The following U.S, patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County, Ohio, inventors in January, 2009, 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.
#7,481,923 Additive dispersing filter and method of making; Weston Gerwin, Perrysburg; Michael Lynch, Fostoria; Nageswara Cheekala, Perrysburg; Zafar Hussain, Perrysburg; Ronald Rohrbach, Flemington, N.J.; Daniel Bause, Flanders, N.J.; and Peter Unger, Morristown, N.J.; assignors to Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, N.J.
#7,481,325 Molded plastic container having hot-fill panels; Charles P. Simpson, Jr., Adrian; Stephen Guerin, Milford, N.H.; David Piccioli, Auburn, N.H.; and Qiuchen Peter Zhang, Perrysburg; assignors to Graham Packaging PET Technologies Inc., York, Pa.
#7,478,544 Method and apparatus for lubricating molten glass forming molds; Thomas Green, Sylvania; D. Wayne Leidy, Perrysburg; Adam Stienecker, Toledo; assignors to Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Perrysburg.
#7,476,355 Blow molding apparatus and method; Tasadduq Hussain, Maumee; assignor to Rexam Healthcare Packaging Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,475,569 Exhaust positioned at the downstream end of a glass melting furnace; David Baker, Newark, Ohio; Harry Adams, Granville, Ohio; and John Leblanc, Maumee; assignors to Owens Corning Intellectual Capital LLC, Del.
#7,473,331 Method of applying an optical coating to an article surface; Daniel Ivkovich, Jr. Fairfield, Ohio; Andrew Skoog, West Chester, Ohio; Jane Murphy, Franklin, Ohio; Thomas Rentz, Cincinnati; William Stowell, Rising Sun, Ohio; and Bryan Bojanowski, Cincinnati; assignors to General Electric Co., Schenectady, N.Y.
#7,473,259 Implant stabilizing instrument, kit and method; Andrew Jacobs, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Carolyn Day, Maumee; Rhonda Clarke, Winona Lake, Ind.; Herbert Schwartz, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; John Kemppainen, Richland, Mich.; Prasanna Malaviya, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and Anthony Zannis, Fort Wayne, Ind.; assignors to Depuy Products Inc., Warsaw, Ind.
#7,483,183 Linear optical scanner; Spencer Luster, Toledo; assignor to Light Works, Toledo.
#7,480,040 Method and apparatus for inspecting container sidewall contour; John Juvinall, Ottawa Lake, Mich.; Brian Langenderfer, Sylvania; assignors to Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,479,514 Adhesion promoting composition and method; Anthony Tye, Waterville; assignor to BASF Corp., Florham Park, N.J.
#7,476,502 Methods and compositions for assaying analytes; James C. Willey, Toledo.
#7,474,273 Gas plasma antenna; Thomas Pavliscak, Palos Verdes, Calif., and Carol Wedding, Toledo; assignors to Imaging Systems Technology, Toledo.
#7,473,440 Method of treating a coated fibrous mat; Richard Kajander, Toledo; assignor to Johns Manville, Denver, Colo.
#7,472,661 Method of delivering plant seed material; John Hull, Toledo, and Eric Kraus, Waterville; assignors to Aquablok Ltd., Toledo.
#D585,204 Chair and coupling companion stool base; Blair Wieland, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Anthony Warncke, Archbold; Benjamin Beck, Boston; Baron Brandt, Portland, Ore.; Oliver McLachlan, Somerville, Mass.; assignors to Sauder Manufacturing Co., Archbold.
#D584,872 Waste receptacle; Craig Fankhauser, Holland; assignor to Hau Tree Group LLC , Toledo.
The following U.S. patents were granted to Monroe and Lenawee County, Michigan, inventors in January, 2009.
#7,478,541 Compact refrigeration system for providing multiple levels of cooling; Dan Manole Tecumseh; Donald Coffey, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Michael Moore, Adrian; assignors to Tecumseh Products Co., Ann Arbor, Mich.
#7,478,538 Refrigerant containment vessel with thermal inertia and method of use;
Dan Manole, Tecumseh, and Rick Bunch, Tecumseh; assignors to Tecumseh Products Co., Ann Arbor, Mich.
#7,472,623 Polypropylene recliner handle with locking means; Larry LaPointe, Temperance; assignor to La-Z-Boy Inc., Monroe.
#D584,952 Container body portion; Richard Darr, Medina, Ohio; Edward Morgan, Northville, Mich.; and Christopher Caldwell, Monroe; assignors to Plastipak Packaging Inc., Plymouth, Mich.
#D584,951 Plastic container; James Dorn, Norton, Ohio, and Christopher Caldwell, Monroe; assignors to Plastipak Packaging Inc., Plymouth, Mich.?