Global Patent Index - EP 1050240 A1

EP 1050240 A1 2000-11-08 - Device for foldably connecting a supporting leg to a piece of furniture

Title (en)

Device for foldably connecting a supporting leg to a piece of furniture

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Verbinden eines klappbaren Stützbeines mit einem Möbelstück

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour raccorder de façon pivotable un pied de support à un meuble

Publication

EP 1050240 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99830268 A

Priority

EP 99830268 A

Abstract (en)

A device (1) for foldably connecting a supporting leg (2) to a piece of furniture is described which comprises: a fixing plate (3), adapted to be mounted under a supporting shelf (4) of said piece of furniture by means of respective fixing means (5); pivoting means (6) associated to the fixing plate (3) on which means the leg (2) is rotatably mounted about an axis (y-y), substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis (x-x) of the leg (2) itself, between a first operating position, substantially perpendicular to the plate (3) and a second non-operating position, substantially parallel to the plate (3), clamping means (7) for removably fixing the leg (2) in said first operating position, wherein the pivoting means (6) of the leg (2) comprises a supporting element (8) rotatably mounted in an idle manner on said plate (3) about a normal axis (z-z) of the plate (3) and wherein said clamping means (7) cooperates with said supporting element (8) for fixing said supporting element (8) and the leg (2) associated therewith in said first operating position. <IMAGE>

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

A47B 3/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47B 3/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47B 3/08 (2013.01); A47B 2003/0824 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 1050240 A1 20001108

INPADOC legal status


2005-02-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040727

2002-11-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20020918

2001-07-25 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2001-06-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010331

2000-11-08 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2000-11-08 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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