Patents by Inventor Gerard A. Furbershaw

Gerard A. Furbershaw 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: 9173527
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an ergonomically designed solid single piece ice cream scoop emerging from a die-cast or forged tool made out of a metal that is finished and polished to eliminate the rough edges from the die casting or forged process with superior mechanical leverage to scoop out the hardest ice cream from a container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Belle-V, LLC
    Inventors: Karl T. Ulrich, Jeffrey Allen Salazar, Alan J. Cook, Jeff Smith, Kevin John Augustyniak, Gerard Furbershaw, Kenneth D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20150110913
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an ergonomically designed solid single piece ice cream scoop emerging from a die-cast or forged too made out of a metal that is finished and polished to eliminate the rough edges from the die casting or forged process with superior mechanical leverage to scoop out the hardest ice cream from a container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Karl T. Ulrich, Jeffrey Allen Salazar, Alan J. Cook, Jeff Smith, Kevin John Augustyniak, Gerard Furbershaw, Kenneth D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20110289236
    Abstract: A system and method for enriching memories and enhancing emotions about a specific personal event is disclosed. The system allows an easy to use enrichment of memories in terms of emotions and feelings around personal events such as vacations, promotions, sports, celebrations, etc. in form of still images, illustrations, templates, audio, video, and/or data. The invention is a turn-key system that combines broadly available hardware, industrial design, software, proprietary content, user-friendly user interface, distribution, and services tailored towards emotional personal events. The system also provides for the updating of the content on a storage device, usage tracking, remote deletion of content, encryption/decryption of documents and secure access.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2010
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Applicant: T'EMOGIQUE, INC.
    Inventors: Bernard C. K├╝mmerli, Jeffrey Smith, Gerard Furbershaw, Simon Asato
  • Patent number: 6206237
    Abstract: A dispenser sequentially dispenses a plurality of containers. The dispenser includes a housing having a front, a rear, a top, a bottom, a first side and a second side, with an inlet and an outlet for the containers being disposed on its front. A passage is disposed within the housing and guides the containers from the inlet to the outlet. A receiving door is connected to the housing and is movable between a closed position covering the inlet and an open position allowing the containers to be inserted into the inlet. The receiving door includes a front face contoured to cooperate with the passage to guide the containers to a predetermined orientation upon insertion into the inlet. The passage is also canted toward one side of the housing to maintain the containers in the predetermined orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2001
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Mike Dillon, Gerard A. Furbershaw, Robert A. Howard, David W. Laituri, Adam K. McGinty, Brad Melmon, Robert C. Meyer, Miguel M. L. Praca, Arthur G. Sandoval, Jeffrey L. Smith, Dayne Wilcox
  • Patent number: 4474572
    Abstract: An implanting device for implanting pellets and like subcutaneously or intramuscularly in animals is described which utilizes means for indexing an implant magazine having a plurality of pellet-containing stations therein and means for automatically retracting a needle from about an implant charge to deposit the pellets in an animal. The implant magazine is indexed for sequential applications automatically as the retraction mechanism is cocked. Additionally, means for automatically ejecting a spent or empty implant cartridge are provided to prevent false deposition of implants. An implant cartridge having open channels containing implants can be utilized with the implanting device, the channels having means thereon for increasing the size of the channel during the implanting step to substantially eliminate the crushing or breaking of pellets as they are expelled from the cartridge. Alignment and stabilization means for the implant magazine and the implanting device also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 1983
    Date of Patent: October 2, 1984
    Assignee: Syntex (U.S.A.) Inc.
    Inventors: Allen D. McNaughton, Stephen B. Albert, Gerard A. Furbershaw
  • Patent number: 4400170
    Abstract: An implanting device for implanting pellets and like subcutaneously or intramuscularly in animals is described which utilizes means for indexing an implant magazine having a plurality of pellet-containing stations therein and means for automatically retracting a needle from about an implant charge to deposit the pellets in an animal. The implant magazine is indexed for sequential applications automatically as the retraction mechanism is cocked. Additionally, means for automatically ejecting a spent or empty implant cartridge are provided to prevent false deposition of implants. An implant cartridge having open channels containing implants can be utilized with the implanting device, the channels having means thereon for increasing the size of the channel during the implanting step to substantially eliminate the crushing or breaking of pellets as they are expelled from the cartridge. Alignment and stabilization means for the implant magazine and the implanting device also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 1981
    Date of Patent: August 23, 1983
    Assignee: Syntex (U.S.A.) Inc.
    Inventors: Allen D. McNaughton, Stephen B. Albert, Gerard A. Furbershaw
  • Patent number: D266512
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 1980
    Date of Patent: October 12, 1982
    Assignee: Quadri Netics International Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Gerard A. Furbershaw, Stephen B. Albert, Dale W. Gruye
  • Patent number: D351309
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 1993
    Date of Patent: October 11, 1994
    Assignee: Quadlux, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert I. Beaver, II, Michael H. Kellicutt, William H. Sehestedt, Joe R. Suarez, Eugene R. Westerberg, Gerard A. Furbershaw, David W. Laituri, Gilbert Y. Wong, Max K. Yoshimoto
  • Patent number: D351311
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 1993
    Date of Patent: October 11, 1994
    Assignee: Quadlux, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert I. Beaver, IIl, Michael H. Kellicutt, William H. Sehestedt, Joe R. Suarez, Eugene R. Westerberg, Gerard A. Furbershaw, David W. Laituri, Gilbert Y. Wong, Max K. Yoshimoto
  • Patent number: D713219
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Belle-V, LLC
    Inventors: Karl T. Ulrich, Jeffrey Allen Salazar, Alan J. Cook, Jeff Smith, Kevin John Augustyniak, Gerard Furbershaw, Kenneth D. Wood