Patents Examined by Peggy A. Neils
  • Patent number: 11619357
    Abstract: A filament and a bulb are provided. The support in the filament includes a plurality of board bodies, and two adjacent board bodies are connected by a conductive connecting pin and an outer end of each of the board bodies at both ends is connected with a conductive pin. The bulb includes a lamp cap, a shell, a stem sealed with the shell, a conductive support fixed to the stem and a plurality of the LED filaments, the filaments are electrically connected to the conductive support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Hangzhou Hangke Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qianjun Yan, Yaoxing Wang, Zhaozhang Zheng, Lingli Ma
  • Patent number: 11618375
    Abstract: A cabin furnishing element for a cabin, such as a cabin of an aircraft, includes a panel having a panel body. The panel body includes an illumination surface having an illumination zone, and defines a lighting recess within the panel body relative to the illumination surface. The panel also includes a lighting system having a light source assembly and a light guide. The light source assembly and light guide are retained within the lighting recess defined by the panel body. The lighting system is adapted to selectively illuminate a portion of the illumination zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Zodiac Cabin Controls GmbH
    Inventors: Volker Antonczyk, Birger Timm, Lutz Neumann, Henrik Heine, Edwin van der Perk, Hermann Schotte, Rincke Bleicken
  • Patent number: 11608978
    Abstract: A cooktop includes a knob assembly controls a heating part. The knob assembly includes: a knob body disposed at a front surface of a control panel and rotating around a rotation shaft extended in a front-rear direction, a light diffusing part disposed at a rear side of the knob body and diffusing light, and a light source part disposed at a rear side of the light diffusing part and including one or more light sources. The light diffusing part includes a light source corresponding part disposed at a position corresponding to one of the light sources, and a thickness of the light diffusing part along a first straight line that passes from a center of the light diffusing part through the light source corresponding part is greater than a thickness of the light diffusing part along a straight line that does not pass through the light source corresponding part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Inventor: Dae Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 11608966
    Abstract: Light fixture adjustable riser systems, assemblies, and devices are shown and described. In one embodiment, the adjustable riser assembly includes a lower plate having an alignment surface and an offset lip; a fastener removably may be secured between the alignment surface and the offset lip; and an adjustable upper plate may be adjustably secured about the fastener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: CLAROLUX, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian Groat
  • Patent number: 11608962
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the technical field of lighting for plant, and in particular, provides a multi-reflection panel lamp. The multi-reflection panel lamp includes a fixing frame, a plurality of panel lamps, and a plurality of reflectors. The plurality of panel lamps are embedded in the fixing frame parallel to each other. The reflectors and the panel lamps are parallelly disposed on the fixing frame. Compared to other panel lamps, in the present invention, reflectors are disposed between panel lamps to reflect, a plurality of times by using a multi-refraction mechanism of the reflectors of the panel lamps, rays of light emitted by the panel lamps, so that plants are irradiated with the rays of light at various angles, thereby improving lighting intensity and uniformity and ensuring normal growth of the plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Inventors: Chanjuan Wu, Yingying Chen, Nana Li, Shaoqing Lin, Wenfa Wang, Liang Zeng
  • Patent number: 11608970
    Abstract: A clamping structure and a tactical light, wherein a sliding groove is provided on a bottom part of a clamping space; a plurality of first positioning areas are provided inside the sliding groove along its length direction; a sliding block is slidably provided inside the sliding groove; a plurality of first positioning portions are provided on a side of the sliding block facing the first positioning areas; an abutting component is fixed on the sliding block; when the sliding block slides inside the sliding groove, the abutting component slides along with the sliding block inside the clamping space to adjust the position of the sliding block relative to the clamping device, also, each first positioning portion moves from one first positioning area to another one, thereby fixing the sidling block inside the sliding groove, and realizing adjustment of the position of the clamping device relative to the sliding block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Inventors: Zhengjun Jiang, Shuze Wu
  • Patent number: 11603026
    Abstract: An illuminating bow roller assembly to facilitate loading a watercraft onto a trailer under dark conditions is disclosed. Example components of the assembly include a pair of end bells, a roller, and a yoke into one or more of which lighting elements are recessed into, and a fastening assembly to connect the components to form the assembly. Generally, the lighting elements are arranged such that light therefrom is emitted toward one or more of the end bells and roller. The end bells and roller are composed of a translucent material that propagates light emitted from the lighting elements, which extends illumination to areas surrounding the bow roller assembly in addition to the bow roller assembly itself. A water-activated switch can be implemented to control the illumination of the assembly such that the lighting elements only emit light when the trailer is contacting water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Inventors: Ronnie C. Miller, William Charles Miller
  • Patent number: 11598500
