Service door for a motor vehicle

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20050076576A1





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A service door assembly for a recreational vehicle including a sidewall defining an opening, the sidewall including an inner panel, an outer panel and a cavity therebetween filled with an insulation material. The service door assembly includes a door frame and a door. The door frame is adapted to be disposed in the opening. The door is mounted to the door frame. The door includes an inner member and an outer member connected with a securing arrangement including one or more teeth. The frame similarly includes an inner member and an outer member with a securing arrangement having one or more teeth.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Thetford CorporationANN ARBOR, MI53

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Groenendijk, Edwin Hoogstraten, BE 1 1
Rijn, Gerard C Etten-Leur, NL 1 1
Schagen, Frank Breda, NL 4 29

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 6272801 Decorative window assembly 49 1999
L.L. CULMAT, L.P. (1)
* 7010888 Molded snap-together frame 31 2003
* 5222287 Method of making a compartment door for recreational vehicles 5 1992
Fukuvi USA, Inc. (1)
* 6467226 Window frame, window frame assembly and method of fabrication 21 2001
Mid-America Building Products Corporation (1)
* 5596852 Plastic building product 17 1994
Thetford Corporation (3)
* 4906033 RV door assembly 14 1988
* 5746466 Flush service door for RV 9 1996
* 6793270 Service door for a motor vehicle 4 2003
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
* 8176683 Vehicle door 0 2010
* 2011/0209,409 Vehicle door 0 2010
* Cited By Examiner