Patents by Inventor Brent Michael White

Brent Michael White 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: 20200353988
    Abstract: A chassis brace includes a body having a first end and a second end, a chassis structure abutment at the first end and a body structure abutment at the second end. Together, the chassis brace, the chassis component secured the chassis structure abutment of the chassis brace and the body component secured to the body structure abutment of the chassis brace form a small offset rigid barrier reinforcement assembly. A method of reinforcing a vehicle is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Kevin Alexander Gardner, Krishnakanth Aekbote, Hassen Hammoud, Brent Michael White, Steve William Gallagher
  • Patent number: 10759244
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a vehicle frame and a suspension arm. A bushing is connected to the suspension arm. A lever extends through the bushing. A fastener is fastened to the lever and the vehicle frame. When the lever is impacted by a rigid barrier of a small-offset rigid-barrier (SORB) frontal impact test, the lever breaks the fastener and allows the lever, the bushing, and the suspension arm to release from the vehicle frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Brent Michael White, Christopher Melgar, Peter Lazarevski, Kevin Stanton Giaier
  • Publication number: 20200130444
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a vehicle frame and a suspension arm. A bushing is connected to the suspension arm. A lever extends through the bushing. A fastener is fastened to the lever and the vehicle frame. When the lever is impacted by a rigid barrier of a small-offset rigid-barrier (SORB) frontal impact test, the lever breaks the fastener and allows the lever, the bushing, and the suspension arm to release from the vehicle frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Brent Michael White, Christopher Melgar, Peter Lazarevski, Kevin Stanton Giaier