Patents by Inventor Andrew Hirniak

Andrew Hirniak 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: 10487483
    Abstract: The invention relates to an intermediate holder (3) which on the external circumference thereof has at least one holding means (5) for fastening the intermediate holder (3) in a water outlet (4) of a sanitary outlet fitting (1), and on the internal circumference thereof at least one fastening means (6) for releasably fastening a sanitary functional unit (2). One approach to a solution according to the invention provides that the intermediate holder (3) is manufactured from one material strip and the holding means and fastening means (5, 6) of said intermediate holder (3) are configured as formed lugs of the material strip that at the one lug end of said lugs by way of a bent region are connected to the material strip and that by way of the opposite other free lug end of said lugs protrude beyond the circumference of the material strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: NEOPERL GMBH
    Inventors: Holger Schurle, Alexander Stein, Elmar Mock, Markus Mast, Andrew Hirniak, Naomi Bitmead
  • Publication number: 20170009436
    Abstract: The invention relates to an intermediate holder (3) which on the external circumference thereof has at least one holding means (5) for fastening the intermediate holder (3) in a water outlet (4) of a sanitary outlet fitting (1), and on the internal circumference thereof at least one fastening means (6) for releasably fastening a sanitary functional unit (2). One approach to a solution according to the invention provides that the intermediate holder (3) is manufactured from one material strip and the holding means and fastening means (5, 6) of said intermediate holder (3) are configured as formed lugs of the material strip that at the one lug end of said lugs by way of a bent region are connected to the material strip and that by way of the opposite other free lug end of said lugs protrude beyond the circumference of the material strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Applicant: Neoperl GmbH
    Inventors: Holger Schurle, Alexander Stein, Elmar Mock, Markus Mast, Andrew Hirniak, Naomi Bitmead
  • Patent number: D737417
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: SMIXIN AG
    Inventors: Mario Tronza, Andrew Hirniak