Electrical appliance and charger

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8164304
APP PUB NO 20080284374A1
SERIAL NO

11749404

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An apparatus includes a charger (104) and a portable appliance such as a flashlight (102). The flashlight includes first and second flashlight electrical contacts. The charger includes first (122a) and second (122b) flashlight supports or jaws that support the flashlight in a flashlight receiving region of the charger (104). The flashlight supports (122) include a tapered surface that varies a dimension of the battery receiving region as a function of a longitudinal position of the flashlight supports (122). The charger (104) also includes a light source (120) that indicates when the flashlight (102) has been correctly inserted in the charger (104).

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ENERGIZER BRANDS LLC533 MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY DRIVE ST LOUIS MO 63141

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gardner, Joseph P North Ridgeville, US 21 302
Kotsis, Angelo Marrickville, AU 42 419
Rugendyke, Timothy Woy Woy, AU 26 225
Squires, Michael S Ryde, AU 22 416

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