Light emitting panel assemblies for use in automotive applications and the like

  • US 6,508,563 B2
  • Filed: 12/05/2001
  • Issued: 01/21/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/16/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A light emitting panel assembly mounted on a body portion of a vehicle, said panel assembly comprising at least one solid light emitting panel member having top and bottom surfaces and a greater cross sectional width than thickness, said panel assembly having at least one light input surface for receiving light from at least one light source and directing the light through said panel assembly from an edge of said panel assembly for emission of the light from one of said top and bottom surfaces of said panel member, said panel member being located on an exterior surface of said body portion with said panel member wrapped around a corner of said vehicle to provide illumination around said corner.

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