Patents by Inventor Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy

Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy 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: 9445676
    Abstract: A foldable base for a counter includes upright and folded position. The folding base includes a front panel; a first side panel hingedly connected thereto, the first side panel extending backwards from the front panel in the upright position; a spacer joined to the front panel; and a second side panel hingedly connected to the spacer. The second side panel is opposite the first side panel in the upright position. The counter further includes a cover mounted on the base in the upright position. In the folded position, one of the side panels is placed or housed behind the front panel, while the other side panel is placed over the side panel previously placed or housed in the front panel. The counter further includes a door hingedly connected to the first side panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos Godefroy
  • Patent number: 9271570
    Abstract: The invention relates to a foldable display unit comprising a lower half supporting an upper half. The lower half includes a lower right wall and a lower left wall, housed therein. The upper half comprises an upper right wall and an upper left wall, housed therein. The walls of the right side are interconnected in a hinged manner, and the walls of the left side are also hinged. Each half includes shelves that are pivotally connected thereto. Once the lower left and right walls, the upper left and right walls and the lower and upper shelves are housed, the upper half rotates over the lower half supported on the hinged connection existing between the lower and upper left walls and the hinged join existing between the lower and upper right walls, thereby the display unit is folding in two parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos Godefroy
  • Patent number: 8960817
    Abstract: A folding base for counters having a left side panel, a left front panel hingedly connected to the left side panel, a right front panel hingedly connected to the left front panel, and a right side panel hingedly connected to the right front panel. The base further includes a left door hingedly connected to the left side panel, and a right door hingedly connected to the right side panel. The base has an upright position, in which the doors are opposite the front panels, while the side panels are opposite one another. The base also has a collapsed position, in which the side and front panels and the doors are arranged adjacent to one another. The base optionally includes a cover that can be separate from or hingedly mounted to one of the side panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20140210326
    Abstract: A foldable base for counters having an “upright” position and a “folded” position, the base comprises a front panel; a first side panel hingedly connected to the front panel, the first side panel extending backwards from the front panel in the “upright” position of the base; a spacer joined to the front panel: a second side panel hingedly connected to the spacer, the second panel being opposite to the first side panel in the “upright” position of the base; and a cover that is mounted on the base in the “upright” position of the base; in the “folded” position of the base one of the side panels is placed or housed behind the front panel, while the other side panel is placed over the side panel previously placed or housed in the front panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos Godefroy
  • Patent number: 8656844
    Abstract: A cover for a base of a counter is disclosed; the cover is mounted on the base; in the cover it is inserted at least one post that supports a board; the cover comprises a lower section that has a lower face provided with a recess where the base is coupled when it is in upright position; and an upper section with an upper face, where it is provided at least one hole where the post is inserted; the upper section being hingedly connected to the lower section in such a way that they close with each other so that the cover becomes a housing where the base may be stored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Patent number: 8601956
    Abstract: A foldable exhibition and working furniture includes a lower wall hingedly attached to an upper wall, both walls form a housing when the exhibition furniture is folded. In the furniture, a side wall is laterally spaced from the lower wall but connected by a foldable shelf, a foldable support holding the shelf and a cover hingedly attached to the lower wall and detachably joined on the side wall. To fold the exhibition furniture, the cover is detached from the side wall, this approaches towards the lower wall thereby automatically folding the foldable support and the shelf, the cover is lowered to cover the side wall and finally the upper wall is lowered to be coupled with the lower wall then forming the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20130221818
    Abstract: The invention relates to a foldable display unit comprising a lower half supporting an upper half. The lower half includes a lower right wall and a lower left wall, housed therein. The upper half comprises an upper right wall and an upper left wall, housed therein. The walls of the right side are interconnected in a hinged manner, and the walls of the left side are also hinged. Each half includes shelves that are pivotally connected thereto. Once the lower left and right walls, the upper left and right walls and the lower and upper shelves are housed, the upper half rotates over the lower half supported on the hinged connection existing between the lower and upper left walls and the hinged join existing between the lower and upper right walls, thereby the display unit is folding in two parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos Godefroy
  • Patent number: 8444232
    Abstract: A collapsible showcase including a lower panel; an upper panel detachably mounted on the lower panel; a lower collapsible compartment attached to the lower panel and protruding outwards thereof; an upper collapsible compartment attached to the upper panel and protruding outwards thereof; wherein the lower an upper compartments are folded on the panel to which they are hingedly attached at least at one of their side walls. The showcase also has a collapsible base attached to the lower panel and protruding in a contrary direction from the compartments to provide stability to the showcase. The compartments may be divided in sub-compartments by dividers and the showcase may also include a shelf. When the showcase is folded, the collapsed compartments are located between both panels in a sandwich manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Patent number: 8322291
    Abstract: A dismantable writing desk storable in a case is described. The desk comprises a foldable base; a cover in the form of a housing coupled on the base and serving as a case to store the desk; a leg attached to the cover lower part; a left and right walls coupled to the cover and formed by a lower half and an upper half coupled to each other; and, a foldable board mounted to the left and right walls. To store the desk, the foldable board is detached and folded; the walls are detached and their halves are decoupled; the cover is detached from the base and the leg detaches from the cover, storing therein the base, the leg and both walls halves. In an embodiment, the desk is provided with transparent vertical panels mounted on the cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20120297688
    Abstract: A cover for a base of a counter is disclosed; the cover is mounted on the base; in the cover it is inserted at least one post that supports a board; the cover comprises a lower section that has a lower face provided with a recess where the base is coupled when it is in upright position; and an upper section with an upper face, where it is provided at least one hole where the post is inserted; the upper section being hingedly connected to the lower section in such a way that they close with each other so that the cover becomes a housing where the base may be stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2010
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20120181905
