Global Patent Index - EP 1006906 A1

EP 1006906 A1 2000-06-14 - ELECTROSURGICAL INSTRUMENT

Title (en)

ELECTROSURGICAL INSTRUMENT

Title (de)

ELEKTROCHIRURGISCHES INSTRUMENT

Title (fr)

INSTRUMENT ELECTROCHIRURGICAL

Publication

EP 1006906 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98902789 A

Priority

  • US 9800555 W
  • US 78381797 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9830159A1] An exceptionally durable coating for electrosurgical instruments (10) is provided. This conductive coating (12) is composed of magnetite, Fe3O4, particles which are spraycoated onto the base metal (18) of a surgical instrument using a thermal spray technique.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/39

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 18/12 (2006.01); A61B 18/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 18/14 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9830159 A1 19980716; AU 5959798 A 19980803; CA 2277122 A1 19980716; EP 1006906 A1 20000614; EP 1006906 A4 20000614; JP 2001507978 A 20010619

INPADOC legal status


2003-03-05 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020801

2000-06-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19990713

2000-06-14 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: A4

- Effective date: 19991108

2000-06-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-06-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE