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EP2587252 - Individual molecule detection by plasmonic nanoparticles [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusThe application is deemed to be withdrawn
Status updated on  15.04.2016
Database last updated on 17.06.2019
Most recent event   Tooltip15.04.2016Application deemed to be withdrawnpublished on 18.05.2016  [2016/20]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Sönnichsen, Carsten
Jakob-Welder-Weg 11
55128 Mainz / DE
Inventor(s)01 / Sönnichsen, Carsten
c/o Institut für Physikalische Chemie
Jakob-Welder-Weg 11
55128 Mainz / DE
02 / Ament, Irene
Drechslerweg 12B
55128 Mainz / DE
Representative(s)Müller Schupfner & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltspartnerschaft mbB
Bavariaring 11
80336 München / DE
Former [2013/18]Müller Schupfner & Partner
Bavariaring 11
80336 München / DE
Application number, filing date11186650.526.10.2011
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A1 Application with search report 
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP05.07.2012
ClassificationInternational:G01N21/55, G01N33/543, B82Y15/00, B82Y30/00, G01N15/14
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 [2013/18]
Extension statesBANot yet paid
MENot yet paid
TitleGerman:Einzelmolekülerkennung durch plasmonische Nanopartikel[2013/18]
English:Individual molecule detection by plasmonic nanoparticles[2013/18]
French:Détection de molécule individuelle par nanoparticules plasmoniques[2013/18]
Examination procedure24.10.2013Amendment by applicant (claims and/or description)
24.10.2013Examination requested  [2013/49]
26.05.2015Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M06)
08.12.2015Application deemed to be withdrawn, date of legal effect  [2016/20]
14.01.2016Despatch of communication that the application is deemed to be withdrawn, reason: reply to the communication from the examining division not received in time  [2016/20]
Divisional application(s)The date of the Examining Division's first communication in respect of the earliest application for which a communication has been issued is  26.05.2015
Fees paidRenewal fee
24.09.2013Renewal fee patent year 03
01.08.2014Renewal fee patent year 04
Penalty fee
Additional fee for renewal fee
31.10.201505   M06   Not yet paid
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 [XI]US2010196920  (LEE LUKE P [US], et al) [X] 1,6-9,13-15 * paragraphs [0002] , [0020] , [0021] , [0032] , [0039] , [0046] , [0047] , [0054] , [0057] , [0058] , [0078] , [0084]; figure 1D * [I] 2,3,10-12,16;
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DOI:   http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1323553
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DOI:   http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar7002804
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DOI:   http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja806766w
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