Patents by Inventor Michael R. Barton

Michael R. Barton 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: 10542988
    Abstract: An end effector can comprise, one, a fastener cartridge including a plurality of fasteners stored therein and, two, an anvil configured to deform the fasteners. The anvil can further comprise extensions extending therefrom which can control the flow of tissue relative to the fastener cartridge and/or support the fasteners as they are ejected from the fastener cartridge. The extensions can having different sizes and/or configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ethicon LLC
    Inventors: Emily A. Schellin, Bret W. Smith, Jason L. Harris, Charles J. Scheib, Jerome R. Morgan, Lauren S. Weaner, Michael J. Vendely, Taylor W. Aronhalt, Trevor J. Barton
  • Publication number: 20190312242
    Abstract: This application relates to a power tool system including a plurality of power tools, a plurality of battery packs and at least one battery pack charger and method for operating the power tools with the battery packs. This application also relates to a method for charging the battery packs and a method for monitoring a state of charge of the battery pack. In one implementation, the system includes an existing battery pack designed to provide (output) a relatively low voltage, an existing power tool designed to operate at the relatively low voltage, a new battery pack designed to provide (output) the relatively low voltage and a relatively high voltage, and a new power tool designed to operate at the relatively high voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Luke R. BARTON, Nathan J. CRUISE, Abhisheka MOTURU, Dustin JEFFERIES, Christine H. POTTER, Michael W. ROBERTS, Michael VARIPATIS, Fugen QIN, Daniel J. ALBRECHT, Michael J. ARONOFF
  • Patent number: 7926835
    Abstract: A golf club bag assembly is shown for carrying a plurality of golf clubs therein. The bag assembly comprises an elongated spine having upper end and a lower end, an upper frame member attached to the upper end of the spine at a first acute angle with respect thereto, a lower frame member attached to the lower end of the spine at a second acute angle with respect thereto, a resilient enclosure attached to the spine and the upper and lower frame members, and wherein the first angle is equal to the second angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2011
    Inventor: Michael R. Barton
  • Publication number: 20080252044
    Abstract: A golf club bag assembly is shown for carrying a plurality of golf clubs therein. The bag assembly comprises an elongated spine having upper end and a lower end, an upper frame member attached to the upper end of the spine at a first acute angle with respect thereto, a lower frame member attached to the lower end of the spine at a second acute angle with respect thereto, a resilient enclosure attached to the spine and the upper and lower frame members, and wherein the first angle is equal to the second angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2008
    Publication date: October 16, 2008
    Inventor: Michael R. Barton
  • Patent number: 7347443
    Abstract: A golf club bag assembly is shown for carrying a plurality of golf clubs therein. The bag assembly comprises an elongated spine having upper end and a lower end, an upper frame member attached to the upper end of the spine at a first acute angle with respect thereto, a lower frame member attached to the lower end of the spine at a second acute angle with respect thereto, a resilient enclosure attached to the spine and the upper and lower frame members, and wherein the first angle is equal to the second angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2008
    Inventor: Michael R. Barton