Abstract

Support devices and graphic display systems in which the graphic display material is supported by a support device that is rollable with the flexible graphic display material, eliminating the need for traditional frames or stands. The support devices include a thin-walled elongate body having a length extending between first and second ends and having first …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): John A. Nichols
Agents: Workman Nydegger (attorney)

The application was examined by Shin Kim, Charles A Fox (USPTO dept. 3638)

Claims

  • 1. A support device for supporting a graphic display, the support device comprising: …
  • 2. A support device as in claim 1 , wherein one side edge comprises a lateral …
  • 3. A support device as in claim 2 , wherein the lateral protrusion comprises a more …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

To further clarify the above and other advantages and features of the present invention, a more particular description of the invention will be rendered by reference to specific embodiments thereof …

Description

Background of the Invention

1. The Field of the Invention The present invention is in the field of displays, e.g., point of purchase displays, tradeshow displays, and other advertising displays. 2. The Relevant Technology …

Cross Reference to Related Applications

This application claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/538,568, filed Sep. 23, 2011 entitled FRAMELESS ROLLABLE GRAPHICAL DISPLAY, the disclosure of which is incorporated herein in its …

Detailed Description of the Preferred Embodiments

I. Introduction In one aspect, the present invention is directed to graphic display systems in which the graphic display sheet and any supporting structure is rollable. Such systems negate the need …

More details about Support Device for Rollable Graphical Display

Miscellaneous patent data

Numbered 13/624,707 (application), the application publication date is Sep. 21, 2012, developed by John A. Nichols, the recorded applicant's name is John A. Nichols, the applicant's address - Alpine, UT, the exemplary patent drawings are Support Device for Rollable Graphical, Perspective view of the support, Perspective view of an exemplary, Perspective view of the support, the known agent's organization is Workman Nydegger, the term of the patent grant was extended by 32 days, the invention description is illustrated by 21 drawings, similar documents are classified under the elements being flexible sheets, light sources co-operating with movable members, e.g. with shutters to cover or uncover the light source, Radially movable display item, Lettering kit, holding plant marker, Cap- or cork-attached, a band other than endless, Cards of samples, Books of samples, Captive, Cardboard or like show-cards of foldable or flexible material, the grant number is 08763291, the recorded inventor's name is Nichols John A., the inventor's state is UT, city - Alpine, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the application was examined by Charles A Fox, the assistant Shin Kim (3638 USPTO department), particularly claims a support device for supporting a graphic display, the support device comprising…, the invention details are shown in 30 figures, the patent was granted on Jul. 1, 2014, the primary classification Stretched or tensioned has been designated to the document, the invention is titled Support Device for Rollable Graphical Display, the protection scope is defined by 34 claims.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Having display window formed in blank, Curved picture, Having a curved display panel, Flags, Banners, Mountings therefor, Combined with receptacle means, Stretched or tensioned, Collapsible. The designated search classifications include Having a curved display panel, Triangular prism, Having distinct members connected by locking tabs and slots, Knockdown or folding, Having mounting means adapted for attachment to longitudinal C-shaped channel, Single sheet folded to form a three-dimensional display configuration, Of sheet material.

Patent details
Publication number 08763291
Publication date Jul. 1, 2014
Kind code B1
Application number 13/624,707
Application date Sep. 21, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
Extension term 32
National classification 40/603
Total number of claims 34
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 21
Number of figures 30
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