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John I S Park, Steven J Gonring: Devices for inputting command signals to marine vessel control systems. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, January 6, 2015: US08925414 (46 worldwide citation)

A device for inputting command signals to a marine vessel control system includes a lever that is selectively operable in a joystick mode and a lever mode. In the lever mode, the lever is confined to pivoting about a horizontal axis to thereby input throttle and shift commands to the control system. ...


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Thomas S Kirchhoff, Jason S Arbuckle, Matthew W Snyder: Systems and methods for controlling speed of a marine vessel. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, February 2, 2016: US09248898 (25 worldwide citation)

A system that controls the speed of a marine vessel includes first and second propulsion devices that produce first and second thrusts to propel the marine vessel. A control circuit controls orientation of the first and second propulsion devices about respective steering axes to control directions o ...


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William J Samples, Robert S Mirman, William R Robertson, Kenneth G Gable: Marine vessels and systems for laterally maneuvering marine vessels. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, August 19, 2014: US08807059 (25 worldwide citation)

Systems for maneuvering a marine vessel comprise an input device for requesting lateral movement of the marine vessel with respect to the longitudinal axis and a plurality of propulsion devices including at least a port propulsion device, a starboard propulsion device and an intermediate propulsion ...


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Jason S Arbuckle, Matthew W Snyder, Thomas S Kirchhoff: Marine propulsion system with efficient engine speed delta. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, June 24, 2014: US08762022 (22 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for efficiently changing controlled engine speed of a marine internal combustion engine in a marine propulsion system for propelling a marine vessel. The system responds to the operator changing the operator-selected engine speed, from a first-selected engine speed to ...


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Jason S Arbuckle, Thomas S Kirchhoff, Matthew W Snyder: Systems and methods for controlling speed of a marine vessel. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, May 26, 2015: US09039468 (22 worldwide citation)

A system that controls speed of a marine vessel includes first and second propulsion devices that produce first and second thrusts to propel the marine vessel. A control circuit controls orientation of the propulsion devices between an aligned position in which the thrusts are parallel and an unalig ...


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John R Chvala: Adjustable stock for a firearm. ATI IP, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, February 17, 2015: US08955245 (21 worldwide citation)

An adjustable stock and cheek rest assembly for a firearm includes a buffer tube extending rearwardly from the firearm at an angle relative to the firearm receiver. A stock is slidably mounted on the buffer tube, and a cheek rest is disposed in overlying relationship to the stock. A cheek rest adjus ...


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Brian J Poirier: System and method for positioning a drive unit on a marine vessel. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, July 5, 2016: US09381989 (17 worldwide citation)

A method for positioning a drive unit on a marine vessel includes receiving an initiation request from a user input device to operate the marine vessel in a desired operating mode and storing a first trim position of the drive unit in a memory upon receiving the initiation request. The method includ ...


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Brett J McNalley, Michael J Lemancik: Systems and methods for maneuvering a marine vessel. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, July 15, 2014: US08777681 (17 worldwide citation)

Systems for maneuvering a marine vessel comprise a plurality of marine propulsion devices that are movable between an aligned position to achieve of movement of the marine vessel in a longitudinal direction and/or rotation of the marine vessel with respect to the longitudinal direction and an unalig ...


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Jason S Arbuckle, Thomas S Kirchhoff, Matthew W Snyder, Kenneth G Gable: Systems and methods for positioning a marine vessel. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, December 30, 2014: US08924054 (16 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are for orienting a marine vessel having a marine propulsion device. A control circuit controls operation of the marine propulsion device. A user input device inputs to the control circuit a user-desired global position and a user-desired heading of the marine vessel. The control ...


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Jason S Arbuckle, Matthew W Snyder, Thomas S Kirchhoff: Marine propulsion system with efficient engine speed delta. Brunswick Corporation, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, October 13, 2015: US09156536 (15 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for efficiently changing controlled engine speed of a marine internal combustion engine in a marine propulsion system for propelling a marine vessel. The system responds to the operator changing the operator-selected engine speed, from a first-selected engine speed to ...