Patents by Inventor Jerome D. Ballard

Jerome D. Ballard 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: 6279743
    Abstract: A device for manipulation of a syringe needle and for sharps disposal is provided. Beneficially, in one aspect, single-handed use of the device is facilitated. In another aspect, the device includes advantageous features for guiding a needle tip into a needle cap. In yet other aspects, the device beneficially includes a protective cover which prevents accidental loss of used sharps from the device, and the device includes an aperture which engages a needle cap by cutting into the needle cap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2001
    Assignee: Cambridge Marketing, Inc.
    Inventors: Jerome D. Ballard, Carol H. Ballard, Timothy D. Giles