Title:
EasyPut Bathroom Organizer/Bathroom Organizer
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue may include a vertical back wall, and a roll support frame connected to the vertical back wall. The roll support frame may include a guide device which extends inwards from the roll support frame and includes a concave portion to dispense toilet tissues. The guide device may include a first convex portion to allow a user to place a roll of toilet tissue into the roll support frame, and the guide device may include a second convex portion to position the roll of toilet tissue in a position to dispense the toilet tissue. The vertical back wall may cooperate with an inward sloping front wall to define a truncated V shaped magazine rack, and the bathroom organizer may include a first bottom wall to cooperate with the vertical back wall and the front wall to form a bottom for the magazine rack.



Inventors:
Lin, Wen-yuan (Arlington, TX, US)
Application Number:
12/350541
Publication Date:
07/09/2009
Filing Date:
01/08/2009
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
211/46
International Classes:
A47F7/00; A47K10/24
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Primary Examiner:
LANGDON, EVAN H
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WILSON DANIEL SWAYZE, JR. (3804 CLEARWATER CT., PLANO, TX, 75025, US)
Claims:
1. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue, comprising: a vertical back wall; a roll support frame connected to the vertical back wall; the roll support frame including a guide device which extends inwards from the roll support frame and includes a concave portion to dispense toilet tissues.

2. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue as in claim 1, wherein the guide device includes a first convex portion to allow a user to place a roll of toilet tissue into the roll support frame.

3. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue as in claim 2, wherein the guide device includes a second convex portion to position the roll of toilet tissue in a position to dispense the toilet tissue.

4. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue as in claim 1, wherein the vertical back wall cooperates with a inward sloping front wall to define a truncated V shaped magazine rack.

5. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue as in claim 4, wherein the bathroom organizer includes a first bottom wall to cooperate with the vertical back wall and the front wall to form a bottom for the magazine rack.

6. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue as in claim 5, wherein the first bottom wall extends beyond the front wall to form a tray.

7. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue as in claim 6, wherein the first bottom wall includes a upward extending wall around a portion of the periphery of the first bottom wall.

8. A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue as in claim 1, wherein the bathroom organizer includes a second bottom wall which extends from the vertical back wall to define a shelf for toilet tissue.

Description:

PRIORITY

The present invention claims priority under 35 USC section 119 based upon the provisional application filed on Jan. 9, 2008 with a serial number of 61/010, 514.

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to a bathroom organizer which is a combination of a toilet tissue paper holder for easy loading and reloading a paper roll and with extra storage spaces for tissue paper roll, newspaper, magazines, books, and other small items such as glasses, watch, mobile phone, and key rings to form a compact organizer in order to have a better arrangement in bathrooms and public rest rooms.

BACKGROUND

It is desirable that changing tissue paper roll is easy for everyone, from adults to kids and to disabled persons. A disadvantage of changing or loading a tissue paper roll on the existing tissue paper holder is that one has to urge one end of the spring bar into a hole on a holding arm and depress the spring to allow the other end of the spring bar to fit into the other hole on the other arm. This task requires some degree of skill in order to successfully change the roll of toilet tissue. Not everyone is capable of doing so, especially for kids and disabled persons.

Additionally, some users prefer to read in the bathroom. However, the existing tissue paper holder do not provide for any apparatus to hold reading material. Typically users will scatter the reading material resulting in disorder. Furthermore, most bathrooms do not provide temporary space for some small items, such as a mobile phone, key rings, glasses, as well as some electronic goods to store temporarily. Therefore there remains a need for a specially designed bathroom organizer to fulfill those needs.

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SUMMARY

A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue may include a vertical back wall, and a roll support frame connected to the vertical back wall.

The roll support frame may include a guide device which extends inwards from the roll support frame and includes a concave portion to dispense toilet tissues.

The guide device may include a first convex portion to allow a user to place a roll of toilet tissue into the roll support frame, and the guide device may include a second convex portion to position the roll of toilet tissue in a position to dispense the toilet tissue.

The vertical back wall may cooperate with an inward sloping front wall to define a truncated V shaped magazine rack, and the bathroom organizer may include a first bottom wall to cooperate with the vertical back wall and the front wall to form a bottom for the magazine rack.

The first bottom wall may extend beyond the front wall to form a tray, and the first bottom wall may include a upward extending wall around a portion of the periphery of the first bottom wall.

