Patents Represented by Attorney Thomas R. Lampe
  • Patent number: 8317226
    Abstract: A pole installation system employing a pole, a base member connected to the pole having a pivot edge segment forming a stable support pivot, and counter weight structure incorporated in or connected to the base member for countering forces exerted by gravity on the pole during tilting of the pole and base member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Inventor: Thomas K. Wong
  • Patent number: 8305447
    Abstract: A system for detecting intrusion into a space which includes motion detection light structure for producing and projecting a light pattern formed by a plurality of light beams of a certain character into a space and video motion detecting structure including a video camera having a field of view including at least some of the light pattern to detect intrusion into the light pattern. When motion is detected, images of the video camera are transmitted for threat assessment, and a scene illumination light is activated to improve visibility during nighttime operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Inventor: Thomas K. Wong
  • Patent number: 8277287
    Abstract: A collection canister having an interior for receiving air entrained exfoliated skin particles and liquid resulting from dermabrasion treatment and separating the skin particles and liquid from the entraining air and collecting the skin particles and liquid. The canister has trap structure including a partition wall for trapping exfoliated skin particles and liquid and retaining the exfoliated skin particles and liquid in the canister interior between a canister inlet and a canister outlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Dermasweep, Inc.
    Inventor: Jackie L. Hart
  • Patent number: 8240300
    Abstract: A hot/cold pack product including two sheet structures, one of which includes compartments holding dehydrated gel powder and the other of which is an insulating and water-proof sheet structure attached to the first sheet structure. The powder remains dehydrated until water is added by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Inventor: Raymond P. Wilhelm
  • Patent number: 8235359
    Abstract: Crash attenuator guardrail apparatus includes an impact head and a backstop having a cable and guardrails supported by guardrail supports located between the impact head and the backstop. Frictional forces are applied to the cable to control and resist movement of the impact head toward the backstop and provide lateral resistance. The guardrail supports include a base having break away structure and brace members having bends and which shorten or lengthen to absorb energy resulting from vehicle impact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Barrier Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Gerrit Dyke, Alvaro E. Morales Flores
  • Patent number: 8220685
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for breaking a scribed semiconductor wafer utilizes two vacuum chucks, at least one of the vacuum chucks pivotable about a pivot line. The scribe line is aligned with the pivot line and relative movement between the vacuum chucks causes bending forces to be applied to the wafer and breakage of the wafer along the scribe line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Micro Processing Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul C. Lindsey, Jr., Christopher K. Lindsey, Jeffery D. Atkinson
  • Patent number: 8220684
    Abstract: Apparatus for dispensing paper toweling from a roll of paper toweling includes structure including a fixed cutter blade and a toweling support tray at the toweling exit opening which makes it difficult to “milk” toweling from the dispenser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Dispensing Dynamics International
    Inventors: Joel P. Keily, Niko Anthony Cvjetkovic, Charles Parkin Davis
  • Patent number: 8210862
    Abstract: A cover for an electrical connector including a plug and a receptacle includes a water-proof sheet having adhesive secured to a sheet outer peripheral portion, the adhesive forming a water-tight seal with electrical cords of the plug and receptacle, and the cover forming a water-tight seal completely surrounding the connected plug and receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Inventor: Brandon J. Cargo
  • Patent number: 8208025
    Abstract: A video monitoring system including two monitoring stations, each station having a plurality of monitoring screens, the same surveillance video images appearing on monitoring screens of both of said stations but the relative positioning of said surveillance video images differing at said stations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Inventor: Thomas K. Wong
  • Patent number: 8178767
    Abstract: A hand-held pick for playing guitars and other musical instruments includes a pick body and a plurality of string engaging protrusions. The pick body is flexible and may be used in either a straight condition or a bent condition. The protrusions can be simultaneously engaged with a plurality of strings and simultaneously pluck the strings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2012
    Inventor: Ron King
  • Patent number: 8088141
    Abstract: Apparatus for preventing and removing forehead wrinkles includes an elongated member having an elastic memory, a cover member releasably connected to the elongated member and covering a central portion thereof, and one or more pad-like pressure members sandwiched between the central portion to apply enhanced localized pressure to the forehead of a wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2012
    Inventor: Ralph L. Reyna
  • Patent number: 8087802
    Abstract: A cover for a spiral-type compact florescent lamp includes a cover body and a connector extending from the cover body to the compact florescent lamp and connecting the cover to the compact florescent lamp with the cover body disposed adjacent to the lamp coil structure and covering the lamp coil structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2012
    Inventor: David C. Hull
  • Patent number: 8084993
    Abstract: A plurality of manually maneuverable battery bank modules are formed into a train and transported by a vehicle to the site of electrically operated equipment. At the site, the modules replace modules already connected to the equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Inventor: Thomas K. Wong
  • Patent number: 8011324
    Abstract: Apparatus for providing drinking water to an animal includes inner and outer annular walls which define a water supply reservoir. The inner wall forms a draw reservoir that is in communication with the water supply reservoir to replenish water in the draw reservoir and maintain the level of water in said draw reservoir equal to the level of water in said water supply reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Inventor: Daniel Warganich
  • Patent number: 7980242
    Abstract: A hot/cold pack product including two sheet structures, one of which includes compartments holding dehydrated gel powder and the other of which is an insulating and water-proof sheet structure attached to the first sheet structure. The powder remains dehydrated until water is added by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Inventor: Raymond P. Wilhelm
  • Patent number: 7926886
    Abstract: Apparatus for mounting a cycle wheel on a cycle wheel frame including two axle segments connected to cycle frame mounting lugs, a freewheel body being mounted on one of the axle segments and a hub being mounted on the other of the axle segments. A lock bolt extends through the hub and the axle segment supporting the hub and threadedly engages the axle segment supporting the freewheel body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2011
    Inventor: J. Leonard Ashman
  • Patent number: D637223
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2011
    Inventor: Ron King
  • Patent number: D638581
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2011
    Inventor: Philip Z. Blaisdell
  • Patent number: D651718
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2012
    Inventors: Kymberli J. Grisham, Chelsea J. Espinoza
  • Patent number: D667311
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Inventor: Diana L. Rowlett