Recently published decisions

All board of appeal decisions released for publication are shown in the list below (newest first). The website checks for new decisions daily and updates the list accordingly.

Available months in 2011

December 2011

T 0863/08 () of 24.10.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 49/00
C02F 1/42
C08F 8/00
B01J 39/20

Application no.

02253690.8

Keywords:

Novelty - document not available to the public
Inventive step - yes
Novelty - known use of known product
Reimbursement of appeal fees - substantial procedural violation (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.667K)
T 1000/11 (Missing Statement of Grounds) of 14.12.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.12.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/91
G11B 20/10
G11B 20/12
G11B 27/00
H04N 5/85

Application no.

05814155.7

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 191.700K)
T 1751/08 () of 20.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H03M 13/25
H04L 27/18
H04L 27/34

Application no.

03022637.7

Keywords:

Clarity and support by the description (yes - after amendment)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 69.632K)
T 1776/08 () of 26.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 7/29
H01B 3/44
C08K 3/22
C08L 23/08

Application no.

00201096.5

Keywords:

Novelty (no) - main request, second auxiliary request
Inventive step (no) - first and third auxiliary requests
Admissibility of late-filed request (no) - fourth auxiliary request

Decision

EN (PDF, 80.432K)
T 0564/09 (Dishwashing method/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 23.9.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01991959.6

Keywords:

Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.505K)
T 1730/09 (Viscoelastic fluid/RHODIA) of 25.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 17/10
E21B 43/26
C10C 3/00
A61K 7/50

Application no.

98928993.9

Keywords:

Clarity (auxiliary request 8): yes
Sufficiency of disclosure (auxiliary request 8): yes
Admissibility of document submitted with the grounds of appeal: yes
Remittal: yes - fresh case

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.003K)
T 1789/09 (Granular detergent composition/PROCTER) of 19.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 17/06
C11D 3/12

Application no.

96909881.3

Keywords:

Novelty: main and first auxiliary request - no
Second auxiliary request - yes
Inventive step: second auxiliary request - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 84.388K)
T 1803/09 (Markers congestive heart failure/SYN.X PHARMA) of 8.11.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/74

Application no.

02759956.2

Keywords:

Main Request and Auxiliary Requests 1 to 3 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary Request 4 - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.759K)
T 2456/09 () of 16.11.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/04
B65G 1/137

Application no.

05707374.4

Keywords:

Naheliegende Lösungen zweier Teilaufgaben

Decision

DE (PDF, 45.606K)
T 2375/10 () of 1.12.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.12.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 8/03
C09K 8/24
C09K 8/467
C09K 8/32

Application no.

06726487.9

Keywords:

Procedural violation (yes): decision not reasoned
Remittal (yes): reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 19.880K)
T 0349/08 () of 26.10.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

26.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/00
G11B 7/085
G11B 20/10

Application no.

98931035.4

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 131.566K)
T 1075/08 () of 13.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03H 1/00

Application no.

00926884.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no - all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 86.382K)
T 0692/09 (Bleaching and disinfecting composition/PROCTER) of 21.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39
C11D 3/10
C11D 3/02
C11D 3/20

Application no.

00959694.1

Keywords:

Inventive step: yes
Admissibility of new filed documents: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.878K)
T 1740/10 () of 26.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

06019323.2

Keywords:

Novelty (no: main, first and second auxiliary requests)
Admissibility (no: third auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.515K)
T 0922/08 () of 13.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

95937538.7

Keywords:

Admissibility of the requests (main and first auxiliary requests: no)
Added subject-matter (second and third auxiliary requests: yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.544K)
T 1770/08 () of 19.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/45
H03M 13/29

Application no.

02744671.5

Keywords:

Clarity and support in the description (no) - both requests
Added subject-matter (yes) - auxiliary request
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.087K)
T 0935/07 (Lysatfiltration/QIAGEN) of 11.4.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 39/00

Application no.

98107576.5

Keywords:

Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren (Stamm-) Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung hinaus (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2): ja
Schutzbereichserweiterung (Hilfsanträge 3 und 4): ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 49.703K)
T 0491/09 () of 15.9.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/08

Application no.

98949474.5

Keywords:

Exercise of the opposition division's discretion: correct
Admissibility of the respondent's submissions filed with letter dated 30 October 2009: yes" "Admissibility of auxiliary requests 1 to 4: yes
Added subject-matter in the main request and in auxiliary request 1: yes
Amendments in auxiliary requests 2 to 4: not allowable

Decision

EN (PDF, 53.532K)
T 1530/09 () of 25.11.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/10
F02D 41/02

Application no.

01115291.5

Keywords:

Main request - feature shown only in isolation in a flowchart leads to subject-matter not directly and unambiguously derivable from application as filed - not allowable (Art. 100(c) EPC)
Auxiliary requests - late-filed - not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.368K)
T 0123/10 () of 13.7.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01B 27/10

Application no.

01912272.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of evidence (partly no)
Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.532K)
T 0844/07 (Directory searching/COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK) of 6.12.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.12.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01924878.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - decomposing searchable attribute values stored in a first table into components and storing them in a second table (no - routine design depending on circumstances)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.216K)
T 0606/08 () of 20.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/60
C23C 14/06

Application no.

95917098.6

Keywords:

Allowability of amendments (main and second auxiliary requests - no)
Admissibility of fourth auxiliary request filed at oral proceedings (yes)
Inventive step (all remaining requests - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 68.146K)
T 1512/08 (Financial transaction/VILMOS) of 25.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G07F 19/00

Application no.

02807520.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no - all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.359K)
T 0245/09 () of 5.12.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.12.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/01

Application no.

02712793.5

Keywords:

Klarheit (Haupt- und Hilfsantrag): nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 126.847K)
T 0899/10 () of 22.11.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23F 1/44
C25F 5/00
C25F 3/14
C23C 10/20
F01D 5/00

Application no.

07121706.1

Keywords:

Oral proceedings - continued in the absence of the appeallant
Inventive step (all requests - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.853K)
T 0464/11 () of 28.11.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04F 13/18
E04F 15/10
E04C 2/34
E04C 2/24

Application no.

04023139.1

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Decision

DE (PDF, 15.865K)
T 0561/08 () of 19.10.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/407
H04N 1/387
H04N 1/60

Application no.

00104362.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 134.452K)
T 1980/08 (Transmembrane Htk ligand/GENENTECH) of 6.12.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.12.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

95926279.1

Keywords:

Main and sole request - novelty, inventive step, sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.521K)
T 2002/08 () of 18.10.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60G 17/052
B60T 13/68

Application no.

02016681.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) - nein
Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hilfsantrag 1) - ja
Zulassung in das Verfahren (Hilfsantrag 2) - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 3) - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 88.394K)
T 0405/09 () of 26.8.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/02

Application no.

02801336.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, Hilfsantrag 2)

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.084K)
T 1204/09 () of 10.11.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10
A61B 6/00
A61B 6/03

Application no.

01909277.4

Keywords:

Method of treatment of therapy (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 18.693K)
T 2339/09 () of 17.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 46/00
G09F 3/02

Application no.

06023921.7

Keywords:

Öffentliche Zugänglichkeit eines im Internet gefundenen Dokuments (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.059K)
T 0233/08 (Remote aircraft maintenance system/BOEING) of 27.9.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/177

Application no.

03078744.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 89.862K)
T 0728/09 () of 29.9.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/20

Application no.

01959585.9

Keywords:

Main request: sufficiency of disclosure (yes); novelty (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 49.240K)
T 1242/09 (Conversion of oxygenates to olefins/EXXONMOBIL) of 13.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 3/00

Application no.

00978681.5

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Lack of inventive step - first and second auxiliary request (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.992K)
T 1719/07 () of 1.12.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

1.12.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

01901553.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 134.925K)
T 1955/08 (Solution containing nicotine/DUKE UNIVERSITY) of 11.7.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/00
A61K 31/465

Application no.

99919947.4

Keywords:

All requests - inventive step (no): obvious alternative

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.361K)
T 0261/10 () of 25.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 65/46

Application no.

04000430.1

Keywords:

Second auxiliary (only remaining) request: inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.298K)
T 1154/09 () of 3.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.11.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F27B 9/30
F27B 9/36
C21D 1/52

Application no.

01967440.7

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 40.069K)
T 1790/09 (Expected milk yield/MAASLAND) of 7.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/00
A01K 1/12
A01J 5/017

Application no.

01202454.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.898K)
T 1841/09 () of 15.9.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/91

Application no.

99918117.5

Keywords:

Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 105.738K)
T 0991/10 () of 11.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/40
B65D 81/00

Application no.

06013230.5

Keywords:

Allowable amendments
Remittal

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.496K)
T 1644/10 (Versäumnis der Einspruchsfrist/UTISOL) of 26.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 33/21

Application no.

03773412.6

Keywords:

Versäumnis der Einspruchsfrist (ja)
Fiktion der Nichteinlegung des Einspruchs (ja)
Rechtswirkung der Veröffentlichung der Patentschrift auf den Lauf der Einspruchsfrist (nein)
Tatbestand der Wiedereinsetzung nach Art. 122 EPÜ (nein)
Anwendung des Grundsatzes des Vertrauensschutzes im inter partes Verfahren nach Interessenabwägung (nein)
Vorlage einer Rechtsfrage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 69.439K)
T 0193/07 (Arsenic-free glasses/CORNING) of 11.5.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 1/00

Application no.

97932585.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal of opponent 2 (no) - not adversely affected
Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the application as filed - main request (yes) - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (auxiliary request 1): yes
Novelty (auxiliary request 1): yes
Inventive step (auxiliary request): yes - non obvious alternative
Referral of a question to the EBA (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 77.437K)
T 0209/08 (Segmental coding method and apparatus/KONURALP) of 8.7.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

03721272.7

Keywords:

Clarity and support by the description - yes, after amendment
Extension of subject-matter - no, after amendment
Inventive step - yes, after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.332K)
T 1522/08 (Decentralized multi-user link adaptation for QoS support/NTT) of 27.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

06009847.2

Keywords:

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request - remittal to the department of first instance

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.463K)
T 1687/08 () of 9.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 3/20
H01F 27/12

Application no.

03100087.0

Keywords:

Legal practitioner
Substantial proceedural violation (yes)
Remittal to first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.694K)
T 0357/08 () of 6.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 51/22
B29C 65/08

Application no.

00308143.7

Keywords:

Added subject-matter: no
Entitlement to priority: yes
Allowance of new arguments in appeal proceedings: yes
Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.571K)
T 1678/08 () of 7.7.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/36

Application no.

03765010.8

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht) - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Decision

DE (PDF, 39.260K)
T 1914/08 () of 13.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B08B 9/032

Application no.

00116783.2

Keywords:

Nachweis offenkundiger Vorbenutzung - ja, durch Zeugenaussage ausreichend geliefert

Decision

DE (PDF, 51.358K)
T 1940/08 (Hydrogenation of 4,4'-MDA/EVONIK DEGUSSA) of 22.9.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 209/00

Application no.

03763651.1

Keywords:

Main request: novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 1: not admitted into proceedings - late filed - not induced by fresh objection - fresh case
Auxiliary request 2: added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.401K)
T 2006/08 (Conjugated factor IX/BIOVITRUM) of 18.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/64

Application no.

02013607.3

Keywords:

Main request, claims as granted - sufficiency of disclosure (yes); novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)
Refund of the appeal fee (no) - substantial procedural violation (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.919K)
T 2290/08 (Composition pour la teinture d'oxydation/L'OREAL) of 26.7.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.7.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

01919536.1

Keywords:

Requêtes tardives (non admises)
Révocation du brevet en l'absence d'une requête admise dans la procédure

Decision

FR (PDF, 88.051K)
T 0339/09 () of 25.11.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/66

Application no.

02753059.1

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 27.081K)
T 0633/09 () of 11.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/09
A23L 1/304
A23L 1/302
A23C 9/20

Application no.

98912118.1

Keywords:

Compliance with Articles 84, 123(2) after amendments - Remittal

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.281K)
T 1022/09 () of 27.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/12
B65D 25/14
B65D 85/72
B65D 79/00
B65B 31/02
B32B 15/08
B21D 51/26
B67C 3/02
B67C 3/00
C12G 1/00

Application no.

02732216.3

Keywords:

Non-appealing opponent 05 party to proceedings: not necessary to decide (point 1)
Admissibility of documents (filed with an opposition) into the proceedings: yes (point 2)
Insufficiency: no
Lack of novelty: no
Lack of inventive step: yes (main request, auxiliary request II)
Admissibility of late filed auxiliary requests (III, III amended, IV to VII): points 6 and 8 to 13

Decision

EN (PDF, 71.761K)
T 1135/09 () of 12.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27N 3/04
B27N 3/00
B27N 1/00

Application no.

04025519.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 27.775K)
T 0376/10 () of 29.9.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 25/08
H02K 5/22
H02K 5/14

Application no.

98124196.1

Keywords:

Late filed amendments - not admitted (auxiliary request 1a)
Novelty - denied (main auxiliary requests 1 and 3)
Inventive step - denied (auxiliary request 2), approved (auxiliary request 4)

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.772K)
T 1953/07 (Hardware identification/LUCENT) of 17.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/40

Application no.

99309091.9

Keywords:

Novelty (main request) - no
Too many independent claims in same category (main request) - yes
Added subject-matter (auxiliary request) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 72.391K)
T 1033/08 () of 20.7.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/12

Application no.

95900364.1

Keywords:

Exception to prohibition of reformatio in peius: no (main and first auxiliary requests)
Clarity: no (second auxiliary request)
Inventive step: yes (third auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 231.375K)
T 1401/08 () of 14.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 1/06
B67D 1/14

Application no.

01938827.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of the request: yes
Added subject-matter: no
Protection extended: no
Clarity and support: yes
Sufficiency: yes
Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 48.852K)
T 1690/08 () of 7.9.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 17/08

Application no.

99200797.1

Keywords:

Novelty: no (main request)
Admissibility: no (auxiliary request 1)
Inventive step: no (auxiliary requests A and C)

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.996K)
T 1842/09 (Dermatologic composition/EURITALIA) of 28.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/48
A61K 7/16

Application no.

03012320.2

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation (yes) - no opportunity to comment on reasons for refusal
Remittal (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.775K)
T 0635/10 () of 29.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01M 3/32
G01L 13/00

Application no.

02705935.1

Keywords:

Amendments: Added subject-matter (no) - Extension of protection (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 196.523K)
T 1596/10 (Software Integrity/LUCENT) of 22.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05256100.8

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 19.400K)

November 2011

J 0001/11 (Retraction of withdrawal (not allowed)) of 28.6.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/12

Application no.

06801312.7

Keywords:

Retraction of withdrawal (no)
Publication in Register
Publication in Bulletin

Decision

EN (PDF, 147.759K)
T 1827/07 (Hydrophilic sulfonamides/MERCK SERONO) of 14.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 09/12
A61K 31/4535
A61P 9/10
A61P 19/02
A61P 25/00
A61P 35/00

Application no.

01967621.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - nonobvious modification in chemical structure of the compounds of the prior art
Swiss-type claim

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.894K)
T 1238/08 (Clearcoats/BASF) of 6.10.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/12
B05D 7/14

Application no.

97116415.7

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary request 1: added matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 2: clarity (no), meaning of "non-reactive" unclear
Auxiliary request 3: remittal after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.021K)
T 2233/08 () of 28.7.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 211/90

Application no.

99912189.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - improvement credible over whole scope claimed, solution not obvious, no pointer in the prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 120.455K)
T 2436/09 (Sunscreen compositions/BOOTS) of 1.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 17/00

Application no.

02747614.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - no deterrent in closest prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 73.194K)
T 2210/10 () of 15.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/12

Application no.

05251472.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.526K)
T 0446/11 () of 17.11.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.11.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 1/04

Application no.

02290205.0

Keywords:

Mémoire exposant les motifs de recours non déposé

Decision

FR (PDF, 23.913K)
T 0520/06 (Silice précipitée dispersible/RHODIA) of 13.10.2010

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.10.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01B 33/193

Application no.

94928934.2

Keywords:

Modifications des revendications admissibles (oui)
Suffisance de description (oui) - instructions suffisantes (oui) - méthodes de mesure suffisamment décrites (oui) - reproductibilité (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui) - amélioration prouvée - solution technique non dérivable de l'art antérieur
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 177.650K)
T 0958/08 () of 28.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 55/04

Application no.

02791595.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 24.220K)
T 1765/08 () of 22.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 29/04

Application no.

01301141.6

Keywords:

Extension of protection - yes (main request, first and second auxiliary requests) - no (third auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 65.463K)
T 1769/08 () of 10.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 1/08

Application no.

98947411.9

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes) - main request
Remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.473K)
T 1772/08 () of 4.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 15/00

Application no.

03006099.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.224K)
T 1070/09 () of 19.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/00
A47L 9/04
A47L 9/28

Application no.

98925883.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.305K)
T 1237/09 (Mobile terminal/LG) of 14.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/02

Application no.

05019452.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.563K)
T 1251/09 () of 24.11.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/487
C12Q 1/00
G01N 27/30

Application no.

05010660.8

Keywords:

No extension of the amended divisional application beyond the content of the divisional application as originally filed and the earlier (parent) application as originally filed.

Decision

EN (PDF, 198.540K)
T 2175/09 () of 10.6.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

10.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/36

Application no.

03000329.7

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 50.176K)
T 1532/10 () of 9.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 5/04

Application no.

08001184.4

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.768K)
T 2002/10 () of 3.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 5/10
B23B 31/26

Application no.

04739459.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen (Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 2) - nein
Zulassung zum Verfahren (Hilfsanträge 1a, 1b, 3, 4) - nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 32.500K)
T 2258/10 () of 4.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 36/02

Application no.

08160948.9

Keywords:

Technical character - yes
Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.467K)
T 1172/08 (Method for determining T-cell epitopes/GENENCOR) of 7.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/57
C12N 15/63
C12N 9/54
C12N 1/21

Application no.

99918575.4

Keywords:

Extension of protection conferred - all requests (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.894K)
T 1421/08 (Regeneration of runtime objects/SAP) of 24.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

04740034.6

Keywords:

Technical effect of added feature - yes
Inventive step over cited prior art - yes
Remittal for further prosecution - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.784K)
T 2312/08 () of 6.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/34

Application no.

02751416.5

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.081K)
T 2349/08 () of 8.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/32
A61K 7/48
A61K 31/045
A61K 31/08

Application no.

01111890.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Kombination

Decision

DE (PDF, 57.678K)
T 0340/09 () of 7.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25B 41/06
B23P 15/26
F25B 39/02

Application no.

04804736.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 22.114K)
T 0323/10 () of 11.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 77/06

Application no.

03076942.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of late filed documents concerning alleged public prior use and prospectus - no, concerning patent documents - yes
New ground of opposition (lack of novelty) - not admitted
Inventive step - claim 1 main request (no), claim 1 auxiliary request - no objection

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.451K)
T 1928/07 (Shared and dedicated tasks with event processes/DENSO) of 12.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
G06F 9/54

Application no.

01130193.4

Keywords:

Claim 1 of main and auxiliary requests 1-4: clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 5 (non-admissible)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.371K)
T 0673/08 (Touch interface with overlapping key areas/RIM) of 14.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

04251161.8

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes - after amendment)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.603K)
T 1689/08 () of 19.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 8/00
G01S 7/521

Application no.

03776327.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2: no; auxiliary request 3a: yes)
Added subject-matter (auxiliary request 3: yes; auxiliary request 3a: no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.983K)
T 1235/07 (Navigating data/MICROSOFT) of 17.3.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

00930702.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - showing results of 'slice-and-dice' and 'drill-down' analysis on a tree diagram (no - presentation of information)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.452K)
T 1963/08 () of 3.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 85/68

Application no.

99958020.2

Keywords:

Fortsetzung des Beschwerdeverfahrens nach Erlöschen des Patents (Pkt 1.1)
Entscheidung nach Aktenlage (Pkt. 1.2)
Für offenkundige Vorbenutzung offenbarte Wirkung (Pkt. 3.3)
Mangelnde Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1-4 (Pkte 4 und 5)
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 6-8 - nein (Pkt. 6)

Decision

DE (PDF, 50.123K)
T 0962/11 () of 16.11.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.11.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02D 41/02
F02D 41/40
F02D 35/00

Application no.

03778426.1

Keywords:

-

Decision

FR (PDF, 23.942K)
T 1454/09 (Telemetry via satellite/GLOBALSTAR) of 22.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/185

Application no.

04250452.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendment)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.710K)
T 0044/10 () of 21.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 55/10
A61L 2/20

Application no.

03774421.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests): no
Late-filed new auxiliary request 3: admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 50.443K)
T 0344/11 (Multimediale Unterstützung von Anrufen/DEUTSCHE TELEKOM) of 27.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 3/42

Application no.

06018751.5

Keywords:

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 21.614K)
T 1086/07 (Document summaries/XEROX) of 22.3.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/27
G06F 17/30

Application no.

99300218.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - using the vertical position of an indicator to indicate the position of text in a document (no - presentation of information)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.121K)
T 2298/08 () of 5.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/32

Application no.

99929321.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (verneint, Hauptantrag und 3. - 5. Hilfsantrag)
Änderungen - Klarheit (verneint, 1. und 2. Hilfsantrag)

Decision

DE (PDF, 48.121K)
T 0384/09 () of 28.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.9.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/00

Application no.

