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Detailed guide: Requests for opinions: 2020

Intellectual Property Office

August 3
12:39 2020

Overview

The table below shows information about opinion requests we have received in 2020 and what stage each request has reached.

For example, you can see whether:

  • you can file observations on a request or whether the period for doing so has expired
  • we have issued an opinion
  • the person who filed the request has withdrawn it
  • we have refused a request for an opinion. Where weve issued a decision refusing the request, you can view this in our decisions database

Further information

If you would like more information about a particular request please contact us by:

  • telephone: +44 (0)1633 813813 or +44 (0)1633 813616
  • fax: +44(0)1633 814491
  • email: opinions@ipo.gov.uk

2020 requests

Opinion numberPatent/SPC number, title and ownerRequester and request dateIssue (Infringement and/or Validity)Observations deadlineOutcome
14/20EP3060732

Heated inflatable exercise chamber with gas-permeable inner membrane

Hot Pod Yoga Limited AB
Optix Events LLP

29 May 2020
Validity 31 August 2020
13/20EP1877205

A production line and a method of shaping profiles

Ingvest AB
Ingvest AB

27 July 2020
Infringement26 August 2020
12/20GB2569042

Beverage capsule

Alex Gort-Barten
Euro-Caps Holding B.V.

29 July 2020
Validity26 August 2020
11/20GB2406342

Palisade fencing

HW Martin Holdings Limited
Swindell & Pearson Limited

6 July 2020
Validity12 August 2020
10/20GB2476858

Jaw apparatus for stabilising a floating craft against a stationary structure

Ronald Stephen Mattey
Acapo AS

27 April 2020
Validity14 July 2020
09/20 EP0904081

Aqueous suspensions of 9-hydroxyrisperidone fatty acid esterst

Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V.
Dolleymores

15 May 2020
Validity14 July 2020Opinion withdrawn 29 July 202
08/20 GB2500162

Method for manufacturing emulsion paint

Newlife Paints Limited
Andrew Barnwell

8 April 2020
Validity19 June 2020
07/20GB2561987

Cassellie Limited

Valve apparatus and method of use thereof
Beck Greener LLP 28 April 2020Validity19 June 2020
06/20EP1498060

Filter cartridge for water reservoir of coffee apparatus

Koninklijke Philips N.V.
Pozzani Pure Water Limited

19 March 2020
Validity21 April 2020
05/20GB2510881

Safety screen

Ischebeck Titan Ltd
RMD Kwikform

5 March 2020
Validity8 April 2020
04/20GB2414601

Apparatus and method for replacing an overhead conductor

Babcock Networks Limited
Slingco Limited

18 February 2020
Infringement20 March 2020Opinion issued 15 May 2020

Opinion number 04/20 (PDF, 503KB, 10 pages)
03/20EP2381864

Shockwave apparatus having a pneumatic drive united technologies corporation

Storz Medical AG
Duncan Morren

7 February 2020
Infringement12 March 2020Opinion issued 23 April 2020

Opinion number 03/20 (PDF, 447KB, 6 pages)
02/20GB2419287

Improvements in or relating to ablutionary installations

Kohler Mira Limited
Beck Greener LLP

29 January 2020
Validity6 March 2020Opinion issued 22 April 2020

Opinion 02/20 (PDF, 248KB, 9 pages)
01/20GB2549469

Polytunnel structure

Haygrove Limited
Pro-tech Marketing Limited

27 December 2019
Validity31 January 2020Opinion issued 26 March 2020

Opinion 01/20 (PDF, 1.24MB, 21 pages)
Published 3 January 2020
Last updated 3 August 2020 +show all updates
  1. New opinion 14/20 added.

  2. Opinion 09/20 has been withdrawn.

  3. New opinions 12/20 and 13/20 added.

  4. New opinion 11/20 added.

  5. New opinion number 10/20 added.

  6. New opinion 09/20 added.

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