Patents by Inventor Andrew W. Moock

Andrew W. Moock 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: 20190178010
    Abstract: An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device. A dock may releasably engage the shroud such that the shroud and portable electronic device are locked to the dock when engaged with the dock. A key may engage activate a lock mechanism to release the shroud and the portable electronic device from the dock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant, Christopher J. Fawcett, Nicholas M. Sedon, Matthew Thomas Kerley
  • Patent number: 10227796
    Abstract: An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device. A dock may releasably engage the shroud such that the shroud and portable electronic device are locked to the dock when engaged with the dock. A key may engage activate a lock mechanism to release the shroud and the portable electronic device from the dock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant, Christopher J. Fawcett, Nicholas M. Sedon, Matthew Thomas Kerley
  • Publication number: 20180322747
    Abstract: A security device for protecting objects from theft or unauthorized removal includes a first component configured to be fixed to an object and a second component configured to be removably secured to the first component. The second component includes an alarming mechanism configured to be armed prior to the second component being secured to the first component. The alarming mechanism may include one or more actuating mechanisms that actuate the alarming mechanism. In certain embodiments the second component is configured to slidably engage the first component. In other embodiments, the security device further includes a cable having an end attached to the first component or the second component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: David N. Berglund, Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Trent A. Kirk
  • Publication number: 20180258669
    Abstract: An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device. A dock may releasably engage the shroud such that the shroud and portable electronic device are locked to the dock when engaged with the dock. A key may engage activate a lock mechanism to release the shroud and the portable electronic device from the dock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant, Christopher J. Fawcett, Nicholas M. Sedon, Matthew Thomas Kerley
  • Patent number: 10043355
    Abstract: A security device for protecting objects from theft or unauthorized removal includes a first component configured to be fixed to an object and a second component configured to be removably secured to the first component. The second component includes an alarming mechanism configured to be armed prior to the second component being secured to the first component. The alarming mechanism may include one or more actuating mechanisms that actuate the alarming mechanism. In certain embodiments the second component is configured to slidably engage the first component. In other embodiments, the security device further includes a cable having an end attached to the first component or the second component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: David N. Berglund, Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Trent A. Kirk
  • Patent number: 9970217
    Abstract: An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device. A dock may releasably engage the shroud such that the shroud and portable electronic device are locked to the dock when engaged with the dock. A key may engage activate a lock mechanism to release the shroud and the portable electronic device from the dock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant, Christopher J. Fawcett, Nicholas M. Sedon, Matthew Thomas Kerley
  • Publication number: 20180068539
    Abstract: A security device for protecting objects from theft or unauthorized removal includes a first component configured to be fixed to an object and a second component configured to be removably secured to the first component. The second component includes an alarming mechanism configured to be armed prior to the second component being secured to the first component. The alarming mechanism may include one or more actuating mechanisms that actuate the alarming mechanism. In certain embodiments the second component is configured to slidably engage the first component. In other embodiments, the security device further includes a cable having an end attached to the first component or the second component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: David N. Berglund, Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Trent A. Kirk
  • Patent number: 9847001
    Abstract: A security device for protecting objects from theft or unauthorized removal includes a first component configured to be fixed to an object and a second component configured to be removably secured to the first component. The second component includes an alarming mechanism configured to be armed prior to the second component being secured to the first component. The alarming mechanism may include one or more actuating mechanisms that actuate the alarming mechanism. In certain embodiments the second component is configured to slidably engage the first component. In other embodiments, the security device further includes a cable having an end attached to the first component or the second component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: David N. Berglund, Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Trent A. Kirk
  • Publication number: 20170254116
    Abstract: A cabinet lock for protecting merchandise within a merchandise display cabinet having an inner door and an outer door. The cabinet lock includes a strike plate affixed to the inner door and a lock housing affixed to the outer door such that the cabinet is in a locked configuration that prevents access to the merchandise when the lock housing is operably engaged to the strike plate. A programmable electronic key communicates a security code with the cabinet lock and transfers electrical power to the cabinet lock to operate a lock mechanism between the locked configuration and an unlocked configuration. An indicator is provided for indicating whether the cabinet lock is in the locked configuration or the unlocked configuration. The indicator includes a first segment and a second segment that can be energized to visually indicate the status of the cabinet lock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Grant, David N. Berglund, Hrishikesh P. Gogate, Justin A. Richardson, William M. Warren, Andrew W. Moock
  • Publication number: 20170193780
    Abstract: A merchandising security system and method are provided. For example, the security system includes a merchandising display configured to display an electronic item of merchandise at a display position in a retail store, a digital interface box (DIB), and a media player operably coupled to the DIB. The DIB and the media player are configured to communicate with the electronic item of merchandise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Phillip Stein, Jeffrey A. Grant
  • Publication number: 20170107742
    Abstract: An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device. A dock may releasably engage the shroud such that the shroud and portable electronic device are locked to the dock when engaged with the dock. A key may engage activate a lock mechanism to release the shroud and the portable electronic device from the dock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant, Christopher J. Fawcett, Nicholas M. Sedon, Matthew Thomas Kerley
