Representative before the EPO

Employment test 501 - 1000 employees
Company dna marks and clerk llp
operating since 1887
Headquarter in London and 16 offices
active in Legal Services, IP Consulting, and Matchmaking and Trading

Andrew Shanks has worked on the following 218 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP11726258

METHOD OF TACTICAL TRAINING USING A PORTABLE STRUCTURE AND A PORTABLE STRUCTURE

IPC classification:
E04B 1/343, E04H 1/12, E04H 15/34
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11758045

POROUS ARTICLE WITH FUSED THERMOPLASTIC PARTICLES

IPC classification:
B01D 39/16, B01D 69/12, B32B 5/22
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11757705

EXPANDABLE FUNCTIONAL TFE COPOLYMER FINE POWDER, THE EXPANDED FUNCTIONAL PRODUCTS OBTAINED THEREFROM AND REACTION OF THE EXPANDED PRODUCTS

IPC classification:
B29C 55/00, C08F 214/26, C08J 3/28, C08J 5/22, C08J 9/00, C08J 9/36, C08L 27/18
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11826151

LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE OCCLUSIVE DEVICES

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11785531

STENT-GRAFT HAVING FACING SIDE BRANCH PORTALS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/06, A61F 2/84
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12188229

Adjustable self-locking loop constructs for tissue repairs and reconstructions

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61B 17/06
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Steffen Falk Leihkauf, Jacobacci & Partners SpA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12188387

Total joint instrumentation and method for use

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12709235

MEDICAL DEVICE FOR USE WITH A STOMA

IPC classification:
A61F 2/04, A61F 5/445, A61M 39/02
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13188965

Winterizing agents for oil base polymer slurries and method for making and using same

IPC classification:
C09K 8/32, C09K 8/64, C09K 8/82
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12714498

ENDOPROSTHESIS DELIVERY SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/84
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12718506

PIVOTING RING SEAL

IPC classification:
A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Heiko Hillebrandt, W.L. Gore & Associates GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12717991

METHOD OF REDUCING FRICTION BETWEEN SYRINGE COMPONENTS

IPC classification:
A61L 2/07, A61M 5/28, A61M 5/31
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11801035

METHOD FOR LAMINATING COMPOSITE SHEET USING RELEASE FILM, LAMINATE OBTAINED BY THE METHOD, AND RELEASE FILM FOR USE IN THE METHOD

IPC classification:
B32B 37/10, C25B 9/10, H01M 8/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates, Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12724438

DEVICE WITH ECHOGENIC COATING

IPC classification:
A61B 8/08, A61B 17/00, A61K 49/22, A61L 31/18
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12722020

ECHOGENICALLY ENHANCED DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 8/08, A61B 17/00, A61K 49/22, A61L 31/00, A61L 31/18
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12722021

ECHOGENIC SLEEVE

IPC classification:
A61B 8/08
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12727503

POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE FILM CAPACITOR

IPC classification:
H01G 4/015, H01G 4/18, H01G 4/32
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12727514

DURABLE MULTI-LAYER HIGH STRENGTH POLYMER COMPOSITE SUITABLE FOR IMPLANT AND ARTICLES PRODUCED THEREFROM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/24, A61L 27/48, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12726671

FLUOROPOLYMER BARRIER MATERIALS FOR CONTAINERS

IPC classification:
A61M 5/315
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Agent:
HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12730107

APPOSITION FIBER FOR USE IN ENDOLUMINAL DEPLOYMENT OF EXPANDABLE IMPLANTS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12733332

HIGH STRENGTH BALLOON COVER AND METHOD OF MAKING

IPC classification:
A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11788295

FENESTRATION DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 1/00, A61B 18/14, A61F 2/86, A61M 25/00, A61M 25/01, A61F 2/84
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12731274

EXPANDABLE GRAPHITE PARTICLES AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME

IPC classification:
C01B 31/04, C08K 3/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12727483

