T 2526/11 (Generation of a silane based coating/NANOGATE) of 9.1.2013

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2013:T252611.20130109
Date of decision: 09 January 2013
Case number: T 2526/11
Application number: 03779813.9
IPC class: C09D 183/04
C09D 183/08
C09D 4/00
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 142.614K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Process and composition for coating
Applicant name: Nanogate AG
Opponent name: Evonik Degussa GmbH
Board: 3.3.01
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 113(1)
European Patent Convention Art 100
European Patent Convention Art 84
European Patent Convention R 80
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 11
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 15(1)
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 13(1)
Keywords: Right to be heard (yes) - Discretion of the opposition division not to postpone the oral proceedings - Right principles applied
Admissibility of the amendment (no) - Reformulation of the wording of claim 1 - not occasioned by a ground of opposition
Late-filed requests (not admitted) - Could have been filed earlier - contravene the need for procedural economy


Cited decisions:
T 1102/03
T 0699/06
T 1505/06
Citing decisions:
T 0447/13

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