|European Case Law Identifier:||ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T038311.20120417|
|Date of decision:||17 April 2012|
|Case number:||T 0383/11|
|IPC class:||H02J 9/06|
|Language of proceedings:||EN|
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|Title of application:||Hybrid generator apparatus|
|Applicant name:||Da Ponte, Manuel Dos Santos|
|Opponent name:||Cummins Inc.|
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|Keywords:||New requests after remittal which reopen examination - admissibility - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Main and first auxiliary requests - disregarded
Second auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)
When after remittal the proprietor files new requests which require examination to be re-opened on issues that have already been judged upon by the Board of Appeal, without the justification that might be provided, for example, by the proprietor being faced with a new situation, then such requests should be deemed to be inadmissible.
See reasons for the decision, point 1.
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018