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

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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, 435 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)
T 0404/19 (Protéines de pois/COSUCRA) of 5.7.2022

Online on

06.09.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23G 1/44

Application no.

11707453.4

Keywords

Requête Subsidiaire 1C : suffisance de l'exposé, nouveauté et activité inventive - (oui)
Revendications - fondement sur la description (oui)
Revendications - après adapatation de la description

Application title

CONFISERIES AUX PROTEINES DE POIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T040419.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0531/19 (Norovirus combination vaccine/TAKEDA VACCINES) of 16.11.2021

Online on

06.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/42
A61K 39/12

Application no.

13157573.0

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests B5a, B5b and B5c - amendments - allowable (no);
auxiliary request B6 - inventive step - (no);
auxiliary request B6d - admitted (no)

Application title

Norovirus vaccine formulations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T053119.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 615 KB)
T 1564/20 () of 31.8.2022

Online on

05.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 1/12
B64C 1/40
B32B 5/18
B32B 27/12
C08J 7/06

Application no.

10715429.6

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITE LAMINATE FOR A THERMAL AND ACOUSTIC INSULATION BLANKET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156420.20220831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
D 0028/21 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D002821.20220301

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1869/19 (Ocular implant obtained by double extrusion process/Allergan Inc.) of 7.6.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61P 27/02
A61K 31/36

Application no.

10185774.6

Keywords

Main request - Product by process - Novelty (No)
Auxiliary request - Admitted into the proceedings (No)

Application title

Ocular implant obtained by double extrusion process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T186919.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 0004/20 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

10732719.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

WIND TURBINE BLADE WITH NARROW SHOULDER AND RELATIVELY THICK AIRFOIL PROFILES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000420.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1963/20 (SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE/Olin) of 8.6.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 11/06
C01B 11/04
C01B 11/00

Application no.

13850128.3

Keywords

Amendment to case - requirements of Art. 12(2) RPBA 2020 met (no)
Amendment to case - main request, auxiliary requests 2-6
Amendment to case - amendment overcomes objection (yes)
Amendment to case - auxiliary request 7
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request 7
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 7
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Inventive step - auxiliary request 7

Application title

SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196320.20220608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1179/17 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 5/16
B05B 12/14
B05B 15/02

Application no.

09801750.2

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les objections sur lesquelles la décision était fondée (non)
Modification après signification - prise en compte (non)

Application title

STATION ET PROCEDE POUR REAPPROVISIONNER EN PRODUIT DE REVETEMENT UN PROJECTEUR MOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T117917.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 398 KB)
T 2386/17 () of 20.7.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/782
H04N 7/24
H04N 21/433
H04N 21/45
H04N 21/858
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/845
H04N 21/235
H04N 21/435

Application no.

11174621.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment to appeal case - fourth and fifth auxiliary requests
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for recording content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238617.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483 KB)
T 1012/19 () of 15.6.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 13/12

Application no.

11813443.6

Keywords

Transfer of opposition (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (lack of novelty: not substantiated: no; lack of inventive step: yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Ink-jet printer for printing on cards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101219.20220615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 749 KB)
T 1966/19 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 9/02
G07F 13/06

Application no.

13197778.7

Keywords

Main request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes) - admitted (no)
First auxiliary request - mixture of technical and non-technical features - inventive step (no)
Second and third auxiliary requests - amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Control unit for controlling an automatic device for preparing beverages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196619.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2767/19 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/02
G06Q 50/12

Application no.

09773492.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features; mere automation of a business scheme

Application title

RESERVATION ACCEPTANCE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276719.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0286/22 (Binder composition/LG CHEM) of 10.8.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/62
H01M 4/13
H01M 10/052
C08K 3/08
C08L 55/04
C08L 33/08
C08F 236/06
C08F 236/10
C08L 33/26
C08L 9/06
H01M 10/0525

Application no.

16879381.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

BINDER COMPOSITION FOR SECONDARY BATTERY, AND ELECTRODE FOR SECONDARY BATTERY AND LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY COMPRISING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T028622.20220810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)

August 2022

T 0222/17 (Monitoring Power Transmission / Ably, Energyinfo) of 1.6.2022

Online on

31.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 21/133
G01R 21/08
H02J 3/24

Application no.

08803964.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING POWER TRANSMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022217.20220601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1594/21 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

30.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08K 5/092
C08K 5/151
C08K 3/32
C03C 25/321
C03C 25/32
C03C 25/146
C08G 63/668
C09J 101/00
C09J 103/00
C09J 103/02
C09J 167/00
C09J 105/00
D04H 1/645
D04H 1/64
D04H 1/587
D04H 1/4209
D04H 1/4218

Application no.

08863743.4

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION D'ENCOLLAGE POUR LAINE MINERALE COMPRENANT UN MONOSACCHARIDE ET/OU UN POLYSACCHARIDE ET UN ACIDE ORGANIQUE POLYCARBOXYLIQUE, ET PRODUITS ISOLANTS OBTENUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159421.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 322 KB)
T 0006/22 () of 29.8.2022

Online on

30.08.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/202
A61K 31/375
A61K 31/593
A61K 31/05
A61K 35/60
A61K 36/73
A61K 9/107
A23L 2/02
A23L 33/105
A23L 33/115
A23L 33/12

Application no.

14811285.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

A marine oil formulation comprising resveratrol or derivatives thereof for use in treating, delaying and/or preventing Alzheimer's disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000622.20220829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 1251/22 (Missing statement of grounds/GORNY) of 24.8.2022

Online on

30.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/20
G06Q 30/00
G06Q 30/02
H04M 1/64

Application no.

16804128.3

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF A CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T125122.20220824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 1280/21 (Biopolymers/UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI TORINO) of 29.7.2022

Online on

29.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/00
B09B 3/00
B09C 1/00
C02F 1/56
C09J 201/00
C12P 7/00
A01N 61/00
C05F 11/00
C08H 99/00
C08H 7/00

Application no.

12824749.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

BIOPOLYMERS ISOLATED FROM RESIDUAL BIOMASS AND FOSSIL SOURCE; PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND PRODUCT USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128021.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1652/18 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

26.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/007

Application no.

12180924.8

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Glaucoma treatment device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T165218.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2695/18 (Production of EPO/DPO using manganese/AMGEN) of 1.7.2022

Online on

26.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02
C07K 14/505

Application no.

06847508.6

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Main request - inventive step, try-and-see - (not applicable)

Application title

Improved production of glycoproteins using manganese

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T269518.20220701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 571 KB)
T 0221/19 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

26.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 3/663

Application no.

13779742.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes), intermediate generalisation
Amendments - after amendment (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SPACER PROFILE COMPRISING A REINFORCEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022119.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447 KB)
T 1224/17 (Epoll optimisation/XILINX) of 25.7.2022

Online on

25.08.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/54

Application no.

12161064.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) auxiliary request 1

Application title

Epoll optimisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122417.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1171/18 (Humanised biotin-antibodies/HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 8.8.2022

Online on

25.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/44

Application no.

13734999.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Anti-biotin antibodies and methods of use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T117118.20220808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 1777/18 (Monitoring vehicle locations/HEMBURRY) of 5.7.2022

Online on

25.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 4/02
G01S 5/02
G08G 1/123

Application no.

09836472.2

Keywords

Clarity - main and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Admittance of requests filed with the appeal - auxiliary requests 3 and 4 (no): "fresh case"

Application title

Computer system and method for jurisdictionwide registering and monitoring of vehicle locations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177718.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 1581/17 () of 29.7.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

11178135.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Stent-valve delivery system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158117.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2421/18 () of 17.8.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/20
F16F 7/09

Application no.

13192962.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Shock absorber having an improved friction element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T242118.20220817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1015/19 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01C 21/10
F04C 18/02
F04C 23/00
F04C 27/00
H02K 11/00

Application no.

08171954.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 7
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Motor-driven compressor with multi-part casing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101519.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 3036/19 () of 18.8.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 37/54

Application no.

17172229.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Temperaturabhängiger Schalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T303619.20220818

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1162/16 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 7/14
B05D 7/00
B05D 5/06
C09D 7/00

Application no.

05760562.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendment of party case after summons - cogent reasons (no) - taken into account (no)
Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

COATED ARTICLES AND MULTI-LAYER COATINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116216.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 0402/17 () of 13.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/53
B65G 47/90
B65G 57/03

Application no.

13382028.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for palletizing multi-reference loads

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T040217.20220613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 2360/17 (Buffer status reporting/INNOVATIVE) of 7.7.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W72/12

Application no.

11003781.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request and auxiliary request 2b (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation
Admittance - auxiliary request 1c (no): deletion of claims is an "amendment" (T 1480/16, T 1857/19 and T 2201/19 not followed); no cogent reasons + no clear allowability
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% - (yes): withdrawal of the proprietor's appeal before announcement of decision

Application title

Method and apparatus for handling buffer status reporting in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T236017.20220707

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0019/18 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 3/10
B05B 5/04

Application no.

09744972.2

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung
Parteifähigkeit - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 und 2
Neuheit - (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

BESCHICHTETES BESCHICHTUNGSANLAGENBAUTEIL, INSBESONDERE GLOCKENTELLER, UND ENTSPRECHENDES HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001918.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0423/18 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/26

Application no.

10716654.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

ZONED ACCUMULATION CONVEYOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042318.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0173/19 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26D 7/06

Application no.

11778126.0

Keywords

-

Application title

HIGH SPEED SLICING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017319.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1941/19 () of 20.7.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

03781225.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PERM SELECTIVE ASYMMETRIC HOLLOW FIBRE MEMBRANE FOR THE SEPARATION OF TOXIC MEDIATORS FROM BLOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T194119.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 0594/20 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 65/40
B65D 81/38
B65D 85/24
D21H 27/10
D21H 27/40
D21F 3/02
D21F 11/12
D21H 11/02
B65D 85/34

Application no.

14194891.9

Keywords

Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings
Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method of producing a containerboard from pulp comprising NSSC pulp and corrugated board

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059420.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1971/16 () of 20.6.2022

Online on

22.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/04
B65G 1/06

Application no.

10173371.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Einwand - wäre bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorzubringen gewesen (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Regallagersystem sowie ein Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Regallagersystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197116.20220620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 464 KB)
T 1225/18 (Process for producing infant food products/NESTLE) of 21.7.2022

Online on

22.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/16
A23L 3/22
A23L 1/01
A23L 1/212
A23L 1/29

Application no.

08785783.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING INFANT FOOD PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122518.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
D 0036/21 () of 13.6.2022

Online on

19.08.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D003621.20220613

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1854/16 (System for Brachytherapy / Philips) of 23.5.2022

Online on

19.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10
A61B 19/00
G01R 33/54
G01R 33/56
A61N 7/00
A61B 6/03
A61B 8/00
A61B 8/13

Application no.

09769703.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request I' (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request I'' (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR BRACHYTHERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185416.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1810/18 () of 7.7.2022

Online on

19.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

07008364.7

Keywords

Change of date of oral proceedings (no)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Stent valves

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181018.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
R 0005/21 (Violation fondamentale de l'article 113(1) CBE) of 9.8.2022

Online on

18.08.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

10003146.7

Keywords

Requête en révision - manifestement irrecevable
Requête en révision - manifestement non fondée
Obligation de soulever des objections - objection soulevée (non)
Pouvoir d'appréciation de ne pas admettre les éléments soumis
Vice fondamental de procédure - (non)

Application title

Procédé et dispositif pour accéder à des sources d'information et services sur le web

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000521.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 395 KB)
T 2100/18 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

18.08.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A01N 1/02
A61B 19/00

Application no.

11820660.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Amendments
Inventive step
Amendment after summons

Application title

METHOD FOR ENHANCING RED BLOOD CELL QUALITY AND SURVIVAL DURING STORAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T210018.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2871/18 () of 20.5.2022

Online on

18.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16D 65/097
F16D 55/226

Application no.

12808348.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Modification après signification - prise en compte (oui)

Application title

ORGANE DE GUIDAGE A VERROU D'UN PATIN DE FREIN A DISQUE ET FREIN A DISQUE EQUIPE DE TELS ORGANES DE GUIDAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T287118.20220520

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 778 KB)
J 0008/21 (Restoration of Right of Priority; re-establishment of rights) of 28.6.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 5/042
H01S 5/024

Application no.

18843883.2

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - independent cross-check (no)
Re-establishment of rights - isolated mistake within a satisfactory system for monitoring time limits (no)
Re-establishment of rights - principle of proportionality

Application title

DRIVER CIRCUITRY AND SYSTEMS FOR HIGH CURRENT LASER DIODE ARRAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J000821.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1973/18 (Modified peptide display/MITI BIOSYSTEMS) of 27.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C40B 40/02
C40B 40/08

Application no.

11741181.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MODIFIED PEPTIDE DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197318.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471 KB)
T 1008/19 (Generating animation based on text and user information/SAMSUNG) of 19.5.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21
G06F 17/27
G06T 13/00

Application no.

10162474.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Animation system for generating animation based on text-based data and user information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100819.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1183/19 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 13/14

Application no.

05775614.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING AN ITEM WITH AN RFID TAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118319.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1255/19 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/307
E06B 9/322

Application no.

10000766.5

Keywords

Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Vortrag berücksichtigt (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 5. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Antriebs- und Wendevorrichtung für die Lamellen einer Jalousie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T125519.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2830/19 (A METHOD FOR DISPLAYING AND NAVIGATING CALENDAR EVENTS / Seuthe) of 23.5.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0481
G06F 3/0482
G06Q 10/10

Application no.

13829058.0

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD FOR DISPLAYING AND NAVIGATING CALENDAR EVENTS IN A COMPUTER SYSTEM HAVING A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T283019.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2948/19 (Operation status index divided into regions/SYSMEX) of 15.6.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

17184445.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - presentation of information

Application title

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CLINICAL LABORATORY MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T294819.20220615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 3119/19 (Unacceptable values/ROCHE) of 29.6.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

12723830.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HANDLING UNACCEPTABLE VALUES IN STRUCTURED COLLECTION PROTOCOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T311919.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 3274/19 (Media impressions/THE NIELSEN COMPANY) of 18.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06Q 50/30
G06Q 30/02
G06Q 50/00
H04N 21/258
G06F 21/62
H04N 21/658
H04N 21/442
H04N 21/426
H04N 21/235
H04L 29/08
H04L 29/06
H04L 12/26
H04L 9/32

Application no.

14877407.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 2, 3, 4 and 5 (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 1, 6 and 7 (not admitted)

Application title

Methods and apparatus to collect distributed user information for media impressions and search terms

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T327419.20220718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0808/20 (Determining the position of a user input on a touch surface using … of 8.8.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/043
G06F 3/041

Application no.

12777721.7

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACTIVE ULTRASONIC TOUCH DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080820.20220808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1576/20 (Database partitioning/HUAWEI) of 10.8.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

13851963.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2, 4 and 5 (no)
Request not admitted by the examining division - auxiliary request 3 - admitted (no)

Application title

System and method for flexible distributed massively parallel processing (MPP) database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157620.20220810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1816/17 () of 13.5.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

10796396.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

CONTROLLING AN APPARATUS FOR FLUID TRANSFER TO AND/OR FROM A SUBJECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181617.20220513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 2673/18 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 15/00
B22F 3/00
B22F 3/105
B23K 26/14
B28B 1/00
B23K 26/34
B23K 26/30
B29C 67/00

Application no.

13194599.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Method of and device for controlling an irradiation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T267318.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1115/19 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/667

Application no.

14161374.5

Keywords

Hilfsantrag 2 - Neuheit (Nein)
Hilfsantrag 3 - Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

Steckverbinder für Hohlprofile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111519.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1558/19 (LFIA/Progenika) of 9.5.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
G01N 33/543

Application no.

15767581.0

Keywords

Evidence filed after summons
Evidence - taken into account (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1-4, 6 and 7 - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests 5 and 8 - admitted (no)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - dismissed

Application title

LATERAL FLOW IMMUNOASSAYS FOR THE DETECTION OF ANTIBODIES AGAINST BIOLOGICAL DRUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T155819.20220509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1018 KB)
T 2200/19 () of 10.8.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.8.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 33/04

Application no.

09008200.9

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Motivation des requêtes
Extension au-delà de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Extension de la protection conférée (oui)

Application title

Fiche pour le raccordement fluidique d'un moule de soufflage de récipients

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T220019.20220810

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 500 KB)
T 3143/19 () of 6.7.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 27/04
A01G 9/02
A01G 9/04
A01G 31/00

Application no.

15820303.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)

Application title

PLANT POT HAVING DRAIN OPENING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T314319.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0007/21 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 1/00
C08F 36/06
C08C 19/25
C08K 3/36
C08L 7/00
B60C 11/00

Application no.

16169822.0

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - mehrfache Auswahl
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

KAUTSCHUKMISCHUNG UND FAHRZEUGREIFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000721.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 483 KB)
T 1115/21 (Fail-Safe-Steuereinheit/PILZ) of 9.8.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B9/02
H01H47/00

Application no.

17188164.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung
Zurückverweisung - (ja): erfinderische Tätigkeit noch nicht geprüft
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr zu 25% - (ja): fristgerechte Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Sicherheitsschaltung zum fehlersicheren Abschalten einer gefahrbringenden technischen Anlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111521.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0308/16 (Two magnetic sensors III / ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS) of 16.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 15/20
G01R 33/02
G01R 33/06
G01R 33/07
G01R 33/09
H01L 43/06

Application no.

10195143.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Arrangements for an Integrated Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T030816.20220516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0309/16 (Two magnetic sensors II / ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS) of 17.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 15/20
G01R 33/02
G01R 33/06
G01R 33/07
G01R 33/09
H01L 43/06

Application no.

07716253.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Arrangements for an integrated sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T030916.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0311/16 (Two magnetic sensors IV / ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS) of 18.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 15/20
G01R 33/02
G01R 33/06
G01R 33/07
G01R 33/09
H01L 43/06

Application no.

10195147.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Arrangements for an Integrated Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031116.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1831/16 (Oligopeptide-free cell culture media/BAXALTA| |) of 12.7.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/00

Application no.

12160789.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Oligopeptide-free cell culture media

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183116.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2197/16 () of 13.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 17/02
D21B 1/02

Application no.

09750253.8

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Decision on apportionment of costs - not subject of the appeal proceedings

Application title

Method for recycling composite material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T219716.20220513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 843 KB)
T 2560/17 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 65/04
B29C 65/06
B29C 65/08
B29C 65/16
B29C 65/20
B65B 13/32
B29C 55/04
B29K 67/00
B29K 29/00
B29K 77/00
B29K 105/00
B29L 7/00

Application no.

11153402.0

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen und Beweismittel
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Ermessensausübung
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Verschweißen von nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256017.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 836 KB)
T 1980/18 (Voith/Faserstoffbahn) of 26.7.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 23/56

Application no.

11720775.3

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER FASERSTOFFBAHN, INSBESONDERE EINER PAPIER- ODER KARTONBAHN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198018.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2031/19 () of 27.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

09755752.4

Keywords

Novelty - auxiliary requests 1 to 7, 9 and 11 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Late filed auxiliary request - submitted after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

CLOSE PROXIMITY COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203119.20220527

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1655/16 (Colored solutions PCR mixture/THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC BALTICS) of 5.5.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
G01N 21/25

Application no.

10777044.8

Keywords

Main request - admission (no);
New documentary evidence, new objections and arguments - admission (no);
Auxiliary request 1 - inventive step (yes); fulfils all requirements of the EPC (yes);

Application title

METHOD OF PREPARING A REACTION MIXTURE AND RELATED PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T165516.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 526 KB)
T 1579/18 () of 12.5.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/386
C01B 7/19
C07C 17/38

Application no.

10768151.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

HYDROGEN FLUORIDE-HFC-254EB AZEOTROPE AND ITS USES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157918.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0766/19 (IFP/WATER GAS-SHIFT) of 20.6.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10G 3/00
C10G 45/60

Application no.

13744731.4

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - alternative non évidente
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE D'HYDROTRAITEMENT ET D'HYDROISOMERISATION DE CHARGES ISSUES DE LA BIOMASSE DANS LEQUEL L'EFFLUENT A HYDROTRAITER ET LE FLUX D'HYDROGENE CONTIENNENT UNE TENEUR LIMITEE EN MONOXYDE DE CARBONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T076619.20220620

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0383/20 (Procédé d'hydrotraitement/IFP) of 9.6.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 37/26
B01J 37/28
B01J 21/04
B01J 23/88
B01J 23/883
B01J 35/10
B01J 37/02
C10G 45/08
C10G 65/04
B01J 37/00

Application no.

14306681.9

Keywords

Admissibilité d'un document cité et admis en opposition - (oui)
Admissibilité des documents cités dans le mémoire du recours - (oui)
Suffisance de l'exposé de l'invention - (oui) paramètre suffisamment defini

Application title

Procédé d'hydrotraitement de gazole mettant en ½uvre un enchaînement de catalyseurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038320.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0384/20 (Température moyenne pondérée / IFP) of 9.6.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 27/19
B01J 35/00
C10G 65/12
C10G 69/04
C10G 45/08
C10G 65/04
B01J 37/02

Application no.

14306682.7

Keywords

Admissibilité d'un document cité et admis en opposition - (oui)
Admissibilité des documents cités avec le mémoire du recours - (oui)
Suffisance de l'exposé de l'invention - (oui) paramètre suffisamment défini

Application title

Procédé d'hydrotraitement de distillat sous vide mettant en oeuvre un enchaînement de catalyseurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038420.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0695/20 (Kombination enthaltend Rivaroxaban, Acetylsalizylsäure und … of 7.3.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/4365
A61K 31/52
A61K 31/5377
A61K 31/60
A61P 7/02
A61P 9/04
A61P 9/10
A61P 43/00

Application no.

07819133.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 2 bis 14 (nein)

Application title

Kombinationstherapie substituierter Oxazolidinone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069520.20220307

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 563 KB)
T 0882/19 (Valmet/lime mud) of 7.6.2022

Online on

10.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10J 3/54
C10J 3/56
C04B 2/10
F27B 7/20

Application no.

09397517.5

Keywords

Oral proceedings - no withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed request - No discretion not to admit auxiliary request.

Application title

METHOD OF TREATING LIME MUD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088219.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 2314/19 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

10.08.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

13786551.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF MECHANICALLY REMOVING SKIN FROM ANIMAL PARTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T231419.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 0984/18 () of 2.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/275
A61K 38/16
A61K 38/21
A61K 31/225
A61P 25/00

Application no.

11742896.1

Keywords

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

Application title

NEUROPROTECTION IN DEMYELINATING DISEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098418.20220802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249 KB)
T 1098/18 () of 27.5.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 55/165
F16L 55/179

Application no.

12000533.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Amendment after summons - admittance (third auxiliary request: yes)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (all requests: yes)

Application title

Device for repairing a pipe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T109818.20220527

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1521/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/689

Application no.

10181536.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods and sequences for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MREJ type ix strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152118.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 1522/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/689

Application no.

10181533.0

Keywords

-

Application title

Methods and sequences for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MREJ type v strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152218.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 1582/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/689

Application no.

10181534.8

Keywords

-

Application title

Methods and sequences for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MREJ type vi strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158218.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 2261/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

14168417.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Sequences for detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T226118.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258 KB)
T 0267/19 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 28/04
C23C 16/34
C23C 30/00

Application no.

06777574.2

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Nacharbeitbarkeit (ja)

Application title

HARTSTOFFBESCHICHTETE KÖRPER UND VERFAHREN ZU DEREN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026719.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 1960/19 (Paint coat/ADVANCED MATERIALS) of 22.7.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 35/00
C04B 41/70
C04B 41/65
B82Y 30/00
C04B 14/30
C04B 20/10
C04B 41/00
C04B 41/50

Application no.

08858451.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - express withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - no
Remittal - yes

Application title

Method of application of multifunctional photocatalytic and sanitary paints

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196019.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2053/19 () of 3.6.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/04
B62K 23/06
B60T 7/10
B60T 11/16

Application no.

13198131.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Bicycle control device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T205319.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245 KB)
T 3092/19 (Enzyme preparation/DSM) of 10.6.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/38
A23C 9/12
C12N 15/55
C12N 9/62
A23C 9/127
A23C 19/032
C12N 9/24

Application no.

15175891.9

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (no)
Main request - clarity - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Enzyme preparations yielding a clean taste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T309219.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 0181/20 (Vereinfachte Einrichtung einer On-Board Unit für ein KFZ-Mautsystem) of 21.7.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 15/06

Application no.

12075053.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Einrichtung eines mobilen Fahrzeuggerätes sowie Fahrzeugeinrichtung mit einem solchen mobilen Fahrzeuggerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T018120.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1965/20 (Cluster controller/BROOKS) of 27.7.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/414
G05B 19/418

Application no.

15182425.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - 1st auxiliary request (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation
Admittance of request filed after summons - 2nd auxiliary request (no): no clear allowability

Application title

Scalable Motion Control System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196520.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0724/17 () of 2.8.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61M 5/142
G06F 19/00
G01N 33/487

Application no.

06829789.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PORTABLE ANALYTICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072417.20220802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467 KB)
T 0234/19 (SORBITOL / DHW) of 3.8.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 31/26
C07C 29/78

Application no.

03023425.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Einspruchsgrund vorgebracht und begründet
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - durchgreifend
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Beschwerdebegründung - im Laufe des Einspruchsverfahrens aufgegebene Einwände zugelassen
Beschwerdebegründung - (nein)
Beschwerdebegründung - Auseinandersetzung mit der angefochtenen Entscheidung

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von sprühgetrocknetem Sorbitol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023419.20220803

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379 KB)
T 0383/19 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

05803276.4

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application
as filed (yes) - broadening of claim (yes) - relationship
between Art. 123(2) and Art. 123(3) - inescapable trap (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

TUBE ATTACHMENT DEVICE FOR WOUND TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038319.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1815/19 () of 3.6.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

04740445.4

Keywords

Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)

Application title

OLEFIN POLYMERIZATION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181519.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 2754/19 (Thermoplastic non-woven/NIKE) of 3.6.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/24
B32B 5/26
B32B 27/12

Application no.

11174751.5

Keywords

Amendments (main reqeust and 1. to 8. auxiliary requests)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step (9. to 14. auxiliary requests)
Inventive step - obvious solutions to two partial problems

Application title

Thermoplastic non-woven textile elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T275419.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 2791/19 () of 26.7.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 23/088
B60K 13/04
B60K 15/073
F01N 3/20

Application no.

14193110.5

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - vor der Beschwerdekammer
Mündliche Verhandlung - Videokonferenz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Selbstfahrende Baumaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T279119.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431 KB)
T 2869/19 (Combined melanoma treatment/EMORY) of 7.12.2021

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 39/395
A61K 39/12
A61P 31/14
A61P 31/18
A61P 31/20
A61P 35/00

Application no.

09166886.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Compositions and methods for the treatment of infections and tumors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T286919.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0821/19 (COMPOSITION COMPRISING CELLULOSE FIBERS AND THERMOPLASTIC FIBERS/Sö … of 10.5.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 13/24
C08L 1/02
D21H 23/04
D21H 25/04
D21H 27/10
B29K 67/00
B29C 70/12
C08J 3/00
C08L 1/08
D21D 1/20
C08L 67/04
D21H 11/04
D21H 13/12
D21H 13/14
D21H 13/20
D21H 21/40
B42D 25/29
B29K 401/00

Application no.

13787552.2

Keywords

Late-filed objection - admitted (yes)
Inventive step (main request and first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - obvious modification (third auxiliary request)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING A COMPOSITION COMPRISING CELLULOSE PULP FIBERS AND THERMOPLASTIC FIBERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082119.20220510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 477 KB)
T 2567/19 (Fingerprint micro-scanning/IDENTIX) of 4.8.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/20
G06K 9/00

Application no.

10790057.3

Keywords

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

Application title

LOW SETTLE TIME MICRO-SCANNING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256719.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0336/21 () of 22.7.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/27
G01N 21/64

Application no.

16707298.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PURE DYE INSTRUMENT NORMALIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033621.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0498/21 (Continuously coating confectionary product/INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT … of 14.7.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/00
A23G 3/26

Application no.

12726541.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Amendment within meaning of Art. 12(4) RPBA 2020 (yes)
Claim request should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - general technical teaching in the description (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTINUOUSLY COATING CONFECTIONARY PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049821.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
J 0009/20 (Designation of inventor/DABUS II) of 21.12.2021

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 21/00
A61M 16/00

Application no.

18275174.3

Keywords

Designation of inventor - artificial intelligence

Application title

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR ATTRACTING ENHANCED ATTENTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J000920.20211221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 540 KB)
T 2161/18 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 9/12
B29K 67/00
C08G 63/183
C08G 63/185

Application no.

08005050.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

Polyester polymer particles having a small surface to center viscosity gradient

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216118.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507 KB)
T 0222/19 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

13765911.6

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

ETHYLENE-BASED POLYMER COMPOSITIONS, AND ARTICLES PREPARED FROM THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022219.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0916/19 () of 8.6.2022

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/02
H01B 12/06

Application no.

06749634.9

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - new main request (yes)
Inventive step - new main request (yes)
Examination of the opposition - maintenance of the patent in amended form

Application title

JOINED SUPERCONDUCTIVE ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091619.20220608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 1224/18 (Transmission-power ranges/LG) of 29.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 5/00

Application no.

12191062.4

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of oral proceedings following party's announcement of non-attendance
Inventive step - main and 1st to 6th auxiliary requests (no)
Admittance of requests filed with the appeal - 7th and 8th auxiliary requests (no): fresh case

Application title

Wireless power transmitter, wireless power receiver, wireless power transmission method and wireless power reception method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122418.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1456/18 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/00

Application no.

07812056.5

Keywords

Remittal - (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted shortly before oral proceedings in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND COMPOSITONS FOR TISSUE REPAIR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145618.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2295/18 (Evaluating real estate/TECNOCASA) of 20.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/02
G06Q 50/16

Application no.

12813997.9

Keywords

Inventive step - calculating the value of real estate using a computer
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation of non-technical process)

Application title

PROCESS AND SYSTEM FOR ECONOMICALLY EVALUATING REAL ESTATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T229518.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0442/19 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 55/12

Application no.

12738043.4

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
vorrangiges Ziel des Beschwerdeverfahrens - Beschwerdevorbringen ist auf Anträge gerichtet die Entscheidung zugrunde liegen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

ZAHNRAD MIT SCHRÄGVERZAHNUNG UND SEGMENT FÜR EIN ZAHNRAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044219.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1560/19 (Monitoring equipment behaviour/BLUE YONDER) of 19.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02
G06F 9/50

Application no.