    Abstract: A folding base for counters is disclosed; the base comprises: a left side panel, a left front panel hingedly connected to the left side panel, a right front panel hingedly connected to the left front panel, and a right side panel hingedly connected to the right front panel. The base further comprises a left door hingedly connected to the left side panel, and a right door hingedly connected to the right side panel. The base has an upright position, in which the doors are opposite the front panels, while the side panels are opposite one another. The base also has a collapsed position, in which the side and front panels and the doors are arranged adjacent to one another. The base optionally includes a cover that can be separate from or hingedly mounted to one of the side panels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2010
    Publication date: July 19, 2012
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Patent number: 8113605
    Abstract: A foldable display module is described which comprises one base formed by one lower and one upper left panel; one lower and one upper front panel, and one lower and one upper right panel. The base has one “collapsed” and one “upright” position as well as one cover hingedly attached to the upper front panel that in the base's “upright” position runs horizontally between the upper left and upper right panels; and, one shelf hingedly attached to back face of the upper front panel and running between the upper left and upper right panels. The module has one pair of posts projecting upwardly from the base and one board is coupled to its upper end. The board, posts and the base's right side and left side panels can be housed inside the front panels to fold the module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20110042910
    Abstract: The invention described is a collapsible service trolley with left and right side compartments; one left front wall is hinged to the left side compartment; one right front wall is hinged to the right side compartment; one left back door is hinged to the left side compartment; one right back door is hinged to the right side compartment; one left upper wall hinged to the left side compartment; one right upper wall hinged to the right side compartment and hinged to the left upper wall; one left lower wall hinged to the left side compartment and one right lower wall hinged to the right side compartment and hinged to the left lower wall. In the collapsed position of the trolley each compartment contains the elements hinged thereto; in said position, the trolley is compact and easily stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2007
    Publication date: February 24, 2011
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20100314979
    Abstract: A foldable display module is described which comprises one base formed by one lower and one upper left panel; one lower and one upper front panel, and one lower and one upper right panel. The base has one “collapsed” and one “upright position as well as one cover hingedly attached to the upper front panel that in the base's “upright” position runs horizontally between the upper left and upper right panels; and, one shelf hingedly attached to back face of the upper front panel and running between the upper left and upper right panels. The module has one pair of posts projecting upwardly from the base and one board is coupled to its upper end. The board, posts and the base's right side and left side panels can be housed inside the front panels to fold the module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2007
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20100213801
    Abstract: A foldable exhibition and working furniture is described, comprising: a lower wall hingedly attached to an upper wall, both walls form a housing when the exhibition furniture is folded. In the furniture, a side wall is laterally spaced from the lower wall but connected by a foldable shelf, a foldable support holding the shelf and a cover hingedly attached to the lower wall and detachably joined on the side wall. To fold the exhibition furniture, the cover is detached from the side wall, this approaches towards the lower wall thereby automatically folding the foldable support and the shelf, the cover is lowered to cover the side wall and finally the upper wall is lowered to be coupled with the lower wall then forming the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2008
    Publication date: August 26, 2010
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20100139530
    Abstract: A dismantable writing desk storable in a case is described. The desk comprises a foldable base; a cover in the form of a housing coupled on the base and serving as a case to store the desk; a leg attached to the cover lower part; a left and right walls coupled to said cover and formed by a lower half and an upper half coupled to each other; and, a foldable board mounted to the left and right walls. To store the desk, the foldable board is detached and folded; the walls are detached and their halves are decoupled; the cover is detached from the base and the leg detaches from the cover, storing therein the base, the leg and both walls halves. In an embodiment, the desk is provided with transparent horizontal panels mounted on the cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2008
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Publication number: 20100127604
    Abstract: A collapsible showcase is described comprising a lower panel; an upper panel detachably mounted on the lower panel; a lower collapsible compartment attached to the lower panel and protruding outwards thereof; an upper collapsible compartment attached to the upper panel and protruding outwards thereof; wherein the lower an upper compartments are folded on the panel to which they are hingedly attached at least at one of their side walls. The showcase also has a collapsible base attached to the lower panel and protruding in a contrary direction from the compartments to provide stability to the showcase. The compartments may be divided in sub-compartments by dividers and the showcase may also include a shelf. When the showcase is folded, the collapsed compartments are located between both panels in a sandwich manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Publication date: May 27, 2010
    Inventor: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy
  • Patent number: 7635052
    Abstract: A demountable display module that is stored in the form of a briefcase is described; it comprises a base formed by panels; a cover demountably attached to the base; posts that are demountably to the frames of the side panels of the base; and a board demountably attached to the upper end of the posts. Within the base, there is a first shelf and a second shelf each of them is housed in the inner part of one of the side panels. Likewise, first and second support and securing means are provided to keep the shelves in horizontal position and to secure the shelves in vertical position when they are housed in the side panel to which they attach. The cover of the module is used as a container body to house the rest of the elements of the module and it includes a handle to transport the module in the form of a briefcase; likewise, the method to manufacture the module is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2009
    Inventors: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy, Herman Federico Neumann-Duran
  • Publication number: 20090032349
    Abstract: A demountable display module that is stored in the form of a briefcase is described; it comprises a base formed by panels; a cover demountably attached to the base; posts that are demountably to the frames of the side panels of the base; and a board demountably attached to the upper end of the posts. Within the base, there is a first shelf and a second shelf each of them is housed in the inner part of one of the side panels. Likewise, first and second support and securing means are provided to keep the shelves in horizontal position and to secure the shelves in vertical position when they are housed in the side panel to which they attach. The cover of the module is used as a container body to house the rest of the elements of the module and it includes a handle to transport the module in the form of a briefcase; likewise, the method to manufacture the module is described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2005
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventors: Ricardo Ceballos-Godefroy, Herman Federico Neumann-Duran