Patents Represented by Attorney Don Halgren
  • Patent number: 8286380
    Abstract: An elongated abuttable snap frame arrangement for biasably, removably, capturing a display graphic support and for display thereof, the arrangement comprising: an elongated base panel, an elongated cover that is flexibly attached to the base panel at its upper edge, and an elongated hinge member flexibly attached to the elongated base panel and the elongated cover, the cover able to rotate from a parallel closed position to a generally perpendicular open position without interfering with adjacent objects or other abutting snap frame arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: Rose Displays, Ltd.
    Inventors: David E. Pitcher, Rebecca C. Suciu, Thomas P. Burrous, Paul P. Ellsworth, Alan L. Stenfors, Sidney Rose
  • Patent number: 8272117
    Abstract: A window frame insulation assembly and sealing arrangement, comprising an elongated, extruded block of foam material having a first or inner side and a second or outer side. A unitary air fin is co-extruded therewith. The air fin comprises an elongated flange of flexible foam material. The air fin and the elongated block define an elongated receiving-channel that is filled with a foam compression rod there between creating a seal for blocking air and moisture from a building in which said window frame assembly has been placed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Inventor: Donald A. Michaud
  • Patent number: 8274161
    Abstract: A linear, serial chip/substrate assembly processing machine for stepwise advancing a pre-assembled chip/die substrate on a support plate through a series of sealable chambers beginning at a loading station and ending up at an unloading station after various melting and vacuuming of chip/substrate components has been stepwise indexed through those various chambers to the final joining thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Assignee: SemiGear Inc
    Inventors: Jian Zhang, Chunghsin Lee
  • Patent number: 8252678
    Abstract: A serial thermal processing arrangement for treating a pre-assembled chip/wafer assembly of semiconductor material in a rotary processor, through a series of intermittent, rotatively advanced, movements into independent, temperature and pressure controlled, circumferentially disposed chambers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: SemiGear, Inc
    Inventor: Jian Zhang
  • Patent number: 8254831
    Abstract: A system for enabling the wireless use and billing for that use of any of a wide variety of different manufacturers personal, ground-position-indicating enabled, wireless electronic rf communication devices in a zone, and a network outside of the zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Chester Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Robert J. Crowley, Donald N. Halgren
  • Patent number: 8201629
    Abstract: A staging tool arrangement for gas well production assistance, comprising an elongated staging tool having an elongated upper portion and an elongated lower portion. The upper portion has a sliding relationship with the lower portion thereof. A displaceable annular seal is arranged about the lower portion. A displaceable enclosure is arranged on the elongated lower portion so as to slidably expose and to slidably enclose the annular seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Well Master Corp.
    Inventor: David A. Green
  • Patent number: 8196325
    Abstract: A thin, graphic support assembly comprising an elongated base rail and an elongated cover rail which come together around a board to form four sides of a frame. A spring mechanism is fully captured after the base rail and cover rail are assembled together, and the angle and position of the spring channel allows the hinge location to be at the top/outer edge of the frame. The elongated base rail and elongated cover rail can be oriented in a parallel relationship when closed for capturing a display panel or a perpendicular relationship when open for inserting or removing a display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Rose Displays, Ltd
    Inventors: David E. Pitcher, Thomas P. Burrous, Rebecca C. Suciu, Paul P. Ellsworth, Alan L. Stenfors, Sidney Rose
  • Patent number: 8193447
    Abstract: A securement housing arrangement for attachment to a baseplate frame arrangement having electrical outlets arranged therewithin, to protect and control the use of electrical plugs in those outlets and power cables with respect to that securement housing, comprising: a wall of the housing having at least one opening for the passage of a power cable therethrough; a biasable locking lever arranged on a wall of the housing so as to secure the housing to a base plate frame arrangement, and to permit that locking lever to be controllably secured to that enclosure housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Inventor: Albert E. Peckham
  • Patent number: 8180279
    Abstract: A hot spot system for permitting wireless communication for a wide variety of various manufacturers different wireless personal communication devices in an rf restricted environment, wherein the different wireless personal communication devices each have a radiative antenna, and wherein the hot spot system is arranged to permit wireless, controlled communication between a wide variety of various manufacturers of different personal communication devices located within the rf restricted environment and other communication devices located outside of the rf restricted environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2012
    Assignee: Chester Holdings LLC
    Inventors: Robert J. Crowley, Donald N. Halgren
  • Patent number: 8115100
    Abstract: A temporary electrical or data outlet decommissioning arrangement includes: a generally rectangularly shaped receiving baseplate; a cover plate having a plurality of receiving baseplate engagement tabs thereon, wherein the baseplate has two side walls and two transverse end walls defining a cover plate receiving opening, the side walls each have a common plurality of tab-receiving slots therein, and wherein the cover plate has two side walls and two transverse end walls, wherein the cover plate has a pair of engagement tabs extending off of one side wall, and has a single locking tab on the side opposite the pair of engagement tabs, and the single locking tab has an adjacent recessed support wall to provide a recess in the side wall of the cover plate to permit a tool access for removal of the cover plate from the baseplate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Inventor: Albert E. Peckham
