US Patent No: 7,874,668

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Eyeglasses with interchangeable nose pad

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An eyeglass frame (10), the eyeglass frame (10) being usable for supporting a first lens (12) and a second lens (14), the eyeglass frame (10) comprising: a first rim (16) and a second rim (18), the first and second rims (16 and 18) being provided for supporting respectively the first and second lenses (12 and 14); a bridge (19) attaching the first and second rims (16 and 18) to each other; and a nose pad (20) removably attachable to the first rim (16); the first rim (16) defining a nose pad attachment (24) for removably attaching the nose pad (24) thereto, the nose pad attachment (24) being deformable between a locked configuration in which the nose pad (20) is fixedly attached to the nose pad attachment (24) and an unlocked configuration in which the nose pad (20) is movable relative to the nose pad attachment (24) for selectively attaching the nose pad (20) to the nose pad attachment (24) and detaching the nose pad (20) from the nose pad attachment (24); the first rim (16) being deformable between a lens supporting configuration in which the first rim (16) is able to support the first lens (12) and a deformed configuration, the deformed configuration being achievable when the first rim (16) is deprived of the first lens (16); wherein when the first rim (16) is in the lens supporting configuration, the nose pad attachment (24) is in the locked configuration and when the first rim (16) is in the deformed configuration, the nose pad attachment (24) is in the unlocked configuration.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Beausejour, Louis-Martin - 3 4
Brousseau, Guy - 3 4

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
LUXOTTICA LEASING S.P.A. (1)
* 5,646,707 Removable nose piece 3 1996
 
MARCHON EYEWEAR, INC. (1)
* 4,896,955 Eyeglass frame including shape-memory elements 34 1988
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 7,467,866 Spectacles for attaching decorative labels 5 2006
7,261,409 Eyeglass frame with integral channel to receive decorative inserts 18 2006
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ALPHA PRIMITUS, INC. (2)
D705341 Pair of temple arms for an eyeglass frame 0 2012
D689117 Pair of temple arms for an eyeglass frame 1 2012
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