Patents by Inventor Leland W. Oliver

Leland W. Oliver 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: 4628410
    Abstract: A connector is described, of a type which can be connected to a circuit board by merely laying it on the board and soldering it in place by a reflow solder technique. The connector includes a housing assembly with a substantially flat bottom that includes a solderable portion that can lie on a metal trace of a circuit board to be soldered thereto. The connector includes a row of contacts, each having a main portion within the housing and a tail extending at a downward incline from the housing so the lower end of the tail can contact a metal trace on the circuit board and become soldered thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 1985
    Date of Patent: December 9, 1986
    Assignee: ITT Corporation
    Inventors: David S. Goodman, Leland W. Oliver
  • Patent number: 4241976
    Abstract: A contact retention clip is provided with a B-stage epoxy resin coating. The clip is installed in the contact cavity of a plastic body under heat and pressure to cause the coating to form its final resin. The resin becomes impregnated into the wall of the cavity to seal micro cracks in the wall which otherwise may lead to voltage breakdowns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 1979
    Date of Patent: December 30, 1980
    Assignee: International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
    Inventors: Leland W. Oliver, John R. Moore, Peter S. Willcox, James L. von Harz, Robert J. Trivison
  • Patent number: 4187605
    Abstract: A contact retaining clip is fixed in an insulator cavity by the use of discontinuities around the clip which can be wedged or embedded in the insulator. Preferably a probe is inserted into the clip to expand it. The clip and/or the probe may be heated prior or during insertion or by heating after insertion of the clip but before expansion of the clip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 1978
    Date of Patent: February 12, 1980
    Assignee: International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
    Inventors: Gerald J. Selvin, Leland W. Oliver, Stephen K. Yamamoto, Clarence V. Hogan
  • Patent number: 4008938
    Abstract: An electrical connector for interconnecting conductive traces on a pair of electronic components, such as a display panel and logic circuit used in a digital wristwatch. The connector comprises an elongated insulative member having a flexible dielectric tape mounted on one side. A plurality of spring conductive strips are bonded on said tape. The strips have upper and lower portions which interconnect the traces on the electronic components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 1975
    Date of Patent: February 22, 1977
    Assignee: International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
    Inventors: John W. Anhalt, David S. Goodman, Leland W. Oliver