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EP0517707 - PROCESS FOR LACQUERING VEHICLE BODIES AND AQUEOUS LACQUERS [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusPatent revoked
Status updated on  07.07.2000
Database last updated on 27.01.2020
Most recent event   Tooltip19.09.2008Change - opposition data/opponents data or that of the opponents representativepublished on 22.10.2008  [2008/43]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
BASF Coatings AG
Glasuritstrasse 1
48165 Münster / DE
[2008/31]
Former [1998/02]For all designated states
BASF Coatings Aktiengesellschaft
Glasuritstrasse 1
48165 Münster / DE
Former [1992/51]For all designated states
BASF Lacke + Farben AG
Glasuritstrasse 1
D-48165 Münster-Hiltrup / DE
Inventor(s)01 / WEGNER, Egon, Dr.
Eickenbecker Strasse 53
D-4406 Drensteinfurt 3 / DE
02 / POTH, Ulrich
Albachtener Strasse 97 d
D-4400 Münster / DE
03 / GROSS, Lutz-Werner, Dr.
Josef Paris Strasse 6
D-4358 Haltern / DE
04 / WEIDEMEIER, Klaus
Liebigweg 9a
D-4400 Münster / DE
[1992/51]
Representative(s)Münch, Volker
Dres. Fitzner & Münch
Rechts- und Patentanwälte
Hauser Ring 10
40878 Ratingen / DE
[N/P]
Former [1994/01]Münch, Volker, Dr.
BASF Lacke + Farben AG Patente/Lizenzen/Dokumentation Postfach 61 23
D-48136 Münster / DE
Former [1992/51]Münch, Volker, Dr.
BASF Lacke + Farben AG Patente/Lizenzen/Dokumentation, Postfach 61 23
D-48136 Münster / DE
Application number, filing date91902387.921.01.1991
[1992/51]
WO1991EP00110
Priority number, dateDE1990400596126.02.1990         Original published format: DE 4005961
[1992/51]
Filing languageDE
Procedural languageDE
PublicationType: A1  Application with search report
No.:WO9112899
Date:05.09.1991
Language:DE
[1991/21]
Type: A1 Application with search report 
No.:EP0517707
Date:16.12.1992
Language:DE
The application has been published by WIPO in one of the EPO official languages on 05.09.1991
[1992/51]
Type: B1 Patent specification 
No.:EP0517707
Date:20.07.1994
Language:DE
[1994/29]
Search report(s)International search report - published on:EP05.09.1991
ClassificationInternational:B05D7/16, C09D175/04
[1992/51]
Designated contracting statesAT,   BE,   CH,   DE,   DK,   ES,   FR,   GB,   IT,   LI,   NL,   SE [1992/51]
TitleGerman:VERFAHREN ZUR LACKIERUNG VON FAHRZEUGKAROSSERIEN UND WÄSSRIGE LACKE[1992/51]
English:PROCESS FOR LACQUERING VEHICLE BODIES AND AQUEOUS LACQUERS[1992/51]
French:PROCEDE DE LAQUAGE DE CARROSSERIES DE VEHICULES ET LAQUES AQUEUSES[1992/51]
Entry into regional phase24.07.1992National basic fee paid 
24.07.1992Designation fee(s) paid 
24.07.1992Examination fee paid 
Examination procedure05.09.1991Request for preliminary examination filed
International Preliminary Examining Authority: DE
24.07.1992Examination requested  [1992/51]
04.10.1993Despatch of communication of intention to grant (Approval: Yes)
18.01.1994Communication of intention to grant the patent
23.04.1994Fee for grant paid
23.04.1994Fee for publishing/printing paid
Opposition(s)Opponent(s)01  18.04.1995  03.05.1995  ADMISSIBLE
Vianova Resins GmbH & Co. KG
Boelckestrasse 26
55252 Mainz-Kastel / DE
Opponent's representative
Zounek, Nikolai, et al
Plate Schweitzer Zounek Patentanwälte Rheingaustrasse 196
65203 Wiesbaden / DE
 [2008/43]
Former [2008/29]
Opponent(s)01  18.04.1995  03.05.1995  ADMISSIBLE
Vianova Resins GmbH & Co. KG
Boelckestrasse 26
55252 Mainz-Kastel / DE
Opponent's representative
Zounek, Nikolai, et al
Zounek Plate Schweitzer Rheingaustrasse 196
65203 Wiesbaden / DE
Former [2000/15]
Opponent(s)01  18.04.1995  03.05.1995  ADMISSIBLE
Vianova Resins GmbH & Co. KG
Boelckestrasse 26
55252 Mainz-Kastel / DE
Opponent's representative
Zounek, Nikolai, Dipl.-Ing., et al
Patentanwaltskanzlei Zounek Industriepark Kalle-Albert Gebäude H287 Rheingaustrasse 190
65203 Wiesbaden / DE
Former [2000/14]
Opponent(s)01  18.04.1995  03.05.1995  ADMISSIBLE
Vianova Resins GmbH & Co.KG Patent- und Lizenz-Abteilung
65174 Wiesbaden / DE
Opponent's representative
Zounek, Nikolai, Dipl.-Ing., et al
Patentanwaltskanzlei Zounek Industriepark Kalle-Albert Gebäude H287 Rheingaustrasse 190
65203 Wiesbaden / DE
Former [1999/52]
Opponent(s)01  18.04.1995  03.05.1995  ADMISSIBLE
Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft
Zentrale Patentabteilung Standort Kalle-Albert
D-65174 Wiesbaden / DE
Opponent's representative
Zounek, Nikolai, Dipl.-Ing., et al
Patentanwaltskanzlei Zounek Industriepark Kalle-Albert Gebäude H287 Rheingaustrasse 190
65203 Wiesbaden / DE
Former [1995/24]
Opponent(s)01  18.04.1995  03.05.1995  ADMISSIBLE
Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft
Zentrale Patentabteilung Standort Kalle-Albert
D-65174 Wiesbaden / DE
19.05.1995Invitation to proprietor to file observations on the notice of opposition
05.09.1995Reply of patent proprietor to notice(s) of opposition
22.02.1996Date of oral proceedings
12.03.1996Despatch of interlocutory decision in opposition
12.03.1996Despatch of minutes of oral proceedings
29.05.2000Legal effect of revocation of patent [2000/34]
29.05.2000Despatch of communication that the patent will be revoked
Appeal following opposition15.05.1996Appeal received No.  T0437/96
19.07.1996Statement of grounds filed
29.06.2000Interlocutory revision of appeal
29.06.2000Result of appeal procedure: revocation of the patent
29.05.2000Date of oral proceedings
05.06.2000Minutes of the oral proceedings despatched
Fees paidRenewal fee
22.01.1993Renewal fee patent year 03
19.01.1994Renewal fee patent year 04
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