HYDROPHILIC EXPANDED FLUOROPOLYMER MEMBRANE COMPOSITE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

IPC classification:
B01D 67/00, B01D 69/02, B01D 69/12, B01D 71/32
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13185894

Burn protective materials comprising expandable graphite

IPC classification:
A41D 19/015, A41D 31/00, A43B 1/00, A62B 17/00, D06M 11/74, D06M 15/564, D06N 3/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12740252

CONCRETE SAW

IPC classification:
B28D 1/04
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12735759

EXPANDABLE MEDICAL DEVICES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/00, A61L 29/00, A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12811445

MULTI-ZONE SCREENED FRAC SYSTEM

IPC classification:
E21B 34/00
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12814375

COLLECTING AND TRANSMITTING CONTROL SOURCE ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNALS

IPC classification:
G06F 19/00
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14157892

Protective cover assembly

IPC classification:
H04R 1/00, H04R 1/02, H04R 1/08
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12819525

APPLICATOR AND TISSUE INTERFACE MODULE FOR DERMATOLOGICAL DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 18/18
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12820208

APPLICATOR AND TISSUE INTERFACE MODULE FOR DERMATOLGICAL DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 18/18
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12743280

INVERTIBLE CAMOUFLAGE CONSTRUCTION

IPC classification:
F41H 3/02
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associati S.r.l.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12751212

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR APPROXIMATING THE CROSS-SECTIONAL PROFILE OF VASCULATURE HAVING BRANCHES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/06
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12753863

SYSTEMS FOR THE REDUCTION OF LEAKAGE AROUND MEDICAL DEVICES AT A TREATMENT SITE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/12, A61F 2/06
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12748358

SYSTEMS FOR REMOVAL OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE OR THROMBUS AT A TREATMENT SITE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/32, A61B 17/3207
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12825750

ROTARY STEERABLE ASSEMBLY INHIBITING COUNTERCLOCKWISEWHIRL DURING DIRECTIONAL DRILLING

IPC classification:
E21B 7/08
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13198183

Intelligent tachometer

IPC classification:
B60K 37/02, B60W 50/14, F16H 59/08, F16H 61/02, F16H 63/42
Applicant:
Continental Automotive Systems Inc
Applicant:
Continental Automotive Systems US Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12750957

BRANCHED STENT GRAFT DEVICE AND DEPLOYMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/06
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12772560

RESOURCE MANAGER, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR COMMUNICATING RESOURCE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION FOR SMART ENERGY AND MEDIA RESOURCES

IPC classification:
H04L 12/28
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12759307

DIRECT ATTACH WATERPROOF FOOTWEAR

IPC classification:
A43B 7/12, A43B 9/00, A43B 13/38, B29D 35/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associati S.r.l.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12762184

OCCLUSIVE DEVICES WITH ANCHORS EXTENDING FROM PERIPHERAL EDGE OF THE OCCLUSIVE FACE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12772584

SINGLE STEP SHAPE MEMORY ALLOY EXPANSION

IPC classification:
A61F 2/82, A61F 2/95, C22F 1/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associati S.r.l.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12778491

MEDICAL DEVICE FIXATION ANCHORS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/12, A61F 2/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11872363

CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR DIFFUSER CONTROL

IPC classification:
F25B 49/02
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12778154

SURFACE -MODIFIED FLUOROPOLYMER MEMBRANE AND METHOD OF ITS PRODUCTION

IPC classification:
B01D 67/00, B01D 69/02, B01D 71/32
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Agent:
Schmitt-Nilson Schraud Waibel Wohlfrom Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12833565

PYROMELLITAMIDE GELLING AGENTS

IPC classification:
C09K 8/035, C09K 8/34, E21B 43/26
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12787516

AGGREGATING REAGENTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

IPC classification:
C09K 8/03, C09K 8/508, C09K 8/80
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12779235

BALLOON ASSEMBLIES HAVING CONTROLLABLY VARIABLE TOPOGRAPHIES

IPC classification:
A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12779226

CONTROLLED POROSITY DEVICES FOR TISSUE TREATMENTS, METHODS OF USE, AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE

IPC classification:
A61L 29/12, A61L 29/14, A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12775893

PUNCTURABLE AND RESEALABLE GRAFT

IPC classification:
A61L 27/16, A61L 27/50
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12839679

TOWEL RACK FOR USE DURING SPORTS EVENTS

IPC classification:
A47K 10/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Thomas Owen Hutchinson, Hutchinson IP Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14157719

Devices, and systems for non-invasive delivery of microwave therapy

IPC classification:
A61N 1/38
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12840203

ANALYSIS OF DRILLSTRING DYNAMICS USING A ANGULAR RATE SENSOR

IPC classification:
E21B 47/022
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12832508

MOTOR COOLING AND SUB-COOLING CIRCUITS FOR COMPRESSOR

IPC classification:
F25B 31/02
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12788343

ENDOLUMINAL DEVICE RETRIEVAL DEVICES AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/221
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11707207

ABSORBENT ARTICLE

IPC classification:
A61F 13/494, A61F 13/64, A61F 13/66
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14157193

Erosion ports for shunt tubes

IPC classification:
E21B 43/04
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13840473

BRUNNIAN LINK MAKING DEVICE AND KIT

IPC classification:
A44C 5/02, A44C 11/00, A44C 25/00, D04D 7/02, D04D 7/04, D04D 11/00
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13190255

Inwardly swelling seal

IPC classification:
E21B 33/12, E21B 43/04
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13190271

Filament wound composite ball and its manufacturing method

IPC classification:
B29C 53/76, E21B 34/14
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14157959

Expandable reamer

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/32
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13180118

Medical balloon and method of making the same

IPC classification:
A61L 29/08, A61M 25/10, A61M 29/02
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14157965

Drill guide assembly

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12855283

FLUID LOAD LINE CALCULATION, CONCAVITY TEST, AND ITERATIONS ON DAMPING FACTOR FOR DOWNHOLE PUMP CARD

IPC classification:
F04B 43/12
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12769525

ELUTING MEDICAL DEVICES

IPC classification:
A61L 29/08, A61L 29/16, A61M 25/10, A61M 29/02
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12783781

EXTERNAL STEERABLE FIBER FOR USE IN ENDOLUMINAL DEPLOYMENT OF EXPANDABLE DEVICES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/95, A61F 2/97
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12805484

INTRODUCER SHEATH ASSEMBLY HAVING A LOCKING DILATOR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/34, A61M 25/00, A61M 39/06
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12794831

IMPLANT ASSEMBLY WITH TACTILE INDICATOR

IPC classification:
A61F 2/954, A61F 2/97
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12812430

HEAT-STABILIZED COMPOSITE FILTER MEDIA AND METHOD OF MAKING THE FILTER MEDIA

IPC classification:
B01D 46/54
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11864256

GAS DISSOLVING APPARATUS

IPC classification:
B01F 3/04, B01F 5/00, B01F 5/04, B01F 5/10, B01F 13/00, C02F 1/24, C02F 1/74, C02F 3/20, C02F 7/00, C02F 103/42
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12788033

SEALING DEVICE AND DELIVERY SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12795199

ARTICLES INCLUDING EXPANDED POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE MEMBRANES WITH SERPENTINE FIBRILS AND HAVING A DISCONTINUOUS FLUOROPOLYMER LAYER THEREON

IPC classification:
B01D 67/00, B29C 55/00, C08J 5/18, C08J 7/04, D04H 1/4391
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14178424

Pivoting ring seal

IPC classification:
A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12798998

ARTICLES INCLUDING EXPANDED POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE MEMBRANES WITH SERPENTINE FIBRILS

IPC classification:
B01D 67/00, B29C 55/00, C08J 5/18, D04H 1/4391
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11818475

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A SANITIZABLE MIXING NOZZLE

IPC classification:
B67D 1/00, B67D 7/74
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14178426

Pivoting ring seal

IPC classification:
A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14158799