  • Patent number: 8110186
    Abstract: A method to effectively treat the adverse events of ingested orlistat, and to maintain the effectiveness of ingested orlistat, the method comprising the steps of: ingesting a compound of orlistat to irreversibly bind with lipase enzymes of the gastrointestinal tract; ingesting a compound of simethicone to cause undigested fats to remain in an emulsified state in the bowel; and ingesting an enteric coated activated charcoal member to absorb emulsified fats only in the lower bowel, thus preventing the adverse events associated with the ingestion of orlistat alone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Chelatexx, LLC
    Inventor: Ronald J. Thompson
  • Patent number: 8112131
    Abstract: The present invention comprises a docking system for connecting a portable communication device to a further signal transmission line. The docking system may be arranged within a workstation such as a desk or a tray. The system may also envelope a room in a building or be located in a vehicle, to control and restrict the radiative emission from the communication device and to direct such radiation to a further remote antenna and or signal distribution system connected to the transmission line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Chester Holdings LLC
    Inventors: Robert J. Crowley, Donald N. Halgren
  • Patent number: 8104240
    Abstract: A portable air conditioner support arrangement for supporting a portable air conditioner in a window frame assembly. The support arrangement comprises an elongated flange-engaging rail having a first end and a second end, with a channel engaging tab arranged on the first end and the second end of the rail. Each of the tabs are arranged to mate with a channel on the sides of the window frame assembly. The rail has an elongated face to engage a flange on the upper front edge of the air conditioner and maintain the air conditioner free of support by a window sash of the window frame assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Inventor: Allen D. McCarriston
  • Patent number: 8104207
    Abstract: A high ceiling sign hanging arrangement for enabling the attachment and removal of a suspended sign from an extended height, comprising: an elongated upper rail having an upper channel therein for receipt of a ceiling attachment member, the upper rail having an upper rail support cleat, for receipt of a sign bearing anchor rail; an elongated anchor rail for bearing a sign therefrom, the anchor rail comprising an anchor cleat on an upper edge thereon; and a lift means comprising a main flange for mating with the anchor rail and subsequent dis-engagement from the anchor rail upon deposit of the anchor rail on the upper rail support cleat of the upper rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignee: Rose Displays, Ltd.
    Inventors: David E. Pitcher, Thomas P. Burrous, Rebecca C. Suciu, Alan L. Stenfors, Sidney Rose
  • Patent number: 8086079
    Abstract: An electrical device for the utilization of electromagnetic energy, the device comprising a substrate and an aligned array of electromagnetic energy responsive nanotubes supported by and extending through the substrate, which nanotubes are arranged to respond to electromagnetic energy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Inventor: Robert Joseph Crowley
  • Patent number: 8070122
    Abstract: A scissor-action carrier for suspending a sign or other display from an overhead inverted ā€œUā€ shaped channel support track. The scissor-action carrier comprises an elongated first arm and an elongated second arm pivotally connected to one another at a pivot axis. A rotatable wheel is attached to an upper end of each elongated arm. Wherein the wheels are individually insertable into and removable from the ā€œUā€ shaped channel. A connector means is arranged at a lower end of each arm to permit support of a sign or other display therefrom when the carrier is inserted within the support track and the connector means of each arm are in respective alignment with one another, wherein the arms are prevented from rotating freely and the wheels are kept inside of the support track when the carrier is supporting a sign or other display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2011
    Assignee: Rose Displays, Ltd.
    Inventors: Rebecca C. Suciu, David E. Pitcher, Thomas P. Burrous, Alan L. Stenfors, Sidney Rose
  • Patent number: 8015715
    Abstract: A chain saw arrangement for cutting flat sides or kerfs on a round log or timber. The arrangement includes a chain saw housing at a first end of the chain saw. An elongated chain/blade supporting frame extends from the chain saw housing. A multi-tooth chain/blade is movably supported from the elongated frame. A support bracket is secured to one side of the elongated frame for providing restricted support of the chain/blade on a log or timber during cutting of a transverse kerf thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Inventor: Robert L. Perkins
  • Patent number: 7982320
    Abstract: An apparatus and a process for the manufacture of a solder-bump adhered wafer substrate for use in the semiconductor industry, comprising one or more of the following steps including: arranging a first compressive member and a second compressive member in an opposed, compressibly displaceable, spaced-apart relationship, with a pattern plate disposed therebetween with the pattern plate having a plurality of aligned through-holes arranged thereon; filling the through-holes with a molten solder; compressing the solder and the pattern plate between the first and second opposed compressive members to compact the solder therein and cleans the pattern plate of excess solder; chilling the pattern plate to solidify the molten solder in the through-holes; and removing the pattern plate from the spaced-apart compressive members to produce a wafer with solder bumps thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Semigear Inc.
    Inventors: Chunghsin Lee, Jian Zhang
  • Patent number: D666077
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Inventor: Albert E. Peckham
  • Patent number: D666471
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Inventor: Albert E. Peckham