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1. WO2020135986 - A COOKING DEVICE

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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/EP2019/083575 AR2018P00264
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
04 December 2019 26 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 cooking device (1) comprising a cooking cavity (2) wherein the foodstuffs to be cooked are placed; a casing (3) in the front of a box with front side open which has a plurality of walls enclosing the cooking cavity (2); a plurality of support members (4) which are disposed on the side walls so as to support one or more trays; a door (5) which provides access into the cooking cavity (2); a control panel (6) which is provided on the casing (3) and which enables the parameters of the cooking process and the type of foodstuff to be selected; a control unit (7) which controls the cooking process; at least one indicator (8) which is provided on the front wall of the casing (3) and which corresponds to each support member (4); an embossment (9) which is provided on each indicator (8); and at least one light source (10) which is disposed on the front wall of the casing (3) so as to remain between each indicator (8) and each embossment (9), wherein the control unit (7) provides that the embossment (9), which corresponds to the support member (4) whereon the foodstuff placed into the cooking cavity (2) must be placed depending on the type thereof, is illuminated by means of the light source (10).

6. Drawings
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     3    
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.


     F24C 7/08 (2006.01)i; F24C 15/16 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC


Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
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.
EP 0981027 A1 (BRANDT COOKING [FR]) 23 February 2000 (2000-02-23)
paragraphs [0003], [0004], [0008] - [0012]; figures 1-3
EP 2930432 A1 (INDESIT CO SPA [IT]) 14 October 2015 (2015-10-14)
paragraphs [0007] - [0012], [0055] - [0057]; figure 2
DE 102004036212 A1 (BSH BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERAETE [DE]) 30 March 2006 (2006-03-30)
paragraphs [0003], [0005], [0019], [0021]; figures 1,2
EP 2251609 A2 (BSH BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERAETE [DE]) 17 November 2010 (2010-11-17)
paragraphs [0006], [0007], [0015], [0018], [0028], [0029]; figures 1,2
EP 2119967 A1 (ELECTROLUX HOME PROD CORP [BE]) 18 November 2009 (2009-11-18)
paragraphs [0038] - [0042]; figure 1
DE 102009001094 A1 (BSH BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERAETE [DE]) 26 August 2010 (2010-08-26)
paragraph [0006]; figure 1
WO 2017202572 A1 (BSH HAUSGERÄTE GMBH [DE]) 30 November 2017 (2017-11-30)
abstract; figures 1-3
page 2, lines 14-26
US 5111028 A (LEE DUANE A [US]) 05 May 1992 (1992-05-05)
abstract; figures 1-9
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
EP 0981027 A1
23 February 2000
EP 0981027 A1
FR 2782374 A1
23 February 2000
18 February 2000
EP 2930432 A1
14 October 2015
EP 2930432 A1
US 2015305543 A1
14 October 2015
29 October 2015
DE 102004036212 A1
30 March 2006
EP 2251609 A2
17 November 2010
DE 102009003136 A1
EP 2251609 A2
18 November 2010
17 November 2010
EP 2119967 A1
18 November 2009
AU 2009250107 A1
CA 2724544 A1
CN 102016426 A
EP 2119967 A1
US 2011049121 A1
WO 2009141068 A1
26 November 2009
26 November 2009
13 April 2011
18 November 2009
03 March 2011
26 November 2009
DE 102009001094 A1
26 August 2010
WO 2017202572 A1
30 November 2017
DE 102016209137 A1
WO 2017202572 A1
30 November 2017
30 November 2017
US 5111028 A
05 May 1992
AU 628642 B2
CA 2024961 A1
NZ 235235 A
US 5111028 A
17 September 1992
12 March 1991
25 September 1992
05 May 1992
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:
14 February 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
26 February 2020
Authorized officer:
Fest, Gilles
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