One-piece Bottom And Back Patents (Class 297/229)
  • Patent number: 10703243
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vibrating warning device for a vehicle seat, having a vibrating patch (31) intended to be attached to the upper face of the padding of the seat part or backrest of one said seat, said patch (31) comprising at least one electrically controlled vibratory actuator (32) accommodated in a flexible support jacket (33); characterized in that said flexible support jacket (33) has a main body (34) enclosing said vibratory actuator(s) (32), and at least two arms (39) extending from said main body (34), on either side of the latter, and each comprising a retaining hook (40) intended to engage with a corresponding recess made in said padding in order to keep said main body (34) against the upper face of this padding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: PSA Automobiles SA
    Inventors: Eric David, Gael Hansen
  • Patent number: 10299600
    Abstract: A portable memory foam seat cushion has a seat portion and a back portion and can be rolled up into a rolled-up configuration for ease of portability. Straps secure the seat cushion in the rolled-up configuration. The seat cushion also has handle straps and a shoulder strap for carrying the seat cushion while it is in the rolled-up configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Inventor: Brittany Cribbs
  • Patent number: 10252655
    Abstract: There is disclosed a padded element. In one embodiment, the padded element comprises a molded foam topper portion and a molded foam substrate portion secured with respect to the molded foam topper portion. The molded foam topper portion and the molded foam substrate portion have a different indentation force deflection at 25% thickness when measured pursuant to ASTM 3574-B1. In another embodiment, the padded element comprises a molded foam topper portion and a molded foam substrate portion secured with respect to the molded foam topper portion via an interference fit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: PROPRIETECT L.P.
    Inventors: Pasquale Rossi, Edgardo A San Miguel
  • Patent number: 10023086
    Abstract: An element of connection between a trim element of a motor vehicle seat element and a cover part, wherein the connection element has a profiled shape having, in cross-section a first jaw and a second jaw intended to pinch together an edge of the trim element and an edge of the cover part, the connection element being one piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: FAURECIA SIEGES D'AUTOMOBILE
    Inventors: Fabrice Etienne, Julie Thomas
  • Patent number: 9878646
    Abstract: A cover for a vehicle may include a lower portion sized and configured to extend over a horizontally-oriented top of a bench of a vehicle seat. The cover may also include an upper portion coupled to the lower portion. The upper portion may be sized and configured to extend upwardly over a backrest of the vehicle seat. The upper portion may include a first section, a second section, and a third section. Each of the first section, the second section, and the third section may extend from an upper edge of the upper portion to the lower portion. The cover may include a first coupling mechanism and a second coupling mechanism. The first coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the first section to the second section. The second coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the second section and the third section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: 4Knines, LLC
    Inventor: James Umlauf
  • Patent number: 9815395
    Abstract: A cover for a vehicle may include a lower portion sized and configured to extend over a horizontally-oriented top of a bench of a vehicle seat. The cover may also include an upper portion coupled to the lower portion. The upper portion may be sized and configured to extend upwardly over a backrest of the vehicle seat. The upper portion may include a first section, a second section, and a third section. Each of the first section, the second section, and the third section may extend from an upper edge of the upper portion to the lower portion. The cover may include a first coupling mechanism and a second coupling mechanism. The first coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the first section to the second section. The second coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the second section and the third section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: 4Knines, LLC
    Inventor: James Umlauf
  • Patent number: 9669742
    Abstract: An apparatus for covering a bench seat may have a seat cover with an installed configuration in which the seat cover is secured to the bench seat via a plurality of anchoring elements. The seat cover may have a support portion securable to a support member of the bench seat, and a backrest portion securable to a backrest member of the bench seat. The support portion may define a support recess, and the backrest portion may define a backrest recess. The backrest portion may have two rear backrest panels that define an intermediate backrest gap that is spanned by a rear flexible strap. Other anchoring elements may include one or more flexible connectors secured to a rigid feature of the vehicle, blocking member connectors extending between adjoining portions of the support portion and the backrest portion, and/or draw string elements that tighten the seat cover around the bench seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Truck Shields, LLC
    Inventor: Clark C. Bailey
  • Patent number: 9630531
    Abstract: A seat cover configured to be removably attached to a child vehicle seat is provided with a compartment to enable a booster seating insert to be inserted into and secured. The cover is further provided with a plurality of straps, having fasteners, to secure the cover to the child vehicle seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Inventor: MaryRose Privatera
  • Patent number: 9610877
    Abstract: A cover for a vehicle may include a lower portion sized and configured to extend over a horizontally-oriented top of a bench of a vehicle seat. The cover may also include an upper portion coupled to the lower portion. The upper portion may be sized and configured to extend upwardly over a backrest of the vehicle seat. The upper portion may include a first section, a second section, and a third section. Each of the first section, the second section, and the third section may extend from an upper edge of the upper portion to the lower portion. The cover may include a first coupling mechanism and a second coupling mechanism. The first coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the first section to the second section. The second coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the second section and the third section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: Seat Cover Pro, LLC
    Inventor: James Umlauf
  • Patent number: 9402484
    Abstract: A cover system for a seat having a base, a back, armrests and a tray is provided. The cover system includes a main cover with a bottom portion extending across the base of the seat and a top portion extending across and over the back of the seat. The cover system further includes first and second armrest covers defining an open end opposing a closed end. The first and second armrest covers extend over the armrests of the seat with the closed ends thereof abutting outwardly facing ends of the armrests. The cover system also includes tray cover adapted to extend over the tray of the seat. The tray cover has at least first and second securing components extending from opposite sides thereof. The first and second securing members secure the tray cover relative to the tray of the seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Kehei Traveler Corporation
    Inventor: Adrienne Moore
  • Patent number: 9295339
    Abstract: Upholstery chair covers and methods for upholstering a chair using the same are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the upholstery chair cover includes a piece of material sized and shaped to cover a body of a chair, and includes a back portion, a seat portion connected to the back portion, at least one flap connected to the seat portion with at least one fastener, wherein the at least one flap secures the piece of material to the body of the chair. In another embodiment, the piece of material includes at least one leg flap connected to the seat portion with at least one leg fastener, wherein the at least one leg fastener secures the at least one leg flap to at least one leg of the chair. The upholstery chair cover may include cushions. The upholstery chair cover gives the appearance of a new re-upholstered chair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Inventor: Catherine Edna Hampton
  • Patent number: 9271574
    Abstract: A fitting for an item of seating furniture and item of seating furniture. The fitting includes a pivotable leg support segment, wherein the fitting has a separate spring which serves to secure the leg support segment in a storage position while not being used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: KINTEC-SOLUTION GMBH
    Inventors: Andreas Hortig, Boris Besler
  • Patent number: 9211822
    Abstract: A foot rest assembly releasably attaches to a vehicle seat and is positionable underneath a child safety seat to support the child's feet and help prevent the vehicle seat from getting dirty. The assembly includes a panel having a top surface, a bottom surface and a perimeter edge coupled to and extending between the top surface and the bottom surface. An upper section of the panel is planar and horizontally oriented when the upper section is positioned on a vehicle seat underneath a child safety seat. A lower section of the panel is coupled to and extends from the upper section wherein the lower section supports a user's feet and legs when the user is seated in the child safety seat. A coupler is attached to the panel and releasably couples the panel to the vehicle seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Inventors: Chris Blackledge, Amy Blackledge
  • Patent number: 9010856
