A ladder top for a stepladder includes a plane having a front and a rear. The plane has a bin for holding small parts and having a shape to hold a propane tank adjacent the front of the plane. The plane has at least one screwdriver hole. The plane has a drill holster. The plane …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Kyle G. Astor
Assignees (initial): Werner Co. (Greenville, US)
Agents: Ansel M. Schwartz (attorney)

The application was examined by Alvin Chin Shue (USPTO dept. 3634)


  • 1. A method for using a ladder top on a stepladder comprising the steps …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

In the accompanying drawings, the preferred embodiment of the invention and preferred methods of practicing the invention are illustrated in which: FIG. 1 is an overhead view of the top of the present …


Field of the Invention

The present invention is related to a pipe tradesman ladder top. More specifically, the present invention is related to a pipe tradesman ladder top having features directed to facilitate the pipe …

Cross-Reference to Related Applications

This is a divisional of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 11/416,961 filed May 3, 2006, now U.S. Pat. No. 8,210,313, which is a continuation-in-part of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 11/347,613 …

Detailed Description

Referring now to the drawings wherein like reference numerals refer to similar or identical parts throughout the several views, and more specifically to FIGS. 1-3 and thereof, there is shown …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The grant date is Sep. 10, 2013 (publication date), 3 figures are supplied with the description, the assignee company is Werner Co. located in Greenville (US), the application was examined by Alvin Chin Shue (3634 USPTO department), the agent's last name is Schwartz, and his first name is Ansel M., the inventor's state is PA, city - Meadville, the published inventor's name is Astor Kyle G., similar documents are classified under Mounted for relative motion, Body Catcher, Joints or other connecting parts, non-rigid longitudinal members, Ladders in general, Male and female connecting means, Spring-biased pivoted step or ladder, using hand-power, Alternate grasping, Dismounting ladders from vehicles, the application publication date is Jun. 26, 2012, developed by Kyle G. Astor, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the grant number is 08528696 (publication number), the primary classification Combined has been designated to the document, the patent is illustrated by 2 drawings, the assignee is categorized as a United States company, 1 claim comprise the protection scope, particularly claims a method for using a ladder top on a stepladder comprising the steps…, the application number is 13/533,272 (U.S.), the invention is named Pipe Tradesman's Ladder Top and Method, the applicant's city - Meadville, state - PA, the known applicant's name is Astor Kyle G., includes the following drawings: Overhead view of the top of the present, Side view of the top, Pipe Tradesman's Ladder Top and Method.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Shelf or scaffold type, Accessories, Ladder With Pivoted Prop, Combined, Ladder. The designated search classifications include Combined, Ladder, Shelf or scaffold type, Ladder With Pivoted Prop.

Patent details
Publication number 08528696
Publication date Sep. 10, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 13/533,272
Application date Jun. 26, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 182/129
Total number of claims 1
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 2
Number of figures 3
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