Patents by Inventor Olivier Jomard

Olivier Jomard 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: 11465593
    Abstract: The subject of the invention is an adapter (100) intended to connect a wiper to a drive arm of a vehicle wiper system, the adapter (100) comprising a head (1) and a body (2) which extend in the continuation of one another in a longitudinal direction of the adapter (100), the adapter (100) comprising a means (6, 61) of rotational connection to a connector (8) attached to the wiper, the adapter (100) being formed at least by a top wall (10, 20) from which there extend at least two lateral flanks (11a, 11b, 21a) so as to delimit an internal volume (101) in which the connector (8) is able to extend, characterized in that the adapter (100) comprises at least one centering means (3) for centering it in a direction perpendicular to the top wall (10, 20) with respect to the drive arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard
  • Publication number: 20220097653
    Abstract: A replacement kit (100) for a wiper mounted at the end of a motor vehicle wiper arm (10), the kit comprising at least one wiper (102, 102c, 102p) equipped with an inbuilt fluid spraying device comprising at least one circulation canal (126) and a fluid inlet cannula (104), and at least one fluid distribution tube (106) configured to be coupled at one end to said wiper (102, 102c, 102p) and at its opposite end to a fluid supply circuit supplying fluid coming from a reservoir (11) of the vehicle, the replacement kit also comprising a coupling (108) configured to allow a fluidic connection between the supply circuit and the at least one fluid distribution tube (106), as well as at least one fixing means (110, 116) for holding the distribution tube in position along the wiper arm (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2019
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher, Guillaume Mouleyre, Olivier Jomard, Julien Carrion
  • Publication number: 20220080928
    Abstract: The invention relates to an adapter intended to connect a wiper blade (7) to a drive arm (5) of a wiper system (800) for a vehicle, the adapter (IO0) comprising a head (I) and a body (2), the adapter (IO0) being formed by an upper wall (IO, 20) and two lateral flanks (I la, I lb, 2la, 2lb), the adapter (IO0) comprising a centring means (3) for centring in a vertical direction (Oz) perpendicular to the upper wall (IO, 20), characterised in that the centring means (3) is extended longitudinally by a guide member (9) configured to be engaged with the drive arm (5), the adapter (IO0) comprising a tab (4) configured to wedge the adapter (IO0) in the vertical direction (Oz). The invention is applicable to motor vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard, Stéphane Houssat, Guillaume Mouleyre
  • Patent number: 11208078
    Abstract: The subject of the invention is an adapter (100) intended to connect a wiper to a drive arm (5) of a motor vehicle wiper system. The adapter (100) according to the invention comprises a head (1) and a body (2) which extend in the continuation of one another in a longitudinal direction of the adapter (100), and the adapter (100) according to the invention comprises a means (6, 61) of rotational connection to a connector (8) attached to the wiper (7). According to the invention, the adapter (100) is formed at least by an upper wall (10, 20) from which derive at least two lateral flanks (11, 21) so as to delimit an internal volume (101) in which the connector (8) is able to extend. The adapter (100) comprises a first immobilizing means (3) and a second immobilizing means (4), each configured to immobilize the adapter (100) on the drive arm (5) in a direction perpendicular to the upper wall (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard
  • Patent number: 11203327
    Abstract: The invention relates to a connecting device intended to connect a wiper to a motor arm of the wiper, comprising at least one connector (7) configured to be securely attached to the wiper and an adapter (6) intended to be received in a terminal part of the motor arm, the adapter (6) comprising an attachment device (13) which can move in rotation and is intended to immobilise the adapter (6) in relation to the terminal part at least longitudinally, characterized in that the connecting device comprises a first device (41) limiting the mobility of the attachment device (13) in a first direction of rotation (43) and a second device (42) limiting the mobility of the attachment device (13) in a second direction of rotation (44) opposite the first direction of rotation (43).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard
  • Patent number: 11130474
    Abstract: The invention relates to a terminal end piece (8) for a wiper blade. The terminal end piece (8) comprises a peripheral wall (20) which separates an external environment of the terminal end piece (8) from an internal space (11) of the terminal end piece (8). The terminal end piece (8) delimits a first housing (21) which is arranged in the internal space (11) and which extends primarily in a first plane (P1). A second housing (22) is interposed between the peripheral wall (20) and the first housing (21). The terminal end piece (8) comprises at least one locking member (37) which is configured to connect the terminal end piece (8) to a flexible support (6) of the wiper blade (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Xavier Bousset, Guillaume Barret, Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard, Denis Thebault
  • Patent number: 11124157
    Abstract: An end piece (1) for a vehicle windscreen wiper blade, the wiper blade comprising at least one flexible support (3) and a strip intended to be applied against the windscreen, the end piece (1) comprising: a housing (5) suitable for receiving an end portion of the flexible support (3), at least one locking means (7) for locking the end portion of the flexible support (3) in a position engaged in the housing (5), characterised in that the end piece (1) comprises at least one securing device (50) for securing the locking means (7), the securing device (50) being arranged to restrict the movement of the locking means (7). Said invention is applicable to motor vehicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard, Eric Poton
  • Patent number: 11027703
    Abstract: The invention relates to a support mount (10) for a wiper blade, the mount (10) comprising a body having a main longitudinal extension direction, known as the main direction (X), the body comprising a first means for receiving a bending length and second means defining a lower housing (20), open, to hold an upper mounting stub for a wiper blade of the wiper, characterised in that the first means defines an upper housing (30) designed so as to cover the length along the main direction (X) and in that the upper housing (30) comprises a plurality of recesses (32, 32?, 32?) facilitating the bending of the mount (10), the recesses forming a pattern (M1-M10) on the surface of the upper housing (30), known as the recess distribution pattern (M1-M10). The invention also relates to a wiper blade comprising a mount (10) and a wiping system comprising such a wiper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard, Stéphane Houssat, Eric Poton
  • Patent number: 10988116
    Abstract: An adapter (2) intended to link a wiper blade (1) to a driving arm (3) of a vehicle wiping system, the adapter (2) comprising a head (11) and a body (12) held together by means of an attachment device (80), the head (11) having a U-shaped cross section formed from at least one top wall (11a) from which at least two side walls (11b) extend, the body (12) having a U-shaped cross section formed from at least one top panel (12a) from which at least two side walls extend (12b), the U-shaped cross section of the head (11) delimiting an inner space (38) configured to at least partially receive the body (12), characterized in that the adapter (2) comprises at least one guide member for guiding the head (11) relative to the body (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard
  • Publication number: 20210107432
    Abstract: The invention relates to a terminal end piece (8) for a wiper blade. The terminal end piece (8) comprises a peripheral wall (20) which separates an external environment of the terminal end piece (8) from an internal space (11) of the terminal end piece (8). The terminal end piece (8) delimits a first housing (21) which is arranged in the internal space (11) and which extends primarily in a first plane (P1). A second housing (22) is interposed between the peripheral wall (20) and the first housing (21). The terminal end piece (8) comprises at least one locking member (37) which is configured to connect the terminal end piece (8) to a flexible support (6) of the wiper blade (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Xavier Bousset, Guillaume Barret, Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard, Denis Thebault
  • Patent number: 10829093
    Abstract: The invention concerns an adapter (2) intended to be fitted to an end part of a drive arm, the adapter (2) comprising at least one front part (11), at least one section of which is U-shaped, and at least one rear part (12), at least one section of which is U-shaped, characterized in that the front part (11) and the rear part (12) are hinged together via a hinge means (13).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard
  • Patent number: 10814836
    Abstract: The invention has as its object an adapter (100) intended to attach a wiper blade to a drive arm of a wiper system for a motor vehicle, the adapter (100) including a head (1) and a body (2) which extend, one as an extension of the other, in a longitudinal direction (Ox) of the adapter (100), the adapter (100) comprising a means of connection (6) in rotation to a connector (8) that is integral with the wiper blade, the head (1) and the body (2) of the adapter (100) each being formed at least by an upper wall (10, 20), from which at least two lateral flanks (11a, 11b, 21a, 21b) emerge so as to define an internal volume (101) into which the connector (8) is capable of extending, the body (2) of the adapter (100) comprising at least one means of engagement (3) to engage the adapter (100) with a yoke (500) of the drive arm (5), characterized in that the head (1) of the adapter (100) includes a second means of engagement (4) defining at least one housing (400) capable of accepting both an upper wall (50) of the yok
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard
  • Patent number: 10769871
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for determining the wiping use of a wiper blade (14) pertaining to a wiper system (10) used to wipe a window pane (12) of a motor vehicle, with a view to replacing said wiper blade once it exceeds a determined wear threshold, the wiper blade carrier (16) being movable between a position of use, called a service position, and a maintenance position, said method being characterised in that it successively comprises: a step a) of acquiring at least one data element representing the presence of the wiper blade (14) in the maintenance position; a step b) of determining the replacement of the wiper blade with a new wiper blade; and a step (c) of estimating the wiping use of the new wiper blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stijn Billiauws, Damien Coquet, Olivier Jomard, Eric Poton
  • Patent number: 10759391
