Hand-held percussive massager with adjustable nodes

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20020161315A1
SERIAL NO

10150663

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A hand-held massager having a flat vibrating massage head and a pair of percussion massage nodes all being driven by a single internal drive unit. The percussion massage nodes are adjustable for width adjustments being manually controlled by the flat massage head on the opposite side of the massage head. Separate push button controls covered by a sealing membrane are carried on the body of the unit to control power, speed and type of massage.

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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
Woodard, Rudy Nashua, NH 54 607

Cited Art Landscape

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SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
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BROOKSTONE PURCHASING, INC. (1)
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DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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Frontier, Inc. (1)
* 5279284 Skin stimulation device 12 1991
 
HoMedics, Inc. (1)
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BROOKSTONE PURCHASING, INC. (6)
7211057 Method and apparatus for providing hot and cold massage 3 2004
* 2005/0209,537 Method and apparatus for providing hot and cold massage 3 2004
7427274 Method and apparatus for providing a modifiable massager 2 2004
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D531733 Massager 5 2004
D649657 Hand-held massager with a plurality of attachable node assemblies 8 2011
 
FKA DISTRIBUTING CO., LLC (1)
* 2011/0087,139 BODY MASSAGERS 1 2009
 
AHOF BIOPHYSICAL SYSTEMS INC. (1)
* 2009/0270,773 Automatically adjusting contact node for multiple rib space engagement 3 2009
 
SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY (1)
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DERMA DREAM GROUP LTD. (1)
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