Global patent index - EP 1049394 A1

EP 1049394 A1 2000-11-08 - MUSSEL TONGS

Title (en)

MUSSEL TONGS

Title (de)

MUSCHELZANGE

Title (fr)

PINCE A MOULES

Publication

EP 1049394 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99972510 A

Priority

  • BE 9800836 A
  • EP 9906900 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0030508A1] The invention concerns a device (1) for extracting mussels from their shells, eating them with the accompanying sauce as a substitute for traditional eating implements. The tongs system (1) also prevents burning or dirtying the user's fingers. The mussel tongs (1) are characterised by a mussel-shaped body consisting or two shells bound, at one of their ends, by a hinge (2) with spring effect.

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

A47G 21/10; A47G 21/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47G 21/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47G 21/10 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0030508A1

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 0030508 A1 20000602; BE 1012280 A6 20000801; EP 1049394 A1 20001108

INPADOC legal status

2003-12-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030103

2003-06-04 [32PN] PUBLIC NOTIFICATION UNDER RULE 80 EPC

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- Free Format Text: CONSTATATION DE LA PERTE D'UN DROIT (R. 69(1)CBE)OEB FORM 2021A DATE 28.03.03

2002-10-16 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20020902

2001-05-16 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20010320

2000-11-08 [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