Patent Number: 7,762,032

Title: Systems and methods for providing a utility line protection plate

Abstract: Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems and methods for providing a utility line protection plate. In one embodiment of the invention, a system for providing a utility line protection plate can include at least two plate portions configured to resist impact of a penetrating object. The system can also include at least one hinge mounted to the at least two plate portions, wherein the at least one hinge permits the plate portions to be manipulated to a substantially parallel orientation with respect to each other. Furthermore, the system can include at least one mounting device adjacent to an edge of either of the at least two plate portions, wherein the mounting device is configured to permit mounting of the at least two plate portions between two adjacent wall studs.

Inventors: Frenkel; Jillian M. (Roswell, GA)

Assignee: One Smart Chick, LLC

International Classification: E04B 1/94 (20060101); E04B 2/00 (20060101); H01B 7/00 (20060101); H02G 3/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018