US Patent No. 9,832,834

TOILET SEAT LIGHTING APPARATUS


Patent No. 9,832,834
Issue Date November 28, 2017
Title Toilet Seat Lighting Apparatus
Inventorship Kelvin Allen, Houston, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,832,834

1. A lighting apparatus for a bathroom toilet including:
motion sensing means for detecting motion when an individual enters a bathroom;
pressure sensing means for detecting pressure when a toilet seat of the toilet is moved to a horizontal position;
first means responsive to the motion sensing means and pressure sensing means for generating a first predetermined signal
when motion and pressure are detected and for generating a second predetermined signal when only motion is detected;

a first illuminating means for providing light in the bathroom and for providing an indication when the toilet seat is down;
a second illuminating means for providing light in the bathroom and for providing an indication when the toilet seat is up;
a second means responsive to the first means for activating the first illuminating means when the first predetermined signal
is generated and for activating a second illuminating means when the second predetermined signal is generated.