Waste receptacle transporter

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7217078
APP PUB NO 20060062658A1
SERIAL NO

10945210

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Abstract

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A vehicle mounted carrier for lifting and securing in an elevated position waste receptacles and other articles for transport. A housing including a pair of side plates, a rear plate and a bottom plate having apertures for mounting to a conventional trailer tow hitch assembly or to a vehicle bumper. A lever arm terminating at one end in a channel for receiving the article of transport and pivotally connected to the housing at the opposite end. A latch assembly is provided for securing the article of transport in an elevated position and for selectively releasing allowing the user to controllably lower and disengage the article of transport. The latch assembly includes a latch rod operably secured to a pair of springs secured to the lever arm and a pair of springs secured to the latch rod and to a lever handle. Lever arm stop element secured to the housing to limit the rotation of the lever arm.

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Short, Russell James Scotts Valley, CA 1 6

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
* 4561575 Swing away tire carrier and hitch 37 1984
* 5346357 Self-locking parallel-motion dolly mount 13 1993
* 6033178 Trash container lifting and transporting device 14 1997
* 5961272 Waste receptacle transport device 6 1998
* 6164896 Trash container lifting and transporting device 21 2000
* 6361264 Container transporter 21 2000
* 6698995 Hitch mounted refuse container transport device 16 2002
 
STEIN, AARON (1)
* 4400129 Wheelchair carrier and loading device 68 1981
 
SPORTRACK LLC. (2)
* 5449101 Hitch rack for an automotive vehicle 39 1993
* 5489110 Hitch rack foot lever cinch 29 1995
 
JUST R. HOLDINGS LTD. (1)
* 5303857 Swing-down bicycle carrier for vehicles 66 1992
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (9)
* 2007/0221,695 Vehicle mountable refuse container transport device 4 2006
* 8550318 Bracket for towing single and multiple trash bins 1 2010
* 2011/0095,061 Bracket for Towing Single and Multiple Trash Bins 4 2010
* 8714901 Garbage can lifter 0 2011
* 2012/0243,968 GARBAGE CAN LIFTER 0 2011
* 8505951 Hitch mounted waste container transporter 2 2011
9085207 Tow hitch rigging arm 1 2013
* 9375986 Cart and hitch insert apparatus for a vehicle 0 2015
9150066 Resilient towing device for towing receptacles 0 2015
* Cited By Examiner

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