Australian Patent Journal Round-Up 13 December 2012

An Australian Patent Opposition, Revocation and Extension of Term Round-Up from the Patent Office Journal dated 13 December 2012.

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Opposition Proceedings

Opposition Lodged

Acceptance of the following patent applications has been opposed:

Application No. Applicant(s) Opponent(s)

Deformable/inflatable wear liner


Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd

Method For Producing A Synthetic Fibre For Use In An Artificial Grass Sports Field And Such A Synthetic Fibre


Ten Cate Thiolon B.V. Tapex Pty Ltd

Shade apparatus


Ekkehard Koehn Bauer, H.

Tool system and tool for mining machine


Southern Engineering Services Pty Ltd Esco Corporation


Opposition Withdrawn

Opposition to acceptance of the following applications has been withdrawn as at 13 December 2012, and the application shall proceed to sealing:

Application No. Applicant(s) Opponent(s)

A fish stunning apparatus


Seafood Innovations Pty Ltd Richard Bass Pty Ltd

A building panel


CSR Limited James Hardie Technology Limited


Opposition Dismissed

No additional opposition proceedings have been dismissed.


Applications Withdrawn

No additional applications have been withdrawn following opposition.


Extensions of Term of Standard Patents

Applications Filed

The following application(s) for Extension of Term under Section 70 have been made:

Patent   No. Patentee(s) Goods & First Reg. Approval

Polymorphic forms of 3-(4-amino-1-oxo-1,3 dihydro-isoindol-2-yl)-piperidine-2,6-dione

Celgene Corporation Goods: REVLIMID lenalidomide

First Reg Date: 12 Dec 2007


Applications Accepted

No additional application(s) for Extension of Term have been accepted under Section 74.


Applications Refused

No additional application(s) for Extension of Term have been refused.


Extensions granted

No additional application(s) for Extension of Term have been granted.


Surrendered and Revoked Letters Patent

Surrendered Letters Patent

The following patents have been offered for surrender:

Patent No. Patentee(s) Date of Patent Title
2010100643 Bradken Resources Pty Limited 08 August 2010 Wear plate


Revocation of Letters Patent

No patents have been wholly or partially revoked.