Global Patent Index - EP 0839067 B1

EP 0839067 B1 2000-08-23 - THREE-DIMENSIONAL PUZZLE

Title (en)

THREE-DIMENSIONAL PUZZLE

Title (de)

DREI-DIMENSIONALES PUZZLE

Title (fr)

PUZZLE EN TROIS DIMENSIONS

Publication

EP 0839067 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 95904996 A

Priority

  • CA 9400722 W
  • CA 2112727 A
  • US 8987698 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9517933A1] A set of interlocking elements capable of being joined together to form a corner piece of a puzzle game that constitutes a three-dimensional pictorial representation of a building-like structure. In one embodiment, the set of interlocking elements comprises a first element that can be folded into a corner configuration. A second generally planar element interlocks through a dovetail-type joint with the first element to maintain the first element in a folded, corner-like condition. The first and the second elements are provided with image-bearing surfaces that constitute individual pictorial entities contributing to a complete representation of the building-like structure. When the first and the second elements are interlocked, the image-bearing surfaces unite visually to provide image continuity over the exposed surface of the corner piece. In a second embodiment, the set of interlocking elements includes three discrete planar elements that unite through male/female joints into a T-shaped configuration.

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

A63F 9/10; A63H 33/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63F 9/10 (2006.01); A63H 33/04 (2006.01); A63F 9/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63F 9/10 (2013.01); A63H 33/044 (2013.01); A63F 2009/1232 (2013.01); A63F 2009/1244 (2013.01); A63F 2009/1248 (2013.01); A63F 2250/183 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9517933 A1 19950706; AT 195664 T 20000915; AU 1378795 A 19950717; CA 2112727 A1 19950701; DE 69425683 D1 20000928; EP 0839067 A1 19980506; EP 0839067 B1 20000823

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