Patents by Inventor Eric F. Osterman

Eric F. Osterman 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: 5396687
    Abstract: Fastener elements (10, 12) each include a base (14) and a multiplicity of prongs (16). Each prong (16) includes a head (18) and flange (20) defining an inner stem portion (22) and outer neck portion (24). Heads (18) include inner flat surfaces (25) that abut inner flat surfaces (26) of flanges (20). Two points of engagement are provided along each prong (16) between it and the prongs of a matching fastener element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 14, 1995
    Inventor: Eric F. Osterman