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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
362227000 PLURAL LIGHT SOURCES 2794
362600000 EDGE LIGHTED PANEL 1700
362257000 LIGHT SOURCE (OR SUPPORT THEREFOR) AND MODIFIER 1639
362459000 SUPPORTED BY VEHICLE STRUCTURE (E.G., ESPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLE) 1462
362157000 SELF POWERED LAMP 805
362970100 DISPLAY BACKLIGHT 783
362551000 LIGHT FIBER, ROD, OR PIPE 730
362362000 HOUSING 539
362084000 LIGHT SOURCE OR LIGHT SOURCE SUPPORT AND LUMINESCENT MATERIAL 529
362382000 SUPPORTS 458
362317000 LIGHT MODIFIER 383
362217000 ELONGATED SOURCE LIGHT UNIT OR SUPPORT 237
362103000 WITH WEARING APPAREL OR BODY SUPPORT 183
362145000 WITH STATIC STRUCTURE 159
362217010 ELONGATED SOURCE LIGHT UNIT OR SUPPORT 143
362253000 COMBINED 107
362109000 WITH IMPLEMENT OR HAND HELD HOLDER THEREFOR 101
362019000 WITH POLARIZER 93
362003000 PHOTOGRAPHIC LIGHTING 85
362101000 WITH LIQUID CONTAINER 69
362640000 QUICK DISCONNECT-TYPE LIGHT UNIT 68
362023000 ILLUMINATED SCALE OR DIAL 67
362154000 WITH CONTAINER 51
362092000 WITH HEATER OR REFRIGERATOR 50
362096000 WITH FLUID DISTRIBUTER 42
362085000 WITH CONTROL CONSOLE 40
362020000 AUTOMATIC SUBSTITUTION OF POWER SUPPLY OR LIGHT SOURCE 39
362095000 WITH SWITCH PLATE OR SOCKET 35
362127000 WITH FURNITURE 35
362125000 WITH SHOWCASE OR SHOW WINDOW 30
362001000 DAYLIGHT LIGHTING 27
362034000 CHEMILUMINESCENT LIGHTING 26
362122000 WITH PLANT-LIKE ORNAMENT OR WREATH 22
362135000 WITH VIEWING MIRROR 20
362230010 ILLUMINATED INDICATOR (I.E., SCALE OR DIAL OR INPUT DEVICE) 20
362086000 SOUND EQUIPMENT ILLUMINATOR 19
362089000 MACHINERY LIGHTING 16
362102000 WITH CANE, BATON, UMBRELLA OR CLUB 16
362035000 REVOLVING 14
362098000 WITH PAPER, BOOK OR COPY HOLDER 12
362033000 WORK-TABLE LIGHTING SYSTEM 10
362255000 MODIFIER MOUNTABLE ON LIGHT SOURCE ENVELOPE 8
362100000 DOOR KNOB OR KEYHOLE ILLUMINATOR 8
362457000 MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS AND FITTINGS 8
362037000 VEHICLE STEERING MECHANISM OR ELEMENT MOVES PIVOTED LAMP OR LAMP SUPPORT 6
362376000 GUARD MEANS 5
20090027903REMOVABLE LED LAMP HOLDER - Disclosed is an LED lamp assembly that allows an LED lamp to be removably replaced in a lamp holder. A solid, electrical connection is created between the LED pins and electrical terminals as well as connecting wires without soldering. An LED lamp is removably connected to a base that can be inserted in and removed from a socket that is attached to connecting wires. The LED lamp can be removed from the base for replacement of the LED lamp.01-29-2009
20100118553LINKAGE MEMBERS METHODS OF PROTECTING LAMPS AND LAMPS - A linkage member to link lamps; said lamps being of the kind which comprise electrical contact points located at their first end and no external electrical contact points at their second end; said linkage member comprises a first portion configured to attach to the electrical contact points of a first lamp and to cover at least in part said electrical contact points; and a second portion configured to connect to a second lamp at an end which has no external electrical contact points.05-13-2010
20090323362SHIELD SYSTEM FOR LAMP MODULE - A shield system for a lamp module in an electronic device is disclosed. The shield system includes a cover, a mesh sheet and a blocking board. The cover includes an air channel and covers the lamp module. The mesh sheet is attached to the cover and covers the air channel. The blocking board is arranged adjacent to the air channel of the cover and includes a plurality of blades and defines a plurality of air passages.12-31-2009
20080247178COVERING FOR A LIGHT SOURCE FOR MAINTAINING BRIGHTNESS IN A DEGRADING ENVIRONMENT - A covering for a light source is used to maintain light intensity of the light source when used in a degrading environment, such as one in which dirt, dust, grime, and abrasive particles are abundant and tend to be deposited on the lens or face plate of the light source, such as in an off-road vehicle. The covering includes a substantially transparent protective basal layer with a lower surface having a substantially transparent, removable adhesive coating. The basal layer is arranged and configured for removable adhesive affixation to the aperture surface of the light source. A plurality of substantially transparent protective layers, each having a lower surface, is disposed in sequence one on top of the other and on the basal layer to form a stack. Each of the plurality of layers has a removable adhesive coating disposed on their lower surface for affixation to an adjacent underlying layer.10-09-2008
