Global Patent Index - EP 0996913 A1

EP 0996913 A1 2000-05-03 - THE TRACKING OF PRODUCTS

Title (en)

THE TRACKING OF PRODUCTS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUM FOLGEN VON PRODUKTEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ASSURANT LE SUIVI DE PRODUITS

Publication

EP 0996913 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98935873 A

Priority

  • US 9815058 W
  • ZA 9706663 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9905627A1] A method of detecting designated products from a number of sources includes the step of applying (12) a unique code to each one of a plurality of products at a first location (14). The method also includes determining which of the plurality of products become designated. The method further includes the steps of recording the codes of the designated products, reading (26) the codes of products distributed at a second location (16) and comparing (28) the read codes with the recorded codes to determine if any of the distributed products are designated products. The invention also includes a system for detecting designated products.

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

G06F 17/60

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G05B 19/418 (2006.01); B65G 1/137 (2006.01); G06K 7/12 (2006.01); G08B 13/24 (2006.01); G08B 21/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G08B 13/2482 (2013.01); G08B 13/2417 (2013.01); G08B 13/2445 (2013.01); G08B 13/2462 (2013.01); G08B 21/24 (2013.01); Y02P 90/265 (2015.11)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9905627 A1 19990204; AU 8503798 A 19990216; CN 1270681 A 20001018; EP 0996913 A1 20000503; EP 0996913 A4 20030226; JP 2001511426 A 20010814

INPADOC legal status


2008-07-23 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20080201

2005-05-11 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20050330

2003-02-26 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20030110

2003-02-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- IPC: 7G 06F 17/60 A

2003-02-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- IPC: 7G 08B 13/24 B

2003-02-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- IPC: 7G 08B 21/00 B

2000-05-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000207

2000-05-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE