Global Patent Index - EP 1243196 A1

EP 1243196 A1 2002-09-25 - Umbrella with an improved runner fastener

Title (en)

Umbrella with an improved runner fastener

Title (de)

Regenschirm mit einer verbesserten Hauptschieberarretierung

Title (fr)

Parapluie avec un dispositif d'arrêt du coulisseau amélioré

Publication

EP 1243196 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01302576 A

Priority

EP 01302576 A

Abstract (en)

An umbrella includes a runner (30) sleeved slidably on a stem (10) for spreading and collapsing a canopy (50) which is mounted on a ferrule (20). A tubular member (21) surrounds the stem (10), is fixed on the ferrule (20), and is formed with a retaining slot (22) therein. An upper end portion (35) of the runner (30) is formed with a through hole (36) which is aligned with the retaining slot (22) longitudinally, and which can be registered with the same radially when the runner (30) is moved to stretch the canopy (50). A lever member (40) is pivoted to the runner (30) at a fulcrum portion (41), and has upper and lower segments at two opposite sides of the fulcrum portion (41). The upper segment has an anchoring end portion (42) to be received and retained in the retaining slot (22) by the action of a biasing member (44) when the canopy (50) is stretched. <IMAGE>

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

A45B 25/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A45B 25/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A45B 25/08 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1243196 A1 20020925; EP 1243196 B1 20040526; AT 267533 T 20040615; DE 60103494 D1 20040701; DE 60103494 T2 20040916; ES 2221637 T3 20050101

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