Global Patent Index - EP 2065910 B1

EP 2065910 B1 20140423 - Backlighted key assembly for a keypad of an electronic device

Title (en)

Backlighted key assembly for a keypad of an electronic device

Title (de)

Rückbeleuchtete Tastenanordnung für eine Tastatur einer elektronischen Vorrichtung

Title (fr)

Ensemble de touches rétroéclairées pour le clavier d'un dispositif électronique

Publication

EP 2065910 B1 20140423 (EN)

Application

EP 09154335 A 20070228

Priority

  • EP 09154335 A 20070228
  • EP 07103274 A 20070228

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1965401A1] The invention relates to a key plunger for a key of an electronic device is provided. The plunger comprises: a stalk made of a transparent material allowing light to pass through; a plinth connected to the top of the stalk; and a body section connected to the top of the plinth made of a translucent, light-diffusing material. The body section is shaped to fit snugly within an interior of a cap for the key. The plunger is made from a two-shot moulding process for forming the stalk and the section. The plunger may be part of a key assembly that also has a key cap shaped to snugly fit over the plunger and a backlight to light an interior of the cap.

IPC 8 full level

H01H 13/14 (2006.01); H01H 13/83 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

H01H 13/14 (2013.01); H01H 13/83 (2013.01); H01H 2219/034 (2013.01); H01H 2221/07 (2013.01); H01H 2221/08 (2013.01); H01H 2229/046 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

US 5081329 A 19920114 - MITUSINSKI LESZEK [US], et al

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

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1965401 A1 20080903; EP 1965401 B1 20090429; AT 430373 T 20090515; CA 2616528 A1 20080828; CA 2616528 C 20120807; DE 602007001026 D1 20090610; EP 2065910 A1 20090603; EP 2065910 B1 20140423; HK 1123885 A1 20090626

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 07103274 A 20070228; AT 07103274 T 20070228; CA 2616528 A 20071228; DE 602007001026 T 20070228; EP 09154335 A 20070228; HK 09101920 A 20090227