Patents by Inventor Nanci Pintavalli

Nanci Pintavalli 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: 5618463
    Abstract: An ice molding apparatus includes a first mold assembly which includes a first hollow chamber portion and which includes a spike assembly which projects inward from a wall of the first hollow chamber portion. The spike assembly includes a distal end adapted to support a quantity of solid material. The first mold assembly includes a first joint member adapted to connect to a second mold assembly. The second mold assembly includes a second hollow chamber portion which includes a filler channel adapted for passing a quantity of liquid water therethrough into the second hollow chamber portion and to fill up the first hollow chamber portion with water. The second mold assembly includes a second joint member adapted to connect to the first joint member, such that the first hollow chamber portion and the second hollow chamber portion form a combined interior mold chamber. The distal end of the spike assembly is located adjacent to a center portion of the combined interior mold chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1997
    Inventors: Joe Rindler, Nanci Pintavalli
  • Patent number: 5511512
    Abstract: A bird perch apparatus includes a floor base assembly, and a pole assembly is connected to the floor base assembly. A ceiling-contacting assembly is connected to the pole assembly. A lower pan assembly is supported by the pole assembly. An upper pan assembly is supported by the pole assembly a predetermined distance above the lower pan assembly, and a perch assembly is connected to the pole assembly at a position along the pole assembly between the lower pan assembly and the upper pan assembly. The lower pan assembly is circular and includes a central aperture for receiving the pole assembly. The upper pan assembly is circular and includes a central aperture for receiving the pole assembly. A cage assembly is supported by the lower pan assembly and is capped by the upper pan assembly. The pole assembly includes a first adjustable portion and a second adjustable portion which are adjustable longitudinally with respect to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 30, 1996
    Inventors: Nanci A. Pintavalli, Willis J. Whittaker