Global patent index - EP 1079956 A1

EP 1079956 A1 2001-03-07 - FOLDING KNIFE

Title (en)

FOLDING KNIFE

Title (de)

KLAPPMESSER

Title (fr)

COUTEAU PLIANT

Publication

EP 1079956 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99921580 A

Priority

  • US 9909545 W
  • US 7502298 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9958302A1] A folding knife (10) includes a handle (12) and a blade (14) pivotally coupled to the handle (12). The handle (12) has first and second ends (16, 18) and a pair of side walls (20) extending between the two ends (16, 18). The handle (12) also includes a longitudinal slot (22) disposed between the pair of side walls (20) for housing the blade (14). The blade (14) is pivotally coupled to the first end (16) of the handle (12) and is rotatable between a folded position, in which the blade (14) is situated in the longitudinal slot (22), and an extended position. Formed in a shank portion (46) of the blade (14) is an opening (48) for receiving a user's finger and improving the user's control of the knife (10) during a cutting operation.

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

B26B 1/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B26B 1/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B26B 1/046 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FI GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9958302 A1 19991118; WO 9958302 A8 20000127; CA 2333543 A1 19991118; CN 1305406 A 20010725; EP 1079956 A1 20010307; EP 1079956 A4 20010502

INPADOC legal status

2002-05-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20011016

2001-07-18 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010605

2001-05-02 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010316

2001-05-02 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2001-03-07 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20001208

2001-03-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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