Guidance

Requests to amend a patent after grant

Applications received to amend the specification of a patent under sections 27 and 75 before the court and the Office.

In the table below we provide you with information about applications we have received to amend the specification of a patent under sections 27 and 75 before the court and the Office. The table also includes information about when you need to file an opposition if you wish to oppose the application to amend.

Where amendments have been filed electronically, you can obtain full details by selecting the patent number. If you are the patent owner(s), you should check these details carefully and inform us if there are any problems. Where amendments have been filed in paper form only, the symbol * appears in the table after the patent number.

In the case of amendments filed under section 75 before the court and under section 27 at the Office, reasons for the amendments are also provided.

You can obtain reasons for the amendments and full details of any amendments filed in paper form by contacting Litigation Section (telephone: +44 (0)1633 814334).

Opposition procedures

Section 75 before the court

If you want to oppose an amendment filed under section 75 before the court, you need to file a notice of opposition at the court. In the notice you need to set out clearly your reasons for opposing the amendment. You need to send us a copy of the notice and send a copy to anyone involved in the court proceedings. You need to do this within 14 days of the advertisement on our web site of the application to amend.

Section 75 before the comptroller and section 27 amendments

If you want to oppose an amendment filed under section 75 before the comptroller or an amendment filed under section 27, you need to complete and send us:

  • 2 copies of form 15 with the fee of £50. You will need to pay a further fee of £350 later
  • 2 copies of a statement setting out fully the facts of your case and what you want us to do

Opposition table 2017

Section Patents Journal Deadline for filing opposition Patent number and title International Classification Proprietor, including court action number (if any) and address for service
27 6741

1 August 2018
4 weeks EP2478157 (PDF, 95.7KB, 44 pages)

Method, apparatus and system for attaching an anchor member to a floor of a body of water
E02D Blade Offshore Services Ltd
27 6740

25 July 2018
4 weeks GB2463514 (PDF, 170KB, 4 pages)

Imidazolidine compunds and uses therefor
C07D Akashi Therapeutics Inc.
27 6739

18 July 2018
4 weeks GB2429153 (PDF, 149KB, 5 pages)

Artificial platelets
A61K Haemostatix Ltd
75 before the court 6736

27 June 2018
14 days EP1957106 (PDF, 19.4MB, 85 pages)

Antagonist antibodies directed against calcitonin gene-related peptide and methods using same
A61K Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

HP-2017-000078

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
27 6735

20 June 2018
4 weeks GB2502030 (PDF, 81.8KB, 4 pages)

Catalysts
B01J Velocys Technologies Limited
27 6735

20 June 2018
4 weeks GB2471909 (PDF, 62.8KB, 2 pages)

Incinerator for boil-off gas
F23G Hamworthy Combustion Engineering Limited
75 before the court 6726

18 April 2018
14 days EP1259074 (PDF, 545KB, 4 pages)

Communication system comprising means for preventing intermodulation products
H04R Technetix B.V.

HP-2016-000070

Kempner & Partners LLP
Fountain House
4 South Parade
Leeds
LS1 5QX
75 before the court 6726

18 April 2018
14 days GB2465505 - amendment (PDF, 4.4MB, 26 pages)

Electronically activated underreamer and calliper tool
E21B Smart Reamer Drilling Systems Ltd

HP-2017-000162

Clarkslegal LLP
Thames Valley Office
5th Floor
Thames Tower
Station Road
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 1LX
75 before the court 6726

18 April 2018
14 days GB2465504 - amendment (PDF, 3.67MB, 23 pages)

Expansion and sensing tool
E21B Smart Reamer Drilling Systems Ltd

HP-2017-000162

Clarkslegal LLP
Thames Valley Office
5th Floor
Thames Tower
Station Road
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 1LX
27 6721

14 March 2018
4 weeks GB2485630 (PDF, 18KB, 2 pages)

Improvements in bicycle wheels
B60B Metron IP Limited
75 before the court 6718

21 February 2018
14 days EP2434777 (PDF, 177KB, 1 page)

Improved earpiece
H04R Freebit AS

HP-2017-000033

Innovate Legal
107 Fleet Street
London
EC4A 2AB
75 before the court 6718

21 February 2018
14 days EP2177045 (PDF, 182KB, 1 page)

Improved earpiece
H04R Freebit AS

HP-2017-000033

Innovate Legal
107 Fleet Street
London
EC4A 2AB
75 before the court 6718

21 February 2018
14 days GB2483861 (PDF, 500KB, 4 pages)

Attachment device and assemblies and systems using same
F42D Atlas Elektronik GmbH

A3/2016/0241

EMW
Seebeck House
1 Seebeck Place
Knowlhill
Milton Keynes
MK5 8FR
75 before the court 6716

7 February 2018
14 days EP1920763 (PDF, 905KB, 6 pages)

Pharmaceutical compositions for inhalation
A61K Vectura Limited

HP-2017-000053

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
27 6716

7 February 2018
4 weeks GB2498173 (PDF, 159KB, 19 pages)

Mass spectrometer vacuum interface method and apparatus
H01J Thermo Fisher Scientific (Bremen) GMBH
75 before the court 6709

