Patents by Inventor Lavern E. Chandler

Lavern E. Chandler 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).

  • Patent number: 10410175
    Abstract: A method of adding a plurality of customizable event timers to a food freshness printer or smart printer is disclosed. The customizable event timers are added by the operator for the purpose of sounding an alarm to indicate an elapse in time and/or printing labels at a predetermined interval. When the event timer expires and the user acknowledges the audible tone, the user has the option to restart the timer for the next event or delete the timer. Further, the event timers enable the user to either display a message or print a set of labels when the timer expires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Inventors: Mark S. Morrow, Gary E. McMullen, Lavern C. Litmer, Douglas M. Chandler
  • Patent number: 4380359
    Abstract: In order to make a ground connection between a printed circuit mounted on the back of an instrument panel housing and the metal frame of an instrument within the panel, a flexible spring clip is fixed to a pin projecting from the back of the housing and has a pair of legs straddling the pin each terminating in a contact which conductively engage the printed circuit and the instrument frame respectively. An aperture in the housing allows one leg of the spring clip to extend into the housing adjacent the instrument.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 1980
    Date of Patent: April 19, 1983
    Assignee: General Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Robert P. Hoffman, Lavern E. Chandler