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Thad M Ide, Ralph J Infusino, Nelson Kraemer, Christopher R P Withnall, Timothy D Bayne: Football helmet. Riddell, Wallenstein Wagner & Rockey, August 30, 2005: US06934971 (69 worldwide citation)

A new football helmet includes: a jaw flap attached to the ear flap of the helmet, and the jaw flap overlies the sides of the lower jaw of football player; and a face guard connector which includes a shock absorbing member.


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Thad M Ide, Ralph J Infusino, Nelson Kraemer, Christopher R P Withnall, Timothy D Bayne: Sports helmet. Riddell, McDermott Will & Emery, July 10, 2007: US07240376 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a sports helmet, such as a football, hockey, lacrosse or baseball helmet. The helmet includes a shell having an outer surface, a front region, a rear region, and two side regions. A jaw flap extends from each ear flap towards the front region of the shell, wherein the ...


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Larry E Maddux, Thad M Ide: One-size-fits-all helmet. HOS Development Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 10, 2000: US06128786 (49 worldwide citation)

A helmet to be worn on a person's head where the helmet includes a shell having a front surface, a rear surface, a first side surface and a second side surface, wherein the front, rear, first side and second side surfaces define an interior space. The helmet further includes a strap with a first end ...


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Thad M Ide, Ralph J Infusino, Nelson Kraemer, Christopher R P Withnall, Timothy D Bayne: Sports helmet. Riddell, McDermott Will & Emery, June 7, 2011: US07954177 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a sports helmet, such as a football, hockey, lacrosse or baseball helmet. The helmet includes a shell having an outer surface, a front region, a rear region, and two side regions. A jaw flap extends from each ear flap towards the front region of the shell, wherein the ...


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Thad M Ide, Nelson Kraemer, Ralph J Infusino: Face guard connector assembly for a sports helmet. Riddell, Wallenstein & Wagner, December 12, 2006: US07146652 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a face guard connector assembly for a sports helmet, such as a football, hockey or lacrosse helmet. The face guard includes a plurality of elongated bar members that intersect to define a grid. The connector assembly removably connects the face guard to the helmet shel ...


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Thad M Ide, Ralph J Infusino, Nelson Kraemer: Face guard for a sports helmet. Riddell, Wallenstein Wagner & Rockey, May 2, 2006: US07036151 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a face guard for a sports helmet having at least two ear holes. The face guard includes a main body having an arrangement of elongated members. The face guard also includes a pair of quadrilateral projections for securing the face guard to the helmet, wherein the proje ...


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Thad M Ide, Christopher D Oby: Shoulder pad for contact sports. Riddell, McDermott Will & Emery, March 24, 2009: US07506384 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a shoulder pad for use in a contact sport, such as football, hockey or lacrosse. The shoulder pad includes a pair of arch members, each having an upper portion, a front portion depending from the upper portion, and a rear portion depending from the upper portion. The s ...


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Nelson Kraemer, Ralph J Infusino, Thad M Ide: Sports helmet with clamp for securing a chin protector. Riddell, McDermott Will & Emery, March 8, 2011: US07900279 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a sports helmet with a clamp that secures an elongated strap of a chin protector assembly against the helmet. The clamp includes a main body having an opening, a finger and a receiver that is positioned between the opening and the finger. The clamp may also inclu ...


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Thad M Ide, Ralph J Infusino, Nelson Kraemer, Christopher R P Withnall, Timothy D Bayne: Sports helmet. Riddell, McDermott Will & Emery, September 10, 2013: US08528118 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a protective sports helmet for a wearer engaged in a contact sport, such as football. The helmet includes a shell having a front region, a rear region, two side regions, and an ear flap depending from a side region. A jaw flap extends forwardly from each ear flap, wher ...


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Vittorio Bologna, Thad M Ide, Nelson Kraemer: Buckle for a chin strap assembly for a sports helmet. Riddell, McDermott Will & Emery, November 15, 2011: US08056151 (13 worldwide citation)

A chin strap assembly for a protective sports helmet features a buckle that comprises a body portion, an attachment portion, a first side rail, and a second side rail. The body portion has a first strap opening and a second strap opening formed therethrough. The body portion has a first end segment ...