Search International and National Patent Collections
Some content of this application is unavailable at the moment.
If this situation persist, please contact us atFeedback&Contact

Disclaimer The image version (PDF) available on PATENTSCOPE is the official version. This online html version is provided to assist users. Despite the great care taken in its compilation to ensure a precise and accurate representation of the data appearing on the printed document/images, errors and/or omissions cannot be excluded due to the data transmittal, conversion and inherent limitations of the (optional) machine translation processes used. Hyperlinks followed by this symbol , are to external resources that are not controlled by WIPO. WIPO disclaims all liability regarding the above points.

Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/IB2017/000923 KM 5340-01WO
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
07 August 2017
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.
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.


     B60R 22/34 (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):


Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
US 6290159 B1 (SPECHT MARTIN [DE] ET AL) 18 September 2001 (2001-09-18)
figure 2
column 3, line 16 - line 32
column 3, line 62 - column 4, line 11
column 4, line 39 - line 52
column 5, line 20 - line 32
column 5, line 52 - line 61
claim 1
EP 1666318 A1 (TAKATA CORP [JP]) 07 June 2006 (2006-06-07)
paragraph [0011] - paragraph [0012]
paragraph [0032]
paragraph [0046]
paragraph [0048]
paragraph [0053]
WO 0142065 A1 (BREED AUTOMOTIVE TECH [US]) 14 June 2001 (2001-06-14)
page 6, paragraph 1
page 11, line 28 - page 12, line 9
Special categories of cited documents:
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
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
US 6290159 B1
18 September 2001
BR 9915957 A
CA 2359019 A1
DE 19902483 A1
DE 69928030 D1
EP 1022201 A1
EP 1312518 A2
ES 2250759 T3
JP 2003522064 A
KR 100455634 B1
US 6290159 B1
WO 0043245 A1
30 October 2001
27 July 2000
17 August 2000
01 December 2005
26 July 2000
21 May 2003
16 April 2006
22 July 2003
06 November 2004
18 September 2001
27 July 2000
EP 1666318 A1
07 June 2006
CN 1781773 A
DE 602005001834 T2
EP 1666318 A1
JP 4674714 B2
JP 2006151337 A
US 2006113418 A1
07 June 2006
17 April 2008
07 June 2006
20 April 2011
15 June 2006
01 June 2006
WO 0142065 A1
14 June 2001
AU 1232801 A
BR 0014714 A
DE 19959956 A1
EP 1108627 A1
JP 3610365 B2
JP 2003516270 A
MX PA02003471 A
US 6439494 B1
WO 0142065 A1
18 June 2001
18 June 2002
21 June 2001
20 June 2001
12 January 2005
13 May 2003
20 August 2002
27 August 2002
14 June 2001
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:
08 November 2017
Date of mailing of the international search report:
17 November 2017
Authorized officer:
Schaeffler, C
Top    Part 1: 1 2 3 4 5 6         Part 2: A B C D E