Patents by Inventor Francis X. LoJacono

Francis X. LoJacono 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: 5495692
    Abstract: The present invention provides a protective apparatus for a root system of a tree and/or plant which is defined by a collapsible wire basket structure that includes a support strap adapted to be rotatably mounted and secured across the opening of the basket so as to support the basket when the basket is positioned around the soil-bound root system of the tree or plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 5, 1996
    Inventor: Francis X. LoJacono, Jr.
  • Patent number: 5246254
    Abstract: An anti-kinking device used in conjunction with a garden variety water hose, wherein the device includes a housing defined by a tubular body having a coupling member rotatably mounted to the tubular body so as to be connected to a water faucet, wherein the opposite end of the tubular body is threaded so as to connect to a garden-type hose, and further includes an elongated flexible nylon cable that is fixedly secured to a boss member formed in the internal wall of the tubular body, whereby the cable is formed with a length so as to be readily positioned within the full length of the hose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 1992
    Date of Patent: September 21, 1993
    Assignee: Francis X. LoJacono, Sr.
    Inventors: Francis X. LoJacono, Jr., Robert M. Hooper
  • Patent number: 4702448
    Abstract: An adjustable support-and-suspension bracket designed particularly for use with a mounting structure, such as an I.V. pole system, wherein the bracket is defined by a clamp body having a head portion, an opening to receive a mounting structure, and a clamping device disposed within the body. There is attached to the head portion a pair of oppositely positioned support arms which extend outwardly therefrom to allow various devices to be supported or suspended. The clamping device comprises a threaded stud having a knob on one end thereof, the threaded stud being rotatably mounted in a housing formed in the clamp body. A threaded clamping sleeve is mounted to the threaded stud for longitudinal movement as the stud is rotated. When the threaded stud is rotated in the proper direction, the clamping sleeve is extended so that the mounting structure is tightly clamped within the body opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 1986
    Date of Patent: October 27, 1987
    Inventors: Francis X. LoJacono, Janet S. Roberts
  • Patent number: D361259
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 15, 1995
    Inventor: Francis X. LoJacono, Jr.