13195858.9

Keywords

Clarity - all requests (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no): claimed device defined merely as a "black box"

Application title

Data processing device and method for characterizing behavior of equipment under observation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156019.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 1561/19 (Monitoring equipment behaviour II/BLUE YONDER) of 19.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02
G06F 9/50

Application no.

13195861.3

Keywords

Clarity - all requests (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no): claimed device defined merely as a "black box"

Application title

Processor core array for characterizing behavior properties of equipment, and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156119.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1678/19 () of 26.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

11158915.6

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for foldable display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T167819.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1767/19 (Keine Abweichung von der subjektiven Aufgabe (Gründe 4.4) - keine Zur … of 14.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/20
G03H 1/04
G03H 1/02

Application no.

13182429.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe-Lösungs-Ansatz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - keine Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - vor der Prüfungsabteilung zurückgenommenen Antrag
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

Individualisierungseinrichtung und Belichtungsvorrichtung für Hologramme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T176719.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 486 KB)
T 1810/19 (WLAN roaming/HUAWEI) of 7.6.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/00
H04L 12/18

Application no.

15196124.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

WLAN USER ROAMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181019.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)
T 0133/20 (MICROPARTICLES HAVING A SIGMOIDAL RELEASE PROFILE/PHARMATHEN) of 29.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/12
A61K 9/16
B01J 13/02
C08J 3/14

Application no.

14733524.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment to case - evidence
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - support in the description (yes)

Application title

PREPARATION OF POLYLACTIDE-POLYGLYCOLIDE MICROPARTICLES HAVING A SIGMOIDAL RELEASE PROFILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T013320.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 455 KB)
T 0227/20 (Perlglanzpigmente/Eckart) of 21.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/00
A61K 8/29
A61Q 1/02
A61Q 1/10
A61Q 3/02
A61Q 19/00

Application no.

10765585.4

Keywords

Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe für das Einreichen des Hauptantrags (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - wären bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorzubringen gewesen (ja)

Application title

PERLGLANZPIGMENTE AUF BASIS VON FEINEN UND DÜNNEN SYNTHETISCHEN SUBSTRATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022720.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1492/18 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D05C 11/00
D05C 15/34

Application no.

09774499.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (yes)

Application title

STITCH DISTRIBUTION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR TUFTING MACHINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T149218.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1640/18 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

13190518.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Appealed decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Intelligent generation and distribution of an encoded content transport stream according to metadata

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T164018.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2174/18 (Including a video recording option in advertisements/COMCAST) of 25.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/433
H04N 21/482
H04N 21/81
H04N 21/485

Application no.

12171051.1

Keywords

Inventive step - performing user authentication via service provider (no
Inventive step - non-technical policy)

Application title

Remotely configuring content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217418.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2982/18 () of 25.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/00

Application no.

13721301.3

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Zulassung des Hauptantrags (ja)
Spät eingereichter Neuheitseinwand (nicht zugelassen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

NICHT-WÄSSRIGE ANTIDRÖHNMASSE MIT LÖSEMITTELFREIEM POLYACRYLATBINDEMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T298218.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0058/19 () of 4.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 214/18
C08F 214/22
C08K 5/00

Application no.

12797911.0

Keywords

Evidence submitted with the statement of ground (not admitted)
Evidence - evidence submitted with the rejoinder (admitted)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - objection based on an ex post facto analysis

Application title

CROSSLINKABLE VINYLIDENE FLUORIDE AND TRIFLUOROETHYLENE POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T005819.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1281/19 (LDPC coding/HUGHES) of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H03M 13/00
H04L 1/00

Application no.

13832765.5

Keywords

Clarity - main and 1st to 7th auxiliary requests (no)
Added subject-matter - main request and 1st to 7th auxiliary requests (yes)
Admittance of requests not admitted by the examining division - 8th auxiliary request (no): no discretionary error and fresh case
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% - (yes): timely withdrawal of the request for oral proceedings

Application title

System and method for communicating with low density parity check codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128119.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 2858/19 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 33/127
E21B 7/06

Application no.

13876381.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A MILL DIVERTER HAVING A SWELLABLE MATERIAL FOR PREVENTING FLUID FLOW PAST THE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T285819.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 3117/19 () of 25.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/0488
G05B 19/409
G05B 19/4069
G05B 19/18
B23F 1/00

Application no.

14180541.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Verzahnmaschine mit multitouch-fähigem Display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T311719.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 435 KB)
T 3130/19 (Automatic dishwashing detergent/P & G) of 17.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

13177807.8

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Automatic dishwashing detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T313019.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 0021/20 (Ruß/Cabot) of 12.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/50
C09C 1/48
C08K 3/04
B82Y 30/00
C08L 21/00

Application no.

08803671.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

RUSS, VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG UND SEINE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002120.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384 KB)
T 0431/21 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 33/12

Application no.

11846448.6

Keywords

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

Application title

EXTENDING LINES THROUGH, AND PREVENTING EXTRUSION OF, SEAL ELEMENTS OF PACKER ASSEMBLIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043121.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2306/17 () of 27.7.2022

Online on

01.08.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/15
H04N 5/74
H04N 7/14

Application no.

09747081.9

Keywords

Main request - amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Main request - claims - clarity (yes)
Main request - amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Main request - inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GAZE ACCURATE VIDEO CONFERENCING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T230617.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1343/18 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

01.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 3/009
D04H 3/03
D04H 3/16
D01D 5/24
D01D 5/253
D01F 6/86
A47C 27/12
B68G 5/00

Application no.

14000703.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1 and 3
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request should have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes) 4 to 7
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

Fibrous Network Structure Having Excellent Compression Durability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134318.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0022/20 (Time window of interest/ROCHE) of 8.7.2022

Online on

01.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10730712.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ADHERENCE INDICATION TOOL FOR CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT AND METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002220.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266 KB)

July 2022

J 0004/22 () of 25.7.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

06755766.0

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing request for re-establishment
Re-establishment of rights - two months of the removal of the cause of non-compliance
Facts established by Board ex officio - ambiguous wording in communication of examining division
Remittal - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - no findings on the merits in appealed decision

Application title

THE MULTIFUNCTIONAL MOBILE SCANNING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J000422.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267 KB)
T 2461/17 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 31/30
B41F 31/00
B41F 9/02
B41F 13/00
B41F 13/004
B41F 13/012
B41F 21/10

Application no.

06014084.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (main request: yes), protection extended (first auxiliary request: yes)
Late-filed request - submitted after summons
Late-filed request - taken into account (first auxiliary request: yes, second to fifth auxiliary requests: no)

Application title

Printing press equipped with movable inking unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T246117.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 0874/18 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/04
F01N 3/08
F01N 3/025
B01D 47/06
B01D 53/14

Application no.

13158355.1

Keywords

Correction of error - obvious error
Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - entitlement to appeal
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Cleaning system and method for reduction of SOx in exhaust gases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087418.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 556 KB)
T 1054/18 (Aufrahmstabile Getränkesirupe/SYMRISE) of 31.5.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 2/52
A23L 2/385
A23L 1/22

Application no.

07113524.8

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Patentansprüche (Hilfsanträge VII und VIII)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)
Patentansprüche - Product-by-Process-Anspruch

Application title

Aufrahmstabile Getränkesirupe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T105418.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447 KB)
T 0277/19 (Stabiliser system for liquid nutritional compositions/NESTLÉ) of 24.5.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 29/10
A23L 29/212

Application no.

07787372.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3
Inventive step - (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary requests 4 and 5
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

STABILISER SYSTEM FOR LIQUID NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T027719.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1058/19 () of 28.4.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60S 3/04
B08B 1/02

Application no.

10167962.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Reinigung von Fahrzeugrädern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T105819.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 396 KB)
T 0914/20 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D 13/02
F02D 13/04

Application no.

14830900.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMBUSTION ENGINE, VEHICLE COMPRISING THE COMBUSTION ENGINE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE COMBUSTION ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091420.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1600/20 (Glass-forming machine/FUTRONIC) of 25.7.2022

Online on

29.07.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

02019725.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Modular control system for a glass forming machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T160020.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 240 KB)
T 1257/17 () of 13.5.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41H 5/04
F41H 5/26
F41H 7/04

Application no.

05818533.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

ARMORED GLASS COMPOSITION WITH PERIMETER REINFORCEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T125717.20220513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286 KB)
T 0267/18 (Minicell compositions/VAXIION THERAPEUTICS) of 25.7.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/00

Application no.

10008869.9

Keywords

Claim request with amended claims corrrectly admitted by the opposition division are part of the appeal proceedings
Main request - clarity (no)

Application title

Minicell compositions and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026718.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0570/18 (Dairy Nutrition with Cereals/GERVAIS DANONE) of 21.6.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/12
A23C 9/13
A23C 9/123
A23C 9/127

Application no.

11764134.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - improvement not credible

Application title

DAIRY NUTRITION WITH CEREALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T057018.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1620/18 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
D21H 21/42

Application no.

07009604.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Beweismittel hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren eingereicht werden können (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Hilfsantrag 2 - erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Streichen von Produktansprüchen und Beschränkung nur auf Verfahrensansprüche stellt eine Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens dar (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T162018.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 508 KB)
T 2213/18 (Method of preparing an enzyme containing granular formulation/DANISCO … of 3.5.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/28
C12N 9/34
A23K 40/10
A23K 40/30
C12N 9/00
C12N 9/54
C12N 9/98
C11D 3/386
A23L 29/00
A23K 20/189

Application no.

09763466.1

Keywords

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

Application title

RECOVERY OF INSOLUBLE ENZYME FROM FERMENTATION BROTH AND FORMULATION OF INSOLUBLE ENZYME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221318.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 0409/19 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/44
B29C 70/54
B29K 105/08
B29C 70/48
F03D 1/06
B29L 31/08
B29C 70/86

Application no.

11187863.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Manufacture of a root section

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T040919.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1233/19 () of 27.7.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/08
C08F 210/18
C08J 5/18

Application no.

12834391.0

Keywords

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

Application title

MODIFIED POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T123319.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2591/19 () of 29.6.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14
A47L 9/10

Application no.

10721327.4

Keywords

Neuheit - abhängig von Auslegung eines Merkmals
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen
Bedingt gestellter Hilfsantrag gegenstandslos

Application title

FLACHBEUTEL FÜR STAUBSAUGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T259119.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365 KB)
T 3118/19 () of 11.5.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08L 77/00
C08L 77/02
C08J 3/12
B29C 67/00
C08K 3/32
C08K 3/38
C08K 5/55
C08K 3/24
C08G 69/04
C08J 11/04
C08G 69/02

Application no.

12170256.7

Keywords

Modification des moyens invoqués - modification admise (oui)
Nouveauté - Requête principale (non)
Nouveauté - Requête subsidiaire 1 (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - motif d'opposition produit tardivement
Modifications - Support dans la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Activité inventive - Requête subsidiaire 1 (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE POUR AUGMENTER LA RECYCLABILITE D'UN POLYAMIDE UTILISE EN FRITTAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T311819.20220511

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0026/20 (Einander zugeordnet/FRESENIUS) of 12.7.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G16H 40/63
G16H 10/60
A61M 1/16

Application no.

11009143.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Medizinisches Behandlungssystem mit einer Vorrichtung zur Bereitstellung von patientenbezogenen Daten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002620.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0431/20 (Unabhängige Energiebackbones/Siemens Mobility) of 25.7.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61L 27/00
B61L 19/06

Application no.

14747307.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

EINRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN VON DEZENTRAL ANGEORDNETEN FUNKTIONSEINHEITEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043120.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285 KB)
T 1997/20 () of 22.6.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

11151803.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Wind turbine rotor blade element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T199720.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0348/21 () of 22.7.2022

Online on

28.07.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 25/00

Application no.

17001442.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

Application title

SELF-CALIBRATION OF AN INTERTIAL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T034821.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0909/14 (Web service without upfront storage/MICROSOFT) of 3.6.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 50/00

Application no.

08836617.4

Keywords

Inventive step - limiting functionality for new users and giving them fewer resources (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - showing in a user interface features which can only be used after an upgrade (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

WEB SERVICE USER EXPERIENCE WITHOUT UPFRONT STORAGE EXPENSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T090914.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2021/17 (Intelligent agents/UNIVERSITY of STRATHCLYDE) of 7.10.2021

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

10775848.4

Keywords

Inventive step - user assistants interacting with data managers and service managers to configure the system to provide better data (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

CONDITION MONITORING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T202117.20211007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 0267/18 (Minicell compositions/VAXIION THERAPEUTICS) of 9.2.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/00

Application no.

10008869.9

Keywords

Claim request with amended claims corrrectly admitted by the opposition division are part of the appeal proceedings
Main request - clarity (no)

Application title

Minicell compositions and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026718.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1767/18 (Rekombinates Verfahren zur Herstellung von PUFAs/BASF) of 1.6.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 9/10

Application no.

09176085.0

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Hilfsantrag 3 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 3A - Erfordernisse des EPÜ erfüllt (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen, Beweismittel
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht kurz vor der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Anträge eingereicht mit Beschwerdeerwiderung - zugelassen (ja)
Rügepflicht - Einwand zurückgewiesen

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung mehrfach ungesättigter Fettsäuren in transgenen Organismen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T176718.20220601

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 918 KB)
T 2068/19 () of 19.7.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/50
A61M 5/20
A61M 5/315
A61M 5/32

Application no.

11776826.7

Keywords

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

Application title

INJECTION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T206819.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 2342/19 (Liquid formulation of AMG 416/AMGEN) of 21.6.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 38/08
A61P 5/00
A61P 3/14

Application no.

14742093.9

Keywords

Observations by third parties - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

STABLE LIQUID FORMULATION OF AMG 416 (VELCALCETIDE)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234219.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 2836/19 (A method of culturing a cell/CHUGAI SEIYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA) of 3.6.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/10
C12N 5/07
C12N 15/09
C12N 15/13
C12P 21/00
C12P 21/02
C12P 21/08
A61K 38/00

Application no.

08752120.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - Article 123(2) EPC (no)
Selection from two lists, see points 2.14 to 2.17 of the reasons.

Application title

CELL CULTURE METHOD USING AMINO ACID-ENRICHED MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T283619.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 497 KB)
T 3227/19 (Rotigotine patch / LTS LOHMANN) of 24.6.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/381

Application no.

13795432.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision - appeal case directed to arguments on which decision was based (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

MULTI-DAY PATCH FOR THE TRANSDERMAL ADMINISTRATION OF ROTIGOTINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T322719.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 1788/20 () of 22.7.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 1/27
H02K 15/03

Application no.

12190107.8

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents auf Antrag des Patentinhabers

Application title

Rotor für einen Elektromotor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178820.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0682/22 (Interlocutory revision/ZTE) of 20.7.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 48/20
H04W 76/02

Application no.

14889608.7

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of hearing following appellant's announcement of non-attendance
Novelty under Art. 54(3) EPC
Novelty - sole request (yes)
Interlocutory revision - examining division should have rectified decision (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Remittal - (yes): special reasons for remittal
Reimbursement of appeal fee in full (no)
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% - (yes): timely withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Inconsistency between Guidelines and Case Law

Application title

Method and system for controlling access of CSG in dual-connection architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068222.20220720

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 1034/22 (Appeal inadmissible/Oticon A/S) of 26.7.2022

Online on

27.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 1/30
H03F 1/32
H03F 3/181
H03F 3/217

Application no.

