The following U.S, patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County inventors in July, 2008 and published in the Official Gazette of the Patent and Trademark Office. For more information call the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Business Technology Department at 419-259-5209.
#7,404,243 Bier; Myrl Sauder, Archbold; Michael Morgan, West Unity, Ohio; and Steve Robison, West Unity, Ohio; assignors to Sauder Woodworking Co., Archbold.
#7,401,804 Portable transportation assembly; Ronald Rupp, Fayette, Ohio.
#7,399,174 Method and apparatus for compression molding plastic articles; L. Robert Deardurff, Waterville; Richard Farquharson, Rossford; George Knapik, Sylvania; Thomas Nahill, Amhurst, N.H.; Gregory Ritz, Berkey; Michael Rymer, Holland; and John Wright, Port McNicoll, Calif.; assignors to Graham Packaging PET Technologies Inc., York, Penn.
#7,395,275 System and method for disposing of assets; Brent Parent, Holland; Andy Suhy, Jr., Perrysburg; Aaron Roth, Sylvania; and Patrick O Brien, Maumee; assignors to Dana Automotive Systems Group LLC, Toledo.
#7,404,495 Child-resistant flip-top dispensing closure and package; Wing-Kwong Keung, Perrysburg; assignor to Rexam Closure Systems Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,401,707 Child-resistant closure having a nonchild-resistant mode of operation; Brian Brozell, Maumee, and Steven Wolfe, Maumee; assignors to Rexam Prescription Products Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,401,706 Closure and package having child-resistant and non-child-resistant modes of operation; John Shingle, Perrysburg; assignor to Rexam Prescription Products Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,401,461 Reduced-weight fuel system for gas turbine engine, gas turbine engine having a reduced-weight fuel system, and method of providing fuel to a gas turbine engine using a reduced-weight fuel system; Christopher Eick, Phoenix; Timothy Mahoney, Chandler, Ariz.; David Jones, Maumee; and William Lorenz, Dowagiac, Mich.; assignors to Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, N.J.
#7,399,332 Filter cup; Kevin Morey, Perrysburg, and Mark Rupp, Whitehouse; assignor to NSS Enterprises Inc., Toledo.
#7,399,174 Method and apparatus for compression molding plastic articles; L. Robert Deardurff, Waterville; Richard Farquharson, Rossford; George Knapik, Sylvania; Thomas Nahill, Amhurst, N.H.; Gregory Ritz, Berkey; Michael Rymer, Holland; and John Wright; Port McNicoll, Calif.; assignors to Graham Packaging PET Technologies Inc., York, Pa.
#7,396,495 Structural member; Charles Friesner, Perrysburg.
#D572,137 Bottle; Bradly Dimmel, Roswell, Ga.; Darryl Dawson, Stockbridge, Ga.; Richard Zuroweste, Mableton, Ga.; Barbara Balyeat, Toledo; Wayne Posey, Toledo; David Ryan, Toledo; and Martin Geithmann, Maumee; assignors to Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta.
The following U.S. patents were granted to Monroe and Lenawee County, Michigan, inventors in July, 2008.
#7,404,536 Suction cup assembly including a quick release venture; James Kalb, Petersburg, Mich.; assignor to Syron Engineering & Manufacturing LLC, Saline, Mich.
#7,396,893 Solid siliconized polyester resin for powder coating; James Greene, Adrian, and Mohammed Khalid Yousuf, Adrian; assignors to Wacker Chemical Corp., Adrian.
#7,395,887 Complementary regenerative torque system and method of controlling same; Thomas Viergever, Shelby Township, Mich.; Martin Dubois, Monroe; Matthew Johnston, Boyds, Md.; assignors to Bosch Rexroth Corp., Hoffman Estates, Ill.
#7,395,631 Sliding window assembly and a carrier component; David Lahnala, Adrian; assignor to AGC Automotive Americas Co., Florence, Ky.
#7,393,062 Vehicle wheel cover retention system and method for producing same; Thomas Heck, Monroe; Michael Cuevas, Rockwood, Mich.; Douglas Mason, Livonia, Mich.; assignors to Hayes Lemmerz International Inc., Northville, Mich.
#7,401,472 Modular heating or cooling system; Dan Manole, Tecumseh; assignor to Tecumseh Products Co., Tecumseh.
#7,399,793 Coating composition curable with ultraviolet radiation; David Braun, Whitehouse; Michelle Odajima, Toledo; and Thomas Laginess, Temperance; assignors to BASF Corp., Southfield, Mich.
#D573,891 Container body portion; Richard Darr, Medina, Ohio; Edward Morgan, Northville, Mich.; and Christopher Caldwell, Monroe; assignors to Plastipak Packaging Inc., Plymouth, Mich.
#D573,477 Plastic container; Christopher Caldwell, Monroe; assignor to Plastipak Packaging Inc., Plymouth, Mich.