Global Patent Index - EP 1094943 A1

EP 1094943 A1 2001-05-02 - IMPROVEMENTS IN SECURITY DOCUMENTS AND SUBSTRATES THEREFOR

Title (en)

IMPROVEMENTS IN SECURITY DOCUMENTS AND SUBSTRATES THEREFOR

Title (de)

SICHERHEITSDOKUMENTE UND SUBSTRATE DAFÜR

Title (fr)

AMELIORATIONS APPORTEES A DES DOCUMENTS DE SECURITE ET SUBSTRATS PREVUS A CET EFFET

Publication

EP 1094943 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99928086 A

Priority

  • GB 9901987 W
  • GB 9813783 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2338680A] A substrate for security documents such as banknotes, cheques and passports which are required to provide a high degree of security against imitation comprises at least a plurality of layers (14,15) of polymeric film laminated together with at least one metallic layer (17) therebetween, wherein at least one of the polymeric layers (14) is biaxially oriented and at least another (15) comprises an opaque voided film wherein the opacity of at least a portion of the voided polymeric layer is reduced. The metallic layer (18) may be partially demetallised.

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

B32B 27/06; B32B 5/18; B42D 15/00; B42D 15/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B32B 3/26 (2006.01); B42D 15/00 (2006.01); B42D 15/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B32B 15/08 (2013.01); B32B 3/26 (2013.01); B32B 27/08 (2013.01); B32B 38/10 (2013.01); B42D 25/00 (2014.10); B42D 25/29 (2014.10); B42D 25/342 (2014.10); B42D 25/373 (2014.10); B42D 25/378 (2013.01); B32B 2307/41 (2013.01); B32B 2307/518 (2013.01); B42D 25/328 (2013.01); B42D 25/382 (2013.01); B42D 25/387 (2014.10); B42D 2033/10 (2013.01); B42D 2033/16 (2013.01); B42D 2033/18 (2013.01); B42D 2033/20 (2013.01); B42D 2033/30 (2013.01); B42D 2033/46 (2013.01); B42D 2035/36 (2013.01); B42D 2035/50 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9967093A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT DE ES FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

GB 2338680 A 19991229; GB 2338680 B 20000517; GB 9813783 D0 19980826; AU 4521399 A 20000110; AU 741706 B2 20011206; BR 9911330 A 20010403; CA 2333417 A1 19991229; EP 1094943 A1 20010502; ID 29551 A 20010906; WO 9967093 A1 19991229

INPADOC legal status


2004-07-07 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040102

2001-05-02 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001024

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT DE ES FR GB IT NL SE

2001-05-02 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: RO PAYMENT 20001031