Australian Patent Journal Round-Up 5 September – 3 October 2013

An Australian Patent Opposition, Revocation and Extension of Term Round-Up from the Patent Office Journal dated 11 July – 5 September 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)
2005221166 Herbicidal compositions containing N-phosphonomethyl glycine and an auxin herbicide Monsanto Technology LLC Nufarm Australia Limited
2008219657 Compounds derived from herbicidal carboxylic acids and tetraalkylammonium or (arylalkyl) trialkylammonium hydroxides Dow AgroSciences LLC Nufarm Australia Limited
2011253825 Cleaning device Orekinetics Investments Pty Ltd Mineral TechnologiesPty Ltd
2008247331 Improvements in the manufacture of B-stage resin impregnated papers or non-wovens Depco-TRH Pty Ltd Laminex Group Pty Limited
2011100780 A wagering system Tabcorp International Pty Ltd Sportingbet AustraliaPty Ltd

Opposition Withdrawn

Opposition to acceptance of the following applications have been withdrawn:

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2008227075 Use of neurotoxin therapy for treatment of urologic and related disorders The Regents of the University of Colorado, a bodycorporate IPSEN Pharma S.A.S.
2009214744 Wood preservative composition Arch Wood Protection, Inc. Osmose New ZealandLimited
2004203785 Treatment of aqueous suspensions Ciba Specialty Chemicals Water Treatments Limited Nalco Company
2007263813 Method for producing aqueous polymer dispersion BASF SE Plischke, M.

Opposition Dismissed

No opposition proceedings have been dismissed.

Applications Withdrawn

Application No. Title Applicant(s) Opponent(s)
2004287247 An article of luggage Landor & Hawa International Limited Samsonite IPHoldings S.a.r.l.

Extensions of Term of Standard Patents

Applications Filed

No application(s) for Extension of Term under Section 70 have been made.

Applications Accepted

Patent No Title Applicant Reg Aprroval Date & Goods
2003302029 4-oxoquinoline compound and utilization thereof as HIV integrase inhibitor Japan Tobacco Inc. STRIBILD tenofovir disoproxil fumarate22 Feb 2013
2005287404 HER2 antibody composition Genentech, Inc. PERJETA pertuzumab06 May 2013
2006229930 VEGF antagonist formulations Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. EYLEA aflibercept07 Mar 2012

Extensions granted

No additional application(s) for Extension of Term have been granted under Section 76.

Surrendered and Revoked Letters Patent

Surrendered Letters Patent

No patents have been offered for surrender.

Revocation of Letters Patent

No patents have been revoked.