Patents by Inventor John E. Waters, Jr.

John E. Waters, Jr. 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: 4311320
    Abstract: A running board assembly (10) for a vehicle (12) includes a running board plate (14) which has an upturned lip (18) on one edge thereof and a downturned lip (16) on the opposite edge. A splash guard (20) is mounted on the forward end of plate (14) and extends into the wheel well of the vehicle (12). A pair of universal mounting brackets (34, 44) are interchangeable between sides of the vehicle (12) to adapt a single size running board to fit the vehicle (12) which has either of two spacing distances between mounting points thereof. The running board plate (14) has longitudinal ridges (52) and elastomeric strips (62, 64) which provide both transverse and longitudinal traction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 1979
    Date of Patent: January 19, 1982
    Inventor: John E. Waters, Jr.
  • Patent number: D260253
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 1979
    Date of Patent: August 18, 1981
    Inventor: John E. Waters, Jr.
  • Patent number: D279664
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 1983
    Date of Patent: July 16, 1985
    Assignee: Advanced Plastics, Inc.
    Inventor: John E. Waters, Jr.