Global Patent Index - EP 1238392 A1

EP 1238392 A1 2002-09-11 - COMPACT DISC CONTAINER

Title (en)

COMPACT DISC CONTAINER

Title (de)

BEHÄLTER FÜR COMPACT DISC

Title (fr)

ETUI DE DISQUE COMPACT

Publication

EP 1238392 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00973162 A

Priority

  • IB 0001690 W
  • US 44973499 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0139193A1] This invention provides an apparatus or container for a compact disc having a central holding portion to retain the disc through a central aperture. The central holding portion has a plurality of inwardly directed radial arms that are depressible towards their inner ends. Each arm includes a raised mid section which includes a rib, lip or similar to engage over the disc. Also, a bearing means bears on the underside of the disc around the central aperture on the non-data carrying portion of the disc adjacent that aperture. The disc is firmly supported between these two points of contact.

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

G11B 33/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 85/57 (2006.01); G11B 23/03 (2006.01); G11B 33/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G11B 33/0427 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0139193A1

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

WO 0139193 A1 20010531; AU 1170401 A 20010604; CN 1399779 A 20030226; EP 1238392 A1 20020911; JP 2003515501 A 20030507; KR 20020067689 A 20020823; TW 535151 B 20030601; US 2001047947 A1 20011206; ZA 200204101 B 20031126

INPADOC legal status


2005-02-09 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040805

2003-03-05 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030121

2002-09-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020513

2002-09-11 [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 TR

2002-09-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI