T 0158/12 () of 25.10.2013

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2013:T015812.20131025
Date of decision: 25 October 2013
Case number: T 0158/12
Application number: 07799034.9
IPC class: F01N 11/00
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.857K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Applicant name: BASF Catalysts LLC
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.2.06
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 12(4)
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 13(1)
European Patent Convention Art 82
European Patent Convention Art 84
European Patent Convention Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention Art 94(1)
European Patent Convention R 137(3)
Keywords: Violation of right to be heard - no.
Main request - withdrawn during examination proceedings and
relates to searched subject-matter which was not initially chosen to be the subject of examination (after non-unity objection)
Auxiliary request 1 - no change of subject-matter with respect to claim 1 of the main request; prima facie not allowable
Auxiliary request 1 - not admitted
Auxiliary requests 2 and 3 - claim 1 prima facie lacks clarity
Auxiliary requests 2 and 3 - not admitted

For one application, only one examination is to be carried out as the result of the single examination fee which has been paid. Having once chosen one invention (or one group of inventions) to be made the subject of examination, this choice cannot be altered once examination of that invention has commenced (reasons 2.7 and 2.8).

Cited decisions:
G 0002/92
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