1. Relevant Extract of CGPDTM Examination report
Based on search conducted in TKDL database the Examiner concluded:
“The present claims are considered as traditional knowledge. It is considered to be aggrigation of known properties of traditionally known conponents. Claims are not allowable u/s 3(p).
Subject matter does not constitute an invention u/s2(1)(j). Claims lack inventive step in view of the following formulations disclosed in TKDL database.
Formulations containing Red Ochre and psoralea corylifolia for treating vitiligo are as follows
1. AK1/571K 2. AH5/187 3. AH5/1879 4. BA3/599C 5. BA3/599D 6. MH1/3803 7. NA2/289E 8. NA2/289F 9. NA4/3200
Formulations containing Psoralea corylifolia, Eclipta prostrata and sulphur for treatment of vitiligo are as follows
1. AK/2931 2. AK9/861 3. BP/6884. HG/261 5. HG/411 6. HG/538 7. HG/539 8. SJ/1107 9. SJ/176B 10. SJ/561 11. SJ/717 12. VS/879 13. AM05/1796 “
Full examination report can be referred at 172-DEL-2007.pdf
2. Outcomes of Examination Report
As the outcome of TKDL references and other documents cited in examination report, Controller decided to refuse the Application 172/DEL/2007 for grant of patent.