Patents by Inventor Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund

Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund 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: 20210101568
    Abstract: A jack assembly is shown and describe. The jack assembly may include a first tube having first and second end portions and a central portion between the first and second end portions, and a second tube positioned within the first tube and movable with respect to the first tube. The jack assembly may also include an expanded portion on the first tube, the expanded portion having a larger inner diameter than an inner diameter of the central portion, and a bushing attached to the expanded portion, where the bushing generally prevents contact between the first and second tubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Kawa-She Quoen Okerlund, Frank Drake
  • Patent number: 10682992
    Abstract: A jack assembly is shown and describe. The jack assembly may include a first tube having first and second end portions and a central portion between the first and second end portions, and a second tube positioned within the first tube and movable with respect to the first tube. The jack assembly may also include an expanded portion on the first tube, the expanded portion having a larger inner diameter than an inner diameter of the central portion, and a bushing attached to the expanded portion, where the bushing generally prevents contact between the first and second tubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: HORIZON GLOBAL AMERICAS INC.
    Inventors: Kawa-She Quoen Okerlund, Frank Drake
  • Patent number: 10654327
    Abstract: A receiver pin lock for insertion into first and second sized opposed engaging apertures of first and second hitch receivers is shown and described. The receiver pin lock may include a stem, a first stepped portion extend from the stem, and a lock member selectively engageable with the stem, the lock member preventing removal of stem from either of the first and second hitch receivers. The receiver pin lock may also include a second stepped portion positioned on the lock member and extending from the stem, where the stem is configured to operatively engage the first sized engaging apertures of the first hitch receiver and the first and second stepped portions are configured to operatively engage the second sized engaging apertures of the second hitch receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: HORIZON GLOBAL AMERICAS INC.
    Inventor: Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund
  • Publication number: 20180236981
    Abstract: A jack assembly is shown and describe. The jack assembly may include a first tube having first and second end portions and a central portion between the first and second end portions, and a second tube positioned within the first tube and movable with respect to the first tube. The jack assembly may also include an expanded portion on the first tube, the expanded portion having a larger inner diameter than an inner diameter of the central portion, and a bushing attached to the expanded portion, where the bushing generally prevents contact between the first and second tubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Kawa-She Quoen Okerlund, Frank Drake
  • Patent number: 9896067
    Abstract: A jack assembly is shown and describe. The jack assembly may include a first tube having first and second end portions and a central portion between the first and second end portions, and a second tube positioned within the first tube and movable with respect to the first tube. The jack assembly may also include an expanded portion on the first tube, the expanded portion having a larger inner diameter than an inner diameter of the central portion, and a bushing attached to the expanded portion, where the bushing generally prevents contact between the first and second tubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: HORIZON GLOBAL AMERICAS INC.
    Inventors: Kawa-She Quoen Okerlund, Frank Drake
  • Patent number: 9809072
    Abstract: An improved jack assembly for use with a trailer tongue of a towed vehicle. The jack assembly including telescoping height adjustment of the assembly, a pivot assembly for pivoting between a vertical and horizontal stowed position, and a clip for maintaining a handle assembly in a stowed position when not in use. The jack assembly also includes the use of bushings for the telescoping tubes to enhance the sliding movement between the tubes and aid in maintaining the axial alignment of the tubes thereby extending the life of the jack assembly. The pivot assembly further includes an attachment bracket that may be rotated to accommodate at least two different sizes of trailer tongues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: HORIZON GLOBAL AMERICAS INC.
    Inventors: Russ Beck, Eric Anderson, Joseph J. Peschmann, Kawa-She Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom, Todd Trowbridge
  • Publication number: 20170313144
    Abstract: A receiver pin lock for insertion into first and second sized opposed engaging apertures of first and second hitch receivers is shown and described. The receiver pin lock may include a stem, a first stepped portion extend from the stem, and a lock member selectively engageable with the stem, the lock member preventing removal of stem from either of the first and second hitch receivers. The receiver pin lock may also include a second stepped portion positioned on the lock member and extending from the stem, where the stem is configured to operatively engage the first sized engaging apertures of the first hitch receiver and the first and second stepped portions are configured to operatively engage the second sized engaging apertures of the second hitch receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Inventor: Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund
  • Patent number: 9616723
    Abstract: A receiver pin lock for insertion into first and second sized opposed engaging apertures of first and second hitch receivers is shown and described. The receiver pin lock may include a stem, a first stepped portion extend from the stem, and a lock member selectively engageable with the stem, the lock member preventing removal of stem from either of the first and second hitch receivers. The receiver pin lock may also include a second stepped portion positioned on the lock member and extending from the stem, where the stem is configured to operatively engage the first sized engaging apertures of the first hitch receiver and the first and second stepped portions are configured to operatively engage the second sized engaging apertures of the second hitch receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund
  • Patent number: 9616720
    Abstract: A channel mount coupler is shown and described. The channel mount may include a body, a socket extending from the body and configured to accept a hitch ball, and a channel mount extending from the body. The channel mount may include a first flange, the first flange including at least one aperture and at least one recess generally circumscribing the aperture, the recess being generally acircular, and a second flange spaced from the first flange. The channel mount may also include an engagement member engaged with the recess, and a fastener engageable with the engagement member and the at least one aperture, where engagement of the engagement member and recess prevents rotation of the engagement member during engagement of the fastener with the engagement member, whereby the first and second flanges are engageable with a towed vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank Drake, Eric Anderson, Kevin Rabska, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Krzanowski
  • Publication number: 20160114639
    Abstract: A receiver pin lock for insertion into first and second sized opposed engaging apertures of first and second hitch receivers is shown and described. The receiver pin lock may include a stem, a first stepped portion extend from the stem, and a lock member selectively engageable with the stem, the lock member preventing removal of stem from either of the first and second hitch receivers. The receiver pin lock may also include a second stepped portion positioned on the lock member and extending from the stem, where the stem is configured to operatively engage the first sized engaging apertures of the first hitch receiver and the first and second stepped portions are configured to operatively engage the second sized engaging apertures of the second hitch receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventor: Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund
  • Publication number: 20150328945
    Abstract: A channel mount coupler is shown and described. The channel mount may include a body, a socket extending from the body and configured to accept a hitch ball, and a channel mount extending from the body. The channel mount may include a first flange, the first flange including at least one aperture and at least one recess generally circumscribing the aperture, the recess being generally acircular, and a second flange spaced from the first flange. The channel mount may also include an engagement member engaged with the recess, and a fastener engageable with the engagement member and the at least one aperture, where engagement of the engagement member and recess prevents rotation of the engagement member during engagement of the fastener with the engagement member, whereby the first and second flanges are engageable with a towed vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Inventors: Frank Drake, Eric Anderson, Kevin Rabska, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Krzanowski
  • Publication number: 20140367626
    Abstract: A jack assembly is shown and describe. The jack assembly may include a first tube having first and second end portions and a central portion between the first and second end portions, and a second tube positioned within the first tube and movable with respect to the first tube. The jack assembly may also include an expanded portion on the first tube, the expanded portion having a larger inner diameter than an inner diameter of the central portion, and a bushing attached to the expanded portion, where the bushing generally prevents contact between the first and second tubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Kawa-She Quoen Okerlund, Frank Drake
  • Patent number: 8657260
    Abstract: Apparatus for an integrated winchhead winch are described herein. An integrated winchhead comprising a frame, a winch and a wedge. The frame may include a mounting base at a first end and a bow stop mounting area at a second end of the frame. The winch may be housed within the frame. The wedge may be attached to the mounting base and may also be mountable on a base stand, wherein the wedge may be adjustably mounted to the base stand and the mounting base. The winchhead may be mountable at two different angles and be vertically adjustable along the base stand. A bow stop may be secured to the bow stop mounting area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Anderson, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom, Victor Burmeister, Kyle Osimitz
  • Publication number: 20130341579
    Abstract: An improved jack assembly for use with a trailer tongue of a towed vehicle. The jack assembly including telescoping height adjustment of the assembly, a pivot assembly for pivoting between a vertical and horizontal stowed position, and a clip for maintaining a handle assembly in a stowed position when not in use. The jack assembly also includes the use of bushings for the telescoping tubes to enhance the sliding movement between the tubes and aid in maintaining the axial alignment of the tubes thereby extending the life of the jack assembly. The pivot assembly further includes an attachment bracket that may be rotated to accommodate at least two different sizes of trailer tongues.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Applicant: Cequent Trailer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Russ Beck, Eric Anderson, Joseph J. Peschmann, Kawa-She Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom, Todd Trowbridge
  • Patent number: 8579259
    Abstract: Apparatus for a two speed winch assembly are described herein. The winch assembly may be secured to a towing trailer and is arranged to assist in loading and unloading cargo from the trailer. The winch assembly may include mechanisms, systems, and features to make the winch assembly easy to assemble and use, increase the service life of the winch assembly, and improve the consistency of the performance of the winch assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Eric Anderson, Todd Walstrom, Joseph J. Peschmann
  • Patent number: 8523148
    Abstract: An improved jack assembly for use with a trailer tongue of a towed vehicle. The jack assembly including telescoping height adjustment of the assembly, a pivot assembly for pivoting between a vertical and horizontal stowed position, and a clip for maintaining a handle assembly in a stowed position when not in use. The jack assembly also includes the use of bushings for the telescoping tubes to enhance the sliding movement between the tubes and aid in maintaining the axial alignment of the tubes thereby extending the life of the jack assembly. The pivot assembly further includes an attachment bracket that may be rotated to accommodate at least two different sizes of trailer tongues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Cequent Trailer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Russ Beck, Eric Anderson, Joseph J. Peschmann, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom, Todd Trowbridge
  • Patent number: 8459615
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to apparatus for a winch assembly. The winch assembly may be secured to a towing trailer and arranged to assist in loading and unloading cargo from the trailer. The winch assembly may include mechanisms, systems, and features to make the winch assembly easy to assemble and use, increase the service life of the winch assembly, and improve the consistency of the performance of the winch assembly. Embodiments of a winch assembly disclosed include novel drive systems, novel ratchet and pawl systems, novel systems for guiding a winch strap, novel systems for securing the winch assembly to a towing trailer, and a novel frame member for a winch assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Anderson, Joseph J. Peschmann, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom
  • Publication number: 20110278522
    Abstract: Apparatus for an integrated winchhead winch are described herein. An integrated winchhead comprising a frame, a winch and a wedge. The frame may include a mounting base at a first end and a bow stop mounting area at a second end of the frame. The winch may be housed within the frame. The wedge may be attached to the mounting base and may also be mountable on a base stand, wherein the wedge may be adjustably mounted to the base stand and the mounting base. The winchhead may be mountable at two different angles and be vertically adjustable along the base stand. A bow stop may be secured to the bow stop mounting area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: November 17, 2011
    Inventors: Eric Anderson, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom, Victor Burmeister, Kyle Osimitz
  • Patent number: D656290
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2012
    Assignee: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Anderson, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom, Victor Burmeister, Kyle Osimitz
  • Patent number: D670473
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Cequent Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Anderson, Kawa-She-Quoen Okerlund, Todd Walstrom, Victor Burmeister, Kyle Osimitz