Patents by Inventor Leonard M. Voto, Jr.

Leonard M. Voto, Jr. 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: 4988547
    Abstract: A bag having a front panel and a rear panel having respective side and bottom portions sealed together leaving an opening in the bag for access to the interior thereof. The rear panel extends beyond the opening to form a flap that can be folded over the opening. A first area of adhesive means is carried by the rear panel, i.e., the flap, and is adapted to secure the panels together to close the opening of the bag by bonding to a second area of adhesive means carried by the front panel. Each adhesive means comprises a backing bearing a layer of adhesive on one major surface thereof, and each is bonded to its respective panel by means of the second major surface of said backing, which second major surface is bonded to the material of its respective panel by means of heating, fusing, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 1989
    Date of Patent: January 29, 1991
    Assignee: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Leonard M. Voto, Jr., Shari J. Wilson
  • Patent number: 4649819
    Abstract: A manually operated self-inking stamping device including a base for contacting material to be stamped, a stamp pad received by the base and having a shaft extending outwardly therethrough, a handle threadedly mounted on the shaft for rotational positioning movement therealong, and a locking member extending between and normally lockingly engaging the handle and the base. A coiled spring is disposed about the shaft between the handle and the locking member to bias the handle and the stamp pad upwardly and to maintain the locking member and the base in engagement. Ordinary operation is achieved by depression of the handle against the biasing of the spring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 1981
    Date of Patent: March 17, 1987
    Assignee: Adjusta-Mounts, Inc.
    Inventors: Leonard M. Voto, Jr., Richard H. Gillitzer