Patents by Inventor Edward W. Stevens

Edward W. Stevens 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: 20080047745
    Abstract: According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are provided of flexible clip-on shielding and/or grounding strips capable of being clipped onto and disposed along a curved edge portion of a mounting surface. In one exemplary embodiment, a flexible clip-on shielding includes an array of generally transversely extending slots. At least some of the slots have a closed end portion and an open end portion such that the closed end portions are at alternating ends of the slots and such that the open end portions are at alternating ends of the slots. Finger elements are defined by the slots. At least one finger element is defined generally between a first pair of slots with at least one slot between the first pair of slots. At least one other finger element is defined generally between a second pair of slots without another slot between the second pair of slots.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2006
    Publication date: February 28, 2008
    Inventors: David Christopher Smeltz, Edward W. Stevens
  • Patent number: 4971511
    Abstract: A system for lifting and tilting a vehicle sideways is disclosed. The system includes a hoist having a base shaft, a lifting shaft pivotedly mounted at its end to the base shaft, and a mast shaft which is likewise pivotedly mounted at its end to the base shaft. An arrangement of pulleys is positioned on the mast shaft and lifting shaft. A cable connects the pulleys and provides a mechanical advantage lifting system for raising the lifting shafts under the power of a power driven winch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 1987
    Date of Patent: November 20, 1990
    Inventors: Michael E. Stevens, Edward W. Stevens