Patents by Inventor George H. Hippel

George H. Hippel 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: 4765005
    Abstract: The foot support system includes an adjustable foot support easily attachable to a bed or other personal support, for aiding persons in maintaining a sitting position while in bed on a mattress surface or other personal support. The foot support system includes an elongated foot support such as a hollow elongated tubular element, a rope and a releasable jam cleat for adjusting the effective length of the rope to position the foot support at various positions in relation to the person using the feet support system. The rope is positioned around the back of the headboard of the bed or fixed in relationship to a back support to adjustably position the foot support at various distances from the front of the headboard or the back support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 23, 1988
    Inventor: George H. Hippel