Australian Patent Journal Round-Up 9 August 2012

An Australian Patent Opposition, Revocation and Extension of Term Round-Up from the Patent Office Journal dated 9 August 2012.


Opposition Proceedings

Opposition Lodged

Acceptance of the following patent applications has been opposed as at 9 August 2012:

Application No.



2008205451 Koppers Arch Wood Protection (Aust) Pty Limited Osmose (Australia) Pty Limited
2010201144 Azuma Design Pty Limited Pacific Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd


Opposition Withdrawn

Opposition to acceptance of the following applications has been withdrawn as at 9 August 2012, and the application shall proceed to sealing:

Application No.



2006241345 Biosigma S.A BHP Billiton SA Limited


Opposition Dismissed

No additional opposition proceedings have been dismissed as at 9 August 2012.


Applications Withdrawn

No additional applications have been withdrawn following opposition as at 9 August 2012.


Extensions of Term of Standard Patents

Applications Filed

The following application(s) for Extension of Term under Section 70 have been made as at 9 August 2012:

Patent No.

Patentee(s) Goods & First Reg. Approval


Novartis AG RASILAMLO HCT; 12 June 2012


Applications Accepted

No additional application(s) for Extension of Term have been accepted as at 9 August 2012.


Surrendered and Revoked Letters Patent

Surrendered Letters Patent

The following patents have been offered for surrender as at 9 August 2012:

Patent No.


Date of Patent


2003271740 Janssen R&D Ireland 26 August 2010 Pseudopolymorphic forms of a HIV protease inhibitor
2004262901 Boehringer Ingelheim International 26 August 2010 Combination of an anticholinergic and a steroid and its use to treat respiratory disorders by inhalation
2004262902 Boehringer Ingelheim International 12 November 2009 Medicaments for inhalation comprising betamimetics and an anticholinergic


Revocation of Letters Patent

No additional patents have been revoked as at 9 August 2012.