Patents by Inventor Daniel H. Quinlan

Daniel H. Quinlan 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: 20010037657
    Abstract: A modular ice maker having a frame formed from a base, a tub resting on the base, and a pair of opposing side panels affixed to opposing sides of side tub and base assembly. The ice maker has a refrigerated compartment with a ice forming and dispensing device and an ice storage bin receiving and storing ice from the ice forming and dispensing device. An inner door or chute rotates about a horizontal axis to provide access to the ice storage bin and to provide a surface extending outwardly of the refrigerated compartment to redirect and guide dropped ice back into the ice storage bin. An outer door sealingly closing the refrigerated compartment is provided with a surface adapted for providing a camming action to drive the inner door upwardly when the outer door is closed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2001
    Publication date: November 8, 2001
    Inventors: James F. Dasher, Scott E. Roales, Daniel H. Quinlan
  • Publication number: 20010025505
    Abstract: A removable ice bucket for an ice making system for a refrigerator and more particularly a removable ice bucket disposable in a refrigerator for receipt of ice pieces from an ice maker disposed in the freezer compartment of the refrigerator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2001
    Publication date: October 4, 2001
    Inventors: Mark H. Nelson, Daniel H. Quinlan, Kenneth Todd Shelley, Sandra C. Steward, Jim J. Pastryk
  • Patent number: D447493
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2001
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Kenneth Todd Shelley, Daniel H. Quinlan, Sandra C. Steward