Ref: Examiner(s) Comments in the Examination Report Dated: 02.04.2014 on TKDL Submission Dated: 06.09.2011 in the context of Patent Application No. 09726820.5 (EP2269621) at EPO

1. Third Party Observations under article 115 of EPC

TKDL third party submission under Article 115 EPC brought to the notice of examination division the prior art references on the use of Cinnamomum cassia (Dalchini) as an Anti wrinkle agent from the book – Vangasena (Ayurveda, Exhibit 1)

2. Relevant Extract of EPO Examination report

EPO Patent Examiner(s) took cognizance of TKDL references. Extract of examination report at Para 5 are reproduced below:

“The treatment of wrinkles with compositions comprising Cinnamon along with other plant extracts or components is known from D2-D3 and D5.

Claim 1 lacks novelty over D2-D3, D5 and D9-D10.”

Full examination report can be referred at EP2269621-II.pdf

3. Outcomes of Third Party Observations & Examination Report.

As the outcome of TKDL third party and other documents cited in examination report the examination of application is under process.