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1. WO2017180872 - FUEL CELL SYSTEM WITH COMBINED PASSIVE AND ACTIVE SORBENT BEDS


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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/US2017/027416 1106-111WO01
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
13 April 2017 13 April 2016
Applicant
LG FUEL CELL SYSTEMS, INC
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
b.
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
c.
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     1    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     H01M 8/0662 (2016.01)i; H01M 8/124 (2016.01)n; B01D 53/04 (2006.01)n; B01D 53/86 (2006.01)n; B01D 53/14 (2006.01)n
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     H01M; B01D
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
Y
US 2006240296 A1 (GRIEVE MALCOLM J [US] ET AL) 26 October 2006 (2006-10-26)
1-24
claims 1, 2, 5-7
paragraph [0017]
(2)
Y
WO 2012009530 A1 (ROLLS ROYCE FUEL CELL SYSTEMS US INC [US]; BUDGE JOHN R [US]) 19 January 2012 (2012-01-19)
1-24
claims 1, 9, 15, 17, 18
page 11, paragraph 2
page 12, paragraph 1
page 18, paragraph 2 - page 19, paragraph 2
page 22, paragraph 1
(3)
Y
LAMPERT J, "Selective catalytic oxidation: a new catalytic approach to the desulfurization of natural gas and liquid petroleum gas for fuel cell reformer applications", JOURNAL OF POWER SOU, ELSEVIER SA, CH,Vol. 131, No. 1-2, 14 May 2004 (2004-05-14), page 27-34,
XP004504646
1-24
abstract
figure 1
table 1
page 27, right-hand column, paragraph 3 - page 29, right-hand column, paragraph 1
page 33, right-hand column, paragraph 4 - page 34, left-hand column, paragraph 1
(4)
Y
US 2006021913 A1 (KETLEY GRAHAM W [GB] ET AL) 02 February 2006 (2006-02-02)
1-24
claims 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 12
paragraph [0101]
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"D"
document cited by the applicant in the international application
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
"X"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
"Y"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
"&"
document member of the same patent family

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
US 2006240296 A1
26 October 2006
NONE
WO 2012009530 A1
19 January 2012
AU 2011279129 A1
CA 2805592 A1
EP 2593221 A1
KR 20130062977 A
SG 188219 A1
SG 10201505500P A
US 2012015259 A1
US 2015221967 A1
US 2017054169 A1
WO 2012009530 A1
07 February 2013
19 January 2012
22 May 2013
13 June 2013
30 April 2013
28 August 2015
19 January 2012
06 August 2015
23 February 2017
19 January 2012
US 2006021913 A1
02 February 2006
NONE
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
13 June 2017
Date of mailing of the international search report:
22 June 2017
Authorized officer:
Perednis, Dainius
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