20 December 2017
14 days GB2478081 - amendment (PDF, 158KB, 1 page)

Covering for a medical scoping device
A61B ARC MEDICAL DESIGN LIMITED

HP-2016-000047

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6709

20 December 2017
14 days EP1887836 (PDF, 1.09MB, 9 pages)

Light-emitting diode based products
H05B PHILIPS LIGHTING NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION

HP-2016-000046

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
27 6709

20 December 2017
4 weeks EP2263224 (PDF, 487KB, 2 pages)

Vehicle identification system
G08G 3M Innovative Properties Company
75 before the court 6705

22 November 2017
14 days GB2382473 - amendment (PDF, 144KB, 1 page)

Cable tap unit
H04B TECHNETIX B.V.

HP-2016-000202

ORIGIN LIMITED
Twisden Works
Twisden Road
London
NW5 1DN
75 before the court 6705

22 November 2017
14 days EP2073862 (PDF, 223KB, 1 page)

Method for the preparation of platelet rich plasma for unprocessed use and combination thereof with skin and bone cells
A61M ANTOINE TURZI

HP-2017-000018

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
27 6702

1 November 2017
4 weeks EP2300353 (PDF, 78.2KB, 4 pages)

Fluid control and manifold assembly
B67D Schroeder Industries, Inc.
27 6700

18 October 2017
4 weeks GB2432788 (PDF, 491KB, 10 pages)

An echinacea formulation
A61K Integria Healthcare (Australia) Pty Ltd
27 6698

4 October 2017
4 weeks GB2483999 (PDF, 61.5KB, 3 pages)

A levelling device
B66F Milenco Limited
27 6697

27 September 2017
4 weeks GB2508570 (PDF, 402KB, 14 pages)

Catheter assembly
A61M B Braun Melsungen AG
75 before the court 6697

27 September 2017
14 days EP2295004 and EP1143872 (PDF, 36.4KB, 3 pages)

Attachment devices and methods for a dental appliance
A61C ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.

HP-2017-000007

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6697

27 September 2017
14 days EP2295004 and EP1143872 (PDF, 36.4KB, 3 pages)

Method for fabricating a plurality of dental incremental position adjustment appliances
A61C ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.

HP-2017-000007

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6695

13 September 2017
14 days EP2575590 (PDF, 235KB, 3 pages)

Covering for a medical scoping device
A61B ARC MEDICAL DESIGN LIMITED

HP-2016-000047

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6695

13 September 2017
14 days GB2478081 (PDF, 425KB, 6 pages)

Covering for a medical scoping device
A61B ARC MEDICAL DESIGN LIMITED

HP-2016-000047

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6694

6 September 2017
14 days EP2407009 (PDF, 7.64MB, 43 pages)

Led lighting with incandescent lamp color temperature behavior
H05B PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V.

HP-2016-000046

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
27 6694

6 September 2017
4 weeks GB2540695 (PDF, 112KB, 3 pages)

Components for medical circuits
A61M Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
75 before the court 6692

23 August 2017
14 days EP1905422 (PDF, 314KB, 3 pages)

Method for the purification of G-CSF
C07K SANDOZ AG

HP-2017-000013

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
75 before the court 6690

9 August 2017
14 days EP1685659 - amendment (PDF, 276KB, 4 pages)

A radio communication system, method of operating a communication system, and a mobile station
H04B KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.

HP-2015-000063

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
75 before the court 6690

9 August 2017
14 days EP1623511 - amendment (PDF, 5.24MB, 24 pages)

Communication system
H04B KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.

HP-2015-000063

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
75 before the court 6688

26 July 2017
14 days EP2373368 (PDF, 211KB, 3 pages)

Headgear for masks
A61M RESMED LTD

HP-2016-000054

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
27 6687

19 July 2017
4 weeks EP2254408 (PDF, 50.9KB, 1 page)

Nematicidal composition containing salicylaldehyde and garlic extract
A01N Omex International Ltd
75 before the court 6686

12 July 2017
14 days EP1619249 (PDF, 197KB, 6 pages)

Induction of exon skipping in eukaryotic cells
C12N ACADEMISCH ZIEKENHUIS LEIDEN

HP-2017-000014

Jones Day
21 Tudor Street
London
EC4Y 0DJ
27 6684

28 June 2017
4 days EP2643238 (PDF, 195KB, 2 pages)

Sealed container for foodstuffs
B65D R. Faerch Plast A/S
75 before the court 6681

7 June 2017
14 days EP0994963 (PDF, 524KB, 2 pages)

Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis
C12Q SEQUENOM, INC

HP-2015-001175
HP-2016-000001

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
75 before the court 6681

7 June 2017
14 days EP1981995 - amendment (PDF, 923KB, 3 pages)

Non-invasive fetal genetic screening by digital analysis
C12Q THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD - JUNIOR UNIVERSITY

HP-2015-001175

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
75 before the court 6681

7 June 2017
14 days EP2385143 (PDF, 855KB, 2 pages)

Non-invasive fetal genetic screening by digital analysis
C12Q THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD - JUNIOR UNIVERSITY

HP-2015-001175

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
75 before the court 6681

7 June 2017
14 days EP2514842 (PDF, 937KB, 3 pages)

Diagnosing fetal chromosomal aneuploidy using genomic sequencing
C12Q THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

HP-2015-000047

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
75 before the court 6681

7 June 2017
14 days EP2183693 - 2nd amendment (PDF, 1.26MB, 5 pages)

Diagnosing fetal chromosomal aneuploidy using genomic sequencing
C12Q THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

HP-2015-000047

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
27 6681

7 June 2017
4 weeks EP1839071 (PDF, 96.3KB, 3 pages)

Marine radar apparatus
G01S Kelvin Hughes Limited
27 6677

10 May 2017
4 weeks GB2477889 (PDF, 586KB, 10 pages)

Method and arrangements in a communication network
H04L Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (PUBL)
27 6676

3 May 2017
4 weeks EP1751276 (PDF, 11.4KB, 1 page)

Vaccine comprising an attenuated pestivirus
C12N Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH
27 6676

3 May 2017
4 weeks GB2523064 (PDF, 38.8KB, 9 pages)

Surface mountable electrical fitting
H02G Scolmore International Limited
75 before the court 6673

12 April 2017
14 days EP2183693 - amendment (PDF, 1.04MB, 5 pages)

Diagnosing fetal chromosomal aneuploidy using genomic sequencing
C12Q THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

HP-2015-000047

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
27 6673

12 April 2017
4 weeks GB2527404 (PDF, 56.7KB, 4 pages)

A shower head assembly
B05D FR Kelly
27 6672

5 April 2017
4 weeks GB2480326 (PDF, 167KB, 6 pages)

Dispensing device and method of manufacture
E03D Jeyes Group Limited
75 before the court 6671

29 March 2017
14 days GB2382473 (PDF, 47.2KB, 2 pages)

Cable tap unit
H04B TECHNETIX B.V.

HP-2016-000202

Origin Ltd
Intellectual Property & Technology Law
Twisden Works
Twisden Road
London
NW5 1DN
75 before the court 6670

22 March 2017
14 days GB2465505 (PDF, 169KB, 6 pages)

Electronically activated underreamer and calliper tool
E21B SMART REAMER DRILLING SYSTEMS LTD

HP-2015-000204

Clarkslegal LLP
Thames Valley Office
One Forbury Square
The Forbury
Reading
RG1 3EB
75 before the court 6670

22 March 2017
14 days GB2465504 (PDF, 170KB, 6 pages)

Expansion and sensing tool
E21B SMART REAMER DRILLING SYSTEMS LTD

HP-2015-000204

Clarkslegal LLP
Thames Valley Office
One Forbury Square
The Forbury
Reading
RG1 3EB
27 6669

15 March 2017
4 weeks GB2465170 (PDF, 154KB, 2 pages)

A floatation device with buoyancy chamber and cryogen reservoir
B63C Deep Sea Recovery Ltd
27 6668

8 March 2017
4 weeks EP1051053 (PDF, 1.69MB, 5 pages)

Method for identifying a mobile phone user or for eavesdropping on outgoing calls
H04Q Rohde & Schwarz GMBH & Co. KG
75 before the court 6667

1 March 2017
14 days EP1981995 (PDF, 1.3MB, 3 pages)

Non-invasive fetal genetic screening by digital analysis
C12Q THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY

HP-2015-001175

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
75 before the court 6667

1 March 2017
14 days EP2183693 (PDF, 932KB, 4 pages)

Diagnosing fetal chromosomal aneuploidy using genomic sequencing
G06F THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

HP-2015-000047

Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
75 before the court 6666

22 February 2017
14 days EP1440525 (PDF, 96.7KB, 3 pages)

Radio communication system
H04B KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.

HP-2015-000063

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria
Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
75 before the court 6666

22 February 2017
14 days EP1623511 (PDF, 33.4KB, 1 page)

Communication system
H04B KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.

HP-2015-000063

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria
Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
75 before the court 6666

22 February 2017
14 days EP1685659 (PDF, 102KB, 4 pages)

A radio communication system, method of operating a communication system, and a mobile station
H04B KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.

HP-2015-000063

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria
Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
75 before the court 6665

15 February 2017
14 days EP1512053 - amendment (PDF, 140KB, 9 pages)

Electronic demarcating system
G05D HUSQVARNA AB

HP-2015-000061

Bird & Bird LLP
12 New Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1JP
75 before the court 6664

8 February 2017
14 days EP2260145 (PDF, 152KB, 8 pages)

Improved optical brightening compositions
D21H ARCHROMA IP GMBH

HP-2016-000021

Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1HQ
75 before the court 6663

1 February 2017
14 days EP1502483 (PDF, 5.91MB, 27 pages)

LED dimming controller
H05B PHILIPS LIGHTING NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION

HP-2016-000046

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
75 before the court 6663

1 February 2017
14 days GB2344867 (PDF, 253KB, 2 pages)

Hydraulic bolt tensioner
B25B TORQUE TENSION SYSTEMS LIMITED

IP-2016-000066

McDaniel & Co.
Suite 2.07
Northern Design Centre
Abbot's Hill
Gateshead
NE8 3DF
27 6663

1 February 2017
4 weeks GB2524495 (PDF, 79.6KB, 4 pages)

Travel environment control
B64D BRITISH AIRWAYS PLC
27 6663

1 February 2017
4 weeks GB2483830 (PDF, 75.1KB, 5 pages)

Four-sided imaging system and method for detecting of contraband
G01V RAPISCAN SYSTEMS, INC.
75 before the court 6660

11 January 2017
14 days EP2365794 (PDF, 28KB, 1 page)

Wound cleansing assembly
A61F RAU-BE BETEILIGUNGEN GMBH

IP-2015-000055

Slaughter and May
One Bunhill Row
London
EC1Y 8YY
27 6660

11 January 2017
4 weeks EP2442651 (PDF, 48.3KB, 2 pages)

Treatment of multiple sclerosis with laquinimod
A01N TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD.

D Young & Co LLP
75 before the court 6659

4 January 2017
14 days EP1722699 (PDF, 1.25MB, 38 pages)

Apparatus
A61B L'OREAL SA

IP-2016-003018

Slaughter and May
100 New Bridge Street
London
EC4V 6JA

Opposition table 2016

Section Patents Journal Deadline for filing opposition Patent number and title International Classification Proprietor, including court action number (if any) and address for service
75 before the court 6648

19 October 2016
14 days EP1355604 - Third amendment (PDF, 2.52MB, 10 pages)

Disposable absorbent garment such as a diaper or training pants and a process of making the same
A61F FAMECCANICA.DATA S.P.A.

IP-2015-000205

Clyde & Co
The St Botolph Building
138 Houndsditch
London
EC3A 7AR
27 6648

19 October 2016
4 weeks GB2510665 (PDF, 445KB, 13 pages)

Absorbent articles with channels and signals
A61F The Procter & Gamble Company
27 6648

19 October 2016
4 weeks EP2210445 (PDF, 28.3KB, 1 page)

Apparatus, method, and system for channel selection and allocation in mobile communications
H04W Motorola Solutions, Inc.
27 6648

19 October 2016
4 weeks GB2461058 (PDF, 405KB, 13 pages)

Audio device control method and apparatus
H04M Skype
75 before the court 6647

12 October 2016
14 days EP1512053 (PDF, 997KB, 9 pages)

Electronic demarcating system
G05D HUSQVARNA AB

IP-2015-000061

Bird & Bird LLP
12 New Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1JP
27 6647

12 October 2016
4 weeks GB2454606 (PDF, 178KB, 5 pages)

Method of transmitting data in a communication system
H04L SKYPE
75 before the court 6640

24 August 2016
14 days EP1355604 - amendment (PDF, 1.96MB, 15 pages)

Disposable absorbent garment such as a diaper or training pants and a process of making the same
A61F Fameccanica Data S.P.A.

IP-2015-000205

Clyde & Co
The St Botolph Building
138 Houndsditch
London
EC3A 7AR
27 6637

3 August 2016
4 weeks GB2430877 (PDF, 95KB, 3 pages)

Seal
A47K Barry Phillip Mccomb
75 before the court 6630

15 June 2016
14 days GB2344867 (PDF, 265KB, 3 pages)

Hydraulic bolt tensioner
B25B Torque Tension Systems Limited

IP-2016-000066

Mcdaniels & Co Solicitors
Suite 2.07
Northern Design Centre
Abbotts Hill
Gateshead
NE8 3DF
27 6630

15 June 2016
4 weeks EP2417011 (PDF, 134KB, 14 pages)

Power assisting pedal for a cycle and pedal charging means
B62M Stephen Britt
75 before the court 6629

8 June 2016
14 days EP2022349 (PDF, 920KB, 9 pages)

Aerosol electronic cigrarette
H04L Fontem Holdings 1 B.V.

HP-2015-00011 & HP-2015-00027

Simmons & Simmons LLP
CityPoint
One Ropemaker Street
London
EC2Y 9SS
27 6629

8 June 2016
4 weeks GB2503963 (PDF, 354KB, 16 pages)

Patient garment
A41D Fashion At Work (UK) Limited
75 before the court 6628

1 June 2016
14 days EP2254311 (PDF, 1.01MB, 10 pages)

Maintaining address translations for data communications
H04L SSH Communications Security OYJ

HP-2015-000037

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
3 Waterhouse Square
142 Holborn
London
EC1N 2SW
27 6628

1 June 2016
4 weeks GB2463468 (PDF, 88.5KB, 6 pages)

Locking power connector apparatus
H01R Burland Technology Solutions Limited
75 before the court 6627

25 May 2016
14 days EP1355604 (PDF, 244KB, 11 pages)

Disposable absorbent garment such as a diaper or training pants and a process of making the same
A61F Fameccanica.Data.S.P.A.

IP-2015-000205

Clyde & Co
The St Botolph Building
138 Houndsditch
London
EC3A 7AR
27 6625

11 May 2016
4 weeks GB2448397 (PDF, 164KB, 5 pages)

Burner device
F23D Mont Selas Limited
27 6623

27 April 2016
4 weeks GB2513461 (PDF, 518KB, 4 pages)

Image heating apparatus
G03G Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
27 6623

27 April 2016
4 weeks GB2494543 (PDF, 909KB, 25 pages)

Improved roofing fabric
B32B Don & Low Limited
27 6622

20 April 2016
4 weeks GB2514112 (PDF, 18.7KB, 1 page)

Valve arrangement
F16K Caterpillar Inc.
75 before the court 6621

13 April 2016
14 days EP1422218 (PDF, 46.9KB, 3 pages)

Antiviral agent
C07D Shionogi & Co., Ltd

HP-2015-000040

Bristows LLP
100 Victoria Embankment
London
EC4Y 0DH
27 6620

6 April 2016
4 weeks EP1995167 (PDF, 42.3KB, 2 pages)

Disconnectable turret mooring system for a vessel
B63B Bluewater Energy Services B.V.
75 before the court 6618

23 March 2016
14 days EP2022349 (PDF, 381KB, 2 pages)

Aerosol electronic cigrarette
A24D Fontem Holdings 1 B.V.

HP-2015-000011
HP-2015-00027

Simmons & Simmons LLP
CityPoint
One Ropemaker Street
London
EC2Y 9SS
75 before the court 6618

23 March 2016
14 days GB2498410 (PDF, 2.4MB, 18 pages)

Fusible bead toy
A63H Epoch Company Limited

IP-2015-000153

RGC Jenkins & Co
26 Caxton Street
London
SW1H 0RJ
75 before the Comptroller 6616

9 March 2016
2 weeks GB2439562 (PDF, 1.77MB, 12 pages)

System for analysis of electrograms
A61B Medilec Limited
27 6616

9 March 2016
4 weeks GB2469454 (PDF, 48.4KB, 2 pages)

A cleaner head
A47L Dyson Technology Limited
75 before the court 6616

9 March 2016
14 days EP0817637-amendment (PDF, 1.63MB, 7 pages)

Synergistic combinations of zidovudine, 1592U89 and 3TC
A61K Viiv Healthcare UK Limited

HP-2015-000024

Simmons & Simmons LLP
CityPoint
One Ropemaker Street
London
EC2Y 9SS
27 6615

2 March 2016
4 weeks GB2519195 (PDF, 515KB, 10 pages)

Electronic device mount
B60R Ronald Allan Alcalde
75 before the court 6615

2 March 2016
14 days EP1240041 (PDF, 221KB, 2 pages)

Joining of a vehicle pane to a contiguous element
B60J Saint-Gobain Glass France

HP-2015-000056

Bond Dickinson LLP
St Ann's Wharf
112 Quayside
Newcastle
NE1 3DX
27 6612

10 February 2016
4 weeks GB2380918 (PDF, 175KB, 10 pages)

Zeroclick
G06F Nes Stewart Irvine
75 before the court 6611

3 February 2016
14 days EP2099626 (PDF, 411KB, 5 pages)

System for indicating the state of loading of a vehicle
B60G VPG Systems UK Limited

IP-2013-000003

D Young & Co LLP
120 Holborn
London
EC1N 2DY
75 before the Comptroller 6611

3 February 2016
14 days GB2385340 (PDF, 17.5KB, 1 page)

Improvements in or relating to staircases
EO4F George Owen

Harrison IP Limited
First Floor
Box Tree House
Northminster Business Park
York
YO26 6QU

Opposition table 2015

Section Patents Journal Deadline for filing opposition Patent number and title International Classification Proprietor, including court action number (if any) and address for service
27 6623

27 April 2016
4 weeks GB2494543 (PDF, 909KB, 25 pages)

Improved roofing fabric
B32B Don & Low Limited
75 before the court 6604

16 December 2015
14 days GB2364420 (PDF, 646KB, 2 pages)

A prepayment utility metering system
G07F Vanclare Se Llc

HP-2015-000019

William Powell
11 Staple Inn
London
WC1V 7QH
75 before the court 6604

16 December 2015
14 days EP1003591 (PDF, 897KB, 14 pages)

Method and equipment for use in rescue service
A62C Cold Cut Systems Svenska AB

IP-2015000158

Summer Solicitors LLP
22 Welbeck Street
London
W1G 8EF
75 before the court 6602

2 December 2015
14 days EP1003591 (PDF, 897KB, 14 pages)

Process for the purification of daptomycin
C07 Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

HP-2014-000037

Carpmaels & Ransford
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6602

2 December 2015
14 days EP1252179 (PDF, 1.63MB, 11 pages)

High purity lipopeptides, lipopeptide micelles, processes for preparing same and pharmaceutical compositions containing them
C07K Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

HP-2014-000037

Carpmaels & Ransford
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6602

2 December 2015
14 days EP11115417 (PDF, 664KB, 3 pages)

Use of daptomycin
A1K Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

HP-2014-000037

Carpmaels & Ransford
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
27 6598

