Patents by Inventor George M. Osborn

George M. Osborn 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: 5176160
    Abstract: A combination cane and reaching apparatus includes a cane body having a longitudinal axis and terminating in a pair of ends, a top end having a handle member including a grip portion extending in a direction generally perpendicular to the cane body longitudinal axis, and a bottom end terminating in a cane tip. A trigger portion is secured to the cane body proximate the handle member, and includes a trigger element and a trigger pivot axis. A jaw portion is secured to the cane body proximate the cane tip, and includes a jaw element, a jaw pivot axis, and a spring. A string capture or lock portion is attached to the cane body between the trigger portion and jaw portion. A cable or string segment connects the trigger element and jaw element, with the string segment bearing a bead or knot along its length proximate the string lock portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 1992
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1993
    Inventor: George M. Osborn