Global patent index - EP 0974029 A1

EP 0974029 A1 2000-01-26 - LIGHTING APPARATUS

Title (en)

LIGHTING APPARATUS

Title (de)

BELEUCHTUNGSEINRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

APPAREIL D'ECLAIRAGE

Publication

EP 0974029 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98917336 A

Priority

  • GB 9801062 W
  • GB 9707528 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9846937A1] Lighting apparatus such as a luminaire or illuminated sign comprises at least one bus bar (11). The at least one bus bar (11) comprises printed wiring and is connected to control means (15) of the apparatus. Power is fed to a lamp (111) via the printed wiring, which avoids the need for complex discrete wiring connections.

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

F21V 23/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 23/00 (2006.01); H05K 1/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21V 23/00 (2013.01); H05K 1/0263 (2013.01); H05K 1/0274 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9846937A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR IT NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9846937 A1 19981022; AU 7058198 A 19981111; EP 0974029 A1 20000126; GB 2340216 A8 20000511; GB 2340216 A 20000216; GB 2340216 B 20010502; GB 9707528 D0 19970604; GB 9924357 D0 19991215

INPADOC legal status

2002-04-03 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20011104

2001-04-18 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010305

2000-03-22 [RAP3] CORRECTION OF THE ADDRESS OR NAME OF APPLICANT (A DOCUMENT)

- Owner name: LIMPKIN, GEORGE ALAN

2000-03-22 [RAP3] CORRECTION OF THE ADDRESS OR NAME OF APPLICANT (A DOCUMENT)

- Owner name: STEPHENSON, JOHN PETER

2000-03-22 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: LIMPKIN, GEORGE ALAN

2000-03-22 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: STEPHENSON, JOHN PETER

2000-01-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991115

2000-01-26 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR IT NL