Patents by Inventor Eric Mynard Jones

Eric Mynard Jones 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: 4066330
    Abstract: A coupler for joining optical devices. It receives a peripheral flange. The coupler includes a socket to receive the flange. Each of a plurality of radially movable retainer studs has a shoulder which can project through a respective aperture in the side wall of the socket to overhang and engage a shoulder on said flange, thereby to hold together optical devices that are in turn integral with or fastened to the flange and to the coupler. Means is provided for moving the retainer studs in the apertures, both into and out of the socket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 1976
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1978
    Assignee: Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc.
    Inventor: Eric Mynard Jones