Patents Examined by Monica E. Millner
  • Patent number: 11365846
    Abstract: A rotation mechanism having a positioning function includes a rotary base, a rotary set rotatably arranged on the rotary base, a securing set mounted on the rotary set for adjusting a spacing between the rotary set and the rotary base, and an elastic set mounted between the securing set and the rotary set and butted against by the securing set for providing an elastic force. The rotary case includes a fix pin extending from the rotary base and a first slide portion portion disposed on the rotary base and configured around the fix pin. The rotary set includes a second slide portion correspondingly engaged with the first slide portion, and a first opening used for receiving the fix pin and allowing the rotary set being rotated relative to the rotary base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: TYMPHANY ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventor: Yubin Luo
  • Patent number: 11358536
    Abstract: A detection apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect a peripheral environment of a vehicle and a bracket configured to attach the detection unit to a vehicle body. The detection unit includes a front surface portion, a back surface portion, and side surface portions. The bracket includes a bottom wall portion and a first guiding portion configured to guide the attachment of the detection unit to the bracket. When the detection unit is attached to the bracket by diagonally inserting one end of the detection unit towards the bottom wall portion and pivoting the detection unit about a side of the one end as a rotation center, the first guiding portion restricts a position of the one end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke Okamura
  • Patent number: 11355905
    Abstract: A mounting bracket assembly for securement of elongate items, such as wires, cables, or other bundles items to a support structure. The mounting bracket assembly may include a clamp member defining a first clamp member and a second clamp member joined to the first clamp member by a hinge mechanism. The mounting bracket assembly may also include a locking mechanism, a wedge-shaped pawl having a plurality of teeth disposed within the slotted opening, and a mounting member defining a mounting aperture configured to receive an attachment feature therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: HellermannTyton Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Toll, Gerard G. Geiger, Christopher J. Rohde, Jonathan Zick, Walter P. Trautfield
  • Patent number: 11350745
    Abstract: A storage shelf base for an item of furniture or household appliance has a support plate stationarily arranged on a body of the item of furniture or household appliance, and a storage shelf which is positively driven relative to the support plate and can simultaneously be moved rotationally and translationally. Facing bearing surfaces of the support plate and the storage shelf have respective at least substantially closed circulating running grooves, in which rolling elements are guided. The support plate can be detachably secured to the body of the item of furniture or household appliance. At least one securing region for detachably securing the support plate to the body of the item of furniture or household appliance is formed on the support plate and the storage shelf can be secured to the support plate without the use of tools.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Paul Hettich GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Daniel Rehage, Andreas Matthes, Bernd Lehmann, Mathias Winkler, Norbert Virgin, Ulrich Siegert
  • Patent number: 11339920
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a blade configured for extending between adjacent floor panels and having a bottom portion thereof that defines a floor member engaging recess for engaging a bottom side of the floor member and a hook on an end thereof for engaging a vertical side of the floor member. A mount to which the blade is translatable about and engaged with a top surface of the adjacent floor panels when installed on a floor surface is provided. A linear translator is selectively directed to translate the blade relative to the mount such that the distance between a bottom surface of the mount and the floor member engaging recess is varied in order to securely receive the floor member therebetween. A related method is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Inventor: William Frank Budleski
  • Patent number: 11333292
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an electric lifting media wall, comprising a base, a lifting component including at least one group of lifting columns with lower ends connected to the base and a drive mechanism driving the lifting columns to ascend or descend, a support frame for connection with a display mounting rack that is connected to the lifting columns and ascends or descends along with the lifting columns synchronously, and a wall shroud that shrouds outside the lifting component and the support frame. The electric lifting media wall is adjustable in height, high in bearing capability, multifunctional, convenient in assembly and disassembly, easy for later maintenance, and small in package size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Loctek Inc
    Inventors: Lehong Xiang, Linghui Jiang, Ruizhi Wei
  • Patent number: 11333298
    Abstract: An accessory device is provided with one or more physical interlocks for mating with a slot provided along an accessory mounting track, or alternatively, with discrete physical mating interlocking features provided along an accessory mounting track, such as along opposing sides of the slot. In this way, the accessory device can be mounted along the slot in a lengthwise direction of the accessory mounting track or perpendicularly or transversely to the lengthwise direction of the accessory mounting track. When mounting in a lengthwise direction of the accessory mounting track, the accessory device is prevented from moving along the accessory mounting track when sufficient frictional forces are applied. When mounting perpendicularly or transversely to the lengthwise direction of the accessory mounting track, the interlocks mate with the interlocking features to prevent movement of the accessory device along the accessory mounting track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: YakAttack LLC
    Inventor: Luther Cifers
  • Patent number: 11325765
    Abstract: A weighting device for audio equipment may include a container and an outer casing. The container includes an interior volume that contains or is configured to contain a filler material and that is defined by one or more sidewalls that are impermeable to the filler material. The filler material may include a liquid, solid, slurry, or non-Newtonian fluid. The outer casing includes an interior volume configured to receive the container. The outer casing has an exterior side comprising a rubberized material, non-abrasive material, slick material, soft cloth, or non-abrading polymer material to prevent damage to the audio equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventors: Blake Ian Goldsmith, Benny Hakim
  • Patent number: 11324351
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a Magnetized Multiple Media Memorabilia/Tool Stand apparatus assembly device mechanism, aimed particularly at enabling an end user to have object(s) securely, safely, easily, quickly and in a cost effective method and it/they are mounted/attached in/on a singularly base and be used in multiple locations. This “Magnetized Memorabilia Media Stand”, allows an item(s) including but not limited to work, employment, sports, etc., or the like to be usable as well as displayed. Said can be hung on a Wall-Post, Garage-Refrigerator-House Door, Window Seal, be a Desk Paper Weight, PencilPen-Clip Holder, on Mailboxes, etc. Said has multiple purposes and be used in multiple locations. As “Helmet Hoodie Stand”, it doesn't have multiple magnets nor bolted to a Vehicle, for effectiveness as described herein. Said configuration allows it to be superior to prior art, because its shaft/rod/brace/bracket/magnet mechanism embodiments, etc., are not exclusively for a hood purpose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventor: Franklin DeLano Nash
  • Patent number: 11325534
    Abstract: An assembly includes a head assembly for an external rear view device to be attached to a motor vehicle, a lower casing element, an upper casing element, an articulation assembly, a bezel assembly for carrying at least one rear view element, and a hinge connection between the bezel assembly and a first sub assembly provided by at least the lower casing, the articulation assembly and attachment means with the articulation assembly being mounted on the attachment means or the attachment means being mounted on the articulation assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: SMR Patents S.à.r.l.
    Inventors: Andrew Lettis, Callum Scott-Collins, Graham Rehill
  • Patent number: 11320091
    Abstract: A handle with a mounting track includes a handle section. One or more legs extend from the handle section and are attachable to a surface. When the leg is attached to the surface, the handle section forms a graspable handle. A mounting track is formed along at least a portion of the handle section. The mounting track includes a base, two vertical rails extending opposite each other from the base, and two horizontal beams each extending from a different one of the vertical rails over the base toward the other horizontal beam. The horizontal beams are laterally spaced apart from each other by a first distance. The vertical rails and the horizontal beams define a track within which a retention element of a mount assembly can move.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: National Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey D. Carnevali
  • Patent number: 11313153
    Abstract: A security apparatus for a portable electronic device comprises at least one support member comprising opposing side surfaces and a plurality of support member surface features. At least one of the opposing side surfaces comprises a first engagement structure. One of the at least two arms comprises a second engagement structure configured to slidably engage the first engagement structure allowing movement in a first direction and opposing second direction. At least one locking assembly is positioned on at least one of the at least two arms and comprises a plurality of lock surface features configured to couple to the plurality of support member surface features. In a locked position, the at least one of the at least two arms is enabled to slide in the first direction. In an unlocked position, the at least one of the at least two arms is enabled to slide in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Scorpion Security Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Franklyn W. Gulick, Jr., Gary R. Page
  • Patent number: 11306766
    Abstract: An electronically-releasable suction cup assembly is designed to releasably secure an object to a surface. The suction cup assembly includes a suction cup secured to the object. The suction cup has a cavity and is configured to be releasably secured to the surface. The suction cup assembly further includes a gas generating cell coupled to the suction cup. The gas generating cell is configured to selectively eject fluid into the cavity of the suction cup to release the suction cup from the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventor: Todd H. Becker
  • Patent number: 11304525
    Abstract: The invention is a customizable, slidable shelving and support apparati and system for supporting, storing and accessing horticultural and agricultural specimens within growing spaces, allowing growers to utilize the maximum amount of their linear horizontal and vertical grow space and service specific areas of the garden enterprise while also allowing for maximum workspace through the use of a table and track system that provides stackable options of multiple grow layers. A method of using this slidable shelving and support apparati and system is also included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Grow Glide Inc.
