Global Patent Index - EP 1240028 A2

EP 1240028 A2 2002-09-18 - BINDER MECHANISM

Title (en)

BINDER MECHANISM

Title (de)

ORDNERMECHANIK

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE FIXATION DESTINE A UN DOSSIER ACCESSIBLE

Publication

EP 1240028 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00981533 A

Priority

  • IB 0001878 W
  • ZA 9907178 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0145963A2] This invention relates to a fastener assembly (10) for an accessible file. The fastener assembly (10) includes a fastener base plate (12) having an upper face (14) and a lower face (16), with at least one prong (20) extending from the upper face (14). The assembly (10) also includes a compressor bar (22) having at least one hole (24) therethrough, with each prong (20) extending through a corresponding hole (24) and capable of being retained in a fastened position, and a securing means (18) for securing the fastener base plate (12) to a file cover. The securing means (18) is such that thefastener base plate (12) can be secured to the file cover in an assembled configuration together with the compressor bar (22). The invention extends to a transfer mechanism component which, together with the fastener assembly (10), forms a fastener arrangement for an accessible file. The invention yet further extends to an accessible file including the transfer arrangement, to a method of manufacturing the accessible file, and to an apparatus therefor.

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

B42F 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B42F 13/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B42F 13/06 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0145963A3

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 0145963 A2 20010628; WO 0145963 A3 20020221; AU 1876601 A 20010703; AU 770202 B2 20040219; EP 1240028 A2 20020918; NZ 519887 A 20030926

INPADOC legal status


2005-09-14 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050315

2002-12-18 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20021104

2002-09-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020701

2002-09-18 [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

2002-09-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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