Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Hoffman, Wasson & Gitler, PC
  • Patent number: 7044491
    Abstract: A tricycle, including at least one frame, at least one front wheel, which is disposed in the front region of the frame, when viewed with respect to the preferred travel direction of the tricycle, and is steerable via a steering handle, and at least two rear wheels which are disposed in the rear region of the frame when viewed with respect to the preferred travel direction, wherein pivotal means are provided, which permit the rear wheels to be pivotable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2006
    Assignee: Heinz Kettler GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Joachim Kettler, Heinz Kettler, Reinhard Rocholl
  • Patent number: 7036232
    Abstract: A laser apparatus for monitoring the rails of a railway or tramway line, characterized by comprising at least two measurement units mounted on a railway or tramway carriage and operating at last on the inner part of the two rails, along with said carriage is made to advance, and a unit for processing the signals transmitted by said measurement units, each of which comprises at least one triangulation reading device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2006
    Assignee: Tecnogamma S.p.A.
    Inventor: Ettore Casagrande
  • Patent number: 7035014
    Abstract: A device for collimating light emanating from a laser light source, including a laser light source with a plurality of substantially linear emission sources arranged next to each other in at least one row, and collimation means with a plurality of collimation elements which can collimate the light emanating from the emission sources in a direction (X) corresponding to the direction of the row. The device also includes a beam transformer which can respectively transform the light emanating from at least two emission sources in such a way that the light emanating from the at least two emission sources impinges precisely upon a collimation element and is collimated. The invention also relates to a beam transformer for one such device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2006
    Assignee: Hentze-Lissotschenko
    Inventors: Alexei Mikhailov, Daniel Bartoschewski
  • Patent number: 7014342
    Abstract: The light-guiding apparatus has a light tunnel and an ellipsoidal reflector. Light emitted from the light tunnel is reflected and focused on a DMD chip by the ellipsoidal reflector. The light tunnel and a long axis of the ellipsoidal reflector form an angle. The angle and an eccentricity of the ellipsoidal reflector are used to modify the light emitted from the light tunnel. Thus, the light is made to match an incident angle and an effective dimension of a digital micro-mirror device receiving the light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2006
    Assignee: Delta Electronics, Inc
    Inventors: Sean Chang, Albert Lin
  • Patent number: 6999225
    Abstract: An optical interference display panel is disclosed that has a substrate, an optical interference reflection structure, and a protection structure. The optical interference reflection structure has many color-changeable pixels and is formed on the substrate. The protection structure is adhered to the substrate with an adhesive and encloses the optical interference reflection structure between the substrate and the protection structure. The adhesive is used to hermetically isolate the optical interference reflection structure from water, dust and oxygen in the air. Moreover, the protection structure prevents the interference reflection structure from being damaged by an external force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2006
    Assignee: Prime View International Co, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wen-Jian Lin, Hsiung-Kuang Tsai
  • Patent number: 6990910
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a table tennis table comprising a lower frame and two playing surface boards. Said lower frame comprises vertical struts which are used as carrier elements and are arranged opposite each other along the width of the table tennis table, in the central region of the same, and vertical guiding structure on which guiding elements pertaining to fixing units applied to the playing surface boards can be moved upwards and downwards, in such a way that the playing surface boars can thus be transferred from a first position, in which the playing surface boards are vertically oriented and the guiding elements are arranged in a lower position, to a second position, in which the playing surface boards are horizontally oriented and the guiding elements are arranged in an upper position, the guiding structure being embodied on the vertical struts used as carrier elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2006
    Assignee: Heinz Kettler GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Joachim Kettler, Heinz Kettler, Reinhard Rocholl
  • Patent number: 6991215
    Abstract: A one-way valve assembly can be fitted to the end of a syringe to allow fluid to flow from the syringe and into a body cavity but to prevent backflow. The valve assembly is opened by insertion of the luer tip of the syringe into the assembly inlet. The valve has an internal elastic member that forms a variable volume internal chamber. This chamber expands upon insertion of the luer tip into the inlet and shrinks when the luer tip is removed from the assembly. The shrinking action creates a positive pressure in the valve assembly to prevent backflow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2006
    Assignee: Occupational & Medical Innovations, Ltd.
    Inventor: Bruce Leigh Kiehne
  • Patent number: 6989818
    Abstract: A manual input video game controller to be used with various video game machines for the purpose of controlling a game displayed upon a video monitor. The manual input video controller would include a plurality of digital action buttons along with a separate combination button allowing various combination maneuvers to be programmed into the video game controller in real time. The use of this combination button along with one of the input controllers would allow a particular stored combination of maneuvers to be implemented, without the loss of function of any of the digital action buttons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2006
    Assignee: Electro Source, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason A. Biheller, Kevin Ryding, Christopher F. Richards
  • Patent number: 6975034
    Abstract: The invention refers to a novel semiconductor module with at least one semiconductor element in the form of a laser diode or laser diode arrangement, whereby the semiconductor element is provided with an area of a multi-layer substrate, which at least in a partial area is designed as a micro-cooler through which cooling medium flows, and which has connectors for supplying and discharging cooling medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2005
    Assignee: Jenoptik Laserdiode GmbH
    Inventors: Petra Hennig, Guido Bonati, Ulrich Rollig, Dirk Lorenzen
  • Patent number: 6966328
    Abstract: A fluid diversion apparatus, which has a first member and a second member, each said member having at least one fluid inlet and at least one fluid outlet, the first member comprising a fluid inlet adapted for connection to a fluid pipe, and a fluid outlet adapted for connection to a fluid pipe such that fluid passing through the fluid pipes passes through the first member in a fluid flow direction, and a connecting means, the second member being attached to the first member via the connecting means, the second member having a first end and a second end, the first end being positioned inside the first member, the first end having an inlet means and an outlet means, the second end of the second member having an inlet and an outlet, the inlet of the first end of the second member is in fluid connection with the outlet of the second end and the outlet of the first end is in fluid connection with the inlet of the second end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2005
    Inventor: Roger A. Benham
  • Patent number: 6951440
    Abstract: A double rotatable spindle head of non-perpendicular axis type has a first half head and a second half head. The first half head is connected to the machine structure and rotates about a first axis. The second half head is coupled to the first half head on a flat surface and rotates about a second axis perpendicular to the flat surface. The rotation of the first and second half heads is achieved by a first and second direct motor, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2005
    Assignee: FPT Industrie S.p.A.
    Inventor: Gabriele Piccolo
  • Patent number: 6948668
    Abstract: A coffee grinder-dispenser comprising a base, a grinder located within the base, an electric motor for operating the grinder, and a hopper, or cup, for receiving the coffee beans to be ground. A funnel is secured to the base, to receive the ground coffee, or powder via a distribution channel that extends in a horizontal plane. A grid, comprising spaced stainless steel rods, extending vertically and horizontally, is positioned in the entry hole or port of the funnel in alignment with the distribution conduit of the grinder-dispenser. The grid reduces the velocity of the ground coffee, or powder, so that the powder does not accumulate upon, or adhere to, the walls of the funnel. Consequently, when a lever on the base is operated, an accurate amount of ground coffee is discharged from the funnel into a conventional filter holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2005
    Assignee: Mazzer Luigi S.R.L.
    Inventor: Giovanni Mazzer
  • Patent number: 6925707
    Abstract: An assembly machine forms structural elements for false ceilings. Structural elements are cut to size and sent to two series of lateral stations. A press forms inserts which are applied to the ends of the structural elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2005
    Assignee: Dallan S.r.l.
    Inventor: Sergio Dallan
  • Patent number: 6926688
    Abstract: The forearm support band with direct pressure monitoring provides the ability for patients to optimize treatment of medial or lateral epicondylitis (golfer's elbow or tennis elbow, respectively) with the use of optimal pressure application. Unlike previous forearm support bands, this band allows patients to directly read the pressure of application and appropriately adjust the band's tightness. This results in the correct amount of pressure to the forearm musculature, thereby minimizing risks and gaining optimal therapeutic benefits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2005
    Inventor: Nicholas Joseph Meyer
  • Patent number: 6921131
    Abstract: A shade apparatus (1) for a child conveyance (2) comprising a support (3) attachable to a side (4) of a child conveyance (2) and a shade member (5) hingedly connected to the support (3). The support (3) includes two mounts (12, 13) comprising hook and loop fasteners for attaching to the side (4) of the conveyance (2). The shade member (5) is movable relative to the support (3) between a retracted position (as seen with the left-hand apparatus (1)) whereby ready access to an occupant of the conveyance (1) is permitted and an operative position (as seen with the right-hand apparatus (1)) whereby the shade member (5) shields a head, torso and upper limbs of the occupant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2005
    Inventors: Tibor Joseph Horvath, Tracy Anne Horvath
  • Patent number: 6915425
    Abstract: A system for permitting offline content playback and for managing the rights to one or more digital content files within a computer network. The system manages these rights by encrypting the content files to prevent unauthorized access to the files. Encryption is accomplished by using one or more keys which are associated with one or more segments of the content file. These keys enable an authorized user to decrypt and playback the content files at a subsequent time. When the keys are received, a license which specifies the rights of the user regarding the content files, is obtained by the end user system, and verified locally to permit the content playback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2005
    Assignee: Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Bin Xu, Weijun Li, Kyle Smith, Dalun Bao
  • Patent number: 6892501
    Abstract: An improved key for a dry wall block system is provided with a plurality of longitudinal flanges and a common web. The keys are adapted to engage with slots in the ends of building blocks to align and join the blocks and provide improved stability during the erection process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2005
    Assignee: Smart Masonry (Holdings) Pty Ltd
    Inventor: William John Davis
  • Patent number: D515749
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2006
    Inventors: Lara Alameddine, Daniel Dubiecki
  • Patent number: D515750
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2006
    Inventors: Lara Alameddine, Daniel Dubiecki
  • Patent number: D519686
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2006
    Inventors: Lara Alameddine, Daniel Dubiecki