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EP1576468 - ENCAPSULATED HARDWARE CONFIGURATION/CONTROL [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusExamination is in progress
Status updated on  08.03.2011
Database last updated on 06.12.2019
Most recent event   Tooltip21.12.2018New entry: Renewal fee paid 
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Partners for Corporate Research International
Clifton House
75 Fort Street
P.O. Box 1350
George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1108 / KY
[2012/47]
Former [2012/45]For all designated states
Partners for Corporate Research International a Cayman Islands Company
Clifton House
75 Fort Street
P.O. Box 1350
George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1108 / KY
Former [2012/44]For all designated states
Partners for Corporate Research International a Cayman Islands Company
Clifton House
75 Fort Street
P.O. Box 1350
George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1108 / KY
Former [2007/31]For all designated states
NXP B.V.
High Tech Campus 60
5656 AG Eindhoven / NL
Former [2005/38]For all designated states
Koninklijke Philips Electronics, N.V.
Groenewoudseweg 1
5621 BA Eindhoven / NL
Inventor(s)01 / GOFF, Lonnie
1109 McKay Drive, M/S-41SJ
San Jose, CA 95131 / US
 [2005/38]
Representative(s)Elkington and Fife LLP
Prospect House
8 Pembroke Road
Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1XR / GB
[N/P]
Former [2012/44]O'Callaghan, Robert James , et al
Elkington and Fife LLP
Prospect House
8 Pembroke Road
Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1XR / GB
Former [2011/09]Williamson, Paul Lewis , et al
NXP BV Intellectual Property Department Betchworth House 57-65 Station Road Redhill
Surrey RH1 1DL / GB
Former [2009/44]Schouten, Marcus Maria , et al
NXP B.V. IP & L Department High Tech Campus 32
5656 AE Eindhoven / NL
Former [2008/14]van der Veer, Johannis Leendert , et al
NXP Semiconductors Intellectual Property Department High Tech Campus 60
5656 AG Eindhoven / NL
Former [2007/01]Pennings, Johannes , et al
NXP Semiconductors Intellectual Property Department High Tech Campus 60
5656 AG Eindhoven / NL
Former [2005/38]Eleveld, Koop Jan
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards, P.O. Box 220
5600 AE Eindhoven / NL
Application number, filing date03768034.517.12.2003
[2005/38]
WO2003IB06008
Priority number, dateUS20020434738P18.12.2002         Original published format: US 434738 P
[2005/38]
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A2  Application without search report
No.:WO2004055668
Date:01.07.2004
Language:EN
[2004/27]
Type: A2 Application without search report 
No.:EP1576468
Date:21.09.2005
Language:EN
The application has been published by WIPO in one of the EPO official languages on 01.07.2004
[2005/38]
Search report(s)International search report - published on:EP04.08.2005
ClassificationInternational:G06F9/445
[2005/40]
Former International [2005/38]G06F9/40
Designated contracting statesAT,   BE,   BG,   CH,   CY,   CZ,   DE,   DK,   EE,   ES,   FI,   FR,   GB,   GR,   HU,   IE,   IT,   LI,   LU,   MC,   NL,   PT,   RO,   SE,   SI,   SK,   TR [2005/38]
Extension statesALNot yet paid
LTNot yet paid
LVNot yet paid
MKNot yet paid
TitleGerman:KONFIGURIERUNG UND STEUERUNG VON EINGEKAPSELTER HARDWARE[2005/38]
English:ENCAPSULATED HARDWARE CONFIGURATION/CONTROL[2005/38]
French:CONFIGURATION/COMMANDE DE MATERIEL ENCAPSULE[2005/38]
Entry into regional phase18.07.2005National basic fee paid 
06.02.2006Designation fee(s) paid 
06.02.2006Examination fee paid 
Examination procedure06.02.2006Examination requested  [2006/14]
30.10.2006Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M06)
03.05.2007Reply to a communication from the examining division
14.10.2010Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M04)
08.02.2011Reply to a communication from the examining division
16.06.2014Date of oral proceedings
18.07.2014Minutes of oral proceedings despatched
21.07.2014Despatch of communication that the application is refused, reason: substantive examination {1}
Appeal following examination29.09.2014Appeal received No.  T2296/14
28.11.2014Statement of grounds filed
Divisional application(s)The date of the Examining Division's first communication in respect of the earliest application for which a communication has been issued is  30.10.2006
Fees paidRenewal fee
02.01.2006Renewal fee patent year 03
02.01.2007Renewal fee patent year 04
02.01.2008Renewal fee patent year 05
05.01.2009Renewal fee patent year 06
04.01.2010Renewal fee patent year 07
03.01.2011Renewal fee patent year 08
02.01.2012Renewal fee patent year 09
10.05.2013Renewal fee patent year 10
12.12.2013Renewal fee patent year 11
27.11.2014Renewal fee patent year 12
24.12.2015Renewal fee patent year 13
22.12.2016Renewal fee patent year 14
21.12.2017Renewal fee patent year 15
19.12.2018Renewal fee patent year 16
Penalty fee
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31.12.201210   M06   Fee paid on   10.05.2013
Cited inInternational search[X]EP0661850  (NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION) [X] 1-10 * the whole document *;
 [X]US6240496  (NYLUND HELGE) [X] 1,2,6,7 * the whole document *;
 [X]WO0215473  (MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED) [X] 1,2,6,7 * abstract * * page 22, line 7 - page 25, line 18 * * figures 5-7 * * page 15, line 19 - page 19, line 2 *;
 [A]US6222757  (RAU PRASAD ET AL) [A] 1-3,6-8 * abstract * * column 1, line 55 - column 3, line 19 * * column 6, line 47 - column 7, line 37 *;
 [A]US5812867  (BASSET ET AL) [A] 1-10 * abstract * * column 3, line 15 - line 27 * * column 4, line 37 - column 5, line 26 * * column 7, line 28 - line 50 * * figures 1,3 *