Patents by Inventor Jane A. Ellenberger

Jane A. Ellenberger 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: 5771545
    Abstract: A garment strap retainer for use in retaining a strap of one piece of garment in a relatively fixed position with respect to another piece of garment and includes a first resilient member having a first end, an intermediate portion and a second end, a second resilient member having a first end, an intermediate portion and a second end, wherein the second resilient member is disposed adjacent the first resilient member such that the first ends of the resilient members are disposed adjacent one another in a relatively fixed manner and have a first retention contact point formed therebetween, the intermediate portions are movably disposed adjacent one another and the second ends are movably disposed adjacent one another and have a second retention contact point formed therebetween and wherein the second ends may be forcibly displaced from one another in a manner to break the retention contact point and to permit the strap to be positioned between the intermediate portions and upon replacement of the second ends
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 30, 1998
    Inventor: Jane Ellenberger
  • Patent number: 5035054
    Abstract: Apparatus mounting to the flat of the top blade of a scissors or like cutting device, intermediate its ends, and forming an assembly thereof in use, comprises a holder having a generally oblong substantially block-like configuration one surface portion of which provides its bottom and correspondingly its base as it seats to the aforementioned flat and projects therefrom in a perpendicularly projected relation thereto. This base is provided with means causing it to adhere to said flat. A second surface portion of this holder is distinguished by an inwardly directed slit which accommodates and defines a grip portion of the holder which receives, accommodates and retains a portion of a slide gage rule or its equivalent to establish the rule in a perpendicularly projected relation to that flat to which the holder seats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 30, 1991
    Inventor: Jane A. Ellenberger