Decisions in 2022

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2022 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2022

December 2022

T 1794/16 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

10006462.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T179416.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 665 KB)
T 2256/17 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 19/70
H04N 19/88
H04N 21/44

Application no.

14724585.6

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED RTP PAYLOAD FORMAT DESIGNS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T225617.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1248/18 (Sicherheitspapier/G+D) of 28.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 21/42

Application no.

12769595.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES SICHERHEITSPAPIERS UND MIKROLINSENFADEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124818.20221128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 2941/18 () of 7.10.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/5313
C08L 77/00
C08K 7/14
C08J 5/08
C08J 5/04

Application no.

13170801.8

Keywords

Berichtigung der Bezeichnung einer Einsprechenden (ja)
Hilfsantrag 5 - zugelassen - hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Einwand mangelnder erfinderischer Tätigkeit - zugelassen (ja)
Hilfsantrag 5 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) naheliegende Alternative
Hilfsantrag 8 - nicht zugelassen - rechtfertigende Gründe für die Änderungen (nein)

Application title

Glasfaserverstärkte flammgeschützte Polyamidformmassen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T294118.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 532 KB)
T 1473/19 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B6/00
H01F38/18
H04B5/00

Application no.

11749363.5

Keywords

New evidence filed on appeal - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)
Correction of error - (no)

Application title

CONTACTLESS ROTARY JOINT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147319.20220930

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521 KB)
T 1742/19 (Pharmaceutical composition containing an anti-nucleating agent/ MERCK … of 10.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/48
A61K 31/513

Application no.

05852790.4

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1-5 - Sufficiency of disclosure (No)
Auxiliary request 6 - Sufficiency of disclosure (Yes)
Auxiliary request 6 - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING AN ANTI-NUCLEATING AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174219.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 1943/19 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01D 13/02
H01L 23/34

Application no.

13716999.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG SYNTHETISCHER FÄDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T194319.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
T 2530/19 (Hearing aid's gain model/SONOVA) of 25.10.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03G 3/30
H03G 3/32
H04R 25/00

Application no.

10752598.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no), second auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficient disclosure - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Method and system for providing hearing assistance to a user

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T253019.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2599/19 () of 14.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

07871714.7

Keywords

Admittance of main and sole request (no) - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

A VIBRATING FLOW DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING A VIBRATING FLOW DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T259919.20221114

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1182/20 (Synergistic antimicrobial agents/NEVADA NATURALS) of 10.11.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/3508
A23L 3/3526
A23B 4/12
A01N 37/02
C07C 233/00

Application no.

12876407.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Synergistic antimicrobial agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118220.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 1121/21 () of 26.9.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 9/04
C09C 3/08
C08J 3/20

Application no.

06749347.8

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (no)
Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Opponent identifiable

Application title

TREATED FILLER AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112121.20220926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433 KB)
T 1784/22 () of 20.12.2022

Online on

23.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/122
A61B 17/128

Application no.

02775909.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

THROUGH THE SCOPE ENDOSCOPIC HEMOSTATIC CLIPPING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178422.20221220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 0256/16 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/00
B27N 5/00

Application no.

05783838.5

Keywords

Admittance of documents D7 to D16 (no)
Admittance of auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)
Unallowable extension (yes: main request; no: auxiliary request 1)
Apportionment of costs (no)

Application title

Method for manufacturing products based on wood powder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T025616.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 731 KB)
T 2726/17 (Warning radar system / Airbus Helicopters Deutschland) of 16.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 13/94
G01S 13/90

Application no.

12400052.2

Keywords

Filing of Notice of Appeal via Web-form filing, sufficient time for informing appellant
Principles of legitimate expectations and of good faith
Inventive step - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 1 to 4 (no)

Application title

An obstacle and terrain warning radar system for a rotorcraft

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T272617.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0436/18 () of 28.10.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 11/00

Application no.

07015018.0

Keywords

Added matter (yes: main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4)
Admittance of auxiliary requests 5 to 8 (no)

Application title

Intaglio printing press

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043618.20221028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0450/18 () of 11.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

-

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Beschwerdeverfahren - Besorgnis der Befangenheit - (nein)
Verweis des Verfahrens in Hauptsache an Beschwerdekammer mit anderer Besetzung und anderer Geschäftsstelle - (nein)
Kostenverteilung zulasten der (der mündlichen Verhandlung fernbleibenden) Einsprechenden
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T045018.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 562 KB)
T 1280/18 (Managing data/SAMSUNG) of 15.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

15174165.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128018.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2075/18 (Optical skin treatment / Koninklijke Philips N.V.) of 23.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/06
A61B 18/20
H05B 41/34
H05B 41/30
A61B 18/00

Application no.

11773563.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SKIN TREATMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T207518.20221123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2907/18 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10828107.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Remittal - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

DISPOSABLE WEARING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T290718.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447 KB)
T 1213/19 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/00

Application no.

12724706.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Method for producing a three-dimensional object

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121319.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 491 KB)
T 2213/19 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/06
E05D 15/00

Application no.

14003192.3

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1: Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2: Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsanträge 3-9: Ermessen Vorbringen nicht zuzulassen - Voraussetzungen des Art. 12 (3) VOBK 2020 erfüllt (nein)

Application title

Halteschiene zur Aufnahme einer Glasscheibe, Glasscheibe und Befestigungsverfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221319.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2950/19 () of 7.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

09739629.5

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

VERY HIGH FREQUENCY VIBRATORY FLOW METER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T295019.20221207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0221/20 () of 7.10.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 11/00
B41F 5/02
B41F 5/06
B41F 23/08
B41F 13/004
B41F 11/02
B41F 13/00
B41F 13/70
B65H 29/22
B65H 43/04
B65H 5/06

Application no.

13848246.8

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Admittance - auxiliary requests 1 and 2, documents K7 and K8 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Combination printer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022120.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1348/20 (Ecolab/alkali-acid system) of 1.12.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 3/04
C11D 3/20
C11D 7/06
C11D 7/08
C11D 7/10
C11D 7/26

Application no.

12788936.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

NON-PHOSPHATE DETERGENTS AND NON-PHOSPHORIC ACIDS IN AN ALTERNATING ALKALI/ACID SYSTEM FOR WAREWASHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134820.20221201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 1604/20 (Mobile terminal/LG ELECTRONICS) of 11.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

16167913.9

Keywords

Divisional application - main request
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Divisional application - new auxiliary request
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Admissibility - late filed new auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

MOBILE TERMINAL AND USER INTERFACE OF MOBILE TERMINAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T160420.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1617/21 () of 25.11.2022

Online on

22.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00

Application no.

18173918.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

TOBACCO-CONTAINING SMOKING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T161721.20221125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
D 0001/19 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D000119.20221213

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 215 KB)
D 0018/19 () of 22.11.2021

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

22.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:D001819.20211122

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
R 0004/21 (Antrag auf Überprüfung) of 19.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25B 5/12

Application no.

15770794.4

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung (offensichtlich unbegründet)
Verstoß gegen Art. 112a (2) c) (nein)

Application title

KNIEHEBELSPANNVORRICHTUNG, INSBESONDERE ZUR VERWENDUNG IM KAROSSERIEBAU DER KFZ-INDUSTRIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000421.20221219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 481 KB)
T 2803/18 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/42
G08B 19/00
G08B 23/00
G06N 5/04
G06N 99/00

Application no.

11794955.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR ANALYSING EVENTS FROM SENSOR DATA BY OPTIMIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T280318.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0009/19 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

07110130.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Laundry washing machine dispenser for detergent products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000919.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 733 KB)
T 1134/19 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/04
B29C 45/32
B29C 45/16

Application no.

10181792.2

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zulassung - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Spritzgiessvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T113419.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 504 KB)
T 1526/19 (Modifying search results based on context/LENOVO) of 15.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

16173805.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Modifying search results based on context characteristics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152619.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1974/19 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16B 7/04
F16L 3/133
F16L 3/24

Application no.

14290055.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - mémoire de recours
Recevabilité du recours - déposé dans les délais (oui)
Droit d'être entendu - procédure d'opposition
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Système de fixation d'un corps sur une paroi

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197419.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2249/19 () of 22.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/68
F16F 15/12
F16D 13/75
F16D 21/06

Application no.

06753290.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht in Frage gestellt
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

KUPPLUNGSAGGREGAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T224919.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281 KB)
T 3212/19 () of 8.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B22D 11/049
B22D 11/20

Application no.

13706576.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (oui)
Objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les objections sur lesquelles la décision était fondée

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE REFROIDISSEMENT A DOUBLE JET POUR MOULE DE COULEE SEMI-CONTINUE VERTICALE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T321219.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 542 KB)
T 0659/20 (Distribution of market data/REFINITIV) of 14.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/04
H04L 9/32

Application no.

14860317.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Request filed after summons - auxiliary request (not admitted)

Application title

FAIR CREDIT SCREENED MARKET DATA DISTRIBUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065920.20221214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1058/20 (Alcohol production / Jupeng) of 4.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10J 3/66
C12P 7/08
C10J 3/02

Application no.

09767101.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
amendment of the party's appeal case - new request limited to one alternative (yes)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR SEQUESTERING CARBON DIOXIDE INTO ALCOHOLS VIA GASIFICATION AND FERMENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T105820.20221104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0650/21 () of 15.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01C 11/14
E01C 11/08

Application no.

15162038.2

Keywords

Admissibility of patent proprietor's appeal - statement of grounds - filed within time limit (no)
Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Admissibility of appeal - Prohibition of reformatio in peius
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed (yes)

Application title

STRUCTURAL JOINT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065021.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0695/21 () of 3.11.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 25/50
G05D 1/02
B63H 25/42
B63H 5/125

Application no.

15152584.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Abridged reasons for decision - agreement with finding of department of first instance
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (no)

Application title

Ship emergency stopping

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069521.20221103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2243/22 (A polypeptide/MICREOS) of 14.12.2022

Online on

21.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/36

Application no.

16172568.4

Keywords

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

Application title

A polypeptide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T224322.20221214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269 KB)
T 1108/18 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 38/18
H01F 27/36

Application no.

08728478.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)

Application title

Shielded Power Coupling Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110818.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548 KB)
T 1683/18 () of 15.12.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41N 1/08

Application no.

07759824.1

Keywords

Valid filing of the appeal (yes)
Admittance of improved translation (yes)
Added matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (no)
Admittance of auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Manufacturing process to produce litho sheet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168318.20221215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 2911/19 (Beta-glucosidase/NOVOZYMES) of 8.6.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 19/04
C12P 7/06

Application no.

05736399.6

Keywords

Patent as granted - added matter - (no)
Admittance of experimental data not admitted in opposition proceedings - (no)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - dismissed
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Validity of the priority - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Admittance of late-filed evidence and lines of attack - (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR DEGRADING OR CONVERTING PLANT CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T291119.20220608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 732 KB)
T 2924/19 (Methods of creating and screening DNA-encoded libraries/X-CHEM) of 14.12.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C40B 40/08
C40B 70/00

Application no.

10741877.4

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS OF CREATING AND SCREENING DNA-ENCODED LIBRARIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T292419.20221214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249 KB)
T 0448/20 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/14
C08L 23/00
C08L 23/26
H01B 1/00
H01B 3/44

Application no.

14802774.1

Keywords

Late-filed objection raised after summons
Late-filed objection - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

MOISTURE-AND PEROXIDE-CROSSLINKABLE POLYMERIC COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044820.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1621/20 (Physical-section-versus-virtual-section cross-referencing mechanism/ … of 28.11.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
G06F 17/30

Application no.

10151426.3

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method for performing storage virtualization in a storage system architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T162120.20221128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 0383/21 (Switching another USB port into a charging port/Microchip) of 16.12.2022

Online on

20.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

15724834.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - appealed decision reasoned (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - request for oral proceedings withdrawn (yes)

Application title

PORT DISCONNECT CHARGING FUNCTION FOR USB HUB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038321.20221216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1261/19 (Smallpox vaccine/BAVARIAN NORDIC) of 12.10.2022

Online on

19.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/285
A61K 39/145
A61K 39/29
A61K 39/12
A61P 37/04

Application no.

06707039.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opponent's appeal (no)
Late-filed objection - admitted into the proceedings (no)
Main request - novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

Use of a modified poxvirus for the rapid induction of immunity against a poxvirus or other infectious agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T126119.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 0108/20 () of 2.12.2022

Online on

19.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 31/44
A47J 31/52

Application no.

14165354.3

Keywords

Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung im Sinne des Art. 12 (4) VOBK 2020
Änderung des Vorbringens - in zulässiger Weise vorgebracht und aufrechterhalten (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Could-would approach
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Bedien- und Anzeigevorrichtung für einen programmgesteuerten Getränkebereiter und Getränkebereiter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T010820.20221202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1612/20 (Two thresholds for signaling data/ROCHE) of 18.11.2022

Online on

19.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

16153000.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR OPERATING A MEDICAL SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, MEDICAL SYSTEM, AND CONTROL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T161220.20221118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1924/15 (Plasma Arc Torch / Hypertherm) of 8.4.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05H 1/28
H05H 1/34

Application no.

04759383.5

Keywords

Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissible (yes)
Novelty (no)
Novelty - public prior use (yes)
Novelty - burden of proof
Amendment to appeal case - state of the proceedings

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALIGNMENT OF COMPONENTS OF A PLASMA ARC TORCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192415.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 524 KB)
T 1158/17 (Routing electronic message/ESCHER GROUP) of 12.12.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06Q 50/00

Application no.

09783613.4

Keywords

Technical contribution - routing an electronic message and ensuring its integrity (yes - no mere automation of an administrative scheme)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC BUSINESS POSTAL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T115817.20221212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 2007/17 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/20
A61B 17/00
A61K 39/00
A61K 39/145
A61K 9/14
A61M 37/00

Application no.

11767067.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SOLUBLE NEEDLE ARRAYS FOR DELIVERY OF INFLUENZA VACCINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T200717.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 1141/18 () of 13.12.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61B 5/0484
A61B 5/0488
A61B 5/16
G01R 33/48

Application no.

13798992.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Diagnostizierverfahren
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - (nein)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ÜBERPRÜFUNG DER VALIDITÄT VON REAKTIONEN EINER PERSON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T114118.20221213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 1545/20 (ELECTRONIC PERSONAL INTERACTIVE DEVICE / Poltorak) of 9.12.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30
G10L 15/00
H04L 12/28
G10L 13/033

Application no.

11781329.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC PERSONAL INTERACTIVE DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T154520.20221209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0158/21 () of 4.11.2022

Online on

16.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/646

Application no.

10184050.2

Keywords

Correction of error - set of claims
Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (no)
Amendments - amended claims relating to unsearched subject-matter
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - Interlocutory revision

Application title

Electrical connector with improved crosstalk compensation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T015821.20221104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0781/15 (Antenneneinrichtung / Continental) of 29.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q 1/32
H01Q 5/00

Application no.

10719939.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 3 (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 3 (nein)

Application title

ANTENNENEINRICHTUNG FÜR DIE FAHRZEUGKOMMUNIKATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078115.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 2049/18 (Kochfeld / BSH) of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/06

Application no.

11707358.5

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr
Antrag auf Antragsbindung (abgelehnt wegen fehlender rechtlicher Grundlage)

Application title

KOCHFELD MIT ZUMINDEST EINER KOCHZONE SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES KOCHFELDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T204918.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 2113/18 (Automated external defibrillator with integrated modem /Qualcom Inc.) of 24.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/39

Application no.

10760166.8

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR DEVICE WITH INTEGRATED MOBILE STATION MODEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211318.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2384/18 () of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 31/00
A61M 25/01

Application no.

09810642.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (yes)

Application title

CATHETER CONTROL SYSTEM AND GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238418.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470 KB)
T 2474/18 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61J 3/00
B65B 59/00
B65B 31/02

Application no.

11008865.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Oral proceedings - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Application title

Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T247418.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 2711/18 () of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 9/25
F03D 7/02
H02J 3/16
H02J 3/38

Application no.

11195355.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for determining a voltage bounding range

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T271118.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0178/19 (Multipurpose solutions for contact lens/DEMO) of 15.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 12/08
C11D 3/382
C11D 3/48
A01N 65/12

Application no.

11386025.8

Keywords

Novelty - multiple selection
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Multipurpose solutions for contact lens care comprising chamomile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017819.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0334/19 () of 23.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

11178825.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)
Claims - functional features (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Device and method for bringing into position and arranging a carcass part of slaughtered poultry on or in a product carrier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033419.20221123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0503/19 (ANHYDROUS CONVERSION OF METHANE / Veolia North America) of 17.11.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 303/06
C07C 309/04
C07C 29/00
C07C 31/04
C01B 3/34

Application no.

03778140.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ANHYDROUS CONVERSION OF METHANE AND OTHER LIGHT ALKANES INTO METHANOL AND OTHER DERIVATIVES, USING RADICAL PATHWAYS AND CHAIN REACTIONS WITH MINIMAL WASTE PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T050319.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 0784/19 (Canine immunoglobulins/ZOETIS) of 23.5.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
C07K 16/46

Application no.

12723733.7

Keywords

Sole request - Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Late-filed evidence - no reasons for submitting with the statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

Therapeutic canine immunoglobulins and methods of using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078419.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 558 KB)
T 1119/19 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 293/00
G02B 1/04
C08J 7/00
B82Y 30/00
C08L 53/00
C08F 220/58

Application no.

13728602.7

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CONTACT LENSES COMPRISING WATER SOLUBLE N-(2 HYDROXYALKYL) (METH)ACRYLAMIDE POLYMERS OR COPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111919.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1589/19 (Competing antibodies/IMMUNEX) of 10.3.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61P 19/02
A61P 31/04
C07K 14/715

Application no.

15168899.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Divisional application - main request and auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)
Basis of proceedings - decision under appeal

Application title

Use of interleukin-4 receptor antibodies and compositions thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158919.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1116/20 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/58

Application no.

15180919.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (nein)
Mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für Vorlage erst im Beschwerdeverfahren (nein)

Application title

HYBRIDBREMSSYSTEM FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG UND VERFAHREN ZUM ANSTEUERN EINES HYBRIDBREMSSYSTEMS FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111620.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 556 KB)
T 0387/21 (Solid dispersion of Rotigotine / UCB BIOPHARMA) of 28.10.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/381

Application no.

10796399.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

POLYVINYLPYRROLIDONE FOR THE STABILIZATION OF A SOLID DISPERSION OF THE NON-CRYSTALLINE FORM OF ROTIGOTINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038721.20221028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 2014/21 (Simulation accuracy/YOKOGAWA) of 7.12.2022

Online on

15.12.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 17/02
G05B 23/02

Application no.

17192593.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no): improvement of simulation accuracy not credible over the whole scope of the claim

Application title

Plant simulation device and plant simulation method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T201421.20221207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0793/18 (Two factor authentication/ADVANCED NEW TECHNOLOGIES) of 9.12.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/42
G06F 21/43

Application no.

14741712.5

Keywords

Inventive step - use of alphanumeric instead of QR verification code (no
Inventive step - obvious alternative)

Application title

TWO FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T079318.20221209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1356/18 () of 9.12.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 4/06
A61Q 3/02

Application no.

