T 0748/09 () of 6.11.2012

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T074809.20121106
Date of decision: 06 November 2012
Case number: T 0748/09
Application number: 03002905.2
IPC class: A61L 27/04
A61L 31/02
A61L 31/18
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 150.966K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Improved metal alloy for medical devices and implants
Applicant name: W.C. Heraeus GmbH
Opponent name: Boston Scientific Corporation
Board: 3.2.08
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 54
European Patent Convention Art 56
European Patent Convention Art 83
European Patent Convention Art 107
European Patent Convention Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention R 99(1)(a)
European Patent Convention R 99(1)(c)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 64(b)
Keywords: Admissibility of appeals - yes
Disclaimer not allowable
Patentability of the subject-matter underlying the decision of the opposition division - yes

Allowability of an undisclosed disclaimer (see point 2.3.3).

Cited decisions:
G 0003/89
G 0011/91
G 0001/93
G 0001/03
G 0002/03
G 0002/10
T 0001/88
T 2164/10
Citing decisions:
G 0001/16
T 0662/09
T 0437/14

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