17198123.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

A hearing device comprising an amplifier system for minimizing variation in an acoustical signal caused by variation in gain of an amplifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T103422.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 0324/17 (Detecting partial electrical discharges / Omicron electronics GmbH) of 28.6.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/12

Application no.

11714425.3

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR DETECTING PARTIAL ELECTRICAL DISCHARGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T032417.20220628

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T 1326/17 () of 28.4.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04

Application no.

06751491.9

Keywords

Inventive step
Late-filed request

Application title

HIGH TEMPERATURE BIOBASED LUBRICANT COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING BORON NITRIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T132617.20220428

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 2494/17 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/00
C12M 1/34
C12M 1/38
C12M 3/00

Application no.

06755854.4

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - continuation of proceedings without duly summoned party
Change of date of oral proceedings - serious reasons (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

HYPERBARIC CRIOGENESIS CHAMBERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T249417.20220524

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 0345/18 () of 10.5.2022

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26.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 11/02

Application no.

12007228.5

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal (yes)
Inventive step (yes: main request)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

Combination printing press

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T034518.20220510

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 629 KB)
T 0613/18 () of 6.4.2022

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26.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 17/107

Application no.

13758897.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Detektieren von Streulichtsignalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T061318.20220406

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1690/18 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/18
B23P 15/04
C22C 47/16
C23C 4/00
C23C 4/12

Application no.

06254317.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Turbine engine component and method of making the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169018.20220712

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 1741/18 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/124
B22D 11/22

Application no.

12199706.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

Strangführungsvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174118.20220519

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 2686/18 (Ableitung von Größenordnungen aus schematischen Zeichnungen ( … of 2.6.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 25/328
B42D 25/364
B42D 25/29
B42D 25/373
B44F 1/06

Application no.

09761396.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 und 5
Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 4
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT MIT GERASTERTER SCHICHT AUF EINEM LICHTDURCHLÄSSIGEN SUBSTRAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T268618.20220602

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 435 KB)
T 1771/19 (Ocular inflammatory diseases/OSAKA UNIVERSITY) of 8.6.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 31/00
C07K 16/28

Application no.

08792022.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 - Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Agent for treatment of ophthalmia containing interleukin-6 receptor inhibitor as active ingredient

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177119.20220608

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 2004/19 () of 11.5.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 23/82
B66C 23/76

Application no.

10172110.8

Keywords

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

Application title

LIFT CRANE WITH MOVABLE COUNTERWEIGHT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T200419.20220511

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 686 KB)
T 0027/20 () of 19.7.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 263/58
C07D 401/12
C07D 417/12
C07D 471/04
C07F 9/6558
C07D 215/227
A61K 31/497

Application no.

10792677.6

Keywords

Inventive step
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision reasoned (no)

Application title

HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002720.20220719

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 0053/20 (Gravitation-diffusion-cell/Ceragos) of 23.6.2022

Online on

26.07.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 6/04
H01M 6/14

Application no.

16020278.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

GRAVITATIONAL/DIFFUSIONAL ELECTROLYTIC BATTERY CELL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T005320.20220623

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 0732/17 () of 20.7.2022

Online on

25.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

08797536.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - no
Admissibility of appeal - appeal filed after withdrawal of application
- No legitimate interest for an appeal if the appellant is no longer adversely affected

Application title

System and method of offsetting invoice obligations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T073217.20220720

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 1671/18 () of 9.6.2022

Online on

25.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/06

Application no.

08865227.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary request I
Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request II
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
- taken into account (no)

Application title

BREAST PUMP FOR EXPRESSING MILK FROM A BREAST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T167118.20220609

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 2596/19 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

25.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 78/10

Application no.

13182658.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
vorrangiges Ziel des Beschwerdeverfahrens - Beschwerdevorbringen ist auf Einwände gerichtet die Entscheidung zugrunde liegen (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Voraussetzungen des Art. 12 (2) VOBK 2020 erfüllt (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Änderung zugelassen (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Heuwerbungsmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T259619.20220704

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 2966/19 (Identifying the serial numbers of sensors connected to a common … of 11.5.2022

Online on

25.07.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/403
H04L 29/12

Application no.

08775960.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment
Claims - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

IDENTIFYING A PLURALITY OF DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T296619.20220511

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 0311/21 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

25.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 27/08
A47C 27/16

Application no.

16191360.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)
Late-filed evidence - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed objection - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INFLATABLE BED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031121.20220712

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 0461/21 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

25.07.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 49/00

Application no.

16194747.8

Keywords

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

Application title

PIN-RING FÜR EINEN HARMONIC-PIN-RING-ANTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046121.20220705

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282 KB)
T 2019/16 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61B 17/12
A61F 2/01

Application no.

07106278.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Änderungen - Streichung von Merkmalen (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Occluder zum Verschliessen eines Herzohres und Herstellungsverfahren dafür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T201916.20220518

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1017 KB)
T 2571/16 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61B 17/12
A61F 2/01

Application no.

08736295.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

OCCLUDER FOR OCCLUDING AN ATRIAL APPENDAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T257116.20220518

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1783/17 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/00
B32B 1/08
B32B 27/34
B32B 27/30
F16L 9/12
F16L 11/04
B60K 15/00

Application no.

04001936.6

Keywords

Klarheit (ja)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Mehrschichtiges Kunststoffrohr mit Barriereeigenschaften

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178317.20220531

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1835/17 () of 5.5.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05B 7/00

Application no.

00103644.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Unity of invention - (not relevant in opposition appeal proceedings)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Vehicle door handle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183517.20220505

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322 KB)
T 2124/17 (Network monitoring and testing using KPIs/EMPIRIX) of 18.7.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173
H04L 12/26
H04L 12/24

Application no.

12818407.4

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NETWORK MONITORING AND TESTING USING DIMENSION VALUE BASED KPIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T212417.20220718

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0919/18 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 49/02
F25D 11/00
F25D 29/00

Application no.

09252462.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - clarity of disclosure
Claims - relationship between Article 83 and Article 84
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Controlling chilled state of a cargo

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091918.20220628

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 1421/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 15.7.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

10181535.5

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 3 and 5 to 9 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - addmission into the appeal proceedings (no);
Auxiliary request 4 - extension of the scope of protection (yes);

Application title

Methods and sequences for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MREJ type viii strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T142118.20220715

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447 KB)
T 1554/18 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B41M 3/14

Application no.

11714364.4

Keywords

Activité inventive (non: requête principale)
Admission de la requête auxiliaire 1bis (oui)

Application title

Procédé de réalisation d'une image transparente polychromatique imprimée iridescente

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T155418.20220426

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 623 KB)
T 2775/18 () of 15.7.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 3/00
D04H 1/54
D04H 1/56
D01F 8/04
D01D 5/00
D01D 5/08

Application no.

10002592.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Polyethylene-based, soft nonwoven fabric

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T277518.20220715

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 1129/19 () of 8.6.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10785127.1

Keywords

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

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE DE CARACTERISATION D'UN TRAITEMENT EXTRACORPOREL DU SANG, ET APPAREIL DE TRAITEMENT EXTRACORPOREL METTANT EN OEUVRE UN TEL DISPOSITIF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112919.20220608

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 661 KB)
T 1391/19 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 7/00
F24C 15/08
A47L 15/42
B23K 11/10
B23K 15/04
D06F 37/26

Application no.

07822504.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (E9 ja, E10 nein)
Spät eingereichter Einwand (Ausführbarkeit)
Spät eingereichter Einwand - Umstände der Beschwerdesache rechtfertigen Zulassung (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Eignung der Änderung zur Lösung der aufgeworfenen Fragen (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der aufrechterhaltenen Fassung hinaus (nein)

Application title

HAUSGERÄTEWANDUNGSANORDNUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR BEFESTIGUNG VON WANDUNGSTEILEN BEI EINEM HAUSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139119.20220623

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 640 KB)
T 2752/19 (Text disambiguation for reduced keyboard/BLACKBERRY) of 18.5.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/023
G06F 17/27
H04M 1/2745

Application no.

09173500.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete appeal case
Amendment after notification of a summons to oral proceedings - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T275219.20220518

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433 KB)
T 3191/19 (Detergent composition / RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH) of 28.6.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/722

Application no.

10765482.4

Keywords

Admittance of one document filed with the statement of grounds of appeal - yes
Inventive step (maintained claims)
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T319119.20220628

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1480/20 (Protease + amylase combination/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 28.4.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

17164416.4

Keywords

Inventive step (Main request)
Inventive step - (no)
Admissibility of the auxiliary requests filed with the statement of grounds of appeal - (no)

Application title

Automatic dishwashing detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148020.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1988/20 (Image browser/APPLE) of 25.5.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

14710478.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Device, method, and graphical user interface for organizing and presenting a collection of media items

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198820.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0401/21 () of 6.7.2022

Online on

22.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00

Application no.

15724970.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

AN AEROSOL-GENERATING SYSTEM COMPRISING A PLANAR INDUCTION COIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T040121.20220706

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0228/18 (Power allocation methods / Signify North America) of 12.5.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

07716200.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after expiry of period in R. 100(2) EPC communication - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

POWER ALLOCATION METHODS FOR LIGHTING DEVICES HAVING MULTIPLE SOURCE SPECTRUMS, AND APPARATUS EMPLOYING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022818.20220512

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 2388/18 (Display apparatus for teachers and students/DELTA) of 20.5.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
G06F 3/14
G09G 5/14

Application no.

15154661.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation

Application title

Display apparatus, video system, display method and projector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238818.20220520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275 KB)
T 0518/19 (Table de cuisson à induction / Brandt) of 2.5.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 6/06
H05B 3/74
H05B 6/12

Application no.

11184075.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Modifications - requêtes subsidiaires 2 et 3
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modifications - extension de la revendication (oui)

Application title

Procédé de commande en fonctionnement d'un ensemble d'inducteurs d'une table de cuisson à induction et table de cuisson à induction associée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T051819.20220502

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0927/19 () of 13.7.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 6/00

Application no.

14796750.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Antriebsvorrichtung für ein Flügelrad einer Strömungsmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T092719.20220713

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1822/19 (Micotoxin detoxification/DSM) of 1.6.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 10/10
A23K 10/18
A23K 20/163
A23K 20/189
A23K 50/10
A23L 5/20
A61K 38/46
A61K 38/47
A23K 20/28
A23K 10/38
A23K 10/14
A61K 38/44
A61K 38/48
A61K 36/064
A61K 31/715
A61K 33/06

Application no.

07824430.8

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 9: inventive step - (no)

Application title

MYCOTOXIN-REDUCING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T182219.20220601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 2164/19 (Single content list/SAMSUNG) of 21.6.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
G06F 15/16

Application no.

15167905.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no): presentation of information and juxtaposition

Application title

Method and apparatus for transferring digital content from a personal computer to a mobile handset

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216419.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 2258/19 () of 30.5.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00
A61M 15/06
A61M 11/04
A61M 15/00
A61M 16/00

Application no.

11808641.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - neighbouring field
Priority - effect of priority right

Application title

AN AEROSOL GENERATING SYSTEM HAVING MEANS FOR DETERMINING DEPLETION OF A LIQUID SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T225819.20220530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460 KB)
T 2464/19 () of 22.6.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01M 7/00

Application no.

14776604.2

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM AUSBRINGEN VON FLÜSSIGEN UND/ODER FESTEN WIRKSTOFFEN UND VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINER SOLCHEN VORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T246419.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 398 KB)
T 3066/19 (BASF/Additive) of 6.7.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 1/222
C07C 209/20
C07C 211/63

Application no.

13780142.9

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe für das verspätete Einreichen des neuen Hauptantrags (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - Einwand unter Artikel 56 EPÜ berücksichtigt (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe für das Einreichen von Hilfsantrag 1C (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERWENDUNG VON QUATERNISIERTEN AMMONIUMSALZE VON HYDROCARBYLEPOXIDEN ALS ADDITIVE IN KRAFT- UND SCHMIERSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T306619.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 456 KB)
T 3246/19 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 13/08
B62D 29/00

Application no.

09782454.4

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

REINFORCEMENT WITH CHANNEL DESIGN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T324619.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1185/20 () of 13.7.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 26/34
B22F 3/105
B28B 1/00
B23P 15/04

Application no.

12783860.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM GENERATIVEN HERSTELLEN EINES BAUTEILS UNTER VERWENDUNG EINES LASERSTRAHLES VOR, WÄHREND UND NACH DEM VERBINDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118520.20220713

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411 KB)
T 0120/22 (Inadmissibility of appeal/SIMPLY THICK) of 12.7.2022

Online on

21.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 29/20
A23L 29/206
A23L 29/269
A23L 29/212
A23L 29/238
A23L 29/256
A23L 29/262
A23L 2/52
A61K 47/36

Application no.

10181835.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (no)
Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds
Oral proceedings - abandonment of request

Application title

Process for preparing concentrate thickener compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T012022.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 0899/18 (Rat embryonic stem cell/SUMITOMO) of 7.4.2021

Online on

20.07.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.4.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/0735
A01K 67/027
C12Q 1/02
C12N 15/09

Application no.

05720113.9

Keywords

Sufficient disclosure in the patent - (yes)

Application title

RAT EMBRYONIC STEM CELL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T089918.20210407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1821/18 (RGM A binding proteins for treatment of retinal nerve fiber layer … of 11.11.2021

Online on

20.07.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22
A61K 39/395

Application no.

10794938.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed facts - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Novelty - second (or further) medical use
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)

Application title

Monoclonal antibodies against the RGM A protein for use in the treatment of retinal nerve fiber layer degeneration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T182118.20211111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 580 KB)
T 2437/18 (Removal of non-lipid enveloped viruses/BAXALTA) of 15.6.2021

Online on

20.07.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/755

Application no.

10747134.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Added subject-matter (yes)
Admittance (no)

Application title

Purification of vWF for increased removal of non-lipid enveloped viruses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T243718.20210615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 704 KB)
T 2563/19 () of 30.5.2022

Online on

20.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 17/00
B07C 5/00
B07C 5/34

Application no.

11720384.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Fat/meat grading method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256319.20220530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0142/21 () of 14.7.2022

Online on

20.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/042
F16L 15/06

Application no.

08166631.5

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Thread for roto-percussion drill pipe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014221.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 1408/17 () of 6.5.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 27/22
G03H 1/30
H04N 13/04
G03B 35/24
G03H 1/26
G03B 35/20
G03H 1/22

Application no.

07782047.0

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Decision under appeal sufficiently reasoned (yes, in respect of at least one ground for opposition)
Added subject-matter (main request, yes)
Admission of auxiliary request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ANGULAR SLICE TRUE 3-D DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140817.20220506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 0789/18 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/715
C02F 3/34
C12Q 1/00

Application no.

09721748.3

Keywords

New request - allowable

Application title

DESTRUCTION OF MICROBIAL PRODUCTS BY ENZYMATIC DIGESTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078918.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286 KB)
T 1950/18 () of 17.5.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 21/22
H02K 7/00
H02K 29/03
F02N 11/04

Application no.

13817748.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Engine Unit and Vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T195018.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0523/19 (Optimized Fc variants/XENCOR) of 18.7.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
C07K 16/32
C07K 16/24
C07K 16/00
C07K 16/28

Application no.

10184742.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Optimized Fc variants and methods for their generation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T052319.20220718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
T 1600/19 (Lipolytic Enzyme/NOVOZYMES) of 6.7.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 29/00
A23K 20/189
C12N 9/20
C12N 15/80
C12R 1/885

Application no.

