Global Patent Index - EP 1016927 A2

EP 1016927 A2 2000-07-05 - Method for tracking the life cycle of film units and system

Title (en)

Method for tracking the life cycle of film units and system

Title (de)

Verfahren und System zum Verfolgen des Lebenszyklus einer Filmeinheit

Title (fr)

Procédé et système pour tracer le cycle de vie d'une unité à film

Publication

EP 1016927 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99204277 A

Priority

US 22175698 A

Abstract (en)

A method and system track the life-cycle of a film unit (10). The film unit (10) has a unique identifier (42). A logical memory unit (20) is allocated to the film unit (10). The logical memory unit (20) is remote from the film unit. The logical memory unit indicates the identifier. After the film unit is sold, status data about the film unit (10) is sent to the logical memory unit (20) and recorded, when the film unit is used in an input unit (16). <IMAGE>

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

G03D 15/00; H04N 1/00; H04N 1/32

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G03C 3/00 (2006.01); G03B 17/04 (2006.01); G03B 17/24 (2006.01); G03B 27/32 (2006.01); G03D 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G03D 15/00 (2013.01)

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

EP 1016927 A2 20000705; EP 1016927 A3 20040204; JP 2000194097 A 20000714

INPADOC legal status


2005-04-27 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040805

2004-12-02 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2004-10-27 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2004-02-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

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

2004-02-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI

2004-02-04 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7G 03D 15/00 A

2004-02-04 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7H 04N 1/00 B

2004-02-04 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7H 04N 1/32 B

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY 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

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