The following U.S, patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County, Ohio, inventors in November, 2010, 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.
#7,842,629 Nonwoven glass fiber mat faced gypsum board and process of manufacture; Alan Michael Jaffee, Bowling Green; assignor to Johns Manville, Denver.
#7,833,076 Method of fabricating a plasma-shell PDP with combined organic and inorganic luminescent substances; Oliver M. Strbik III Holland, and Carol Ann Wedding, Toledo; assignors to Imaging Systems Technology Inc., Toledo.
#7,832,315 Fiber chopper apparatus and method; Randall Clark Bascom, Wauseon; Harold Miles, Delta; Russell Donovan Arterburn, Athens, Tenn.; Carlos Gilberto Santizo, Mansfield, Texas; and Emery Sidney Barber, Joshua, Texas; assignors to Johns Manville, Denver.
#7,828,042 Hot runner magnesium casting system and apparatus; Naiyi Li, Ann Arbor; Ronald Cooper, Canton, Mich.; Jim deVries, Canton, Mich.; Nanda Gopal, Troy, Mich.; Christopher Lee, Beverly, Mass.; Tom Scholten, Holland, Mich.; Raymond Silva, Maumee; assignors to Ford Global Technologies LLC, Dearborn, Mich.
#7,824,762 Nonwoven fibrous mat laminate; Paul Francis Ziegler, Bowling Green; assignor to Johns Manville, Denver.
#7,824,460 Diesel particulate filter assembly; Eric J. Schramm, Port Clinton, and Phil P. Treier, Bloomdale, Ohio; assignors to Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, N.J.
#7,823,736 Plastic closure having mounting ring for containers; Darin M. Pugne, Holland, Ohio; Edward A. Grant, Northwood; Leonora M. Brozell, Maumee; assignors to Rexam Closure Systems Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,838,056 Using carbon dioxide regulators to extend the shelf life of a carbonated beverage; John M. Forgac, Elmhurst, Ill.; Francis M. Schloss, Perrysburg; and Matthew A. Kulzick, Warrenville, Ill.; assignors to BP Corp. North America Inc., Warrenville, Ill.
#7,833,006 Single-sided shuttle-type blow molding apparatus; Daniel McGlynn, Perrysburg; Gregory A. Geisinger, Toledo; and Thomas J. Krall, Toledo; assignors to Graham Packaging Plastic Products Inc., York, Penn.
#7,827,701 Template; Elisabeth Wharton, Perrysburg, and William Wharton, Perrysburg; assignors to E&R Wharton LLC, Perrysburg.
#7,825,573 14 mm extension spark plug; Richard E. Callahan, Maumee, and Robert D. Freeman, Monclova Township; assignors to Federal-Mogul Ignition Co., Southfield, Mich.
#7,843,429 Interactive video-based games using objects sensed by TV cameras; Timothy R. Pryor, Sylvania.
#7,838,908 Semiconductor device having dual metal gates and method of manufacture; Unoh Kwon, Fishkill, N.Y.; Siddarth A. Krishnan, Peekskill, N.Y.; Takashi Ando, Tuckahoe, N.Y.; Michael P. Chudzik, Danbury, Conn,.; Martin M. Frank, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.; William K. Henson, Beacon, N.Y.; Rashmi Jha, Toledo; Yue Liang, Beacon, N.Y.; Vijay Narayanan, New York, N.Y.; Ravikumar Ramachandran, Pleasantville, N.Y.; and Keith Kwong Hon Wong, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; assignors to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, N.Y.
#7,838,740 Soybean variety RJS29001; Debra K. Steiger; Wauseon, and Paul A. Stephens, Princeton, Ill.; assignors to Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., Johnston, Iowa.
#7,838,737 Soybean variety XB39N09; Debra K. Steiger, Wauseon, and Paul A. Stephens, Princeton, Ill.; assignors to Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., Johnston, Iowa.
#7,837,064 Fluid dispensing device; Philip J. Robinson, Sylvania; assignor to Rexam Closure Systems Inc., Perrysburg.
#7,836,976 Underground piercing tool; Duane Preston, Mentor, Ohio; Michael Grabnic; Walton Hills, Ohio; and Dan Marsalek, Toledo; assignors to Allied Construction Products LLC, Cleveland.
#7,836,654 Shingle with reinforced nail zone and method of manufacturing; James S. Belt, Utica, Ohio, and Bert W. Elliott, Toledo; assignors to Owens Corning Intellectual Capital LLC, Toledo.
#7,832,774 Coupling assembly; David S. Densel, Whitehouse, and Matthew M. Persohn Toledo; assignors to Eaton Corp., Cleveland.
#7,829,488 Nonwoven glass fiber mat faced gypsum board and process of manufacture; Glenda Beth Bennett, Toledo; assignor to Johns Manville, Denver.
#7,828,118 Portable railcar step and railcar therewith; Jonathan A. Barbara, Toledo; assignor to Coug Enterprises Inc., Blacklick, Ohio.
#7,826,058 All optical and hybrid reflection switch at a semiconductor/glass interface due to laser beam intersection; Bruno Ullrich, Wayne, Ohio, and Artur Erlacher, Velden, Austria; assignors to Bowling Green State University.
#7,823,594 Flexible seamless hair clamp; Michael Defenbaugh, Marietta, Ga., Regina Hopper, Sylvania, and Allison Hardin, Smyma, Ga.; assignors to Goody Products Inc., Atlanta.