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Land vehicles April category listing, related patent applications 04/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 04/30/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090108547 - Leveling shock absorber and strut assembly: The present invention includes methods and apparatus for easily adjusting a shock and strut assembly to modify the ride height of a vehicle by providing one or more spacers to be placed between the lower spring seat mount and the spring seat plate that rests upon it in order to... Agent: Mark D Miller Kimble, Macmichael & Upton
20090108546 - Adjustment device for suspension means: An adjustment device for suspension means in wheel suspensions of motor vehicles, with the suspension means having a first spring, for example a bearing spring that is arranged between the assembly of the motor vehicle and wheel guide elements, and/or a second spring, for example a preloaded spring that is... Agent: Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20090108548 - Monoski: The invention relates to a monoski, consisting of a front and a back board connected to each other by means of a hinge, in which the hinge is constructed in such a way that the back board can be folded over the front board through which a less large package... Agent: Mcdermott, Will & Emery LLP Attn:IPDepartment
20090108549 - Frame and panel system for constructing modules to be installed on an airplane ground support equipment cart: A frame, panel, and fastener system for use in constructing modules that are to be installed on a ground support equipment cart. The modules have a rectangular frame that is constructed primarily by connecting together members constructed as folded sheet metal tubes substantially rectangular in cross section but, on two... Agent: Perry Hoffman And Associates, P.C.
20090108550 - Wheel connection apparatus and cleaner having the same: A wheel connection apparatus is disclosed. The wheel connection apparatus includes a first axis rotatably connected to a wheel, a second axis rotatably connected to a cleaner body, and a frame that supports the first axis and the second axis and prevents the first axis and the second axis from... Agent: Blank Rome LLP
20090108551 - Transport wheel for a helicopter: A transport wheel device for a helicopter having a runner defining an axial direction. The transport wheel includes a holding frame, a wheel axle, a slide, a wheel and a lifting device. The holding frame is detachably securable to the runner. The wheel axle is attached the holding frame by... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090108552 - Airplane ground support equipment cart having extractable modules and a generator module that is seperable from power conversion and air conditioning modules: A ground support equipment cart contains one or more removable equipment modules. The cart contains a rectangular module containing airplane air conditioning components mounted upon the cart and extending the width of the cart but occupying substantially less than half of the cart's length. The cart also contains one or... Agent: Perry Hoffman And Associates, P.C.
20090108553 - Inverted wheel type moving body and method of controlling same: To provide an inverted wheel type moving body capable of improving the operability, and a method of controlling the same. An inverted wheel type moving body in accordance with one aspect of the present invention includes motors 34 and 36 for rotationally driving a right driving wheel 18 and a... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090108554 - Skateboard deck: A skateboard deck is formed of several layers that are pressed and bonded together. One or more slots are formed through a plurality of the middle layers of such a deck, and an elongate rod is arranged within each slot. The elongate rods, when cured, are more rigid than the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090108555 - Hub assembly for a tilting vehicle suspension: A suspension system for a vehicle is provided that allows for the vehicle body to be tilted wherein the tilt is controlled by the operator's legs in a manner that greatly enhances the stability of the vehicle while producing a fun vehicle to operate. Generally a hub is provided for... Agent: Barlow, Josephs & Holmes, Ltd.
20090108556 - Rotating fifth wheel hitch kingpin assembly: A kingpin assembly comprises a housing having a recess located therein, a collar member operably coupled to the housing, and an integral single-piece kingpin having at least a portion located within the recess of the housing, wherein the housing and collar cooperate to rotationally secure the kingpin within the recess... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP
20090108557 - Motorcycle: To provide a motorcycle having a rear fender that effectively prevents a rear wheel, for example, from splashing mud and may support a light stably in accordance with various embodiments. For example, a motorcycle is disclosed for an embodiment having a rear fender that covers a rear wheel, and lights... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090108558 - Vehicle steering head: A system for limiting a range of motion of a handlebar including a support tube adapted to be fixed to a frame, a member adapted to connect a wheel fork to the handlebar, an upper bearing support mounted to an upper end of the support tube, a plastic lower bearing... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090108559 - Riding apparatus for disabled persons and kit for making same: A tricycle adapted for use by children with autistic spectral disorder. A tricycle with toe clips, hand grips, seat belt, and adjustable handlebars and seat adapted for use by a child with autistic spectrum disorder. A tricycle with other distracting items to help lure use by a child with autistic... Agent: Michael A. Guth
20090108560 - Foot peg with removable grip studs and slider: There is provided a foot peg for use on a motorized vehicle being drivable on a driving surface defining a driving surface hardness. The foot peg includes a frame being configured to engage a boot of a rider. The frame includes a frame body having frame top and bottom surfaces.... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20090108561 - Curb climbing wheelchair attachment: A curb climbing wheelchair system having left and right side attachments are designed to be attached to left and right side portions, respectively, of a standard wheelchair to enable a wheelchair occupant to climb a curb, bump or other obstruction without the aid of another individual. Each attachment includes a... Agent: Patent Docket Clerk Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.
