Vehicular rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7379225
APP PUB NO 20060245026A1
SERIAL NO

11477312

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The present invention relates to improved electro-optic rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating the same.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GENTEX CORPORATIONZEELAND, MI774

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Anderson, John S Holland, MI 88 4942
Busscher, Bradley L Grand Rapids, MI 39 1939
Cammenga, David J Zeeland, MI 94 5363
Neuman, George A Holland, MI 74 2389
Poll, David L Holland, MI 41 2673
Stray, Joel A Hudsonville, MI 34 1076
Tonar, William L Holland, MI 142 10800
Ypma, Kenton J Hudsonville, MI 39 1732

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GENTEX CORPORATION (6)
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Saint-Gobain Vitrage International (1)
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SCHOTT GLAS (1)
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DONNELLY CORPORATION (6)
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC. (11)
8154418 Interior rearview mirror system 57 2009
8083386 Interior rearview mirror assembly with display device 46 2009
9487144 Interior mirror assembly with display 0 2009
8282253 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 18 2011
8508383 Interior rearview mirror system 9 2012
8833987 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 3 2012
8654433 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 6 2013
9045091 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 2 2014
9221399 Automotive communication system 1 2014
9694753 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 1 2015
9758102 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 0 2017
 
GENTEX CORPORATION (15)
* 7477439 Vehicular rear view mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 108 2006
* 2006/0245,025 Vehicular rear view mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 2 2006
8643931 Vehicle rearview mirror with spotter mirror 0 2011
8827517 Clear bezel 7 2011
8814373 Rearview device support assembly 5 2012
8646924 Rearview device mounting assembly with rotatable support 7 2012
8885240 Rearview assembly for a vehicle 7 2012
8928966 Electrochromic polyelectrolyte gel medium having improved creep resistance and associated electrochromic device 1 2013
8730551 Vehicular rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 0 2013
9676334 Clear bezel 0 2014
9405047 Electrochromic polyelectrolyte gel medium having improved creep resistance and associated electrochromic device 0 2014
9701248 Rearview assembly for a vehicle 0 2015
9612500 Electro-optic device with conductive seal 0 2015
9550457 Electro-optic device with ultrasonic solder bus 0 2015
9500927 Electrochromic polyelectrolyte gel medium having improved creep resistance and associated electrochromic device 0 2016
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (2)
* 7679495 Displaying unit and method for displaying a steering-wheel angle, to be modified, of a motor vehicle 15 2004
* 2008/0211,651 Displaying Unit and Method for Displaying a Steering-Wheel Angle, to be Modified, of a Motor Vehicle 12 2004
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC. (19)
9019090 Vision system for vehicle 4 2009
7888629 Vehicular accessory mounting system with a forwardly-viewing camera 111 2009
7914188 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 120 2009
8309907 Accessory system suitable for use in a vehicle and accommodating a rain sensor 46 2010
7994471 Interior rearview mirror system with forwardly-viewing camera 96 2011
8094002 Interior rearview mirror system 82 2011
8100568 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 102 2011
8134117 Vehicular having a camera, a rain sensor and a single-ball interior electrochromic mirror assembly attached at an attachment element 61 2011
8427288 Rear vision system for a vehicle 43 2011
8325028 Interior rearview mirror system 84 2012
8267559 Interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle 14 2012
8288711 Interior rearview mirror system with forwardly-viewing camera and a control 54 2012
8543330 Driver assist system for vehicle 58 2012
9352623 Trailer hitching aid system for vehicle 2 2014
9014966 Driver assist system for vehicle 6 2014
9315151 Driver assist system for vehicle 11 2015
9809171 Vision system for vehicle 0 2015
9809168 Driver assist system for vehicle 0 2016
9694749 Trailer hitching aid system for vehicle 0 2016
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS IN. (1)
8676491 Driver assist system for vehicle 21 2013
 
DONNELLY CORPORATION (72)
7855755 Interior rearview mirror assembly with display 191 2006
8095310 Video mirror system for a vehicle 105 2008
8194133 Vehicular video mirror system 69 2008
7871169 Vehicular signal mirror 71 2008
7826123 Vehicular interior electrochromic rearview mirror assembly 73 2009
8462204 Vehicular vision system 11 2009
8044776 Rear vision system for vehicle 95 2009
7859737 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 57 2009
7898719 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 57 2009
8072318 Video mirror system for vehicle 100 2009
7821697 Exterior reflective mirror element for a vehicular rearview mirror assembly 71 2009
7926960 Interior rearview mirror system for vehicle 64 2009
8294975 Automotive rearview mirror assembly 28 2010
8842176 Automatic vehicle exterior light control 5 2010
7898398 Interior mirror system 60 2010
7832882 Information mirror system 54 2010
7822543 Video display system for vehicle 54 2010
7864399 Reflective mirror assembly 95 2010
8179236 Video mirror system suitable for use in a vehicle 61 2010
7916009 Accessory mounting system suitable for use in a vehicle 89 2010
7906756 Vehicle rearview mirror system 57 2010
7815326 Interior rearview mirror system 78 2010
8277059 Vehicular electrochromic interior rearview mirror assembly 23 2010
8282226 Interior rearview mirror system 25 2010
8000894 Vehicular wireless communication system 50 2010
8164817 Method of forming a mirrored bent cut glass shape for vehicular exterior rearview mirror assembly 40 2010
7918570 Vehicular interior rearview information mirror system 53 2010
8228588 Interior rearview mirror information display system for a vehicle 29 2010
8335032 Reflective mirror assembly 22 2010
8511841 Vehicular blind spot indicator mirror 10 2011
8019505 Vehicle information display 50 2011
8179586 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 44 2011
8063753 Interior rearview mirror system 69 2011
8106347 Vehicle rearview mirror system 48 2011
9019091 Interior rearview mirror system 1 2011
8525703 Interior rearview mirror system 6 2011
8047667 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 58 2011
8162493 Interior rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 33 2011
8121787 Vehicular video mirror system 31 2011
8095260 Vehicle information display 47 2011
8177376 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 30 2011
8779910 Interior rearview mirror system 12 2011
8653959 Video mirror system for a vehicle 6 2011
8170748 Vehicle information display system 18 2012
8304711 Vehicle rearview mirror system 30 2012
8271187 Vehicular video mirror system 20 2012
9067542 Interior rearview mirror system 1 2012
9278654 Interior rearview mirror system for vehicle 0 2012
8559093 Electrochromic mirror reflective element for vehicular rearview mirror assembly 6 2012
8355839 Vehicle vision system with night vision function 4 2012
8465162 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 6 2012
8379289 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 13 2012
8908039 Vehicular video mirror system 1 2012
8400704 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 12 2012
8503062 Rearview mirror element assembly for vehicle 5 2012
8506096 Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly 16 2012
8465163 Interior rearview mirror system 6 2012
8610992 Variable transmission window 4 2012
8797627 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 7 2012
8577549 Information display system for a vehicle 5 2013
8705161 Method of manufacturing a reflective element for a vehicular rearview mirror assembly 2 2013
8608327 Automatic compass system for vehicle 3 2013
8727547 Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly 2 2013
8884788 Automotive communication system 2 2013
9090211 Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly 1 2014
9073491 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 1 2014
9783114 Vehicular video mirror system 0 2014
9376061 Accessory system of a vehicle 0 2015
9658727 Interior rearview mirror system 0 2015
9545883 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 0 2015
9341914 Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly 0 2015
9481306 Automotive communication system 0 2015
 
CORNING INCORPORATED (2)
9782949 Glass laminated articles and layered articles 0 2009
9387648 Glass laminated articles and layered articles 0 2014
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