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1. WO2020163444 - MACHINE AUTOMATISÉE POUR DÉCHARGER ET TRANSFÉRER DES MORCEAUX DE VIANDE DE VOLAILLE COUPÉS ET TAILLÉS


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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/US2020/016739 6292-530PCT
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
05 February 2020 05 February 2019
Applicant
F.R. DRAKE COMPANY
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
This International Searching Authority found multiple inventions in this international application, as follows:
1. claims: 1, 2, 21, 22
An automated unloading machine for unloading cut and trimmed chicken meat pieces from an upstream poultry meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine operably associated with or comprising a feed conveyer configured to support the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces provided by the meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine comprising one of an exit conveyor and a packaging machine, the packaging machine for operable association with the feed conveyor, an electronic controller configured to receive and process position and orientation data of the poultry meat pieces located on the feed conveyer, and a robotic picking device operatively associated with the electronic controller and configured to pick the poultry meat pieces from the feed conveyer and to place the poultry meat pieces onto one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine so that the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces are arranged on one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine in a desired orientation, wherein the electronic controller receives and processes the position and orientation data of the poultry meat pieces located on the feed conveyer from a scanner operatively associated with the electronic controller.
2. claims: 3-13
An automated unloading machine for unloading cut and trimmed chicken meat pieces from an upstream poultry meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine operably associated with or comprising a feed conveyer configured to support the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces provided by the meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine comprising one of an exit conveyor and a packaging machine, the packaging machine for operable association with the feed conveyor, an electronic controller configured to receive and process position and orientation data of the poultry meat pieces located on the feed conveyer, and a robotic picking device operatively associated with the electronic controller and configured to pick the poultry meat pieces from the feed conveyer and to place the poultry meat pieces onto one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine so that the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces are arranged on one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine in a desired orientation, the unloading machine further comprising a trim removing device
3. claims: 14, 15
An automated unloading machine for unloading cut and trimmed chicken meat pieces from an upstream poultry meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine operably associated with or comprising a feed conveyer configured to support the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces provided by the meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine comprising one of an exit conveyor and a packaging machine, the packaging machine for operable association with the feed conveyor, an electronic controller configured to receive and process position and orientation data of the poultry meat pieces located on the feed conveyer, and a robotic picking device operatively associated with the electronic controller and configured to pick the poultry meat pieces from the feed conveyer and to place the poultry meat pieces onto one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine so that the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces are arranged on one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine in a desired orientation, wherein the feed conveyor is movable in a first direction and the exit conveyor is movable in a second direction, the second direction being parallel to the first direction.
4. claims: 16-20
An automated unloading machine for unloading cut and trimmed chicken meat pieces from an upstream poultry meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine operably associated with or comprising a feed conveyer configured to support the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces provided by the meat cutting machine, the automated unloading machine comprising one of an exit conveyor and a packaging machine, the packaging machine for operable association with the feed conveyor, an electronic controller configured to receive and process position and orientation data of the poultry meat pieces located on the feed conveyer, and a robotic picking device operatively associated with the electronic controller and configured to pick the poultry meat pieces from the feed conveyer and to place the poultry meat pieces onto one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine so that the cut and trimmed poultry meat pieces are arranged on one of the exit conveyor and the packaging machine in a desired orientation, wherein the robotic device comprises a pick-head.
1.
As all required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant, this international search report covers all searchable claims.
2.
As all searchable claims could be searched without effort justifying additional fees, this Authority did not invite payment of additional fees.
3.
As only some of the required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant, this international search report covers only those claims for which fees were paid, specifically claims Nos.:
4.
No required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant. Consequently, this international search report is restricted to the invention first mentioned in the claims; it is covered by claims Nos.: 1, 2, 21, 22
Remark on Protest
The additional search fees were accompanied by the applicant’s protest and, where applicable, the payment of a protest fee.
The additional search fees were accompanied by the applicant’s protest but the applicable protest fee was not paid within the time limit specified in the invitation.
No protest accompanied the payment of additional search fees.