20090108562 - Method and apparatus for transitioning a heavy equipment hauling rear loading trailer between transport and loading positions: A lowboy trailer is described having a pair of rear wheel assemblies mounted to a chassis of the trailer for movement between transport and loading positions such that the wheel assemblies are aligned across a back of the body when they are in the transport position and raised and positioned... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20090108563 - Method and apparatus for aligning a trailer hitch: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for assisting a driver of a towing vehicle to reverse the vehicle into alignment and proximity with a trailer, so that the towing vehicle and the trailer can be easily hitched together. The invention includes a detachable alignment system with a... Agent: Antoinette M. Tease
20090108564 - Positioning guide for aiding connection of a fifth wheel towed vehicle: A positioning guide for aiding connection of a fifth wheel towed vehicle to a towing vehicle, where the fifth wheel towed vehicle has a pin box assembly. A mirror is secured to a cover for the pin box assembly, the mirror being located at an orientation so that it is... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20090108565 - Push block, scraping device and method for collecting a material: A push block, a scraping device and a method for collecting a material are provided. The scraping device has a frame, a blade attached to the bottom of the frame, a tongue attached to a front end of the frame and a beam attached to a back end of the... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20090108566 - Collapsing vehicle tow hook: A collapsible tow hook for a motor vehicle includes a housing attached to a vehicle structure, a bracket pivotally mounted on the housing, a tow loop attached to the bracket and adapted to receive a tow cable that pulls on the tow loop in a towing direction. An interlocking structure... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20090108567 - Articulation limiting device for towed vehicles: c
20090108568 - Adjustable trailer coupler: A trailer coupler and a method for securing a trailer coupler to a trailer frame are disclosed. The trailer coupler has an attachment portion for securing the trailer coupler to a towing vehicle. The trailer coupler is adjustable and movable from a first position to a second position. The sides... Agent: Mcdonald Hopkins LLC
20090108569 - Air bag cushion: An airbag cushion is configured to be deployed by an introduced gas to provide a predetermined space therein, wherein a valley is configured to be formed at a center region which a passenger's face impacts when the airbag cushion is deployed. The airbag cushion includes a front panel, a rear... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090108570 - Air belt apparatus: An air belt apparatus that can reduce the required tolerance level of a pipe is provided. Gas supplied from an inflator 12 flows into a bag body 16 through a pipe 18 so as to inflate a lap bag 15. The inflator 12 is connected to a gas inlet 16a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090108571 - Occupant protection device: An occupant protection device is applied to a vehicle including a front seat and a rear seat, and includes a first protection device and a second protection device. The first protection device includes a first gas generator and a first side airbag, which is inflated and deployed between an occupant... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090108572 - Dual stage cylindrical inflator with outside to inside axial flow: A new type of inflator that may be used to inflate an airbag is disclosed. The inflator will have a longitudinal axis, a first chamber, and a filter. The filter may be positioned outside of the first chamber. A first quantity of gas generant is positioned within the first chamber.... Agent: Sally J. Brown Autoliv Asp, Inc.
20090108573 - Adaptive airbag gas flow apparatus: An airbag gas flow apparatus for a steering wheel includes a housing and a rotatable gas guide positioned within the housing. The housing includes a base and a diffuser, the diffuser comprising at least one opening. The rotatable gas guide includes at least one open portion and a closed portion.... Agent: Sally J. Brown Autoliv Asp, Inc.
20090108574 - Airbag cushion folding methods: Methods are provided for folding an airbag cushion into a housing. In one implementation of the inventive method, an airbag cushion defined by an upper panel and a lower panel is provided. A first portion of the airbag cushion is tucked into a second portion of the airbag cushion such... Agent: Autoliv Asp Inc
20090108575 - Removable resilient vehicle protection assembly: A removable vehicle protection assembly for installation between first and second edges of a vehicle includes a resilient strip, a first resilient clamping member with a first clamp hook element, and a second hook element. The resilient strip is extendible along its longitudinal axis and is designed to protect the... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20090108576 - Retractable steering mechanism: A retractable steering mechanism includes a steering wheel, a steering column connected to the steering wheel, a telescopic device connected to steering column, a connector for connecting the telescopic device to two front wheels of the vehicle. A first cover is connected to the vehicle. A second cover is connected... Agent: Sam Chen
20090108577 - Occupant protection device of vehicle: A lap-belt pre-tensioner operative to draw in a lap belt is disposed on an upper face of a projecting portion so as to extend in a longitudinal direction of a vehicle from an disposition portion of a lower support member, and on the upper face of the projecting portion is... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC04/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090102145 - Braking/driving control apparatus and vehicle having the apparatus: A braking/driving control apparatus includes: a lateral acceleration acquisition unit that acquires a lateral acceleration of a vehicle; and a longitudinal acceleration acquisition unit that acquires a longitudinal acceleration of the vehicle, and the longitudinal acceleration control unit controls a braking/driving force of the vehicle so that the longitudinal acceleration... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090102146 - Multi-edge snowboard: A multi-edge snowboard includes multiple boards with attached bindings. A pivot mechanism that connects the bindings to the boards rotates each board, so that each board can provide an active edge that engages the snow during turning or stopping. The increase in the number of active edges relative to a... Agent: Patent Law Offices Of David Millers
20090102147 - Small space rough terrain mobility transport: A small space rough terrain mobility transport for assisting a person in moving through a small low clearance space with rough terrain such as the crawl space beneath a building. The inventive device includes a deck assembly 10, a plurality of axle studs 40, a plurality of wheel assemblies 20... Agent: Craig L. Moorhead
20090102148 - Grocery cart cover: The current invention relates to a cover, top, or lid that can be used on grocery carts or other containers to prevent rain, dust, dirt, wind, sun, among others, from corrupting the contents of a grocery cart or other container. The current invention is lightweight, foldable, sturdy, and waterproof or... Agent: Cloutier & Engle, PLLC Attn: Priya Sinha Cloutier
20090102150 - Duck hunting cart: The objective of the invention is to allow a hunter to balance out the weight of his decoys' and all other hunting gear that is necessary without carrying anything on his/her person. When the hunt sight is reached, all his gear pulls out of the cart in a tub capable... Agent: Jared T. Dumlao
20090102149 - Foldable pushcart and foldable baby carriage: A baby carriage includes: a pair of front legs; a pair of connecting members; a pair of guide sleeves respectively fixed to intermediate regions of the pair of front legs; a pair of rear legs having their upper ends pivotally connected to the pair of connecting members, respectively; a pair... Agent: Fasse Patent Attorneys, P.A.
20090102151 - Wheeled chassis assembly for vats, especially for sorption columns: A wheeled chassis assembly for a sorption column in the form of a vat (1) for cleaning waste gases has at the bottom end thereof a depending foot rim (5) and an outwardly projecting corrugation (4). Wheel mounts (14) with wheels (7) thereon are pivotally secured to wheel brackets (6).... Agent: Milde & Hoffberg, LLP
20090102152 - Rear radius arm and rear radius arm mount for improved handling of factory and lifted large-scale suspension strokes and articulations for on and off road vehicles: A rear axle radius arm reduces chassis-induced roll oversteer and improves handling and safety both on and off road. Each rear axle radius arm has a single point of frame attachment in a variety of locations, and pivots on a center, allowing lifting to relatively large heights, very large suspension... Agent: John P. O'banion O'banion & Ritchey LLP
20090102153 - Double plate type upper arm: An upper arm for a vehicle suspension includes a main plate and a subsidiary plate. The main plate includes a first bush fitting at a first end of the main plate, configured to be attached to a wheel knuckle; second and third bush fittings, spaced apart from each other at... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090102154 - Air suspension system: An air suspension system includes a first transfer pipe having one end communicating with the outside, the first transfer pipe being constructed such that air flows through the first transfer pipe; a filter mounted adjacent to the one end of the first transfer pipe to filter out foreign matter from... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090102155 - Anti-binding motorcycle trailer hitch assembly: A motorcycle hitch assembly is disclosed for attachment to a hitch support on a motorcycle for towing a trailer. The hitch assembly comprises a base and a pivotal trailer ball carried by the base for being coupled with the trailer coupling. The trailer ball includes a ball element and a... Agent: Mcnair Law Firm, P.A.
20090102156 - Spring-based mechanism for saving labor of a bicycle rider: A spring-based mechanism for saving labor of a bicycle rider is disclosed and in one embodiment includes an axle operatively connected to a chain wheel and a first set of bearings via a gear assembly; a housing for mounting a shaft therein wherein the first set of bearings is provided... Agent: Alan D. Kamrath Kamrath & Associates, P.A.
20090102157 - Wheel chair: A frame (1) that is similar to that of a conventional wheelchair with footrest (2), pushing handles (3) and provided with a pair of rear driving wheels (4) and another pair of front guiding wheels (5), a wheelchair with armrests (6) that slide in a longitudinal front-back direction over guide... Agent: Power Del Valle LLP
20090102158 - Bicycle rear suspension: Rear suspension for a bicycle comprising a rear swing arm (15) which carries the hub (19) of the rear wheel (20) and pivots via at least two pivot means (23, 24) on a frame (1) carrying a bottom bracket (12), the swing arm (15) pivoting about an instantaneous centre of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor And Zafman LLP
20090102159 - Protective housing for a trailer coupler: An anti-theft device for a towed trailer vehicle wherein a pivotable cover housing is mounted to the tongue of the trailer in spaced relation to the socket lock mechanism of a conventional ball socket attachment of a trailer hitch bar. The protective housing adapts to all standard ball and socket... Agent: Van Ophem & Vanophem, PC Remy J Vanophem, PC
20090102160 - Hitch for two drawpin sizes: A hitch apparatus includes a hitch member defining a substantially vertical drawpin hole. A spacer member is movably mounted to the hitch member such that the spacer member is movable laterally from a working position, where the spacer extends forward to block a rear portion of the drawpin hole, to... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20090102161 - Snowboard or ski or the like having a channeled edge or multiple element edge: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a snowboard or ski or the like comprises a base body having at least one edge, a top surface and a bottom surface; wherein the edge comprises at least one channel formed therein to provide two or more edge elements to contact... Agent: Cool Patent P.C.
20090102162 - Baby stroller with portable cradle: A baby stroller includes a frame and a portable cradle is removably connected to the frame. The portable cradle includes two pivotal devices which are removably connected to two support devices on the frame. The pivotable device each includes a first part and a second part which is removably connected... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090102163 - Foldable pushcart and foldable baby carriage: A baby carriage includes: a pair of front legs; a pair of connecting members; a pair of guide sleeves respectively fixed to intermediate regions of the pair of front legs, a pair of rear legs having their upper ends pivotally connected to the connecting members, respectively; a pair of push... Agent: Fasse Patent Attorneys, P.A.
20090102164 - Airbag module: An apparatus for an airbag module, in particular for a motor vehicle, including a flexible airbag and a sleeve. The flexible airbag may be arranged in a multi-layered manner by folding and may be inflated with gas to protect a person. Before inflation, the airbag is arranged in a planar... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090102166 - Airbag module: The disclosed airbag module may be used in a vehicle. The airbag may include an airbag for protecting a vehicle occupant and at least one tearable sleeve. The airbag is configured to be in a folded or rolled up state and to deploy along an interior side portion of the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090102167 - Airbage apparatus for pedestrian protection: An airbag apparatus for pedestrian protection includes an airbag that emerges from an opening of a housing located below a front end of a hood panel and deploys upward and toward left and right. The airbag includes a protection portion that deploys along a foreface of a vehicle. The protection... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090102165 - Ramp bracket assembly of air bag for vehicles: A ramp bracket assembly for a vehicle air bag is configured to be mounted to an inner panel of the vehicle. The assembly includes a first ramp bracket with a first engagement portion, and a second ramp bracket with a second engagement portion removably engaged with the first engagement portion.... Agent: Jae Eun Chang
20090102168 - Door of passenger air bag for vehicle: A door of a passenger air bag for a vehicle has a tear line along which the passenger air bag is deployed. A protruding portion is formed along the tear line, and a heating member is installed on the protruding portion along the tear line.... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090102169 - Airbag arrangement: An airbag arrangement for restraining an occupant of a motor vehicle. The vehicle roof is bounded by lateral roof edge regions extending parallel to the longitudinal axis of the vehicle and also bounded by a front window cross member extending transversely with respect to the longitudinal axis of the vehicle.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090102170 - Air bag module: Disclosed is an airbag module which can improve working efficiency because it is easy to assemble, reduce weight while maintaining sufficient rigidity, and ensure sufficient safety. The airbag module comprises: a cushion assembly including an airbag cushion; an inflator for supplying gas to the airbag cushion to deploy the airbag... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090102171 - Gas generator: A gas generator is provided, the gas generator having a propellant cushion that prevents movement of propellant tablets or grains by providing a bias thereagainst. Furthermore, the cushion is formed from a desiccating material thereby removing moisture and inhibiting moisture uptake by the propellant during manufacture of the gas generator.... Agent: L. C. Begin & Associates, PLLC
20090102173 - Airbag cushion folding methods: The methods for folding an airbag cushion into a housing provide for a predetermined deployment trajectory. The airbag cushion is defined by an upper panel and a lower panel. A first portion of the airbag cushion is tucked into a second portion of the airbag cushion such that the upper... Agent: Autoliv Asp Inc
20090102172 - Method of assembling airbag device and airbag device: The invention improves efficiency in a work for assembling an airbag device (10) with an airbag cover (16). A peripheral edge of the inflator attachment opening of the airbag (10) is secured to a cushion ring (22), the airbag (10) integrally connected to the tip and a rear end of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090102174 - Device for delaying passenger air bag expansion: The present invention relates to a device for delaying a passenger air bag expansion, including a winding, shaft which is partially wound by a rear end of a tether. A support bracket rotatably supports both ends of winding shaft and is fixed to a bottom of an air bag housing.... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090102175 - Occupant safety device for roof reinforcement: An occupant safety device for a motor vehicle having a roof. The safety occupant device comprises a support structure slidably mounted within the vehicle that, upon actuation, extends vertically upwardly within the vehicle to cooperate with the vehicle's roof to increase the amount of weight that the roof can support.... Agent: O''brien Jones, PLLC (w/ Ford Motor Co.)
20090102176 - Stabilizing rod for retractable vehicle supports: A stabilizing rod for a retractable stabilizing support for a vehicle, such as a recreational vehicle, a trailer, or the like, the stabilizing rod comprising: a longitudinally extendable and retractable member having a first end and a second end, the first end being configured to attach to one of a... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
20090102177 - Shopping cart with child carrier apparatus having a b-pillar restraint region: A shopping cart with child carrying apparatus suitable for storage and conveyance of a conventional capacity of food or other products can also transport and entertain at least one child. The shopping cart has at least one storage basket, as well as a child carrier coupled forward and external of... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 300004/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090096178 - Lawn mower sulky: An improved lawn mower sulky comprises platform 10, hitch support arm 20, first stub axle 40, first axle A-frame 41, first damper assembly 60, second stub axle 70, second axle A-frame 71, and second damper assembly 80.... Agent: Ronald J. Koch
20090096179 - Applying a particle beam to a patient: An apparatus includes a yoke having a first end and a second end. The yoke is configured to hold a device that includes an aperture and a range compensation structure. A catch arm is pivotally secured to the first end of the yoke. The catch arm includes a locking feature.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090096180 - Devices for supporting and transporting sheet materials: In one exemplary embodiment, a low-profile clamping system generally includes first and second elongate supports engageable with an edge portion of a sheet material for supporting at least part of the sheet material against bending. A fastener can releasably couple the first and second elongate supports to the edge portion... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c
20090096181 - Jobsite cart for transporting tools: Embodiments of the invention comprise a jobsite cart for transporting tools and other materials that comprise a metal frame having at least two spaced apart side members that are interconnected by an upper bridge member and at least one lower bridge member, a pair of spaced apart rotatable wheels operatively... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
20090096182 - Machine base docking system: A base having a first engaging member, second engaging member, and third engaging member configured to be docked to a docking plate, where the docking plate has a first mating member, a second mating member and a third mating member that are each configured to mate with the first engaging... Agent: Pauly, Devries Smith & Deffner, L.L.C.
20090096183 - Wheel suspension: A wheel suspension for a motor vehicle is described, in which at least a first and at least a second control arm (1, 2) are coupled in an articulated manner to a wheel carrier (4) carrying a vehicle wheel (3). The wheel suspension has a compensating device (5, 6) for... Agent: Mcglew & Tuttle, PC
20090096184 - Bicycle with a pressurization system: Proposed is a pressurization system for a bicycle featuring at least one component (18, 20, 24, 28) pressurized by the pressure medium, comprising a pressure source (40) connected to the component (18, 20, 24, 28). In accordance with the invention the pressure source (40) comprises a compressor (72) featuring a... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090096185 - bike stem with angle adjustable: A bike stem with angle adjustable includes a drum shaped inner insertion body contained in a linking base provide to a body of the stem; an accommodation portion disposed in the linking base to receive the drum shaped inner insertion body also indicates a drum shape; a spacing is defined... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20090096186 - Wooden tubular frames: A frame and method of forming a frame. The frame includes a first part formed of wood; a second part formed of wood. The first part and the second part are bonded together forming a space between first part and the second part, and providing structural support for the frame.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20090096187 - Foldable jointed bicycle: f
20090096188 - Coupling system for connecting supply lines: Described is a coupling system for connecting supply lines between a trailer and a tractor vehicle, comprising a socket which is arranged on the tractor vehicle and a support element, having a plug, which is arranged on the trailer. The invention is based on the problem of providing a robustly... Agent: Daniel J. Hudak Hudak Shunk & Farine Co.
20090096189 - Hitch: A hitch system includes a handle portion including a handle loop, a pin portion extending from the handle portion, a pair of opposite retainers and a trigger. The retainers are movable between a retracted position relative to the pin portion and an extended position relative to the pin portion. The... Agent: Rathe Patent &IPLaw
20090096190 - Tilting accessory hitch with specific bearing design: A hitch assembly (1) commonly used between an accessory (such as a front end bucket) and a tractor or prime mover (such as a skid steer loader). The hitch assembly (1) includes a bearing arrangement, partly integral with one of two frame members (2, 3), which allows the two frame... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090096192 - Airbag module for bus and motor coach: A bus includes a plurality of bus seats with a side airbag module mounted to each of the plurality of bus seats. The bus includes a plurality of sensors configured to detect a collision event and a side airbag control module configured to determine which side airbag modules to deploy... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090096191 - High strength airbag attachment for use with flanged inflators: An airbag module includes an inflator and an airbag housed within a housing. The airbag has a cushion inflator hub portion that includes one or more tab extensions and an opening. The tab extensions define at least a portion of the periphery of the opening. A retainer ring is also... Agent: Sally J. Brown Autoliv Asp, Inc.
20090096194 - Airbag apparatus: [Solving Means] A retainer 12 for housing an airbag of an airbag apparatus upon being folded back is constructed with a retainer body 13 whose upper surface and an entire front surface other than left and right supporting portions 13a at a lower portion are open, and a plastic plate... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20090096193 - Integrated airbag panel: A moveable integrated airbag panel and method of assembly is presented. In the exemplary application, a vehicular expandable airbag is attached to the inside of an A-pillar trim panel along with the inflator to form an integrated airbag panel that is attached as a preassembled unit to the vehicle body... Agent: Young & Basile, P.C.
20090096195 - Airbag device for front passenger seat: The airbag device for a front passenger seat according to the invention includes: an airbag kept in an inflatable and expandable state; an airbag container which is fixed to a vehicle and accommodates the airbag; and an airbag cover which covers the airbag container. The airbag cover has a cover... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090096196 - Airbag module: An airbag module includes an airbag, a gas generator, and a module including at least one outflow opening. Gas generated by the gas generator enters an exterior space surrounding the airbag module through outflow opening. The airbag module also includes a movable first element that is assigned to the outflow... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090096197 - Hybrid type gas generator containing a metal charge: The present invention relates to a gas generator for a motor vehicle safety device. The generator includes at least a combustion chamber and a gas tank. The combustion chamber contains a pyrotechnic initiator and pyrotechnic charge for generating gas and including at least one oxidizing material. Combustion of the charge... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090096198 - Occupant restraining device: An occupant restraining device that can maintain the internal pressure of a bag at a high level is provided. A bag 12 has its left and right ends both provided with stationary sections 12a and 12a that are fixed to a seat pan 8. The stationary sections 12a and 12a... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20090096199 - Reinforcement for a vehicle having a pillared roof: A reinforcement for a vehicle having a pillared roof includes a support structure and an activation mechanism to contact the support structure, driving the support structure to an extended position substantially upwardly. The extended support structure is capable of strengthening the pillared roof by contacting the roof to prevent an... Agent: O''brien Jones, PLLC (w/ Ford Motor Co.)
