Global Patent Index - EP 2025251 A1

EP 2025251 A1 2009-02-18 - Multi-component filter for a smoking article

Title (en)

Multi-component filter for a smoking article

Title (de)

Mehrteiliger Filter für einen Rauchartikel

Title (fr)

Enveloppe multicomposants pour article à fumer

Publication

EP 2025251 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 07253246 A

Priority

EP 07253246 A

Abstract (en)

A multi-component filter (4) for a smoking article comprises: a mouth end segment (12); and a flavour release segment (14) upstream of the mouth end segment (12). The flavour release segment (14) comprises plant leaf and a filter plasticiser. The multi-component filter (4) preferably further comprises a rod end segment (32) comprising filtration material upstream of the flavour release segment. Preferably, one or both of the mouth end segment (12) and the rod end segment (32) comprises at least one liquid flavourant. The rod end segment (32) may include a sorbent.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24D 3/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24D 3/048 (2013.01); A24D 3/06 (2013.01); A24D 3/061 (2013.01); A24D 3/14 (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 MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK RS

EPO simple patent family

EP 2025251 A1 20090218; AR 067942 A1 20091028; AU 2008290277 A1 20090226; AU 2008290277 B2 20121108; BR PI0813791 A2 20141230; CN 101790329 A 20100728; CN 105495685 A 20160420; CO 6251217 A2 20110221; DK 2175749 T3 20120827; EA 016920 B1 20120830; EA 024076 B1 20160831; EA 201070284 A1 20100630; EA 201200576 A1 20121228; EP 2175749 A2 20100421; EP 2175749 B1 20120627; EP 2494877 A2 20120905; EP 2494877 A3 20130703; EP 2494877 B1 20140702; EP 2494877 B2 20180321; ES 2386187 T3 20120813; ES 2504098 T3 20141008; HK 1138158 A1 20121214; HK 1176244 A1 20141107; JP 2010536336 A 20101202; JP 2013255514 A 20131226; JP 5356386 B2 20131204; JP 5674885 B2 20150225; KR 20100045410 A 20100503; MX 2009013969 A 20100309; NZ 582088 A 20111028; PL 2175749 T3 20121130; PT 2175749 E 20120730; RS 52406 B 20130228; SG 183002 A1 20120830; SI EP2175749 T1 20120831; TW 200913909 A 20090401; TW I446877 B 20140801; UA 98664 C2 20120611; US 2009044817 A1 20090219; WO 2009024866 A2 20090226; WO 2009024866 A3 20090528

INPADOC legal status


2009-08-12 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20090319

2009-02-18 [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 MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2009-02-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL BA HR MK RS