Patents Represented by Attorney Whitaker, Chalk, Swindle & Sawyer, LLP
  • Patent number: 7202614
    Abstract: An electronic ballast circuit for a handheld fluorescent task lamp, comprising a self-starting electronic driver circuit operated by a power supply and operable to start and run at least first and second compact fluorescent bulbs from a single output; first and second receptacles for connecting the first and second bulbs to the single output; and a bulb accommodation circuit in the electronic driver circuit that enables operation of the electronic ballast circuit with either starter or non-starter type fluorescent bulbs and with either one or both bulbs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2007
    Assignee: Bayco Products, Ltd.
    Inventors: Bijan Bayat, James Newton, Robert Lee Ellis
  • Patent number: 7201491
    Abstract: A handheld fluorescent task lamp comprising a housing assembly having a housing and a tubular lens body enclosing compact fluorescent bulbs, an elongated spine configured for slidingly supporting the lens body, and a resilient bulkhead for cushioning the compact fluorescent bulbs in the lens body; an electronic ballast circuit within the housing comprising a power supply, a self-starting electronic driver circuit operable to start and run at least first and second CFL bulbs; a bulb accommodation circuit that enables operation of the electronic ballast circuit with either starter type or non-starter type and regardless whether one or both CFL bulbs are connected to the driver circuit; and an illumination assembly, wherein the CFL bulbs are oriented with respect to each other such that an enhanced forward emission field is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2007
    Assignee: Bayco Products, Ltd.
    Inventors: Bijan Bayat, James Newton, Max Alan Probasco
  • Patent number: D490554
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2004
    Inventors: Bijan Bayat, Michael Quan Dinh
  • Patent number: D490555
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2004
    Inventors: Bijan Bayat, Michael Quan Dinh