10750001.9

Keywords

Interruption of proceedings (no)
Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

REMOVABLE COLOR GEL BASECOAT FOR ARTIFICIAL NAIL COATINGS AND METHODS THEREFORE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T135618.20221209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 1512/19 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

09789714.4

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - main request (yes)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - amendment overcomes issues raised
Amendment after summons - main request (no)

Application title

A FLOW METER INCLUDING A BALANCE MEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151219.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 3038/19 (Stable formulations of Neisseria Meningitidis rLP2086 antigens / … of 6.9.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/34
A61K 47/44
G01N 33/569

Application no.

11757949.0

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1-9 (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - auxiliary request 10 (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)

Application title

STABLE FORMULATIONS OF NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS rLP2086 ANTIGENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T303819.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 0103/20 (Antibody formulation/MILLENIUM) of 24.11.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/14
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26
A61K 9/00

Application no.

12722973.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Formulation for anti- 4 7 antibody

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T010320.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256 KB)
T 0199/20 (ALK-inhibitors/TAKEDA) of 4.11.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/505
A61K 31/513

Application no.

09751617.3

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - formulation of the objective technical problem

Application title

PHOSPHOROUS DERIVATIVES AS KINASE INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T019920.20221104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 0714/20 (Pedestrian detection/HITACHI) of 1.12.2022

Online on

14.12.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G06T 7/00
B60R 1/00
G08G 1/16
H04N 5/235
H04N 7/18

Application no.

14757497.4

Keywords

Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment to case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to case - Article 12(4) and 12(6) RPBA 2020

Application title

OBJECT SENSING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071420.20221201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0236/18 () of 6.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

10759895.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

GEHÄUSE MIT VERSCHLUSSKLAPPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023618.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)
T 2036/18 () of 20.9.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/02
C05G 3/00
C05C 9/00

Application no.

11790996.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition do not preclude the maintenance of the patent as granted

Application title

FLUID BED GRANULATION OF UREA AND RELATED APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203618.20220920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0232/19 (Process of treating hair/Rhodia Operations) of 6.12.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/02

Application no.

10702089.3

Keywords

Admission of new evidence (No)
Main Request - Sufficiently disclosed, novel and inventive

Application title

Process of treating hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023219.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0322/19 () of 11.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

10799241.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING TETRAFLUOROPROPENE AND DIFLUOROMETHANE AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T032219.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2345/19 (Power system/Brilliant Light Power) of 26.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/86
H01M 4/94
H01M 4/96
H01M 8/18
H01M 8/22
H01M 14/00
H01M 8/06

Application no.

12715500.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

H2O - BASED ELECTROCHEMICAL HYDROGEN - CATALYST POWER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234519.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 2476/19 () of 21.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/64
B29C 49/78
B29C 49/68

Application no.

14173929.2

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Rücknahme der Beschwerde

Application title

Heizeinrichtung und Heizverfahren für Blasmaschine sowie Blasmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T247619.20221121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2601/19 () of 11.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/14

Application no.

07703196.1

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung des Anmeldungsgegenstandes (nein)
Unzureichende Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

MESSANORDNUNG MIT MAGNET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T260119.20221111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 469 KB)
T 0005/20 () of 16.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03B 13/08
F03B 3/02

Application no.

10732669.6

Keywords

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

Application title

SCHACHTKRAFTWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000520.20221116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0430/20 (Goji Limited / Spatially controlled energy delivery) of 25.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/68
H05B 6/70

Application no.

15161925.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1
Inventive step - 4 (no)
Remittal - (no)
Discretion not to admit submission - requirements of Art. 12(3) RPBA 2020 met
Discretion not to admit submission - auxiliary requests 5
Discretion not to admit submission - 11 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 12
Late-filed auxiliary requests - 33
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

SPATIALLY CONTROLLED ENERGY DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043020.20221125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 491 KB)
T 0948/20 () of 22.11.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 27/08

Application no.

15150903.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vibrationszuführsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T094820.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1688/20 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 3/10
B05B 5/04

Application no.

16155743.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - selection of numerical ranges
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ROTARY ATOMIZING ELECTROSTATIC APPLICATOR AND SHAPING AIR RING FOR THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168820.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 2164/21 (Method for producing a stabilised antibody/CHUGAI) of 9.9.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/09
C07K 1/00
C07K 16/36
C12P 21/08
A61K 39/395
C12N 15/10
C07K 1/107
C07K 14/705
C07K 16/00

Application no.

19185595.6

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
auxiliary request 1 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Method for stabilizing proteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216421.20220909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 1834/22 (Mobile device analysis/Nanobiosym) of 8.12.2022

Online on

13.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

14722884.5

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOBILE DEVICE ANALYSIS OF NUCLEIC ACIDS AND PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183422.20221208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 1110/19 () of 29.11.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/44
D21F 1/00

Application no.

09792180.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PERMEABLE BELT FOR NONWOVENS PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111019.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 1485/19 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 5/50

Application no.

13706334.3

Keywords

Withdrawal of appeal when application no longer pending
Reimbursement of the appeal fee in part (no)

Application title

FILTERING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SUPPRESSION OF NON-STATIONARY REVERBERATION IN ULTRASOUND IMAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148519.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273 KB)
T 2954/19 (Ulipristal acetate tablets / LABORATOIRE HRA) of 6.12.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 31/56

Application no.

09764855.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - Main request and auxiliary requests I to V (no)

Application title

ULIPRISTAL ACETATE TABLETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T295419.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0605/20 (Peptide formulations/NOVO NORDISK) of 11.11.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 38/26
A61K 38/28
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/20
A61K 47/26

Application no.

04797453.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - selection invention
Inventive step - formulation of the technical problem

Application title

PROPYLENE GLYCOL-CONTAINING PEPTIDE FORMULATIONS WHICH ARE OPTIMAL FOR PRODUCTION AND FOR USE IN INJECTION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060520.20221111

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476 KB)
T 0732/21 (MRI-Safe Implantable Disk Magnet/MED-EL) of 28.9.2022

Online on

12.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36
A61N 1/372

Application no.

16189856.4

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MRI-SAFE DISK MAGNET FOR IMPLANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T073221.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 2340/17 () of 21.9.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 51/42
B65B 47/02

Application no.

07818306.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Heizplatte mit einer Vielzahl von Heizpatronen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234017.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2503/18 () of 15.9.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/06

Application no.

10784259.3

Keywords

Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (no)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2ter
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 3ter
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 3ter and 4 (no)

Application title

Threaded connection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T250318.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1513/19 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 19/176
H04N 19/147
H04N 19/61
H04N 19/124
H04N 19/149
H04N 19/126
H04N 19/186

Application no.

13738936.7

Keywords

All requests - priority (no)
Main request and first auxiliary request - novelty (no)
Second auxiliary request - admittance under Article 13(2) RPBA 2020 (no)
Third auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Application title

CHROMA QUANTIZATION PARAMETER EXTENSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151319.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486 KB)
T 1783/19 () of 6.12.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.12.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 5/00
B61D 17/22

Application no.

15163033.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

ÜBERGANGSSCHUTZ FÜR GELENKIG MITEINANDER VERBUNDENE SCHIENENFAHRZEUG-WAGENKÄSTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178319.20221206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2119/19 () of 10.11.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 11/00
B42D 15/00
G06K 7/10
G06K 19/14
H04W 12/00
G06K 19/06

Application no.

11718740.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Auswahl aus einem Bereich
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)

Application title

KOMBINATION VON LUMINESZENZSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211919.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455 KB)
T 2279/19 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04
C08F 10/00
F16L 9/12

Application no.

09790097.1

Keywords

Documents submitted with statement of grounds - not admitted
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T227919.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0031/20 () of 11.10.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 1/08
F02K 1/52

Application no.

09167793.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Variable slope exhaust nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003120.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1010/20 (Saving digital content by person-based clustering/SAMSUNG) of 27.10.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/40
G06F 17/30
G06K 9/00

Application no.

08778382.5

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method of saving digital content classified by person-based clustering

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101020.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1228/20 (Soluble foaming beverage powder/NESTLÉ) of 7.10.2022

Online on

09.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/40
A23C 11/00

Application no.

12162948.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Soluble foaming beverage powder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122820.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1776/18 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/66
A23L 33/00
A23L 33/185
A23J 3/14
A23J 3/16

Application no.

12769275.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Legal basis for not admitting late-filed requests
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

POWDERED NUTRITIONAL FORMULATIONS INCLUDING SPRAY-DRIED PLANT PROTEIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177618.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 596 KB)
T 0638/19 (Disulfide-crosslinked hydrogels/BIOREGEN) of 13.9.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/573
C08B 37/00
C08J 3/075
A61P 19/00

Application no.

11823038.2

Keywords

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

Application title

LOW-MODIFICATION BIOCOMPATIBLE HIGH POLYMER SULFHYDRYL-MODIFIED DERIVATIVES, CROSS-LINKED MATERIAL THEREOF, AND USES OF SAID MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063819.20220913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 0813/19 (Anti-activin A antibodies/AMGEN) of 7.7.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
A61K 39/395
C12N 15/13
A61P 5/06
A61P 9/10
A61P 35/00
A61P 37/00
A61P 43/00

Application no.

12154124.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

Anti-activin A antibodies and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T081319.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553 KB)
T 0814/19 (Olaparib solid dispersion/KUDOS) of 19.10.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/502
A61K 47/32
A61K 9/20

Application no.

09740728.2

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION 514

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T081419.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1038/19 (Rekombinates Verfahren zur Herstellung von PUFAs/BASF) of 6.9.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23D 9/00
C12P 7/64
A23L 33/115
C12N 15/82
C11B 1/00
C12N 9/02
A23D 9/02

Application no.

09176083.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1B bis 1D, 2A bis 2D, 3A bis 3C, 4A bis 4C - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Hilfsantrag 6A - Erfordermisse des EPÜ erfüllt - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung mehrfach ungesättigter Fettsäuren in transgenen Organismen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T103819.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 849 KB)
T 3099/19 () of 24.11.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 11/06
G06T 7/00
B66B 9/08

Application no.

13713554.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAMME FOR EXTRACTING INFORMATION ABOUT A STAIRCASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T309919.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 3183/19 (LLR combination/NTT) of 29.11.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04J 99/00
H04B 7/04
H04B 7/022

Application no.

15746734.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main and 1st auxiliary request (no): obvious modification
Admittance of requests filed after summons - 2nd and 3rd auxiliary requests: no exceptional circumstances justified with cogent reasons + "fresh case"

Application title

Base station device, wireless communication system, and communication method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T318319.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 1098/20 (MESSAGE USER INTERFACES FOR CAPTURE AND TRANSMITTAL OF MEDIA CONTENT … of 7.11.2022

Online on

08.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/10

Application no.

15728307.8

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

MESSAGE USER INTERFACES FOR CAPTURE AND TRANSMITTAL OF MEDIA AND LOCATION CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T109820.20221107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0837/18 (Heating with multifrequency microwaves / Goji limited) of 16.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/80

Application no.

12173921.3

Keywords

Divisional application
General principles - prohibition venire contra factum proprium (request for remittal not admitted)

Application title

Method and system for heating with multi-frequency microwaves

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T083718.20221116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 508 KB)
T 1385/18 (Audio signal decoder / Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) of 8.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14
G10L 19/02

Application no.

10771705.0

Keywords

Priority - main request (partial)
Priority - auxiliary request 0 (yes)
Documents - availability to the public (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 0
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal - (yes)
MPEG standards

Application title

AUDIO SIGNAL ENCODER, AUDIO SIGNAL DECODER, METHOD FOR ENCODING OR DECODING AN AUDIO SIGNAL USING AN ALIASING-CANCELLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138518.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432 KB)
T 0260/19 (Fragments bioactifs de l'IL-33/CNRS) of 12.11.2021

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07K 14/54
C07K 16/24

Application no.

12705692.7

Keywords

Preuves déposées tardivement (article 13(2) RPCR) - raisons convaincantes (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requéte auxiliaire 3 (oui)

Application title

Nouveaux fragments d'IL-33 superactifs et leurs utilisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T026019.20211112

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 607 KB)
T 2886/19 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/16
C08F 4/6592
C08L 23/08

Application no.

14710696.7

Keywords

Late-filed facts - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)
Late-filed facts - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

POLYMER RESINS WITH IMPROVED PROCESSABILITY AND MELT FRACTURE CHARACTERISTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T288619.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1320/20 (Porous polymer systems/Cytosorbents) of 10.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/26
B01J 20/28
B32B 3/26
C08J 9/00
B82Y 30/00

Application no.

11823877.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

SIZE SELECTIVE POLYMER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T132020.20221110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1917/20 (Re-establishment of rights/MineRP IP) of 17.11.2022

Online on

07.12.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/06
G06Q 10/08
G06Q 50/02

Application no.

15878306.8

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights (no - no special circumstances, no isolated error)

Application title

A SYSTEM AND A METHOD FOR LIFE OF MINE PLANNING AND COST CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T191720.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
R 0005/22 () of 24.11.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/50

Application no.

14172398.1

Keywords

Violation of right to be heard (no)
"surprise" reasoning in decision (no) - no causal link to decision (obiter dictum) - point 6 reasons

Application title

Controlled release pharmaceutical compositions comprising a fumaric acid ester

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000522.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 2760/17 () of 28.9.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/12
B29C 49/46
B29C 49/06

Application no.

11822820.4

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - (ja)
Ausführbarkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument und darauf gestützte Einwände
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR BLASFORMUNG VON STERILEN BEHÄLTERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276017.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496 KB)
T 1129/18 (Wind Speed determination system/Hubbell Inc) of 9.11.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P 5/10
H01R 4/50
H02G 1/02

Application no.

14776115.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step - Main Request (No)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request 2a (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 1 (no), auxiliary requests 2, 2a (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - Auxiliary request 2 (no), Auxiliary request 2a (yes)
Definition by reference to another entity (not clear)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING WIND SPEEDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112918.20221109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 2985/18 (Verfahren zum Betreiben eines autonomen Flurförderfahrzeugs/KUKA) of 11.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/93
B66F 17/00
B66F 9/06

Application no.

11709103.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - berücksichtigt (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 1 und 3 bis 6
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - berücksichitgt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES AUTONOMEN FLURFÖRDERFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T298518.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 0696/19 (Piston ring/NISSAN) of 4.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 9/26
C22C 38/00

Application no.

12006986.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - bonus effect (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

Piston ring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069619.20221004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1855/19 () of 29.11.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 41/16
B65B 41/18
B65B 51/32
B65B 57/04
B65B 59/00
B65B 9/02

Application no.

15166670.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Klarheit - Hauptantrag (nein) - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

FOLIENHANDLINGANORDNUNG, VERPACKUNGSMASCHINE UND DEREN BETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185519.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332 KB)
T 1017/20 (RAILWAY SYSTEMS USING ACOUSTIC MONITORING / Siemens Mobility) of 5.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 29/32
B61L 29/18
B61L 25/02
B61L 23/06

Application no.

10752138.7

Keywords

Main request - admitted in first-instance proceedings (no)
Main request - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)
Main request - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Main request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

RAILWAY SYSTEMS USING ACOUSTIC MONITORING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101720.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1075/20 () of 10.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 21/18
B65B 21/20
B65B 35/36
B65B 5/06
B65B 5/08
B65B 5/10

Application no.

15189611.5

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM UMGANG MIT ARTIKELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T107520.20221010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1162/20 (Sealing composition/Bona) of 27.9.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 41/49
C08G 18/10
C09J 175/00

Application no.

09007575.5

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

A sealing composition, a method for preparing a sealing composition and the use of such a sealing composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116220.20220927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0470/21 (Catalyst Carrier/Saint Gobain) of 27.10.2022

Online on

06.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 21/04
B01J 21/12
B01J 35/10
B01J 37/00

Application no.

06772283.5

Keywords

Right to be heard - violation (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment to case - amendment overcomes objection (no)

Application title

A CATALYST CARRIER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047021.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1766/16 (Alimentation en puissance d'éléments électriques / Brandt) of 12.7.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 6/04

Application no.

09290981.1

Keywords

Activité inventive (non) pas d'e problème technique identifiable

Application title

Procédé d'alimentation en puissance d'au moins un élément électrique et appareil de cuisson mettant en ½uvre le procédé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T176616.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 492 KB)
T 0607/18 (Dilemma des Fachmanns - nicht in Kombination ausführbare … of 22.11.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/96

Application no.

10159067.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Verbinden von Kunststoff-Hohlkammerprofilen im Eckbereich

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060718.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0873/18 () of 26.8.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 17/107

Application no.

12183529.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 6, 9 bis 11, 13, 3A, 9A und 13A
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Reformatio in peius - Hilfsanträge 7, 8, 12, 14, 15

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Detektieren von Streulichtsignalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087318.20220826

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 482 KB)
T 1111/19 () of 21.11.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 13/18
F01N 13/08
F01N 1/08

Application no.

13156077.3

Keywords

Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - (nein)
Berichtigung von Mängeln - offensichtlicher Fehler
Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

SCHALLDÄMPFER-EINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111119.20221121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 3084/19 () of 14.11.2022

Online on

05.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/00
H02M 3/158
H03K 17/567
H03K 17/74

Application no.

11807435.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and third auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - first and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Power converter circuits including high electron mobility transistors for switching and rectification

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T308419.20221114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
D 0016/21 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D001621.20220303

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 271 KB)
D 0018/21 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D001821.20220303

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 261 KB)
T 1242/18 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 53/00
H05B 3/58
B60S 1/48

Application no.

06022243.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - nach Rücknahme der Beschwerde in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - anteilig (ja)

Application title

Beheizbarer Steckverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124218.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2215/18 (Aqueous cosmetic compositions comprising alkylcellulose/ DIOR) of 2.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/891
A61Q 1/04
A61Q 19/00

Application no.

11757646.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I-VI - Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary requests VII-XIII - Admission into the proceedings (Yes)
Auxiliary request VII - Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (No)
Auxiliary request VII - Broadening of the claim (No)
Auxiliary requests VII-XIII - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary requests XIV-XX - Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (Yes)
Auxiliary request XXI - Admission into the proceedings (No)

Application title

AQUEOUS COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING ALKYLCELLULOSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221518.20220902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506 KB)
T 2250/18 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/20
A61B 17/00
A61B 18/18
A61B 19/00
A61N 5/06

Application no.

09718363.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PHOTO-EPILATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T225018.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 568 KB)
T 2467/18 (Plasma arc torch failure detection / HYPERTHERM) of 23.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05H 1/34
B23K 9/095

Application no.

11760590.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)

Application title

FAILURE EVENT DETECTION IN A PLASMA ARC TORCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T246718.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0289/19 () of 6.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10N 30/02
C10N 30/06
C10N 30/00
C10N 40/25

Application no.

13744498.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

LUBRICATING OIL COMPOSITION FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T028919.20221006

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 466 KB)
T 0767/19 (Rubusosid/SYMRISE) of 8.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 27/00
A23L 11/30

Application no.

11165566.8

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

VERWENDUNG VON RUBUSOSID ZUM VERRINGERN ODER UNTERDRÜCKEN VON BESTIMMTEN UNANGENEHMEN GESCHMACKSEINDRÜCKEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T076719.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1096/19 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/20
A61B 18/18
A61N 5/06

Application no.

12161368.1

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Industrial application - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment of appeal's case after summons - cogent reasons (no) - admitted (no)
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

PHOTO-EPILATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T109619.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 1151/19 () of 26.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 1/60
F16B 5/02

Application no.

07748494.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Fastener for fixing a door or window frame to the border of an opening in a building

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T115119.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1484/19 (Methods for evaluating peptide mixtures/MOMENTA) of 29.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

29.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

07761581.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS OF EVALUATING PEPTIDE MIXTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148419.20221129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 1820/19 (Process for preparing a pharmaceutical formulation of contrast agents … of 8.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/10
A61K 51/04

Application no.

14165006.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Process for preparing a pharmaceutical formulation of contrast agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T182019.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473 KB)
T 0229/20 (Stabilizing proteins/MERZ) of 24.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/19
A61K 47/14
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/32
A61K 47/36

Application no.

11767935.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision - appeal case directed to arguments on which decision was based (no)

Application title

FORMULATION SUITABLE FOR STABILIZING PROTEINS, WHICH IS FREE OF MAMMALIAN EXCIPIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022920.20221124

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0530/20 () of 26.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63G 7/00
B60R 21/00
B60R 22/00

Application no.

06753628.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Reply to statement of grounds of appeal - reasons set out clearly and concisely (no)

Application title

AMUSEMENT DEVICE SEAT ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053020.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0554/20 (High milk solid chocolate composition/MONDELEZ) of 21.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00
A23G 1/30
A23G 1/46

Application no.

06790790.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - evidence and auxiliary request
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

HIGH MILK SOLID CHOCOLATE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055420.20221021

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 1294/20 (PREPREG AND COMPOSITE MATERIALS/TORAY) of 30.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/24
C08K 7/06
C08L 101/00

Application no.

13169274.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

A PREPREG AND CARBON FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129420.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1402/20 (Shared key exchange using proxy/NTT) of 21.9.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
G09C 1/00
H04L 9/30

Application no.

16737330.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

KEY-EXCHANGE METHOD, KEY-EXCHANGE SYSTEM, KEY DEVICE, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140220.20220921

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521 KB)
T 1539/20 (Performance monitoring/INETCO SYSTEMS) of 24.11.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/34
H04L 12/26
H04L 12/24

Application no.

12814717.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for monitoring performance of an application system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153920.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1240/21 (Time decay I/PHILIPS) of 25.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0485
G06F 3/0488

Application no.

13184226.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Touch-screen image scrolling system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124021.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 1534/21 (Time decay II/PHILIPS) of 26.10.2022

Online on

02.12.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0485
G06F 3/0488

Application no.

13184227.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Touch-screen image scrolling system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153421.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0822/19 () of 18.10.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 17/107

Application no.

11871783.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Photoelectric Smoke Detector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082219.20221018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0981/19 (CO2 RECOVERY DEVICE / Mitsubishi et al.) of 6.10.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/14
B01D 53/62
B01D 19/00

Application no.

14853394.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

CO2 RECOVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098119.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1557/19 (Composition for inducing regulatory T cells/THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO) of 22.11.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
C12N 1/00
C12Q 1/02
G01N 33/50

Application no.

11728077.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Composition for inducing proliferation or accumulation of regulatory T cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T155719.20221122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 0211/20 (Reinigungsmittel/Henkel) of 18.11.2022

Online on

01.12.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 1/72
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/39
C11D 3/20

Application no.

09763945.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Ermessensfehler in erster Instanz (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T021120.20221118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278 KB)

November 2022

T 1968/18 () of 31.8.2022

Online on

30.11.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 11/00
B41M 7/00
B41M 5/00

Application no.

10737375.5

Keywords

Admittance of documents D18, D18a and D3b (yes)
Allowability of the amendments (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admittance of the amended description (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Printing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196818.20220831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 3031/18 () of 6.9.2022

Online on

30.11.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/09

Application no.

10703669.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PERCUTANEOUS GUIDEWIRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T303118.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445 KB)
T 2363/19 (Content-item selection) of 12.9.2022

Online on

30.11.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

14790945.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request and first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Selecting a content item based on a view profile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T236319.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2206/21 () of 28.10.2022

Online on

30.11.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60W 40/09
G09B 9/052
G09B 9/058

Application no.

14850499.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

EVALUATION PROGRAM, RECORDING MEDIUM, EVALUATION METHOD, EVALUATION DEVICE, AND VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T220621.20221028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
R 0003/22 (Decision on an appeal without deciding on a request relevant to that … of 22.11.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 68/00
H04L 5/00
H04W 24/10

Application no.

11865564.6

Keywords

Petition for review - no decision on a request
Petition for review - re-opening of proceedings

Application title

METHOD FOR NOTIFYING INTERFERENCE MEASUREMENT REFERENCE INFORMATION, METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MEASURING INTERFERENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000322.20221122

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1593/19 () of 24.8.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 29/16
A61L 29/08
A61M 25/10

Application no.

14199403.8

Keywords

Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Medizinische Vorrichtung zur Arzneimittelabgabe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159319.20220824

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1594/19 () of 23.8.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 29/16
A61L 29/08
A61M 25/10

Application no.

14199392.3

Keywords

Änderungen zulässig
Änderungen - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1-10, 12, 16, 19, 20 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 11, 13, 17, 18 (nein)

Application title

Medizinische Vorrichtung zur Arzneimittelabgabe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159419.20220823

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 512 KB)
T 1745/19 () of 18.10.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 5/10
C08L 83/04
C07F 7/21

Application no.

13727924.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - ausreichende Auseinandersetzung mit der angefochtenen Entscheidung (ja)
Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung der im Anspruch definierten Parameter
Neuheit - Beweislast
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - unsubstantiiert eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - erstmalig in der mündlichen Verhandlung zu diskutieren

Application title

SILOXAN-MISCHUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174519.20221018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409 KB)
T 2170/19 () of 24.11.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 7/02
B29B 9/14
C08J 5/04
C08G 65/40
C08L 71/00

Application no.

06726688.2

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYMERIC MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217019.20221124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 3226/19 (Opportunity estimation/LANDMARK GRAPHICS) of 2.9.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/00
G06Q 10/06

Application no.

12881596.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main, first to ninth auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Systems and methods for estimating opportunity in a reservoir system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T322619.20220902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 0214/20 (Mite composition/KOPPERT) of 31.5.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 67/033
A01N 63/00

Application no.

12783358.0

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 23: inventive step - (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted in first-instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed evidence - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objections dismissed

Application title

Mite composition, carrier, method for rearing mites and uses related thereto

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T021420.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 641 KB)
T 1626/20 (Rearranged bits/WINBOND) of 15.11.2022

Online on

29.11.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/14

Application no.

15193346.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

DATA STORAGE SYSTEM AND SECURE STORAGE DEVICE AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T162620.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 2220/18 () of 15.11.2022

Online on

28.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 7/06
B66B 7/12

Application no.

13154456.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A rope of a lifting device, an elevator and a method for manufacturing the rope

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T222018.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 1332/19 () of 23.11.2022

Online on

28.11.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

05110957.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Secure handling of stored-value data objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T133219.20221123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 3098/19 () of 14.10.2022

Online on

28.11.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 77/02

Application no.

11794148.4

Keywords

Correction of error in debit order (yes)
Admittance of documents
Novelty - Main Request (yes)
Inventive step - Main Request and Auxiliary requests I-VII (no)

Application title

LINER FOR GAS STORAGE TANK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T309819.20221014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454 KB)
T 3166/19 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

28.11.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05C 1/08
B05C 11/10

Application no.

09001614.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Beleimung von Materialstreifen der Tabak verarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T316619.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393 KB)
T 3167/19 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

28.11.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05C 1/08
B05C 11/10

Application no.

14153013.9

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

BELEIMUNG VON MATERIALSTREIFEN DER TABAK VERARBEITENDEN INDUSTRIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T316719.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 3240/19 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

28.11.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 9/13
B65B 59/00

Application no.

14163123.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment to case after summons
Amendment to case - taken into account (no)

Application title

A machine for packaging pallets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T324019.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 0274/21 (Composite Positive Electrode Active Material/Samsung) of 8.9.2022

Online on

28.11.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/505
H01M 4/525
H01M 4/36
C01G 23/00
C01G 45/12
C01G 51/00
C01G 53/00
H01M 4/485
H01M 4/62
H01M 10/052

Application no.

16196072.9

Keywords

Novelty - Main Request (no)
Novelty - Auxiliary Request 3 (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary Request 5b (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request 9 (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary Request 10a (yes)
Claims - clarity Auxiliary Request 10 (no)

Application title

COMPOSITE POSITIVE ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL, POSITIVE ELECTRODE INCLUDING THE SAME, AND LITHIUM BATTERY INCLUDING THE POSITIVE ELECTRODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T027421.20220908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0574/17 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

25.11.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B 1/86
E04B 9/04
E04B 9/28
E04B 9/00
D04H 1/74

Application no.

05716494.9

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - public prior use (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Acoustic elements and their production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T057417.20220916

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 683 KB)
T 1806/18 (Nilotinib for treating chronic myeloid leukemia / NOVARTIS) of 21.10.2021

Online on

25.11.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/506
A61P 35/00
A61K 9/00
C07D 239/69

Application no.

10781781.9

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes)
Main request - inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD OF TREATING PROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS AND OTHER PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS MEDIATED BY BCR-ABL, C-KIT, DDR1, DDR2 OR PDGF-R KINASE ACTIVITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T180618.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 747 KB)
T 2080/18 (Streichung von Ansprüchen - Zulassung in das Verfahren) of 21.7.2022

Online on

25.11.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 51/18

Application no.

12799210.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (ja) - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 5 - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 5A - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 6A - Zulassung in der mündlichen Verhandlung (ja) - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

BREMSSYSTEM EINER TROMMELBREMSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T208018.20220721

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 633 KB)
T 1780/19 (Wasserglas-Kleber/STO) of 29.9.2022

Online on

25.11.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/26
C04B 41/50
C04B 111/00
C04B 111/10

Application no.

14167354.1

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Wasserglas-Kleber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178019.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 439 KB)
T 2587/19 () of 4.10.2022

Online on

25.11.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 7/02
F28G 7/00

Application no.

11842482.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objections
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in opposition proceedings (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

IMPACT DEVICE FOR CLEANING OF SURFACES, PARTICULARLY HEAT DELIVERY SURFACES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T258719.20221004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 2378/13 () of 11.7.2022

Online on

24.11.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 17/06
G08B 17/107
G08B 29/18
G08B 29/24
G08B 17/113

Application no.

08101643.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Gefahrenerkennung mit Einbezug einer in einem Mikrocontroller integrierten Temperaturmesseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T237813.20220711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 555 KB)
T 1312/19 () of 6.10.2022

Online on

24.11.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/10
B65D 75/58
A24F 15/12

Application no.

15157259.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

PACKAGE OF TOBACCO ARTICLES WITH AN INNER PACKAGE FITTED WITH A SEALING FLAP FIXED TO A HINGED LID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T131219.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0496/20 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

24.11.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 15/14

Application no.

10184868.7

Keywords

Inventive step (main and auxiliary requests 1 to 3: no)
Added subject-matter (auxiliary request 4: yes)
Requests not substantiated - admittance (auxiliary requests 5 to 7: no)
Late filed request - to be taken into account (auxiliary request 8: no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING SEX-SORTED ANIMAL SPERM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049620.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465 KB)
T 1389/17 (Angioplasty balloons drug-coated in an expanded condition/ Cook … of 6.10.2022

Online on

23.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/16
A61L 29/16
A61L 27/54

Application no.

10182721.0

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Angioplasty balloons drug-coated in an expanded condition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138917.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1390/17 (Angioplasty balloons drug-coated in an expanded condition/Cook … of 7.10.2022

Online on

23.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/16
A61L 29/16
A61L 27/54

Application no.

10181983.7

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Angioplasty balloons drug-coated in an expanded condition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139017.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 2712/18 (Synchronisation server/APPLE) of 14.11.2022

Online on

23.11.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

13169844.1

Keywords

Technical contribution - distinguishing features of synchronisation server (yes - no mere automation of constraints imposed by business aspects)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Avoiding a redundant display of a notification on multiple user devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T271218.20221114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 1472/19 (Electromagnetic heating / Goji) of 15.11.2022

Online on

23.11.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/70

Application no.

12165499.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request and auxiliary requests 1
Amendments - 6 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request and auxiliary requests 1, 2, 3, 6 (no)
Remittal - (no)

Application title

Electromagnetic heating

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147219.20221115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1717/19 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

23.11.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/3492
C08K 7/14
C08K 7/20
C08K 3/40
C08L 77/02
C08L 77/06
C08K 3/22

Application no.

15156589.2

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Antrag eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - Substantiierung
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

POLYAMIDZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T171719.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458 KB)
T 0296/20 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

23.11.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/40
C08K 5/3492
C08K 7/14
C08K 7/20

Application no.

15156682.5

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Antrag eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - Substantiierung
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

POLYAMIDZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T029620.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 517 KB)
T 0842/20 () of 31.8.2022

Online on

23.11.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

31.8.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16D 65/097

Application no.

09168999.2

Keywords

Demande divisionnaire - éléments s'étendant au-delà du contenu de la demande antérieure (non)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Ressort de guidage d'éléments de friction et frein à disque comportant au moins un tel ressort.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T084220.20220831

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1105/17 (Compiling programming language constructs/ORACLE) of 11.10.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

06255752.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Supporting method references in the java language

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110517.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 1214/18 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/28
C07D 417/14
A61K 31/427
A61P 31/12

Application no.

07836007.0

Keywords

Amendments
Inventive step

Application title

MODULATORS OF PHARMACOKINETIC PROPERTIES OF THERAPEUTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121418.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 575 KB)
T 0358/19 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/28
C07D 417/14
A61K 31/427
A61P 31/12

Application no.

12167591.2

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter

Application title

Modulators of pharmacokinetic properties of therapeutics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035819.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0372/19 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/28
C07D 417/14
A61K 31/427
A61P 31/12

Application no.

12167596.1

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter

Application title

Modulators of pharmacokinetic properties of therapeutics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T037219.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1260/19 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/28
C07D 417/14
A61K 31/427
A61P 31/12

Application no.

12167590.4

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter

Application title

Modulators of pharmacokinetic properties of therapeutics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T126019.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1442/19 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/28
C07D 417/14
A61K 31/427
A61P 31/12

Application no.

12167589.6

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter
Inventive step
Late-filed request - submitted with the reply to the statements of grounds of appeal

Application title

Modulators of pharmacokinetic properties of therapeutics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T144219.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 672 KB)
T 1926/20 () of 17.11.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63B 57/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11769298.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

HOLE SELECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192620.20221117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 1346/21 () of 25.10.2022

Online on

22.11.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/619
E05F 11/06

Application no.

09152119.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Fenster oder Tür mit einer Antriebseinrichtung für einen Flügel des Fensters oder der Tür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134621.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0231/19 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

21.11.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 3/02
F01D 1/24
B63H 5/10
F02C 3/107
F01D 5/02
F02K 3/06

Application no.

13743042.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)
no plausible technical effect

Application title

GEARED TURBOFAN GAS TURBINE ENGINE ARCHITECTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023119.20221020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 3060/19 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

21.11.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 33/666
H01H 1/00
H01H 75/04

Application no.

16152529.0

Keywords

Novelty, inventive step, sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty - main request (yes)
Late-filed objections
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Bistable actuator device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T306019.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 0467/20 () of 6.9.2022

Online on

21.11.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0215
A61B 5/00

Application no.

12825326.7

Keywords

New evidence filed on appeal - admitted (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Added subject-matter - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR VISUALLY DEPICTING A VESSEL AND EVALUATING TREATMENT OPTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046720.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 625 KB)
T 0997/20 (Elektronisches Transaktionsverfahren/BUNDESDRUCKEREI) of 8.11.2022

Online on

21.11.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 20/02
G06Q 20/12
G06Q 20/36
G06Q 20/38

Application no.

14725701.8

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör (verneint
Rechtliches Gehör - Vorbringen nicht berücksichtigt)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - entspricht der Billigkeit wegen eines wesentlichen Verfahrensmangels)

Application title

ELEKTRONISCHES TRANSAKTIONSVERFAHREN UND COMPUTERSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T099720.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 1668/20 (Catalyst particle/NISSAN) of 6.9.2022

Online on

21.11.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/92
C22C 5/04
H01M 8/1004
C22F 1/14

Application no.

14834999.6

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Auxiliary request 5 - question of whether late filed at the opposition stage
Right to be heard - opposition procedure

Application title

CATALYST PARTICLES, AND ELECTROCATALYST, ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE-ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY, AND FUEL CELL USING SUCH CATALYST PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T166820.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1457/22 () of 16.11.2022

Online on

21.11.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63B 27/08
B66D 1/52

Application no.

17206331.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR WELLENGANGSKOMPENSATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145722.20221116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 237 KB)
T 1615/17 (Linking place information based on position/RAKUTEN) of 21.10.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 50/00
G06F 17/30
G06Q 30/02
G06Q 30/06

Application no.

11847078.0

Keywords

Inventive step - linking place information based on position (no
Inventive step - non-technical organisation of cognitive data)

Application title

SERVER, INFORMATION-MANAGEMENT METHOD, INFORMATION-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM WITH SAID PROGRAM RECORDED THEREON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T161517.20221021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 2626/18 (Insurance risk prediction/SWISS RE) of 28.9.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

11190452.0

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Inventive step - insurance risk predicition and loss frequency (not technical)

Application title

System and method for forecasting frequencies associated to future loss and for related automated operation of loss resolving units

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262618.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0859/19 () of 19.10.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 21/00
G01S 13/08
G01S 13/88
B22D 2/00
F27B 3/08
G01B 7/02
G01S 7/03
G01F 23/284

Application no.

11774221.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

MEASUREMENT OF CHARGE BANK LEVEL IN A METALLURGICAL FURNACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T085919.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 3116/19 (Combustion of light oil/MITSUI) of 9.11.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 35/10
B01D 53/94
B01J 23/63
F01N 3/28

Application no.

11818136.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Oxidation catalyst suitable for combustion of light oil component

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T311619.20221109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0573/20 () of 27.10.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/18
B42D 25/29

Application no.

10790524.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT, WERTDOKUMENT MIT EINEM SOLCHEN SICHERHEITSELEMENT SOWIE HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN EINES SICHERHEITSELEMENTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T057320.20221027

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 440 KB)
T 1376/20 (Storage virtualization/Infortrend) of 19.10.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
G06F 17/30

Application no.

10151411.5

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exercise of discretion
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (no)

Application title

Method for performing storage virtualization in a storage system architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T137620.20221019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 2024/20 (Fixation de frais/Veolia) of 7.10.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 1/20
E21B 41/02
E21B 43/20
C02F 1/70
C02F 103/08

Application no.

08804752.7

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - (oui)
Fixation des frais

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE TRAITEMENT D'EAU DE MER EN VUE DE LA PRODUCTION D'UNE EAU D'INJECTION DE FORAGE PÉTROLIER SOUS-MARIN, ET INSTALLATION CORRESPONDANTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T202420.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1108/21 (Greenhouse/Svensson) of 17.10.2022

Online on

18.11.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 9/22
B32B 27/20
A01G 9/14
B32B 27/36
D03D 15/00
D04B 21/16

Application no.