20130201698PROLight Shield - The invention provides a decorative shielding option for the professional entertainment lighting industry. The stand-alone design enables the lighting technician a quick cosmetic solution for ground up lighting. Constructed from machined aluminum and scored 2 to 4 times, the lightweight design compliments a myriad of up lighting applications. In addition to the valuable decor properties, the shielding maintains a safe boundary between potentially hot up lighting and the event participant.08-08-2013
362458000 MISCELLANEOUS 4
20080304272LIGHT BULB SYSTEM - A light bulb system is provided. This system includes a lighting element that is adapted to draw electrical power from a standard light bulb socket as a primary power source; and an energy capturing and storing device in electrical communication with the lighting element for providing sufficient electrical power to the lighting element as a secondary power source. The energy capturing and storing device further includes means for capturing and converting non-electrical energy into electrical energy, which may be stored for use in powering the lighting element when the primary source of electrical power is either unavailable or when its use is undesirable.12-11-2008
20120113658SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT MANUFACTURING METHOD, LAMP, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AND MECHANICAL APPARATUS - A semiconductor light-emitting element manufacturing method including: a first step in which a first n-type semiconductor layer is laminated onto a substrate in a first organometallic chemical vapor deposition apparatus; and a second step in which a regrowth layer, a second n-type semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a p-type semiconductor layer are sequentially laminated onto the aforementioned first n-type semiconductor layer in a second organometallic chemical vapor deposition apparatus.05-10-2012
20100315825LIGHT PROJECTION APPARATUS AND LIGHTING APPARATUS - A light projection apparatus that projects light onto an arbitrary space and an object set in the space, comprising: projection light data generating means for generating projection light data for specifying the projection light; projection range setting means for setting a projection range onto which the light is projected and a non-projection range onto which the light is not projected in accordance with an operation of a user; projection data correcting means for correcting the projection light data so as to project the light onto the projection range set by the projection range setting means; projection light correction data drawing means for performing drawing processing for projection light correction data obtained by correcting the projection light data by the projection data correcting means; and light projecting means for projecting the light by using projection light drawing data generated by the projection light data drawing means. Accordingly, by a simple operation, the light can be projected with the shape desired by the user.12-16-2010
20110310628LIGHT EMITTING DIODE INTERCONNECTION SYSTEM - A light emitting diode (LED) interconnection system is provided. The system includes a cable having a driver end and a termination end. The cable has conductive pathways extending between the driver end and the termination end. The driver end is configured to engage a driver to carry an electrical current to the conductive pathways. The termination end is configured to terminate the conductive pathways. A connector is provided having a cable contact and a LED contact joined to the cable contact. The cable contact pierces the cable and engages the conductive pathways to electrically join the connector to the conductive pathways. A LED board is provided having a circuit board including circuit board contacts. A LED is positioned on the circuit board and electrically joined to the circuit board contacts. The LED contact of the connector engages the circuit board contacts to electrically join the connector to the LED.12-22-2011
362121000 WITH STAR OR CROSS 4
