T 1014/07 (Saturated dicarboxylic acids/COGNIS) of 2.7.2012

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T101407.20120702
Date of decision: 02 July 2012
Case number: T 1014/07
Application number: 98948100.7
IPC class: C12P 7/44
C12N 1/16
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.352K)
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Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Process for making polycarboxylic acids
Applicant name: Cognis IP Management GmbH
Cognis IP Management GmbH
Henkelstrasse 67
D-40589 Düsseldorf (DE)
Opponent name: Popp, Andreas
Global Intellectual Property
Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
67056 Ludwigshafen (DE)
Decision under appeal:
Decision of the Examining Division of the European Patent Office posted 29 November 2006 refusing European patent application No. 98948100.7 pursuant to Article 97(1) EPC 1973.
Composition of the Board:
Board: 3.3.04
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention Art 84
European Patent Convention Art 83
European Patent Convention Art 56
European Patent Convention Art 54
Keywords: Main request - added subject-matter (no); clarity, support, suffciency of disclosure, novelty, inventive step (yes)
Case Number: T 1014/07 - 3.3.04
of the Technical Board of Appeal 3.3.04
of 2 July 2012


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