Global Patent Index - EP 2632298 A1

EP 2632298 A1 2013-09-04 - HEAD AND/OR NECK SUPPORT DEVICE AND METHOD

Title (en)

HEAD AND/OR NECK SUPPORT DEVICE AND METHOD

Title (de)

KOPF- UND/ODER NACKENSTÜTZVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN DAFÜR

Title (fr)

PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL DE SUPPORT DE LA TÊTE ET/OU DU COU

Publication

EP 2632298 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 11835335 A

Priority

  • AU 2011904017 A
  • AU 2010904735 A
  • AU 2011001354 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2012054963A1] The present invention relates to spinal support and a means for support and alignment for the neck in the side, supine or semi prone or prone positions comprising; supporting the user's head and/or neck in a first user position with a first adjustable support means adapted to locate the user's head and/or neck at a first height relative to a supporting surface for the user; supporting the user's head and/or neck in a second user position with a second adjustable support means adapted to locate the user's head and/or neck at a second height relative to a supporting surface for the user; wherein the first and second heights relative to the supporting surface for the user are substantially different such that substantially constant cervical spinal alignment for the user is maintained In both positions.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47C 20/00 (2006.01); A47G 9/10 (2006.01); A61G 7/07 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47G 9/1009 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 2012054963 A1 20120503; AU 2011320010 A1 20130509; CN 103402399 A 20131120; EP 2632298 A1 20130904; EP 2632298 A4 20140402; JP 2013541384 A 20131114; US 2013232694 A1 20130912

INPADOC legal status


2015-04-22 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20141001

2014-04-02 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20140305

2014-04-02 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: A47C 20/00 20060101AFI20140227BHEP

2014-04-02 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: A61G 7/07 20060101ALI20140227BHEP

2014-04-02 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: A47G 9/10 20060101ALI20140227BHEP

2014-01-29 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2013-09-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20130524

2013-09-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR