Patents by Inventor Kelly Ross Ackley

Kelly Ross Ackley 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: 20210045287
    Abstract: Trimmer lines having length indicators disposed along the external surface of its elongated body, packages containing the same, and methods of manufacturing such trimmer line are provided. The trimmer lines have length indicators disposed along the external surface at regular increments of at least about 6 inches to indicate a measured length of the trimmer line of at least 6 inches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: John Dean Yarborough, James Richard Payne, David Benson Skinner, Brian Keith Searfoss, Jonathan David O'Neal, Kelly Ross Ackley
  • Patent number: 9266698
    Abstract: A package for storing a roll of monofilament line with a cutting tool embedded in the package and a related method. The package is formed from two opposing clamshell portions made from sheets of film and pivotally connected together. A chamber is formed when the two clamshell portions are sealed together to store the roll of monofilament line. An aperture in one of the clamshell portions allows a length of monofilament line to be dispensed from within the chamber. A cutting tool is at least partially disposed between the two clamshell portions or inserted into a pocket in one of the clamshell portions when sealed together to attach the cutting tool to the package. At least a portion of the cutting tool is accessible from outside the package for cutting a length of monofilament line being dispensed from the package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Shakespeare Company, LLC
    Inventors: Brian Sheehy, Kelly Ross Ackley