Patents Examined by Janet M. Wilkens
  • Patent number: 11980289
    Abstract: A desktop workspace that adjusts vertically includes a work surface platform, a base configured to sit on an existing platform, such as a desk, a height adjustable mechanism including at least one set of arms that connect at a pivot point(s) creating a scissoring motion to raise and lower the said work surface platform to various heights. A locking and unlocking mechanism may connect to the height adjustable mechanism. In some cases, the apparatus includes an adjustable mechanism to support items such as a keyboard. In some cases, the apparatus includes elements to raise items such as a monitor to an additional height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Office Kick, Inc.
    Inventor: Nathan Mark Poniatowski
  • Patent number: 11974664
    Abstract: A modular cabinet assembly has at least a first sub-cabinet and a second sub-cabinet. Each sub-cabinet includes a back board having at least two separate back board pieces that are pivotably connected to each other, a left side board pivotably connected to one of the at least two back board pieces, and a right side board pivotably connected to another of the at least two back board pieces. At least one shelf board having opposite ends is removably connected to the left side board and the right side board of either the first sub-cabinet or the second sub-cabinet. A first end board is connected to either an upper end of the first sub-cabinet or a lower end of the second sub-cabinet. A first connector removably connects the left side boards of the first and second sub-cabinets, and a second connector removably connects the right side boards of the first and second sub-cabinets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Seville Classics Inc.
    Inventors: Gary M Lim, Yi Min Li
  • Patent number: 11969085
    Abstract: A shelving system includes first and second side members. A cross member is coupled to the side members. A guide member is coupled to the cross member such that the guide member is movable relative to the cross member. A container including a rail is coupled to the guide member. The rail includes a first locking element and a second locking element that is connected to the first locking element. The container includes a handle having a third locking element that engages the first locking element. The locking elements are configured to move the container between a first orientation in which the container is provisionally fixed to the guide member and a second orientation in which the container can translate relative to the guide member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: DEJANA TRUCK AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT CO., INC.
    Inventors: Charles L. Hanley, Andrew De Jana
  • Patent number: 11957240
    Abstract: A portable, modular tabletop and tabletop system are herein disclosed. The tabletop includes a pair of side panels movably coupled thereto for holding beverages. The tabletop can selectively couple to support rods, that hook onto a variety of surfaces, or a table stem and base that enable the tabletop system to be a free-standing structure. The table stem is adjustable height. The base is designed in such a way that it can stably support the tabletop on a variety of surface types.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventors: Mark Kenneth Melville, Jeffrey Frank Fiala
  • Patent number: 11959329
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an installation structure of an elastic gasket attached and installed as a sealing member to a moving window glass supporting insulation bracket in a sliding window having a two-sided supporting frame window chassis, and more specifically, it relates to an installation structure of a sealing member (e.g. an elastic gasket) that is installed to provide a sealing function between a glass supporting insulation bracket that directly supports a glass panel of the moving window from the top or bottom and a window frame provided with a sliding rail, when opening and closing the sliding window having only two-sided supporting frame that support both sides of the glass window constituting the sliding window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: FILOBE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kwang-Seog Lee
  • Patent number: 11963325
    Abstract: A module ejection mechanism is adapted to be disposed on a rack and carries an expansion module. The module ejection mechanism includes a tray, a linkage member, and an operating member. When one end of the operating member outside the rack is pulled, the other end of the operating member drives the linkage member to pivot. When the linkage member pivots, the linkage member makes the tray move in an ejection direction. When the tray moves in the ejection direction, an abutting element of the tray is adapted to eject the expansion module from the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: WISTRON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Lei Kuang
  • Patent number: 11959333
    Abstract: A louvre window having: a frame, the frame having a head, a sill and at least two jambs; a drive bar located in one or both of the jambs that is movable by a handle; a plurality of blades located within the frame and connected to the drive bar by a pivot drive connector, such that movement of the drive bar urges the blades to pivot, each blade having: a first windowpane attached to the blade; and a second windowpane attached to the blade, wherein operation of the handle causes movement of the blades between an open position and a closed position, wherein in the open position the first windowpanes are aligned to form a barrier against airflow and the second windowpanes are aligned to form a barrier against airflow and in the closed position the first windowpanes are pivoted out of alignment to allow airflow and the second windowpanes are pivoted out of alignment to allow airflow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Alchin Long Group IP Pty Limited
    Inventors: Mitchell Biro, Jayden Irwin, David Winston, Niels Verhaar
  • Patent number: 11950699
    Abstract: A desktop workspace that adjusts vertically includes a work surface platform, a base configured to sit on an existing platform, such as a desk, a height adjustable mechanism including at least one set of arms that connect at a pivot point(s) creating a scissoring motion to raise and lower the said work surface platform to various heights. A locking and unlocking mechanism may connect to the height adjustable mechanism. In some cases, the apparatus includes an adjustable mechanism to support items such as a keyboard. In some cases, the apparatus includes elements to raise items such as a monitor to an additional height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Office Kick, Inc.
