Patents by Inventor Fred Ryan

Fred Ryan 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: 10396477
    Abstract: A fastening device to maintain a connector engaged in an electronic assembly, the fastening device including a body, a first clip member that engages in a first opening, the first clip member having a first shank that protrudes substantially perpendicularly from the body, and a first arm that protrudes the first shank towards the body, a second clip member that engages in a second opening, the second clip member having a second shank that protrudes substantially perpendicular from the body, and a pair of second arms that protrudes from the second shank towards the body, and a head affixed to the body that contacts the connector and maintains the connector engaged in the electronic assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Valeo North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Fred Roth, Julien Hemon, Jonathan Blandin, Tyler Ryan, Kable Walton
  • Publication number: 20190140377
    Abstract: A fastening device to maintain a connector engaged in an electronic assembly, the fastening device including a body, a first clip member that engages in a first opening, the first clip member having a first shank that protrudes substantially perpendicularly from the body, and a first arm that protrudes the first shank towards the body, a second clip member that engages in a second opening, the second clip member having a second shank that protrudes substantially perpendicular from the body, and a pair of second arms that protrudes from the second shank towards the body, and a head affixed to the body that contacts the connector and maintains the connector engaged in the electronic assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Valeo North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Fred ROTH, Julien HEMON, Jonathan BLANDIN, Tyler RYAN, Kable WALTON
  • Publication number: 20140246029
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method of making a corded earplug, including a flexible cord material having a particular cross-section. An earplug having a nose portion for insertion into the ear and a handle portion extending from the nose portion and lying outside of the ear when the nose portion is inserted into the ear. The handle portion including at least two openings physically displaced from each other. At least one of the openings extends within the handle portion and with at least one of the openings having a cross-section different than the cross-section of the cord material. An end portion of the flexible cord material is inserted into the at least one opening extending within the handle portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: MOLDEX-METRIC, INC.
    Inventors: Mark Magidson, Crest Turdjian, Fred Ryan
  • Publication number: 20120272974
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method of making a corded earplug including a flexible cord material having a particular cross-section. An earplug having a nose portion for insertion into the ear and a handle portion extending from the nose portion and lying outside of the ear when the nose portion is inserted into the ear. The handle portion including at least two openings physically displaced from each other. At least one of the openings extends within the handle portion and with at least one of the openings having a cross-section different than the cross-section of the cord material. A end portion of the flexible cord material is inserted into the at least one opening extending within the handle portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2011
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Inventors: Mark Magidson, Crest Turdjian, Fred Ryan
  • Patent number: 6241120
    Abstract: An earplug dispenser for manual operation by a user includes a bottle member to receive a plurality of earplugs. A dispensing mechanism is located at an open end of the bottle member so that when the bottle member is turned upside down, the dispensing mechanism projects downward and the earplugs fall by gravity to the dispensing mechanism. The dispensing mechanism includes an impeller member having a plurality of impeller openings to have individual earplugs located within the impeller openings by gravity and additionally includes a knob member projecting downward from the impeller and including a ratchet mechanism so that the rotation of the knob provides for rotation of the impeller and any individual earplugs captured in the impeller openings in only one direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2001
    Assignee: Moldex -Metric, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Forbes Scholey, Fred Ryan
  • Patent number: 5303776
    Abstract: A wireline conveyable device for a fluid operable borehole tubing assembly comprising a tubular body having a first end intended to form the upper end when in the borehole and a second open end intended to form the lower end. The tubular body includes at least one aperture in a wall thereof to facilitate passage of fluid through the tubular body. Electrically actuable outwardly moving anchoring means are attached to the tubular body for positively locating the tubular member at a predetermined position within the borehole tubing, in use. An electrically actuable sealing means attached to the tubular body and arranged, in use, for selectively sealing the space between the borehole tubing and the tubular body to divert fluid through the tubular body to bypass the sealing means for driving fluid actuable means located adjacent said second lower end of the tubular body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 1992
    Date of Patent: April 19, 1994
    Assignee: Pipe Recovery Consultants Limited
    Inventor: Fred Ryan
  • Patent number: D529169
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2006
    Assignee: Moldex-Metric, Inc.
    Inventor: Fred Ryan
  • Patent number: D616526
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2010
    Inventor: Fred Ryan
  • Patent number: D388587
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 1993
    Date of Patent: January 6, 1998
    Inventors: Shirley Magidson, Madeleine Gomez, Fred Ryan
  • Patent number: D684253
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Moldex-Metric, Inc.
    Inventor: Fred Ryan