Australian Patent Journal Round-Up 28 February 2013

An Australian Patent Opposition, Revocation and Extension of Term Round-Up from the Patent Office Journal dated 28 February 2013.

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Opposition Proceedings

Opposition Lodged

Acceptance of the following patent applications has been opposed:

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2011201135 Wear assembly ESCO Corporation CQMS Pty Ltd
2012211506 A lock assembly for an excavator wear member CQMS Pty Ltd Keech Castings Australia Pty Limited

Opposition Withdrawn

Opposition to acceptance of the following applications has been withdrawn, and the application shall proceed to sealing:

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2008202757 Adipose-derived stem cells and lattices The Regents of the University of California; University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education Amanda Stark & Malcolm Lyons

Opposition Dismissed

No additional opposition proceedings have been dismissed.

Applications Withdrawn

The following applications have been withdrawn following opposition.

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2005256377 Use of meloxicam in veterinary medicine for the treatment of inflammatory painful diseases Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH Troy Laboratories Australia Pty Ltd
2006208628 Salts of aripiprazole Sandoz AG Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Extensions of Term of Standard Patents

Applications Filed

No applications for Extension of Term under Section 70 have been made.

Applications Accepted

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

Extensions granted

The following applications for Extension of Term have been granted under Section 76:

Patent No. Title Applicant Approval Date & Goods Expiry Date
2001288318 Peptidomimetic protease inhibitors Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated The earliest first regulatory approval date provided by the patentee 06 Mar 2012 For the goods INCIVO telaprevir Extension of Term of patent pursuant to Section 77 expires on 31 Aug 2026


Surrendered and Revoked Letters Patent

Surrendered Letters Patent

No patents have been offered for surrender.

Revocation of Letters Patent

The following patents have been wholly or partially revoked in accordance with Section 137:

Patent No. Title Patentee Date of Patent
2009101087 Improved DIN rail mounting bracket B&R Enclosures Pty Ltd 10.01.2013