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 Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
DONNELLY CORPORATIONHOLLAND, MI469

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lynam, Niall R Holland, MI 777 36272

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6,717,712 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 152 2000
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7,184,190 Electro-optic reflective element assembly 181 2003
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2006/0050,018 Accessory system for vehicle 249 2003
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7,420,756 Mirror reflective element 91 2004
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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
* Cited By Examiner

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