Ref: Examiner(s) Comments in the Examination Report Dated: 18.02.2013 in the context of Patent Application No. 7795/DELNP/2008 at CGPDTM

1. Relevant Extract of CGPDTM Examination report

Based on search conducted in TKDL database the Examiner concluded:


Subject matter of the claimed invention lacks inventive step u/s 2(1(j)) of the Patents Act, 1970 in view of below cited documents:

D11:MA3/435 Arq-e- Chobchini
Useful in the Treatment of following Diseases : Pustules(Busoor),Scabies, Itch(Jarab-wa-Hikka),
IPC Codes : A61K 125/00, A61K 129/00, A61K 131/00, A61K 133/00, A61K 31/04, A61K 35/12, A61K 35/64, A61K 36/09, A61K 36/185, A61K 36/28, A61K 36/30, A61K 36/53, A61K 36/537, A61K 36/54, A61K 36/61, A61K 36/73, A61K 36/738, A61K 36/83, A61K 36/84, A61K 36/88, A61K 36/90, A61K 36/906, A61K 36/9068, A61P 15/08, A61P 15/10, A61P 17/00, A61P 17/02, A61P 17/04, A61P 25/00, A61P 25/28, A61P 29/00, A61P 33/14, A61P 5/26, C13K 1/10
Knowledge Known Since : 50 years
Bibliography : Bayaaz e Kabir,
Keyword(s)/Ingredient(s) : Melissa officinalis Linn.(Barangbo) , along with other ingredients Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume(Daarchini) Stem bark(Post-e-Saaq / Chhaal),Rosa damascena Mill. (Gul-e-Surkh / Ward / Gulab) Flower(Gul),Ocimum sanctum Linn.(Raihan/Shahasfaram/Tulsi/Zeemraan) Seed(Tukhm/Bazr/Buzoor),Granular sugar(Qand Safaid / Nabaat Safaid) ,Nardostachys Jatamansi (D.Don) DC.(Sunbul-al-Teeb/Baalchhar) Root(Beekh/Asl/Usool),Cinnamomum tamala Nees(Sazaj Hindi/ Patraj) Fruit(Samar/Fawakeh),Syzygium aromaticum (Linn.) Merr. & L.M. Perry(Qaranful/Laung) Seed(Tukhm/Bazr/Buzoor),Elettaria cardamomum (Linn.) Maton(Heel Khurd/Qaaqulah Sagheer) Seed(Tukhm/Bazr/Buzoor),Zingiber zerumbet Rosc ex Smith(Narkachoor/Zaranbaad) .

Claims 1-10 falls under section 3(p) of the Patents Act, 1970 as medicinal property of all the plants and the minerals given the composition claim are known in traditional knowledge.The invention as claimed is traditional knowledge and aggregation or duplication of known properties of traditionally known components.”

Full examination report can be referred at 7795-DELNP-2008.pdf

2. Outcomes of Examination Report

As the outcome of TKDL references and other documents cited in examination report, the Application is Abandoned U/S 21(1).