Patents Represented by Attorney Randal D. Homburg
  • Patent number: 8347440
    Abstract: A pair of integrated ramps attach to the rear of a trailer or utility cargo bed, the ramps swinging on a horizontal plane from a stored position and then being rotated to form a pair or flat ramps surfaces in a flat position, the ramps sliding along the rear end of a trailer on a secure end railing. The sliding railing provides adjustment to the width of the ramps for the purpose of off loading cargo carried upon the cargo surface of the trailer, the ramps forming a stable angled surface between the cargo bed and the ground. The ramps may form a tailgate in a stored position or be made part of the side rails for the trailer in the stored position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Inventor: Clayton Chance Runyan
  • Patent number: 8245889
    Abstract: The fuel delivery system is assembled from a large capacity refillable fuel tank and a refillable pressurized compressed gas or air tank to provide a portable fuel supply system to deliver fuel to a variety of different vehicles and equipment without requiring the use of a manual or powered fuel pump within the system, providing the fuel delivery system without any need for a powered source to dispense fuel from the fuel tank, the compressed gas tank providing a positive pressure within the fuel tank to dispense the fuel from the fuel tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Inventor: Jon Starns
  • Patent number: 8231623
    Abstract: A pair of clamps are attached to a damaged bone one each side of a fracture site during a surgical reduction, one clamp on each side of the fracture site, after which the two clamps are slidably engaged to a single pivotal alignment bar, with the clamps then being adjusted to properly align the bone for a surgical attachment using a bone plate which is secured between the respective bone and each respective clamp, holding the bone in place with the bone in proper alignment for the attachment of screws through the plate into the bone, stabilizing the fracture site during the plate attachment procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Inventor: Christopher Jordan
  • Patent number: 8231632
    Abstract: An adapter attached between a syringe containing a bone void filler and the head of a cannulated surgical screw allows the cannulated surgical screw to be used as a port to inject bone void filler into a bone void during the course of a surgical repair which would use a surgical screw to attach broken or separated bone fragments providing a more secure bone anchor matrix within which the surgical screw is set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Inventors: Christopher S. Jordan, Rose Wolf
  • Patent number: 8138430
    Abstract: An outdoor generator accessory comprising a window power strip, the power strip defining an encasement having a lower margin set within a window seat of a residence or commercial building, and upper margin sealed against a lower window panel, in inner surface having a plurality of AC outlets, an illumination source, circuit breakers for each outlet, and a CO detector, and a rear surface having a power inlet for connection to an outdoor electrical generator and a set of wires to be connected to the ground of the electrical generator to turn off the generator when the CO detector detects a minimal threshold amount of CO within the residence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2012
    Inventor: Jose Ucero
  • Patent number: 8075033
    Abstract: A livestock trailer providing a dual level livestock loading entrance with a first loading area at a level for loading and unloading livestock or other animals at a dock height and a built-in chute within a second loading area at a level for ground loading and unloading livestock at or near ground level, the trailer further providing a combination interior wall and floor panel with a central rotating mechanism providing either an interior wall separating the first and second loading areas or lying securely flat over the recessed floor in the second ground loading area to prevent access to the recessed floor of the ground loading area during loading and unloading in the first loading area and also providing a ramp in the recessed floor of the second loading area, the ramp being adjustable at a front end to be raised or lowered, the raised position utilized during the loading and unloading operation forming a ramp between the principle trailer floor and the recessed floor of the second loading area, and a lower
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2011
    Inventor: John McElroy
  • Patent number: 8025300
    Abstract: A three wheeled off road sports board provides a rider with the experience of snowboarding while traveling on dirt, gravel or other coarse surfaces, the sports board supplying a platform, a wheel secured within a cutout portion in the front of the board, and two rear wheels upon a common axle, with the rear end of the board providing an upward angled rear end with an adjustable lower braking apparatus to slow the rider and also to assist the rider in stopping, slowing or turning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2011
    Inventor: Christopher Jordan
  • Patent number: 8025487
