Global Patent Index - EP 1099388 A2

EP 1099388 A2 2001-05-16 - Cigarette testing

Title (en)

Cigarette testing

Title (de)

Zigarettentest

Title (fr)

Test pour cigarettes

Publication

EP 1099388 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00309744 A

Priority

GB 9926309 A

Abstract (en)

An off-line cigarette testing apparatus 10 comprises at least one device 42,54 for detecting the presence of tobacco at an end of a cigarette C and a rotatable drum 16 for presenting the respective ends of a plurality of cigarettes to the or each detecting device. <IMAGE>

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

A24C 5/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/34 (2006.01); A24C 5/345 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/345 (2013.01); A24C 5/3412 (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 TR

EPO simple patent family

EP 1099388 A2 20010516; CN 1294883 A 20010516; GB 9926309 D0 20000112

INPADOC legal status


2005-03-09 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040602

2001-05-16 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2001-05-16 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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