10723329.8

Keywords

Main Request: Admission - (yes); Added Matter - (no); Clarity - (yes); Sufficiency of Disclosure - (yes); Novelty - (yes); Inventive Step - (Yes)

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING A LIPOLYTIC ENZYME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T160019.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 3259/19 (Implantable hearing aid/MED-EL) of 30.6.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00
A61N 1/36

Application no.

14842972.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - all claim requests (yes)

Application title

IMPLANTABLE HEARING AID SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T325919.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0283/20 (Tronox/Pigments) of 14.7.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/36

Application no.

12754405.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (yes)

Application title

TITANIUM DIOXIDE PIGMENTS AND MANUFACTURING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T028320.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248 KB)
T 0394/20 (Bluetongue virus vaccine/ZOETIS) of 22.3.2022

Online on

19.07.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/15

Application no.

08853123.1

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Bluetongue virus vaccine and immunogenic compositions, methods of use and methods of producing same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039420.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470 KB)
T 0558/17 () of 2.5.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42C 7/00
B42C 5/00

Application no.

11004860.0

Keywords

Antrag verspätet eingereicht (nein)
Beschwerdeerwiderung - vollständiges Beschwerdevorbringen eines Beteiligten (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung zur Anpassung der Beschreibung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Buchdecken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055817.20220502

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 432 KB)
T 1814/17 () of 7.7.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/30
A61B 17/135
A61B 17/80
A61M 1/00
A61F 2/36
A61B 17/88
A61M 27/00
A61M 37/00

Application no.

07753287.7

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR ADMINISTERING REDUCED PRESSURE TREATMENT HAVING A MANIFOLD WITH A PRIMARY FLOW PASSAGE AND A BLOCKAGE PREVENTION MEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181417.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238 KB)
T 1730/18 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 7/00
H04B 5/00
H02J 3/00
H02J 4/00

Application no.

12184692.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Power distribution systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T173018.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 1909/18 () of 24.6.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/06
A61B 19/00
G01B 7/004

Application no.

14200175.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision
Remittal - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

Adaptive fluoroscope location for the application of field compensation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T190918.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0315/19 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 15/06

Application no.

14153323.2

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Admissibility of opposition - opposition fee
validly paid (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
- taken into account (no)

Application title

Low temperature electronic vaporization device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031519.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0602/19 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G06F 21/00

Application no.

11725701.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

A METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO A SERVICE AMONGST A PLURALITY OF SERVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060219.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 532 KB)
T 0878/19 () of 15.6.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/40
C08G 8/02
C08G 8/26
C08L 71/10

Application no.

04768631.6

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF MAKING A COMPONENT INCLUDING POLYETHERETHERKETONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087819.20220615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433 KB)
T 0926/19 () of 3.6.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 17/02
B65D 21/02
B65B 57/00

Application no.

13195347.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
vorrangiges Ziel des Beschwerdeverfahrens - Beschwerdevorbringen ist auf Einwände gerichtet die Entscheidung zugrunde liegen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Prüfung von Verklebungen zwischen Artikeln eines Gebindes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T092619.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322 KB)
T 2725/19 (Safe desmopressin administration/ SERENITY) of 31.5.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
A61K 9/00
A61M 11/00

Application no.

10790053.2

Keywords

Main request - Added subject-matter (No)
Main request - Method of treatment (No)
Remittal to the opposition division

Application title

SAFE DESMOPRESSIN ADMINISTRATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T272519.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0462/21 () of 5.5.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/34

Application no.

10009914.2

Keywords

Amendment of the case after summons
Amendments
Inventive step

Application title

Process for concentration of antibodies and therapeutic products thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046221.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0654/21 (Liquid adalimumab composition / FRESENIUS) of 9.6.2022

Online on

18.07.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 38/00
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26

Application no.

15724974.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Grounds for opposition - combination of selected features
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

LIQUID PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065421.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1190/17 (Microsonde radio-opaque de détection/stimulation / SORIN) of 8.3.2022

Online on

15.07.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61N 1/05
A61N 1/372

Application no.

12187052.1

Keywords

Priorité - base dans le document de priorité (oui)
Activité inventive - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - recevable (oui)

Application title

Microsonde de détection/stimulation, implantable dans des réseaux veineux, artériels ou lymphatiques

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119017.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 465 KB)
T 0348/18 () of 29.3.2022

Online on

15.07.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 3/10

Application no.

09753160.2

Keywords

Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - (non)
Droit d'être entendu - non-comparution à la procédure orale
Nouveauté - usage antérieur public (non)
Nouveauté - insuffisamment prouvé
Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Requête produite tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

PROJECTEUR ROTATIF ET PROCÉDÉ DE PROJECTION DE PRODUIT DE REVÊTEMENT METTANT EN OEUVRE UN TEL PROJECTEUR ROTATIF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T034818.20220329

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 537 KB)
T 2349/18 () of 4.5.2022

Online on

15.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 11/00
B41M 7/00
D21H 21/36
D21H 19/10
A61L 2/18
C09D 5/14

Application no.

11724441.8

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Admittance of the late-filed main request (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A method of printing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234918.20220504

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0314/19 () of 22.4.2022

Online on

15.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/18

Application no.

10760856.4

Keywords

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

Application title

CATION EXCHANGE CHROMATOGRAPHY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031419.20220422

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 0649/19 () of 25.4.2022

Online on

15.07.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 9/00
H01H 3/26
G05F 1/147

Application no.

07808768.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Electric motor drive unit for on-load tap changers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064919.20220425

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0885/19 () of 29.4.2022

Online on

15.07.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 7/18
B05B 7/22

Application no.

11851017.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED THERMAL SPRAY METHOD AND APPARATUS USING PLASMA TRANSFERRED WIRE ARC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088519.20220429

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 1520/19 (Ridge pattern recording/ABILMA) of 18.5.2022

Online on

15.07.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/1172
G06K 9/00
G06K 9/20

Application no.

12821499.6

Keywords

Skilled person - need to define precise qualifications in all cases (no)
Description - claimed invention cannot be understood as solving a disclosed technical problem
Inventive step (no)

Application title

RIDGE PATTERN RECORDING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152019.20220518

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1526/17 () of 27.4.2022

Online on

14.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

11725733.7

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by surgery (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING THE MECHANICAL AXIS OF A BONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152617.20220427

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0435/18 (High protein liquid composition/NUTRICIA) of 28.6.2022

Online on

14.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/135
A23L 33/17
A23L 33/185
A23L 33/19
A23L 33/00

Application no.

09718670.4

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH PROTEIN LIQUID ENTERAL NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043518.20220628

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256 KB)
T 2968/18 (DYEING OR LIGHTENING PROCESS / L'OREAL) of 2.5.2022

Online on

14.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/31
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/39
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/06

Application no.

12700222.8

Keywords

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

Application title

DYEING OR LIGHTENING PROCESS USING A COMPOSITION RICH IN FATTY SUBSTANCES COMPRISING AN ALCOHOL HAVING AT LEAST 20 CARBONS, COMPOSITIONS AND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T296818.20220502

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2610/19 () of 11.4.2022

Online on

14.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B44C 5/04

Application no.

08758788.7

Keywords

Neuheit (nein: Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 7)
Zulassung der Hilfsanträge 8 bis 15 und 24a bis 31b (nein)
Klarheit (nein: Hilfsanträge 16a bis 23d)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

Flächiges Element und Verfahren zum Herstellen desselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T261019.20220411

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 573 KB)
T 2730/19 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

14.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62C 3/02
B64D 1/16
A62C 5/02

Application no.

15762071.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

FIRE EXTINGUISHING DEVICE FOR IN-AIR USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T273019.20220627

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 0812/21 () of 11.7.2022

Online on

14.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 43/24
E21B 43/30

Application no.

10848086.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR POSITIONING HORIZONTAL WELLS WITHIN BOUNDARIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T081221.20220711

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0987/22 () of 11.7.2022

Online on

14.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A45C 5/00
A45C 11/00
A45C 13/02

Application no.

15171382.3

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Eignung der Änderung zur Lösung der aufgeworfenen Fragen (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR MESSUNG VON HAUTPARAMETERN FÜR DIE ANALYSE VON KOSMETISCHEN HAUTBEDÜRFNISSEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098722.20220711

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297 KB)
T 1579/17 () of 9.5.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 6/18

Application no.

11835654.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 1, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6
Novelty - (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 3b
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Claims - auxiliary requests 7, 8
Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

INTRA-UTERINE INSERTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157917.20220509

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516 KB)
T 1013/18 (Valmet/Application unit) of 26.4.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 23/52
B05C 1/08
D21H 23/56

Application no.

13170733.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

APPLICATION UNIT OF A COATING OR SIZING DEVICE FOR APPLYING TREATMENT SUBSTANCE ON A FIBER WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101318.20220426

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1227/18 () of 18.3.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/131
F16F 15/134
F16H 45/02
F16F 7/10
F16F 15/14

Application no.

11718006.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Änderung nach Ladung (ja) - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Änderung nach Ladung (nein) - Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja) - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

DREHMOMENTÜBERTRAGUNGSANORDNUNG FÜR DEN ANTRIEBSSTRANG EINES FAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122718.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1250/18 () of 17.5.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/22

Application no.

08801519.3

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (nein)
Erster und vierter Hilfsantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Tür- oder Fenster-Rahmenbaugruppe aus Kunststoff-Extrudat und faserverstärktem Co-Extrudat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T125018.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1561/18 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/18
B23P 15/04
C22C 47/16
C23C 4/00
C23C 4/12

Application no.

06254318.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Blade with a cooling microcircuit and corresponding manufacturing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156118.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 1709/18 (Benutzer-Identifikation/IDNOW) of 30.6.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 21/32
H04L 9/32

Application no.

14701683.6

Keywords

Antrag auf Durchführung einer Videokonferenz (abgelehnt)
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel Gehörsverletzung (nein)
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel - Begründungsmangel (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag hätte vor der Einspruchsabteilung eingereicht werden sollen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - berücksichtigt (ja)
Änderungen - Ursprüngliche Offenbarung
Änderungen - Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsanträge (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein), Patent wie von der Einspruchsabteilung aufrechterhalten (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge A1-A5 (nein), Hilfsantrag A6 (ja)

Application title

BENUTZER-IDENTIFIKATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T170918.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 580 KB)
T 2383/18 (Technip/PE-RT) of 28.3.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 1/08
B32B 27/32
B29L 23/00
B29L 9/00
F16L 11/08

Application no.

13747995.2

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Motifs d'opposition - non brevetable (non)
Faits produits tardivement - recevable (non)
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

CONDUITE FLEXIBLE SOUS MARINE COMPRENANT UNE COUCHE COMPRENANT UN POLYÉTHYLÈNE À RÉSISTANCE THERMIQUE ACCRUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238318.20220328

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 473 KB)
T 2860/18 () of 3.6.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/00
C09D 7/14
B01F 13/10

Application no.

09767605.0

Keywords

Inventive step
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case

Application title

EXPANDED COLOR SPACE ARCHITECTURAL PAINT AND STAIN TINTING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T286018.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0137/19 (Neste/Bio-fuel) of 1.6.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/18

Application no.

12183842.9

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Gasoline compositions and method of producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T013719.20220601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 0489/19 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B42D 25/00
B42D 15/00
B42D 15/04
G09F 19/14

Application no.

09799185.5

Keywords

Nouveauté - requêtes principale, auxiliaires 1 et 2 (non)
Activité inventive - requête auxiliaire 3 (non)
Renvoi à la première instance
Renvoi - (oui)

Application title

DOCUMENT DE SECURITE COMPORTANT AU MOINS UNE IMAGE COMBINEE ET UN MOYEN DE REVELATION, ET PROCEDE ASSOCIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T048919.20220524

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 468 KB)
T 1262/19 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02S 20/30
H02S 10/40
H02S 30/20

Application no.

13172566.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Rücknahme des Einspruchs durch die Beschwerdegegnerin

Application title

Mobile Solarinselanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T126219.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0671/20 (Sicherheitsmodul/MAHLTIG II) of 4.5.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 21/56
G06F 21/60

Application no.

15187499.7

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - (ja)
Priorität - Gültigkeit des Prioritätstags
Priorität - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Umfang des Einspruchs - (alle Ansprüche)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Eignung der Änderung die festgestellten Mängel auszuräumen (nein)
Änderung des Vorbringens - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitsmodul und Verfahren zum Steuern und Kontrollieren eines Datenverkehrs eines Personalcomputers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T067120.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 597 KB)
T 1107/20 (ACK scheme/PHILIPS) of 20.4.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/16
H04L 1/18
H04L 1/00
H04L 1/12
H04B 7/005

Application no.

02775054.6

Keywords

-

Application title

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110720.20220420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0809/21 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

13.07.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 21/16
G03G 21/18
H04L 25/49

Application no.

07831774.0

Keywords

Extent of opposition
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

COMMUNICATION DEVICE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND CARTRIDGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080921.20220705

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0843/18 () of 17.6.2022

Online on

12.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

07075503.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests not properly substantiated - not taken into account
First auxiliary request - inadmissible due to principle of prohibition of reformatio in peius

Application title

Cartridge, printing apparatus, and method of transmitting information to and from cartridge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T084318.20220617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2056/18 (Composition / L'Avant Garde) of 4.7.2022

Online on

12.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/08
A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/368

Application no.

02721464.2

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY LIGHTENING AND COLORING HAIR UTILIZING BLEACH-STABLE ACID AND BASIC DYES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T205618.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0057/19 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

12.07.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 2/06
C23C 2/40
C23C 2/02
C23C 2/00
C21D 9/52
C21D 9/56
C21D 1/26

Application no.

13735251.4

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERMEIDUNG VON DURCH ZINKSTAUB VERURSACHTEN OBERFLÄCHENFEHLERN IN EINER KONTINUIERLICHEN BANDVERZINKUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T005719.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 465 KB)
T 0238/19 () of 13.5.2022

Online on

12.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/42
C08G 18/66

Application no.

09783093.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Zulassung und Substantiierung von Hilfsanträge
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instantz (nein)
Begründetheit der Rüge nach Regel 106 EPÜ

Application title

POLYURETHANE BASIEREND AUF POLYESTERDIOLEN MIT VERBESSERTEM KRISTALLISATIONSVERHALTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023819.20220513

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 505 KB)
T 0874/19 (Classifying resources using a deep network/GOOGLE) of 6.7.2022

Online on

12.07.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06K 9/62
G06N 3/04
G06N 3/08

Application no.

14725807.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first to second auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

CLASSIFYING RESOURCES USING A DEEP NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T087419.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1357/19 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

12.07.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B 1/82
E04B 1/86
G10K 11/162
G10K 11/172

Application no.

06716779.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings

Application title

SOUND ABSORBENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T135719.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 3000/19 (Searching data with registered applications/BLACKBERRY) of 6.7.2022

Online on

12.07.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11741809.5

Keywords

Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)
Prior-art evidence - accessibility over time
Council of Europe: "Electronic evidence in civil and administrative proceedings - Guidelines and explanatory memorandum"July 2019

Application title

Devices and methods for searching data on data sources associated with registered applications

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T300019.20220706

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0921/17 (Bispecific antibody/CHUGAI) of 24.3.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/09
A61K 39/395
A61P 7/04
C07K 16/40
C07K 16/46

Application no.

06730769.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request
Sufficiency of disclosure - claim 3 (yes)

Application title

Antibody substituting for function of blood coagulation factor VIII

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T092117.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1198/17 () of 6.5.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/18

Application no.

06779901.5

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Oral proceedings - before board of appeal
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

ESOPHAGEAL ELECTROCATHETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119817.20220506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515 KB)
T 2118/17 (Default PCI vector/ERICSSON) of 2.6.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/04
H04B 7/06

Application no.

12770278.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 7 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 2 to 6 and 8 to 12 (no)

Application title

Methods and devices for configuring uplink transmission diversity during a serving cell change

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211817.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0141/18 () of 6.5.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 11/08
C09J 167/03
B65D 63/10
C08L 67/02

Application no.

11743763.2

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

VERPACKUNGSELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014118.20220506

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1042/18 () of 11.5.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61M 1/36
A61B 5/1455

Application no.

13167902.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der
Beschwerdebegründung - zugelassen (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
stichhaltige Gründe (nein) - berücksichtigt (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Medizinisches Gerät zur extrakorporalen Blutbehandlung mit mehreren Sensoreinheiten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T104218.20220511

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 688 KB)
T 1217/18 () of 17.5.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

11704926.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR ÜBERWACHUNG EINES GEFÄSSZUGANGS FÜR EINE EXTRAKORPORALE BLUTBEHANDLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121718.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0355/19 (Additif alimentaire/PANCOSMA) of 8.4.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23K 20/111
A23K 10/30
A23K 10/37
A23K 50/10

Application no.

06709242.9

Keywords

Requête principale: matière ajoutée - (oui)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1 et 2 - recevabilité (non)
Requête subsidiaire 3 - recevabilité (oui); matière ajoutée (non); suffisance de l'exposé (oui), activité inventive (oui)

Application title

ADDITIF ALIMENTAIRE POUR RUMINANTS A BASE D'EUGENOL ET DE CINNAMALDEHYDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035519.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 500 KB)
T 0412/19 () of 6.7.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 493/04
C07D 491/04
C07D 495/04
A61K 31/34
C12Q 1/37
A61K 31/445

Application no.

10179052.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Fitness assay and methods for reducing resistance of HIV to therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T041219.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 1186/19 (Lixisenatide combination therapy/SANOFI) of 15.7.2021

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
A61K 38/28
A61K 31/155
A61P 3/10
A61P 3/04

Application no.

12721268.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Lixisenatide as add-on therapy to basal insulin in type 2 diabetes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T118619.20210715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1289/19 () of 9.3.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/00
C07H 1/00
C07F 15/02
A61K 31/715
A61K 31/70

Application no.

06765408.7

Keywords

Experimental report submitted with statement of grounds of appeal (partly admitted)
Product-by-process-claim - novelty (no)
Process claim - inventive step (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF TRIVALENT IRON COMPLEXES WITH MONO-, DI- AND POLYSACCHARIDE SUGARS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128919.20220309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 695 KB)
T 2096/19 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/06
F03D 80/00

Application no.

05009781.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Vorurteil in der Fachwelt (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Windturbine mit gekrümmten Rotorblättern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T209619.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0604/21 (titanium aluminide intermetallic compositions/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 4.5.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 14/00
C22F 1/18

Application no.

15184357.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PROCESSING TITANIUM ALUMINIDE INTERMETALLIC COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T060421.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1098/21 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

11.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/20
A61B 17/00
A61B 90/00
A61B 5/00
A61F 9/008
A61F 9/009

Application no.

14185132.9

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Precise targeting of surgical photodisruption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T109821.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1499/14 (Frühwarnsystem für aufkommende und/oder sich ereignende Wirbelstürme/ … of 31.5.2022

Online on

08.07.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 40/00
G01W 1/10

Application no.

06804865.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Einsatz der Monte-Carlo-Methode auf Basis aktueller Messdaten zur Generierung von Datenrekords (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung)

Application title

TRIGGERVORRICHTUNG FÜR KONTROLLVORRICHTUNGEN UND/ODER STEUERVORRICHTUNGEN UND/ODER FRÜHWARNSYSTEME FÜR AUFKOMMENDE UND/ODER SICH EREIGNENDE WIRBELSTÜRME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T149914.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1323/19 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

08.07.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 35/24
B65B 9/04
B29C 51/26
B65G 35/00
B65G 47/26
B65B 59/00

Application no.

15161101.9

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Einwand zu nachrangigem Antrag konkret erhoben
Rechtliches Gehör - (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - Begründungsmangel
Rechtliches Gehör - (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - Verfahrensfehler
Rechtliches Gehör - (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Spät vorgebrachter Einwand - (ja) - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERARBEITUNG VON LEBENSMITTELPRODUKTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T132319.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 3255/19 (Asparaginase conjugates / JAZZ) of 4.7.2022

Online on

08.07.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/60
C12N 9/82
A61P 35/02

Application no.

10730170.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PEGYLATED L-ASPARAGINASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T325519.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440 KB)
T 1375/20 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

08.07.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67C 7/00
B65B 3/02

Application no.

10171692.6

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Herstellen von Kunststoffflaschen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T137520.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0581/21 () of 22.6.2022

Online on

08.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23K 26/26
B23K 26/32
B23K 26/30

Application no.

15722763.8

Keywords

Décision attaquée - suffisamment motivée (non)
Décision attaquée - vice substantiel de procédure (oui)
Renvoi - vice majeur dans la procédure de première instance (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE PREPARATION DE TOLES D'ACIER ALUMINIEES DESTINEES A ETRE SOUDEES PUIS DURCIES SOUS PRESSE ; FLAN SOUDE CORRESPONDANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T058121.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 411 KB)
T 1992/15 (HEISSSCHMELZKLEBEMASSE / Clariant) of 13.1.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 15/58
C09J 123/02
B32B 7/12
C09J 123/08
C09J 123/10

Application no.

07818767.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der ersten Beschwerde (nein) - beschwerdeeinlegende Firma nicht mehr Patentinhaberin
Zulässigkeit der zweiten Beschwerde - fristgerecht eingelegt (ja) - Entscheidung nicht wirksam zugestellt
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Beschwerdefrist
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - gegenstandslos
Einwendungen Dritter im Beschwerdeverfahren
Einwendungen Dritter - Zulässigkeit eines neuen Dokuments (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

HEISSSCHMELZKLEBEMASSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T199215.20220113

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 548 KB)
T 1078/18 () of 14.4.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10M 159/22
C10M 159/20
C10N 10/04
C10N 30/02
C10N 30/04
C10N 40/25
C10N 40/26

Application no.

10771723.3

Keywords

Novelty
Admittance - unsubstantiated claim request

Application title

Lubricating composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T107818.20220414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 1742/18 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/20
C07C 19/10
C07C 21/18
C07B 39/00
C07C 17/25

Application no.

12732259.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

HIGH PURITY E-1-CHLORO-3,3,3-TRIFLUOROPROPENE AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174218.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 457 KB)
T 1886/18 () of 11.4.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 9/145
C07F 9/6574
C07B 41/06
C07C 45/50

Application no.

10765548.2

Keywords

Late-filed facts
Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure

Application title

GAS PHASE HYDROFORMYLATION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T188618.20220411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2671/18 (REFRIGERATION BASSE ET MOYENNE TEMPERATURE / ARKEMA) of 8.3.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09K 5/04
F25B 9/00

Application no.

10762990.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

REFRIGERATION BASSE ET MOYENNE TEMPERATURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T267118.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 462 KB)
T 0108/19 (Kabelwickelband / Coroplast) of 5.4.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 7/04
B60R 16/02

Application no.

13175546.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Kabelwickelband

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T010819.20220405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1500/19 () of 12.4.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 263/10

Application no.

12743169.0

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ISOCYANATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T150019.20220412

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 490 KB)
T 0920/20 (Schwalbenschwanzzahn/MARTINREA HONSEL GERMANY GMBH) of 23.6.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 27/06
B23B 27/14
B23B 29/034
B23B 41/12
C23C 4/02
F16J 10/04
B24B 33/08

Application no.

09776027.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4 (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsantrag 1
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung der Verfahrensökonomie abträglich (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Eignung der Änderung zur Lösung der aufgeworfenen Fragen (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung gibt Anlass zu neuen Einwänden (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND WERKZEUG ZUR ERZEUGUNG EINER OBERFLÄCHE VORBESTIMMTER RAUHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T092020.20220623

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 489 KB)
T 1115/20 () of 5.5.2022

Online on

07.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/10

Application no.

14735847.7

Keywords

erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES KENNZEICHENS UND KENNZEICHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111520.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
R 0011/20 (Petition for review - clearly unallowable) of 6.4.2022

Online on

06.07.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05811874.6

Keywords

Petition for review - clearly unallowable
Petition for review - fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR REFOLDING OF RECOMBINANT ANTIBODIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R001120.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0755/16 () of 2.2.2022

Online on

06.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

2.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 1/34

Application no.

08784774.5

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendment to appeal case
Amendment after summons
Late-filed facts
Late-filed objection

Application title

VARIABLE TANGENTIAL FLOW FILTRATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075516.20220202

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 1008/18 () of 7.4.2022

Online on

06.07.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/205

Application no.

07864674.2

Keywords

Admittance of the main request and auxiliary requests 1B, 11 and 12 (yes)
Admittance of objection under Article 123(2) EPC (yes)
Added subject-matter (yes: main request and auxiliary requests 1B, 11, 12)

Application title

Digital printing plastic containers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100818.20220407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 501 KB)
T 1407/18 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

06.07.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/03
C09D 127/12
C09D 167/02
C08G 18/62
C08G 18/79
C08G 18/80
C08L 67/02

Application no.

11832047.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure
Novelty - public prior use
Novelty - burden of proof
Inventive step
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances

Application title

HYBRID POLYESTER FLUOROCARBON POWDER COATING COMPOSITION AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140718.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0935/19 (Injektionsformulierung für mRNA/CUREVAC) of 24.5.2022

Online on

06.07.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 47/02
A61K 47/12
A61K 9/00
A61K 31/7088
A61K 47/48
C12N 15/87

Application no.

06742996.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Zulassung im Beschwerdeverfahren
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Zulassung im Beschwerdeverfahren
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Priorität - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

OPTIMIERTE INJEKTIONSFORMULIERUNG FÜR MRNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T093519.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 630 KB)
J 0008/20 (Designation of inventor/DABUS) of 21.12.2021

Online on

05.07.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 6/02
B65D 8/00
B65D 6/00
B65D 13/02
B65D 21/02
B65D 1/02

Application no.

18275163.6

Keywords

Designation of inventor - artificial intelligence

Application title

FOOD CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J000820.20211221

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529 KB)
T 1639/18 (Content ranking based on authenticity metric/DISNEY ENTERPRISES) of 10.11.2021

Online on

05.07.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11180094.2

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - main request and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - main request and first and second auxiliary requests
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - fifth to eighth auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

Online content ranking system based on authenticity metric values for web elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T163918.20211110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 552 KB)
T 1314/19 () of 7.6.2022

Online on

05.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 12/08
C07C 209/78
C08G 73/02

Application no.

08803348.5

Keywords

Admittance of documents - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF DI- AND POLYAMINES OF THE DIPHENYLMETHANE SERIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T131419.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 1590/19 () of 12.4.2022

Online on

05.07.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L 1/12
G01L 3/10

Application no.

10166703.8

Keywords

Novelty main request
Novelty - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Dynamic signal torque sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159019.20220412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 1899/19 () of 6.5.2022

Online on

05.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27N 3/10
B27N 1/02
C08L 97/02
C08L 75/04

Application no.

11829790.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

COLD-PRESSED MATS OF LIGNOCELLULOSIC MATERIAL HAVING IMPROVED COLD TACK AND A PROCESS FOR THEIR PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T189919.20220506

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 3024/19 () of 27.4.2022

Online on

05.07.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04
C08L 23/06
C08L 23/08
C08K 3/04
F16L 9/12
C08F 2/00

Application no.

15001245.8

Keywords

Amendment to case - exercise of discretion
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITION SUITABLE FOR PIPE APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T302419.20220427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 2053/17 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

04.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 35/00

Application no.

10176295.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Application title

Negative pressure wound treatment dressing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T205317.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2059/17 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

04.07.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 35/00

Application no.

04778864.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Application title

NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND TREATMENT DRESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T205917.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0709/19 (Porenbeton/Xella Baustoffe) of 2.6.2022

Online on

04.07.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/18

Application no.

14169131.1

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Hydrothermal gehärtetes Poren- oder Schaumbetonmaterial sowie Verfahren zu dessen Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070919.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2602/19 (Chaux partiellement pré-hydratée/GOMBART) of 27.5.2022

Online on

04.07.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 1/52
A61L 11/00

Application no.

05805575.7

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui)
Nouveauté - sélection multiple
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

UTILISATION DE CHAUX PARTIELLEMENT PRE-HYDRATEE DANS LA SEPARATION D'UN MELANGE MATIERES SOLIDES/LIQUIDE, PROCEDE DE TRAITEMENT DES BOUES ET BOUES PURIFIEES OBTENUES SELON CE PROCEDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T260219.20220527

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0318/20 () of 25.5.2022

Online on

04.07.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T8/52
B60T8/00
B60T8/18
B60T8/26
B60T8/30
B60T8/17
B60T8/24

Application no.

07835089.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR MEASURING AND ESTIMATING A BRAKE FACTOR IN A VEHICLE BRAKE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031820.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0846/20 (Porenbeton/Xella Baustoffe) of 2.6.2022

Online on

04.07.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/18
C04B 40/00

Application no.

16181093.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde der Patentinhaberin
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Rücknahme der Beschwerde der Einsprechenden 1
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES HYDROTHERMAL GEHÄRTETEN POREN- ODER SCHAUMBETONFORMKÖRPERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T084620.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 1894/20 (Telefon-Halterung im KFZ/BURY) of 28.6.2022

Online on

04.07.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/04
B60R 11/02

Application no.

17188461.2

Keywords

Klarheit - Hauptantrag (ja): wesentliche Merkmale beansprucht
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung (ja): Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit noch nicht vollumfänglich geprüft

Application title

Haltersystem für ein elektronisches Gerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T189420.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0471/18 () of 16.5.2022

Online on

01.07.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/46
A61B 17/88

Application no.

10182769.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - request defining subject of appeal (yes)
Amendments - all requests
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Hydraulic device for injection of bone cement in percutaneous vertebroplasty

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047118.20220516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0714/19 () of 28.4.2022

Online on

01.07.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02M 26/00
F28F 9/02
F28F 19/01
F28D 21/00
F28D 1/04
F02M 26/50
F02M 26/30

Application no.

13708372.1

Keywords

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

Application title

ECHANGEUR THERMIQUE POUR GAZ, EN PARTICULIER POUR LES GAZ D'ECHAPPEMENT D'UN MOTEUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071419.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 339 KB)
T 2776/19 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

01.07.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01M 5/00
F03D 17/00
F03D 13/20

Application no.

07764463.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A TEST BENCH AND A METHOD FOR TESTING WIND TURBINE EQUIPMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T277619.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 534 KB)
T 0473/20 (Verfahren zur Herstellung von expandiertem thermoplastischen … of 25.5.2022

Online on

01.07.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 9/16
C08J 9/34
C08J 9/12
C08J 9/14

Application no.

14786180.1

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON EXPANDIERTEM THERMOPLASTISCHEM ELASTOMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047320.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)

June 2022

R 0009/21 (Fundamental violation of the right to be heard) of 28.6.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/04

Application no.

