T 0476/09 () of 21.9.2012

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T047609.20120921
Date of decision: 21 September 2012
Case number: T 0476/09
Application number: 03014697.1
IPC class: G03G 9/08
G03G 9/087
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: D
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 104.384K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Toner for developing latent electrostatic image, container having the same, developer using the same, process for developing using the same, image-forming process using the same, image-forming apparatus using the same, and image-forming process cartridge using the same
Applicant name: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Opponent name: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Board: 3.3.09
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 87
European Patent Convention Art 54
European Patent Convention Art 56
European Patent Convention R 106
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 12(1)
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 13(1)
Keywords: Admissibility of requests filed with grounds of appeal - yes
Admissibility of fresh documents - yes
Remittal - no
Priority - no, all requests
Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - novelty - yes; inventive step - no
Auxiliary request 3 - inventive step - yes
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - dismissed


Cited decisions:
G 0002/98
T 0441/93
T 0665/00
T 0407/02
T 0386/04
T 1877/08
Citing decisions:
G 0001/15
T 0571/10
T 1222/11
T 0557/13

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