T 2619/11 () of 25.2.2013

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2013:T261911.20130225
Date of decision: 25 February 2013
Case number: T 2619/11
Application number: 02712622.6
IPC class: G01N 21/71
G01N 21/73
H05H 1/42
H01J 49/04
H01J 49/10
H05H 1/30
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: B
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.985K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: PLASMA TORCH
Applicant name: Agilent Technologies Australia (M) Pty Ltd
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.4.02
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 123(2)
Keywords: Claims combination extends beyond the disclosure of the application as filed (no)

Focus of the decision disproportionally directed to the structure of the claims as filed to the detriment of what is really disclosed to the skilled person by the documents as filed as directed to a technical audience rather than a philologist or logician, for which audience an attempt to derive information from the structure of dependent claims leads to artificial result

Cited decisions:
T 0296/96
T 0147/99
T 1150/00
T 0172/02
Citing decisions:
T 2496/10
T 1631/11
T 1363/12
T 0060/14
T 1194/15

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