Patents by Inventor Chain S. Sandhu

Chain S. Sandhu 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: 20140159413
    Abstract: A container holder includes a housing that defines a cavity therein. A liner lines the cavity of the housing and includes a resilient portion that is laterally movable responsive to insertion of a container into the cavity, to accommodate and support containers of different sizes. At least one spring finger extends adjacent the resilient portion and opposes the lateral movement of the resilient portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: NYX, Inc.
    Inventor: Chain S. Sandhu
  • Publication number: 20140162017
    Abstract: A molded polymeric article includes a polymeric wall that has first and second legs that join each other at an inside corner. The first and second legs include respective continuous surfaces that meet at the inside corner and transition at respective inflections into a corner notch. The corner notch includes side surfaces extending from the inflections to a bottom surface that joins the side surfaces. The corner notch facilitates the mitigation of thermal warpage of the polymeric wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Inventor: Chain S. Sandhu
  • Patent number: 7278681
    Abstract: A vehicle console with unique utilitarian features. One feature includes a table member that extends from a compartment to provide at least a writing surface. Another feature includes a slideable armrest and tray device. The tray device includes a rotatable tray that alternately provides a tray and a writing surface. Yet another feature is a storage compartment that can be opened by rotating the compartment about an axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2007
    Assignee: NYX, Inc.
    Inventors: Lev Lilov, Chain S. Sandhu, John M. Kaczmarczyk
  • Patent number: 5484178
    Abstract: A new latch assembly for a vehicle glove box door, or other locking device, wherein the door is to be held in a flush position relating to an adjoining panel surface. The latch assembly includes a freewheeling locking feature, an actuator member which is not sensitive to the striker positional variance, improved low handle opening effort. The latch assembly also include improved lock cylinder loading, and improved closing efforts by use of a molded urethane bumper. The latch assembly also has improved styling with a single color throughout using no metal parts which need lubrication, and the latch assembly unit is fully enclosed so that no moving parts are visible and the scorpion tail has been not used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 16, 1996
    Assignee: NYX, Inc.
    Inventors: Chain S. Sandhu, Lev Lilov
  • Patent number: 5292159
    Abstract: A new latch mechanism for a vehicle glove box doors, or other locking requirements, wherein the door is to be held in flush position relative to an adjoining panel surface, said latch mechanism comprising, an injection molded plastic body, an injection molded plastic handle, an injection molded lock member or actuator member, with the previous parts being spring biased into their appropriate positions during operation of the latch mechanism, and with the actuator member being of sufficient width to provide a strong retaining force for the latch mechanism upon the event of a vehicle crash impact and also acting to provide a wide contact locking surface to thereby assist in preventing flex distortions between said door and panel surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 8, 1994
    Assignee: NYX, Inc.
    Inventors: Chain S. Sandhu, Lev Lilov