The following U.S. patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County inventors in January 2005 and published in the Official Gazette of the Patent & Trademark Office. For more information call the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Business-Technology Department at (419) 259-5209.
#6,837,263 Liquid level control system; Richard H. Kramer, Bowling Green; assignor to DistaView Corp., Bowling Green.
#6,845,017 Substrate-level DC bus design to reduce module inductance; Sayeed Ahmed, Canton, Mich., Scott Parkhill, Perrysburg, Fred Flett, Bloomfield, Mich., and Douglas Maly, Canton, Mich.; assignors to Ballard Power Systems Corp., Dearborn, Mich.
#6,843,472 Upper shock mount isolator with integral air spring housing pivot bearing; Harold H. Henry III, Huron, Ohio, Steven O. Luzsicza, Huron, Ohio, David Steed, Perrysburg, and Gary Groves, Toledo; assignors to Pullman Co., Milan, Ohio.
#6,843,367 Adjustable top guide assembly for air driven conveyor; Steven S. Gentile, Toledo, Michael J. Gladieux, Perrysburg, and Stephen L. Cechner, Sylvania; assignors to Dillin Engineered Systems Corp., Perrysburg.
#6,846,937 Method for the selective removal of acyl-functionality attached to the 2'-hydroxy-group of paclitaxel-related derivatives; Paul W. Erhardt, Sylvania, Wieslaw A. Klis, Toledo, and Jeffery G. Sarver, Rossford; assignors to University of Toledo.
#6,840,060 Methods for achieving operating temperature of glass contacting surfaces of glass forming equipment, and gas mixture therefor; Thomas A. Seeman, Rossford, and Peter T. Eagle, Rossford.
#6,841,117 Wide mouth blow molded plastic container, method of making same, and preform used therein; Marvin Lee Smith, Dallastown, Pa., Robert Andrew Stewart, York, Pa, and Tracy Marie Momany, Sylvania; assignors to Graham Packing Co. LP, York, Pa.
#6,846,974 Soybean variety 92M31; Debra Kay Steiger, Wauseon, and Herbert J. Schmidt, Fargo, N.D.; assignors to Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc, Johnston, Iowa.
#6,846,047 Tensioned spoked wheel assembly and spoke rim and nipple therefor; Rolf Dietrrich, Toledo.
#6,838,118 Method of coating bare, untreated metal substrates; David L. Newton, Toledo, and William H. Plassmann, Waterville; assignors to BASF Corp., Southfield, Mich.
#6,837,479 Fluid drain assembly; Robert D. Symonds, Toledo; assignor to Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, N.J.
#6,838,178 Glass article with anti-reflective coating; David A. Strickler, Toledo, Kevin Sanderson, Wigan, GB, Srikanth Varanasi, Toledo, and Ronald D. Goodman, Toledo; assignors to Libbey-Owens-Ford Co., Toledo, Pilkington PLC, Merseyside, Great Britain.
The following U.S. patents were granted to Monroe and Lenawee County, Michigan inventors in January 2005.
#D501,095 Seating arrangement; Paula M. Zydko Hoyas, Monroe, and Wendy E. Mastal, Rockwood, Mich.; assignors to La-Z-Boy Inc., Monroe.
#6,840,264 Fuel tank venting system for reduced fuel permeation; Daven C. Bhavsar, Canton, Mich., Robert J. Ginnard, Belleville, Mich., and Richard A. Knaggs, Ottawa Lake, Mich.; assignor to Visteon Global Technologies Inc, Van Buren Township, Mich.
#6,847,138 Alternator field coil wire routing design; Michael Timothy York, Chelsea, Mich., Anthony Militello, Ypsilanti, Mich., and Jeffery Brabant, Britton, Mich.; assignors to Visteon Global Technologies Inc, Dearborn, Mich.