Patents Examined by Cassandra Davis
  • Patent number: 11217127
    Abstract: A foam finger, in particular as a palm enlargement, advertising space or to be carried during sports events, that is comprised of at least two side faces connected to each other. At least a portion of a side face comprises a printed lenticular foil and/or a lenticular foil with images stuck behind it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Inventor: Eva Wirth
  • Patent number: 11210973
    Abstract: Disclosed is a wheel dynamic imaging display rack which comprises a frame. A sleeve is fixed to the frame. A hollow shaft motor is fixed to the sleeve. The hollow shaft of the hollow shaft motor is fixedly connected to the wheel through the sleeve, the hollow shaft motor can drive the flange, the wheel and the LED lamp blade to rotate, and clear images are shown in the LED lamp blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: CITIC Dicastal CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Weidong Liu, Shiwen Xu, Dexi Du
  • Patent number: 11191372
    Abstract: Provided are a screen frame and a laser projection display device. The screen frame includes a plurality of side frames that are connected end to end, where each two adjacent side frames of the plurality of side frames are connected by at least two connectors, and the at least two connectors are connected to the each two adjacent side frames by fasteners; the at least two connectors include a first connector and a second connector, and an inserting direction of a fastener on the first connector is perpendicular to a plane where the screen frame is located, and an inserting direction of a fastener on the second connector is parallel to the plane where the screen frame is located. The present disclosure can realize accurate alignment and joining relatively easily.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Inventors: Bo Chen, Yongda Huang, Fei Zhao
  • Patent number: 11184986
    Abstract: A multi-display device is disclosed. The multi-display device includes a display module; a frame positioned behind the display module, a displacement adjustment unit positioned between the display module and the frame, mounted on the display module or the frame, and configured to adjust a distance between the display module and the frame, and an attachment part fixed to the displacement adjustment unit and attached to or detached from the frame or the display module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Inventors: Jinha Heo, Dohyeon Kim, Sangdon Park, Jinuk Baek
  • Patent number: 11178984
    Abstract: A changeable frame allows exhibits presented therein to be exchanged in a simplified manner. The frame includes a frame element surrounding a frame opening in which the exhibit is visible from an observer side. A recess in the frame element leads from a lateral outer surface to an opposite inner surface of the frame element and opens into the frame opening for insertion of the exhibit into and removal of the exhibit from the frame opening. A drawer slidably mounted in the recess has a receptacle for positioning the exhibit. The drawer is slidable between an insertion position, in which the exhibit is visible in the frame opening, and a removal position, in which the receptacle of the drawer is outside of the frame element for the removal of the exhibit from the receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Inventor: Katrin Derndinger
  • Patent number: 11170668
    Abstract: Systems and methods include tamper-evident indicators applied to a band comprising a strap that forms a closed loop. Tamper-evident sections of the indicators provide increased security against accidental and intentional removal of the indicators. Indicators are provided with adhesives and bare areas devoid of adhesive allowing easy and secure application of indicators to bands while they are being worn and with greater ease. Indicators can be further provided with liners protecting the adhesives allowing the indicators to be easily applied by gloved hands, reducing contamination risks. Contamination and wear risks can be further reduced by supplying indicators with antimicrobial surfaces and overprint varnishing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Precision Dynamics Corporation
    Inventors: Jonathan Lewis, Ronald G. Ennis
  • Patent number: 11158218
    Abstract: A device as a moving advertising medium which can provide a message with a two- or three-dimensional sign. The device is a simple, non-fully rotatable, back and forth sign system with variable themes and message placards that are easily updated and changed. It includes an exterior vertical tubing component; an interior shaft such as a fiber glass rod with key features, a placard resembling a figure in several typified sections, a gripping frame to hold a message placard, a bearing on the rod; and way to control the back and forth movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Inventor: Bryant Margison
  • Patent number: 11158215
    Abstract: A sign assembly including a flip placard assembly, a placard support assembly, a flip assembly, hinges, flip placards, and placard supports such that the flip placards can be interchanged. A clear cover connected to a bottom placard support creating a compartment for additional messaging. A method of quickly interchanging flip placards for use in a nuclear facility or hazardous environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Inventors: Matthew Martin, Dawn M. Gnojek, Joseph E. S. Gnojek
  • Patent number: 11151908
    Abstract: A system for forming display holders, such as name badges, identification badges, name plates, signs and the like, from modular, interchangeable components. In one embodiment a display holder is provided comprising a display subassembly having a cover and a backer plate releasably connectable to the cover, the plate having a first connector located on a rear surface of the plate. The display holder also includes a second connector releasably connectable to the first connector for positioning the display subassembly relative to a support surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Illen Products Ltd.
