Suzuki Motor Corporation, a company involved in business activities of automobiles sector, has been recently granted a patent for invention titled “DOOR TRIM”.
The patent has been issued as granted patent number 305860 filed as application number 1694/DEL/2011 having scope (abstract) of invention as:
“A door trim which allows a sharp design to be adopted for a component provided at a dividing section of an upper board and a lower board and has a simple structure and a low production cost. The door trim is divided into an upper board 25 and a lower board 6, and is formed by connecting the upper board 25 and the lower board 6. An elongated ornament 22 is formed between the upper board 25 and the lower board 6, and the ornament 22 has a design surface 22M which is exposed to an inner side W1 of a vehicle compartment. The upper board 25 and the lower board 6 hold and fix the ornament 22 therebetween.”
The primary independent claim (claim 1) of this patent states:
“A door trim divided into an upper board and a lower board, and formed by connecting the upper board and the lower board, comprising: an elongated ornament being formed between the upper board and the lower board, and having a design surface which is exposed to an inner side of a vehicle compartment; wherein the upper board and the lower board hold and fix the ornament therebetween.
The patent has been granted under International Patent Classification (IPC) B60R 13/00, which covers inventions related to:
“Elements for body-finishing, identifying, or decorating; Arrangements or adaptations for advertising purposes”
This patent can be opposed under post-grant patent opposition within 12 months of the date of grant of this patent.
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