    Abstract: An automobile bench seat cover having a bottom portion and a back portion is disclosed herein. The bottom portion is configured to cover three seat bottoms of a bench seat when removably coupled to the automobile bench seat. The back portion is coupled to the bottom portion and configured to cover three seatbacks of the bench seat when removably coupled to the bench seat. The bench seat cover also includes two slits extending from a top portion of the back portion toward the bottom portion. Each slit is adaptable between an open position that allows a seatbelt to fit through the slit and a closed position that closes the slit. One or more couplings, such as Velcro, are positioned adjacent each of the two slits and configured to close the respective slit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Bell Automotive Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Ken Krankkala, Danielle Peters, Joleen Jansen
  • Publication number: 20150102645
    Abstract: A universal seat cover including an expanse of fabric with a top end and a bottom end, and an inverted pocket with a contractible opening containing an elastic braid such that the inverted pocket hugs the seat over which it is fitted or placed. The universal seat cover also has an aperture through which a head rest can be fitted. The aperture can be made to be resealable by the inclusion of one or more zipper assemblies. One or more pockets can be attached to the face of the expanse of fabric.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Inventor: JOHN H. ROGAN
  • Patent number: 9004592
    Abstract: A wheelchair slipcover is provided that includes a first covering member and a second covering member that is adjustable for different wheelchair sizes and configurations. The first covering member has a back covering portion covering a back of the wheelchair, armrest covering portions extending around from both sides of the back covering portion and attaching vertically along the seat portion of the wheelchair. A second covering member covers the seat and the backrest, positioned on the first covering member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Inventor: Barbara Boston
  • Publication number: 20150097402
    Abstract: A portable seat protector comprises a flexible cover portion that can be deployed over a seating surface, for example a seat in a motor vehicle. The protector includes mounting straps designed to secure the protector to a car seat headrest either when in use or when not in use. Storage straps secure the protector in a rolled up configuration when not in use. The cover can be made from materials that prevent moisture, oils or soil from being transferred from the user to the seating surface. The cover may optionally include multiple layers including materials that wick moisture from the user while still protecting the seating surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventor: BARBARA BEE
  • Publication number: 20150013065
    Abstract: A multipurpose wind resistant beach towel that has trapezoid shaped open-ended pockets attached to the bottom surface of the towel to form sand traps that anchor said towel to the sand and prevent the wind from displacing the towel. Open-ended pockets are used for ease of filling and removal of sand. Additionally the present invention allows for the removal of unwanted sand and debris from the surface of the said towel without removing it from the anchored position. Optionally the present invention may be used as a lounge chair cover by anchoring the towel to the head and foot of the lounge chair by use of sand traps. Lastly, the present invention functions as an easy to carry and or hang towel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Kameron Lee Ketcham
  • Publication number: 20150015038
    Abstract: Upholstery chair covers and methods for upholstering a chair using the same are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the upholstery chair cover includes a piece of material sized and shaped to cover a body of a chair, and includes a back portion, a seat portion connected to the back portion, at least one flap connected to the seat portion with at least one fastener, wherein the at least one flap secures the piece of material to the body of the chair. In another embodiment, the piece of material includes at least one leg flap connected to the seat portion with at least one leg fastener, wherein the at least one leg fastener secures the at least one leg flap to at least one leg of the chair. The upholstery chair cover may include cushions. The upholstery chair cover gives the appearance of a new re-upholstered chair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Catherine Edna Hampton
  • Patent number: 8870283
    Abstract: A vehicle protective seat cover for use under a child safety car seat. The cover includes at least a seat cover bottom panel having upper and lower opposed surfaces. Frictional grip pads are attached to the lower protective panel. In one form, the frictional grip pads include four upper grippers protruding above the upper surface, sized and positioned so that child safety car seats of various sizes overlap all four of the upper grippers at least in part, as well as four lower grippers protruding below the lower surface. In another form, four apertures are formed in the seat cover bottom panel. The apertures are sized and positioned so that child safety car seats of various sizes overlap all four of the apertures at least in part. Correspondingly, four frictional grip pads are configured so as to be retained in respective ones of the apertures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Brica, Inc.
