Global Patent Index - EP 2026713 A2

EP 2026713 A2 2009-02-25 - IMPROVEMENTS IN METHODS AND DEVICES TO CURB APPETITE AND/OR REDUCE FOOD INTAKE

Title (en)

IMPROVEMENTS IN METHODS AND DEVICES TO CURB APPETITE AND/OR REDUCE FOOD INTAKE

Title (de)

VERBESSERUNGEN VON VERFAHREN UND GERÄTEN ZUR APPETITZÜGELUNG UND/ODER REDUZIERUNG DER NAHRUNGSAUFNAHME

Title (fr)

PERFECTIONNEMENTS APPORTÉS À DES PROCÉDÉS ET DES DISPOSITIFS DESTINÉS À REFRÉNER L'APPÉTIT ET/OU RÉDUIRE L'INGESTION ALIMENTAIRE

Publication

EP 2026713 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 07795330 A

Priority

  • US 2007012462 W
  • US 80882006 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2007139920A2] The present invention relates to devices and methods of operating the devices that contribute to curbing appetite and/or reducing food intake. In some embodiments, the methods and devices of the present invention include as intestinal/duodenal insert comprising an elongated member with at least one flow reduction element that can cause the stimulation of one or more biological signals of satiety. Some embodiments of the inserted device are anchored at the duodenal site by an anchoring member residing in the stomach, other embodiments of the device are stabilized at a targeted site by appropriate dimensions of length as well as one or more angled portions of the device that correspond to angled portions of the targeted site in the dodenum. Embodiments of the device exert effects by virtue of physical presence, as well as by more active forms of intervention, including release of bioactive materials and electrical stimulation of neurons.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61M 25/1011 (2013.01); A61F 5/0079 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30062 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK RS

EPO simple patent family

WO 2007139920 A2 20071206; WO 2007139920 A3 20080814; BR PI0712468 A2 20120731; CA 2652419 A1 20071206; CA 2652419 C 20170905; EP 2026713 A2 20090225; EP 2026713 A4 20170726; JP 2009538218 A 20091105; JP 2013048905 A 20130314; MX 2008014939 A 20081210

INPADOC legal status


2017-07-26 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20170628

2017-07-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: A61M 25/10 20130101ALI20170622BHEP

2017-07-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: A61F 2/04 20130101ALI20170622BHEP

2017-07-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: A61F 5/00 20060101AFI20170622BHEP

2011-07-20 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: ENDOSPHERE, INC.

2009-09-02 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2009-02-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20081223

2009-02-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2009-02-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL BA HR MK RS