Global Patent Index - EP 1010134 A1

EP 1010134 A1 2000-06-21 - A STACK OF SMART CARDS

Title (en)

A STACK OF SMART CARDS

Title (de)

EIN STAPEL VON SMART-KARTEN

Title (fr)

PILE DE CARTES A PUCE

Publication

EP 1010134 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99919466 A

Priority

  • EP 99919466 A
  • EP 98401304 A
  • IB 9900922 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9963482A1] The invention relates to a stack of smart cards, provided with means for attaching the cards to each other. Each smart card is provided with at least one magnet having a north and a south pole. In the assembled position of the stack the magnets of adjacent smart cards are neighbouring each other wherein the north pole of a first card's magnet neighbours the south pole of a second card's magnet and the south pole of the first card's magnet neighbours the north pole of the second card's magnet so as to form a closed magnetic circuit.

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

G06K 17/00; A45C 11/18; G06K 19/077

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06K 19/077 (2006.01); A45C 11/18 (2006.01); G06K 17/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A45C 11/182 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9963482A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9963482 A1 19991209; CN 1272191 A 20001101; EP 1010134 A1 20000621; JP 2002517837 A 20020618

INPADOC legal status


2000-10-04 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20000814

2000-08-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000609

2000-06-21 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT