(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 07 June 2018 (07.06.2018)

Information valid as of: 21 August 2018 (21.08.2018)

Report generated on: 20 April 2019 (20.04.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2018/21827606 December 2018 (06.12.2018) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/AU2018/00008531 May 2018 (31.05.2018) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
2017902110 (AU)02 June 2017 (02.06.2017) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
E02D 5/80 (2006.01); E04H 12/22 (2006.01); E01F 9/60 (2016.01); E02D 27/50 (2006.01); B63B 21/24 (2006.01); E04C 5/12 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
STUART, Michael Christopher [AU/AU]; 2A/172 Silverwater Road Silverwater, NSW 2128 (AU) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
STUART, Michael Christopher; 2A/172 Silverwater Road Silverwater, NSW 2128 (AU)

(74) Agent(s):
SPRUSON & FERGUSON; GPO BOX 3898 Sydney New South Wales 2001 (AU)

(54) Title (EN): FOUNDATION APPARATUS, FOUNDATION ASSEMBLY, KIT AND METHOD OF INSTALLING THE SAME
(54) Title (FR): APPAREIL DE FONDATION, ENSEMBLE DE FONDATION, KIT ET PROCÉDÉ D'INSTALLATION ASSOCIÉS

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A foundation apparatus (10) including: a body (20); a shaft (30) extending from the body (20); and a plurality of legs (40) pivotally connected to the body (20), wherein the plurality of legs (40) are movable from a stowed position to a deployed position in response to a driving force (200) being applied to the foundation apparatus (10) such that at least a portion of the shaft (30) is driven into a ground surface (100) whilst the plurality of legs (40) engage the ground surface (100) and splay outwardly relative to the shaft (30).
(FR): La présente invention concerne un appareil de fondation (10) qui comprend : un corps (20) ; une tige (30) qui s'étend à partir du corps (20) ; et une pluralité de pieds (40) raccordés de manière pivotante au corps (20), la pluralité de pieds (40) étant mobiles d'une position escamotée à une position déployée en réponse à une force d'entraînement (200) appliquée sur l'appareil de fondation (10) de telle sorte qu'au moins une partie de la tige (30) soit enfoncée dans une surface de sol (100) alors que la pluralité de pieds (40) entrent en prise avec la surface de sol (100) et s'étendent vers l'extérieur par rapport à la tige (30).

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 04 July 2018 (04.07.2018) [AU]

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