US Patent No: 8,128,244

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Exterior sideview mirror system

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An exterior sideview mirror system includes an exterior sideview mirror assembly including a plano-auxiliary reflective element having a rearward field of view when attached to a side of an automobile. The plano reflective element and the auxiliary reflective element are mounted adjacently at the reflective element assembly in a side-by-side relationship and not superimposed. The plano reflective element and the auxiliary reflective element are supported at a backing plate element. The rearward field of view of the auxiliary reflective element may be different from and angled to the rearward field of view of the plano reflective element. The plano reflective element and/or the auxiliary reflective element may have one of (a) a glass substrate having a surface coated with a metallic reflector coating and (b) a polymeric substrate having a thin glass element applied to a surface thereof and with an opposing surface thereof having a reflecting layer applied thereto.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
DONNELLY CORPORATIONHOLLAND, MI433

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Lynam, Niall R Holland, US 493 42274

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DONNELLY CORPORATION (114)
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5,239,405 Electrochemichromic solutions, processes for preparing and using the same, and devices manufactured with the same 212 1991
5,178,448 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 294 1991
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5,193,029 Single sensor adaptive drive circuit for rearview mirror system 373 1991
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5,446,576 Electrochromic mirror for vehicles with illumination and heating control 198 1992
5,285,060 Display for automatic rearview mirror 332 1992
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5,406,414 Electrochromic rearview mirror for vehicles with constant light transmitting area 225 1993
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5,751,489 Elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles 185 1995
5,724,187 Electrochromic mirrors and devices 492 1995
5,610,756 Electrochromic mirror for vehicles 213 1995
5,669,698 Modular rearview mirror assembly and method for making same 321 1995
5,649,756 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 275 1995
5,525,264 Precursor solutions for forming coatings 212 1995
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5,910,854 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 360 1997
6,498,620 Vision system for a vehicle including an image capture device and a display system having a long focal length 355 1997
6,002,511 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 202 1998
6,286,965 Elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles and method for making same 179 1998
6,109,586 Filled polyolefin mirror support 65 1998
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6,245,262 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such films and devices 217 1999
6,198,409 Vehicle rearview mirror display system 279 1999
6,065,840 Elemental semiconductor mirror 175 1999
6,178,034 Electrochromic devices 265 1999
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6,116,743 Extendable exterior rearview mirror assembly for vehicles 259 1999
6,227,689 Illumination device for exterior mirror 226 1999
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6,329,925 Rearview mirror assembly with added feature modular display 390 1999
6,428,172 Rearview mirror assembly with utility functions 345 1999
6,522,451 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 191 2000
6,420,036 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 178 2000
6,294,989 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 274 2000
6,196,688 Elemental semiconductor mirror 183 2000
6,318,870 Toggle assembly for rearview mirror 210 2000
6,445,287 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 217 2000
6,717,712 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 168 2000
6,690,268 Video mirror systems incorporating an accessory module 527 2001
6,582,109 Illumination device for exterior mirror 62 2001
6,472,979 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 157 2001
6,648,477 Rearview mirror assembly with information display 269 2001
6,449,082 Busbars for electrically powered cells 151 2001
6,642,851 Interior rearview mirror system incorporating a directional information display 214 2001
6,501,387 Rearview mirror assembly with added feature modular display 231 2001
6,757,109 Plastic lens system for vehicle imaging system 239 2001
7,195,381 Vehicle interior LED lighting system 292 2002
6,731,205 Self training tire pressure monitoring system 73 2002
6,595,649 Digital electrochromic mirror system 136 2002
D493131 Electro-optic cell for rearview mirror 143 2003
D493394 Rearview mirror and bezel assembly 147 2003
7,274,501 Mirror reflective element assembly 195 2003
7,184,190 Electro-optic reflective element assembly 209 2003
2006/0050,018 Accessory system for vehicle 301 2003
7,167,294 Automobile exterior sideview mirror system 42 2004
7,420,756 Mirror reflective element 110 2004
7,289,037 Mirror assembly for vehicle 159 2004
7,249,860 Interior rearview mirror assembly 143 2004
7,338,177 Mirror reflective element for a vehicle 190 2004
7,255,451 Electro-optic mirror cell 273 2004
2006/0061,008 Mounting assembly for vehicle interior mirror 219 2005
7,423,522 Tire pressure alert system 39 2005
2006/0125,919 Vision system for vehicle 94 2005
7,370,983 Interior mirror assembly with display 233 2005
7,400,435 Mirror assembly with heater element 59 2006
7,626,749 Vehicle mirror assembly with indicia at reflective element 161 2006
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7,581,859 Display device for exterior rearview mirror 122 2006
2007/0058,257 Display device for exterior rearview mirror 100 2006
2007/0285,789 MIRROR ASSEMBLY 40 2007
7,391,563 Electro-optic mirror cell 103 2007
7,636,188 Rearview mirror element assemblies and systems 114 2008
2008/0304,170 EXTERIOR MIRROR ELEMENT WITH INTEGRAL WIDE ANGLE PORTION 39 2008
2009/0040,306 VEHICLE MIRROR ASSEMBLY WITH WIDE ANGLE ELEMENT 57 2008
7,842,154 Mirror reflective element and method of forming same 93 2008
2008/0308,219 MIRROR REFLECTIVE ELEMENT AND METHOD OF FORMING SAME 47 2008
2009/0237,820 VEHICULAR INTERIOR ELECTROCHROMIC REARVIEW MIRROR ASSEMBLY 58 2009
* 7,934,843 Exterior sideview mirror system 10 2010
2010/0296,187 EXTERIOR SIDEVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM 8 2010
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RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
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5,669,699 Exterior vehicle security light 283 1996
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5,669,705 Exterior vehicle mirror system including signal light 285 1996
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6,176,602 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 310 1998
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7,168,830 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 106 2003
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7,126,456 Dimming mirror with blind zone sub-mirror and indicator 59 2005
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9,180,818 Blind-spot eliminator side-view mirror 0 2013
 
GENTEX CORPORATION (2)
* 8,817,356 Vehicular rearview mirror with increased field-of-view 0 2011
* 2012/0099,173 VEHICULAR REARVIEW MIRROR WITH INCREASED FIELD-OF-VIEW 1 2011
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