Computer work station (elastic or movable) arm rests

Patent No. RE38,369 (Reissue of 6,267,336) 

Issued: December 30, 2003
Filed: November 9, 2001
PCT Filed: February 26, 1998
PCT NO: PCT/EP98/01088
PCT PUB.NO.: WO98/39995
PCT PUB. Date: September 17, 1998
Jul 31, 2001 380804 Dec 16, 1999
Foreign Application Priority: Mar 7, 1997

Inventor: Rueckstaedter; Hans (Eichengrund 12, D-59227 Ahlen, DE)


A movable armrest is provided which has a floor support, a support element extending upwardly from the floor support, and a trough-shaped armrest member attached to a top end of the support element, the support element being arranged to move the armrest member horizontally relative to the floor support. The support element may be a rigid rod with at least one spring positioned between the rod and the floor support, or may be an elongated spring, such as a torsion spring, a coil spring, a flat spring or a spiral spring. The support element may have a telescoping feature to permit it to be collapsed for storage and a rotatable joint may be provided between the armrest member and the support element.

See also 6,824,219 from the same inventor


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