The following U.S. patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County inventors in November, 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.
#6,964,382 Grip cover for coating dispensing device hand grip; Dennis P. Stephens, Holland, Ohio; Michael C. Rodgers, Montpelier, Ohio; Kevin L. Alexander, Browsburg, Ind.; and Harold T. Allen, Indianapolis; assignors to Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, Ill.
#6,966,567 One end adjustable torque rod; Ronald J. McLaughlin, Maumee; assignor to Pullman Co., Milan, Ohio.
#D511,727 Front fender flares; Todd E. Shaw, Toledo, and Bentley N. Shaw, Lyons, Ohio; assignors to Aerotech Styling Inc., Lyons, Ohio.
#6,964,320 Lubrication arrangement for final drive unit; Frank Metelues, Maumee; Christopher David Marks, William J. Hamm, and Arnaldo R. Bassaco, all of Fort Wayne, Ind.; assignors to Torque-Traction Technologies Inc., Maumee.
#6,966,597 Tailgate assembly with integral steps; Paul H. Tegtmeier, Oregon, Ohio.
#6,959,517 Photovoltaic panel mounting bracket; James J. Poddany, Northwood; and George L. Bukovinszky, Jr., Waterville; assignors to First Solar LLC, Perrysburg.
#6,960,018 Method for removing build-up on measurement gauges; John J. Mercurio, Rossford; Constantine Sandu, Tustin, Calif.; Liviu V. Popa, Garden Grove, Calif.; assignors to ConAgra Grocery Products Co., Irvine, Calif.
#6,968,876 Apparatus for dispensing a substance; R. Bruce Yacko, Toledo; Edward L. Mueller, Toledo; John A. Wiegand, Sylvania; Jeffrey C. Gayer, Sylvania; and Todd G. Schimmoeller, Ottawa, Ohio; assignors to JAWS International Ltd., Toledo.
#6,966,904 Feeding device and feeding method for infants; Anthony M. Ruth and Amy K. Ruth, both of Sylvania.
#6,966,549 Ring shaped spring device; Frank R. Hrovat, Sylvania; Philip G. Costello, North Haven, Conn.; assignors to Barnes Group Inc., Bristol, Conn.
#6,964,412 Ring shaped spring device; Frank R. Hrovat, Sylvania; and Philip G. Costello, North Haven, Conn.; assignors to Barnes Group Inc., Bristol, Conn.
#6,969,057 Method and apparatus for adjusting and positioning air caps; James P. Baltz, Waterville; and Brian J. Shull, Auburn, Ind.; assignors to Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, Ill.
#6,968,966 Tamper-indicating closure with lugs on a stop flange for spacing the flange from the finish of a container; James L. Gregory, Toledo; assignor to Owens Illinois Closure Inc., Toledo.
#6,968,648 Protective edge cover for an opening in a window assembly; Michael James Lesle, Toledo; Jeffrey Gerard Bourque, Novi, Mich.; Paul Joseph Kolokowski, Southgate, Mich.; Lawrence R. Lyke, Novi, Mich.; Thomas William Peyton, Jr., Allen Park, Mich.; Scott Saxon, Northville, Mich; Marcus Tanksley, Farmington Hills, Mich.; and Rick Mark Weinart, Novi, Mich.; assignors to Visteon Global Technologies Inc., Van Buren Township, Mich.
#6,967,414 Power line isolation; Daniel K. Wedding, Toledo; and Carol A. Wedding, Toledo; assignors to Imaging Systems Technology, Toledo.
#6,966,428 Method and apparatus for transferring articles from a first position to a second position; Robin L. Flynn, Waterville; assignor to Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc., Toledo.
#D511,680 Package for rechargeable flashlight; Richard R. Zaborski, Toledo; assignor to Mark Feldstein & Associates Inc., Maumee.
#D511,436 Glass; Yvonne E. Giddings, Toledo; and Robert L. Zollweg, Toledo; assignors to Libbey Glass Inc., Toledo.
#6,960,708 Soybean variety 92M72; Debra Kay Steiger, Wauseon; Thomas Charles Corbin, Monticello, Ill.; and Herbert J. Schmidt, Fargo, N.D.; assignors to Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., Johnston, Iowa.
#6,960,546 Dielectric composite materials including an electronically tunable dielectric phase and a calcium and oxygen-containing compound phase; Christopher Caspers, Toledo; Elijah Underhill, Columbia, Md.; and Xubai Zhang, Ellicott City, Md.; assignors to Paratek Microwave Inc., Columbia, Md.
#6,960,024 Center bearing assembly including a support member containing a rheological fluid; Scott B. Robb, Toledo; and James A. Duggan, Temperance; assignors to Torque-Traction Technologies Inc., Maumee.
The following U.S. patents were granted to Monroe and Lenawee County, Michigan inventors in November, 2005.
#D511,973 Bottle portion; David Deemer, Adrian; Hassan Mourad, Canton, Mich.; Machelle D. Stockwell, Bradenton, Fla.; Stuart Leslie, Larchmont, N.Y.; Charles A. Curtiss, Norwalk, Conn.; and Tomohito Asano, New York; assignors to Stokely-Van Camp Inc., Chicago.
#6,959,557 Apparatus for the storage and controlled delivery of fluids; Dan M. Manole, Tecumseh, Mich.; and Alicia Frostick, Ann Arbor; assignors to Tecumseh Products Co., Tecumseh, Mich.27.94653 -82.45927 The following U.S. patents were granted to area inventors in November, 2005, and published in the Official Gazette of the Patent & Trademark Office.