Let me answer you with.
1) If a patent is of series EPXXX..XX, it is filed only in EP. It doesn't get patent rights in US.
2) WO2005108015 is a WIPO application. It gives an inventor liberty/time to file patents in other countries taking priority from WIPO application.
3) So, after filing WIPO application, the inventor can file another patent in US and ...
It seems the long question and the long answer as well are off beat.
To me the relevant aspects are
i. Q. What is the patent protected product ?
A. A storage device. (And not bananas or any other fruit it stores).
ii. Q. Will its entry to another country as a fitted device of a
vehicle can be considered as infringement of patent in that country ?
The following is a general overview and not legal advice.
Each country is different, but as a general rule patents are geographical and you sue in the country where you have a patent.
More important, you usually sue for patent infringement where it is easy to sue and collect damages. So you could sue in Ecuador, Belgium or in Germany (assuming that is ...
This is a US patent. You can tell by the publication numbers:
both of which begin with the letters "US".
The patent would be expired as of 2015, since it was filed in 1995. (The grant was in 1998, but the period of protection extends retroactively from the date of first filing.
I didn't see any links to an international ...