Frictional holding pad

  • US 7,125,602 B2
  • Filed: 10/10/2003
  • Issued: 10/24/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/31/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A frictional holding device in combination with a dashboard or console of a vehicle and receives and secures an item thereon, the combination comprising:

  • (a) a dashboard or console of a vehicle;

    (b) a pad having a bottom disposed on the dashboard or console of the vehicle, and a top;

    (c) the top having a contoured top surface extending over a majority of the top;

    (d) the top surface including a plurality of protrusions or indentations;

    (e) the bottom having a bottom surface smoother than the top surface and configured to contact and frictionally cling to the vehicle surface; and

    (f) an item, removably disposed on the top surface of the pad, the item being selected from the group consisting of;

    a cell phone, a personal digital assistant, a writing instrument, a pen, a pencil, sunglasses, eye glasses, a global positioning system, a radio, a two-way radio, a citizens band radio, a walkie-talkie, a camera, a video recorder, a cassette player/recorder, a mini-cassette recorder, a DVD player, a mini-disk player, and a portable television.

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