Systems, apparatus, methods and procedures for the noninvasive treatment of tissue using microwave energy

IPC classification:
A61N 1/38
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13705035

APPARATUS FOR SUPPLYING SURGICAL STAPLE LINE REINFORCEMENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/072
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14177709

Brunnian link making device and kit

IPC classification:
A44C 5/00, A44C 5/02, A44C 25/00, A44C 27/00, D04D 7/02, D04D 7/04, D04D 11/00
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14173540

Method and assembly for pipe pressure testing

IPC classification:
F16L 55/132, F16L 55/136, G01N 3/12
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13702299

ENDOPROSTHESIS WITH VARYING COMPRESSIBILITY AND METHODS OF USE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/07
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13703188

ENDOPROSTHESIS HAVING ALIGNED LEGS FOR EASE OF CANNULATION

IPC classification:
A61F 2/07
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13709638

IMPROVED BIOCOMPATIBLE SURFACES AND DEVICES INCORPORATING SUCH SURFACES

IPC classification:
A61L 31/04, A61L 31/10, A61L 31/14
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13712963

STROBEL FOOTWEAR CONSTRUCTION

IPC classification:
A43B 7/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13703937

SLEEVE RETRACTION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/966, A61F 2/97
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13761555

VENTING ARRAY AND MANUFACTURING METHOD

IPC classification:
F24F 7/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13707069

EXTERNAL STEERABLE FIBER FOR USE IN ENDOLUMINAL DEPLOYMENT OF EXPANDABLE DEVICES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/97
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14178652

Electronically-actuated, multi-set straddle borehole treatment apparatus

IPC classification:
E21B 23/06, E21B 33/124, E21B 33/128, E21B 34/14
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13768325

POLARIZABLE ELECTRODE FOR ELECTRIC DOUBLE LAYER CAPACITOR

IPC classification:
H01G 11/22, H01G 11/66
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates, Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13719248

LAMINATED ARTICLES HAVING DISCONTINUOUS ADHESIVE REGIONS

IPC classification:
B32B 5/04, B32B 7/14, B32B 27/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14150178

Adaptive emergency brake and steer assist system based on driver focus

IPC classification:
B60W 40/08, B60W 50/14
Applicant:
Continental Automotive Systems Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Christiana Bobbert, Conti Temic Microelectronic GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14150242

Driver assistance system and method

IPC classification:
B60W 50/14
Applicant:
Continental Automotive Systems Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14178653

Electronically-actuated cementing port collar

IPC classification:
E21B 33/14, E21B 34/14
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14179712

Systems and methods for creating an effect using microwave energy to specified tissue

IPC classification:
A61B 18/18, A61N 5/02
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14180723

Surgical impactor/extractor assembly and method of use

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13196553

An apparatus and method for cutting a wellbore

IPC classification:
E21B 4/02, E21B 7/20, E21B 17/14, E21B 43/10
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13714502

SINGLE ACCESS FLOW-REVERSAL CATHETER DEVICES AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/12, A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13718044

LIFTING APPARATUS

IPC classification:
B66C 13/02, B66C 13/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP14162621

Apposition fiber for use in endoluminal deployment of expandable devices in tortuous anatomies

IPC classification:
A61F 2/97
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11775167

POLARIZABLE ELECTRODE MATERIAL FOR ELECTRIC DOUBLE LAYER CAPACITOR HAVING IMPROVED WITHSTAND VOLTAGE, AND ELECTRIC DOUBLE LAYER CAPACITOR USING SAME

IPC classification:
H01G 11/38, H01G 11/42
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates, Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Agent:
Schmitt-Nilson Schraud Waibel Wohlfrom Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13780729

SEAM-SEALED FILTERS AND METHODS OF MAKING THEREOF

IPC classification:
B01D 39/00, B01D 39/14, B01D 46/02, D06H 5/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12763314

LAG CALCULATION WITH CAVING CORRECTION IN OPEN HOLE

IPC classification:
E21B 47/11
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13787338

INTEGRATED ICE AND BEVERAGE DISPENSER

IPC classification:
F25C 5/00
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14184490

Device for forming brunnian links

IPC classification:
D04D 7/02, D04D 7/04, D04D 11/00
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14183358

Echogenic sleeve

IPC classification:
A61B 8/08
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14184498

Monster tail loom for forming brunnian links

IPC classification:
A44C 5/00, A44C 27/00, D04D 11/00
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12193461

Entry tube system

IPC classification:
E21B 17/18, E21B 43/04
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11807203

SELECTIVE AND NON-SELECTIVE LOCK MANDREL ASSEMBLY HAVING UPWARD BIASED INNER SLEEVE

IPC classification:
E21B 23/02
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12191993

Swellable material using soy spent flakes

IPC classification:
C09K 8/508, C09K 8/514, C09K 8/516, E21B 33/10
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12183602

Multiple Control Line Assembly for Downhole Equipment

IPC classification:
E21B 17/02, E21B 17/10
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13790581

A SYSTEM AND METHOD USING NEAR AND FAR FIELD ULF AND ELF INTERFEROMETRY SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR FOR SUBSURFACE IMAGING

IPC classification:
G01V 3/26, G01V 3/38
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13724986

HAPTIC MOTOR

IPC classification:
B29C 65/00, B29C 65/08, B60N 2/44, B60N 2/70
Applicant:
Toyota Boshoku America, Inc.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13734544

VASCULAR OCCLUSION AND DRUG DELIVERY DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/12, A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13742063

VASCULAR OCCLUSION AND DRUG DELIVERY DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP10859363

CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR WITH FLUID INJECTOR DIFFUSER

IPC classification:
F01D 5/14, F01D 17/08, F04D 27/02
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP10860902

VARIABLE-SPEED OIL-FREE REFRIGERANT CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR WITH VARIABLE GEOMETRY DIFFUSER

IPC classification:
F04D 29/44
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13737952

VIBRATORY ALERT PATCH

IPC classification:
B60N 2/00, B60N 2/44
Applicant:
Toyota Boshoku America, Inc.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12753316

COMPOSITE COIL SPRING

IPC classification:
F16F 1/36, F16F 1/366
Applicant:
Mitsubishi Steel MFG. CO., LTD.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13823901

POLARIZABLE ELECTRODE MATERIAL AND ELECTRIC DOUBLE LAYER CAPACITOR USING SAME

IPC classification:
H01G 11/22
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates, Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14189428

Coating a bearing surface of an oilfield component with a Cu-Ni-Sn alloy by built-up welding or spraying

IPC classification:
B23K 9/04, C22C 9/06, C23C 4/12, E21B 33/08, F16C 33/12, F16C 33/14
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13745278

HEADREST ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM FOR VEHICLE SEATS

IPC classification:
B60N 2/48
Applicant:
Toyota Boshoku America, Inc.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11839100

KEYLESS ENTRY ASSEMBLY HAVING CAPACITANCE SENSOR OPERATIVE FOR DETECTING OBJECTS

IPC classification:
B60R 25/23, H03K 17/955
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13759900

SPACE-FILLING DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13828143

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SECURING MEDICAL DEVICES WITHIN AN ANATOMY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/03, A61B 17/04, A61F 2/02, A61F 2/82
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13750248

DUAL NET VASCULAR FILTRATION DEVICES AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/01
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13751026

IMPLANTABLE BIOCOMPATIBLE TUBULAR MATERIAL

IPC classification:
A61F 2/07, A61L 27/50
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13750450

SYSTEMS OF DEPLOYMENT OF ENDOLUMINAL DEVICES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/97
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13827736

MICROANCHORS FOR ANCHORING DEVICES TO BODY TISSUES

IPC classification:
A61B 17/03, A61B 17/04, A61F 2/02, A61F 2/04
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13827979

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR LIMITING DEPTH OF PENETRATION OF AN ANCHOR WITHIN AN ANATOMY

IPC classification:
A61F 2/82, A61F 2/848, A61F 2/95, A61M 5/46
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13759901

DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENGAGING TISSUE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/064, A61B 17/11, A61B 17/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13750791

DEVICES AND SYSTEMS FOR THROMBUS TREATMENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/3207
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13750230

DEVICES AND SYSTEMS FOR THROMBUS TREATMENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/3207
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13832601

REACTIVE OXIDATIVE SPECIES GENERATING MATERIALS AND METHODS OF USE

IPC classification:
A61L 2/08, A61L 2/14, A61L 2/16
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13832398

REACTIVE OXIDATIVE SPECIES GENERATING MATERIALS AND METHODS OF USE

IPC classification:
A61L 2/10, A61L 2/14, A61L 2/16
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15150541

ELECTRODE AND METHOD OF CHANGING AN ELECTRODE OF A WELDING TORCH

IPC classification:
B23K 35/02
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13766750

RETRACTABLE SHEATH DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61L 29/04, A61L 29/08, A61L 29/14, A61L 29/16, A61M 25/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13846201

IMPROVED V-PANEL FILTER

IPC classification:
B01D 46/00, F02C 7/052
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13779496

STENT WITH VARYING CROSS-SECTION

IPC classification:
A61F 2/915
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13852145

NOVEL STRONTIUM CARBONATE BRIDGING MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

IPC classification:
C09K 8/03, C09K 8/42
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12193618

Expandable functional TFE copolymer fine powder, the expanded functional products obained therefrom and reaction of the expanded products

IPC classification:
B29C 55/00, C08F 214/26, C08J 9/14, C08J 9/40
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP11729024

TISSUE PLUG

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13162996

Ballooncatheter with disruptable guidewire channel

IPC classification:
A61M 25/01
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11748853

FORCED DEPLOYMENT SEQUENCE HANDLE ASSEMBLY WITH INDEPENDENT ACTUATING MECHANISM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/84
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11837119

IMAGING CATHETER WITH ROTATBLE ARRAY

IPC classification:
A61B 8/12
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12890350

DEPOSITION CLOUD TOWER WITH ADJUSTABLE FIELD

IPC classification:
C23C 14/06, C23C 14/34
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14743744

GEARBOX OUTPUT SEAL

IPC classification:
F04D 29/08
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13873896

CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR WITH EXTENDED OPERATING RANGE

IPC classification:
F04D 17/08
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13873355

LIQUID-ELECTROLYTE FUEL-CELL ELECTRODES WITH SOLUBLE FLUOROPOLYMER COATING AND METHOD FOR MAKING SAME

IPC classification:
C01B 25/18
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13875567

FUEL CELL COMPONENT HAVING A FLAP EXTENDING FROM A POLYMER IMPREGNATED REGION

IPC classification:
H01M 8/02, H01M 8/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13876049

PHOSPHORIC ACID FUEL CELL COMPONENT HAVING A POLYMER IMPREGNATED REGION

IPC classification:
H01M 8/02, H01M 8/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14768253

PRK-BASED SCHEDULING FOR PREDICTABLE LINK RELIABILITY

IPC classification:
H04L 12/24, H04L 12/26
Applicant:
Wayne State University
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14762220

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RECOVERING RARE EARTH ELEMENTS

IPC classification:
B09C 1/08
Applicant:
University of Houston System
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14765665

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PERMANENT QUATERNARIES OF POLYAMINES AND THEIR USE AS CLAY STABILIZERS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

IPC classification:
C04B 24/24, C04B 33/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14763053

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY QUATERNARY SALTS OF AMINES AND THEIR USE AS TEMPORARY AND/OR PERMANENT CLAY STABILIZERS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

IPC classification:
C09K 8/035, C09K 8/18, E21B 43/22
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14730620

PACKAGING INSERT

IPC classification:
B65D 81/05, B65D 81/07, H01L 21/673, H01L 21/68
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13881414

FUEL CELL HAVING MULTIPLE DUPLICATE ANODE SUBSTRATE LAYERS

IPC classification:
H01M 8/02, H01M 8/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14785224