20100177506LIGHT SURROUND - A light emitter has a light surround about the emitter formed from silicone having internally encapsulated plant materials.07-15-2010
20120162969NATIVITY SHINING STAR WITH RAYS - Christmas is a holiday that is observed by people all over the world where the most common scene displayed is the nativity scene. Typically the nativity scene is a stable with a baby lying in a cradle and surrounded by individuals and animals. While the nativity sets may include a lighted star, unfortunately, they do not include a star where the rays of the star actually shine on and illuminate the manger. The present invention comprises a first pole which supports a lighted star and a spotlight that is oriented to illuminate the nativity scene. The present invention further comprises a second pole located near the nativity set. Glittering strings stretched from the lighted star to the second pole together with the focused illumination from the spotlight provides the RAYS that emulates the rays of the star shined on the manger and led the three Kings to the newborn Jesus.06-28-2012
20120262910Light Refraction Religious Lamp Device - An illuminated religious cross device is disclosed having an ornamental religious shape, a plurality of internal light sources and a refracting crystal to provide a pattern of disbursed light projecting from the cross and accompanied by soft, ambient lighting shining through the translucent device body. The device body has a general cross shape attaching to a base structure, wherein a refracting crystal is positioned at the center of the cross. A plurality of light sources connect to a control switch along the base structure, wherein the light sources project through the translucent lamp body surfaces, crystal and through a forward face of the base structure. The forward face further provides a stencil cutout for projecting a message, while the refracting light provides a distinct pattern of light for a spiritual atmosphere. Power may be provided to the device via an A/C electrical connection or an internal battery supply.10-18-2012
20130194785Faith Box - The Faith Box is made in four designs. Each of the four designs is a wooden stained box. These range from 2.25″ to 5.25″ tall, 8″ wide and 8″ deep. There is a shelf approximately 1.5 inches down from the top, which creates a four sided cavity 1.5 inches deep. The cavity is partially filled by white sand and six irregularly shaped stones. A LED light is centered and angled upward 45 degrees to shine on the front main cross. This LED light illuminates the crosses which reflect up on the background. The size of the reflection on the wall vanes according to the distance the Faith Box is located from the wall.08-01-2013
362124000 WITH SIMULATED ANIMAL 3
20130088859LIGHTED DISPLAY HAVING PORTIONS PRINTED WITH A COATING CONTAINING LIGHT BENDING PARTICLES - A decorative lighting fixture includes a frame, a light source, a sheer layer, a coating, and a plurality of light bending particles. The frame has at least a structural element adapted to form a three dimensional shape that includes an interior and an exterior. The light source is positioned within the frame or may be external. The sheer layer extends over at least a portion of the frame so light from the light source passes through at least a portion of the sheer layer as it exits or enters the fixture. A coating is located on at least a portion of an external and/or internal surface of the fixture. The light bending particles are coupled to the coating such that light colliding with the light bending particles is altered to create a desired visual effect. Methods for making the decorative lighting fixture are also provided.04-11-2013
20090190334ANIMATED LIGHT WITH DYNAMIC ORNAMENTAL EFFECT - An animated light with dynamic ornamental effects is composed of a lamp holder attached by a lampshade to form a basic structure, a flicker flame bulb installed on the lamp holder, and one or more projection objects having proper shapes and transparent colors that are settled between the flicker flame bulb and the lampshade. Thereupon, when the light is lighted, the flicker of the flicker flame bulb can project the projection objects to a surface of the lampshade in a vivid and dynamic form so that present animated and dynamic images can be presented according to the shapes and colors of the projection objects so as to provide novel and entertaining ornamental effects that contribute to festival atmosphere.07-30-2009
20090213578LIGHTING ORNAMENT INCLUDING REFRACTIVE ELEMENTS - A decorative lighting apparatus comprising a structure, a plurality of light emitting elements configured to emit light, and a plurality of refractive elements each having a plurality of surfaces. The plurality of refractive elements is connected to the structure such that the plurality of light emitting elements emits light through the plurality of refractive elements to a viewer to refract the light in a plurality of directions.08-27-2009
362216000 CURVILINEAR LIGHT SOURCE 3
20090073680INDUCTIVE LIGHTING FOR 2' X 2' AND 2' X 4' FIXTURES - A lighting fixture where the lighting fixture uses inductive lighting technology or self ballasting lighting elements with one or a plethora of efficient light elements. The lighting fixture is used where high bay or low bay lighting may be used, but incorporates multiple light sources to provide an equivalent light intensity. The invention may include a hanging system that allows the entire assembly to be wired into a new or existing building and supply self ballasting lights, or ballast box and the dome or reflector. This fixture uses one or more high efficiency inductive lighting in similar 2 ft by 2 foot or 2 foot by 4 foot housing. A ballast box is secured to the reflector or dome retainer making the fixture a direct replacement for similar size and shape inductive fixtures.03-19-2009
20080285263Induction fluorescent light fixture - A high bay induction fluorescent lighting fixture having a multiple of nested circular lamps suspended on a post below the ballasts therefor and enclosed in a reflector.11-20-2008
20110211342SCREW-IN INDUCTIVE REPLACEMENT LIGHT - Improvements in a lighting fixture where the lighting fixture uses inductive lighting technology or self ballasting lighting elements with one or a plethora of efficient light elements. The lighting fixture is used where high bay or low bay lighting may be used. The improvement includes a new installation or a retrofit installation. The kit allows a building or residence to use common wiring to secure to a socket. The socket allows for quick installation, upgrading, or replacement with inductive lighting elements. The adapter and the lighting fixture use common pieces that are interchangeable to reduce the number of unique components. The inductive lighting fixture further includes support components that provide structural rigidity to the assembly of components within the socket. The base may further include mounting for a reflective dome to focus or diffuse the light.09-01-2011
362021000 WITH FILAMENT CONTROL MEANS RESPONSIVE TO FRACTURE OF LIGHT SOURCE ENVELOPE OR ENCLOSURE 2
20100226115LIGHTBULB WITH ENVELOPE-FRACTURE RESPONSIVE ELECTRICAL DISCONNECT MEANS - A safety lightbulb includes a base, a glass envelope connected to the base, and electrical contacts extending from the base into the glass envelope and electrically connected to a filament for producing light in the glass envelope when current is supplied to the electrical contacts from a power source to which the base is connected. A safety arrangement in the base automatically electrically disconnects the electrical contacts from the power source when the glass envelope is broken, and includes an electrical contact member in the base and a moving/restraining arrangement in the base for moving the electrical contact members out of electrical contact with the power source and the electrical contacts, when the glass envelope is broken.09-09-2010
20090027870METHOD FOR DETECTING THE CONDITION OF A LAMP FOR HEATING BLANK BODIES MADE OF THERMOPLASTIC MATERIAL AND HEATING INSTALLATION ARRANGED FOR USE THEREOF - The invention relates to detecting the condition of a lamp (01-29-2009
362097000 LIGHT TABLE-TYPE ILLUMINATOR 1
20080225512Apparatus and Methods for Backlight Unit with Vertical Interior Reflectors - Provided are solid state backlight devices and methods for forming the same. A solid state backlight unit according to some embodiments of the invention includes a housing having a major surface and multiple LEDs on a first surface of the major surface. The solid state backlight unit also includes a specular reflector proximate to the first surface of the major surface and oriented substantially perpendicular to the first surface of the major surface.09-18-2008

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