US 9,808,386 B2
Seat support
Amy Gentile, Georgetown, MA (US); and Michael Gentile, Georgetown, MA (US)
Filed by Amy Gentile, Georgetown, MA (US); and Michael Gentile, Georgetown, MA (US)
Filed on Dec. 14, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/968,338.
Application 14/968,338 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/011,801, filed on Aug. 28, 2013, granted, now 9,241,854.
Prior Publication US 2016/0095771 A1, Apr. 7, 2016
Int. Cl. A61G 5/14 (2006.01); A61G 7/10 (2006.01); A47C 7/54 (2006.01)
CPC A61G 5/14 (2013.01) [A47C 7/546 (2013.01); A61G 7/1038 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A seat support comprising:
a substantially rigid base sheet;
at least one arm support comprising an elongate member, the at least one support attached to a lateral side of the base sheet, the elongate member bent to have portions extending longitudinally in a plurality of directions defining a rearward extending plane, and extending vertically away from the base sheet, the at least one arm support defining a cushion receiving region opening rearwardly in the rearward extending plane, and a support handle;
the at least one arm support having a first elongate vertical portion extending lengthwise approximately perpendicularly away from the base sheet, the vertical portion attached to the base sheet at a proximal end, an elongate horizontal portion extending lengthwise from a distal end of the vertical portion approximately parallel to the base sheet, the horizontal portion extending from a front of the base sheet towards a rear of the base sheet to form the support handle, a second elongate vertical portion of the at least one arm support extending downward at a distal end of the horizontal portion, the second vertical portion extending towards the base sheet approximately perpendicularly to the base sheet;
the substantially rigid base sheet having a cross sectional footprint area greater than 50% of a cross sectional area of a seat cushion placed within the cushion receiving region, and covering a center point of an area of the cushion receiving region;
wherein the substantially rigid base sheet further defines a bottom of the cushion receiving region and engages an underside of the cushion; and
wherein the at least one arm support is connected to the base sheet by being secured in a slot with the first elongate vertical portion engaging a front face of the cushion.