Patents by Inventor Aly G. Khalifa

Aly G. Khalifa 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: 8822012
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a mat including a compressible first layer, openings formed through one or more first portions and columns disposed in/proximate to the openings. One or more second portions, or at least one column, or both may be configured to be depressed to provide support and traction. The present disclosure further provides a towel including an absorption layer and a compressible region of flexible fiber disposed on one or more first portions of a top surface of the absorption layer. The towel may further include one or more columns disposed either on one or more second portions or in/proximate to openings formed through the one or more second portions. The compressible region of flexible fiber may be configured to be depressed in a compressed configuration to provide support and traction. The mat or the towel may be further adapted to form a grip apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Sequence LLC
    Inventors: Lisa M. Franks, David E. Duncanson, Aly G. Khalifa, Thomas A. Gernetzke, Douglas C. Dayton, Daniel B. Lazarchik, Stephanie F. Connaughton, Michael D. Tinstman
  • Publication number: 20120076981
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a mat including a compressible first layer, openings formed through one or more first portions and columns disposed in/proximate to the openings. One or more second portions, or at least one column, or both may be configured to be depressed to provide support and traction. The present disclosure further provides a towel including an absorption layer and a compressible region of flexible fiber disposed on one or more first portions of a top surface of the absorption layer. The towel may further include one or more columns disposed either on one or more second portions or in/proximate to openings formed through the one or more second portions. The compressible region of flexible fiber may be configured to be depressed in a compressed configuration to provide support and traction. The mat or the towel may be further adapted to form a grip apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Publication date: March 29, 2012
    Applicant: BENDIGEAR LLC
    Inventors: Lisa M. Franks, Stephanie F. Connaughton, Michael D. Tinstman, Thomas A. Gernetzke, Douglas C. Dayton, David E. Duncanson, Aly G. Khalifa, Daniel B. Lazarchik
  • Patent number: 6007196
    Abstract: A retainer locks an eyeglass sideshield to a temple of an eyeglass frame. The retainer comprises a clamp, an ann and a hook. A clamp is adapted to attach to the temple of the eyeglass frame. The arm has a first end and a second end. The first end is connected to the clamp and the second end is connected to the hook. The hook comprises a lip adapted to engage the sideshield and prevents the sideshield from being removed from the temple.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 28, 1999
    Assignee: Titmus Optical, Inc.
    Inventors: Adeeb G Saba, Jan P Griffin, Aly G Khalifa
  • Patent number: 5539561
    Abstract: An eyeglass including a lens and a temple/lens connector. The lens includes a peripheral side edge and a notch formed in the side edge. The notch is defined by an upper tang, a lower tang, and a seat edge formed therebetween. An aperture is formed in the lens. The temple/lens connector includes a base member having a first end, a second end, and an interior surface. The cam structure is provided proximate the first end and project from the interior surface. The cam structure is rotatable within the aperture and arranged and configured to secure the base member to the lens when rotated into a locked position and to allow the removal of the base member from the lens when rotated into an unlocked position.The cam structure may include a shaft having one end secured to the interior surface of the base member and a head formed on the other end of the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 23, 1996
    Assignee: Performance, Inc.
    Inventor: Aly G. Khalifa