HYDRAULIC DIVERSION SYSTEMS TO ENHANCE MATRIX TREATMENTS AND METHODS FOR USING SAME

IPC classification:
E21B 33/12, E21B 43/14, E21B 43/25
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15182593

SOFT ANCHOR ASSEMBLY WITH NON-SLIDING FLEXIBLE STRAND AND TECHNIQUES FOR USE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14736130

REMOTE CONTROL AND PAYMENT TRANSACTIONING SYSTEM USING NATURAL LANGUAGE, VEHICLE INFORMATION, AND SPATIO-TEMPORAL CUES

IPC classification:
G06F 3/0484, G06F 3/0487, G06F 3/16, G06Q 10/02, G06Q 20/32, G07C 9/00, G08C 17/02
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11839655

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPENSING A BEVERAGE FROM A LIQUID CONCENTRATE

IPC classification:
B67D 1/07, B67D 3/00
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11836369

ANODE-SIDE CATALYST COMPOSITION FOR FUEL CELLS, AND MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY (MEA) FOR SOLID POLYMER FUEL CELLS WHICH COMPRISES SAME

IPC classification:
H01M 4/86, H01M 4/90, H01M 4/92, H01M 8/10
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates, Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13159586

Wellbore real-time monitoring and analysis of fracture contribution

IPC classification:
E21B 43/26, E21B 47/10
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13152901

Surgical cutting block

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14885840

WELDER WITH INDIRECT SENSING OF WELD FASTENER POSITION

IPC classification:
B23K 11/25, B23K 11/30, B23K 11/36
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14834981

GLOBAL CALIBRATION BASED RESERVOIR QUALITY PREDICTION FROM REAL-TIME GEOCHEMICAL DATA MEASUREMENTS

IPC classification:
G06F 7/60
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14837339

FORCED GAS RECIRCULATION IN LATER STAGE REFINING PROCESSES AND REACTORS

IPC classification:
C10G 2/00, C10L 1/08
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP11788306

MEDICAL APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61F 2/962, A61F 2/97
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP16152241

JUMPER CONNECTION FOR SHUNT TUBES ON WELLSCREEN ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
E21B 17/02, E21B 43/04
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12183752

Regeneration system for flat filtering screens creating directed air-bumps

IPC classification:
B01D 29/11, B01D 29/46, B01D 29/66, B01D 35/02
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12183600

Apparatus and method for measuring the acoustic impedance of wellbore fluids

IPC classification:
E21B 47/10, G01V 1/44
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP10855430

REFRIGERANT COMPRESSOR MAGNETIC BEARING

IPC classification:
F04D 25/06, F04D 29/058, F16C 32/04, H02K 3/32, H02K 3/52, H02K 5/124, H02K 7/09
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12188890

Battery cooling plate and cooling system

IPC classification:
F28F 3/12, H01M 10/613, H01M 10/617, H01M 10/625, H01M 10/647, H01M 10/651, H01M 10/6557, H01M 10/656
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Torsten Duhme, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13152985

Foamed gel systems for fracturing subterranean formations, and methods for making and using same

IPC classification:
C09K 8/70
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11838382

BRUNNIAN LINK MAKING DEVICE AND KIT

IPC classification:
A44C 5/00, A44C 5/02, A44C 25/00, A44C 27/00, D04D 7/02, D04D 7/04, D04D 11/00
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12184724

Gravel pack and sand disposal device

IPC classification:
E21B 33/124, E21B 43/04, E21B 43/08, E21B 47/09
Applicant:
Weatherford/Lamb Inc
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14861633

TWO-STAGE CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR WITH EXTENDED RANGE AND CAPACITY CONTROL FEATURES

IPC classification:
F04D 17/12, F04D 23/00, F25B 1/00, F25B 1/04
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11839116

