Patents by Inventor Alfred Dana, III

Alfred Dana, III 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).

  • Publication number: 20110094127
    Abstract: An article of security footwear includes electronic devices that protect the wearer and those about him by sounding an alarm, emitting an electronic signal, or activating a light source in the event the shoe contains an unauthorized or dangerous article. The shoe is of use when passing through a security pass point. The security shoe can also be provided with electronic communicating and or electronic locator devices with their attendant accessories i.e. power, activating devices, transmitter, antenna, etc. which can be activated by the user or a remote third party.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Inventor: Alfred Dana, III
  • Patent number: 7448989
    Abstract: An exercise device for strengthening and enlargement of the penis includes flexible members, such as straps or pads, adapted to fit around an erect penis and spaced along the length of the penis. An elongated member is attached at one end to each of the straps or pads and extend downward therefrom. The other end of the elongated members are each attached to an opposite end of a spring member. The opposite end portions of the spring member comprise lever arms. A weight member is attachable to the spring member at a location approximately equidistant between the ends of the spring member. Each attachment joint of the elongated members, the spring member and the weight allows for relative pivoting, rotation or bending at each of the joints.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2008
    Inventor: Alfred Dana, III
  • Patent number: 7363731
    Abstract: A substantially transparent article of footwear includes a substantially transparent resilient sole having a gripping surface and a substantially transparent shoe upper integrally extending from the resilient sole. The upper includes an element for aeration of a foot of a user and a substantially transparent insole disposed within the upper and a closure element for the upper. The transparent closure element operates to stabilizing an ankle and in-step area of a foot of the user within the footwear.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2008
    Inventor: Alfred Dana, III
  • Patent number: 7086998
    Abstract: An exercise device for strengthening and enlargement of the penis includes a substantially helical spring including a first lever arm, a central spring section having one end integral with one end of the lever arm, and a second lever arm integral with a second end of the spring section, each lever arm having one free end including a retainer element. The device also includes a selectable weight attachable to the spring section and a first flexible elongate pad having a width and length proportioned for engagement about the penis. The device also includes a flexible cord, having opposing ends attached to respective opposite ends of the first pad, passing through the retainer means of the first lever arm. The device also includes a flexible elongate pad having a width and a length proportioned for engagement about the penis, and a flexible cord having opposing ends attached from respective opposite ends of the second pad, the cord passing through the retainer elements of the second lever arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2006
    Inventor: Alfred Dana, III
  • Patent number: 4158922
    Abstract: A lighted shoe having a solid state oscillator circuit for causing periodic flashing on and off of a light associated with the shoe. A tilt switch may also be associated with the light or lights, and a three-position manual switch provided having one position wherein the light flashes periodically on and off, another position wherein the light is off, and yet another position wherein the tilt switch is inserted in the circuit with the light. The sole and heel may be formed of an integral piece of transparent rigid material, and an e.m.f. source, the circuit, the switch, and the light mounted on and in the integral piece. An AC adaptor is provided having two recharging plugs so that both shoes can be recharged at one time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 1978
    Date of Patent: June 26, 1979
    Assignee: Disco Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventor: Alfred Dana, III
  • Patent number: 3946505
    Abstract: A shoe and a detachable transparent heel therefor. A beveled portion on the bottom back of a shoe upper cooperates with a rim portion having beveled edges formed on the top of a transparent heel. A latching means on the shoe upper selectively allows or prevents movement of the heel -- when assembled with the shoe upper -- away from the shoe sole. A light bulb and associated electrical components mounted on a printed circuit board are readily insertable into a cavity formed in the heel and communicating with the top and front portions thereof. Bores for receipt of an e.m.f. source or sources may also be provided in the heel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 1974
    Date of Patent: March 30, 1976
    Inventor: Alfred Dana, III