01400898.1

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 91.335K)
T 0468/09 () of 28.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

01114582.8

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.065K)
T 1707/09 () of 25.10.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 7/00

Application no.

01984770.6

Keywords:

No text agreed by the patentee - revocation of the patent

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.631K)
T 2321/09 () of 25.10.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/00
B22F 9/16

Application no.

03760334.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Remittal for consideration inter alia of Article 83 EPC

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.662K)
T 2395/09 () of 25.10.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/00
B22F 9/16

Application no.

03739116.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Remittal for consideration inter alia of Article 83 EPC

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.959K)
T 1188/10 () of 22.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/3526

Application no.

01994617.7

Keywords:

New range by taking single values from examples: Compliance with Article 123(2) - (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.125K)
T 0686/08 (Improving a risk for a monitored client/HEALTH HERO NETWORK) of 13.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

99967167.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.510K)
T 1112/08 () of 23.9.2011

Online on

12.12.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

04765712.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.278K)
T 1851/08 () of 22.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/32

Application no.

00928812.7

Keywords:

Main and Auxiliary Requests: inventive step (no)
Arbitrary selection - obvious

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.369K)
T 0067/09 (Verdampfungsvorrichtung/CONSULTORIA, TÉCNICA E REPRESENTAÇOES LDA) of 5.7.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 9/03

Application no.

00121926.0

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): Lösung der technischen Aufgabe vom Stand der Technik nahegelegt
Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 - verspätet - nicht ins Verfahren zugelassen

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.152K)
T 1339/10 () of 4.8.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.8.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/81

Application no.

02292002.9

Keywords:

Preuves supplémentaires déposées avec le mémoire de recours - recevables (oui) - accessibilité au public (oui)
Renvoi (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 53.608K)
T 1424/07 (Transcoding system/RIM) of 23.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

23.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
H04L 29/06

Application no.

02752900.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main and auxiliary requests I and II)
Remittal to the examining division (auxiliary request III)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.475K)
T 0486/08 (Reassigning data objects/SAP) of 7.10.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50

Application no.

03026773.6

Keywords:

Original disclosure - yes
Clarity - yes
Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.730K)
T 0866/08 (Vaccin polynucléotidique/MERIAL) of 16.9.2010

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.9.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 39/295

Application no.

97933747.4

Keywords:

Exposé de l'invention suffisant (oui)
Renvoi de l'affaire (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 44.229K)
T 1282/08 (Acariens/STALLERGENES) of 22.6.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.6.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01K 67/033

Application no.

02290444.5

Keywords:

Document produit tardivement - pertinent (oui) - admis (oui)
Renvoi de l'affaire à la première instance (oui)
Répartition des frais en faveur de l'intimé (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 45.744K)
T 2106/08 () of 7.6.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/20

Application no.

01907891.4

Keywords:

Amendments - claim 10 (allowable)
Correction of error - claim 10 (allowable)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Patentable invention - claim 11 (yes)
Entitlement to priority (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 78.550K)
T 2085/10 () of 20.10.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D03D 11/00
D21F 1/00

Application no.

05255174.4

Keywords:

Clarity - amended claim 1 (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.788K)
T 1716/11 () of 10.11.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4375
A61P 3/06
A61P 9/00
A61P 9/10
A61K 31/4725

Application no.

05791957.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.462K)
R 0003/10 (Right to be heard in oral proceedings/SALMON BRANDS AS) of 29.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 25/16

Application no.

01931465.7

Keywords:

Petition for review - admissible - yes
Objection raised after decision was given - Rule 106 complied with - yes - could not be raised earlier
Petition for review - allowable - yes - fundamental violation of petitioner's right to be heard in oral proceedings - yes - rejection of request on a ground not heard on
Presence of fundamental violation - to be determined on an objective basis - not relevant that no fault of the Board
Likelihood of success of potential oral submissions - whether submissions were already presented in writing - not relevant
Reimbursement of fee for petition - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.086K)
R 0011/11 (Petition clearly unallowable) of 14.11.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

14.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 11/00

Application no.

99113776.1

Keywords:

Non-admission of requests timely filed with the statement of the grounds of appeal constitutes a violation of right to be heard (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.422K)
T 1137/07 () of 26.7.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

26.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 9/64

Application no.

98944175.3

Keywords:

Main request: clarity (no)
Auxiliary request: admissibility (no): not clearly allowable

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.319K)
T 1218/07 () of 9.8.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/00

Application no.

00119284.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - all request (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.049K)
T 1500/08 (Generation of database queries/UBS) of 4.11.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.11.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04003750.9

Keywords:

Novelty (no): main request
Inventive step (no): auxiliary requests 1 and 2

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.040K)
T 1724/08 () of 14.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04N 5/45

Application no.

06076059.2

Keywords:

Extension (yes) - over an earlier application
Late filing of amended claims

Decision

EN (PDF, 136.954K)
T 0456/10 () of 9.11.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 2/107

Application no.

03022804.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung

Decision

DE (PDF, 64.686K)
T 1887/08 () of 6.10.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.10.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/09

Application no.

00401595.4

Keywords:

Alternative non évidente

Decision

FR (PDF, 45.251K)
T 0076/09 (Protein fragment complementation assay/ODYSSEY) of 12.5.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/531

Application no.

01983266.6

Keywords:

New main request - Requirements of Articles 123(2), 84 and 83 (met)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.762K)
T 1037/09 () of 21.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04B 27/18

Application no.

99107114.3

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 78.349K)
T 1199/07 () of 18.10.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/00
A01N 25/34
B32B 27/00
A61K 9/70

Application no.

97928688.7

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.262K)
T 1302/08 () of 22.9.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 25/20

Application no.

99108024.3

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erweiterung des Schutzumfangs (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 79.958K)
T 1994/09 () of 5.10.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/35
G01V 8/00

Application no.

05754030.4

Keywords:

Inventive step

Decision

EN (PDF, 156.938K)
T 0479/10 (Restitutio/TESA SA) of 21.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.9.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01B 5/06
B66B 11/04
G01B 3/00

Application no.

01811216.9

Keywords:

Requête en restitutio in integrum - délai pour le mémoire de recours
Requête en restitutio in integrum - système de surveillance des délais
Requête en restitutio in integrum - mécanisme de vérification indépendant (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 140.848K)
T 0724/11 () of 3.11.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.11.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 53/46
B65G 65/48

Application no.

07017642.5

Keywords:

Änderungen: unzulässig

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.821K)
T 0151/10 (Formkörper mit Tensiddosierung/HENKEL) of 5.8.2011

Online on

12.11.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

03003872.3

Keywords:

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

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.105K)
T 1245/09 (Gasoline hydroisomerization/alkylation/UOP) of 20.9.2011

Online on

11.11.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 69/12

Application no.

01107717.9

Keywords:

Novelty - all requests (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)
Public availability of prior art disclosure (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.408K)
T 1380/09 (Benefit agent delivery system/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 14.9.2011

Online on

11.11.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/50

Application no.

02776237.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure: yes
Added subject-matter: no
Inventive step: no - comparative tests not with respect to the closest prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.262K)
T 1719/09 (Transparent cleaning composition/UNILEVER) of 5.10.2011

Online on

11.11.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/94
C11D 1/90
C11D 3/37
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/44

Application no.

00960513.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of document filed with the grounds of appeal (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - Appellant's allegation not supported by evidence
Novelty (yes) - Appellant's allegation not supported by evidence
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.974K)
T 0007/07 (Ethinylestradiol and drospirenone for use as a contraceptive/BAYER … of 7.7.2011

Online on

10.11.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/565
A61K 31/585
A61P 15/00

Application no.

00953387.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes): appellant clearly identifyable
Admissibility of the intervention (no): infringement proceedings instituted in extension state not based on the European patent in suit
Admissibility of auxiliary request 3 (no): prima facie clarity problems
Novelty of main request and auxiliary request 1 (no): not novel over public prior use
Auxiliary request 2 - Article 123(2) EPC (no): new combination of features

Decision

EN (PDF, 96.855K)
T 0734/09 () of 27.10.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L 1/00

Application no.

02794681.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no - amended claims)
Clarity (yes - amended claims)
Inventive step (yes - amended claims)

Decision

EN (PDF, 127.011K)
T 1193/09 (erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)) of 8.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/64
G02B 21/00

Application no.

01919284.8

Keywords:

-

Decision

DE (PDF, 157.859K)
T 1566/09 () of 27.10.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/407
F01N 7/00
G01N 27/12
G01N 27/416

Application no.

03251971.2

Keywords:

Clarity of claims (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Decision

EN (PDF, 149.333K)
T 2237/09 () of 30.9.2011

Online on

10.11.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C08F 4/24
C08F 2/34

Application no.

01934126.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (main request and auxiliary request): no

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.703K)
T 0470/10 (Bookmarking voice messages/AVAYA) of 20.10.2011

Online on

10.11.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/533

Application no.

00310119.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - no (after amendment)

Decision

EN (PDF, 17.806K)
T 1174/10 (Funkgerät/IPCOM) of 28.9.2011

Online on

10.11.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/72

Application no.

98117474.1

Keywords:

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 2 und 3 (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.046K)
T 0570/09 () of 12.10.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/06

Application no.

03761226.4

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.771K)
T 0655/09 () of 16.8.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27B 9/18
F27B 9/24

Application no.

05104903.9

Keywords:

Divisional application - extended subject-matter

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.641K)
T 1651/08 () of 10.8.2011

Online on

07.11.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/14

Application no.

99970908.2

Keywords:

Extended subject-matter (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 71.959K)
T 2223/09 () of 17.10.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21S 4/00
F21V 5/00

Application no.

01990080.2

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.650K)
T 0845/08 () of 23.8.2011

Online on

04.11.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/087

Application no.

01983611.3

Keywords:

Clarity (no)
Sufficiency of the disclosure (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.380K)
T 1523/08 () of 4.8.2011

Online on

04.11.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/04

Application no.

00945146.9

Keywords:

Novelty as fresh ground for opposition (no)
Novelty - main, first and third auxiliary request (no)
Admissibility - second auxiliary request (yes)
Allowability of amendments - second auxiliary request (no)
Procedural violation by Opposition Division (no)
Fourth auxiliary request - not admitted (Art. 13(3) RPBA)

Decision

EN (PDF, 54.729K)
T 0871/09 () of 27.9.2011

Online on

04.11.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/54

Application no.

03007573.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 32.673K)
T 0045/10 () of 27.9.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/02
B01D 39/20
F01N 3/022
F01N 3/28
B01J 35/04

Application no.

04745652.0

Keywords:

Late-filed requests - not admitted; "average-particle size" neither clear without further definition - nor sufficiently disclosed without defined determination method

Decision

EN (PDF, 84.498K)
T 0158/08 () of 28.10.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/12
H01J 37/252
H01J 37/28

Application no.

91106365.9

Keywords:

Patent lapsed in all designated states
Termination of appeal proceedings

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.413K)
T 0419/08 () of 22.9.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

01925368.1

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.681K)
T 1325/08 () of 28.10.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 3/02
B65D 23/08

Application no.

00987374.6

Keywords:

No text agreed by the proprietor - revocation of the patent

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.574K)
T 1420/08 (Providing information over limited bandwidth/ACCENTURE) of 5.10.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/22

Application no.

03018919.5

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.683K)
T 0012/09 () of 14.9.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/58

Application no.

99937310.3

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no, after amendment)
Remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.276K)
T 0050/09 () of 28.4.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03C 1/22

Application no.

04075888.0

Keywords:

Clarity of amendments (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.822K)
T 0429/09 () of 2.9.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/14

Application no.

00955865.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request: no, auxiliary request: yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.464K)
T 0659/09 (Mobile terminal/SONY) of 14.10.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/60
H04M 1/05

Application no.

00122917.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.344K)
T 0972/09 () of 27.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/313
G02F 1/225
G02B 6/293

Application no.

01304114.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 134.305K)
T 1109/09 () of 19.10.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/51

Application no.

06250269.5

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.727K)
T 0061/11 () of 6.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232
H04N 3/15
H04N 5/335

Application no.

00307869.8

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)
Basis of decisions - opportunity to comment (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 137.332K)
T 0650/11 () of 30.9.2011

Online on

03.11.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/46

Application no.

01927023.0

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.404K)
T 1456/06 (Telomerase/GERON) of 31.3.2011

Online on

02.11.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54

Application no.

97307757.1

Keywords:

Correction of notice of appeal (yes)
Admissibility of the appeals (yes)
Main request and auxiliary request 1 - added matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 4 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 5 - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 55.621K)
T 0423/08 (Herstellung von Propylenoxid/BASF) of 13.9.2011

Online on

02.11.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 301/12

Application no.

02767229.4

Keywords:

Offensichtliche Berichtigung (ja)
Neuheit (ja) - Merkmal nicht unmittelbar und eindeutig offenbart
Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 4: erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 53.333K)
T 0781/08 (Noise reduction in hearing aids/Emma Mixed Signal) of 17.8.2011

Online on

02.11.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

98914756.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - yes
Remittal to first instance - no
Substantial procedural violation - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.458K)
T 0839/08 () of 8.9.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 22/00

Application no.

02796713.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of the opposition (yes)
Self representation/strawman
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.063K)
T 1069/08 (Desaturase/CALGENE) of 8.9.2011

Online on

02.11.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/53

Application no.

98915430.7

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 93.119K)
T 1785/08 () of 5.9.2011

Online on

16.12.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/24

Application no.

99935240.4

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.928K)
T 2102/08 () of 26.7.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/245

Application no.

00811008.2

Keywords:

Verspätetes Vorbringen - im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassener Hilfsantrag
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Heilung durch rügeloses Einlassen (nein, vgl. Punkt 4. der Entscheidungsgründe)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 235.416K)
T 2198/08 () of 13.10.2011

Online on

02.11.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.10.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D06P 1/22
D06B 3/10
D06B 21/00
D06M 15/19

Application no.

98630046.5

Keywords:

Requête recevable (non) - ajout de revendication dépendante ne surmonte pas un motif d'opposition - Requête principale
Modifications admissibles (oui) - Requête subsidiaire I
Nouveauté (oui) - Requête subsidiaire I
Questions de procédure - Renvoi (oui) - Requête Subsidiaire I

Decision

FR (PDF, 66.161K)
T 0301/09 () of 5.8.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 7/02
A61F 9/02
G02C 7/10

Application no.

97908088.4

Keywords:

Inventive step
Late filing of amended claims

Decision

EN (PDF, 131.811K)
T 1537/09 (Treatment of transgenic corn seeds with thiamethoxam/MONSANTO) of 22.9.2011

Online on

07.12.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 51/00
A01N 51/00
A01N 63/00

Application no.

01979933.7

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - Added matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - Inventive step (no) - Improvement expected in view of the prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 55.287K)

October 2011

T 0651/08 () of 6.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 5/44
A61M 25/01

Application no.

99972520.3

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request: novelty - no
Second auxiliary request: support by the description - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.308K)
T 1352/08 () of 29.6.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 10/00

Application no.

02712223.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.316K)
T 0005/09 () of 2.8.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

02778968.4

Keywords:

Gewährbarkeit der Änderungen gemäß Hauptantrag - (nein)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags - (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 135.055K)
T 0337/09 () of 9.8.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/56

Application no.

00940095.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of the amendments (yes)
Reformatio in peius (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 141.100K)
T 0356/09 () of 13.9.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 43/00

Application no.

03077427.7

Keywords:

Scope of claim extended (main request and first to seventh auxiliary requests - yes)
Added subject matter (eighth to 23rd auxiliary requests - yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 132.401K)
T 0715/09 () of 18.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23Q 7/00

Application no.

01830170.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Party not attending oral proceedings is deemed to rely on its written submissions (point 2 of Reasons)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.894K)
T 2390/09 () of 26.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 1/00

Application no.

02734885.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfantrag): nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 34.944K)
T 2254/10 () of 20.9.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/06
B32B 9/04
H01L 25/04
H01L 51/20
H01L 51/30
H01L 31/0224
H01L 27/146
H01L 27/142

Application no.

99942386.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.863K)
T 0646/11 () of 25.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

00203029.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.334K)
T 1343/11 () of 21.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 3/335

Application no.

06117916.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.503K)
T 0302/07 () of 4.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/40
C10G 11/05

Application no.

98307583.9

Keywords:

G 0007/93

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.892K)
T 0641/09 () of 30.8.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26D 7/10

Application no.

02803856.0

Keywords:

Inventive step: no

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.116K)
T 1330/09 () of 8.9.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09J 103/00

Application no.

04767207.6

Keywords:

Nouveauté - oui
Activité inventive - oui

Decision

FR (PDF, 45.048K)
T 0345/09 () of 18.8.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.8.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C23C 2/26

Application no.

01400861.9

Keywords:

Exposé suffisant (non pour toutes les requêtes) : l'homme du métier ne peut exécuter l'invention dans toute la gamme de la revendication 1 de toutes les requêtes qu'avec un effort excessif

Decision

FR (PDF, 103.508K)
T 0642/09 () of 26.7.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 7/00

Application no.

01202289.3

Keywords:

Admissibility (main request - yes, first auxiliary request
Admissibility (main request - no)
Clarity of amendments (main request and second to fifth auxiliary requests - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 146.704K)
T 1124/09 () of 20.10.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 39/00

Application no.

03008170.7

Keywords:

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Decision

DE (PDF, 15.602K)
T 1001/10 () of 6.9.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 37/22

Application no.

04724952.9

Keywords:

New Main request in appeal: "Fresh case" - Remittal

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.508K)
T 1009/07 () of 21.7.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/00

Application no.

01968890.2

Keywords:

Late-filed request (admitted)
Added subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - after amendments

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.631K)
T 1561/07 (Transportable storage device/CONTENTGUARD) of 6.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
G06K 19/07
G07F 7/10

Application no.

96301082.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.815K)
T 1637/07 (Impact absorbing casing/TOSHIBA) of 21.9.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

21.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16

Application no.

04257344.4

Keywords:

Clarity - third auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficient disclosure - second/third auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.120K)
T 1252/08 () of 12.9.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/04

Application no.

03771971.3

Keywords:

Insufficiency of disclosure - main request, first and second auxiliary requests - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 94.272K)
T 0075/09 () of 13.9.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/04
A47J 36/02

Application no.

03771970.5

Keywords:

Insufficiency of disclosure - Main and First Auxiliary Requests (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (Second Auxiliary Request (yes))
Examination procedure - requirements of the European patent application to be dealt with prior to the question of patentability

Decision

EN (PDF, 119.991K)
T 0562/09 () of 30.6.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 25/14

Application no.

01202984.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request; auxiliary request; auxiliary request 2): no
Amendments (auxiliary request 3; auxiliary request 4): unallowable
Late-filed auxiliary request I - not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.231K)
T 0965/09 () of 26.7.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 7/02

Application no.

01965656.0

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - no
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 91.980K)
T 1561/09 () of 19.7.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 31/30

Application no.

03029874.9

Keywords:

Neuheit - nein (Hauptantrag und 3. Hilfsantrag)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - ja (1. und 2. Hilfsantrag)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja (4. Hilfsantrag)

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.206K)
T 1079/11 () of 13.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 25/03

Application no.

04020826.6

Keywords:

Beschwerde unzulässig - keine schriftliche Beschwerdebegründung

Decision

DE (PDF, 15.911K)
T 1674/08 () of 14.9.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F23N 1/02

Application no.

03000375.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja (nach Änderung)

Decision

DE (PDF, 72.034K)
T 2143/08 (Electrochemical stripping/CHROMALLOY GAS TURBINE CORPORATION) of 25.8.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25F 5/00

Application no.

99967257.9

Keywords:

Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.272K)
T 0444/10 (Übereinstimmung der Protokollinstanzen bei der … of 20.7.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

00967581.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag - bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag - verneint, erster Hilfsantrag - bejaht nach Änderung)

Decision

DE (PDF, 51.966K)
T 0577/10 () of 23.9.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/28
B01D 45/08

Application no.

04736639.8

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung (Hauptantrag) - nein
Zulassung der Hilfsanträge 2 bis 10 zum Verfahren - nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.478K)
T 2426/10 () of 28.7.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

07075668.9

Keywords:

Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the earlier application as filed (yes)
Admission of request submitted in oral proceedings - (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.002K)
T 0764/11 () of 7.10.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.10.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 17/00
B41J 29/17
B41J 2/17

Application no.

02701143.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 24.399K)
T 0659/08 () of 20.7.2011

Online on

21.10.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

04254280.3

Keywords:

Clarity (main request - no)
Added subject-matter (auxiliary request - yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.841K)
T 0923/08 () of 2.8.2011

Online on

21.10.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 2/46

Application no.

06019756.3

Keywords:

Chirurgisches Behandlungsverfahren - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Vorlage an die große Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.709K)
T 1642/09 () of 16.8.2011

Online on

21.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/00

Application no.

04075710.6

Keywords:

Novelty - no (main and auxiliary requests I and II) - yes (auxiliary request III)
Remittal - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.433K)
T 1825/09 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

21.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/26

Application no.

01972864.1

Keywords:

Amendment (all requests): not allowable

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.340K)
T 1973/09 () of 9.8.2011

Online on

21.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 7/24

Application no.

01309259.8

Keywords:

Decision by department of first instance - competence to grant re-establishment into time limit for filing notice of appeal: no
Reimbursement of fee for re-establishment: yes
Appeal admissible: yes - legitimate expeditions
Inventive step: no

Decision

EN (PDF, 75.376K)
T 0298/10 () of 6.7.2011

Online on

21.10.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/34

Application no.

04030692.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.440K)
T 1883/10 () of 13.9.2011

Online on

20.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 23/03

Application no.

08157146.5

Keywords:

Support in the description: yes
Remittal: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.891K)
T 1756/08 (Fungizide Wirkstoffkombination/BAYER CROPSCIENCE) of 19.7.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 43/88

Application no.

04790896.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - verbesserter Effekt nicht nachgewiesen - naheliegende Alternative

Decision

DE (PDF, 39.435K)
T 1846/08 () of 8.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/16

Application no.

00974089.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious alternative (Main and First to Third Auxiliary Requests)
Amendments not allowable - added subject-matter (Fourth Auxiliary Request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.052K)
T 0037/09 (Detergent compositions/UNILEVER) of 12.8.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

99916854.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request): yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.874K)
T 1163/11 () of 10.10.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

10.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/31
C07K 14/315
C07K 16/12
A61K 31/70
A61K 39/09
G01N 33/53
G01N 33/68
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

05019268.1

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.259K)
T 1276/10 () of 15.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 3/00

Application no.

97928656.4

Keywords:

Amended claims relating to unsearched subject-matter

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.506K)
T 0131/11 () of 27.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/32

Application no.

05024887.1

Keywords:

Keine Beschwerdebegründung

Decision

DE (PDF, 15.962K)
T 0572/08 () of 5.10.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/16

Application no.

03291996.1

Keywords:

Correction of errors

Decision

EN (PDF, 105.461K)
T 0924/08 () of 7.7.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60J 1/20

Application no.

00460027.6

Keywords:

-

Decision

FR (PDF, 35.509K)
T 1556/08 () of 7.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.9.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60J 7/20

Application no.

98400191.7

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 42.609K)
T 2202/08 () of 6.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/487
C12Q 1/00
G01N 27/30

Application no.

05010661.6

Keywords:

Extension of an amended divisional application beyond the content of the divisional as originally filed or the earlier (parent) application as originally filed.

Decision

EN (PDF, 128.828K)
T 0401/09 () of 30.9.2011

Online on

19.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 1/04
G02B 6/02
G02B 6/036

Application no.

03010255.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Decision

DE (PDF, 187.163K)
T 0482/09 (Waschmittelformkörper/HENKEL) of 14.7.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

00909239.6

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Änderungen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)" "Neuheit - zweiter Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - zweiter Hilfsantrag (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 44.308K)
T 0969/10 () of 26.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/015

Application no.

96945769.6

Keywords:

No text agreed by patentee - revocation of the patent

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.662K)
T 2298/10 () of 13.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00

Application no.

06726949.8

Keywords:

Status of requests (unclear)
Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 64.572K)
T 0226/07 () of 6.7.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 25/00

Application no.

98115276.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 31.497K)
T 0711/07 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

00906014.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - no
Extension of subject-matter - yes
Admission of late filed request - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.088K)
T 1652/08 (Reduktive Aminierung von Carbonylverbindungen/EVONIK DEGUSSA) of 12.4.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 209/26

Application no.

00943936.5

Keywords:

Änderung der Besetzung der Einspruchsabteilung vor der mündlichen Verhandlung: kein Verfahrensmangel
Ermessen der Einspruchsabteilung bei der Zulassung verspäteten Vorbringens - in zulässiger Weise ausgeübt
Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1: Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Verbesserung nicht glaubhaft - umformulierte Aufgabe - naheliegende Alternative
Hilfsantrag 2: Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - anderer nächster Stand der Technik als für Haupt- und Hilfsantrag 1

Decision

DE (PDF, 67.455K)
T 0170/11 () of 12.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 37/74

Application no.

99911391.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.619K)
T 0104/08 (Wireless communications system and method/JOHNSON) of 5.7.2011

Online on

13.10.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

02076747.1

Keywords:

Clarity and support by description (yes - after amendment)
Extension of subject-matter (no - after amendment)
Inventive step (yes - after amendment)

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.652K)
T 2110/08 (Geofence/LOJACK) of 18.8.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/00

Application no.

02799447.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (main and auxiliary requests) - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.722K)
T 0335/09 (Adsorption method/AIR PRODUCTS) of 16.6.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04

Application no.

01300664.8

Keywords:

Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes - claimed feature not disclosed in the prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.280K)
T 0341/09 (Antibody/WELLCOME) of 5.10.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.10.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/13

Application no.

02076251.4

Keywords:

Main request: added matter (yes)
Auxiliary request: added matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 80.969K)
T 0905/10 (Paiements par carte/KARTASIS) of 15.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.9.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G07F 7/02

Application no.

06386038.1

Keywords:

-

Decision

FR (PDF, 28.816K)
T 0060/10 () of 29.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 5/00

Application no.

04738034.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (Hauptantrag) - nein
Zulässigkeit der Änderungen (Hilfsantrag 3) - nein; (Hilfsantrag 4) - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 4) - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 38.037K)
T 0603/08 () of 30.6.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 41/09

Application no.

02729875.1

Keywords:

Neuheit Hauptantrag (nein) - Auslegung des Anspruchs 1
Hilfsantrag 1: Nicht offenbarte Kombination von Anspruchen
Hilfsantrag 2: Erfindersche Tätigheit (ja) - Wahl des nächstliegenden Standes der Technik

Decision

DE (PDF, 44.533K)
T 1194/08 () of 22.6.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65C 9/04

Application no.

01114029.0

Keywords:

Oral proceedings in the absence of a party (point 1)
Late-filed document already in the proceedings (point 2)
Amended claims filed without an amended description may lead to revocation (point 3)
Inventive step: no
Added subject-matter: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.377K)
T 2297/09 (Teilnehmeridentifizierung in Partner-Kommunikationsnetz/TOGEWA) of 13.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

01947098.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.461K)
T 0973/10 () of 12.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E04D 13/03
E06B 7/02

Application no.

98942752.1

Keywords:

Nouveauté: oui
Nouveau motif: non-admis

Decision

FR (PDF, 44.354K)
R 0023/10 (Offensichtlich unbegründeter Überprüfungsantrag/LUK) of 15.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

15.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/131

Application no.

05005229.9

Keywords:

Nichtberücksichtigung des Vorbringens eines Verfahrensbeteiligten wegen Missverständnisses (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 28.569K)
T 1991/07 (Publishing and accessing application APIs/RIM) of 13.9.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/54

Application no.

04250554.5

Keywords:

Novelty - no
Case Number: T 1991/07 - 3.5.06
DECISION
of the Technical Board of Appeal 3.5.06
of 13 September 2011

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.186K)
T 0334/08 (4-Hydroxy-butan-1-phosphinsäure Derivate/SCHILL SEILACHER) of 24.3.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07F 9/655

Application no.

97250149.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (ja) - Anforderungen der Regel 76(c) EPÜ erfüllt
Zulässigkeit aller Anträge (ja) - keine neue und überraschende Sachlage
Alle Anträge: Neuheit (nein) - Flammschutzwirkung von 9,10-Dihydro-9-oxa-10-phosphaphenanthren-10-oxid in Epoxidharzen bekannt

Decision

DE (PDF, 98.802K)
T 0843/08 () of 22.6.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/14

Application no.

03708466.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.400K)
T 2256/09 () of 9.8.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 37/26

Application no.

01102289.4

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.720K)
T 0534/08 () of 26.9.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 9/00

Application no.

99905995.9

Keywords:

Transfer of opponent status (yes): evidence for transfer of business area sufficient
Decision reasoned (no): summary of Party's submission does not constitute reasoning proper to the Opposition Division
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.739K)
T 0189/09 () of 27.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

04711594.4

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - Stützung durch Beschreibung (ja),
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja),
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja),
Pflanzensorte (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.489K)
T 1177/09 (Cationic direct dyes/BASF Schweiz AG) of 13.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 44/16

Application no.

04766211.9

Keywords:

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes) - non-obvious solution

Decision

EN (PDF, 60.679K)
T 1389/10 () of 30.9.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45C 11/00

Application no.

03785962.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no - all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.479K)
T 0673/07 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/04

Application no.

01915393.1

Keywords:

Late filed comparative test report - admissible (no)
Novelty (yes) - all requests
Inventive step (no) - arbitrary modification of a known process - Main Request, 1. and 2. Auxiliary Requests
Late filed claim request - admissible (no) - 3. Auxiliary Request

Decision

EN (PDF, 57.715K)
T 1783/07 () of 18.8.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 3/13

Application no.

03758298.8

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.450K)
T 0888/09 () of 21.6.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04B 49/06

Application no.

01109023.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Haupt- und Hilfsantrag)

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.920K)
T 1199/09 () of 26.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 51/06

Application no.

99957921.2

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 72.197K)
T 0095/10 (Unzulässigkeit der Beschwerde) of 2.8.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 63/02

Application no.

02021072.0

Keywords:

Unzureichende Beschwerdebegründung (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensfehler (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 24.761K)
T 0269/10 () of 21.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 25/07

Application no.

03024509.6

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag
Zulässigkeit, Offenbarung, Ausführbarkeit, Klarheit, Patentfähigkeit - Hilfsantrag IV (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 40.000K)
T 0739/08 (Destillative Trennung von AMCPA aus HMD/BASF) of 9.6.2011

Online on

04.10.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 209/86

Application no.

97942889.3

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (ja)
Haupt- und Hilfsantrag 1: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2: neuer Einspruchsgrund - nicht zugelassen, Klarheit - keine Prüfungsbefugnis, erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Verbesserung

Decision

DE (PDF, 45.484K)
T 1244/08 (Composition de teinture/L'OREAL) of 7.7.2011

Online on

04.10.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

94402525.3

Keywords:

Retrait du recours (oui)
Rétractation (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 32.881K)
T 2115/08 () of 4.8.2011

Online on

04.10.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/36

Application no.

01923560.5

Keywords:

Änderungen - Klarheit (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.551K)
T 0974/10 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

31.10.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 7/88

Application no.

02741016.6

Keywords:

Clarity - no (main request and first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - yes (second auxiliary request)
Sole appellant put in a worse position - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.489K)

September 2011

T 0840/09 () of 19.7.2011

Online on

30.09.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.7.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23C 9/123

Application no.

04290886.3

Keywords:

Recevabilité du recours - (non) - décision ayant fait droit aux prétentions du titulaire

Decision

FR (PDF, 34.308K)
T 2006/09 (Liquid ink/TOSHIBA) of 8.7.2011

Online on

30.09.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00

Application no.

03009283.7

Keywords:

Clarity (no) - "parts by weight" - unclear expression in the absence of the mention of a common amount of references

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.901K)
T 1658/10 () of 11.8.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F15B 11/16

Application no.

05102410.7

Keywords:

Clarity - yes
Extension beyond the content of the application as filed - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.276K)
T 1388/08 () of 6.9.2011

Online on

29.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00

Application no.

95911745.8

Keywords:

Extended subject-matter (yes)
Clarity (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.086K)
T 1810/08 () of 14.7.2011

Online on

29.09.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 175/04

Application no.

98905961.3

Keywords:

Amendments - Clarity (no, main request, auxiliary requests 1, 3, 4 and 6)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes, auxiliary requests 2, 3, 4 and 6)
Reformatio in peius (yes, auxiliary requests 3, 4 and 6)
Admissibility into the proceedings (no, auxiliary request 5)
Novelty and inventive step (yes, auxiliary request 7)

Decision

EN (PDF, 69.654K)
J 0023/10 (Video recording conflict management/MICROSOFT) of 12.7.2011

Online on

29.09.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

04795905.1

Keywords:

Re-establishment of rights
All due care (no)
Good faith (no)
Exclusion from file inspection (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.914K)
T 2118/08 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

28.09.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00

Application no.

99202586.6

Keywords:

The claimed subject-matter of the divisional patent extends beyond the scope of the earlier application as filed (parent application)

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.645K)
T 0739/10 (RNase H gapmers/ISIS) of 22.9.2011

Online on

28.09.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 21/04

Application no.

93902851.0

Keywords:

Adaptation of the description after a decision to maintain the patent in amended form - consistent with the amended set of claims (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 155.435K)
T 0312/11 (Dendritic cell/JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY) of 13.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

01928894.3

Keywords:

Appeal is deemed not to have been filed
Reimbursement of appeal fee

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.962K)
T 1494/06 () of 19.7.2011

Online on

27.09.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

99301991.8

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.263K)
T 1537/07 () of 15.9.2011

Online on

29.09.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08

Application no.

02012258.6

Keywords:

Inventive step: no
Clarity: no
Added subject-matter: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.105K)
T 1750/07 (Combination of AT II - Antagonist with a diuretic/TAKEDA) of 5.7.2011

Online on

27.09.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4184

Application no.

96115146.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - no: Further combination of active substances obvious

Decision

EN (PDF, 84.596K)
T 0123/08 () of 8.6.2011

Online on

27.09.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

02019563.2

Keywords:

Admission of document filed on appeal - yes
Remittal - no
Inventive step - main request - no; first auxiliary request - no; second auxiliary request - no; third auxiliary request - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.079K)
T 0386/08 (Humanized antibodies to the amyloid beta peptide/WASHINGTON … of 22.11.2010

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.11.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/18

Application no.

01913081.4

Keywords:

"Main request - added matter (yes);
Auxiliary requst I - clarity (no);
Auxiliary request II - added matter, extension of scope (no);
clarity, enablement, novelty, inventive step (yes)"

Decision

EN (PDF, 87.358K)
T 0684/08 (Honeycomb structure/IBIDEN CO LTD) of 11.8.2011

Online on

27.09.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/20

Application no.

03795441.9

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no) - all requests
Novelty (yes) - all requests
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no) - obvious alternative - auxiliary request 2 (yes) - improvement - technical solution not derivable from prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 51.901K)
T 1168/08 () of 10.6.2011

Online on

27.09.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/32

Application no.

97952928.6

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4 - late filed - not admitted into the proceedings - prima facie not allowable

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.918K)
T 0414/11 (Protein recovery/GENENTECH) of 20.9.2011

Online on

27.09.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/36
C07K 16/06

Application no.

98926586.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 91.803K)
T 0584/09 (Imidacloprid gegen Flöhe, Läuse, Fliegen/BAYER) of 3.2.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 61/00

Application no.

95106925.1

Keywords:

Verlegung des Termins der mündlichen Verhandlung (nein) - keine schwerwiegende Gründe
Zurückverweisung, Rückkehr in schriftliches Verfahren, Verschiebung der mündlichen Verhandlung (nein) - kein neuer Sachverhalt
Zulässigkeit verspätet eingereichter Hilfsanträge (ja)
Zulässigkeit neuer experimenteller Daten (nein)
Alle Hilfsanträge: Klarheit (ja)
Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 4: Neuheit (nein) - Verwendung von Imidacloprid-haltiger Materialien zur Bekämpfung von Flöhen, Läusen, Fliegen eindeutig offenbart
Hilfsanträge 1 und 10: Neuheit (ja) - dermale Verwendung von Imidacloprid und Formkörper nicht klar und eindeutig offenbart
Hilfsanträge 1-3, 5-7, 10-13: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - dermale Verwendung von Imidacloprid, imidacloprid-haltige Formkörper sind offensichtliche Alternativen

Decision

DE (PDF, 146.017K)
T 0691/09 (Kompartiment-Hohlkörper/HENKEL) of 10.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

01967120.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (Hauptantrag): ja - beanspruchter Gegenstand nicht klar und eindeutig offenbart
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1, 3 und 4): nein - naheliegender Einsatz eines bekannten Materials, aufgrund seiner bekannten Eigenschaften
Zulässigkeit (Hilfsantrag 2): nein - verspätete Einführung eines Antrags, der während der mündlichen Verhandlung vor der Vorinstanz zurückgezogen worden war als Verfahrensmissbrauch bewertet
Zulässigkeit (Hilfsanträge 3 und 4): ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 46.638K)
T 0839/09 () of 8.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A32C 19/032

Application no.

02078597.8

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Novelty: Main request - no; Auxiliary request I - yes
Remittal - yes
Apportionment of costs - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 49.571K)
T 1327/09 () of 16.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29

Application no.

02737244.0

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 4: Clarity (no)
Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 4: Added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 80.406K)
T 0324/10 () of 1.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16

Application no.

03796844.3

Keywords:

Clarity: Main, auxiliary request 1 (no), auxiliary requests 2-5 (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.851K)
T 0179/07 (NO:NO2 Verhältnis/UMICORE) of 26.11.2010

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.11.2010

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94

Application no.

01108785.5

Keywords:

Neuer Einspruchsgrund nicht zugelassen
Verspätet eingereichte Beweismittel zum Teil nicht zugelassen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: ja - nach Einschränkung (Hilfsantrag 4)

Decision

DE (PDF, 69.456K)
T 1937/07 (Gaming machine/WMS GAMING) of 8.9.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

04015615.0

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.614K)
T 0458/08 (Bestellverfahren/ANDAWARI) of 6.9.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.9.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03727353.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge: nein
Rüge eines schwerwiegendes Verfahrensmangels: zurückgewiesen

Decision

DE (PDF, 45.453K)
T 2491/10 (Test pattern with CID and PRBS portions/AGERE) of 22.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/26

Application no.

06251265.2

Keywords:

"Clarity of claims - no (main request, first and second auxiliary requests)
Extension of subject-matter (second auxiliary request) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.940K)
T 1026/08 () of 8.9.2011

Online on

29.09.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08

Application no.

05006738.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.662K)
T 0284/08 () of 16.9.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/52

Application no.

06001230.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendements
Added subject-matter (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.691K)
T 2466/10 () of 12.9.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

00919430.9

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.309K)
T 2467/10 () of 12.9.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

00916488.0

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.306K)
T 1374/08 (Unit dose/UNILEVER) of 19.4.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37

Application no.

02762297.6

Keywords:

Inventive step: no - obvious modification

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.274K)
R 0020/10 (Grounds for review/BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY) of 25.8.2011

Online on

19.09.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 123/04

Application no.

96922070.6

Keywords:

Petition not reasoned within the meaning of Art. 112a(4), R. 107(2) EPC
No submission of a potential ground for review

Decision

EN (PDF, 128.576K)
R 0005/11 () of 22.8.2011

Online on

19.09.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

01976074.3

Keywords:

Antrag auf Überprüfung - offensichtlich unbegründet

Decision

DE (PDF, 140.869K)
T 1390/07 () of 21.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.6.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B63H 21/30

Application no.

01976395.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 32.312K)
T 1810/07 (Testverfahren für Mikrocontroller/INFINEON) of 4.8.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/26

Application no.

01118167.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja
Aktenzeichen: T 1810/07 - 3.5.06
ENTSCHEIDUNG
der Technischen Beschwerdekammer 3.5.06
vom 4. August 2011
Beschwerdeführer:
Infineon Technologies AG
Am Campeon 1-12
D-85579 Neubiberg (DE)
Vertreter:
Angefochtene Entscheidung:
Entscheidung der Prüfungsabteilung des Europäischen Patentamts, die am 12. Juni 2007 zur Post gegeben wurde und mit der die europäische Patentanmeldung Nr. 01118167.4 aufgrund des Artikels 97 (1) EPÜ 1973 zurückgewiesen worden ist.
Zusammensetzung der Kammer:

Decision

DE (PDF, 32.555K)
T 1659/08 () of 14.9.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/035

Application no.

00913977.5

Keywords:

Novelty - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.586K)
T 0027/09 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/01

Application no.

03013992.7

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag) - ja
Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3) - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 41.626K)
T 1760/09 () of 22.7.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 1/00

Application no.

97921016.8

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.274K)
T 2386/10 () of 8.9.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 27/00

Application no.

99904237.7

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.337K)
T 1466/06 () of 1.3.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16T 1/48

Application no.

01125989.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.918K)
T 2161/09 () of 9.8.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 5/06

Application no.

04028565.2

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja
Zurückverweisung - ja, Recherche bisher nicht durchgeführt, erfinderische Tätigkeit nicht geprüft

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.588K)
T 1685/10 (RAS-inhibitors/ARK THERAPEUTICS LTD., ET AL) of 6.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/44

Application no.

04021889.3

Keywords:

All requests: sufficiency of disclosure (no): insufficient tests

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.504K)
T 1083/09 () of 21.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/10
F21V 8/00

Application no.

05019603.9

Keywords:

Neuheit: ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 22.407K)
T 1565/09 () of 27.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

04252451.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.272K)
T 0922/07 () of 17.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/26

Application no.

01306555.2

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 93.541K)
T 1045/07 () of 12.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 7/15

Application no.

03755638.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 43.728K)
T 0326/08 () of 25.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

99927067.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of auxiliary requests (partially admitted)
Novelty: no
Inventive step: no

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.061K)
T 0971/10 (Contacting tray/SHELL) of 25.8.2011

Online on

09.11.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 3/20

Application no.

04804968.8

Keywords:

Main request: clarity (no) - the term substantially renders the claimed subject-matter vague
Auxiliary request: clarity (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 60.097K)
T 1642/07 (Viral enhancement of cell killing/ARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION et al … of 2.12.2010

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/76

Application no.

96934086.8

Keywords:

Main request: added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 92.692K)
T 1243/08 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/00

Application no.

98913447.3

Keywords:

EPC2000_Art_084
EPC2000_Art_083
EPC2000_Art_054
EPC2000_Art_056

Decision

EN (PDF, 171.872K)
T 1463/08 () of 28.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 47/62

Application no.

00957894.9

Keywords:

Novelty - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 65.493K)
T 0188/09 (G-protein coupled receptor/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA) of 21.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/00

Application no.

99937576.9

Keywords:

Sole request - inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.241K)
T 0495/07 () of 7.7.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/21

Application no.

03255137.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) after amendment
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.323K)
T 2288/10 () of 28.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 31/385

Application no.

04023214.2

Keywords:

Extension beyond the application as filed - yes (main request)
Inventive step - no (auxiliary requests 1 and 2)
Inventive step - yes (auxiliary request 3)

Decision

EN (PDF, 75.049K)
T 0226/11 () of 1.9.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.9.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 5/00

Application no.

05110196.2

Keywords:

Appeal inadmissible - no statement of the grounds of appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.505K)
T 0157/08 () of 9.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G10L 21/02

Application no.

00104304.1

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 41.704K)
T 0321/09 () of 25.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28F 13/06

Application no.

04731172.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.724K)
T 2012/09 () of 22.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 7/14

Application no.

06023329.3

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja
Zurückverweisung - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 24.642K)
T 0821/11 () of 1.9.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.9.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01S 3/0941

Application no.

07730861.7

Keywords:

Mémoire exposant les motifs du recours non déposé - recours irrecevable

Decision

FR (PDF, 23.589K)
T 0914/11 (Cooler/WATERIX OY) of 4.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 3/04

Application no.

06794112.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (no)
Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.656K)
T 1662/07 () of 30.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/28

Application no.

98915058.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no) - Main Request
Inventive step (no) - obvious solution - 1st and 2nd Auxiliary Requests

Decision

EN (PDF, 84.028K)
T 1515/09 () of 28.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/00
E04B 1/78

Application no.

02000345.5

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (bejaht)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 28.624K)
T 2328/10 (Présentation de données à un observateur, basée sur la mesure de ses … of 22.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.6.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 3/00

Application no.

05826012.6

Keywords:

Extension de l'objet de la demande - non (après modification)
Non-brevetabilité - non
Activité inventive (requête principale) - oui - (après modification)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - non

Decision

FR (PDF, 41.122K)
T 1828/07 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 5/14

Application no.

99946749.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.689K)
T 1852/07 (Data division method and device/NTT) of 26.5.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/18

Application no.

03780959.7

Keywords:

Clarity and support - (yes, after amendment)
Extension of subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 90.808K)
T 1056/08 (Digital signal isolator with single coil transformer/ANALOG DEVICES) of 12.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02

Application no.

04751265.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (sole request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.225K)
T 0701/09 (Kompartiment-Hohlkörper/HENKEL) of 3.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

05014861.8

Keywords:

Neuheit - nein (alle Anträge): eine unmittelbare und eindeutige Offenbarung ist nicht auf explizite oder wortwörtliche Angaben beschränkt

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.564K)
T 0546/10 () of 29.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/34

Application no.

05012256.3

Keywords:

Decision on the state of the file: reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violations (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Decision

EN (PDF, 130.905K)
T 1879/07 () of 28.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

03762155.4

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.471K)
T 0815/08 () of 18.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

04000846.8

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.858K)
T 1969/08 (Touch screen with layered structure/TAIGUEN) of 7.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

02771991.3

Keywords:

Sole request filed after summons for oral proceedings returns to subjet-matter abandoned during first-instance proceedings
Non-attendance at oral proceedings
Diverging request prima facie clearly allowable (no)
Sole request admissible (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.875K)
T 0376/09 () of 16.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/561

Application no.

05256515.7

Keywords:

Lack of clarity

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.044K)
T 0921/09 () of 14.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 5/14

Application no.

99925551.6

Keywords:

Lack of clarity of amendments

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.229K)
T 1394/09 () of 15.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04C 5/04

Application no.

01980045.7

Keywords:

Erweiterung (verneint)
Klarheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 77.735K)
T 1967/09 () of 12.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24B 13/00

Application no.

04739497.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge - (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.337K)
T 0644/10 () of 20.5.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 7/02

Application no.

01902473.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Late submitted material - evidence admitted (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 100.794K)
T 0773/11 () of 29.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

99308164.5

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 89.979K)

August 2011

G 0002/10 (Disclaimer/SCRIPPS) of 30.8.2011

Online on

19.09.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

98920015.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of referral (yes)
Construction of referred question - term disclaimer - subject-matter instead of embodiment
G 1/03 and G 2/03 relating to disclaimers for disclosed subject-matter (no)
General definition for assessment under Article 123(2) EPC - applicable to disclaimers for disclosed subject-matter (yes)
Point of reference: subject-matter remaining claimed
Technical assessment of overall circumstances of the case required - same test as for positive features
Disclaimed subject-matter disclosed as part of the invention - not relevant
Importance of uniform concept of disclosure and uniform determination of rights derivable therefrom

Decision

EN (PDF, 229.986K)
T 0096/08 (Wireless transaction and information system/TRANSACTION TECHNOLOGY) of 31.5.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/00

Application no.

96940767.5

Keywords:

Lack of clarity (yes - main and auxiliary request)
Extension of subject-matter (yes - main and auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.246K)
T 1792/08 () of 14.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

01905806.4

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit, Hauptantrag (ja)
Zulässigkeit des geänderten Vorbringens der Beschwerdeführerin (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 42.734K)
T 2153/08 () of 27.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 23/04

Application no.

01106765.9

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag, ja)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags (nein)"

Decision

DE (PDF, 21.327K)
T 1634/09 (Collecting member/LELY) of 30.6.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

00201926.3

Keywords:

Lack of inventive step (main request)
Late filed auxiliary request (not admitted)

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.222K)
T 1149/07 () of 28.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 35/12

Application no.

02701191.5

Keywords:

Übertragung der Einsprechendenstellung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint) - alle Anträge

Decision

DE (PDF, 82.811K)
T 2365/09 () of 20.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/26

Application no.

03017542.6

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes
Late-filed document - not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.111K)
T 1133/08 () of 12.7.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/18

Application no.

04024052.5

Keywords:

Weg zur Ausführung der beanspruchten Erfindung nicht ersichtlich.

Decision

DE (PDF, 121.952K)
T 1508/08 () of 28.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01B 13/14

Application no.

00401068.2

Keywords:

Änderungen - Berichtigung von Mängeln - Hauptantrag (verneint)
Verspätet vorgebrachte Anträge - Hauptantrag (zugelassen)
Verspätet vorgebrachte Anträge - Hilfsanträge (nicht zugelassen)
Antrag auf Kostenverteilung (abgewiesen)

Decision

DE (PDF, 51.830K)
T 0351/10 () of 14.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 25/07

Application no.

03000240.6

Keywords:

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (verneint)
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 28.768K)
T 0481/11 () of 23.8.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04H 6/00

Application no.

05711012.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.145K)
T 0429/08 (Allocation of channels/LUCENT) of 2.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28

Application no.

05251768.7

Keywords:

Non-attendance at oral proceedings
Clarity and support by the description (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.061K)
T 0677/08 (Payment processing/SAP) of 28.6.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G06F 17/30

Application no.

04015116.9

Keywords:

EPC1973_Art_056
RPBA_Art_011
EPC1973_R_068(2)
EPC2000_Art_116

Decision

EN (PDF, 149.399K)
T 1011/11 (Module de garnissage/AIR LIQUIDE) of 12.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.8.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 19/32

Application no.

02796899.9

Keywords:

-

Decision

FR (PDF, 24.492K)
T 0837/09 () of 11.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 11/00

Application no.

03019433.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 39.757K)
T 1193/08 () of 9.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 33/04

Application no.

00101002.4

Keywords:

Interpretation of claim 1 (point 2.6)
Disclosure of prior art (points 3.4; 4.5; 4.6)
Novelty - yes (points 5.1; 5.2)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.573K)
T 1014/09 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 5/03

Application no.

96115643.7

Keywords:

Ein ausreichend substantiierter Einspruchsgrund reicht für die Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs aus
Offenbarung für durch Ersatz eines Ausdrucks hinzugekommene Bedeutung - nein; Klarheit eines Merkmals aus der Beschreibung - nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 60.748K)
T 1391/09 (Management of roaming/Giesecke & Devrient 3S AB) of 9.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

03774425.7

Keywords:

Inventive step after amendment - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.990K)
T 1418/10 (Customizable telephone/RESEARCH IN MOTION) of 30.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/725

Application no.

05106433.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests) - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.161K)
T 0960/09 () of 19.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 2/44

Application no.

94926078.0

Keywords:

Berücksichtigung verspäteter Anträge (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 28.089K)
T 0191/08 (Hämagglutinin-Molekülkomplexe/NOVARTIS) of 4.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/543

Application no.

93114884.5

Keywords:

Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 - Zulässigkeit der Änderungen (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.238K)
T 1198/08 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/24

Application no.

97932077.7

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 76.962K)
T 1919/08 () of 12.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 7/12

Application no.

03780180.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of the disclosure (yes, after amendments)
Clarity (yes, after amendments)
Extended subject-matter (no, after amendments)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.042K)
T 0179/11 (Honeycomb/IBIDEN) of 9.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/20

Application no.

00962846.2

Keywords:

Appeal inadmissible: absence of statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.113K)
J 0019/10 (Divisional application/N.N.) of 17.5.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Pending earlier application
General disclocation in the delivery of mail-extension of time limits/periods
Principle of protection of legitimate expectations, professional representative - violation (no)
Application to be treated as divisional application (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.442K)
J 0026/10 (Divisional application/N.N.) of 17.5.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Pending earlier application
General disclocation in the delivery of mail-extension of time limits/periods
Principle of protection of legitimate expectations, professional representative - violation (no)
Application to be treated as divisional application (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.226K)
T 0557/09 () of 26.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 31/12

Application no.

97941341.6

Keywords:

Main request - remittal to opposition division for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.099K)
T 1702/08 () of 10.6.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 10/02

Application no.

01102454.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 24.396K)
T 2095/08 (Industrial plant asset management system/BENTLY NEVADA CORP.) of 2.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

2.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

01955107.6

Keywords:

added subject-matter (sole request)- yes
inventive step (sole request) - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.799K)
T 1668/09 () of 12.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 1/00

Application no.

03722517.4

Keywords:

Aufgrund ähnlicher Materialeigenschaften (Kompressibilität) ausgehend von zu verpackendem Material naheliegender Einsatz eines bekannten Verpackungsverfahrens

Decision

DE (PDF, 41.033K)
T 1256/10 () of 5.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 37/02

Application no.

06017645.0

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.015K)
T 1177/07 (Polypropylene Containers/ALCON MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.) of 19.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/44

Application no.

99931790.2

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests 1-6 - inventive step (no): obvious to try

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.097K)
T 1134/09 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/02

Application no.

03703067.3

Keywords:

Novelty (main request): no
Amendments (auxiliary requests 1 and 3: not allowable, auxiliary request 4: allowable)
Remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.140K)
T 1467/09 (Voltage regulator/INFINEON) of 10.8.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.8.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05F 1/56

Application no.

06025990.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.968K)
T 0570/10 () of 7.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24F 23/02

Application no.

07006244.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.958K)
T 0710/07 (Peer-to-peer collaboration/MICROSOFT) of 28.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

02773533.1

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.751K)
T 0467/08 () of 7.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/08

Application no.

98939529.8

Keywords:

Request not to admit specific additional auxiliary requests into the appeal procedure (refused)
Request to disregard in the appeal procedure comparative test results submitted in the opposition proceedings (see point 1.2) (refused)
Allowability of amendments (main request and second auxiliary request - no; sixth auxiliary request - yes, first, third and fourth auxiliary request: withdrawn; fifth auxiliary request replaced by sixth
Relevant state of the art (C2 - yes)
Inventive step (sixth auxiliary request - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 80.212K)
T 1584/08 () of 22.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 7/40

Application no.

00108532.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - no
Substantial procedural violation - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.126K)
T 2230/08 () of 19.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 38/04

Application no.

95939101.2

Keywords:

Correction of error (no) - extension of scope of protection (yes) (main request) - extension of the content of the application as filed (yes) (auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.008K)
T 0063/09 () of 20.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/16

Application no.

03024735.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag): nein
Zulassung in das Verfahren (Hilfsantrag): nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.137K)
T 0541/08 () of 22.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 1/32

Application no.

00200159.2

Keywords:

Right to be heard - no judgement on the question of added subject-matter
Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.944K)
T 0869/08 () of 7.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 33/66

Application no.

01944974.3

Keywords:

Neuheit - nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 110.308K)
T 1118/08 () of 21.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/01

Application no.

02720759.6

Keywords:

Extended subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.657K)
T 0299/09 () of 8.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60N 2/56

Application no.

03007403.3

Keywords:

Fehlerhafte Ermessensentscheidung (nein)" "Art. 69 EPÜ als Grundlage für Heranziehung der Beschreibung zur Auslegung klar formulierter Ansprüche (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 36.008K)
T 0824/10 () of 9.8.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.8.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/343

Application no.

04740534.5

Keywords:

Einheitlichkeit der eingereichten Anspruchsfassung (nein); Einheitlichkeit der beantragten Anspruchsfassung (ja): gemeinsame erfinderische Idee
Behauptung, dass nicht recherchierte Gegenstände beansprucht seien, korrekt (nein); recherchierte Gegenstände noch nicht definiert

Decision

DE (PDF, 43.928K)
T 0196/08 (Placing an order/Amazon) of 8.6.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/00

Application no.

00989552.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 132.860K)
T 0245/08 () of 6.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

95935672.6

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.614K)
T 0469/08 (VAT REFUND/European Tax Free Shopping) of 18.5.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

03715284.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 134.034K)
T 0578/08 () of 13.7.2011

Online on

21.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

97943094.9

Keywords:

Priorité valablement revendiquée (oui)
Documents tardifs (non admis)
Pouvoir discrétionnaire de la première instance (exercé correctement)

Decision

FR (PDF, 41.987K)
T 1177/08 (Multicompartment container/PROCTER) of 30.3.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

01968646.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request and first auxiliary request): no - further embodiments of the prior art
Inventive step (second auxiliary request): yes - non-obvious modification

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.181K)
T 1323/08 () of 25.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60T 17/00

Application no.

02760376.0

Keywords:

Extension de l'objet de la demande (non)
Nouveauté (oui), activité inventive (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 46.100K)
T 1912/08 () of 24.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 5/02

Application no.

04015303.3

Keywords:

Admissibility (yes)
Clarity (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.160K)
T 1415/09 () of 4.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/40

Application no.

04709120.2

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes) - after amendment
Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 77.838K)
T 0484/10 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 16/00

Application no.

01950844.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.660K)
T 0497/08 (Boron-containing compounds for detection of vicinal diols/SENSORS FOR … of 29.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 5/02

Application no.

01956112.5

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 70.191K)
T 0500/08 () of 18.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/16

Application no.

02801259.9

Keywords:

Clarity (yes - after amendment)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.109K)
T 1097/09 (Herstellung von Scopinestern/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 3.5.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 451/10

Application no.

04018550.6

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Lösung
Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 - unzulässige Erweiterung
Hilfsantrag 4 - spät eingereicht - nicht zugelassen

Decision

DE (PDF, 47.617K)
T 2208/09 () of 7.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 5/04

Application no.

04290307.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.635K)
T 0029/10 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/44

Application no.

07003164.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 71.886K)
T 0388/10 () of 30.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 31/02

Application no.

03810483.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendments

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.813K)
T 1470/06 () of 28.6.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/14

Application no.

02700170.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.973K)
T 1200/08 (Desinfektionsmittel/BODE) of 21.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 33/04

Application no.

98929390.7

Keywords:

Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2: Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 3: Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja): nicht naheliegende Alternative
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur Prüfung auf erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): Stellungnahme der Parteien möglich, zu erwarten und sinnvoll, um eine endgültige Entscheidung vor Ablauf des Patents zu gewährleisten

Decision

DE (PDF, 58.008K)
T 1600/09 (Feeding/DELAVAL) of 7.6.2011

Online on

26.09.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 9/00

Application no.

01918036.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes: main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2)
Inventive step (yes: auxiliary request 3)

Decision

EN (PDF, 52.424K)
T 0705/07 (Porous sintered body/IBIDEN CO. LTD) of 7.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 38/00

Application no.

02728214.4

Keywords:

Clarity: yes, after amendment
Remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 69.615K)
T 1186/08 () of 20.7.2011

Online on

12.10.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

06015447.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: ja (nach Änderungen)

Decision

DE (PDF, 27.459K)
T 1917/07 (Wireless access/LUCENT) of 5.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

99309563.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main and first auxiliary requests)
Clarity - no (first auxiliary request)
Admission of late-filed request - no (second auxiliary request, not clearly allowable)
Clarity and support by the description - yes (third auxiliary request)
Remittal to department of first instance - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.254K)
T 0336/08 (Software-Authentifikation/BMW) of 28.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

04740198.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (alle Anträge) - nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.984K)
T 0547/08 () of 10.3.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

97938177.9

Keywords:

Extension of scope of protection (no)
Inventive step (yes)
Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.330K)
T 0823/08 (Tokenbasiertes Accountingsystem/TU DARMSTADT) of 12.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

04101386.3

Keywords:

Patentfähige Erfindung - technische Merkmale (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.033K)
T 1857/08 (Consecutive movements/MAASLAND) of 17.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

97202454.1

Keywords:

Main request (added subject-matter)
Auxiliary request (novelty and inventive step: yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.226K)
T 1541/09 () of 11.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 34/76

Application no.

02006309.5

Keywords:

Verzicht auf das Patent

Decision

DE (PDF, 17.244K)
T 0327/06 (Abbinde- und Erhärtungsbeschleuniger/SIKA) of 1.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 40/00

Application no.

99121549.2

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs: ja - Einspruchsschrift ausreichend substantiiert
Neuheit: ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: ja - Alternative durch den Stand der Technik nicht nahegelegt

Decision

DE (PDF, 54.754K)
T 2028/08 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10

Application no.

01971633.1

Keywords:

EPC2000_Art_084
EPC2000_Art_114(2)

Decision

DE (PDF, 150.757K)
T 0614/09 (Datenübertragung mit Wiederholungsintervall/RUWIDO) of 7.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 10/10

Application no.

02791573.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 24.655K)
T 1326/09 () of 29.6.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/70

Application no.

04786184.4

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung - durch Änderung der Ansprüche behoben
Fortsetzung von Amts wegen - keine Veranlassung

Decision

DE (PDF, 18.916K)
T 1022/07 () of 29.6.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

00942955.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.169K)
T 1620/07 () of 19.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

01984977.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Admission of requests submitted in oral proceedings (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.455K)
T 1698/09 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

03.08.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 77/06

Application no.

02027178.9

Keywords:

Neuheit - neuer Einspruchsgrund - kein Einverständnis der Patentinhaberin: nicht zugelassen
Neuheit geprüft über den Einspruchsgrund der mangelnden erfinderischen Tätigkeit (G 7/95)
Deutsche Gebrauchsmusteranmeldungen sind weder europäische, noch Patentanmeldungen im Sinne von Artikel 54(3) EPÜ (Punkt 2.2.2)
Verspätet eingereichte Druckschriften: nicht zugelassen nach Artikel 114(2) EPÜ
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: bejaht

Decision

DE (PDF, 41.883K)
T 0648/10 () of 11.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

95917756.9

Keywords:

Amendments - deletion of feature (not allowed)
Late filed request admitted (yes)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)
Costs - apportionment (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 56.540K)
T 1976/10 () of 28.6.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/64

Application no.

06015919.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.805K)
T 1707/07 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/217

Application no.

02007148.6

Keywords:

Form of appeal - grounds - substantiation (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.808K)
T 0477/09 () of 10.6.2011

Online on

02.08.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.6.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 6/093

Application no.

99946278.1

Keywords:

Nouveauté (requête principale I): non
Modifications - extension de l'objet: oui - pas de fondement dans la demande telle que déposée (requêtes subsidiaires II, III et V) - disclaimer trop large (requête subsidiaire IV)

Decision

FR (PDF, 152.760K)
T 1700/10 (Composition of Opposition Division/ARGENTUM INTERNATIONAL) of 15.7.2011

Online on

02.08.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/06

Application no.

98949403.4

Keywords:

First and second examiner of Opposition Division having participated in examination proceedings
Relevance of parties' position to defective composition of Opposition Division (no)
Substantial procedural violation (yes) – Remittal (yes) - Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 19.494K)
T 0397/11 () of 11.7.2011

Online on

02.08.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00

Application no.

99957002.1

Keywords:

No text agreed by the patentee - revocation of the patent
Apportionment of costs - no
Reimbursement of appeal fee - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.926K)
T 0311/08 (Reassigning data objects/SAP) of 21.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50

Application no.

03018101.0

Keywords:

Original disclosure - yes
Clarity - yes
Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.746K)
T 0574/08 (Detergent composition/UNILEVER) of 13.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/83

Application no.

02256296.1

Keywords:

Proprietor's request for revocation of the patent

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.462K)
T 0379/09 (Attenuated Salmonella/GBF) of 9.6.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/74

Application no.

