US Patent Application
Patent Application No. US 20120192497
Published on Aug 2, 2012
Application No. 13/017144
Filed on Jan 31, 2011
Priority Date -
Wysong, David R. - Goshen, IN US (1)
A combined slide access and latch engagement for a door. A panel is in the door proximate a latch for the door, with the panel having a slide portion that is displaceable to permit access to the latch. A knob is located on the slide and has a grip protruding from one side to allow the slide to be slid to permit access to the latch or, using a latch strike extending from the slide, engage the latch to open the door. A spring is used to maintain the knob in an actuation orientation.