Patents by Inventor Bobbie L. Snyder

Bobbie L. Snyder 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).

  • Patent number: 4657302
    Abstract: A lounge construction is disclosed for grouping a plurality of furniture units, such as chairs, together. The chairs or other furniture units have frames supported by a plurality of generally vertical leg posts, which extend laterally of either side of the frame. A central lounge frame is included for connecting two furniture units, and the lounge frame is adapted to receive one of several types of furniture pieces, including a table top or chair seat and back. The central lounge frame has a support structure with front and rear transverse members connected by a crossbrace. A socket is attached at each end of the respective transverse members, and each socket receives an upper end of one of the leg posts whereby the central frame shares the inner legs of the neighboring furniture units. Each of the sockets has a slot therein which is aligned with a transverse support member of the furniture unit when the central frame is in place.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 14, 1987
    Assignee: Fixtures Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventor: Bobbie L. Snyder
  • Patent number: 3990741
    Abstract: A tandem structure including chairs and the like formed of modular assemblies each comprising a generally horizontal load supporting member, such as a chair seat portion, table top, or the like, mounted in a fastening structure connected to an upper portion of a leg member which has a base portion engageable with a support surface or floor. The modular assemblies are each connected to another for cooperative support by elongated connection members which extend therebetween and each beam member has opposite end portions thereof removably secured to the fastening structure of the respective modular assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 9, 1976
    Assignee: Fixtures Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventors: Bobbie L. Snyder, James L. Gerner
  • Patent number: D357148
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 11, 1995
    Assignee: Fixtures Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Altis, Sr., Ruth A. Huntington, Bobbie L. Snyder