Global Patent Index - EP 1320350 A1

EP 1320350 A1 2003-06-25 - FLEXIBLE HEAD SUPPORT

Title (en)

FLEXIBLE HEAD SUPPORT

Title (de)

FLEXIBLE KOPFSTÜTZE

Title (fr)

APPUI-TETE SOUPLE

Publication

EP 1320350 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01969975 A

Priority

  • GB 0104267 W
  • GB 0023614 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2367238A] A head support 10 when positioning a person in a prone position comprises a base 11 slidable under a support surface. The base has a central supporting post 12 supporting a frame 16 carrying a head support tray 18. A pressure reducing ring 23 is mounted on the head support tray by straps 24. Contact points along the surface of the pressure reducing ring 23 are protected by a fitted pads 25 designed to improve comfort levels for the user. The ring 23 is clear and comprises a multi-channel air bladder to allow alternating inflation and deflation of the individual chambers to provide pressure relief.

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

A61G 13/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61G 7/05 (2006.01); A47C 20/00 (2006.01); A47C 20/02 (2006.01); A61G 7/07 (2006.01); A61G 13/12 (2006.01); A61G 13/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47C 20/026 (2013.01); A61G 7/072 (2013.01); A61G 13/12 (2013.01); A61G 13/009 (2013.01); A61G 13/121 (2013.01); A61G 13/1265 (2013.01); A61G 2200/325 (2013.01); A61M 2025/1047 (2013.01); A61M 2025/1061 (2013.01); A61M 2025/1072 (2013.01); A61M 2025/1075 (2013.01); A61M 2025/1086 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0226188A1

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

GB 0123190 D0 20011121; GB 2367238 A 20020403; GB 2367238 B 20021113; AU 775186 B2 20040722; AU 9009601 A 20020408; CA 2390038 A1 20020404; CN 1180758 C 20041222; CN 1392792 A 20030122; EP 1320350 A1 20030625; GB 0023614 D0 20001108; JP 2004509703 A 20040402; NZ 518913 A 20040227; TW 504383 B 20021001; US 2003051293 A1 20030320; WO 0226188 A1 20020404; ZA 200203571 B 20030506

INPADOC legal status


2005-10-12 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050331

2003-06-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020506

2003-06-25 [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

2003-06-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI