Ref: Examiner(s) Comments in the Examination Report Dated: 07.09.2012 in the context of Patent Application No. 1732/DEL/2007 at CGPDTM

1. Relevant Extract of CGPDTM Examination report

Based on search conducted in TKDL database the Examiner concluded:

“Claims 1,2 cannot be treated as invention as they lack novelty and inventive step u/s 2(1)j of the Patents act 1970 in the light of the documents cited below:
A:http://www.tkdl.res.in/tkdl/langdefault/Ayurveda/Ayu_Advancesearch.asp?GL=Eng :The documents describe the herbal compositions containing saffron,badam,cardamom and jaiphal.
1.HG/479 ?ukrastambhakar?va?ak??
2.HG/480 ?u??h?kha??a?
3.RS/352 Madhvari??a?
4.HG/581 ?a?a??tiguggulu?:
Claims of the present invention relates to a herbal tea compostion with all the ingredients which are traditionally known as in prior art and hence lacks novelty and inventive step.

Full examination report can be referred at 1732-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 1732/DEL/2007 for grant of patent on 12.03.2015.