The bathroom organizer may include a second bottom wall which extends from the vertical back wall to define a shelf for toilet tissue.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

The invention may be understood by reference to the following description taken in conjunction with the accompanying drawings, in which, like reference numerals identify like elements, and in which:

FIG. 1 illustrates a front view of the bathroom organizer in accordance with the teachings of the present invention;

FIG. 2 illustrates a cross-sectional view of the bottom portion of the bathroom organizer;

FIG. 3 illustrates a cross-sectional view of the top portion of the bathroom organizer;

FIG. 4 illustrates a cross-sectional view of the holder of toilet tissue for the bathroom organizer;

FIG. 5 illustrates a cross-sectional view of the role support frame of the bathroom organizer.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

The present invention can solve the above noted problems and provide for easy loading or reloading toilet tissue paper roll as well as provides additional space for paper roll, newspaper, magazines and other small items such as glasses, watch, mobile phone, and key rings, etc to keep the toiletries neat and tidy.

Generally, this organizer provides an easy way to load or reload tissue paper rolls. As described herein, the rails automatically guide the holding bar into the desired position. In this way, anyone including those individuals with disabilities can load or reload paper rolls without any difficulty.

Additionally, extra storage space is provided to store a spare tissue paper roll for additional convenience. A truncated V-shaped compartment is provided for displaying and storing newspaper, magazines, and books. Furthermore, a platform with a retaining wall allows for the storage of glasses, watch, mobile phone, key rings, and other small items on.

As described herein, the bathroom organizer (FIG. 1) may be a combination of a toilet tissue holder, extra storage space for a spare paper roll, newspapers, magazines and other small items such as glasses, watch, mobile phone, key rings, and other smaller items in order to improve the arrangement of these items in a bathroom. The present invention provides for an efficient apparatus to load and reload a tissue paper roll. The holding bar is a cylinder shape with a reduced diameter on each end of the bar (FIG. 4). When changing a paper roll, the user removes the bar without the need to compress the bar, replaces the toilet paper on the bar and places the bar on the entry of the specially designed rails and it will be guided into the desired position automatically. This design will make it easier for anyone, even a child or disabled person, to change a paper roll. The guiding rails of the holding bar can be a curved shape, straight down, or other shapes. The organizer may have an extra storage space for spare paper roll (FIG. 2) to avoid running out of toilet tissue. The organizer may have a truncated V-shaped compartment (FIG. 1) is for displaying and storing newspaper, magazines, and books. The organizer may have designed platform with a retaining wall for placing glasses, watch, mobile phone, key rings, and other small items on.

FIG. 1 illustrates the bathroom/restroom organizer 100 in accordance with the teachings of the present invention. The bathroom organizer 100 may be formed from rigid material including metal, stiff plastic or other materials to prevent the bathroom organizer 100 from deforming, and the bathroom organizer 100 may be presented in different colors. The bathroom organizer 100 may include a magazine rack 101 in order to store magazines, newspapers and other relatively large objects. The bathroom organizer 100 may include a vertical back wall 103 which may extend from the top of the bathroom organizer 100 to the bottom of the bathroom organizer 100 and may extend the entire width of the bathroom organizer 100. The back wall 103 may include apertures 105 to be used with screws or bolts or other fastening devices (not shown) in order to attach the bathroom organizer 100 to a wall. The bathroom organizer 100 may include a first bottom wall 113 which may extend horizontally from the vertical back wall 103 and extend beyond the inward sloping front wall 107 to form a tray for personal items such as keys, rings etc. The bathroom organizer 100 may include the inwardly sloping front wall 107, the first bottom wall 113 to cooperate with opposing side walls 109 to define the magazine rack 101. The magazine rack 101 may not have a top in order to facilitate access to the magazine rack 101.

The first bottom wall 113 may include a perpendicular corner and may include a curved corner and may include an upward extending wall 115 which extends around a portion of the periphery of the first bottom wall 113 in order to retain the personal items on the first bottom wall 113.

The bathroom organizer 100 may include a roll support frame 119 in order to support a roll of toilet tissue and the roll support frame 119 may include opposing side walls 131 to support the roll of toilet tissue. The side walls 131 may be spaced to hold a roll of toilet tissue. Furthermore, the bathroom organizer 100 may include a second bottom wall 133 which may extend from the vertical back wall 103 and may extend from one of the opposing side walls 131. The second bottom wall 113 may provide a shelf for additional personal items.

The roll support frame 119 may include an arcuate inward extending guide device 135 or guide rail which may be positioned on the interior surface of the opposing side walls 131 in order to guide the holder for the roll of toilet tissue. The arcuate inward extending guide device 135 may include a first convex portion 137, a concave portion 139 and a second convex portion 151 so that the holder for the roll of toilet tissue may rest in the concave portion 139. The first convex portion 137 and the second convex portion 151 may urge the holder for the roll of toilet tissue to the concave portion 139. The holder of the toilet tissue may be a rigid cylinder without the need to telescope and consequently, the holder of the toilet tissue may be simple to operate.

FIG. 2 illustrates a bottom portion of the bathroom organizer 100. FIG. 2 illustrates that the first bottom wall 113 may include a perpendicular corner and may include a curved corner and may include an upward extending wall 115 which extends around a portion of the periphery of the first bottom wall 113 in order to retain the personal items on the first bottom wall 113.

The bathroom organizer 100 may include a roll support frame 119 in order to support a roll of toilet tissue and the roll support frame 119 may include opposing side walls 131 to support the roll of toilet tissue. The side walls 131 may be spaced to hold a roll of toilet tissue. Furthermore, the bathroom organizer 100 may include a second bottom wall 133 which may extend from the vertical back wall 103 and may extend from one of the opposing side walls 131. The second bottom wall 113 may provide a shelf for additional personal items.

The roll support frame 119 may include an arcuate inward extending guide device 135 which may be positioned on the interior surface of the opposing side walls 131 in order to guide the holder for the roll of toilet tissue. The arcuate inward extending guide device 135 may include a first convex portion 137, a concave portion 139 and a second convex portion 151 so that the holder for the roll of toilet tissue may rest in the concave portion 139. The first convex portion 137 and the second convex portion 151 may urge the holder for the roll of toilet tissue to the concave portion 139. The holder of the toilet tissue may be a rigid cylinder without the need to telescope and consequently, the holder of the toilet tissue may be simple to operate.

FIG. 3 illustrates a top portion of the bathroom/restroom organizer 100 in accordance with the teachings of the present invention. The bathroom organizer 100 may be formed from rigid material including metal, stiff plastic or other materials to prevent the bathroom organizer 100 from deforming, and the bathroom organizer 100 may be presented in different colors. The bathroom organizer 100 may include a magazine rack 101 in order to store magazines, newspapers and other relatively large objects. The bathroom organizer 100 may include a vertical back wall 103 which may extend from the top of the bathroom organizer 100 to the bottom of the bathroom organizer 100 and may extend the entire width of the bathroom organizer 100. The back wall 103 may include apertures 105 to be used with screws or bolts or other fastening devices (not shown) in order to attach the bathroom organizer 100 to a wall. The bathroom organizer 100 may include a first bottom wall 113 which may extend substantially horizontally from the vertical back wall 103 and extend beyond the inward sloping front wall 107 to form a tray/platform for personal items such as keys, rings etc. The bathroom organizer 100 may include the inwardly sloping front wall 107, the first bottom wall 113 to cooperate with opposing side walls 109 to define the magazine rack 101. The magazine rack 101 may not have a top in order to facilitate access to the magazine rack 101.

FIG. 4 illustrates a holder 501 for a roll of toilet tissue (not shown). The holder 501 may be substantially cylindrical in shape and may include a reduced diameter 503 at each end of the holder 501. The holder 501 may not be compressible.

FIG. 5 illustrates a cross-section of the roll support frame 119 and illustrates the guide member 135, and the guide member 135 may include a first convex portion 137 to accept a holder 501 from the user, a concave portion 139 to position the holder 501 in order to dispense toilet tissue and a second convex portion 151 to prevent the holder 501 from moving further into the roll support frame 119. FIG. 5 illustrates that the holder 501 has been placed at the entrance of the roll support frame 119 at an end of the first convex portion 137 by the user and illustrates that the holder 501 has been moved to the concave portion 139 to dispense toilet tissue to the user.

While the invention is susceptible to various modifications and alternative forms, specific embodiments thereof have been shown by way of example in the drawings and are herein described in detail. It should be understood, however, that the description herein of specific embodiments is not intended to limit the invention to the particular forms disclosed.