Global Patent Index - EP 0878157 B1

EP 0878157 B1 2001-04-18 - Device for assisting in putting on socks and similar clothing articles

Title (en)

Device for assisting in putting on socks and similar clothing articles

Title (de)

Anziehhilfe für Socken und ähnliche Kleidungsstücke

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour faciliter l'enfilage de chaussettes et articles vestimentaires similaires

Publication

EP 0878157 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 98810187 A

Priority

CH 97897 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0878157A1] The device is constituted by a clamp comprising two oblong arms (1,2) able to pivot relative to each other about a pivoting point (3). One end of each arm one side of the pivoting point constitutes a handle whereas the each arm end on the other side constitutes a jaw (11,21). The first jaw (11) enables the upper open end (90) of the sock to be slipped on as far as the foot point. The second jaw (21) fits around the first jaw when the arms are brought together in order to clamp a sock between the external face (111) of the first jaw and the internal face of the second jaw.

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

A47G 25/90

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47G 25/90 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47G 25/905 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE ES FR GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

EP 0878157 A1 19981118; EP 0878157 B1 20010418; AT 200612 T 20010515; DE 69800706 D1 20010523; DE 69800706 T2 20011025

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