Global Patent Index - EP 1102683 A1

EP 1102683 A1 2001-05-30 - TRANSFERABLE COLORANTS AND METHOD OF APPLYING AN IMAGE TO A RECEPTOR ELEMENT

Title (en)

TRANSFERABLE COLORANTS AND METHOD OF APPLYING AN IMAGE TO A RECEPTOR ELEMENT

Title (de)

TRANSFERIERBARE FARBMITTEL SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM AUFBRINGEN EINES BILDES AUF EIN EMPFANGSELEMENT

Title (fr)

COLORANTS TRANSFERABLES ET PROCEDE D'APPLICATION D'UNE IMAGE SUR UN ELEMENT RECEPTEUR

Publication

EP 1102683 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99937758 A

Priority

  • US 9917544 W
  • US 9518098 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0007821A1] The present invention relates to a water-soluble transferable colorant composition which comprises a water soluble transfer material and a colorant wherein the transferable colorant is capable of transferring from a substrate and adhering to a receptor element upon the application of heat energy to the rear surface of the substrate, the transferable colorant strips from the front surface of the substrate when heated, the transferable colorant providing adherence to said receptor element by flowing onto said receptor element and solidifying thereon. The present invention further relates to a method of transferring the water-soluble transferable colorant composition to a receptor element.

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

B41M 5/03; C09B 67/20; C09D 11/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41M 5/03 (2006.01); B41M 5/035 (2006.01); B41M 5/392 (2006.01); B41M 5/395 (2006.01); C09B 67/20 (2006.01); C09D 11/00 (2006.01); D06P 5/13 (2006.01); D06P 5/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41M 5/395 (2013.01); B41M 5/0356 (2013.01); B41M 5/392 (2013.01); D06P 5/003 (2013.01); D06P 5/007 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0007821A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0007821 A1 20000217; AU 5252399 A 20000228; CA 2339176 A1 20000217; EP 1102683 A1 20010530

INPADOC legal status


2003-04-16 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021002

2002-05-08 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20020322

2001-05-30 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010125

2001-05-30 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2001-05-30 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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