US 11,054,122 B2
Lighting unit mounting assembly and method
Eric Chang, Buford, GA (US); and Jeffrey Chase Carpenter, Atlanta, GA (US)
Assigned to ABL IP Holding LLC, Atlanta, GA (US)
Filed by ABL IP Holding LLC, Atlanta, GA (US)
Filed on Feb. 19, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/794,364.
Application 16/794,364 is a continuation of application No. 16/501,485, filed on Oct. 28, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0123586 A1, Apr. 29, 2021
Int. Cl. F21V 21/26 (2006.01); F21S 8/00 (2006.01)
CPC F21V 21/26 (2013.01) [F21S 8/036 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A light fixture mounting assembly comprising:
a surface mount;
a lighting unit mount configured to engage the surface mount; and
an arm connecting the surface mount to the lighting unit mount, wherein:
the lighting unit mount is movable in use between a first configuration in which the lighting unit mount is disengaged from the surface mount and supported by the arm and a second configuration in which the lighting unit mount is engaged to the surface mount; and
moving the lighting unit mount from the first configuration to the second configuration includes sliding the lighting unit mount along the surface mount in a first direction to cause the surface mount to pull the lighting unit mount closer to the surface mount in a second direction that is nonparallel to the first direction.