European Patent to Prometec’s automated sampler
An automated sampling system manufactured and sold by Prometec has got a European Patent (3232179). The patent is about a sampling method where samples are collected from above of the cargo by drilling. Also, sample collector is now patented.
This will improve our sampling system’s brand and tells us that this sampling system is a unique solution says Prometec’s CEO Juha Huotari
This is what Finnish Patent and Registration office say about European Patent
“By filing a single application for a European patent (an EP application) you can obtain a patent in countries which have joined the European Patent Convention (EPC). The convention has been signed by 38 states, and two states have extension agreements on the validation of EP patents. The contracting parties are called the EPC countries, or the member states of the European Patent Organisation”