Global Patent Index - EP 1849954 A1

EP 1849954 A1 2007-10-31 - Framework foldable as stepladder or chair

Title (en)

Framework foldable as stepladder or chair

Title (de)

Zu Leiter oder Stuhl klappbares Gestell

Title (fr)

Armature pliable en escabeau ou chaise

Publication

EP 1849954 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 06113090 A

Priority

  • EP 06113090 A
  • CA 2549770 A

Abstract (en)

A detachable ladder is disclosed that includes a lower frame (10) including two substantially trapezoidal legs (11), a first board (13) interconnecting tops of the legs (11), and one or more crosspieces (14) interconnecting the legs (11); and an upper frame (20) including two side units (21) each including a substantially trapezoidal upper element having its forward end pivotably secured to a top front end of the leg (11) and a lower support extended downward from the upper element, a second board (23) interconnecting bottoms of the upper elements, a third board (24) interconnecting tops of the upper elements, and one or more fourth boards interconnecting intermediate portions of the upper elements. Pivoting the upper frame (20) about the lower frame (10) until the tops of the upper elements rest upon a supporting ground will convert the ladder into a chair.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E06C 1/00 (2006.01); A47C 12/02 (2006.01); E06C 7/46 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47C 12/02 (2013.01); E06C 1/005 (2013.01); E06C 1/39 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK YU

EPO simple patent family

EP 1849954 A1 20071031; CA 2549770 A1 20071025

INPADOC legal status


2008-12-04 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2008-10-22 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20080503

2008-07-09 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2007-10-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2007-10-31 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL BA HR MK YU