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1. WO2020006555 - COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING BACTERIA AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING PLANT PESTS AND IMPROVING PLANT HEALTH


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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/US2019/040107 A1011001190WO
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
01 July 2019 29 June 2018
Applicant
AGBIOME, INC.
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)).
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)).
c.
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
This International Searching Authority found multiple inventions in this international application, as follows:
1. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas chlororaphis AIP031898, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
2. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Lonsdalea quercina AIP023234 or AIP035573, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
3. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Agrobacterium tumefaciens AIP024552, AIP082140, AIP011586 or AIP010884, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
4. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudoarthrobacter phenanthrenivorans AIP071234, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
5. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas libanensis AIP080021, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
6. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas brassicacearum AIP001237, AIP050674, AIP071546 or AIP016229, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
7. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas lini AIP049805, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
8. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas poae AIP081435, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
9. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Mucilaginibacter gossypii AIP000817, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
10. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas fluorescens AIP060333 or AIP070925, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
11. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Mycolicibacterium frederiksbergense AIP070494, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
12. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas graminis AIP015104, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
13. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Pseudomonas oryzihabitans AIP082287, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
14. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Ochrobactrum intermedium AIP088026, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
15. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Microbacterium arborescens AIP065969, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
16. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Exiguobacterium indicum AIP018514, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
17. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Variovorax ginsengisoli AIP033041, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
18. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Microbacterium testaceum AIP092281, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
19. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Microbacterium hominis AIP081114, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
20. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Microbacterium oleivorans AIP046403, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
21. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Paenarthrobacter ureafaciens AIP022635, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
22. claims: 1-19(partially)
A composition comprising a cell, a spore, a forespore, or a combination of cells, spores and/or forespores of Klebsiella aerogenes AIP039063, and the use thereof for controlling a plant pest or improving an agronomic trait of a plant.
1.
As all required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant, this international search report covers all searchable claims.
2.
As all searchable claims could be searched without effort justifying additional fees, this Authority did not invite payment of additional fees.
3.
As only some of the required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant, this international search report covers only those claims for which fees were paid, specifically claims Nos.:
4.
No required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant. Consequently, this international search report is restricted to the invention first mentioned in the claims; it is covered by claims Nos.: 1-19(partially)
Remark on Protest
The additional search fees were accompanied by the applicant’s protest and, where applicable, the payment of a protest fee.
The additional search fees were accompanied by the applicant’s protest but the applicable protest fee was not paid within the time limit specified in the invitation.
No protest accompanied the payment of additional search fees.
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:
COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING BACTERIA AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING PLANT PESTS AND IMPROVING PLANT HEALTH

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
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No. ____________
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.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     A01N 63/00 (2006.01)i; A01P 3/00 (2006.01)i; A01P 5/00 (2006.01)i; A01P 7/00 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     A01N
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data, CHEM ABS Data

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
Y
GIRIJA GANESHAN ET AL, "Pseudomonas fluorescens, a potential bacterial antagonist to control plant diseases", JOURNAL OF PLANT INTERACTIONS,Vol. 1, No. 3, 01 September 2005 (2005-09-01), page 123-134,
XP055619133
1-19
the whole document
(2)
Y
JANG HOON LEE ET AL, "Nematicidal Activity of a Nonpathogenic Biocontrol Bacterium,O6", CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY, SPRINGER-VERLAG, NE,Vol. 62, No. 3, 21 October 2010 (2010-10-21), page 746-751,
XP019886191
1-19
abstract
table 1
(3)
Y
ANDERSON ANNE J ET AL, "Biopesticides produced by plant-probiotic Pseudomonas chlororaphis isolates", CROP PROTECTION,Vol. 105, 23 November 2017 (2017-11-23), page 62-69,
XP085317644
1-19
tables 1A, 1B, 2, 3
(4)
Y
JEFFREY D. PALUMBO ET AL, "Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus in Soil by Antagonistic Pseudomonas Strains Reduces the Potential for Airborne Spore Dispersal", PHYTOPATHOLOGY,Vol. 100, No. 6, 01 June 2010 (2010-06-01), page 532-538,
XP055265142
1-19
abstract
page 536, column 2, line 32 - line 33
figure 6
(5)
Y
EP 1241247 A1 (C C H S A [BE]) 18 September 2002 (2002-09-18)
1-19
tables 5, 7, 9
(6)
Y
G. BERG ET AL, "Evaluation of potential biocontrol rhizobacteria from different host plants of Verticillium dahliae Kleb", JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY.,Vol. 91, No. 6, 01 December 2001 (2001-12-01), page 963-971,
XP055285946
1-19
table 1
(7)
Y
D J HILL ET AL, "Evaluation of AtEze for suppression of fusarium wilt of chrysanthemum.", CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PLANT PATHOLOGY,Vol. 21, 01 June 1999 (1999-06-01), page 193-197,
XP055619222
1-19
page 194, column 2, line 37 - page 195, column 1, line 2
(8)
Y
WO 9528085 A1 (SVENSKA LANTMAENNEN RIKSFOERBU [SE]; GERHARDSON BERNDT [SE] ET AL.) 26 October 1995 (1995-10-26)
1-19
table 1
claims 1, 15
(9)
DATABASE WPI Thomson Scientific, London, GB; Vol. 2014, No. 30, AN 2014-H05173
XP002794059
Y
& CN 103614312  A  (UNIV SHANDONG AGRIC) 05 March 2014 (2014-03-05)
1-19
abstract
claims 1, 2
(10)
DATABASE WPI Thomson Scientific, London, GB; Vol. 2014, No. 79, AN 2014-V38708
XP002794060
Y
& CN 104017744  A  (UNIV SHANGHAI JIAOTONG) 03 September 2014 (2014-09-03)
1-19
abstract
claims 1, 4
(11)
DATABASE WPI Thomson Scientific, London, GB; Vol. 2017, No. 05, AN 2016-77308B
XP002794061
Y
& RU 2603281  C1  (APPL MICROBIOLOGY & BIOTECH RES CENTR) 27 November 2016 (2016-11-27)
1-19
abstract
tables 2, 3
(12)
Y
U. SCHELLENBERG ET AL, "A selective insecticidal protein from Pseudomonas for controlling corn rootworms", SCIENCE, NIH AUTHOR MANUSCRIPT,Vol. 354, No. 6312, 03 November 2016 (2016-11-03), page 634-^637,
XP055342083
1-19
abstract
page 634, column 3, line 31 - line 42
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"D"
document cited by the applicant in the international application
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
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)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
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
"X"
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
"Y"
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

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
EP 1241247 A1
18 September 2002
AU 2002244550 A1
EP 1241247 A1
WO 02072795 A2
24 September 2002
18 September 2002
19 September 2002
WO 9528085 A1
26 October 1995
AT 183616 T
AU 690683 B2
BG 62753 B1
BR 9507322 A
CA 2187927 A1
CN 1148791 A
CZ 287510 B6
DE 69511691 D1
DE 69511691 T2
DK 0756454 T3
EE 9600164 A
EP 0756454 A1
ES 2139204 T3
FI 964162 A
GR 3031952 T3
HU 220582 B1
JP 3536180 B2
JP H10502803 A
KR 100358671 B1
LV 11718 A
NL 350040 I1
NO 316012 B1
NZ 284874 A
PL 316910 A1
RO 118786 B1
RU 2143199 C1
SK 131096 A3
US 5900236 A
WO 9528085 A1
15 September 1999
30 April 1998
31 July 2000
30 September 1997
26 October 1995
30 April 1997
13 December 2000
30 September 1999
02 March 2000
27 March 2000
16 June 1997
05 February 1997
01 February 2000
10 December 1996
31 March 2000
28 March 2002
07 June 2004
17 March 1998
26 April 2003
20 April 1997
02 February 2009
01 December 2003
22 September 1997
17 February 1997
28 November 2003
27 December 1999
04 June 1997
04 May 1999
26 October 1995
CN 103614312 A
05 March 2014
NONE
CN 104017744 A
03 September 2014
NONE
RU 2603281 C1
27 November 2016
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Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
09 September 2019
Date of mailing of the international search report:
19 November 2019
Authorized officer:
Habermann, Jörg
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