Patents by Inventor Howard P. Greene, Jr.

Howard P. Greene, Jr. 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: 5289782
    Abstract: An adjustable height table having a top that can be vertically adjusted to various heights by a pair of telescoping legs and a counterbalance weight mechanism which includes a weight box and weights that can be easily added or removed by the user depending on the weight carried by the table top. A locking mechanism including a spring-urged threaded half nut and a stationary threaded rod enables the table top to be locked in place once a desired height is achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1991
    Date of Patent: March 1, 1994
    Assignee: Westinghouse Electric Corp.
    Inventors: John J. Rizzi, Joseph J. Smith, II, Howard P. Greene, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4501569
    Abstract: A spherical vehicle including a spherical shell having a drive shaft secured to the interior wall thereof. A drive motor is connected to the shaft for imparting a rolling motion to the spherical vehicle on a supporting surface. Continuous steering of the vehicle is accomplished by changing the position of a mass suspended from the drive shaft to thereby change the center of gravity of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 1983
    Date of Patent: February 26, 1985
    Inventors: Leonard R. Clark, Jr., Howard P. Greene, Jr.