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EP About this file: EP0931593

EP0931593 - Waste solid treatment apparatus [Right-click to bookmark this link]
StatusNo opposition filed within time limit
Status updated on  04.06.2004
Database last updated on 15.06.2024
Most recent event   Tooltip04.06.2004No opposition filed within time limitpublished on 21.07.2004  [2004/30]
Applicant(s)For all designated states
Hitachi, Ltd.
6, Kanda Surugadai 4-chome
Tokyo 101 / JP
Former [1999/30]For all designated states
Hitachi, Ltd.
6, Kanda Surugadai 4-chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101 / JP
Inventor(s)01 / Saho, Norihide
2-4-12, Tanaka
Tsuchiura-shi, Ibaraki-ken / JP
02 / Isogami, Hisashi
50-1-18, Hitachinohigashi
Ushiku-shi, Ibaraki-ken / JP
03 / Morita, Minoru
3-15-29, Inayoshi, Chiyoda-machi
Niihani-gun, Ibaraki-ken / JP
Representative(s)Finck, Dieter, et al
V. Füner Ebbinghaus Finck Hano
Mariahilfplatz 2-3
81541 München / DE
Former [1999/30]Finck, Dieter, Dr.Ing., et al
v. Füner Ebbinghaus Finck Hano Mariahilfplatz 2 - 3
81541 München / DE
Application number, filing date99100829.318.01.1999
Priority number, dateJP1998001100523.01.1998         Original published format: JP 1100598
Filing languageEN
Procedural languageEN
PublicationType: A2 Application without search report 
Type: A3 Search report 
Type: B1 Patent specification 
Search report(s)(Supplementary) European search report - dispatched on:EP18.10.1999
ClassificationIPC:B03C1/00, B03C1/015, B03C1/025, C02F1/48
B03C1/025 (EP); B03C1/015 (EP); C02F1/488 (EP);
C02F1/52 (EP)
Former IPC [1999/30]B03C1/00, C02F1/48
Designated contracting statesDE,   FR,   GB,   IT,   NL [2000/32]
Former [1999/30]AT,  BE,  CH,  CY,  DE,  DK,  ES,  FI,  FR,  GB,  GR,  IE,  IT,  LI,  LU,  MC,  NL,  PT,  SE 
TitleGerman:Vorrichtung zur Behandlung von festem Abfall[1999/30]
English:Waste solid treatment apparatus[1999/30]
French:Dispositif pour le traitement des déchets solides[1999/30]
Examination procedure18.01.1999Examination requested  [1999/30]
26.07.2001Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M06)
15.01.2002Reply to a communication from the examining division
25.01.2002Despatch of a communication from the examining division (Time limit: M06)
05.08.2002Reply to a communication from the examining division
11.02.2003Communication of intention to grant the patent
06.05.2003Fee for grant paid
06.05.2003Fee for publishing/printing paid
Opposition(s)04.05.2004No opposition filed within time limit [2004/30]
Fees paidRenewal fee
30.01.2001Renewal fee patent year 03
30.01.2002Renewal fee patent year 04
30.01.2003Renewal fee patent year 05
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Documents cited:Search[X]US5360553  (BASKIS) [X] 7 * column 1, line 39 - line 43 * * column 2, line 59 - column 3, line 52 *;
 [A]US4193866  (BROOKS ET AL) [A] 1,3,6 * the whole document *;
 [A]US3803033  (SUTHERLAND G) [A] 1,3,6 * the whole document *;
 [A]DE19637711  (HITACHI LTD ;HITACHI TSUCHIURA ENGINEERING (JP)) [A] 1,3,6 * the whole document *;
 [A]US4294705  (HELLESTAM) [A] 1,3,6 * the whole document *;
 [PA]WO9847822  (HYDROPROCESSING L L C) [PA] 7 * claims 1,2 *
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