Patents by Inventor Alejandro Mier-Langner

Alejandro Mier-Langner has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10274160
    Abstract: Disclosed is an LED luminaire, comprising a housing positionable at a building structure location. The housing has at least one light output boundary and configured to direct light therein toward the light output boundary. A light guide configured to be located at the light output boundary to receive light operationally contained within the housing, so as to emit non-directional light at the light output boundary. At least one first LED light engine is located within the housing, the at least one first LED light engine including at least one first LED light source to emit directional light at the light output boundary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignees: Axis Lighting Inc., Soraa, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffery Robert Parker, Frank Shum, Yupin Sun, Don Peifer, Howard Yaphe, Andrew Miles, Giuseppe Caluori, Alejandro Mier-Langner
  • Patent number: 10180521
    Abstract: An LED luminaire comprising: at least one directional light-emitting element configured to emit directional light from the luminaire; at least one nondirectional light-emitting element configured to emit non-directional light from the luminaire, the at least one nondirectional light-emitting element being optically coupled to the at least one directional light-emitting element; and at least one LED light source for emitting light and being optically coupled to at least one of the at least one directional light-emitting element or the at least one nondirectional light-emitting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignees: SORAA, INC., AXIS LIGHTING INC.
    Inventors: Jeffery Robert Parker, Frank Shum, Yupin Sun, Don Peifer, Howard Yaphe, Giuseppe Caluori, Andrew Miles, Alejandro Mier-Langner
  • Publication number: 20170321865
    Abstract: Disclosed is an LED luminaire, comprising a housing positionable at a building structure location. The housing has at least one light output boundary and configured to direct light therein toward the light output boundary. A light guide configured to be located at the light output boundary to receive light operationally contained within the housing, so as to emit non-directional light at the light output boundary. At least one first LED light engine is located within the housing, the at least one first LED light engine including at least one first LED light source to emit directional light at the light output boundary.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Jeffery Robert PARKER, Frank SHUM, Yupin SUN, Don PEIFER, Howard YAPHE, Andrew MILES, Giuseppe CALUORI, Alejandro MIER-LANGNER
  • Patent number: 9136659
    Abstract: A multi-voltage compatible track system which has a single adapter for both 120 Volts and 277 Volts track systems. The systems further comprise a variable input voltage ballast capable of operating with both 120V and 277V input while operating properly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Julia Fishman, James E. Kuchar, Alejandro Mier-Langner
  • Patent number: 8602601
    Abstract: An LED downlight comprises a primary reflector having an upper end and an open lower end, an LED printed circuit board assembly disposed in the upper end of the reflector, an optical assembly positioned beneath the LED printed circuit board assembly, a secondary reflective ring positioned beneath the LED printed circuit board assembly and within the primary reflector housing, the secondary reflector ring supporting the optical assembly and improving light distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips N.V.
