Patents by Inventor John Lucius Ames

John Lucius Ames 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: 6598992
    Abstract: A lightweight, portable foot inspection mirror, and method for its manufacture, with magnification and high intensity lighting sufficient for detailed viewing by a human adult of his or her own foot surfaces from a standing position. The present invention also has an illuminated activation switch configured for easy operation by a toe or other portion of a human foot, timed operation that allows for automatic deactivation of the high intensity lighting at a pre-set time after being switched on, and an optional elongated handle. Although not limited thereto, use of the present invention is particularly suited for foot inspection by diabetics and others interested in frequently monitoring foot health.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2003
    Inventor: John Lucius Ames