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1. (WO2012051112) ERGONOMIC ADJUSTABLE CHAIR MECHANISMS
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Pub. No.:    WO/2012/051112    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/055607
Publication Date: 19.04.2012 International Filing Date: 10.10.2011
IPC:
A47C 1/02 (2006.01)
Applicants: HERMAN MILLER, INC. [US/US]; 855 East Main Avenue Zeeland, MI 49464 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
GOETZ, Mark, W. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: GOETZ, Mark, W.; (US)
Agent: STOVER, Andrew, D.; Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione P.O. Box 10087 Chicago, IL 60610 (US)
Priority Data:
12/903,191 12.10.2010 US
Title (EN) ERGONOMIC ADJUSTABLE CHAIR MECHANISMS
(FR) MÉCANISMES DE CHAISE RÉGLABLE ERGONOMIQUE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)Seating mechanisms enable the user to vary the seating angle of a chair or stool by enabling at least the portion of the chair that supports the thighs to be tilted forwardly to controllably increase the seating angle while maintaining the spine and pelvic region in vertical alignment. The extent of forward tilt is controlled by pressure applied by the user's thighs that also serves to counterbalance the weight of the user's torso.
(FR)Mécanismes de siège permettant à l'utilisateur de faire varier l'angle d'assise d'une chaise ou d'un tabouret en permettant d'incliner vers l'avant au moins à la partie de la chaise qui soutient les cuisses pour augmenter de façon contrôlable l'angle d'assise tout en maintenant la colonne vertébrale et la région pelvienne en alignement verticale. L'importance de l'inclinaison avant est commandée par une pression appliquée par les cuisses de l'utilisateur qui sert aussi à contrebalancer le poids du torse de l'utilisateur.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)