Patents by Inventor Dana Kim

Dana Kim 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: 5990871
    Abstract: A pointing device that is ergonomically designed is shown and described. In a preferred embodiment designed for children aged 2-6, a relatively large ball is provided in a housing which has a gripping area or handle for each hand of a user, a portion of the ball extending from an upper surface of the housing. A button is provided in a front region of the housing, the placement, shape and size of the button being configured to optimize the target area and activation of the button by the user. The size of the ball and the configuration of the housing provide a pointing device that is easy and comfortable for a child aged 2-6 to use, the pointing device being designed to accommodate the hand size, motor control, and postural needs of young children.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 23, 1999
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Aditha May Adams, Steven T. Kaneko, Ferdinand van Engelen, Christopher Alviar, Dick C. K. Liu, Dana Kim, Bridget Cameron Greenberg
  • Patent number: D377485
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: January 21, 1997
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Steven T. Kaneko, Aditha M. Adams, Christopher Alviar, Ferdinand van Engelen, Dana Kim, Bridget C. Greenberg, Dick C. K. Liu
  • Patent number: D378517
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 18, 1997
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Steven T. Kaneko, Aditha M. Adams, Christopher Alviar, Ferdinand van Engelen, Dana Kim, Bridget C. Greenberg, Dick C. K. Liu
  • Patent number: D382261
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 1996
    Date of Patent: August 12, 1997
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Steven T. Kaneko, Aditha May Adams, Christopher Alviar, Ferdinand van Engelen, Dana Kim, Bridget Cameron Greenberg, Dick C. K. Liu
  • Patent number: D399499
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 1996
    Date of Patent: October 13, 1998
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Steven T. Kaneko, Aditha May Adams, Christopher Alviar, Ferdinand van Engelen, Dana Kim, Bridget Cameron Greenberg, Dick C. K. Liu
  • Patent number: D813101
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Thor Tech, Inc.
    Inventors: James Jack Owen Devine, Dale Beever, Raymond McKay Featherstone, Bryan M. Fox, Dana Kim Gehman, Bradley J. Mitchell, Robert Owen Sanford, Bryan Thompson
  • Patent number: D863243
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Dongeun Kim, Dana Jung, Hyun Lee
  • Patent number: D864033
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Thor Tech, Inc.
    Inventors: James Jack Owen Devine, Dale Beever, Raymond McKay Featherstone, Bryan M. Fox, Dana Kim Gehman, Bradley J. Mitchell, Robert Owen Sanford, Bryan Thompson