Global Patent Index - EP 1317683 A1

EP 1317683 A1 2003-06-11 - OPTICAL CONDUIT

Title (en)

OPTICAL CONDUIT

Title (de)

OPTISCHE LEITUNG

Title (fr)

CANAL OPTIQUE

Publication

EP 1317683 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01970717 A

Priority

  • US 0128191 W
  • US 23112000 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0221177A1] An optically interrupted linear fiber optic light strip (30) that includes a core (32), a clad (34), a first jacket material (36) that is made of substantially a translucent, white or other light color material, a second jacket (40), made of a black or dark opaque material, and a plurality of cuts, notches or other indented optical interruptions (38) in the form of "Vs", squares or rectangles or other configurations extending through the two jackets, the cladding and into the fiber optic core, together with, optionally, a third or outermost jacket, made of a clear, protective material, which fiber optic strip may, optionally be illuminated with relatively high power LED source(s), or conventional incandescent light source(s) by placing the light sources at either end or both ends of the light guides.

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

G02B 6/26; G02B 6/42

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 8/00 (2006.01); G02B 6/28 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G02B 6/2817 (2013.01); G02B 6/001 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0221177A1

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 0221177 A1 20020314; AU 9069501 A 20020322; EP 1317683 A1 20030611

INPADOC legal status


2004-10-13 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040401

2003-06-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20030408

2003-06-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2003-06-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI