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Extract from the Register of European Patents

Legal status: EP2968655

Designated contracting statesALLapse: 26.12.2018
 AT 
 BE 
 BGLapse: 26.03.2019
 CH 
CY 
 CZLapse: 26.12.2018
 DE 
 DK 
 EELapse: 26.12.2018
 ESLapse: 26.12.2018
 FILapse: 26.12.2018
 FR 
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 GRLapse: 27.03.2019
 HRLapse: 26.12.2018
 HU 
 IE 
 ISLapse: 26.04.2019
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 LI 
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 LU 
LVLapse: 26.12.2018
 MC 
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 NLLapse: 26.12.2018
 NOLapse: 26.03.2019
 PLLapse: 26.12.2018
 PTLapse: 26.04.2019
 ROLapse: 26.12.2018
 RSLapse: 26.12.2018
 SELapse: 26.12.2018
 SI 
 SKLapse: 26.12.2018
 SMLapse: 26.12.2018
 TR 
Examination procedure13.11.2018Receipt of the translation of the claim(s)
Entry into regional phase13.10.2015National basic fee paid 
13.10.2015Designation fee(s) paid 
13.10.2015Examination fee paid 
Fees paidRenewal fee
10.02.2016Renewal fee patent year 03
10.02.2017Renewal fee patent year 04
14.02.2018Renewal fee patent year 05
European patent granted26.12.2018
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Event date:20.01.2016 
Event description:REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:
Countries concerned:BA ME
 
Event date:20.01.2016 
Event description:REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED
Effective DATE:20151013
 
Event date:20.01.2016 
Event description:DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES
Kind Code of Ref Document:A1
Designated State(s):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
 
Event date:22.06.2016 
Event description:REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)
 
Event date:13.12.2017 
Event description:FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT DESPATCHED
Effective DATE:20171108
 
Event date:01.08.2018 
Event description:INTENTION TO GRANT ANNOUNCED
Effective DATE:20180704
 
Event date:26.12.2018 
Event description:DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES
Kind Code of Ref Document:B1
Designated State(s):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
 
Event date:26.12.2018 
Event description:REFERENCE TO A NATIONAL CODE
Event code:REG GB FG4D
Code Expl.:+EUROPEAN PATENT GRANTED
 
Event date:28.12.2018 
Event description:REFERENCE TO A NATIONAL CODE
Event code:REG CH EP
Code Expl.:+EUROPEAN PATENT TAKES EFFECT AS A NATIONAL PATENT IN CH/LI
 
Event date:15.01.2019 
Event description:REFERENCE TO A NATIONAL CODE
Event code:REG AT REF 1080521 AT T
Code Expl.:+REFERENCE TO AT NUMBER (EP PATENT ENTERS AUSTRIAN NATIONAL PHASE)
Effective DATE:20190115
 
Event date:15.01.2019 
Event description:REFERENCE TO A NATIONAL CODE
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Code Expl.: NEW AGENT
Representatives Name:MICHELI AND CIE SA, CH
 
Event date:17.01.2019 
Event description:REFERENCE TO A NATIONAL CODE
Event code:REG DE R096 602014038564 DE
Code Expl.:+DPMA PUBLICATION OF MENTIONED EP PATENT GRANT
 
Event date:23.01.2019 
Event description:REFERENCE TO A NATIONAL CODE
Event code:REG IE FG4D
Code Expl.:+EUROPEAN PATENTS GRANTED DESIGNATING IRELAND
 
Event date:30.04.2019 
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Event date:10.05.2019 
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