Patents by Inventor John Haddock

John Haddock 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: 7096516
    Abstract: A plumbing screen is provided having an annular seal that is adapted to fittingly conform to the internal surface of a toilet drain. The annular seal circumscribes a central screen that provides free fluid communication down the toilet drain but provides physical impingement for obstructions. At least one contact switch is located in the outer seal wall and controls an annunciator module that will provide an audible alarm upon removing the contact between the switch and the toilet sidewall. This audible alarm will indicate tampering with or removal of the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2006
    Inventors: Allen Moore, Jr., John Haddock
  • Patent number: 5983187
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system for capturing and storing speech data records comprising:means for storing parts of a speech data record in a plurality of form fields;means for the user to input form field indicators;means for recognizing form field indicators;wherein the system is operable to store speech data in a speech data record in the form fields according to said indicators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 9, 1999
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Inventor: Nicholas John Haddock
  • Patent number: 5742736
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a device for managing voice data. The embodiment described comprises apparatus for displaying a visual representation of a voice message and processor circuitry for associating markers with segments of the message. The markers are indicative of particular storage areas, e.g. a telephone number storage area, a calendar storage area etc. Association of a marker with a segment of a voice message automatically causes that segment to be linked with the corresponding storage area so that the segment can later be retrieved in the context of a user interface for that particular storage area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 21, 1998
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Inventor: Nicholas John Haddock
  • Patent number: 5046728
    Abstract: A chalking and scuffing device for use on a pool or billiard cue is described. The device includes in combination a plate member having a serrated scuffing surface on a portion of one face and a chalk holder having a magnetic base for detachably securing to the plate member. The device also includes a means for securing it onto the clothing of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 10, 1991
    Inventor: John Haddock