Cathal Loughnane 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).
Abstract: A laptop stand configured to support a laptop computer on a surface at a plurality of angles includes a platen configured to support the laptop computer. A leg is pivotally coupled to the platen. A support arm is slide coupled to the platen and pivotally coupled to the leg. A latch is coupled to the support arm and is configured to latch and to unlatch from the platen at a plurality of latch points. The latch at the plurality of latch points positions the support arm at a first plurality of angles with respect to the platen and the leg. The latch at the plurality of latch points also positions the platen and the leg at a second plurality of angles with respect to one another. The latch is configured to slide with respect to the platen to move the support arm to rotate the leg with respect to the platen.
Abstract: A keyboard having improvements to the combination wave and curve keyboards of the prior art. In one embodiment, the invention provides a wave shape on a keyboard palm rest. In another embodiment, the invention provides a unique combination of a QWERTY keyboard, with both a wave and a curve, where the D and K keys are the low points of the wave. In another embodiment, a combination of more than one lateral waves and a constant radius curve is provided. Yet another embodiment provides the combination of a curved keyboard and a straight number pad.
December 6, 2006
Date of Patent:
May 13, 2014
Logitech Europe S.A.
Sylvain Sauvage, Lorenzo Mandelli, Eugene Canavan, Cathal Loughnane