    Inventors: Marla Charisse Kott, Kristin Sarah MacMillan, Alexander Jeffrey Feldman, Robbie Gordon Roberts
  • Patent number: 11145227
    Abstract: This disclosure describes a sign having a reconfigurable display face. In one example, the sign includes a sign body having a first display face and an opposed face, and a rotatable display member connected to the sign body and having a second display face. The reconfigurable display face includes the first display face and the second display face, and the display member is reconfigurable between a plurality of display orientations by rotation about a rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Fastrak Retail (UK) Limited
    Inventor: Paul Shardlow
  • Patent number: 11141006
    Abstract: The present display system enables the display and rearrangement of one or more decorative elements on a base structure to create a decorative arrangement that can be easily and selectively adjusted to move or rotate the decorative elements. The display system generally comprises an attachment assembly mounted on a base structure and supporting a decorative element support. An angular adjustment lock and a lateral adjustment lock permits the decorative element support to rotate and translate relative to the base structure. The base structure comprises one or more mounts arranged on a face of the base structure. The mounts receive and support one or more attachment assemblies. Using the present display system, multiple decorative elements can be adjusted to create aesthetically pleasing compositions of complementary or connected decorative elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Allure Ventures Inc.
    Inventor: John Fitzpatrick
  • Patent number: 11145226
    Abstract: An apparatus is configured to be used with a post-mountable sign. The apparatus includes identical first and second frame sections. Each of the first and second frame sections includes a first fastening element located at a first end thereof; a second fastening element located at a second end thereof; and a first recess between the first and second ends configured to accommodate the post. The first fastening element of the first frame section is configured to cooperate with the second fastening element of the second frame section. The first fastening element of the second frame section is configured to cooperate with the second fastening element of the first frame section. The identical first and second frame sections are configured to be fastened together to surround the sign. The first recess of each of the first and second frame sections is configured to be positioned adjacent the post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Inventors: Gary Robert Ebling, John Robert Ebling
  • Patent number: 11117413
    Abstract: A gift card carrier for holding a gift card includes a first part having a first portion and a second portion that is formed of a transparent plastic material and includes a pair of gift card slits for releasably retaining the gift card. The gift card carrier also has a second part that has an open interior space. The second portion of the first part is sized to carry the gift card and be received within the open interior space of the second part. The first part moves between a fully retracted position in which the second portion is received within the open interior space and an extended position in which the second portion is exposed for removal of the gift card.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Inventors: Jayne Stegemiller, Mary Parks
  • Patent number: 11120712
    Abstract: A system and method for displaying LED logos and signs is disclosed. The method specifically allows for the display of LEDs from the exterior of a vehicle, utilizing different means of connection that are not contemplated in the art. The connection of the system to a vehicle can be facilitated via a trailer hitch receiver of a vehicle, a trailer outlet, a license plate receiving area, or other acceptable areas. The system can also allow for the interchangeability of LED displays for different events, such as sporting events, concerts, or in roadside emergency situations. The portability of the LED display can provide different use cases—vehicle mounting, over vehicle signaling, wall mounting, among others—that allow for an illuminated logo to be displayed by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Inventor: Paul T. Mitchell, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11113994
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a label clip assembly comprising an annular clip having an inner surface and an outer surface radially positioned around a primary axis, and having a height extending in the direction of the primary axis, a label member attached to the outer surface of the clip, and a plurality of projections extending radially from the inner surface of the clip towards the primary axis. The projections may be configured to permit sliding of the clip onto a cable in a first direction and to avoid the clip sliding off the cable in an opposite direction when the clip is engaged with the cable by the projections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Go!Foton Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Takeuchi, Haiguang Lu
  • Patent number: 11107376
    Abstract: A low drag outdoor media façade display for mounting on a structure susceptible to instability when exposed to strong winds, having an array of radiating elements thinly dispersed about the façade area, held by an array of thin suspension elements, the elements are spaced apart leaving gaps, such that the total surface area of the elements is smaller than the total area of the façade display. A tilting mechanism, active or passive, is operational for tilting the façade display or at least one element thereof. The passive mechanism allows free tilt in response to wind blow, and the elements may include tails. The active mechanism is operational for altering wind load drag profile of the façade display to accommodate wind conditions. The display may be inflatable or collapsible sail-like. A display featuring a liquid spray curtain for refracting or reflecting light projections is a further measure for reducing wind load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Inventor: Aviv Carmel
  • Patent number: 11100821
    Abstract: A banner unit has a retractable storage position and a display position. The banner unit includes a pair of elongated rigid support posts, and a banner sheet that is comprised of a pair of one and other banner segments that each have opposed one and other side edges. The one side edge of each banner segment is secured to respective elongated rigid support posts. The banner unit also includes an elongated tubular sleeve constructed and arranged to be disposed in parallel with both of the pair of elongated rigid support posts, with the other side edge of each banner segment being secured to the elongated tubular sleeve. Each banner segment is constructed and arranged with a re-coil or retractable characteristic providing a tendency to form into a closed coil configuration when the elongated rigid support posts are brought together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Fourstar Group Inc.
    Inventor: Bruce C. Peloquin
  • Patent number: 11094233
    Abstract: A display medium displays a predetermined number of contents corresponding to a predetermined number of azimuth angles when viewed from a predetermined elevation angle and azimuth angle. An example display medium includes: a planar member that reflects light; and a plurality of protruding members, each protruding member of the plurality of protruding members has a surface occluding the light, placed vertically on the planar member and parallel to each of the predetermined number of azimuth angles. The planar member is partitioned into a plurality of unit cells, where each unit cell is further partitioned into the predetermined number of sub-cells corresponding to the predetermined number of azimuth angles. The protruding member that has the surface parallel to the predetermined azimuth angle is formed for each sub-cell corresponding to the predetermined azimuth angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: DWANGO, Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kaisei Sakurai
  • Patent number: 11087645
    Abstract: A bracket system for mounting a sign to a vehicle is described. The bracket system may be designed to attach to the hinges and lock rods of the left and right doors of a tractor trailer. The system may include a sign frame that includes a left horizontal bracket(s) that is connected to the left hinge(s) of the left door, a right horizontal bracket(s) that is connected to the right hinge(s) of the right door, a left lock rod bracket(s) connected to the left lock rod, and a right lock rod bracket(s) connected to the right lock rod. Left sign and right sign panels may be connected to the sign frame. The sign panels, the horizontal brackets and the lock rod brackets may be configured to swing open and closed with the respective doors. A multi-part clamp may be used to attach the lock rod brackets to the lock rods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Inventor: Patrick Emery Hockett
  • Patent number: 11077292
    Abstract: A system including a plurality of indicator tags, each of which includes a body having a first end, a second end, a first surface extending from the first end to the second end, a second surface extending from the first end to the second end, and an aperture sized and shaped to receive a corresponding intravenous tube extending from the first end to the second end intermediate the first surface and the second surface, at least one of the first and second surfaces including a haptic signature, wherein the plurality of indicator tags includes at least one tag of a first type and at least one tag of a second type, wherein the haptic signature of the at least one tag of the first type corresponds to a first medication, wherein the haptic signature of the at least one tag of the second type corresponds to a second medication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Star Luminal LLC
    Inventors: David J. Friedman, Elizabeth S. Friedman, Daniel O. Hogenauer, Eric A. Haddad, Bryce G. Rutter, Max W. Ryan, Tucker P. Brown