    Inventors: Mohamed Aslam Khazi, Kenneth Czech, Peter Franck, Alejandro Mier-Langner
  • Patent number: 8348492
    Abstract: A magnetic track and lighting system is described. The present magnetic luminaire attaches to a track through magnetic connectors and provides easy mobility of the luminaires on the track without necessary mechanical attachment mechanisms. The magnetic luminaire incorporates the utilization of LED sources and provides in its design cooling and heat dissipation by the interface between the magnetic luminaire and the track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, John Fiegener
  • Patent number: 8220970
    Abstract: A heat dissipation assembly for an LED downlight, comprises an LED printed circuit board assembly having a first surface, a second surface and a plurality of LEDs on one of the first surface and the second surface, the LED printed circuit board assembly engaging a primary reflector on a second surface, wherein the LED printed circuit board assembly transfer thermal energy in a first mode to the heat sink and in a second mode to the primary reflector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Aslam Khazi, Ken Czech, Alejandro Mier-Langner
  • Patent number: 8144025
    Abstract: A current limiting system in accordance with the present invention comprises an accessory or canopy mount device that is permanently installed between a source of electrical power 1 and a track lighting system 2. The system may be installed integrally with a track lighting system to supply power to a plurality of lighting tracks from a plurality of power sources or circuits, as desired by a user or lighting designer. The system may also be configured to be compatible with a wide variety of track lighting system power tracks and is difficult to remove once properly installed, thereby making it tamper-proof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Genlyte Thomas Group LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth Mackenzie, IV, Alejandro Mier-Langner, Michael S. O'Boyle, James Edward Kuchar
  • Publication number: 20110170294
    Abstract: A modular luminaire comprises a luminaire base having a heat sink and a primary LED module, one of a plurality of interchangeable decorative elements disposed against the luminaire base, the plurality of decorative elements having a central aperture for light output, one of a plurality of interchangeable collar assemblies connected to the base and compressing the one of a plurality of decorative elements, the collar having a central collar aperture coaxial with the central opening of any of the decorative elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2010
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro MIER-LANGNER, Mohamed Aslam Khazi
  • Publication number: 20110133671
    Abstract: A current limiting system in accordance with the present invention comprises an accessory or canopy mount device that is permanently installed between a source of electrical power 1 and a track lighting system 2. The system may be installed integrally with a track lighting system to supply power to a plurality of lighting tracks from a plurality of power sources or circuits, as desired by a user or lighting designer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2011
    Publication date: June 9, 2011
    Applicant: GENLYTE THOMAS GROUP LLC
    Inventors: KENNETH MACKENZIE, IV, ALEJANDRO MIER-LANGNER, MICHAEL S. O'BOYLE, JAMES EDWARD KUCHAR
  • Patent number: 7914198
    Abstract: The modular track luminaire system of the present invention is a modular lighting system which has a lighting unit which is electronically connected to a remote ballast housing by a removable and reattachable insulated cord and plug system, the luminaire unit electrically connected to the ballast housing through the flexible cord and plug system thereby allowing the entire system to be modularized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: Gentyle Thomas Group LLC
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, James E. Kuchar, Andrew E. Medeiros
  • Patent number: 7911351
    Abstract: A current limiting system in accordance with the present invention comprises an accessory or canopy mount device that is permanently installed between a source of electrical power 1 and a track lighting system 2. The system may be installed integrally with a track lighting system to supply power to a plurality of lighting tracks from a plurality of power sources or circuits, as desired by a user or lighting designer. The system may also be configured to be compatible with a wide variety of track lighting system power tracks and is difficult to remove once properly installed, thereby making it tamper-proof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Assignee: Genlyte Thomas Group LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth Mackenzie, IV, Alejandro Mier-Langner, Michael S O'Boyle, James Edward Kuchar
  • Publication number: 20100259919
    Abstract: An LED downlight comprises a primary reflector having an upper end and an open lower end, an LED printed circuit board assembly disposed in the upper end of the reflector, an optical assembly positioned beneath the LED printed circuit board assembly, a secondary reflective ring positioned beneath the LED printed circuit board assembly and within the primary reflector housing, the secondary reflector ring supporting the optical assembly and improving light distribution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2010
    Publication date: October 14, 2010
    Applicant: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS, N.V.
    Inventors: Mohamed Aslam Khazi, Kenneth Czech, Peter Franck, Alejandro Mier-Langner
  • Patent number: 7758358
    Abstract: A track lighting assembly includes a coupler to join tracks which is movable through a plurality of angles. The assembly also comprises an adapter which allows for flush mounting of the track wherein the fixture adapters may be moved along the track despite the flush mounting of the track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2010
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, Julia Fishman, James Kuchar
  • Patent number: D614325
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2010
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, James E. Kuchar
  • Patent number: D619288
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, James E. Kuchar
  • Patent number: D621983
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, James E. Kuchar
  • Patent number: D621984
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Genlyte Thomas Group, LLC
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, James E. Kuchar
  • Patent number: D639993
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, Michael Tinstman
  • Patent number: D643562
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Alejandro Mier-Langner, Michael Tinstman