independent claims respectively defined in previous requests: Admission (first and second auxiliary requests: yes)
Request amended in appeal to comply with the prohibition of reformatio in peius: Admission (third auxiliary request: yes)
Request amended by deletion of independent claims: Admission (fourth auxiliary request: no; fifth auxiliary request: yes)
Clarity of claims (first to third auxiliary requests: no)
Inventive step (main request: no; fifth auxiliary request: yes)

Application title

MOIRE MAGNIFICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T202618.20211006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 613 KB)
T 0074/19 (Octo- or decagonal detergent tablet/DALLI-WERKE) of 27.9.2021

Online on

08.11.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

10005125.9

Keywords

Admittance of new auxiliary request 2 filed during oral proceedings - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Inventive step (new auxiliary request 2)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Detergent tablets having more than four side surfaces

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T007419.20210927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322 KB)
T 1269/19 (Formstück/Bänninger) of 15.10.2021

Online on

08.11.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/32
B32B 27/18
F16L 9/133
B32B 1/08
F16L 11/04
B32B 27/08

Application no.

08158478.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)

Application title

FORMSTÜCK AUS KUNSTSTOFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T126919.20211015

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2686/17 () of 4.10.2021

Online on

05.11.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 47/18
B65D 47/20
A61J 1/14
B05B 11/04
B05B 11/00

Application no.

09173016.8

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non),
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - recevable (non),
objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les requêtes sur lesquelles la décision était fondée (non)

Application title

Dispositif de distribution de liquide muni d'un organe d'étanchéité ayant une partie élastomère

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T268617.20211004

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0245/18 () of 29.10.2021

Online on

05.11.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23G 5/04
B23G 5/06
B23G 5/18
B23C 5/10

Application no.

07010422.9

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - mündliche Verhandlung als Videokonferenz vor der Beschwerdekammer (ja)
Aussetzung des Verfahrens (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

Gewindeerzeugungswerkzeug mit Kantenübergang

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T024518.20211029

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 554 KB)
T 1038/18 () of 5.10.2021

Online on

05.11.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 3/00
G07D 7/00
G07D 7/20
B42D 15/00

Application no.

11705996.4

Keywords

Novelty (main and first to third auxiliary requests: yes)
Admission of amendment to appellant's case after notification of the summons (yes)
Addition to appellant's case in reply to respondent's reply to the grounds of appeal - Amendment to appellant's case within the meaning of Article 13(2) RPBA 2020 (no)
Entitlement to priority (no)
Inventive step (main, first and second auxiliary requests: no; third auxiliary request: yes)
New ground for opposition: no patent proprietor's consent
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Substantial procedural violation and reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

Application title

MOIRE MAGNIFICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T103818.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589 KB)
T 2931/18 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

05.11.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/62
D01F 6/84
D06M 11/79
D06M 13/292
D06M 101/32
D02J 13/00

Application no.

12764969.7

Keywords

Amendment does not extend beyond the content of the application as filed - translation into official language of the EPO brought into conformity with the application as filed
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYESTER FIBERS AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T293118.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494 KB)
T 1152/20 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

05.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10
G03H 1/00
G03H 1/18

Application no.

13003147.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Foliensicherheitselement mit Mikroöffnungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T115220.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1229/15 (Second Sight Medical Products / Sub-threshold stimulation) of 30.6.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

06825064.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

SUB-THRESHOLD STIMULATION TO PRECONDITION NEURONS FOR SUPRA-THRESHOLD STIMULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T122915.20210630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 1258/15 (Giesecke+Devrient / Personalisierung elektronischer Datenträger) of 27.10.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 13/07
G06K 17/00
G06K 19/077

Application no.

07008260.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Personalisierung elektronischer Datenträger und Personalisierungsautomat dafür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T125815.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332 KB)
T 1567/15 (Yoshida / Dot pattern) of 22.9.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/06

Application no.

05737287.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

INFORMATION INPUT/OUTPUT METHOD USING DOT PATTERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T156715.20210922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 0366/16 (Method and kit for nucleic acid isolation/CAMBRIDGE) of 3.9.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

3.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10

Application no.

09784897.2

Keywords

Auxiliary requests 6 to 8 - inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests 9 to 11 - Admission into the proceedings - (no)

Application title

Isolation of nucleic acid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T036616.20210903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 537 KB)
T 0209/17 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28F 9/02
F24D 3/10
F24H 9/14
F28D 9/00

Application no.

10007976.3

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ermessen, Vorbringen nicht zuzulassen - Voraussetzungen des Art. 12 (3) VOBK 2020 erfüllt (nein)

Application title

Wärmetauschereinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T020917.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 454 KB)
T 0364/17 (Lokalisierung von Störquellen / Airbus Defence and Space) of 15.7.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 19/21
G01S 19/03

Application no.

12004514.1

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Auslegung von System- und Verfahrensansprüche
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit des Systemanspruchs (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit des Verfahrensanpruch (nein)
Berücksichtigung von Beweismittel, die die Entscheidung nicht zugrunde liegen (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Rügepflicht - Einwand zurückgewiesen

Application title

Verfahren und System zum Ermitteln der Position eines in einem Kraftfahrzeug angeordneten GNSS-Empfängers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T036417.20210715

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 2233/17 () of 12.7.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.7.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02J 7/35
E06B 9/68

Application no.

11832139.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non),
Activité inventive - requête auxiliaire 1 (non),
Modification après signification - prise en compte (non),

Application title

Pilotage de systèmes dynamiques par mesure de courant de court-circuit d'un générateur photovoltaïque

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T223317.20210712

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0493/18 () of 20.10.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00
B65G 47/84

Application no.

13162935.4

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Processing apparatus for poultry comprising one or more transfer units

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T049318.20211020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 0471/20 () of 29.10.2021

Online on

04.11.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 5/10
B65B 35/04
B65G 47/90

Application no.

13003671.8

Keywords

Decision taken in written proceedings - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

A food product handling system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T047120.20211029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
J 0001/21 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

03.11.2021

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E04B 1/04
E04B 1/76

Application no.

13799339.0

Keywords

Restitutio in integrum - délai pour requérir la poursuite de la procédure,
Restitutio in integrum - requête recevable (oui),
Restitutio in integrum - vigilance nécessaire de la part d'un mandataire agréé (oui),
Restitutio in integrum - vigilance nécessaire de la part du demandeur (non).

Application title

DISPOSITIF FORMANT ÉLÉMENT MURAL DE CONSTRUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J000121.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1802/17 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

03.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 5/26
G07F 13/02
G07F 13/04
G07F 9/02

Application no.

13725184.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS FOR INVENTORY CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T180217.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1194/18 () of 28.10.2021

Online on

03.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/06

Application no.

08855200.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Capacitive power supply

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T119418.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1745/18 () of 29.9.2021

Online on

03.11.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 7/125
G06F 1/26
H02J 3/36
H02J 13/00

Application no.

11717093.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal fee (paid)
Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Coordinated control of multi-terminal HVDC systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T174518.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 1464/19 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

03.11.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 37/244
F16L 15/00
F16L 37/252
F42D 3/04
F16L 37/00

Application no.

12707579.4

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Druck-/Entladungsrohr-Verbindung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T146419.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298 KB)
T 0137/17 () of 26.10.2021

Online on

02.11.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 45/50

Application no.

10795186.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

CONTROLLING THE NORMAL:ISO ALDEHYDE RATIO IN A MIXED LIGAND HYDROFORMYLATION PROCESS BY CONTROLLING THE OLEFIN PARTIAL PRESSURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T013717.20211026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0311/17 () of 21.10.2021

Online on

02.11.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/472
A61F 13/475
A61F 13/537

Application no.

06112400.4

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of any text for maintenance of the patent

Application title

Absorbent article having nonwoven lateral zones

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031117.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 255 KB)
T 2257/17 () of 7.10.2021

Online on

02.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09G 5/39
G09G 5/393
G07C 9/00
G06T 1/00

Application no.

08848855.6

Keywords

Priorität - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung

Application title

DOKUMENT MIT EINER INTEGRIERTEN ANZEIGEVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T225717.20211007

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 2258/17 () of 7.10.2021

Online on

02.11.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09G 5/39
G09G 5/393
G07C 9/00
G06T 1/00

Application no.

10164515.8

Keywords

Priorität - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Dokument mit einer integrierten Anzeigevorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T225817.20211007

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2445/18 () of 26.10.2021

Online on

02.11.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/511
A61F 13/514
B32B 5/26
D04H 1/4291
D04H 1/54
D04H 3/007
D04H 3/14
D04H 3/16
D04H 13/00

Application no.

13792161.5

Keywords

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

Application title

ARTICLE(S) WITH SOFT NONWOVEN WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T244518.20211026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)

October 2021

T 1910/16 () of 22.9.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/123
F16H 45/02

Application no.

08801063.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Irrtümlicher Abschluss des Einspruchsverfahrens durch die Einspruchsabteilung

Application title

Kraftübertragungseinrichtung umfassend eine hydrodynamische Komponente und eine Überbrückungskupplung sowie eine Vorrichtung zur Dämpfung von Schwingungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T191016.20210922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 378 KB)
T 2322/17 () of 16.4.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.4.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03L 7/02
G01S 7/35
G01S 7/40

Application no.

