Patents by Inventor Karen Wertz

Karen Wertz 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: 20120186687
    Abstract: A quick-dry textured towel is disclosed. The quick-dry textured towel comprises a lightweight fabric including a plurality of low-twist pile yarns forming a textured weave design.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2012
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Applicant: J.C. PENNEY PRIVATE BRANDS, INC.
    Inventors: Carl Melvin Huffstickler, Karen Wertz
  • Patent number: 8156967
    Abstract: A quick-dry textured towel is disclosed. The quick-dry textured towel comprises a lightweight fabric including a plurality of low-twist pile yarns forming a textured weave design.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: JC Penney Private Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Carl Melvin Huffstickler, Karen Wertz
  • Publication number: 20110253248
    Abstract: A quick-dry textured towel is disclosed. The quick-dry textured towel comprises a lightweight fabric including a plurality of low-twist pile yarns forming a textured weave design.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Applicant: J.C. PENNEY PRIVATE BRANDS, INC.
    Inventors: Carl Melvin Huffstickler, Karen Wertz
  • Publication number: 20110041948
    Abstract: A quick-dry textured towel is disclosed. The quick-dry textured towel comprises a lightweight fabric including a plurality of low-twist pile yarns forming a textured weave design.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2010
    Publication date: February 24, 2011
    Applicant: J. C. Penney Private Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Carl Melvin Huffstickler, Karen Wertz, Cynthia K. Henderson
  • Patent number: 7802496
    Abstract: A plier type stripper tool is provide for stripping sheathed cable of the type having a three spaced insulated power conducting wires, a ground wire disposed among the insulated wires and a sheath surrounding the wires. In one embodiment, the stripper tool includes a pair of levers having jaw, boss and handle portions. The stripper tool may further include a pivot joining the boss portions to enable relative movement of the levers about the pivot between open and closed portions. The jaw portions each have blade sections for coactively circumferentially cutting a cable sheath when the levers are moved from the open to the closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Inventors: Philip J. Pisczak, Rick Wilson, Karen Wertz
  • Publication number: 20090049696
    Abstract: A plier type stripper tool is provide for stripping sheathed cable of the type having a three spaced insulated power conducting wires, a ground wire disposed among the insulated wires and a sheath surrounding the wires. In one embodiment, the stripper tool includes a pair of levers having jaw, boss and handle portions. The stripper tool may further include a pivot joining the boss portions to enable relative movement of the levers about the pivot between open and closed portions. The jaw portions each have blade sections for coactively circumferentially cutting a cable sheath when the levers are moved from the open to the closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2008
    Publication date: February 26, 2009
    Applicant: Stride Tool Inc.
    Inventors: Philip J. Pisczak, Rick Wilson, Karen Wertz