US Patent No: 4,982,459

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Adjustable air and water entrainment hydrotherapy jet assembly

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Abstract

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A hydrotherapy jet assembly capable of operating in either an entrainment mode and/or a tub water entrainment mode. The assembly incorporates a valve means including a rotatable control member which allows a user to selectively vary the amount of supplied water jet and/or air available for entrainment and/or tub water available for entrainment.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
HENKIN-LABY, LLCVENTURA, CA16

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Henkin, Melvyn L 5011 Donna Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356 48 778
Laby, Jordan M 3038 Bayshore, Ventura, CA 93001 45 751

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
4,402,094 Safety circulation system 38 1982
4,416,030 Compact adjustable spa jet aerator 30 1982
 
KDI American Products, Inc. (1)
4,508,665 Retrofit pulsator apparatus and method for an air/water mixer of a swimming pool, therapy tub, spa or the like 39 1983
 
Jope Manufacturing Co. Inc. (3)
4,422,191 Hydrotherapy jet for tubs, spas or pools 24 1982
4,502,168 Hydrotherapy jet for tubs, spas or pools 23 1983
4,525,881 Hydrotherapy system for tubs, spas or pools 20 1984
 
HENKIN-LABY, LLC (1)
4,731,887 Water entrainment hydrotherapy jet assembly 25 1987
 
H-TECH, INC. (1)
4,593,420 Self-draining hydromassage fitting 21 1985
 
STA-RITE INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
4,542,854 Whirlpool jets 25 1984
 
HYDRO INDUSTRIES, INC. (2)
4,541,780 Water jet aerator for ganged operation 22 1983
4,671,463 Water jet aerator with flow controlling nozzle 23 1985
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 5,182,820 Nozzle mountings 4 1991
 
May Manufacturing, Inc. (1)
* 6,681,414 Jet flow control for hydrotherapy spa 4 2002
 
BRASS-CRAFT MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
6,923,206 Excess flow valve with magnet 9 2002
 
DOMINO S.R.L. (1)
* 5,546,617 Water fixture for bathtubs or similar vessels and method of installing the same 6 1994
 
FOAMIX PHARMACEUTICALS LTD. (1)
* 2005/0205,086 Retinoid immunomodulating kit and composition and uses thereof 44 2005
 
I.T.M. CORPORATION (1)
* 5,271,561 Rotary jet hydrotherapy device and method 30 1992
 
NEW DIMENSION ONE SPAS, INC. (1)
* 5,495,627 Combination adjustable jet valve 26 1993
 
BOWLES FLUIDICS CORPORATION (1)
6,904,626 Fluidic spa nozzle 10 2002
 
JOHNSON FAMILY TRUST DATED JANUARY 5, 2001 (1)
* 5,526,540 Hydrotherapy nozzle assembly 5 1995
 
BALBOA WATER GROUP, INC. (1)
* 5,291,621 Spa jet assembly 43 1992
 
WATKINS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION (2)
* 5,810,257 Rotary spa jet 25 1996
* 5,810,262 Spa jet with interchangeable nozzles 9 1996
 
PRECISION DESIGN CONCEPTS, LLC (4)
* 5,850,640 Hydrotherapy jet and fixtures for spa tubs and pools and a method of installation 10 1996
6,453,484 Fixture assembly for spas, tubs and pools and a method of installation 20 2000
6,745,413 Hydrotherapy jet system having fluid line quick connector adapted for multiple sizes of jet fixture bodies and other plumbing fittings 5 2002
* 2004/0194,203 Hydrotherapy jet system having fluid line quick connector adapted for multiple sizes of jet fixture bodies and other plumbing fittings 0 2004
 
ROGER CARRIER (1)
* 5,381,563 Check valve, and hydromassaging apparatus comprising at least one of such a check valve 17 1992
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