Patents by Inventor Pattrick Loew

Pattrick Loew 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: 11014487
    Abstract: A divider assembly for partitioning a vehicle cargo space includes a divider body, a window extending through the divider body, and a panel movable between a first position in which the window is concealed and a second position in which the window is exposed. When the window is exposed, cargo can be inserted through the window and into the vehicle cargo space without first removing the divider body from the cargo space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Kendra White
  • Patent number: 10773653
    Abstract: A vehicle cargo area cover assembly is provided having a retractable cover roll mechanism, a cargo cover extending from the cover roll mechanism between retracted and extended positions, and a cover position member for maintaining the cover in a use position over a vehicle cargo area. The cover assembly further has a hanger coupled to the cover position member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Kendra White, Scott Holmes Dunham
  • Patent number: 10703331
    Abstract: A webbing guide for a vehicle seat includes a base defining a length between a first end and a second end and defining a plurality of pairs of corresponding spaced-apart post holes extending through the base between top and bottom surfaces thereof. The webbing guide further includes a guide body coupled with the base and defining a guide channel extending through the guide body in a direction generally normal to the length of the base and normal to the post holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Benjamin Yilma, Travis Justin Raines
  • Publication number: 20200122643
    Abstract: A vehicle cargo area cover assembly is provided having a retractable cover roll mechanism, a cargo cover extending from the cover roll mechanism between retracted and extended positions, and a cover position member for maintaining the cover in a use position over a vehicle cargo area. The cover assembly further has a hanger coupled to the cover position member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Kendra White, Scott Holmes Dunham
  • Patent number: 10619661
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a truck bed having a sidewall extending upward from a floor panel, and an anchor plate secured to an internal surface of the sidewall. The vehicle further includes a mounting assembly removably secured to the anchor plate. The mounting assembly includes a planar plate defining an array of holes, and an attachment member secured to the plate. The attachment member defines a T-mount for engaging the anchor plate and a handle defining a cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technnologies, LLC
    Inventors: Gregory Hagedorn, Pattrick Loew, Johnathan Line
  • Patent number: 10518820
    Abstract: An apparatus for extending a vehicle bed includes a tailgate having first and second retractable members adapted for being recessed within the tailgate and for projecting therefrom in an extended position when the tailgate is lowered. A removable support is provided for connecting with the first and second retractable members in the extended position for extending the vehicle bed. The removable support may comprise a ladder supported by the tailgate. The ladder may assume a lowered position for use in stepping onto the tailgate using the retractable members as handles and a raised position substantially aligned with the retractable members for extending the vehicle bed. The removable support may also comprise a cross bar that connects with the retractable members to form the bed extension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Brian Robert Spahn, Pattrick Loew
  • Patent number: 10464618
    Abstract: An apparatus for extending a vehicle bed includes a tailgate for raising and lowering relative to the vehicle bed. The tailgate includes a retractable member adapted for extending vertically from the tailgate when lowered, and also for extending horizontally from the tailgate to form a handle. A ladder supported by the tailgate is adapted for moving from a lowered position for use in stepping into the vehicle bed using the handle to a raised position for connecting with the retractable member when oriented vertically from the tailgate, thus extending the effective length of the vehicle bed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Brian Robert Spahn
  • Patent number: 10434854
    Abstract: A disclosed cover system for a vehicle cargo area includes at least one panel including folding legs, a hinge, and at least one clasp securing the panel to the hinge. In a clasped position the panel is secured to the hinge and in a released position the panel is removable from the hinge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Benjamin Yilma, Pattrick Loew
  • Patent number: 10427562
    Abstract: A vehicle is provided herein. The vehicle includes a first seating assembly and a second seating assembly. The first seating assembly is positioned vehicle rearward of the second seating assembly and is comprised of a seatback pivotally coupled to a seat-base, a headrest coupled to the seatback via a connecting feature, and a panel assembly coupled to the connecting feature. The seatback is operable between a folded position and an unfolded position. The panel assembly is configured to protrude vehicle forward of the headrest when the seatback is in the folded position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Robert Gibbons, Jeffrey Tien Vo, Pattrick Loew
  • Patent number: 10406959
    Abstract: A vehicle seating assembly is provided herein. The vehicle seating assembly includes a seat. A seatback is pivotally coupled to the seat. The seatback includes a rear-side. A panel is pivotally coupled to the rear-side of the seatback. The panel is pivotable to extend between a first position that is forward of the seatback and a second position that is rearward of the seatback when the seatback is in a forwardly-folded position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey Tien Vo, Robert Gibbons, Pattrick Loew
  • Patent number: 10384522
    Abstract: A tonneau cover includes a hinge assembly including a first portion attached to a first panel and a second portion attached to a second panel. Each of the first portion and the second portion include release sections and secure sections and the second portion is detachable when moved to align the release sections with the secure sections. A method is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Benjamin Yilma, Pattrick Loew
  • Publication number: 20190219081
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a truck bed having a sidewall extending upward from a floor panel, and an anchor plate secured to an internal surface of the sidewall. The vehicle further includes a mounting assembly removably secured to the anchor plate. The mounting assembly includes a planar plate defining an array of holes, and an attachment member secured to the plate. The attachment member defines a T-mount for engaging the anchor plate and a handle defining a cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Gregory HAGEDORN, Pattrick LOEW, Johnathan LINE
  • Patent number: 10336261
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a cargo area defined by opposing interior sidewalls, each of the sidewalls having a mount formed therein and a shelving arrangement defining a storage receptacle. The arrangement has a rigid top panel with extendable wings configured to engage the mounts to support and suspend the arrangement within the cargo area. The arrangement further has collapsible walls attached with the top panel such that in an expanded position, the storage receptacle is disposed underneath the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Kendra White, Pattrick Loew
  • Patent number: 10328863
    Abstract: A deployable storage system is provided for a truck. That deployable storage system includes a truck bed wall and a storage cabinet that is integrated into the truck bed wall. The storage cabinet is configured to be displaceable between a stowed position held within the truck bed wall and a deployed position extending above the truck bed wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Brian Robert Spahn, Pattrick Loew
  • Publication number: 20190160937
    Abstract: A wheel assembly includes an attachment module, a motor module, a battery module, and a wheel. The wheel is rotatably coupled to the attachment module about a rotational axis of the wheel. The attachment module has a plurality of coupling elements, and the motor module and the battery module each releasably couple to one of the coupling elements. The wheel extends around the attachment, motor, and battery modules. The motor and battery modules are identically shaped in a direction along the rotational axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Benjamin YILMA, Travis Justin RAINES, Pattrick LOEW, Brian Robert SPAHN
  • Publication number: 20190135164
    Abstract: A divider assembly for partitioning a vehicle cargo space includes a divider body, a window extending through the divider body, and a panel movable between a first position in which the window is concealed and a second position in which the window is exposed. When the window is exposed, cargo can be inserted through the window and into the vehicle cargo space without first removing the divider body from the cargo space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Kendra White
  • Publication number: 20190118761
    Abstract: A webbing guide for a vehicle seat includes a base defining a length between a first end and a second end and defining a plurality of pairs of corresponding spaced-apart post holes extending through the base between top and bottom surfaces thereof. The webbing guide further includes a guide body coupled with the base and defining a guide channel extending through the guide body in a direction generally normal to the length of the base and normal to the post holes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Benjamin Yilma, Travis Justin Raines
  • Publication number: 20190105975
    Abstract: A tonneau cover includes a hinge assembly including a first portion attached to a first panel and a second portion attached to a second panel. Each of the first portion and the second portion include release sections and secure sections and the second portion is detachable when moved to align the release sections with the secure sections. A method is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Benjamin Yilma, Pattrick Loew
  • Patent number: 10239470
    Abstract: An apparatus for a vehicle including a vehicle bed having a wall with a recess formed therein. The apparatus comprises a sawhorse adapted for positioning in the recess of the vehicle bed in a stowed position and removed for use apart from the vehicle. A vehicle with an integrated sawhorse may thus be provided. Related methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Pattrick Loew, Brian Robert Spahn
  • Publication number: 20190084391
    Abstract: A disclosed cover system for a vehicle cargo area includes at least one panel including folding legs, a hinge, and at least one clasp securing the panel to the hinge. In a clasped position the panel is secured to the hinge and in a released position the panel is removable from the hinge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Benjamin Yilma, Pattrick Loew