    Abstract: An improved baffle for a pony rod arm of a two cycle reciprocating pump having a gear end containing gear oil and a fluid end channeling oilfield fluids, provides a spiral cut expanded baffle which may be expanded to be installed on a pony rod arm of the pump without requiring the disassembly of the pump to install the baffle on the rod arm, the expanded baffle compressed and attached together subsequent to installation on the rod arm, the baffle slidably engaging the rod arm to strip the rod arm of liquid residue to prevent contamination of the gear end and the gear oil by the oilfield fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2011
    Inventor: William Paul, III
  • Patent number: 8016517
    Abstract: A paired set of handles attaching to a board forming a concrete screed to minimize the strain on a person performing concrete finishing work allows for an ergonomic application of downward force applied to the lower end of the handles and application of an upward lifting force by the shape of the grip portion at the upper end of the handles, with the shape and contour of the handles requiring less strain and strength than current screed handles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Inventor: Darren Scott Pardue
  • Patent number: 7997594
    Abstract: A transportable caddy for sports equipment provides multiple storage containers and structures for storing sports equipment in a secured frame, providing a ball rack with a release means allowing for the balls to be intentionally released into the playing arena, storage containers for clean and dirty sports gear, sports markers and hardware, refreshment containers, and other items associated with a particular sport, primarily soccer, basketball, baseball or other sport which requires the transport of bulk equipment to and from the practice or playing venues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Inventors: Davood Mortazavi, James Schroeder
  • Patent number: 7975868
    Abstract: A beverage container having at least two separate and distinct compartments separated by a vertical partition allows for the container to retain separate liquids within an inner liner provided within an outer contoured shell with an air space between the inner liner and outer container providing insulation of the inner liner, the container further providing a fitted lid having a sealing gasket on the underside of the lid to maintain segregation of the liquids in the distinct compartments when consuming the beverage through the fitted lid, with the fitted lid further having an opening containing a locking closure over each distinct compartment to select which of the contained beverage would be consumed at one time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Inventors: Matthew B. Flies, Daniel Chad Strickland
  • Patent number: 7963891
    Abstract: A handle adapter utilized with an exercise weight, a dumb bell or a heavy object provides an improved grip upon the exercise weight and positions the weight or heavy objects in a vertical position or in a linear alignment in relation to the hands throughout the exercise or work movement, reducing stress upon the wrist, cartilage, tendons ligaments and joints during movement of the weight during exercise and to improve isolation upon the muscles while reducing the possibility of injury to the effected joints of the hands, arms and shoulders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Inventor: Christian M. Zeaman
  • Patent number: 7938375
    Abstract: A collapsible pen holder installed within a surface of an object, including an automobile dashboard or briefcase, secures and retains a pen within a cylindrical sleeve slidably engaged within a cylindrical mounting frame member, exposing a pen cap of the pen. The pen is placed within the cylindrical sleeve which is then pushed into the mounting frame member until the cylindrical sleeve is retained within the mounting frame member by a locking mechanism, exposing only an end of the pen cap. To remove the pen from the pen holder, the end of the pen head is depressed, releasing the locking mechanism and ejecting the cylindrical sleeve from the mounting frame member, projecting the cylindrical sleeve from the surface by a spring mechanism allowing the pen to be removed from the cylindrical sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2011
    Inventor: Casey Massegee
  • Patent number: 7921019
    Abstract: A method and product for the establishment and continued use of a secure online communication network between known and intentional acquaintances utilizing unique individual encoded exchanged objects, purchased by a purchaser and given to individuals known by the consumer, comprising a key object used to establish a closed network by the purchaser or host, and a plurality of exchanged token objects given to members or friends to whom an offer to join the closed network is extended, each exchanged token object containing a unique code required to log into the closed network, wherein communication may be held between the host and their friends without intrusion by persons outside the closed network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2011
    Inventors: Melinda D. Ryan, Shawna D. Sims, Lori D. Henson
  • Patent number: D648104
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Inventor: Ira J. Bolden
  • Patent number: D657964
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2012
    Inventor: Arash Amini
  • Patent number: D657965
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2012
    Inventor: Arash Amini
  • Patent number: D658407
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2012
    Inventors: Michael Pung, Stevan Wilcox
  • Patent number: D659786
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2012
    Inventor: James T. Hatt
  • Patent number: D671353
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Inventor: Marleka Munn