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EP3474052 - OPTICAL CONNECTOR AND OPTICAL CONNECTION STRUCTURE [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusThe application has been published
Status updated on  22.03.2019
Database last updated on 17.09.2019
Most recent event   Tooltip13.09.2019Amendment by applicant 
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
5-33, Kitahama 4-chome
Chuo-ku
Osaka-shi, Osaka 541-0041 / JP
[2019/17]
Inventor(s)01 / Morishima, Tetsu
c/o SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
5-33, Kitahama 4-chome
Chuo-ku
Osaka-shi
Osaka / JP
02 / Nakanishi, Tetsuya
c/o SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
5-33, Kitahama 4-chome
Chuo-ku
Osaka-shi
Osaka / JP
 [2019/17]
Representative(s)Hoffmann Eitle
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte PartmbB
Arabellastraße 30
81925 München / DE
[2019/17]
Application number, filing date18197509.528.09.2018
[2019/17]
Priority number, dateJP2017019451904.10.2017         Original published format: JP 2017194519
[2019/17]
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A1 Application with search report 
No.:EP3474052
Date:24.04.2019
Language:EN
[2019/17]
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP22.03.2019
ClassificationInternational:G02B6/38
[2019/17]
Designated contracting statesAL,   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 [2019/17]
Extension statesBANot yet paid
MENot yet paid
Validation statesKHNot yet paid
MANot yet paid
MDNot yet paid
TNNot yet paid
TitleGerman:OPTISCHER VERBINDER UND OPTISCHE VERBINDUNGSSTRUKTUR[2019/17]
English:OPTICAL CONNECTOR AND OPTICAL CONNECTION STRUCTURE[2019/17]
French:CONNECTEUR OPTIQUE ET STRUCTURE DE CONNEXION OPTIQUE[2019/17]
Examination procedure12.09.2019Amendment by applicant (claims and/or description)
Documents cited:Search[XI]JPH0894879  (NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE) [X] 1-7,9 * figures 1-3 * * paragraphs [0001] , [ 0010] - [0015] * * claim 1 * [I] 8;
 [XI]US2011038584  (HYAKUTAKE YASUHIRO [JP]) [X] 1-8 * figures 1-3, 5A, 5B, 6, 9, 10 * * paragraphs [0050] - [0052] * [I] 9;
 [XI]US6318905  (VALENCIA LAURENT [FR], et al) [X] 1,7 * figures 1, 2A, 2B * * column 1, line 10 * * column 3, line 61 - column 4, line 22 * * column 4, line 6 - column 5, line 47 * * claim 1 * [I] 2-6,8,9;
 [XI]US2002122634  (MIYAKE YUKINORI [JP], et al) [X] 1,8 * figures 1-3 * * paragraphs [0006] , [ 0018] , [ 0019] , [ 0031] , [ 0036] * [I] 2-7,9;
 [A]  - RYO NAGASE ET AL, "MU-Type Multicore Fiber Connector", IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRONICS, INSTITUTE OF ELECTRONICS, TOKYO, JP, (20130901), vol. E96C, no. 9, doi:10.1587/TRANSELE.E96.C.1173, ISSN 0916-8524, pages 1173 - 1177, XP001585716 [A] 1-9 * the whole document *

DOI:   http://dx.doi.org/10.1587/transele.E96.C.1173
by applicant   - SAKAIME et al., "MU-Type Multicore Fiber Connector", IEICE Communications Society Conference, (20120900), vol. B-13-9