Patents by Inventor Madeline Hughes

Madeline Hughes 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: 6077130
    Abstract: An electrical connector comprises terminals having first, second and third terminal section for connection to a first PCB, battery pack, and second PCB respectively. Each terminal is integrally stamped and formed from sheet metal and the first terminal section is for soldering to the first circuit board whilst the other two terminal sections have spring portions for resiliently abutting respective contact protrusions adjacent the battery pack and second circuit board. Direct electrical connection from the battery pack to both circuit boards provides a compact and reliable power supply to both boards in a cost effective arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2000
    Assignee: The Whitaker Corporation
    Inventors: Madeline Hughes, Ian Aspland