(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 18 June 2018 (18.06.2018)

Information valid as of: 16 January 2019 (16.01.2019)

Report generated on: 25 March 2019 (25.03.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2018/22611213 December 2018 (13.12.2018) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/PT2018/05002307 June 2018 (07.06.2018) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
110124 (PT)07 June 2017 (07.06.2017) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
A61F 5/01 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
UNIVERSIDADE DO ALGARVE [PT/PT]; DIVISÃO DE EMPREENDEDORISMO E TT (CRIA), CAMPUS DE GAMBELAS, PAVILHÃO B1 8005-139 FARO (PT) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
QUINTINO GUERREIRO, João Miguel; URB. ALTO DOS CALIÇOS, RUA LAURA AYRES, LT. B1A 8200-667 ALBUFEIRA (PT)
MARTINS DA VEIGA, Ricardo Jorge; AV. HERÓIS DA PÁTRIA, LOTE Q, 4º DRT 8005-139 FARO (PT)
ESTÊVÃO FERREIRA, Ana Lúcia; AVENIDA DOS BOMBEIROS PORTUGUESES Nº 58 1DT, 8900-000 VILA REAL DE STO. ANTÓNIO (PT)
STETS, Andriy; RUA DA FLORESTA Nº29 R/C FRENTE, 7520-000 SINES (PT)
CORREIA FERREIRA, Pedro; SITIO DOS QUARTOS - CASA M. VELHO 8100-000 LOULÉ (PT)
SIMÕES MAIA, Mariana; RUA PRINCIPAL Nº22, SAMEL VILARINHO DO BAIRRO 3780-596 ANADIA (PT)
RODRIGUES CAVACO, Adriana Isabel; SÍTIO DAS MEALHAS, CX POSTAL 324-B, 8150-046 SÃO BRÁS DE ALPORTEL (PT)

(74) Agent(s):
PEREIRA DA CRUZ, João; J.Pereira da Cruz, S.A. Rua Vitor Cordon, 14 1249-103 LISBOA (PT)

(54) Title (EN): SEMIAUTOMATIC ANTERIOR ANKLE FOOT ORTHOSIS
(54) Title (FR): ORTHÈSE CHEVILLE/PIED ANTÉRIEURE SEMI-AUTOMATIQUE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): The present invention discloses a semiautomatic anterior ankle foot orthosis that comprises at least one pneumatic cylinder controlled by an electronic circuit wherein the at least one pneumatic cylinder is centrally assembled from the upper portion of the orthosis corresponding to the leg to the instep of the orthosis, or at least two pneumatic cylinders controlled by an electronic circuit wherein the at least two pneumatic cylinders are laterally assembled from the centre of the malleoli as being the articular centre of the ankle. The present invention also discloses a process for manufacturing the semiautomatic anterior ankle foot orthosis.
(FR): La présente invention concerne une orthèse cheville/pied antérieure semi-automatique qui comprend au moins un vérin pneumatique commandé par un circuit électronique, ledit vérin pneumatique étant assemblé de manière centrale à partir de la partie supérieure de l'orthèse correspondant à la jambe jusqu'au cou-de-pied de l'orthèse, ou au moins deux vérins pneumatiques commandés par un circuit électronique, lesdits au moins deux vérins pneumatiques étant assemblés latéralement à partir du centre des malléoles en tant que centre articulaire de la cheville. L'invention concerne également un procédé de fabrication de l'orthèse pied-cheville antérieure semi-automatique.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 14 January 2019 (14.01.2019) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JO, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM