Patents by Inventor Kaoru Kouchi

Kaoru Kouchi 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: 20140084618
    Abstract: A fairing unit (21) for enclosing a front portion of a vehicle body includes a fairing body (22) and a front edge member (23) mounted removably on the fairing body and forming a major component of a front edge of the fairing unit. The front edge member is made up of left and right front edge pieces (23a, 23b). A fairing assembly (43) includes the fairing unit and turn signal lamps (44A, 44B) mounted on the fairing body at a location rearwardly of the front edge member so as to protrude in a direction laterally outwardly thereof. The turn signal lamp is supported for collapsible movement in a direction laterally inwardly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hidefumi Yasuhara, Kaoru Kouchi
  • Publication number: 20140071705
    Abstract: The present invention provides a head lamp unit for vehicle in which a head lamp and a position lamp are housed in a housing in which a cover lens is mounted on the front surface of a lamp body, wherein a position lamp emitter is arranged to be hidden by a head lamp reflector, seen from the front, wherein a position lamp reflection surface reflecting a light emitted from the position lamp emitter to guide the light to the front of the housing is provided around the head lamp reflector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Kaoru KOUCHI
  • Patent number: 8628136
    Abstract: A fairing unit (21) for enclosing a front portion of a vehicle body includes a fairing body (22) and a front edge member (23) mounted removably on the fairing body and forming a major component of a front edge of the fairing unit. The front edge member is made up of left and right front edge pieces (23a, 23b). A fairing assembly (43) includes the fairing unit and turn signal lamps (44A, 44B) mounted on the fairing body at a location rearwardly of the front edge member so as to protrude in a direction laterally outwardly thereof. The turn signal lamp is supported for collapsible movement in a direction laterally inwardly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hidefumi Yasuhara, Kaoru Kouchi, Takashi Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20120061989
    Abstract: A fairing unit (21) for enclosing a front portion of a vehicle body includes a fairing body (22) and a front edge member (23) mounted removably on the fairing body and forming a major component of a front edge of the fairing unit. The front edge member is made up of left and right front edge pieces (23a, 23b). A fairing assembly (43) includes the fairing unit and turn signal lamps (44A, 44B) mounted on the fairing body at a location rearwardly of the front edge member so as to protrude in a direction laterally outwardly thereof. The turn signal lamp is supported for collapsible movement in a direction laterally inwardly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2011
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Inventors: Hidefumi Yasuhara, Kaoru Kouchi, Takashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 7686318
    Abstract: A passenger footrest structure (30) includes a footrest support bracket (31) for supporting a passenger footrest (33) and an accessory mount (37) formed therewith for supporting an accessory part (40, 50, 60, 70, 80) other than the footrest (33).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2010
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Keishi Fukumoto
  • Patent number: 7281831
    Abstract: To provide a direction indicator of a compact design effective to secure brightness and visibility during the blinking operation of the direction indicator, the direction indicator (9 or 11) includes an indicator body (92) adapted to be mounted on a vehicle body structure (FR), a lens member (93) mounted on the indicator body (92), a light emitter (12) and a reflector (13) positioned inwardly of the lens member (93), the reflector (13) reflecting an illuminating light, emitted from the light emitter (12), towards an intended area. A plane of joint (92b, 93b) between the indicator body (92) and the lens member (93) is inclined relative to a widthwise direction of the vehicle body structure (FR), and the lens member (93) has a laterally outer vertex portion (93a) protruding laterally outwardly from a position of a laterally outer vertex portion (92a) of the indicator body (92).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2007
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Motoaki Kanou
  • Publication number: 20070062327
    Abstract: A passenger footrest structure (30) includes a footrest support bracket (31) for supporting a passenger footrest (33) and an accessory mount (37) formed therewith for supporting an accessory part (40, 50, 60, 70, 80) other than the footrest (33).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2006
    Publication date: March 22, 2007
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Keishi Fukumoto
  • Patent number: D534466
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2007
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunji Tanaka, Keishi Fukumoto, Kaoru Kouchi
  • Patent number: D549138
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2007
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunji Tanaka, Keishi Fukumoto, Kaoru Kouchi
  • Patent number: D552274
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2007
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunji Tanaka, Kaoru Kouchi, Ryota Obuki
  • Patent number: D570508
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2008
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kaoru Kouchi
  • Patent number: D570744
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2008
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunji Tanaka, Keishi Fukumoto, Kaoru Kouchi, Toshiya Furuta
  • Patent number: D572391
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2008
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Shunji Tanaka
  • Patent number: D573520
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2008
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kaoru Kouchi
  • Patent number: D574299
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2008
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Shunji Tanaka, Toshiya Furuta
  • Patent number: D577157
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2008
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Motoaki Kanou, Ai Watabe
  • Patent number: D578712
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2008
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Motoaki Kanou, Ai Watabe
  • Patent number: D609151
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2010
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Shunji Tanaka
  • Patent number: D638756
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Shoichiro Sasai
  • Patent number: D647824
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Hidefumi Yasuhara, Kiyoto Hiwada