Global patent index - EP 0801620 A4

EP 0801620 A4 2000-03-01 - REUSABLE ENVELOPES

Title (en)

REUSABLE ENVELOPES

Title (de)

WIEDERWENDBARE BRIEFUMSCHLÄGE

Title (fr)

ENVELOPPES REUTILISABLES

Publication

EP 0801620 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96900207 A

Priority

  • AU 9600010 W
  • AU PN055595 A
  • AU PN321895 A
  • AU PN473195 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9621598A1] A reusable envelope (21) is provided by means of which an addressee at a first address can dispatch material to a second address, said envelope comprising a front panel (22), a rear panel (25), an insertion flap (29) and a reuse flap (28), said insertion flap being adapted to close and seal a first opening in said envelope through which the initial contents of the envelope can be inserted, and said reuse flap (28) being adapted to close a second opening in said envelope, said reuse flap (28) being provided with releasable closure means (30) adapted to allow the addressee to remove the initial contents of the envelope through the second opening, and also being provided with addressee sealing means (30) to allow the addressee to seal the second opening before dispatching the envelope to the second address, wherein the reusable envelope is provided with machine readable code obscuring means for allowing the addressee, before dispatching the envelope to the second address, to obscure any machine readable code (40) which has been placed on the envelope to indicate the first address.

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

B65D 27/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 27/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 27/06 (2013.01); Y02W 30/807 (2015.05)

Citation (search report)

  • No further relevant documents disclosed
  • See also references of WO 9621598A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9621598 A1 19960718; CA 2209731 A1 19960718; EP 0801620 A1 19971022; EP 0801620 A4 20000301; JP H10511914 A 19981117; NZ 298344 A 19980826

INPADOC legal status

2002-03-06 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20010801

2000-03-01 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20000117

2000-03-01 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

1997-10-22 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 19970709

1997-10-22 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

1997-10-22 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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- Free Format Text: SI PAYMENT 970709