Global Patent Index - EP 1238596 A1

EP 1238596 A1 2002-09-11 - INTERIOR ARTIFICIAL PLANT

Title (en)

INTERIOR ARTIFICIAL PLANT

Title (de)

KÜNSTLICHE ZIMMERPFLANZE

Title (fr)

PLANTE ARTIFICIELLE D'INTERIEUR

Publication

EP 1238596 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99929874 A

Priority

  • JP 9903849 W
  • JP 37624898 A

Abstract (en)

The invention relates to an interior artificial plant (1) having an appearance (texture) and a strength (flexibility) which are close to those of a natural plant and provided with artificial leaves (2) and/or flowers having a strong bonding force between leaves (2) and twigs (7)/framework (6); specifically an interior artificial plant (1) having artificial leaves (2) which are obtained by providing a plastic film having a thickness and a flexibility close to those of a natural leaf and flower, applying a paint to a leaf base material to give leaf color and pattern, cutting the film into a leaf-form, forming unevenness on a leaf surface by embossing and attaching a twigs (7)/framework (6) to the leaf, wherein a plastic film is used as a leaf and/or flower base material and, preferably, a polypropylene film or a polyethylene film is used as the base material. <IMAGE>

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

A41G 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A41G 1/00 (2006.01); B44C 5/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A41G 1/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0038549A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1238596 A1 20020911; AU 4653099 A 20000731; CA 2356336 A1 20000706; CN 1331567 A 20020116; JP 2000192313 A 20000711; WO 0038549 A1 20000706

INPADOC legal status


2004-09-08 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040203

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

- Effective date: 20010714

2002-09-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT