Patents by Inventor Thomas Overthun

Thomas Overthun 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).

  • Publication number: 20220279923
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a table including a top member and at least a first leg support member, the top member forming a substantially flat top surface and circumscribed by an outer edge, the at least one leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski
  • Patent number: 11432650
    Abstract: A seating unit for use in a space including a supporting floor surface, the seating unit comprising a seat structure comprising a mounting bracket having a female connector, a tablet assembly comprising a support arm having a mounting collar on an end and a base having a lower end to be supported by the floor surface and including a base mounting assembly and wherein the base mounting assembly comprises a cup attached to the base, a base tube having a first end inserted into the cup and a second end extending through the mounting collar and mateably engaging the female connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: Sean M. Corcorran, Keith Robert Machin, Cody Jay Holstege, William Carey, Larry Cheng, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Lukas Martin Scherrer, Joerg Christoph Student, David J. Battey, Nickolaus William Charles Deevers
  • Patent number: 11369195
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a table including a top member and at least a first leg support member, the top member forming a substantially flat top surface and circumscribed by an outer edge, the at least one leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski
  • Publication number: 20210353052
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a table including a top member and at least a first leg support member, the top member forming a substantially flat top surface and circumscribed by an outer edge, the at least one leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski
  • Patent number: 11116312
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a table including a top member and at least a first leg support member, the top member forming a substantially flat top surface and circumscribed by an outer edge, the at least one leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski
  • Patent number: 10791842
    Abstract: According to the present invention a back for a seating unit is provided. The back comprises a plurality of flexible finger elements. Each of the plurality of flexible finger elements has a distal end. The back further comprises a retainer connecting at least two of the flexible finger elements proximate their distal ends. When a load is applied to a flexible finger element, the retainer distributes at least a portion of the load to at least one adjacent flexible finger element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: Gordon J. Peterson, Christopher J. Norman, Russell Holdredge, Bruce Smith, Luke Pearson, Thomas Overthun, Kara Johnson
  • Patent number: 10647372
    Abstract: Support element for the human body or saddle for a vehicle, a bicycle or a motorcycle including a support structure, in which the support element includes at least one fabric component constrained at respective ends or edges to the support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SELLE ROYAL S.P.A.
    Inventors: Barbara Bigolin, Sebastian Hess, Thomas Overthun
  • Patent number: 10631645
    Abstract: A seating unit for use in a space including a supporting floor surface, the seating unit comprising a seat structure comprising a mounting bracket having a female connector, a tablet assembly comprising a support arm having a mounting collar on an end and a base having a lower end to be supported by the floor surface and including a base mounting assembly and wherein the base mounting assembly comprises a cup attached to the base, a base tube having a first end inserted into the cup and a second end extending through the mounting collar and mateably engaging the female connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: STEELCASE INC.
    Inventors: Sean M. Corcorran, Keith Robert Machin, Cody Jay Holstege, William Carey, Larry Cheng, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Lukas Martin Scherrer, Joerg Christoph Student, David J. Battey, Nickolaus William Charles Deevers
  • Publication number: 20200000221
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a table including a top member and at least a first leg support member, the top member forming a substantially flat top surface and circumscribed by an outer edge, the at least one leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski
  • Patent number: 10448734
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a table including a top member and at least a first leg support member, the top member forming a substantially flat top surface and circumscribed by an outer edge, the at least one leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski
  • Patent number: 10292490
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a top member forming a substantially flat top surface circumscribed by an outer edge and at least a first leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun
  • Publication number: 20190118886
    Abstract: Support element for the human body or saddle for a vehicle, a bicycle or a motorcycle including a support structure, in which the support element includes at least one fabric component constrained at respective ends or edges to the support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Barbara Bigolin, Sebastian Hess, Thomas Overthun
  • Publication number: 20180303235
    Abstract: A table assembly comprising a table including a top member and at least a first leg support member, the top member forming a substantially flat top surface and circumscribed by an outer edge, the at least one leg support member supporting the top member in a substantially horizontal position, a table dock secured to the top member and forming an elongated channel having a dock length dimension and at least a first display panel circumscribed by a panel edge and having at least one straight edge having a panel length dimension, the dock length dimension less than panel length dimension, wherein at least a portion of the straight edge of the panel is receivable within the dock channel with the panel extending out the open first and second ends of the channel to support the panel in a substantially upright orientation with at least a portion of the display panel extending to a height above the flat top surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: David J. Battey, Sean M. Corcorran, Timothy Elms, Jeffrey Coffey, Duck Young Kong, Brett Robert Kincaid, Mark William Schoolmeester, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Jake Eisner, Cody Jay Holstege, Michael Skibinski
  • Publication number: 20180192777
    Abstract: A seating unit for use in a space including a supporting floor surface, the seating unit comprising a seat structure comprising a mounting bracket having a female connector, a tablet assembly comprising a support arm having a mounting collar on an end and a base having a lower end to be supported by the floor surface and including a base mounting assembly and wherein the base mounting assembly comprises a cup attached to the base, a base tube having a first end inserted into the cup and a second end extending through the mounting collar and mateably engaging the female connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Sean M. Corcorran, Keith Robert Machin, Cody Jay Holstege, William Carey, Larry Cheng, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Lukas Martin Scherrer, Joerg Christoph Student, David J. Battey, Nickolaus William Charles Deevers
  • Patent number: 9962003
    Abstract: A seating unit for use in a space including a supporting floor surface, the seating unit comprising a seat structure comprising a mounting bracket having a female connector, a tablet assembly comprising a support arm having a mounting collar on an end and a base having a lower end to be supported by the floor surface and including a base mounting assembly and wherein the base mounting assembly comprises a cup attached to the base, a base tube having a first end inserted into the cup and a second end extending through the mounting collar and mateably engaging the female connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: STEELCASE, INC.
    Inventors: Sean M Corcorran, Keith Robert Machin, Cody Jay Holstege, William Carey, Larry Cheng, Elger Oberwelz, Thomas Overthun, Lukas Martin Scherrer, Joerg Christoph Student, David J Battey, Nickolaus William Charles Deevers
  • Patent number: D854607
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Akihiro Muramatsu, Hortense Desodt, Thomas Overthun, Martin Kay, Thomas Brisebras, Chris Hill
  • Patent number: D860304
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryuki Kan, Takafumi Ohto, Osamu Masuda, Hortense Desodt, Thomas Overthun, Martin Kay, Thomas Brisebras, Chris Hill
  • Patent number: D877804
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Hortense Desodt, Thomas Overthun
  • Patent number: D898813
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hortense Desodt, Thomas Overthun
  • Patent number: D936133
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Hortense Desodt, Thomas Overthun