Ogden R. Olson 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).
Abstract: According to various embodiments of the present invention, a tablet arm for a nesting chair including a first rigid support member affixed to a nesting chair, a second rigid support member swivelably coupled to the first rigid support member, a tablet rotatably and slidably coupled to the second rigid support member by a collar, a first stop coupled with the second rigid support member and configured to abut one end of the collar in the tablet's forward operable position, and a second stop coupled with the second rigid support member and configured to abut another end of the collar in the tablet's rearward operable position. According to some embodiments, a plurality of nesting chairs having swiveling rotatable tablets movable from an operable position to a nested position, the tablets positioned over seatbacks of the chairs in the nested position and configured to slide horizontally in the operable position.
June 9, 2006
December 13, 2007
HNI TECHNOLOGIES INC.
David E. Mehaffey, John Robert Koch, Ogden R. Olson, Douglas Alan Schroeder, Jerry D. Zollars
Abstract: A stackable chair has supporting side members that comprise two bars that cross one another in non-contacting relation to form a substantially X-shaped configuration, the two bars capable of flexing movement relative to one another, so that the chair can flex in response to the weight and movement of the user.