(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 08 July 2017 (08.07.2017)

Information valid as of: 06 October 2017 (06.10.2017)

Report generated on: 19 February 2019 (19.02.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2017/21068107 December 2017 (07.12.2017) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2017/03595605 June 2017 (05.06.2017) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
62/345,347 (US)03 June 2016 (03.06.2016) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
B60J 7/10 (2006.01); B60J 7/11 (2006.01); B60J 1/08 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
BESTOP, INC. [US/US]; 333 Centennial Parkway, Suite B Louisville, CO 80027 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
LEWIS, Stephen, J.; 27070 Hickory Street Harrison Township, MI 48045 (US)
TURNEY, Charles, C.; 2606 Coveview Toledo, OH 43611 (US)
MOORE, Jonathon; 18572 Ranier Drive Macomb Township, MI 48042 (US)
JUNKIN, Duane, C.; 31550 Madison Madison Heights, MI 48071 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
WARN, Philip, R.; Warn Partners, P.C. P.O. Box 70098 Rochester Hills, MI 48307 (US)

(54) Title (EN): HARD SUPPORT CORNER FOR A SOFT TOP
(54) Title (FR): COIN DE SUPPORT DUR POUR UNE CAPOTE SOUPLE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A quarter window assembly (10) for a soft top cover assembly that is removable. The quarter window assembly (10) is connectable to the soft cover assembly. The quarter window assembly (10) has a hard corner assembly (16) mountable to features connected to a vehicle. The hard corner assembly (16) is an injection molded plastic assembly. The quarter window assembly (10) also has a panel (12) carrying at least one window (14), and the panel (12) is secured to the hard corner assembly (16).
(FR): L'invention porte sur un ensemble vitre de fenêtre arrière (10) pour un ensemble capote souple qui est amovible. L'ensemble vitre de fenêtre arrière (10) peut être relié à l'ensemble capote souple. L'ensemble vitre de fenêtre arrière (10) comporte un ensemble coin dur (16) pouvant être monté sur des caractéristiques reliées à un véhicule. L'ensemble coin dur (16) est un ensemble en plastique moulé par injection. L'ensemble vitre de fenêtre arrière (10) comporte également un panneau (12) portant au moins une vitre (14), et le panneau (12) est fixé à l'ensemble coin dur (16).

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 02 October 2017 (02.10.2017) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM

Declarations:
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))
Declaration of inventorship (Rules 4.17(iv) and 51bis.1(a)(iv)) for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America