T 0160/09 (Layered Architecture/ERICSSON) of 20.6.2012

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T016009.20120620
Date of decision: 20 June 2012
Case number: T 0160/09
Application number: 03711885.8
IPC class: G06F 9/40
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.754K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Layered architecture for mobile terminals
Applicant name: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.5.06
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 112a(2)
European Patent Convention Art 125
European Patent Convention R 104
European Patent Convention R 106
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 11
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 12(2)
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 13(1)
EPC Guidelines for Examination, Version June 2005, C-VI, 1(2) and 1(3)
Consolidated versions of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, as amended after the Treaty of Lisbon
Keywords: remittal in case of an adverse decision - no
additional argument in decision - substantial procedural violation (no)
change in composition of examining division before oral proceedings - procedural violation (no)
support by the description - main and 1st-15th auxiliary requests (no)
technical problem solved by the invention - 16th auxiliary request (no)
inventive step - 16th auxiliary request (no)
reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)
Catchwords:

Request for remittal in case of an adverse decision, see reasons 1-2. Alleged substantial procedural violations, see reasons 3-14.

Cited decisions:
J 0007/83
J 0032/95
R 0016/09
T 0005/81
T 0390/86
T 1505/06
Citing decisions:
T 1207/09
T 1254/11
T 0921/12
T 1436/12
T 0049/13

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