Patents by Inventor Herbert C. Vining

Herbert C. Vining 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: 4909793
    Abstract: The present invention provides an intravenous catheter apparatus having a retractable stylet, comprising a cannula member positioned at the end of a catheter, affixed to an end portion of a stylet body and engaged to an end portion of a tubular stylet protector chamber. The stylet protector chamber includes a stylet body plunger member having a stylet body and stylet on the distal end thereof, the stylet insertable in the bore of the cannula, and extending past the distal end of the cannula when the stylet is in the full extended position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 1988
    Date of Patent: March 20, 1990
    Inventors: Herbert C. Vining, Clara G. Ryan
  • Patent number: 4507117
    Abstract: A syringe apparatus having a syringe barrel open-ended on a first end for receiving a piston therewithin for movement down the syringe barrel, and having on the second end a constricted neck portion with a bore therethrough in communication with the bore within the syringe barrel. There would be further provided a needle portion having an upper base for mounting the upper portion of the needle, with the needle slidable within the bore of the constricted neck portion, from a position retracted into the neck portion to a position movable out of the end of the neck portion for injection. There is further provided a first and second locking members. The first locking member allows locking engagement between the slidable piston within the barrel and the lower base portion of the needle, so that when in the locked position the needle moves in relation with the piston portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 1983
    Date of Patent: March 26, 1985
    Inventors: Herbert C. Vining, Clara G. Ryan