Patents by Inventor Joseph N. Lyons

Joseph N. Lyons 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).

  • Publication number: 20190206166
    Abstract: A door lock mechanism is disclosed that includes door lock end alarm features. The mechanism includes a controller and a sensor useful to detect motions that are representative of attempted access through a door to which the door lock mechanism is attached. The controller can set an alarm condition if a measured motion, such as a measured acceleration, meet and/or exceeds a threshold. If an appropriate access control credential is provided through a user device then the alarm condition may not be set by the controller. The door lock mechanism can be coupled to a remote station via a communications link if needed, such as a radio frequency link. The remote station can additionally be in communication with the door lock mechanism via a network. The remote station can be used to send and receive messages regarding door lock mechanism status, configuration, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Timothy N. Comerford, David M. Baty, William B. Ainley, Raymond F. Rettig, John R. Ahearn, Joseph W. Lyon
  • Patent number: 5683029
    Abstract: A combination sealing and opening strip for various types of packages comprises a three-layer laminate strip having a centrally-located, high strength membrane with pressure-sensitive adhesive on both sides of the membrane. The membrane comprises a material, such as MYLAR.RTM. flexible synthetic film, polyester, other polymeric films, fiberglass, or fibrous or non-fibrous materials of various compositions with a strength greater than that of the package material. This provides for a controlled tearing of the package material. During strip manufacture, the adhesive-coated strip is laminated in precise registration onto a differentially-coated release liner. The combination strip and release liner are applied to the package material in a location such as the flap of a common overnight envelope. When sealing the package, the user peels the release liner from the strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 4, 1997
    Assignee: Ludlow Corporation
    Inventor: Joseph N. Lyons
  • Patent number: 5465715
    Abstract: A biomedical monitoring or stimulating electrode that adheres to a person's skin is disclosed. The electrode is made of a thin, flat flexible material and includes a die-cut patch having one or more adhesive coatings applied on one side of the patch, a foundation component formed into four integral functional areas, a conductive component made up of an electrically conductive material with three contiguous portions, and a conductive media. A connector interfaces with a tab portion of the electrode. The connector includes an electrically conductive element having an inclined surface upon which the tab of the electrode rests. A slider is movable between two positions such that when in its closed position, the electrode neck and head is trapped in the connector and the slider exerts a force on the inclined surface of a cavity of the connector, providing electrical connection to electrode. Thus, the cavity and firm compression act to prevent the electrode from becoming disengaged from the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1995
    Assignee: Ludlow Corporation
    Inventor: Joseph N. Lyons
  • Patent number: 5372125
    Abstract: A biomedical monitoring or stimulating electrode that adheres to a person's skin is disclosed. The electrode is made of a thin, flat flexible material and includes a die-cut patch having a non-conductive adhesive coating applied on one side of the patch, a foundation component formed into four integral functional areas, a conductive component made up of an electrically conductive material with three contiguous portions, and a conductive media. Also disclosed is a connector that interfaces with a tab portion of the electrode. The connector includes an electrically conductive element having an inclined surface upon which the tab of the electrode rests. A slider is movable between two positions such that when in its closed position, the electrode neck and head is trapped in the connector and the slider exerts a force on the inclined surface of a cavity of the connector, providing electrical connection to electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 13, 1994
    Assignee: Ludlow Corporation
    Inventor: Joseph N. Lyons
  • Patent number: 4925214
    Abstract: Signs or indicia are printed or otherwise formed at locations on the last portion of a recording strip that indicate the amount of recording that can occur after each location. The indication can be in the number of pages, length of paper or time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 1987
    Date of Patent: May 15, 1990
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Inventors: Donald R. Hazelton, Paul J. Latka, Joseph N. Lyons, Jr., Eugene H. Spender, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4207580
    Abstract: A process for improving the readability of a data-recording line on a chart recording paper whereby the improvement is achieved by moving the recording line across a field largely composed of a matrix of dots. The procedure is particularly advantageous in improving the readability of thin lines achievable with pressure-responsive or thermographic paper, but it is also advantageous when common inking procedures are used. A novel chart paper consisting of a dot matrix format is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 1978
    Date of Patent: June 10, 1980
    Assignee: Ludlow Corporation
    Inventor: Joseph N. Lyons, Jr.