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1. (WO2004101321) ILLUMINATED LICENSE PLATE FOR VEHICLES AND VEHICLE PROVIDED WITH THE SAME
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Pub. No.:    WO/2004/101321    International Application No.:    PCT/US2004/012592
Publication Date: 25.11.2004 International Filing Date: 23.04.2004
IPC:
B60R 13/10 (2006.01), F21V 8/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY [US/US]; 3M Center, Post Office Box 33427, Saint Paul, MN 55133-3427 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
EBERWEIN, Arnold [DE/DE]; (DE) (For US Only)
Inventors: EBERWEIN, Arnold; (DE)
Agent: LILLY, James V.,; Office of Intellectual Property Counsel, Post Office Box 33427, Saint Paul, MN 55133-3427 (US)
Priority Data:
03010574.6 12.05.2003 EP
Title (EN) ILLUMINATED LICENSE PLATE FOR VEHICLES AND VEHICLE PROVIDED WITH THE SAME
(FR) PLAQUE D'IMMATRICULATION LUMINEUSE DE VEHICULES ET VEHICULES DOTES DE CES PLAQUES
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The illuminated license plate (10) for vehicles comprises a light guide (12) having opposite major front and back faces (14, 16) and side faces (18, 20, 22, 24) therebetween, and an elongate light source (26) arranged along at least a portion of at least one of the side faces (20) of the light guide (12) for illuminating the light guide (12). Furthermore, the illuminated license plate (10) comprises a light-transmissive retro-reflective film (50) and indicia (56, 58), wherein the light-transmissive retro-reflective film (50) and the indicia (56, 58) are arranged in front of the front face (14) of the light guide (12).
(FR)L'invention concerne une plaque d'immatriculation (10) de véhicules qui comprend un guide lumineux (12) ayant les grandes faces avant et arrières opposées (14, 16) et entre elles les faces latérales (18, 20, 22, 24), et une source lumineuse allongée (26) disposée le long d'au moins une partie de l'une au moins des faces latérales (20) du guide lumineux (12) pour éclairer ce dernier. En outre, la plaque d'immatriculation (10) lumineuse comprend un film rétroréfléchissant à émission lumineuse (50) et des inscriptions (56, 58), qui sont disposés devant la face avant (14) du guide lumineux (12).
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)