Global Patent Index - EP 0737572 B2

EP 0737572 B2 2000-09-13 - Apparatus for imprinting bar codes on a printed sheet

Title (en)

Apparatus for imprinting bar codes on a printed sheet

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Eindrucken von Strichcodes in Druckbogen

Title (fr)

Appareil pour repiquer des codes de barres sur des feuilles imprimées

Publication

EP 0737572 B2 (DE)

Application

EP 96104214 A

Priority

DE 19514259 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0737572A1] The bar code printing system has the printed sheets fed immediately after printing to one or more ink jet or laser printers (7,8), for printing the bar code, positioned radially relative to a sheet feed drum (3). The end of the printed sheet is held in contact with the sheet feed drum via a series of grippers (4) and corresponding suction heads (6), adjustable for different printed sheet sizes.

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

B41F 13/00; B41F 17/00; B41J 13/22

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41F 7/02 (2006.01); B41F 13/00 (2006.01); B41F 17/00 (2006.01); B41J 3/01 (2006.01); B41J 3/54 (2006.01); B41J 13/00 (2006.01); B41J 13/22 (2006.01); B41J 25/34 (2006.01); G06K 1/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 13/223 (2013.01); B41F 13/0032 (2013.01); B41F 19/007 (2013.01)

Citation (opposition)

Opponent :

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE FR GB IT LI NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0737572 A1 19961016; EP 0737572 B1 19980218; EP 0737572 B2 20000913; AT 163279 T 19980315; DE 19514259 A1 19961017; JP 2868723 B2 19990310; JP H08300756 A 19961119

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2000-07-05 [RTI2] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: APPARATUS FOR IMPRINTING BAR CODES ON A PRINTED SHEET

1999-01-13 [26] OPPOSITION FILED

- Opponent name: KOENIG & BAUER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

- Effective date: 19981118

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