Global Patent Index - EP 1004195 A1

EP 1004195 A1 2000-05-31 - COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR LOCATING STORED ENTRIES IN AN ELECTRONIC TELEPHONE DIRECTORY

Title (en)

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR LOCATING STORED ENTRIES IN AN ELECTRONIC TELEPHONE DIRECTORY

Title (de)

KOMMUNIKATIONSGERÄT UND VERFAHREN ZUR AUFFINDUNG VON EINTRÄGEN IN EINEM ELEKTRONISCHEN TELEPHONBUCH

Title (fr)

PROCEDE PERMETTANT DE LOCALISER DES ENTREES MEMORISEES DANS UN REPERTOIRE ELECTRONIQUE ET DISPOSITIF DE COMMUNICATION CONNEXE

Publication

EP 1004195 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97937673 A

Priority

GB 9702226 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9909729A1] A method for locating stored entries in an electronic directory, said directory containing a plurality of entries each comprising a name field and an associated telephone and/or telefax number field, comprises the steps of receiving information concerning a predefined number of characters of a name, identifying all entries in said directory whose name fields match said information, and, if more than one entry has been identified, receiving further information to select a single entry from the identified entries. A communication apparatus is adapted to perform this method. The method and apparatus of the invention enable a user of a telephone to easily find stored entries in an electronic directory.

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

H04M 1/274

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/2745 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/274558 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9909729A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK FI FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9909729 A1 19990225; EP 1004195 A1 20000531

INPADOC legal status


2004-09-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040304

2003-12-10 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20031024

2000-05-31 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000317

2000-05-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE DK FI FR GB IT NL SE