Patents by Inventor Maureen J. Theis

Maureen J. Theis 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).

  • Publication number: 20120222392
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods of regulating food intake including providing a base structure having a plurality of holding areas sized to contain a food item and corresponding movable covers in various shapes and designs. The covers are connected to the board allowing for at least two different types of movement to provide for use of diverse motor skills and controlled receipt of snacks for young children.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Publication date: September 6, 2012
    Inventor: Maureen J. Theis-Handwerker
  • Patent number: 5683392
    Abstract: A locking mechanism for locking a rod to a bone member. The locking mechanism includes a bone fixation member for attachment to the bone member, the bone fixation member having a spherical portion; an inner housing member having a channel for receiving the rod and having a spherical portion for engaging the spherical portion of the bone fixation member; and an outer housing member for locking the inner housing member to the rod and the spherical portion of the bone fixation member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 4, 1997
    Assignee: Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Marc E. Richelsoph, Eric C. Lange, Maureen J. Theis