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.     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.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     A22C 17/00 (2006.01)i; B65G 47/252 (2006.01)i; B65G 47/28 (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):
     A22C; B65G; B26D
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
WO 2005051812 A1 (AEW DELFORD GROUP LTD [GB]; HAWES RICHARD JOHN [GB]) 09 June 2005 (2005-06-09)
1,2,21,22
page 2, paragraph 5 - page 3, paragraph 2
page 16, paragraph 2 - page 17, paragraph 1
page 23, paragraph 8 - page 25, paragraph 3
figures 1, 11, 12
(2)
X
EP 2174551 A1 (CABINPLANT AS [DK]) 14 April 2010 (2010-04-14)
1,2,21,22
paragraphs [0049], [0074]; figures 2-5
(3)
X
US 2010101191 A1 (LINDEE SCOTT [US]) 29 April 2010 (2010-04-29)
1,2,21,22
paragraphs [0002], [0008], [0009], [0011], [0012], [0031], [0037], [0041], [0042], [0046], [0050], [0053] - [0056], [0086] - [0089]
figures 1,2,7,8
(4)
X
EP 2168892 A1 (OVERVELD MACHINES B V [NL]) 31 March 2010 (2010-03-31)
1,2,21,22
the whole document
(5)
X
US 8560121 B2 (HJOERNET PREBEN K [DK]; ADEPT TECHNOLOGY INC [US]) 15 October 2013 (2013-10-15)
1,2,21,22
column 1, lines 54-65
column 2, line 65 - column 3, line 60
column 4, lines 45-61
column 9, lines 1-29
figure 1
(6)
A
Shai Barbut, "Chapter 5 PRIMARY PROCESSING OF POULTRY The Science of Poultry and Meat Processing",
ISBN: 9780889556263
01 January 2015 (2015-01-01),
Retrieved from the Internet:
URL:http://download.poultryandmeatprocessing.com/v02/SciPoultryAndMeatProcessing - Barbut - 05 Primary Processing - v02.pdf
XP055280823
ISBN: 9780889556263
[retrieved on  2016-06-15]
1,21,22
the whole document
*
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)
WO 2005051812 A1
09 June 2005
AT 370090 T
AU 2004293242 A1
BR PI0416013 A
CA 2543279 A1
DE 602004008323 T2
DK 1685045 T3
EP 1685045 A1
ES 2291935 T3
KR 20060096505 A
PL 1685045 T3
US 2006182603 A1
WO 2005051812 A1
15 September 2007
09 June 2005
02 January 2007
09 June 2005
15 May 2008
17 December 2007
02 August 2006
01 March 2008
11 September 2006
31 December 2007
17 August 2006
09 June 2005
EP 2174551 A1
14 April 2010
CA 2739996 A1
DK 2348870 T3
EP 2174551 A1
EP 2348870 A1
ES 2627550 T3
HR P20170767 T1
MA 32772 B1
PL 2348870 T3
PT 2348870 T
US 2011207388 A1
WO 2010040802 A1
15 April 2010
06 June 2017
14 April 2010
03 August 2011
28 July 2017
11 August 2017
01 November 2011
29 September 2017
07 June 2017
25 August 2011
15 April 2010
US 2010101191 A1
29 April 2010
CA 2741626 A1
DK 2404829 T3
EP 2342132 A1
EP 2404829 A2
EP 2657138 A2
EP 3597548 A1
ES 2619307 T3
ES 2755774 T3
US 2010101191 A1
US 2010107835 A1
US 2010107836 A1
US 2014090956 A1
WO 2010062609 A1
03 June 2010
25 November 2019
13 July 2011
11 January 2012
30 October 2013
22 January 2020
26 June 2017
23 April 2020
29 April 2010
06 May 2010
06 May 2010
03 April 2014
03 June 2010
EP 2168892 A1
31 March 2010
AT 546394 T
EP 2168892 A1
15 March 2012
31 March 2010
US 8560121 B2
15 October 2013
AT 549129 T
AU 2008246203 A1
BR PI0810690 A2
CA 2685274 A1
DK 2146821 T3
EP 2146821 A2
EP 2468451 A2
ES 2383718 T3
JP 5537416 B2
JP 2010524712 A
KR 20100017393 A
NZ 581442 A
NZ 597819 A
PL 2146821 T3
PT 2146821 E
US 2010135760 A1
US 2013034420 A1
WO 2008133974 A2
ZA 200908340 B
15 March 2012
06 November 2008
21 October 2014
06 November 2008
02 July 2012
27 January 2010
27 June 2012
25 June 2012
02 July 2014
22 July 2010
16 February 2010
28 September 2012
28 September 2012
31 August 2012
21 June 2012
03 June 2010
07 February 2013
06 November 2008
25 August 2010
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:
14 May 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
24 July 2020
Authorized officer:
Postma, Rob
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