Extract from the Register of European Patents

About this file: EP1667566

EP1667566 - HEAT PUMP CLOTHES DRYER [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusThe application is deemed to be withdrawn
Status updated on  09.08.2019
Database last updated on 25.01.2020
FormerRequest for examination was made
Status updated on  02.05.2019
Most recent event   Tooltip09.08.2019Application deemed to be withdrawnpublished on 11.09.2019  [2019/37]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Self Propelled Research and Development Specialists LLC
176 Stanley Drive
Glastonbury, CT 06033 / US
Former [2006/24]For all designated states
Self Propelled Research and Development Specialists LLC
479 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118 / US
Inventor(s)01 / GOLDBERG, Michael
176 Stanley Drive
Glastonbury, CT 06033 / US
02 / TRUMAN, James, C.
56 Crane Hill Road
Storrs, CT 06268 / US
03 / KNIFFIN, Alexander, B.
70 Forest Street
East Hartford, CT 06118 / US
Representative(s)Murgitroyd & Company
Murgitroyd House
165-169 Scotland Street
Glasgow G5 8PL / GB
Former [2014/33]Novagraaf Technologies
122, rue Edouard Vaillant
92593 Levallois-Perret Cedex / FR
Former [2006/24]Pichat, Thierry
Novagraaf Technologies, 122, rue Edouard Vaillant
92593 Levallois-Perret Cedex / FR
Application number, filing date04785119.123.09.2004
Priority number, dateUS20030507466P29.09.2003         Original published format: US 507466 P
US2004094913923.09.2004         Original published format: US 949139
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A2  Application without search report
Type: A2 Application without search report 
The application has been published by WIPO in one of the EPO official languages on 14.04.2005
Search report(s)International search report - published on:US20.10.2005
(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP05.11.2015
ClassificationInternational:D06F25/00, D06F58/20
Former International [2006/34]F26B21/06
Former International [2006/24]A47L1/00
Designated contracting statesAT,   BE,   BG,   CH,   CY,   CZ,   DE,   DK,   EE,   ES,   FI,   FR,   GB,   GR,   HU,   IE,   IT,   LI,   LU,   MC,   NL,   PL,   PT,   RO,   SE,   SI,   SK,   TR [2006/24]
Extension statesALNot yet paid
HRNot yet paid
LTNot yet paid
LVNot yet paid
MKNot yet paid
Entry into regional phase31.03.2006National basic fee paid 
31.03.2006Search fee paid 
31.03.2006Designation fee(s) paid 
31.03.2006Examination fee paid 
Examination procedure26.04.2005Request for preliminary examination filed
International Preliminary Examining Authority: US
31.03.2006Examination requested  [2006/24]
08.12.2015Amendment by applicant (claims and/or description)
02.04.2019Application deemed to be withdrawn, date of legal effect  [2019/37]
03.05.2019Despatch of communication that the application is deemed to be withdrawn, reason: renewal fee not paid in time  [2019/37]
Appeal following examination15.11.2012Appeal received No.  J0005/13
18.01.2013Statement of grounds filed
17.01.2014Result of appeal procedure: allowance of appeal
17.01.2014Date of oral proceedings
05.02.2014Minutes of oral proceedings despatched
Request for further processing for:The application was refused due to failure to appoint a representative
22.06.2015Request for further processing filed
22.06.2015Full payment received (date of receipt of payment)
Request granted
06.07.2015Decision despatched
Fees paidRenewal fee
27.09.2006Renewal fee patent year 03
27.03.2008Renewal fee patent year 04
10.07.2009Renewal fee patent year 05
30.09.2009Renewal fee patent year 06
30.09.2010Renewal fee patent year 07
30.09.2011Renewal fee patent year 08
30.09.2012Renewal fee patent year 09
30.09.2013Renewal fee patent year 10
30.09.2014Renewal fee patent year 11
29.09.2015Renewal fee patent year 12
27.09.2016Renewal fee patent year 13
28.03.2018Renewal fee patent year 14
Penalty fee
Additional fee for renewal fee
30.09.200704   M06   Fee paid on   27.03.2008
30.09.200805   M06   Fee paid on   10.07.2009
30.09.201714   M06   Fee paid on   28.03.2018
30.09.201815   M06   Not yet paid
Documents cited:Search[XA]DE4216106  (LICENTIA GMBH [DE] AEG HAUSGERAETE GMBH [DE]) [X] 1-6 * column 1, line 1 - column 2, line 38; figure -; claim - * [A] 7,8;
 [XA]EP0999302  (WHIRLPOOL CO [US]; LARE GMBH [DE]) [X] 7 * paragraphs [0001] , [0006] , [0007] , [0017] - [0020]; figure -; claim - * [A] 1-6,8
International search[X]US4603489  ;
 [X]US138721  ;
 [Y]JPH0531298  ;
 [Y]US4621438  ;
 [Y]US3922798  ;
 [Y]US5555645  ;
 [Y]US5050313  ;
 [Y]EP0468573  ;
 [Y]US6619063  ;