    Abstract: End piece (8) configured for installation at a longitudinal extremity (7) of a windscreen wiper (1), the end piece (8) comprising an internal volume (13) and a peripheral wall (12) which delimits the internal volume (13), the end piece (8) comprising at least a first housing (14) configured to accommodate a heel (5a) of a wiper blade (5) and being in communication with a slot (19) which passes through the peripheral wall (12), the slot (19) being delimited by sides (18), the first housing (14) extending longitudinally from an inlet (21), through which the heel (5a) of the wiper blade (5) may be introduced into the first housing (14), and extending preferably as far as a bottom wall (12a) of the peripheral wall (12), the first housing (14) being delimited by a longitudinal wall (17) disposed in the internal volume (13), characterized in that a first distance D1 measured at the inlet (21) between one of the sides (18) delimiting the slot (19) and the longitudinal wall (17) is greater than a second distance D2 s
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard, Guillaume Mouleyre, Eric Poton
  • Patent number: 10752216
    Abstract: An end cap for a wiper of a window of a vehicle having at least one flexible supporting element and a blade design to be applied against the window is disclosed. The end cap includes a housing for receiving an end portion of the flexible supporting element. The end cap also has at least one means for locking the end portion of the flexible supporting element in an engaged position in the housing, and an outer wall delimiting the cap as well as an access orifice to the locking means, the locking means including a portion forming a longitudinal stop facing the flexible supporting element, a first face extending between the housing and the outer wall and a second face opposite the orifice. The locking means include an element that emerges at the junction between the first face and the portion and that extends at least longitudinally beyond the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Eric Poton, Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard
  • Publication number: 20200143455
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method and system for signaling or identifying at least one windscreen wiper on a shelf, using at least one search interface and at least one identification parameter so as to identify at least one windscreen wiper compatible with a motor vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Antoine Boilevin, Stephane Ballanger, Emeric Bailleul, Guillaume Ingold, Olivier Jomard, Felix Marquette, Maria Pelissero, Eric Poton, Marc Senaux
  • Patent number: 10576939
    Abstract: The invention proposes a method for recovering a liquid collected on an interior or exterior surface (1, 19) of a motor vehicle bodywork (17) or glazing (2) element, characterized in that it consists in analysing a quantity of the collected liquid stream using a device (30) for measuring or estimating a parameter indicative of a state of pollution of the collected liquid, such as its turbidity, in comparing a measured value of the turbidity against a threshold value and, when the measured value is below the threshold value, in directing the collected liquid stream towards a recovery unit (9) or, when the measured value is above the threshold value, in discharging the collected liquid stream, for example in the form of waste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Guillaume Barret, Christophe Erkiet, Severin Doupeux, Matthieu Combeau, Olivier Jomard
  • Publication number: 20200039473
    Abstract: The invention relates to a support mount (10) for a wiper blade, the mount (10) comprising a body having a main longitudinal extension direction, known as the main direction (X), the body comprising a first means for receiving a bending length and second means defining a lower housing (20), open, to hold an upper mounting stub for a wiper blade of the wiper, characterised in that the first means defines an upper housing (30) designed so as to cover the length along the main direction (X) and in that the upper housing (30) comprises a plurality of recesses (32, 32?, 32?) facilitating the bending of the mount (10), the recesses forming a pattern (M1-M10) on the surface of the upper housing (30), known as the recess distribution pattern (M1-M10). The invention also relates to a wiper blade comprising a mount (10) and a wiping system comprising such a wiper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard, Stéphane Houssat, Eric Poton
  • Patent number: 10543815
    Abstract: An adapter for connecting a wiper blade to a U-shaped front end hook of a wiper arm includes a front body with convex external profile, configured to be received in a concave front closed-end of the end hook, at least one branch which extends longitudinally towards the rear from the front body and which carries a single projecting locking stud intended to be received in a locking slot of the end hook, of the wiper arm, and at least two transverse notches for the longitudinal positioning of the adapter. The at least two notches are longitudinally offset relative to one another. One or another of the at least two notches collaborates with a transverse edge of the end hook according to a dimension of the end hook. The locking stud is configured to push against the end hook in a first longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard
  • Publication number: 20200027290
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for determining the wiping use of a wiper blade (14) pertaining to a wiper system (10) used to wipe a window pane (12) of a motor vehicle, with a view to replacing said wiper blade once it exceeds a determined wear threshold, the wiper blade carrier (16) being movable between a position of use, called a service position, and a maintenance position, said method being characterised in that it successively comprises: a step a) of acquiring at least one data element representing the presence of the wiper blade (14) in the maintenance position; a step b) of determining the replacement of the wiper blade with a new wiper blade; and a step (c) of estimating the wiping use of the new wiper blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stijn Billiauws, Damien Coquet, Olivier Jomard, Eric Poton