Patents by Inventor James J. Pedicano

James J. Pedicano 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: 4623336
    Abstract: A disposable safety needle sheath (10) has a funnel shaped receiving end (16) to protect the user's hand and guide a used needle into a sleeve (12). Retaining means (28, 30) within the sheath engage an inserted needle and a cap (18) seals the needle sheath after the used needle has been inserted and disengaged from a syringe (36). In the preferred embodiment of the invention, the retaining means comprises shoulders (28) at the open end of sleeve (12) to frictionally engage a needle hub (26), a cap (18) is mounted by a hinge to the receiving end (16), and locking means comprised of continuous annular ridge (32) and continuous annular groove (34) is provided to prevent the cap from being opened after closing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 1984
    Date of Patent: November 18, 1986
    Inventors: James J. Pedicano, James G. Kane, Ernest Pedicano
  • Patent number: 4610667
    Abstract: A disposable safety needle sheath (10) has a funnel shaped receiving end (16) to protect the user's hand and guide a used needle into a sleeve (12). Retaining means (28, 30, 50, 58) engage an inserted needle and a cap (18) seals the needle sheath after the used needle has been inserted and disengaged from a syringe (36). In the preferred embodiments of the invention, the retaining means (50, 58) fixedly engage the associated needle hub structure of an inserted needle, a cap (18) is mounted by a hinge to the receiving end (16), and locking means comprised of continuous annular ridge (32) and continuous annular groove (34) is provided to prevent the cap from being opened after closing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 1985
    Date of Patent: September 9, 1986
    Inventors: James J. Pedicano, James G. Kane, Ernest Pedicano