The following U.S. patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County, Ohio, inventors January, 2008, 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.
#7,324,745 Seat trim heater; Thomas D. Taylor, Fostoria.
#7,318,876 Apparatus and method for producing a preloaded display strip; James Belt, Holland.
#7,322,984 Spinal plate with internal screw locks; Robert Doubler, Ida, Mich., and John E. Hammill, Rossford; assignors to Spinal LLC, Toledo.
#7,323,185 Methods of increasing the efficacy of peroxides; Craig Burkhart, Toledo.
#7,322,952 Support apparel such as back support and system; David Chase, Albuquerque, N.M.; David Wilder, Iowa City, Iowa; Gary D. Shumate, Albuquerque, N.M.; Vijay K. Goel, Toledo; Malcolm Pope, Scotland, Great Britain; assignors to University of Iowa Research Foundation, Iowa City, Iowa.
#7,320,678 Feeding device for infants; Anthony Ruth, Sylvania, and Amy Ruth, Sylvania, OH.
#7,316,803 Fiber and corrugated metal mat support; Dave Weber, Toledo; assignor to Ford Global Technologies LLC, Dearborn, Mich.
#7,316,778 Staged oil filter incorporating pelletized basic conditioner; Ronald Rohrbach, Flemington, N.J.; Gordon Jones, Toledo; Peter Unger, Morristown, N.J.; Daniel Bause, Flanders, N.J.; Lixin Xue, Midlothian, Va.; Greg Kemenah, Toledo; assignors to Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, N.J.
#7,316,376 Apparatus for pivotably mounting an electrical enclosure; John Engler, Toledo.
#7,316,305 Flow through article storage device movement of the stacks of articles along the inclined bottom; V. Richter, Wauseon; Rodger Goodrow, Hudson, Mich.; assignors to Adrian Steel Co., Adrian.
#7,314,219 Shaft seal assembly; Michael Horvath, Toledo, and Frank Bowler, Brighton, Mich.; assignors to Torque-Traction Technologies LLC, Maumee.
#D560,751 Filter element; Daniel Miller, Luckey; assignor to Parker-Hannifin Corp., Cleveland.
#D560,755 Air tool; Bryan Porter, Toledo; assignor to Ingersoll-Rand Co., Montvale, N.J.
#D558,643 Truck vehicle; David J. Beigel, Payne, Ohio; L. David Allendorph, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Craig Randolph, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Floyd Etzler, Convoy, Ohio; Jerry J. Connett, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Kris K. Timmerman, Huntertown, Ind.; Craig Tsukayama, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Ronald Mitchell, Taylor, Mich.; Franz Mueller, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Charles Kipfer, Payne, Ohio; Sunil Jain, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Travis Dennison, Fort Wayne, Ind.; James Pennell, Naples, Fla.; James Oleson, Palm Coast, Fla.; Eric Ognian, Canton, Mich.; Eric Magda , Milan, Mich.; and Michael Mazziotti, Farmington Hills, Mich.; assignors to International Truck and Engine Corp. Canada, Warrenville, Ill.
#D559,919 Boomerang; Daniel K. Wedding II, Toledo.
The following U.S. Patents were granted to Monroe and Lenawee County, Michigan, inventors in January, 2008.
#7,318,769 System and method for removing film from planar substrate peripheries; James Hinkle; assignor to First Solar Inc., Perrysburg Township.
#7,314,201 Dampened retractable furniture cup holder; Richard Marshall, Monroe; Michael Mohn, Monroe; Larry LaPointe, Temperance; and Christopher Knabusch, Monroe; assignors to La-Z-Boy Inc., Monroe.
#7,314,668 Low-E coated articles having zirconium inclusive dielectric layer; Philip Lingle, Temperance; Anton Dietrich, Azmoos, CH; Ronald Laird, Dexter, Mich.; Jean-Marc Lemmer, Luxembourg; assignors to Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., and Centre Luxembourgeois de Recherches pour le Verre et al Ceramique SA, Luxembourg.