Patents by Inventor Christopher P. McFadden

Christopher P. McFadden 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: 8528125
    Abstract: A portable washbasin assembly that is used to catch water when a person is having his/her hair washed. A basin is provided that rests on the shoulders of the person. This enables the person to have his/her hair washed while sitting upright or near upright. The basin has a bottom surface through which is disposed a generally centralized opening. An outer vertical wall extends around the periphery of the bottom surface. An inner vertical wall extends upwardly from the bottom surface around the centralized opening. A flexible membrane is stretched over the centralized opening between sections of the inner vertical wall. The flexible membrane contains a hole that is positioned over the below lying centralized opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Inventor: Christopher P. McFadden
  • Publication number: 20030160496
    Abstract: An elevating device for elevating a furniture leg above a floor, resulting in a corresponding elevation of the furniture's seating surface. The device is of a “universal” design capable of being used with various furniture of different designs, e.g. chairs and beds having discrete legs or sled-base legs, of a broad range of sizes. The device includes a base for resting in a stable manner on the floor and a support surface opposite the base defining a longitudinal channel for receiving a furniture leg. The longitudinal channel may include upper and lower channels, to support legs at different heights above the floor, or inwardly sloping sidewalls for wedgedly supporting a furniture leg. Optionally, the device includes a securing member for attaching a securing strap to limit leg movement relative to the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2002
    Publication date: August 28, 2003
    Inventor: Christopher P. McFadden
  • Patent number: 6415458
    Abstract: A portable shampooing device includes a basin defining a central opening and a sleeve of elastic, liquid impermeable material. The sleeve defines a first periphery joined to the basin around the opening for admitting passage of a human head. The sleeve also defines a second periphery smaller than the first periphery for fitting around a human neck, preferably at the chin or just below the chin. Optionally, the basin may define a funnel portion and include a drainage tube attached to the funnel portion. The device may also include a collar joined to the sleeve adjacent the second periphery and having a fastener for securing the collar around the neck and forming a tight seal. A cushion may be joined to the basin to provide comfort to a wearer of the shampooing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2002
    Inventor: Christopher P. McFadden