Patents by Inventor Larry A. Libey

Larry A. Libey 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: 5000480
    Abstract: A show bar assembly for attachment to side panels of a pick-up truck or like vehicles capable of being adjusted and mounted on such vehicles of a plurality of different sizes and configurations and support a variety of automotive light accessories and the like at different locations as chosen by the owner. The show bar assembly comprises an upright front bar formed of three tubular members collectively forming an inverted U-shaped first bar unit to extend above the side panels of the truck and a second bar unit also collectively forming an inverted U-shaped angled bracing bar unit with the top section thereof immediately adjacent and paralleling the top section of the first bar unit. Each of these side tube sections of the first and second bar units have a mounting plate at the respective lower ends thereof for fixing the lower end portions thereof to truck side panels in deliberate mechanical tensioned relation minimizing vibration and looseness between component parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 1989
    Date of Patent: March 19, 1991
    Assignee: Sparkomatic Corporation
    Inventors: Michael J. Straka, Ronald H. Greenberg, Jr., Larry A. Libey