Patents by Inventor Francisco O. Orero

Francisco O. Orero 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: 4679523
    Abstract: A flag assembly has a pedestal frame which contains a miniature phonograph recorder that is battery operated and which has two contacts that are connectable together to activate the recorder. One contact is connected to the conductive base of a flag staff and the other contact is connected to a flexible flap which can be bent into engagement with the base to activate the recorder. A shuttle having a sleeve and a flange is slidable along the staff. In its lower position the flange presses the flexible flap against the base to activate the recorder. A flag is engaged around the sleeve. A rope has one end connected to the sleeve at an opposite end engaged around a pulley at the top of the staff and extending downwardly into the pedestal frame. A spring-loaded spool in the pedestal frame is connected to the opposite ends of the rope for winding and unwinding the rope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 1985
    Date of Patent: July 14, 1987
    Inventors: Francisco O. Orero, Augusto M. Garcia