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EP0821217 - ROTATING THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusNo opposition filed within time limit
Status updated on  11.02.2005
Database last updated on 22.05.2019
Most recent event   Tooltip11.02.2005No opposition filed within time limitpublished on 30.03.2005  [2005/13]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
1006, Oaza Kadoma Kadoma-shi Osaka
571-8501 / JP
[N/P]
Former [2004/15]For all designated states
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
1006, Oaza-Kadoma
Kadoma-shi, Osaka 571-8501 / JP
Former [1998/05]For all designated states
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
1006, Oaza Kadoma
Kadoma-shi, Osaka-fu, 571 / JP
Inventor(s)01 / NAKAIE, Takeo
18-15, Kouyou 2-chome
Fukui-shi, Fukui 910 / JP
02 / ASAI, Keiichi
13-8, Joutou 2-chome
Fukui-shi, Fukui 910 / JP
03 / TSUJIOKA, Kazuyuki
1-10, Uenocho
Fukui-shi, Fukui 910 / JP
04 / KOMATSU, Satoshi
16-8, Katsumi 3-chome
Fukui-shi, Fukui 910 / JP
[1998/05]
Representative(s)Kügele, Bernhard , et al
Novagraaf International SA
Chemin de l'Echo 3
1213 Onex / CH
[N/P]
Former [1998/05]Kügele, Bernhard , et al
NOVAPAT INTERNATIONAL SA, 9, Rue du Valais
1202 Genève / CH
Application number, filing date97900124.510.01.1997
[1998/05]
WO1997JP00043
Priority number, dateJP1996000001910.01.1996         Original published format: JP 1996
JP1996001254929.01.1996         Original published format: JP 1254996
JP1996001631501.02.1996         Original published format: JP 1631596
JP1996003028919.02.1996         Original published format: JP 3028996
[1998/05]
Filing languageJA
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A1  Application with search report
No.:WO9725589
Date:17.07.1997
Language:EN
[1997/31]
Type: A1 Application with search report 
No.:EP0821217
Date:28.01.1998
Language:EN
The application has been published by WIPO in one of the EPO official languages on 17.07.1997
[1998/05]
Type: B1 Patent specification 
No.:EP0821217
Date:07.04.2004
Language:EN
[2004/15]
Search report(s)International search report - published on:JP17.07.1997
(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP02.12.1999
ClassificationInternational:G01B7/30, H01C13/00
[1998/05]
Designated contracting statesDE,   ES,   FR,   IT [1998/05]
TitleGerman:POSITIONSDETEKTOR FÜR EINE ROTIERENDE DROSSELKLAPPE[1998/05]
English:ROTATING THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR[1998/05]
French:DETECTEUR DE POSITION POUR UNE SOUPAPE D'ETRANGLEMENT ROTATIVE[1998/05]
Entry into regional phase03.09.1997Translation filed 
29.09.1997National basic fee paid 
29.09.1997Search fee paid 
29.09.1997Designation fee(s) paid 
29.09.1997Examination fee paid 
Examination procedure29.09.1997Examination requested  [1998/05]
07.02.2003Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M06)
08.08.2003Reply to a communication from the examining division
08.10.2003Communication of intention to grant the patent
05.02.2004Fee for grant paid
05.02.2004Fee for publishing/printing paid
Opposition(s)10.01.2005No opposition filed within time limit [2005/13]
Fees paidRenewal fee
12.01.1999Renewal fee patent year 03
18.01.2000Renewal fee patent year 04
18.01.2001Renewal fee patent year 05
21.01.2002Renewal fee patent year 06
28.01.2003Renewal fee patent year 07
26.01.2004Renewal fee patent year 08
Lapses during opposition  TooltipES18.07.2004
[2005/02]
Documents cited:Search[Y]DE19518340  (NIPPON DENSO CO [JP]) [Y] 1,11 * claims 1-11 *;
 [Y]US4355293  (DRISCOLL BARRY J) [Y] 1,11 * column 3 - column 5 *;
 [A]US4616504  (OVERCASH DONALD A [US], et al) [A] 1,11 * claims 1-11 *;
 [A]EP0632253  (CTS CORP [US]) [A] 1,11 * page 3 - page 5 *;
 [A]EP0663585  (ROBERTSHAW CONTROLS CO [US]) [A] 1,11 * claims 1-9 *
International search[A]JPH0637705U  ;
 [A]JPS6296505U