|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||135/128; 135/143; 220/009.2; 446/478|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 46|
A collapsible shade structure includes a plurality of foldable frame members each having a folded and an unfolded orientation. A fabric material is provided for substantially covering the frame members to form a side panel for each frame member, each side panel assuming the unfolded orientation of its associated frame member. Interconnecting portions of the fabric material form a hinge portion between each frame member. Alternatively, frame retaining sleeve portions may be used to interconnect and retain two or more frame members from two or more adjac...
What is claimed is: 1. An object, comprising: a first panel and a second panel, each panel having a frame member that has a folded and an unfolded orientation, and a material covering its corresponding frame member when the corresponding frame member is in the unfolded orientation, wherein each frame member is collapsible to the folded orientation by twisting and folding to form a plurality of concentric rings to substantially reduce the size of the folded frame member in the folded orientation; and a rod structure coupled to the first and second panels...