11801650.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung mit einem spannungsgesteuerten Oszillator und einer Schaltungsanordnung zur Eigenkalibrierung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T232217.20210416

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289 KB)
T 2640/17 () of 22.7.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 7/02

Application no.

12174100.3

Keywords

Main request - Novelty and Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Wind park control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T264017.20210722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 0527/18 () of 15.9.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45D 26/00

Application no.

11306617.9

Keywords

Requête principale - nouveauté (oui)
Requête principale - activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Epilateur avec tête de précision

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T052718.20210915

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1485/18 () of 29.9.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/804

Application no.

12843677.1

Keywords

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

Application title

SINGLE MEASURE CAPSULE FOR ESPRESSO COFFEE MACHINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T148518.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2456/18 (Farbstofflösung / FLUORON) of 11.10.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 49/00
A61M 5/178

Application no.

12183372.7

Keywords

Zulassung der Hilfsanträge - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Änderungen zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 10 (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 11 (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 11 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 11 (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

Farbstofflösung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T245618.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 559 KB)
T 1351/19 () of 23.9.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23F 5/16

Application no.

12700793.8

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN DES WÄLZSCHÄLENS ODER HARTSCHÄLENS EINES WERKSTÜCKES UND DAZU AUSGELEGTE WERKZEUGMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T135119.20210923

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 515 KB)
T 3071/19 (Searching data/BLACKBERRY) of 26.10.2021

Online on

29.10.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11741807.9

Keywords

Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Devices and method for searching data on data sources associated with a category

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T307119.20211026

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
G 0001/21 (Oral proceedings by videoconference) of 16.7.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 1/02

Application no.

04758381.0

Keywords

Admissibility of referral-(yes)
Oral proceedings by videoconference in case of general emergency
Role of consent of the parties

Application title

DOHERTY AMPLIFIER WITH OUTPUT HYBRID COUPLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:G000121.20210716

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 569 KB)
T 0321/17 () of 22.10.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

10800749.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MANAGING PREDICTED MOTION VECTOR CANDIDATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T032117.20211022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0109/18 () of 24.9.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 22/16

Application no.

10000210.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der ursprünglich eingereichten Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Umformen von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T010918.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0184/18 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 231/08
C07C 233/57
A61K 8/41
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

09791447.7

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Main request - allowable (yes)

Application title

SYNTHESIS OF CYCLOHEXANE DERIVATIVES USEFUL AS SENSATES IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T018418.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 0222/18 () of 4.8.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.8.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 4/02
H01R 13/05
H05B 3/84

Application no.

09768326.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 3
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

Lötanschluss

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T022218.20210804

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 508 KB)
T 0662/18 (Porenbetonformkörper/Xella) of 28.7.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 38/02
C04B 28/18

Application no.

11152622.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Porenbetonformkörper sowie Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T066218.20210728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 469 KB)
T 2168/18 () of 22.10.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/49
A61F 13/56

Application no.

08807790.4

Keywords

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

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE HAVING A FUNCTIONAL AND PARTIALLY ENCIRCLING WAISTBAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T216818.20211022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250 KB)
T 2376/18 () of 8.9.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/00
F03D 7/04
G05B 23/02
F03D 7/02

Application no.

10173284.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for managing wind turbines and enhanced diagnostics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T237618.20210908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 0474/19 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62B 3/14

Application no.

11003225.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - request defining subject of appeal (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (no)

Application title

Shopping trolley

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T047419.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0965/19 (Common ground potential/GN Hearing) of 14.10.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 15/02
H04R 25/00
H05K 1/02

Application no.

12193225.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter - all claim requests (yes)

Application title

A hearing aid having a near field resonant parasitic element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T096519.20211014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 504 KB)
T 1857/19 (Compressor and PSA dryer/Ateliers François) of 17.9.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/047
B01D 53/26

Application no.

15173873.9

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSING AND DRYING A GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T185719.20210917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 3035/19 (Pharmaceutical preparations containing oxycodone and naloxone / EURO- … of 23.9.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/20
A61K 31/485

Application no.

11177518.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Pharmaceutical preparation containing oxycodone and naloxone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T303519.20210923

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 1967/20 () of 10.3.2021

Online on

28.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.3.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/37
A61K 8/49
A61Q 17/04

Application no.

16168028.5

Keywords

Angefochtene Mitteilung mit Beschwerde anfechtbar (nein)

Application title

OCTOCRYLENFREIES SONNENSCHUTZMITTEL MIT DIETHYLAMINOHYDROXYBENZOYLHEXYLBENZOAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T196720.20210310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365 KB)
T 2702/16 (Discarding PDCCH messages/HTC) of 19.10.2021

Online on

27.10.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 56/00

Application no.

09000104.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure and clarity
Sufficiency of disclosure - main, 1st and 2nd auxiliary requests (no)
Admittance of request filed after the summons - 3rd auxiliary request (no) - no clear allowability under Art. 123(2) EPC

Application title

Method for uplink synchronisation in an LTE system and related mobile device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T270216.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 1460/17 () of 2.9.2021

Online on

27.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

04767533.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCEDE ET SYSTEME DE PAIEMENT ELECTRONIQUE UNIVERSEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T146017.20210902

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1898/17 (Speech recognition / Vocollect) of 5.10.2021

Online on

27.10.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 15/22
G10L 15/06

Application no.

06734403.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONSIDERING INFORMATION ABOUT AN EXPECTED RESPONSE WHEN PEREORMING SPEECH RECOGNITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T189817.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 0001/18 (EML4-ALK INHIBITORS FOR TREATING NSCLC / NOVARTIS) of 28.9.2021

Online on

27.10.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 401/14
C07D 401/12
A61K 31/00
A61K 31/506
A61P 35/00

Application no.

12703670.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Different apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

METHODS OF USING ALK INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T000118.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520 KB)
T 0611/18 () of 5.10.2021

Online on

27.10.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25B 43/00
F25B 39/04

Application no.

12738137.4

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non),
Activité inventive - (oui),
Activité inventive - alternative non évidente,
Activité inventive - analyse a posteriori,
Activité inventive - approche problème-solution,
Mémoire de recours - motifs présentés de façon claire et concise (oui),
Modification après délai imparti dans une notification (règle 100(2) CBE) - aucune modification des moyens,
Texte qui fait foi - traduction des revendications

Application title

BOUTEILLE RESERVOIR DE FLUIDE REFRIGERANT ET ECHANGEUR DE CHALEUR COMPRENANT UNE TELLE BOUTEILLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T061118.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 415 KB)
T 2436/18 (Anti-sclerostin antibody therapy/AMGEN) of 10.9.2021

Online on

27.10.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 19/08
C07K 16/18

Application no.

12180292.0

Keywords

Agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor - appeal dismissed

Application title

Method for inhibiting bone resorption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T243618.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266 KB)
T 1713/20 () of 20.10.2021

Online on

27.10.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 499/00
A61K 9/20

Application no.

14758539.2

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation
Right to be heard
Remittal
Reimbursement of appeal fee

Application title

MICRONIZED AMOXICILLIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T171320.20211020

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494 KB)
T 2678/18 () of 7.9.2021

Online on

26.10.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/327
C12Q 1/00

Application no.

05733254.6

Keywords

Novelty (all requests: no)
Substantial procedural violation and reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING THRESHOLD BASED CORRECTION FUNCTIONS FOR BIOSENSORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T267818.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1144/19 () of 28.9.2021

Online on

26.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 20/04
H01H 9/02

Application no.

04024281.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Verhältnis von Art. 83 zu Art. 84 EPÜ
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Änderung nach Ladung - offenkundige Vorbenutzung nicht zugelassen

Application title

Bett mit einem Handschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T114419.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412 KB)
T 0211/17 (Procédé de production de particules de polyamide ou de … of 13.9.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08J 3/14
C08G 69/44
C08K 3/36
C08G 69/20

Application no.

05817256.0

Keywords

Requête principale - Admission (oui) - Extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non) - Suffisance de l'exposé (oui) - Nouveauté (oui) - Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Procédé d'obtention de particules de polyamide ou de copolyesteramide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T021117.20210913

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 482 KB)
T 0968/17 () of 19.10.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

08794873.3

Keywords

All requests, added subject-matter (yes)
All requests, novelty (yes)
All requests, inventive step (no)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MOTION SKIP MODE WITH MULTIPLE INTER-VIEW REFERENCE PICTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T096817.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 1307/18 () of 20.10.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/649
C08F 110/06
C08F 4/651

Application no.

12797888.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CATALYST SYSTEM FOR THE POLYMERIZATION OF OLEFINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T130718.20211020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1425/18 (DNA isolation method/EPIGENOMICS) of 19.10.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C12N 15/10

Application no.

11009790.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for providing DNA fragments derived from an archived sample

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T142518.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 2870/18 () of 24.9.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 45/02

Application no.

07873670.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

LARGE AREA CIRCUITRY USING APPLIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T287018.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0207/19 (Text disambiguation for reduced keyboard/BLACKBERRY) of 23.7.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

05252108.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation employing advanced word frequency learning feature

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T020719.20210723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0605/19 (Method for producing iduronate-2-sulfatase/GREEN CROSS) of 13.11.2020

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/46
A61K 38/17
A61P 31/12
C12N 9/16

Application no.

