Global Patent Index - EP 0779484 B1

EP 0779484 B1 2001-12-19 - Refrigerating and/or freezing apparatus

Title (en)

Refrigerating and/or freezing apparatus

Title (de)

Kühl- und/oder Gefriergerät

Title (fr)

Appareil de réfrigération et/ou de congélation

Publication

EP 0779484 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 96116137 A

Priority

DE 29519963 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0779484A2] The refrigerator and/or freezer appliance has a drawer (6) to hold the produce or items for refrigeration and/or freezing. When the opening/closing mechanism (28) is operated, the drawer (6) moves out automatically, with a tilting movement. When the drawer (6) is closed, a spring mechanism (32) is placed under tension. The drawer (6) rides on a rail, and the automatic outwards movement is dampened by a silicon brake wheel.

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

F25D 11/00; A47B 88/04; A47B 88/18; F25D 25/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F25D 25/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25D 25/025 (2013.01); A47B 88/463 (2017.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

DE 29519963 U1 19970410; EP 0779484 A2 19970618; EP 0779484 A3 19971029; EP 0779484 B1 20011219

INPADOC legal status


2005-10-09 [PG25 IT] LAPSED IN A CONTRACTING STATE ANNOUNCED VIA POSTGRANT INFORM. FROM NAT. OFFICE TO EPO

- Ref Country Code: IT

- Free text: LAPSE BECAUSE OF NON-PAYMENT OF DUE FEES

- Effective date: 20051009

2003-08-15 [REG FR ST] NOTIFICATION OF LAPSE

2003-06-30 [PG25 FR] LAPSED IN A CONTRACTING STATE ANNOUNCED VIA POSTGRANT INFORM. FROM NAT. OFFICE TO EPO

- Ref Country Code: FR

- Free text: LAPSE BECAUSE OF NON-PAYMENT OF DUE FEES

- Effective date: 20030630

2003-05-28 [GBPC] GB: EUROPEAN PATENT CEASED THROUGH NON-PAYMENT OF RENEWAL FEE

- Effective date: 20021009

2003-05-01 [PG25 DE] LAPSED IN A CONTRACTING STATE ANNOUNCED VIA POSTGRANT INFORM. FROM NAT. OFFICE TO EPO

- Ref Country Code: DE

- Free text: LAPSE BECAUSE OF NON-PAYMENT OF DUE FEES

- Effective date: 20030501

2002-12-11 [26N] NO OPPOSITION FILED

2002-10-09 [PG25 GB] LAPSED IN A CONTRACTING STATE ANNOUNCED VIA POSTGRANT INFORM. FROM NAT. OFFICE TO EPO

- Ref Country Code: GB

- Free text: LAPSE BECAUSE OF NON-PAYMENT OF DUE FEES

- Effective date: 20021009

2002-05-31 [ET] FR: TRANSLATION FILED

2002-03-27 [GBT] GB: TRANSLATION OF EP PATENT FILED (GB SECTION 77(6)(A)/1977)

- Effective date: 20020301

2002-01-31 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

- Document: DE 59608499 20020131

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

2001-12-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: B1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT

2000-06-21 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20000504

1998-04-29 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19980303

1997-10-29 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT

1997-06-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT