Patents by Inventor Noboru Nishuguchi

Noboru Nishuguchi 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: 20120157897
    Abstract: A massage device (10) includes a seat (12), a backrest (13), and an ottoman (14). The ottoman (14) includes a leg rest (14a) and a foot rest (14)b on one side, and a leg placing portion (14c), on which legs of a user can be placed, on the other side. Also, the ottoman (14) is supported to be rotational by a support shaft (16a) provided on a pair of support frames (16) of the seat (12) to extend in the lateral direction. By rotating the ottoman (14), the ottoman (14) is shifted between a massage capable state, in which recesses (14a, 14b) are exposed to the front of the seat (12), and a leg placing state, in which the leg placing portion (14c) is exposed to the front of the seat (12). The leg rest (14a) of the ottoman 14 includes airbags. The foot rest (14b) is supported to be slidable with respect to the leg rest (14a).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2010
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minoru Kawamoto, Noboru Nishuguchi, Hiroyuki Inoue, Takeshi Izunaka