Australian Patent Journal Round-Up 3 October – 24 October 2013

An Australian Patent Opposition, Revocation and Extension of Term Round-Up from the Patent Office Journal dated 3 October – 24 October 2013.

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Please note that the information in the tables below is correct as at the date of the Patent Office Journal but is subject to change.  Please check AUSPAT for the current status of any of the patents below.

Opposition Proceedings

Opposition Lodged

Acceptance of the following patent applications has been opposed:

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2008267366 Depiction Arrangement Giesecke & Devrient GmbH Innovia Security PtyLtd
2011218634 Infant formulas containing docosahexaenoic acid and lutein Abbott Laboratories Cox, G.
2011258594 Method for obtaining consistent and integrated physical properties of porous media InGrain, Inc. Lithicon Australia Pty Ltd
2008264221 Modular Gear Box of a Door or Gate Opener Smart Openers Pty Ltd Automatic Technology (Australia) Pty Ltd
2010247373 Ink-receiving layer having a recess Giesecke & Devrient GmbH Innovia Security Pty Ltd

Opposition Withdrawn

Opposition to acceptance of the following applications have been withdrawn:

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2012202489 Bisphosphonic acid for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG Apotex Pty Ltd
2006248109 Diarylhydantoin compounds The Regents of the University of California Beadle, D.
2007243386 Wear assembly ESCO Corporation CQMS Pty Ltd
2011202434 System and method for cleaning a grinding machine Urnex Brands, Inc. Cafetto Pty Ltd

Opposition Dismissed

No opposition proceedings have been dismissed.

Applications Withdrawn

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2010225461 Treatment or remediation of natural or waste water Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited

Extensions of Term of Standard Patents

Applications Filed

Patent No Title Applicant Reg Aprroval Date & Goods
2004261165 Composition of a VEGF antagonist and an anti-proliferative agent and its use for the treatment of cancer The Regents of the University of California; RegeneronPharmaceuticals, Inc. 02 April 2013 ZALTRAP aflibercept
2005311191 Antitumor combinations containing a VEGF inhibitor and 5FU or one of its derivatives Aventis Pharma S.A. 02 Apr 2013 ZALTRAP aflibercept

Applications Accepted

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

Extensions granted

Patent No Title Applicant Approval Date & Goods Expiry Date
2005237266 Pharmaceutical compositions Vectura Limited 12 Nov 2012SEEBRI BREEZHALER glycopyrronium (as bromide) 12 Nov 2027

Surrendered and Revoked Letters Patent

Surrendered Letters Patent

No patents have been offered for surrender.

Revocation of Letters Patent

Patent No. Title Patentee Date of Patent
2001252043 Plant regeneration Sugar Research &Development Corporation; BSES Limited; Commonwealth Scientificand Industrial Research Organisation 22 August 2013
2002214805 Monocotyledonous plant transformation Sugar Research& Development Corporation; Commonwealth Scientific and IndustrialResearch Organisation; BSES Limited 22 August 2013
2004281073 Gaming apparatus and systems DynamiteGames Pty Ltd 4 March 2013
2009101338 Gaming Apparatus and Systems DynamiteGames Pty Ltd 4 March 2013