Derrick D. Lenz 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).
Abstract: A mounting system for mounting a personal navigation device to a surface comprises a base assembly, a socket, and a mounting coupler. The base assembly includes a base, a mounting ball, and an arm connecting the base to the mounting ball. The socket may be integrated in the personal navigation device and includes spaced apart first and second magnets. The mounting coupler may attach to the mounting ball of the base assembly and removably couple with the socket of the personal navigation device. The mounting coupler may include a body and spaced apart first and second magnets. The body may include a forward wall configured to couple with the personal navigation device and a rear wall configured to couple with the base assembly. The magnets may be aligned with the magnets of the personal navigation device to ensure proper orientation of the personal navigation device on the mounting coupler.
January 4, 2013
July 10, 2014
GARMIN SWITZERLAND GMBH
Justin D. Wiercinski, Benjamin E. Morrill, Derrick D. Lenz, Warren R. Stevens