Patents by Inventor Elliot Isban

Elliot Isban 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: 4645289
    Abstract: The present invention provides an improvement to a coupling device which allows for quickly changing electrical fixtures without rewiring. The quick change mounting fixture comprises a combined electrical and mechanical two-piece male and female fastening device. A female receptacle plate is mounted to a standard ceiling or wall-mounted electrical junction box, and a male tap support plate which also functions as a fixture support may be selectively rotatably mounted to the female receptacle plate. Rotation of the male tap support plate through a predetermined angle with respect to the female receptacle plate automatically aligns respective live and neutral electrical contacts supported on the respective plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 1985
    Date of Patent: February 24, 1987
    Inventor: Elliot Isban
  • Patent number: 4645286
    Abstract: A coupling device which allows for quickly changing electrical fixtures without rewiring. The quick change mounting fixture comprises a combined electrical and mechanical two-piece male and female fastening device. The invention allows for consumer as well as professional installation and detachment of fixtures by providing an easy and safe method. All wires and contacts are self contained and shielded from accidental contact. The invention comprises a female receptacle plate for mounting to a standard ceiling or wall mounted electrical junction box, a male tap support plate which also functions as a fixture support, a block terminal support, where contacts and wire routes are located, and a shield cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 1983
    Date of Patent: February 24, 1987
    Assignee: Elliot Isban
    Inventors: Elliot Isban, Charles F. Stephenson, Robert F. Cook