Global Patent Index - EP 0844696 B1

EP 0844696 B1 2002-09-11 - Male/femaleconnection device

Title (en)

Male/femaleconnection device

Title (de)

Verbindungsanordnung mit Stecker- und Buchsenteil

Title (fr)

Ensemble de connexion mâle/femelle

Publication

EP 0844696 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 97402827 A

Priority

FR 9614402 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0844696A1] The Male to Female Connector Assembly has a Lighting base connector with protruding male pins (420). There is an outer holder section (312). The female plug (100) plugs into the male section with an intermediate protection section (200) placed in position. The protection section has two outer flexible arms (210) which fit into the outer holder section, snap fitting into position, and removable by flexing the arm sections.

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

H01R 13/631

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01R 13/631 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01R 13/631 (2013.01); H01R 2201/26 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0844696 A1 19980527; EP 0844696 B1 20020911; DE 69715353 D1 20021017; DE 69715353 T2 20030731; ES 2183107 T3 20030316; FR 2756426 A1 19980529; FR 2756426 B1 19990212

INPADOC legal status


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2003-09-03 [26N] NO OPPOSITION FILED

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2002-09-04 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: DUPLESSY, REGIS

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- Inventor name: ROBERT, FRANCOIS

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