US Patent No: 6,945,679

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Vehicle tire illuminating apparatus

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Abstract

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A tire illuminating apparatus 12 for illuminating the tires 14 of a vehicle 10 is provided. The tire illuminating apparatus 12 includes a base member 20 which is coupled to the vehicle 10 above the tire 14. The illuminating apparatus 12 is also provided with a light directing member 36 which is coupled to the base member 20 which directs light so that diagonally extending light beams are cast on the tire 14. An illuminating member 44 for providing a predetermined source of light is also provided. The illuminating member 44 is coupled in the base member 20 so that light is provided to the light directing member 36 to illuminate the tire 14 as desired.

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Young, Raymond 17923 Vintage Wood La. Cir., Spring, TX 77379 14 59

Cited Art Landscape

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DR. ING. H.C.F. PORSCHE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
5,893,638 Side lamp usable as a turn signal side lamp and as a side marking lamp 6 1996
 
Grand General Accessories Manufacturing Inc. (1)
6,149,288 Vehicle light assembly with detachable and replaceable circuit board having plug-in terminal connectors 26 1999
 
TEXTRON AUTOMOTIVE COMPANY INC. (1)
6,422,725 Ground lighting device for motor vehicles 6 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
4,802,069 Retractable tire change lights for automotive vehicle 15 1988
4,894,755 Retractable tire change lights for automotive vehicles 16 1988
4,953,065 Brake light device mounted on truck fender 18 1989
5,072,340 Signal lamps visible to driver 27 1991
5,548,274 Strobe light for a vehicle tire and wheel 27 1995
5,966,073 Automotive, front and side brake / running/ turn signal light 49 1997
6,030,106 Light display for a vehicular wheel 15 1998

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MOTIONLITE, LLC (1)
7,220,031 Automobile wheel lighting system 0 2005
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
7,736,034 Auxiliary fender mounted turning signal light system 1 2008

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