Global Patent Index - EP 2170473 A1

EP 2170473 A1 20100407 - CONVERTIBLE DINING / BILLIARD TABLE

Title (en)

CONVERTIBLE DINING / BILLIARD TABLE

Title (de)

UMWANDELBARER ESS-/BILLIARDTISCH

Title (fr)

TABLE À DÎNER/DE BILLARD CONVERTIBLE

Publication

EP 2170473 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 08757053 A

Priority

  • BE 2008000045 W
  • EP 07012074 A
  • EP 07012088 A
  • EP 08757053 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2008154709A1] A convertible dining / billiard table includes features allowing a slim design dining table at regular dining height, easily convertible in a pool table. One feature is a pocket ball holder for a pool, snooker, pyramid or other pocket billiard table, featuring a very flat design with no depth when the said pocket ball holder does not hold any ball, but able to stretch and hold several balls when one or several balls are pocketed. The ball holder comprises an elastic membrane (221). The table is also provided with a height adjustment mechanism, comprising two profiles, a first one of the profile being slidably disposed inside (14) a second one (10) of the profile. A third piece is provided consisting in a cylindrical bar (13) moving through specifically shaped cavities (12) in the two profiles and engaging in a first position when moving one profile in one direction. The cylindrical bar maintains the moving profile to this first position when the said moving profile is moved in the opposite direction, the cylindrical axis being removed and engaged in a second position when the moving profile (10) is moved again in the first direction, the cylindrical bar maintaining the moving profile to this second position when the said moving profile is moved back in the opposite direction. The two positions of the said cylindrical bar allow the moving profile to be maintained in two different heights.

IPC 8 full level

A63D 15/04 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

A63D 15/003 (2013.01); A63D 15/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2008154709A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA MK RS

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 2008154709 A1 20081224; EP 2170473 A1 20100407; US 2010173718 A1 20100708

DOCDB simple family (application)

BE 2008000045 W 20080620; EP 08757053 A 20080620; US 66548708 A 20080620