Patents by Inventor Chaio-Lan Lu

Chaio-Lan Lu 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: 20040082221
    Abstract: An electric connector for fluorescent lamp formed of a housing, a big compression spring, a small compression spring, a locating plate, two metal conducting plates, two lead wires, a protective cover shell, and a top cover plate. The housing has two gates and two retainers in the gates to hold the front ends of the metal conducting plates in place. Each metal conducting plate has an angled locating portion and two parallel engagement portion for securing the conductors of the respective lead wire without soldering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2002
    Publication date: April 29, 2004
    Inventor: Chaio-Lan Lu
  • Patent number: 5634480
    Abstract: A hair clip is made from an elongated metal plate by stamping. The hair clip comprises a base plate section, a clamping plate section, a hinge section connected between the base plate section and the clamping plate section, a retaining section extending from one end of the clamping plate, and a catch plate raised from the base plate section at one end remote from the hinge section. The retaining section has a V-shaped profile with retaining holes and the catch plate has two substantially C-shaped pawls which engage the retaining holes of the retaining section to secure the clamping plate section in the clamping position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 1996
    Date of Patent: June 3, 1997
    Inventor: Chaio-Lan Lu
  • Patent number: 5606777
    Abstract: A clip made of a springy plate by stamping for fastening sheets of paper together, having a bottom wall, a top wall obliquely suspended above the bottom wall, and an upright stop wall connected between the bottom wall and the top wall, wherein the bottom wall has a front end terminating in a downwardly sloping paper guide and the top wall has a longitudinal reinforcing rib in the middle and a front end terminating in an upwardly sloping paper guide, and defines two side openings above the bottom wall for access by the fingers of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 4, 1997
    Inventor: Chaio-Lan Lu