Patents by Inventor Jason D. Patz

Jason D. Patz 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: 7063433
    Abstract: A light (10) is disclosed for use with a patio umbrella (11) having a central pole (14). The light has an external housing (25) and an internal light source (26). The external housing includes an annular base plate (27), an annular dome shaped light diffuser (28), a tubular pole guide (29) having a central bore (31), and a locking ring (32). It should be understood that the umbrella pole (14) has a select diameter which is smaller than the bore of the pole guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2006
    Assignee: Hunter Fan Company
    Inventors: Robert J. Pape, Jason D. Patz
  • Patent number: 7001050
    Abstract: A lamp display table (10) is disclosed for use with several lamp bases LB and several lamp shades LS. The lamp display table (10) has a base (11) with an upright, vertical support (12), a lamp base platform (13) rotatably coupled to the vertical support (12, and lamp shade platform (14) in the form of a radial array of shade supports (15) rotatably coupled to the vertical support (12) and adapted to hold a lamp shade LS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2006
    Assignee: Hunter Fan Company
    Inventors: Robert E. Beasley, Jr., Robert J. Pape, Jason D. Patz
  • Patent number: 6971773
    Abstract: An adjustable harp is disclosed for use with a lamp (10) having a base (11) and a base bracket (20). The adjustable harp (25) is coupled to the base bracket (20). The harp (25) has a top member (26) and two oppositely disposed, legs (27). Each leg (27) has a top portion (31) and a bottom portion (32) telescopically mounted within the top portion (31). The harp has locking means to releasably lock the relative positions of the top and bottom portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2005
    Assignee: Hunter Fan Company
    Inventors: Robert J. Pape, Jason D. Patz
  • Patent number: 6848813
    Abstract: A light fixture mounting system (11) is disclosed having a cover plate (14) having a pair of post holes (17) therethrough, a mounting plate (21) has two, oppositely disposed peripheral hooks or catches (25), a latch bar (31), and two threaded posts (35). Each catch (25) has a horizontal portion (27) and a vertical portion (28) extending upwardly and terminating with a tang (29). The latch bar is coupled to the cover plate (14) for reciprocal movement between an engaged position distal the cover plate and a locked position proximal the cover plate. The latch bar (31) has two internally threaded adjustment holes (32) which are configured and threaded to receive two threaded posts (35) which extend through the cover plate post holes (17). Each post has a head portion (36) which may be configured to receive the drive end of a screwdriver or may be externally configured to enable one to grasp and rotate it with ease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2005
    Assignee: Hunter Fan Company
    Inventors: Jason D. Patz, Robert J. Pape, Brian S. Sibson
  • Publication number: 20040252506
    Abstract: A light fixture mounting system (11) is disclosed having a cover plate (14) having a pair of post holes (17) therethrough, a mounting plate (21) has two, oppositely disposed peripheral hooks or catches (25), a latch bar (31), and two threaded posts (35). Each catch (25) has a horizontal portion (27) and a vertical portion (28) extending upwardly and terminating with a tang (29). The latch bar is coupled to the cover plate (14) for reciprocal movement between an engaged position distal the cover plate and a locked position proximal the cover plate. The latch bar (31) has two internally threaded adjustment holes (32) which are configured and threaded to receive two threaded posts (35) which extend through the cover plate post holes (17). Each post has a head portion (36) which may be configured to receive the drive end of a screwdriver or may be externally configured to enable one to grasp and rotate it with ease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2003
    Publication date: December 16, 2004
    Inventors: Jason D. Patz, Robert J. Pape, Brian S. Sibson
  • Patent number: 6679620
    Abstract: A light fixture (10) is disclosed which includes junction box (11), an annular mounting plate, a canopy (21), a collar loop (23), a collar nut (25) and a light assembly (34) which includes a length of electric cord (41). The canopy (21) includes an outer shell (29) and central winding spool (30) which is mounted concentrically within the canopy outer shell (29) and concentrically about a mounting opening (22) within the canopy (21). The central winding spool (30) has a generally cylindrical central portion (31) and an annular flange portion (32) extending from the top of the central portion (31). The slack portion of the electric cord (41) may be wound about the winding spool (30) in order to stow it in a safe and efficient manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2004
    Assignee: Hunter Fan Company
    Inventors: Jason D. Patz, Robert E. Wilson, Robert J. Pape, Brian S. Sibson
  • Publication number: 20030193810
    Abstract: A light fixture (10) is disclosed which includes junction box (11), an annular mounting plate, a canopy (21), a collar loop (23), a collar nut (25) and a light assembly (34) which includes a length of electric cord (41). The canopy (21) includes an outer shell (29) and central winding spool (30) which is mounted concentrically within the canopy outer shell (29) and concentrically about a mounting opening (22) within the canopy (21). The central winding spool (30) has a generally cylindrical central portion (31) and an annular flange portion (32) extending from the top of the central portion (31). The slack portion of the electric cord (41) may be wound about the winding spool (30) in order to stow it in a safe and efficient manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2002
    Publication date: October 16, 2003
    Inventors: Jason D. Patz, Robert E. Wilson, Robert J. Pape, Brian S. Sibson
  • Patent number: 6296377
    Abstract: A convertible modular lantern is provided which includes a mount assembly, mountable to a structure, a housing supported by the mount assembly, a downrod and light cluster assembly connected to the housing and a shade assembly attached to the housing and disposed in surrounding relationship with the downrod and light cluster assembly. The shade assembly may include a plurality of light transmitting panels. The downrod and light cluster assembly includes at least one lamp socket mounted on a support member, with a light bulb disposed in each socket, and a hollow downrod attached to and extending upwardly from the support member. A first plurality of wires is electrically coupled at one end to each socket and extends upwardly within the downrod, terminating at the opposite end in an upper electrical connector. A second plurality of wires is provided which is also coupled at one end to each socket and terminates, at the opposite end, in a lower electrical connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2001
    Assignee: Hunter Fan Company
    Inventors: Robert E. Wilson, Jason D. Patz, Laszlo Henry Martini, Robert J. Pape