Patents by Inventor Cris D. Somerville

Cris D. Somerville 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: 8269389
    Abstract: An electrical energy generator for generating optimal electrical energy at very low wind speeds and at very high wind speeds. The electrical energy generator includes a support assembly having an elongate support member, and also includes a rotor assembly being rotatably disposed upon the support assembly and having a plurality of vanes being movable by air for rotating the rotor assembly, and further includes a stator assembly being mounted upon the support assembly and including a stator member being movably disposed upon the support assembly for generating energy in cooperation with the rotor assembly, and an assembly for moving the stator member relative to the rotor assembly upon the support assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Inventor: Cris D. Somerville
  • Patent number: 7784775
    Abstract: An intensified machinist vise for supporting and holding work pieces during the machining thereof. The intensified machinist vise includes an elongate housing having a top and a bottom, and also having a first end and a second end, and also includes a first jaw being securely mounted upon the elongate housing, and further includes a second jaw being rotatably and adjustably mounted upon the elongate housing, and also includes a jaw support assembly for supporting the second jaw upon the elongate housing, and further includes an actuator assembly for moving the second jaw toward and away from said first jaw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2010
    Inventor: Cris D. Somerville