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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/US2017/012981 16-07
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
11 January 2017 27 January 2016
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     1    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.


     A61K 8/35 (2006.01)i; A61K 8/97 (2017.01)i; A61Q 5/00 (2006.01)i; A61Q 5/02 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC


Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Korean utility models and applications for utility modelsJapanese utility models and applications for utility models
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
eKOMPASS(KIPO internal) & Keywords: hair loss, chalconoid, Epilobium extract, 5-alpha reductase inhibitor


Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
US 2003-0224028 A1 (GALEY, JEAN-BAPTISTE) 04 December 2003 See claims 1, 13; and paragraphs [0024], [0063], [0106]-[0113], [0158]-[0159], [0188]-[0189].
US 2006-0008428 A1 (SEYLER, NATHALIE et al.) 12 January 2006 See abstract; claims 1-19; and paragraphs [0076], [0127], [0138].
US 7205009 B2 (STASS, DIRK) 17 April 2007 See abstract; and claims 8-10, 13, 19.
JP 02-142717 A (KANEBO LTD) 31 May 1990 See page 95, column 2, lines 1-6; page 96, column 3, lines 7-12.
US 2006-0210515 A1 (MOWER, THOMAS E.) 21 September 2006 See abstract; and paragraphs [0038], [0057]-[0064].
US 2007-0036742 A1 (ROUFS, JAMES B. et al.) 15 February 2007 See the whole document.
Special categories of cited documents:
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
document member of the same patent family


Patent document cited in search report Publication date
Patent family member(s) Publication date
US 2003-0224028 A1
04 December 2003
EP 1364641 A1
FR 2839449 A1
JP 2003-335630 A
26 November 2003
14 November 2003
25 November 2003
US 2006-0008428 A1
12 January 2006
EP 1607083 A1
FR 2871688 A1
21 December 2005
23 December 2005
US 7205009 B2
17 April 2007
CA 2528744 A1
US 2006-0120990 A1
WO 2006-058430 A1
02 June 2006
08 June 2006
08 June 2006
JP 02-142717 A
31 May 1990
US 2006-0210515 A1
21 September 2006
AU 2006-227390 A1
CA 2601315 A1
CN 101166544 A
EP 1858555 A2
JP 2008-532555 A
JP 2012-110342 A
KR 10-2008-0003796 A
US 2006-0210496 A1
US 2006-0210514 A1
US 2006-0210516 A1
US 2006-0210517 A1
US 2006-0210524 A1
US 2006-0210609 A1
US 2006-0210621 A1
US 2006-0210688 A1
US 2006-0210692 A1
US 2006-0210697 A1
US 2006-0211652 A1
US 2007-0020358 A1
US 2010-0330211 A1
US 7666448 B2
US 7722902 B2
US 7749545 B2
US 7776365 B2
US 7838004 B2
WO 2006-102108 A2
WO 2006-102108 A3
WO 2007-084614 A2
WO 2007-084614 A3
WO 2007-084721 A2
WO 2007-084721 A3
WO 2007-084752 A2
WO 2007-084752 A3
WO 2007-084753 A2
WO 2007-084753 A3
WO 2007-084754 A2
WO 2007-084754 A3
28 September 2006
28 September 2006
23 April 2008
28 November 2007
21 August 2008
14 June 2012
08 January 2008
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
21 September 2006
25 January 2007
30 December 2010
23 February 2010
25 May 2010
06 July 2010
17 August 2010
23 November 2010
28 September 2006
08 March 2007
26 July 2007
22 November 2007
26 July 2007
14 February 2008
26 July 2007
22 November 2007
26 July 2007
23 October 2008
26 July 2007
15 November 2007
US 2007-0036742 A1
15 February 2007
US 2011-0059192 A1
US 8197865 B2
10 March 2011
12 June 2012
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
Korean Intellectual Property Office
189 Cheongsa-ro, Seo-gu, Daejeon Metropolitan City, 302-701
Republic of Korea
Facsimile No. +82-42-481-8578
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
18 April 2017
Date of mailing of the international search report:
18 April 2017
Authorized officer:
HEO, Joo Hyung
Telephone No. +82-42-481-8150
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