Patents Examined by Peggy A. Neils
  • Patent number: 11073723
    Abstract: A backlight unit, and a display device including the backlight unit are provided. The backlight unit includes a light source member including a first substrate; and a plurality of light sources disposed on a surface of the first substrate, and a wavelength conversion member disposed on over of the light source member to overlap the light source member, the wavelength conversion member including a second substrate and a plurality of wavelength conversion patterns disposed on a surface of the second substrate, wherein the plurality of wavelength conversion patterns are disposed to be spaced apart from one another, and each of the plurality of wavelength conversion patterns covers at least one of the plurality of light sources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Gyun Kim, Yong Doo Park, Bum Lee
  • Patent number: 11073265
    Abstract: A utility light comprises a main body and a light assembly defined on the main body including a light source disposed within a light housing. The light housing is pivotable and rotatable relative to the main body. The utility light also comprises a handle movably coupled to the main body. The handle is linearly extensible relative to the main body to a position in which an opening is defined between the handle and the main body, such that the opening is configured to receive a workpiece to support the utility light. The handle has a gripping portion defined by an aperture extending through the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
    Inventors: Kyle Harvey, Jason D. Thurner, David Proeber, Justin D. Dorman
  • Patent number: 11073268
    Abstract: Provided herein are double-sided panel lights, for example, double-sided LED panel lights. The panel lights have a body with a light emitting portion and a control portion. The light emitting portion has a light board on the front surface and on the back surface, where each light board contains a different light group such as an RGB light group and a two-color light group, and a support frame rotatably connected thereto. Transparent panels may cover the light boards. At least one light blocking plate may be removably attached to the light emitting portion. The control portion has a control module and a power module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: GVM Photographic Equipment Inc.
    Inventor: ZhiSheng Xu
  • Patent number: 11066018
    Abstract: A customizable vehicle side mirror trim as provides a subtle yet distinctive trim accent to create a clean, custom appearance for any vehicle make or model, without covering the entire mirror housing. The customizable vehicle side mirror trim can be quickly installed to add a flash of color or a touch of polished texture to the user's side mirrors, for a strong, stylish look that will set the vehicle apart. The customizable vehicle side mirror trim easily clips onto the edge of the mirror housing and attaches securely with adhesive foam. This way the customizable vehicle side mirror trim will not obstruct the side mirror's movements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Inventor: Derrick Dammond Reed
  • Patent number: 11060674
    Abstract: A four-wire light string includes a first interface, a second interface, a plurality of LED lights connected between the first and second interfaces, a first conductive wire and a second conductive wire that are directly connected to the first and second interfaces, a plurality of third conductive wires each connected to a positive pole of the LED light, and a plurality of fourth conductive wires each connected to a negative pole of the LED light. Each four-wire light string constitutes a basic unit. When no additional basic unit is adopted, a current does not flow through the first conductive wire and the second conductive wire, but is directly connected to positive and negative poles of a power supply. Each basic unit has a small heating loss on the conductive wire, and adding more basic units will not cause a voltage drop, so that the light strings have basically the same brightness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Shenzhen Hongyuan Optical Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Fada Liu
  • Patent number: 11054128
    Abstract: A sealing structure of light strip includes a light strip glue dispensing plate covered with pouring glue for packaging, and two glue blocking structures respectively arranged on two sides of the pouring glue in an extending direction on the light strip glue dispensing plate. The edge overflow of the pouring glue during glue dispensing can be prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Guangdong Hhhied Optoelectronic Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ting Feng, Mingbin Yu, Hua Yang
  • Patent number: 11054095
    Abstract: Techniques for smart light and lighting drywall are provided. A system and/or method can comprise a smart light comprising at least one light bulb; and a lighting drywall comprising: a power source; a mesh configured to provide power from the power source using a wireless power transfer mechanism; wherein the smart light is removably attachable to a plurality of locations on the lighting drywall and configured to receive the power using the wireless power transfer mechanism at respective locations of the plurality of locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: RESILIENCE MAGNUM IP, LLC
    Inventors: Steven Rosen, Ronald Cozean, Eric Allen, David Edward Mordetzky, Megan Horvath, Anthony John Pyros, John Elwood, Michael Chang, Elie Attarian
  • Patent number: 11047551
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a plurality of light sources, a substrate, a partitioning member, a diffuser sheet, a plurality of first reflectors, and a second reflector. Each of the light sources includes a light emitting element and an encapsulant covering the light emitting element. The light sources are disposed on the substrate. The partitioning member surrounds the light sources and has a plurality of areas formed by walls having top parts. The walls include surfaces inclined with respect to an upper surface of the substrate to spread out from bottom parts toward the top parts. The diffuser sheet is provided over the partitioning member. The first reflectors are provided directly over the light sources, on an upper surface or a lower surface of the diffuser sheet. The second reflector is provided directly over the top parts, on the upper surface or the lower surface of the diffuser sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Tamura, Hiroshi Fujimori, Motokazu Yamada
  • Patent number: 11047539
    Abstract: A multi-operational landscape lighting device is provided. An example multi-operational landscape lighting device includes a lighting device housing, a lighting device installation arm mechanically coupled to the lighting device housing, and a plurality of landscape lighting LED packages. The landscape lighting LED packages are configured to emit one or more of decorative lighting or pathway lighting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: FEIT ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Brian Halliwell, Gerardo Cisneros
  • Patent number: 11047559
    Abstract: A light source cooling body (100), a light source assembly, a luminaire and a method to manufacture a light source cooling body or a light source assembly are provided. The light source cooling body comprises a homogeneous body (104) made of a thermally conductive material. The homogenous body comprises an open space that comprises a wick structure, a condenser (112) and an evaporator (116). Near the evaporator the light source cooling body has an interface area (102) to thermally couple with a light source and to receive heat from the light source. The condenser is arranged away from the interface area. A portion 114 of the open space is tubular shaped. The open space may hold a cooling liquid partially in the gaseous phase and partially in the liquid phase and the wick structure is configured to transport the cooling material in the liquid phase towards the evaporator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Simon Eme Kadijk, Theodoor Cornelis Treurniet, Susanne Lina Goldbach
  • Patent number: 11041607
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for accessing luminaire mounting and/or electrical connection compartments and components are disclosed. Embodiments include a front reflective door pivotally attached to a luminaire housing with a closed position covering an opening to the mounting access compartment and an open position allowing easy user access to the mounting feature(s) in the mounting access compartment. In some embodiments the door forms an exterior surface of the lighting fixture, while in additional embodiments the luminaire's light source is mounted on the luminaire housing and not on the door. In still further embodiments the light source is located externally to the mounting access compartment so that the light source is outside the door when the door is closed. In yet further embodiments the free end of the door is adjacent the light source while the pivoting end of the door is located away from the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: RAB Lighting Inc.
    Inventors: Glen Oross, Jiang Hu, Zhangyong Ying
  • Patent number: 11035533
    Abstract: A bendable lamp that includes an open topped base with an upwardly projecting LED lighting source. A translucent accordion bellows sleeve is attached at one end to the open topped base. The sleeve can be vertically extended or retracted by the user. The nature of the pleats of the accordion sleeve allow the resulting structure to remain in the position that the user pulled, compressed or bent it to. The sleeve can be bent to an inverted J or inverted U shape, and its height can be adjusted. A weight in the lamp's base keeps the lamp from falling over. The LED lights can be programmed by a microprocessor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Inventor: Paul J Rojas
  • Patent number: 11035996
    Abstract: A light guide plate includes a main body, stripe structures, and light-adjusting structures. The main body includes a light-incident surface and an optical surface. The stripe structures are disposed on the optical surface. The light-adjusting structures are disposed between two adjacent stripe structures. Each of the light-adjusting structures includes a first light active surface and a second light active surface. The first light active surface faces towards the light-incident surface. The second light active surface faces towards an opposite light-incident surface. The first light active surface and the second light active surface are inclined towards different directions and formed a non-symmetrical shape. A first included angle is formed between the first light active surface and the optical surface. A second included angle is formed between the second light active surface and the optical surface. The first included angle and the second included angle are acute angles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignees: Radiant(Guangzhou) Opto-Electronics Co., Ltd, Radiant Opto-Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Yin Chang, Chin-Ting Weng, Hao Chen, Yi-Ching Chung
  • Patent number: 11029004
    Abstract: A no wrap strap for a string of decorative lights including a plurality of apertures within a main body and a plurality of pairs of hanging hooks extending from the main body, with each pair of hanging hooks being disposed near a corresponding aperture. The no wrap strap further includes a securing element integrally attached to and extending from one end of the main body, the securing element including a plurality of securing balls arranged along a securing string.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Inventors: Stacy L. Kennedy, John DeCosmo
  • Patent number: 11029362
    Abstract: A voltage detector includes a cylindrical hollow body housing including an open end and a tool end. An internal circuit assembly includes a voltage sensing loop, a flashlight, and a microprocessor. The internal circuit assembly is disposed inside the cylindrical hollow body housing. The voltage sensing loop is configured to detect voltage without contacting a detected voltage, and the microprocessor is configured to control power to the flashlight via a flashlight power button independently from power to the voltage sensing loop via a voltage detector button.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Klein Tools, Inc.
    Inventor: Bruce Kuhn
  • Patent number: 11022746
    Abstract: Provided is a linear light source including: a light-transmissive base having a first main surface that has a rectangular shape with long sides and short sides, a second main surface located opposite to the first main surface, a first (long) side surface, and a second (short) side surface; a plurality of light emitting devices, each including a light emitting element, a light-transmissive member and a sealing member. An upper surface of each of the light emitting devices includes an upper surface of the light-transmissive member. A first bonding member bonds the first main surface of the light-transmissive base and the upper surfaces of the light emitting devices. A width of the light-transmissive base is the same as a width of the light emitting devices in a first direction orthogonal to a first side surface of the light-transmissive base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tadao Hayashi
  • Patent number: 11022292
    Abstract: A lighting device that protects a member related to light emission from heat associated with light emission includes a light source, a first optical member configured to transmit light emitted by the light source, a second optical member, arranged between the light source and the first optical member, configured to transmit light emitted by the light source, and an air-sending mechanism configured to send air suctioned from a first space that is an inner space on a side nearer to the light source than the second optical member and includes the light source to a second space that is a space between the first optical member and the second optical member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keiichiro Saito, Yutaka Yamamoto, Toshiki Miyakawa
  • Patent number: 11015791
    Abstract: An LED lamp includes an LED module, a top housing, and a light transmitting cover attached to the top housing and arranged at a forward side of the top housing. The LED lamp also includes a base housing coupled to the top housing. The LED lamp includes a driving module coupled to the top housing via a central hole of the base housing. The driving module includes a driving box and a communication board, the communication board has a first part located inside the driving box and a second part protruding from the driving box and extending through the top housing and the LED module toward the light transmitting cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Shouqiang Hou, Yongzhe Dong, Xiaoliang Wen, Zhehan Yang
  • Patent number: 11015785
    Abstract: Described is a light fixture system having a fixture housing with a base and sidewall that form a housing interior, and a continuous fire barrier element disposed within the housing interior. The continuous fire barrier element may include a central body and at least one flap extending from the central body. The at least one flap may be movable relative to the central body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: ABL IP Holding LLC
    Inventor: Matthew John Schubert
  • Patent number: 11016340
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a LED device, a backlight module and a display device. The LED device includes: a bracket structure and a chip, the bracket structure having a cup cavity and the chip being mounted in the cup cavity; a packaging structure, the packaging structure being provided on the bracket structure in a covering manner to seal the cup cavity and an upper surface, far away from the cup cavity, of the packaging structure forming an emergent surface; and a reflective shielding layer, the reflective shielding layer being provided on the packaging structure and the reflective shielding layer being at a central position of the emergent surface and covering part of the emergent surface. According to the disclosure, the problem in the related art that it is impossible to consider both a good color saturation and brightness contrast of a display of a display device is solved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: FOSHAN NATIONSTAR OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Junhua Chen, Fabo Liu, Danlei Gong, Zhonghai Yan, Xiang Chen, Yao Weng