Patents by Inventor Jhoon Goo Rhee

Jhoon Goo Rhee 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: 7578798
    Abstract: A posture system is made from a single strap and having opposing ends. At the opposing ends are fastening elements. In use, the user places the strap about the back of the user's neck ā€œNā€ and, thereafter, crosses the strap 100 at a point on the user's back. During tension, the user fastens the strap in order to secure the strap to the user. The loops across the front of the shoulders pull the shoulders back or remind a user to pull the shoulders back for better posture and health.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 6991611
    Abstract: A posture system is made from a single strap and having opposing ends. At the opposing ends are fastening elements. In use, the user places the strap about the back of the user's neck ā€œNā€ and, thereafter, crosses the strap 100 at a point on the user's back. During tension, the user fastens the strap in order to secure the strap to the user. The loops across the front of the shoulders pull the shoulders back or remind a user to pull the shoulders back for better posture and health.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2006
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Publication number: 20030153855
    Abstract: A posture system is made from a single strap and having opposing ends. At the opposing ends are fastening elements. In use, the user places the strap about the back of the user's neck “N” and, thereafter, crosses the strap 100 at a point on the user's back. During tension, the user fastens the strap in order to secure the strap to the user. The loops across the front of the shoulders pull the shoulders back or remind a user to pull the shoulders back for better posture and health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2003
    Publication date: August 14, 2003
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 4151614
    Abstract: The invention relates to a protective device adapted to protect the elbow or knee of a person while engaging in various sports and work. The device is constructed from a resilient energy-absorbing material such as plastic foam and comprises a generally rectangular planar member which can be cut or stamped from a sheet of plastic foam. One side of the planar member comprises a flap member adapted to be flexed together with corner ends of the side, and held together by a flexible cord to form a cradle section adapted to cradle the knee or elbow when worn and secured thereon by a strap member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 1978
    Date of Patent: May 1, 1979
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 4062073
    Abstract: This invention relates to a protective device adapted to protect the arms and hands of a driver or operator of an open vehicle such as a motorcycle, etc. The device is constructed from a resilient material, such as a plastic foam, covered with a tough, pliable plastic material or the like, and comprises a tubular member with openings at both ends. One opening is contoured to cradle the wearer's elbow and permit movement of the arm. The other opening comprises a contoured section permitting movement of the wrist of a wearer, and also comprises a flat section which is an extension of the tubular member with a curved end. Suitable fastening means are disposed in the flat section adapted to receive fingers of the hand of the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 1975
    Date of Patent: December 13, 1977
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 4058854
    Abstract: Various embodiments of energy absorbing, protective helmets constructed of resilient foam means covered with a tough, pliable surface coating. The helmets are adapted to be worn on a person's head and have openings therein generally conforming to a person's eyes, ears, nose, mouth and chin. In modifications of the helmet, fixed or removable transparent shield means are mounted across the front openings and hemispherical plate means can be disposed at the top of the helmet. Other modifications of the helmet provide guard means across the front openings, and an additional hard outer protective liner covering the upper part of the helmet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 22, 1977
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 3992722
    Abstract: Various embodiments of energy absorbing, protective helmets constructed of resilient foam means covered with a tough, pliable surface coating. The helmets are adapted to be worn on a person's head and have openings therein generally conforming to a perso's eyes, ears, nose, mouth and chin. In modifications of the helmet, fixed or removable transparent shields means are mounted across the front openings and hemispherical plate means can be disposed at the top of the helmet. Other modifications of the helmet provide guard means across the front openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 23, 1976
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 3949493
    Abstract: The invention relates to a protective shoe adapted to protect the foot of the wearer thereof engaging in the arts of karate, kung fu, etc. The shoe comprises a casing containing an energy-absorbent soft resilient material substantially open at the bottom. A retaining means on the open bottom is provided for aiding in the retention of the shoe on the foot of the wearer. Straps are also provided for aiding in the retention and for tightening the shoe on the foot of the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 1975
    Date of Patent: April 13, 1976
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 3945045
    Abstract: A unitary flexible protective glove molded of a resilient material and adapted to be easily worn on the hand for use in the art of karate and the like. The basic embodiment of the glove, when worn, covers mainly the back and sides of the hand, the thumb and wrist and is provided with a thickened forward portion. The glove is secured to the hand by an encircling portion around the wrist, a loop portion across the palm of the hand, a forward finger securing portion and thumb portion each comprising strap securing means for the thumb and one or several fingers.Several variations of the basic embodiment provide for modified means for retaining the glove on the hand and also include an encircling portion extending beyond the wrist to a portion of the arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 1975
    Date of Patent: March 23, 1976
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: 3945041
    Abstract: This invention relates to a device to be worn around a person's midsection for protecting areas of the rib cage, solar plexus and adjacent areas. The device is useful particularly when one engages in various contact sports such as karate, boxing and the like. The device comprises wrap-around means made of a tough outer casing with resilient foam means therein, is designed to be detachably retained snugly around the body, and is easily put on or taken off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 1975
    Date of Patent: March 23, 1976
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee
  • Patent number: D243484
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 1975
    Date of Patent: March 1, 1977
    Inventor: Jhoon Goo Rhee