The following U.S. patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County, Ohio, inventors in November, 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.
#7,455,807 Continuous production of molded plastic containers; W. Bruce Larsen, Holland; assignor to Graham Packaging PET Technologies Inc., York, Pa.
#7,452,444 Digester wash extraction by individual screen flow control; Dean Lawrence, Hinton, Calif.; Wayne Hill, Springboro, Ohio; Stanislaus Ludwig, Delta, Calif.; and David Code, Gibsons, Calif.; assignors to International Paper Co., Memphis, Tenn.
#7,448,117 Corner trim assembly; Myrl D. Sauder, Archbold, and Ronald Roth, Wauseon; assignors to Sauder Woodworking Co., Archbold.
#7,455,518 Injection molding; Albert Anctil, Perrysburg; Richard Allen, Sylvania; and Tasadduq Hussain, Maumee; assignors to Rexam Prescription Products Inc. Perrysburg.
#7,451,967 Split outer tube anti-walkout bushing; Ronald McLaughlin, Maumee, and Jeff Raymond, Bellevue, Ohio; assignors to Pullman Co., Milan, Ohio.
#7,456,808 Images on a display; Carol Wedding, Toledo, and Jeffrey Guy, Toledo; assignors to Imaging Systems Technology, Toledo.
#7,456,571 Microsphere plasma display; Carol Wedding, Toledo; assignor to Imaging Systems Technology, Toledo.
#7,455,808 Manufacture of plastic containers having internal identifying indicia molded on a container wall; Todd Meyer, Ottawa, Ohio, and Donald Delagrange, Toledo; assignors to Rexam Healthcare Packaging Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,455,518 Injection molding; Albert Anctil, Perrysburg; Richard Allen, Sylvania; and Tasadduq Hussain, Maumee; assignors to Rexam Prescription Products Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,451,896 Child-resistant dispensing closure, package and method of manufacture; Philip Robinson, Sylvania; assignor to Owens-Illinois Closure Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,451,144 Method of pattern searching; Nikolaos Koudas, Springfield, N.J.; Divesh Srivastava, Summit, N.J.; Jignesh Patel, Sylvania; Shurug Ali Al-Khalifa, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Hosagrahar Jagadish, Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Yuqing Wu, Windsor, Calif.; assignors to AT&T Corp., New York, N.Y.
#7,448,117 Corner trim assembly; Myrl Saude, Archbold; Ronald Roth, Wauseon; assignors to Sauder Woodworking Co., Archbold.
#7,446,149 Fast drying clearcoat refinish composition; Ali Rihan, Toledo, and Emerson Colyer, Waterville; assignors to BASF Corp., Southfield, Mich.
#D580,122 Bag holder; Stephen Dukes, North Baltimore; assignor to Impact Products LLC ,Toledo.
#D581,122 Stephen Dukes, North Baltimore; assignor to Impact Products LLC, Toledo.
#D580,560 Scaffold frame section with integral guardrail post; Steven Wyse, Archbold.
The following U.S. patents were granted to Monroe and Lenawee County, Michigan, inventors in November, 2008.
#7,455,524 Signalling interconnect; Chris Fudala, Macomb, Mich.; Robert Ruby, Clarkston, Mich.; and Michael McCann, Adrian; assignors to Thule Towing Systems LLC., Lodi, Calif.
#7,455,179 Bulk shipping box assembly with detachable pallet; Timothy Bringard, Grosse Ile, Mich., and Eric Oberliesen, Monroe.
#7,445,273 Scratch resistant coated glass article resistant fluoride-based etchant(s); Vljayan Veerasamy, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Scott Thomsen, Milford, Mich.; Nestor Murphy, Monroe; and Rolf Petrmichl, Ann Arbor, Mich.; assignors to Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich.
#7,452,577 Electron beam curing of fabricated polymeric structures; Edward Park, Saline, Mich., and Francis Walker, Tecumseh, MI; Alexander Berdichevsky, Farmington Hills, Mich.; assignors to Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership, Plymouth, Mich.
#7,449,524 Dynamic vulcanization with fluorocarbon processing aids; Edward Park, Saline, Mich., and Francis Walker, Tecumseh; Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership, Plymouth, Mich.