GB2355386B - Measuring device and method - Google Patents

Measuring device and method

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Publication number
GB2355386B
GB2355386B GB0016464A GB0016464A GB2355386B GB 2355386 B GB2355386 B GB 2355386B GB 0016464 A GB0016464 A GB 0016464A GB 0016464 A GB0016464 A GB 0016464A GB 2355386 B GB2355386 B GB 2355386B
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Prior art keywords
measuring
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB0016464A
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GB2355386A8 (en
GB2355386A (en
GB0016464D0 (en
Inventor
Daniel Joseph Nunes Nabarro
Alun Wilcox
Timothy Roland Manson
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GLOBAL BRA SIZING Ltd
T Bra Ltd
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GLOBAL BRA SIZING Ltd
T Bra Ltd
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Priority to GB9924618A priority Critical patent/GB2355385B/en
Application filed by GLOBAL BRA SIZING Ltd, T Bra Ltd filed Critical GLOBAL BRA SIZING Ltd
Publication of GB0016464D0 publication Critical patent/GB0016464D0/en
Priority claimed from AT00968144T external-priority patent/AT360187T/en
Publication of GB2355386A publication Critical patent/GB2355386A/en
Publication of GB2355386A8 publication Critical patent/GB2355386A8/en
Priority claimed from ZA200209971A external-priority patent/ZA200209971B/en
Publication of GB2355386B publication Critical patent/GB2355386B/en
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B5/00Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
    • A61B5/43Detecting, measuring or recording for evaluating the reproductive systems
    • A61B5/4306Detecting, measuring or recording for evaluating the reproductive systems for evaluating the female reproductive systems, e.g. gynaecological evaluations
    • A61B5/4312Breast evaluation or disorder diagnosis
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41CCORSETS; BRASSIERES
    • A41C5/00Machines, appliances, or methods for manufacturing corsets or brassieres
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41HAPPLIANCES OR METHODS FOR MAKING CLOTHES, e.g. FOR DRESS-MAKING, FOR TAILORING, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A41H1/00Measuring aids or methods
    • A41H1/02Devices for taking measurements on the human body
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41HAPPLIANCES OR METHODS FOR MAKING CLOTHES, e.g. FOR DRESS-MAKING, FOR TAILORING, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A41H5/00Dress forms; Bust forms; Stands
    • A41H5/01Dress forms; Bust forms; Stands with means for adjustment, e.g. of height
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41HAPPLIANCES OR METHODS FOR MAKING CLOTHES, e.g. FOR DRESS-MAKING, FOR TAILORING, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A41H5/00Dress forms; Bust forms; Stands
    • A41H5/02Inflatable forms
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B5/00Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
    • A61B5/103Detecting, measuring or recording devices for testing the shape, pattern, colour, size or movement of the body or parts thereof, for diagnostic purposes
    • A61B5/107Measuring physical dimensions, e.g. size of the entire body or parts thereof
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01BMEASURING LENGTH, THICKNESS OR SIMILAR LINEAR DIMENSIONS; MEASURING ANGLES; MEASURING AREAS; MEASURING IRREGULARITIES OF SURFACES OR CONTOURS
    • G01B3/00Instruments as specified in the subgroups and characterised by the use of mechanical measuring means
    • G01B3/002Details
    • G01B3/008Arrangements for controlling the measuring force
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01BMEASURING LENGTH, THICKNESS OR SIMILAR LINEAR DIMENSIONS; MEASURING ANGLES; MEASURING AREAS; MEASURING IRREGULARITIES OF SURFACES OR CONTOURS
    • G01B3/00Instruments as specified in the subgroups and characterised by the use of mechanical measuring means
    • G01B3/10Measuring tapes
    • G01B3/1003Measuring tapes characterised by structure or material; characterised by layout or indicia
    • G01B3/1004Measuring tapes without casings
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B5/00Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
    • A61B5/68Arrangements of detecting, measuring or recording means, e.g. sensors, in relation to patient
    • A61B5/6801Arrangements of detecting, measuring or recording means, e.g. sensors, in relation to patient specially adapted to be attached to or worn on the body surface
    • A61B5/6813Specially adapted to be attached to a specific body part
    • A61B5/6823Trunk, e.g., chest, back, abdomen, hip
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B5/00Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
    • A61B5/68Arrangements of detecting, measuring or recording means, e.g. sensors, in relation to patient
    • A61B5/6801Arrangements of detecting, measuring or recording means, e.g. sensors, in relation to patient specially adapted to be attached to or worn on the body surface
    • A61B5/683Means for maintaining contact with the body
    • A61B5/6831Straps, bands or harnesses
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01BMEASURING LENGTH, THICKNESS OR SIMILAR LINEAR DIMENSIONS; MEASURING ANGLES; MEASURING AREAS; MEASURING IRREGULARITIES OF SURFACES OR CONTOURS
    • G01B3/00Instruments as specified in the subgroups and characterised by the use of mechanical measuring means
    • G01B3/10Measuring tapes
    • G01B3/1061Means for displaying or assisting reading of length measurement
    • G01B2003/1066Index sliding on tape
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01BMEASURING LENGTH, THICKNESS OR SIMILAR LINEAR DIMENSIONS; MEASURING ANGLES; MEASURING AREAS; MEASURING IRREGULARITIES OF SURFACES OR CONTOURS
    • G01B3/00Instruments as specified in the subgroups and characterised by the use of mechanical measuring means
    • G01B3/10Measuring tapes
    • G01B3/1071Separate means for supporting or affixing measuring tapes
    • G01B2003/1079Separate means for supporting or affixing measuring tapes associated with the tapes
GB0016464A 1999-10-18 2000-07-04 Measuring device and method Expired - Fee Related GB2355386B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB9924618A GB2355385B (en) 1999-10-18 1999-10-18 Breast measuring method and apparatus