DUAL MODE RATCHET PRUNERS

IPC classification:
A01G 3/02
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Julian Friedrich Wachinger, rwzh Rechtsanwälte Roetzer Wachinger Zoebisch Partnerschaft mbB
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11760919

METHOD OF INCREASING FILM TEAR STRENGTH

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, B29D 7/01
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Gary Wilson, HGF Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13157252

Aerogel/PTFE composite insulating material

IPC classification:
C08K 3/22, C08K 3/36, C08L 27/18, G06F 1/20, H01L 23/42
Applicant:
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Agent:
Klunker Schmitt-Nilson Hirsch Patentanwälte (KSNH) Klunker IP Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16163438

RESEALABLE FLEXIBLE PACKAGE AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME

IPC classification:
B65D 77/14
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14815543

QUICK CONNECT ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
F16L 37/14
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13154188

Surgical instrumentation set

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Arthrex Inc
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15735173

PALLET CONSTRUCTION LINE AND ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
B31D 5/00, B65D 19/00
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15737433

ADDITION OF COLLOIDAL SILICA TO CONCRETE

IPC classification:
B28C 7/04
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15735317

FIBER OPTIC SENSOR ARRAY FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC DATA COLLECTION

IPC classification:
H04R 15/00
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15740603

HOCKEY PUCK

IPC classification:
A63B 67/14
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15705756

USE OF FLAP INHIBITORS TO REDUCE NEUROINFLAMMATION MEDIATED INJURY IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61K 31/405, A61K 31/4709, A61P 25/00
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14882987

CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR

IPC classification:
F04D 15/00
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14884192

MOLDING PROCESS FOR MAKING FUEL CELL COMPONENTS

IPC classification:
H01M 8/02, H01M 8/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15708958

ALIGNMENT MARKING FOR ROCK SAMPLE ANALYSIS

IPC classification:
G01N 1/32, G01N 23/225
Applicant:
Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14883948

FUEL CELL COMPONENT INCLUDING FLAKE GRAPHITE

IPC classification:
H01M 8/02
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15761966

PLATES FOR GENERATING, APPLYING AND MAINTAINING COMPRESSION WITHIN A BODY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16168145

DOWNHOLE TOOL

IPC classification:
E21B 21/10, E21B 23/00, E21B 33/12, E21B 34/00, E21B 34/06, E21B 34/08, E21B 34/10
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15783784

RAPID DETERMINATION OF BACTERIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TO AN ANTIBIOTIC AT THE POINT OF CARE

IPC classification:
C12N 1/20, C12Q 1/04, C12Q 1/18
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15785780

FRICTION MATERIAL AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME

IPC classification:
F16D 23/04, F16D 69/02
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15785298

CONTROLLING THE UNLOADING STRESS OF NITINOL DEVICES AND/OR OTHER SHAPE MEMORY MATERIAL DEVICES

IPC classification:
C22F 1/10
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15732910

VALVE APPARATUS

IPC classification:
E21B 29/04, E21B 29/08, E21B 34/00, E21B 34/04
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15732911

TEST TREE AND ACTUATOR

IPC classification:
E21B 33/035, E21B 34/02, E21B 34/04, F15B 15/12
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15733519

ROTARY ACTUATOR

IPC classification:
E21B 34/02, F15B 15/12, F16K 3/08
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15814446

SYSTEM AND METHOD WITH DRAG CONVEYOR FOR HIGH RATE PRODUCTION WELDING

IPC classification:
B65G 47/24
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15815660

SYSTEM AND METHOD WITH FLOATING WELDER FOR HIGH RATE PRODUCTION WELDING

IPC classification:
B23K 11/00, B23K 11/30
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14896917

REFRIGERANT COOLING FOR VARIABLE SPEED DRIVE

IPC classification:
F25B 1/00
Applicant:
Danfoss A/S
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15739137

DRUM BRAKE DEVICE AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
F16D 51/10, F16D 65/04, F16D 65/09
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15834116

APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING FAT TISSUE

IPC classification:
A61F 7/00
Agent:
Andrew Shanks, Marks & Clerk LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED

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