Patents by Inventor James C. Wingo, Jr.

James C. Wingo, 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: 5035009
    Abstract: A protective helmet and liner therefor includes a sheet of sound deadening material which fits between impact force absorbing pad structures disposed on the interior of the protective helmet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 30, 1991
    Assignee: Riddell, Inc.
    Inventors: James C. Wingo, Jr., Nelson Kraemer
  • Patent number: 5029341
    Abstract: A shoulder pad for a football player, includes a rib protector pad body disposed adjacent to the body arch members and releasably connected to the pad body disposed beneath the body arch members of the shoulder pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 1989
    Date of Patent: July 9, 1991
    Assignee: Riddell, Inc.
    Inventor: James C. Wingo, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4985931
    Abstract: A shock absorbing pad structure for athletic equipment, such as shoulder pads, has a foam member, having an undulated configuration formed by a plurality of elevations and dperessions, arranged in a staggered relationship with respect to one another, disposed within a flexible, substantially air impermeable enclosure. The flexible enclosure has at least one air permeable portion disposed therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 1989
    Date of Patent: January 22, 1991
    Assignee: Riddell, Inc.
    Inventor: James C. Wingo, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4926503
    Abstract: An athletic shock absorbing pad structure includes a flexible open-celled foam member disposed in a flexible enclosure and the flexible open-celled foam member comprises two layers of open-celled foam, the density of the layers of open-celled foam being different from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 1989
    Date of Patent: May 22, 1990
    Assignee: Riddell, Inc.
    Inventor: James C. Wingo Jr
  • Patent number: 4872216
    Abstract: A cantilever strap for a shoulder pad for a football player has a central portion which overlies the acromioclavicular area of the shoulder of the football player, and has a width which is substantially greater than two inches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 1988
    Date of Patent: October 10, 1989
    Assignee: Riddell, Inc.
    Inventor: James C. Wingo, Jr.