Patents by Inventor John J. Nerlinger

John J. Nerlinger 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: 4430015
    Abstract: A fastening means for attaching documents and other items to the wire binder of notebooks, tablets and the like is disclosed. The fastener comprises a plurality of tabs positioned adjacently such that they form a notch which opens on and provides access to an aperture in which the wire binder is retained upon insertion of the fastening means into a notebook or similar wire bound medium. The opening between the notch and aperture formed by the tabs is smaller than the diameter of the wire forming the binder. In one embodiment the tabs are formed with a bulbous head. In another embodiment the head is formed with at least one oblique side and the neck is formed with at least one arcuate side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1981
    Date of Patent: February 7, 1984
    Assignee: Mead Corporation
    Inventor: John J. Nerlinger
  • Patent number: D267152
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 1980
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1982
    Assignee: The Mead Corporation
    Inventor: John J. Nerlinger, Jr.
  • Patent number: D303548
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 19, 1989
    Assignee: The Mead Corporation
    Inventors: Mark D. Rexroat, Meredith Spence, Jr., John J. Nerlinger