11740115.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (yes)
Order to accelerate proceedings

Application title

GREENHOUSE SCREEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110821.20221017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 2274/19 () of 2.8.2022

Online on

17.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 26/00
A61K 38/36
A61K 38/39
A61K 38/48
A61K 9/10
A61K 47/36
A61K 47/42
A61L 24/10
C12N 9/74

Application no.

04779021.7

Keywords

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

Application title

HEMOSTATIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING STERILE THROMBIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T227419.20220802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460 KB)
T 3034/19 () of 17.8.2022

Online on

17.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 43/11
C11D 1/825

Application no.

03718790.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

ALKOXYLATGEMISCHE UND DIESE ENTHALTENDE WASCHMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T303419.20220817

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 3097/19 (Key word detection/OMRON) of 16.11.2022

Online on

17.11.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

16.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/32
G06F 17/30

Application no.

12871077.9

Keywords

Decision not to admit new main request insufficiently reasoned
Non-admittance decision, therefore, not confirmed
Inventive step - main request, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - third and fourth auxiliary requests (yes, claims on their own)
Consistency between claims and description of third and fourth auxiliary requests - no
Scope of protection sought defined precisely - no

Application title

KEY WORD DETECTION DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD AND CONTROL PROGRAM FOR SAME, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T309719.20221116

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481 KB)
T 1712/20 () of 13.10.2022

Online on

17.11.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05B 63/16
E05B 59/00
E05B 63/04

Application no.

10172800.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (nein)

Application title

Schloss

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T171220.20221013

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1733/20 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

17.11.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 7/36
F01D 15/12
F02K 3/04
F02C 3/13
F02K 3/075
F02C 9/18
F01D 17/10
F02C 9/20
F02K 1/66
F01D 17/08
F01D 7/00
F01D 17/16

Application no.

15194921.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds

Application title

GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH ADJUSTABLE FLOW PATH GEOMETRY AND METHOD OF OPERATING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T173320.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0337/18 (Pepperl + Fuchs / Optischer Sensor) of 24.10.2022

Online on

16.11.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/10
G01S 7/497
G01S 7/481
G01S 17/42

Application no.

11003847.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge B1, B2
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsanträge B3, B4, B5
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

Optischer Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033718.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1109/18 (Consumables/GIVAUDAN) of 6.10.2022

Online on

16.11.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/60
A23L 29/30
A23L 27/30
A23L 33/105

Application no.

07816204.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Claims - conciseness (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)
Opposition division's alleged "suggestion" to delete claims

Application title

CONSUMABLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110918.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 2007/19 () of 13.10.2022

Online on

16.11.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 3/08
F24C 15/10

Application no.

11712534.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe-Lösungs-Ansatz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - keine Beschränkung der Diskussion auf nur einen nächstliegenden Stand der Technik
Anspruchsauslegung - "breitestmöglich" - Sicht des Fachmanns

Application title

GASKOCHFELD MIT HITZESCHILD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T200719.20221013

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 450 KB)
T 1688/18 () of 25.10.2022

Online on

15.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 1/24

Application no.

09782916.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER AUFZUGSANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168818.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0556/19 () of 8.9.2022

Online on

15.11.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16C 19/16
F16C 19/18
F16C 19/38
F16C 19/49
F16C 19/54
F16C 33/36

Application no.

12152005.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale et subsidiaire 4 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 10 (oui)
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête subsidiaire 6 (non)
Modification après signification - exercice du pouvoir d'appréciation

Application title

Palier à trois rangées et plus de corps roulants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055619.20220908

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 365 KB)
T 0614/19 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

15.11.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/245

Application no.

13739605.7

Keywords

Zulassung neuer Anträge im Beschwerdeverfahren (nein)

Application title

MEHRKANALIGER DREHWINKELGEBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T061419.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 478 KB)
T 2332/19 (Thermo-insulating expanded articles/VERSALIS) of 18.10.2022

Online on

15.11.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/00
C08J 9/20

Application no.

10742871.6

Keywords

Main request - inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
main request - admitted (yes)

Application title

THERMO-INSULATING EXPANDED ARTICLES AND COMPOSITIONS FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T233219.20221018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2361/19 (Switching ongoing phone calls/NEC) of 14.10.2022

Online on

15.11.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/00
H04M 1/04
H04M 1/725

Application no.

13853527.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests I and III (no)
Admittance of claim set filed after summons - auxiliary request II (no): no exceptional circumstances and lack of clear allowability

Application title

Portable information terminal retaining platform and desktop telephone device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T236119.20221014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460 KB)
T 0212/20 (Product and factory configuration/SIEMENS) of 22.7.2022

Online on

15.11.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/06

Application no.

16751186.4

Keywords

Novelty (no)

Application title

AUTOMATED CONFIGURATION OF FACTORIES BASED ON THE CONFIGURATION OF PRODUCTS TO BE MANUFACTURED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T021220.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1433/18 () of 22.9.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/422
G06F 3/0354
H04N 5/44

Application no.

13734792.8

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests I, III, IV - inventive step - (no)
New auxiliary request I - amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)
Auxiliary requests II, V, VI - amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

REMOTE CONTROL FOR REMOTELY CONTROLLING AN APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING TELEVISION SIGNALS, CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET AND FUNCTIONING AS A MULTIMEDIA CENTER, AND RELATED SYSTEM THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T143318.20220922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 527 KB)
T 1736/18 () of 13.9.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

11171038.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Laundry washing machine dispenser for detergent products or similar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T173618.20220913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 0455/19 (Fokussierung eines Hörgerät-Beamformers/SIVANTOS) of 12.9.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

13167409.5

Keywords

Zulassung eines nach der Ladung eingereichten Anspruchssatzes - neuer Hauptantrag (ja): außergewöhnliche Umstände
Ausführbarkeit - (ja)
Klarheit - (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung
Zurückverweisung - (ja): Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit noch nicht vollumfänglich geprüft

Application title

Verfahren zum Fokussieren eines Hörinstruments-Beamformers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T045519.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0618/19 (Glutamine enriched nutritional composition/NUTRICIA) of 29.9.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00
A23L 33/17
A61K 31/198
A61K 38/05
A61K 38/06
A61K 31/702

Application no.

13703889.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GLUTAMINE ENRICHED NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR PRETERM INFANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T061819.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 1553/19 () of 28.10.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/08
C08G 18/16
C08G 18/32
C08G 18/75
G02B 1/04

Application no.

09748027.1

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Novelty - (main request: no; first auxiliary request: yes)
Inventive step - (first auxiliary request: yes)

Application title

POLYMERIZABLE LIQUID COMPOSITION AND PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ORGANIC GLASS STARTING FROM POLYMERIZABLE LIQUID COMPOSITIONS OF THE POLYURETHANE TYPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T155319.20221028

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0147/20 (Pemetrexed/FRESENIUS) of 21.10.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 9/19
A61K 47/18
A61K 31/519
A61P 35/00

Application no.

13730070.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - partial priority (no)
Novelty - main request- auxiliary requests 1-15 (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 16 (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF PEMETREXED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014720.20221021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 0752/20 () of 22.9.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 67/05
C07C 67/48
C07C 69/15
B01D 53/14
B01D 53/62

Application no.

15714783.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Änderung während der mündlichen Verhandlung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR AUFREINIGUNG VON KOHLENDIOXID ENTHALTENDEN PROZESSGASEN AUS DER HERSTELLUNG VON VINYLACETAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075220.20220922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0491/21 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60J 7/00
B60J 1/20

Application no.

16200366.9

Keywords

Activité inventive (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF D'OCCULTATION D'UNE SURFACE VITREE D'UN PAVILLON DE VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE A RAILS NON PARALLELES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049121.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 294 KB)
T 0892/21 (CONDITIONER/Unilever) of 6.10.2022

Online on

14.11.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/835
C11D 3/00

Application no.

11773710.6

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS RELATING TO FABRIC CONDITIONERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T089221.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 0252/17 () of 20.9.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12H 1/22
B65D 81/24
C12G 1/00

Application no.

04797080.1

Keywords

Inventive step
Claims - clarity, conciseness

Application title

CONTROL OF OXYGENATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T025217.20220920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483 KB)
T 0462/18 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/41
H04N 21/422
H04N 21/4227
H04N 21/436
H04N 21/4363
H04N 21/485
H04L 12/28
H04N 5/44
H04N 21/431

Application no.

13766102.1

Keywords

Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Appealed decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

HDMI DEVICE CONTROL VIA IP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046218.20221108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
T 2290/18 () of 18.10.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/08
F01D 25/12
F02C 3/08
F02C 7/18
F02C 3/04

Application no.

12182870.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Cooling system for gas turbine blades comprising a compressor positioned aft of the turbine stage in flow direction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T229018.20221018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 2700/18 (Non-unique cell ID II/UNWIRED PLANET) of 18.10.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 16/00
H04J 11/00

Application no.

12159399.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request and auxiliary requests 6, 12, 18, 24 (yes)
Admittance of requests not admitted by opposition division - auxiliary requests 2 to 5, 7 to 11, 13 to 17, 19 to 23 and 25 to 29 (no): discretion correctly exercised
Amendments occasioned by ground for opposition
Amendments - auxiliary requests 30 to 32 and B1 to B7 (no)
Admittance of requests after summons - auxiliary requests of the F, G and FG series (no): no exceptional circumstances justified with cogent reasons
Correction of error - (no): not immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended

Application title

Self configuring and optimisation of cell neighbours in wireless telecommunications networks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T270018.20221018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 652 KB)
T 1299/19 () of 13.10.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 7/03

Application no.

12183350.3

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Spürvorrichtung für Bodenspürungen aus dem Inneren eines Fahrzeugs und Verfahren zum Bodenspüren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129919.20221013

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 1455/19 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 9/04
A61K 6/06
A61K 47/04
C09C 1/00
C09C 3/10
A61K 6/00
A61K 6/027
C09C 1/36
C09C 1/30
A61K 6/083
B82Y 30/00

Application no.

11756193.6

Keywords

Late-filed fact - admitted (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ORGANIC/INORGANIC COMPOSITE FILLER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145519.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 575 KB)
T 1965/19 () of 8.11.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

14164406.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe und Lösung

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Handhabung von Wertscheinen mit modularem Aufbau

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196519.20221108

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 444 KB)
T 2424/19 () of 25.7.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/18

Application no.

04763105.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Deutlichkeit - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

MITTEL ZUR FÄRBUNG KERATINISCHER FASERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T242419.20220725

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 2626/19 () of 7.9.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 31/00

Application no.

12813026.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PLANT GROWTH METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262619.20220907

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 2977/19 () of 4.11.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/00

Application no.

04739698.1

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

VERFAHREN UND ANLAGE ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON WARMBAND MIT DUALPHASENGEFÜGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T297719.20221104

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 237 KB)
T 3223/19 () of 14.10.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

13763280.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A WIND TURBINE BLADE WITH AN ELASTIC DEFORMABLE TRAILING EDGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T322319.20221014

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 0438/20 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

11.11.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 37/06
F24C 7/08

Application no.

12780611.5

Keywords

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

Application title

BROWNING CONTROL FOR AN OVEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043820.20220930

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 0619/18 (Non-unique cell ID I/UNWIRED PLANET) of 18.10.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 16/00
H04J 11/00

Application no.

07711716.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter - all 41 claim requests (yes)

Application title

Self configuring and optimisation of cell neighbours in wireless telecommunications networks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T061918.20221018

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 455 KB)
T 1195/18 (A method for heating food / Goji Ltd.) of 31.10.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/68
H05B 6/64
H05B 6/70

Application no.

12173914.8

Keywords

Amendments - main request and auxiliary requests 1
Amendments - 9, 10a, 10, 11
Amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary request 10a - admitted (yes)

Application title

A method for heating food

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119518.20221031

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2572/18 () of 21.10.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 25/00

Application no.

12805579.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

UMSCHLAG FÜR EIN IDENTIFIKATIONSDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T257218.20221021

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412 KB)
T 0476/19 () of 20.10.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46B 5/00
A46B 9/02
A46B 9/04

Application no.

10012740.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Toothbrush

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047619.20221020

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 1466/19 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/12
B60T 8/32
B60T 8/88
B60T 13/66
B60T 13/68
B60T 7/04
B60T 8/36

Application no.

13703829.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Name und Anschrift des Beschwerdeführers
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Antrag in dem Beschwerdegegenstand festgelegt wird
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BESTIMMUNG EINES BREMSDRUCKWERTS ANHAND VON KENNLINIEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T146619.20220923

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428 KB)
T 0696/20 () of 4.10.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/08

Application no.

12710278.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GRADUATED COMPRESSION GARMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069620.20221004

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 0964/20 (ASCERTAINING COMMAND COMPLETION IN FLASH MEMORIES / Qualcomm) of 12.9.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/38

Application no.

14767183.8

Keywords

Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim

Application title

ASCERTAINING COMMAND COMPLETION IN FLASH MEMORIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T096420.20220912

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1122/22 (LAMINATED STRUCTURE AND STAND UP POUCH MADE THEREOF / Nova Chemicals … of 3.11.2022

Online on

10.11.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/08
B32B 27/32

Application no.

16704279.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

LAMINATED STRUCTURE AND STAND UP POUCH MADE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112222.20221103

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 0385/18 () of 11.8.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14
A61M 1/36

Application no.

11755342.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

BLOOD TREATMENT APPARATUS WITH FLOW DIVIDER FOR LIMITING AN ELECTRICAL CURRENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038518.20220811

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 0154/19 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61M 27/00
A61M 1/00
A61F 13/02

Application no.

14186269.8

Keywords

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

Application title

A breathable interface system for topical reduced pressure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T015419.20221024

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 252 KB)
T 1248/19 (Reglerparameter/BOSCH) of 4.11.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 23/198
B65H 23/195
G05B 19/416
G05B 13/04

Application no.

10004478.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja): Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung durch die Patentinhaberin
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und erster und zweiter Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Bestimmung wenigstens eines Reglerparameters eines Regelglieds in einem Bahnspannungs-Regelkreis für eine Bearbeitungsmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124819.20221104

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 2152/19 () of 4.11.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 17/06

Application no.

06121125.6

Keywords

Oral proceedings - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Oral proceedings - decision in written proceedings
Amendments - features from schematic drawings
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)
Late-filed request - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)

Application title

Production method of vertical freezers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T215219.20221104

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2837/19 (Konnektor für ein Hörgerät/SIVANTOS) of 4.11.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00
H01R 13/56
H01R 13/639
H01R 13/24

Application no.

12007364.8

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja): mündliche Verhandlung nicht sachdienlich
Widerruf des Patents - (ja): keine gebilligte Fassung

Application title

Konnektor für Hörinstrument und Hörinstrument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T283719.20221104

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273 KB)
T 0800/20 (Restricted voucher redemption/MICROTRONIC) of 10.10.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/38

Application no.

12779033.5

Keywords

Inventive step - restricting a voucher to one vending machine and setting its validity time (no
Inventive step - business method)
Inventive step - encoding the vending machine identifier and the validity time on the voucher (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTHORISING ACCESS TO GOODS AND/OR SERVICES AND CORRESPONDING ACCESS VOUCHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080020.20221010

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1297/20 () of 4.11.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/3291

Application no.

16167210.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FOUR-PRIMARY-COLOR ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129720.20221104

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 1504/20 () of 7.11.2022

Online on

09.11.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 1/005
A61M 25/01
A61M 25/00

Application no.

08748988.6

Keywords

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

Application title

AN INSTRUMENT FOR ENDOSCOPIC APPLICATIONS OR THE LIKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T150420.20221107

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 1974/18 () of 27.10.2022

Online on

08.11.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 1/04

Application no.

12172291.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Anschlussvorrichtung für eine sterile Einweg-Fluidleitung eines Einwegbioreaktors und Verfahren zum Behandeln eines Fluidstroms

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197418.20221027

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1630/19 (Lithiumdisilikat/FRAUNHOFER) of 21.9.2022

Online on

08.11.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C 10/00
A61C 13/00
C03B 32/02
C04B 41/00
A61K 6/02
A61K 6/027

Application no.

10796296.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Priorität - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

LITHIUMDISILIKAT-GLASKERAMIK, VERFAHREN ZU DEREN HERSTELLUNG UND DEREN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T163019.20220921

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 2570/19 (Assisted mail sorting/QUADIENT) of 19.9.2022

Online on

08.11.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G06K 9/78
B07C 7/00
G06K 9/22

Application no.

16305988.4

Keywords

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

Application title

ASSISTED MANUAL MAIL SORTING SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T257019.20220919

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0024/20 () of 2.11.2022

Online on

08.11.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01M 9/00
A01M 1/00
A01G 13/00

Application no.

07747312.2

Keywords

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

Application title

USE OF A DEVICE FOR DISTRIBUTING BENEFICIAL ARTHROPODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002420.20221102

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 251 KB)
T 0440/16 () of 14.10.2022

Online on

07.11.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/18

Application no.

11176354.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Cooling circuit flow path for a turbine section airfoil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044016.20221014

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0440/18 (Light source control /HELVAR) of 5.10.2022

Online on

07.11.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 37/02
H05B 33/08

Application no.

12190767.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (main request)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Controlling operation of light sources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044018.20221005

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0073/20 (Procainamide succinimidylcarbamate/WATERS) of 4.10.2022

Online on

07.11.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/533
C07D 207/40

Application no.

12836127.6

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious solution
Amendment to case - reasons for submitting amendment in appeal proceedings (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

RAPID FLUORESCENCE TAGGING OF GLYCANS AND OTHER BIOMOLECULES WITH ENHANCED MS SIGNALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T007320.20221004

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0784/20 (Composite particles/VECTURA) of 2.11.2022

Online on

07.11.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/72
A61K 9/00

Application no.

10185643.3

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative
Remittal - (no)

Application title

Method of making particles for use in a pharmaceutical composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078420.20221102

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0951/20 (Fused composite particles/VECTURA) of 2.11.2022

Online on

07.11.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.11.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/72
A61K 9/00

Application no.

10181899.5

Keywords

Priority - basis in priority document (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

Method of making particles for use in a pharmaceutical composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T095120.20221102

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 0690/18 (Electric induction oven / Whirlpool Corp.) of 9.9.2022

Online on

04.11.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/12
H05B 6/36

Application no.

09168151.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - effect not made credible
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Electric induction oven

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069018.20220909

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1001/18 () of 10.10.2022

Online on

03.11.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 1/00

Application no.

06014187.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - problem invention (yes)
Amendment after expiry of period in R. 100(2) EPC communication - exceptional circumstances (yes) - exercise of discretion - cogent reasons (yes)

Application title

Coin token assembly, method and device for dispensing coin tokens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100118.20221010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1382/18 (Delivering therapeutic signals to the heart / Impulse Dynamics N.V.) of 25.10.2022

Online on

03.11.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

06780471.6

Keywords

Basis of proceedings - written reply of the appellant

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING ELECTRICAL SIGNALS TO A HEART

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138218.20221025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 2638/18 (Inductively heated roll / TOKUDEN) of 13.9.2022

Online on

03.11.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/06
D21G 1/02
H05B 6/14

Application no.

15163804.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

INDUCTION HEATED ROLL APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T263818.20220913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2194/19 (Error correction/TERAYON) of 24.10.2022

Online on

03.11.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/00

Application no.

04720810.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Support by the description - (yes, after amendment)
Adaptation of the description: objection of examining division not justified
Remittal - special reasons (yes): novelty and inventive step not decided yet

Application title

Error-correcting code interleaver

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T219419.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1780/20 () of 17.8.2022

Online on

03.11.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/72
G01F 1/34
G01F 1/46
G01F 1/50

Application no.

17157248.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step (no)
Amendment to case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to case - amendment admitted (no)

Application title

EMISSION FLOW RATE MEASURING METHOD AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178020.20220817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 1983/18 (Recommendation of applications/BAIDU) of 27.6.2022

Online on

02.11.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/02

Application no.

13863276.5

Keywords

Inventive step - recommending applications according to categories and users' past activities (no
Inventive step - non-technical)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PUSHING MOBILE APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198318.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0885/20 (CONTROL SYSTEM AT AN AIRPORT / ADB Safegate) of 10.8.2022

Online on

02.11.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 5/00
G08G 5/04
G08G 5/06

Application no.

17172453.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

CONTROL SYSTEM AT AN AIRPORT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088520.20220810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1484/20 (Suggested order generator/SYSMEX) of 10.10.2022

Online on

02.11.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

11156958.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System, apparatus and method for auto-replenishment and monitoring of a medical instrument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148420.20221010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 0164/21 (Building of topologies and routing tables / Cheng Kung Univ.) of 26.10.2022

Online on

02.11.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/42
H04L 12/24
H04L 12/933

Application no.

17201569.5

Keywords

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

Application title

NETWORK TOPOLOGY SYSTEM AND BUILDING METHODS FOR TOPOLOGIES AND ROUTING TABLES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T016421.20221026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)

October 2022

T 0129/18 () of 1.8.2022

Online on

31.10.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A62C 2/06
F16L 5/04

Application no.

06022899.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 und 3 (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsanträge 4 bis 7
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Wand- oder Deckendurchführung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T012918.20220801

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 539 KB)
T 0151/19 () of 22.9.2022

Online on

31.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/56

Application no.

06785116.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH IMPROVED TEAR RESISTANCE AND SOFTNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T015119.20220922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493 KB)
T 1883/19 () of 18.10.2022

Online on

31.10.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 25/369

Application no.

14805179.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT MIT MAGNETISCH AUSRICHTBAREN MAGNETPIGMENTEN UND EINEM ZWEITEN MOTIV SOWIE VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T188319.20221018

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2217/19 () of 7.9.2022

Online on

31.10.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 279/02
C08L 51/04
F25D 23/06

Application no.

11753777.9

Keywords

Evidence - evaluation of evidence
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - obvious alternative (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request
Inventive step - obvious solution (yes)

Application title

MONOVINYL AROMATIC POLYMER COMPOSITIONS WITH A NOVEL COMBINATION OF STIFFNESS AND STRESS CRACK RESISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221719.20220907

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 0884/20 () of 25.8.2022

Online on

31.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.8.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21H 1/06

Application no.

15705675.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Modification des moyens invoqués - modification au sens de l'article 12(4) RPCR 2020
Modification des moyens invoqués - principe de l'économie de la procédure
Modification des moyens invoqués - requête
Renvoi - (oui)

Application title

OUTILLAGE DE FORGEAGE POUR LA FABRICATION D'UNE COURONNE LAMINEE DE FORME, NOTAMMENT POUR LA FABRICATION D'UN DISQUE DE TURBOMACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088420.20220825

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 386 KB)
T 1874/20 (Ruban à déploiement harmonieux/THALES) of 17.10.2022

Online on

31.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.10.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 5/02
B32B 5/12
B32B 5/26

Application no.

15201772.9

Keywords

Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (non)
Recevabilité de la requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

Ruban à déploiement harmonieux

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T187420.20221017

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0721/17 (Elément metallique chauffant / VALEO) of 30.9.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 3/50
H05B 3/14
B60H 1/22
F24H 3/04
H01C 7/02

Application no.

07117369.4

Keywords

Décision rendue dans le cadre de la procédure écrite (oui) - déclaration de la titulaire qu'elle ne participera pas à la procédure orale

Application title

Elément metallique chauffant traversé par un flux d'air

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072117.20220930

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1602/18 (Fahrerassistenzeinrichtung mit Mehrzahl von Ultraschallsensoren / … of 10.10.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 7/524
G01S 15/93

Application no.

12724127.1

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

FAHRERASSISTENZEINRICHTUNG MIT EINER MEHRZAHL VON ULTRASCHALLSENSOREN SOWIE FAHRZEUG MIT EINER DERARTIGEN FAHRERASSISTENZEINRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER FAHRERASSISTENZEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T160218.20221010

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 0465/19 () of 21.7.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/06
C07D 307/91
H01L 51/54
H01L 51/46

Application no.

12863091.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

COMPOUND FOR ORGANIC OPTOELECTRIC DEVICE, ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE INCLUDING SAME, AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046519.20220721

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 510 KB)
T 1411/19 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/28
B41F 13/32
B41F 13/36
B41F 13/44

Application no.

11004186.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Zurückverweisung (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)

Application title

Verarbeitungsmaschine mit wenigstens einer Druckeinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T141119.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401 KB)
T 2319/19 () of 21.9.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/199

Application no.

09795586.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

POLYESTER COMPOSITIONS WHICH COMPRISE SPIRO-GLYCOL, CYCLOHEXANEDIMETHANOL, AND TEREPHTHALIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T231919.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 3002/19 (Microvesicle membrane protein/JIANG) of 27.10.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/18
G01N 33/574
C07K 16/30
A61K 49/00
G01N 33/68
C07K 16/28

Application no.

12168565.5

Keywords

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

Application title

A microvesicle membrane protein and application thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T300219.20221027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 0002/20 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06
F03D 7/02

Application no.

05739534.5

Keywords

Novelty - prior disclosure
Novelty - implicit features (yes)
Amendment to case - further evidence

Application title

A PITCH CONTROLLED WIND TURBINE BLADE HAVING TURBULENCE GENERATING MEANS, A WIND TURBINE AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000220.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1990/20 () of 26.9.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/42
D06F 39/08

Application no.

12722858.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)

Application title

SAFETY DEVICE AGAINST FLUID LEAKS FOR HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T199020.20220926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0180/21 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

28.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 41/02

Application no.

08766817.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE TREATING OF PRODUCTS, SUCH AS EGGS TO BE HATCHED, WITH A CONDITIONED GAS STREAM, AND CLIMATE CHAMBER FOR CARRYING OUT THE METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T018021.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1003/18 () of 21.9.2022

Online on

27.10.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25B 27/10
B25F 5/00
H01R 43/042

Application no.

10781667.0

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - in Abwesenheit des Beteiligten abgehalten
Einspruchsgrund - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Klarheit - Hilfsantrag 1 - (ja)
Ausführbarkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Einwände - (ja) - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

HANDGEFÜHRTES PRESSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100318.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2991/18 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

27.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 25/28

Application no.

03730058.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Benachrichtigungspflicht bei Nichtteilnahme an mündlicher Verhandlung - Verletzung des von epi und den Beschwerdekammern formulierten Verhaltensgebots (Punkt 1 der Entscheidungsgründe)

Application title

MIKROKAPSEL-FORMULIERUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T299118.20221024

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0824/19 () of 18.10.2022

Online on

27.10.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 83/04

Application no.

13717163.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausführbarkeit - (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument und darauf gestützte Einwände
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Spät vorgebrachter Einwand - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

SPENDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082419.20221018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 386 KB)
T 1673/19 () of 20.9.2022

Online on

27.10.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21G 1/00
D21F 11/00

Application no.

13154162.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for producing a fiber web and production line for producing a fiber web

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T167319.20220920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 2120/19 () of 20.7.2022

Online on

27.10.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/25
C07C 21/18

Application no.

10722509.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS TO MANUFACTURE 2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUOROPROPENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T212019.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0866/16 (Detection of replicating cells/RAPID MICRO BIOSYSTEMS) of 15.6.2021

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/34

Application no.

10013064.0

Keywords

Main request - added matter - (no)
Extension of scope of protection - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Admission of late submissions (arguments and experimental evidence) - (no)

Application title

Rapid detection of replicating cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T086616.20210615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 552 KB)
T 1698/16 (Accessory enzymes/IOGEN) of 7.6.2021

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 19/02
C12P 19/14
C12N 9/42

Application no.

08783433.9

Keywords

Main request (patent as granted) - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - problem not solved over the whole scope of the claims
Auxiliary request 9 - requirements of the EPC fulfilled - (yes)

Application title

ENZYMATIC HYDROLYSIS OF LIGNOCELLULOSIC FEEDSTOCKS USING ACCESSORY ENZYMES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T169816.20210607

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460 KB)
T 0752/17 (Immunotherapy/ALNYLAM) of 24.3.2021

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.3.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11
C07H 21/04
A61K 31/7088

Application no.

05853546.9

Keywords

Added matter - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - (yes)
Admission of new evidence - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods for inducing an immune response in a mammal and methods of avoiding an immune response to oligonucleotide agents such as short interfering RNAs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T075217.20210324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 583 KB)
T 0431/18 () of 12.9.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/158
A61M 5/142

Application no.

09157468.1

Keywords

Late-filed facts - objection filed after reply to the statement
of grounds - admitted (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds
of appeal - admitted (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new
objections (yes) - taken into account (no)
Request submitted during oral proceedings -
exceptional circumstances (no) - taken into account (no)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

device for administration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043118.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 565 KB)
T 0555/18 (Shrink Film/Cryovac) of 14.9.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/34
B65D 65/40
C08L 77/02
C08L 77/06

Application no.

08724899.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Inventive step - Unusual parameter and burden of proof

Application title

SHRINK FILM CONTAINING SEMI-CRYSTALLINE POLYAMIDE, ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM, AND PROCESS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055518.20220914

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1318/18 (Dry granulated cell culture media/MERCK) of 21.10.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/00
A61K 9/20

Application no.

11788050.0

Keywords

"Main Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)"

Application title

DRY GRANULATED CELL CULTURE MEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T131818.20221021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 555 KB)
T 0361/19 (COATED ARTICLES / Wallwork) of 12.7.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/04
A61L 27/06
A61L 27/30
A61L 27/54
C23C 14/06
C23C 14/30

Application no.

09705362.3

Keywords

Late filed documents admitted - (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Admission of late filed objection - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

COATED ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T036119.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0363/19 (PURIFICATION OF PHENOL / BOREALIS) of 14.6.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 37/74
C07C 39/04
C07C 37/68

Application no.

08863888.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PURIFICATION OF PHENOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T036319.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1570/19 () of 26.7.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 9/12
B01J 2/30
B29K 101/12
B29C 48/21
C09J 9/00
B29B 9/06

Application no.

11734113.1

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Clarity - main request - not open to examination
Late-filed objection - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Partial priority (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Free-flowing pressure sensitive adhesives

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157019.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 630 KB)
T 0015/20 () of 28.9.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/04
C08F 10/02
C08F 4/64
C08F 210/16
C08L 7/00
C08F 4/659

Application no.

07776022.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Admittance of documents

Application title

HIGH TEMPERATURE SOLUTION POLYMERIZATION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001520.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0082/20 (Dishwashing composition / The Procter & Gamble Company) of 11.10.2022

Online on

26.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 1/83
C11D 1/825
C11D 3/37

Application no.

12199236.6

Keywords

All requests - added subject matter (yes)

Application title

Dishwashing composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T008220.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0782/17 () of 25.7.2022

Online on

25.10.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/1495
A61B 5/145
A61B 5/1486

Application no.

10195518.5

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Correction of error - (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Transcutaneous analyte sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078217.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1638/18 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

25.10.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/262
H04H 60/06
H04H 60/73
H04N 21/81
H04N 21/84

Application no.

14150696.4

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)

Application title

Recipient specific lists for distribution of media content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T163818.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1884/19 () of 24.10.2022

Online on

25.10.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/32
C08J 3/24
A61L 15/60
B01J 20/26
C08F 2/30

Application no.

12828832.1

Keywords

Documents admitted into the proceedings by the opposition division to be taken into account (yes)
Admittance of document submitted with the reply to the statement of grounds of appeal (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING WATER-ABSORBENT RESIN, AND WATER-ABSORBENT RESIN OBTAINED BY SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T188419.20221024

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487 KB)
T 2564/19 (MGDA containing particulate/RECKITT BENCKISER) of 15.9.2022

Online on

25.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/33
C11D 3/37

Application no.

05757643.1

Keywords

Novelty (Main request)
Novelty - (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests - (no) - no arguments submitted with the reply to the appeal

Application title

Particulate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256419.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 2970/19 (Solution comprising hypromellose acetate succinate / SHIN-ETSU) of 21.10.2022

Online on

25.10.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/38
A61K 9/16
A61K 31/496

Application no.

15194983.1

Keywords

Inventive step - Main request (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

SOLUTION FOR SPRAY DRYING COMPRISING HYPROMELLOSE ACETATE SUCCINATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SOLID DISPERSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T297019.20221021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 0687/20 () of 13.9.2022

Online on

25.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/20

Application no.

09004045.2

Keywords

Amendments Main Request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - Amendments derivable from the drawings (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Auxiliary Request unadmissible - no longer maintained in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed admissibility objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted in first-instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed evidence - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)
Inventive step auxiliary request
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

Indexable insert with nick

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068720.20220913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 748 KB)
T 0325/22 () of 10.10.2022

Online on

25.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

09172594.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Principle of prohibition of reformatio in peius

Application title

Wind turbine blade with plurality of longitudinally extending flow guiding device parts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T032522.20221010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0594/18 (Milk-based product/VALIO) of 22.9.2022

Online on

24.10.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/12
A23C 9/13
A23C 9/156
A23C 9/20
A23C 21/00
A23J 1/20

Application no.

12710523.7

Keywords

Main Request and Auxiliary Request 4: inventive step - (No)
Auxiliary requests 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6: admission - (No)

Application title

MILK-BASED PRODUCT AND A METHOD FOR ITS PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059418.20220922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1014/19 () of 8.9.2022

Online on

24.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46B 9/04
A61C 17/02

Application no.

10760180.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objection - circumstances of appeal case justify admittance (no)
Claims - support in the description (yes)

Application title

ORAL CARE PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101419.20220908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 0051/20 () of 19.8.2022

Online on

24.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05B 19/02
E05B 21/06

Application no.

11009210.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

Coding mechanism for cylinder lock with a rotatable key and key blank

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T005120.20220819

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 1730/20 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

24.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 27/08
A47C 31/12
A61B 5/11
A61B 5/00

Application no.

14716711.8

Keywords

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

Application title

INFLATABLE AIR MATTRESS SYSTEM WITH DETECTION TECHNIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T173020.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2404/18 () of 11.10.2022

Online on

21.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/67
E05F 3/10

Application no.

08735326.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

RITZEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T240418.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298 KB)
T 0136/19 (Carbapenemase/INSERM) of 12.5.2022

Online on

21.10.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/04
C12Q 1/34

Application no.

12729592.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR DETECTING THE PRESENCE OF CARBAPENEMASE-PRODUCING BACTERIA IN A SAMPLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T013619.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 556 KB)
T 2661/19 (USING SOLID STATE DISK / Huawei) of 27.9.2022

Online on

21.10.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/02
G06F 11/34

Application no.

14873676.2

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING SOLID STATE DISK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T266119.20220927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 3260/19 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

21.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D 13/06
F16F 15/131
F16F 15/14

Application no.

12815617.1

Keywords

Neuheit - breiter Anspruch
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Fachmann

Application title

ANTRIEBSSTRANG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T326019.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0017/20 () of 26.9.2022

Online on

21.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 34/66
A01B 73/04

Application no.

15186773.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

LANDWIRTSCHAFTLICHES ARBEITSGERÄT UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES LANDWIRTSCHAFTLICHEN ARBEITSGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001720.20220926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0120/20 (Link adaptation in wireless telecommunications / Unwired Planet) of 15.7.2022

Online on

21.10.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00

Application no.

13177225.3

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendments - deletion of features (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

Link adaptation in a wireless telecommunications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T012020.20220715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1483/20 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

21.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C 28/28
F04C 28/08
F04B 49/00

Application no.

12168437.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Remittal - (no)

Application title

Method for calculating the probability of moisture build-up in a compressor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148320.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0272/15 () of 12.9.2022

Online on

20.10.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/158
A61M 25/06

Application no.

05019774.8

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - admitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (main request, auxiliary request 1 : yes, auxiliary request 2 : no)
Amendments - extension of scope of protection (auxiliary request 2 : no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Industrial application - (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by surgery
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Inserter for an infusion set with a first and second spring units

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T027215.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 653 KB)
T 0189/18 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

20.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 65/08
A01P 15/00

Application no.

11741629.7

Keywords

Nouveauté de l'utilisation (cf. point 2.4.4 des motifs)

Application title

UTILISATION D'UN EXTRAIT NATUREL DE MARC DE RAISIN POUR STIMULER LES DEFENSES NATURELLES DE PLANTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T018918.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 346 KB)
T 2239/18 () of 23.8.2022

Online on

20.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61F 13/36
A61L 15/42
A61M 15/00

Application no.

10707629.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

WOUND PACKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T223918.20220823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 2489/18 () of 30.9.2022

Online on

20.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 9/24
E06B 9/42
E06B 9/58
E06B 9/72
E06B 9/92
E04D 13/035
E04F 10/06

Application no.

13004211.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Tilting roller blind with guides for roof windows

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T248918.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0913/19 () of 28.9.2022

Online on

20.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/01

Application no.

08846795.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCANNING A PULSED LASER BEAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091319.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 0323/20 () of 1.9.2022

Online on

20.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 15/08
A01B 67/00
A01B 69/00

Application no.

13195394.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung zugelassen (ja)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Antrag
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Kombination aus einem Zugfahrzeug und einer davon gezogenen landwirtschaftlichen Erntemaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T032320.20220901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 472 KB)
T 0557/20 (Multiphase personal care composition / P&G) of 5.10.2022

Online on

20.10.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/03
A61K 8/06
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 19/10
A61K 8/02

Application no.

09790888.3

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTIPHASE PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION WITH ENHANCED DEPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055720.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1026/17 (Securing a tendering system/KOHLI) of 21.6.2022

Online on

19.10.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

06842769.9

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - bidder created pass-phrases (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request I (no)
Auxiliary request II late filed during oral proceedings - not admitted

Application title

A PROCESS FOR SECURING TENDERING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T102617.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1790/19 () of 9.9.2022

Online on

19.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F03D 80/00
B29C 70/86
F01D 5/28
B29L 31/08
F03D 1/06

Application no.

12305281.3

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

Renfort mécanique pour piéce en matériau composite, notamment pour une pale d'éolienne de grandes dimensions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T179019.20220909

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 826 KB)
T 1985/19 () of 22.9.2022

Online on

19.10.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01C 15/00
G01C 3/08
G01S 17/08
G01S 17/10
G01S 17/89
G01S 7/481
G01S 7/486
G01S 7/491
H01L 31/10
H01L 31/107

Application no.

