The following U.S. patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County inventors in June, 2007, 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.
#7235288 Polymeric bonding of glass fiber reinforcements with silane based coatings in gypsum board; Richard Emil Kajander, Toledo, and Lance Wang, Parker, Colo.; assignors to Johns Manville, Denver.
#7235207 Method of making a tamper-indicating closure; James L. Gregory, Maumee; Stephanie L. Kurtz-Rooney, Delta; Suppayan M. Krishnakumar, Nashua, N.H.; David P. Piccioli, Auburn, N.H.; and Q. Peter Zhang, Bedford, N.H.; assignors to Owens-Illinois Closure Inc., Perrysburg.
#7232540 Radiation-curable coatings for plastic substrates from multifunctional acrylate oligomers; Thomas L. Marino, Toledo; Alexandre Mejiritski, Bowling Green; Michael Gould, Powell, Ohio; Matthew S. Sheridan, Powell, Ohio; and Dustin B. Martin, Monroe; assignors to Ashland Licensing and Intellectual Property LLC, Dublin, Ohio.
#7232335 K-series watthour meter socket adapter; Gregory L. Zook, Toledo; Christophor D. Napier, Akron; Allen V. Preuhs, Howell, Mich.; and Darrell Robinson, Highland, Mich.; assignors to Ekstrom Industries Inc., Farmington Hills, Mich.
#7229098 Frame rail torsion attenuator; Sathya Prasad Mangalaramanan, Toledo; James Christopher Ridge, Portage, Mich.; and Michael Lee Zebolsky, Marshall, Mich.; assignors to Dana Corp., Toledo.
#7228981 Blow-molded hourglass container with helical rib and method of manufacture; Brian J. Chisholm, Toledo; assignor to Graham Packaging Co. LP, York, Penn.
#7228940 Scaffold having a replaceable locking and security device; Matthew D. Stringer, Archbold; assignor to Bil-Jax Inc., Archbold.
#7228936 Mobile scaffolding braking system; Steven J. Wyse, Archbold, and James L. Wyse, Middlebury, Ind.
#7228717 Apparatus for glass sheet forming with cross curvature; Alfredo Serrano, Maumee, and Thomas J. Zalesak, Rossford; assignors to Glasstech Inc., Perrysburg.
#7228632 Cutlery implement; Paul Angelo, Logiudice, Toledo; Ryan Williams, Toledo; Scott Fedor, Perrysburg; and Brian Demers, Rossford; assignors to Calphalon Corp., Freeport, Ill.
#D543782 Mug; Lena Elkhatib, Toledo; assignor to G.G. Marck & Associates Inc., Toledo.
#7226266 Rear loading roof top transporter; Charles Turney, Toledo, and Jack V. Henderson, West Bloomfield, Mich.; assignors to Magna International Inc., Aurora, Ontario.
#7226125 Convertible bench table with magnetic locks; Timothy J. Critton, Bowling Green, and James W. Frobose, Haskins, Ohio; assignors to Biofit Engineered Products, Waterville.
#7226113 Armrest insert and corresponding assembly for a vehicle; Mark Dreier, Toledo; Robert Ender, Saline, Mich.; Charles E. Roe, Macomb Township, Mich.; Dennis Surdu, Canton, Mich.; Assignors to Lear Corp., Southfield.
#7225933 Mounted storage device; Stephen L. Cechnere, Sylvania; Daniel A. Pollock, Perrysburg; and Alexander O. Bally, Barrington, R.I.; assignors to Gear Up Technologies Corp., Perrysburg.
The following U.S. patents were granted to Monroe and Lenawee County, Michigan inventors in June, 2007.
#D544236 Chair; Timothy V. Peitz, Petersburg, Mich.; Phillip P. Swy, Temperance; and Brian E. Williams, Ida, Mich.; assignors to Michigan Tube Swagers & Fabricators, Inc., Temperance.
#7226528 Methods of making coated articles by sputtering silver in oxygen inclusive atmosphere; Ronald E. Laird, Dexter, Mich.; Philip J. Lingle, Temperance; George Neuman, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Keith H. Schillinger, Farmington, N.Y.; Jean-Marc Lemmer, Luxumbourg; assignors to Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich.; Centre Luxembourgeois de Recherches pour le Verre et la Ceramique SA (C.R.V.C.), Grand Duche de Luxembourg.
#7225840 Drop tube assembly; Jeff Pulter, Monroe; Jon Craig, Findlay; Mike Harmon, Findlay; and Mike Malec, Findlay; assignors to Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC, Findlay.