    Inventors: Darin Siples, Travis Schwartz
  • Patent number: 11297945
    Abstract: A telescopic foot for furniture and/or furnishing items includes a hollow body housing a supporting foot designed for telescopically sliding therein using an internal control or kinematic mechanism, which is actuated by a control transmission bevel gear positioned between a first actuation opening of the bevel gear and a second telescopically sliding opening of the supporting foot, both defined in the body of the foot, one laterally and the other one axially and in orthogonal positions to each other, so as to each receive an element of the bevel gear. Sliding elements enable the sliding of the supporting foot with respect to the body of the foot, and engagement and retention elements engage the supporting foot and the hollow body of the foot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Inventor: Carlo Cattaneo
  • Patent number: 11297936
    Abstract: Disclosed are a collapsible supporting frame and furniture having a collapsible supporting frame. A frame includes first and second supporting units, and first and second bar units disposed between the first and second supporting units. Each of the first and second supporting units includes a first leg, a second leg, and one or more lateral connecting bars disposed between and fixedly connected with the first and second legs. Each of the first and second bar units includes first and second bars rotatably connected with each other at their proximal ends. A distal end of the first bar is rotatably connected with the first or second leg of the first supporting unit. A distal end of the second bar is rotatably connected with the first or second leg of the second supporting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Inno-Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kwan Jun Choi
  • Patent number: 11300244
    Abstract: The present subject matter discloses a display device having a stand mounting wall in an outer covering of the display device. The display device may further include a stand receptacle within the stand mounting wall. The stand receptacle having receptacle walls partially protruding from the stand mounting wall of the outer covering. Each of the receptacle walls may include a first end along an outer surface of the stand mounting wall. The first ends of the receptacle walls forming a first opening of the stand receptacle. Each of the receptacle walls may further include a second end forming a second opening of the stand receptacle. The display device may further include a receptacle covering movably disposed within the stand receptacle to conceal the first opening of stand receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Tien Liang Chung
  • Patent number: 11293588
    Abstract: Portable lifting and transferring techniques for assisting in the mobility of disabled persons are disclosed. In one particular embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a portable lifting and transferring apparatus for assisting disabled persons that is compact, lightweight, and portable for use in different locations. Preferably, such an apparatus would provide multiple pivot points for providing multiple degrees of maneuvering freedom when lifting and transferring disabled persons and/or their mobility devices and for providing compatibility with a wide range of vehicles. The techniques may also be realized in other embodiments as disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Inventor: Thomas F. Egan
  • Patent number: 11295713
    Abstract: A foldable musical-instrument stand comprises a fixing structure and a supporting structure. The supporting structure comprises a main supporting piece hinged with the fixing structure, first and second side supporting pieces, L-shaped first and second side connecting pieces, first and second brackets; two ends of the first and second side connecting pieces are respectively hinged with the main supporting piece and the first or second side supporting piece; long-edge terminals of the L-shaped first and second brackets are respectively hinged with the main supporting piece or hinged to the first and second side supporting pieces; first and second limiting pieces, respectively hinged with the first or second side supporting piece, are arranged on the first and second side supporting pieces; the main supporting piece, side supporting pieces, side connecting pieces, brackets and limiting pieces each have an opening position and a folding position. A multi-headed musical-instrument stand is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: OFALA, INC.
    Inventor: Muliang Li
  • Patent number: 11287084
    Abstract: A holder for a device having a handle includes a body having an open first end, a second end opposite the first end, and at least one sidewall extending from the first end to the second end and defining a handle-receiving cavity configured to receive the handle of the device; and a first opening formed in the at least one sidewall of the body and configured to receive a portion of the handle to retain the handle in the holder and resist removal of the handle from the holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: National Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey D. Carnevali, Stefan Michael Gottschalk