Patents by Inventor Raghu Chervu

Raghu Chervu 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: 10737631
    Abstract: A carrier assembly for attachment to a side rail of a vehicle includes a cross bar configured to extend from a portion of the side rail and a coupling assembly disposed at least partially in a stanchion that extends from an end of the cross bar proximate the side rail. The coupling assembly is configured to couple a portion of the cross bar to the side rail. The carrier assembly also includes a cover configured to engage at least a portion of the stanchion to enclose the coupling assembly and a fastener configured to extend through an aperture disposed on a side of the stanchion opposite the cover and to engage a boss extending from a side of the cover facing the stanchion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Nissan North America, Inc.
    Inventor: Raghu Chervu
  • Publication number: 20200231095
    Abstract: A vehicle roof rail assembly includes a roof rail and a bracket. The roof rail is fixedly attached to the roof of a vehicle. The roof rail has a recessed portion with fastener receiving portions located therein. The bracket has an attachment flange and an accessory supporting flange rigidly fixedly attached to the attachment flange. The attachment flange is removably attached to the roof rail via first fastener members that are removably fixed to the fastener receiving portions. The attachment flange overlays a section of the recessed portion the roof rail. The accessory supporting flange has an opening defined therein for attachment of roof accessory retaining elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventor: Raghu CHERVU
  • Publication number: 20200130597
    Abstract: A vehicle roof rack crossbar assembly includes a vehicle crossbar and an installation tool. The crossbar includes a longitudinal body and a stanchion configured to support the longitudinal body to a vehicle roof rack component. The vehicle crossbar further includes a tool storing area configured to store the installation tool that is used for installing the crossbar to the vehicle roof rack component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventor: Raghu CHERVU
  • Patent number: 10611311
    Abstract: A vehicle roof rack crossbar assembly includes a vehicle crossbar and an installation tool. The crossbar includes a longitudinal body and a stanchion configured to support the longitudinal body to a vehicle roof rack component. The vehicle crossbar further includes a tool storing area configured to store the installation tool that is used for installing the crossbar to the vehicle roof rack component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Nissan North America, Inc.
    Inventor: Raghu Chervu
  • Publication number: 20200070733
    Abstract: A carrier assembly for attachment to a side rail of a vehicle includes a cross bar configured to extend from a portion of the side rail and a coupling assembly disposed at least partially in a stanchion that extends from an end of the cross bar proximate the side rail. The coupling assembly is configured to couple a portion of the cross bar to the side rail. The carrier assembly also includes a cover configured to engage at least a portion of the stanchion to enclose the coupling assembly and a fastener configured to extend through an aperture disposed on a side of the stanchion opposite the cover and to engage a boss extending from a side of the cover facing the stanchion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventor: Raghu Chervu