Protective vehicle cover

  • US 8,047,601 B2
  • Filed: 12/03/2010
  • Issued: 11/01/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A rear bumper protective device that is fitted atop and detachably attaches to a rear bumper of a vehicle, the rear bumper protective device comprising:

  • a base layer of flexible material that is substantially planar when vertically hanging, wherein the material has a top portion, a top edge, side portions, an inside face, an outside face, and a bottom portion, the base layer having a construction and thickness capable of reducing damage to the rear bumper of the vehicle, and being of sufficient dimensions to at least partially hang over the rear bumper of the vehicle when fitted atop the rear bumper of the vehicle, wherein the inside face faces the vehicle and the outside face faces away from the vehicle, and wherein the inside face has a non-broken, substantially vertical planar surface at the intersection of the inside face to the top portion;

    attachment means connected to said base layer for detachably attaching said base layer to the rear bumper of the vehicle; and

    one or more stabilizing blocks, each having a top edge, on the outside face and protruding from the top portion of the base layer, the stabilizing blocks positioned such that the top edge of each stabilizing block lies on a common line with the top edge of the base layer, wherein the stabilizing blocks are integrally formed with the base layer.

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