SCS Steelcase

Steelcase, Inc.
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GRANT
Design
Chair arm
30 Jun 20
James Ludwig, Mark Spoelhof, Nickolaus William Charles Deevers, Kurt Heidmann
Filed: 4 Jun 18
GRANT
Utility
Height adjustable support surface and system for encouraging human movement and promoting wellness
23 Jun 20
A system for adjusting a height of a workstation, comprising a height adjust system for a workstation, the height adjust system being adjustable in elevation, a worktop mounted to the height adjustment system for movement therewith to different positions, a first sensor device for sensing the presence of a workstation user within a space associated with the workstation, a processor that tracks and stores at least the duration of time that the worktop is in at least one of a sitting position and a standing position while a user is within the space associated with the workstation, the processor further providing a user with a reminder to change a current position of the worktop to another position.
Jean-Paul Labrosse, Michael Xinjie Chu, Scott Sullivan
Filed: 10 Feb 17
GRANT
Design
Barrow cart
16 Jun 20
Eric A. Otto, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 4 Sep 18
GRANT
Utility
Frame type workstation configurations
16 Jun 20
A furniture assembly comprising a first frame structure having front and rear portions and including at least a first leg member and a substantially horizontal first rail member supported by the at least a first leg member where the first rail member has a first length dimension, a substantially horizontal second rail member supported by the at least a second leg member spaced apart from the first rail member wherein an assembly space includes the space between the first and second rail members, a front portion of the assembly space adjacent the front portion of the first frame structure and a rear portion of the assembly space adjacent the rear portion of the first frame structure, a first furniture sub-assembly having first and second ends, having a first depth dimension and supported within the assembly space by the first and second rail members and a second furniture sub-assembly having first and second ends, a second depth dimension and supported within the assembly space by the first rail member and a rail member of another frame structure, wherein the combined first and second depth dimensions are less than the first length dimension.
Kirt Martin, David C. Eberlein, Fredric Biddle
Filed: 19 Jan 18
GRANT
Design
Barrow cart
9 Jun 20
Eric A. Otto, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 4 Sep 18
GRANT
Design
Cart
9 Jun 20
Charles Beasley, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 4 Sep 18
GRANT
Design
Cart
9 Jun 20
Charles Beasley, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 4 Sep 18
GRANT
Utility
Chair construction
9 Jun 20
A chair back assembly includes a frame assembly including a pair of slots extending through the frame assembly, a first location positioned between the pair of slots, and a pair of second locations located outward of an outer periphery of the frame assembly, and a vertically adjustable lumbar assembly configured to support a lumbar area of a seated user and including a central portion and a pair of end portions slidably engaging the central portion, the central portion located in the first location and the end portions located in the second locations, wherein the pair of end portion are slidably moveable within the slots between a first position and a second position that is different than the first position.
Christopher J. Norman, Nickolaus William Charles Deevers, Todd Quigley, Mark J. Dinneweth
Filed: 25 Jan 18
GRANT
Design
Cart
9 Jun 20
Charles Beasley, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 4 Sep 18
GRANT
Utility
Partition assembly
2 Jun 20
An office work system includes a first and second table assemblies each including a first work surface having first and second ends, and leg arrangements coupled to the work surfaces and configured to support the work surfaces above a floor surface, a beam arrangement that includes an upwardly-facing surface, a first end, a second end, and a pair of channels extending between the first and second ends, the channels coextending with one another and being located at the same vertical height, wherein the first table and second table assemblies are coupled to the beam arrangement, a work tool positioned above the beam arrangement, and a connector assembly connecting the work tool to the beam arrangement, where the connector assembly is coupled to the work tool and engages the pair of channels of the beam arrangement such that the work tool may be repositioned along a length of the beam arrangement.
Michael J. Feldpausch, Marvin C. Knauf, Bradley D. Youngs, Mark T. Slager, Kurt R. Heidmann, John R. Hamilton, Ryan Geister, Daniel Phillips
Filed: 6 Nov 17
APP
Utility
Cantilevered Desk and Components and Method for the Use Thereof
28 May 20
A desk includes a frame, a coupled to the frame, and a height adjustable support column assembly coupled to the frame with a lower mounting member extending under a bottom edge of the skin and an upper mounting member extending over a top edge of the skin.
John Allen, Matthew Buist, Colin Cote, Megan Grygiel, Bradley Youngs, Bryan Wahlfield
Filed: 26 Nov 18
GRANT
Design
Arm for seating unit
26 May 20
Steven James Beukema, Devon Robert Robinson
Filed: 13 Feb 19
GRANT
Utility
Method and system for facilitating collaboration sessions
26 May 20
A method and system of simplifying the processes of locating a facility space available for use, the method for use with an interface device including a display screen, the method comprising the steps of providing a processor programmed to perform the steps of storing a space scheduling application, storing a space schedule for facility spaces, upon accessing the space scheduling application via the interface device, presenting a space type list including at least first and second different space types wherein one of the space types is a selected space type and wherein the selected space type in the space type list is visually distinguished in some fashion, and presenting a space list including facility spaces that are of the selected space type, using the space schedule to identify availability status of each of the spaces that are of the selected space type and visually distinguishing facility spaces on the space list of the selected space type that are occupied on the schedule from spaces that are available on the schedule.
Robert Poel, Darrin Sculley
Filed: 6 Mar 15
GRANT
Utility
Systems and methods for implementing augmented reality and/or virtual reality
19 May 20
A system and method for presenting remote attendee representations at remote conference session locations where the attendee representations are presented as directional videos such that each representation has an apparent sight trajectory aimed at a target of interest (e.g., typically a content window, another attendee representation, etc.) that is an instance of the same target of interest for the attendee associated with the representation at a different station.
Stephen E. Goetzinger
Filed: 30 Nov 18
GRANT
Utility
Curved display and curved display support
12 May 20
A workstation assembly comprising an emissive surface assembly including a substantially contiguous emissive surface on which visual content may be presented, the emissive surface assembly including emissive surface sections including first and second substantially flat emissive surface sections wherein one of the first and second flat sections is substantially horizontal and the other of the first and second flat sections is at least somewhat vertical, first and second curved surface sections that are curved about first and second non-parallel axis, the first curved section positioned between and adjacent the first and second flat surface sections, the second curved section adjacent an edge of the first substantially flat emissive surface section, each of the curved and flat surface sections forming a portion of the substantially contiguous emissive surface, a support structure and a driver.
Mark A. Baloga
Filed: 3 Oct 18
GRANT
Utility
Convertible body support structure
5 May 20
A body support structure includes a base and a cushion moveable between a seating configuration and a sleeping configuration.
Matthew David Remelts, Devon Robert Robinson, Steven James Beukema, Vernie F. Holford, Adam C. Bedford, Michael Scott Garner, Marc Eberlein
Filed: 26 Oct 17
GRANT
Design
Table
28 Apr 20
Sean M. Derrick, Thomas Siffer, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 4 Sep 18
GRANT
Design
Table
28 Apr 20
Sean M. Derrick, Thomas Siffer, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 4 Sep 18
GRANT
Utility
Egalitarian control apparatus and method for sharing information in a collaborative workspace
28 Apr 20
A method and system of selecting information from video sources to be displayed on at least a subset of a plurality of display screen presentation spaces, the method comprising the steps of providing at least first and second independent selectable control interfaces, each interface including a separately selectable control uniquely associated with each of the display screen presentation spaces, uniquely associating first and second video sources with the first and second control interfaces, for each control interface, receiving an indication each time one of the selectable controls is selected and, upon receiving an indication, providing the video source associated with the control interface used to make the selection to the display screen presentation space associated with the selected selectable control.
Lewis Epstein
Filed: 14 Oct 13
GRANT
Utility
Ergonomic seating system, tilt-lock control and remote powering method and apparatus
28 Apr 20
An adjustable desking system for supporting users in a plurality of ergonomic positions, the system comprising a plurality of sit-stand desks, each desk including a variable length leg assembly including an activator and a height adjustable worktop supported at a top end of the leg assembly and a master controller linked to each of the activators at the plurality of desks to control activation of each activator to raise and lower a worktop associated with the specific activator, wherein, the master controller controls worktop heights at each of the desks independent of user input when the desk is vacant and enables user control of the height of any worktop at a desk that is occupied by a user.
Jean-Paul Labrosse, Scott Sullivan
Filed: 10 Jul 19