Global Patent Index - EP 1163166 A1

EP 1163166 A1 2001-12-19 - EASY-OPEN PEEL SEAL FOR FLEXIBLE PACKAGE

Title (en)

EASY-OPEN PEEL SEAL FOR FLEXIBLE PACKAGE

Title (de)

LEICHT ZU ÖFFENDE SIEGELNAHT FÜR FLEXIBLEN BEHÄLTER

Title (fr)

FERMETURE A DECOLLEMENT D'OUVERTURE RAPIDE POUR EMBALLAGE SOUPLE

Publication

EP 1163166 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00926769 A

Priority

  • EP 00926769 A
  • EP 0002751 W
  • EP 99200859 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0056625A1] A package of a flexible material which has been formed into an envelope (1), which package comprises an access opening, which is closed by means of a seal (4) which has been formed by bonding together two or more contacting layers of the material in a particular area. The package can be opened by pulling apart two bonded-together layers of material in said area. To that end the flexible material is provided with an engagement (7) portion and the portion of the seal (4) area that is positioned closest to said engagement portion (7) has a convex edge.

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

B65D 75/58

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 33/10 (2006.01); B65D 33/22 (2006.01); B65D 75/58 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 75/5855 (2013.01); B65D 33/10 (2013.01); B65D 33/22 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0056625A1

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 0056625 A1 20000928; AU 4540200 A 20001009; AU 768852 B2 20040108; CA 2367216 A1 20000928; CA 2367216 C 20090106; DE 60003007 D1 20030703; DE 60003007 T2 20040205; EP 1048587 A1 20001102; EP 1163166 A1 20011219; EP 1163166 B1 20030528

INPADOC legal status


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2005-01-26 [REG IE MM4A] PATENT LAPSED

2004-05-19 [26N] NO OPPOSITION FILED

- Effective date: 20040302

2003-07-03 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

- Document: DE 60003007 P 20030703

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2003-05-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2003-05-28 [REG GB FG4D] EUROPEAN PATENT GRANTED

2003-05-07 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: MARS INCORPORATED

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2002-07-03 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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