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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/EP2019/081861 2018P00879WO
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
20 November 2019 28 November 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.
6. Drawings
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     3, 5B    
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.


     B26B 19/14 (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.
WO 2013093718 A1 (KONINKL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NV [NL]) 27 June 2013 (2013-06-27)
page 6, line 25 - page 7, line 24; figures 2-5, 5a
page 1, lines 25-27
DE 2342678 A1 (MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS LTD) 21 March 1974 (1974-03-21)
page 3, paragraph 1 - page 5, paragraph 2; figures 1-4
EP 0428211 A1 (PHILIPS NV [NL]) 22 May 1991 (1991-05-22)
column 2, lines 22-53; figures 4, 6, 7
column 3, line 35 - column 4, line 5
WO 2014147520 A1 (KONINKL PHILIPS NV [NL]) 25 September 2014 (2014-09-25)
page 7, line 21 - page 9, line 20; figures 2-7
EP 3398733 A1 (KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV [NL]) 07 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
paragraphs [0035] - [0038]; figures 2-5
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
WO 2013093718 A1
27 June 2013
BR 112014014701 A2
CN 103998187 A
EP 2747959 A1
JP 6072820 B2
JP 2015500123 A
RU 2014129835 A
US 2014352153 A1
WO 2013093718 A1
13 June 2017
20 August 2014
02 July 2014
01 February 2017
05 January 2015
10 February 2016
04 December 2014
27 June 2013
DE 2342678 A1
21 March 1974
DE 2342678 A1
US 3889372 A
21 March 1974
17 June 1975
EP 0428211 A1
22 May 1991
CN 1051693 A
DE 69001989 D1
DE 69001989 T2
EP 0428211 A1
ES 2043259 T3
JP 3083548 B2
JP H03173593 A
NL 8902807 A
US 5119558 A
29 May 1991
22 July 1993
05 January 1994
22 May 1991
16 December 1993
04 September 2000
26 July 1991
03 June 1991
09 June 1992
WO 2014147520 A1
25 September 2014
BR 112015023960 A2
CN 105073351 A
EP 2976191 A1
JP 6466403 B2
JP 2016514509 A
RU 2015145281 A
TR 201819454 T4
US 2016279814 A1
WO 2014147520 A1
18 July 2017
18 November 2015
27 January 2016
06 February 2019
23 May 2016
28 April 2017
21 January 2019
29 September 2016
25 September 2014
EP 3398733 A1
07 November 2018
CN 108818626 A
CN 209125873 U
EP 3398733 A1
EP 3619008 A1
WO 2018202908 A1
16 November 2018
19 July 2019
07 November 2018
11 March 2020
08 November 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:
29 January 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
19 February 2020
Authorized officer:
Rattenberger, B
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