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: 20050185415
    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: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2005
    Publication date: August 25, 2005
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Motoaki Kanou
  • Patent number: D501571
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2005
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Motoaki Kanou
  • Patent number: D437575
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 1999
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2001
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Teruyasu Tamashima, Kaoru Kouchi
  • Patent number: D439548
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2001
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Teruhito Momoi
  • Patent number: D441676
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2000
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2001
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kaoru Kouchi, Fumio Mizuta, Jiro Kitao