    Inventor: Nathan Mark Poniatowski
  • Patent number: 11950740
    Abstract: A household appliance includes a functional compartment, and an insulation arrangement provided on an outer side of the functional compartment for thermal and/or acoustic insulation of the functional compartment. The insulation arrangement includes an insulation element which is made in one piece from a plastic material selected such that a surface of the insulation element in facing relation to the functional compartment adheres to the functional compartment and is separable therefrom in a non-destructive manner. A component arranged outside the functional compartment is at least substantially encapsulated in the insulation element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Alexander Sing, Heiko Fritz
  • Patent number: 11955787
    Abstract: An electrical panel cover fastening system includes a disc and a post. The disc includes an outer surface, a first inner surface, a second inner surface, and a side surface. The outer surface is disposed on a first plane. The first inner surface is disposed on a second plane. The first plane is disposed substantially parallel with the second plane. The second inner surface is disposed on a third plane. The first inner surface is disposed adjacent to the second inner surface. The post includes a first end and a second end. The post is disposed on a first axis. The first end of the post is coupled to the first inner surface of the disc. Where the post is rotated, the disc is thereby also rotated about the first axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Inventor: Michael W. Hicok
  • Patent number: 11944194
    Abstract: A table assembly includes a tabletop member having a tabletop worksurface and a downwardly directed lower surface. A leg structure including first and second substantially vertical and spaced apart leg members is coupled to the lower surface for supporting the tabletop member. An elongated horizontal upper member extends between upper ends of the leg members. An elongated horizontal lower member below the tabletop member lower surface extends between and is joined to the leg members intermediate their upper and lower ends to form a gap with the upper member. A removable accessory bracket includes a substantially flat vertical member extending along a first plane and a lip member coupled to an upper end of the vertical member, the lip member extending along a second, substantially parallel plane spaced from the first plane and engaging the lower member to support the accessory bracket adjacent the outer surface of the lower member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: Kirt Martin, David C. Eberlein, Fredric Biddle
  • Patent number: 11944196
    Abstract: A desktop workspace that adjusts vertically includes a work surface platform, a base configured to sit on an existing platform, such as a desk, a height adjustable mechanism including at least one set of arms that connect at a pivot point(s) creating a scissoring motion to raise and lower the said work surface platform to various heights. A locking and unlocking mechanism may connect to the height adjustable mechanism. In some cases, the apparatus includes an adjustable mechanism to support items such as a keyboard. In some cases, the apparatus includes elements to raise items such as a monitor to an additional height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Office Kick, Inc.
