US Patent No: 7,379,225

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Vehicular rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements

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Abstract

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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, MI630

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Anderson, John S Holland, MI 85 3821
Busscher, Bradley L Grand Rapids, MI 37 1451
Cammenga, David J Zeeland, MI 87 4110
Neuman, George A Holland, MI 69 1747
Poll, David L Holland, MI 40 2078
Stray, Joel A Hudsonville, MI 32 734
Tonar, William L Holland, MI 137 8420
Ypma, Kenton J Hudsonville, MI 39 1381

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Georgia Doors & Plywood Service, Inc. (1)
5,052,163 Framed panel assembly 105 1989
 
GENTEX CORPORATION (6)
4,902,108 Single-compartment, self-erasing, solution-phase electrochromic devices, solutions for use therein, and uses thereof 378 1986
5,790,298 Method of forming optically transparent seal and seal formed by said method 238 1996
5,818,625 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector 230 1997
6,064,508 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector 198 1998
6,102,546 Rearview mirror bezel having reduced apparent size 165 1999
6,407,847 Electrochromic medium having a color stability 170 2000
 
SAINT GOBAIN VITRAGE INTERNATIONAL (1)
5,379,146 Electrochromic pane 132 1993
 
SCHOTT GLAS (1)
5,069,535 Electrochromic layer-set 146 1990
 
DONNELLY CORPORATION (6)
5,066,112 Perimeter coated, electro-optic mirror 303 1989
5,115,346 Anti-scatter, ultraviolet protected, anti-misting, electro-optical rearview mirror 281 1990
5,073,012 Anti-scatter, ultraviolet protected, anti-misting, electro-optical assemblies 310 1990
5,076,673 Prolonged coloration electrochromic assembly 325 1990
5,253,109 Electro-optic device with constant light transmitting area 406 1992
6,317,248 Busbars for electrically powered cells 198 1999
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC. (8)
8,154,418 Interior rearview mirror system 36 2009
8,083,386 Interior rearview mirror assembly with display device 36 2009
8,282,253 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 10 2011
8,508,383 Interior rearview mirror system 4 2012
8,833,987 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 1 2012
8,654,433 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 4 2013
9,045,091 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 0 2014
9,221,399 Automotive communication system 0 2014
 
GENTEX CORPORATION (9)
* 7,477,439 Vehicular rear view mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 95 2006
* 2006/0245,025 Vehicular rear view mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 2 2006
8,643,931 Vehicle rearview mirror with spotter mirror 0 2011
8,827,517 Clear bezel 0 2011
8,814,373 Rearview device support assembly 0 2012
8,646,924 Rearview device mounting assembly with rotatable support 2 2012
8,885,240 Rearview assembly for a vehicle 0 2012
8,928,966 Electrochromic polyelectrolyte gel medium having improved creep resistance and associated electrochromic device 0 2013
8,730,551 Vehicular rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 0 2013
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
* 7,679,495 Displaying unit and method for displaying a steering-wheel angle, to be modified, of a motor vehicle 10 2004
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC. (14)
9,019,090 Vision system for vehicle 0 2009
7,888,629 Vehicular accessory mounting system with a forwardly-viewing camera 72 2009
7,914,188 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 75 2009
8,309,907 Accessory system suitable for use in a vehicle and accommodating a rain sensor 31 2010
7,994,471 Interior rearview mirror system with forwardly-viewing camera 64 2011
8,094,002 Interior rearview mirror system 56 2011
8,100,568 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 58 2011
8,134,117 Vehicular having a camera, a rain sensor and a single-ball interior electrochromic mirror assembly attached at an attachment element 47 2011
8,427,288 Rear vision system for a vehicle 14 2011
8,267,559 Interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle 9 2012
8,288,711 Interior rearview mirror system with forwardly-viewing camera and a control 33 2012
8,543,330 Driver assist system for vehicle 31 2012
9,014,966 Driver assist system for vehicle 1 2014
9,315,151 Driver assist system for vehicle 0 2015
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS IN. (1)
8,676,491 Driver assist system for vehicle 9 2013
 
DONNELLY CORPORATION (67)
7,855,755 Interior rearview mirror assembly with display 121 2006
8,095,310 Video mirror system for a vehicle 62 2008
8,194,133 Vehicular video mirror system 40 2008
7,871,169 Vehicular signal mirror 54 2008
7,826,123 Vehicular interior electrochromic rearview mirror assembly 56 2009
8,462,204 Vehicular vision system 5 2009
8,044,776 Rear vision system for vehicle 59 2009
7,859,737 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 47 2009
7,898,719 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 45 2009
8,072,318 Video mirror system for vehicle 58 2009
7,821,697 Exterior reflective mirror element for a vehicular rearview mirror assembly 57 2009
7,926,960 Interior rearview mirror system for vehicle 47 2009
8,294,975 Automotive rearview mirror assembly 22 2010
8,842,176 Automatic vehicle exterior light control 2 2010
7,898,398 Interior mirror system 48 2010
7,832,882 Information mirror system 43 2010
7,822,543 Video display system for vehicle 43 2010
7,864,399 Reflective mirror assembly 68 2010
8,179,236 Video mirror system suitable for use in a vehicle 45 2010
7,916,009 Accessory mounting system suitable for use in a vehicle 62 2010
7,906,756 Vehicle rearview mirror system 46 2010
7,815,326 Interior rearview mirror system 52 2010
8,277,059 Vehicular electrochromic interior rearview mirror assembly 11 2010
8,282,226 Interior rearview mirror system 8 2010
8,000,894 Vehicular wireless communication system 39 2010
8,164,817 Method of forming a mirrored bent cut glass shape for vehicular exterior rearview mirror assembly 28 2010
7,918,570 Vehicular interior rearview information mirror system 40 2010
8,228,588 Interior rearview mirror information display system for a vehicle 22 2010
8,335,032 Reflective mirror assembly 14 2010
8,511,841 Vehicular blind spot indicator mirror 3 2011
8,019,505 Vehicle information display 40 2011
8,179,586 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 28 2011
8,063,753 Interior rearview mirror system 45 2011
8,106,347 Vehicle rearview mirror system 38 2011
9,019,091 Interior rearview mirror system 1 2011
8,525,703 Interior rearview mirror system 2 2011
8,047,667 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 43 2011
8,162,493 Interior rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 27 2011
8,121,787 Vehicular video mirror system 25 2011
8,095,260 Vehicle information display 36 2011
8,177,376 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 24 2011
8,779,910 Interior rearview mirror system 2 2011
8,653,959 Video mirror system for a vehicle 2 2011
8,325,028 Interior rearview mirror system 44 2012
8,170,748 Vehicle information display system 12 2012
8,304,711 Vehicle rearview mirror system 24 2012
8,271,187 Vehicular video mirror system 10 2012
9,067,542 Interior rearview mirror system 0 2012
9,278,654 Interior rearview mirror system for vehicle 0 2012
8,559,093 Electrochromic mirror reflective element for vehicular rearview mirror assembly 3 2012
8,355,839 Vehicle vision system with night vision function 2 2012
8,465,162 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 2 2012
8,379,289 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 8 2012
8,908,039 Vehicular video mirror system 0 2012
8,400,704 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 7 2012
8,503,062 Rearview mirror element assembly for vehicle 2 2012
8,506,096 Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly 8 2012
8,465,163 Interior rearview mirror system 3 2012
8,610,992 Variable transmission window 1 2012
8,797,627 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 4 2012
8,577,549 Information display system for a vehicle 2 2013
8,705,161 Method of manufacturing a reflective element for a vehicular rearview mirror assembly 0 2013
8,608,327 Automatic compass system for vehicle 1 2013
8,727,547 Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly 1 2013
8,884,788 Automotive communication system 1 2013
9,090,211 Variable reflectance mirror reflective element for exterior mirror assembly 0 2014
9,073,491 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 0 2014
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