US 9,810,494 B1
Charging handle for a firearm
George Huang, Henderson, NV (US)
Filed by George Huang, Henderson, NV (US)
Filed on Mar. 6, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/450,754.
Application 15/450,754 is a continuation of application No. 15/001,000, filed on Jan. 19, 2016, granted, now 9,587,896.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/105,274, filed on Jan. 20, 2015.
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. F41A 3/72 (2006.01); F41A 35/06 (2006.01)
CPC F41A 3/72 (2013.01) [F41A 35/06 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A charging handle for a firearm, comprising:
a charging handle body having at least one handle recess formed within said charging handle body;
a lever element having at least one lever recess formed in a portion of said lever element, wherein at least a portion of said lever element is slidable within at least a portion of said handle recess; and
a latch element having a latch protrusion extending from at least a portion of said latch element, wherein said latch protrusion is formed so as to interact with at least a portion of said lever recess such that movement of said lever element relative to a longitudinal axis of said charging handle produces lateral translational movement of said latch element relative to said charging handle body.