4 November 2015
4 weeks GB2381461 (PDF, 149KB, 5 pages)

Dispenser
A5T Clinical Designs Limited
75 before the court 6598

4 November 2015
14 days EP0934061 (PDF, 93.6KB, 4 pages)

Isobutylgaba and its derivatives for the treatment of pain
A61K Warner-Lambert Company LLC

HP-2014-000035
HP-2014-000021

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
27 6597

28 October 2015
4 weeks GB2381201 (PDF, 98.9KB, 7 pages)

Dispenser
A5T Clinical Designs Limited
27 6597

28 October 2015
4 weeks GB2389052 (PDF, 53.8KB, 4 pages)

Dispenser
A5T Clinical Designs Limited
75 before the court 6597

28 October 2015
14 days EP1721606 (PDF, 181KB, 8 pages)

Buffered compositions for dialysis
G10L Advanced Renal Technologies

HC-2015-001184
Taylor Wessing LLP
5 New Street Square
London
EC4A 3TW
75 before the court 6597

28 October 2015
14 days EP1114415 (PDF, 538KB, 1 page)

Linear predictive analysis-by-synthesis encoding method and encoder
G10L Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (PUBL)

HP-2015-000023
Taylor Wessing LLP
5 New Street Square
London
EC4A 3TW
75 before the court 6597

28 October 2015
14 days EP1114413 (PDF, 239KB, 1 page)

Celp encoding/decoding method and apparatus
G10L Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (PUBL)

HP-2015-000023

Taylor Wessing LLP
5 New Street Square
London
EC4A 3TW
75 before the court 6594

7 October 2015
14 days EP2375336 (PDF, 9.83MB, 45 pages)

System and method for preventing access to data on a compromised remote device
G06F HP-2014-000016

Good Technology Corporation


EIP
Fairfax House
15 Fulwood Place
London
WC1V 6HU
75 before the court 6594

7 October 2015
14 days EP1586580 (PDF, 328KB, 2 pages)

Process for the purification of daptomycin
C07K HP-2014-000037

Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6594

7 October 2015
14 days EP1115417 (PDF, 381KB, 3 pages)

Use of daptomycin
A61K HP-2014-000037

Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
75 before the court 6594

7 October 2015
14 days EP1252179 (PDF, 1.17MB, 11 pages)

High purity lipopeptides, lipopeptide micelles, processes for preparing
C07K HP-2014-000037

Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
One Southampton Row
London
WC1B 5HA
27 6585

5 August 2015
4 weeks GB2463079 (PDF, 100KB, 12 pages)

Retaining wall
E02D Balfour Beatty PLC
75 before the court 6582

15 July 2015
14 days EP1379220 Proposed re-amendments (PDF, 590KB, 4 pages)

Inhalation capsules
A61K HP-2014-000002

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co KG

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
27 6579

24 June 2015
4 weeks GB2481423 (PDF, 44.6KB, 5 pages)

Proactive seeding of data in a peer to peer network
H04L Giraffic Technologies Ltd
75 before the court 6578

17 June 2015
14 days EP2119287 (PDF, 51.9KB, 2 pages)

Self configuring and optimisation of cell neighbours in wireless telecommunications networks
H04W HP-2014-000005

Unwired Planet International Limited

EIP Europe LLP
Fairfax House
15 Fulwood Place
London
WC1V 6HU
75 before the court 6578

17 June 2015
14 days EP2485514 (PDF, 69.9KB, 2 pages)

Self configuring and optimisation of cell neighbours in wireless telecommunications networks
H04W HP-2014-000005

Unwired Planet International Limited

EIP Europe LLP
Fairfax House
15 Fulwood Place
London
WC1V 6HU
75 before the court 6577

10 June 2015
14 days EP1114415 (PDF, 22.1KB, 1 page)

Linear predictive analysis-by-synthesis encoding method and encoder
G10L HP-2013-000016

Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (PUBL)

Taylor Wessing LLP
5 New Street Square
London
EC4A 3TW
75 before the comptroller 6577

10 June 2015
14 days GB2413482 (PDF, 128KB, 13 pages)

Device for cleaning ponds
A4F Tensor Marketing Ltd
75 before the court 6576

3 June 2015
14 days GB2482576 (PDF, 821KB, 3 pages)

A neutrally buoyant underwater weapon clearance appliance
B63G HP-2014-000013

Atlas Elektronik GMBH

EMW Law LLP
Seebeack House
1 Seebeck Place
Knowhill
Milton Keynes
MK5 8FR
75 before the court 6576

3 June 2015
14 days EP1058927 (PDF, 267KB, 6 pages)

Speech coding including soft adaptability feature
G10L HP-2013-000016

Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (PUBL).

Taylor Wessing LLP
5 New Street Square
London
EC4A 3TW
27 6575

27 May 2015
4 weeks GB2503251 (PDF, 37.9KB, 1 page)

A self righting cleaning appliance
A47L Dyson Technology Limited
27 6574

20 May 2015
4 weeks EP2155135 (PDF, 49.2KB, 2 pages)

Turning platform
A61G Genie Care
27 6573

13 May 2015
4 weeks GB2465293 (PDF, 24.7MB, 102 pages)

Printing material container, and board mounted on printing material container
B41J Seiko Epson Corporation
75 before the comptroller 6573

13 May 2015
2 weeks GB2361976 (PDF, 90.4KB, 7 pages)

Improvements in and relating to fusion control systems
F2GK Caldervale Technology Limited
75 before the court 6573

13 May 2015
14 days EP1360287 (PDF, 22.8MB, 70 pages)

Methods of modifying eukaryotic cells
C12N HP-2013-000001

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishop’s Square
London
E1 6AD
75 before the court 6573

13 May 2015
14 days EP1537878 (PDF, 1.52MB, 3 pages)

Immunopotentiating compositions
A61K HP-2014-000038

ONO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
65 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1HS
27 6567

1 April 2015
4 weeks GB2505319*

Method for cleaning a waste water vessel for the waste water industry
C02F Green Channel Limited
27 6567

1 April 2015
4 weeks EP1667590 (PDF, 20.4KB, 4 pages)

Bone plates
A61B Oregon Health and Science University
75 before the court 6565

18 March 2015
14 days EP1379220 (PDF, 1000KB, 2 pages)

Inhalation capsules
A61K HP-2014-000002

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishop’s Square
London
E1 6AD
27 6564

11 March 2015
4 weeks GB2445146*

Improvements in and relating to an ankle prothesis
A61B CORIN LIMITED
75 before the court 6562

25 February 2015
2 weeks GB2429159 (PDF, 559KB, 6 pages)

Method and device for treating a teat canal of an animal
A61M BIMEDA Research and Development Limited.
Venner Shipley LLP
200 Aldersgate
London
EC1A 4HD
75 before the court 6562

25 February 2015
14 days EP1781455 (PDF, 11.5KB, 2 pages)

Method for making a reinforcement provided with at least one adhesive surface capable of being re-positioned and resulting reinforcement
B29B IP-2014-000056

SAERTEX FRANCE SAS
Appleyard Lees
The Lexicon
Mount Street
Manchester
M2 5NT
75 before the court 6562

25 February 2015
14 days EP0817637 (PDF, 166KB, 6 pages)

Synergistic combinations of zidovudine, 1592U89 and 3TC
A61K HP-2014-000028

VIIV HEALTHCARE UK LIMITED
Simmons & Simmons LLP
CityPoint
One Ropemaker Street
London
EC2Y 9SS
27 6561

18 February 2015
4 weeks EP2113051 (PDF, 83.5KB, 1 page)

An auxillary power generation apparatus
F01D Bowman Power Group Limited


75 before the court 6560

11 February 2015
14 days EP2085003

Deep fryer with automatic fat coating
A47J HC-12, A03904
HC12, B04588

SEB S.A.
Bird & Bird LLP
15 Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1JP
27 6559

04 February 2015
4 weeks GB2433473*

Printing material container, and board mounted on printing material container
B41J SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
75 before the court 6558

28 January 2015
14 days EP1687951-proposed amendments (PDF, 138KB, 5 pages)

Method for communicating over the internet with geographically distributed devices
H04L HP-2013-000522


Rovi Solutions Corporation
Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
75 before the court 6557

21 January 2015
14 days EP0847496 (PDF, 125KB, 5 pages)

Method of operating a wind power station
F03D HP-2013-000014


Wobben Properties GmbH
Powell Gilbert LLP
85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE
27 6556

14 January 2015
4 weeks GB2456113 (PDF, 77KB, 8 pages)

Speaker configuration
H04R


Martin Audio Limited


75 before the court 6550

3 December 2014
14 days EP1360287 (PDF, 982KB, 28 pages)

Methods of modifying eukaryotic cells
C12N HP-2013-000001


Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishop Square
London
E1 6AD

Opposition table 2014

Opposition table 2014 is available via National archives.

Opposition table 2013

Opposition table 2013 is available via National archives.

