Global Patent Index - EP 1240480 A1

EP 1240480 A1 2002-09-18 - SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPENSING SOAP

Title (en)

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPENSING SOAP

Title (de)

SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUM AUSGEBEN VON SEIFE

Title (fr)

SYSTEME ET PROCEDE DE DISTRIBUTION DE SAVON

Publication

EP 1240480 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00977287 A

Priority

  • US 0041032 W
  • US 15698799 P
  • US 52597600 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0125730A1] An automatic fluid soap dispensing apparatus (10) and method comprising a dispensing spout (24), housing (44) operatively connected to the dispensing spout (24) and the housing (44) adapted to removably receive and hold a fluid soap containing reservoir module (60) in communication with the dispensing spout (24). The reservoir module (60) has a central axis (64), and includes a pump mechanism (65) and delivery tube (68) mounted on the reservoir module in alignment with the central axis (64). The dispensing tube (68) is adapted to move in the dispensing spout (24) when the pump mechanism (65) is actuated.

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

G01F 11/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47K 5/12 (2006.01); A61L 9/12 (2006.01); A61L 9/14 (2006.01); B05B 11/00 (2006.01); B05B 12/02 (2006.01); B67D 7/14 (2010.01); B67D 99/00 (2010.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B05B 12/02 (2013.01); B05B 11/3052 (2013.01); A47K 2005/1218 (2013.01)

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 0125730 A1 20010412; AU 1494301 A 20010510; AU 783461 B2 20051027; CA 2390219 A1 20010412; CA 2390219 C 20101214; CN 100464165 C 20090225; CN 101390719 A 20090325; CN 101390719 B 20120328; CN 1402829 A 20030312; EP 1240480 A1 20020918; EP 1240480 A4 20060607; HK 1053695 A1 20091023; MX PA02004061 A 20021011; NZ 518476 A 20050324; TW 534804 B 20030601

INPADOC legal status


2016-12-21 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20160719

2008-04-09 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20080305

2006-06-07 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20060428

2006-04-05 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: A47K 5/12 20060101AFI20060215BHEP

2003-05-02 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: TECHNICAL CONCEPTS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

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

- Effective date: 20020501

2002-09-18 [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

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

- Free text: AL PAYMENT 20020429;LT PAYMENT 20020429;LV PAYMENT 20020429;MK PAYMENT 20020429;RO PAYMENT 20020429;SI PAYMENT 20020429