Global Patent Index - EP 1078655 A2

EP 1078655 A2 2001-02-28 - Friction-reducing elements for sports racquet strings

Title (en)

Friction-reducing elements for sports racquet strings

Title (de)

Reibungsverminderungselemente für Sportschlägersaiten

Title (fr)

Eléments réducteurs de frottement pour cordes de raquette de sport

Publication

EP 1078655 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00306923 A

Priority

  • US 15057899 P
  • US 61546600 A

Abstract (en)

A fluoropolymer element for insertion between the strings of a tennis racquet or similar sports device to facilitate the relative movement of the strings under the force of impact of a ball or other object. <IMAGE>

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

A63B 51/10; B32B 27/06; B32B 27/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63B 51/06 (2006.01); A63B 51/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63B 51/11 (2015.10)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1078655 A2 20010228; EP 1078655 A3 20031203; EP 1078655 B1 20051228; CN 1286127 A 20010307; DE 60025091 D1 20060202; DE 60025091 T2 20060831; JP 2001095950 A 20010410

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