Patents by Inventor Gerald A. Doty

Gerald A. Doty 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: 3984191
    Abstract: A fastener such as a clip or key is provided for securing two movable members together and which fastener is inseparable from one of said members and yet is easily operative for assembly and disassembly of said one member to or from said other member. The fastener has a mounting part which is a first planar portion with an open center section, said portion being guidingly trapped or captivated for reciprocating movement in a track in said one member. The fastener has an attaching part which is a second planar portion spaced from and joined to said first planar portion which second portion has a pair of resilient fingers adapted to be reciprocated with the mounting part between a locking position with said fingers in a groove in a projecting part of said other member and an unlocking position permitting said members to be separated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 1975
    Date of Patent: October 5, 1976
    Assignee: The Anderson Company
    Inventor: Gerald A. Doty