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EP3636735 - PROTEASE ENZYME VARIANTS AND USES THEREOF [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusThe patent has been granted
Status updated on  23.02.2024
Database last updated on 18.05.2024
FormerGrant of patent is intended
Status updated on  15.10.2023
FormerExamination is in progress
Status updated on  25.09.2023
FormerGrant of patent is intended
Status updated on  15.05.2023
FormerExamination is in progress
Status updated on  26.03.2021
FormerRequest for examination was made
Status updated on  16.10.2020
FormerThe application has been published
Status updated on  13.03.2020
Most recent event   Tooltip23.02.2024(Expected) grantpublished on 27.03.2024  [2024/13]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
AB Enzymes Oy
Tykkimäentie 15b
05200 Rajamäki / FI
Inventor(s)01 / HELLMUTH, Hendrik
c/o AB Enzymes GmbH
Feldbergstrasse 78
64293 Darmstadt / DE
02 / JUNTUNEN, Kari
c/o Roal Oy
Tykkimäentie 15b
05200 Rajamäki / FI
03 / PALOHEIMO, Marja
c/o Roal Oy
Tykkimäentie 15b
05200 Rajamäki / FI
04 / VALTAKARI, Leena
c/o AB Enzymes Oy
Tykkimäentie 15b
05200 Rajamäki / FI
Representative(s)Boco IP Oy Ab
Kansakoulukatu 3
00100 Helsinki / FI
Former [2020/16]Boco IP Oy Ab
Itämerenkatu 5
00180 Helsinki / FI
Application number, filing date18200114.912.10.2018
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A1 Application with search report 
Type: B1 Patent specification 
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP21.11.2018
ClassificationIPC:C11D3/386, C12N9/64
C12N9/6421 (EP); C11D3/38618 (US); C11D3/386 (EP);
C12N1/14 (US); C12N15/80 (US); C12N9/58 (US);
C12Y304/21 (US); C11D2111/12 (US); C12N2800/10 (US) (-)
Designated contracting statesAL,   AT,   BE,   BG,   CH,   CY,   CZ,   DE,   DK,   EE,   ES,   FI,   FR,   GB,   GR,   HR,   HU,   IE,   IS,   IT,   LI,   LT,   LU,   LV,   MC,   MK,   MT,   NL,   NO,   PL,   PT,   RO,   RS,   SE,   SI,   SK,   SM,   TR [2020/47]  
Former [2020/16]AL,  AT,  BE,  BG,  CH,  CY,  CZ,  DE,  DK,  EE,  ES,  FI,  FR,  GB,  GR,  HR,  HU,  IE,  IS,  IT,  LI,  LT,  LU,  LV,  MC,  MK,  MT,  NL,  NO,  PL,  PT,  RO,  RS,  SE,  SI,  SK,  SM,  TR 
Examination procedure09.10.2020Amendment by applicant (claims and/or description)
09.10.2020Examination requested  [2020/47]
09.10.2020Date on which the examining division has become responsible
25.03.2021Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M04)
22.07.2021Reply to a communication from the examining division
16.05.2023Communication of intention to grant the patent
25.09.2023Disapproval of the communication of intention to grant the patent by the applicant or resumption of examination proceedings by the EPO
16.10.2023Communication of intention to grant the patent
20.02.2024Fee for grant paid
20.02.2024Fee for publishing/printing paid
20.02.2024Receipt of the translation of the claim(s)
Fees paidRenewal fee
23.10.2020Renewal fee patent year 03
25.10.2021Renewal fee patent year 04
25.10.2022Renewal fee patent year 05
25.10.2023Renewal fee patent year 06
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Documents cited:Search[Y]US2009163400  (SIERKSTRA LAURENS NICOLAAS [NL], et al) [Y] 1-22* claims 100-104 *;
 [Y]WO2012131023  (AB ENZYMES OY [FI], et al) [Y] 1-22 * sequence 18 *;
 [Y]DE102012209289  (HENKEL AG & CO KGAA [DE]) [Y] 1-22 * sequence 1 *;
 [Y]EP2712915  (PROCTER & GAMBLE [US]) [Y] 1-22 * claims 1,5; sequence 3 *;
 [Y]WO2014138983  (UNIV CONCORDIA [CA]) [Y] 1-22 * sequences 372,378 *
by applicantWO9523221
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