T 0217/03 (Low foaming APG/AKZO NOBEL) of 2.3.2005

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T021703.20050302
Date of decision: 02 March 2005
Case number: T 0217/03
Application number: 94911332.8
IPC class: C07H 15/04
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 86.005K)
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Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Alkyl glucoside and use thereof
Applicant name: Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry Aktiebolag
Opponent name: CONDEA AUGUSTA S.p.A.
Board: 3.3.06
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 56
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(2)
Keywords: Admissibility of disclaimer (main request) - no: anticipation not accidental
Novelty (auxiliary request) - yes: indication of purpose being technical feature of the use claim
Inventive step (auxiliary request) - yes: selected class of surfactants having unexpected combination of properties


Cited decisions:
G 0006/88
G 0001/03
T 0009/81
Citing decisions:
G 0001/16

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