Published 25 September 2014
Last updated 1 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Section 27 amendment EP2478157 added.
  2. Section 27 amendment GB2463514 added.
  3. Section 27 amendment GB2429153 added.
  4. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1957106 added.
  5. Section 27 amendments GB2471909 and GB2502030 added.
  6. Section 75 amendments before the Court GB2465504, GB265505 and EP1259074 added.
  7. Section 27 amendment GB2485630 added.
  8. Section 75's before the Court GB2483861, EP2177045 and EP2434777 added.
  9. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1920763 and Section 27 amendment GB2498173 added.
  10. Section 75 amendments before the Comptroller EP1887836 and GB2478081 and Section 27 amendment EP2263224 added.
  11. Section 75 amendments before the Court EP2073862 and GB2382473 added.
  12. Section 27 amendment EP2300353 added.
  13. Section 27 amendment GB2432788 added.
  14. Section 27 amendment GB2483999 added.
  15. Section 75 amendments before the Court EP2295004 and EP1143872 and Section 27 amendment GB2508570 added.
  16. Section 75 amendments before the Court EP2575590 and GB2478081 added.
  17. Section 75 before the court amendment EP2407009 and section 27 amendment GB2540695 added.
  18. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1905422 added.
  19. Section 75 amendments before the court EP1623511 and EP1685659 added.
  20. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP2373368 added.
  21. Section 27 amendment EP2254408 added.
  22. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1619249 added.
  23. Section 27 amendment EP2643238 added.
  24. Section 27 amendment EP1839071 and Section 75's before the Court EP0994963, EP1981995, EP2385143, EP2514842 and EP2183693 added.
  25. Section 27 amendment GB2477889 added.
  26. Section 27 amendments EP1751276 and GB2523064 added.
  27. Section 75 amendment before the court EP2183693 and Section 27 amendment GB2527404 added.
  28. Section 27 amendment GB2480326 added.
  29. Section 75 before the Court GB2382473 added.
  30. Section 75 Before the Court amendments GB2465504 and GB2465505 added.
  31. Section 27 amendment GB2465170 added.
  32. Section 27 amendment EP1051053 added.
  33. Section 75 Before the Court amendments EP1981995 and EP2183693 added.
  34. Section 75 before the Court amendments EP 1685659, EP1623511 and EP1440525 added.
  35. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1512053 added.
  36. Section 75 before the Court EP2260145 added.
  37. Section 75 before the Court for EP1502483, Section 75 before the Court for GB2344867, Section 27 amendment for GB2524495 and Section 27 for GB2483830 added.
  38. Section 75 before the Court EP2365794 and Section 27 amendment EP2442651 added.
  39. Section 75 before the Court EP1722699 added.
  40. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1355604 and Section 27 amendments GB2510665, EP2210445 and GB2461058 added.
  41. Section 75 amendment for EP1512053 and Section 27 amendment for GB2454606 added.
  42. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1355604 added.
  43. Section 27 amendment GB2430877 added.
  44. Section 75 amendment for GB2344867 and Section 75 amendment for EP2417011 added
  45. Section 27 amendment GB2503963 and Section 75 before the Court EP2022349 added.
  46. Section 27 amendment GB2463468 and Section 75 before the Court EP2254311 added.
  47. Section 75 amendment before the Court EP1355604 added.
  48. Section 27 amendment GB2448397 added.
  49. Section 27 amendments GB2494543 and GB2513461.
  50. Section 27 amendment GB2514112 added.
  51. Section 75 amendment EP1422218 added.
  52. Section 27 amendment EP1995167 added.
  53. Section 75 amendments GB2498410 and EP2022349 added.
  54. Section 75 before the Court EP0817637, Section 27 GB2469454 and Section 75 before the Comptroller GB2439562 amendments.
  55. Section 75 EP1240041 and Section 27 GB2519195 amendments added.
  56. Section 27 amendment for GB2380918 added.
  57. Amendments for EP2099626 and GB2385340 for PDJ 6611 dated 3 February 2016 added.
  58. Section 75 before the Court , EP1003591 and GB2364420 added.
  59. Section 75 before the Court EP1586580, EP1252179 and EP1115417 added.
  60. Section 75 before the Court EP0934061 and section 27 GB2381461 amendments added.
  61. Section 75 amendments for EP1114413, EP1114415, EP1721606 and section 27 amendments for GB2389052 and GB2381201 added.
  62. Section 75 amendments added for EP2375336, EP1586580, EP1115417, EP1252179.
  63. Section 75 amendment GB2413482 added.
  64. Section 27 GB2463079 added.
  65. Section 75 EP1379220 added.
  66. Section 27 amendment for GB2481423 added.
  67. Section 75 amendments for EP2485514 and EP2119287 added.
  68. Section 75 Amendment EP1114415 added.
  69. Section 75 Amendments EP1058927 and GB2482576 added.
  70. Section 27 amendment GB2503251 added.
  71. Section 27 amendments for EP2155135 added.
  72. Section 75 amendments EP1537878, EP1360287 and GB2361976 and Section 27 GB2465293 added.
  73. EP1667950 and GB2505319 Section 27 amendments added.
  74. Section 75 amendments.
  75. Section 27 for GB2445146 added.
  76. Section 75 amendments for EP0817637, EP1781455 and GB2429159 added.
  77. Section 27 for EP2113051 added.
  78. Section 27 for EP2085003 added.
  79. Section 27 for GB2433473 added.
  80. Section 75 before the court filed for EP1687951 proposed amendments added for Journal 6558 - 28 January 2015 added.
  81. New section 75 entry before the court for EP0847496 added for Journal 6557, 21 January 2015.
  82. New 27 application filed PDJ 6556 dated 14 January 2015.
  83. New section 75 entries before the court for EP1360287 and Section 27 for GB2447187 added for Journal 6550,3 December 2014.
  84. New section 75 entries before the court for EP1603611, EP1920794 and EP1687951 added for Journal 6549, 26 November 2014.
  85. New section 27 entries for EP1170338, GB2345392 and GB2452043 added for Journal 6548, 19 November 2014.
  86. Section 75 before the court filed for EP1114413.
  87. Section 27 amendment filed for GB2488555 on 15 October 2014 added.
  88. Section 75 before the court amendment for EP1773277 added.
  89. First published.