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Steve Bruford, Larry Holt, Charles Bambenek, Jeff Firzlaff: Grab handle for use with supplemental tailgate on pick-up trucks. Ford Global Technologies, Multimatic, Gigette M Bejin, Miller Law Group PLLC, August 15, 2006: US07090276 (47 worldwide citation)

A pivotable grab handle device is movable between a stowed position, which is positioned within a mating cavity formed in the main tailgate structure, and a deployed position that projects upwardly above the top surface of a lowered main tailgate structure. The grab handle device is mounted on a ret ...


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Tim Mouch, Michael Azzouz, Musa Azzouz: Front end tubular structure for unitized body vehicles. Ford Global Technologies, Gigette Bejin, Miller Law Group PLLC, September 11, 2007: US07267394 (40 worldwide citation)

A tubular front end structure for use with a unitized automotive frame. The tubular front end structure includes a pair of upper frame rail members that are welded to the A-pillar at vertically spaced positions. A first upper rail member provides support for the fender and bends downwardly and forwa ...


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Nathan Miller, Brian Kubacki, Nikia M Williams, Mark Courtright, Rob J Scollard Jr: Top mount mast antenna reinforcement. Ford Global Technologies, Greg Brown Esq, Miller Law Group PLLC, June 19, 2012: US08203496 (33 worldwide citation)

A mounting apparatus for a top mount mast antenna includes a secondary mounting bracket positioned below the fender panel to stabilize the antenna attachment screws extending through the antenna base into the fender panel of the automotive vehicle on which the antenna is mounted. The secondary mount ...


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Travis Garland, Michael Ford, Noel Ranka, Scott Ford, Christina Bloxsom, David Hsai: Memory function for powered running boards. Ford Global Technologies, Gigette M Bejin, Miller Law Group PLLC, July 4, 2006: US07070194 (28 worldwide citation)

A control mechanism for a powered running board on an automotive vehicle, such as a sport utility vehicle, utilizes the memory function of the vehicle to store therein established operating positions for the running board. The user or occupant of the vehicle can manually position the powered running ...


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Robert D Dressler: Snow guard for shingled roofs. Amerimax Home Products, Miller Law Group PLLC, February 13, 2007: US07174677 (26 worldwide citation)

A snow guard for a shingled roof in which the flat attachment strap positionable between layers of shingles has mounted thereon a detachable mounting bracket that projects upwardly from the attachment strap. The body portion of the mounting bracket has a wedge-shaped receptacle on the top surface to ...


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Stephen L Bruford, Laurence J Holt, Charles Bambenek, Jeff Firzlaff, Robert A Howell: Grab handle with spring-loaded striker for pick-up trucks. Ford Global Technologies, Multimatic, Greg Brown Esq, Miller Law Group PLLC, May 12, 2009: US07530619 (26 worldwide citation)

A pivotable grab handle device is movable between a stowed position, which is positioned against the main tailgate structure, and a deployed position that projects upwardly above the top surface of a lowered main tailgate structure. The grab handle device is mounted on a retainer bracket that is aff ...


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Scott Miller, Kian Huat Tan, Nelson Roos, Jerry W Srutwa: Pivoting cage cargo retainer for pick-up trucks. Ford Global Technologies, Gigette M Bejin, Miller Law Group PLLC, September 26, 2006: US07111886 (25 worldwide citation)

A pivoting cage cargo bed extender is pivotally mounted to the D-pillars of a pick-up truck to be pivotally movable between a forward position and a rearward position. In the rearward position, the pivoting cage serves as a supplemental tailgate structure that rests on the open tailgate to extend th ...


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Nelson Roos, Scott Miller: Configurable pivoting cage cargo retainer. Ford Global Technologies, Gregory Brown, Miller Law Group PLLC, February 10, 2009: US07488021 (24 worldwide citation)

A pivoting cage cargo is formed of opposing gate assemblies mounted on the rearwardmost D-pillar of a pick-up truck and movable from a folded, collapsed storage position against the respective side walls of the cargo box into multiple selectable operative configurations. The pivoting cage cargo reta ...


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Robert D Dressler: Mounting bracket and snow guard for raised seam roof. Amerimax Home Products, Miller Law Group PLLC, October 31, 2006: US07127852 (24 worldwide citation)

A mounting bracket attaches implements and other devices to the top surface of an inclined raised seam roof structure. The mounting bracket is formed with a body portion defining a wide cavity between opposing side walls to accommodate a variety of different sizes and shapes of raised seam configura ...


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Kian Huat Tan, Herbert Gruber: Vehicle tailgate with supplemental tailgate having latching mechanism. Ford Global Technologies, Multimatic, Gigette M Bejin, Miller Law Group PLLC, January 10, 2006: US06983972 (23 worldwide citation)

A tailgate for a vehicle has a supplemental tailgate that retracts within the tailgate and is extendable therefrom in order to provide multiple assist functions. The supplemental tailgate includes a generally fixed guide portion and a movable frame assembly. The movable frame assembly includes a piv ...