If you (like me) are already unhappy with the close quarter seating in economy class on commercial flights, then you will be dismayed to see the even more compact seating design proposed by Airbus in its recently published U.S. Patent Application No. 2014/0159444. This patent application discloses increasing passenger capacity by using narrow rows of a folding saddle seat design that requires passengers to perch on the seat rather than recline.
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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.