Patents by Inventor Derrick D. Lenz

Derrick D. Lenz 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: 20140191096
    Abstract: A mounting system for mounting a personal navigation device to a surface comprises a base assembly, a socket, and a mounting coupler. The base assembly includes a base, a mounting ball, and an arm connecting the base to the mounting ball. The socket may be integrated in the personal navigation device and includes spaced apart first and second magnets. The mounting coupler may attach to the mounting ball of the base assembly and removably couple with the socket of the personal navigation device. The mounting coupler may include a body and spaced apart first and second magnets. The body may include a forward wall configured to couple with the personal navigation device and a rear wall configured to couple with the base assembly. The magnets may be aligned with the magnets of the personal navigation device to ensure proper orientation of the personal navigation device on the mounting coupler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: GARMIN SWITZERLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Justin D. Wiercinski, Benjamin E. Morrill, Derrick D. Lenz, Warren R. Stevens
  • Patent number: D705680
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Justin D. Wiercinski, Benjamin E. Morrill, Derrick D. Lenz, Warren R. Stevens
  • Patent number: D708078
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Warren R. Stevens, Juhee Lee, Derrick D. Lenz, Jeff D. Taylor
  • Patent number: D719858
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Warren R. Stevens, Juhee Lee, Derrick D. Lenz, Benjamin E. Morrill, Justin D. Wiercinski
  • Patent number: D724451
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Warren R. Stevens, Juhee Lee, Derrick D. Lenz, Benjamin E. Morrill, John R. Tines
  • Patent number: D725693
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Chao-Ting Chen, Warren R. Stevens
  • Patent number: D727182
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Juhee Lee, Kevin M. Hansen
  • Patent number: D742258
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Warren R. Stevens, Derrick D. Lenz, Brett J. Kuper, Nicholas B. Greusel
  • Patent number: D750510
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Aaron J. Lindh, Brett J. Kuper
  • Patent number: D751534
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Juhee Lee, Mark B. Emge, Matthew D. Hensch
  • Patent number: D751933
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Walter S. Pankewich, Jr., Shr-Kai Liau, Juhee Lee
  • Patent number: D766759
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Aaron J. Lindh, Brett J. Kuper
  • Patent number: D777232
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Robert S. Lillquist, Derrick D. Lenz, Dustin L. Kelsey, Jeff D. Taylor
  • Patent number: D785066
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Kevin Liu, Derrick D. Lenz, Sean F. Engineer, Brian F. Ruff
  • Patent number: D788609
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Nicholas E. Tobaben, Juliane M. Henne, Kenneth A. Hsieh, Ian J. Baker
  • Patent number: D789811
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Brett J. Kuper
  • Patent number: D789812
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Kevin Liu, Justin D. Wiercinski
  • Patent number: D790375
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Brett J. Kuper
  • Patent number: D793463
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Patrick M. Houin, Jason D. Watson, Derrick D. Lenz, Kevin M. Hansen
  • Patent number: D839945
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Garmin Switzerland GmbH
    Inventors: Derrick D. Lenz, Stephen W. Connor, Jeff D. Taylor, Brennan J. Trupka