Patents by Inventor Michael J. Burton

Michael J. Burton 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: 20220266733
    Abstract: An armrest assembly for connection to a seat cushion assembly, the armrest assembly may have an armrest body, an armrest support supporting the armrest body, an armrest positioning device, a backrest connection interface for connection with a backrest frame and an actuator for actuating the movement between a down position and an up position of the armrest body. A vehicle seat may have the seat cushion assembly, a backrest having the backrest frame, a base backrest pivot connection between the seat base and the backrest pivotably connecting the seat base to the backrest and the armrest assembly connected to the seat cushion assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: Adient US LLC
    Inventors: Brent D. BURTON, Nathan A. CARUSS, Michael J. KAPUSKY, Eric B. MICHALAK
  • Patent number: 4301544
    Abstract: An apron assembly comprising a panel of flexible material adapted to overlie a frontal portion of a user's torso, a first connector disposed proximate a bottom edge of the panel, second and third connectors disposed along a first side edge thereof, fourth and fifth connectors disposed along a second side edge thereof, and a sixth connector adapted for attachment to an edge of a tray, the first and sixth connectors being interengageable to connect the panel to the tray and form a pocket, the second and third connectors being interengageable to close a first end of the pocket, and the fourth and fifth connectors being interengageable to close a second end of the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 1980
    Date of Patent: November 24, 1981
    Inventor: Michael J. Burton