Patents by Inventor Howard L. Brown

Howard L. Brown 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: 5030031
    Abstract: A damming and barrier-forming device which includes a porous, biodegradable elongated fabric tube closable at one or both ends, and having a diameter of from four inches to two feet and a length of at least four feet. The elongated fabric tube, which can typically be constructed of burlap, is filled with earth after one end has been closed, and the earth-filled tube is then laid in a desired configuration adjacent or around a shrub or plant which is to be nourished and sustained by water impounded behind, or within, the damming and barrier-forming device. A method is described for using the damming and barrier-forming device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 9, 1991
    Inventor: Howard L. Brown