US 9,808,086 B1
Seating arrangement system
Bobby Lee Stokeley, Brooklyn, NY (US)
Filed by Bobby Lee Stokeley, Brooklyn, NY (US)
Filed on Aug. 15, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/236,935.
Int. Cl. A47C 1/00 (2006.01); A47C 1/124 (2006.01); A47B 91/08 (2006.01); E04F 15/02 (2006.01)
CPC A47C 1/124 (2013.01) [A47B 91/08 (2013.01); E04F 15/02033 (2013.01); E04F 15/02044 (2013.01); E04F 15/02161 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A system for securing a predetermined arrangement of movable seats, comprising:
at least one frame, each frame providing a plurality of frame openings;
a base sheet coextensively joined to each said frame;
a plurality of base apertures provided along said base sheet so that one of the base apertures is circumscribed by one of the plurality of frame openings;
a tile pivotally connected to each respective frame opening of the plurality of frame openings to be movable between a closed configuration and an open configuration exposing one of the base apertures, wherein each said tile has a first surface and an opposing second surface, and further comprising at least one attachment point provided by the first surface;
a pair of opposing hinge slots along an inner edge of each said frame opening for pivotally connecting one of the tiles; and
a snap-in protrusion provided by each said second surface; and further comprising a pair of pivotal connectors interconnecting each said snap-in protrusion and each said pair of hinge slots, wherein the snap-in protrusion is arranged to urge said pair of pivotal connectors together.