97953786.7

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - admissibility (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.757K)
T 1314/10 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 21/06

Application no.

95935582.7

Keywords:

Main Request, Auxilairy Requests I and II not admitted into the proceedings

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.902K)
T 1751/10 (Modulation technique discriminating unit/YAMAHA) of 15.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/00

Application no.

01116951.3

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - no (main request)
Remittal to first instance - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.370K)
T 0252/11 () of 27.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 88/02

Application no.

08005976.9

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Decision

DE (PDF, 15.649K)

July 2011

T 1431/07 (Hematology analysis/BIO-RAD) of 29.6.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/30

Application no.

01954957.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.591K)
T 1441/07 (Update of remote data using persistent keys/ACXIOM) of 28.6.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/00

Application no.

98935878.3

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.298K)
T 1805/07 (Softwareverifikation/BOSCH) of 15.6.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/36

Application no.

02760105.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)
Zulässigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3 (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.751K)
T 1749/08 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/36

Application no.

01907427.7

Keywords:

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

Decision

DE (PDF, 87.407K)
T 0580/09 () of 22.6.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.6.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02B 13/06
G02B 23/08

Application no.

02803832.1

Keywords:

divulgation par les dessins (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 143.666K)
T 1567/09 () of 1.6.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23G 3/00

Application no.

00100696.4

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterungen (verneint)
Klarheit (bejaht)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 84.216K)
T 2029/09 () of 29.6.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/56

Application no.

02258490.8

Keywords:

Main request - claim 1 - functional feature - inconsistent in itself
Auxiliary requests - lated-filed - not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.574K)
T 0922/10 (Transdermal patch/ALZA) of 17.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

02715112.5

Keywords:

All requests: added subject-matter (yes)
Features not individualised in original application

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.419K)
T 1229/06 () of 29.6.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/00

Application no.

99947800.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Formulierung der technischen Aufgabe

Decision

DE (PDF, 122.780K)
T 0663/08 (Antireflection coating/BLOESCH RESSOURCEN AG) of 24.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/34

Application no.

01919046.1

Keywords:

Insufficiency of disclosure (yes) - gaps in information cannot be filled by general common knowledge - undue burden - research programme

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.407K)
T 2333/08 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 44/06

Application no.

97938173.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no
Late-filed request - not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.516K)
T 1710/09 (Alendronate for osteoporosis/MERCK) of 12.4.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/663

Application no.

01201913.9

Keywords:

All requests: added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 51.895K)
T 2232/10 () of 25.7.2011

Online on

05.12.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/16

Application no.

05250276.2

Keywords:

Added Subject matter-claim 1 (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 118.290K)
T 0248/11 () of 21.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 29/00

Application no.

06728503.1

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.014K)
J 0025/10 (Catheters having linear electrode arrays/MEDTRONIC VASCULAR) of 21.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

07865305.2

Keywords:

Partial refund of the examination fee (yes)
Start of substantive examination
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 128.608K)
T 1141/08 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 15/00

Application no.

03702325.6

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.687K)
T 1635/08 () of 30.6.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 11/12

Application no.

02025459.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, nein)
Zulassung des verspätet eingereichten Hilfsantrags V (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 27.655K)
T 0267/09 () of 29.3.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 65/46

Application no.

00978985.0

Keywords:

Main request and first and second auxiliary requests - inventive step (no)
Late requests 3 to 5: not admitted - shift from product to method claims (point 4)

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.464K)
T 1837/09 () of 31.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

31.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/00

Application no.

02025031.2

Keywords:

Novelty (main and auxiliary request - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.025K)
T 1535/10 (Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde) of 13.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 5/007

Application no.

03020528.0

Keywords:

Zustellung an den zugelassenen Vertreter (ja)
Risikoverteilung bei Zustellverzögerungen zwischen EPA und Empfänger (hier: Weiterleitung der Postsendung im Verantwortungsbereich des zugelassenen Vertreters)

Decision

DE (PDF, 41.158K)
T 0390/08 (Without hydrocarbon/TOPSOE) of 29.6.2011

Online on

26.07.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 3/40

Application no.

01109122.0

Keywords:

Clarity (yes): a composition consisting of compulsory and optional components is a "closed" composition
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes): definition of "absence of by-products" (here: "without formation of" - "essentially no" - "no detectable amount of") to be interpreted in a technically meaningful mannor

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.565K)
T 0767/08 (Threshold/LELY) of 4.4.2011

Online on

26.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

02077614.2

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (main and first auxiliary requests)
Insufficieny of disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes: second auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 41.412K)
T 1121/08 (Radar- und Lasersensor/CLAAS) of 12.4.2011

Online on

26.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01M 7/00

Application no.

03005674.1

Keywords:

Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Verspätet vorgelegter Hilfsantrag

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.324K)
T 2016/08 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 17/007

Application no.

97890238.5

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 168.427K)
T 0395/09 () of 21.6.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/27

Application no.

04754043.0

Keywords:

Clarity and sufficiency of disclosure (fourth auxiliary request: yes; higher ranking requests: no)
Remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 158.424K)
T 0652/09 (Soaking/Lely) of 23.5.2011

Online on

26.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/04

Application no.

02077629.0

Keywords:

Remittal

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.379K)
T 0754/07 (Microcomputer having built-in nonvolatile memory/SHARP et al.) of 6.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/22

Application no.

00303065.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (claim 6 of main and auxiliary requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.159K)
T 1096/07 (Natriumpercarbonat/EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH) of 13.7.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 15/10

Application no.

98106360.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Verbesserung nachgewiesen - technische Lösung nicht nahegelegt

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.019K)
T 1109/08 (Indanylidenes/DSM) of 16.6.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 7/08

Application no.

99122210.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - improvement credible within claimed scope

Decision

EN (PDF, 121.321K)
T 1614/08 (Simulation model/Entelos) of 11.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

98953963.0

Keywords:

Decision on the state of the file: reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.435K)
T 2066/08 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28D 7/16

Application no.

03789017.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 22.835K)
T 1056/09 (Microbizides Wirkstoffkonzentrat/BODE CHEMIE GMBH) of 20.5.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 35/02

Application no.

01105202.4

Keywords:

Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - nicht zugelassen
Hauptantrag - Änderungen (zulässig)
Hauptantrag - Klarheit (ja), Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweis zur ersten Instanz

Decision

DE (PDF, 32.683K)
T 1188/09 () of 7.4.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/02

Application no.

01983474.6

Keywords:

Vorlage an die Grosse Beschwerdekammer (zurückgewiesen)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung des Anspruchs 1 wie erteilt (nein)
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 34.207K)
T 1312/09 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01J 5/08

Application no.

01933857.3

Keywords:

Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 - erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Team von Fachleuten

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.309K)
T 1782/09 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/00

Application no.

05011410.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Mixture of technical and non-technical features
Rules of playing games
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (refused)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.093K)
T 1922/09 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

99202852.2

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes) - main request, first and fourth auxiliary request
Late-filed requests not admitted - second and third auxiliary request

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.014K)
T 2127/09 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/00

Application no.

05011411.5

Keywords:

Mixture of technical and non-technical features
Rules of playing games
No search declaration under Rule 45 EPC 1973
Amendment filed at the oral proceedings - admitted
Remittal

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.746K)
T 0265/10 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 9/00

Application no.

01940841.8

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.408K)
T 2455/10 () of 14.7.2011

Online on

25.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/02

Application no.

08100373.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no: main request) - (yes: auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.784K)
T 1579/07 (Marketing campaign/SAP) of 9.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/40

Application no.

03775640.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.938K)
T 0173/08 (Compounds for treating obesity/BIOVITRUM) of 14.7.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 401/04

Application no.

03760999.7

Keywords:

No response to objections raised in board's communication
Added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 48.908K)
T 2076/08 (Fragrance compositions/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 13.7.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/46

Application no.

00978359.8

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary request: added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.021K)
T 2146/08 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28F 9/00
F01P 3/18

Application no.

02018311.7

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 24.130K)
T 0832/09 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/01

Application no.

03009955.0

Keywords:

Inventive step: no (main request)
Clarity: no (auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.373K)
T 0970/09 () of 8.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/94
E04D 3/08
E04B 2/96
E06B 5/16

Application no.

01101321.6

Keywords:

-

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.755K)
T 1063/09 () of 19.4.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04C 2/04
B32B 13/08

Application no.

00968902.7

Keywords:

Admittance of late submissions (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.264K)
T 1823/09 (Packaging liquid products/MONOSOL) of 21.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

04757792.9

Keywords:

Decsion on the state of the file
Extension beyond application as filed (all requests) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 115.708K)
T 2391/09 () of 21.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E21C 35/193

Application no.

03029128.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 32.693K)
T 1309/10 () of 16.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 83/14

Application no.

01202061.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 48.190K)
T 0482/08 (Mit Nanopartikeln modifizierte Bindemittel/DU PONT DE NEMOURS) of 12.5.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 7/12

Application no.

00947966.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja) - nach Beseitigung der Mängel gemäß R. 101(2) EPÜ
Ausführbarkeit (ja) - in Verbindung mit dem allgemeinen Fachwissen
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 39.064K)
T 0728/08 (Mikrotiterplatte/EPPENDORF AG) of 13.7.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

03005574.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (Hauptantrag): ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag): ja - günstigeres Verfahren und Produkt nicht nahegelegt

Decision

DE (PDF, 38.140K)
T 0896/08 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 15/00

Application no.

99926649.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.793K)
T 1608/09 (Portable communication apparatus/SAMSUNG) of 22.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/02

Application no.

05009445.7

Keywords:

Clarity (main request) - no
Added subject-matter (main request) - yes
Inventive step (first auxiliary request) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.428K)
T 0560/06 (Dental porcelain/JENERIC) of 1.10.2010

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.10.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/02

Application no.

97420038.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of the opposition (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 93.772K)
T 1680/08 () of 8.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/00

Application no.

04007355.3

Keywords:

Method for treatment by therapy (yes; main and first auxiliary request)
Remittal (yes; apparatus claims)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.251K)
T 1996/09 () of 25.5.2011

Online on

20.07.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

98101917.7

Keywords:

Late-filed requests - not clearly allowable - not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.885K)
T 2387/09 () of 6.7.2011

Online on

20.07.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/511

Application no.

00300317.5

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency - no - no enabling disclosure concerning how to obtain the claimed density range

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.396K)
T 0202/10 () of 28.6.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 5/02

Application no.

05111114.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 22.029K)
T 1075/06 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 37/00

Application no.

00961403.3

Keywords:

Exclusion from patentability (yes)
Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 50.850K)
T 0172/07 () of 22.3.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

99125322.0

Keywords:

Procedural matters - Party status as opponent - Representation (yes)
Extension of protection conferred (yes) - Main request
Alleged divergence between two decisions of the Boards of Appeal - Referral (no)
Amendments - Allowable (yes) - Auxiliary Request 1
Inventive step (no) - Obvious solution - Auxiliary Request 1
Claim requests filed during the oral proceedings - Admissible (no) - Auxiliary requests 2 and 3

Decision

EN (PDF, 248.414K)
T 0334/07 () of 28.6.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 27/26

Application no.

94308612.4

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.210K)
T 0971/07 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

01.08.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

02792774.8

Keywords:

Priorität (nein)
Patentierbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.195K)
T 1060/07 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/02

Application no.

01902015.5

Keywords:

Opposition grounds - Extension of subject-matter (yes) - Fresh ground (no) - already considered by the opposition division (yes) - Main Request
Amendments - clear (no) - Extension of protection (yes) - added subject-matter (yes) - Subsidiary Request 1
Procedural matters - late filed claim requests - admissible (yes) - Subsidiairy Requests 2 and 3
Amendments - allowable (yes) - Subsidiary Requests 2 and 3
Novelty (yes) - Subsidiary Requests 2 and 3
Inventive step (no) - Subsidiary Request 2 - obvious solution
Inventive step (yes) - Subsidiary Request 3 - non-obvious solution

Decision

EN (PDF, 69.349K)
T 1883/07 () of 30.5.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 37/16

Application no.

01954433.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no) - all requests

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.646K)
T 0494/08 () of 16.6.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/10

Application no.

04300461.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.229K)
T 0837/08 () of 4.7.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

03019315.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 21.211K)
T 1196/08 () of 10.11.2010

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.11.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 9/22

Application no.

00403533.3

Keywords:

Recevabilité de l'intervention au titre de l'article 105(1)a) CBE sur la base d'une action en contrefaçon fondée sur un brevet roumain résultant de l'extension des effets d'un brevet européen à la Roumanie (non)
Requêtes principale et subsidiaire 1 - Activité inventive (non): alternative évidente
Requête subsidiaire 2 - Recevabilité (non)
Requête subsidiaire 3 satisfait aux dispositions de la CBE

Decision

FR (PDF, 169.900K)
T 1926/08 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/06

Application no.

98117721.5

Keywords:

Late filed request - admitted (yes)
Rule 87 EPC 1973 - applicable (yes)
Different claims, description and drawings for different contracting states - admitted (yes)
Enlarged Board - referral (no)
Amendments - occasioned by ground of opposition (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 79.150K)
T 0064/10 () of 15.6.2011

Online on

19.07.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

05819518.1

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja); Neuheit (ja); Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein); Zurückverweisung an erste Instanz

Decision

DE (PDF, 22.107K)
T 1403/07 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 15/00

Application no.

02258506.1

Keywords:

Oral proceedings held in absence of appellant
Admission of amended claims (no) - did not address all the board's objections

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.304K)
T 1761/07 (Hydrogen peroxide epoxidation/SOLVAY) of 14.1.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 301/12

Application no.

02738177.1

Keywords:

Amendments: (allowable) no new information by in juxtaposition of two independent claims
Inventive step (no) - no comparison with prior art - improvement not shown - selection of contents of organic solvent, water and hydrogen peroxide obvious for the skilled person

Decision

EN (PDF, 54.061K)
T 0227/08 (Collector bar/ALCOA) of 15.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25C 3/16

Application no.

00970713.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (main and auxiliary request): no - improvement (yes) - technical solution derivable from state of the art

Decision

EN (PDF, 98.179K)
T 0967/08 (Nanosized copper/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 30.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 7/02

Application no.

01992145.1

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary request II: clarity of the claims (no) - the parameter "average particle size" renders the claim unclear as neither the type of average nor a method for determining it is indicated in the claims
Auxiliary request I - contravening the requirements of Article 123(2) EPC

Decision

EN (PDF, 77.812K)
T 2226/08 () of 4.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/123

Application no.

96904490.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of late-filed requests - yes
Added subject-matter - yes (auxiliary request III)
Inventive step - no (all other requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 90.181K)
T 0672/09 () of 27.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 1/14
F21V 1/16
F21V 9/10
F21V 33/00

Application no.

01969260.7

Keywords:

Offenbarung der Erfindung (bejaht)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 39.559K)
T 0022/11 (Plastic rack/BECKMAN COULTER INC) of 7.7.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 9/00

Application no.

02706484.9

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.244K)
T 0376/08 () of 11.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/55

Application no.

00962340.6

Keywords:

-

Decision

DE (PDF, 149.729K)
T 2357/08 () of 30.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 9/04

Application no.

02023005.8

Keywords:

Alleged public prior use - not proven
Sole request - Article 123(2) requirement met, Article 56 EPC 1973 requirement met

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.983K)
T 0237/09 (Gas separation with high intrinsic diffusivity adsorbent/PRAXAIR) of 6.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/047

Application no.

99936039.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request, auxiliary requests 1 - 6 (no), auxiliary request 7 (yes)
Remittal to first instance

Decision

EN (PDF, 67.472K)
T 0260/09 (Local vascular delivery/CORDIS) of 3.3.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/10

Application no.

05250248.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.947K)
T 0461/09 (PSA with high intrinsic diffusivity adsorbent/PRAXAIR) of 6.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/053

Application no.

99908560.8

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request, auxiliary requests 1 - 8 (no), auxiliary requests 9, 10 (yes)
Amendment beyond original disclosure - auxiliary request 9 (yes), auxiliary request 10 (no)
Remittal to first instance

Decision

EN (PDF, 81.078K)
T 0644/09 (Sicherheitselemente mit thermochromer Schicht und Effektschicht/ … of 27.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 21/48

Application no.

00960544.5

Keywords:

Über die ursprüngliche Fassung hinausgehende Änderung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Neuer Einspruchsgrund zugelassen (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 31.853K)
T 0676/09 () of 11.7.2011

Online on

11.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/44

Application no.

02728328.2

Keywords:

Inventive step

Decision

EN (PDF, 117.151K)
T 1118/09 () of 9.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21S 8/04

Application no.

99914957.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.269K)
T 2014/09 (Aloe vera granules in detergent compositions/UNILEVER) of 10.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/382

Application no.

03734595.6

Keywords:

Patent sufficiently disclosed (yes)
Clarity of the claims (yes)
Amendments beyond original disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.060K)
T 0411/10 (Process for producing aldehyde/MITSUBISHI) of 19.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 45/50

Application no.

99124647.1

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 51.447K)
T 1354/10 (Method for producing personal care products/BOTICA COMERCIAL … of 21.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 19/00

Application no.

05076641.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): alternative process - solution obvious from closest state of the art

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.606K)
T 1405/10 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/68

Application no.

04012602.1

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: erfüllt EPÜ

Decision

DE (PDF, 44.780K)
T 0888/07 (Registering new location information and paging of mobile nodes in … of 19.4.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

02028666.2

Keywords:

Independent claims specifying all essential features of the invention - main request (no)
Clarity and support by the description - main request (no)
Justification for negative limitation in the independent claims - auxiliary request I (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request I (no)
Novelty and inventive step - auxiliary request II (yes - after amendment)
Right to be heard observed during first instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.466K)
T 1773/07 () of 6.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/913

Application no.

01117553.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - all requests

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.377K)
T 1816/08 (CDMA mobile communication system/NTT) of 17.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04J 13/00

Application no.

99918326.2

Keywords:

Added subject-matter: main and first auxiliary requests (yes)
Novelty: main and second auxiliary requests (no); third auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.269K)
T 2092/09 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08L 23/28

Application no.

01957885.5

Keywords:

Modifications - extension de l'objet : non
Clarté : oui
Nouvelle situation : renvoi en première instance

Decision

FR (PDF, 34.734K)
T 1725/06 () of 30.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

02760899.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no; all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 68.624K)
T 2273/08 () of 9.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B63C 9/22

Application no.

01945457.8

Keywords:

Acitivité inventive (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 29.763K)
T 1686/07 (Börsenhandelssystem/VWD) of 4.7.2011

Online on

12.07.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.7.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02020266.9

Keywords:

Erfinderischer technischer Beitrag - verneint (alle Anträge)
Nachgereichte Hilfsanträge zugelassen - Komplexität nicht erhöht

Decision

DE (PDF, 49.283K)
T 0036/08 () of 7.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08

Application no.

98925685.4

Keywords:

Appeal of patent proprietor rejected as inadmissible
Novelty denied

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.562K)
T 1429/08 (Chemokine receptor 88C/EUROSCREEN) of 8.7.2011

Online on

12.07.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

96945669.8

Keywords:

Claims of 9 June 2011: outside the framework of the appeal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 18.099K)
T 2224/08 (Producing L-amino acids with MalK mutants/AJINOMOTO) of 4.5.2011

Online on

12.07.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/31

Application no.

02008316.8

Keywords:

Main and sole request - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty and inventive step - (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.577K)
T 2319/09 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

12.07.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/10

Application no.

07107787.9

Keywords:

Amendments: allowable
Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 19.635K)
T 0037/11 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

12.07.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/007

Application no.

01119061.8

Keywords:

Form of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.309K)
T 0811/11 (Differentiated progenitor cells/ADVANCED CELL TECHNOLOGY) of 11.7.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/00

Application no.

00973497.1

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.265K)
T 1363/08 () of 8.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 7/08

Application no.

04008430.3

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.075K)
T 1882/08 () of 16.6.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/24

Application no.

04025158.9

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes: all requests)
Oral proceedings held and substantive decision taken in spite of loss of rights due to non-payment of a renewal fee and the corresponding additional fee

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.514K)
T 0476/11 () of 5.7.2011

Online on

18.07.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

06000580.8

Keywords:

Appeal inadmissible - no statement of the grounds of appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.220K)
T 0578/06 (Pancreatic cells/IPSEN) of 29.6.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00

Application no.

97918523.8

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step, sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Added matter - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.840K)
T 0786/08 (Inhibitors of JNK/UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS) of 13.1.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 5/00

Application no.

98918819.8

Keywords:

New Main Request: added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Clarity (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.945K)
T 1105/09 () of 9.6.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 1/20

Application no.

00984836.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 154.435K)
T 1696/07 (Input apparatus/ALPS ELECTRIC) of 14.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

04027682.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - (no, all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 50.132K)
T 1769/10 () of 12.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

07751619.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment
Inventive step - treatment of technical and non-technical features (Reasons 4.2)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.035K)
R 0001/11 () of 27.6.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/06

Application no.

96114753.5

Keywords:

Petition for review: - Petitioner I: clearly unallowable;
Petitioner II: clearly inadmissible

Decision

EN (PDF, 51.376K)
T 1114/07 () of 8.6.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/26

Application no.

