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1. (WO2019088833) PROBE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A PROBE AND SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPY SYSTEM



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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/NL2018/050725 P119660PC00
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
31 October 2018 01 November 2017
Applicant
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR...
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

     G01Q 70/10 (2010.01)i
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):
     G01Q
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)
X
WO 0046569 A1 (XIDEX CORP [US]) 10 August 2000 (2000-08-10)
10,11,13,14
A
figures 11,13-15,21
1-9,12,15,16
page 12, line 23 - page 15, line 8
page 16, line 29 - page 17, line 16
(2)
X
YOUNKOO JEONG ET AL, "Design and Fabrication of an Active Multiaxis Probing System for High Speed Atomic Force Microscopy", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NANOTECHNOLOGY, IEEE SERVICE CENTER, PISCATAWAY, NJ, US,Vol. 9, No. 3, 01 May 2010 (2010-05-01), page 392-399,
XP011335168
10,11,14
A
figures 1,2,5,8
1-9,12,13,15,16
paragraph [00II]
paragraph [0IVB]
table 1
(3)
X
US 5959200 A (CHUI BENJAMIN W [US] ET AL) 28 September 1999 (1999-09-28)
10,11,14
A
figures 1-11
1-9,13,15,16
column 4, line 45 - column 8, line 39
(4)
X
WO 2011038470 A1 (AMG TECHNOLOGY LTD [BG]; STAVROV VLADIMIR [BG]) 07 April 2011 (2011-04-07)
10,11,13,14
A
figures 3-16
1-9,12,15,16
page 15, line 10 - page 46, line 17
(5)
X
US 6935167 B1 (SAHIN OZGUR [US] ET AL) 30 August 2005 (2005-08-30)
10,11,14
A
figure 7
1-9,12,13,15,16
column 8, line 38 - column 9, line 52
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"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)
WO 0046569 A1
10 August 2000
AU 2870700 A
WO 0046569 A1
25 August 2000
10 August 2000
US 5959200 A
28 September 1999
NONE
WO 2011038470 A1
07 April 2011
BG 66424 B1
WO 2011038470 A1
31 March 2014
07 April 2011
US 6935167 B1
30 August 2005
US 6935167 B1
US 7451638 B1
30 August 2005
18 November 2008
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:
18 March 2019
Date of mailing of the international search report:
26 March 2019
Authorized officer:
Polesello, Paolo
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