Massaging bed rest cushion with light

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6814709
APP PUB NO 20010052153A1
SERIAL NO

09801353

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Abstract

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A cushion/backrest including an integrated reading lamp tethered at the end of a flexible member is disclosed for providing the user with a source of light for reading or watching television. The cushion may also include built in massage motors for providing the user with a massaging action to the back. Controls for adjusting the massaging action and the reading lamp may be incorporated in an armrest.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BROOKSTONE PURCHASING, INC.MERRIMACK, NH144

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Harris, David Nashua, NH 142 1720
Schwartz, Steven Nashua, NH 31 904

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (10)
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* 2008/0229,504 Foldable massaging bed rest 0 2008
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION (1)
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