Patents by Inventor Norbert Kr{umlaut over (u)}ger

Norbert Kr{umlaut over (u)}ger 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: 6168217
    Abstract: Mating closure part for a tailgate lock or door lock comprising a closure part with latch or the like and a mating closure part interacting therewith, having a closure member (2), in particular in the form of a closure block or closure bracket, which can be gripped by the latch and which, in order to generate a starting torque in closure direction (X), can be displaced from an open position (FIG. 3) into a closed position. The displacement of the closure member (2) is derived from the displacement of a threaded engagement part (spindle nut 3, 4) engaging in the thread of a rotationally driven spindle (5, 6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 1999
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2001
    Assignee: Ewald Witte GmbH & Co., KG
    Inventors: Norbert Kr{umlaut over (u)}ger, Andreas Nickel