    Inventor: Richard A. Daley
  • Publication number: 20140223666
    Abstract: Cushioning constructions for mattresses or chair cushions are given comfort features for severely immobilized patients. Otherwise, the problem is that, sit or lie still long enough and awful sores may develop. The cushioning constructions hereof are formed of plural or multiple layers of resilient materials of dissimilar softness/firmness and, moreover, these layers are partitioned into multiple zones across the layers of likewise dissimilar softness/firmness. Such features include soft sinking spots for the pelvic area in mattresses or for the counterpart ischium support zone in seat cushions. In distinction, firm and soft juxtapositions are provided for the upper thigh region in mattresses or in the counterpart femoral support zone in seat cushions. Conversely, firm lateral rails for mattresses or counterpart lateral wings for cushions of chair backs are provided where the concern is with Huntingdon's disease patients, who are largely immobile but periodically convulse at times.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Inventor: David R. Pavlin
  • Patent number: 8733836
    Abstract: A strap-tightening structure for a furniture item having a frame that supports an elongate strap. The elongate strap includes a rearward section that overlies the back rest of the furniture and a forward section that overlies the seat section. A rearward end of the elongate strap overlies a transversely disposed rearward end of the frame and is secured against longitudinal displacement when the forward end of the elongate strap is pulled taut at the forward end of the furniture. A pair of tensioning belts are secured to a forward end of the elongate strap. Each of the tensioning belts is disposed in overlying relation to a transversely disposed forward end of the frame. A pair of releasable buckles is secured to a bottom side of the elongate strap and adjustably engages the tensioning belts so that the elongate strap can be pulled taut whenever it develops a sag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Inventor: Jan S. Gross
  • Patent number: 8733837
    Abstract: A furniture cover is provided that has a substantially t-shaped, substantially continuous, fabric body having a generally elongated central trunk portion, and two outwardly extending arm portions. The central trunk portion is sized to extend over and substantially across the back, seat and front of a seating device. The arm portions are sized to extend over and substantially across the arms of the seating device. The fabric body has a first layer of comfort fabric for exposure to the user; and a second layer of waterproof fabric, seamed around a perimeter edge to the first layer, so that the second layer provides a waterproof barrier across the covered portions of the seating device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Caber Sure Fit Inc.
    Inventors: Bernard Weinstein, Anita Aruajo, Karolin Belashkin, Nilvi Surrinder
  • Patent number: 8662584
    Abstract: An upper section, a lower section and an intermediate section each have top, bottom and side edges. The upper and lower sections are fabricated of a water absorbing material. The intermediate section is fabricated in an open mesh configuration of a water non-absorbing material. An upper strip of fasteners is attached to the lower edge of the upper section and the upper edge of the intermediate section. A lower strip of fasteners is attached to the lower edge of the intermediate section and the upper edge of the lower section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Inventor: Michael E. Townsend
  • Patent number: 8657373
    Abstract: A transfer sling having a generally rectangular fabric element sized to cover bottom of an automobile seat and to extend at least part way up the seat back ending in a yoke to be attached to a vehicle headrest at the top of the seat back. The lower portion of the fabric element is further constructed of an additional, second ply of low friction fabric material sewn together with the fabric element marginally at only the juncture with the top portion so that the two fabric plies remain free to slide relative to one another with minimal resistance thereby enabling the seated individual to more easily rotate their legs to/from a forward oriented position from/to a side oriented position in relation to the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Inventor: Katherine Miles
  • Patent number: 8584278
    Abstract: A sofa sheet set for use with a sofa is disclosed. The sofa sheet set includes a bottom sheet that comprises a generally rectangular top portion and a peripheral side section, the side section having at a lower end thereof an embedded elastic band for capturing a plurality of sofa cushions. The sofa sheet set further includes a generally rectangular top sheet fixed at one of its long sides at a seam to one of the long sides of the bottom sheet. The top sheet is larger in length and width than the top portion of the bottom sheet. A handbag carrier is preferably included for containing and storing the bottom and top sheets in a folded configuration for convenient storage and transportation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Inventor: Monica Blake Ross
  • Patent number: 8556343
    Abstract: A seat liner is provided that includes a cushion within the seat liner, the cushion includes a body of memory foam and a soft, flexible, and washable material located upon said body of memory foam. In a preferred embodiment, the seat liner may be folded into a folded position, or it may be rolled into a rolled position in order to ensure maximum portability. Further, said seat liner may also includes one or more means for attaching various accessories, such as toys, bottles, blankets, and pacifiers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Inventor: Stella Rubinshteyn
  • Patent number: 8500199
    Abstract: Chair covers formed from disposable, polymeric non-woven fabric are disclosed. The covers are pre-formed in a variety of shapes to fit a variety of chair types. The covers are made from two pieces of non-woven material and pieced together by sewing, ultrasonic welding, heating or any other suitable fastening arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Inventor: Victoria Paulin
  • Patent number: 8465093
    Abstract: An automotive seat cover is provided which allows a person to change the appearance of the seat cover without removing the seat cover from the seat. The seat cover includes panels which are removably attachable to the seat cover to alter the functionality or the visual appearance of the seat cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Automotive Innovations, Inc.
    Inventor: Joseph D. Janowski
  • Patent number: 8403412
    Abstract: A seating pad assembly is provided for use by travelers to increase the comfort for a seat on a public transportation vehicle or at a public transit terminal. A system and method for ordering the seating pad assembly for a transportation seat includes at least one terminal configured for entering an identifier indicative of a type of transportation seat purchased, e.g., a class of service; a server configured for receiving the identifier, determining dimensions of the seating pad assembly based on the identifier, and generating an order to acquire the determined seating pad assembly; and a communications network for coupling the at least one terminal and the server. The terminal may be configured in the form of a computer, a kiosk or a mobile terminal. The system will allow a purchaser of a transportation seat to either purchase or rent the seating pad assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Nightgear LLC.
    Inventor: Richard M. Leeds
  • Patent number: 8393675
    Abstract: Some embodiments of a furniture cover device provide a protective covering for a selected furniture piece, such as a couch, loveseat, or chair, and the furniture cover device can be readily removed or repositioned by user. In particular embodiments, the furniture cover device includes a main body comprising a flexible web and a plurality of elongate anchor members extending in a parallel manner through the flexible web.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Inventor: Kevin Swanson
  • Patent number: 8342603
    Abstract: A seating pad assembly is provided for use by travelers to increase the comfort for a seat on a public transportation vehicle or at a public transit terminal. A system and method for ordering the seating pad assembly for a transportation seat includes at least one terminal configured for entering an identifier indicative of a type of transportation seat purchased, e.g., a class of service; a server configured for receiving the identifier, determining dimensions of the seating pad assembly based on the identifier, and generating an order to acquire the determined seating pad assembly; and a communications network for coupling the at least one terminal and the server. The terminal may be configured in the form of a computer, a kiosk or a mobile terminal. The system will allow a purchaser of a transportation seat to either purchase or rent the seating pad assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Nightgear LLC
    Inventor: Richard M. Leeds
  • Patent number: 8297695
    Abstract: A cooling system which having a body section which includes a flexible material; at least two mist dispensing fans connected to the body section; and control circuitry having at least a first switch controlling fan speed and a second switch controlling mist dispensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Breezzangel, LLC
    Inventors: Tonia Dandry Aiken, Charles W. Lanusse, Tina Dandry Mayes, Shirley Jumonville Dandry, Alexes Elizabeth Aiken, Brett Johnanthony Aiken
  • Patent number: 8287041
    Abstract: A folding chair cover comprised of first and second sheets of non-woven fabric attached together along strategically sized and shaped respective edges thereof. The non-woven sheets are cut from bolts of non-woven fabric in such a manner as to effectively use the least amount of non-woven material in the creation of the covers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Inventor: Victoria Paulin
  • Patent number: 8262160
    Abstract: A padded seat is described that includes a top surface, a bottom surface, a compartment disposed between the top surface and the bottom surface, a closeable opening to fill the compartment with a fluid, a plurality of through holes which pass through the top surface, compartment, and bottom surface, and a non-slip element disposed on the top surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Inventors: Mehri Mafi, Maryam Mafi
  • Publication number: 20120074745
    Abstract: A folding chair cover comprised of first and second sheets of non-woven fabric attached together along strategically sized and shaped respective edges thereof. The non-woven sheets are cut from bolts of non-woven fabric in such a manner as to effectively use the least amount of non-woven material in the creation of the covers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Publication date: March 29, 2012
    Inventor: VICTORIA PAULIN
  • Patent number: 8122538
    Abstract: A wind-resistant, souvenir-collecting beach towel with hidden pockets has a towel portion, a compartment at one end of the towel portion, an opening accessible from the underside of the beach towel opposite the edge of the end of the towel portion where the compartment is, and a souvenir receiving portion forming a perimeter around the towel portion and having apertures where ball bungee cords and pegs are secured. The compartment has a top and a bottom layer and is attached to the underside of the towel portion and has hidden pockets. Some of the hidden pockets have openings recessed from an outside edge of the compartment such that the opening is not exposed to the environment and is not visible to passersby, and one of the hidden pockets is accessible only through the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: Alpha Sun & Sport - AS&S, LLC
    Inventor: Alan McBrearty
  • Patent number: 8123290
    Abstract: A cooling system which having a body section which includes a flexible material; at least two mist dispensing fans connected to the body section; and control circuitry having at least a first switch controlling fan speed and a second switch controlling mist dispensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: BreezzAngel, LLC
