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About this file: EP2818188

EP2818188 - Hydrophilic lubricant coatings for medical devices [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusThe application is deemed to be withdrawn
Status updated on  23.12.2016
Database last updated on 19.10.2019
Most recent event   Tooltip23.12.2016Application deemed to be withdrawnpublished on 25.01.2017  [2017/04]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
One Scimed Place
Maple Grove, MN 55311 / US
Inventor(s)01 / Wang, Lixiao
12822-86th Place North
Maple Grove, MN Minnesota 55369 / US
02 / Yang, Dachuan
11 Norz Drive
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 / US
03 / Chen, John Jianhua
4725 Terraceview Lance North
Plymouth, MN Minnesota 55446 / US
04 / Wang, Yiqun Bruce
6669 Quantico Lane North
Maple Grove, MN Minnesota 55311 / US
05 / Monroe, Lance A.
3917 Virginia Avenue North
New Hope, MN Minnesota 55427 / US
06 / Munsinger, Joel R.
1090-B Court Drive
Duluth, GA Georgia 30096 / US
Representative(s)Vossius & Partner Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte mbB
Siebertstrasse 3
81675 München / DE
Former [2015/01]Vossius & Partner
Siebertstrasse 4
81675 München / DE
Application number, filing date14172757.828.09.2000
Priority number, dateUS1999040698728.09.1999         Original published format: US 406987
Previously filed application, dateEP2008000092528.09.2000
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A1 Application with search report 
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP01.12.2014
ClassificationInternational:A61L29/08, A61F2/95
Designated contracting statesAT,   BE,   CH,   CY,   DE,   DK,   ES,   FI,   FR,   GB,   GR,   IE,   IT,   LI,   LU,   MC,   NL,   PT,   SE [2015/20]
Former [2015/01]AT,  BE,  CH,  CY,  DE,  DK,  ES,  FI,  FR,  GB,  GR,  IE,  IT,  LI,  LU,  MC,  NL,  PT,  SE 
TitleGerman:Hydrophile Gleitbeschichtungen für medizinische Vorrichtungen[2015/01]
English:Hydrophilic lubricant coatings for medical devices[2015/01]
French:Revêtements hydrophiles pour dispositifs médicaux[2016/15]
Former [2015/01]Revêtements hydrophiliques pour dispositifs médicaux
Examination procedure30.03.2015Amendment by applicant (claims and/or description)
30.03.2015Examination requested  [2015/20]
23.03.2016Communication of intention to grant the patent
03.08.2016Application deemed to be withdrawn, date of legal effect  [2017/04]
09.09.2016Despatch of communication that the application is deemed to be withdrawn, reason: fee for grant / fee for printing not paid in time  [2017/04]
Parent application(s)   TooltipEP00968484.6  / EP1216068
EP08000925.1  / EP1917986
Fees paidRenewal fee
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11.09.2015Renewal fee patent year 16
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30.09.201617   M06   Not yet paid
Documents cited:Search[XI]WO9811828  (BOSTON SCIENT CORP [US]) [X] 1,4,5 * page 1, line 34 - page 2, line 35 * * page 5, line 16 - line 18 * * claims 1,21,23 * [I] 2,3,6-8
by applicantUS5084315