WO2003059691A3 - Functional and ornamental vehicle accessories - Google Patents

Functional and ornamental vehicle accessories Download PDF

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WO2003059691A3
WO2003059691A3 PCT/US2003/000633 US0300633W WO03059691A3 WO 2003059691 A3 WO2003059691 A3 WO 2003059691A3 US 0300633 W US0300633 W US 0300633W WO 03059691 A3 WO03059691 A3 WO 03059691A3
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vehicle
accessory
functional
vehicle accessory
vehicle accessories
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PCT/US2003/000633
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Rajiv S Lal
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Rajiv S Lal
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Priority to US60/347,517 priority
Priority to US10/288,119 priority patent/US7091843B1/en
Priority to US10/288,119 priority
Application filed by Rajiv S Lal filed Critical Rajiv S Lal
Publication of WO2003059691A2 publication Critical patent/WO2003059691A2/en
Publication of WO2003059691A3 publication Critical patent/WO2003059691A3/en

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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60QARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60Q1/00Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices
    • B60Q1/26Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to indicate the vehicle, or parts thereof, or to give signals, to other traffic
    • B60Q1/50Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to indicate the vehicle, or parts thereof, or to give signals, to other traffic for indicating other intentions or conditions, e.g. request for waiting or overtaking
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/02Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60QARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60Q2900/00Features of lamps not covered by other groups in B60Q
    • B60Q2900/30Lamps commanded by wireless transmissions
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/02Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
    • B60R11/0229Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof for displays, e.g. cathodic tubes
    • B60R11/0235Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof for displays, e.g. cathodic tubes of flat type, e.g. LCD
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0001Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position
    • B60R2011/0003Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position inside the vehicle
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0001Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position
    • B60R2011/004Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position outside the vehicle
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0042Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means
    • B60R2011/0049Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means for non integrated articles
    • B60R2011/005Connection with the vehicle part
    • B60R2011/0059Connection with the vehicle part using clips, clamps, straps or the like
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0042Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means
    • B60R2011/0049Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means for non integrated articles
    • B60R2011/005Connection with the vehicle part
    • B60R2011/0061Connection with the vehicle part using key-type connections

Abstract

Systems and methods for a functional and ornamental vehicle accessory are provided. The vehicle accessory includes a housing (110, 810) and a mounting mechanism (200, 830) for coupling the accessory to a vehicle (900, 1000). The vehicle accessory can also include a light source or light conducting member (130). Wiring for electrically connecting the light source can be included such that the vehicle accessory can illuminate during a variety of vehicle functions. The vehicle accessory can also operate as a communication hub for the vehicle (900, 1000).
PCT/US2003/000633 2002-01-11 2003-01-09 Functional and ornamental vehicle accessories WO2003059691A2 (en)

Priority Applications (4)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US34751702P true 2002-01-11 2002-01-11
US60/347,517 2002-01-11
US10/288,119 US7091843B1 (en) 2002-11-05 2002-11-05 Functional and ornamental vehicle accessories
US10/288,119 2002-11-05

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JP2003559821A JP4246637B2 (en) 2002-01-11 2003-01-09 Functional and decorative vehicle accessories
AU2003235682A AU2003235682A1 (en) 2002-01-11 2003-01-09 Functional and ornamental vehicle accessories
EP03729611A EP1507681A4 (en) 2002-01-11 2003-01-09 Functional and ornamental vehicle accessories

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WO2003059691A2 WO2003059691A2 (en) 2003-07-24
WO2003059691A3 true WO2003059691A3 (en) 2004-12-16

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US5939979A (en) * 1992-03-05 1999-08-17 Intellectual Science And Technology Inc. Vehicle light system capable of displaying an illuminated symbol
US6326888B1 (en) * 1998-12-17 2001-12-04 Ching-Yung Wang Auxiliary safety warning light system for a vehicle
US6657558B2 (en) * 1999-08-31 2003-12-02 Hitachi, Ltd. Broadcasting system, broadcast receiving hardware systems, and navigation terminal
US6677856B2 (en) * 2001-11-20 2004-01-13 Richard I. Perlman Wireless remote vehicle signal indicator for supplementing existing vehicle signal indicators

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JP2005515108A (en) 2005-05-26
EP1507681A4 (en) 2011-01-26
EP1507681A2 (en) 2005-02-23

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