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(11)EP 2 238 060 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
09.04.2014 Bulletin 2014/15

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
05.03.2014 Bulletin 2014/10

(21)Application number: 08864643.5

(22)Date of filing:  10.12.2008
(51)Int. Cl.: 
B65H 3/52  (2006.01)
B65H 29/12  (2006.01)
B65H 7/12  (2006.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/US2008/086166
(87)International publication number:
WO 2009/082622 (02.07.2009 Gazette  2009/27)

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(84)Designated Contracting States:
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

(30)Priority: 21.12.2007 US 15872
26.09.2008 US 239021

(43)Date of publication of application:
13.10.2010 Bulletin 2010/41

(73)Proprietor: Pitney Bowes Inc.
Stamford, CT 06926 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • PURCELL, David, W.
    New Milford CT 06776 (US)
  • DACUNHA, Steven, J.
    West Hartford CT 06107 (US)
  • STENGL, Richard, F.
    Watertown, CT 06795 (US)

(74)Representative: HOFFMANN EITLE 
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte Arabellastrasse 4
81925 München
81925 München (DE)


(56)References cited: : 
EP-A1- 1 798 170
US-A- 5 074 540
US-A- 5 664 771
US-A1- 2007 132 178
EP-A2- 1 837 296
US-A- 5 409 204
US-A1- 2005 067 765
  
      
    Note: Within nine months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent, any person may give notice to the European Patent Office of opposition to the European patent granted. Notice of opposition shall be filed in a written reasoned statement. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the opposition fee has been paid. (Art. 99(1) European Patent Convention).