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Class Information
Number: 362/26
Name: Illumination > Illuminated scale or dial > Edge illuminated modifier or light rod/pipe
Description: Subject matter wherein the illuminating structure includes (1) an object made of light transmitting material with a relatively narrow surface or side disposed adjacent a light source; or (2) a transparent, relatively elongated structure which transmits light rays from one point to another within the confines of its outer surface or surfaces by internal reflections or nodal transmission.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
362/27 Plural light sources 395


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8282257 Presenting display objects in a gaming machine Oct. 9, 2012
8256913 Housing for a computing device Sep. 4, 2012
8248265 Vehicle console display buttons and vehicle consoles incorporating the same Aug. 21, 2012
8246229 Picture lighting master/museum frame providing near isotropic illumination of the artwork Aug. 21, 2012
8240860 Three dimensional image dial for instrument cluster Aug. 14, 2012
8223128 Optical input system and method Jul. 17, 2012
8205996 System for light switch identification Jun. 26, 2012
8172414 Instrument illuminating device with light guide body May. 8, 2012
8142064 Image display apparatus Mar. 27, 2012
8142036 Keypad device with light source and reflector Mar. 27, 2012
8128248 Dial plate with diffuse lighting Mar. 6, 2012
8123390 Backlight assembly and liquid crystal display apparatus having the same Feb. 28, 2012
8111968 Optical devices for guiding illumination Feb. 7, 2012
8096692 Surface light-emitting device and automated transaction apparatus using the same Jan. 17, 2012
8089351 Instrument cluster lens information, telltails, and lighting Jan. 3, 2012
8070341 Light pipe with uniformly lit appearance Dec. 6, 2011
8068707 Illuminating devices including uniform light distribution, multiple light sources, and multiple types of light sources Nov. 29, 2011
8057089 Inverter cover shield for liquid crystal display module Nov. 15, 2011
8056216 Method of manufacturing non-backlighted illuminating keypad Nov. 15, 2011
8029166 Active enclosure for computing device Oct. 4, 2011
8016442 Illuminated indicating devices for instrument panels Sep. 13, 2011
8016441 One LED illuminated cluster Sep. 13, 2011
7997781 Energy efficient illumination for a light source in the form of a surface Aug. 16, 2011
7995037 Hidden touch pad structure Aug. 9, 2011
7988310 Sheet-shaped lightguide member, operation panel-lighting device and electronic device Aug. 2, 2011
7985016 Fiber optic display systems and related methods Jul. 26, 2011
7980748 Lighting system including light guide with reflective micro structures on edge surfaces Jul. 19, 2011
7976208 Flat panel lens Jul. 12, 2011
7972051 Double-sided backlight and assembly incorporating a double-sided light source coupling light guide Jul. 5, 2011
7956952 Liquid crystal module with lamp socket having slits that receive tabs of lamp reflector Jun. 7, 2011
7948581 Liquid crystal display May. 24, 2011
7942539 Light-emitting diode module for instrument panel May. 17, 2011
7927003 Light guide plate with micro-structured reflective film and light-emitting apparatus Apr. 19, 2011
7926994 Uniform light production system and apparatus Apr. 19, 2011
7926964 Dial control with LED light ring Apr. 19, 2011
7918573 Light guide device and light guide apparatus Apr. 5, 2011
7905613 LED backlight and liquid crystal display device using thereof Mar. 15, 2011
7900366 Illuminated level Mar. 8, 2011
7891828 Electronic device Feb. 22, 2011
7883256 Electronic device including optical guide provided with at least two groups of interlaced optical extractors Feb. 8, 2011
7883255 Electronic device including optical guide provided with sequentially illuminated optical extractors Feb. 8, 2011
7880635 Color messaging lens Feb. 1, 2011
7850315 Projection apparatus and light integration rod thereof Dec. 14, 2010
RE41995 Tapered light guide plate for surface light source device and method of making by injection molding via supplementary cavity Dec. 14, 2010
7837371 Light source Nov. 23, 2010
7828448 Illumination unit and image projection apparatus employing the same Nov. 9, 2010
7828471 Lamp assembly Nov. 9, 2010
7810984 Liquid crystal display device having a container module with a novel structure Oct. 12, 2010
7798091 Meter device and vehicle Sep. 21, 2010
7798700 Light guide plate with protrusion backlight module with same, and liquid crystal display with same Sep. 21, 2010

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