Global patent index - EP 1062564 A2

EP 1062564 A2 2000-12-27 - ELECTRONIC BOOK SYSTEM

Title (en)

ELECTRONIC BOOK SYSTEM

Title (de)

ELEKTRONISCHES BUCH-SYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE LIVRE ELECTRONIQUE

Publication

EP 1062564 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99908158 A

Priority

  • US 9903179 W
  • US 7878298 P
  • US 8624998 A
  • US 8609698 A
  • US 8605898 A
  • US 8577398 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9949383A1] An electronic reading system (30, 31, 32) allows users to download book and other types of contents to a hand-held reader device (30) for viewing. Using software which runs on a personal computer (PC) (31), the user can download titles form Internet sites to the PC (31). Titles are then automatically transferred to the device when the device (30) is placed in a cradle (32) which is connected to the PC (31). Using the device's touch sensitive display (34) and graphical user interface, the user can access various software implemented features associated with the display and management content.

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

G06F 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 1/16 (2006.01); G06F 3/0485 (2013.01); G06F 3/0488 (2013.01); G06F 15/02 (2006.01); G06F 17/24 (2006.01); G06F 17/28 (2006.01); G06F 17/30 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/0488 (2013.01); G06F 1/1626 (2013.01); G06F 3/0485 (2013.01); G06F 15/0283 (2013.01); G06F 17/24 (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

WO 9949383 A1 19990930; AU 2765699 A 19991018; CA 2325134 A1 19990930; CN 1302398 A 20010704; EP 1062564 A2 20001227; EP 1062564 A4 20020828; JP 2002508543 A 20020319

INPADOC legal status

2005-03-16 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20040901

2002-08-28 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: A4

- Effective date: 20020711

2002-08-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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

2002-08-28 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Ref Legal Event Code: RIC1

- Free Format Text: 7G 06F 3/00 A, 7G 06F 15/02 B, 7G 06F 3/033 B, 7G 06F 1/16 B

2001-02-07 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: NUVOMEDIA INC.

- Ref Legal Event Code: RAP1

2000-12-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000929

2000-12-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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