14185404.2

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag: Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Elektrooptischer Distanzmesser und Distanzmessverfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198519.20220922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 421 KB)
T 2269/19 (Pharmaceutical compositions comprising Prasugrel / KRKA) of 14.7.2022

Online on

19.10.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/28
A61K 31/4365
A61P 7/02

Application no.

10704517.1

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING PRASUGREL BASE OR ITS PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE ACID ADDITION SALTS AND PROCESSES FOR THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T226919.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481 KB)
T 0602/20 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

19.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 5/00
F21V 5/04
F21V 7/00
F21V 13/02
F21V 13/04
G02B 19/00
F21Y 103/10

Application no.

15704293.8

Keywords

Neuheit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1 bis 3: nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 4 : ja)
Zulässigkeit von Hilfsanträgen 1 bis 4 ( ja )
Verfahrensmissbrauch (nein)

Application title

LÄNGLICHE MEHRTEILIGE LINSENANORDNUNG SOWIE LEUCHTE MIT EINER SOLCHEN LINSENANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060220.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 536 KB)
T 0854/22 (Missing statement of grounds) of 13.10.2022

Online on

19.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 13/00
A22C 11/00

Application no.

13185333.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Artificial food casing, method for removing and method for manufacturing thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T085422.20221013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 2179/16 () of 19.7.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/04
A01N 47/24
A01N 43/653
A01N 43/56

Application no.

10730191.3

Keywords

Admittance - objections raised in appeal which had been raised against a different claim request before the opposition division
Admittance - unsubstantiated objection (added subject-matter and novelty)
Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

A PROCESS FOR PREPARING AN AQUEOUS SUSPENSION OF AN ORGANIC PESTICIDE COMPOUND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217916.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 466 KB)
T 1683/17 (Oligosaccharides in neonates / NESTLE) of 15.7.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/7028
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/308
A61P 37/04
A61P 37/08
A61K 45/06
A23L 1/09
A61K 35/74

Application no.

08848466.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)

Application title

USE OF OLIGOSACCHARIDES CONTAINING N-ACETYLLACTOSAMINE FOR MATURATION OF IMMUNE RESPONSES IN NEONATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168317.20220715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1706/17 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 475/04
A61K 31/519
A61P 35/00
C07K 5/02

Application no.

12746091.3

Keywords

Amendments
Remittal

Application title

FOLATE CONJUGATES OF ALBUMIN-BINDING ENTITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T170617.20221012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0127/18 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03C 1/02
E03C 1/04
E03C 1/06

Application no.

14157879.9

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Zuleitung zur Kopfdusche einer Dusche

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T012718.20221012

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 0768/18 (Abbildung des Unfelds eines Fahrzeugs / Robert Bosch GmbH) of 20.9.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 13/93
G01S 17/93
G08G 1/16
B60W 40/04
B60Q 1/48

Application no.

10745588.3

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ABBILDUNG DES UMFELDS EINES FAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T076818.20220920

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 461 KB)
T 1657/18 () of 14.9.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 9/02
G09B 9/14

Application no.

11184242.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - request as originally filed and withdrawn before the examining division without being part of the decision
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (yes)
Amendment after summons - admitted (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

Motion and vibration cuing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T165718.20220914

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0298/19 () of 19.7.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 37/74
C21D 11/00

Application no.

13718316.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

ANGLEICHUNG VON BANDEIGENSCHAFTEN DURCH BREITENABHÄNGIGE VORBANDKÜHLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T029819.20220719

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0718/19 (Waschmitteltabs mit Reliefstruktur/Dalli-Werke) of 23.9.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/40

Application no.

07020960.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht funktionale Änderung

Application title

WASCH- ODER REINIGUNGSMITTELFORMKÖRPER MIT EINFÄRBBARER RELIEFSTRUKTUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071819.20220923

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0997/19 () of 13.10.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/146
H01L 31/0256
H01L 51/00
H01L 51/44
B82Y 15/00
H01L 29/16

Application no.

11797657.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - no ex post facto analysis

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SENSING PHOTONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T099719.20221013

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2775/19 (Heavy-chain only antibodies/ERASMUS UNIVERSITY) of 7.7.2022

Online on

18.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 16/10
C07K 16/12
C07K 16/28

Application no.

10711069.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Soluble "heavy-chain only" antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T277519.20220707

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 611 KB)
T 0791/17 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12G 1/00
B67C 3/02
B65D 17/00

Application no.

12161345.9

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendment after summons

Application title

Wine packaged in aluminium containers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T079117.20220524

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 0636/18 (Flugführungssystem / Meissner) of 24.5.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 5/02

Application no.

11787900.7

Keywords

Neuheit - nach Änderung
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

FLUGFÜHRUNGSSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063618.20220524

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325 KB)
T 1191/18 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/04
B01D 53/26
B60T 17/00

Application no.

09161224.2

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit - (nein)
Beschwerdeerwiderung - vollständiger Sachvortrag (nein)
Hilfsanträge - substanziiert (nein)
Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Luftaufbereitungsvorrichtung, insbesondere einer Luftdruckbremsanlage mit einem Abscheider für flüssige Fluide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119118.20220929

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 730 KB)
T 0307/19 (Evonik/Cold flow improver) of 30.9.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/00
C10L 1/14
C08L 23/04
C08L 23/06
C08L 33/00
C08L 33/04
C08L 33/10
C08L 1/00
C08L 51/08

Application no.

14702273.5

Keywords

Late-filed facts - admitted (yes)
Inventive step: main request
Inventive step - obvious alternative ; first auxiliary request: non obvious alternative

Application title

COLD FLOW IMPROVER WITH BROAD APPLICABILITY IN MINERAL DIESEL, BIODIESEL AND BLENDS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T030719.20220930

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 0524/19 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/08
G08G 5/00

Application no.

13736554.0

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - skilled person
Inventive step - notional business person

Application title

SELF-SUFFICIENT RESOURCE-POOLING SYSTEM FOR RISK SHARING OF AIRSPACE RISKS RELATED TO NATURAL DISASTER EVENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T052419.20220916

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 479 KB)
T 0633/19 () of 11.8.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

13701096.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

AN ARRANGEMENT, A LOOP-SHAPED SUPPORT, A PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE AND A METHOD OF REPAIRING OR REPLACING A NATIVE HEART VALVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063319.20220811

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0698/19 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

12729952.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - notional business person versus real business person versus technically skilled person

Application title

MICRO-RESOURCE-POOLING SYSTEM AND CORRESPONDING METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069819.20220916

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 473 KB)
T 1025/19 (Single dose administration/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 11.10.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12

Application no.

11164854.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked by opposition division
Basis of decision - appeal dismissed

Application title

Use of a PCV2 immunogenic composition for lessening clinical symptoms in pigs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T102519.20221011

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 246 KB)
T 1026/19 (Single dose administration/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 7.10.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12

Application no.

11164850.7

Keywords

Basis of decision - agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked by opposition division
Basis of decision - appeal dismissed

Application title

Use of a PCV2 immunogenic composition for lessening clinical symptoms in pigs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T102619.20221007

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 247 KB)
T 2795/19 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/74
G01F 1/84
G01N 9/00
G01N 11/16

Application no.

12002842.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Meter electronics and fluid quantification method for a fluid being transferred

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T279519.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 2913/19 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20

Application no.

13177327.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Observations by third parties - admissibility (no)
Appealed decision - set aside (yes)

Application title

Automatic injection device with trigger lock

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T291319.20221012

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0003/20 () of 21.9.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 80/30

Application no.

06818138.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (no)
Reply to statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete appeal case
Discretion not to admit submission - requirements of Art. 12(3) RPBA 2020 met (no)

Application title

LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR A WIND TURBINE BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000320.20220921

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0036/20 (Conduite Flexible/Technip) of 19.9.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 27/32
B32B 1/08
F16L 11/08

Application no.

13744525.0

Keywords

Modification après signification - circonstances exceptionnelles (oui)
Nouveauté - (non)
Activité inventive - alternative évidente
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

CONDUITE FLEXIBLE SOUS MARINE COMPRENANT UNE GAINE POLYMÉRIQUE INTERNE ET/OU EXTERNE D'ÉTANCHÉITÉ COMPRENANT UN POLYÉTHYLÈNE À HAUT POIDS MOLÉCULAIRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003620.20220919

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 399 KB)
T 0085/20 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 5/10
F16B 39/24
F16B 41/00

Application no.

16002273.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ausgehend von Dokument D1 (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe (ja)

Application title

NUTZFAHRZEUGAUFBAU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T008520.20221012

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0938/20 (Making coated steel strips/Arcelor Mittal) of 27.7.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 15/00
C21D 9/46

Application no.

06842403.5

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COATED STEEL STRIPS, METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME, METHODS OF USING THE SAME, STAMPING BLANKS PREPARED FROM THE SAME, STAMPED PRODUCTS PREPARED FROM THE SAME, AND ARTICLES OF MANUFACTURE WHICH CONTAIN SUCH A STAMPED PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T093820.20220727

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 447 KB)
T 1312/20 () of 5.10.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/74
G01F 1/84
G01N 9/00
G01N 11/16

Application no.

12002831.1

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Meter electronics and fluid quantification method for a fluid being transferred

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T131220.20221005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 0231/21 () of 12.10.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24D 3/02
B26D 3/16
B26D 1/14
B26D 1/15
B26D 7/18

Application no.

13166356.9

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Einrichtung zum Schneiden von Filterstäben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023121.20221012

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0806/21 (Humanized antibody/IMMUNE and GENENTECH) of 17.6.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/18
A61P 25/28

Application no.

11192705.9

Keywords

Correction of errors in decisions
Correction of error - grant decision

Application title

Humanized antibody against amyloid beta.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080621.20220617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1359/21 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

17.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 1/20
B60J 10/50

Application no.

16001666.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AUTOMOBILE BELTLINE PORTION SOUND INSULATING STRUCTURE AND AUTOMOBILE DOOR GLASS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T135921.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 2758/17 () of 15.7.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F15B 7/00

Application no.

12718564.3

Keywords

Vertretung - mündliche Ausführungen einer Begleitperson (abgelehnt)
Spät eingereichter Einwand - zugelassen (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen ("Hauptantrag B", "Hauptantrag C": nein; Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4: ja)
Aufhebung der Entscheidung über anderweitige Kostenverteilung (nein)
Berichtigung der Niederschrift (nein)

Application title

Hydraulische Einrichtung zur Betätigung einer Kupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T275817.20220715

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 600 KB)
T 1567/18 (COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A FLUOROOLEFIN / The Chempours Company) of 7.7.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04
C09K 3/30
C08J 9/14

Application no.

06737345.6

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A FLUOROOLEFIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156718.20220707

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1703/18 () of 30.8.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/28
F01D 9/04
F02K 1/04
C04B 35/80

Application no.

12169232.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Ceramic matrix composite turbine exhaust case for a gas turbine engine and corresponding gas turbine engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T170318.20220830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0875/19 (Cell culturing/PATHEON) of 29.7.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 3/06
C12M 1/12
C12N 5/07
C12N 5/079
C12P 21/00

Application no.

10183677.3

Keywords

Late filed facts - admitted - (no)
Main request - admitted - (yes)
Main request - requirements of the EPC met - (yes)

Application title

Improved process for the culturing of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087519.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 602 KB)
T 1440/19 () of 5.9.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 3/08
H01S 3/105
H01S 3/083
H01S 5/00
H01S 5/062
H01S 5/14
G01J 3/10

Application no.

10739129.4

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR UTILIZATION OF A HIGH-SPEED OPTICAL WAVELENGTH TUNING SOURCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T144019.20220905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0178/20 () of 5.9.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 25/20
G05D 1/02
A01K 5/00

Application no.

15187603.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FUTTERMISCHWAGEN UND VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINES FUTTERMISCHWAGENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017820.20220905

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1069/20 (Minimum EIRP of variable-power HPAs/BOEING) of 11.10.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/005
H04B 7/185

Application no.

04002970.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - all requests (no): parameters not sufficiently disclosed
Decision in written proceedings (yes): no need for oral proceedings

Application title

On orbit variable power high power amplifiers for a satellite communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T106920.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1108/20 (Closed-circuit e-commerce entity for services and products/Elbex … of 11.10.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
H04N 21/478
G06Q 30/06

Application no.

13832597.2

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND STRUCTURE FOR SIMPLIFIED CODING OF DISPLAY PAGES FOR OPERATING A CLOSED CIRCUIT E-COMMERCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110820.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 1225/20 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/32
A24C 5/47
B65G 47/84

Application no.

12715582.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Application title

FÖRDERUNG VON STABFÖRMIGEN ARTIKELN DER TABAK VERARBEITENDEN INDUSTRIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122520.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 446 KB)
T 0342/21 () of 7.10.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/703
H01R 13/44

Application no.

10776172.8

Keywords

Non-automatic debiting of the surcharge despite automatic debiting order.
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

Connector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T034221.20221007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 1391/21 (Methods for tagging dna-encoded libraries/NUEVOLUTION) of 11.10.2022

Online on

14.10.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C40B 50/14
C40B 50/16

Application no.

12830083.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods for tagging dna-encoded libraries

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139121.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256 KB)
T 1436/18 () of 9.9.2022

Online on

13.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/28

Application no.

10771732.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 6 (yes)
Auxiliary requests 1-5 filed in appeal - admissibility (no)
Auxiliary request 6 filed in appeal - admissibility (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 6 (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (yes)

Application title

Drug delivery devices and method of assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T143618.20220909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 539 KB)
T 1516/18 (Melt composition/Rockwool) of 21.7.2022

Online on

13.10.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 37/04
C03C 3/087
C03C 13/06
C03B 5/02

Application no.

12772937.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

MELT COMPOSITION FOR THE PRODUCTION OF MAN-MADE VITREOUS FIBRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151618.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 2191/18 (Substring position/51 DEGREES) of 6.10.2022

Online on

13.10.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
G06F 17/22
G06F 17/30
H04L 12/26
G06F 17/27

Application no.

13192291.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request and 1st to 4th auxiliary requests (yes)
Admittance of requests after summons - 5th to 9th auxiliary requests - (no): no exceptional circumstances justified with cogent reasons

Application title

Identifying properties of a communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T219118.20221006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471 KB)
T 2917/18 () of 20.5.2022

Online on

13.10.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 5/00
H02J 7/02
H02J 13/00
H01F 38/14
B60L 11/18
B60L 5/00
B61B 13/04

Application no.

12717179.1

Keywords

Beschwerdebegründung - vollständiger Sachvortrag eines Beteiligten
Beschwerdebegründung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 4 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Hilfsantrag 5 hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Ankündigung nicht an der mündlichen Verhandlung teilzunehmen - keine Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

System zur induktiven Energie-Übertragung an einen Verbraucher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T291718.20220520

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0603/19 () of 7.4.2022

Online on

13.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/66
A61K 9/16
A61K 31/53
A61K 9/08
A61K 9/10
A61K 9/14

Application no.

09726974.0

Keywords

Public prior use
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

TOLTRAZURIL WITH IMPROVED DISSOLUTION PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060319.20220407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542 KB)
T 1778/19 (Purification device/NORDAQ) of 8.8.2022

Online on

13.10.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/00
C02F 1/28
B01D 35/06
B01D 24/00
C02F 1/42

Application no.

16205278.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - partial problems
Inventive step - obvious modification
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim

Application title

PURIFICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177819.20220808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
T 2562/17 (Electronic terminal/PANASONIC) of 11.10.2022

Online on

12.10.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.10.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
G06F 21/24
G06F 21/06

Application no.

09725211.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ELECTRONIC TERMINAL, CONTROL METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256217.20221011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0779/20 () of 21.7.2022

Online on

12.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 311/58
C11C 3/00
C07D 311/72
C07J 9/00

Application no.

11784965.3

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR GEWINNUNG VON PHYTOSTEROLEN UND/ODER TOCOPHEROLEN AUS RÜCKSTÄNDEN EINER DESTILLATION VON ESTERN PFLANZLICHER ÖLE, VORZUGSWEISE AUS DESTILLATIONSRÜCKSTÄNDEN AUS EINER UMESTERUNG VON PFLANZLICHEN ÖLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T077920.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1414/20 (Method of protecting teeth against erosion/The Procter & Gamble … of 23.6.2022

Online on

12.10.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/00
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/24
A61K 8/81
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

10173204.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Method of protecting teeth against erosion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T141420.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 0424/21 (Antibody Fc variants/ROCHE GLYCART) of 8.4.2022

Online on

12.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 16/28

Application no.

12710732.4

Keywords

Amendments - main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 5: added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 6: added subject-matter (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 6 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 6 (yes)

Application title

Antibody Fc variants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042421.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589 KB)
T 2300/18 () of 27.9.2022

Online on

11.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/472
A61F 13/534
A61F 13/535

Application no.

12795169.7

Keywords

Remittal - (yes)

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH DUAL CORE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T230018.20220927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2168/19 () of 28.9.2022

Online on

11.10.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/00
G02B 21/16

Application no.

13153597.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Microscope provided with plural optical units

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216819.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0876/19 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

10.10.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 53/02
C08J 5/18
C08L 25/02
C08F 293/00

Application no.

12751941.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter
Grounds for opposition - main request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no and yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

RESIN COMPOSITION AND HEAT-SHRINKABLE FILM THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087619.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440 KB)
T 0308/20 (Preproinsulin fragments vaccine/TIHAMER) of 9.6.2022

Online on

10.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/28
A61K 38/22
C07K 14/62
C07K 14/47
A61K 38/03
G01N 33/50
G01N 33/68

Application no.

15708257.9

Keywords

Amendments - main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 6, added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - and/or connectors
Claims - auxiliary requests 2 to 5, clarity (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 8 -clarity (yes)
Claims - amendments
Claims - auxiliary request 8
Claims - allowable (yes)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 7
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Immunomodulatory therapy for type 1 diabetes mellitus autoimmunity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T030820.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0603/20 (HARQ/HUAWEI) of 11.7.2022

Online on

10.10.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18
H04L 1/00
H04L 1/16
H04W 52/04

Application no.

14879036.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request and second auxiliary request (no)
Amendment to case - first and third auxiliary requests
Amendment to case - admitted (no)

Application title

HYBRID AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST METHOD AND RELATED APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060320.20220711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1972/20 () of 28.9.2022

Online on

10.10.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 11/07
F15B 13/04
F15B 13/042

Application no.

17716378.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Proportional sequence valve with pressure amplification device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197220.20220928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1349/19 (Fat composition/BUNGE LODERS) of 13.9.2022

Online on

07.10.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00
A23D 9/00
C11C 3/08
A23D 9/02
A23L 33/115
A23L 33/12

Application no.

13713532.3

Keywords

Main request: inventive step - (Yes)

Application title

FAT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134919.20220913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2627/19 () of 19.7.2022

Online on

07.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 1/00

Application no.

14730737.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

SPIEGELERSATZVORRICHTUNG UND FAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262719.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2680/19 (Alpha-1 antitrypsin for subcutaneous administration/GRIFOLS … of 5.5.2022

Online on

07.10.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
A61K 38/47
C07K 14/81

Application no.

08845718.9

Keywords

Auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - amendments allowable (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - withdrawal of appeal

Application title

Method, composition, and article of manufacture for providing alpha-1 antitrypsin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T268019.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 0371/20 (Chrome-free methods of etching organic polymers/ROHM AND HAAS) of 22.7.2022

Online on

07.10.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 7/12
C23C 18/18
C23C 18/16

Application no.

14164701.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Chrome-free methods of etching organic polymers with mixed acid solutions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T037120.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0427/21 () of 21.9.2022

Online on

07.10.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 11/00
F25B 31/00
F25B 39/00
F25B 43/00

Application no.

15814910.4

Keywords

Claims - essential features
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - deletion of features

Application title

LOW CHARGE PACKAGED REFRIGERATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042721.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
J 0007/21 () of 1.9.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

1.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Divisional application - application to be treated as divisional application (yes)
Co-applicants status as universal successor of original co-applicant (yes)
Rule 22(3)EPC not applicable in case of universal succession

Application title

CAPSID-FREE AAV VECTORS, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS FOR VECTOR PRODUCTION AND GENE DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J000721.20220901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2785/17 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 5/02
C07F 5/04
C07F 5/06
A61K 38/05
A61P 35/00
A61P 29/00
C07K 5/06
C07K 5/078

Application no.

09767050.9

Keywords

Amendments
Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure
Amendment after summons

Application title

BORONATE ESTER COMPOUNDS AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T278517.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 0396/18 (Glucose sensor/Hoffmann-La Roche) of 13.7.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/00

Application no.

12710734.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - requests not examined by the opposition division
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

IMPROVED DIFFUSION LAYER FOR AN ENZYMATIC IN-VIVO SENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039618.20220713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0677/19 (Preparing cured meat products/KERRY) of 15.9.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 13/40
A23B 4/20
A23B 4/22
A23B 4/24

Application no.

08770585.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR PREPARING CURED MEAT PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T067719.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 0683/19 () of 7.7.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/00

Application no.

05704999.1

Keywords

Inventive step (main request, auxiliary request I: no)
Admittance of document D19 (yes)
Admittance of auxiliary request II (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division (yes)

Application title

Needle protection device with gauge specific color coding and method for manufacturing thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068319.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 774 KB)
T 0747/19 (Lapse of the Patent/ LEM) of 16.9.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/04
G01R 33/00

Application no.

10726246.1

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - no request for continuation received within the period prescribed
Lapse of patent in all designated states - termination of appeal proceedings.

Application title

CLOSED-LOOP FLUXGATE CURRENT SENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T074719.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2823/19 (Nicotiana extract/REYNOLDS) of 22.8.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24B 15/30
A24B 15/24

Application no.

12705530.9

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative (all requests)

Application title

TOBACCO-DERIVED CASING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T282319.20220822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 0411/20 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 151/08
B65D 17/00

Application no.

11169890.8

Keywords

Text submitted or agreed by patent proprietor (no)

Application title

Methods of coating a food or beverage can

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T041120.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 0898/20 () of 20.7.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 8/17
B60T 8/172

Application no.

12748007.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)

Application title

BREMSSTEUERUNG FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T089820.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 524 KB)
T 0560/21 () of 7.9.2022

Online on

06.10.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63C 9/22

Application no.

12728078.2

Keywords

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

Application title

AN EVACUATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T056021.20220907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1654/16 () of 23.8.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 9/01
B23K 26/36
B23K 26/40
B23K 26/00
B23K 26/03
B23K 26/073
B23K 26/10

Application no.

06706967.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES ABLATIONSPROGRAMMS, IN ABHÄNGIGKEIT VON DER FORM EINES LASERSTRAHLPROFILS UND VON EINER NEIGUNG DER ZU ABLATIERENDEN OBERFLÄCHE ; MITTEL ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DER VERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T165416.20220823

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0292/17 (Whey-leucine composition/NUTRICIA) of 7.6.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/20

Application no.

10807402.2

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests I to IV, VI and VII - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests VIII to XIV - admitted (no)

Application title

LOW-CALORIC HIGH-PROTEIN NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR THE STIMULATION OF MUSCLE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T029217.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 0929/18 (Mobile location data sharing/BLACKBERRY) of 13.5.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

09157669.4

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes
Remittal - search required)
Substantial procedural violation (no
Substantial procedural violation - error of judgement)

Application title

Publishing location for a limited time

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T092918.20220513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1835/18 (Integrated product configuration/SIEMENS) of 7.9.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/06
G06Q 10/10

Application no.

15183448.8

Keywords

Inventive step - product configuration and planning through the integration and execution of various problem-solving algorithms (no
Inventive step - straightforward implementation of non-technical features)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTEGRATED PRODUCT CONFIGURATION AND PRODUCTION PLANNING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183518.20220907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1995/18 () of 14.9.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62M 9/126

Application no.

13003315.2

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Rücknahme der Zustimmung zur vorgelegten oder gebilligten Fassung des Patents
Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents

Application title

Kettenführungsrolle für einen hinteren Umwerfer einer Kettenschaltung eines Fahrrads und hinterer Umwerfer mit derartiger Kettenführungsrolle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T199518.20220914

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243 KB)
T 2040/18 () of 20.9.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 15/00
A61F 13/00
A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

13191158.8

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Self contained wound dressing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T204018.20220920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1496/19 () of 5.8.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/663

Application no.

11776113.0

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ABSTANDSHALTERPROFIL UND ISOLIERSCHEIBENEINHEIT MIT EINEM SOLCHEN ABSTANDSHALTERPROFIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T149619.20220805

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 418 KB)
T 2955/19 (Cleansing composition / KAO) of 13.9.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/39
A61K 8/60

Application no.

09765045.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 1-3 (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 4-7
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 8
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 8 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 8 (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Amendment after summons (no)

Application title

CLEANSING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T295519.20220913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453 KB)
T 2967/19 () of 29.9.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/25
G01N 21/64
G01N 33/543

Application no.

16181375.3

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings -(yes) - no oral proceedings necessary or appropriate
Clarity (yes, amended claims)
Inventive step (yes, amended claims)

Application title

SENSING MODULE AND SENSING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T296719.20220929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0608/20 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D03D 15/04
D03D 15/08
D03D 27/04
D03D 17/00

Application no.

11706485.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - auxiliary requests
Amendment to appeal case - admitted (no)
Minutes of oral proceedings - request to correct the minutes (refused)

Application title

WOVEN FABRIC THAT LOOKS AND PERFORMS LIKE A KNITTED FABRIC AND METHOD OF MAKING THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060820.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 633 KB)
T 1828/20 (Rifaximin formulation / ALPHASIGMA) of 27.9.2022

Online on

05.10.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28
A61K 31/437
A61K 31/44
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/00

Application no.

11776879.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATIONS CONTAINING RIFAXIMIN, PROCESSES FOR THEIR OBTAINMENT AND METHOD OF TREATING INTESTINAL DISEASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T182820.20220927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 0477/18 (Locating partial discharges in an electric apparatus / Techimp) of 23.9.2022

Online on

04.10.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/08
G01R 31/12
G01R 31/14

Application no.

10712578.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
evidence for common general knowledge not sufficient

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR LOCATING PARTIAL DISCHARGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047718.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1878/18 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

04.10.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B31B 19/64

Application no.

06015494.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs der Einsprechenden 2 (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag: ja; Hilfsantrag 0: nein)
Zulassung des Hilfsantrags 0 (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Herstellung von Kunststoff­beuteln

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T187818.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 658 KB)
T 0756/20 (The Procter & Gamble/Delivery particles) of 26.9.2022

Online on

04.10.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
F26B 3/12
C11D 3/386
C11D 3/39
C11D 3/395

Application no.

11743697.2

Keywords

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

Application title

DELIVERY PARTICLES WITH A PLURALITY OF CORES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075620.20220926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 1068/20 (Data package download/SONY) of 30.9.2022

Online on

04.10.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

30.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

12177798.1

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Method and system for download of data package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T106820.20220930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)

September 2022

T 0680/19 (Device for manufacturing recycled carbon fibers/CARBON FIBER RECYCLE … of 15.9.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 11/12
B09B 3/00
F27B 5/04
F27B 5/14
F27B 9/24
F27D 17/00
C10B 57/12
C10B 53/07
C10B 47/46
C10B 47/40
C10B 47/06
B29B 17/02
C01B 31/02
F27D 7/02
F27B 9/20
F27B 9/04
D01F 9/12
B29K 105/06
B29B 17/04

Application no.

12827719.1

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING RECYCLED CARBON FIBERS, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING RECYCLED CARBON FIBERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068019.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1083/19 (DURABLE SLEEVE BRICKS/Krosakiharima) of 28.7.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/043
C04B 35/634
C21C 5/46
C22C 29/12
F27D 1/00
B22F 3/24

Application no.

07831266.7

Keywords

Late-filed facts - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

DURABLE SLEEVE BRICKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T108319.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 1693/19 () of 29.6.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/667

Application no.

08102610.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsanträge 1 und 6 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 2 und 7 (nein)
Hilfsanträge 8 bis 10 - nicht begründet - Zulassung (nein)

Application title

Steckverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169319.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1085/20 (Fermentation/JUPENG) of 5.7.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/20
C12M 1/34
C12P 7/06

Application no.

14735047.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

CONTROL OF CONDUCTIVITY IN ANAEROBIC FERMENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T108520.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 1188/20 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
C09D 123/06
H01B 3/30

Application no.

11768212.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

RECYCLABLE THERMOPLASTIC INSULATION WITH IMPROVED BREAKDOWN STRENGTH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118820.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0591/22 (Missing statement of grounds/AMGEN) of 23.9.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135
A61K 9/28
A61K 9/20
A61P 5/18

Application no.

18175497.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

RAPID DISSOLUTION FORMULATION OF A CINACALCET HCL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059122.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248 KB)
T 0691/19 () of 29.6.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/30

Application no.

13719505.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF POLYETHER POLYOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069119.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1750/19 (Biodegradable polyurethane/POLYNOVO) of 21.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/785
A61L 27/18
A61L 27/58
A61L 31/06
C08G 18/32
C08G 18/10
C08G 18/77
C08G 63/48
C08G 18/66
C08K 5/00
C08K 3/32
C08L 75/04

Application no.

05714307.5

Keywords

Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Late-filed facts - new objections could have been filed in opposition proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

BIODEGRADABLE POLYURETHANE AND POLYURETHANE UREAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175019.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459 KB)
T 0390/20 () of 9.8.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F 7/116
F16F 7/14

Application no.

14734196.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Right to be heard - examination procedure
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)

Application title

SELF-TUNED MASS DAMPER AND SYSTEM COMPRISING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039020.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 711 KB)
T 0549/20 (Mental-snapshot fitting/SONOVA) of 26.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00
G06K 9/00

Application no.

10737533.9

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): indication of non-attendance by proprietor - oral proceedings neither necessary nor expedient
Revocation of the patent - (yes): no claims on file

Application title

Visually-based fitting of hearing devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054920.20220926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 0547/21 () of 6.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 61/58
A23C 9/142
B01D 61/02
B01D 61/14

Application no.

16795084.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR INCREASING SOLIDS CONTENT OF SKIM MILK OR WHEY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054721.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1199/21 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 9/06
B60C 1/00
C08F 236/06
C12P 5/00
C12P 5/02
C12P 7/16
C08F 136/06
C08F 36/06

Application no.

13823429.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - change of date (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Amendments - Main request and auxiliary requests 1a-21
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - Auxiliary request 22
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING RUBBER COMPOSITION FOR TYRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119921.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 538 KB)
T 1770/21 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B82Y 30/00
B29C 70/88
B29C 70/02
B64D 45/02

Application no.

19178923.9

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

STRUCTURAL FIBRE-REINFORCED COMPONENT WITH LIGHTNING STRIKE PROTECTION BY USING CARBON NANO TUBE MATS AND METALLIC LAYERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177021.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0534/19 (Improved nutritional composition/NESTLÉ) of 12.7.2022

Online on

28.09.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00

Application no.

11797226.5

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION, ESPECIALLY FOR INFANTS, WITH PARTICULAR FAT PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053419.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 1478/20 (INTELLIGENT MEMORY CONTROLLER / Qualcomm) of 3.6.2022

Online on

28.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/16
G06F 13/28

Application no.

13777457.6

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

INTELLIGENT DUAL DATA RATE (DDR) MEMORY CONTROLLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147820.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0262/17 () of 30.8.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10N 30/04
C10N 30/06
C10N 40/25

Application no.

11155906.8

Keywords

Minutes of oral proceedings - request to correct minutes

Application title

Lubricant compositions for improved engine performance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026217.20220830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0532/17 (Personalisation of image processing workflows/CANON) of 15.9.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
H04N 1/00
H04N 1/32
H04N 1/44

Application no.

08172768.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Personalisation of image processing workflows

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053217.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0629/19 () of 2.8.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

11760268.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - clarity in view of the description
Claims - (yes)
Late-filed facts - objection withdrawn before the opposition division - admitted (no)

Application title

MEDICAL DEVICE INSERTERS AND PROCESSES OF INSERTING AND USING MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T062919.20220802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 917 KB)
T 1390/19 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 29/16
A61L 31/16

Application no.

03750586.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MEDIZINISCHE VORRICHTUNG ZUR ARZNEIMITTELABGABE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139019.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2136/19 () of 9.8.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 34/20

Application no.

14704776.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR ASSISTING THE POSITIONING OF A MEDICAL STRUCTURE ON THE BASIS OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T213619.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 0023/20 (Fire resistant glazing unit / PYROGUARD UK) of 12.9.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 17/10
C09K 21/14
C09K 21/00

Application no.

13708881.1

Keywords

Compliance with the requirements of Article 123(2) EPC - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Fire resistant glazing unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002320.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 2615/16 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 5/08
F16L 5/10
E04G 15/06
H02G 3/12

Application no.

11009383.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein), mangelnde Neuheit (nein), mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen
Spät eingereichte Einwände - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Einwände - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (teilweise)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens nach Ladung
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - berücksichtigt (teilweise)

Application title

Verwendung eines Adapterrings zum Einsetzen in ein Rohrelement einer Leitungsdurchführung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T261516.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 552 KB)
T 1507/17 (Niveaux de sûreté/AIRBUS) of 19.9.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 9/455
G06F 21/24
H04W 12/06

Application no.

10752854.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (non)
Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

TRAITEMENT AUTOMATISÉ DE DONNÉES MULTI-USAGES, METTANT EN OEUVRE DES FONCTIONS AYANT BESOIN DE DIFFÉRENTS NIVEAUX DE SÛRETÉ OU LIMITES DE RESPONSABILITÉ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T150717.20220919

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1566/17 () of 20.9.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 6/03
G06T 11/00

Application no.

09015316.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

X-ray computed tomography apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, X-ray computed tomography method, and medical image processing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156617.20220920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 794 KB)
T 0546/18 (Help information by means of query string/BROTHER) of 26.7.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
G06F 9/445

Application no.

11177130.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Device and help server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054618.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 2027/18 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41K 3/12
B41K 3/10
B41F 33/00
B41F 13/00

Application no.

12160752.7

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation (allowable: yes)

Application title

Numbering unit of a numbering device having a releasable indexing mechanism

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T202718.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2900/18 (Treatment of glomerulonephritis/R-PHARM) of 23.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24
C07K 16/28
A61P 13/12

Application no.

12174216.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

Method for the treatment of glomerulonephritis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T290018.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0685/19 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00
B32B 37/20
B42D 25/328
B42D 25/355
B42D 25/00

Application no.

12788322.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPOSITE WEB AND SECURITY DEVICES PREPARED FROM THE COMPOSITE WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068519.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 2146/19 (SICHERHEITSELEMENT / BUNDESDRUCKEREI) of 22.8.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 11/02
C09K 11/56
C09K 11/62
C09K 11/88
C09K 11/89
B41M 3/14
G07D 7/12

Application no.

10748052.7

Keywords

Angefochtene Entscheidung - begründet (nein)
Angefochtene Entscheidung - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT MIT FARBUMSCHLAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T214619.20220822

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0030/20 (Acrylsäurebasierte Dispergiermittel/BASF) of 21.9.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 17/14
C08F 2/38
C08F 20/04

Application no.

12702261.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

NIEDERMOLEKULARE PHOSPHORHALTIGE POLYACRYLSÄUREN ALS DISPERGIERMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003020.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290 KB)
T 1189/17 (Real Time Adaptation for Moving Targets / Varian Medical Systems) of 23.6.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10

Application no.

09831534.4

Keywords

Novelty - revised main request (no)
Inventive step - revised auxiliary request 2 (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - revised main request, revised auxiliary request 2
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)
Amendment to appeal case - revised auxiliary requests 1 and 3

Application title

REAL TIME TREATMENT PARAMETER ALGORITHM FOR MOVING TARGETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118917.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0531/18 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/004
B41F 33/00

Application no.

09000997.8

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren
Neuheit (nein)

Application title

Druckmaschine und Verfahren zu deren Inbetriebnahme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053118.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0551/18 () of 23.8.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/47
H04N 21/431
G06F 3/048
H04N 21/414
H04N 21/45
G06F 9/44

Application no.

12819650.8

Keywords

Main request - Clarity (no)
First and second auxiliary requests - Admittance (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RENDERING USER INTERFACE ELEMENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A DEVICE TYPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055118.20220823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 1805/18 (Padding BSR procedure/INNOVATIVE) of 15.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/12

Application no.

09005422.2

Keywords

Novelty - (no): "indicating" to be interpreted broadly
Partial reimbursement of the appeal fee at 25% - patent proprietor (yes): withdrawal of appeal before announcement of decision

Application title

Method and apparatus for performing buffer status reporting (BSR)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T180518.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 2715/18 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01M 1/20
A61L 9/14
A61L 9/03
A61L 9/12

Application no.

04750232.3

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR EMITTING VOLATILE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T271518.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 3018/18 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 263/10
C07C 263/20
C07C 265/14

Application no.

06118257.2

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung
Teilanmeldung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Beweislastumkehr (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Reinigung von Isocyanaten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T301818.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458 KB)
T 1513/20 (Steuerung eines Flash-Speichers/Unify) of 7.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/06

Application no.

13798568.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINES FLASH-SPEICHERS ZUR MASSENSPEICHERUNG, DER VON EINEM AN EINEN HOST ANSCHLIEßBAREN KOMMUNIKATIONSGERÄT UMFASST IST, UND COMPUTERPROGRAMMPRODUKT ZUR AUSFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151320.20220907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2049/20 () of 14.7.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/12
B60T 8/1755
B60T 13/26
B60T 13/38
B60T 13/66
B60T 17/22
B60T 8/24

Application no.

12727599.8

Keywords

erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR WARNUNG DES FAHRERS EINES FAHRZEUGES VOR EINEM DROHENDEN UMKIPPEN UND STEUERUNGSEINRICHTUNG DAFÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T204920.20220714

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314 KB)
T 2071/21 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 6/48
B60W 10/02
B60W 10/06
B60W 10/08
B60W 10/11
B60W 20/40
B60W 20/00
B60W 30/19

Application no.

17716602.2

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

DRIVELINE OF A HYBRID VEHICLE, IN PARTICULAR OF AN INDUSTRIAL OR COMMERCIAL VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T207121.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
D 0045/21 () of 30.8.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D004521.20220830

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 0776/17 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 159/12
C10M 169/04
C10M 133/56

Application no.

