Patents by Inventor James Henry Wise

James Henry Wise 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: 5721531
    Abstract: This invention relates to a monitoring arrangement for a hanging file folder for identifying information contained in an electronic file folder locator system. A hanging file folder, as known in the art, includes a pair of laterally extending support bars along a pair of upper edges of the file folder wherein each upper edge is formed with a channel for holding a respective support bar, and the file folder is formed with a plurality of apertures into one of the upper edge channels at a plurality of spaced locations along that channel. The monitoring arrangement comprises a pair of parallel, substantially horizontal, support rails spaced apart within a file cabinet to suspend the file folder therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 24, 1998
    Assignee: The Whitaker Corporation
    Inventors: William Joseph Garver, James Albert Leidy, Donald Lynn Metzger, James Henry Wise
  • Patent number: 5586111
    Abstract: A communications network wherein the individual communication lines extend to peripheral user devices from a central hub. A test switch is interposed in the communication lines in the vicinity of the hub. The test switch functions to selectively disconnect one of the communication lines from the hub and instead connect that line to a tester. A remote active termination device connected in the line provides the proper line termination for the test being performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 17, 1996
    Assignee: The Whitaker Corporation
    Inventor: James Henry Wise