(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 31 July 2017 (31.07.2017)

Information valid as of: 08 January 2018 (08.01.2018)

Report generated on: 16 July 2019 (16.07.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2018/01752325 January 2018 (25.01.2018) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2017/04250318 July 2017 (18.07.2017) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
62/364,910 (US)21 July 2016 (21.07.2016) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
G02B 6/00 (2006.01); G02B 6/24 (2006.01); G02B 6/255 (2006.01); G02B 6/36 (2006.01); G02B 6/38 (2006.01); G02B 6/46 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
THE SIEMON COMPANY [US/US]; 27 Siemon Company Drive Watertown, Connecticut 06795 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
STRONKOWSKY, Kevin, John; 143 Skyline Drive Middlebury, Connecticut 06762 (US)
MEDEIROS, David, A.; 63 Greenwood St. Watertown, Connecticut 06795 (US)
NAGEL, Scott, Robert; 42 Coral Drive Trumbull, Connecticut 06611 (US)
GOGOL JR., John, E.; 7 Harvest Hill Road Wolcott, Connecticut 06716 (US)
VEATCH, Anthony; 167 Isaiah Smith Lane Morris, Connecticut 06763 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
FOX, David, A.; Cantor Colburn LLP 20 Church St., 22nd Floor Hartford, Connecticut 06103-3207 (US)

(54) Title (EN): OPTICAL FIBER TERMINATION TOOL
(54) Title (FR): OUTIL DE TERMINAISON DE FIBRE OPTIQUE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): An optical fiber termination tool includes a tool base having a pocket to receive a mechanical splice optical fiber connector; a lever hingedly connected to the tool base, the lever including a wedge; and a slide mounted to the lever, the slide slidable relative to the lever, the slide movable from a first position to a second position to move the wedge from a disengaged position to an engaged position.
(FR): Outil de terminaison de fibre optique comprenant une base d'outil ayant une poche pour recevoir un connecteur d'épissage mécanique pour fibre optique; un levier relié de manière articulée à la base d'outil, le levier comprenant un coin; et un coulisseau monté sur le levier, le coulisseau pouvant coulisser par rapport au levier, le coulisseau étant mobile d'une première position à une seconde position pour déplacer le coin d'une position dégagée à une position engagée.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 28 October 2017 (28.10.2017) [US]

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, JO, 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))