Main patent will be approved May 23rd in USA

Insplorion's main patent "Sensor Using Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance (LSPR)" has got now obtained “issue of notification” and will be approved May 23rd 2017 according to USPTO.

The international patent application was filed in May 2010 and has previously been approved in Japan in early 2015, followed by China at the end of 2016. The patent, with application number 13/261,045 now receives patent number US 9,658,157 and covers the possibility to adjust the sensor surface to study different reactions and processes. It is predicted to provide a good protection since this is central for the strengths of the technology, such as its robustness and specific sensitivity to different molecules, within both business areas, Instruments and Sensor Systems. The patent provides protection in USA until 12 October 2030.

"The fact that our main patent that protects our core technology now also is approved for the American market is of course very positive. With this secured, we can boost our sales efforts within the Instrument business as a “Sole Source” which is helpful in the procurement process. It will also be a strength in our dialogues with potential partners for the Sensor Systems applications", says Patrik Dahlqvist, CEO of Insplorion.


Questions are answered by:
Patrik Dahlqvist, CEO Insplorion AB, +46 723 62 32 61 or patrik.dahlqvist@insplorion.com

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This information is insider information that Insplorion AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication through AktieTorget, on May 5, 2017.

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Insplorion AB is a Swedish company that develops and sells its technology NanoPlasmonic Sensing (NPS), which sees what is happening on the nano-scale in a fundamentally new way. Within the business area "Instruments", Insplorion's measurement instruments provide researchers, within materials- and life science, around the world with the ability to obtain real-time data with nanometre sensitivity. Within the business area "Sensor Systems", Insplorion's NPS technology is used to solve specific measurement problems, where the technology's combination of sensitivity, robustness and possibility for miniaturisation are exploited. Here batch produced sensor solutions, for e.g. continuous control of power in electric car batteries or the air quality in large cities, are developed in collaboration with industrial players.

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