10185812.4

Keywords

Petition for review - clearly inadmissible
Obligation to raise objections - objection raised (no)

Application title

ACRYLIC BLENDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000921.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 2544/16 (Quantification of allergens/ALK-ABELLO) of 2.5.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

10165214.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Quantification of allergens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T254416.20220502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1759/17 (Evaluation of immune response to therapeutic protein/BIOGEN) of 29.3.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

06749243.9

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND PRODUCTS FOR EVALUATING AN IMMUNE RESPONSE TO A THERAPEUTIC PROTEIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175917.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 1114/19 () of 8.4.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/34
C09D 5/08
C09D 7/12
C08K 9/04

Application no.

09801812.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ANTI-CORROSIVE PAINTINGS AND COATINGS CONTAINING NANOPARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111419.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 2268/19 (Process for preparing a strained fermented dairy product/DANONE) of 23.6.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/123
A23C 9/133

Application no.

13713956.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING STRAINED FERMENTED DAIRY PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T226819.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 2457/19 (Abstandshalter/BOSCH) of 24.5.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04H 60/04

Application no.

11766901.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag I (nein)
Zulassung eines in der Verhandlung eingereichten Anspruchssatzes - Hilfsantrag II (nein): keine außergewöhnlichen Umstände und neuer Sachverhalt

Application title

Lichtleitungssystem für eine Anzeigeeinrichtung und Anzeigeeinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T245719.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 499 KB)
T 2656/19 (Train separation detection/OPTASENSE) of 8.4.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 15/00
B61L 1/16
B61L 1/14

Application no.

13703872.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DETECTING TRAIN SEPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T265619.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 2741/19 (Evaluation of immune response to therapeutic protein/BIOGEN) of 30.3.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

13158951.7

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Methods for evaluating an immune response to a therapeutic agent

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T274119.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 570 KB)
T 3192/19 (Powdered nutritional composition/NUTRICIA) of 20.6.2022

Online on

30.06.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/10
A23L 33/17
A23L 5/00
A23L 33/00
C13K 5/00

Application no.

14800162.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

POWDERED NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION WITH LARGE LIPID GLOBULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T319219.20220620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 0541/17 (Preparation of polymer additives/INGENIA) of 18.5.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/22

Application no.

07811755.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings to be held by videoconference without the consent of the patent proprietor
Oral proceedings - (yes)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 6: added matter - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD FOR PREPARING HIGH CONCENTRATION PELLETIZED ADDITIVE CONCENTRATES FOR POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054117.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1296/17 (Polymer additives/INGENIA) of 17.5.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/22

Application no.

11174057.7

Keywords

Oral proceedings to be held by videoconference without the consent of the patent proprietor
Oral proceedings - (yes)
Admission of the proprietor's appeal - (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 9 - added matter (yes)

Application title

High concentration pelletized additive concentrates for polymer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129617.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2037/17 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F42B 10/14
F42B 10/38
F42B 10/04
F42B 10/40
F42B 10/16
F42B 10/64
F42B 14/06

Application no.

06784176.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

METHOD OF INCREASING THE RANGE OF A SUBCALIBRE SHELL AND SUBCALIBRE SHELLS WITH A LONG RANGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203717.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 2117/18 () of 17.5.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 45/02

Application no.

06823437.6

Keywords

Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Statement of grounds of appeal - insufficient substantiation of objection
Late-filed objection - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COOLING APPARATUS FOR HOT ROLLED STEEL BAND AND METHOD OF COOLING THE STEEL BAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211718.20220517

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428 KB)
T 2763/18 () of 29.3.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

04713700.5

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - Main request, auxiliary requests 3 and 4
Inventive step - (no), auxiliary request 5
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1 and 2
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

PANT-SHAPED GARMENT WITH IMPROVED FIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276318.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 779 KB)
T 0069/19 () of 9.6.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 65/14
F16D 65/00

Application no.

11702140.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

SCHEIBENBREMSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T006919.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 279 KB)
T 0513/19 (Composition for food or beverage/NESTLÉ) of 27.4.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/40

Application no.

13723704.6

Keywords

Closest prior art - same or similar purpose (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR PREPARATION OF A FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T051319.20220427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 1597/19 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 127/12
C09D 163/00
C09D 175/02
C09D 175/04
F03D 1/00

Application no.

09718043.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITES COMPRISING A MULTI-LAYER COATING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159719.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 2329/19 (Sausage Manufacturing Process/MAREL) of 21.6.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 13/00
A23P 30/20
A23L 13/60

Application no.

15732070.6

Keywords

Main request - amendments - allowable (yes) - inventive step (yes)

Application title

CONTROLLED SAUSAGE MANUFACTURING PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T232919.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)
T 2423/19 (OXIDATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS/PeroxyChem) of 25.4.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/78
C02F 1/72
B09C 1/00
C02F 11/06

Application no.

05723641.6

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Priority - basis in priority document (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

OXIDATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AT HIGH PH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T242319.20220425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 3249/19 (DYNAMISCH ADRESSIERBARES MASTER-SLAVE-SYSTEM / ebm-papst) of 22.6.2022

Online on

29.06.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/40
H04L 29/12
G06F 13/42

Application no.

15182667.4

Keywords

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

Application title

DYNAMISCH ADRESSIERBARES MASTER-SLAVE-SYSTEM SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM DYNAMISCHEN ADRESSIEREN VON SLAVE-EINHEITEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T324919.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274 KB)
T 1335/18 () of 29.3.2022

Online on

28.06.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 5/32

Application no.

13164332.2

Keywords

Neuheit (nein: Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1a; ja: Hilfsantr. 2a)
Klarheit (nein: Hilfsantrag 1)
Zulassung (nein: Hilfsantrag 2)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein: Hilfsantrag 2a)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Hilfsantrag 2a)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb einer Fadenheftmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T133518.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1453/18 (Offload-device based packet processing/AMAZON) of 9.5.2022

Online on

28.06.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50
G06F 9/455

Application no.

12763168.7

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)

Application title

FRAMEWORKS AND INTERFACES FOR OFFLOAD DEVICE-BASED PACKET PROCESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145318.20220509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 1984/18 (Prüfung von Zahlungsbelegen/EFSTA) of 22.6.2022

Online on

28.06.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 20/04
G06Q 90/00
G07F 7/02

Application no.

13759763.9

Keywords

Zurückverweisung - Mangelnde Berücksichtigung technischer Merkmale durch die erste Instanz (ja
Zurückverweisung - Nachrecherche erforderlich)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR PRÜFUNG EINZELNER ZAHLUNGSBELEGE UND HANDELSRECHNUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198418.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 343 KB)
T 0054/19 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

28.06.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02G 3/22
F16L 5/00

Application no.

10702127.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A Pipe or Cable Lead-through Having Layers of Different Thickness

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T005419.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2005/19 () of 22.6.2022

Online on

28.06.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08C 19/00

Application no.

04702664.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Elektronische Zwischenbaugruppe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T200519.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0164/20 (Emissions treatment/BASF) of 23.5.2022

Online on

28.06.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01J 29/76
F01N 3/035
F02M 35/024
B01J 37/02
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/10
F01N 13/00

Application no.

09835738.7

Keywords

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

Application title

EMISSIONS TREATMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS WITH CATALYZED SCR FILTER AND DOWNSTREAM SCR CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T016420.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0034/18 () of 10.3.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01F 27/30
H01F 27/33
H01F 37/00

Application no.

09771828.2

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - ausdrückliche Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung (nein)
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - stillschweigende Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Änderung des Vorbringens - Alle Änderung zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Drosselspule für elektrische Energieversorgungsnetze mit reduzierten Schallemissionen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003418.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 572 KB)
T 0647/18 () of 13.4.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 1/52
E06B 7/23
E05D 15/16

Application no.

09006862.8

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag - Einheitlichkeit (nicht zu prüfen) - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Tor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064718.20220413

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467 KB)
T 2920/18 () of 30.3.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C08L 23/06
C08J 5/18

Application no.

13731746.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes: main request; no: auxiliary request)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes and no)
Amendment after summons - deletion of claims
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

FILM COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T292018.20220330

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 617 KB)
T 0227/19 () of 29.4.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/06

Application no.

12809305.1

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to appeal case - main request admitted (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (no)

Application title

MOBILE PAYMENT TRANSACTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022719.20220429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 0594/19 () of 20.6.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 1/27
H02K 21/14

Application no.

06712814.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - feature not derivable from drawing, feature size on the order of image resolution

Application title

Magnetic Body, Rotor, Motor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059419.20220620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0752/19 (Ticagrelor, acetylsalicylic acid and a computer program/INTELLECTUAL … of 4.4.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

12702463.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT AND COMMUNICATION TOOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075219.20220404

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305 KB)
T 0835/19 (Hair treatment composition/ KAO) of 12.5.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/41
A61Q 5/06
A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/891
A61K 8/92
A61K 8/06
A61K 8/86

Application no.

04005224.3

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary requests 1, 2, 3 and 6 - Extension of the subject-matter
Auxiliary request 4 - Prohibition of reformatio in peius
Auxiliary request 5 - Inventive step (No)

Application title

HAIR TREATMENT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T083519.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1317/19 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 25/00
B42D 13/00

Application no.

06808021.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request
Novelty - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - patent as maintained by opposition division
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

INFORMATION PAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T131719.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1378/19 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 9/007

Application no.

10164783.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

Stapelscheibenkühler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T137819.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0050/20 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A43B 5/04

Application no.

15155486.2

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)

Application title

Sport footwear and outer shell therefor for winter sports and corresponding production method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T005020.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0564/20 () of 11.5.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63G 31/16
A63G 7/00

Application no.

15745513.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER VORRICHTUNG, INSBESONDERE EINES FAHRGESCHÄFTES, EINES TRANSPORTMITTELS, EINES FITNESSGERÄTES ODER DERGLEICHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T056420.20220511

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 498 KB)
T 2131/21 (Paper substrate / STORA ENSO) of 21.6.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 29/02
B65D 65/40
D21H 11/18
D21H 19/34
D21H 27/10

Application no.

10839891.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

A PAPER OR PAPERBOARD SUBSTRATE, A PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF THE SUBSTRATE AND A PACKAGE FORMED OF THE SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T213121.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 0061/22 () of 22.6.2022

Online on

27.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 2/02
C23C 2/06
C23C 2/28
C23C 2/40
C22C 38/02
C22C 38/06
C22C 38/04
C22C 38/18

Application no.

08702902.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

HIGH-STRENGTH HOT-DIP GALVANNEALED STEEL SHEET WITH SUPERIOR PHOSPHATABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T006122.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 1612/16 (Anti-Futrin 2 antibodies/ONCOMED PHARMACEUTICALS) of 21.6.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

09170230.8

Keywords

Main and auxiliary requests I to VI - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request VII (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request VII (yes)

Application title

Compositions for diagnosis and therapy of diseases associated with aberrant expression of futrins (R-Spondins)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T161216.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0840/17 () of 8.12.2021

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/48
H02J 3/50
H02J 3/16
G05F 1/67

Application no.

08805381.4

Keywords

Inventive step - granted claims 1, 8 (no)
Inventive step - granted claim 11 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - 18th auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - 23rd auxiliary request
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Late-filed facts (objections to claims 8, 11)
Late-filed facts - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings (objection to claim 11)
Late-filed facts - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

System and Method for Power Management in a Photovoltaic Installation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T084017.20211208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 625 KB)
T 1616/17 () of 6.12.2021

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/46
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/12
A61P 11/00

Application no.

12196725.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

AN INHALABLE MEDICAMENT COMPRISING TIOTROPIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T161617.20211206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462 KB)
T 1714/17 () of 22.2.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/00
A61K 31/395
A61K 31/165
A61P 7/06

Application no.

10182249.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Use of HIF alpha stabilizers for enhancing erythropoiesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T171417.20220222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1996/17 (Exendins for treating type II diabetes/AMYLIN) of 11.10.2021

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
A61K 9/00
A61P 3/10
A61P 3/04

Application no.

06801867.0

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

Exendin for treating diabetes and reducing body weight

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T199617.20211011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0643/18 () of 10.2.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 1/52
E06B 7/23
E05D 15/16

Application no.

13000360.1

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Neuheit (ja) - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Tor mit Isolierstoffanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064318.20220210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429 KB)
T 1168/18 () of 8.4.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24C 5/47

Application no.

12175918.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Not substantiated auxiliary request - not to be taken into account
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5 (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Claims - lack of support by the description no ground for opposition

Application title

Filter-tipped cigarette rolling device and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116818.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 2598/18 (Synergistic composition of inulin and sulfonylurea for treating … of 17.3.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/733
A61K 31/64
A61P 3/10
A61K 45/06
A61K 31/635

Application no.

12851708.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 2 and 3
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

IMPROVED SYNERGISTIC ANTI-DIABETIC COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T259818.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0146/19 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 44/46

Application no.

08709143.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 2 und 3 (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 1 - Reaktion auf angefochtene Entscheidung (ja) - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 4 - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja) - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Verbundkörpern auf der Basis von Schaumstoffen auf Isocyanatbasis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014619.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 978 KB)
T 0789/19 () of 24.3.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 11/10
B60T 8/17
B60T 13/26

Application no.

06008855.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Zulassung von neuen Anträgen (ja)

Application title

Bremsvorrichtung einer Zugfahrzeug-Anhängerkombination mit Streckbremsfunktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078919.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1436/19 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/073
B23K 9/095
B23K 9/10

Application no.

11746995.7

Keywords

Amendment after summons - reordering of the requests
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - late filed objections
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - reintroduction of a request previously withdrawn
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (yes)
Primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision - appeal case directed to requests on which decision was based (no)
Amendments auxiliary requests 1 to 3
Amendments - allowable (no) auxiliary request 4
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 4 -(yes)
Auxiliary request 4 - clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

ALTERNATING-CURRENT WELDING METHOD AND ALTERNATING-CURRENT WELDING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T143619.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 563 KB)
T 2572/19 (Uplink resource configuration/ASUSTEK) of 31.5.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/04

Application no.

16173602.0

Keywords

Novelty - main and 1st auxiliary requests (no)
Admittance of claim requests filed after the summons - 2nd and 3rd auxiliary requests (no): no exceptional circumstances

Application title

Method and apparatus for using a configured uplink resource in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T257219.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0239/20 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/28

Application no.

09169856.3

Keywords

Correction of error - (yes)
Remittal - direct (no) ; Intervention
Remittal - special reasons for remittal (yes)
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendment to case - auxiliary request 2
Amendment to case - amendment overcomes objection (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 21
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - extension of scope of protection (no)
Discretion not to admit submission - requirements of Art. 12(3) RPBA 2020 met (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 21 (yes)
Novelty - public prior use availability to the public (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request 21 (yes)

Application title

Harness storage system for child car seats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023920.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574 KB)
T 1200/20 (Substantial procedural violation/APPLE) of 23.5.2022

Online on

24.06.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/22
G06F 17/30

Application no.

15175530.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TOUCH EVENT PROCESSING FOR WEB PAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T120020.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 2271/17 () of 15.3.2022

Online on

23.06.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/08
C07D 295/08

Application no.

09754828.3

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendment after summons

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING HYDROXYALKYLTRIETHYLENEDIAMINE COMPOUND, AND CATALYST COMPOSITION FOR THE PRODUCTION OF POLYURETHANE RESIN USING THE HYDROXYALKYLTRIETHYLENEDIAMINE COMPOUND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T227117.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 547 KB)
T 0043/18 () of 1.6.2022

Online on

23.06.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 489/00
C07D 489/08
A61K 9/00
A61K 31/485

Application no.