    Inventor: Nathan Mark Poniatowski
  • Patent number: 11937692
    Abstract: A cabinet system arranged to allow access to floor space underneath, the system including two side walls having front and rear edges, at least one door arranged proximate the front edges of the side walls and configured to be openable to access an area between the side walls; and a bottom panel arranged between the two side walls and configured such that at least a portion of the bottom panel is selectively movable to at least partially expose a floor space extending back from the front edges of the side walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Inventor: Richard D. Cornell
  • Patent number: 11938792
    Abstract: A door molding for a door of a vehicle includes a main body securable to a door panel, and a bulb portion extending from the main body. The bulb portion includes a first bulb portion extending from the main body to a bulb peak. The first bulb portion is configured to contact a door glass of the door. A second bulb portion extends from the bulb peak to the main body. The second bulb portion includes a first contact area configured to contact a first location of the door panel, a second contact area configured to contact a second location of the door panel, and a hinge portion connecting the first contact area to the second contact area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Larry Filipczak, Shayne Jerome Bigelow, Scott Yaroch
  • Patent number: 11937953
    Abstract: At least one embodiment is a portable medical station comprising a main body, which is disposed at least partially inside of a bag. Coupled to the main body is at least one tray and a plurality of handles. There are also a plurality of screens coupled to the main body and at least one computer coupled to the main body, wherein the portable medical station is foldable inside of the bag so that the portable medical station is movable while being substantially folded inside of the bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: MEDPOD, INC.
    Inventors: Jack Tawil, David Jack Tawil, Christopher Smith, Holland Bennett
  • Patent number: 11930927
    Abstract: A drawer slide is arranged for guiding a drawer (2, 4, 6) in an essentially linear movement as the drawer (2, 4, 6) is pulled out from a cabinet (8) to a static extended position (S). The drawer slide comprises at least one drawer biasing member arranged to bias the drawer (2) in a direction towards the cabinet (8) upon pulling the drawer (2, 4, 6) further away from the cabinet (8) beyond the static extended position (S) to a biased non-static extended position (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: IKEA Supply AG
    Inventor: Benny Andersson
  • Patent number: 11925264
    Abstract: A desktop workspace that adjusts vertically includes a work surface platform, a base configured to sit on an existing platform, such as a desk, a height adjustable mechanism including at least one set of arms that connect at a pivot point(s) creating a scissoring motion to raise and lower the said work surface platform to various heights. A locking and unlocking mechanism may connect to the height adjustable mechanism. In some cases, the apparatus includes an adjustable mechanism to support items such as a keyboard. In some cases, the apparatus includes elements to raise items such as a monitor to an additional height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Office Kick, Inc.
    Inventor: Nathan Mark Poniatowski
  • Patent number: 11918104
    Abstract: A height adjustable work surface includes a platform and a height adjustment assembly moveably connected to the platform. A leg assembly is connected to the height adjustment assembly and moveably connected to the platform. The leg assembly is moveable between a raised position, a lowered position, and at least one intermediate position. A locking assembly is moveably connected to the platform. The locking assembly is configured to engage the height adjustment assembly to selectively secure the leg assembly in the raised position, the lowered position, and the at least one intermediate position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Colebrook Bosson & Saunders (Products) Limited
    Inventor: Alex Lau
  • Patent number: 11910926
    Abstract: A desktop workspace that adjusts vertically includes a work surface platform, a base configured to sit on an existing platform, such as a desk, a height adjustable mechanism including at least one set of arms that connect at a pivot point(s) creating a scissoring motion to raise and lower the said work surface platform to various heights. A locking and unlocking mechanism may connect to the height adjustable mechanism. In some cases, the apparatus includes an adjustable mechanism to support items such as a keyboard. In some cases, the apparatus includes elements to raise items such as a monitor to an additional height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Office Kick, Inc.
    Inventor: Nathan Mark Poniatowski
  • Patent number: 11913270
    Abstract: A guide system includes a guide rail for guiding a door wing, a running carriage to be connected to the door wing and displaceably supported along the guide rail, and a carrier on which the running carriage can be arranged. The carrier is movably supported in a direction transverse to the longitudinal direction of the guide rail. The carrier can be moved into a transfer position in which the carrier adjoins the guide rail in the longitudinal direction. A locking device can releasably lock the carrier in the transfer position to restrain a movement in the transverse direction. The locking device includes a movably-supported locking element for releasably locking between the guide rail and the carrier, and a control contour curved so that the running carriage can be moved over a region in the transverse direction. The movably-supported locking element includes a supporting element displaceable along the control contour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: JULIUS BLUM GMBH
    Inventor: Christof Goetz