Nozzle assembly having UV generation unit and vacuum cleaner having the same
Patent 7581283 Issued on September 1, 2009. Estimated Expiration Date: March 18, 2028. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
A nozzle assembly having a UV generation unit and a vacuum cleaner having the same are provided. The nozzle assembly includes a nozzle main body that moves over a cleaning surface, a drum brush unit that is formed on the nozzle main body and includes an extension unit, an ultraviolet (UV) generation unit that is formed on the drum brush unit to be folded or unfolded so that the UV generation unit selectively faces the cleaning surface, and a switch that turns the UV generation unit on or off according to whether the UV generation unit is folded or unfolded.
British Combined Search and Examination Report dated Dec. 16, 2008 corresponding to Application No. GB0815891.7.