02744735.8

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case
Late-filed auxiliary requests
Novelty
Priority
Right to be heard
Substantial procedural violation

Application title

LOW-CHLORINE, POLYOLEFIN-SUBSTITUTED, WITH AMINE REACTED, ALPHA-BETA UNSATURATED CARBOXYLIC COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T077617.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 644 KB)
T 0634/18 (Recommendation of medical imaging protocols / Samsung) of 29.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/54
A61B 5/055

Application no.

13166842.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - Main Request (no)
Novelty - Auxiliary Requests I, II (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary Request III (no)
Late-filed request - Auxiliary Requests II bis, III bis
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - Auxiliary Requests III ter, III quater
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment to appeal case - Auxiliary Requests IV, V, VI, VII
Amendment to appeal case - admitted (no)
Right to be heard - appeal procedure
Right to be heard - respected (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Medical imaging apparatus and control method thereof with classification and recommendation of protocols

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063418.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 565 KB)
T 1532/18 () of 4.8.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/06
E06B 5/16

Application no.

10405074.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Brandschutz-Schiebetüre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153218.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 268 KB)
T 1928/18 () of 9.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/23
C07C 21/18

Application no.

11705705.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FLUORINE-CONTAINING ALKENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192818.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2964/18 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 133/06
C08K 5/5435
C08K 5/544

Application no.

12798263.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)
Auxiliary request 4 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 4 - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Evidence not admitted by the opposition division
Evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Auxiliary requests after summons - exceptional circumstances (no) - admitted (no)
Objections raised at the oral proceedings - exceptional circumstances (no) - admitted (no)

Application title

COATING COMPOSITION FOR A FOOD OR BEVERAGE CAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T296418.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 583 KB)
T 0085/19 () of 22.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/00
C08J 9/32
B29C 70/66

Application no.

04716245.8

Keywords

Erstinstanzliche Ermessensentscheidung über Zulassung eines Hilfsantrags - Aufhebung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von lichtstreuenden Formteilen mit hervorragenden optischen Eigenschaften

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T008519.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1489/20 () of 24.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64D 11/06

Application no.

14162189.6

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

Fluggastsitz mit einem Gestell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148920.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 440 KB)
T 1897/20 (Mower's turning pattern/HONDA) of 11.8.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/02
A01D 34/00

Application no.

16161620.6

Keywords

Admittance of requests filed with the appeal - main and auxiliary requests I to VI (no): fresh case
Inventive step - auxiliary requests VII and VIII (no)

Application title

Control apparatus for autonomously navigating utility vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T189720.20220811

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0092/21 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02C 1/10
F02C 7/143
F03G 7/10

Application no.

13002417.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

Verfahren und Exergiekraftwerk zur dezentralen Stromerzeugung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T009221.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322 KB)
T 2888/18 () of 24.6.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 9/22
F16H 61/475

Application no.

14167293.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Admission into proceedings - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Industrial vehicle and method for controlling industrial vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T288818.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 518 KB)
T 0456/19 () of 14.7.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00
A01K 67/033
A01P 7/02
A01P 7/04

Application no.

13730585.0

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendment after summons

Application title

COMPOSITION COMPRISING ARTHROPODS AND ASTIGMATID MITE EGGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T045619.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1582/20 (MANUFACTURING PROPYLENE OXIDE/Solvay) of 10.9.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 15/013
C07D 303/04

Application no.

16197866.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING PROPYLENE OXIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158220.20220910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 0017/22 (Oral care composition / COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 20.9.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/22
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/81
A61Q 11/02

Application no.

18750027.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - opportunity to comment (no)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

ORAL CARE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001722.20220920

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0398/22 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
G02B 5/18
B42D 25/00
B42D 25/324
B42D 25/328
B42D 25/29

Application no.

14700926.0

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Rücknahme der Zustimmung zur vorgelegten oder gebilligten Fassung des Patents

Application title

Sicherheitseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039822.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 240 KB)
T 1764/16 (Aspartate for treating metabolic disorders/NUTRICIA) of 29.10.2021

Online on

20.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/02
A61K 38/16
A61K 31/4188
A61K 31/714
A61P 3/00

Application no.

05762925.5

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Preparation for use of aspartate and vitamin B12 or biotin for regulating ketone bodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T176416.20211029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2865/19 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

20.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/02
C08G 64/34

Application no.

09792317.1

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYCARBONATE POLYOL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T286519.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 0735/20 (Fuel markers / AUTHENTIX) of 5.9.2022

Online on

20.09.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/00
C07C 43/205
C10L 1/185

Application no.

16158792.8

Keywords

Admittance into the proceedings of auxiliary requests 6 to 12 - (yes) - exceptional circumstances
Clarity (auxiliary requests 6 to 11) - (no)
Compliance with all the requirements of the EPC (Auxiliary request 12) - (yes)

Application title

Fuel markers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T073520.20220905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461 KB)
R 0008/21 (Petition rejected as clearly inadmissible) of 30.5.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/09
A61P 35/00
A61P 35/04

Application no.

09711390.6

Keywords

Obligation to raise objections - objection raised (no)
Petition for review - clearly inadmissible

Application title

Treatment of metastatic stage prostate cancer with degarelix

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000821.20220530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 1509/18 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

09702094.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant

Application title

A DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE GEOMETRIC DETERMINATION OF ELECTRICAL DIPOLE DENSITIES ON THE CARDIAC WALL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T150918.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1629/18 (Face size / Samsung) of 15.9.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/32
G06T 7/00
G06K 9/00

Application no.

10175480.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Oral proceedings: request for video conference

Application title

Apparatus and method for detecting face

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T162918.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1182/19 () of 1.9.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/22
G02B 5/08

Application no.

09180098.7

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Verbundmaterial

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118219.20220901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364 KB)
T 1206/19 (Spatial filterbank/OTICON) of 8.8.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

14193441.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Unadmitting admitted evidence - prior-art document D17 (no): "unadmitting" would prevent a judicial review of the merits of the first-instance decision - T 960/15 not followed

Application title

Spatial filter bank for hearing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T120619.20220808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 0337/20 (Markierwagen/BEAMRIDER) of 14.9.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 1/02

Application no.

16155829.1

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja): Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung durch die Patentinhaberin
Unzulässige Erweiterung gegenüber der Stammanmeldung - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 8 und 11 (ja): unzulässige Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Zulassung von Anspruchsänderungen - Hilfsanträge 9 und 10 (nein): im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren korrekterweise nicht zugelassen

Application title

Markierwagen und -verfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033720.20220914

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0975/16 (LAG-3 on regulatory T cells/JOHNS HOPKINS) of 28.10.2021

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/63
A61K 31/70
A61K 39/00
A61K 39/38
A61K 39/395
G01N 33/53
A01N 43/04
C07K 16/00
C12P 21/08
C07K 14/705
C07K 16/28
C12N 5/0783
C12N 5/074
C12N 5/071

Application no.

07021595.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

T cell regulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T097516.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 0803/17 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

06709968.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Admissibility of opposition
Appeal decision - extent of examination
Appeal decision - reformatio in peius
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SURGICAL PLANNING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080317.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 0882/17 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

12161435.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Admissibility of opposition
Appeal decision - extent of examination
Appeal decision - reformatio in peius
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Surgical planning

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088217.20220621

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 671 KB)
T 1001/17 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 6/00

Application no.

12174970.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (no)

Application title

X-ray device and method for controlling an X-ray irradiation area

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100117.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0007/18 (Process for production of triallylisocyanurate / SHINRYO) of 12.9.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 251/34
C07D 239/30
C07D 239/34
C07D 251/26

Application no.

10780472.6

Keywords

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

Application title

TRIALLYLISOCYANURATE, TRIALLYLCYANURATE, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF TRIALLYLISOCYANURATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000718.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1201/18 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 2/74

Application no.

10169793.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

System für den Aufbau von Trennwänden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T120118.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0804/19 (Cell culturing/PATHEON) of 20.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/12
C12M 3/06
C12N 5/07
C12N 5/073
C12N 5/079

Application no.

07765049.7

Keywords

Main request - admitted (yes)
Main request - requirements of the EPC - (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

Improved process for the culturing of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080419.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 614 KB)
T 1394/19 (Hydrogen peroxide solution/SOLVAY) of 28.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 15/01
C01B 15/023
C07D 301/12

Application no.

08718129.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

USE OF AN AQUEOUS HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139419.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1754/19 () of 14.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22C 1/00
B22C 9/10
B22C 21/14

Application no.

15156813.6

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (no)
Appealed decision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Core assembly including studded spacer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175419.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 2117/19 (GUT UMFORMBARES STAHLFLACHPRODUKT/ThyssenKrupp) of 11.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 31/00
C21D 1/26
C21D 9/46
C22C 38/06
C22C 38/28
C22C 38/38
C21D 1/76
C21D 8/02
C22C 38/02
C22C 38/04

Application no.

10787425.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES GUT UMFORMBAREN STAHLFLACHPRODUKTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211719.20220711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0513/20 (Cell culturing/PATHEON) of 7.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/12
C12M 3/06
C12P 21/00
C12N 5/071
B01D 15/26
B01D 69/08
C07K 16/00
C07K 1/18
C07K 1/22
C07K 1/34

Application no.

13169693.2

Keywords

Main request - amendment occasioned by a ground for opposition - (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - amendment occasioned by a ground for opposition - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance
Appeal decision - (yes)

Application title

Improved process for the culturing of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T051320.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 0647/20 (Produktionsleitsystem/PELZ) of 10.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/06
G05B 23/02

Application no.

17155784.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - eine Ampel zum Signalisieren der Dauer einer Produktionsstörung (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nichttechnische Anforderung)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

PRODUKTIONSLEITSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064720.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2615/19 () of 13.7.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 37/08
A01N 65/00
A01N 25/04
A01N 37/36
A01N 65/06
A61K 9/00
A61K 47/10
A61K 9/08
A61K 31/192
C08L 93/00
D21H 21/36
A01P 1/00
A61K 36/13
B27K 3/15

Application no.

12783249.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request - amendments - allowable (no)
Auxialiary request withdrawn before first instance - admitted (no)
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

AQUEOUS ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING CONIFEROUS RESIN ACIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T261519.20220713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0144/20 (BATTERY SEPARATOR/Dreamweaver) of 19.7.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/16
D21H 27/00
D21H 15/02
H01G 11/52
H01M 2/14
H01M 2/18
H01M 10/052
D21H 13/10

Application no.

12789264.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SINGLE-LAYER LITHIUM ION BATTERY SEPARATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014420.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 0449/20 (Alliage aluminium cuivre/Howmet Aerospace) of 8.7.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 21/00
C22F 1/04
C22F 1/057
C22C 21/16

Application no.

10734173.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Modification des moyens invoqués - modification admise (non)
Mémoire de recours - motivation insuffisante d'une objection

Application title

ALLIAGE ALUMINIUM CUIVRE LITHIUM A RESISTANCE MECANIQUE ET TENACITE AMELIOREES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044920.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 353 KB)
T 0636/20 () of 24.6.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/68
F16D 25/0638
F16D 25/12

Application no.

12740470.5

Keywords

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

Application title

DOPPELKUPPLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063620.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1928/20 () of 7.9.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01G 3/025

Application no.

10170864.2

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

Schere zum Schneiden von Ästen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192820.20220907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308 KB)
T 2026/20 () of 12.9.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 36/02
E21B 43/16
E21B 43/40

Application no.

11764408.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

METHOD OF USING CARBON DIOXIDE IN RECOVERY OF FORMATION DEPOSITS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T202620.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0749/21 () of 12.9.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 7/24
E21B 17/07
F16F 1/32

Application no.

11794135.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

VIBRATION TRANSMISSION AND ISOLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T074921.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 0144/14 (Procédé de transaction/TAGATTITUDE) of 24.6.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

07731680.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Activité inventive - solution évidente
Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

PROCEDE DE TRANSACTION ENTRE DEUX SERVEURS COMPORTANT UNE ETAPE PREALABLE DE VALIDATION METTANT EN OEUVRE DEUX TELEPHONES PORTABLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014414.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 342 KB)
T 1332/18 (Anschlussmodul für Netzwerk/Yello NetCom Münster) of 13.7.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/40
H04L 29/12
H02G 3/02
H04L 12/24

Application no.

09009577.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (nein)

Application title

Anschlussmodul für ein Netzwerk, Verfahren zum Vernetzen von Räumen und Containersiedlung mit vernetzten Containern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T133218.20220713

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0351/19 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/32
G06Q 20/20
G06Q 30/04
G06Q 30/06

Application no.

15183537.8

Keywords

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

Application title

AUTOMATED SESSION CLOSING UPON LOCATION-SENSED DEPARTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035119.20220623

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1956/19 (Audiovisual management system / Soliton Systems) of 8.9.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/00
G06F 13/00
G11B 20/10
G11B 20/12
G11B 27/10
H04N 5/765
H04N 5/91
H04N 21/84
G06F 17/30
G06F 21/62
G06F 21/64
G11B 27/32
H04N 21/218
H04N 21/2187
H04N 21/231
H04N 21/235
H04N 21/658
H04N 21/8352

Application no.

14843870.8

Keywords

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

Application title

TERMINAL DEVICE, SERVER DEVICE, DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM ON WHICH PROGRAM IS RECORDED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T195619.20220908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 0523/20 (POWDERY WATER-SOLUBLE CATIONIC POLYMER/Kemira) of 30.6.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/56
C08L 33/00
C08L 39/00
C08L 51/00
D21H 17/46
D21H 17/37
D21H 17/44
D21H 17/45
D21H 17/56
D21H 21/10

Application no.

15770812.4

Keywords

Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

POWDERY WATER-SOLUBLE CATIONIC POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T052320.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1215/20 (Public availability of cited prior art/LENOVO) of 9.9.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 24/08

Application no.

09795832.6

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): no oral proceedings
necessary or appropriate
Remittal - (yes): fundamental deficiency in examination proceedings
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (yes): equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

Method and apparatus for estimating a quantity of mobile terminals per quality of service class identifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121520.20220909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 1695/19 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

13.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 13/00
B21B 45/00

Application no.

14720974.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

WARMWALZWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169519.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0719/18 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36
A61B 5/00

Application no.

11161916.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for monitoring a treatment of a patient, preferably for monitoring hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration and/or peritoneal dialysis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071918.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1424/18 (Recombinant production of isoprenoids/AMYRIS) of 5.9.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 5/00
C12P 5/02
C12P 7/04
C12N 15/52

Application no.

07797800.5

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC complied with - (yes)

Application title

PRODUCTION OF ISOPRENOIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T142418.20220905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 619 KB)
T 2216/18 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/04
H01J 49/40

Application no.

05803643.5

Keywords

Amendments (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed requests (auxiliary requests 4 and 5)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

MASS SPECTROMETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221618.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 2539/18 () of 25.8.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/04
G03H 1/26
B42D 15/10
G02B 5/18
G02B 5/32

Application no.

09749593.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Could-would approach

Application title

OPTISCHES SICHERHEITSELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T253918.20220825

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 378 KB)
T 0538/19 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/38
G02B 1/04
C08G 18/52
C08G 18/75

Application no.

07829397.4

Keywords

Documentary evidence admitted (yes) - normal developpments in the opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - no direct and unambiguous disclosure
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Auxiliary request submitted during the oral proceedings not admitted - no cogent reasons

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING RESIN FOR OPTICAL MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053819.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0539/19 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/38
G02B 1/04

Application no.

14187734.0

Keywords

Documentary evidence admitted (yes) - normal developpments in the opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - no direct and unambiguous disclosure
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING RESIN FOR OPTICAL MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053919.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0627/19 () of 6.9.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/34

Application no.

07009329.9

Keywords

Decision handed down in written procedure (yes)
Novelty (no)
Novelty - main request, first and second auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - third and fourth auxiliary request

Application title

Microscope apparatus and cell observation method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T062719.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 0755/19 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 99/00
C21D 9/00

Application no.

13708240.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - common general knowledge
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances

Application title

SUPPORT DEVICE FOR RADIANT TUBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075519.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511 KB)
T 1724/19 (GDF-15 and metabolic disorders/AMGEN) of 21.10.2021

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/18
A61P 3/00

Application no.

12761825.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request 2 filed during oral proceedings - exceptional circumstances (no)
Filing of new document after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Method of treating or ameliorating metabolic disorders using growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF-15)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T172419.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528 KB)
T 0899/20 (Fast booting from solid-state memory while redundant boot data is … of 6.9.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/02
G06F 9/44

Application no.

11874761.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

LOAD BOOT DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T089920.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 0971/18 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 15/50
G06F 3/0481

Application no.

15172704.7

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
First to third auxiliary request - admittance under Article 12(4) RPBA 2007 (no)
Fourth to sixth auxiliary request - admittance under Article 13(2) RPBA 2020 (no)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD TO DISPLAY OBJECT WITH VISUAL EFFECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T097118.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 2087/18 (Handapparat für Telekommunikationsanlage/AVAYA) of 27.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/03
H04M 1/60
H04M 1/02

Application no.

07019896.5

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja): Aufhebung der mündlichen Verhandlung nach Mitteilung der Partei, nicht an der Verhandlung teilzunehmen
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr in Höhe von 25 %
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja): rechtzeitige Zurücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Handapparat für eine Breitbandtelekommunikationsanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T208718.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2764/18 (Pestivirus replicon/INSTITUT FÜR VIRUSKRANKHEITEN) of 4.3.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 7/04
C07K 14/18
A61K 39/12

Application no.

09757250.7

Keywords

Admittance of new main request filed at oral proceedings - (yes)
Added matter - (no)
Clarity - (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

PESTIVIRUS REPLICONS PROVIDING AN RNA-BASED VIRAL VECTOR SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276418.20220304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0494/19 () of 6.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 77/20

Application no.

10784962.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to appeal case - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed facts - could have been filed in opposition proceedings (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

SEALED CONTAINER FOR FOODSTUFFS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049419.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487 KB)
T 1789/19 (Melanoidin binder/ROCKWOOL) of 25.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C13K 1/00
C09J 103/02
C08L 5/00
C08L 33/00
C08J 5/08

Application no.

14182162.9

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no) - obvious alternative
Auxiliary request 1- inventive step (yes) - no arguments from the opponent

Application title

Biobinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178919.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 1927/19 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 43/08

Application no.

14155140.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Landwirtschaftliche Erntemaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192719.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2664/19 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 85/804

Application no.

11719798.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

PORTIONSKAPSEL FÜR PULVERFÖRMIGE ODER FLÜSSIGE GETRÄNKEBASISSTOFFE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T266419.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349 KB)
T 2827/19 (Dry powder formulations/JAGOTEC) of 5.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

04798927.2

Keywords

Admittance of late-filed request - main request (no)
Admittance of requests - auxiliary requests 1-6 (yes)
Admittance of an objection - admitted (yes)
Clarity - product-by-process claims - auxiliary requests 1-6 (no)

Application title

DRY POWDER FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T282719.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0509/20 (Modified antibodies/CHUGAI) of 28.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00

Application no.

11714860.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Antibodies with modified affinity to FcRn that promote antigen clearance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T050920.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1455/21 () of 1.9.2022

Online on

07.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B62H 3/00
B62H 5/20

Application no.

07291368.4

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

Dispositif et procédé de verrouillage de véhicules en libre service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145521.20220901

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305 KB)