Global Patent Index - EP 1242029 A1

EP 1242029 A1 2002-09-25 - VEHICLE FLIP-OUT RAMP

Title (en)

VEHICLE FLIP-OUT RAMP

Title (de)

FAHRZEUGAUSSTOSSRAMPE

Title (fr)

RAMPE ESCAMOTABLE DE VEHICULE

Publication

EP 1242029 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00989470 A

Priority

  • US 0035220 W
  • US 17277999 P
  • US 18311000 P
  • US 20665100 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0145625A1] A wheelchair ramp assembly (20) is disclosed. The wheelchair ramp assembly (20) includes a frame attachable to a vehicle having a floor, a platform coupled to a portion of the frame, a ramp (24) having a weight, and a reciprocating mechanism (22) disposed between the ramp (24) and the platform for reciprocating the ramp (24) between a deployed position and a stowed position in response to a force. The reciprocating mechanism (22) counterbalancing the weight of the ramp during actuation of the ramp (24) between the deployed and stowed positions to reduce the force required to reciprocate the ramp (24) between the deployed and stowed positions.

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

A61G 3/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61G 3/06 (2006.01); B60P 1/43 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B60P 1/43 (2013.01); A61G 3/061 (2013.01); A61G 3/067 (2016.11); A61G 2203/723 (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 TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0145625 A1 20010628; AU 2597101 A 20010703; CA 2394546 A1 20010628; EP 1242029 A1 20020925; EP 1242029 A4 20060510

INPADOC legal status


2007-01-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20060701

2006-05-10 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20060329

2002-09-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020719

2002-09-25 [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

2002-09-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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