    Inventors: Tonia Dandry Aiken, Charles W. Lanusse, Tina Dandry Mayes, Shirley Jumonville Dandry, Alexes Elizabeth Aiken, Brett Johnanthony Aiken
  • Patent number: 8042869
    Abstract: A child seat liner provides a comfortable, safe, and hygienic environment for a child seated in a seat such as a shopping cart or a highchair. Child seat liners according to various embodiments of the invention include padding around the leg openings, multiple storage areas for the caregiver, a continuous, elastic front edge for stretching over and gripping a handle of a shopping cart or a front of a seat, one or more sets of fasteners for securing the liner in a rolled-up position, and an adjustable strap that allows the liner to be secured to the back of the seat more securely.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2011
    Inventors: Christopher McClintock, Stephen R. Burns, Debbie Dunn
  • Patent number: 8038211
    Abstract: A seat cover for use with a chair is disclosed herein. The seat cover comprises a fabric cover, which has a back pocket, a seat form and a skirt portion. The seat cover also comprises a back form which has a front pad, a top pad, a first side pad, a second side pad and a first space defined by the front pad, the top pad, the first side pad and the second side pad. The seat cover further comprises a seat pad and a slip barrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2011
    Assignee: The Howard Elliott Collection, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Berk, Jean Joseph
  • Publication number: 20110163581
    Abstract: A seating pad assembly is provided for use by travelers to increase the comfort for a seat on a public transportation vehicle or at a public transit terminal. A system and method for ordering the seating pad assembly for a transportation seat includes at least one terminal configured for entering an identifier indicative of a type of transportation seat purchased, e.g., a class of service; a server configured for receiving the identifier, determining dimensions of the seating pad assembly based on the identifier, and generating an order to acquire the determined seating pad assembly; and a communications network for coupling the at least one terminal and the server. The terminal may be configured in the form of a computer, a kiosk or a mobile terminal. The system will allow a purchaser of a transportation seat to either purchase or rent the seating pad assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Applicant: NIGHTGEAR LLC
    Inventor: Richard M. Leeds
  • Publication number: 20110163144
    Abstract: A seating pad assembly is provided for use by travelers to increase the comfort for a seat on a public transportation vehicle or at a public transit terminal. A system and method for ordering the seating pad assembly for a transportation seat includes at least one terminal configured for entering an identifier indicative of a type of transportation seat purchased, e.g., a class of service; a server configured for receiving the identifier, determining dimensions of the seating pad assembly based on the identifier, and generating an order to acquire the determined seating pad assembly; and a communications network for coupling the at least one terminal and the server. The terminal may be configured in the form of a computer, a kiosk or a mobile terminal. The system will allow a purchaser of a transportation seat to either purchase or rent the seating pad assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Applicant: NIGHTGEAR LLC
    Inventor: Richard M. Leeds
  • Publication number: 20110156459
    Abstract: A seating pad assembly is provided for use by travelers to increase the comfort for a seat on a public transportation vehicle or at a public transit terminal. A system and method for ordering the seating pad assembly for a transportation seat includes at least one terminal configured for entering an identifier indicative of a type of transportation seat purchased, e.g., a class of service; a server configured for receiving the identifier, determining dimensions of the seating pad assembly based on the identifier, and generating an order to acquire the determined seating pad assembly; and a communications network for coupling the at least one terminal and the server. The terminal may be configured in the form of a computer, a kiosk or a mobile terminal. The system will allow a purchaser of a transportation seat to either purchase or rent the seating pad assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: NIGHTGEAR LLC
    Inventor: Richard M. Leeds
  • Patent number: 7959227
    Abstract: A knit form-fit cover for a recliner chair having a base, a backrest, a seat, a pair of armrests and a footrest. The cover includes panels for covering the backrest, left and right armrests, the seat and the footrest. A seat panel includes a fastener having ends attached to lateral edges of the seat panel for positioning near a front edge of the seat of the recliner chair, which may be engaged to resistively fix a portion of the seat panel at the front edge of the seat. The seat panel is formed from an elasticized yarn material, and has pleated corners at lateral ends of a front edge of the seat panel for further securing the seat panel to the footrest. The seat panel also preferably has loops affixed to rear corners of the seat panel for securing a rear portion of the seat panel to the seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Sure Fit Inc.
