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About this file: EP1321104

EP1321104 - Ablation tool and process for cutting, fragmenting and/or removing material [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusThe application is deemed to be withdrawn
Status updated on  13.08.2004
Database last updated on 19.07.2019
Most recent event   Tooltip13.08.2004Application deemed to be withdrawnpublished on 29.09.2004  [2004/40]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
GFD-Gesellschaft für Diamantprodukte mbH
Wilhelm-Runge-Strasse 11
89081 Ulm / DE
Inventor(s)01 / Gluche, Peter, Dr.
Schwörhausgasse 4
89073 Ulm / DE
02 / Ertl, Stephan
Ochsensteige 72/4
89075 Ulm / DE
03 / Lingenfelder, Christian
Holzgasse 9
89075 Ulm-Mähringen / DE
04 / Kohn, Erhard, Prof. Dr.
Ratgebweg 21
89081 Ulm/Lehr / DE
Representative(s)Pfenning, Meinig & Partner mbB
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Theresienhöhe 11a
80339 München / DE
Former [2003/26]Pfenning, Meinig & Partner
Mozartstrasse 17
80336 München / DE
Application number, filing date01129004.606.12.2001
Filing languageDE
Procedural languageDE
PublicationType: A1 Application with search report 
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP03.06.2002
ClassificationInternational:A61B18/08, A61F9/007
Designated contracting states(deleted) [2004/12]
Former [2003/26]AT,  BE,  CH,  CY,  DE,  DK,  ES,  FI,  FR,  GB,  GR,  IE,  IT,  LI,  LU,  MC,  NL,  PT,  SE,  TR 
TitleGerman:Ablationsinstrument und Verfahren zum Schneiden, Fragmentieren und/oder Abtragen von Material[2003/26]
English:Ablation tool and process for cutting, fragmenting and/or removing material[2003/26]
French:Outil d'ablation et procédé pour couper, fragmenter et/ou enlèver de la matériau[2003/26]
Examination procedure30.12.2003Application deemed to be withdrawn, date of legal effect  [2004/40]
03.05.2004Despatch of communication that the application is deemed to be withdrawn, reason: examination fee not paid in time  [2004/40]
Fees paidRenewal fee
30.12.2003Renewal fee patent year 03
Penalty fee
Penalty fee Rule 85a EPC 1973
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Documents cited:Search[X]WO9918606  (MERCKLE GMBH [DE], et al) [X] 1-7,9-16,19 * page 1 - page 5, line 30 * * page 6, line 11 - page 7, line 12 * * page 8, line 10 - line 20 * * page 8, line 32 - page 9, line 5 * * figures 1C,2,3; claims 1-12,14-19 *;
 [A]US5417654  (KELMAN CHARLES D [US]) [A] 1-41 * figure -; claim - *;
 [A]US5776127  (ANDERSON RICHARD ROX [US], et al) [A] 1-41 * figure -; claim - *;
 [A]US5190541  (ABELE JOHN E [US], et al) [A] 1-41 * figure -; claim - *;
 [A]WO9916371  (BOSTON SCIENT CORP [US]) [A] 1-41 * figure -; claim - *