12803297.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Composition and formulation comprising recombinant human iduronate-2-sulfatase and preparation method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060519.20201113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1814/19 (Natural stabiliser system/Nestlé) of 28.9.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 9/34
A23G 9/32
A23G 9/42

Application no.

08774687.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Oral proceedings - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Application title

NATURAL STABILISER SYSTEM FOR FROZEN DESSERT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T181419.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 2802/19 (Photakatalytische Beschichtungen / STO) of 10.10.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 37/02
B01J 23/06
B01J 27/04
B01J 35/00
B01D 53/00

Application no.

17204819.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Zurückverweisung - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

PHOTOKATALYTISCHE BESCHICHTUNGEN MIT SULFIDISCHEN HALBLEITERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T280219.20211010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 0261/20 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 9/08
B60C 3/04
D07B 1/06
B60C 9/04

Application no.

15197726.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

NUTZFAHRZEUGREIFEN MIT NIEDRIGER QUERSCHNITTSHÖHE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T026120.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0855/20 () of 20.7.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/497
A61P 35/02

Application no.

13764904.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS TO IMPROVE THE THERAPEUTIC BENEFIT OF INDIRUBIN AND ANALOGS THEREOF, INCLUDING MEISOINDIGO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T085520.20210720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 1547/20 (Re-establishment of rights/BIGFLO s.r.l.) of 26.5.2021

Online on

25.10.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.5.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

15192268.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing statement of grounds
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

Method and tool for the automatic reformulation of search keyword strings in document search systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T154720.20210526

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0463/15 (Transpondereinheit / Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH) of 26.5.2021

Online on

22.10.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.5.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/07
G06K 7/00

Application no.

05755698.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

TRANSPONDEREINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T046315.20210526

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2079/15 (Tragbarer Datenträger / Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH) of 27.5.2021

Online on

22.10.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.5.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 7/10
G06K 7/00
G06K 19/06
G06K 19/07
G06K 19/077

Application no.

06025811.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Tragbarer Datenträger mit aktiver Kontaktlosschnittstelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T207915.20210527

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1286/16 () of 28.9.2021

Online on

22.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 11/02

Application no.

10159735.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Auslegung mehrdeutiger Begriffe
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Herstellen und Abfüllen von Feinbrät, insbesondere einer Emulsion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T128616.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0341/18 () of 30.9.2021

Online on

22.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 11/00

Application no.

06779777.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ELEVATOR INSTALLATION WITH REDUCED HOISTWAY DIMENSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T034118.20210930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248 KB)
T 0970/19 () of 19.10.2021

Online on

22.10.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1347
H04N 13/04
G02F 1/13363

Application no.

11818595.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

HIGH-SPEED LIQUID CRYSTAL POLARIZATION MODULATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T097019.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 1920/15 () of 18.8.2021

Online on

21.10.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

07838976.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MANAGEMENT OF PROFILES FOR INTERACTIVE MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T192015.20210818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 1790/16 () of 18.10.2021

Online on

21.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/78
H01L 29/739
H01L 29/417
H01L 29/10
H01L 21/336
H01L 29/06
H01L 29/16

Application no.

12162732.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Device for controlling electrical conduction across a semiconductor body

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T179016.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1827/16 () of 18.10.2021

Online on

21.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/78
H01L 29/739
H01L 29/417
H01L 29/10
H01L 29/06

Application no.

09151203.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Device for Controlling Electrical Conduction Across a Semiconductor Body

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T182716.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0575/17 (Standard-Verfahren, Plausibilität) of 16.9.2021

Online on

21.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 1/02
H05K 1/14
H05K 1/05

Application no.

08152756.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Isoliertes Metallsubstrat mit einem metallenen Implantat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T057517.20210916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 480 KB)
T 1895/18 (Decoding in a sound reproduction system/BOSE) of 18.10.2021

Online on

21.10.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/20
G06F 3/16

Application no.

10181101.6

Keywords

Clarity - patent as maintained (no)
Decision in written proceedings (yes): withdrawal of the proprietor's request for oral proceedings

Application title

Interactive sound reproducing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T189518.20211018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 2267/18 (Materiau textile composite/Paul Boyé) of 17.9.2021

Online on

21.10.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A62D 5/00

Application no.

06841963.9

Keywords

Modification des moyens invoqués dans le cadre du recours
Modification des moyens invoqués - modification surmontant les questions soulevées (non),

Application title

MATERIAU TEXTILE COMPOSITE ET ARTICLE DE PROTECTION POUR APPLICATIONS NRBC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T226718.20210917

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0138/17 (Treatment of mitochondrial disorders / LÖFFLER, BERND-MICHAEL) of 28.9.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 33/00
A61P 3/00

Application no.

10776328.6

Keywords

Sub-authorisation - validity
Oral submissions by patent proprietor - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
(Late-filed) request - admittance in appeal proceedings (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal (no)

Application title

THERAPEUTIC GAS FOR THE TREATMENT OF MITOCHONDRIAL DISORDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T013817.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0259/17 () of 14.9.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/472
A61F 13/535
A61F 13/47

Application no.

05821835.5

Keywords

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

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T025917.20210914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 2733/17 () of 2.9.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/514
A61F 13/53
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/472
A61F 13/551
B65D 75/52
B65D 5/42
A61F 13/84

Application no.

05854241.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objections
Late-filed objection - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE HAVING A FUNCTIONAL ENHANCEMENT INDICATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T273317.20210902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0060/18 () of 14.7.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22B 3/08

Application no.

03021509.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Method and system for gas stunning of poultry for slaughter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T006018.20210714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 0116/18 () of 11.10.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/56
A01N 51/00

Application no.

12002626.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure
Novelty
Inventive step
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Decision of the Administrative Council of 28 June 2001 on the transitional provisions under Article 7 of the Act revising the EPC
Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd t/a Mylan anr [2018] UKSC 56

Application title

Insecticide compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T011618.20211011

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 850 KB)
T 0610/18 () of 3.9.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23C 7/00
F23R 3/14
F23R 3/28

Application no.

12151964.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Mixer assembly for a gas turbine engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T061018.20210903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 546 KB)
T 1110/18 (Resins for bulk topcoat/AVERY DENNISON) of 15.9.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/52
C08J 7/04
C09D 175/16

Application no.

10703781.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

RESINS FOR BULK TOPCOAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T111018.20210915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 2414/18 () of 27.7.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/00
F24D 19/08

Application no.

11166240.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Auxiliary request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

Air bleeding arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T241418.20210727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0528/19 () of 28.9.2021

Online on

20.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46B 9/02
A61C 17/22
A61C 17/34

Application no.

11005504.3

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - withdrawal of main and several auxiliary requests
Amendment to appeal case - no amendment of a party's case
Novelty - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 3-6 (no)
Inventive step - bonus effect (yes)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

Cleaning section for an electric oral hygiene device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T052819.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1536/17 (Differential restore/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 14.7.2021

Online on

19.10.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/14

Application no.

10759248.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Inventive step - over document D1 (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Differential file and system restores from peers and the cloud

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T153617.20210714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 2361/17 () of 20.7.2021

Online on

19.10.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 25/29
B41M 3/14
B42D 25/00
B42D 25/415

Application no.

09714069.3

Keywords

Admittance (main request: no; auxiliary request 2: yes)
Reformatio in peius (no)
Clarity (no)

Application title

Security document comprising a security feature having a layer with particles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T236117.20210720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0139/18 (Pre-filled syringe/ALLERGAN) of 9.8.2021

Online on

19.10.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/713
A61K 38/39
A61K 39/395
A61K 47/36
A61P 27/02
A61K 9/00
A61K 47/34
A61K 9/08
C07K 16/22
C12N 15/113
A61K 39/00

Application no.

12199057.6

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 2- admittance (yes)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1-3 - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 4 - admittance (no)

Application title

High viscosity macromolecluar compositions for treating ocular conditions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T013918.20210809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0728/18 (Neratinib/WYETH) of 2.9.2021

Online on

19.10.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4709
A61P 35/00

Application no.

10722215.0

Keywords

Agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor - patent revoked

Application title

TREATMENT REGIMEN UTILIZING NERATINIB FOR BREAST CANCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T072818.20210902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2208/18 (ORAL CARE PRODUCT AND METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF/Colgate- … of 6.10.2021

Online on

19.10.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61K 8/21
A61Q 11/00
A61P 1/02
A61K 31/198

Application no.

09708641.7

Keywords

Admission of new requests in appeal proceedings (No)

Application title

ORAL CARE PRODUCT AND METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T220818.20211006

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 282 KB)
T 1112/19 (Replay of data/GOLDMAN SACHS) of 30.9.2021

Online on

19.10.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
G06F 17/30
H04L 29/08

Application no.

13775157.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first to fourth auxiliary requests (no): any prior art rendering the claimed solution obvious is a suitable starting point and no "problem invention"
Admittance of request filed with the grounds of appeal - fifth auxiliary request - (no): "fresh case"

Application title

Systems and methods for scalable structured data distribution

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T111219.20210930

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2084/16 () of 2.8.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.8.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H 33/98

Application no.

07100002.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (oui),
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui),
Nouveau motif d'opposition visé à l'article 100b) CBE - admis dans la procédure (non),

Application title

Échappement de gaz pour disjoncteur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T208416.20210802

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 377 KB)
T 2002/17 () of 28.9.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/02
A61K 6/06
A61L 24/00
A61L 27/00

Application no.

