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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/EP2019/078941 J30229WOC/ps
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
23 October 2019 30 November 2018
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. ____________
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 8/34 (2006.01)i; A61K 8/37 (2006.01)i; A61K 8/42 (2006.01)i; A61K 8/58 (2006.01)i; A61Q 15/00 (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):
     A61K; A61Q
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):


Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
WO 9424993 A1 (UNILEVER PLC [GB]; UNILEVER NV [NL]) 10 November 1994 (1994-11-10)
claims 1,10,11
page 4, line 12
page 2, line 24 - page 3, line 7
page 15, line 9
example composition 6
US 2008267895 A1 (FRANKLIN KEVIN RONALD [GB] ET AL) 30 October 2008 (2008-10-30)
claims 1,9,15,16,18
paragraphs [0041], [0042], [0045], [0007], [0037], [0038]
examples 11,12
GB 2273872 A (UNILEVER PLC [GB]) 06 July 1994 (1994-07-06)
claim 1
page 11, lines 9-15
page 12, lines 12-13
page 15, lines 19-25
example 5
US 4921694 A (HOPPE UDO [DE] ET AL) 01 May 1990 (1990-05-01)
examples 1-3,7,9
US 2010104517 A1 (SHEN YAN-FEI [US]) 29 April 2010 (2010-04-29)
claims 1,2
example *
paragraph [0013]
Special categories of cited documents:
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
document cited by the applicant in the international application
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
WO 9424993 A1
10 November 1994
AU 6679894 A
WO 9424993 A1
ZA 9402847 B
21 November 1994
10 November 1994
25 October 1995
US 2008267895 A1
30 October 2008
AR 055115 A1
AT 414501 T
AU 2006278898 A1
BR PI0616522 A2
CA 2618969 A1
CN 101277673 A
EP 1912619 A2
ES 2317567 T3
JP 5603549 B2
JP 2009504583 A
PL 1912619 T3
US 2008267895 A1
WO 2007017119 A2
ZA 200801174 B
08 August 2007
15 December 2008
15 February 2007
21 June 2011
15 February 2007
01 October 2008
23 April 2008
16 April 2009
08 October 2014
05 February 2009
30 April 2009
30 October 2008
15 February 2007
26 August 2009
GB 2273872 A
06 July 1994
US 4921694 A
01 May 1990
AT 66595 T
AU 604901 B2
CA 1322174 C
DE 3740186 A1
DK 337888 A
EP 0297310 A2
ES 2038715 T3
FI 883055 A
HU 198123 B
JP H0798739 B2
JP S6422815 A
KR 890000077 A
PT 87807 A
US 4921694 A
15 September 1991
03 January 1991
14 September 1993
05 January 1989
25 December 1988
04 January 1989
01 August 1993
25 December 1988
28 August 1989
25 October 1995
25 January 1989
11 March 1989
31 May 1989
01 May 1990
US 2010104517 A1
29 April 2010
CA 2738683 A1
EP 2337557 A2
US 2010104517 A1
WO 2010048250 A2
29 April 2010
29 June 2011
29 April 2010
29 April 2010
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
25 November 2019
Date of mailing of the international search report:
06 December 2019
Authorized officer:
Grenouillat, N
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