    Abstract: A downlight apparatus includes a light source, a driver, a light holder, a metal rim and two elastic arms. The driver converts an external power to a driving current to be used by the light source. The light holder stores the light source in an holder space of the light holder. The light holder is placed inside a cavity of a ceiling. The metal rim is connected to a bottom side of the light holder. The two elastic arms are attached to one of the metal rim and the light holder for elastically pressing the metal rim to engage an cavity edge of the cavity of the ceiling for concealing the cavity and preventing an accidental fire to escape from the cavity of the ceiling to outside of the cavity of the ceiling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Inventors: Lixian Cai, Xiaoliang Wen, Linhua Wang
  • Patent number: 11585519
    Abstract: A headlamp with a headband is presented. The headlamp includes: a headband element to receive a lamp body, and a passing hole or vertical conduit for the sliding passage of a tightening elastic link and an attachment clip to make a horizontal sliding connection with an electrically conductive cord, a rear part with a support to hold an electric battery and a locking lever; an electrical conductor cord having two radii of curvature so as to form a “Z”; a movable clip positioned at the first radius of curvature to ensure sliding of said electrically conductive cord with the upper part of the tightening elastic link; a second movable clip positioned at the level of the second radius of curvature to allow the electrically conductive cord to slide with the lower part of said tightening elastic link.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: Zedel
    Inventors: Philippe Berrel, Raphael Bortolotti, Mathieu Le Bourhis
  • Patent number: 11555601
    Abstract: There are provided an apparatus for mounting a light source in a light fixture and method of assembly of the apparatus. For example, there is provided an apparatus for mounting a light source in a light fixture. The apparatus includes an adjustable fixture including a rail onto which the light source is disposed. The apparatus further includes a spacer disposed perpendicularly to the rail. The spacer also includes a fixture configured to lock the apparatus in a specified configuration that corresponds to a depth of a frame of the light fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Inventors: Brian Morgan Spahnie, Xin Wang
  • Patent number: 11543106
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a built-in light and/or camera (1) for arrangement in an installation opening (4) of a wall (5), in particular an inner wall of a machine, having a housing (10) with a front side area (12), a rear side area (14) and side walls (15, 16, 17, 18), wherein at least one camera (30) and/or at least one light source (40) is arranged in the front side area (12), wherein a stop (20) is arranged in the front side area (12), wherein at least one fastening (50) is provided that protrudes over one of the side walls (15, 16, 17, 18), and wherein the at least one fastening (50) is configured to form a spring-loaded form fit of the wall (5) between the stop (20) and the at least one fastening (50) like a trap when inserted into the installation opening (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventor: Marcus Eberhardt
  • Patent number: 11543578
    Abstract: Wide-area solid-state illumination devices and systems employing a front sheet, a back sheet approximately coextensive with the front sheet, a wide-area light emitting panel positioned between the front and back sheets and one or more strips of a two-sided adhesive tape joining an inner surface of the front sheet with an inner surface of the back sheet along one or more perimeter edges so as to form a thin and hollow sheet-form structure having a generally uniform thickness and at least partially enclosing the wide-area light emitting panel. The wide-area light emitting panel includes one or more solid-state light sources and has a total area which is less than total areas of each of the front and back sheets. The two-sided adhesive tape is configured at a thickness that is approximately equal to or greater than a total thickness of the wide-area light emitting structure. The wide-area light emitting structure may include a planar light guide and one or more LEDs optically coupled to the light guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventors: Sergiy Vasylyev, Mykola Masalitin
  • Patent number: 11536442
    Abstract: Disclosed is a power strip with a night light function. An LED light group is arranged based on a traditional power strip, powered by a power supply unit led out between a live wire and a neutral wire in a plug/socket, and controlled by a control unit for work. As arranged on the plug and/or socket, the LED light group can be controlled to be turned on when light is dark. The power strip is convenient to find, plug and use, and can serve as a night light for lighting at night. The control unit respectively has automatic, normally open and normally closed control modes which can be switched by a user toggling a mode switching switch as required. The design of the power strip facilitates use in dark environments and adds a new function, thereby having the advantages of simple structure, reasonable design, convenient use and diversified functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventor: Lidan Ruan
  • Patent number: 11536420
    Abstract: A non-unitary light fixture having a housing, neck and wall panel that is affixed to a wall or other supporting structure. The fixture includes a separable neck that mounts to the housing and wall panel on opposite ends with a water-tight seal created by a flange on each end of the neck. The flange overlaps the perimeter of respective mounting apertures within the housing and wall panel and thereby prevents water from entering either the housing or wall panel. The fixture further includes a tube extending between the housing and wall panel for routing electrical wires to a lighting assembly housed within the shade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Inter-Global, Inc.
    Inventors: Larry J. Glazer, Wendell S. Dodson
  • Patent number: 11530808
    Abstract: An integrated functional multilayer structure, includes a flexible preferably 3D-formable and thermoplastic, substrate film; a lighting module provided upon the substrate film and preferably electrically connected to the circuit design thereon, the lighting module having a circuit board for hosting electronics; and circuitry arranged on the circuit board including at least one light source; a thermoplastic layer including one or more thermoplastic materials molded upon the substrate film and at least laterally surrounding, optionally also at least partially covering, the lighting module; wherein the circuitry on the circuit board of the lighting module including the at least one light source is configured to electrically and thermally connect to a number of locations of the remaining structure beside or underneath the circuit board utilizing at least one connection material positioned in between, preferably at least at the periphery of the circuit board. A related method of manufacture is also presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: TACTOTEK OY
    Inventors: Vinski Bräysy, Ilpo Hänninen, Mikko Heikkinen, Pälvi Apilo, Jarmo Sääski, Tomi Simula, Topi Wuori, Giovanni Ferri, Pasi Korhonen
  • Patent number: 11530805
    Abstract: A universal junction box includes an upper body having a first connecting feature. A lower body releasably connects to the upper body having a second connecting feature configured to mate with the first connecting feature. The upper body and lower body forming a housing to receive an electrical connection. A first mounting feature is configured to selectively secure the housing to an associated frame or to an unassociated frame or other support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: Hubbell Lighting, Inc.
    Inventor: Eric Stephen Miller
  • Patent number: 11523680
    Abstract: The present invention offers a halo-illuminating light pattern for clearly showing areas of a pet's fur to the user performing brushing. Such a halo-illuminating light pattern provides a full, 360-degree light pattern of the pet's fur. This eliminates the necessity for using an additional light source, for example a flashlight or being made to settle on a light source that only highlights one side of a pet's fur, leaving another side in shadow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: A1 Pro Deals, Inc.
    Inventor: Naftoli Jacobowitz
  • Patent number: 11525952
    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: May 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Inventors: Chia-Yin Chang, Chin-Ting Weng, Hao Chen, Yi-Ching Chung
  • Patent number: 11525565
    Abstract: A Christmas tree stand connecting structure and an LED decorative lamp are disclosed. The Christmas tree stand connecting structure includes a fixed disc and an LED decorative lamp, wherein a side wall of the fixed disc is movably connected with a supporting frame. A top of the fixed disc is equipped with a connecting mechanism, wherein an angle adjusting assembly is arranged in the connecting mechanism. The connecting mechanism includes a connecting part, a positioning part, a connecting end, a connecting line, and a connecting port. The connecting part is assembled through the positioning part on a bottom of the connecting part and the positioning slot in a top. In a mounting process, a blocking part inside a matching slot is jacked to two sides through a semicircular structure on the top for a clamping part to clamp and fix a side wall of the blocking part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Inventor: Haitang Liu
  • Patent number: 11525556
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a substrate, a plurality of light sources, a partitioning member and a diffuser sheet. The light sources are disposed on an upper surface of the substrate. The partitioning member is disposed on the upper surface of the substrate and including top parts. The partitioning member is reflective. The diffuser sheet is in contact with the top parts of the partitioning member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Inventors: Takeshi Tamura, Hiroshi Fujimori, Motokazu Yamada