08748159.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

PREMIXED BIOLOGICAL HYDRAULIC CEMENT PASTE COMPOSITION AND USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T200217.20210928

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2170/17 (Natural stabiliser system/NESTLÉ) of 17.9.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 9/34
A23G 9/32
A23G 9/42

Application no.

07113805.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Oral proceedings - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Application title

Natural stabiliser system for frozen dessert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T217017.20210917

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0412/18 () of 3.9.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 1/24

Application no.

10014290.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - (nicht zugelassen)

Application title

Getränkekasten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T041218.20210903

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392 KB)
T 1039/18 () of 29.6.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21F 23/00
B21K 27/02

Application no.

11001723.3

Keywords

Novelty - public prior use
Novelty - obligation to maintain secrecy (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

A deforming press with a device for controllably supplying a metal wire

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T103918.20210629

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494 KB)
T 2594/18 () of 4.10.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
F16L 9/12
C08L 23/08

Application no.

12777916.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (main request: yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE BLEND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T259418.20211004

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 2829/18 (Handling of a "Timer_Poll_Periodic" timer for an RLC of a … of 28.7.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 12/56
H04L 1/16
H04L 1/18

Application no.

10012440.3

Keywords

Novelty - state of the art
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Method for handling timers after an RLC reset or re-establishment in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T282918.20210728

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0145/19 () of 3.9.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/00
C08J 9/00
C08K 5/3492
C08K 5/52
C09D 5/18
C08J 3/12

Application no.

11776857.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS OF SELF-EXTINGUISHING EXPANDABLE VINYL AROMATIC (CO) POLYMERS AND PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T014519.20210903

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 0888/19 (TRACKBALL / Cursor Controls) of 27.9.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033
G06F 1/32

Application no.

09785229.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

TRACKBALL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T088819.20210927

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1242/19 () of 22.9.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/03

Application no.

13190352.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

TANK COMPRISING A REINFORCEMENT MEMBER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A REINFORCEMENT MEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T124219.20210922

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1470/19 (Coating composition/DOW) of 23.7.2021

Online on

18.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/03
C09D 167/00

Application no.

11708634.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

A COATING COMPOSITION AND ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T147019.20210723

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0095/16 () of 21.9.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D03D 15/02
B29C 70/08
B29C 70/34

Application no.

08848052.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A WIND TURBINE BLADE AND USE OF A STRUCTURAL MAT FOR REINFORCING A WIND TURBINE BLADE STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009516.20210921

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0148/16 (SURFACE TREATMENT PROCESS FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE/ NEOSS) of 13.7.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/30
A61L 27/50
A61L 27/54

Application no.

10705412.4

Keywords

Summons issued under RPBA 2007 cancelled - Article 13 RPBA 2007 still applicable
Amendments in claim requests
Amendments - only deletions of dependent claims
Amendments - intermediate generalization- extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Claim requests amended after summons to oral proceedings - admitted
Documents submitted after summons to oral proceedings - not admitted
Inventive step - improvement not credible
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

SURFACE TREATMENT PROCESS FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T014816.20210713

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1804/16 () of 19.8.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

09792808.9

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR USING MICRO-ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SYSTEMS (MEMS) TO HEAL WOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T180416.20210819

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1920/16 () of 16.7.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/38
B29C 70/48
F03D 1/06

Application no.

10706269.7

Keywords

Main request - admitted in opposition proceedings (confirmed)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Method and manufacturing line for manufacturing wind turbine blades

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T192016.20210716

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0140/18 (Mobile wireless advertising platform/SINGHAL) of 11.10.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/487
H04M 3/42

Application no.

09743287.6

Keywords

Decision requested according to the state of the file - implicit withdrawal of conditional request for oral proceedings
Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Clarity - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no): claim construction
Inventive step - scope of claim not implicitly limited by referring to the description

Application title

Systems and methods for mobile wireless advertising platform

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T014018.20211011

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 0234/18 () of 28.9.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/38

Application no.

10000321.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - all requests (no)
Transfer of opponent status (no)

Application title

Converter device and method for converting electrical power

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T023418.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0563/18 () of 10.9.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 17/16
F02C 6/12

Application no.

05028189.8

Keywords

Evidence - prior use
Evidence - standard of proof
Late-filed document - justification for late filing (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Variable geometry turbocharger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T056318.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0930/18 () of 18.8.2020

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01T 13/38

Application no.

14161017.0

Keywords

Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - Novelty (yes) - Inventive step (yes)
Continuation of the appeal procedure after withdrawal of the opposition

Application title

Spark plug insulator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T093018.20200818

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 1827/18 () of 13.9.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02D 9/10
F02M 35/10

Application no.

12795515.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui),

Application title

SYSTÈME D'ADMISSION DE GAZ POUR UN MOTEUR DE VÉHICULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T182718.20210913

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 309 KB)
T 2018/18 () of 12.10.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 1/137

Application no.

13162092.4

Keywords

Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (no)
Right to be heard - opposition procedure
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

Method and device for collecting products from product containers in collecting containers according to orders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T201818.20211012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1384/20 () of 11.10.2021

Online on

15.10.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 11/10
B29D 23/00
B29C 45/00
C08L 3/02
C08L 67/04
F16L 9/127

Application no.

12823526.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Polymer composition for manufacturing biodegradable articles and process thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T138420.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 1089/15 () of 9.9.2021

Online on

14.10.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 501/60
C07D 501/04

Application no.

05748485.9

Keywords

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

Application title

3-ALKENYLCEPHEM COMPOUNDS AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T108915.20210909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589 KB)
T 0279/17 (Gefüllte Polymidformmassen/EMS-CHEMIE) of 29.9.2021

Online on

14.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 5/00
C08J 5/08
C08K 3/00
C08K 3/40
C08K 7/00
C08K 7/14

Application no.

07022307.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Alle Anträge (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Verbesserung nicht für gesamte beanspruchte Breite glaubhaft

Application title

Gefüllte Polyamidformmassen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T027917.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322 KB)
T 1088/17 (Anti-Dekubitus-Auflage/HARTMANN) of 5.10.2021

Online on

14.10.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 16/20
A61M 1/00
A61B 5/00

Application no.

06000434.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 2, 6, 7 (nein)
Zulassung von mit der Beschwerdeerwiderung eingereichter Anträge - Hilfsanträge 1, 3, 4, 5 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb eines medizintechnischen Therapiegerätes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T108817.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2445/17 () of 28.7.2021

Online on

14.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 36/00
H03K 17/955

Application no.

10191330.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)

Application title

Schaltvorrichtung für ein medizinisches Gerät und Verfahren zum Betrieb der Schaltvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T244517.20210728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 513 KB)
T 2458/17 (METHOD FOR PRODUCING FLUORINATED COMPOUNDS/HONEYWELL) of 16.9.2021

Online on

14.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/087
C07C 21/19
C09K 5/00

Application no.

07716229.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - procedural economy

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING FLUORINATED ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T245817.20210916

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 2669/17 () of 13.10.2021

Online on

14.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

10172219.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

Datenträger mit einer optisch variablen Struktur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T266917.20211013

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 0170/18 (Automatic dishwashing product and use thereof / The Procter & … of 29.9.2021

Online on

14.10.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/66
C11D 1/825
C11D 1/72
C11D 3/39
C11D 3/37
C11D 11/00
C11D 1/722

Application no.

09178726.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - disregarded
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Automatic dishwashing product and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T017018.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1405/14 (Computing Device Antenna Identification/HEWLETT-PACKARD) of 7.10.2021

Online on

13.10.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16

Application no.

07749805.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to case - amendment admitted (yes)

Application title

COMPUTING DEVICE ANTENNA IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T140514.20211007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1634/16 () of 5.7.2021

Online on

13.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 279/00

Application no.

09780758.0

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1: spät eingereicht - zugelassen (nein)
Hilfsanträge 2 und 3: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

MISCHUNGEN VON AMINEN MIT GUANIDIN-DERIVATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T163416.20210705

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1635/16 () of 6.7.2021

Online on

13.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 279/00

Application no.

09780778.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zulässig (nein)

Application title

BLENDS ENTHALTEND EPOXIDHARZE UND MISCHUNGEN VON AMINEN MIT GUANIDIN-DERIVATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T163516.20210706

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 432 KB)
T 1636/16 () of 6.7.2021

Online on

13.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 279/00

Application no.

09800037.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zulässig (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON FORMKÖRPERN MIT HILFE VON MISCHUNGEN VON AMINEN MIT GUANIDIN-DERIVATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T163616.20210706

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 462 KB)
T 1131/19 () of 22.9.2021

Online on

13.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/04
B23D 79/12

Application no.

14174058.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Entmanteln eines Rohrendes einer mit einer Kunststoffbeschichtung beschichteten Brems- oder Kraftstoffleitung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T113119.20210922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299 KB)
T 2157/16 () of 27.7.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.7.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B82Y 15/00
C07D 249/16
C07D 498/08
G01N 33/58
C07D 207/00
B82B 3/00
C07D 235/00

Application no.

09169655.9

Keywords

Activité inventive
Documents produits tardivement

Application title

Nanocristaux semi-conducteurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T215716.20210727

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 493 KB)
T 1288/17 () of 28.6.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.6.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D 9/06
F02D 41/00
F02B 37/22
F01L 13/06
F02D 13/04
F02B 37/02
F02B 37/18

Application no.

