Global Patent Index - EP 0427552 B2

EP 0427552 B2 2000-06-28 - Garment hanger

Title (en)

Garment hanger

Title (de)

Kleiderbügel

Title (fr)

Cintre

Publication

EP 0427552 B2 (EN)

Application

EP 90312237 A

Priority

GB 8925214 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0427552A1] A garment hanger is described which has a support bar (1), suspension means (2) for supporting a central portion of the support bar from a hanging rail or the like, and respective gripping means (5) at or adjacent the opposite distal extremities of the support bar, adapted to receive and releasably hold a thickness of material of a garment supported by the hanger. The hanger also comprises respective location bars (9) which extend for a substantial portion of the length of the support bar and generally therealongside on either side of the central porion. The spacing between each location bar (9) and the associated portion of the support bar (4) and the resilience of each location bar (9) is such that a garment of greater width than the length of the support bar may be laid across the hanger, releasably held by the gripping means (5) and returned behind the hanger with extreme portions of the garment width received and located between the support bar (4) and the respective location bars (9).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A47G 25/50

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47G 25/50 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47G 25/50 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE DK ES FR IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0427552 A1 19910515; EP 0427552 B1 19930310; EP 0427552 B2 20000628; DE 69001062 D1 19930415; DE 69001062 T2 19930930; DE 69001062 T3 20010322; GB 2237985 A 19910522; GB 2237985 B 19920902; GB 8925214 D0 19891228; HK 33093 A 19930416

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- Opponent name: W. WILLPUETZ KUNSTSTOFFVERARBEITUNGS GMBH

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