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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
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/US2020/026541 010222-19003C-WO
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
03 April 2020 05 April 2019
Applicant
KOHLER CO.
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)).
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)).
c.
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
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     5    
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.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     F02D 19/06 (2006.01)i; F02D 29/06 (2006.01)i; F02D 41/00 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     F02D; F02B
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

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
X
US 2016290247 A1 (BHATT CHINMAY ET AL) 06 October 2016 (2016-10-06)
12-18
A
abstract; figures
1-11,19,20
paragraphs [0011], [0017] - [0020]; tables
(2)
A
US 6250260 B1 (GREEN JASON E) 26 June 2001 (2001-06-26)
1-20
abstract; figures
column 5, line 62 - column 6, line 24
column 9, lines 9-67
column 10, line 36 - column 11, line 35
(3)
A
US 6003478 A (HUBER JEFFREY THOMAS) 21 December 1999 (1999-12-21)
1-20
abstract; figures
column 3, line 46 - column 6, line 12
(4)
A
US 2009070008 A1 (BATENBURG GREG ET AL) 12 March 2009 (2009-03-12)
1-20
abstract; figures
paragraphs [0053] - [0067]
(5)
A
US 2015219023 A1 (KOLHOUSE STEVEN J ET AL) 06 August 2015 (2015-08-06)
1-20
abstract; figures
paragraphs [0030], [0031], [0036] - [0040], [0042] - [0044]
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"D"
document cited by the applicant in the international application
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
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)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
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
"X"
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
"Y"
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

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
US 2016290247 A1
06 October 2016
NONE
US 6250260 B1
26 June 2001
NONE
US 6003478 A
21 December 1999
AU 7135100 A
EP 1203143 A1
US 6003478 A
WO 0104472 A1
30 January 2001
08 May 2002
21 December 1999
18 January 2001
US 2009070008 A1
12 March 2009
AU 2007224970 A1
CA 2538980 A1
CN 101415923 A
US 2009070008 A1
WO 2007104148 A1
20 September 2007
13 August 2006
22 April 2009
12 March 2009
20 September 2007
US 2015219023 A1
06 August 2015
GB 2525706 A
US 2015219023 A1
04 November 2015
06 August 2015
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
09 July 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
20 July 2020
Authorized officer:
Döring, Marcus
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