T 0151/13 () of 17.3.2016

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015113.20160317
Date of decision: 17 March 2016
Case number: T 0151/13
Application number: 05772361.1
IPC class: C07C 29/62
C07D 303/08
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: D
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Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: CONVERSION OF A MULTIHYDROXYLATED-ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBON OR ESTER THEREOF TO A CHLOROHYDRIN
Applicant name: Blue Cube IP LLC
Opponent name: Momentive Specialty Chemicals Research
Belgium S.A.
Akzo Nobel Chemicals International B.V.
Board: 3.3.10
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 54
European Patent Convention Art 123(2)
Keywords: Main request and auxiliary requests 1A, 1 and 2A: amendments (no) - unallowable generalisation of value from Example
Auxiliary request 2: novelty (no) - purpose of a particular reagent in a known chemical process is not a functional technical feature in the sense of G 2/88 and does not render said process novel
Catchwords:

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Cited decisions:
G 0002/88
T 0201/83
T 0279/93
T 0714/00
Citing decisions:
-

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