Global Patent Index - EP 1078351 A1

EP 1078351 A1 2001-02-28 - METHOD FOR COMMUNICATING A MESSAGE AND COMPUTER MOUSE

Title (en)

METHOD FOR COMMUNICATING A MESSAGE AND COMPUTER MOUSE

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR VERBREITUNG EINER NACHRICHT UND COMPUTERMAUS

Title (fr)

PROCEDE POUR DIFFUSER UN MESSAGE ET SOURIS D'ORDINATEUR

Publication

EP 1078351 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99919319 A

Priority

  • FR 9901113 W
  • FR 9806003 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2778777A1] Method for communicating a message such as an advertisement by use of exchangeable part (4) of a housing (2) for a mouse. Such a mouse has a housing that is to be held by the user, where the shape and form of the housing is independent of the use of the mouse. The removable part of the housing can be changed to display another message.

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

G09F 23/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G09F 23/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G09F 23/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9959124A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB IT PT

EPO simple patent family

FR 2778777 A1 19991119; FR 2778777 B1 20020125; CA 2332635 A1 19991118; EP 1078351 A1 20010228; WO 9959124 A1 19991118

INPADOC legal status


2003-10-22 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030423

2001-07-04 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20010517

2001-02-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20001212

2001-02-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE ES GB IT PT