Patents by Inventor David J. O'Connell

David J. O'Connell 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: 6360380
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a bath tub having a deep basin without an internal overflow. Instead, an overflow trough encircles the basin and collects water falling over a rim of the basin. A pump directs water within the overflow trough through a conduit back into the basin, so as to continuously maintain water flowing over the rim of the basin. Micro-effervescence and a chromatherapy system can also be provided with such a tub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2002
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Peter W. Swart, Ronald A. Bauer, Carter J. Thomas, Michael G. Cook, Robert C. Giese, David J. O'Connell
  • Patent number: 6296011
    Abstract: A three position valve suitable for use in a trigger nozzle assembly is disclosed which is suitable for use in kitchen utensil rinsing areas has a valve housing with a bore, a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. A biased slidable member is positioned in the bore and provides for fluid flow between the fluid inlet and outlet when the valve is in a first position. High flow and stop flow positions are also provided upon compression of the trigger. The valve can be employed in conjunction with a combined spray and aerator head, as well as a hose take-up assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2001
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: John C. Esche, Erich D. Slothower, David J. O'Connell
  • Patent number: 6248982
    Abstract: A cooking unit has a cooking chamber for water which is heated and drained from a pot by electrical remote controls which are compactly placed on the surface of the unit. In one embodiment, a basin is employed with the cooking unit and affords movement of a cutting board over the basin. Various types of cooking utensils can be employed in conjunction with the cooking chamber and the basin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2001
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Mary J. Reid, David J. O'Connell, Carl F. Mueller, John F. Quella, Mark Johansen
  • Patent number: 6234192
    Abstract: A three position valve suitable for use in a trigger nozzle assembly is disclosed which is suitable for use in kitchen utensil rinsing areas has a valve housing with a bore, a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. A biased slidable member is positioned in the bore and provides for fluid flow between the fluid inlet and outlet when the valve is in a first position. High flow and stop flow positions are also provided upon compression of the trigger. The valve can be employed in conjunction with a combined spray and aerator head, as well as a hose take-up assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2000
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2001
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: John C. Esche, Erich D. Slothower, David J. O'Connell
  • Patent number: 6182305
    Abstract: A sink with a basin which affords alternative side-to-side and front-to-back movement of a cutting board over the basin. The sink is preferably employed with a cooking chamber. Various types of cooking utensils can be employed in conjunction with the cutting board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2000
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2001
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid
  • Patent number: D446574
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2001
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Carter J. Thomas, David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid
  • Patent number: D520125
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2006
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Raul M. Paredes, David J. O'Connell
  • Patent number: D455820
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2002
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Carter J. Thomas, David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid
  • Patent number: D456881
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2002
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Carter J. Thomas, David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid
  • Patent number: D528196
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Raul M. Paredes, David J. O'Connell
  • Patent number: D338260
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 10, 1993
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Alan D. Bengtson, David J. O'Connell
  • Patent number: D345784
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 1992
    Date of Patent: April 5, 1994
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: David J. O'Connell, William C. McKeone
  • Patent number: D420726
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2000
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Erich D. Slothower, David J. O'Connell
  • Patent number: D421105
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2000
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Thomas A. Bonnell, David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid
  • Patent number: D426624
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2000
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Herbert V. Kohler, Jr., David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid, Erich D. Slothower, Carl F. Mueller, Mark Johansen, John F. Quella, Mark H. Lowery, Robert L. Jackson
  • Patent number: D428477
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2000
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid
  • Patent number: D431286
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 1999
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2000
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: Herbert V. Kohler, Jr., David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid, Erich D. Slothower, Carl F. Mueller, Mark Johansen, John F. Quella, Mark H. Lowery, Robert L. Jackson
  • Patent number: D431636
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2000
    Assignee: Kohler Co.
    Inventors: David J. O'Connell, Mary J. Reid
  • Patent number: D865554
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: EMBR Labs Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel Shames, David Cohen-Tanugi, Gregor Mittersinker, Rance Pritchard, Christopher J. O'Connell, Walmen Dumaliang
  • Patent number: D865555
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: EMBR Labs Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel Shames, David Cohen-Tanugi, Gregor Mittersinker, Rance Pritchard, Christopher J. O'Connell, Walmen Dumaliang