Global patent index - EP 1011862 A4

EP 1011862 A4 2000-06-28 - TOOL FOR THE TRANSPORT OF LIQUID DROPS AND METHOD FOR THE TRANSFER OF DROPS USING SUCH A TOOL

Title (en)

TOOL FOR THE TRANSPORT OF LIQUID DROPS AND METHOD FOR THE TRANSFER OF DROPS USING SUCH A TOOL

Title (de)

WERKZEUG ZUM TRANSPORT VON FLÜSSIGKEITSTROPFEN UND METHODE ZUM TRANSFER SOLCHER TROPFEN MIT HILFE DIESES WERKZEUGS

Title (fr)

OUTIL DE TRANSPORT DE GOUTTES LIQUIDES ET PROCEDE POUR TRANSFERER CES GOUTTES A L'AIDE DE CET OUTIL

Publication

EP 1011862 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97909988 A

Priority

  • FR 9612375 A
  • US 9718037 W
  • US 3923897 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9815355A2] The tool (1, 3) is designed for the transport of drops (2i) which are arranged according to a predetermined spatial distribution. It comprises at least one filiform support (1) mounted on a frame (3) clearing this support, said support presenting a plurality of the areas wettable by said liquid, distributed according to a predetermined distribution over its length, these wettable areas being separated from each other by nonwettable sections of said support (1). Application to cell cultures or tests on biological molecules.

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

B01L 3/02; B65D 47/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 1/10 (2006.01); B01L 3/00 (2006.01); B01L 3/02 (2006.01); C12M 3/00 (2006.01); G01N 35/00 (2006.01); G01N 35/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B01L 3/0262 (2013.01); B01L 3/5025 (2013.01); B01L 2300/0845 (2013.01); G01N 2035/00237 (2013.01); G01N 2035/1037 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE FR GB IT LI NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9815355 A2 19980416; WO 9815355 A3 19980702; AU 4747197 A 19980505; CN 1234112 A 19991103; EP 1011862 A2 20000628; EP 1011862 A4 20000628; JP 2001502057 A 20010213

INPADOC legal status

2002-04-17 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Date of withdrawal: 20020202

2000-06-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 19990506

2000-06-28 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 19991116

2000-06-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): CH DE FR GB IT LI NL

2000-06-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): CH DE FR GB IT LI NL