Patents by Inventor Christopher James Whiteley

Christopher James Whiteley 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: 20190093296
    Abstract: A barrier (10) is described that comprises a barrier panel (12) having a first side edge (16) and a second side edge (18), and including a pair of fixed feet (26), the barrier panel (12) defining a channel within which a reinforcing member (34) is received, the reinforcing member (34) being oriented so as to be upstanding, in use, and located intermediate the first and second side edges (16, 18), and an adjustable foot (36) carried at the lower end of the reinforcing member (34).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: Christopher James WHITELEY
  • Publication number: 20180216349
    Abstract: A kerb ramp is described comprising a ramp body (12), a stop member (28) depending downwardly from the ramp body (12), an upper lip (20) secured to an upper edge part (16) of the ramp body (12) that, in use, is supported upon the kerb or footpath surface, and a lower lip (22) secured to a lower edge part (18) of the ramp body (12) that, in use, is supported upon the road surface, wherein the upper and lower lips (20, 22) are of a rubber or rubber-like plastics material and extend beneath the ramp body (12) to engage, respectively, the kerb or footpath surface and the road surface, and wherein the stop member (28) is engageable, in use, with an upright wall of the kerb.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventor: Christopher James WHITELEY
  • Publication number: 20180155895
    Abstract: A cover is described that comprises a load bearing panel (12) of generally square or rectangular form and having an upper surface 14a and an underside surface (14b), at least some of the edges of load bearing panel (12) being provided with ramp members (22) which are moulded onto the load bearing panel (12), the ramp members (22) each defining an upper ramped surface (22a) and a lower, ground engaging surface (22b), wherein the ground engaging surface (22b) is spaced beneath the underside surface (14b) of the load bearing panel (12). A method of manufacture thereof is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Publication number: 20180044867
    Abstract: A base for a temporary barrier, comprising (i) a support portion of plastics material on which is provided an upwardly extending spigot or socket for engaging with a part of the barrier; (ii) a first elongate, horizontally extending, ground engaging stabilising member of plastics material which is connected to and extends from the support portion to a first remote end; (iii) a first elongate stiffening member which is connected to the first stabilising member and extends horizontally from adjacent the first remote end towards the support portion; (iv) a second elongate, horizontally extending, ground engaging stabilising member of plastics material which is connected to and extends from the support portion to a second remote end in a direction opposite to the first stabilising member; and (v) a second elongate stiffening member which is connected to the second stabilising member and extends horizontally from adjacent the second remote end towards the support portion; wherein the first and second stiffening me
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Patent number: 9677299
    Abstract: A ballast weight is provided for a base for supporting tubular fencing poles on spigots. The ballast weight is in the form of a removable slab of molded plastics which in its underside has groove portions to receive frame members of the base. The end of the slab lies over a central transverse member of the frame and has a recess to accommodate the spigots. A pair of identical slabs can be used, one each side of the central transverse member of the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Oxford Plastic Systems Limited
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Patent number: 8979418
    Abstract: A barrier arrangement comprising a barrier panel 14, a walkway surface 10, and a bracket 20 securable to the walkway surface 10 and operable to secure the barrier panel 14 to the walkway surface 10, holding the barrier panel 14 in an upright configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Oxford Plastic Systems Limited
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Patent number: 8956073
    Abstract: A trench cover comprising a main body arranged to cover or partially cover a trench, in use, and retainer means operable to resist lateral movement of the cover, in use, the retainer means comprising a plurality of movable retainers, each being movable between a retracted position in which it projects beneath a lower surface of the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Oxford Plastic Systems Limited
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Publication number: 20140054529
    Abstract: A ballast weight is provided for a base for supporting tubular fencing poles on spigots. The ballast weight is in the form of a removable slab of molded plastics which in its underside has groove portions to receive frame members of the base. The end of the slab lies over a central transverse member of the frame and has a recess to accommodate the spigots. A pair of identical slabs can be used, one each side of the central transverse member of the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicant: Oxford Plastic Systems Limited
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Publication number: 20130236246
    Abstract: A barrier arrangement comprising a barrier panel 14, a walkway surface 10, and a bracket 20 securable to the walkway surface 10 and operable to secure the barrier panel 14 to the walkway surface 10, holding the barrier panel 14 in an upright configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: OXFORD PLASTIC SYSTEMS LIMITED
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Publication number: 20130108363
    Abstract: A trench cover comprising a main body arranged to cover or partially cover a trench, in use, and retainer means operable to resist lateral movement of the cover, in use, the retainer means comprising a plurality of movable retainers, each being movable between a retracted position in which it projects beneath a lower surface of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Applicant: OXFORD PLASTIC SYSTEMS LIMITED
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Publication number: 20030160361
    Abstract: A method of fabricating a moulded article comprises placing elongate reinforcing members (14) within a mould and then compression moulding a plastics material around the reinforcing members (14).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2003
    Publication date: August 28, 2003
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Patent number: D700405
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: Oxford Plastic Systems Limited
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Patent number: D734504
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Oxford Plastic Systems Limited
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley
  • Patent number: D739563
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Oxford Plastic Systems Limited
    Inventor: Christopher James Whiteley