Global Patent Index - EP 1015336 A4

EP 1015336 A4 2000-07-05 - UNIVERSAL PLUG

Title (en)

UNIVERSAL PLUG

Title (de)

UNIVERSALSTOPFEN

Title (fr)

OBTURATEUR UNIVERSEL

Publication

EP 1015336 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97946615 A

Priority

  • US 9720447 W
  • US 3085996 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9821109A1] A universal plug which can be used to close various size containers such as those used in health care for collecting and handling human blood, fluids, and the like. The universal plug comprises a plurality of stepped posts (1, 2, 3) each of which comprises at least one ring (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, or 15) for sealing the internal surface of the container. The lowermost ring further comprising a chamber for easy insertion into the container.

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

B65D 39/00; B65D 51/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 39/04 (2006.01); B01L 3/14 (2006.01); B65D 51/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 39/0029 (2013.01); B01L 3/50825 (2013.01); B65D 51/002 (2013.01); B65D 2251/08 (2013.01); B65D 2539/003 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9821109 A1 19980522; AU 5175098 A 19980603; CA 2271337 A1 19980522; CA 2271337 C 20070918; EP 1015336 A1 20000705; EP 1015336 A4 20000705; JP 2001503718 A 20010321; JP 4358304 B2 20091104; NZ 335580 A 20010126

INPADOC legal status


2002-09-11 [D18Z] REQUEST FOR RE-ESTABLISHMENT (DELETED)

2001-11-14 [18RA] DATE OF RECEIPT OF REQUEST FOR RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF RIGHTS

- Effective date: 20010904

2001-01-24 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20000722

2000-07-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19990510

2000-07-05 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20000419

2000-07-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2000-07-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

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

2000-07-05 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: SI PAYMENT 19990510