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, MI452

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lynam, Niall R Holland, MI 793 37974

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6,198,409 Vehicle rearview mirror display system 245 1999
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6,522,451 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 178 2000
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6,294,989 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 240 2000
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6,445,287 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 204 2000
6,717,712 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 157 2000
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6,582,109 Illumination device for exterior mirror 55 2001
6,472,979 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 144 2001
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6,595,649 Digital electrochromic mirror system 128 2002
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D493394 Rearview mirror and bezel assembly 130 2003
7,274,501 Mirror reflective element assembly 178 2003
7,184,190 Electro-optic reflective element assembly 189 2003
2006/0050,018 Accessory system for vehicle 265 2003
7,167,294 Automobile exterior sideview mirror system 39 2004
7,420,756 Mirror reflective element 99 2004
7,289,037 Mirror assembly for vehicle 143 2004
7,249,860 Interior rearview mirror assembly 121 2004
7,338,177 Mirror reflective element for a vehicle 161 2004
7,255,451 Electro-optic mirror cell 237 2004
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7,370,983 Interior mirror assembly with display 204 2005
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7,391,563 Electro-optic mirror cell 94 2007
7,636,188 Rearview mirror element assemblies and systems 106 2008
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* 7,934,843 Exterior sideview mirror system 10 2010
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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
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