10011792.8

Keywords

Novelty
Remittal

Application title

Pharmaceutical dosage form comprising oxycodone hydrochloride having less than 25 ppm 14-hydroxycodeinone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T004318.20220601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1649/18 () of 5.5.2022

Online on

23.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28B 11/00

Application no.

08848015.7

Keywords

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

Application title

TRANSPORT REFRIGERATION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T164918.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 2729/18 (Druckwellenbehandlung / Storzmedical) of 10.3.2022

Online on

23.06.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61H 23/00
A61N 7/00
B06B 1/18
B25D 9/26
A61B 17/225

Application no.

10000455.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - ausführbare Offenbarung (s. Nr. 19)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)

Application title

Parametereinstellung bei einem Gerät zur Druckwellenbehandlung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T272918.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2238/19 () of 20.6.2022

Online on

23.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 47/02
E21B 7/04
E21B 44/00
E02F 5/18

Application no.

13733668.1

Keywords

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

Application title

DIRECTIONAL DRILLING TARGET STEERING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T223819.20220620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0709/20 () of 25.4.2022

Online on

23.06.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 13/10
F03D 80/00

Application no.

13730476.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ARRANGEMENT OF A SWITCHGEAR IN A TOWER OF A WIND TURBINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070920.20220425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1120/20 (Liant/Comadur) of 18.5.2022

Online on

23.06.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 35/10
C04B 35/48
C04B 35/56
C04B 35/632
C04B 35/634
B22F 3/22
C04B 35/584
C04B 26/06

Application no.

13176532.3

Keywords

objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les requêtes sur lesquelles la décision était fondée (non)
Requête soumise tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

Liant pour composition de moulage par injection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T112020.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 281 KB)
T 0550/18 (Heat treatment insulinotropic peptides/NOVO NORDISK) of 11.5.2021

Online on

22.06.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.5.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/26

Application no.

05817542.3

Keywords

Main request - Amendments - allowable (yes); Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendment of case at the oral proceedings - taken into account (no)

Application title

Stable formulations of insulinotropic peptides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T055018.20210511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 2194/18 (Stromversorung eines LED-Arrays / Hella) of 31.3.2022

Online on

22.06.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

10708755.3

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STROMVERSORGUNG EINES LED-ARRAYS SOWIE SCHALTUNGSANORDNUNG ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T219418.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1835/19 (N. meningitidis antigens/WYETH) of 17.2.2022

Online on

22.06.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095
C07K 14/22

Application no.

11768133.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1 to 7 (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 8 (no)

Application title

Non-lipidated variants of Neisseria meningitidis ORF2086 antigens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183519.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1279/21 (Once-a-day replacement transdermal administration of fentanyl / ALZA) of 17.6.2022

Online on

22.06.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/4468

Application no.

08839155.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ONCE-A-DAY REPLACEMENT TRANSDERMAL ADMINISTRATION OF FENTANYL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T127921.20220617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 0658/18 (Aggregated soft card/MASTERCARD) of 13.6.2022

Online on

21.06.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/32
H04B 5/02
G06Q 20/34
G06Q 20/20
G06Q 20/02

Application no.

12846583.8

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Remittal - special reasons for remittal (technical features were not considered
Remittal - additional search required)
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision

Application title

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR PROVISIONING AND UTILIZING AN AGGREGATED SOFT CARD ON A MOBILE DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065818.20220613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 1228/18 () of 4.5.2022

Online on

21.06.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61M 5/142
A61M 5/168
A61M 39/28

Application no.

07821908.6

Keywords

Nouveauté
Activité inventive

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE CONTRÔLE DE L'OUVERTURE OU LA FERMETURE D'UNE PINCE DANS UNE POMPE VOLUMÉTRIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122818.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 519 KB)
T 2821/18 (LED Betriebsgerät / Tridonic) of 26.4.2022

Online on

21.06.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

11155583.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Betriebsgerät zum Betreiben einer Lichtquelle, insbesondere LED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T282118.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353 KB)
T 1853/19 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

21.06.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05G 2/00
H01S 3/09

Application no.

12791535.3

Keywords

Clarity of claims (main request: no)
Admission of requests (first to fifth auxiliary requests: no)

Application title

SHORT PERIOD UNDULATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185319.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 1330/20 (Microneedle DNA rabies virus vaccine/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 17.5.2022

Online on

21.06.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12
A61B 17/20
A61B 5/15

Application no.

15794751.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed evidence - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Methods of using microneedle vaccine formulations to elicit in animals protective immunity against rabies virus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T133020.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0611/14 (Protein variant screening/KING'S COLLEGE) of 8.4.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/72
G01N 33/68

Application no.

06703925.5

Keywords

Main request and second auxiliary request - admitted (no)
First auxiliary request - admitted (yes) - novelty (yes) - inventive step (no)

Application title

SCREENING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T061114.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 1312/18 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 1/64

Application no.

11819064.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FUGENDICHTUNGSBAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T131218.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 303 KB)
T 0262/19 () of 12.5.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 141/06

Application no.

13742227.5

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendments
Claims - clarity
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

LUBRICATING OIL COMPOSITION FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026219.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0352/19 () of 16.5.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 7/00

Application no.

10014291.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
requests of respondent going beyond upheld requests
requests presumed not to be maintained after withdrawal of appeal
appellant opponent - application of the principle of the prohibition of reformatio in peius

Application title

Mass distribution device and molding device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035219.20220516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0414/19 () of 28.3.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01G 9/24
F24J 2/52

Application no.

13703408.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR SIMULTANEN KULTIVIERUNG VON NUTZPFLANZEN UND ENERGETISCHEN NUTZUNG VON SONNENLICHT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T041419.20220328

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337 KB)
T 2295/19 () of 6.4.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 65/00
C08G 75/20
C08G 65/26
C08K 3/26
C08G 65/334
C08G 65/337

Application no.

14724351.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 2a, 3, 3a, 4, 4a (nein)
Zulassung - Hilfsantrag 5 (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - Streichung von Ansprüchen
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)

Application title

POLYARYLETHERSULFONCOPOLYMERE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T229519.20220406

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452 KB)
T 2882/19 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B08B 15/00
E01C 19/00
E01C 19/48

Application no.

12766594.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

STRASSENFERTIGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T288219.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1146/20 () of 17.5.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M145/14
C10M147/02
C10N30/12
C10N40/00
C10M101/02
C10M125/12
C10M125/18
C10M125/26
C10M129/70
C10N10/04
C10N10/08
C10N10/10
C09D5/08
C09D7/12
C08K5/098
E21B17/08
F16L58/18
F16L15/00
C10M169/04
C10M125/10

Application no.

08857920.6

Keywords

Correction of error - form for payment of opposition fee
Remittal to the department of first instance
Arrangement for deposit accounts 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.4.1, 5.4.2

Application title

PIPE SCREW JOINT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T114620.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 1197/20 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

20.06.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/46
B29C 49/42
B65B 3/02
B67C 3/00

Application no.

12715848.3

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM REINIGEN UND/ODER DESINFIZIEREN EINER VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON MIT EINEM FLÜSSIGEN FÜLLGUT GEFÜLLTEN BEHÄLTERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119720.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1123/16 (Eosinophilic bronchitis/GLAXO) of 13.4.2021

Online on

17.06.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.4.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/24

Application no.

09725345.4

Keywords

Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 4
Late-filed auxiliary request 3 - admitted (no)

Application title

Methods of treatment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T112316.20210413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464 KB)
T 1804/19 (Capturing and sharing media content/SLING MEDIA) of 17.3.2022

Online on

17.06.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/034

Application no.

07814265.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request and second auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

CAPTURING AND SHARING MEDIA CONTENT AND MANAGEMENT OF SHARED MEDIA CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T180419.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 2070/19 (Haarpflege mit Arganöl und Sheabutter /HENKEL) of 19.5.2022

Online on

15.06.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/92
A61Q 5/12
A61Q 19/00
A61Q 5/02

Application no.

07847367.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - unerwartete Verbesserung

Application title

KOSMETISCHE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG ENTHALTEND ARGANÖL UND SHEABUTTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T207019.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)
T 2623/19 (Austenitic steel/Tata) of 28.4.2022

Online on

15.06.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/06
C22C 38/04
C21D 8/02
C21D 6/00

Application no.

06706689.4

Keywords

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

Application title

AUSTENITIC STEEL HAVING HIGH STRENGTH AND FORMABILITY METHOD OF PRODUCING SAID STEEL AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262319.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1989/17 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 15/20

Application no.

04723632.8

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - sole request (yes)
Amendments - sole request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - sole request (yes)

Application title

EFFICIENT BUMP MAPPING USING HEIGHT MAPS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198917.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 2013/17 () of 28.4.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 13/05
A41D 13/018

Application no.

09787748.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition
Novelty - (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - reasons set out clearly and concisely (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

AIRBAG SYSTEM FOR MOTORCYCLE RIDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T201317.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 543 KB)
T 2471/17 () of 21.2.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/00
A61K 31/395
A61K 31/165
A61P 7/06

Application no.

10182213.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius

Application title

Use of HIF Alpha stabilizers for enhancing erythropoiesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T247117.20220221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0848/18 (Probiotics for enhancing immunity of offspring/SOCIETE DES PRODUITS … of 22.3.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/745
A61P 37/04
A23L 33/135

Application no.

13160279.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Probiotics for use in expecting female mammals for enhancing the immunity of their offsprings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T084818.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 2032/18 () of 12.5.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24F 1/00
H05K 7/20
F24F 13/20
F24F 13/32
F24F 13/08

Application no.

12190581.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Fan supporting structure for climate control machines with underfloor air flow

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203218.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 0481/19 (Multilayer probiotic particles/DEGAMA) of 21.2.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 13/00
A21D 13/08
A23C 9/13

Application no.

11815718.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING STABILITY AND EXTENDING SHELF LIFE OF PROBIOTIC BACTERIA AND FOOD PRODUCTS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T048119.20220221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 1009/19 (Multiwall steel pipe/Sanoh Kogyo) of 4.4.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D 5/26
F16L 9/16
B21C 37/09

Application no.

08853343.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MULTIPLEX-WOUND STEEL PIPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100919.20220404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 2778/19 (Sound representative of equipment failure/DISCOVERY SOUND TECHNOLOGY) of 19.5.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
G05B 19/4065

Application no.

13858103.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

EQUIPMENT SOUND MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T277819.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 2939/19 (Glanzpigmente/SCHLENK) of 18.3.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/64
C09C 1/00
A61K 8/25
A61K 8/26
A61Q 1/02
A61K 8/02
A61K 8/19
C09D 5/38
C09D 5/36
C09D 7/62

Application no.

14752556.2

Keywords

-

Application title

METALLISCHE GLANZPIGMENTE BASIEREND AUF SUBSTRATPLÄTTCHEN MIT EINER DICKE VON 1-50 NM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T293919.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0071/21 (Berichtigung des Formblatts 1038 (nein)) of 28.4.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24D 17/00
C02F 1/00

Application no.

13000618.2

Keywords

Berichtigung von Mängeln - (nein)
Berichtigung von Mängeln - sofort erkennbar dass nichts anderes beabsichtigt sein konnte (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdegebühr (nicht entrichtet)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde gilt als nicht eingelegt
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Application title

Anlage sowie Verfahren zur Erwärmung von Trinkwasser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T007121.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2225/21 () of 8.6.2022

Online on

14.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 37/04
B60K 35/00
B60K 37/06
B60R 11/02
B60R 11/00

Application no.

16787360.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Interlocutory revision - department of first instance should have rectified decision (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

APPARATUS FOR A VEHICLE, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY FOR A VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T222521.20220608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1725/18 () of 17.3.2022

Online on

13.06.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 29/14
A61L 29/16

Application no.

08801121.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERBESSERTE ARZNEIMITTELBESCHICHTETE MEDIZINPRODUKTE UND DEREN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T172518.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 3014/18 () of 17.3.2022

Online on

13.06.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 29/08
A61M 25/10
A61M 25/00
B05D 1/26
A61L 29/14
A61L 29/16

Application no.

13181006.1

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - zweiter Hilfsantrag
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren - zweiter Hilfsantrag - (ja)
Neuheitsangriff im Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen- (ja)
Neuheit - erfolgreich
Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verbesserte arzneimittelbeschichtete Medizinprodukte und deren Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T301418.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0753/19 (Wachspulver enthaltend Polyole/SASOL WAX) of 6.4.2022

Online on

13.06.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10G 73/40
B01J 2/00
C08L 91/06
B01J 2/30
B01J 2/16

Application no.

11822818.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Hauptantrags eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - (ja) - neuer Einwand vorgebracht während der mündlichen Verhandlung
Zulassung eines Dokuments der Beschwerdeführerin II - (nein) - verspätetes Dokument auf Name der Einsprechenden - neue Einwände vorgebracht
Zulassung von Dokumenten eingereicht in Reaktion auf Argumente der angefochtenen Entscheidung - (ja)
Zulassung eines zusätzlichen Einwands gegen die Ausführbarkeit - (nein) - verspätet vorgebracht
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs - (nein)
Ausführbarkeit - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Mahlen von Wachsen unter Verwendung von Mahlhilfsmitteln in einer Strahlmühle, Verwendung von Polyolen als Mahlhilfsmittel und Wachspulver enthaltend Polyole

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075319.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 484 KB)
T 0200/20 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

13.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 13/66
B60T 13/68
B60T 15/02
B60T 8/32

Application no.

12808452.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

VALVE ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T020020.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473 KB)
T 1463/20 (Stylus for electronic display/BLACKBERRY) of 25.3.2022

Online on

13.06.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0354

Application no.

13174426.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus pertaining to a stylus having a multi-level force-sensitive user interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T146320.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0947/17 () of 10.3.2022

Online on

10.06.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/14

Application no.

09178852.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Turbine airfoil clocking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T094717.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 0792/19 () of 7.6.2022

Online on

10.06.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 1/00
A47F 3/00
A47F 3/04
A47F 7/00

Application no.

13758937.0

Keywords

Décision dans la procédure écrite sans procédure orale (oui)
Requêtes produites tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

INSTALLATION POUR RAFRAICHIR DES ARTICLES EXPOSES A LA VENTE PAR UN BROUILLARD DE GOUTTELETTES D'EAU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T079219.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 263 KB)
T 2218/19 (A SYSTEM FOR DETECTING VEHICLES / Kria) of 30.3.2022

Online on

10.06.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/017
G08G 1/054
G08G 1/04

Application no.

07713141.5

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

A SYSTEM FOR DETECTING VEHICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221819.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0517/20 () of 29.4.2022

Online on

10.06.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 15/03
B60K 15/077
B65D 6/34

Application no.

13176162.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Flüssigkeitstank mit einem Verbindungselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T051720.20220429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 0955/20 (Query translation/GOOGLE) of 2.2.2022

Online on

10.06.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/27

Application no.

09151235.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Interlocutory revision - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - first appeal fee (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - second appeal fee (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Systems and methods for searching using queries written in a different character-set and/or language from the target pages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T095520.20220202

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1205/17 () of 20.4.2022

Online on

09.06.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/02
B32B 29/00

Application no.

10706370.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed evidence - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

FLOOR PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LAMINATE PANELS.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T120517.20220420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 1805/17 () of 1.6.2022

Online on

09.06.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 489/08
A61K 31/485
A61P 29/00

Application no.

10011793.6

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

Process for preparing oxycodone hydrochlor