Here are details confirming the Lightning Strike Patent. Because of its importance in the industry, we created this page. We tried to make it convenient. Below you can see posted images of actual patent documents. If more information is needed, a link can also be found below.
Good news was well worth the wait. The official issue date of the patent was Wednesday, August 14, 2018. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted a full utility patent for “a new and useful invention” to Judson Smith and Karla Flores-Smith. They are the co-owners of Lightning Strike, LLC.
The official patent number is: US 10,046,695. The primary examiner was Ms. Laura Tso.
You can verify proof of the Lightning Strike Patent in the USPTO Full-Text and Image Database.
A total of 10 claims and 9 drawing sheets were included in the original filing on September 6, 2014.
The abstract declarations describe the invention as, “A vehicle visibility system.” However, in the industry marketplace the purchased product may also commonly be called:
- Motorcycle Safety Lights
- Motorcycle LED lights
- Anti-Collision system
The purpose of the Lighting Strike Patent is to provide protection to these revolutionary motorcycle safety lighting products. The lights are high-intensity, optical LED modules. By pushing a button on a motorcycle’s handlebars, the lights on the front of the bike are activated. They flash 150 times per minute in a wig-wag manner. This is designed to get the attention of unaware of distracted drivers. Thus, alerting them to the presence and proximity of the motorcycle.
Under the law, having title to this full utility patent provides us the added protection of certain rights. They include:
- The right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the United States of America
- Importing the invention into the United States of America.
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