Folding lounge chair

  • US 7,017,991 B1
  • Filed: 01/11/2005
  • Issued: 03/28/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/04/2004
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A lounge chair comprising:

  • a backrest frame having a first and a second spaced elongated member, each member being provided with a respective inner end portion;

    a seat frame having a first and a second spaced elongated member, each member being provided with a respective inner end portion, the first and the second spaced elongated members of the seat frame having a curved and a straight portion, respectively, the seat frame being pivotally coupled to the backrest frame to permit movement from a folded position, in which free ends of the backrest and seat frames are substantially next to one another, and an erected position, in which the backrest and seat frames extend transversely to one another, and the inner end portions of the first and second elongated members of the seat frame each extending complementary to and abutting a respective one of the inner end portions of the first and second elongated members of the backrest frame in the erected position; and

    a weight disposed in the seat frame between the first and the second spaced elongated members of the seat frame in substantially the straight portion for balancing the backrest frame and the seat frame when in the erected position when nor being used by a user and when being entered by a user to counterbalance a weight of the user.

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