20090096200 - Reflective seatbelts for increasing safety for patrol officers and motorists: A reflective seatbelt device for use with a motor vehicle for determining fastened and unfastened seatbelt positions of motorists and passengers which will prevent patrol officers from departing their vehicles while viewing proper usage of a seatbelt. The reflective material is constructed extending the webbed fabric of the shoulder/torso cross... Agent: Elaine Jamison
20090096201 - Seat belt retractor and seat belt apparatus: A seat belt retractor comprises a torsion bar 7 of which one end in the axial direction is connected to a spool 4 and which is torsionally deformable because of relative displacement between the one end side and the other end side in the axial direction, a pretensioner 11 which... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090096202 - Pretensioner and seat belt apparatus: A pretensioner for restraining an occupant with a seat belt by withdrawing a seat belt buckle upon occurrence of an impact on a vehicle. The pretensioner includes a wire. One end portion of the wire is connected to the seat belt buckle and the other end portion of the wire... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 50004/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090091092 - Wheelchair suspension: A wheelchair includes a pivoting drive assembly having a drive wheel, a motor drive connected to the drive wheel, and a first pivoting linkage fixedly attached to the motor drive. The pivoting drive assembly is pivotally coupled to a frame at a first frame pivot axis such that the drive... Agent: Calfee Halter & Griswold, LLP
20090091093 - Stabilizer system of vehicle: A stabilizer system, for use in a vehicle, exhibiting an appropriate rolling-restraining effect to restrain rolling of a body of the vehicle. An electronic control unit includes a control-start-timing reference-relative-rotation-position determining portion that determines a reference relative-rotation position of two stabilizer bars from which a relative-rotation amount of the two... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090091094 - Vehicle stabilizer system: A stabilizer system for a vehicle including: a stabilizer apparatus which includes: a stabilizer bar connected at opposite ends thereof to respective wheel holding members which respectively hold left and right wheels of the vehicle; and an actuator which changes rigidity of the stabilizer bar in accordance with an operational... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090091095 - Pneumatically elevatable hand truck: A pneumatic cylinder assembly and a method for lifting a hand truck frame generally vertically away from a ground surface exploits a cylinder housing including a longitudinal axis and first and second ends. The cylinder housing defines a cylinder cavity at the first end and a port generally at the... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20090091096 - System and methods for adjustment of vehicle bodies: A vehicle body and vehicle frame assembly is disclosed that includes a complete rolling chassis with wheels, motor, drive train, transmission and all other components found in contemporary automotive vehicles with the addition of a scissor lift situated in the center of the vehicle frame that is connected to the... Agent: Joseph Curtis Edmondson
20090091097 - Collapsible sled with spring suspension: The invention concerns the fields of vehicle engineering and sporting goods. It relates to a sled, preferably with two parallel interspaced runners, with spring suspension. The seat frame (5) and the runner frame (2, 3, 11 to 14) can be collapsed in a vertical direction when the sled is not... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20090091098 - Wheel assembly: A wheel assembly for a vehicle includes a knuckle having an upper end and a lower end. A bracket is mounted to one of the upper end and the lower end of the knuckle by a plurality of fasteners. A ball joint is mounted to the bracket and configured for... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
20090091099 - Occupant propelled vehicle: An occupant propelled vehicle is provided that includes a frame having a front portion and a rear portion, front and rear wheels, a platform for the occupant, an integrated articulating steering mechanism and a drive mechanism. The steering mechanism provides the multiple function of power transmission to a drive train,... Agent: HowardIPLaw Group
20090091100 - Bicycle tow device for skater: A device for safely towing a skater behind a bicycle includes a towline retractably coupled to a bicycle and having a handle at a free end being configured to permit the grasping thereto by no more than two fingers of a skater being towed therebehind. The handle provides a limited... Agent: Lauson & Tarver LLP
20090091101 - Vehicle: A vehicle (100) is disclosed. The vehicle may include a base portion (104) and a modular portion (112). The base portion may be a four wheel vehicle having an operator area (114) with seating for at least two occupants in a side-by-side arrangement. The modular portion may be coupled to... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP
20090091102 - Vehicle bracket: A vehicle bracket long in one direction includes a base portion, an attachment portion configured to be integrally formed with the base portion and to be attached to a vehicle component, and a rotation stopper portion configured to be integrally formed with the base portion and to prevent the bracket... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP
20090091105 - Air bag system for vehicle: An air bag system for a vehicle including a cover for housing an air bag in a folded state along a side of a roof of the vehicle is provided. The cover includes a pair of opposed walls approximately parallel to each other, a connection wall that connects the pair... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP
20090091104 - Airbag module mounting structure for passenger seat of car: A first airbag module mounting structure includes an airbag housing, and at least one band to support the housing and be attached to an instrument panel. The band may include a bracket at each end, for attachment to the instrument panel. The housing may have a groove for the band... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090091103 - Trim panel breakaway feature: A vehicle body structure includes a pillar, a trim panel, a handle and an airbag. The trim panel is configured to overlay a portion of the pillar and conceal the airbag. The trim panel includes a first trim portion and a second trim portion that is separable from the first... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20090091106 - Side airbag with an adaptive venting device: The present invention relates to a side airbag for an automotive vehicle comprising a venting regulation device formed by a part made of a flexible material (21) joined to the inflatable cushion (11) such that it can completely or partially close or free the venting opening (17), and a tension... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090091107 - Airbag device: There is provided an airbag device comprising electrical equipment disposed at the central part of a steering wheel, capable of connecting a harness to the electrical equipment while using the steering shaft, the inflator, and so forth, commonly in use, thereby alleviating work for manufacturing intricate components, and achieving reduction... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090091108 - Expanding-controllable airbag system: The present invention protects both upper part and lower part of the body of a passenger when an airbag expands in a collision and prevents secondary damage to a baby/infant by appropriately controlling expansion pressure of the cushion on the basis of characteristics of the their bodies. The present invention... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090091109 - Front airbag with an adaptive venting device: The invention relates to a front airbag module for an automotive vehicle comprising an inflatable cushion (11) that can be inflated with the gas produced by a generator, including at least one venting opening (17) and a venting regulation device formed by a flexible material part (21) joined to the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090091110 - Gas generator for restraining device: e
