Global Patent Index - EP 1243197 A1

EP 1243197 A1 2002-09-25 - Umbrella with sliding connection between ribs and stretchers

Title (en)

Umbrella with sliding connection between ribs and stretchers

Title (de)

Regenschrim mit gleitender Verbindung zwischen den Dachstangen und den Schieberstreben

Title (fr)

Parapluie avec une connection glissante entre les balaines et les branches

Publication

EP 1243197 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01302604 A

Priority

  • EP 01302604 A
  • US 80945801 A

Abstract (en)

An umbrella includes a plurality of ribs (10) pivoted to a ferrule (300) on a stem (200), and a plurality of stretchers (40) pivoted to a runner (400) which is slidably sleeved on the stem (200). Each interconnecting member (20) includes a first portion (21) mounted on the respective rib (10), and a second portion (43) mounted on the respective stretcher (40) and connected to and retainingly slidable relative to the first portion (21) along the length of the rib (10) so as to provide a buffering action to the rib (10) once the latter is subjected to an upwardly blowing force of wind. <IMAGE>

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

A45B 25/22; A45B 25/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A45B 25/02 (2006.01); A45B 25/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A45B 25/22 (2013.01); A45B 25/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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

US 2002129843 A1 20020919; EP 1243197 A1 20020925

INPADOC legal status


2004-07-21 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040120

2003-10-22 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030908

2003-06-11 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

2002-12-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20021023

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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