Global Patent Index - EP 0885037 B1

EP 0885037 B1 2000-11-29 - GAME BALL

Title (en)

GAME BALL

Title (de)

SPIELKUGEL

Title (fr)

BOULE DE JEU

Publication

EP 0885037 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 97917213 A

Priority

  • DE 9700211 W
  • DE 19604140 A
  • DE 29615715 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: US6003868A] PCT No. PCT/DE97/00211 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 18, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 18, 1998 PCT Filed Feb. 4, 1997 PCT Pub. No. WO97/28865 PCT Pub. Date Aug. 14, 1997A game ball with at least two axially symmetrical portions, rotatable with respect to each other, is provided with two diametrically opposite cones having a common center axis and being rotatable together around the center axis at their facing peaks. A ring-shaped central portion supplements the two cones to a ball and is rotatable relative to the two cones around the center axis. A guide groove extends in one main plane of the ball around the periphery of the ball. The groove is formed at the outer surfaces of the two spherical calottes of the cone and the central portion. Operating elements, in a peripheral direction are arranged in a row, are positioned in the main plane of the ball, and are guided within the guide groove.

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

A63F 9/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63F 9/06 (2006.01); A63F 9/08 (2006.01); A63F 9/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63F 9/0838 (2013.01); A63F 9/0865 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

US 6003868 A 19991221; AT 197771 T 20001215; AU 2565197 A 19970828; AU 725662 B2 20001019; CA 2244844 A1 19970814; CN 1122550 C 20031001; CN 1210473 A 19990310; CZ 9802453 A3 19981216; EP 0885037 A1 19981223; EP 0885037 B1 20001129; ES 2154038 T3 20010316; HK 1018751 A1 20040702; RU 2178722 C2 20020127; WO 9728865 A1 19970814

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