11002521.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

Verfahren zur Motorbremsung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T128817.20210628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1938/17 () of 7.10.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 15/08
G03G 15/00

Application no.

08161123.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - appealed decision reasoned (yes)

Application title

Image forming apparatus and the use of a developing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T193817.20211007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 519 KB)
T 0052/18 () of 22.9.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 15/10
G01M 15/02
G01N 1/22

Application no.

10706998.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

ANLAGE ZUR ENTNAHME VON ABGASPROBEN VON VERBRENNUNGSKRAFTMASCHINEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T005218.20210922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1473/18 () of 14.7.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/04
C08L 63/00
C08J 3/00

Application no.

12156329.0

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step objection made by mere reference to previous submissions before the opposition division
Inventive step - not taken into account (yes) ex post facto analysis

Application title

Epoxy resin imbibed polymer particles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T147318.20210714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 1533/18 () of 26.8.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.8.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 37/54
H01H 37/64

Application no.

12160468.0

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Billigkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung
Zurückverweisung - Besondere Umstände (ja)

Application title

Temperaturschutzschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T153318.20210826

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1977/18 () of 1.9.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/04
A01J 5/08
A01J 7/02
A01J 7/04

Application no.

05736061.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late submitted material - document admitted by first instance (no)
Late submitted material - document admitted (no)

Application title

MILKING EQUIPMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T197718.20210901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 2889/18 () of 3.9.2021

Online on

12.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/00
A47L 15/44

Application no.

06818511.5

Keywords

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

Application title

HAUSHALTSGESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE MIT EINER DOSIEREINRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM DOSIEREN VON WIRKSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T288918.20210903

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
D 0015/19 () of 21.9.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

DBA

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:D001519.20210921

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308 KB)
T 1327/15 () of 4.8.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

06706103.6

Keywords

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

Application title

A PACKAGE FOR A MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T132715.20210804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 0978/16 () of 7.7.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04G 21/32
E04H 12/22

Application no.

07023238.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - Request not to hold oral proceedings as video conference
Claims - claim interpretation and extent of protection
Grounds for opposition - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Late-filed objection - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Late-filed facts - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A post holder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T097816.20210707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548 KB)
T 1847/16 (Entité électronique - OBERTHUR / GIESECKE & DEVRIENT) of 12.7.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.7.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 19/07
G06K 19/073
G06K 19/077

Application no.

06778905.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui),
Arguments produits tardivement recevables (oui)
Objection soumise tardivement - recevable (non),

Application title

ENTITE ELECTRONIQUE AVEC MOYENS DE COMMUNICATION PAR CONTACT ET A DISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T184716.20210712

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0705/17 (Überwachungssensor/CEDES) of 24.9.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/02
G01S 7/481
G01S 7/497
G08B 29/04
G08B 29/00
E05F 15/73

Application no.

10014620.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit Hauptantrag (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit erster Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Überwachungssensor mit Selbstprüfung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T070517.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0852/17 (CONDITIONING BIOMASS FOR MICROBIAL GROWTH/DANISCO) of 27.4.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.4.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/22
C12P 21/00
C12N 9/02
C12N 9/42
C12R 1/885

Application no.

07863106.6

Keywords

Admission of new documentary evidence (yes);
Main request - added matter (yes)
Twelfth auxiliary claim request (ACR12) - Novelty (no)
Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth auxiliary claim requests (ACR13; ACR14; ACR17; ACR18) - Inventive step (no)
Nineteenth auxiliary request (ACR19) - admission (no)

Application title

CONDITIONING BIOMASS FOR MICROBIAL GROWTH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T085217.20210427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 724 KB)
T 1364/18 () of 2.9.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 7/08

Application no.

05776367.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR PERSONALIZED ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T136418.20210902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1679/18 () of 15.9.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/1763
F16D 66/00
F16D 121/24
F16D 125/48
F16D 127/10
B60T 13/74

Application no.

05733997.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR CONTROL OF BRAKE ACTUATOR BASED AT LEAST IN PART UPON TIRE/ROAD FRICTION FORCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T167918.20210915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2147/18 () of 5.10.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 27/22
A61L 27/34
A61L 27/52
A61K 9/06
A61K 47/42
A61K 31/00
A61K 35/30
A61K 35/32
A61K 38/38
A61K 47/48
A61K 9/00
A61L 27/54

Application no.

10768958.0

Keywords

Änderung nach Ablauf der in einer Mitteilung nach R. 100 (2) EPÜ gesetzten Frist - berücksichtigt (ja)
Änderung nach Ablauf der in einer Mitteilung nach R. 100 (2) EPÜ gesetzten Frist - erteilungsfähige Ansprüche
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - therapeutische Verwendung ursprünglich offenbart
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - therapeutische Anwendung ausreichend offenbart
Neuheit - Neuheit der Verwendung
Neuheit - zweite (bzw. weitere) medizinische Verwendung
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - beanspruchte therapeutische Verwendung nicht naheliegend

Application title

VERWENDUNG VON BIOKOMPATIBLEN ZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN UND HIERAUS POLYMERISIERTEN MATERIALIEN ZUR INHIBIERUNG DER ANGIOGENESE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T214718.20211005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 2350/18 () of 12.7.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 3/407
A61F 13/15
B41J 3/54

Application no.

04752747.8

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Admittance of document (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Method of inkjet printing in high efficiency production of hygienic articles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T235018.20210712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483 KB)
T 3030/18 () of 21.7.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 1/06
F02K 1/08
F02K 1/15
F02K 3/06

Application no.

11169267.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
yRequest filed as reply to appeal - taken into account (yes)

Application title

Variable area fan nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T303018.20210721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 0276/19 () of 28.9.2021

Online on

11.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/38
H02M 7/483

Application no.

11152181.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Circuit for use with energy converter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T027619.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
T 1349/17 (NAND flash memory/MICRON TECHNOLOGY) of 7.7.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/16

Application no.

13004992.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request and first to fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - first, fourth, sixth and ninth auxiliary requests (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - new fifth auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - new seventh and new eighth auxiliary requests (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

NAND flash memory device and method for setting access thereto

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T134917.20210707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 2154/17 () of 6.10.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/532
H01L 23/482
H01L 29/778
H01L 29/16
H01L 29/20

Application no.

08171317.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, second auxiliary request- (no)
First auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Metallization structure for high power microelectronic devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T215417.20211006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432 KB)
T 0596/18 () of 4.10.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

4.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/25
C07C 57/04
F28D 7/16
B01J 12/00
B01J 19/24

Application no.

01110529.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method for starting up reactor and reactor system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T059618.20211004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 1437/18 (Utilisation d'acide méthane sulfonique pour éliminer la rouille/ … of 27.9.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 3/34
C11D 7/34
C23G 1/08

Application no.

09797108.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (oui),
Renvoi à la première instance
Renvoi - (oui),
Documents produits tardivement - recevable - (oui) s'ils portent sur des connaissances générales dans le cadre de la décision attaquée

Application title

UTILISATION D'ACIDE ALCANE SULFONIQUE POUR ELIMINATION DE LA ROUILLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T143718.20210927

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 409 KB)
T 2645/18 (Recombinant human FSH/GLYCOTOPE) of 2.3.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.3.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/435
A61K 38/24

Application no.

11757190.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

Improved recombinant human follicle-stimulating hormone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T264518.20210302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516 KB)
T 0010/19 () of 16.9.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61B 34/00

Application no.

10196084.7

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui),
Nouveauté - (oui),
Activité inventive - (oui),
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non),
Motif d'opposition non admis en première instance - erreur dans l'exercice du pouvoir d'appréciation (non) - recevable (non)
Document produit avec les motifs du recours - aurait pû être produit en première instance (oui) - recevable (non)
Objection soumise tardivement - pendant la procédure orale
Objection soumise tardivement - pas de circonstances exceptionnelles
Objection soumise tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

Procédé et appareil de localisation et de visualisation d'une cible par rapport à un point focal d'un système de traitement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T001019.20210916

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 727 KB)
T 0968/19 () of 30.6.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.6.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/42
A61P 29/00
A61P 37/06

Application no.

14700203.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

PHARMAZEUTISCHE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG UMFASSEND LEFLUNOMID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T096819.20210630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 600 KB)
T 2391/19 (Process for preparing infant formula/NUTRICIA) of 9.7.2021

Online on

08.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00
A23L 33/10
A23D 7/005
A23D 7/01
A23D 7/04
A23P 10/40
A23L 33/115

Application no.

13709099.9

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING INFANT FORMULA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T239119.20210709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 2021/15 (Parallel video encoding/MICROSOFT) of 1.10.2021

Online on

07.10.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/163
G06F 9/46
G06F 3/14
H04N 7/26

Application no.

10759444.2

Keywords

Amendments - compliance with Rule 137(5) EPC (yes
Amendments - amended claims relate to the same general inventive concept as at least one of the originally filed claims)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - special reasons (yes)

Application title

IMAGE COMPRESSION ACCELERATION USING MULTIPLE PROCESSORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T202115.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 1618/17 (Vitre feuilletée/Saint-Gobain Glass France) of 10.9.2021

Online on

07.10.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 17/10
B60J 3/00
B32B 27/36

Application no.

03755052.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non), requête principale, requêtes subsidiaires 1 et 2
Requête subsidiaire 3 produite tardivement - clairement admissible (non)

Application title

VITRE FEUILLETTE AVEC UN FILM CONTRECOLLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T161817.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 411 KB)
T 0210/19 (Body parameter sensor/EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION) of 3.5.2021

Online on

07.10.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

3.5.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/40
A61B 5/00
A61B 5/022

Application no.

11747930.3

Keywords

Claims - main and first to fourth auxiliary requests
Claims - Inventive step
Claims - (no)
Procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (no)

Application title

BODY PARAMETER SENSOR AND MONITOR INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T021019.20210503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493 KB)
T 0826/19 () of 27.5.2021

Online on

07.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.5.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 2/00
B01J 29/00
C07C 2/66

Application no.

09818338.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR ETHYLBENZENE PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T082619.20210527

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0288/16 (PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF DI- AND POLYAMINES/ Huntsmann) of 22.4.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.4.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 209/78
C07C 209/86
C07C 211/50
C07C 263/10
C07C 265/14

Application no.

08759665.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF DI- AND POLYAMINES OF THE DIPHENYLMETHANE SERIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T028816.20210422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1842/16 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

12001199.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe-Lösungs-Ansatz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur optischen Untersuchung von Wertdokumenten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T184216.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379 KB)
T 2558/16 () of 6.7.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42B 4/00
B27F 7/21

Application no.

07103563.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rückkehr zur erteilten Fassung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Umstände der Beschwerdesache rechtfertigen Zulassung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

Heftvorrichtung mit einem Heftkopf für die Verarbeitung von Ringösenheftklammern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T255816.20210706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 546 KB)
T 1937/17 (Other than for the purposes envisaged in G 1/93, "technical … of 6.7.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

11741725.3

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH-CAPACITY DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT INSERTS FOR REUSABLE OUTER COVERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T193717.20210706

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 863 KB)
T 1983/17 () of 7.9.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20

Application no.

03784733.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed second auxiliary request - admitted (no)
First and second auxiliary requests filed with the grounds of appeal - admitted (no)

Application title

STRAIN COMPENSATED SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURES AND METHODS OF FABRICATING STRAIN COMPENSATED SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T198317.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 455 KB)
T 2554/17 () of 15.7.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/58
H01L 33/48
H01L 25/075

Application no.

07102375.8

Keywords

Inventive step - Main Request and Auxiliary Requests (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - prima facie not compliant with the EPC
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Mounting lenses for LED modules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T255417.20210715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 579 KB)
T 0824/18 () of 8.7.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 9/00

Application no.

10737463.9

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - not admitted
Amendments - do not overcome oustanding objections

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING AND MONITORING A VENDING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T082418.20210708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 2248/18 (TRAPS therapy/NOVARTIS) of 26.5.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.5.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

12158424.7

Keywords

Main request - amendment after expiry of period in R. 100(2) EPC communication - cogent reasons (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

New indications for anti-IL-1beta therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T224818.20210526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1270/20 (Vergabe von Zugriffsrechten/IPCOM) of 23.7.2021

Online on

06.10.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04W 72/10

Application no.

12194487.0

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - (ja): Zwischenverallgemeinerung - abweichend vom Urteil EWCA Civ 567 des UK Court of Appeal
Res iudicata bezüglich Entscheidung zur früheren Anmeldung - (nein): nicht-identische Tatfragen
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr in Höhe von 25%
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Beschwerdegegner (ja): Rücknahme der Beschwerde
Rückzahlung der vollen Beschwerdegebühr - Beschwerdeführer II und IV (nein): kein erstinstanzlicher Verfahrensfehler

Application title

Verfahren zur Vergabe von Zugriffsrechten auf einen Telekommunikationskanal an Teilnehmerstationen eines Telekommunikationsnetzes und Teilnehmerstation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T127020.20210723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)
T 1337/18 () of 14.7.2021

Online on

05.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 81/00
A47B 88/04

Application no.

13157622.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Seitenauszug mit Schubkastenführungen und Stützlager

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T133718.20210714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2265/18 () of 7.7.2021

Online on

05.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61C 7/04
B60L 11/02

Application no.

13177319.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - sudden illness
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 4
Amendments - intermediate generalisation (yes)
Admissibility - auxiliary request 5 (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5 (yes)

Application title

Drive system and railway vehicle provided with the drive system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T226518.20210707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 535 KB)
T 2629/18 () of 21.7.2021

Online on

05.10.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 11/04
H04N 7/18

Application no.

11732612.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VEHICULAR CAMERA AND METHOD FOR PERIODIC CALIBRATION OF VEHICULAR CAMERA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T262918.20210721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 1635/19 (Rolling-stock maintenance/SIEMENS MOBILITY) of 9.7.2021

Online on

05.10.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/30
G06Q 10/08
G06Q 50/00
B61L 27/00

Application no.

11764434.4

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (no)
Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Adaptive remote maintenance of rolling stocks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T163519.20210709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 3139/19 (Solid kidney tumours/NOVARTIS) of 29.7.2021

Online on

05.10.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06
A61K 31/436
A61K 31/337
A61K 31/475
A61K 31/502
A61K 31/555
A61K 31/5685
A61K 31/704
A61K 31/7068
A61P 35/00

Application no.

10174985.1

Keywords

Subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes) - all requests

Application title

Treatment of solid kidney tumours with a rapamycin derivative

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T313919.20210729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0336/17 (Nanofiltration of factor VII solutions/NOVO NORDISK) of 18.3.2021

Online on

04.10.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.3.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/34

Application no.

04804635.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Nanofiltration of factor VII solutions to remove virus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T033617.20210318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 0749/17 (Security paper containing watermark beside security thread / FABRICA … of 5.8.2021

Online on

04.10.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 21/42
D21F 1/44
D21H 21/48

Application no.

09717020.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Claims to be construed with common sense
Sufficiency of disclosure - Clear terms in the claims not to be interpreted in the light of the description
Added subject-matter - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Security paper, production method thereof and security document produced from same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T074917.20210805

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1272/17 () of 23.6.2021

Online on

04.10.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 5/342

Application no.

08736728.0

Keywords

Ground for opposition (yes) - Lack of inventive step
First auxiliary request - Lack of inventive step (yes) - no further distinguishing features
Admissibility of objections pursuant to Article 123(2) EPC, 83 EPC, 56 EPC (no) - no exceptional circumstances

Application title

System for the Automatic Selective Separation of Rotten Citrus Fruits

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T127217.20210623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 694 KB)
T 0818/19 () of 21.9.2021

Online on

04.10.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 7/08
F24C 15/32

Application no.

13001792.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Garen eines Garguts und Gargerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T081819.20210921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 0896/21 (Network token/VISA) of 29.9.2021

Online on

04.10.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/30
H04L 9/32
G06Q 20/40

Application no.

14853006.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

NETWORK TOKEN SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T089621.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 0054/15 (Retinaerkennung/HEIDELBERG ENGINEERING) of 17.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 9/00

Application no.

06776629.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zulassung spät eingereichter Hifsanträge (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUR LEBENDERKENNUNG BEI RETINAERKENNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T005415.20210917

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2115/16 () of 17.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14
A61M 1/16

Application no.

06746616.9

Keywords

Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS FOR DIALYTIC THERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T211516.20210917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 2395/16 () of 27.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/095
C07D 487/04
C07D 471/04
C07D 239/48

Application no.

14150998.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity

Application title

Adsorption of immunopotentiators to insoluble metal salts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T239516.20210927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 2448/16 () of 25.6.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

10762532.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment after summons - exercise of discretion
Amendment after summons - taken into account (Auxiliary Request 2) (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (Auxiliary Request 3) (no)

Application title

EDITING OF 2D SOFTWARE CONSUMABLES WITHIN A COMPLEX 3D SPATIAL APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T244816.20210625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0446/17 () of 6.7.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 37/74
B21C 43/00

Application no.

10711199.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM AUFBEREITEN VON WARMWALZGUT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T044617.20210706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0920/17 (Data packet generator/WHEREPRO) of 29.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

09791756.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

DATA PACKET GENERATOR FOR GENERATING PASSCODES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T092017.20210929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286 KB)
T 1950/17 () of 15.7.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 45/00

Application no.

11799672.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

WALZSTRAßE ZUR RÖHRENSTAHL- UND DÜNNBANDERZEUGUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T195017.20210715

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2625/17 () of 7.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

11002028.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung oder der Stammanmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung hinaus - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Medizinische Kamera

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T262517.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 0092/18 () of 23.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01L 1/047
F01L 1/46
F01M 13/04

Application no.

12703756.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

WELLE, INSBESONDERE NOCKENWELLE MIT EINEM HOHLEN WELLENABSCHNITT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009218.20210923

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0230/18 (Vaccine against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae/INTERVET) of 9.7.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/02

Application no.

11720079.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Vaccine against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, suitable for administration in the presence of maternally derived antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T023018.20210709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1009/18 () of 16.7.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01B 5/10
G01B 5/20
G01B 5/08

Application no.

13004469.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Anträge hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Anträge eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Messvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T100918.20210716

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 1472/18 () of 20.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/52
B65G 47/08
B65G 47/31

Application no.

12199782.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

Unit and method for forming a layer of batches of groups of articles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T147218.20210920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487 KB)
T 2237/18 (Polystyrolhartschaumstoffe/FROHS) of 7.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 9/00
C08L 25/06
C08K 3/04
C08J 9/14
C08J 9/16
C08J 9/232

Application no.

14702860.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)
Einwendungen Dritter

Application title

POLYSTYROLHARTSCHAUMSTOFFE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T223718.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 489 KB)
T 0401/19 (Chromatographic purification/ChromaCon) of 9.7.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 15/18
G01N 30/42
G01N 30/46
G01N 30/86

Application no.

14715577.4

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Priority - partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

CHROMATOGRAPHIC PURIFICATION METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T040119.20210709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2349/19 () of 10.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 29/04
G01N 29/06
G01N 29/14
G01N 29/22
G01N 29/38
G01N 29/44
G01N 29/46

Application no.

16197888.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 1 to 7
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING MALFUNCTION OF ROTATING MACHINE USING ACOUSTIC EMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T234919.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 0195/20 (User access/GOOGLE) of 20.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/33
G06F 21/41
H04L 29/06
H04L 9/32

Application no.

04784877.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

ACCESS CONTROL FOR FEDERATED IDENTITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T019520.20210920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1570/20 () of 9.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00
A61N 7/02

Application no.

08868287.7

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing request for re-establishment
Re-establishment of rights - two months of the removal of the cause of non-compliance
Re-establishment of rights - request admissible (no)

Application title

POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR THERMAL THERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T157020.20210909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 0938/21 (Appeal inadmissible/INTEL Corporation) of 28.9.2021

Online on

01.10.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/48

Application no.

18162134.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

EFFICIENT THREAD GROUP SCHEDULING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T093821.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)

September 2021

T 1083/16 () of 6.7.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 31/04
A01N 31/06
A01N 31/08
A61K 8/34
A61L 12/14
A61Q 11/00
C11D 3/00
A61Q 17/00
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/48

Application no.

09783843.7

Keywords

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

Application title

AN ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T108316.20210706

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465 KB)
T 2421/16 () of 29.6.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 151/06
C09J 5/06
C09J 11/06
C09J 11/08

Application no.

08728917.9

Keywords

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

Application title

HOT MELT ADHESIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T242116.20210629

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1883/17 () of 30.7.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.7.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/58
E06B 3/50
E05D 11/06
E05D 11/10
E05F 1/12
E05D 3/14

Application no.

12179325.1

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Grundlage der Entscheidung - von der Patentinhaberin vorgelegte Fassung nicht ins Verfahren zugelassen
Grundlage der Entscheidung - kein gewährbarer Antrag

Application title

Scharnier insbesondere für eine Verschiebevorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T188317.20210730

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 265 KB)
T 2492/17 () of 22.6.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 7/02

Application no.

07861906.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR FOR CONTROLLING THE PITCH OF A BLADE OF A WIND TURBINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T249217.20210622

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 0153/18 () of 9.9.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/53
A61F 13/534

Application no.

10843196.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - auxiliary requests 4 and 5
Amendments - (yes)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

WATER-ABSORBABLE SHEET STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T015318.20210909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 0761/18 () of 27.9.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/536
A61F 13/532
A61F 13/539
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/53

Application no.

10150871.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Absorbent Core For An Absorbent Article

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T076118.20210927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251 KB)
T 2025/18 () of 28.7.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03C 1/04
F16L 19/025
F16L 23/032

Application no.

10158155.1

Keywords

Remittal - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Pipe coupler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T202518.20210728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2165/18 (Indice de fiabilité/COYOTE) of 14.4.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.4.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G08G 1/01
G08G 1/0967

Application no.

10801600.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - accessibilité au public,
Nouveauté - divulgation sur l'Internet,
Nouveauté - usage antérieur public (non),
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (non),
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - (non),

Application title

SYSTEME D'AIDE PERSONNALISEE A LA CONDUITE D'UN VEHICULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T216518.20210414

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2360/18 (Storage-stable formuation of paracetamol/Neogen N.V.) of 20.9.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/167
A61K 31/198

Application no.

10749626.7

Keywords

Main request - Admission into the proceedings (Yes)
Main request - Amendments (Yes)
Main request not covered by extent of opposition

Application title

STORAGE-STABLE FORMULATION OF PARACETAMOL IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T236018.20210920

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0633/21 () of 24.9.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/08
B32B 27/30
B32B 27/32
B32B 27/34
A01F 25/13
A01F 25/14

Application no.

12790675.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

MULTI-LAYER BARRIER FILM AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T063321.20210924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0851/21 () of 24.9.2021

Online on

30.09.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/2343
H04N 21/2347
H04N 21/6334
H04N 21/845

Application no.

15826285.7

Keywords

"Missing statement of grounds of appeal"

Application title

AUTOMATED VIDEO CONTENT PROCESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T085121.20210924

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0424/16 () of 29.6.2021

Online on

29.09.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 9/08

Application no.

13160458.9

Keywords

-

Application title

System and method for simulated aircraft control through desired direction of flight

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T042416.20210629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 2605/17 () of 13.9.2021

Online on

29.09.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23F 11/14

Application no.

08795563.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

METAL CORROSION INHIBITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T260517.20210913

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 2661/17 (Dishwashing composition / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 21.9.2021

Online on

29.09.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

08164651.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Automatic dishwashing detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T266117.20210921

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 0907/18 (TRAITEMENT DE SURFACE DE BILLET DE BANQUE/Oberthur) of 27.7.2021

Online on

29.09.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.7.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 19/16
D21H 19/20
D21H 21/18
D21H 21/40
B42D 15/00
D21H 19/24

Application no.

12762308.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

PROCEDE DE TRAITEMENT DE SURFACE D'UN BILLET DE BANQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T090718.20210727

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0427/19 (Acrylatbeschichtung / Treofan) of 15.9.2021

Online on

29.09.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/10
B32B 27/32
B32B 27/30

Application no.

13789487.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung

Application title

LEBENSMITTELVERPACKUNG ENTHALTEND EINE FOLIE MIT BARRIERE-EIGENSCHAFTEN GEGEN MINERALÖLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T042719.20210915

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455 KB)
T 0055/20 (Spreitnetz/Roche) of 20.9.2021

Online on

29.09.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

09797481.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Verbesserung nicht für gesamte beanspruchte Breite glaubhaft

Application title

ANALYTISCHES TESTELEMENT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T005520.20210920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300 KB)
T 1453/17 (Real time broker quality indication/NYSE) of 15.6.2021

Online on

28.09.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

05734156.2

Keywords

Inventive step - providing broker quality indications in real time (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation of non-technical requirement)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PROVIDING TIMELY QUALITY INDICATION OF MARKET TRADES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T145317.20210615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1942/17 () of 18.6.2021

Online on

28.09.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 47/08

Application no.

08858318.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

CAP FOR A CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T194217.20210618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 2167/17 (Combination therapy/GENENTECH) of 20.4.2021

Online on

28.09.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.4.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

04754321.0

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Combination therapy for B cell disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T216717.20210420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478 KB)
T 0914/18 (Immunonutritional composition/NESTLE) of 28.6.2021

Online on

28.09.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/195
A61P 35/00
A61P 37/04

Application no.

09792438.5

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1-3, 4,4',5,5',6,6': amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 7 - taken into account (yes)
Auxiliary request 7 - added subject-matter (no)
Auxiliary request 7 - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT TO PREVENT OR MODERATE BONE MARROW PARALYSIS OR NEUTROPENIA DURING ANTI-CANCER TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T091418.20210628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 2251/18 () of 30.8.2021

Online on

28.09.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.8.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/02
F03D 11/00
F03D 7/04

Application no.

09014142.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Windenergieanlage mit einer zentralen Steuerungseinrichtung und einer Steuerungseinheit im Rotor sowie Verfahren zum Betreiben einer derartigen Windenergieanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T225118.20210830

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376 KB)
T 3001/18 (Antimicrobial composition comprising thymol/UNILEVER) of 15.6.2021

Online on

28.09.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 31/08
A01N 31/06
A01N 31/04
A61K 8/34
A61K 31/045
A61Q 11/00
A61Q 17/00
A61Q 19/10
A01P 1/00
A61K 31/05
A61L 2/00

Application no.

12799127.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T300118.20210615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2593/19 (Microbicidal composition/UNILEVER) of 14.6.2021

Online on

28.09.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01P 1/00
A01N 31/04
A01N 31/08

Application no.

12795439.4

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (no)

Application title

MICROBICIDAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T259319.20210614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268 KB)
T 1805/15 (A virus causing respiratory tract illness/ERASMUS) of 23.8.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/135

Application no.

02710551.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

A virus causing respiratory tract illness in susceptible mammals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T180515.20210823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440 KB)
T 1535/16 (Compositions comprising fentanyl / KYOWA KIRIN) of 20.9.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/4468
A61P 25/04

Application no.

04701381.8

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING FENTANYL FOR INTRANASAL DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T153516.20210920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 0246/17 (Partial electrial discharges / Techimp) of 13.9.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/12

Application no.

11714662.1

Keywords

Alledged public prior use - witnesses offered but not summoned
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR DETECTING PARTIAL ELECTRICAL DISCHARGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T024617.20210913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1575/18 () of 23.7.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/24
A61M 5/31
A61M 5/20
A61M 5/32

Application no.

05783727.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no) - admitted (no)

Application title

AUTOMATIC INJECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T157518.20210723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1580/18 (Cooling tissue/Kimberly-Clark) of 19.7.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 10/16
D21H 19/14
D21H 21/14
D21H 19/18

Application no.

10831234.9

Keywords

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

Application title

TISSUE PRODUCTS INCLUDING A TEMPERATURE CHANGE COMPOSITION CONTAINING PHASE CHANGE COMPONENTS WITHIN A NON-INTERFERING MOLECULAR SCAFFOLD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T158018.20210719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 2003/18 (Acidic surface cleaning composition/P & G) of 10.8.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/04
C11D 3/10
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/30

Application no.

13152158.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no), auxiliary requests 1 to 4 (no)

Application title

Liquid acidic hard surface cleaning composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T200318.20210810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 2127/18 (Treatment of AMD/AVALANCHE AUSTRALIA) of 12.7.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 48/00
C12N 15/86
A61K 38/17
C07K 14/71
A61K 9/00
A61P 27/02
A61K 31/7088

Application no.

13791695.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TREATMENT OF AMD USING AAV SFLT-1

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T212718.20210712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259 KB)
T 2919/18 () of 19.8.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.8.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 27/09
G02B 3/00
B42D 15/00
B29D 11/00

Application no.

08839343.4

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

MEHRSCHICHTKÖRPER SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES MEHRSCHICHTKÖRPERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T291918.20210819

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)
T 1302/19 (Liposomes /IPSEN) of 7.9.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127
A61K 31/4745

Application no.

05745505.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LIPOSOMES USEFUL FOR DRUG DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T130219.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1326/19 (Mesoporous titania/Nanjing University) of 23.7.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01G 23/047
B01J 32/00
B01J 35/10
B01J 37/02
B01J 37/08
H01M 4/48
B01J 21/06
B01J 29/03
C04B 38/00
H01M 4/131
H01M 4/36
H01M 4/485
H01M 10/052
H01M 4/02

Application no.

09848620.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MESOPOROUS COMPOSITE TITANIA AND PREPARING METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T132619.20210723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2186/19 (Fuel cell device/myFC AB) of 7.9.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 8/04

Application no.

10786458.9

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

FUEL CELL DEVICE AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T218619.20210907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 2817/19 () of 10.9.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 79/02

Application no.

12755843.5

Keywords

Oral proceedings by video conference without consent of one party (yes)
Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendments - allowable (first auxiliary request: yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

CARBOHYDRATE BASED BINDER SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ITS PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T281719.20210910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 573 KB)
T 1609/20 () of 15.9.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

10759220.6

Keywords

-

Application title

OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY DEVICE FOR NON-INVASIVE BLOOD GLUCOSE DETECTION AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T160920.20210915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0110/21 (Wesentliche Merkmale/HYDAC) of 21.9.2021

Online on

27.09.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 16/02

Application no.

14738738.5

Keywords

Fehlen der wesentlichen Merkmale - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung zur weiteren Entscheidung - (ja)

Application title

Ventilvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T011021.20210921

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0034/16 () of 1.9.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.9.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D04H 1/74
D01G 25/00

Application no.

03291166.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Chariot mobile d'entrée d'étaleur-nappeur et étaleur-nappeur équipé dudit chariot

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T003416.20210901

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0715/16 () of 24.6.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 44/08
B29C 44/26
B29C 44/34
B29C 44/60
C08J 9/12
E04F 19/04

Application no.

08156742.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - the first summons are decisive for the purpose of applying the transitional provision of Article 25(3) RPBA 2020 (admitted: yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Process and apparatus for producing foamed styrenic polymers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T071516.20210624

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 615 KB)
T 0331/17 () of 11.8.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.8.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/20
A61C 13/15

Application no.

12152931.7

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)

Application title

Dentalgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T033117.20210811

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 0590/17 () of 7.7.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01G 23/01
G01G 19/44
G01G 21/22

Application no.

10172026.6

Keywords

Requests: Admission in first-instance proceedings and consideration in appeal proceedings (main request: yes)
Extension beyond the content of the earlier application as filed (main request: yes)
Admission of requests filed during the appeal proceedings (first to fourth auxiliary requests: no)

Application title

Weight measuring apparatus for use as an input device of a game apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T059017.20210707

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 2043/17 (ADCC optimisée/LFB) of 29.7.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.7.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 37/02
A61P 35/00

Application no.

04786018.4

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non),
Activité inventive - requêtes subsidiaires 1 à 6 (non)

Application title

Utilisation d'anticorps ayant une ADCC optimisée pour traiter les patients répondant faiblement au traitement par anticorps

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T204317.20210729

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0958/18 (Scheduling in a field device/FISHER) of 24.8.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02
F16K 37/00

Application no.

13709014.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - first auxiliary request (yes)
Admittance of auxiliary requests filed at the oral proceedings before the board - (no): no exceptional circumstances and not clearly allowable
Remittal - (no): no special reasons

Application title

Scheduling actions in a field device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T095818.20210824

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 1198/18 () of 21.9.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/48

Application no.

03810514.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

CHARGED PARTICLE SPECTROMETER AND DETECTOR THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T119818.20210921

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 493 KB)
T 1347/18 () of 28.6.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F 15/32
G01M 1/32

Application no.

08730130.5

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPENSING VEHICLE BALLASTING WEIGHTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T134718.20210628

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1498/18 (Manufacture of diesel range hydrocarbons / NESTE OYI) of 3.8.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 3/00
C10G 45/02
C10G 45/58

Application no.

05014426.0

Keywords

Admittance of auxiliary request 5a - (yes)
Clarity objection - to be disregarded
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Process for the manufacture of diesel range hydrocarbons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T149818.20210803

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 1531/18 () of 17.8.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.8.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 21/04
G05B 13/00
G06F 3/01
G05B 19/18
G01B 11/00
G05B 19/401
G06F 3/00
G06F 3/03

Application no.

12799151.1

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal of the patent proprietor (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (main and first auxiliary request: no; second auxiliary request: yes)

Application title

COORDINATE MEASURING MACHINE HAVING A CAMERA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T153118.20210817

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 585 KB)
T 2280/18 () of 26.7.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 7/02
F03D 9/00

Application no.

06254721.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for wind turbine braking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T228018.20210726

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 2863/18 (Procedurally expressing graphic objects/APPLE) of 29.6.2021

Online on

24.09.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

05766079.7

Keywords

Claims - main request
Claims - inventive step
Claims - (no)
Admissibility - first and second auxiliary requests - not admitted

Application title

PROCEDURALLY EXPRESSING GRAPHIC OBJECTS FOR WEB PAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T286318.20210629

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 1854/12 (Échange de valeurs I/IDEMIA) of 6.5.2021

Online on

23.09.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.5.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

08290978.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale et requête auxiliaire 1 (non),
Activité inventive - requête auxiliaire 4 après modification (oui, chiffrement utilisant des clés différentes)
Modifications - requêtes auxiliaires 2 et 3
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

Procédé et dispositif pour l'échange de valeurs entre entités électroniques portables personnelles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T185412.20210506

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1874/12 (Échange de valeurs II/IDEMIA France) of 6.5.2021

Online on

23.09.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.5.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

08290979.7

Keywords

Activité inventive (non
Activité inventive - ensemble de caractéristiques techniques et non-techniques, solution evidente)

Application title

Dispositif électronique portable pour l'échange de valeurs et procédé de mise en oeuvre d'un tel dispositif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T187412.20210506

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 345 KB)
T 2309/17 (Device switching during a call/BLACKBERRY) of 9.9.2021

Online on

23.09.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/58

Application no.

07839411.1

Keywords

Clarity and support by the description - main request (no)
Admittance of requests filed after the summons - auxiliary requests (no): not clearly allowable under Arts. 84, 123(2) and 56 EPC
Remittal - (no): no special reasons

Application title

Method and system for device switching through a server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T230917.20210909

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1101/18 (Gas turbine life prediction/PIGNONE) of 20.9.2021

Online on

23.09.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02

Application no.

12740580.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% - (yes): timely withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Application title

Gas turbine life prediction and optimization device and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T110118.20210920

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1291/18 () of 23.7.2021

Online on

23.09.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01C 1/06

Application no.

10708414.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

SEED COATING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T129118.20210723

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
T 2188/18 () of 16.6.2021

Online on

23.09.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

12758651.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

METHOD AND INSTALLATION FOR PROCESSING SLAUGHTERED POULTRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T218818.20210616

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517 KB)
T 0614/15 (Ultrasound synthetic imaging /SUPERSONIC IMAGINE) of 22.6.2021

Online on

22.09.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 7/52
G10K 11/34

Application no.

09153358.8

Keywords

Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim

Application title

Method and apparatus for ultrasound synthetic imaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T061415.20210622

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 1631/15 (Transcranial magnetic stimulation / University of Texas) of 6.7.2021

Online on

22.09.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/00
A61N 2/02

Application no.

02724022.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter
Grounds for opposition - yes (main request)
Grounds for opposition - no (auxiliary request 3)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERY OF TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T163115.20210706

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0058/16 (Arithmetic processing unit/FUJITSU) of 29.6.2021

Online on

22.09.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/34
G06F 9/40
G06F 9/30

Application no.

08790429.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESSING UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T005816.20210629

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0207/16 () of 28.6.2021

Online on

22.09.2021

Board

3.2.02