(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 27 December 2019 (27.12.2019)

Information valid as of: 15 May 2020 (15.05.2020)

Report generated on: 25 September 2020 (25.09.2020)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2020/11825311 June 2020 (11.06.2020) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2019/06507006 December 2019 (06.12.2019) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
62/776,655 (US)07 December 2018 (07.12.2018) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
F16K 37/00 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
SMITH, Kevin, S. [US/US]; 3920 Lake Villa Drive Metairie, LA 70002 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
SMITH, Kevin, S.; 3920 Lake Villa Drive Metairie, LA 70002 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
PATTY II., Andrew, R.; Mcglinchey Stafford PLLC 301 Main Street, 14th Floor Baton Rouge, LA 70801 (US)

(54) Title (EN): VALVE INDICATOR AND RELATED METHODS
(54) Title (FR): INDICATEUR DE VANNE ET PROCÉDÉS CORRESPONDANTS

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A device for indicating the position of a valve including a mechanical mechanism and output device. A related method for indicating the position of a valve including operatively connecting the device to a valve such as a manual valve. A mechanical mechanism for use with a valve is also described herein. An output device for use with a valve is also described herein.
(FR): L'invention concerne un dispositif d'indication de la position d'une vanne comprenant un mécanisme mécanique et un dispositif de sortie. L'invention concerne également un procédé correspondant servant à indiquer la position d'une vanne comprenant le raccordement fonctionnel du dispositif à une vanne telle qu'une vanne manuelle. L'invention concerne également un mécanisme mécanique destiné à être utilisé avec une vanne. L'invention concerne également un dispositif de sortie destiné à être utilisé avec une vanne.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 29 February 2020 (29.02.2020) [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