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About this file: EP0425313

EP0425313 - Mount system for elevator guide rails [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusOpposition procedure closed
Status updated on  18.02.2005
Database last updated on 15.02.2020
Most recent event   Tooltip05.10.2005Change: Appeal number 
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Otis Elevator Company
10 Farm Springs Road
Farmington, CT 06032 / US
[N/P]
Former [1991/18]For all designated states
OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
10 Farm Springs
Farmington, CT 06032 / US
Inventor(s)01 / Garrido, Alfonso
Principe de Vergara, 28
E-28001 Madrid / ES
02 / Sevilleja, Jose
La del Manojo de Rosas, 95
E-28041 Madrid / ES
03 / Cabanas, Julian
Plaza de la Regenta, 8
Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Madrid / ES
[1991/18]
Representative(s)Leale, Robin George , et al
Frank B. Dehn & Co.,European Patent Attorneys, 179 Queen Victoria Street
London EC4V 4EL / GB
[N/P]
Former [1994/31]Leale, Robin George , et al
FRANK B. DEHN & CO. Imperial House 15-19 Kingsway
London WC2B 6UZ / GB
Former [1991/18]Boyes, Kenneth Aubrey
Frank B. Dehn & Co. Imperial House 15-19 Kingsway
London WC2B 6UZ / GB
Application number, filing date90311783.626.10.1990
[1991/18]
Priority number, dateUS1989042705526.10.1989         Original published format: US 427055
[1991/18]
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A2 Application without search report 
No.:EP0425313
Date:02.05.1991
Language:EN
[1991/18]
Type: A3 Search report 
No.:EP0425313
Date:27.12.1991
Language:EN
[1991/52]
Type: B1 Patent specification 
No.:EP0425313
Date:14.12.1994
Language:EN
[1994/50]
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP04.11.1991
ClassificationInternational:B66B19/00, B66B7/02
[1991/18]
Designated contracting statesDE,   ES,   FR,   GB,   IT [1991/18]
TitleGerman:Einbausystem für Aufzugsführungsleisten[1991/18]
English:Mount system for elevator guide rails[1991/18]
French:Système d'assemblage pour des rails de guidages d'ascenseurs[1991/18]
Examination procedure04.02.1992Examination requested  [1992/14]
16.04.1993Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M06)
25.10.1993Reply to a communication from the examining division
17.01.1994Despatch of communication of intention to grant (Approval: Yes)
31.05.1994Communication of intention to grant the patent
06.09.1994Fee for grant paid
06.09.1994Fee for publishing/printing paid
Opposition(s)Opponent(s)01  06.09.1995  13.10.2004  WITHDRAWN
INVENTIO AG
CH-6052 Hergiswil NW / CH
Opponent's representative
Preissner, Nicolaus
Flügel Preissner Kastel Schober
Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Postfach 31 02 03
80102 München / DE
 [N/P]
Former [2004/49]
Opponent(s)01  06.09.1995  13.10.2004  WITHDRAWN
INVENTIO AG
CH-6052 Hergiswil NW / CH
Opponent's representative
Preissner, Nicolaus, Dipl.-Ing.
Flügel Preissner Kastel Haimhauser Strasse 1
80802 München / DE
Former [1999/01]
Opponent(s)01  06.09.1995  15.09.1995  ADMISSIBLE
INVENTIO AG
CH-6052 Hergiswil NW / CH
Opponent's representative
Preissner, Nicolaus, Dipl.-Ing.
Patentanwälte Michelis & Preissner, Haimhauser Strasse 1
80802 München / DE
Former [1995/44]
Opponent(s)01  06.09.1995  15.09.1995  ADMISSIBLE
INVENTIO AG
CH-6052 Hergiswil NW / CH
13.10.1995Invitation to proprietor to file observations on the notice of opposition
16.05.1996Reply of patent proprietor to notice(s) of opposition
28.05.1996Communication of observations of patent proprietor (Time limit: M02)
30.08.1996Reply of parties involved to observations of patent proprietor
22.05.1997Despatch of a communication from the opposition division (Time limit: M02)
30.06.1997Reply to a communication from the opposition division
07.12.1998Date of oral proceedings
22.02.1999Despatch of minutes of oral proceedings
03.11.2004Despatch of communication that the opposition procedure will be closed
13.11.2004Legal effect of closure of opposition procedure [2005/14]
Appeal following opposition15.04.1999Appeal received No.  T0397/99
22.06.1999Statement of grounds filed
31.05.2001Result of appeal procedure: continuation of opposition procedure
31.05.2001Date of oral proceedings
11.06.2001Minutes of the oral proceedings despatched
Fees paidRenewal fee
22.10.1992Renewal fee patent year 03
23.10.1993Renewal fee patent year 04
04.10.1994Renewal fee patent year 05
Lapses during opposition  TooltipGB26.10.1998
ES27.10.1998
FR30.06.1999
DE03.08.1999
[2004/37]
Former [2001/31]GB26.10.1998
FR30.06.1999
DE03.08.1999
ES16.01.2001
Former [2000/24]GB26.10.1998
FR30.06.1999
DE03.08.1999
Former [2000/20]GB26.10.1998
DE03.08.1999
Former [2000/03]GB26.10.1998
Documents cited:Search[A]US4593794  ;
 [A]US3948358  ;
 [A]US3199642  ;
 [A]EP0149773  ;
 [A]US4079817