20090091111 - Air bag with deployment flap: An apparatus (10) for helping to protect an occupant (20) of a vehicle (12) includes an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (14) inflatable from a stored condition to a deployed condition in which the protection device is positioned between an instrument panel (36) of the vehicle and the vehicle occupant.... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20090091112 - Back splash holder assembly: A backsplash holder is configured to receive a backsplash object therein and is configured to be mounted on a vehicle. The backsplash holder includes an elongate member having a receiving surface, a first sidewall extending from the receiving surface, and an opposing second side wall extending from the receiving surface.... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090091113 - Extendable bus crossing arm: A crossing arm for a vehicle having a longitudinal axis includes a plurality of hollow telescoping members. The telescoping members are mounted onto the vehicle and configured for extension parallel to the longitudinal axis. The members define a variable volume chamber, where the chamber has a minimum volume when the... Agent: International Truck Intellectual Property Company,
20090091114 - Steering column dynamic damper: A damper for a steering column assembly includes a housing attached to and extending along an axis of the steering column assembly. A mass is attached to a distal end of the housing with a resilient member being disposed between the housing and the mass that permits movement of the... Agent: Daimlerchrysler Intellectual Capital Corporation Cims 483-02-19
20090091115 - Seat belt system for adults and children: A seat belt system for adults and children has a strap (55) that extends vertically along the front surface of a seat back or a structural pillar at the side of a vehicle. Seat belt webbing (19) is configured to provide a three-point seat belt system. The seat belt webbing... Agent: Key Safety Systems, Inc. Patent Department04/02/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090085309 - Suspension control apparatus: The present invention provides a suspension control apparatus requiring a reduced number of sensors. A pitch rate estimating unit 21 calculates a pitch rate used for creating a control instruction value, with use of a wheel-speed time-rate-of change obtained based on wheel speeds vcFL and vcFR detected by wheel speed... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090085310 - Method of producing divided tube stabilizers having a swivel motor: e
20090085311 - System and method for controlling automatic leveling of heavy equipment: A system and method for controlling an automatic leveling of heavy equipment is provided. The system for controlling an automatic leveling for heavy equipment, in which a lower frame having a traveling means and an upper frame are combined together by a tilting means, includes a sensor unit, provided in... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090085312 - Scroll type fluid machine and air suspension apparatus using the same: A pressure keeping mechanism is provided downstream of a discharge port of a compressor. The pressure keeping mechanism is set to a small flow path area having only a bypass orifice until a pressure in a downstream pipe reaches a predetermined pressure after the operation is started, the pressure keeping... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090085313 - Assembly and frame for blading boot: A blade insert assembly and frame therefor for a blading boot are securable on a base of the frame to a sole of the blading boot for ice-skating. The blade insert assembly accommodates two blade elements in tandem, each blade element being secured via an insert adjustment mechanism and a... Agent: Franz Bonsang C/o Equinox Protection
20090085314 - Roller stopper: A mechanic's creeper comprising a one-piece creeper frame; a first set of free-rolling wheels located proximal a first side of the creeper frame; a second set of free-rolling wheels located proximal a second side of the creeper frame; a first rotatable shaft attached to the first and second sides of... Agent: Thomas N. Phung Jacobson And Johnson
20090085315 - Linkable dolly: A dolly according includes a deck and a plurality of casters extending downward below the deck. A connector is pivotably connected to the deck and is selectively pivotable between a retracted position and a connecting position. The deck also includes a receiver for receiving the connector of a similar dolly... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20090085316 - Home and garden cart: The home, business and garden cart has features that are being user in todays market and thus eliminating a need to create new parts, the cart can be developed in a plant that uses similar types of parts.... Agent: Victor W. Rodman
20090085317 - Modular patient support system: A patient support platform or mobile support cart is provided. The mobile support cart includes a transmission system that allows the patient and/or medical staff member to choose a stop, walk or roll mode. In the stop mode, the castor wheels are prevented from rolling across the floor by a... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC
20090085318 - Vehicle leaf spring suspension with radius arms: A vehicle suspension comprising a pair of leaf springs arranged to extend longitudinally of the frame of a vehicle on opposed sides thereof with each leaf spring having one of its ends pivotally connected to the vehicle frame at a fixed location and which have an axle secured thereto between... Agent: Thomte Law Office, L.L.C.
20090085319 - Progressive rate atv suspension linkage: A progressive rear suspension linkage is used in the rear suspension of an ATV to aid in ride quality and safety by changing leverage ratio thru the travel of the rear suspension. The rear shock attaches to it as well as to the frame. The linkage system attaches to the... Agent: William D. Hare
20090085320 - Cycle having unique balancing capabilities: A cycle is disclosed that has at least one wheel with an axle rotatably mounted to a pair of opposing support plates. A seat is mounted to an upper end of an inverted Y-shaped seat support frame that includes two lower ends each pivotally mounted at a seat pivot to... Agent: Quickpatents, Inc.
20090085321 - Rear wheel mounting assembly for a wheelchair: A rear wheel mounting assembly for a wheelchair having a frame with upper and lower longitudinal members vertically spaced from one another and disposed along the same side of the frame. The rear wheel mounting assembly includes an elongated upright member with a plurality of spaced apart recesses arranged longitudinally... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP/seattle
20090085322 - Machine for a floating handlebar system: A apparatus for a shock absorbing handlebar steering mechanism for vehicles.... Agent: Harry V. Mcgahey Jr.
