Global Patent Index - EP 0769287 B1

EP 0769287 B1 2000-10-18 - Foot massage device

Title (en)

Foot massage device

Title (de)

Fussmassagegerät

Title (fr)

Dispositif de massage des pieds

Publication

EP 0769287 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 96108274 A

Priority

DE 19538814 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0769287A1] The appliance has a flat, hollow, elastic basic body which is filled with fluid or air and is divided at right angles to its flat surface into two adjacent chambers (2,3). The chambers are of identical size and shape and contain separate volumes of fluid (4,5). They are joined integrally by a shared rigid base (6). The chambers are semicircular or kidney shaped. The internal height of the chambers is less than their internal width. Each chamber has a peripheral side wall (11,12) joining the cover forming the foot support surface (9,10) and with a parallel base. A stabiliser plate (15) fits into a central recess in the base of the basic body and has a back-tapered edge (14).

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

A61H 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61H 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61H 7/001 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1284 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1695 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT CH DE DK FR GB IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0769287 A1 19970423; EP 0769287 B1 20001018; AT 196986 T 20001115; DE 19538814 A1 19970424; DE 19538814 C2 19980709

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- Representative's name: BUECHEL & PARTNER AG PATENTBUERO

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

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