Patents by Inventor Kevin L. Krysiak

Kevin L. Krysiak 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: 20090325743
    Abstract: A basketball having an outer surface and including a first set of channels formed into the outer surface of the basketball. The basketball further includes a bladder, a carcass and at least one cover panel. The carcass covers the bladder and has an outer surface that defines a second set of channels. The cover panel(s) is positioned over the carcass and over at least one of the channels of the second set of channels. The cover panel(s) generally conforms to the shape of the outer surface of the carcass such that the cover panel defines at least one groove in the outer surface of the basketball corresponding to the channels of the second set of channels. The depth of the groove is greater than or equal to 0.7 mm and less than or equal to 10 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2009
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Applicant: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Publication number: 20090325742
    Abstract: A basketball having an outer surface and including a first set of channels formed into the outer surface of the basketball. The basketball further includes a bladder, a carcass and at least one cover panel. The carcass covers the bladder and has an outer surface that defines a second set of channels. The cover panel(s) is positioned over the carcass and over at least one of the channels of the second set of channels. The cover panel(s) generally conforms to the shape of the outer surface of the carcass such that the cover panel defines at least one groove in the outer surface of the basketball corresponding to the channels of the second set of channels. The depth of the groove is greater than or equal to 0.7 mm and less than or equal to 10 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2009
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Applicant: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: 7585236
    Abstract: A basketball having an outer surface and including a first set of channels formed into the outer surface of the basketball. The basketball further includes a bladder, a carcass and at least one cover panel. The carcass covers the bladder and has an outer surface that defines a second set of channels. The cover panel(s) is positioned over the carcass and over at least one of the channels of the second set of channels. The cover panel(s) generally conforms to the shape of the outer surface of the carcass such that the cover panel defines at least one groove in the outer surface of the basketball corresponding to the channels of the second set of channels. The depth of the groove is greater than or equal to 0.7 mm and less than or equal to 10 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2009
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Publication number: 20080287230
    Abstract: An inflatable game ball including a carcass, a cover and at least one thin member. The cover has inner and outer surfaces. The inner surface of the cover is coupled to the carcass. At least one recess is formed into the outer surface of the cover. At least one thin member is coupled to the cover at the at least one recess. The member substantially fills the recess. The member has inner and outer portions. The outer portion is formed of a highly grippable material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2008
    Publication date: November 20, 2008
    Inventors: Douglas G. Guenther, Kevin L. Krysiak, Ming Hsin Lee
  • Publication number: 20080032834
    Abstract: A basketball having an outer surface and including a first set of channels formed into the outer surface of the basketball. The basketball further includes a bladder, a carcass and at least one cover panel. The carcass covers the bladder and has an outer surface that defines a second set of channels. The cover panel(s) is positioned over the carcass and over at least one of the channels of the second set of channels. The cover panel(s) generally conforms to the shape of the outer surface of the carcass such that the cover panel defines at least one groove in the outer surface of the basketball corresponding to the channels of the second set of channels. The depth of the groove is greater than or equal to 0.7 mm and less than or equal to 10 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2006
    Publication date: February 7, 2008
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: 7300369
    Abstract: A game ball is formed by molding a carcass in the final shape of the ball, spraying a mold surface with cover material, inserting the carcass into the mold, and molding the cover material onto the carcass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2007
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Kevin L. Krysiak, Douglas G. Guenther
  • Patent number: 7029407
    Abstract: An inflatable game ball including a carcass, a cover and at least one thin member. The cover has inner and outer surfaces. The inner surface of the cover is coupled to the carcass. At least one recess is formed into the outer surface of the cover. At least one thin member is coupled to the cover at the at least one recess. The member substantially fills the recess. The member has inner and outer portions. The outer portion is formed of a highly gripable material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2006
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Ming Hsin Lee, Douglas G. Guenther, Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Publication number: 20040127312
    Abstract: A game ball including a casing and a lacing. The casing has a laced region. The lacing is coupled to the laced region of the casing. The lacing has an exposed surface comprised of an outer material that is compressible, resilient, and tactile. The outer material has a modulus of elasticity of between 14 and 170 kg/cm2 and a tensile strength between 100 and 650 kg/cm2. At least a portion of the lacing can have an exposed pebbled surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2003
    Publication date: July 1, 2004
    Applicant: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Douglas G. Guenther, Kevin L. Krysiak, Kevin J. Murphy
  • Patent number: D516643
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2006
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Michael K. Kuehne, Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D516644
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2006
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Michael K. Kuehne, Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D517137
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2006
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Michael K. Kuehne, Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D517621
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2006
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Michael K. Kuehne, Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D544052
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2007
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D544053
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2007
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D569927
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2008
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventors: Michael K. Kuehne, Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D570431
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2008
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D570432
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2008
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D570931
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2008
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D571874
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2008
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak
  • Patent number: D571875
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2008
    Assignee: Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Krysiak