20090085323 - Floorboard mounted kickstand puck: A kickstand puck were it's thickness matches the gap between the frame and isolation pad of a motorcycle floorboard. The two end shapes are formed to match the inside form of the outboard side of a floorboard frame. A groove down the center of one side of the puck is... Agent: Brent Allen Ballard
20090085324 - Dual-track tilt mechanism: The present invention is directed to a tilt-in-space wheelchair that limits the shift of the center of a gravity of a wheelchair occupant during tilting. The wheelchair comprises a main frame adapted to be supported on a surface by wheels, a seat frame for supporting a occupant, and an arc... Agent: Woodcock Washburn, LLP
20090085325 - Portable stand for power tool: A portable stand for a work tool is provided. The portable stand includes a rigid member with a longitudinal axis and a connector configured to be releasably mounted to a vehicle. A first post extends from the rigid member and a frame is rotatably connected with the first post and... Agent: Michael, Best & Friedrich LLP
20090085326 - Hitch adapter for towing a fifth wheel trailer: A wheeled vehicle including a platform portion having a mounting bracket for coupling a fifth wheel hitch to the vehicle. A pair of elongate frame members are located beneath the platform portion, and each having a lengthwise axis oriented substantially parallel to a forward direction of travel of the vehicle.... Agent: Novak Druce And Quigg, LLP (thule)
20090085327 - Trailer security device and system: A trailer security system for use with a trailer having a trailer coupling member, such as a trailer coupling channel. The trailer security system may include a security device joined to the trailer coupling member, a locking device to selectively lock the security device to trailer, and security elements attached... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090085328 - Walking beam system for a scraping device: An earthmoving scraping device has a bowl-shaped frame with walls and a frame floor that define an interior for transporting material and a walking beam system for the rear wheels thereof that includes a suspension arm pivotally connected between the back end of the frame and a beam, the beam... Agent: Caterpillar Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.
20090085330 - Airbag apparatus: An airbag apparatus includes an airbag that has a first portion and a second portion. The airbag is folded such that the first portion approaches the second portion. The folded airbag has an elongated shape extending along a first direction. An inlet 12a is formed in the airbag 5. By... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090085331 - Airbag for front passenger' seat: The airbag of the present invention, when completely inflated, is formed into a generally square conical shape whose top is in a front end of the airbag. A protection portion to be located in rear side of the airbag upon airbag inflation includes shoulder restraining portions disposed generally side by... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090085329 - Side curtain air bag unit: A side curtain air bag unit includes a cover; an air bag housed in the cover; at least one mounting flap extending from the air bag and fastened to a vehicle body; a ramp holding the air bag and cover therein, mounted adjacent to an upper end of a B-pillar... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090085332 - Airbag cover body and airbag apparatus: An airbag is expanded upward on the side of a passenger from a door part. A cover body which covers the airbag is formed by overlaying an outer part made of a hard resin to an inner part made of a soft resin. A supporting piece part is protruded from... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090085333 - Airbag for knee protection: An airbag for knee protection internally includes a first tether that connects a knee-side wall and a vehicle body side wall by a connecting distance of 50 to 90 mm and partitions the airbag into an upper inflatable chamber and a lower inflatable chamber. The mainstreams of inflation gas heading... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090085334 - Airbag module assembly to control gap adjacent airbag cover: An airbag module assembly is provided which may be used with a steering wheel unit that controls the gap between a driver airbag cover and adjacent steering wheel features. The airbag module assembly includes an airbag housing for enclosing an airbag in communication with an inflator. The airbag module assembly... Agent: Autoliv Asp Inc
20090085335 - Inflator: the tubular gas discharge port including a plurality of gas discharge holes in a peripheral surface thereof, one end side of the tubular gas discharge port being welded and fixed to a part of the closure excluding the opening portion, a part of the peripheral surface of the tubular gas... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090085337 - Rollover protection device: A rollover protection device is disposed behind the vehicle seats of a motor vehicle, in particular a convertible with a convertible top, and has at least one rollover protection cassette containing a rollbar. It is important here that the at least one rollover protection cassette or a housing of the... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090085336 - Stiffening device: A single-part or multi-part stiffening device for increasing the torsional stiffness of a motor vehicle embodied as a cabriolet, has at least one stiffening element which is connected at one side to a rear side of a rollover protection device and at the other side to a base of a... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090085338 - Structure of instrument panel area of vehicle: A structure of a vehicle instrument panel area, which is capable of sufficiently ensuring a frontward displacement of a steering column adapted to be displaced frontwardly in response to an impact load applied thereto frontwardly, even under a condition that a column cover is disposed to overlap with a meter... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090085339 - Seat-belt presenter for a motor vehicle: A seat-belt presenter for a motor vehicle is provided. Said seat-belt presenter comprises a seat-belt capture unit for supplying a seatbelt, a guide means for supplying and retracting the seat-belt capture unit, a pivoting element and a pivoting unit which, together with the pivoting element, forms the seat-belt capture unit.... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090085340 - Method and apparatus for load limiting of a safety belt: A method and a system for controlling an adaptive belt force limiter (ABLL) for a vehicle safety belt in a vehicle provided with at least one closing velocity sensor (CVS) for detecting objects in front of the vehicle. The CVSs are capable of sensing the presence of an object in... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl
20090085341 - Seat belt apparatus: A seat belt apparatus including a seat belt through anchor including a hanging shaft that a seat belt withdrawn from a retractor is hung on. The seat belt anchor also includes an anchor base that supports both ends of the hanging shaft. The anchor base includes a shaft non-rotatably supported... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090085342 - Fuel tank: A fuel tank has a primary sump and secondary sump. A first vent valve and a second vent valve are disposed within the fuel tank. The first vent valve is closed when a level of fuel in the primary sump is equal to or higher than a first predetermined filling... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500Previous industry: Chucks or sockets
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