Global Patent Index - EP 0605387 B1

EP 0605387 B1 2001-03-14 - Method for impregnating ink absorbing means in an ink tank

Title (en)

Method for impregnating ink absorbing means in an ink tank

Title (de)

Verfahren zum Imprägnieren eines Tintenabsorbers in einem Tintenbehälter

Title (fr)

Procédé d'imprégnation d'absorbeurs d'encre dans un réservoir d'encre

Publication

EP 0605387 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 94101082 A

Priority

  • EP 90201873 A
  • EP 84306887 A
  • JP 10284184 A
  • JP 10284384 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0398453A2] A dot matrix printer head comprising an ink supply tank (2 sec ) containing ink absorbing means (60 sec ), the ink supply tank (2 sec ) having an ink supply port (41) which is arranged to receive ink from the ink absorbing means (60 sec ), characterised in that the ink absorbing means (60 sec ) is compressed in the vicinity of the ink supply port (41).

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

B41J 2/255; B41J 2/305; B41J 2/175

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/175 (2006.01); B41J 2/255 (2006.01); B41J 2/305 (2006.01); B41J 27/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/17513 (2013.01); B41J 2/255 (2013.01); B41J 2/305 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0398453 A2 19901122; EP 0398453 A3 19901219; EP 0398453 B1 19940817; DE 3486334 C5 20060126; DE 3486334 D1 19940915; DE 3486334 T2 19950216; DE 3486335 D1 19940915; DE 3486335 T2 19950216; DE 3486337 D1 19940922; DE 3486337 T2 19950216; DE 3486480 D1 20010419; DE 3486480 T2 20011108; DE 3486481 D1 20010419; DE 3486481 T2 20011108; DE 3486482 D1 20010419; DE 3486482 T2 20011108; DE 3486483 D1 20010419; DE 3486483 T2 20011108; DE 3486485 D1 20010419; DE 3486485 T2 20011108; DE 3486487 D1 20010419; DE 3486487 T2 20011108; EP 0406982 A2 19910109; EP 0406982 A3 19910116; EP 0406982 B1 19940810; EP 0406983 A2 19910109; EP 0406983 A3 19910116; EP 0406983 B1 19940810; EP 0605386 A2 19940706; EP 0605386 A3 19940727; EP 0605386 B1 20010314; EP 0605387 A2 19940706; EP 0605387 A3 19940803; EP 0605387 B1 20010314; EP 0605388 A2 19940706; EP 0605388 A3 19940727; EP 0605388 B1 20010314; EP 0605389 A2 19940706; EP 0605389 A3 19940727; EP 0605389 B1 20010314; EP 0614761 A1 19940914; EP 0614761 B1 20010314; EP 0615848 A1 19940921; EP 0615848 B1 20010314; EP 0749839 A2 19961227; EP 0749839 A3 19970326; HK 73295 A 19950519; HK 73395 A 19950519; HK 73495 A 19950519; SG 26403 G 19950901; SG 26404 G 19950901; SG 26412 G 19950901; SG 46589 A1 19980220; SG 52578 A1 19980928; SG 54266 A1 19981116; SG 64344 A1 19990427

INPADOC legal status


2006-05-10 [27W] REVOKED

- Effective date: 20051220

2004-12-01 [NLV7] NL: LAPSED DUE TO REACHING THE MAXIMUM LIFETIME OF A PATENT

- Effective date: 20041009

2004-11-03 [REG GB PE20] PATENT EXPIRED AFTER TERMINATION OF 20 YEARS

2004-10-09 [PG25 NL] LAPSED IN A CONTRACTING STATE ANNOUNCED VIA POSTGRANT INFORM. FROM NAT. OFFICE TO EPO

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2002-05-01 [NLR1] NL: OPPOSITION HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE EPO

- Opponent name: PELIKAN HARDCOPY(INTERNATIONAL) AG

2002-02-27 [26] OPPOSITION FILED

- Opponent name: PELIKAN HARDCOPY(INTERNATIONAL) AG

- Effective date: 20011214

2002-01-01 [REG GB IF02] EUROPEAN PATENT IN FORCE AS OF 2002-01-01

2001-04-27 [ET] FR: TRANSLATION FILED

2001-04-19 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

- Document: DE 3486481 20010419

2001-03-20 [ITF] IT: TRANSLATION FOR A EP PATENT FILED

- Owner name: BUZZI, NOTARO&ANTONIELLI D'OULX

2001-03-14 [AC] DIVISIONAL APPLICATION (ART. 76) OF:

- Document: EP 139508

2001-03-14 [AC] DIVISIONAL APPLICATION (ART. 76) OF:

- Document: EP 406982

2001-03-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: B1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT NL

2000-08-09 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7B 41J 2/255 A, 7B 41J 2/305 B, 7B 41J 2/175 B

2000-08-09 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: METHOD FOR IMPREGNATING INK ABSORBING MEANS IN AN INK TANK

1996-03-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 19960124

1994-08-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT NL

1994-07-27 [RHK1] MAIN CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: B41J 3/12

1994-07-06 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19940125

1994-07-06 [AC] DIVISIONAL APPLICATION (ART. 76) OF:

- Document: EP 406982

1994-07-06 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT NL