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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/EP2019/087022 2H-P125483PC04
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
24 December 2019 24 December 2018
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.

A luminaire system comprising a first support (10); a second support (20) movable with respect to said first support (10); a moving means (30) configured for moving the second support (20) relative to the first support (10), such that a position of the second support (20) with respect to the first support (10) is changed; wherein the moving means (30) comprises a lever (31) mounted in a rotatable manner around a rotation axis (RA), said lever (31) comprising a movable end portion (31a) configured for being rotated by a user or an actuator around said rotation axis (RA), said movable end portion (31a) being located at a distance from the rotation axis (RA); wherein the moving means (30) is further configured to convert a rotation of the lever (31) around said rotation axis (RA) into a movement of the second support (20) relative to the first support (10).

6. Drawings
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     1    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.


     F21V 14/06 (2006.01)i; F21V 17/02 (2006.01)i; F21V 5/00 (2018.01)i; F21Y 115/10 (2016.01)n; F21Y 105/16 (2016.01)n; F21W 131/103 (2006.01)n
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC


Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     F21V; F21W; F21Y
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data


Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
JP 2004355934 A (TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY; TOSHIBA SHOMEI SYSTEM KK) 16 December 2004 (2004-12-16)
figures 8,9
CN 103363324 B (OCEANS KING LIGHTING SCIENCE) 20 April 2016 (2016-04-20)
figures 4,6-10
JP 2008218084 A (MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORP; MITSUBISHI ELEC LIGHTING CORP) 18 September 2008 (2008-09-18)
figure 6
DE 202015102145 U1 (ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH [AT]) 01 August 2016 (2016-08-01)
figures 3-6
US 2018245776 A1 (GLADDEN CHRISTOPHER [US] ET AL) 30 August 2018 (2018-08-30)
figure 18
DE 202013101824 U1 (ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH [AT]) 29 July 2014 (2014-07-29)
paragraph [0022]; figures 1-3
WO 2018028926 A1 (PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING BV [NL]) 15 February 2018 (2018-02-15)
figures 5,12
Special categories of cited documents:
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
document cited by the applicant in the international application
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
document member of the same patent family


Patent document cited in search report Publication date
Patent family member(s) Publication date
JP 2004355934 A
16 December 2004
CN 103363324 B
20 April 2016
JP 2008218084 A
18 September 2008
JP 4855301 B2
JP 2008218084 A
18 January 2012
18 September 2008
DE 202015102145 U1
01 August 2016
AT 15031 U1
DE 202015102145 U1
EP 3088799 A1
15 November 2016
01 August 2016
02 November 2016
US 2018245776 A1
30 August 2018
CN 110352317 A
EP 3586059 A1
US 2018245776 A1
US 2019338921 A1
WO 2018157005 A1
18 October 2019
01 January 2020
30 August 2018
07 November 2019
30 August 2018
DE 202013101824 U1
29 July 2014
DE 202013101824 U1
EP 2796780 A1
29 July 2014
29 October 2014
WO 2018028926 A1
15 February 2018
CN 109790970 A
EP 3497367 A1
JP 6592636 B2
JP 2019525424 A
US 2019178473 A1
WO 2018028926 A1
21 May 2019
19 June 2019
16 October 2019
05 September 2019
13 June 2019
15 February 2018
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
28 February 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
12 March 2020
Authorized officer:
Dinkla, Remko
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