Patents by Inventor Paul S. Severinski

Paul S. Severinski 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: 6076880
    Abstract: A seat system for a passenger vehicle includes a foldable rear seat and a foldable front seat. The rear seat includes a removable seat bottom and a forwardly folding seat back. An approximately horizontal rear support surface is formed by a surface of the rear seat back when the rear seat back is folded forward. The front seat includes a seat bottom and a forwardly folding seat back. An approximately horizontal front support surface is formed by a surface of the front seat back when the front seat back is folded forward. An extended support surface is formed by the rear support surface and the front support surface. If desired, the front seat can be mounted on a track assembly so that the front and rear support surfaces can be placed in close proximity to each other. If desired, a workstation can be formed in the front support surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 1998
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2000
    Assignee: Lear Automotive Dearborn, Inc
    Inventors: Ian J. Coffer, Paul S. Severinski, Christopher G. Durham, Donald H. Bernhardt, Mark E. Rodgers, Michael David Kolosick
  • Patent number: 5951039
    Abstract: A vehicular seat assembly includes a seat bottom defining an occupant seating area. The seat bottom includes a cushion covered by a trim cover spanning opposed lateral sides of the seat bottom. A seat back defines an occupant back support and includes a cushion covered by a trim cover spanning opposed lateral sides of the seat back. An opening is formed in the cushion at one of the lateral sides of the seat back. An opening is formed in the trim cover at one of the lateral sides of the seat back. A cup is received in the opening formed in the cushion. A retaining ring is secured to the trim cover about the opening formed in the trim cover and attached to the cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 1998
    Date of Patent: September 14, 1999
    Assignee: Lear Corp.
    Inventors: Paul S. Severinski, G. Lane Johnson, III