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Tony Fabiano, Joseph F Scheuring III, Terry L Reid, Larry Downs: Retractable running board. Ventra Group, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, October 18, 2005: US06955370 (49 worldwide citation)

A retractable running board assembly is mounted to the frame of a vehicle. The running board is selectively extendable between a retracted position, which is close to the vehicle's frame, and a lower, laterally-outward extended position that facilitates easy entrance into and exit from the vehicle. ...


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Philip J Heil: Coinjected polymeric vehicular running board. Ventra Group, Dykema Gossett PLLC, February 4, 2003: US06513821 (41 worldwide citation)

A high strength polymeric injection molded running board for an automotive vehicle is provided including a longitudinal base portion with an upper first surface and a lower second surface opposite the first surface, the upper surface supporting a foot of a vehicle occupant entering or exiting the ve ...


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Joseph F Scheuring III, Terry L Reid: Retractable running board. Ventra Group, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, January 15, 2008: US07318596 (39 worldwide citation)

A retractable running board assembly is mounted to the frame of a vehicle. The running board is selectively extendable between a retracted position, which is close to the vehicle's frame, a lower, laterally-outward extended position that facilitates easy entrance into and exit from the vehicle and a ...


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Tony Fabiano, Joseph F Scheuring III, Terry L Reid, Larry Downs: Retractable running board. Ventra Group, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, May 27, 2008: US07377531 (35 worldwide citation)

A retractable running board assembly is mounted to the frame of a vehicle. The running board is selectively extendable between a retracted position, which is close to the vehicle's frame, and a lower, laterally-outward extended position that facilitates easy entrance into and exit from the vehicle. ...


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Phillip J Heil, Janet M Rawson: Automotive vehicle polymeric running board. Ventra Group, Dykema Gossett PLLC, February 21, 2006: US07000932 (26 worldwide citation)

A polymeric running board for an automotive vehicle is provided. The running board has a polymeric platform for supporting a vehicle occupant's foot during entry or exit of a lateral side door of the vehicle. The platform is connected to the vehicle by J-shaped support brackets which are co-molded t ...


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Dusit Sukonthapanich, Ryan Herman, Tony Fabiano, Michael Sykes, Peter Revelis: Retractable vehicle step assembly. Ventra Group, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, May 22, 2007: US07219911 (25 worldwide citation)

A retractable step assembly for use with a vehicle includes a mounting bracket for mounting the assembly in an operative position to the vehicle, a step pivotally connected to the mounting bracket so as to pivot about a substantially vertical pivot axis, a guide member provided on the step and movab ...


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Chuan Liang, Gordon A Paton: Door check device. Ventra Group, Pillsbury Winthrop, June 7, 2005: US06901630 (18 worldwide citation)

A door check device includes a first link member engaging structure including a first link member engaging member mounted to a first carrier, a second link member engaging structure including a second link member engaging member mounted to a second carrier, a housing, and an elongated link member. T ...


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Michael G Mancell: Reservoir for power steering fluid. Ventra Group, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, May 25, 1999: US05906221 (16 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an improved reservoir for power steering fluid which is particularly suitable for use on large vehicles, such as trucks. The improved reservoir of this invention comprises a well to contain a surplus of power steering fluid. The well has an inlet to permit the introduction ...


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Gordon A Paton, Trevor Rossi: Door check device. Ventra Group, Pillsbury Winthrop, April 16, 2002: US06370733 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a door check device comprising first and second link member engaging structures and a housing. The engaging structures engage opposing face surfaces of an elongated link member. The first engaging structure and the first opposing face surface are configured so as to ...


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Peter Revelis, Michael Sykes: Electrically driven parking brake actuation assembly. Ventra Group, Pillsbury Winthrop, June 29, 2004: US06755284 (12 worldwide citation)

A parking brake actuation assembly is provided including an electric motor and a first rotatable member operatively connected to the electric motor so as to enable the motor to rotate the first rotatable member in a brake applying rotational direction. The first rotatable member normally is prevente ...