Patents by Inventor Bi-Chih Liao

Bi-Chih Liao has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20090000049
    Abstract: A hairbrush includes a handle, a bristle carrier holder, which is hinged to the handle and has two sliding grooves arranged in parallel at the top and two raised retaining portions protruded from the top wall and projecting into the sliding grooves and two protruding blocks with a respective sloping face respectively disposed inside the sliding grooves, a bristle carrier, which has a flexible pad holding a plurality of metal bristles and two rod-like flanges with a respective recessed retaining portion formed integral with the flexible pad at two sides by insertion molding for insertion into the sliding grooves to secure the bristle carrier to the bristle carrier holder base. The rod-like flanges are forced outwards by the sloping faces of the protruding blocks when inserted into the sliding grooves of the bristle carrier holder base, and therefore the recessed retaining portions of the rod-like flanges are forced into engagement with the raised retaining portions of the bristle carrier holder base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2007
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Inventor: Bi-Chih Liao
  • Patent number: 7264601
    Abstract: A spine massager is disclosed to include a master air bladder, two supplementary air bladders bilaterally provided at the top side of the master air bladder, and a pressure control unit formed of a switch pressure switch and a second pressure switch and connectable to an external air pump for inflating the air bladders in such a manger that the two supplementary air bladders are alternatively inflated and exhausted after the master air bladder has been inflated to the saturated status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2007
    Inventor: Bi-Chih Liao
  • Patent number: 7131954
    Abstract: A massaging wheel assembly is disclosed to include two base frames pivotally connected in parallel to a sliding carrier slidably movable in a sliding track, each base frame having a wheel axle at the front end and a pivot pin at the rear end, two supplementary frames respectively pivoted to the pivot pins at the rear ends of the base frames, each supplementary frame having two wheel axles at the ends, two main massaging wheels respectively pivoted to the wheel axles at the front ends of the base frames, and four supplementary massaging wheels respectively pivoted to the wheel axles at the ends of the supplementary frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2006
    Inventor: Bi-Chih Liao
  • Publication number: 20050229316
    Abstract: This invention discloses a massage pillow comprising an external pocket which is a semi-closed pocket having an opening, a latch device disposed at the opening, and a pocket chamber defined therein; an internal pocket which is a semi-closed tubular pocket at one end having a pipe hole connected to the opening of the external pocket and the other end having a pocket opening disposed at an appropriate position, and a pipe chamber defined therein for accommodating a vibrator; and a filler made of soft material passing through the pocket opening along the pipe chamber to be filled inside the pocket chamber, and then the pocket opening being sealed to constitute the massage pillow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2004
    Publication date: October 20, 2005
    Inventor: Bi-Chih Liao
  • Publication number: 20050228321
    Abstract: A spine massager is disclosed to include a master air bladder, two supplementary air bladders bilaterally provided at the top side of the master air bladder, and a pressure control unit formed of a switch pressure switch and a second pressure switch and connectable to an external air pump for inflating the air bladders in such a manger that the two supplementary air bladders are alternatively inflated and exhausted after the master air bladder has been inflated to the saturated status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2005
    Publication date: October 13, 2005
    Inventor: Bi-Chih Liao
  • Publication number: 20050148912
    Abstract: A massaging wheel assembly is disclosed to include two base frames pivotally connected in parallel to a sliding carrier slidably movable in a sliding track, each base frame having a wheel axle at the front end and a pivot pin at the rear end, two supplementary frames respectively pivoted to the pivot pins at the rear ends of the base frames, each supplementary frame having two wheel axles at the ends, two main massaging wheels respectively pivoted to the wheel axles at the front ends of the base frames, and four supplementary massaging wheels respectively pivoted to the wheel axles at the ends of the supplementary frames.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2004
    Publication date: July 7, 2005
    Inventor: Bi-Chih Liao
  • Patent number: D638221
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2011
    Assignee: Headwater R+S Inc
    Inventors: Bi-Chih Liao, Rudy A. Vandenbell
  • Patent number: D414875
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1997
    Date of Patent: October 5, 1999
    Assignee: Headwaters Research & Development, Inc.
    Inventors: Mikael Georges Sirois, Mark Andrew Fletcher, Kevin Bailey, Rudy Anthony Vandenbelt, Bi-chih Liao