Patents Examined by Adam C. Rehm
  • Patent number: 6981793
    Abstract: The invention relates to a headlight lamp whose base (9) has a plastic ring (13) in which there are embedded at least two contact lugs (13a–13c) designed as electric terminals. The contact lugs (13a–13c) are arranged in a common plane perpendicular to the ring axis (13) and in each case project in the radial direction from the plastic ring (13).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2006
    Assignee: Patent-Treuhand-Gesellschaft für elektrische Glühlampen mbH
    Inventors: Gerhard Behr, Uwe Kantim, Peter Helbig
  • Patent number: 6979108
    Abstract: An adaptor kit or system for use with conventional can light fixtures to adapt the can light fixture for use as a hanger assembly for ceiling fans, for example, includes a spider plate that is hung onto the can height adjustment screws and a mounting plate to which a cross-bar or other mounting hardware is attached. Adjustment screws are adjusted to control the distance between the spider plate and the mounting plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2005
    Inventor: Arthur J. Berge