US 9,809,989 B2
Swimming pool cleaning device including a removable filter device
Philippe Blanc Tailleur, Toulouse (FR); Faustine Munoz, Venissieux (FR); and Philippe Pichon, Villeneuve de Riviere (FR)
Assigned to ZODIAC POOL CARE EUROPE, Paris (FR)
Appl. No. 14/440,475
Filed by ZODIAC POOL CARE EUROPE, Paris (FR)
PCT Filed Apr. 2, 2015, PCT No. PCT/FR2015/050868
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date May 4, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/150710, PCT Pub. Date Oct. 8, 2015.
Claims priority of application No. 14 53023 (FR), filed on Apr. 4, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0298351 A1, Oct. 13, 2016
Int. Cl. E04H 4/16 (2006.01); C02F 1/00 (2006.01); E04H 4/12 (2006.01); C02F 103/42 (2006.01)
CPC E04H 4/1654 (2013.01) [C02F 1/001 (2013.01); E04H 4/1209 (2013.01); E04H 4/1609 (2013.01); C02F 2103/42 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. Swimming pool cleaning apparatus comprising:
a. a body,
b. a filter device (i) positioned at least partly within the body when the apparatus is in use and (ii) comprising a handle that is able to move between a first position and a second position,
c. means for retaining the handle in the first position, and
d. means for urging the handle towards the second position.