99400837.3

Keywords:

Novelty (no) - Main Request
Admissibility (yes) - First Auxiliary Request
Amendments - Allowable (yes) - First Auxiliary Request
Novelty (yes) - First Auxiliary Request
Inventive step (no) - Obvious solution - First Auxiliary Request

Decision

EN (PDF, 91.776K)
T 0084/08 (In-line image insertion in mobile device/RESEARCH IN MOTION) of 28.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

04251088.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.145K)
T 0625/08 () of 25.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/66

Application no.

96920607.7

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.627K)
T 0963/08 (High throughput wireless communcation/INTEL) of 19.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/04

Application no.

04809758.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 5)
Clarity - no (auxiliary requests 1 and 4)

Decision

EN (PDF, 95.740K)
T 1235/08 () of 27.6.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/97

Application no.

05737923.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.769K)
T 0324/09 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 37/06

Application no.

01109757.3

Keywords:

Validity of priority - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.183K)
T 1422/09 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F 15/134

Application no.

99120567.5

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (inventive step - no)
Auxiliary request 6 (not admitted)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.833K)
T 1604/09 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C30B 7/00

Application no.

04255157.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - after amendments
Inventive step (yes) - after amendments

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.041K)
T 1657/09 () of 26.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/48

Application no.

00120866.9

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge I bis III) - verneint
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag IV) - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.045K)
T 2019/09 (Curable 1,3,5-Triazincarbamate und -harnstoffe/BASF SE) of 28.6.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 251/70

Application no.

05716559.9

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - (nicht gewährbar) - 'Product-by-Process-Anspruch' - klarere Definition möglich
Hilfsantrag 1 - (gewährbar)
Zurückverweisung

Decision

DE (PDF, 28.781K)
T 0638/07 (Adjustment of a work place illumination/AO MEDICAL PRODUCTS) of 7.6.2011

Online on

04.07.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/26

Application no.

04703551.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main and auxiliary requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 72.337K)
T 0870/09 () of 19.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 73/16

Application no.

02020180.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (main requst, auxiliary request 1 - no; auxiliary request 2 - yes
Admissibility of late filed request 1c - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.634K)
T 1700/09 () of 15.6.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/56

Application no.

05257736.8

Keywords:

Remittal - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.820K)
T 1099/08 (Off-peak periods/LELY) of 15.3.2011

Online on

01.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/02

Application no.

02076614.3

Keywords:

Clarity of the amendments (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.226K)
T 1288/08 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60R 5/04

Application no.

01403346.8

Keywords:

Nouveauté - requêtes principale et subsidiaire (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 34.629K)
T 1458/08 (Input apparatus/ALPS ELECTRIC) of 14.4.2011

Online on

01.07.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

02017320.9

Keywords:

Clarity and support by the description - (yes, after amendment)
Extension of subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Novelty and inventive step - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to first instance - (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.621K)
T 0731/09 () of 31.3.2011

Online on

01.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A43C 11/00

Application no.

04029221.1

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary requests 2 to 10 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - not admitted into the proceedings

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.556K)
T 1414/09 () of 9.5.2011

Online on

01.07.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A62B 7/14

Application no.

03290799.0

Keywords:

Nouveaux documents cités dans le mémoire de recours - admis; renvoi devant la première instance (non)
Activité inventive (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 41.228K)
T 2230/09 () of 11.5.2011

Online on

01.07.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B62B 3/14

Application no.

03380220.8

Keywords:

Divulgation suffisamment claire et complète (oui)
Activité inventive (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 42.602K)

June 2011

T 1108/07 (Composition de saccharides/RAFFINERIE TIRLEMONTOISE) of 26.10.2010

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.10.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12P 19/14

Application no.

97932670.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 38.408K)
T 0243/08 (Call processing method/LUCENT) of 27.5.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 7/00

Application no.

04253535.1

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.091K)
T 0382/08 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

00979895.0

Keywords:

Added subject-matter

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.759K)
T 1140/08 () of 13.4.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/00

Application no.

01305163.6

Keywords:

Amendments - Added matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.282K)
T 1376/08 () of 31.3.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/11
A61N 1/36

Application no.

05075990.1

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.966K)
T 2186/08 (Hybrid capture/QIAGEN) of 7.6.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01944578.2

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.506K)
T 0558/09 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 9/14
H01Q 21/30
H01Q 5/00

Application no.

05019114.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no: all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.890K)
T 1130/09 (Phosphazenhaltige mikrostrukturierte Substrate/CELONOVA BIOSCIENCES) of 5.5.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 27/50

Application no.

04020856.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja): beanspruchter Bereich aus breitem Bereich ausgewählt - drittes Kriterium eine Frage der erfinderischen Tätigkeit

Decision

DE (PDF, 71.851K)
T 2451/09 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 19/32

Application no.

00939009.7

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.023K)
T 0747/10 () of 13.4.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/06
A61M 21/00

Application no.

07711264.7

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes - main request, second auxiliary request)
Novelty (yes - third auxiliary request)
Inventive step (yes, third auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.245K)
T 1582/10 () of 4.5.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 15/00

Application no.

07010760.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.822K)
T 2130/10 (Hair bleach product/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 28.6.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/08

Application no.

02725416.8

Keywords:

Withdrawal of the agreement to the text of the patent-revocation of the patent

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.347K)
T 0641/11 () of 16.6.2011

Online on

30.06.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 13/44

Application no.

98918625.9

Keywords:

Decision of the President of the EPO of 12 July 2007 on the filing of authorizations
Notice of appeal - deemed not to have been filed

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.518K)
R 0017/10 () of 15.6.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

15.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 13/08

Application no.

01300083.1

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.440K)
T 0777/08 (Atorvastatin polymorphs/WARNER-LAMBERT) of 24.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 207/34

Application no.

01116338.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - foreseeable improvement of crystalline vs. amorphous forms

Decision

EN (PDF, 250.097K)
T 1006/08 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

03.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01G 19/393

Application no.

97306376.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - -

Decision

EN (PDF, 118.108K)
T 2299/08 (Hair coloring compositions/THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY) of 29.3.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

00973666.1

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests 1 and 2: novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests 3 to 9: inventive step (no) - determination of the closest prior art - comparative experiments not carried out with the closest prior art - obvious alternatives

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.070K)
T 1548/10 () of 31.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/221

Application no.

04746600.8

Keywords:

Amendments - not allowable

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.714K)
T 2038/07 (GSK-3 Inhibitors/VERTEX) of 31.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 413/04

Application no.

03710903.0

Keywords:

Remittal of main request after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.375K)
T 1941/08 (Device for reduction of malodors/KIMBERLY-CLARK) of 12.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/46

Application no.

99953296.3

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - functional feature redundant
Inventive step (yes) - secondary document relates to a different problem

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.141K)
T 0277/07 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/32

Application no.

97954737.9

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 49.131K)
T 1708/08 (Textiles Implantat/FEG Textiltechnik Forschungs- und … of 10.3.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 31/04

Application no.

02754251.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja) - neuer Antrag zusammen mit Beschwerdebegründung - detaillierte Auseinandersetzung mit nicht mehr zutreffender Begründung der angefochtenen Entscheidung entbehrlich - Begründung ausreichend - Zurückverweisung

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.745K)
T 2119/08 (BASF SE/EVONIK OXENO) of 5.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 29/16

Application no.

00958472.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja): Verfahrensmerkmal weder explizit noch implizit offenbart
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): beanspruchte Lösung im Stand der Technik nahegelegt

Decision

DE (PDF, 31.088K)
T 2441/10 () of 14.6.2011

Online on

03.08.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01M 1/00
G01M 1/22
G01M 17/02

Application no.

97903882.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 100.414K)
T 0732/07 (Injection of diagnostic cells into the data stream/ALCATEL) of 15.3.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24

Application no.

02290758.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.221K)
T 0597/08 (Compensating for a frequency offset between an ingress LAN and an … of 31.3.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/46

Application no.

04252561.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main and auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.485K)
T 1250/08 () of 16.3.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/14

Application no.

98964872.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (main request): yes
Inventive step (main request): yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 62.996K)
T 1946/09 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C21D 8/04

Application no.

00964323.0

Keywords:

Recevabilité de l'opposition (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 35.199K)
T 0168/10 () of 6.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/68

Application no.

01120604.2

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Hilfsantrag - Zulässigkeit (ja), erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 51.055K)
T 0543/10 () of 23.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/30

Application no.

04030665.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.389K)
T 0514/07 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 65/02

Application no.

00975724.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - obvious solution - Main Request
Auxiliary Requests filed during the oral proceedings - admissible (no) - Auxiliary Requests 1, 3, 5
Auxiliary Requests filed during the oral proceedings - admissible (yes) - Auxiliary Requests 2 and 4
Amendments - allowable (yes) - Auxiliary Requests 2 and 4
Inventive step (no) - obvious solution - Auxiliary Requests 2 and 4

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.923K)
T 1831/08 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 15/077

Application no.

05716608.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 22.559K)
T 0164/10 () of 12.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/23

Application no.

01910406.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - alternative solution (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.940K)
T 2082/08 () of 10.3.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/54

Application no.

02024102.2

Keywords:

Einspruchsgrund - Erweiterung - Teilanmeldung - (nach Änderungen verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.704K)
T 0263/09 () of 6.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

02737004.8

Keywords:

Novelty - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 123.492K)
T 0452/09 () of 31.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

31.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04F 13/00
E04F 15/02
E04F 15/20
B32B 27/32
B32B 27/30

Application no.

01117926.4

Keywords:

Offenbarung der Erfindung (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 73.948K)
T 1793/09 () of 1.6.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

03251527.2

Keywords:

Late-filed request - admitted
Claim 1 - clear and sufficient disclosure
Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.333K)
J 0012/10 (Re-establishment of rights/LYOTROPIC THERAPEUTICS, INC.) of 16.6.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/56

Application no.

06750213.8

Keywords:

Re-establishment of rights for paying the renewal fee (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.147K)
T 1244/07 (1-Click/AMAZON) of 27.1.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G06F 3/033

Application no.

01113935.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - use of cookie to look up customer data (no - obvious from D1 and D3)
Inventive step - enabling single-action ordering (no - shift of responsibility for security is form of human behaviour not contributing to inventive step)
Long felt want (no - immediate application of newly available programming feature)
Inventive step - omitting confirmation steps in an ordering process (no - aspect of business method)
Inventive step - combining orders sent within a certain time (no - administrative rule)
Inventive step - displaying indication that single-action order can be cancelled within a predetermined time period (no - presentation of administrative information)

Decision

EN (PDF, 85.630K)
T 1820/10 () of 9.6.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/32

Application no.

99956190.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.694K)
T 1274/07 (Teilbare Tablette/ABBOTT) of 31.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

31.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/20

Application no.

99941596.1

Keywords:

Berichtigung zulässig (ja): eindeutiger Fehler
Unzureichende Offenbarung: (nein): Lehre breit aber nacharbeitbar

Decision

DE (PDF, 36.865K)
T 1519/07 () of 4.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 5/257

Application no.

98948456.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.516K)
T 1945/07 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/35

Application no.

03729523.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.186K)
T 0241/08 (Powder formulation for inhalation/RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT) of 28.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/72

Application no.

01908465.6

Keywords:

Decision taken in the absence of the duly invited parties (yes)
Non-medical use claims: sufficiency of disclosure (no)"

Decision

EN (PDF, 126.862K)
T 0571/08 () of 11.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.4.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B04B 5/04

Application no.

03290034.2

Keywords:

Nouvel usage antérieur: admis dans la procédure
Renvoi à l'instance du premier degré : oui
Répartition des frais : non

Decision

FR (PDF, 85.496K)
T 0912/08 () of 25.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 5/22

Application no.

02254585.9

Keywords:

Amendments - isolated features taken from drawings - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - features originally presented as being conventional incorporated as inventive features in a claim - added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.818K)
T 1411/08 (Pairing providers with consumers/In-Development) of 6.6.2011

Online on

03.08.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

00963625.9

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Unsearched subject matter - examination proceedings

Decision

EN (PDF, 136.786K)
T 0286/07 (Delegating digital signatures/ORACLE) of 11.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

01986160.8

Keywords:

Claim 1 - clarity (no, ambiguous)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.289K)
T 0188/08 () of 14.12.2010

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.12.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28F 9/02

Application no.

01103957.5

Keywords:

Clarté
Activité inventive (oui)
Extension (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 46.445K)
T 1387/08 () of 12.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/20

Application no.

00921862.9

Keywords:

Late submitted ground under Article 100(b) EPC - non-admission confirmed
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 62.951K)
T 1497/08 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/16

Application no.

02700176.7

Keywords:

Clarity (no, main and first to sixth auxiliary requests)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes, sixth auxiliary request)
Admissibility (no, seventh auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 96.557K)
T 1531/08 () of 12.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 55/04

Application no.

00987982.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.565K)
T 0258/09 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 7/04

Application no.

99119112.3

Keywords:

Klarheit - verneint (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge I und II)
Neuheit - nein (Hilfsantrag III)
Hilfsantrag IV - unzulässig geändert

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.591K)
T 1048/09 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 41/50
B22D 41/28
D22D 41/56

Application no.

04703122.4

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter or protection (no): Document filed late in both opposition and appeal proceedings - admissible (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 77.578K)
T 2038/09 () of 25.5.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01C 21/00

Application no.

02745639.1

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 19.979K)
T 1385/06 () of 31.3.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 9/82

Application no.

00310611.9

Keywords:

Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.425K)
T 1874/07 () of 6.6.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.6.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24

Application no.

02794576.5

Keywords:

Claims amended on appeal - fresh case
Remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.218K)
T 1067/08 (High-activity phytase/BASF SE) of 10.2.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/00

Application no.

98934912.1

Keywords:

Main request identical to sole request not admitted in opposition proceedings - not admitted (abuse of procedure)
Auxiliary requests - not admitted (withdrawn/should have been filed in first instance proceedings)

Decision

EN (PDF, 50.275K)
T 0248/06 () of 24.1.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 36/00

Application no.

98300349.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes) - statement of grounds of appeal
Added subject-matter (understandable): no
Novelty (main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3): yes
Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 2: inventive step - no
Technical solution derivable from prior art documents
Inventive step (auxiliary request 3): yes - non obvious technical solution

Decision

EN (PDF, 55.537K)
T 1234/08 (Geschirrspülmittel/HENKEL) of 27.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/37

Application no.

02706745.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - alle Anträge

Decision

DE (PDF, 38.179K)
T 0589/09 (Sugar containing structured composition/UNILEVER) of 3.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

99961040.5

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Compliance with the requirements of Art. 84 EPC - not to be contested in opposition appeal proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 53.231K)
T 1221/08 () of 23.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

04023718.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderungen)

Decision

DE (PDF, 111.368K)
T 1927/08 () of 29.4.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01B 7/10

Application no.

02742790.5

Keywords:

Erweiterung (verneint)
Ausführbarkeit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 52.651K)
T 1129/09 () of 17.3.2011

Online on

29.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/02

Application no.

05753046.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.869K)
T 1466/10 (Lokalisieren einer Übertragungseinrichtung/VODAFONE) of 19.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

01986832.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) - bejaht

Decision

DE (PDF, 33.643K)
T 1202/07 (Aircraft control system/BOEING) of 7.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/06

Application no.

95203000.5

Keywords:

Extension of protection (all requests) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 121.991K)
T 1764/08 () of 2.12.2010

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

99960701.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal - grounds of appeal filed via epoline (no)
Principle of good faith (no)
EPO document submission system unnecessarily complicated (no)
Re-establishment of rights (no)
All due care (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.320K)
T 1889/08 (Messwerte/AVL) of 5.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 23/00

Application no.

02450059.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) - verneint
Unzulässige Änderung (Hilfsantrag 1)
Zulässigkeit (Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4) - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.274K)
T 0640/09 () of 12.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 57/04

Application no.

99125715.5

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen (Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1-3) - verneint
Klarheit (Hilfsantrag 4) - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.512K)
T 0697/09 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21B 13/14

Application no.

98300309.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.931K)
T 0890/09 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 41/127

Application no.

03019110.0

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - Vorrichtungsanspruch - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag - unzulässig erweitert (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.324K)
T 1410/09 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 13/16

Application no.

02735248.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 22.312K)
T 1289/10 () of 13.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

04753910.1

Keywords:

Request for re-establishment of rights - not allowable
Exercise of all due care on the part of the European representative when providing a contact email address - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.923K)
T 1681/10 () of 25.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/00

Application no.

02700957.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) (main request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.348K)
T 0374/07 (Multiprocessing system/ORACLE) of 15.3.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/08

Application no.

97304617.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.062K)
T 1006/09 (Customer service centre/GENESYS) of 20.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/16

Application no.

02761182.1

Keywords:

Clarity (main request) - no
Inventive step (first auxiliary request) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.834K)
T 1830/08 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 15/077

Application no.

05105447.6

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Klarheit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 21.259K)
T 2164/08 (Objects to tables/i2) of 14.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

96913086.3

Keywords:

Novelty (main request) - no
Added subject-matter (auxiliary requests) - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 115.420K)
T 1020/09 (Supervisory channel/ERICSSON) of 16.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/08

Application no.

00300932.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.541K)
T 2255/09 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/06

Application no.

05026584.2

Keywords:

Support in the earlier application (yes, after amendments)

Decision

EN (PDF, 17.821K)
T 2339/10 () of 30.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

06075422.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 14.987K)
T 1421/05 () of 18.1.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/054

Application no.

91903945.3

Keywords:

Inter-partes transfer of opposition (no)
Transfer of opposition status to universal successor (yes)
Correction of name of appellant (yes)
Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Party entitled to resile from position previously taken in opposition proceedings (no)
Issue decided in first appeal res judicata (yes)
Amendments of party's case in appeal proceedings (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 155.674K)
T 1400/07 () of 7.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/00

Application no.

01992556.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.781K)
T 0624/08 () of 17.2.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/12

Application no.

98919817.1

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division

Decision

EN (PDF, 102.141K)
T 0152/09 () of 24.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/032

Application no.

03292165.2

Keywords:

Décision non motivée
Appréciation objective de l'activité inventive (non)
Violation du respect du contradictoire
Vice substantiel de procédure

Decision

FR (PDF, 39.989K)
T 0370/09 () of 8.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/26

Application no.

98966979.1

Keywords:

Novelty (no, all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 103.840K)
T 0415/09 () of 23.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/66

Application no.

98914045.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - -
Novelty (yes) - -

Decision

EN (PDF, 136.620K)
T 0673/09 () of 4.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 47/51

Application no.

03090031.0

Keywords:

Neuer Einwand mangelnder Neuheit gegenüber D7 in mündlicher Verhandlung nicht zugelassen (Punkt 1.4) - Lösung erster Aufgabe naheliegend - nachrangige Lösung zweiter Aufgabe gleichfalls (Punkte 4.5.1 - 4.5.3) - Hilfsanträge 1 und 5 (nicht zugelassen)

Decision

DE (PDF, 50.773K)
T 1305/09 () of 19.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 14/26

Application no.

04027616.4

Keywords:

Mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - ausgehend vom nächstkommenden Stand der Technik: routinemäßiges Handeln

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.388K)
T 1333/09 () of 22.2.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 51/00

Application no.

05815352.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (alle Anträge): nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.270K)
T 1443/09 () of 11.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 4/02

Application no.

04252527.9

Keywords:

Decision on the state of the file: not reasoned
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.262K)
T 0448/10 (Übertragung von Nachrichten/IPCOM) of 14.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 7/22

Application no.

01909521.5

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1') - bejaht
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (auf Basis des Hilfsantrags 2') - bejaht

Decision

DE (PDF, 97.114K)
T 1136/10 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 7/14

Application no.

06252375.8

Keywords:

Request for oral proceedings ignored (yes) - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Objection raised for the first time in the decision (yes) - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Decision reasoned (no) - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance for further prosecution (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.725K)
J 0013/10 () of 27.5.2011

Online on

22.07.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Violation of right to be heard - Applicant's comments not duly considered

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.556K)
J 0024/10 () of 15.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Pending earlier European patent application (no)
Pending status of the European patent application ceases on the day before the publication of the mention of its grant in the European Patent Bulletin

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.361K)
T 0177/08 (Mediators of hedgehog signaling pathways/CURIS INC.) of 8.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 239/91

Application no.

00963551.7

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary request 1 - Article 123(3): no
Auxiliary request 2 - Article 123(3): yes
Remittal - yes: undecided issues

Decision

EN (PDF, 54.007K)
T 0370/08 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 5/08

Application no.

02250042.5

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)
First and third auxiliary requests - clarity (no)
Second auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes)
Fourth auxiliary request - not admissible
Fifth auxiliary request - novelty (no)"

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.926K)
T 2285/08 () of 15.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 33/76
B29L 22/00
B29D 22/00

Application no.

99931022.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes)
Admissibility of the main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Clarity (main request - yes)
Scope of protection extended (main request - no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 141.260K)
T 1655/09 () of 11.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/514

Application no.

00311348.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features - main request, first and second auxiliary request
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features - third auxiliary request

Decision

EN (PDF, 86.518K)
T 1078/10 (Pyrazolopyrimidines/ARENA) of 23.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04

Application no.

04756935.5

Keywords:

Remittal of main request after amendment
Amendments allowable (yes)
Clarity (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 205.631K)

May 2011

T 0164/08 (Télomérase/CHEN) of 24.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.5.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01928158.3

Keywords:

Requête principale: suffisance de la description (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 49.838K)
T 0615/08 (Verfahren zur Umsetzung einer organischen Verbindung mit einem … of 14.12.2010

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.12.2010

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07B 41/00

Application no.

99942819.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - Merkmal nicht unmittelbar und eindeutig offenbart
Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Verbesserung nicht glaubhaft - unlautere Vergleichsversuche - umformulierte Aufgabe - naheliegende Lösung
Hilfsanträge 4 und 5: Zulässigkeit (nein) - verspätet - Merkmale aus der Beschreibung aufgenommen - neuer Sachverhalt

Decision

DE (PDF, 92.844K)
T 1414/08 (Tissue paper/GEORGIA PACIFIC) of 5.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 21/22

Application no.

97310473.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - ambiguity of end values of a claimed range is a matter of definition under Art. 84 EPC

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.055K)
T 0486/09 (Beobachtung von Nachbarfunkzellen/SIEMENS) of 13.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 7/32

Application no.

01994037.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.878K)
T 2022/10 () of 18.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/537

Application no.

01971232.2

Keywords:

Inadmissibility of the appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.251K)
T 1325/07 (Performance data analysis/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 5.5.2011

Online on

30.05.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/25

Application no.

00973856.8

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.863K)
T 0383/09 () of 17.3.2011

Online on

30.05.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F24F 3/16
F24F 9/00

Application no.

02732868.1

Keywords:

Requêtes principale et première subsidiaire: extension inadmissible
Requête subsidiaire deuxième: défaut de brevetabilité (nouveauté, activité inventive)
Requêtes subsidiaires troisième et quatrième: tardives, non-admises

Decision

FR (PDF, 61.077K)
T 0005/10 () of 5.4.2011

Online on

29.09.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24B 1/00

Application no.

06120790.8

Keywords:

New request filed at the oral proceedings - admissibility (no)
Main request - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.116K)
T 0242/10 () of 9.5.2011

Online on

30.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/24

Application no.

06254840.9

Keywords:

Main request: withdrawn
First auxiliary request: remittal for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.036K)
T 2313/10 () of 20.5.2011

Online on

30.05.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1343

Application no.

07005724.5

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.401K)
T 1919/07 (Reviewing broadcast channels on a portable device/PHILIPS) of 10.5.2011

Online on

27.05.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

02755479.9

Keywords:

Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests - no
Inventive step - second and fourth auxiliary requests - no
Added subject-matter - third auxiliary request - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.797K)
T 2018/07 () of 22.2.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 21/04
G01B 7/008
G01B 5/008
G01B 11/00

Application no.

03712319.7

Keywords:

Main Request, Claims 1 and 2 - Inventive Step (yes)
Main Request, Claims 1 and 2 - inadmissible amendment (no)
Main Request, Claims 1 and 2 - Clarity (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 120.206K)
T 2231/08 () of 19.5.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/74
G01F 1/66
G01N 29/02

Application no.

04704117.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 140.047K)
T 0878/09 (Method for the detection of prion proteins/PROTHERICS) of 17.3.2011

Online on

27.05.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 7/06

Application no.

92924777.3

Keywords:

Main request: admissibility (yes); added matter, extension of scope (no); clarity, novelty, inventive step, sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 70.708K)
T 1814/09 (Feldbusprotokoll / ENDRESS+HAUSER) of 31.3.2011

Online on

27.05.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

04712040.7

Keywords:

Mit Beschwerdebegründung eingeführte Entgegenhaltung - zugelassen
Recht auf zwei Instanzen zu jedem Gesichtspunkt - verneint
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - bejaht (nach Änderung)

Decision

DE (PDF, 38.966K)
T 0897/07 (Abbindebeschleuniger/SIKA Technology AG) of 3.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/02

Application no.

00113018.6

Keywords:

Verspätetes Vorbringen (Dokumente D9-D26: nein; D27 und D28: ja)
Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1-2: Neuheit - nein - Vorbenutzung
Hilfsantrag 3: Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 3): ja - nicht naheliegende Bereitstellung eines alternativen Beschleunigers

Decision

DE (PDF, 94.479K)
T 0028/08 (60 GHz Wireless communication system/SONY) of 29.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28

Application no.

05024428.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - main and auxiliary requests

Decision

EN (PDF, 75.587K)
T 1838/10 (Mobile station for productivity tracking/NOKIA) of 15.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 11/00

Application no.

04750740.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 14.978K)
T 0032/11 (Method of sending messages/NOKIA) of 12.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/22

Application no.

04101874.8

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 14.985K)
R 0013/10 () of 24.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 65/02

Application no.

96935122.0

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.537K)
T 0709/08 (Dead time/MAASLAND) of 17.2.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

97203807.9

Keywords:

Lack of inventive step (main request)
Added subject-matter (auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.027K)
T 0144/09 () of 4.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 11/00

Application no.

99113776.1

Keywords:

Main request and first, second, fourth and sixth auxiliary requests - not admitted (Art. 12(4) RPBA)
Third auxiliary request - added subject-matter (Art. 123(2) EPC)
Fifth auxiliary request - not admitted (Art. 13(1) RPBA)
Referral of question to Enlarged Board of Appeal - rejected
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - dismissed
Apportionment of costs - requests rejected

Decision

EN (PDF, 63.830K)
T 0420/09 () of 15.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01B 59/06

Application no.

00102756.4

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 73.612K)
T 0495/09 (Treatment of autoimmune diseases/GENENTECH) of 1.6.2010

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.6.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

00928991.9

Keywords:

Admissibility auxiliary request - yes
Added matter - no
Remittal - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.918K)
T 1067/09 () of 8.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 55/162

Application no.

03720743.8

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - yes (all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.457K)
T 2153/09 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 65/74

Application no.

07012115.7

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 19.747K)
T 2281/09 () of 16.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03B 17/04

Application no.

05013787.6

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.429K)
T 1578/10 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23N 12/06

Application no.

06425753.8

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.354K)
T 0025/11 () of 5.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/38

Application no.

06735011.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal - no
Refund of the appeal fee - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.584K)
T 1001/07 (Ointment/KAPAJ) of 12.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/78

Application no.

04386026.1

Keywords:

Added matter - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.811K)
T 0719/08 (Shed/MAASLAND) of 29.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/12

Application no.

94901058.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.590K)
T 0756/08 (Olefin epoxidation/EVONIK) of 14.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 301/12

Application no.

02740416.9

Keywords:

Auxiliary request, filed at oral proceedings: admissible (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes), temperature profile not inevitable result of prior art process
Inventive step (no), obvious alternative, routine activity

Decision

EN (PDF, 95.848K)
T 1878/08 (Working fluids/LUBRIZOL) of 25.1.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

25.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

92308922.1

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2: extension of subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 3 to 11: extension of protection conferred (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.137K)
T 1922/08 (Process for middle distillates/ENI) of 11.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 65/12

Application no.

02767160.1

Keywords:

Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 50.729K)
T 0329/09 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/04

Application no.

98941135.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigheit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.164K)
T 2422/09 () of 17.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/04

Application no.

03815067.8

Keywords:

Rechtsfehlerfreie Ausübung des Ermessens durch 1. Instanz: ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: verneint für Haupt-, Hilfsantrag 1
Zulassung neuer Anträge im Beschwerdeverfahren: verneint für Hilfsanträge 2, 3

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.370K)
T 0054/07 () of 17.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

98912646.1

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.890K)
T 1801/07 () of 17.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 61/32

Application no.

97103669.4

Keywords:

Inventive step: no
Brochure belonging to the state of the art: yes (reasons 2.1)
Burden of proof (reasons 2.6)

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.646K)
T 0722/08 () of 6.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 9/18

Application no.

04819250.4

Keywords:

Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 20.896K)
T 0836/08 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

05006219.9

Keywords:

Chirurgisches Behandlungsverfahren (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.455K)
T 0897/08 () of 9.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/05

Application no.

96941469.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 74.624K)
T 1470/08 () of 30.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 3/12

Application no.

98123192.1

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - no
Extension of scope of protection - no
Support in the description - yes
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 48.901K)
T 2362/08 () of 14.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 65/02

Application no.

97944406.4

Keywords:

Basis of decision - right to be heard (no)
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Decision re-appeals - remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.095K)
T 1469/09 () of 6.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 17/06

Application no.

04705827.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.250K)
T 1358/07 (Submicron-sized particle production/ARCH) of 29.10.2010

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.10.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 213/89

Application no.

98908886.9

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request: amendments (not allowable)
All requests: sufficiency of disclosure (no) - undue burden; reactor defined by a result to be achieved - no sufficient information to enable the skilled person to identify or design a suitably configured reactor to achieve the desired result without undue burden

Decision

EN (PDF, 87.644K)
T 1985/07 () of 22.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 5/28
G01S 13/86
G01S 5/18

Application no.

03704131.6

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 175.538K)
T 0471/08 () of 30.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

98953638.8

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.434K)
T 1717/08 () of 30.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/22

Application no.

03004526.4

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag: ja)
Zulassung zum Verfahren (Hilfsantrag 1: nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 30.232K)
T 0606/10 (AIDS proteins/NOVARTIS) of 12.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10

Application no.

92201711.6

Keywords:

Respondent's main request - termination of the appeal proceedings (no)
Common request of appellant and respondent - patent to be revoked (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.011K)
T 0293/05 () of 9.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16

Application no.

97924798.8

Keywords:

Basis of decision - decision reasoned (yes)
Admission into proceedings (no) - main request and first and second auxiliary requests
Inventive step (yes) - third auxiliary request
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 56.896K)
T 1754/07 () of 10.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/01

Application no.

02080011.6

Keywords:

Extended subject-matter (no, after amendments)
Novelty (yes, after amendments)

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.563K)
T 0238/08 (Microdevice/BATTELLE) of 5.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

03710781.0

Keywords:

Novelty: (main request and first to fourth auxiliary request): no
Novelty: (fifth auxiliary request): yes
Inventive step (fifth auxiliary request): yes - technical solution not suggested by cited prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 170.956K)
T 0282/08 () of 6.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 6/03

Application no.

04722801.0

Keywords:

Einheitlichkeit: ja (nach Änderungen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: ja (nach Änderungen)

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.264K)
T 0494/07 () of 13.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/20

Application no.

02253587.6

Keywords:

Method involving technical means is an invention within the meaning of Art. 52(1) EPC
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Clarity (yes)
Remittal fo further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.534K)
T 0198/09 () of 24.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/02

Application no.

03813735.2

Keywords:

It is immaterial whether the person skilled in the art would have considered a document (point 3) if this document does not suggest the claimed method step (point 7.4)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.909K)
T 0023/10 (Admission of requests filed with the statement of grounds of appeal) of 18.1.2011

Online on

09.06.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

02007397.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal - statement of grounds of appeal – assessment of the appeal as a whole
New claim requests filed with the statement of grounds of appeal – admission into proceedings - procedure proper to an administrative court

Decision

EN (PDF, 50.250K)
T 2183/10 () of 12.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/10

Application no.

04029273.2

Keywords:

Inadmissibility of the appeal

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.708K)
T 1146/06 () of 21.1.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/60

Application no.

95300493.4

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal - grounds - substantiation (yes)
Late-submitted material - document cited on appeal admitted (yes)
Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.812K)
T 1634/06 () of 4.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

99948321.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no
Inventive step - determination of closest prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 36.442K)
T 1605/07 (Phosphorsäure-Epoxyester-Herstellung/DU PONT) of 10.12.2010

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.12.2010

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/44

Application no.

00983309.6

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (ja): Anspruch 1, spezifisches Merkmal nicht offenbart; Anspruch 5, Einbau des Lösungsmittels nicht unmittelbar und eindeutig offenbart
Haupt- und Hilfsantrag 1: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): verbesserte Eigenschaften nicht nachgewiesen; unterscheidende Merkmale lediglich Wahl aus vorgegebenem Rahmen
Hilfsantrag 2: verspätet, nicht zugelassen

Decision

DE (PDF, 108.122K)
T 1837/07 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/05

Application no.

97916831.7

Keywords:

Lack of reasoning (yes)
Procedural violation (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.958K)
T 1378/08 (Beschichtung von Sanitärkeramik/NANOGATE) of 29.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 41/84

Application no.

03769186.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja): nicht nahegelegtes weiteres Verfahren

Decision

DE (PDF, 31.359K)
T 1479/08 (Lane-following system/NISSAN) of 9.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/03

Application no.

00306387.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.834K)
T 1577/08 () of 9.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

98919874.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendments)
Clarity (yes)
Extended subject-matter (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.999K)
T 1644/08 (Endoglucanases/NOVOZYMES) of 15.2.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/42

Application no.

96905762.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of the main request - (yes)
Main request - added subject-matter (no); clarity (yes); novelty and inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 101.313K)
T 0073/09 () of 29.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08B 30/04

Application no.

03292238.7

Keywords:

Modifications - extension de l'objet (requête principale) : non
Nouveauté, Activité inventive (requête principale) : oui

Decision

FR (PDF, 47.563K)
T 0014/10 () of 3.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 27/14

Application no.

03027954.1

Keywords:

Klarheit (Haupt-, Hilfsantrag 1) - nein
Zulassung eines neuen späten Antrags - nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.977K)
T 0237/10 () of 6.5.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 8/20

Application no.

06253301.3

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation: decision on the state of the file: not reasoned
Interlocutory revision should have been granted
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 175.820K)
T 0928/07 () of 7.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

99918276.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - mixture of technical and non-technical features (item 5 of the reasons)

Decision

EN (PDF, 29.646K)
T 1239/09 () of 15.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B28D 1/18

Application no.

02001471.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein, Ausnützen von durch nächstkommenden Stand der Technik bereits gegebenen Möglichkeiten durch weiteren Stand der Technik veranlasst (Punkt 3.4.1)

Decision

DE (PDF, 44.032K)
T 1348/09 () of 6.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/064

Application no.

04076389.8

Keywords:

Clarity (yes), after amendment
Extended subject-matter (no), after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 19.089K)
T 1716/10 () of 6.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.5.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/56

Application no.

07010099.5

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - Anspruch 1 nicht klar und deutlich - nicht zugelassen
Hilfsantrag - Anspruch 1 - nein
Zurückverweisung

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.198K)
T 0457/08 () of 5.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 41/04

Application no.

97121557.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.545K)
T 1050/09 () of 7.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 33/66

Application no.

02100569.9

Keywords:

Remittal to first instance (no)
refund of appeal fee (no)
Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.894K)
T 1714/07 (Toggling alarm management/TYCO ELECTRONICS) of 1.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24

Application no.

04253600.3

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - no (after amendment)
Main request - Inventive step - no
Auxiliary request one - Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.103K)
T 2325/08 (Transmitter-receiver/TRANSMODE) of 9.5.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/08

Application no.

01972836.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request and first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Remittal - auxiliary request 2B (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.865K)
T 0536/09 () of 22.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

01900572.7

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.415K)
T 2361/09 (Adaptive bit allocation/SONY) of 1.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/66

Application no.

97114387.0

Keywords:

Clarity (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 22.625K)
T 1261/09 () of 5.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 17/22

Application no.

03767733.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Klarheit - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.350K)
T 2069/09 () of 31.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 11/00

Application no.

99942054.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Remittal to first instance (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.247K)
T 0082/08 () of 22.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 3/02

Application no.

00870243.3

Keywords:

Inventive step: no (all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.182K)
T 0403/08 () of 7.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/16

Application no.

91905681.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.147K)
T 0811/08 (Luftfilter/CARL FREUDENBERG KG) of 7.4.2011

Online on

28.06.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/02

Application no.

02001201.9

Keywords:

Änderungen (alle Anträge): zulässig
Erweiterung des Schutzumfangs (alle Anträge): nein
Deutlichkeit (alle Anträge): nein
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 168.655K)
T 0883/08 (Sintered magnet/TDK Corp.) of 14.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 1/11

Application no.

98943071.5

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 98.181K)
T 0217/09 () of 15.2.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/24

Application no.

00908195.1

Keywords:

Novelty (main request) - no
Inventive step (auxiliary requests I, V, VII to IX): no (remaining requests withdrawn)

Decision

EN (PDF, 52.109K)
T 0282/09 () of 31.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 3/24

Application no.

01116774.9

Keywords:

Art. 123(3) - No, main request and auxiliary requests 1-5
Novelty - No, auxiliary request 4
Auxiliary request 5, not admitted, late filed

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.241K)
T 0518/09 () of 5.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/34

Application no.

00912963.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 87.684K)
T 0758/09 () of 5.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 14/00

Application no.

05254712.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 64.202K)
T 0790/09 () of 1.3.2011

Online on

19.10.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05B 65/20

Application no.

00109653.6

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 21.104K)
T 0922/09 () of 24.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C 11/06

Application no.

03704197.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag - verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 20.857K)
T 1489/10 () of 15.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27B 17/00

Application no.

05445018.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.431K)
T 0663/02 () of 17.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/563

Application no.

96944505.5

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.246K)
T 0108/08 () of 25.1.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/78

Application no.

00102398.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.228K)
T 1671/09 () of 12.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/551

Application no.

01114559.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no)
Late-filed request (not admitted)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.653K)
T 1942/07 () of 11.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61L 27/00

Application no.

03360088.3

Keywords:

Zurückverweisung

Decision

DE (PDF, 73.149K)
T 0970/08 () of 31.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08

Application no.

03077748.6

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.041K)
T 1886/08 (Vapour pressure reduction of fuels/HULL) of 25.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/18

Application no.

01942659.2

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.052K)
T 0019/09 () of 30.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 7/04

Application no.

99118530.7

Keywords:

Anspruch 1 - Neuheit (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.319K)
T 0578/09 (Additif d'onctuosité/TOTAL) of 2.3.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.3.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10L 1/18

Application no.

98963589.1

Keywords:

Activité inventive (requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 2, 2B, 3, 3B): non - amélioration du pouvoir lubrifiant et effet de synergie pretendu pas établi dans tout l'intervalle revendiqué
Modification supportée (requête subsidiaire 1): non

Decision

FR (PDF, 109.224K)
T 0698/07 (Collecting feedback from online auction users/EBAY) of 9.2.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

01913244.8

Keywords:

Oral proceedings held in the absence of the appellant
Inventive step - No
Decision cited:
T 0641/00

Decision

EN (PDF, 24.594K)
T 1809/07 (Linearized conductive surface/3M) of 22.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/00

Application no.

03726959.4

Keywords:

Lack of clarity and of inventive step

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.031K)
T 0180/10 () of 2.5.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.5.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 10/18

Application no.

05252676.1

Keywords:

Decision on the state of the file: not reasoned
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.866K)
T 0618/07 () of 6.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 65/00

Application no.

99937218.8

Keywords:

Amendments - allowable (yes) - Main Request
Novelty (no) - Main Request

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.372K)
T 1351/07 () of 31.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 63/02

Application no.

02013232.0

Keywords:

Main Request - extension of the subject-matter of the patent as granted beyond the content of the parent application as filed (yes)
Subsidiary Request - Amendments - Allowable (yes)
Subsidiary Request - Remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 97.673K)
T 2311/08 () of 2.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60N 2/02

Application no.

04023020.3

Keywords:

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

Decision

DE (PDF, 70.765K)
T 2335/08 () of 3.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64C 1/14

Application no.

01118334.0

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 75.907K)
T 1803/10 (Monolithischer feuerfester Hohlkörper/DIDIER-WERKE) of 8.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 35/66

Application no.

99939339.0

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdegründung

Decision

DE (PDF, 16.920K)
R 0021/10 (Violation prétendue fondamentale de l'Art. 113(1)/BRIDGESTONE … of 16.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.3.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60C 9/22

Application no.

00114211.6

Keywords:

Violation fondamentale de l'Art. 113(1) - non
Nécessaire neutralité des débats - durée de la procédure orale

Decision

FR (PDF, 75.232K)
R 0022/10 (Fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC/ZALTRON) of 7.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

7.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63C 11/22

Application no.

01100891.9

Keywords:

No denial of opportunity to be heard
No right to advance indication of reasons for decision
Had denial of opportunity to be heard been shown, no causal link to decision
Petition for review clearly unallowable

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.784K)
T 1729/07 () of 11.1.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 15/04

Application no.

99101317.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 44.224K)
T 0522/08 () of 18.2.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/073
G06K 9/00
G07F 19/00

Application no.

01905512.8

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 37.407K)
T 2064/08 () of 28.4.2011

Online on

08.07.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/00
G01N 27/12

Application no.

00923060.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 136.283K)
T 2190/08 () of 16.2.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/54

Application no.

04015633.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 31.980K)
T 0940/09 (Feuerfestes Produkt/REFRACTORY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY) of 31.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 35/106

Application no.

06723618.2

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an erste Instanz

Decision

DE (PDF, 72.940K)
T 0980/09 (Teilchenförmiger Klarspüler/HENKEL) of 22.2.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

00125168.5

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Aufnahme eines neuen Dokuments in das Beschwerdeverfahren (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 28.744K)
T 2483/10 () of 20.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/10

Application no.

05783338.6

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.086K)
T 1592/07 () of 17.2.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.2.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60B 3/04

Application no.

02803401.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)
Recevabilité (requête auxiliaire: non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 34.352K)
T 1634/10 () of 11.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/11
B01D 39/16
B01D 39/20

Application no.

05804664.0

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes)
Right to be heard (yes)
Substantial procedural violation (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 26.567K)

April 2011

T 1610/07 (Porcine reproductive respiratory syndrome virus/INTERVET) of 14.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/18

Application no.

96200677.1

Keywords:

Revocation of the patent upon proprietor's request

Decision

EN (PDF, 18.981K)
T 0778/09 (Clavulanic acid salts/LEK) of 23.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 503/18

Application no.

96905945.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - (yes) - non-obvious solution
Main requests - priority validly claimed

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.900K)
T 1589/09 (Traitement pesticide de denrées alimentaires/ARKEMA) of 18.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.4.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 41/12

Application no.

03775441.3

Keywords:

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui) - solution non évidente

Decision

FR (PDF, 30.087K)
T 1482/08 (Mobile prepayment service/HUAWEI) of 29.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 17/00

Application no.

00938460.3

Keywords:

Inventive step: main request (no); auxiliary request (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.194K)
T 1013/10 (Steuerung landwirtschaftlicher Arbeitsmaschinen/CLAAS) of 12.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/4063

Application no.

06003212.5

Keywords:

Rechtliches Gehör - bejaht
Neuheit (Hauptantrag) - verneint
Zurückverweisung (Hilfsantrag)

Decision

DE (PDF, 23.500K)
T 1817/10 (Hand held device/RESEARCH IN MOTION) of 14.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/10

Application no.

06117026.2

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.225K)
T 0011/08 (Hydrotalcite/STATOIL) of 18.11.2010

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.11.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01F 7/00

Application no.

01958635.3

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty - Main request (yes)
Inventive step - Main request (yes): Non-obvious improvement

Decision

EN (PDF, 55.907K)
T 0642/08 () of 15.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/36

Application no.

99917109.3

Keywords:

"Main request: late-filed objections - admissible (no)
late-filed document - admissible (yes)
inventive step (no)"
Late-filed auxiliary requests A, B: admissible (no)
"Late-filed auxiliary request C: admissible (yes)
inventive step (yes)"

Decision

EN (PDF, 66.021K)
T 1391/08 () of 18.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/30

Application no.

95924776.8

Keywords:

Main request Novelty - No
Auxiliary request 1 Inventive step - Yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.359K)
T 0410/09 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 7/00

Application no.

01985366.2

Keywords:

No text agreed by the the patentee - revocation of the patent

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.874K)
T 1423/09 () of 13.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.4.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02C 3/28

Application no.

02745496.6

Keywords:

Révocation sur requête du titulaire

Decision

FR (PDF, 23.715K)
T 0370/10 (Use of collagen membrane for preparation of an implant/GEISTLICH SÖ … of 1.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/00

Application no.

95904642.6

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary request 3: added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 4: extension of protection conferred (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.753K)
T 0646/08 (Conflicting procedural statements) of 14.4.2011

Online on

06.12.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/00

Application no.

99203198.9

Keywords:

Simultaneous withdrawal of the appeal and of the approval of the text of the patent as maintained - termination of appeal proceedings

Decision

EN (PDF, 23.611K)
T 1333/08 (Resorbable collagen matrix/GEISTLICH SÖHNE AG) of 17.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/24

Application no.

02257995.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): alleged but unsupported advantages, arbitrary ratio, obvious alternative

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.906K)
T 1578/09 () of 4.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/34

Application no.

01941175.0

Keywords:

Novelty, Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 89.319K)
T 1950/09 () of 18.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05809851.8

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.401K)
T 0789/07 (Mikrorechner-System/BOSCH) of 14.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

02012853.4

Keywords:

Geänderte Ansprüche als recherchiert anzusehen - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (ja)
Geänderte Ansprüche einheitlich mit ursprünglich beanspruchter Erfindung - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 34.076K)
T 1080/08 () of 19.1.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/78

Application no.

01992116.2

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter - (yes) - main request, second, third, fourth and fifth auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (no) - first auxiliary request

Decision

EN (PDF, 78.979K)
T 1202/08 () of 10.2.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/004

Application no.

98121185.7

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit (Hauptantrag, 1. und 2. Hilfsantrag, nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (3. Hilfsantrag, ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 37.443K)
T 1570/08 () of 8.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

03708279.9

Keywords:

Klarheit, Hauptantrag (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung, Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit, Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit, Hauptantrag (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 33.598K)
T 2072/08 () of 15.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/08

Application no.

96106494.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.818K)
T 0854/09 () of 11.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 19/04

Application no.

00302512.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) (second auxiliary request)
Apportionment of costs (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 86.169K)
T 1114/09 () of 5.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06M 23/02

Application no.

01967217.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.666K)
T 2193/10 () of 14.4.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/32

Application no.

04786540.7

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal - yes
Extension beyond the application as filed - no
Right to be heard
Novelty - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.249K)
T 1722/07 (Technique hybride ARQ pour canal HS-DSCH/EVOLIUM) of 18.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.3.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

05290672.4

Keywords:

Clarté des revendications - oui (après modification)
Activité inventive - non

Decision

FR (PDF, 40.476K)
T 1819/07 (Nanosized catalyst/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 15.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 7/16

Application no.

01985985.9

Keywords:

Clarity of the claims (no) - the parameter "average particle size" renders the claims unclear as neither the type of average (volume, surface, number) nor a method for determing it is indicated in the claims

Decision

EN (PDF, 79.248K)
T 2000/07 (Olefin epoxidation/DOW) of 23.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 301/12

Application no.

00202657.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes): not all features disclosed in combination
Remittal (yes): inventive step to be discussed

Decision

EN (PDF, 46.800K)
T 1086/08 () of 24.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/00

Application no.

99830487.7

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 45.460K)
T 0308/09 () of 9.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/00

Application no.

00992340.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests): no

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.193K)
T 1122/09 () of 30.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/32

Application no.

02719930.6

Keywords:

-

Decision

DE (PDF, 33.560K)
T 0653/11 () of 12.4.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 8/12

Application no.

02758942.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.512K)
T 0826/06 (Use of vital dye for facilitating surgical cataract extraction/MELLES … of 27.1.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/00

Application no.

99921291.3

Keywords:

Main request lacks novelty
Auxiliary requests 1, 4, 6 and 7 not admissible
Auxiliary request 5 lacks inventive step

Decision

EN (PDF, 233.854K)
T 0601/08 () of 15.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F 7/12

Application no.

01203892.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 20.319K)
T 2232/08 () of 9.12.2010

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.12.2010

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E06B 9/17

Application no.

01460061.3

Keywords:

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Transfert du brevet (non)
Nouveauté (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 33.002K)
T 1160/09 () of 29.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 1/10

Application no.

03258048.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) after amendment
Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.039K)
T 1309/09 () of 22.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 33/44

Application no.

98929772.6

Keywords:

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

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.209K)
T 2122/10 () of 7.4.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/12

Application no.

05740685.2

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.246K)
T 0823/07 (Identifying commercial suppliers/ADKNOWLEDGE) of 18.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01931940.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main and first auxiliary requests)
Amendment admissible - no (second auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.999K)
T 0707/08 (Directly supported/LELY) of 8.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

01203432.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.135K)
T 0211/09 () of 24.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/04

Application no.

02779287.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge (verneint)

Decision

DE (PDF, 80.715K)
T 0423/09 () of 3.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/04

Application no.

01918089.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Enhanced effect inevitably achieved

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.584K)
T 0525/09 () of 14.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24C 5/35

Application no.

99906582.4

Keywords:

Main request - inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 32.450K)
T 0904/09 () of 16.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G 5/14

Application no.

02762195.2

Keywords:

Sufficient disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Late filed documents (partially admitted)

Decision

EN (PDF, 49.924K)
T 0931/09 () of 23.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.3.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61F 2/44

Application no.

99958285.1

Keywords:

Insuffisance de description (non)
Renvoi (oui)

Decision

FR (PDF, 43.875K)
T 0685/10 () of 28.1.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02F 1/42

Application no.

06120247.9

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes) (all requests)
Intermediate generalization

Decision

EN (PDF, 28.456K)
T 1406/08 (Cassava vein mosaic virus promoters/SCRIPPS) of 24.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/06

Application no.

97932190.8

Keywords:

Main request: added matter (no); unity, clarity, support, sufficiency of disclosure, novelty, inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 30.279K)
T 1113/09 () of 25.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D04B 9/00

Application no.

02008445.5

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.693K)
R 0018/10 () of 25.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/64

Application no.

04025916.0

Keywords:

-

Decision

EN (PDF, 18.944K)
R 0019/10 () of 16.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/495

Application no.

97950310.9

Keywords:

Petition for review - clearly unallowable

Decision

EN (PDF, 34.459K)
T 1896/07 () of 29.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01J 17/00

Application no.

97918006.4

Keywords:

Klarheit: verneint

Decision

DE (PDF, 27.390K)
T 1834/09 (Apo-2DcR/GENENTECH) of 5.4.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

98931285.5

Keywords:

Main first and second auxiliary requests: entitlement to priority date (no)
Novelty (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.803K)
T 1857/09 (Transdermales therapeutisches System/LTS LOHMANN) of 4.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

02762336.2

Keywords:

Alle Anträge: Artikel 123(2) und 123(3) (nein) - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs sowie unzulässige Änderung
Regel 139 - (nein): keine offensichtliche Unrichtigkeit

Decision

DE (PDF, 44.806K)
T 0777/07 (Methanol synthesis/MITSUBISHI) of 25.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 29/151

Application no.

02016114.7

Keywords:

Main request, second and fourth auxiliary requests - Allowability of amendments (no): no basis for incorporation of a negative feature into a claim
First, third and fifth auxiliary requests - Admissibility of late filed requests (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 55.863K)
T 0037/08 (Controlling subscriber accounts/COMPTEL) of 9.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
H04L 12/14

Application no.

03722624.8

Keywords:

Novelty (no): requests 1, 2, 5, 6, 9-12, 18, 20, 22, 23
Novelty (yes): requests 3, 4, 7, 8, 13, 14, 17, 19, 21
Inventive step (no): requests 3, 4, 7, 8, 13, 14, 17, 19, 21
Added subject matter (yes): requests 3, 4, 7, 8, 13, 14, 17

Decision

EN (PDF, 33.743K)
T 0333/08 () of 22.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/20

Application no.

98110211.4

Keywords:

Erfindung deutlich und vollständig offenbart (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 33.905K)
T 0962/08 (Roaming profile/RESEARCH IN MOTION) of 1.4.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

05102553.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests) - no

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.140K)
T 1402/09 () of 1.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/34

Application no.

02736073.4

Keywords:

Amendment extends beyond content of application as originally filed (yes) - no obvious correction of an obvious error

Decision

EN (PDF, 77.855K)
T 0308/07 (Sputtered coatings/PPG) of 10.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/36

Application no.

99966212.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests): no - simplified process suggested by prior art

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.474K)
T 0004/08 (Refreshing browswer pages/SAP) of 2.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

02026855.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 27.370K)
T 1587/08 () of 13.1.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/164

Application no.

00904928.9

Keywords:

Main and Auxiliary request: novelty (no)
Further auxiliary request: not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 40.047K)
T 0004/09 () of 3.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

00962566.6

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no, after amendments)

Decision

EN (PDF, 25.108K)
T 0933/10 (Venue of oral proceedings - request for change) of 25.1.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.1.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

05021885.8

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation (i): decision not reasoned
Substantial procedural violation (ii): argument not taken into account
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (yes)
Venue of oral proceedings - request for change

Decision

EN (PDF, 43.856K)
T 1382/10 () of 16.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

02738460.1

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 16.559K)
T 0221/08 () of 19.1.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.1.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B02C 17/22

Application no.

98940157.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive : non (requête principale)
Première et troisième requêtes auxiliaires : pas nécessaire de les considérer
Deuxième requête auxiliaire : non-admise pour manque de justifications

Decision

FR (PDF, 40.925K)
T 1045/08 () of 10.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B28B 1/00

Application no.

98204481.0

Keywords:

Documents filed shortly before oral proceedings: admitted into the proceedings (point 1)
Auxiliary requests filed during the oral proceedings: admitted into the proceedings (point 2)
Novelty: yes (main request)
Inventive step: no (main request, second and third auxiliary requests)
Added subject-matter: yes (first auxiliary request)
Clarity: yes (second auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.042K)
T 1524/08 () of 6.4.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25B 6/04

Application no.

02754098.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: bejaht

Decision

DE (PDF, 26.195K)
T 1642/08 (Abgassystem/EMITEC GesmbH) of 16.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94

Application no.

01274116.1

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Deutlichkeit (nein) - nicht gewährbar
Hilfsantrag 1: Änderungen (zulässig)
Neuheit (Hilfsantrag 1): ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 1): ja - technische Lösung nicht nahegelegt

Decision

DE (PDF, 52.090K)
T 1907/08 (Cellulose pulp cooking/METSO) of 2.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 3/24

Application no.

03731867.2

Keywords:

Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 47.967K)
T 2206/08 (Brine separation/LINDE) of 4.4.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 13/02

Application no.

02772347.7

Keywords:

Lapse of patent
Termination of appeal proceedings

Decision

EN (PDF, 18.900K)
T 0126/09 () of 23.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 9/01

Application no.

05025133.9

Keywords:

Neuheit: ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 68.196K)
T 0246/09 (Papieraufheller/BLANKOPHOR) of 16.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 21/30

Application no.

03008210.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): naheliegende Option

Decision

DE (PDF, 55.118K)
T 0812/10 () of 18.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.2.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/87

Application no.

05291389.4

Keywords:

Fondement sur la description (non)
Exposé de l'invention suffisant (non)

Decision

FR (PDF, 80.085K)
T 2509/10 (Method of diagnosing/UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH) of 1.4.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 51/04

Application no.

05764066.6

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Decision

EN (PDF, 15.460K)
T 0163/08 (GLP-1 to improve reperfusion/AMYLIN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.) of 6.10.2010

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.10.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26

Application no.

00926404.5

Keywords:

Admission of late-filed documents (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 139.918K)
T 0415/08 () of 11.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 14/02

Application no.

02732501.8

Keywords:

Gegenstand des Patents geht über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung hinaus (bejaht)
Erweiterung bzw. Verschiebung des Schutzbereiches durch Änderungen (Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 1-5 (bejaht))

Decision

DE (PDF, 35.738K)
T 0775/08 (Glyphosate tolerant alfalfa/MONSANTO) of 1.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

04702162.1

Keywords:

Main and sole request - clarity and sufficiency of disclosure (yes); novelty and inventive step (yes); plant variety (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.313K)
T 1354/08 () of 11.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 13/196

Application no.

03764108.1

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - yes (all requests)

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.674K)
T 0587/09 () of 3.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B09B 3/00

Application no.

97952755.3

Keywords:

Antrag auf Vertagung der mündlichen Verhandlung - abgelehnt (Abschnitte 1.1. - 1.3)
Offenbarungsgehalt einer Druckschrift bei Widerspruch (Abschnitt 4.4.3)

Decision

DE (PDF, 61.208K)
T 0850/08 () of 3.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/14

Application no.

97928210.0

Keywords:

Kombination von Merkmalen verschiedener Ausführungsbeispiele - ursprünglich nicht offenbart

Decision

DE (PDF, 28.258K)
T 1447/08 () of 11.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 21/16

Application no.

99942719.8

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 5 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Naheliegendes Verfahren
Hilfsantrag 6 - nicht zugelassen
Hilfsantrag 7 - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 8 - gewährbar (ja)

Decision

DE (PDF, 94.921K)
T 1547/08 () of 4.4.2011

Online on

18.04.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.4.2011

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02F 1/35
H04B 10/17

Application no.

04293003.2

Keywords:

Exposé de l'invention suffisamment clair et complet (oui - prise en compte de publications ultérieures, connues de la chambre, confirmant les arguments de la requérante)

Decision

FR (PDF, 127.993K)
T 1757/08 (Cascade reboiling/STONE) of 3.12.2010

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 3/00

Application no.

99930243.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (all requests): yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 39.825K)
T 1771/08 () of 10.2.2011

Online on

18.04.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01J 5/00

Application no.

98810744.7

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Kostenverteilung (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 155.443K)
T 2038/08 () of 7.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 5/20
G01B 7/02

Application no.

00931861.9

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 128.790K)
T 1550/09 () of 15.3.2011

Online on

10.05.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06F 89/02

Application no.

95105564.9

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Decision

DE (PDF, 42.973K)
T 1445/10 () of 22.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

04814434.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes
Technical means for solution of problem - yes

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.426K)
T 0295/08 (Skin cleansing composition/COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 3.2.2011

Online on

06.04.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

00957612.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of evidence filed with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - unexpected improvement made credible

Decision

EN (PDF, 89.587K)
T 1197/08 () of 6.4.2011

Online on

26.05.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.4.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1362
G02F 1/1368
G02F 1/1345
G02F 1/1335

Application no.

01118909.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 131.077K)
T 1767/08 () of 1.4.2011

Online on

18.04.2011

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.4.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01J 5/02

Application no.

05013311.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit bejaht (nach Änderung)

Decision

DE (PDF, 110.743K)
T 2201/08 () of 3.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C30B 15/04

Application no.

00970218.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)
Remittal

Decision

EN (PDF, 76.005K)
T 0474/09 () of 24.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 65/12

Application no.

03014781.3

Keywords:

Neuheit - bejaht
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - bejaht

Decision

DE (PDF, 21.768K)
T 0619/09 () of 17.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 11/00

Application no.

97250263.7

Keywords:

-

Decision

DE (PDF, 38.004K)
T 0702/09 () of 15.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 33/12

Application no.

95912449.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 75.475K)
T 0065/04 (Verfahren zum Betrieb einer Brennkraftmaschine/VOLKSWAGEN AG) of 11.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94

Application no.

97918968.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja): keine Hinweise im Stand der Technik, welche Effekte das unterscheidende Merkmal bewirkt

Decision

DE (PDF, 137.398K)
T 1595/07 (Network node emulator/ITT) of 1.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

1.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24

Application no.

01127051.9

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - yes (main request)
Inventive step - no (auxiliary request)

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.105K)
T 0273/08 (Use of combination of folic acid and vitamin B6 and B12/NUTRICIA) of 16.3.2011

Online on

06.04.2011

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/505

Application no.

00903030.5

Keywords:

Main request: not allowable
Auxiliary requests (not admissible)

Decision

EN (PDF, 65.730K)
T 1664/08 () of 10.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.2.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 13/06

Application no.

01202670.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admission of new evidence (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 31.381K)
T 1388/10 () of 25.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

06012773.5

Keywords:

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein): kein wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel
Ausnahmetatbestand gemäß Regel 43(2) EPÜ: Beweislast beim Anmelder
Zurückweisung nach erstem Prüfungsbescheid: kein Anspruch auf einen weiteren Bescheid nach Art. 94(3) EPÜ

Decision

DE (PDF, 39.460K)
T 1113/08 (Calciumphosphat-Kompositschicht auf Implantaten/DOT GMBH) of 24.11.2010

Online on

04.04.2011

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.11.2010

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 27/32

Application no.

00945927.2

Keywords:

Alle Anträge: Neuheit (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 27.320K)
T 1390/08 () of 15.2.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.2.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 65/14

Application no.

00108420.1

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3, ja)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags 4 (nein)

Decision

DE (PDF, 36.306K)
T 1896/08 () of 1.3.2011

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41J 2/16

Application no.

97110566.3

Keywords:

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

Decision

DE (PDF, 29.557K)
T 0689/05 (-Vienna Convention on the Law of TreatiesArt. 25, 28European … of 7.9.2010

Online on

01.04.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.9.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/00

Application no.

96938526.9

Keywords:

Remittal to first instance - no - partial lack of reasoning does not amount to a fundamental deficiency and summons to oral proceedings in The Hague does not violate Article 113(1)EPC
Inventive step (main and first auxiliary request - no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (second auxiliary request - yes - claimed recording medium not a DVD as defined in the DVD standard)
Priority (not valid for the second auxiliary request)
Novelty (second auxiliary request - no)
Request for reimbursement of appeal fee (refused)
Request for reimbursement of travel cost for the representative to oral proceedings held in the Hague (refused) - no competence of the board to decide on such a request

Decision

EN (PDF, 83.004K)
T 1918/06 (Lymphocyte adherence/FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER RESEARCH CENTER) of 10.3.2010

Online on

01.04.2011

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.3.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/08

Application no.

90913598.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of late filed requests (yes)
Main request - added matter (no), sufficiency of disclosure, clarity, novelty, inventive step (yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 202.945K)
T 0419/07 () of 2.3.2011

Online on

01.04.2011

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.3.2011

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/46

Application no.

95113438.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request - no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (1st and 2nd auxiliary requests - yes)

Decision

EN (PDF, 38.038K)
T 1587/07 () of 10.12.2010

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.12.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

00968720.3

Keywords:

Non-attendance at oral proceedings
Main request and auxiliary request - not admitted

Decision

EN (PDF, 42.615K)
T 0278/08 () of 4.11.2010

Online on

28.04.2011

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.11.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 1/06
F04F 5/04

Application no.

01112818.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of late filed requests (no)
Admissibility of late filed document (yes)
Novelty (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Decision

EN (PDF, 35.483K)
T 1101/08 () of 1.3.2011

Online on

01.04.2011

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/02

Application no.

03400026.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Decision

DE (PDF, 25.503K)
T 1460/08 () of 3.3.2011

Online on

01.04.2011

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.3.2011

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 11/12