    Inventor: Brenda Kay Miller
  • Publication number: 20110127816
    Abstract: This chair cover will make any old chair look as if it had been completely re-upholstered from the top to the bottom. The design of this cover slides on from the top of the chair, with flaps that attaches underneath the chair to hold the cover firmly in place, and flaps that cover the legs on the chair, and eliminate the old fashioned skirts on slipcovers that are currently being sold in stores. Cushion has been added for comfort and firmness, and the chair cover is easy to make and use. It is also completely different from any chair or slipcover that has ever been designs, and just as convenient to use. The purpose of the upholstery chair cover is to give the appearance of a new or reupholstered chair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2009
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Inventor: Catherine Edna Hampton
  • Patent number: 7931335
    Abstract: A car seat protector for covering and protecting a car seat from becoming soiled, where the car seat has a sitting area and a back rest, where the back rest has sides and a top, and where the car seat is mounted to a chassis such that the back rest is attached to the chassis and a gap is formed between the chassis and the back rest along the sides and the top of the back rest; and where the car seat protector comprises: a seat portion, comprising fabric of sufficient size and shape to cover the sitting area of the car seat; a back portion, comprising fabric of sufficient size and shape to cover the back rest of the car seat, where the back portion has sides and a top; a back side portion, comprising fabric extending from the sides and top of the back portion, where the back side portion is of sufficient size and shape to cover the sides and top of the back rest and extend beyond the gap formed between the chassis and the back rest; and a plurality of retention parts encased within the back side portion, such
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2011
    Assignee: Bergan, LLC
    Inventors: Tibor Siklosi, David Price
  • Publication number: 20110049951
    Abstract: A chair cover for use with a seat includes first and second layers. A pocket formed between the layers holds removable pad. Chair cover rim includes an elastic band to secure cover to a chair. A tether is attached to one of the layers to allow the cover to be easily stored in a compact form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Inventor: Sienna M. Bettencourt
  • Patent number: 7878588
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a unitary seat cover for accommodating a child safety seat upon a vehicle seat having an adjustable upper protective panel and a lower protective panel which are integrally attached by a fold line forming a unitary elongated cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Summer Infant (USA), Inc.
    Inventor: Kristen Snedeker
  • Publication number: 20110017541
    Abstract: A small vehicle includes a chassis, a seat post supported on the chassis, a pivotal frame pivotally connected to the chassis, a rear cushion provided between the seat post and the pivotal frame, a motor provided on the pivotal frame, two rear wheels driven with the motor, an upper shell for covering most of the elements and a lower shell for covering only the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Inventor: Rong-Fang HE
  • Publication number: 20110012404
    Abstract: A disposable sanitary cover for use with a high chair seat includes a first panel, a second panel, a third panel and a plurality of retention straps. The cover can be made of non-woven disposable material, anti-bacterial disposable material, spill resistant disposable material, biodegradable disposable material or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2010
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: Busy Izzy, LLC
    Inventor: Deborah Elizabeth Cariera