  • Patent number: 9567776
    Abstract: An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device. A dock may releasably engage the shroud such that the shroud and portable electronic device are locked to the dock when engaged with the dock. A key may engage activate a lock mechanism to release the shroud and the portable electronic device from the dock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant, Christopher J. Fawcett, Nicholas M. Sedon, Matthew Thomas Kerley
  • Patent number: 9361774
    Abstract: Display hooks for displaying items of merchandise are provided. For example, the display hook includes at least one rod for supporting a plurality of items of merchandise and an end assembly coupled to the at least one rod. The end assembly includes an alarm mechanism configured to generate at least one alarming signal. The end assembly is configured to detect removal of each item of merchandise, wherein the alarm mechanism does not generate an alarming signal when at least a first item of merchandise is removed from the rod, and wherein the alarm mechanism is further configured to generate an alarming signal when a second item of merchandise has been removed from the rod within a predetermined period of time from the first item of merchandise being removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Gregory C. Schultz, David N. Berglund, Gary A. Taylor, James K. Sankey
  • Publication number: 20160049055
    Abstract: A security device for protecting objects from theft or unauthorized removal includes a first component configured to be fixed to an object and a second component configured to be removably secured to the first component. The second component includes an alarming mechanism configured to be armed prior to the second component being secured to the first component. The alarming mechanism may include one or more actuating mechanisms that actuate the alarming mechanism. In certain embodiments the second component is configured to slidably engage the first component. In other embodiments, the security device further includes a cable having an end attached to the first component or the second component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Inventors: David N. Berglund, Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Trent A. Kirk
  • Publication number: 20160012692
    Abstract: Display hooks for displaying items of merchandise are provided. For example, the display hook includes at least one rod for supporting a plurality of items of merchandise and an end assembly coupled to the at least one rod. The end assembly includes an alarm mechanism configured to generate at least one alarming signal. The end assembly is configured to detect removal of each item of merchandise, wherein the alarm mechanism does not generate an alarming signal when at least a first item of merchandise is removed from the rod, and wherein the alarm mechanism is further configured to generate an alarming signal when a second item of merchandise has been removed from the rod within a predetermined period of time from the first item of merchandise being removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Gregory C. Schultz, David N. Berglund, Gary A. Taylor, James K. Sankey
  • Patent number: 9167916
    Abstract: Display hooks for displaying items of merchandise are provided. For example, the display hook includes at least one rod for supporting a plurality of items of merchandise and an end assembly coupled to the at least one rod. The end assembly includes an alarm mechanism configured to generate at least one alarming signal. The end assembly is configured to detect removal of each item of merchandise, wherein the alarm mechanism does not generate an alarming signal when at least a first item of merchandise is removed from the rod, and wherein the alarm mechanism is further configured to generate an alarming signal when a second item of merchandise has been removed from the rod within a predetermined period of time from the first item of merchandise being removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Gregory C. Schultz, David N. Berglund, Gary A. Taylor, James K. Sankey
  • Patent number: 9041537
    Abstract: Security systems and methods configured for use with an item of merchandise for retail display are provided. In one example, a security system includes at least one sensor operably coupled to the item of merchandise and at least one alarm module operably coupled to, and configured to communicate with, the at least one sensor. The alarm module is configured to generate a first alarm signal in response to the item of merchandise being handled in an abnormal manner, and the alarm module is further configured to generate a second alarm signal in response to the item of merchandise continuing to be handled in an abnormal manner. In general, the second alarm signal is different than the first alarm signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: Gary A. Taylor, Nicholas M. Sedon, Larry T. McKinney, Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant
  • Publication number: 20140366594
    Abstract: A cabinet lock for protecting merchandise within a merchandise display cabinet having an inner door and an outer door. The cabinet lock includes a strike plate affixed to the inner door and a lock housing affixed to the outer door such that the cabinet is in a locked configuration that prevents access to the merchandise when the lock housing is operably engaged to the strike plate. A programmable electronic key communicates a security code with the cabinet lock and transfers electrical power to the cabinet lock to operate a lock mechanism between the locked configuration and an unlocked configuration. An indicator is provided for indicating whether the cabinet lock is in the locked configuration or the unlocked configuration. The indicator includes a first segment and a second segment that can be energized to visually indicate the status of the cabinet lock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Grant, David N. Berglund, Hrishikesh P. Gogate, Justin A. Richardson, William M. Warren, Andrew W. Moock
  • Publication number: 20140362517
    Abstract: An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device. A dock may releasably engage the shroud such that the shroud and portable electronic device are locked to the dock when engaged with the dock. A key may engage activate a lock mechanism to release the shroud and the portable electronic device from the dock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Andrew W. Moock, Jeffrey A. Grant, Christopher J. Fawcett, Nicholas M. Sedon, Matthew Thomas Kerley
  • Publication number: 20140352372
    Abstract: Display hooks for displaying items of merchandise are provided. For example, the display hook includes at least one rod for supporting a plurality of items of merchandise and an end assembly coupled to the at least one rod. The end assembly includes an alarm mechanism configured to generate at least one alarming signal. The end assembly is configured to detect removal of each item of merchandise, wherein the alarm mechanism does not generate an alarming signal when at least a first item of merchandise is removed from the rod, and wherein the alarm mechanism is further configured to generate an alarming signal when a second item of merchandise has been removed from the rod within a predetermined period of time from the first item of merchandise being removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Grant, Andrew W. Moock, Gregory C. Schultz, David N. Berglund, Gary A. Taylor, James K. Sankey