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Utility
Chair Assembly with Upholstery Covering
29 Jul 21
A chair includes a base structure, a seat support structure, a back frame comprising a front surface, a rear surface and a forwardly extending bottom portion pivotably connected to the base, a biasing member biasing the back frame from a reclined position toward an upright position, wherein the biasing member is located entirely forward a rearward most edge of the seat support structure, and a back shell comprising a forwardly extending bottom portion connected to the seat support structure, a front surface, a rear surface positioned in front of the front surface of the back frame, a pair of laterally spaced side portions defining an opening therebetween, and a top portion extending laterally between and connected to the side portions, wherein each of the side portions are exclusively connected to the back frame at a first location.
Robert J. Battey, Todd T. Andres, Todd David Krupiczewicz, Kurt R. Heidmann, Gordon J. Peterson, Gary Karsten
Filed: 14 Apr 21
GRANT
Utility
Seating components with laminated bonding material
13 Jul 21
A seating support arrangement includes a seating frame, a cover member supported by the seating frame, the cover member having a first elastic modulus in a first direction, the cover member having an outer surface area and a support area that is less than the outer surface area and is configured to support a user, and a polymer film surface layer attached to the support area of the cover member such that the combination of the cover member in the support area and the surface layer has a second elastic modulus in the first direction that is greater than the first elastic modulus.
James Nolan Ludwig, Bruce M. Smith, Carl V. Forslund, III, Christopher J. Norman, Gordon J. Peterson, Fredric Biddle, Nickolaus William Charles Deevers
Filed: 7 Jan 19
GRANT
Utility
Floor power distribution system
13 Jul 21
A floor power distribution system that includes a power distribution junction assembly including a first housing configured to abut a floor surface, a pair of receptacle junction assemblies each including a second housing configured to abut the floor surface, and a pair of raceway assemblies each including an elongated raceway including a longitudinally extending channel, a pair of ramps each coextending with the elongated raceway on opposite sides thereof, each ramp including a proximate edge that engages the elongated raceway and having a first thickness, and a distal edge having a second thickness that is less than the first thickness, wherein the elongated raceway and the elongate ramp are configured to be located between the floor surface and a floor covering in an area frequented by foot traffic.
Mark Schneider, David K. Jones, Jamie Payne, Cody Jay Holstege
Filed: 18 Nov 19
APP
Utility
Body Support Assembly and Methods for the Use and Assembly Thereof
8 Jul 21
A body support assembly includes a seat assembly and backrest assembly supported by a tilt control assembly.
Nickolaus William Charles Deevers, Kurt R. Heidmann, Gordon J. Peterson, David Bodnar, James Ludwig, Nate Brock, Mark Spoelhof
Filed: 11 Dec 20
APP
Utility
Furniture System
24 Jun 21
A furniture system includes a furniture member including at least one slot, the furniture member having a first portion defining a first width of the at least one slot and second portion defining a second width of the at least one slot, the second width greater than the first width, a pair of support members each having a pair of recesses, each of the support members rotatable between a first position where the support member may be inserted into or removed from the at least one slot, and a second position where the recesses of the support member engage the first portion of the furniture member preventing removal of the support member from the at least one slot, and a screen member engaging the pair of support members thereby preventing the support members from rotating from the second position to the first position.
Gregory Goosen, David Eberlein, Robert Scheper, Joshua Bultema, William Patrick Fricke, Cal Von Linsowe
Filed: 17 Dec 20
APP
Utility
Seating Arrangement and Method of Construction
17 Jun 21
A seating arrangement includes a base member, and an integrally formed support member coupled to the base member and supporting a seat moveable from an upright position to a reclined position, wherein a portion of the support member is bendable as the seat moves from the upright position to the reclined position such that a first side of the support member is put in tension and a second side generally opposite the first side is put in compression, and wherein the first side includes a tensile substrate so that the first side has as higher modulus of elasticity than the second side.
Nickolaus William Charles Deevers, Kurt R. Heidmann, Michael J. Kemen
Filed: 24 Feb 21
APP
Utility
Frame Type Workstation Configurations
17 Jun 21
A table assembly includes a tabletop member having a tabletop worksurface and a downwardly directed lower surface.
Kirt Martin, David C. Eberlein, Fredric Biddle
Filed: 21 Jan 21
APP
Utility
Additive Manufacturing In Gel-supported Environment
17 Jun 21
Described is an apparatus for making three dimensional objects.
Skylar JE Tibbits, Christophe Guberan, Jared S. Laucks, Schendy Guiders Kernizan, Kathleen S. Hajash, Bjorn Sparrman, Paul Noll
Filed: 25 Feb 21
GRANT
Utility
Upholstery systems and methods for forming a curved surface
15 Jun 21
An upholstery system for forming a curved furniture surface includes two surfaces that form a corner, two planar elements that are each positioned on one of the two surfaces, and a plurality of contoured elements positioned between the two planar elements and along the corner.
Bruce Smith, Ryan McGovern, Rolf Pascal Hien, Mark Spoelhof, Greg Opatik, Kade Roggentine
Filed: 29 Oct 19
APP
Utility
Frame Type Workstation Configurations
10 Jun 21
A table assembly includes a tabletop member having a tabletop worksurface and a downwardly directed lower surface.
Kirt Martin, David C. Eberlein, Fredric Biddle
Filed: 21 Jan 21
APP
Utility
Personal Workspace Assembly
10 Jun 21
A lounge assembly comprising a lower wall structure including at least first and second spaced apart side walls and a rear wall that together form an assembly space, each of the side walls and rear wall including an internal surface, a seat assembly supported between the first and second side walls, a first coupler mounted to the internal surface of the first side wall, a support arm having an arm length dimension between proximal and distal ends, the proximal end mounted to the first coupler adjacent the internal surface of the first side wall for rotation about a first vertical axis and a tablet member supported at the distal end of the support arm for rotation about a second vertical axis through a second range of motion with respect to the support arm.
Russell T. Holdredge, Sean Corcorran, David K. Jones, Duck Young Kong, Todd David Krupiczewicz, Keith Robert Machin, Mark McKenna, Gordon Peterson, Mark Spoelhof, Pradeep Mydur, David J. Battey
Filed: 21 Jan 21
GRANT
Design
Chair
8 Jun 21
Nickolaus William Charles Deevers, Bruce Smith, Mark Spoelhof, Kurt R. Heidmann, Pascal Hien
Filed: 25 Nov 19
GRANT
Design
Chair
8 Jun 21
Nickolaus William Charles Deevers, Bruce Smith, Mark Spoelhof, Kurt R. Heidmann, Pascal Hien
Filed: 25 Nov 19
APP
Utility
Personal Workspace Assembly
3 Jun 21
A lounge assembly comprising a lower wall structure including at least first and second spaced apart side walls and a rear wall that together form an assembly space, each of the side walls and rear wall including an internal surface, a seat assembly supported between the first and second side walls, a first coupler mounted to the internal surface of the first side wall, a support arm having an arm length dimension between proximal and distal ends, the proximal end mounted to the first coupler adjacent the internal surface of the first side wall for rotation about a first vertical axis and a tablet member supported at the distal end of the support arm for rotation about a second vertical axis through a second range of motion with respect to the support arm.
Russell T. Holdredge, Sean Corcorran, David K. Jones, Duck Young Kong, Todd David Krupiczewicz, Keith Robert Machin, Mark McKenna, Gordon Peterson, Mark Spoelhof, Pradeep Mydur, David J. Battey
Filed: 28 Aug 20
APP
Utility
Sound Detection and Alert System for a Workspace
3 Jun 21
A workspace assembly includes at least a first sound sensor located in a first facility space, at least one communication device located within the first space, and a processor in communication with the at least a first sound sensor and the communication device.
Robert Scheper, Matthew Warner, Karl Mead, Brett Kincaid, Kurt Heidmann
Filed: 11 Nov 20
GRANT
Design
Cart
1 Jun 21
Charles Beasley, Penghao Shan, John M. Allen, Justin G. Beitzel, Alban Moriniere, William Bennie
Filed: 8 May 20
APP
Utility
Personal Control Apparatus and Method for Sharing Information In a Collaborative Workspace
20 May 21
A conferencing assembly for sharing content from source devices includes a common display screen, a switcher controlling input to the screen, and a table assembly with a tabletop opening.
Lewis Epstein, Brett Kincaid, Hyun Yoo, Suzanne Stage, Lukas Scherrer, Larry Cheng
Filed: 22 Jan 21
APP
Utility
Additive Manufacturing In Gel-supported Environment
13 May 21
Described are methods for making three dimensional objects.
Skylar JE Tibbits, Christophe Guberan, Jared S. Laucks, Schendy Guiders Kernizan, Kathleen S. Hajash, Bjorn Sparrman, Paul Noll
Filed: 14 Jan 21
GRANT
Utility
Virtual world method and system for affecting mind state
11 May 21
A system and method for creating a virtual world conferencing experience wherein a first set of real world emissive surfaces and content thereon is replicated on virtual world emissive surfaces where the virtual world emissive surfaces are juxtaposed in a virtual world instance at locations and in orientations that replicate the juxtapositions in the real world arrangement and where the virtual world instance is presented on a second set of real world emissive surfaces at a virtual world workstation where the second set of emissive surfaces are arranged differently than the first set of real world surfaces.
Nicolas de Benoist, Francis Gerard Graziano, Mark Baloga, Paul Noll, Terry West
Filed: 19 Jul 19
GRANT
Utility
Inferred activity based conference enhancement method and system
11 May 21
A method and system for optimizing conference session activities within a conference space, the system comprising at least a first sensor for sensing session characteristics and a processor receiving the sensed session characteristics and identifying a conference paradigm based on the sensed session characteristics, identifying an action sequence to perform as a function of the conference paradigm and performing the action sequence, wherein the action sequence results in automatic presentation of at least some information to at least a subset of conferees within the conference space.
Paul Noll
Filed: 28 Feb 20
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