Patent Number: 6,167,591

Title: Hinge providing an electrical connection

Abstract: A hinge which includes a first leaf member, a second leaf member, and a pin rotatably connecting the first leaf member to the second leaf member. The hinge also includes a first contact member connected to the first leaf member and a second contact member connected to the second leaf member. A contact portion of the first contact member and the second contact member establish an electrical connection with each other.

Inventors: Daoud; Bassel Hage (Parsippany, NJ)

Assignee: Lucent Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: E05D 11/00 (20060101); E06B 003/48 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018