Global patent index - EP 1061885 A1

EP 1061885 A1 2000-12-27 - PORTABLE ACUPUNCTURE APPARATUS

Title (en)

PORTABLE ACUPUNCTURE APPARATUS

Title (de)

TRAGBARES AKUPUNKTURGERÄT

Title (fr)

APPAREIL PORTABLE D'ACUPUNCTURE

Publication

EP 1061885 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99937865 A

Priority

  • FR 9900509 W
  • FR 9802873 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2775592A1] The invention concerns a portable autonomous acupuncture apparatus comprising a housing (2) having on its external surface a plurality of metal pins, each pin constituting the output terminal of a pulse generator mounted in the housing and means being provided for mounting the housing removable on part of a patient's body. The invention is characterised in that each pin is connected to at least one pin, by means of an electronic programme comprising seven functions, the connections between the pins being selected according to the disease to be treated. The invention is particularly useful for treating obesity.

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

A61H 39/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61H 39/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61H 39/002 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9944562A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

FR 2775592 A1 19990910; FR 2775592 B1 20000616; AU 3258799 A 19990920; CA 2322704 A1 19990910; EP 1061885 A1 20001227; US 5957951 A 19990928; WO 9944562 A1 19990910

INPADOC legal status

2006-11-22 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20050706

2004-01-21 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20031205

2000-12-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000918

2000-12-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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