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EP1234622 - Method and apparatus for making an indented opening [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusNo opposition filed within time limit
Status updated on  29.12.2006
Database last updated on 15.06.2024
Most recent event   Tooltip05.10.2007Change - lapse in a contracting state
State(s) deleted from list of lapses: IT
published on 07.11.2007  [2007/45]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
Petuelring 130
80809 München / DE
Inventor(s)01 / Baumann, Bernd, Dr.
Stefan-Zweig-Strasse 4
56567 Neuwied / DE
02 / Seubert, Peter
Steiermarkstrasse 46
81241 München / DE
Application number, filing date01130055.518.12.2001
Priority number, dateDE200110817021.02.2001         Original published format: DE 10108170
Filing languageDE
Procedural languageDE
PublicationType: A2 Application without search report 
Type: A3 Search report 
Type: B1 Patent specification 
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP23.12.2003
ClassificationIPC:B21D22/04, B21D17/02
B21D22/025 (EP)
Designated contracting statesDE,   FR,   GB,   IT,   SE [2004/44]
Former [2002/35]AT,  BE,  CH,  CY,  DE,  DK,  ES,  FI,  FR,  GB,  GR,  IE,  IT,  LI,  LU,  MC,  NL,  PT,  SE,  TR 
TitleGerman:Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Herstellen einer eingebuchteten Aufnahmeöffnung[2002/35]
English:Method and apparatus for making an indented opening[2002/35]
French:Procédé et dispositif de fabrication d'une ouverture à empreinte creuse[2002/35]
Examination procedure16.02.2004Examination requested  [2004/16]
08.08.2005Communication of intention to grant the patent
09.11.2005Fee for grant paid
09.11.2005Fee for publishing/printing paid
Opposition(s)23.11.2006No opposition filed within time limit [2007/05]
Fees paidRenewal fee
10.12.2003Renewal fee patent year 03
14.12.2004Renewal fee patent year 04
15.12.2005Renewal fee patent year 05
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Former [2007/36]IT22.02.2006
Documents cited:Search[A]GB759164  (GEN ELECTRIC CO LTD, et al) [A] 1,4 * page 2, line 20 - line 90 *;
 [A]GB782090  (WESTERN ELECTRIC CO) [A] 1,4 * page 3, line 3 - line 35 *;
 [A]US2835306  (FUCHS JR FRANCIS JOSEPH) [A] 1,4 * figure 3 *;
 [A]DE8424004U  (WIDMANN) [A] 1,4 * page 2, line 18 - page 3, line 9 *;
 [A]GB770577  (WESTERN ELECTRIC CO) [A] 1,4 * page 2, line 113 - page 3, line 28 *;
 [A]EP0163056  (SCHMITZ & BRILL GMBH & CO KG [DE]) [A] 1,4 * figures 2-5 *
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