Australian Patent Opposition Round-Up 17 May 2012


An Australian Patent Opposition Round-Up from the Patent Office Journal dated 17 May 2012.


Acceptance of the following patent applications has been opposed as at 17 May 2012.


Application No.



2005217079 BASF Plant Science GmbH Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation
2005249142 Skirrow, F. Packer Leather Pty Ltd
2007242330 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. Bruno Bock Chemische Fabrik GmbH & Co. KG
2009217468 Esco Corporation CQMS Pty Ltd
2011202891 ASSA ABLOY Australia Pty Limited Pacific Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd


No opposition proceedings have been withdrawn as at 17 May 2012.


Extensions of Term of Standard Patents


The following application(s) for Extension of Term under Section 70 have been filed.

Patent No.



668144 BTG International Ltd. JANSSEN ABIRATERONE abiraterone acetate
776587 Nycomed GmbH OMNARIS ciclesonide
781895 Nycomed GmbH OMNARIS ciclesonide


The following application(s) for Extension of Term have been accepted under Section 74.

Patent No.


Goods & First Reg. Approval

2002305758 Pozen Inc VIMOVO naproxen and esomeprazole; 25 October 2011