Patents by Inventor Matt Van Dyne

Matt Van Dyne 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: 7066505
    Abstract: A window handle assembly for use with a window having a moveable sash. The assembly including a window handle having a pivot mechanism. The handle pivotable at the pivot mechanism between open and closed positions. When open, the handle is free to rotate to move the sash between open and closed positions. When closed, the handle engages a cover to provide a sleek, aesthetically pleasing handle structure for the window. The assembly also including a lock activating mechanism coupled to the pivot mechanism and operationally couplable to a sash lock mechanism. The lock activating mechanism configured to operate the sash lock upon pivoting movement of the window handle. Opening of the handle opens the lock and closing the handle closes the lock. This mechanism including a sliding bar connectable to the sash lock and a movement mechanism causing sliding movement of the bar upon pivoting movement of the pivot mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2006
    Assignee: Pella Corporation
    Inventors: Marlo Van Klompenburg, Bruce Baier, Matt Van Dyne, John M. Mitchell
  • Publication number: 20040183314
    Abstract: A window handle assembly for use with a window having a moveable sash. The assembly including a window handle having a pivot mechanism. The handle pivotable at the pivot mechanism between open and closed positions. When open, the handle is free to rotate to move the sash between open and closed positions. When closed, the handle engages a cover to provide a sleek, aesthetically pleasing handle structure for the window. The assembly also including a lock activating mechanism coupled to the pivot mechanism and operationally couplable to a sash lock mechanism. The lock activating mechanism configured to operate the sash lock upon pivoting movement of the window handle. Opening of the handle opens the lock and closing the handle closes the lock. This mechanism including a sliding bar connectable to the sash lock and a movement mechanism causing sliding movement of the bar upon pivoting movement of the pivot mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2003
    Publication date: September 23, 2004
    Inventors: Marlo Van Klompenburg, Bruce A. Baier, Matt Van Dyne, John M. Mitchell