T 0286/22 (Binder composition/LG CHEM) of 10.8.2022

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T028622.20220810
Date of decision: 10 August 2022
Case number: T 0286/22
Application number: 16879381.8
IPC class: 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
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: D
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Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: BINDER COMPOSITION FOR SECONDARY BATTERY, AND ELECTRODE FOR SECONDARY BATTERY AND LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY COMPRISING THE SAME
Applicant name: LG Chem, Ltd.
Opponent name: Strawman Limited
Board: 3.3.05
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 108
European Patent Convention R 99(2)
European Patent Convention R 101(1)
European Patent Convention R 126(2)
Keywords: Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds
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Summary of Facts and Submissions

I. The appeal is directed against the decision of the opposition division posted on 8 December 2021.

II. The appellant filed a notice of appeal on 3 February 2022 and paid the appeal fee on the same day.

III. By communication of 3 May 2022, receipt of which was confirmed by mailbox delivery, the appellant's attention was drawn to the missing statement of grounds, and to the legal consequence that the appeal was likely to be rejected as inadmissible. Any observations would have to be filed within two months of notification of the communication.

IV. No such observations were received.

Reasons for the Decision

No written statement of grounds of appeal was filed within the time limit of Article 108, third sentence, EPC in conjunction with Rules 99(2) and 126(2) EPC. Therefore, the appeal has to be rejected as inadmissible (Rule 101(1) EPC).

Order

For these reasons it is decided that:

The appeal is rejected as inadmissible.

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