Patents by Inventor Benjamin S. Bustle

Benjamin S. Bustle 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: 10701845
    Abstract: A shield assembly can enclose an electronic component in a chamber of a mobile communication device. The shield assembly can include a chassis having a slot and a conductive rail adjacent to the slot. A covering can be mounted over the electronic component and coupled to the chassis via a spring contact disposed in the slot. The covering can include a shield element configured to cover a chamber enclosing the electronic component. The covering can further include a first tab connected to the shield element, and a second tab connected to the shield element and spaced apart from the first tab by a gap. A spring contact can be disposed in the gap and electrically connected to the shield element via at least one of the first tab and the second tab.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Griffin L. Schmitt, Benjamin S. Bustle, Kevin M. Froese, Lucy E. Browning, Zhipeng Zhang, Jaden A. Barney, Nan Li
  • Publication number: 20200100402
    Abstract: A shield assembly can enclose an electronic component in a chamber of a mobile communication device. The shield assembly can include a chassis having a slot and a conductive rail adjacent to the slot. A covering can be mounted over the electronic component and coupled to the chassis via a spring contact disposed in the slot. The covering can include a shield element configured to cover a chamber enclosing the electronic component. The covering can further include a first tab connected to the shield element, and a second tab connected to the shield element and spaced apart from the first tab by a gap. A spring contact can be disposed in the gap and electrically connected to the shield element via at least one of the first tab and the second tab.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Griffin L. SCHMITT, Benjamin S. BUSTLE, Kevin M. FROESE, Lucy E. BROWNING, Zhipeng ZHANG, Jaden A. BARNEY, Nan LI
  • Publication number: 20200081288
    Abstract: A disclosed display device assembly includes a panel substrate, multiple light transmitting pixels disposed over the panel substrate, a backlight unit disposed under the panel substrate, a flexible substrate attached to the panel substrate, and a display integrated circuit mounted to the flexible substrate and disposed under the backlight unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Benjamin S. BUSTLE, Rasamy Phouthavong, Benjamin J. Pope, Richard Hung Minh Dinh, Michael W. Firka
  • Publication number: 20180066374
    Abstract: A high gloss deep black housing for a handheld electronic device is disclosed having either a textured or a mirror finish. Methods for preparing a housing having the high gloss deep black finish are also disclosed, including housings for mobile phones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Duy P. Le, Masashige Tatebe, Jody R. Akana, Jeremy D. Bataillou, Shota Aoyagi, Richard Hung Minh Dinh, Ricky C. Lee, Thomas Johannessen, Benjamin S. Bustle, Rasamy Phouthavong, Zechariah D. Feinberg, Tiffany Hu, Dandan Wan, Chuanyou Su, Phillip W. Hum, Michael P. Coleman, Jong Kong Lee