Patent Number: 6,305,394

Title: Portable sunshade

Abstract: Disclosed herein is a portable sunshade comprising a mast structure extending in a generally vertically direction, means for attaching the mast structure at its lower end to a support structure, a boom extending outwardly from the mast structure, having first and second ends, the first end being movably attached to the mast structure, a hub assembly attached to the second end of the boom, a plurality of elongated support ribs extending radially from the hub assembly, each of said support ribs, having one end rotatably attached to the hub assembly, a canopy positioned over the elongated support ribs and fastened thereto, the canopy having an opening in it corresponding to a predetermined position along the boom, and a boom support strut pivotably attached at one end to the upper end of the mast structure, and at the other end pivotably secured to boom at a predetermined position along the length of it, the boom support strut extending through the opening in the canopy at the point where it is connected to the boom.

Inventors: Reese; Ben (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: No. 1 Business Services

International Classification: A45B 23/00 (20060101); A45B 17/00 (20060101); A45B 11/00 (20060101); E04H 12/22 (20060101); A45B 011/00 (); A45B 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018