Applications Claiming Priority (23)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
AT00968144T AT360187T (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Tape measure
AU78096/00A AU7809600A (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Tape measure
EP00971520A EP1237431B1 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
ES00971520T ES2274809T3 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 DEVICE AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURE.
DE60022091T DE60022091T2 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 MEASURING DEVICE AND METHOD
US10/110,814 US6640460B1 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
ES00968149T ES2246898T3 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 DEVICE AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURE.
AU78101/00A AU7810100A (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
DE60034468T DE60034468T2 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 TAPE MEASURE
US10/110,821 US6820478B1 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
EP00968149A EP1244374B1 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
AT00968149T AT301956T (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
PCT/GB2000/003999 WO2001028375A2 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
DE60031293T DE60031293T2 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 MEASURING DEVICE AND METHOD
ES00968144T ES2286037T3 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 MEASURE TAPE
PCT/GB2000/004022 WO2001028390A2 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
AT00971520T AT341955T (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
US10/110,793 US6869406B1 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
AU10360/01A AU1036001A (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Measuring device and method
EP00968144A EP1222438B1 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Tape measure
PCT/GB2000/004005 WO2001029501A1 (en) 1999-10-18 2000-10-18 Tape measure
ZA200209971A ZA200209971B (en) 2000-07-04 2002-12-09 Thienopyrrolidinones.
US10/445,689 US7162441B2 (en) 1999-10-18 2003-05-27 Method and system for buying and selling bras

Publications (4)

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GB0016464D0 GB0016464D0 (en) 2000-08-23
GB2355386A GB2355386A (en) 2001-04-25
GB2355386A8 GB2355386A8 (en) 2001-10-10
GB2355386B true GB2355386B (en) 2004-03-03

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GB9924618A Expired - Lifetime GB2355385B (en) 1999-10-18 1999-10-18 Breast measuring method and apparatus
GB0209245A Expired - Lifetime GB2371207B (en) 1999-10-18 1999-10-18 Bra measuring device and method
GB0016464A Expired - Fee Related GB2355386B (en) 1999-10-18 2000-07-04 Measuring device and method

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GB0209245A Expired - Lifetime GB2371207B (en) 1999-10-18 1999-10-18 Bra measuring device and method

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US3918166A (en) * 1973-12-10 1975-11-11 Peter Mason Head circumference measuring device
US4920659A (en) * 1988-10-04 1990-05-01 Reinhard Becher Measuring apparatus for determining a circumferential length of a body
US5732475A (en) * 1995-12-12 1998-03-31 Sacks; Steven M. Circumference monitor
EP0821909A2 (en) * 1996-07-30 1998-02-04 Knoll Limited Medical device

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GB0016464D0 (en) 2000-08-23
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GB9924618D0 (en) 1999-12-22
GB2371207A (en) 2002-07-24
GB0209245D0 (en) 2002-06-05
GB2355385A (en) 2001-04-25
GB2355386A (en) 2001-04-25
GB2371207B (en) 2002-11-20

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