Patents by Inventor Lachlan Samuel Bateman

Lachlan Samuel Bateman 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: 20080029144
    Abstract: Apparatus is provided for supporting a solar energy collection device (601, 602). The apparatus is substantially wedge-shaped with a base (102) for contacting a roof surface (203) and an inclined front face (103) for supporting the device (601). The apparatus is configured such that the total weight is adjustable so as to apply an appropriate loading on the roof. In a first embodiment ballast is supplied to a ballast cavity (105). In an alternative embodiment, wedge-shaped members (903) may be selectively removed from an assembly so as to provide a desired weight distribution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2007
    Publication date: February 7, 2008
    Inventors: Shay Donald Brazier, Daniel Gower Davies, Lachlan Samuel Bateman, Guy Roderick Atherton, Martyn John Charles Berry
  • Publication number: 20070266672
    Abstract: Apparatus is provided for securing solar energy collection devices to a roof. A plurality of rails (103, 104) are provided. Each rail is attachable to a roof (102) at mutually displaced positions and defines a rail slot (702, 915). Attachment devices (917) are provided, each configured to engage with a rail slot (702, 915) such that in a first condition the devices are free to move along the slot and in the second condition the devices are secured within the slot. The attachment devices (917) include an engaging portion (919) that protrudes from the slot to engage with a solar energy collection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2007
    Publication date: November 22, 2007
    Inventors: Lachlan Samuel Bateman, Daniel Gower Davies, Shay Donald Brazier, Martyn John Charles Berry
  • Patent number: D596315
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2009
    Assignee: Solar Century Holdings Limited
    Inventors: Lachlan Samuel Bateman, Martyn John Charles Berry
  • Patent number: D596316
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2009
    Assignee: Solar Century Holdings Limited
    Inventors: Lachlan Samuel Bateman, Martyn John Charles Berry